Alaskan Adventure Overview
Take an overland tour of Alaska and explore national parks, the city of Anchorage and the Kenai Peninsula. Visit glaciers and see Alaska’s wildlife on this tour of the USA’s most remote state.
- 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31
See the best Alaskan Highlights on this overland tour
Soak up the beauty of the USA’s frontier state, a wilderness playground that abounds with towering glaciers, emerald-green forests and unique wildlife. Get up close and personal with some classic Alaskan highlights, from soaring peaks, crumbling icebergs and massive national parks to modern cities, gold rush towns and remote highways. Spend a night in a cosy log cabin, admire Mt McKinley on the horizon and get off the beaten track in this beautiful part of the world. For those short on time, this Alaskan Adventure is a great way to experience a slice of life in America’s most secluded state.
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Set on the shore of ice-strewn seas to a backdrop of imposing white peaks, Anchorage is a city on the edge. Perhaps arrive a few days beforehand to explore the sights of Alaska's biggest city under your own steam, as this trip departs early on the first day for Denali National Park. Venture out into the wilderness on the lookout for wolves and grizzlies prowling the dramatic landscapes, then perhaps shoot the rapids with some whitewater rafting.
Snuggle down in a cabin on the Alaska mountain range. Take a walk through the tundra or perhaps throw a line into the crystal clear streams.
Head into the high country of Wrangell-St Elias National Park. Marvel at massive glaciers and expansive ice plains, and search for moose and brown bears.
The town of Valdez may be small in size, but it's enormous in stature with its importance as an oil and fishing town and its gorgeous surrounds.
Catch a ferry over to Seward and perhaps opt for a cruise around the dramatic fjords and glaciers of Kenai Fjords National Park.
Embark on your own sea odyssey to Homer on Kachemak Bay. Fend off the cold with some hiking, biking or kayaking, then be treated to a home-cooked local delicacy - salmon bake.
Anchorage, although not the state capital, is home to 40% of Alaska’s population and is the gateway to more than 40 wilderness parks.
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