Alaska and The Yukon

12 NIGHT TOUR | AUGUST 9 – 21, 2024

Sail into adventure on our Alaska & Yukon cruisetour where glaciers, wildlife and national parks invite you to experience their wonders!


Per Person/Double Occupancy/Inside Cabin


Per Person/Double Occupancy/Balcony Cabin

Final payment due April 24, 2024

This Trip Includes

Hotel/Ship accommodations, including porterage (where available)

4 Breakfasts (B); 5 lunches (L); 3 dinners (D)

Guided sightseeing with your Tour Manager as outlined in the day-by-day itinerary; visits, admissions and special features are shown in bold.

Motorcoach transportation roundtrip from Brainerd to/from MSP with pickups in Little Falls, St Cloud & MSP Airport, airfare and Vancouver & Anchorage transfers. Contact us for other departure points.

Full time throughout the trip

Tour Highlights

  • Three Night Cruise Aboard the ms Koningsdam
  • White Pass & Yukon Railroad
  • Skagway City Tour
  • Diamond Tooth Gerties Show
  • Dawson City Tour
  • Gold Dredge No. 4 & Discovery Claim National Historic Site
  • Riverboat Discovery Cruise on the Chena River
  • Denali National Park Tundra Wilderness Tour
  • McKinley Explorer Rail Tour from Denali to Talkeetna

Daily Itinerary

Breakfast (B) | Lunch (L) | Dinner (D) | Drury Dinners (DD)

Day 1


Today we make our short trip to the Minneapolis-Saint Paul area where we overnight for our early flight tomorrow morning.

Day 2


This morning we will board our flight to Vancouver, British Columbia. Upon arrival, we transfer to Vancouver’s Canada Place Pier where we board the lovely ms Koningsdam. We depart late this afternoon for our three day northbound cruise. Make sure you’re on deck as we sail under Lions Gate bridge in Vancouver to begin our Inside Passage voyage! (B L D)

Day 3

THE INSIDE PASSAGECruise to Alaska with PTS Tours

Today we’ll be cruising the fabled inside passage. You’ll want to take advantage of the shipboard activities today and take time to stroll on deck to view the sights and sounds of this beautiful waterway. (B L D)

Day 4


As we approach Juneau, be on the lookout for whales, eagles and other wildlife. Upon arrival, you may wish to go on an optional glacier expedition via helicopter or walk on Mendenhall Glacier. We depart Juneau this evening. (BLD)

Day 5


After cruising the Lynn Canal, we arrive early this morning in the town of Skagway. We disembark this morning and enjoy a city tour. This afternoon we’ll check in to our hotel with a free evening to explore this charming town. (B)

Day 6

SKAGWAY – WHITEHORSECruise to Alaska with PTS Tours

This morning we board the narrow gauge White Pass & Yukon Railroad and follow the footsteps of the miners of the Gold Rush. Afterwards, we transfer to our motorcoach for the remaining journey to Whitehorse, capital of the Yukon.

Day 7


Travel along the Klondike Highway to Dawson City, a living museum of the gold rush. This evening we enjoy Dawson City like the miners did, watching a Can-Can show at Diamond Tooth Gerties. We spend two nights in Dawson City. (L)

Day 8

DAWSON CITYDawson City Alaska with PTS Tours

After a leisurely morning, we take a tour of Dawson’s historic sites where we’ll visit Discovery Claim where gold was first discovered on Bonanza Creek. We also visit Gold redge No. 4—the largest gold dredge that operated in the Yukon!

Day 9


We bid goodbye to Dawson City on our short flight to Fairbanks. We transfer to our hotel for the evening.

Day 10


This morning we start with a cruise on the Chena River aboard the Riverboat Discovery! After, we board our motorcoach for the trip to Denali National Park. We arrive at our Denali hotel for the next two nights. (L)


Day 11

DENALI NATIONAL PARKMoose in Alaska with PTS Tours

Today we journey into Denali National Park. The Tundra Wilderness Tour features a wide variety of flora, fauna & wilderness found in this magnificent park. You may even catch a glimpse of Mount McKinley, rising up out of the landscape.

Day 12


This morning we board the McKinley Explorer to Talkeetna. Be on the lookout for elusive Mount McKinley. We disembark the train in Talkeetna for the drive to Anchorage—our home tonight.

Day 13


We board our flight for our return trip to Minneapolis today. Upon our arrival we will transfer back home to Brainerd.

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