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Alaska/Yukon
25 Days - $4379
August 6 - August 30, 2014
Prudent Tours
Departures:Regular & Shuttle
Future Travel Credit: $125
Tour: AY080614
Deposit: $50 per person

Final payment will be due 45 days prior to departure.
Single Supplement: $1900

Guaranteed share program not available on this tour.
WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND TRIP CANCELLATION/ INTERRUPTION INSURANCE.

CANCELLATION POLICY AS FOLLOWS:

July 1-21, 2014…………………………….$500*
July 22-31, 2014…………………………$1000*
August 1-5, 2014………………………$2189.50
*Plus any cancellation fees charged by our vendors.

ENTRY INTO CANADA U.S. citizens traveling outside the United States are required to show proof of citizenship either with a valid passport or passport card.
 
NEED A SHORTER OPTION? If you want to join the tour in Juneau and fly home from Anchorage… call us for details. 1-800-658-1734
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Day 1: We are on our way to Alaska and the Yukon. Our first day’s travel takes us to Denver, CO, where we spend the night.

2: We leave Colorado, traveling north to Sheridan, WY, where we overnight.

3: This morning we visit the Little Bighorn Battle­field. Native park guides give us the history of this famous battle. Then it’s traveling through the Big Sky Country of Montana to our night in Shelby.

4: Today we travel across northwestern Montana with some of the finest mountain scenery in America. For night we are in Banff, AB.

5: We visit beautiful Banff Na­tional Park, Lake Louise and Jasper National Park today. We take the ­Yellow­head Highway across the Roc­­ky Mountains, passing by pioneer ranching and lumbering operations. Night in McBride.

6: Our travel today takes us further along the Yellowhead Highway. At Moricetown there may be an opportunity to see Indians gaf­fing salmon. Night in Terrace, BC.

7: This morning we travel to Port Edward, BC where we visit the North Pacific Cannery Historic Site.  For almost 100 years this cannery processed and canned salmon from the Skeena River.  The cannery is said to be the oldest remaining untouched example of this manufacturing culture.  This afternoon we travel to Prince Rupert to board the Alaska Marine Ferry, which will be our home for the night.

8: Our ferryliner takes us along the Inside Passage where we enjoy the salt breeze and watch the forest-clad islands drift by.  Opportunity is given to briefly enjoy the various ports at which we stop along the way and we enjoy the nature talks by the naturalists on board.  Late night arrival in Skagway.

9: Following a tour of Skagway we travel through the White Pass to Whitehorse, capital of the Yukon Territory. On arrival into Whitehorse a local guide gives us a tour and then in the evening we attend the Frantic Follies, a gay '90's vaudeville revue.  Night in Whitehorse.

10: Today we travel north through the wilderness to Dawson City where we spend the next two nights.

11: Dawson City is the center of one of the world’s most fabulous gold strikes.  This morning we tour with a local guide and learn about life in an 1800’s gold mining town.  This afternoon is free to relax and enjoy Dawson City at our own pace.

12: This morning our drive takes us on the “Top of the World” highway. Upon entering Alaska, we stop at famous Chicken. We drive through farming areas at Delta Junction, see the Trans-Alaska Pipeline for the first time.  Next two nights in Fairbanks.

13: Today begins with a tour on board a replica of the Tanana Valley Railroad as we experience Alaska’s gold mining history at the ElDorado Gold Mine.  A visit to a gold mining camp allows us to meet Alaska gold miners and try our hand at panning for gold.  Later this  afternoon we cruise on the Dis­cov­ery III on the Chena and Tanana Rivers. In the even­ing there is an Alaska Salmon Bake.

14: If the weather is clear we will be able to see the majestic Mt. McKinley today as we drive from Fairbanks to De­nali National Park. We take a tour into De­nali on park owned busses. A park ranger is our driver/guide who tells us about the park and helps us spot wildlife such as dall sheep, moose, black bear, grizzlies, fox and more. Night in Healy.

15: This morning we travel to Anchorage to have a tour of the city, home to almost half of the state’s residents. Next two nights in Anchorage.

16: Today we enjoy a Portage Glacier Cruise to see the glacier at a close view. We stop at the resort area in Alyeska.

17: We are on our way back home. We see the magnificent Matanuska Glacier today at mile 101 on the Glenn Highway. Night in Tok.

18: Today we travel the Alaska Highway through the Kluane National Park and past beautiful Lake Kluane enroute to Whitehorse. Night in Whitehorse.

19: We continue on the famous Alaska Highway traveling to Watson Lake to visit the sign forest. Night in Muncho Lake.

20: A pleasant drive today takes us into northern British Columbia to the frontier town of Ft. St. John where we overnight.

21: Our trip takes us to Dawson Creek to see the beginning of the Alaska Highway. Then it is through the Peace River Valley with its fine agriculture and on to Edmonton, AB, where we spend the night.

22: Our journey today continues east from the mountains of Alberta toward the plains of Saskatchewan.  Along the way we stop in the city of Vegreville where they have the largest Pysanka, or Easter egg in the world measuring 9.4 meters high.  Later we travel along the Saskatchewan river valley to Saskatoon for night.

23: A stop in the morning in Regina allows us to visit the RCMP Centre which tells the story of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. This afternoon we cross the U.S. border and travel to Minot, ND.

24: This is our day to travel through roman­tic prairies of the Dakotas. Night in Mitchell, SD.

25: Today is our last day together. There are pleasant thoughts of a frontier trip as we drive toward home to our departure point.

Contact Us with questions you may have regarding this tour. To book this tour, please call 1-800-658-1734 or mail a completed Reservation Form along with your deposit to:
Prudent Tours - 108 N. Main - Hillsboro, Ks 67063.
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