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Alaska tours

These tour ideas are designed by our specialists, who’ve explored the routes themselves and have a guidebook-like knowledge of Alaska. Each trip idea highlights a route we’ve loved, and showcases aspects of Alaska we're passionate about, not just the run-of-the-mill tourist circuits. Use these ideas to give you a starting point, some inspiration, as you decide what you want to do on your trip to Alaska. Then speak to us and we’ll start to bring your trip to life to suit your tastes.

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Our recommended tours in Alaska

These itineraries are designed to give you some suggestions for what is possible when you travel in Alaska, and they showcase some of the routes that we’ve found work particularly well. Treat them simply as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely for you by one of our specialists based on your particular tastes and interests.

  • Aurora Borealis over Fairbanks, Alaska

    Alaska's northern lights by train

    Alaska
    • Explore the Alaskan city of Anchorage, trying out ice skating and fat-biking.

    • Embark on an exhilarating winter activity, choosing between dog-sledding and snowmobiling.

    • Admire the dramatic Alaskan winter scenery on a rail journey from Anchorage to Fairbanks.

    • Sleep in a dome in the Alaskan wilderness, keeping watch for the northern lights.

    7 days from $2,995pp

  • Moose in Denali National Park, Alaska

    Alaska's Denali National Park short break

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    • Sit back and take in the scenery as you travel through Alaska by train.

    • See the mighty mountains and look for wildlife in spectacular Denali National Park.

    • Take an optional scenic flight in Denali National Park.

    • Enjoy all meals and guided activities during your stay in the national park.

    6 days from $3,925pp

  • Denali National Park, Alaska

    Alaska & Denali National Park highlights

    Alaska
    • Sit back and take in the scenery as you travel through Alaska by train.

    • See the mighty mountains and look for wildlife in spectacular Denali National Park.

    • Spend time discovering the highlights of Fairbanks and Anchorage.

    • Enjoy all meals and guided activities during your stay in the national park.

    8 days from $4,375pp

  • Landscape views from the Alaska Railroad

    Alaska by train & self-drive

    Alaska
    • Visit Denali National Park with its abundant wildlife and Mount Denali, the highest mountain in North America.

    • See grizzly bears on a light aircraft trip to Katmai National Park.

    • Cruise among the fjords and tidewater glaciers of Kenai Fjords National Park.

    12 days from $7,540pp

  • Views of Anchorage, Alaska

    Luxury Alaska in the winter wilderness

    Alaska
    • Embark on exciting winter activities, including dog-sledding, snowmobiling and snowshoeing.

    • Relax in the outdoor hot tub, admiring the view of the snowy Alaska Range.

    • Eat superb food created by the lodge's chef owner.

    • Enjoy yoga and stretching classes, and indulge in a range of spa treatments.

    • Explore the Alaskan city of Anchorage, trying out ice skating and fat-wheel cycling.

    • Travel to your wilderness lodge by ski-plane, landing on a frozen lake right in front of the property.

    6 days from $7,545pp

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