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Alaska Kenai & Denali Adventure
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For travellers looking to explore a more remote corner of North America at a faster (and active) pace, this eight-day journey through Alaska's vast vistas is just the ticket. Catch the state's greatest highlights including the imposing Harding Icefield, the enchanting Kenai Fjords, the jaw-dropping Denali National Park, and the charming town of Talkeetna. Go north and treat yourself to a week of scenery and smiles.

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Duration: 8 Days Guaranteed Departure: Yes
For lovers of: Physical rating: Average
Accommodation standard:   Budget% Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
Your Guide: English speaking Tour code: 166396
Starts: Anchorage, Finishes: Anchorage,
You will Visit
  • Anchorage

Itinerary

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Day 1: Anchorage

Arrive at any time.

Included Activities:
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

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Day 2: Anchorage/Seward (1L)

Leave Anchorage in the morning and arrive at the tip of the Kenai Peninsula where the ice age still lingers. Spend the day exploring this site to discover the fjords, their history, science and remote splendor.

Included Activities:
Hike to Exit Glacier and Harding Icefield

Transport:
Private Vehicle (2.50-3.00 hours, 200km)

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Day 3: Seward (1B)

Enjoy a free day for activities around Seward. Opt to take a scenic boat cruise through the Kenai fjords to get up close and personal with glaciers and marine life, hike through breathtaking scenery, or visit the Alaska SeaLife Center.

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Day 4: Seward/Talkeetna (1B)

Travel north to quaint Talkeetna. Opt to take a scenic flight over the area, float by raft or go further afield by jet boat on the Talkeetna River to learn about local flora, fauna and early settlers to the area, or stay in town to shop or sample beer from the local microbrewery.

Additional Notes:
Denali flightseeing is only available some days when weather conditions are appropriate for flying and good views.

Transport:
Private Vehicle (5.00-6.00 hours, 250km)

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Day 5: Talkeetna/Denali National Park and Preserve

Enjoy plenty of time to explore and hike Denali NP. Discover the dynamic glaciated landscape providing large rivers, countless lakes and ponds, and unique landforms which form the foundation of the ecosystems that thrive in Denali with some hikes in the area.

Additional Notes:
If weather conditions aren't great for flightseeing on Day 4, there is a possibility to try again this day before driving north to Denali.

Included Activities:
Denali National Park Visit
Denali Visitor Center & Dog Sled Demonstration

Transport:
Private Vehicle (3.00-3.50 hours, 250km)

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Day 6: Denali National Park and Preserve (1L)

Hop on a Denali NP bus to Eielson Visitor Center on a full-day excursion to take in the beautiful flora, fauna, and mountains in the park. Keep an eye out for moose, bears, and caribou!

Included Activities:
Scenic Shuttle Bus to Eielson Visitor Center

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Day 7: Denali National Park and Preserve/Anchorage

Free morning for optional whitewater rafting or hiking, then say farewell to Denali NP and travel back to Anchorage. Opt to join the group for a farewell dinner.

Transport:
Private Vehicle (4.00-5.00 hours, 370km)

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Day 8: Anchorage

Depart at any time.

Included Activities:
Departure Day

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Road trip along the scenic Seward Highway
    • Hike to Exit Glacier and Harding Icefield
    • Kenai Peninsula stay
    • Denali NP entrance fees
    • Denali NP dogsled demonstration
    • Full-day excursion to Eielson Visitor Center in Denali NP
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Hotels/motels (5 nts), cabins (2 nts, shared facilities)
    • 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches
    Transport
    • Air-conditioned private vehicle, national park shuttle bus, hiking
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Tour Highlights:
  • Hike among glaciers and icefields
  • Discover the history of dog sledding
  • Marvel at the scenery in Denali NP
  • Catch a glimpse of Denali