Alaskan Hike


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Trip Code: TAL
Region: Americas
Countries visited: Usa
Activities: Penguins, Bears, Wolves, Mountains, Glaciers, Wildlife (safari Walks)
Duration: 16 Days
Difficulty: Moderate
Profile: 6 daywalks, 3 half-day walks and up to 4 shorter walks. Moderate altitudes.
Meals: 9 breakfasts, 10 lunches and 7 dinners included.
Accomodation: 9 nights participatory camping in two-person tents, 3 nights hostel with shared facilities, 2 nights hotel in en suite rooms.
Group: Normally 6 to 12, plus leader.

Holiday price from: to including flights.

Exploration, wildlife and hiking in one of the world's greatest wilderness areas

Seaplane flying in Alaska, USA

In Alaska man's influence is still restricted to a few ports and old trading townships with much of the land untamed. The region contains glaciers, forests, lakes and rushing rivers combining to offer some of the best walking on the continent. The wildlife is legendary, thriving both in the sea and on land. We visit the vast expanse of peaks and glaciers in the Wrangell-St Elias Mountains and Denali National Park, where we hike near the highest peak in North America, Mt McKinley (6194m). We have excellent opportunities to see marine life at Prince William Sound and amongst the fjords of Kenai N.P., whilst we also take a small float plane flight deep into the wilderness to see black and hopefully grizzly bears.

Holiday Itinerary

Picture of the Alaskan Hike itinerary map
Day 1: Fly to Anchorage.Show detailed information

Day 2: Drive to Denali N.P. with a short hike en route.Show detailed information

Day 3-4: Wildlife drives and daywalks in Denali N.P. around Mt McKinley.Show detailed information

Day 5: Visit Matanuska Glacier.Show detailed information

Day 6: Drive to McCarthy in Wrangell-St. Elias N.P.Show detailed information

Day 7-8: Two full days walking in the National Park.Show detailed information

Day 9: To Valdez via Thomson Pass with a walk at Worthington Glacier.Show detailed information

Day 10: Ferry across Prince William Sound to Seward; hike.Show detailed information

Day 11: Optional walk at Caine's Head Trail; half-day wildlife cruise.Show detailed information

Day 12: Explore Kenai N.P; drive to Soldotna.Show detailed information

Day 13: Short float plane flight for day of bear observation around Big River Lakes.Show detailed information

Day 14: Hike at Alyeska; return Anchorage.Show detailed information

Day 15: Depart Anchorage.Show detailed information

Day 16: Arrive London.Show detailed information

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