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- > Check out the abundant Alaskan wildlife
- > Watch a dog sled demonstration
- > Explore the vastness of Denali National Park
Here's one for all you wild things! From glimmering glaciers and snow-peaked mountains, to abundant wildlife-filled valleys, Alaska has it all. From the heights of the largest mountain in North America to the depths of glacier carved valleys and the plains of the tundra and taiga. Hike in the pristine wilderness, canoe or raft in glacier-fed rivers or fly to the base of "the Great One". Experience our last true frontier and go "North to Alaska".
- Two day bus pass to see the best of Denali National Park
- Wildlife viewing
- Dog sled demonstration
- Visit Alaskan glaciers
- Scenic walks and hikes
- Incredible National Parks - Wrangell-St. Elias and Denali
- Wildlife viewing opportunities
- Services of a TrekAmerica tour leader
- Private transportation with free Wi-Fi
- All accommodation - 6 camping nights
- All camping equipment (except sleeping bag)
You can now check your email and update Facebook, Twitter and TrekAmerica Live while on the road with our wi-fi enabled vehicles. (Maximum 5 users at a time. Fair usage restrictions may apply. Only available in USA & Alaska).
Our tours are aimed at young international travellers aged 18 to 38, all with a sense of fun and a keen desire to explore. If you're travelling alone, don't worry... over 70% of our passengers are solo travellers and you'll soon be surrounded with like-minded people of a similar age who will quickly become your new best mates. Plus there are no single supplements.
Our tour price includes your own tour leader plus all transport and accommodation, so all you have to pay for are food, drinks and optional activities. Take a moment to add up all the costs of doing it yourself, and it soon becomes clear that a TrekAmerica trip offers fantastic value for money!
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Our routes have been carefully chosen to include the best night stops, highlights, and included experiences, but with lots of optional activities to choose from, stops at some of your leaders favourite places and occasional changes in local conditions no two Trek trips are ever the same so come ready for a unique adventure.
There are loads of exciting optional activities for you to choose from during your trip giving you the flexibility to do the things you want to and leave out the things you don't. Below are the main optional activities for this trip, these can be arranged once you are on tour via your Tour Leader and are paid for locally.
- > Denali scenic flight US$220-$460
- > Wrangell-St Elias Ice climbing US$130
- > Alaskan salmon bake US$30
- > Kennecott Copper Mill Ghost Town tour US$25
- > Ice cave trekking, Wrangell-St Elias US$85
- > Mountain biking in Denali, US$16-$57
- > Wrangell-St Elias glacier walks US$75-$115
- > Wrangell St-Elias scenic flight US$100-$250
- > Wilderness canoeing at Tangle Lakes $25
- > Whitewater rafting in Denali US$87-$117
- > Jet boat ride at Tangle Lakes US$75
As this tour departs at 0730 we recommend that you book pre-tour accommodation. Please request hotel details at the time of booking.
Day 1-2: Anchorage & Wrangell-St. Elias National Park
Leaving Anchorage we test the challenging McCarthy Road north past the massive Matanuska Glacier. This humongous expanse claims Alaska's wild crown hands down.Venture off the main highway for this UNESCO World Heritage site and into the heart of Wrangell-St Elias National Park. Explore the continent's largest assemblage of glaciers and peaks above 16,000 feet. Prepare for some top-notch glacier action with a guided hike, or for a more vertical challenge, try ice climbing on Root Glacier. Why not opt to visit Kennecott Copper Mill Ghost Town or try ice cave trekking for a really unique experience.
Accommodation: Camping included
Day 3: Tangle Lakes
Great name and great place to chill out after the challenging, yet scenic drive, along the Alaska Mountain Range, crossing the famous 800-mile-long Alaskan Pipeline. Lake-splattered green plains stretch to distant mountains, and some wilderness canoeing should up your pulse rate.
Accommodation: Camping included
Day 4-6: Denali National Park
En route to Denali, we stop at Gracious House where you have the chance to buy the famed cinnamon rolls. Surrounded by the tallest mountain peaks in North America, Denali National Park is jam-packed with grizzlies, caribou, Dall sheep and wolves, and is so large that the only way of getting around is by bus. You're in luck, as we've thrown in a 2 day pass so you can get out into the wilds and explore the best this enormous expanse has to offer. A dog sled demonstration is included, and amazing photo opportunities await at every turn. Standing at over 20,320 feet, Mount McKinley dominates every view on a blue sky day, and an optional scenic flight will blow you away.
Accommodation: Camping included
Day 7: Anchorage
Experience Denali's wilderness up close for a final morning of wilderness adventure. The park rangers actively encourage you to walk anywhere, so the possibilities are endless! Stopping at Talkeetna between Denali and Anchorage, you can sample the delights of Reindeer Sausage and see where climbers set off from on their wilderness expeditions. Return to Anchorage where you can explore the local breweries for a proper Alaskan send off! Why not extend your stay and make the most of the glaciers, trails, salmon streams and state park which surround the city.
This tour ends at our gateway hotel at approximately 18:00 hrs. We can book you post-tour accommodation at our gateway hotel if required. If you are planning to fly tonight, please do not book a flight that departs before 22:00 hrs.
Alaskan trips pass through rugged terrain and isolated areas. Many areas / campgrounds will have basic facilities and little nightlife.
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- > You only need to pay a 10% deposit or (whichever is greatest)
- > Full payment is due 8 weeks before the tour departure
- > We're members of ABTA and fully financially bonded so your money is 100% safe at all times
- > If you prefer to book by telephone please contact our UK sales office
- > Prices below are land only. Call us on 0333 999 7951 for a flight inclusive quote
- We run a Food Kitty on this trip - you will need to contribute US$10 a day which covers all your meals whilst camping.
- You must have adequate travel insurance to join this trip. See our insurance page or download our insurance tips pdf for more information.
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For groups of 8 or more, we can offer a totally private departure just for you and your group. We can offer you a date of your choice on any of our published itineraries enabling friends, families or organizations to enjoy our classic "Trek" style of travel. Tours will generally run as per our standard itinerary shown here, small changes can be considered. (Choice of date is subject to any seasonal or operational restrictions). So contact us today and start planning your own adventure.
We've offer a whole range of travel extras with everything from city sightseeing, additional hotel nights, insurance and more so you can organise everything you'll need for your trip in one easy place.
Tours begin and end at designated hotels in the departure and arrival cities, starting at 7.30am (check your tour voucher for exact details) and finishing at around 5pm, so it's a great idea to book a room for the night before and after your tour. You can book hotels either online when you book your tour or by call our sales team.
ANCHORAGE - INLET TOWER HOTEL & SUITES
A centrally located hotel with large rooms that include Wi-Fi and refrigerator. Also gym, restaurant and free shuttle service within 5 miles.
Twin share: per person per night Matched with another traveller of the same sex. Full room: per room per night Single or double room for travellers on the same booking.
TrekAmerica's specialist flights department can offer UK customers a great airline fare to all of our Trek destinations.
We have preferred contracts with many international carriers and have secured some of the most competitive prices in the industry. We are also ATOL protected and IATA licensed.
Special offers are regularly available, so call us now on 0208 682 8920 or click below to request a flight quote by email.
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Before you join your tour you must be covered by adequate travel insurance.
TrekAmerica can offer you comprehensive travel insurance which is completely tailored for your trip and is specially designed to include all the activities listed we do.
See our insurance page or download our insurance tips pdf for more information.
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