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G Adventures
Anchorage to Anchorage
10 days
Tour code: NUANG

Highlights

Search for beluga whales out at sea on a National Park Ranger narrated Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise, Explore the renowned Alaska SeaLife Center, Enjoy breathtaking views of the Alaska Range, Hike in the Denali area with a naturalist guide

Discover the beauty of the great state of Alaska during ten days of jaw-dropping coastline vistas, astounding encounters with wildlife, and the towering majesty of Denali. Spy caribou and moose; keep your eyes peeled for orcas on a Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise; and explore the celebrated Alaska SeaLife Center in picturesque Seward. Experience the raw beauty of nature on an unforgettable journey to wild Alaska.

What's included?

Meals

9 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner

Transport

Private vehicle, boat, hiking, walking, national park shuttle.

Accommodation

Hotels (6 nts), cabins (3 nts).

Included activities

Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Denali Immersion: Mountaineering History of Denali, Denali Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Denali Immersion: Welcome to the Subarctic, Denali. Alaska SeaLife Center visit, Seward. Kenai Fjords National Park wildlife cruise. National Park Service excursion to Eielson Visitor Centre in Denali National Park. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

Itinerary

Day 1
Anchorage
Arrive at any time. Please keep in mind, a lot of what there is to see and do in Alaska is weather-dependent. We give our CEOs the opportunity to adjust the schedule as needed based on weather.

Included activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

Day 2
Anchorage - Homer
Travel along the stunning coast of the Kenai Peninsula, where glaciers tumble down from the mountains towards the ocean. Keep an eye out for beluga whales playing out at sea while driving along the Turnagain Arm, or catch a glimpse of volcanoes across the Cook Inlet. Opt to enjoy a hike outside of Homer.

Transport: Private Vehicle

Optional activities: Hiking

Meals: breakfast

Day 3
Homer
Enjoy a free day in Homer. Walk the quaint streets and visit the museum, restaurants, and art galleries. If you're feeling more adventurous, explore Kachemak Bay by water taxi or kayak, go hiking, catch a floatplane for remote grizzly bear viewing, or try your hand at a local sport — halibut fishing.

Optional activities:

  • Kachemak Bay Exploration
  • Halibut Fishing
  • Hiking

Meals: breakfast

Day 4
Homer - Seward
Leave Homer and arrive at the tip of the Kenai Peninsula where the ice age still lingers. Visit the world-renowned Alaska SeaLife Center, an incredible marine science facility that frequently collaborates with the National Geographic Society on wildlife initiatives. Enjoy a free afternoon to hike or explore the coastal town of Seward.

Transport: Private Vehicle

Included activities: Alaska SeaLife Center

Optional activities:

  • Hike to Exit Glacier and Harding Icefield
  • Kayaking

Meals: breakfast

Day 5
Seward
Today, set out by catamaran to explore the Kenai Fjords National Park, viewing glaciers, seabird colonies, puffins, sea lions, and whales (and if we're lucky, orcas). The evening is at your leisure. Opt to go hiking or explore the town.

Included activities: Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise

Optional activities: Coastal Trail Hike

Meals: breakfast

Day 6
Seward - Denali National Park and Preserve
Enjoy a scenic drive, stopping for photos along the way. In the afternoon, reach the Denali National Park area, known for its diversity of wildlife and the highest mountain in North America, Denali (formerly called Mt McKinley). Settle in and meet our instructor from the Denali Education Center, and learn about the history of mountaineering in Denali. Please remember that due to the remoteness of the Denali area, the accommodation is simple, but allows you access to one of the most stunning wildlife areas in Alaska.

Transport: Private Vehicle

Included activities: Denali Immersion: Mountaineering History of Denali

Meals: breakfastdinner

Day 7
Denali National Park and Preserve
This morning, learn about the sometimes surprising, always extreme, conditions that shape life in Denali and define a subarctic ecosystem. Enjoy a hike with a naturalist guide from the Denali Education Center, taking in the awe-inspiring natural beauty of the Denali wilderness. The afternoon is free to relax and enjoy the great outdoors with options to observe a sled dog demonstration by the National Parks Service or flightseeing.

Included activities: Scenic Shuttle Bus to Eielson Visitor Center , Denali Immersion: Welcome to the Subarctic

Optional activities:

  • Denali Scenic Flight
  • Denali Visitor Center & Dog Sled Demonstration
  • Denali Hiking

Meals: breakfastlunch

Day 8
Denali National Park and Preserve
Travel to the heart of Denali National Park on a day-long journey to the Eielson Visitor Center. The shuttle is run by the National Parks Service and includes several stops along the way. Hop on and off throughout the journey to make this day your own. Along the way, enjoy breathtaking views of the Alaska Range and its many peaks. Have your cameras ready to take pictures of wildlife, which may include caribou, grizzly bears, Dall sheep, moose, and wolves. Private vehicles cannot drive into the National park. The excursion today is a guided tour operated by the park and other travellers may also be on the excursion.

Transport: Shuttle

Included activities: Denali National Park Visit

Meals: breakfastlunch

Day 9
Denali National Park and Preserve - Anchorage
Enjoy the scenic drive back to Anchorage. Opt for a final dinner with the group and reminisce about your epic journey into the wild.

Transport: Private Vehicle

Meals: breakfast

Day 10
Anchorage
Depart at any time.

Included activities: Departure Day

Meals: breakfast

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