Highlights of Alaska

Classic, Anchorage to Anchorage

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

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.

What’s included

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • All national and state park entrance fees
  • Hikes and exploration of Kenai Peninsula
  • Hike to Exit Glacier and Harding Icefield
  • Views of Portage and Worthington Glaciers
  • Wrangell-St Elias National Park visit
  • McCarthy visit
  • Cooper River Valley and Tangle Lakes views
  • Full-day excursion to Eielson Visitor Center in Denali NP
  • Free time in Homer, Valdez, and Denali National Park
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Devour seafood in anchorage
  • Hike in stellar denali national park
  • Hear glaciers groan at wrangell-st elias national park
  • Marvel at the views of the kenai peninsula

Itinerary

Anchorage Arrive at any time.
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. Hike to the Exit Glacier and Harding Icefield this afternoon, seeing the size and power of this natural phenomenon in person.
Seward/Valdez 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.
Valdez Enjoy a full day to discover everything that Valdez has to offer. Opt to go kayaking or hiking.
Valdez/McCarthy Travel toward the huge and wild Wrangell-St Elias National Park, stopping at Worthington Glacier en route.
McCarthy 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.
McCarthy 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.
McCarthy/Tangle Lakes Drive through Copper River Valley en route to Tangle Lakes, checking out the fishwheels (used for salmon) along the way.
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.
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 Enjoy more free time to explore Denali National Park.
Denali National Park and Preserve/Anchorage Drive to Anchorage and enjoy a final evening with the group.
Anchorage Depart at any time.
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