Alaska Camping: Glaciers & Mountains

18-to-Thirtysomethings, Anchorage to Anchorage

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Glistening tidal glaciers and majestic mountains are sure to capture your hearts and camera lenses on this 14-day camping adventure that gets you out of the tourist bubble and into the Great Outdoors. Spot an incredible array of wildlife among national parks, be charmed by historic towns enveloped in stunning scenery (Snow-capped peaks! Lush evergreens!), and camp in the remote Alaskan wilderness under night sky that doesn't get dark.

What’s included

  • Your First Night Out Moment: Connect With New Friends Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group, Anchorage
  • Entrance fees to all national and state parks with hiking and walking excursions
  • Wildlife spotting boat cruise in the Kenai Fjords
  • Full-day excursion to Eielson Visitor Center in Denali NP
  • Free time in Homer, Seward, Valdez and Wrangell-St Elias NP
  • All transportation between destination and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Spot wildlife among the kenai fjords
  • Kayak along tidal glaciers and the towering mountains of valdez's coast
  • Stargaze from campgrounds in the remote alaskan wilderness
  • Take in stunning scenery at denali national park

Itinerary

Anchorage Arrive at any time. Welcome to America’s Last Frontier. Tonight channel all of the excitement of arriving in a new place by heading out on the town with your CEO and crew. Hang out and have some beers at Humpy's or 49 State Brewing Co and enjoy an evening filled with laughter, fun, and excitement as your adventure begins.
Anchorage/Homer Travel along the coast of the Kenai Peninsula. Opt to enjoy a hike outside of Homer.
Homer Enjoy a free day in Homer. Opt to take a water taxi to explore Kachemak Bay or go for a hike.
Homer/Seward Travel to the Kenai Peninsula and explore the Kenai Fjords on a half-day wildlife and whale watching cruise.
Seward Enjoy a free day to explore Kenai Fjords National Park. Opt to hike to Exit Glacier and Harding Icefield, go kayaking, or wildlife viewing.
Seward/Anchorage After breakfast, travel back to Anchorage. Enjoy a free afternoon in Alaska's largest city.
Anchorage/Valdez Travel to Valdez, a quintessential Alaskan coastal town surrounded by impressive mountains, and a great place to explore.
Valdez Enjoy a full day to discover everything that Valdez has to offer. Opt to go kayaking or hiking.
Valdez/McCarthy Travel into Wrangell-St Elias National Park, staying in the small historic town of McCarthy. Surrounded by more mountains and glaciers than anywhere else in Alaska, every direction has a spectacular view.
McCarthy Enjoy a full day to explore Wrangell-St Elias National Park. Opt to take a scenic flight, go for a glacier walk or try ice climbing. Or choose to explore the ghost town of Kennecott, hike the Bonanza Mine Trail or the Root Glacier Trail.
McCarthy/Tangle Lakes Drive through Copper River Valley en route to Tangle Lakes, checking out the fishwheels (used for salmon) along the way. Camp under the big sky in the remote Alaskan wilderness.
Tangle Lakes/Denali National Park and Preserve 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. Camp just outside the park for a perfect jumping off point to explore Denali.
Denali National Park and Preserve 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.
Denali National Park and Preserve/Anchorage Travel back to Anchorage. Trip ends on arrival to Anchorage.
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