Highlights of Alaska

  • 15Day(s)
  • Trip Code: GANUGG

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.

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Day 1 Anchorage

Arrive at any time

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Anchorage/Homer (1L)

Travel along the coast of the Kenai Peninsula

Travel along the coast of the Kenai Peninsula. Opt to enjoy a hike outside of Homer.

Day 3 Homer

Enjoy a free day in Homer

Enjoy a free day in Homer. Opt to take a water taxi to explore Kachemak Bay or go for a hike.

Day 4 Homer/Seward (1L)

Travel to the Kenai Peninsula and explore the Kenai Fjords

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.

Day 5 Seward/Valdez (1L)

Spend the day on a scenic journey to 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.

Day 6 Valdez

Enjoy a full day to discover everything that Valdez has to offer

Enjoy a full day to discover everything that Valdez has to offer. Opt to go kayaking or hiking.

Day 7 Valdez/McCarthy (1B, 1L)

Travel toward the huge and wild Wrangell-St Elias National Park, stopping at Worthington Glacier en route

Travel toward the huge and wild Wrangell-St Elias National Park, stopping at Worthington Glacier en route.

Days 8-9 McCarthy

Spend two days exploring the park and hiking around

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.

Day 10 McCarthy/Tangle Lakes (1L)

Drive through Copper River Valley en route to Tangle Lakes, checking out the fishwheels (used for salmon) along the way

Drive through Copper River Valley en route to Tangle Lakes, checking out the fishwheels (used for salmon) along the way.

Day 11 Tangle Lakes/Denali National Park and Preserve (1L)

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

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.

Days 12-13 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

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.

Day 13 Denali National Park and Preserve

Enjoy more free time to explore Denali National Park

Enjoy more free time to explore Denali National Park.

Day 14 Denali National Park and Preserve/Anchorage (1L)

Drive to Anchorage and enjoy a final evening with the group

Drive to Anchorage and enjoy a final evening with the group.

Day 15 Anchorage

Depart at any time

Depart at any time.

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  • TRIP NAME: HIGHLIGHTS OF ALASKA
  • DURATION: 15 DAYS
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  • TRIP CODE: GANUGG
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You will visit

  • United States

Is this for me?

  • Trip Style: Small Group Adventures
  • Comfort Level: Basic
  • Physical Demands: Trips may include activities like hiking, biking, rafting or kayaking. No sweat, right?

What's included?

  • Max 13, avg 10
  • Air-conditioned private vehicle, national park shuttle bus, ferry, hiking.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.
  • 1 breakfast, 8 lunches
  • Standard hotels (3 nts), cabins (2 nts, en suite facilities), basic hotels/cabins (6 nts, shared facilities), basic hotels (3 nts, triple-share, shared facilities).

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