2020 Alumni & Friends Travel Plans

Our 2020 Alumni and Friends group trip to Alaska and Denali National Park is set for June 23-July 4, 2020. The 12-day trip begins in Anchorage, Alaska and ends in Vancouver, Canada and includes a 7-day cruise through the Inside Passage.

Denali, North America’s highest peak, is just one of the many sites and adventures you will experience on this tour. The trip includes a ride on the Alaska Railroad, a tour of Denali National Park, and a cruise through the winding waterways of the Inside Passage. The cruise includes stops in Juneau, Skagway, Icy Strait Point, and Ketchikan where you’ll discover glacier country and gold rush history. The tour ends in dynamic, dramatic Vancouver, Canada.

The base cost of the trip is approximately $5,099 per person for double occupancy including an inner cabin on the ship. This price includes airfare from Birmingham, four nights in handpicked hotels, seven nights aboard the Celebrity Millennium cruise ship, breakfast daily, six lunches, 10 three-course dinners with beer or wine, three guided sightseeing tours, a group tour director, and a private deluxe motor coach. Optional daily excursions and an optional extension in Vancouver are additional costs. A detailed itinerary may be found at http://www.grouptoursite.com/tours/alaska. Tour may be booked by calling EF Go Ahead Tours at 800-438-7672. Space is limited to 35.

The itinerary for the trip includes:

Day 1: Flight to Anchorage and meet tour director.

Day 2: Travel to Talkeetna to board the Alaska Railroad to Denali.

Day 3: Sightseeing tour of Denali National Park.

Day 4: Explore the Kenai Peninsula as you drive to Seward to board the ship.

Day 5: Day at sea and cruise around the Hubbard Glacier.

Day 6: Enjoy a free day in Juneau.

Day 7: Enjoy a free day in Skagway.

Day 8: Enjoy a free day in Icy Strait Point.

Day 9: Enjoy a free day in Ketchikan.

Day 10: Cruise the Inside Passage.

Day 11: Arrive in Vancouver and have a free day to explore.

Day 12: Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

(Optional post-tour extension - two additional nights in Vancouver)

Please feel free to contact us for questions about this trip or more information about these trips…205-310-3189 or htrawick@wcfdn.org.

 

For any of our trips, Go Ahead Tours offers a convenient payment plan, an online account for access to trip details at any time, and the option of customizing flight plans.

Discounts are available for previous EF Go Ahead travelers. Participants may enroll anytime by calling EF Go Ahead Tours at 800-438-7672.

Deadline to enroll and pay for the trip is March 25, 2020.

For more information or questions, contact Holly Trawick at 205-310-3189 or htrawick@wcfdn.org.

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Some of our past trips…

2019 trip to Southern Italy

2019 trip to Southern Italy

2018 trip to Australia and New Zealand

2018 trip to Australia and New Zealand

2017 trip to Peru and Machu Picchu

2017 trip to Peru and Machu Picchu

2017 trip to Scotland

2017 trip to Scotland

2016 trip to Paris, Venice, Ljubljana, Vienna, and Prague

2016 trip to Paris, Venice, Ljubljana, Vienna, and Prague