Gray Line offers special rate for Alaska package

SEATTLE -- Gray Line of Alaska, a Holland America affiliate, is offering a special lower rate for those booking its McKinley Explorer package before May 15. The tour, a four -- night itinerary between Anchorage and Fairbanks, through Denali National Park, is brochure-priced at $915 per person, double, in the moderate accommodations category, between May 13 and May 24. Under the new pricing plan, it sells for $749 per person, double, if booked by the May 15 deadline. In the deluxe hotel category during the same period, the published price is $1,065 per person, double; it becomes $899 per person, double, under the new program.

Prices between June 1 and June 30 are also reduced, from $1,085 to $849 per person, double, in a moderate hotel, and from $1,195 to $949 per person, double, for a deluxe hotel room.

The McKinley Explorer package features a train ride through Denali on the popular McKinley Explorer train of Holland America Westours. After an overnight stay and a guided wildlife tour in the park, the group moves on, again by train, to Fairbanks.

A day cruise on the Chena and Tanana Rivers and a visit to Gold Dredge No 8, an exclusive Gray Line/Holland America Westours feature, follow before the flight back to Anchorage. Gold Dredge No 8 is the only Alaskan gold dredge open to the public. It was at its peak during the Fairbanks gold boom in the 1920s and stands in an area eight miles from downtown Fairbanks that has been declared a National Historic Site.

Gray Line of Alaska

Phone: (800) 544-2206

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