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Kenai Fjords National Park

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This six-day tour takes you to the great Alaskan outdoors, where parks are the size of countries and bald eagles soar overhead. Dive into downtown Anchorage's history, enjoy a few of the state's 3 million lakes, and stroll through Seward's coastline town. Take a boat tour in search of orcas and humpback whales, and marvel at the Kenai Fjords National Park's glaciers. Discover why this state is so unique with the expertise of a dedicated local leader.
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Highlights
  • Experience the rugged scenery of Alaska by land from Anchorage.
  • Visit a family-run homestead to learn about the care and training of sled dogs.
  • Discover Seward's bustling harbors, shops, and galleries
  • Embark on a glacier cruise through Kenai Fjords National Park.
  • Search for orcas, humpback whales, sea lions, puffins, eagles, and more.
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Day 1: Anchorage, Alaska

Welcome to Alaska – the USA’s largest state is big on incredible wildlife and epic scenery. Your adventure starts in Anchorage. Here you’ll meet your fellow travelers and local leader for a briefing at 5 pm. If you arrive with time to spare, why not stop by the Anchorage Museum for your first glimpse into the city’s history. After your meeting, get to know your new travel companions and your leader over an included dinner in the town. If you’d like to keep the night going, Anchorage is bursting with exciting bars and pubs with an active live music scene.

Day 2: Anchorage, Alaska

This morning you’ll get to know more of the varied city of Anchorage during a tour with your leader. Begin in downtown Anchorage, home to a crop of historic buildings and art deco architecture. Continue to Earthquake Park, commemorating the spot where a neighborhood lost to the ocean during an enormous earthquake in 1964. Visit Point Woronzof, where it’s not uncommon to see bald eagles, moose, and even beluga whales off the shore, then continue to Lake Hood and Lake Spenard, the world’s busiest seaplane base. Afterward, visit the Alaska Native Heritage Center for important insight into the life and culture of Alaska Natives. The rest of the afternoon is free for your discoveries – your leader will be on hand with tips on amazing things to do.

Included Activities:
  • Anchorage- Alaska Native Heritage Center
  • Anchorage - Earthquake Park and Point Woronzof

    Day 3: Seward, Alaska

    Say goodbye to Anchorage and make the scenic drive towards the coastal city of Seward, your gateway to the Kenai Fjords National Park (approximately 3 hours). The stunning views along the way are worth capturing with plenty of photo stops! Lunch today will be in the tiny town of Moose Pass – with a population of around 200, you will experience a great example of a typical Alaskan community. Arrive in Seward and enjoy an afternoon at leisure. Visit the Alaska Sealife Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to the rehabilitation of Alaska’s marine animals. Or perhaps swing by the Seward museum for a spot of history. There are also plenty of great hiking options in the area, if you wish for additional excursions during your time in Seward, pick from the following optional activities and contact us for current excursion pricing.

    Optional Activities:
    • Seward - Alaska SeaLife Center
    • Seward - Kayak rental

        Day 4: Seward, Alaska

        Today, you will venture into the Kenai Fjords National Park on a six-hour boat cruise, past towering peaks, rocky outcrops, and pristine glaciers. The national park offers some of the world’s most spectacular wildlife viewing opportunities – if you’re lucky, you may spot orcas, humpback whales, sea lions, puffins, eagles, and more. Your leader will share information on the brilliant wildlife and landscapes. Enjoy an included lunch on board the boat, then return to the Seward harbor in the afternoon. This evening you may like to head to a local pub with your fellow travelers and reminisce about the day’s sightings.

        Included Activities:
          • Seward - Kenai Fjords Tour

          Day 5: Seward, Alaska

          It’s time for another journey into the Kenai Fjords National Park. After breakfast, visit the gigantic Exit Glacier. Here you will take a short and easy 3-kilometer (2-mile) round-trip hike to the glacier lookout, from where you can marvel at its sheer size and blue-tinted beauty. Afterward, visit a family-run homestead where you’ll learn all about the care and training of sled dogs. Return to Seward for your last opportunity to explore the sights of the city, then regroup in the evening for an included dinner – the perfect chance to relive your adventures with your newfound friends.

          Included Activities:
          • Seward - Exit Glacier
          • Seward - Sled Dogs visit

          Day 6: Anchorage, Alaska | Return Home

          • 1 Breakfast
          After breakfast, you’ll make the drive back to Anchorage (approximately 3 hours), enjoying more magnificent Alaskan scenery on the way. You can expect to arrive back in Anchorage around lunchtime, at which point your adventure comes to an end.

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          Seward - Hotels

          Anchorage - Hotels

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          • 5 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinners
          • 5 Nights Accommodations
          • 3 Days Locally Hosted Guide Service
          • Accommodations as listed
          • Ground transportation as listed
          • Excursions and activities as listed
          • Meals as listed
          Excluded
          • Gratuities
          • Travel Insurance
          • Personal Expenses
          • Flight costs (please request a quote)
          • Additional excursions during free time
          • Fuel and transportation surcharges (when applicable)

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          Typically not offered during this period because of weather conditions.

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