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Alaska Discovery

8 days3 cities
United States1 country
Tour rating: 5 / 5, Based on 1 Review
Private tour to United States

Dear visitors, we're glad to welcome you to the largest city of Alaska – Anchorage! Upon arrival, your driver will transfer you to the centrally-located hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is at your leisure to relax after the trip or start your independent city exploration. On this 7-day tour you will go on a Turnagain Arm Summer Tour where you will have many great opportunities for taking photos of native flora and fauna, enjoy a full day of Talkeetna exploration, go on Matanuska Glacier Hike and of course, countless amounts of sightseeing and landmark visiting activities that await you on your time away from guides!

8 days3 cities
United States1 country
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Anchorage, Alaska
2
days
United States

Alaska is a place that begs to be explored, and Anchorage is no exception. Hence, make sure to include Anchorage to your Alaska itinerary and make the most of the city.

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Hotel
Day-by-day program
1
day
Arrival in Anchorage

Dear visitors, we're glad to welcome you to the largest city of Alaska – Anchorage! Upon arrival, your driver will transfer you to the centrally-located hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is at your leisure to relax after the trip or start your independent city exploration.

2
day
Day Trip to Turnagain Arm

Fuel on breakfast, as today you begin exploring awe-inspiring Alaska. Your guide and driver will meet you at the lobby of your hotel and take you along the gorgeous Turnagain Arm towards the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. Here you will have a chance to spot Bald eagles, black and brown bears, coyotes, foxes, bison, and many other majestic creatures as you walk through the center with a guide. Don't forget to charge your phone or camera as there will be plenty of picture-worthy scenes along the way. Following a mouthwatering lunch break, your driver will take you to the Chugach Mountains. After a pleasant time enjoying the views from the observation deck in the mountains, you will head back to the hotel. Enjoy the rest of the evening at your leisure, you can relax in the cozy hotel room our start an independent Anchorage exploration!

Your Choice of Hotels

We carefully select hotels to ensure amazing stay and experience for you.

The Hotel Captain Cook

The Alaska premier and luxury hotel, which offers every type of accommodation.

car
Anchorage
Talkeetna
2 hrs 30 min

Take a moment to catch your breath after a day of exploration on a comfortable car drive from Anchorage to Talkeetna.

Welcome to Talkeetna
2
days
United States

Talkeetna is one of many Alaskan destinations that must be explored fully to understand its rich history and established local culture. To find out more about this scenic city, make sure to add Talkeetna to your Alaska itinerary and enjoy the trip to the fullest!

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Hotel
Day-by-day program
3
day
Scenic drive to Talkeetna via Matanuska Glacier

It's time to pack and leave Anchorage behind as today you head deeper into Alaska. During the 7-hour road trip, you will have a couple of fascinating stops at Alaskan must-see attractions situated along the way. Firstly, you will spend some time at the Alaska Native Heritage Center.

Here you will hear stories from Alaska's Indigenous People, see how they live, and learn more about their history and heritage. Secondly, you will make a stop by the Iditarod Headquarters in Wasilla. We will also arrange a lunch stop (paid on your own) for you in Wasilla or Talkeetna, depending on the precise arrival time. Afterward, you will be taken to your hotel to check in. You can spend an evening exploring Talkeetna or stay inside and relax.

Welcome to Talkeetna, the abode of gorgeous lakes and captivating wildlife! The village of Talkeetna is located at the confluence of three rivers at the foothills of Mount McKinley - the small Talkitna River flows into the Susitna River, which gives the village its name. Taking a trip to the untamed wilderness of Denali National Park begins in Talkeetna.

Upon arrival in Talkeetna, you are taken to the hotel. Then, you can relax and regain strength after check-in. Do not stay too long – the next day promises to be full of outstanding accomplishments!

4
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Talkeetna Guided Tour

Good morning! Today is dedicated to the wild expanses of Alaska. Under the guidance of an experienced local guide, you will take a sightseeing tour of Talkeetna, during which you will learn about the history of the village and interesting facts about its nature. After that, you will visit one of the area's most important attractions - the Talkeetna Mountains. Do not forget to take a camera. Climbing the slopes of the mountains, you will discover picturesque views of the Alaska expanse, which you can admire forever! The next page of our trip is dedicated to the Alaska Wilderness, where untouched and unexplored corners of the region will be opened to your eyes. Also, you will have a chance to view the extraordinary herbs and harsh beauty of Alaska and get inspired by its mysterious spirit. One of the most pleasant places in the bosom of northern nature is a small picnic, combining admiring the surrounding beauties and enjoying hot chocolate with snacks.

Your Choice of Hotels

We carefully select hotels to ensure amazing stay and experience for you.

Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge

Ready to indulge in the Talkeetna lifestyle? Then you will need a place that you can call home for the duration of your stay! Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge is a 3-star hotel with a remote location from the city that will allow you to truly relax after a busy day of sightseeing and exploring.

