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Alaska Wilderness Hiker

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 6 day(s)
Group Size: 4 - 13 people
Destination(s): Alaska  
Specialty Categories: Hiking & Trekking  
Season: July - July
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 2595 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 3245 US Dollar (USD)

Alaska's spectacular scenery and wildlife make it the pride of the United States. Grizzly bears and moose roam the bush. Bald eagles and migratory waterfowl flock the skies while otters and whales frolic in waters rich with sea life. Journey with us beneath towering mountains, across verdant valleys, and along tranquil shores. Ultimately come away with a true appreciation for Alaska's expansive wilderness.

Inn Highlights: Magnificent lodges welcome us to Alaska's wilderness. Sheep Mountain Lodge offers sweeping views of the Chugach Mountains where herds of Dall sheep graze. Located in the center of the ghost town of Kennicott, the Kennicott Glacier Lodge is a replica of one of the historic mining buildings from the copper mining boomtown days. Brookside Inn B and B was originally built in 1898 by the U.S. Army at Fort Liscum and later barged to what is now "Old Town Valdez".

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Eklutna Lake - Matanuska Valley. Hike through the valley along the shores of Eklutna Lake -- home to Dall sheep, moose, eagles, and bears. Includes: (L, D).

Days 2-3: Kennicott - Wrangell St. Elias. Take a scenic flight to Kennicott, set in the heart of Wrangell-St. Elias, the largest national park in the United States. Explore the ghost town of Kennicott, site of our cozy lodge. Explore the massive Root Glacier, coming face-to-face with a stark, ice age landscape. Looking for more adventure? Choose to hike to the historic Bonanza Mine which features glaciers, waterfalls, and ruins. Or you can take a glacier hike or learn to ice climb! Includes: (B, L, D).

Days 4-5: Valdez - Prince William Sound. We arrive in Valdez, "Alaska's Little Switzerland" after a thrilling raft trip on the Tsaina River. The next day we we sea kayak the well-protected fjords and glaciers of Prince William Sound, one of Alaska's great natural preserves. Or, alternatively, take a hike around the bay. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 6: Girdwood. Take an unforgettable ferry ride across Prince William Sound where orca whales, sea otters, and harbor seals cavort among floating icebergs. End the day exploring Byron Glacier or Winner Creek Gorge with an exciting hand-tram across the gorge. Includes: (B, L).

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- All accommodations
- All meals
- T-shirt
- Water bottle
- Park fees
- Support vehicle
- Professional guides
- Scenic flight
- Ferry ride
- Whitewater rafting trip.

Price Excludes:
- Airfare
- Personal insurance
- Miscellaneous hotel expenses (phone, fax, laundry, etc.)
- Additional optional tours
- Services not specified in the tour itinerary
- Guide gratuities (as deemed appropriate).

About This Supplier
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Location: USA
Joined InfoHub: Mar 2001
Client Request Served: 1180

For 18 years, M08549 has been the most trusted and experienced active travel company offering hiking, biking and multi-sport vacations on all seven continents. All-inclusive tours feature small groups, local guides, personalized itineraries, charming inns or carefree camping, and an unmatched Best Value in Active...

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