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48 Day Heart of Alaska

 

 

Start Date Jul 28, 2024
End Date Sep 13, 2024
4 Other Dates
 

Starts: Dawson Creek, BC Ends: Prince George, BC

Discover Alaska on our professionally guided RV tour. Camp on the Kenai Peninsula and the Homer Spit. Wind your way north on the Alaskan Highway to Last Frontier adventures, wildlife, and scenery. Stress-free, fun travel with expert guides... just show up and we do the rest! Book today.
  • 47 Camping Nights
  • 51 Events & Meals

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  • Daily Itinerary
  • What's Included
  • Enhance Your Trip
  • Pricing & Offers
  • Activity Level
  • Travel Insurance
  • Traveler Reviews

Daily Itinerary

  • 4791 Driving Miles
  • 208 Avg Miles Per Travel Day
 

  • Orientation and Get Acquainted Social
  • Welcome Dinner
  • Alaska Highway Presentation & Certificate--A short presentation about Dawson Creek
  • Mile '0' Group Photo

  • OPTIONAL-Fort Nelson Heritage Museum-The theme of our museum is "Transportation"

  • Soak in Laird Hot Springs--the second largest hot springs in Canada,the temperatures of the pool varies from 108 to 126 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Campground Cookout

  • Visit the famous Sign Post Forest - Hang a Sign!
  • OPTIONAL- Northern Lights Show

  • Whitehorse City Bus Tour: Fish Ladder, Downtown Whitehorse
  • Guided SS Klondike Tour-- was the largest of the fleet.
  • Tour MukTuk Sled Dog Kennel with Taste of Yukon Lunch

  • Travel the Klondike-- Loop which is famous for following the trail taken by gold prospectors during the Klondike Gold Rush through the Yukon and Alaska.
  • Dawson City Walking Tour --Narration of the Gold Rush History in town
  • Diamond Tooth Gertie's Gambling Hall & Can-Can Show-- world famous non-profit gambling hall is named after bonafide dance hall queen Diamond Tooth Gertie
  • Visit the Midnight Dome-It is called the Midnight Dome because for decades people have gathered on the top of the hill to watch the midnight sun and the changing colors of the night sky.

  • Ferry Across the Yukon River & Travel the Top of the World Highway
  • Welcome to Alaska Social
  • Alaska Dessert Social
  • Dredge Tour / Gold Panning


  • Pioneer Village Alaska Salmon Bake
  • Palace Theater Show-“The Number One Show Throughout Alaska and Canada”
  • University of Alaska Museum-The museum's exhibits are the best introduction to Alaska’s diverse wildlife, people, and landscapes.
  • Local Lunch
  • Sternwheeler Riverboat Cruise: Includes Athabasca Village, Susan Butcher Sled Dog Center, Float Plane Demonstration
  • OPTIONAL - Arctic Circle Excursion, Fairbanks Ice Museum, North Pole Santa Claus House, Chena Hot Springs Resort, and Antique Auto Museum
  • Gold Dredge #8 Tour: Includes Tanana Valley Railroad, panning for Gold and visiting the Trans-Alyeska pipeline

  • Private Transportation
  • Cabin Night Dinner Theater-the popular dinner theater performed in an authentic, log cabin
  • Private Transportation
  • Denali National Park Tundra Wilderness Guided Bus Tour with Lunch - History, beautiful landscape, Wildflowers & Wildlife Mt. Denali photo op (when visible)
  • OPTIONAL - Whitewater Rafting, ATV, Helicopter Ride

  • Alaska Native Heritage Center- Open air museum that interprets the five groups of Native people who live in Alaska.  

