Trip Style: Classic - Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.
Service Level: Standard
Physical Demands Rating: 1 - You'll have to walk around on your own, climb some stairs and carry your own bag. Easy does it.
Group Size: Max 13, avg 9
Meals Included: 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches
Accommodations: Not Availaible
Hike among glaciers and icefields, discover the history of dog sledding, marvel at the scenery in Denali NP, catch a glimpse of Denali
For travellers looking to explore a more remote corner of North America at a faster (and active) pace, this eight-day journey through Alaskas vast vistas is just the ticket. Catch the states greatest highlights including the imposing Harding Icefield, the enchanting Kenai Fjords, the jaw-dropping Denali National Park, and the charming town of Talkeetna. Go north and treat yourself to a week of scenery and smiles.
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- Tour Operator
- G Adventures
- Offer valid through 3/31/2018
- 8 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Anchorage||Day 1 Anchorage|
Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Seward||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. Included Activities: Hike to Exit Glacier and Harding Icefield Transport: Private Vehicle (2.50-3.00 hours, 200km)
|Day 3||Seward||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||Talkeetna||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. Additional Notes: Denali flightseeing is only available some days when weather conditions are appropriate for flying and good views. Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00-6.00 hours, 250km)
|Day 5||Denali National Park and Preserve||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. Additional Notes: If weather conditions arent great for flightseeing on Day 4, there is a possibility to try again this day before driving north to Denali. Included Activities: Denali National Park Visit Denali Visitor Center & Dog Sled Demonstration Transport: Private Vehicle (3.00-3.50 hours, 250km)
|Day 6||Denali National Park and Preserve||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! Included Activities: Scenic Shuttle Bus to Eielson Visitor Center
|Day 7||Anchorage||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. Transport: Private Vehicle (4.00-5.00 hours, 370km)
|Day 8||Anchorage||Day 8 Anchorage|
Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day
Local Flights: N/A
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Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
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