Alaska Camping Adventure

Company : G Adventures
Duration: 2 weeks to 2 weeks
Approx Costs: 2000 to 2500 £ Pound (UK)

Glistening tidal glaciers and majestic mountains are sure to capture your hearts and camera lenses on this 14-day camping adventure that gets you out of the tourist bubble and into the Great Outdoors.

Spot an incredible array of wildlife among national parks, be charmed by historic towns enveloped in stunning scenery (Snow-capped peaks! Lush evergreens!), and camp in the remote Alaskan wilderness under a blanket of stars so thick that you can feel the curvature of the earth. You’ll soon understand and appreciate why Alaska is the only state to proudly depict a constellation on its flag.

 

Itinerary

Day 1. Anchorage
Arrive at any time.

Day 2. Anchorage/Homer
Travel along the coast of the Kenai Peninsula. Opt to enjoy a hike outside of Homer.

Day 3. Homer
Enjoy a free day in Homer. Opt to take a water taxi to explore Kachemak Bay or go for a hike.

Day 4. Homer/Seward
Travel to the Kenai Peninsula and explore the Kenai Fjords on a half-day wildlife and whale watching cruise.

Day 5. Seward
Enjoy a free day to explore Kenai Fjords National Park. Opt to hike to Exit Glacier and Harding Icefield, go kayaking, or wildlife viewing.

Day 6. Seward/Anchorage
After breakfast, travel back to Anchorage. Enjoy a free afternoon in Alaska's largest city.

Day 7. Anchorage/Valdez
Travel to Valdez, a quintessential Alaskan coastal town surrounded by impressive mountains, and a great place to explore.

Day 8. Valdez
Enjoy a full day to discover everything that Valdez has to offer. Opt to go kayaking or hiking.

Day 9. Valdez/McCarthy
Travel into Wrangell-St Elias National Park, staying in the small historic town of McCarthy. Surrounded by more mountains and glaciers than anywhere else in Alaska, every direction has a spectacular view.

Day 10. McCarthy
Enjoy a full day to explore Wrangell-St Elias National Park. Opt to take a scenic flight, go for a glacier walk or try ice climbing. Or choose to explore the ghost town of Kennecott, hike the Bonanza Mine Trail or the Root Glacier Trail.

Day 11. McCarthy/Tangle Lakes
Drive through Copper River Valley en route to Tangle Lakes, checking out the fishwheels (used for salmon) along the way. Camp under the big sky in the remote Alaskan wilderness.

Day 12. Tangle Lakes/Denali National Park and Preserve
Journey to Denali National Park and look for a clear view of Denali en route, the highest mountain in North America, formerly called Mt McKinley. Camp just outside the park for a perfect jumping off point to explore Denali.

Day 13. Denali National Park and Preserve
Enjoy a full-day excursion into Denali NP to Eielson Visitor Center to take in the beautiful scenery and wildlife. Opt to get closer to nature with hikes, rafting or a scenic flight.

Day 14. Denali National Park and Preserve/Anchorage
Travel back to Anchorage. Trip ends on arrival to Anchorage.

 

Price

£2199

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