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Anchorage to Anchorage
6 days
Tour code: NUCK

Highlights

Spot whales and wildlife in Seward, Hike or kayak among majestic fjords, Explore the harbour city of Homer, Trek to glaciers and icefields

Now's the time to explore the United States on your terms with this tour that's affordable for young travellers. They don't call it the Last Frontier for nothing. Venturing through Alaska's incredible, remote natural landscapes on this six-day tour will feel like you're at the edge of the continent — because, um, you are. Kayak along majestic mountains, hike to glaciers and ice fields, and set up camp in the wilderness to sleep under a blanket of stars and you'll soon know why we call it The Great Outdoors.

What's included?

Meals

3 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners

Transport

Private vehicle, boat, hiking.

Accommodation

Hotel (1 nt), participation camping (4 nts).

Included activities

Your First Night Out Moment: Connect With New Friends Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group, Anchorage Your Big Night Out Moment: Homer. Wildlife spotting boat cruise in the Kenai Fjords. Free time in Homer and Seward. All transportation between destination and to/from included activities.

Itinerary

Day 1
Anchorage
Arrive at any time. Welcome to America’s Last Frontier. Tonight channel all of the excitement of arriving in a new place by heading out on the town with your CEO and crew. Head to a local bar and enjoy an evening filled with laughter, fun, and excitement as your adventure begins.

Included activities: Connect With New Friends, Meet Your CEO and Group

Day 2
Anchorage - Homer
Yes, you’re really in Alaska—stop thinking it’s all a dream and start to enjoy it! Traipse along the coast of the Kenai Peninsula with your travel family and maybe enjoy a hike outside of Homer. Then it’s back to the peninsula, where glaciers tumble down from the mountains into the ocean. Pick a friend to be on the lookout for beluga whales playing out at sea while you search for volcanoes across the Cook Inlet or vice versa. As you travel along the Turnagain Arm you're going to want pictures so make sure those cameras are charged.

Transport: Private Vehicle

Optional activities: Hiking

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 3
Homer
It’s time to explore Homer—a long strip of land full of shops, art galleries, bars, restaurants, and beaches. (Although, you probably won’t be swimming much). Take advantage of your free day to mingle with the locals, find some hidden gems, small town charm, and many friendly people more than willing to swap stories. Or let nature be your guide and take a water taxi out to explore Kachemak Bay and go for a hike. Stay observant as wildlife including; bald eagles, moose, and sandhill cranes are sure to be close by.

Included activities: Big Night Out

Optional activities:

  • Hiking
  • Kachemak Bay Exploration
  • Kachemak Bay State Park Guided Hike

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 4
Homer - Seward
Say, “see ya later” in the morning to Homer before it’s back onto the road to the Kenai Peninsula, but this time it’s to explore the Kenai Fjords on a half-day wildlife and whale watching cruise. Afterwards, arrive at the tip of the peninsula where the ice age still lingers. Spend the day exploring this site to discover the fjords, their history, science and remote splendour.

Transport: Private Vehicle

Included activities: Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 5
Seward
Spend a day taking in the sheer beauty of Kenai Fjords National Park. Head to the Harding Icefield, where almost 40 glaciers flow from. Challenge yourself to step out of your comfort zone. Try hiking the Exit Glacier and witness a very visual example of climate change. Kayak in the fjords or view impressive wildlife including, puffins, bald eagles, and peregrine falcons while you are out and about.

Included activities: Kenai Peninsula and Fjords Exploration

Optional activities:

  • Hike to Exit Glacier and Harding Icefield
  • Alaska SeaLife Center Visit
  • Coastal Trail Hike
  • Sea Kayaking Tour

Meals: lunchdinner

Day 6
Seward - Anchorage
Travel back to Anchorage. The trip ends on arrival, but since you probably won’t be ready to go home yet we suggest extending the trip.

Transport: Private Vehicle

Included activities: Departure Day (Activities)

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