Alaskan Adventure Overview
An overland adventure holiday through Alaska and Canada
Take a journey into the expansive beauty of Alaska and Canada's Yukon Territory in this overland adventure. Formidable mountains, impressive glaciers and magnificent national parks all flourish in North America's nature utopia. Visit some of the continent's highest peaks and glimpse its iconic inhabitants including moose, grizzly bears, elk, caribou, wolves, bald eagles and beluga whales. By day, explore by foot, raft and dog sled then at night, camp surrounded by some of the most magnificent scenery on the planet. Embrace the great outdoors on this awesome adventure though a truly remarkable region.
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While waiting for fellow travellers to arrive in Anchorage, why not visit Alaska Zoo to see bears, snow leopards and Tibetan yaks.
Take a scenic bus tour through Denali National Park and Reserve and spot grizzly bears, elk, caribou and wolves.
Hit the northernmost point of this Alaska trip passing through Fairbanks. Set up camp in Delta Junction.
Temporarily farewell Alaska and enter Canada's Yukon Territory. Camp at Burwash Landing on Lake Kluane's shores.
Back in Alaska, experience a close encounter with America's national emblem at the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve in Haines. Take the ferry to Skagway, a historically significant port town from the gold rush era.
Skip back into Canada to reach the city of Whitehorse, capital of the Yukon. Head to the campsite at Takhini Hot Springs to soak, swim and relax in the natural mineral waters.
Travel to Dawson City in the heart of the Klondike Gold Rush territory.
Take the Top of the World Highway to head back to Alaska and enjoy camping in the dog-sledding town of Tok.
The Wrangell-St Elias National Park boasts the continent's largest collection of glaciers. Camp at nearby McCarthy, which serves as a base for exploring the park. Hiking, glacier walks, ice climbing and a scenic flight are some of the options to choose from here.
Outdoor activities abound in picturesque Valdez, known as the 'Switzerland of Alaska'. Fish, cycle or cruise Prince William Sound to view the magnificent Columbia Glacier.
Enjoy the night-life in Anchorage, Alaska's largest city.
Look out for the blue ice of Portage Glacier en route to Seward. Things to do include cruising around the glaciers of Kenai Fjords National Park, hiking the Exit Glacier to Harding Icefield and whizzing through breathtaking scenery on a dog sled.
Be enchanted by the beauty of the Kenai Peninsula. Fishing trips are a popular activity in this peaceful area and the town of Homer provides friendly hospitality at day's end.
Keep an eye out for beluga whales on the way back to Anchorage, where the Alaskan adventure finishes up.
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