  • Alaska Sea Life Center & Puffin Experience--Meet our puffins and other resident bird species
  • OPTIONAL - Explore Exit Glacier and Seward Harbor Area ,Book a Charter Fishing Excursion,Helicopter Rides, Dog-sledding,and Kenai Fjords Cruises

  • Dinner on the Spit
  • Explore Homer and Camp on the Homer Spit
  • OPTIONAL -Kilcher Farm-history of the homestead, the "reality behind the reality" of the Alaska: the Last Frontier show,
  • OPTIONAL - Halibut Charter Fishing, Seldovia Artist Community, Bear Adventures by Air, Salmon Fishing at Campsite and Bear Creek Winery

  • OPTIONAL - Palmer Visitor Center & Museum, Musk Ox Farm, Reindeer Farm, New Deal Resettlement Homesteads, Independence Mine, Hatcher Pass
  • Campground Cookout

  • Prince William Sound Boat Tour: Includes Lunch, snack and Dinner. Cruise the majestic waters of Prince William Sound from Valdez to Meares Glacier, to travel to locations where we typically spot orca whales, harbor seals, sea lions, and more
  • OPTIONAL - Salmon Charter Fishing, Solomon Gulch Hatchery, Columbia Glacier, and Valdez Museum

  • Explore the Athabascan Villages Trade Center

  • Yukon Dinner and Entertainment

  • OPTIONAL in Haines Kroschel Wildlife Center,Sheldon Center,Port Chilkoot Distillery, Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve, and Hammer Museum
  • Private Transportation
  • Fast Ferry To Skagway
  • White Pass/Yukon Railroad Train Excursion--The fully narrated tour passes through two tunnels, over sky-high trestles and cascading waterfalls.
  • Juneau Capitol City Excursion: Wildlife Cruise, Whale Watching, Eldred Rock Lighthouse, Boat Trip to Juneau with breakfast and afternoon chowder
  • Visit the Mendenhall Glacier-The ice extends about 150 - 250 feet under the water ◼ The glacier is about 12 miles (19 km) long

  • Explore the Capital of the Yukon

  • Overnight stop with Mountain Scenery

  • EN-ROUTE OPTION - Jade City-- The region around Jade City is rich with serpentinite (a jade precursor), greenstone (jade look-a-likes), and Nephrite jade. The region is home to 92% of the world's nephrite jade
  • Campground Cookout

  • Bear Viewing in Hyder at Fish Creek [3 days]
  • OPTIONAL - Self Drive to Salmon Glacier, Fishing, Stewart Museum, Toastworks Museum, and Estuary Boardwalk


  • Farewell Dinner
  • Goodbye Continental Breakfast



What's Included

  • 47 Camping Nights
  • 51 Events & Meals

Denali National Park Guided Tour

Glacier and Wildlife Boat Cruises

Yukon White Pass Railroad Train Trip

Muktuk Sled Dog Experience

Tons of Wildlife & Bear Viewing

Halibut & Salmon Fishing Opportunities

Camp on Kenai Peninsula and the Homer Spit

Athabascan Indian Village

Regional Meals and Local Entertainment

Major City Tours: Fairbanks, Dawson City & Juneau

Top of the World Highway

Current Milepost Book – Alaska's Best Travel Guide




  • 4791 Driving Miles
  • 208 Avg Miles Per Travel Day
 

We want to make your RV Vacation as stress-free and as enjoyable as possible, so we take care of all the planning and reservations for you. Once your vacation is booked, all you need to do is show up in your RV and enjoy these inclusive benefits:

  • 47 Nights of RV Camping Fees
  • 51 Events & Meals
  • Current Milepost Book – Alaska's Best Travel Guide
  • Professionally Planned Route and Itinerary specifically prepared for 48 Day Heart of Alaska
  • Transportation Provided for Most Included Activities
  • Expert Guides – WagonMasters and TailGunners*
  • 48 Day Heart of Alaska's Detailed Trip Log with Turn-by-Turn Directions, Fuel Stops & Popular Landmarks
  • Regular Briefings and Travel Tips Report from WagonMasters
  • Pre-Trip Information Packet & Vehicle Checklist
  • Special Socials & Get-Togethers
  • Gratuities for Included Meals, Bus Drivers & Special Guides
  • Customer Appreciation Gift: Tote, Hat, and Tour Pin
  • Frequent Traveler Rewards Program includes $100.00 in Future Travel Credits

 

Even though there’s an itinerary and planned route, we want you to enjoy your vacation to the greatest extent. We’ll give you time to independently explore and have the freedom to choose the stops along the route that interest you. Additionally, our Travel Ambassadors are there to assist you with optional activities in the area that are not included in the itinerary to make the most of your vacation.

