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Highlights of Alaska

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15 Days

What's included

Food
Meals
5 breakfasts, 8 lunches
Transport
Transport
Air-conditioned private vehicle, national park shuttle bus, ferry, hiking.
Accomodation
Accommodation
Standard hotels (4 nts), cabins (2 nts, en suite facilities), basic hotels/cabins (5 nts, shared facilities), basic hotels (3 nts, triple-share, shared facilities).
Staff
Staff
Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.

Trip Comfort

Basic

Age requirement

12 to 100 years old
A vast, rugged land of jaw-dropping beauty and abundant wildlife, Alaska remains America’s last truly unconquered frontier. Up to the challenge? This 15-day adventure will put you in touch with one massive state more than you’d imagined possible, mixing hotel stays with cabins typical of the Alaskan frontier. Along the way, you’ll sample amazingly fresh seafood in Anchorage, hike Denali National Park, investigate glaciers, and be blown away by the awesome majesty of your surroundings. Prepare to have your horizons expanded tenfold.
Highlights of Alaska
Starts
Anchorage
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15 Days
Ends
Anchorage

Itinerary

  • Arrive at any time.
  • Travel along the coast of the Kenai Peninsula. Opt to enjoy a hike outside of Homer.
    Meals: LUNCH
  • Enjoy a free day in Homer. Opt to take a water taxi to explore Kachemak Bay or go for a hike.
  • Travel to the Kenai Peninsula and explore the Kenai Fjords. Hike to the Exit Glacier and Harding Icefield this afternoon, seeing the size and power of this natural phenomenon in person.
    Meals: LUNCH
  • Spend the day on a scenic journey to Valdez. Take the ferry across the Gulf of Alaska and into Prince William Sound. View Portage Glacier and the town of Whittier before arriving to Valdez.
    Meals: LUNCH
  • Enjoy a full day to discover everything that Valdez has to offer. Opt to go kayaking or hiking.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Travel toward the huge and wild Wrangell-St Elias National Park, stopping at Worthington Glacier, Copper River view point and the small town of Chitina en route.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH
  • Spend two days exploring the park and hiking around. Opt to take a scenic flight, go for a glacier walk or try ice climbing. Choose to explore the ghost town of Kennecott, hike the Bonanza Mine Trail or the Root Glacier Trail.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Spend two days exploring the park and hiking around. Opt to take a scenic flight, go for a glacier walk or try ice climbing. Choose to explore the ghost town of Kennecott, hike the Bonanza Mine Trail or the Root Glacier Trail.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Enjoy a free morning in McCarthy before starting the drive towards Denali through Copper River Valley. Checking out the mountains, expansive scenery, and fishwheels (used for salmon) along the way.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH
  • Journey to Denali National Park and look for a clear view of Denali en route, the highest mountain in North America, formerly called Mt McKinley. The group will be travelling along the Denali Highway which opened in 1957 as the first road accessing Denali National Park and America’s highest peak. Now it has been named one of the top greatest drives in America and you will get to experience it! Driving along the highway today allows you to pass through awesome wilderness while linking you to Alaska’s gold rush history and prehistoric past. As you drive on a clear day you will be able to spot the trifecta of mountain ranges; Wrangell, Chugach, and Alaska for an extraordinary experience. The long winding road is constantly giving way to beautiful vistas and the vibrant flora and wildlife of this scenic state.
    Meals: LUNCH
  • Enjoy a full-day excursion into Denali NP to Eielson Visitor Center to take in the beautiful scenery and wildlife. Opt to get closer to nature with hikes, rafting or a scenic flight.
    Meals: LUNCH
  • Enjoy more free time to explore Denali National Park.
  • Drive to Anchorage and enjoy a final evening with the group.
    Meals: LUNCH
  • Depart at any time.
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