Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Tater Tours to Alaska - July 8th - 21st, 2015


(More than just a volksmarching tour! I have been in business for 20 years and this trip has got to 
be one of the best tours I have put together, along with the help of Premier Alaska Tours!

Come join in on the fun and enjoy the beautiful scenery!)

JULY 8TH – 21ST, 2015

July 8th (Wednesday):
  Fly Day ONLY into Anchorage, Alaska!!  Hotel accommodations at the 
Quality Suites or similar hotel for 3 nights!  Continental Breakfast included.  Local tour guide will be 
at the airport to greet the Tater Tots as they arrive and will provide transportation to our hotel.) 
Suggestion:  For those people traveling from the East Coast, you might want to fly into Seattle and 
stay overnight to get acclimated to the time change and then fly next day into Anchorage. (Makes for 
an awful long day to try and fly to Anchorage in one day.)

July 9th (Thursday): Explore Anchorage in the morning on your own.  (We have a designated walk 
(volksmarch) that we will do, starting from the Westmark Hotel at your convenience.  We can walk 
there) In the afternoon, enjoy a 2 hour Anchorage City Tour. (Board deluxe motorcoach to stop at the 
Ulu Factory, with another stop at Ship Creek to possibly see the salmon 
running.  Visit Earthquake Park and Lake Hood to watch the float planes take off over the water. Visit 
the Alaska Botanical Gardens.  Return to hotel.

July 10th (Friday): In the morning, participate in another volksmarch.  In the afternoon, tour Alaska 
Native Heritage Center, ( ) a gathering place that celebrates, perpetuates, and 
shares Alaska Native Cultures.  Return to hotel.

July 11th (Saturday): Depart Anchorage by deluxe motorcoach and travel North to Denali National 
Park with a stop at the Iditarod Headquarters to learn about the last race.  Hotel accommodations 
for 3 nights at Denali Park Village or similar hotel.  Breakfast not included.

July 12th (Sunday): Enjoy the town of Denali plus participate in volksmarch at your convenience. 
Other optional activities include rafting down the Nenana River or a helicopter flightseeing tour. The 
evening we will enjoy a night of fun, food and frivolity at the Denali Dinner Theater.  Go back in time 
and join a group of characters as they treat you to hilarious stories of living in Denali National Park 
featuring foot stomping, knee slapping music. Return to hotel.

July 13th (Monday):  Travel by bus into Denali National Park on the Murie Excursion.  This five hour 
tour stops at different times throughout the park to allow for brief walks.  Along the way you will be 
accompanied by a naturalist guide that will provide unique insight on the animals, flora, and overall 
history of Denali. You will also get a chance to see Denali’s “Big 5” consisting of bears, moose, 
caribou, dall sheep and wolves.  Return to our hotel.

July 14th (Tuesday):  Travel on deluxe motorcoach for a drive to Fairbanks, the Golden Heart City.  
Participate in volksmarch in afternoon.  Hotel accommodations at the Springhill Suites or similar 
hotel.  Continental Breakfast included.

July 15th (Wednesday): Enjoy a cruise on the Chena River aboard a sternwheeler and experience 
the thrill of river travel.  Later, enjoy a visit to the North Pole and Santa Claus House where it is 
always Christmas!  Return to hotel.

July 16th (Thursday): Travel South to Denali and transfer to the Denali Rail Depot where you will 
board a Deluxe Dome Railcar for a scenic train ride to the quaint town of Talkeetna, nestled at the 
base of Mt. McKinley.  Possible sanctioned volksmarch here.  Hotel accommodations at the 
Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge or similar hotel.  Breakfast not included.

July 17th (Friday): Continue South on our motorcoach for a scenic drive to Kenai Peninsula and 
Seward.  Enjoy a stop at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, where you will see Alaska’s 
critters up close prior to arriving in Seward.  Hotel accommodations at the Seward-Best Western 
Edgewater Hotel for 3 nights or similar hotel.  Continental Breakfast included.

July 18th (Saturday): Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise  ( Transfer to Small 
Boat Harbor where you board your vessel for the day as you take a six hour cruise viewing marine 
wildlife and glacier.  Keep your eye open for whales, sea otters, sea lions, walrus, eagles, bears 
and much more.  Lunch on cruise. Return to hotel.

July 19th (Sunday): Exit Glacier Tour, one hour ranger led tour.  Stop at the Ranger Station to view 
exhibits and information while listening to rangers provide interpretive programs and talks about 
the glacier and the Harding Ice field.  Return to hotel.

July 20th (Monday): Participate in sanctioned volksmarch, walking through the town of Seward.  
Start our journey back to Anchorage in the afternoon.  Hotel accommodations at the Quality Suites 
in Anchorage or similar hotel for just one night.  Continental Breakfast included

July 21st (Tuesday):  Transfer from hotel to the airport.  Fly Day ONLY back to home destinations!!!  
Hopefully returning to your home destinations with some great memories of the great State of 

Tater Tour cost of the trip will include:•        Deluxe Bus Transportation with tour director
•        13 nights of Hotel Accommodations
•        Continental Breakfast included in most of the hotels
•        All Taxes and Tips, including the Bus Driver and Tour Escort
•        Credit Only Walk Fees for the six walks
•        All transfers, luggage handling, all applicable taxes
•        Alaskan Denali Dome Train Ride
•        All Tours, Cruises, and Meals mentioned in itinerary


SINGLE:         $4200.00                DOUBLE:  $3100.00                TRIPLE:  $2500.00
SINGLE:                Nov. 15th - $2100.00                April 19th - $2100.00              
DOUBLE:              Nov. 15th - $1550.00                April 19th - $1550.00
TRIPLE:                Nov. 15th - $1250.00                April 19th - $1250.00
Air travel, travel insurance, and health insurance are not included in the tour.
Cancellation fees:

75 to 45 days prior to departure incur a $100.00 per person cancellation fee
44 to day of arrival incur a 100% cancellation fee

Tour Director will have the capability of selling optional tours during the free time, such as 
whitewater rafting, float plane excursion, etc.

I can only recommend this travel insurance, I have not used it.
Allianz Travel Insurance:  1-800-284-8300
Make checks payable to Mary Ptacek and send to the following address:
Mary T. Ptacek
2748 Canarsy Ct.
Henderson, Nevada 89052

Any questions or concerns, call (702) 260-7333 or email me at

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