Anchorage to Mexico City Itinerary

Travel along the spine of North America and the centre of Mexico on a tour that takes you from the mountainous climes off Alaska and Canada to the sunny, open skies of Mexico City.

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    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $4,200
      CAD $4,555
      AUD $4,465
      EUR €3,075
      GBP £2,480
      NZD $4,985
      ZAR R44,665
      CHF FR3,715
    • Kitty tool tip
      USD $1,400
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $5,590*
      CAD $6,060*
      AUD $6,001*
      EUR €4,091*
      GBP £3,400*
      NZD $6,629*
      ZAR R59,445*
      CHF FR4,945*
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‡ As our kitty is flexible the indicated amount is indicative only - please click here to view the kitty amount for your departure date.
Grizzly bear, Canada



Las Vegas


Grand Canyon

Monument valley

Yellowstone National Park

Day 1 Anchorage

Enjoy free time to explore the delights of Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city.
ACCOM: Hostel - 1

Days 2-3 Seward/Kenai Fjords National Park

Marvel at the sights and sounds of Kenai Fjords National Park, and witness the remarkable Portage Glacier.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Days 4-6 Denali National Park

Go grizzly-bear spotting on a guided tour of Denali National Park. Perhaps go on a scenic flight over Mount McKinley.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 3

Days 7-8 Denali Highway

Contrast time spent in a traditional lodge with camping in among the wilds of the remote Alaskan wilderness.
ACCOM: Bush camp (no facilities) - 1, Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 9-10 Wrangell-St Elias National Park

Explore the walking trails, tranquil lakes, open grasslands and untamed beauty of Wrangell-St Elias National Park – the largest national park in the USA.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Day 11 Tok

Wander through the small Alaskan town of Tok; a major centre for dogsledding. Don’t pass up the opportunity to view the renowned dog-sleigh exhibition.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 12-13 Dawson

Travel amid stunning scenery 300 kms along the ‘Top of the World Highway’ before entering Dawson City, Canada, which was once a hub of activity for gold prospectors.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Day 14 Whitehorse

The capital of the Yukon Territory, Whitehorse is a lovely town to explore and relax in, especially at the hot springs located just near camp.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Day 15 Watson Lake

Drive through the incredible British Columbian countryside before perhaps visiting the Signpost Forest near Watson Lake.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 16-17 Stewart/Hyder

Take a day trip back into Alaska and try to spot Alaskan brown grizzly bears and black bears eating salmon.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Day 18 Hazelton

Head into the famed Rocky Mountains, stopping for an awesome cultural experience at the Ksan Indian Village in Hazelton.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 19-21 Jasper National Park

Arrive in Jasper amid amazing scenery. Choose to wander along some of the area's magnificent hiking trails or take the tramway in Whistler for awe-inspiring views over the mountains.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 3

Days 22-24 Banff National Park

Located in the heart of the Rockies, Banff has excellent bars and restaurants, excellent hiking and heaps of exciting activities to discover.
ACCOM: Camping (with basic facilities) - 1, Hostel - 2

Days 25-26 Glacier National Park

Return to the USA, and stop off at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump to learn the history of America’s buffaloes en route to Glacier National Park, where amazing glaciers and world-class trekking await.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Days 27-28 Yellowstone National Park

Make tracks to the famed Yellowstone National Park and its famous geysers while keeping eyes peeled for moose, bison, elk and grizzly or black bears.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Day 29 Jackson Hole/Grand Teton National Park

Stopover at Grand Teton National Park, with its spectacular mountain scenery and range of exciting outdoor activities to be had. Then it’s off to Jackson Hole, the home of the rodeo!
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Day 30 Salt Lake City

The most populated city in Utah and the home of Mormon culture, Salt Lake City has some fascinating history and the beautiful Great Salt Lake to discover.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 31-33 Moab/Arches National Park/Canyonlands National Park

Visit the rocky scenery, countless canyons and meandering rivers of the Arches and Canyonlands national parks, both having perfect for mini-adventures and off-the-beaten-track exploring.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 3

Day 34 Monument Valley

Arrive in the iconic Monument valley – the film set for countless Western movies. Spend the night in a traditional Navajo hogan.
ACCOM: Hogan - 1

Day 35 Lake Powell

Witness the Navajo National Monument before heading into Arizona to stay beside the impressive Lake Powell.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Day 36 Kodachrome Basin State Park

End a full day of driving by camping in beautiful Kodachrome Basin State Park.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Day 37 Bryce Canyon National Park/Zion National Park

Appreciate the dramatic-looking hoodoos at Bryce Canyon and discover the electrifying Zion National Park. Take to the trails for unsurpassed hiking or perhaps see its beautiful waterways by kayak or tube.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 38-39 Las Vegas

It’s off to Vegas for bright city lights, casino hopping and non-stop entertainment.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2

Days 40-41 Grand Canyon National Park

The awesomeness of the Grand Canyon can’t be described in words – it just has to be seen to be realised. Discover its magnitude on optional treks, walks or even from the skies.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Day 42 Phoenix

Continue south through Arizona and set up camp near Phoenix.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Day 43 Nogales

Spend a final night in the USA camping at the border town of Nogales.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 44-45 Guaymas/Mazatlan

Say ‘hola’ to Mexico as the trip drives down the Pacific coast.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Days 46-47 Sayulita

Hang ten in the surfing town of Sayulita, where beach camping offers the ideal opportunity to soak up Mexico's sun, surf and sand - and perhaps testing out any surfing prowess.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Day 48 Tequila

Taste the local tipple at Tequila, which has the smell of blue agave – from which tequila is distilled – hanging thickly in the air. Bottoms up!
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 49-50 Angahuan

As the gateway to the Paricutin Volcano, Angahuan is the perfect place from which to trek around – or up - this epic Mexican volcano.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Days 51-52 Mexico City

With the world’s largest metropolitan area and home to some 20 million people – there’s plenty of action in Mexico City to ensure this adventure ends on a high. Whether making the most of the local heritage, indulging in culinary masterpieces, watching life go by in the Alameda Central or jumping into the nightlife say farewell to this Anchorage to Mexico extravaganza in style.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1