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4-Day Whittier, Hatcher Pass and Talkeetna tour from Anchorage Tour Code: 875-6499

From USD$1069
Thu, Fri, Sun (May 23 - Aug 30)
Anchorage, AK
Mandarin Chinese
4 3
Visit Anchorage (Denali Flightseeing Tour, Denali Star Route), Talkeetna (Talkeetna Jet Boat), Whittier (Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel, Glacier Cruise). Inclusions: 3 nights accomodation
  • Stay in a quality international chain hotel, with breakfast and free wi-fi included
  • Explore the old naval port town of Whittier and have the opportunity to take a Glacier Cruise
  • Visit a gold rush town, have the opportunity to see Denali and the majestic Alaska Range close up from a flightseeing plane.
  • Alaskan locals hide a nice summer resort, natural oxygen bar Hatcher Pass, visit the vintage gold mine heritage park, taste local fresh beer
Price In USD (Price per person based on double occupancy)
Price (/person)
    Single $1539
    Double $1069
    3rd Person
    Adult $649
    Child $649
    4th Person
    Adult $649
    Child $649
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  • Child rate is limited to children aged 0-12; Up to four people (including children and infants) are allowed in each room. Please bring your own baby seat.
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Day 1: Anchorage

Today you will arrive in Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city. This is the economic center and transportation hub of “The Last Frontier.” After arriving, check into your hotel to rest (check-in is available after 3pm at all local hotels).
Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Express Anchorage/Alex Hotel & Suites or similar
Deluxe Hotel: The Lakefront Millennium Anchorage or similar

Day 2: Anchorage-Whittier-Anchorage (102 miles)

Leave from the hotel around 9:30 in the morning, and travel to the old naval port town of Whittier. On the way you can enjoy the picturesque scenery of lofty mountains, icy glaciers, crystal clear lakes, and the twisting ocean shoreline of Turnagain Arm. Just before arriving in Whittier, you'll pass through the Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel. Once in Whittier, visit the famous Begich Towers residential building (outside only) and take in the naval port town scenery (about 20 min. total). While in Whittier you have the opportunity to go on a Glacier & Marine Life Cruise. Estimated return to Anchorage is between 8:00-8:30pm.

  • Whittier, AK

    This tiny coastal town in Alaska is home to only about 180 people. It is home to the Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel, a multipurpose highway and railroad tunnel that cuts underneath a mountain.

    Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel

    The Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel (often referred to simply as the Whittier Tunnel) is a multi-use highway and railroad tunnel that passes under Maynard Mountain. At 13,300 ft (4,100 m), it is the second-longest highway tunnel and longest combined rail and highway tunnel in North America.

    Glacier Cruise

    The area around Whittier, AK, is home to over 20 distinct glaciers. This cruise will take us past the most notable, and we will learn about these fascinating geological features.

    Tour Fee (Optional): Adult $215; Child (2-11 yrs) $150; Includes western-style box lunch English narration|Duration: Approx. 5 Hours

Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Express Anchorage/Alex Hotel Anchorage
Deluxe Hotel: The Lakefront Millennium Anchorage
Breakfast: Included

Day 3: Anchorage-Hatcher Pass-Independence Mine State Historical Park-Anchorage (101 miles)

Leave from the hotel around 9:30am in the morning, and travel to the scenic Hatcher Pass. Along the way head to Independence Mine State Historical Park. Then we'll visit a small local brewery. Not only can we learn a little about Alaska's local beer making, but we can also sample fresh craft beers (tasting is at your own expense, only 21 years old can drink alcohol, please show ID at that time). Estimated return to Anchorage is between 17:00-17:30pm.

  • Hatcher Pass, AK

    Hatcher Pass, between the towns of Willow and Palmer, the Hatcher Pass area is extremely rich in plant resources and is a paradise for locals and self-driving enthusiasts, with alpine glacial lakes and beautiful wildflowers dotted between the mountains, without losing the grandeur of Alaska.
  • Independence Mine State Historical Park, AK

    Independence Mine State Historical Park is an abandoned gold mine is no longer the grand event of the past, and now it welcomes tourists with its unique retro style.
Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Express Anchorage/Alex Hotel Anchorage
Deluxe Hotel: The Lakefront Millennium Anchorage
Breakfast: Included

Day 4: Anchorage-Talkeetna-Anchorage (153 miles)

Leave from the hotel at around 9:00am in the morning, and travel to the gold rush town of Talkeetna. Once you've arrived, head to the Denali National Park Talkeetna Ranger Station to get your official park stamp (about 15 min.), then get a look at Denali from a viewing platform (about 15 min.). You'll also have time to freely explore the unique restaurants, art galleries, cafes, and antique-themed shops. If you want to get a close look at Denali, you can choose to do an optional Denali Flightseeing Tour or Talkeetna Speedboat Tour. Due to time constraints, it is only possible to choose one of these two activities. Estimated return to Anchorage is between 7:00-7:30pm. At additional expense, you can upgrade to the Alaska Glass Dome Sightseeing Train for the return journey. If you choose this option, you’ll arrive at the Anchorage train station at around 8pm, and your guide will pick you up and return you to the hotel.
Today your tour ends, and it is time to say goodbye to beautiful Alaska.

