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About the Activity

  • Set out on a tour of beautiful state of Alaska in the United States of America on this 12 day 11 night trip.
  • The tour starts on arrival at Anchorage airport from where you will have to make your own way to the Hotel Captain Cook.
  • The tour will cover Anchorage, Seward, Kenai Fjords National Park, Whittier, Valdez, Shoup Bay, Chitina, Matanuska/Susitna Valleys and Denali National Park.
  • The tour lets you experience the best of Alaska as you explore the beauty of this icy state and explore the mountainous territory with its unique and indigenous flora and fauna.
  • The tour includes accommodation, transport, meals and a lot of activities and sightseeing.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 -

    Arrive in Anchorage on your own and check in at the Hotel Captain Cook, your home for a night, located in the heart of downtown Anchorage.

    Settle down, take in the landscape, and brace yourself for a long, eventful holiday.

    Meals Included: None

  • Day 2 -

    After breakfast, meet with your guide at the hotel lobby for introductions and an orientation session at 8AM.

    Start your three-hour drive south from Anchorage through Turnagain Pass, to Seward.

    Take an hour to settle down in Seward at the Harborview Inn, your home for the next two nights.

    Head into Kenai Fjords National Park for the start of your hike along the astounding Harding Ice field Trail.

    Head back to the inn, where the guides prepare a celebratory wild Alaskan salmon bake, on the shores of Resurrection Bay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

  • Day 3 -

    After an early breakfast, head to the harbour to prepare for a saltwater adventure in the Kenai Fjords National Park.

    On Resurrection Bay, look out for sea otters, whales, sea lions, eagles, puffins, bears, and mountain goats, all of which inhabit this amazing coastal national park.

    In the afternoon, you could choose to visit the Alaska Sea life Center, Alaska’s only public aquarium and ocean wildlife rescue center.

    In the evening, toast the brilliance of the day at one of Seward’s many restaurant options, most of which are within walking distance of your hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

  • Day 4 -

    Begin the day with a 1.5-hour drive to Whittier, along the Seward Highway.

    Stop off along the way, at Portage Glacier Visitor Center, before you enter Alaska’s longest tunnel, which is your gateway to Whittier.

    Board the Alaska State Ferry for the cruise to Valdez, crossing the Prince William Sound and going past Black Legged Kittiwake Rookeries and large tidewater glaciers.

    Stay overnight at the Valdez Harbor Inn, located in downtown Valdez.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 5 -

    Spend the day kayaking in Shoup Bay.

    Based on the timing of the tides, the trip will begin with an orientation by sea kayaking pros, followed by a 25-minute water-taxi ride down the Valdez Arm and into Shoup Bay.

    Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch

  • Day 6 -

    After breakfast, begin your scenic drive along the Richardson Highway from Valdez to the little town of Chitina.

    Break for a short hike and picnic near Worthington Glacier, a natural history landmark, that tumbles from the Chugach Mountains.

    From Chitina, load into bush planes for your 40-minute flight through the Wrangell Mountains and the historic town of McCarthy.

    Transfer from the airstrip to the famous Kennicott Glacier Lodge, where you will spend the next two nights.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 7 -

    Enjoy a cosy family-style breakfast and fuel up for another day’s adventure.

    Join the St. Elias Alpine Guides for an interpretive walk through the historic Kennicott Copper Mill.

    Strap on a pair of crampons and head to the Root Glacier for four hours of glacier hiking.

    The hike is suitable for beginners, kids, and experts, because the beauty of the trail cannot be matched anywhere else, even if its intensity levels can be topped.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 8 -

    Take a bush flight back to Chitina. Get there by noon and continue your journey north-west along the Glenn Highway.

    Check in at either the Sheep Mountain Lodge or the Majestic Valley Lodge.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 9 -

    After breakfast, continue along the Glenn Highway, past the Matanuska Glacier and through the Matanuska/Susitna Valleys.

    Stop along the way for a picnic in Denali State Park and, if the weather permits, your first view of Denali or Mt. McKinley.

    Make your way to one of the local eateries in the evening, for a dinner with your fellow travellers.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 10 -

    After an early breakfast, board the park shuttle bus for the 60-mile ride through the heart of Denali National Park to the Eielson Visitor Center.

    The park road is closed to regular traffic after the initial 15 miles, so the shuttle is the only way to visit the interiors of the park.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 11 -

    Spend the first half of the day rafting on the Nenana River, assisted by the professional guides at Denali Outdoor Center.

    The rest of your day is yours to spend as you please.

    You could explore more of the park and its facilities or take an optional “flightseeing” trip around Mt. McKinley.

    Celebrate your last evening enjoying Denali’s best pizza and craft brewery.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 12 -

    After a leisurely morning enjoy the sights of McKinley village for a last time, board the Alaska Railroad’s Denali Star for an eight-hour rail cruise back to Anchorage.

    Get on your homebound flight later in the day.

    Meals Included: None

Stay

    7
  • All stay on Double Sharing Basis
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  • Day 1: Hotel Captain Cook
  • 7
  • Days 2 and 3: Harborview Inn
  • 7
  • Days 4 and 5: Valdez Harbor Inn
  • 7
  • Days 6 and 7: Kennicott Glacier Lodge
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  • Day 8 onwards: Sheep Mountain Lodge, Majestic Valley Lodge, or similar, based on availability.

Meal

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  • Breakfast Included: Day 2 to Day 11
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  • Lunch Included: Day 2 to Day 11
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  • Dinner Included: Day 4, Day 6 to Day 11

Activity

    7
  • Sightseeing
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  • Hiking

Transport

    7
  • All transfers are provided

Things To Carry

    7
  • Sunscreen (UV glare protection)
  • 7
  • Camera
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  • Sunglasses
  • 7
  • Hat
  • 7
  • Comfortable footwear
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  • Basic medication
  • 7
  • Important travel documents
  • 7
  • Warm clothes

Advisory

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  • For pricing, please send an enquiry.
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  • Carry a lot of warm clothes as Alaska is a very cold country.

Cancellation Policy

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  • Cancellation after confirmation with payment before 30 days of the commencement of tour: 10% of the value of the tour package or Rs. 5000, whichever is less
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  • Cancelling the tour 30 to 20 days before commencement of the tour: 25% of the value of the package
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  • Cancelling 19-15 days before commencing of the tour: 50% of the tour cost
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  • Cancelling 14-11 days before commencement of the tour: 75% of the tour cost
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  • Cancelling before 10 days or less before the tour date: No refund for the tour

Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 15 business days

Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking and a full refund will be processed.

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