Highlights of Alaska

Resort: Highlights of Alaska
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: United States
Price From: £2159.20

Over View

A vast, rugged land of jaw-dropping beauty and abundant wildlife, Alaska remains Americas last truly unconquered frontier. Up to the challenge? This 15-day adventure will put you in touch with one massive state more than youd imagined possible, mixing hotel stays with cabins typical of the Alaskan frontier. Along the way, youll 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.

Itineraries

Day 1
Anchorage

Arrive at any time.

Day 2
AnchorageHomer

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. Opt to take a water taxi to explore Kachemak Bay or go for a hike.

Day 4
HomerSeward

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
SewardValdez

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. Opt to go kayaking or hiking.

Day 7
ValdezMcCarthy

Travel toward the huge and wild Wrangell-St Elias National Park, stopping at Worthington Glacier, Copper River view point and the small town of Chitina en route.

Day 8
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.

Day 9
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.

Day 10
McCarthyCopper River Valley

Enjoy a free morning in McCarthy before starting the drive towards Denali through Copper River Valley. Checking out the mountains, expansive scenery, and fishwheels (used for salmon) along the way.

Day 11
Copper River ValleyDenali 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.

The group will be travelling along the Denali Highway which opened in 1957 as the first road accessing Denali National Park and Americas highest peak. Now it has been named one of the top greatest drives in America and you will get to experience it! Driving along the highway today allows you to pass through awesome wilderness while linking you to Alaskas gold rush history and prehistoric past.

As you drive on a clear day you will be able to spot the trifecta of mountain ranges; Wrangell, Chugach, and Alaska for an extraordinary experience. The long winding road is constantly giving way to beautiful vistas and the vibrant flora and wildlife of this scenic state.

Day 12
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.

Day 13
Denali National Park and Preserve

Enjoy more free time to explore Denali National Park.

Day 14
Denali National Park and PreserveAnchorage

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

Day 15
Anchorage

Depart at any time.

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