Welcome to Fairbanks. Whether you're exploring Alaska's Golden Heart City or the wonderful amenities your hotel has to offer, get ready for an unforgettable journey in the days ahead.
This morning, you'll debark the Norwegian Jewel and greet your Norwegian Cruise Line Tour Director. Board your deluxe motorcoach to Anchorage and enjoy the beautiful views along the Turnagain Arm. Make a stop at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Centre to view large animals found throughout Alaska. You'll get up close to moose, bears, musk ox and other indigenous animals of the region. Taking in orphaned animals and providing quality animal care year-round, the conservation centre is dedicated to the protection and preservation of Alaska's wildlife. Animals that cannot be released back into the wild are given a permanent home at the Centre. Upon arrival in Anchorage, you will have a brief City Tour before stopping for lunch on-own in Alaska's most populous city. This afternoon, continue by motorcoach to the unique town of Talkeetna. Open evening for optional activities in Talkeetna. Overnight in one of the finest lodges in Alaska, the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge with great views of Mt. Denali (weather permitting).
8:00 am (approx.) Debark Norwegian Jewel
10:30 am Wildlife Conservation Centre
1:00 pm Anchorage City Tour and lunch on your own
5:00 pm Arrive in Talkeetna
Overnight: Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge