6 days in Alaska Itinerary

6 days in Alaska Itinerary

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6 days in Alaska Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  25​h
1
Fairbanks
— 1 day
Fly + bus:  6​h 30​min
2
Seward
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Anchorage
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

1
day
Fairbanks

Fairbanks ©
With its strip malls and fast-food restaurants, Fairbanks appears a bit functional on first glance.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum, admire all the interesting features of University of Alaska Fairbanks, and then get a new perspective on nature at University of Alaska Museum of the North.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Fairbanks visit planner.

New Delhi, India to Fairbanks is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 14 hours traveling from New Delhi to Fairbanks. Traveling from New Delhi in January, things will get colder in Fairbanks: highs are around -17°C and lows about -27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Seward.

Things to do in Fairbanks

Museums
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Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum ©
Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum
University of Alaska Fairbanks ©
University of Alaska Fairbanks

1
day
Seward

For most visitors to this part of the world, the wild part of Alaska starts at Seward, a small port city that takes advantage of the region's natural beauty.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Alaska SeaLife Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Resurrection Lutheran Church.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Seward trip planner .

Getting from Fairbanks to Seward by combination of flight and bus takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Fairbanks in January, with highs in Seward at 1°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Anchorage.

Things to do in Seward

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Alaska SeaLife Center ©
Alaska SeaLife Center

2
nights
Anchorage

Anchorage ©
Home to nearly half of Alaska's population, the port city of Anchorage covers a staggering area of over 4,900 sq km (1,900 sq mi) surrounded by mountains.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, then see the interesting displays at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Family Cathedral.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Anchorage trip planner .

Traveling by car from Seward to Anchorage takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Seward in January, with highs in Anchorage at -3°C and lows at -11°C. On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Holy Family Cathedral ©
Holy Family Cathedral

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