Tundra Comfort Ultimate Whirlwind Adventure Combination Touroffered by supplier M14996 (read about supplier)
Tour Duration: 5 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 6 people
Specialty Categories: Flightseeing National Parks
Season: June - September
Airfare Included: Yes
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 1495 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1595 US Dollar (USD)
Day 1: Arrival. Fly in from Fairbanks and arrive at our lodge shortly after noon. Unpack, relax and soak in the surroundings, go canoeing, take a walk or wet a line.
Day 2: Kobuk River Shee Fishing Whirlwind Adventure, overnight at our lodge. Begin the day with a 45-minute flight to the Kobuk River, slow-moving and 100 yards across in most places, it is home of the mighty Sheefish. Your privately-chartered floatplane flight covers 80 miles of sparkling rivers, lakes and rugged mountains before landing within a few feet of the fishing hole. You will gear up on the gravel bar while your guide inflates a small raft and describes how to tackle the “Tarpon of the North.” This nickname comes from the fish’s propensity to leap in the air once hooked in the meandering waters of the Kobuk River.
Sheefish, also known as Inconnu, range from 20-50 pounds and are caught on heavy, sinking flies and large, flashy spinners. They begin spawning in mid to late July in the Kobuk River, so best fishing times are early August to mid-September. This is one of the best kept sport fish secrets of the north, combining superb fishing, clean water and stunning scenery. The day ends with your return flight to our lodge where hot showers and cold drinks await.
Day 3: Wild and Scenic Float Trip Whirlwind Adventure, overnight at our lodge. Float down the outlet of Iniakuk Lake for the day. We’ll stop for lunch along the way and enjoy the peace and quiet of river travel. At the end of the trip a floatplane awaits to fly you back to our lodge in time for dinner.
Day 4: Fly to Gates of the Arctic Caribou Cabin and overnight. Shortly after breakfast a privately-chartered floatplane will arrive to take you and your guide 100 miles north to the Gates of the Arctic Caribou Cabin where you will stay the next two nights. Spend the rest of the day hiking or relaxing on the porch enjoying open tundra life above tree line.
Day 5: Overnight at Gates of the Arctic Caribou Cabin. More hiking, canoeing, birding or fishing for grayling and lake trout. As always the covered porch is available for those simply too overwhelmed by the beauty of it all to move. This will be your last night in the Brooks Range, so soak up the wood stove heat and keep an eye out for Northern Lights.
Day 6: Departure. Pack up after breakfast and wait for the floatplane to arrive and fly you back to Bettles and your connection to Fairbanks.
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Airfare is included in the tour price.
- Our all-inclusive rates start at $1495.00 per person, per day, featuring all meals, lodging, activities, use of equipment and naturalist-guide with your group for the duration of your stay.
- Round-trip air transportation from Fairbanks included.
- Three-night, all-inclusive stay at our lodge, two nights at Gates of the Arctic Caribou Cabin plus Wild and Scenic Float and Kobuk River Shee Fishing fly-out adventures features lodging, meals, and naturalist-guide with your group for the duration of your stay.
- Round-trip air transportation from Fairbanks to our lodge, Gates of the Arctic Caribou Cabin and fly-out adventures included.
- The total tour cost required to confirm each reservation is non-refundable and non-transferable.
- We accept Visa/MasterCard, personal and Traveler's checks for direct bookings.
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An exclusive luxury wilderness lodge catering to a clientele seeking elegance and independence in Alaska's Far North. The total wilderness experience consists of unparalleled comfort 60 miles north of the Arctic Circle, privately-chartered fly-out Whirlwind Adventure combination tours, wildlife viewing, fishing,...