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Talkeetna
Denali
1 hr 30 min

Sit back and relax during your hour and a half transfer from Talkeetna to Denali in a comfortable sedan

Brown bear at Denali Park
2
days
United States

Denali, or Denali Borough, is a truly captivating place where you can see the most of wildlife and native flora in all of Alaska! If you are planning a trip to Alaska, make sure to add Denali as one of your destinations!

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Day-by-day program
5
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Departure from Talkeetna, Arrival in Denali & Guided Hiking Tour

After breakfast and a check-out from your hotel, your driver will take you to Denali National Park. Wear your most comfortable pair of shoes as you will meet an Alaskan guide who is prepared to take you on a full-day sightseeing adventure. You will spend today exploring Denali National Park Trails, hiking, learning about different flora and fauna species, taking photos, and just observing the beautiful nature surrounding you.

Welcome to Denali National Park, one of the last great untouched areas of North America! You will be taken to your centrally located hotel for check-in by your driver after you arrive. After the check-in at the hotel, your free time is at leisure for you to relax.

The rest of the day will be devoted to exotic northern entertainment – hiking! Under the coordination of an experienced guide, you'll hike on the Denali mountains, smartly combining sports, the possibility to view Alaska's beauties, and find out more about the natural heritage of Denali Park!

6
day
Tundra Wilderness Tour

Today, you will enjoy incredible views of the mountain range and the highest peak of North America, as well as see the wildlife inhabitants of Denali Park up close. However, note that The Tundra Wilderness Tour usually takes place as a group activity. Travelers from around the globe travel to the tundra for its unique animals and plants, cold weather, and mysterious silence. From mid-May to mid-September, you can take the Tundra Wilderness Tour to see the natural beauty of North America at its best - this is the season considered to be most favorable and comfortable for travel. Afterward the tour, you will have an option to visit the Denali National Park Visitor Center, for an even more well-rounded educational experience

Your Choice of Hotels

We carefully select hotels to ensure amazing stay and experience for you.

Grande Denali Lodge

Feel the genuine Alaskan hospitality at the 3-star Grande Denali Lodge where you can escape the busy downtown lifestyle and truly reconnect with nature

train
Denali
Anchorage
7 hrs 30 min

Sit back and prepare for a train journey from Denali to Anchorage that will take you through some of the most scenic landscapes of Alaska in swift 7 hours and 30 minutes.

Anchorage, Alaska
2
days
United States

Alaska is a place that begs to be explored, and Anchorage is no exception. Hence, make sure to include Anchorage to your Alaska itinerary and make the most of the city.

Day by day
Hotel
Day-by-day program
7
day
Arrival in Anchorage

We hope you love train rides as much as we do, as around midday, you will hop on a train taking you on one of the most scenic train rides in the world. Bringing a book or another way to occupy yourself might not even be needed as the views from the outside will keep you peeled to your big panoramic window.

You will witness amazing sceneries during your 7-hour train ride. They include winding Indian, Susitna, and Knik Rivers, the expansive sight of Hurricane Gulch from the top of a 296-foot bridge (a view to remember), as well as the backdrop of the Chugach mountains.

Dear visitors, we're glad to welcome you to the largest city of Alaska – Anchorage! Upon arrival, your driver will transfer you to the centrally-located hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is at your leisure to rest, or enjoy your last evening wandering around Anchorage.

8
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Departure

Following breakfast, you will check out and take a shuttle to the airport. We hope that you'll enjoy your Alaska adventure and will be up to opening the new expanse of harsh and unbelievably beautiful corners of Alaska!

Your Choice of Hotels

We carefully select hotels to ensure amazing stay and experience for you.

The Hotel Captain Cook

The Alaska premier and luxury hotel, which offers every type of accommodation.

What's included

  • Accommodation at remarkable downtown hotels;
  • Breakfasts at hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Support line during the trip.

Note: hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.

Note: we include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Fully tailor-made program according to your interest;
  • Professional local guides;
  • Transfers between cities by a comfortable vehicle and train;
  • Day Trip to Turnagain Arm where you can spot bald eagles, coyotes, fox, bisons, brown bears and other majestic native to Alaska animals;
  • Talkeetna Guided Tour on which you will learn more about the culture, history and exciting landmarks located in the city;
  • Tundra Wilderness Tour where you will get to enjoy incredible views of the mountain ranges and the highest peak of North America;
  • Relaxed pace with at least a 2-nights stay in each city with sufficient time to immerse yourself in the local culture.

What To Know

  • Bringing a water-resistant jacket, umbrella, and warm clothes are a must, as the weather and rain is sporadic and at times unpredictable.
  • Most of the tours you’re going to have are walking, so make sure to bring comfortable walking shoes.
  • Many of the restaurants and cafes close their doors at 8 pm, so plan your day accordingly.
  • Bring a sleep mask to avoid sleepless nights caused by the 'midnight sun' phenomenon if you plan to travel between April and August.
  • Download offline maps if possible to avoid trouble caused by the unreliable cell service.