*TailGunners only on Caravans with 14 or more guest rigs

Enhance Your Trip

More than ever, our guests are spending more time on the road and are excited to make the most out of their vacation. By choosing from the 148 pre- and post-trip extensions that we offer, or adding on optional activities to the itinerary, there are many ways you can personalize your experience to make it the vacation of your dreams.

Many Guests Choose Pre- or Post-Trip Extensions

Chances are, you’re traveling quite far to join us on one of our tours. Why not make the most of it with pre- and post-trip extensions? By adding on another tour, it will give you the opportunity to extend your vacation and maximize your time in the geographical region. On this 48 Day Heart of Alaska trip, you will have 3 extensions to choose from: Alberta & Glacier National Park, Calgary Stampede Rally, Calgary Stampede Finals Rally.

Maximize Your Time in the Area

Consider building in extra time for yourself in Dawson Creek, BC (Rally Point) or Prince George, BC (End Place) to relax and get adjusted or give yourself time to explore on your own before or after your 48 Day Heart of Alaska trip. Extending the length of your stay can truly make your trip everything you’ve ever dreamed about and give you the opportunity to enjoy more of what each destination has to offer.

Pre-trip: Alberta & Glacier National Park Jul 03, 2024 to Jul 16, 2024Starts: Calgary, AB Ends: West Glacier, MT

Immerse yourself in scenic brilliance, Canadian history and Old West tradition with our Alberta and Glacier National Park guided RV tour. Experience the World’s Richest Rodeo at the Calgary Stampede rodeo and drop down into Montana’s Glacier National Park. Book today!

Pre-trip: Calgary Stampede Rally Jul 03, 2024 to Jul 09, 2024Rally Point: Calgary, AB

The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth promises enough rodeo excitement to satisfy your inner cowboy! Join us on our Calgary Stampede RV Rally for exciting chuckwagon races, bucking broncs, barrel racing, a laser light show, and a midway carnival that will have you kicking up your heels in a hearty “Yahoo!”. Call today to learn more!

Post-trip: Calgary Stampede Finals Rally Jul 10, 2024 to Jul 15, 2024Rally Point: Calgary, AB

The best of the Wild West gallops into the Calgary Stampede Rodeo Finals with thrills and spills! Between boot-kicking exhibitions, treat yourself to carnival rides, games and crazy cowboy cuisine on our Calgary Stampede Finals RV Rally.

Even though there’s an itinerary and planned route, we want you to enjoy your vacation to the greatest extent. With their unmatched understanding of the area and commitment to enriching your travel experiences, your WagonMasters will be there to help you choose and schedule the best optional activities that aren’t included in the itinerary. Here’s a sampling of the optional activities offered on the 48 Day Heart of Alaska. Here’s a sampling of the optional activities offered on the 48 Day Heart of Alaska trip:


    • On Day 3-Fort Nelson Heritage Museum-The theme of our museum is "Transportation"

    • On Day 5- Northern Lights Show

    • On Day 16 - Arctic Circle Excursion, Fairbanks Ice Museum, North Pole Santa Claus House, Chena Hot Springs Resort, and Antique Auto Museum

    • On Day 20 - Whitewater Rafting, ATV, Helicopter Ride

    • On Day 25 - Explore Exit Glacier and Seward Harbor Area ,Book a Charter Fishing Excursion,Helicopter Rides, Dog-sledding,and Kenai Fjords Cruises

    • On Day 30 -Kilcher Farm-history of the homestead, the "reality behind the reality" of the Alaska: the Last Frontier show,

    • On Day 30 - Halibut Charter Fishing, Seldovia Artist Community, Bear Adventures by Air, Salmon Fishing at Campsite and Bear Creek Winery

    • On Day 31 - Palmer Visitor Center & Museum, Musk Ox Farm, Reindeer Farm, New Deal Resettlement Homesteads, Independence Mine, Hatcher Pass

    • On Day 35 - Salmon Charter Fishing, Solomon Gulch Hatchery, Columbia Glacier, and Valdez Museum

    • On Day 38 in Haines Kroschel Wildlife Center,Sheldon Center,Port Chilkoot Distillery, Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve, and Hammer Museum

    • On Day 45 - Self Drive to Salmon Glacier, Fishing, Stewart Museum, Toastworks Museum, and Estuary Boardwalk




Pricing & Payment Offers

Price includes all items listed in daily itinerary
  • 47 Camping Nights
  • 51 Events & Meals

$11,995.00

$9,795.00

 

Our exclusive, interest-free, monthly payment plan to budget your vacation. Your first monthly payment secures your reservation.