  • Anchorage, AK

    Anchorage, AK
    The largest city and also its biggest transportation hub in Alaska. It has the unique and natural environment with urban enclave surrounded by wilderness scenes.

    Denali Star Route

    This famous route of the Alaska Railroad cuts through the heart of Denali National Park, providing incredible scenic views of one of the most expansive parks in the country.

    Tour Fee (Optional): Adult $155; Child (2-11 yrs) $85

    Denali Flightseeing Tour

    On this tour you will fly high above Denali National Park to capture an incredible view of the vast landscape and wilderness. This is a totally one-of-a-kind way to experience Denali.

    Tour Fee (Optional): Adult $270; Child (0-10 yrs) $189; not including glacier landing, English narration|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

  • Talkeetna, AK

    Talkeetna, AK
    This small town in Alaska is about 115 miles north of Anchorage and has a population of just 876. It is the base for expeditions to Denali, the tallest mountain in North America.

    Talkeetna Jet Boat

    This sightseeing cruise takes you down the Talkeetna River, where you will be able to see the beauty of the surrounding landscape and get an unbelievable view of Denali, the highest mountain in North America.

    Tour Fee (Optional): Adult $98; Child (2-12 yrs) $72; English narration|Duration: Approx. 2 Hours

Breakfast: Included
  • 24 hours Airport Free Shuttle Pick-up: The Information Center next to the baggage claim area at Anchorage airport provides a free direct telephone number for the hotel. Upon arrival, you can contact the hotel to make an appointment for shuttle bus pickup. The hotel only accepts the reservation of the guests who have arrived at Anchorage airport. The hotel shuttle will take about 30 minutes to arrive at the airport. Pickup Location: Anchorage International Airport, outside the Arrival, hotel shuttle bus special boarding point.
    Taxi: from airport to hotel, about $15-30/taxi; Pickup Location: Anchorage International Airport, outside the Arrival, taxi special boarding point.
    Hotel contact information:
    1) Holiday Inn Express Anchorage
    Phone:+1- 907-248-8848
    Address: 4411 Spenard Rd, Anchorage, AK99517
    2) Alex Hotel & Suites Anchorage Airport
    Phone:+1 907-243-3131
    Address: 4615 Spenard Rd, Anchorage, AK 99517
    3) The Lakefront Millennium Anchorage
    Phone:+1 907-243-2300
    Address: 4800 Spenard Rd, Anchorage, AK 99517

    T-Mobile cell service cannot be used in some part of Alaska. If your cell service provider is T-Mobile, please contact T-Mobile customer service in advance, or provide an alternate contact number.
  • Airport Dropoff: Please book a departure flight after 11:00 pm on the last day. Each room provides a 24-hour airport free shuttle service. It is recommended that guests arrive at the airport at least 2 hours in advance. Guests can also take a taxi to the airport by themselves. From the hotel to ANC airport about $25- $35 per taxi.

Price Includes

  • 3 nights accomodation
  • Airport transfer
  • The tours, tickets and traffic included in the itinerary.
  • Hotel breakfast and other meals included in the itinerary.
  • Tour Guide (Chinese Narration Only)

Price Excludes

Destination Adult Child
Anchorage, AK
Denali Flightseeing Tour (Optional)
not including glacier landing, English narration
$270 $189 (0-10 yrs)
Denali Star Route (Optional) $155 $85 (2-11 yrs)
Talkeetna, AK
Talkeetna Jet Boat (Optional)
English narration
$98 $72 (2-12 yrs)
Whittier, AK
Glacier Cruise (Optional)
Includes western-style box lunch English narration
$215 $150 (2-11 yrs)
  • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
  • If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
  • Tips to the tour guide/driver adjustment: USD 20/person.
  • Any private costs

Additional Note

  • This tour is led by a local Chinese-speaking guide (Limited English) with a minimum group size of 4 people.
  • Passport/Visa: Please take along with your own valid documents with your own photo, such as: passport, visa, U.S. resident id card, U.S. driver's license, etc.
  • The sequence of activities in this tour itinerary is subject to change based on the tour departure date, weather conditions, etc., but the content of the tour will not change. The sequence in the above itinerary is provided for reference only, may not match your final itinerary.
  • Some places in Alaska can be relatively cold in summer. Please bring warm clothes, such as a wind and water-proof jacket, fleece jacket, hat, scarf, etc.
  • Guests are strictly forbidden to stay in the middle of the highway at Dalton Hwy, which will cause any safety accidents. Tourists should bear their own responsibilities.
  • Guests those under 18 years old should be accompanied by at least one adult throughout the tour or submit a disclaimer signed by their guardian.
  • Alaska fire code does not permit adding extra beds in hotel rooms. All hotel rooms have either one or two beds.


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    No refund if cancellation is made within 10 days of departure.
    50% refund if cancellation is made within 11-20 days of departure.
    70% refund if cancellation is made within 21-30 days of departure.
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    Notification day and departure day are NOT counted. Unused features are non-refundable. In addition, there is 6% handling fee added on to the above penalties. NOTE: We cannot grant refunds more than 30 days after completion of tour.
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