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Wild Alaska – Denali, Glaciers & Wildlife: August 6 – 15, 2023

$9,595.00$12,295.00

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Join us for our Wild Alaska tour, a true Alaska adventure in 2023.  This luxury trip is all inclusive with most meals and activities included.

Early Bird Discount: Save 10% on this trip with code “Alaska23”.  Discount limited to first 15 travelers and/or expires October 15, 2022, whichever comes first.

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  • Round trip flights to/from Anchorage Alaska and DTW
  • Nine (9) Nights Accommodations Alaska
    • Two (2) Nights Anchorage – Hotel Captain Cook
    • Two (2) Nights Homer – Aspen Suites
    • One (1) Night Palmer – Knik River Lodge
    • One (1) Night Girdwood – Alyeska Resort
    • Two (2) Nights Denali National Park – Denali Bluffs RiverView or Denali Cabins (TBA)
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included while in Alaska
  • Blackstone Bay Glacier and Wildlife Cruise
  • Kenai River Float Trip
  • Pick your adventure day in Homer (choice of deep sea fishing, sea kayaking, hike, and more)
  • Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
  • 42-Mile Trip into Denali National Park
  • Pick your adventure day – Denali Activity (choice of flight seeing, ziplining, and more)
  • Goldstar Alaska Railroad Accommodations Denali to Talkeetna
  • Mahay’s Devil’s Canyon Jet Boat Tour
  • Dream a Dream Dog Kennel Experience

  • DTW Airport

We will meet at Detroit Metro Airport.  You will be responsible for parking at the airport.  We can also arrange a private car transfer for you at an additional cost.  Cost varies based on pick up location.

Price is based on how many people will be in a room.  The prices listed are per person and include everything listed on the trip page.

Early Bird Discount: Save 10% on this trip with code “Alaska23”.  *Discount limited to first 15 travelers and/or expires October 15, 2022, whichever comes first.

Single: $12,295 per person

Double: $10,495 per person

Triple: $9,895 per person

Quad: $9,595 per person

Prices listed are per person.

** This trip is subject to a special payment schedule as well as different terms and conditions that are in addition to our usual policy. Payment schedule below. 

– Payment Schedule

  • $500 per person deposit due at booking
  • $4,000 per person payment due November 15, 2022
  • Remaining balance based due April 24, 2023

* All deposits and payments are non refundable after November 15, 2022.

– Trip Insurance can be purchased through an outside service.  We recommend www.travelinsured.com 

– All deposits & payments are non refundable after November 15, 2022.

– Payment Schedule

  • $500 per person deposit due at booking
  • $4,000 per person payment due November 15, 2022
  • Remaining balance due April 24, 2023

– Trip Insurance can be purchased through an outside service.  We recommend www.travelinsured.com 

– We will reach out closer to the trip to have everyone select the optional excursions they would like to participate in.

– Flight schedule is TBA.  Once flight schedules are released we will update everyone.  Flights will be chosen based on schedule and are economy fares.

– Tour operated by Excite Tours in partnership with local Alaska operators.

– Book Online by selecting your options below or give us a call at 248-825-4010

** This trip is subject to terms and conditions that are in addition to our usual policy.  See the FAQs tab for more details or contact our office.

*See below for full itinerary.  Book Online by Selecting your Options Below.

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Day 1 (Sunday) – Anchorage

Your journey begins at Detroit Metro Airport.  Your tour coordinators will meet you at the airport prior to our flight to Alaska.  Flight schedule is TBD but plan on an earlier departure time.  We will arrive in Anchorage, Alaska this afternoon and head to Hotel Captain Cook in downtown Anchorage.  We will have a welcome reception and dinner at your leisure this evening.

Meals Included: Dinner

Hotel: Hotel Captain Cook

Day 2 (Monday) 

After breakfast, we board our motorcoach and head south along the scenic Turnagain Arm to Whittier for your glacier and wildlife cruise through Blackstone Bay. Be on the lookout for Humpback and Orca whales, sea otters, harbor seals, puffins, and eagles. Afterwards, journey to Girdwood for dinner and an overnight at Alyeska Resort,

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Hotel: Alyeska Resort

Day 3 (Tuesday)

After breakfast, we will take in the beautiful waters of the Kenai River and enjoy a leisurely float while spotting species of river wildlife. Have lunch before continuing south to the glacier-lined port of Homer, Alaska. Enjoy the fun shops on the Homer Spit this evening.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Hotel: Aspen Suites Homer

Day 4 (Wednesday) – Homer Adventure Day

Embrace the adventure that awaits you today. Participate in the activity of your choice: Deep Sea fishing, a 4-mile hike to Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon, a guided sea kayaking expedition or join a local scientist for a tour of the sea bird rookery and a local oyster farm for fresh oysters. One activity is included for the day.  Final list of activity options will be provided in January for you to select.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Hotel: Aspen Suites homer

Day 5 (Thursday)

Enjoy the plush green surroundings of the Kenai Peninsula as we head “north” for your overnight at Knik RiverLodge. Enjoy a stop at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center along the way

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Hotel: Knik River Lodge

Day 6 (Friday)

After a relaxing stay at Knik River Lodge, we will head to Dream A Dream Dog Kennels for a private presentation from an Iditarod Musher. After saying goodbye to the puppies, we will head towards Denali National Park for our overnight at the entrance to Denali National Park. Enjoy time in Denali before dinner at 229 Parks. A restaurant owned by Laura Cole who appeared on Top Chef.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Hotel: Denali Bluffs RiverView or Denali Cabins (TBD)

Day 7 (Saturday) – Denali National Park

Hop on board your sightseeing bus for the 42-mile trip into Denali National Park. Be on the lookout for Caribou, Moose, Bears, Dall Sheep and Wolves. Lunch will be served en route. Dinner will be available at leisure at your hotel this evening.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Hotel: Denali Bluffs RiverView or Denali Cabins (TBD)

Day 8 (Sunday) – Talkeetna Adventure Day

After a leisurely morning head south to the quaint town of Talkeetna. Enjoy the beautiful scenery along the way. Upon arrival in Talkeetna, you will have time for a choice of ziplining or flightseeing.  Final list of activity options will be provided in January for you to select from.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Hotel: Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge

Day 9 (Monday) – 

Enjoy a fast and thrilling jet boat tour into Devils Canyon before boarding the First-Class Alaska Railroad cars for your trip to Anchorage. Upon arrival in Anchorage, your motorcoach will transfer you to the Hotel Captain Cook for your last evening in Alaska.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Hotel: Hotel Captain Cook

Day 10 (Tuesday) – Anchorage

Breakfast is included at the hotel.   After breakfast we will head to the airport for our flight home to Detroit.

Meals Included: Breakfast

 

* Terms: I understand that the deposit is not refundable at the time of booking and any payments are non refundable after –. Excite Tours does not own or operate any of the suppliers of services or accommodations for your trip. As a result, it is not responsible for any negligent or willful act or failure to act of any such supplier or of any third party over whom Excite Tours has no control. We also reserve the right to cancel the tour 30 days prior if a minimum amount of participants are not enrolled. You will be notified and refunded in full if that occurs.:*

Additional information

Occupancy

Single, Double (Per Person), Triple (Per Person), Quad (Per Person)

Room Preference

(1) King Bed, (2) Double Beds

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