North America 2017 by Intrepid Travel

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wrangell–st elias photographer national park alaska city country sea otter alaska best of alaska 12 days anchorage to anchorage wrangell–st elias np is the world’s largest internationally protected area see north america’s biggest glacier collection and some of its most impressive mountains discover seward set at the base of mount marathon and one of alaska’s oldest and most scenic communities a great base for exploring kenai fjords national park day 1 anchorage meet your group in the evening in this unique urban environment days 2-3 denali national park travel up the old highway into denali hike trails and perhaps watch a dogsled demonstration or even take a scenic flight with the chance to land on a glacier day 4 alaska range drive into the heart of the alaska mountain range take a scenic canoe trip across the river days 5-6 wrangell–st elias national park experience enormous mountain ranges ice fields glaciers and wildlife days 7-8 valdez visit the imposing worthington glacier before continuing to valdez perhaps kayak around icebergs or hike a trail days 9-10 seward embark on optional day cruises in kenai fjords national park soaking up the pristine nature of the alaskan wilds and hopefully seeing humpback and killer whales days 11-12 anchorage return to anchorage and spend some time exploring the city’s sights before this alaska highlights trip ends denali np maclaren lodge ala s k a anchorage valdez wrangell–st elias national park seward comfort sskt maximum group size 13 hotel 8 nts lodge 1 nt cabin 2 nts 1 breakfast 1 dinner view dates and prices alaska northern lights 8 days anchorage to fairbanks private vehicle denali a la s k a the aurora borealis is earth’s best lightshow and one most people will never see this trip is the exclusive ticket and completely worth the cold snap and late nights take a guided snowshoe hike through denali np’s hushed taiga forests pass frozen lakes rangers patrolling on dogsleds and stay on the lookout for wild caribou day 1 anchorage welcome to the largest city in alaska day 2 talkeetna visit this small township home to an artistic and creative community with a downtown area of log cabins roadhouses and clapboard storefronts listed as a national historic site days 3-4 denali national park hike through the park on snowshoes and get among nature perhaps take a scenic plane ride over mt denali the tallest peak in north america at night keep eyes to the sky for the northern lights on the tundra days 5-6 chena hot springs visit this natural beauty among the rugged landscape and spend time hopping from the hot pool to the spa and back again at night rug up and head out on a snow cat in search of the aurora days 7-8 fairbanks walk with reindeer through birch groves as they frolic about in the forest wander among frozen artworks at the fairbanks ice sculpture world championship park and explore this unique city in the heart of the wilderness fairbanks chena hot springs talkeetna anchorage comfort sskf maximum group size 13 hotel 2 nts resort 2 nts bed breakfast 2 nts lodge 1 nt 7 breakfasts view dates and prices 32 discover more trips and detailed information about this destination at intrepidtravel.com/north-america private vehicle