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Tailor Made Family Alaska: Wild Frontiers


8 Days from $12,695

Private Journey

Travel with your private party on this Luxury Tailor Made Journey, departing when you choose and with expert local guides leading the way; you can even customize the itinerary to your interests.

Relax on a Portage River float trip, cruise through Kenai Fjords National Park, learn about Alaskan huskies and Iditarod dog sledding, sight bears and marine wildlife, and land on a glacier during a flight over Denali National Park.

A&K Advantages

Explore magnificent Alaska as a family, getting to know local people and places and sharing fun, family-friendly activities, such as a ride through untouched wilderness on the Alaska Railroad GoldStar Dome train

Watch for calving glaciers and marine wildlife, such as orcas, humpback whales, sea lions and harbor seals, on a Kenai Fjords cruise

Look for wild bears feeding on the shores of Redoubt Bay

Flight-see over Denali National Park, landing on a glacier at the base of Denali

Visit with Alaskan huskies and gain a better understanding of the sport of sled dog racing at the kennels of four-time Iditarod champion Martin Buser

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1
Arrive Anchorage, Alaska
Day 2
Kenai Peninsula | Float Trip Through Glacial Wilderness
Day 3
Kenai Peninsula | Fjord Cruise & Scenic Train Ride
Day 4
Redoubt Bay/Talkeetna | Bear Sightings & Mountain Views
Day 5
Talkeetna | Fishing Fun
Day 6
Talkeetna | Kayaking, Hiking & Glacier Walk
Day 7
Talkeetna/Anchorage | Champion Husky Team
Day 8
Depart Anchorage

Luxury Tailor Made Journeys depart on the dates that work for you and feature expert local guides throughout your journey. The itinerary below can be customized to your interests.

Day 1
Arrive Anchorage, Alaska

Arrive in Anchorage, where you are met and transferred to your hotel in Girdwood. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to explore your beautiful resort or ride the Alyeska Aerial Tram up to the observation deck for breathtaking views.

The Hotel Alyeska
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Day 2
Kenai Peninsula | Float Trip Through Glacial Wilderness

This morning, relax on a float trip along the Portage River, where you may have the opportunity to view hanging glaciers and a variety of wildlife. This afternoon, enjoy a salmon bake, and then visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, a nonprofit organization that rehabilitates injured or orphaned animals and returns them to the wild. During your visit, keep your camera and binoculars at the ready as you may sight bears, moose, bison, elk and an array of birds.

The Hotel Alyeska
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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3
Kenai Peninsula | Fjord Cruise & Scenic Train Ride

Cruise the Kenai Fjords National Park, and watch for calving glaciers. You may see humpback whales, orcas, puffins and sea lions at close range, and glimpse bald eagles overhead. Ride the Alaska Railroad GoldStar Dome train, which features an open-air platform and a glass-covered observation deck for sensational views of the countryside.

The Hotel Alyeska
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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4
Redoubt Bay/Talkeetna | Bear Sightings & Mountain Views

Fly by float plane to Redoubt Bay Bear Sanctuary, and then set off by boat to view the rugged scenery and watch for bears that may come out to feed on the river’s banks. Later, explore the quaint downtown of Talkeetna and continue to your accommodations in a rustic-modern lodge that overlooks Denali (formerly Mount McKinley) and Denali National Park.

Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge
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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5
Talkeetna | Fishing Fun

Visit Kahiltna Birchworks with your local guide to see how birch sap comes out of trees; learn how it’s made into syrup; and then enjoy a tasting of birch candy, ice cream and mustard. Later, head out to fish the Susitna River, its waters teeming with salmon and trout, amid the beautiful surrounding landscapes.

Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge
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Meals: Breakfast
Day 6
Talkeetna | Kayaking, Hiking & Glacier Walk

Continue to explore the Denali area with a kayak trip on the placid waters of Byers Lake. Hike on a well-maintained forest trail as your guide introduces Alaska’s plant and animal life along the way. Next, climb aboard a nimble aircraft for a thrilling flight over the peaks and glaciers of Denali National Park, as your pilot, via two-way headset, explains the highlights you see. Land on a glacier’s surface (weather permitting), and disembark to experience snow-veiled peaks stretching in every direction.

Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge
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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 7
Talkeetna/Anchorage | Champion Husky Team

Depart for Anchorage, stopping en route to visit the kennels of four-time Iditarod champion Martin Buser and his Alaskan husky team. The annual long-distance sled dog race is run every March between Anchorage and Nome, with mushers and their teams of 16 dogs often facing blizzards, gale-force winds and sub-zero temperatures along the way. Later, tour Anchorage.

Hotel Captain Cook
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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 8
Depart Anchorage

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your departing flight.

Meals: Breakfast

Enhance Your Journey

Elevate your experience with a host of options available for an additional cost.

Accommodation Options

Alternate hotels and room upgrades are available for this journey.

Privately Fish for Salmon on the Susitna River

Let your entire family experience the thrill of trying to land an Alaskan salmon, with tips from an expert guide on a private fishing expedition.

Private Flightseeing Tour

Climb aboard a private aircraft for a dramatic flight over Denali National Park as your pilot points out the highlights in this expansive wilderness. Land on a massive glacier and take a walk on this snow-covered miracle of nature.

Enjoy a Full-Day Bear-Viewing Adventure

Fly southwest over Cook Inlet to Lake Clark National Park, landing in the most likely place to sight bears that day. Begin your intrepid exploration by 4x4 vehicle and on foot, walking up to five miles, to where bears are most active. Travel alongside your naturalist guide for the opportunity to observe brown bears digging for clams and frolicking on the beach during this full-day bear-viewing adventure.

Privately Float Through Glacial Wilderness

Alongside your family, privately float along the Portage River, for the opportunity to view hanging glaciers and a variety of wildlife.


Prices are in USD, per person, based on double occupancy.

Based on two people traveling together, double occupancy:

Priced from $12,695 for June 15 - August 15, 2017.

Based on four people traveling together, double occupancy:

Priced from $9,295 for June 15 - August 15, 2017.

Prices are per person. Please call for 2018 pricing. Additional supplements may apply for travel during holidays, festivals and special events. Subject to availability. Itinerary only available June 15 - August 15.

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