Day 1 Anchorage Arrive at any time.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Anchorage/Seward (1L) Leave Anchorage in the morning and arrive at the tip of the Kenai Peninsula where the ice age still lingers. Spend the day exploring this site to discover the fjords, their history, science and remote splendor.
Hike to Exit Glacier and Harding Icefield
Private Vehicle (2.50-3.00 hours, 200km)
Day 3 Seward (1B) Enjoy a free day for activities around Seward. Opt to take a scenic boat cruise through the Kenai fjords to get up close and personal with glaciers and marine life, hike through breathtaking scenery, or visit the Alaska SeaLife Center.
Day 4 Seward/Talkeetna (1B) Travel north to quaint Talkeetna. Opt to take a scenic flight over the area, float by raft or go further afield by jet boat on the Talkeetna River to learn about local flora, fauna and early settlers to the area, or stay in town to shop or sample beer from the local microbrewery.
Denali flightseeing is only available some days when weather conditions are appropriate for flying and good views.
Private Vehicle (5.00-6.00 hours, 250km)
Day 5 Talkeetna/Denali National Park and Preserve Enjoy plenty of time to explore and hike Denali NP. Discover the dynamic glaciated landscape providing large rivers, countless lakes and ponds, and unique landforms which form the foundation of the ecosystems that thrive in Denali with some hikes in the area.
If weather conditions aren't great for flightseeing on Day 4, there is a possibility to try again this day before driving north to Denali.
Denali National Park Visit
Denali Visitor Center & Dog Sled Demonstration
Private Vehicle (3.00-3.50 hours, 250km)
Day 6 Denali National Park and Preserve (1L) Hop on a Denali NP bus to Eielson Visitor Center on a full-day excursion to take in the beautiful flora, fauna, and mountains in the park. Keep an eye out for moose, bears, and caribou!
Scenic Shuttle Bus to Eielson Visitor Center
Day 7 Denali National Park and Preserve/Anchorage Free morning for optional whitewater rafting or hiking, then say farewell to Denali NP and travel back to Anchorage. Opt to join the group for a farewell dinner.
Private Vehicle (4.00-5.00 hours, 370km)
Day 8 Anchorage Depart at any time.