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Tailor Made Family Alaska: Wild Frontiers


8 days from $10,295

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 Chinitna 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 dogsled 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
Chinitna 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
Day 2
Kenai Peninsula | Float Trip Through Glacial Wilderness

This morning, 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. Then, relax on a shared float trip along the Portage River, where you may have the opportunity to view hanging glaciers and a variety of wildlife.

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

Cruise the Kenai Fjords National Park on a shared vessel, 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
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4
Chinitna Bay & Talkeetna | Bear Sightings & Mountain Views

Fly by shared bush plane to Chinitna Bay, where you can 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
Meals: Breakfast
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
Meals: Breakfast
Day 6
Talkeetna | Kayaking, Hiking & Glacier Walk

Continue to explore the Denali area with a shared kayak trip on the placid waters of Byers Lake. Watch for resident trumpeter swans, loons and beavers as you paddle over pools of spawning salmon and look for the bears and eagles that feed on them. Capture breathtaking pictures of the Denali and the Alaska mountain ranges. Hike on a well-maintained forest trail as your guide introduces Alaska’s plant and animal life along the way.

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

Climb aboard a nimble, shared 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. Depart for Anchorage, stopping en route for a private tour of 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.

Hotel Captain Cook
Meals: Breakfast
Day 8
Depart Anchorage

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

Meals: Breakfast

Alaska itineraries are subject to change due to weather, logistics or operational reasons.

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

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.

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.


Priced from $13,995 based on two people travelling together

Priced from $10,295 based on four people travelling together

Prices are per person, double occupancy for the itinerary as published for 2019 travel. Supplements may apply over holidays, festivals and special events. Subject to availability. International air not included.

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