  • $599.75 USD Monthly Payment*
  • 20 Monthly Payments
  • 06/28/2024 Balance Due
  • Monthly Payments are available at this time.

A tour deposit of 15% and the $89.00 non-refundable processing fee confirms your reservation. Final balance due 90 days prior to departure.

  • $1,888.25 USD 15% Deposit*
  • $10,106.75 USD Final Balance*
  • 04/29/2024 Balance Due
  • 15% Deposit option is available at this time.

If your original tour cost is more than $1,500 and choose to pay your final balance by check, you will receive a discount according to the schedule below:

Original Tour Cost

  • $1,500 - $5,000
  • $5,001 - $7,500
  • $7,501 - $10,000
  • $10,001 - $15,000
  • $15,001 - $20,000
  • $20,001 - $25,000
  • $25,001 and up

Discount

  • $50
  • $100
  • $200
  • $250
  • $300
  • $400
  • $500

Ways to Save

Take advantage of these special offers to maximize the value of your next RV adventure!

Payment Options
We have various payment options, some of which offer deep discounts. Plus, we offer an interest-free, monthly payment plan to help you budget your vacation. Read More>>
Exclusive Travel Partners
We’re proud to be the official travel partner of some of the largest RV clubs and manufacturers in the world, which allow us to offer discounts to their members and customers. Read More>>
Frequent Traveler Credits
We appreciate you traveling with us, so we want to reward you with instant credit back on every tour you take. The more you travel, the greater the rewards! Read More>>
Refer & Earn
Receive future travel credits for each new customer you refer to us. Plus, learn how referrals can also increase your Lifetime Loyalty Rewards! Read More>>
Special Offers
By joining our email list, you’ll stay up to date on the latest tours and offers. Be in the know for any additional discounts to help you save even more! Read More>>
Exclusive Price Guarantee
Once you make your deposit, we guarantee the price! If our suppliers increase their prices, you won’t be stuck with any additional costs for your trip. Read More>>

Activity Level - MODERATE

Group Size

  • This trip has a group size up to 22 rigs plus WagonMasters and TailGunners* exclusive to 48 Day Heart of Alaska

Pacing

  • 4791 Driving Miles
  • 208 Average Daily Miles
  • 48 days, with 47 camping nights including 51 events & meals

Physical Requirements

  • Moderate walking distance (30 to 45 minutes); some excursions may include gradually graded ramps, hills and/or stairs.



    Tours require that you are responsible for yourself and your ability to get on and off all Transportation Services.



    Activity Ratings are intended to provide information for those who do not use mobility devices.



    If you require a mobility device, please be aware that guests must travel with a companion that is responsible for loading, unloading and securing their device on all excursions.



    Guests with mobility challenges and walking limitations may not be able to participate in all activities.

*TailGunners only on Caravans with 14 or more guest rigs

Protect Your Travel Investment with Trip Cancellation Insurance

 

RV travel is fun and exciting, but the unexpected can happen. Losing the cost of a trip due to cancellation or an unexpected medical emergency during your trip can add the expense of physicians, hospitalization or a medical evacuation, all which can be overwhelming.

During these uncertain times created by COVID-19, travelers want to move about with confidence and peace of mind that comes from protecting both their health and finances.There are NO infectious disease exclusions - meaning that COVID-19 is covered as any other illness.

Travel MedEvac provides a suite of insurance options for all styles of travel. Additional benefits are available when you purchase COMPREHENSIVE TRIP CANCELLATION (Safe Travels First Class Plan), such as optional Cancel For Any Reason (CFAR) coverage when purchased within 10 days of booking your tour. Plans cover both domestic and international travel.

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Traveler Reviews

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