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Journey into the heart of wild Alaska on these specially curated land tours - experience the northernmost frontier of the United States and all of its majestic landscapes and beautiful wildlife. Witness stunning Denali National Park, trek across glaciers, try your hand at dog-sledding, and dare to whitewater raft. Along the way, keep an eye out for bears, eagles, caribou, wolves, seals, and birds! Stay at a stunning, welcoming Alaskan wilderness lodgeContact us when you are ready to start planning your land tour of Alaska. 

18 Best Alaska Land Tours for 2024-2025

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Remote Alaska Adventure

5 Day Itinerary
  • Adventure on flight-safari tours
  • Stay in comfortable cabins
  • Spot a variety of wildlife
  • Adventure on foot, by kayak, or ski
Experience a 5-day luxury Alaska lodge adventure and backcountry flight safaris at Ultima Thule Lodge. View the landscape and wildlife from a bush plane flying you into the wilds of Wrangell - St. Elias National Park. Each evening retreat to your own comfortable private cabin overlooking the Chitina River to get a true backcountry taste of Alaska.
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Bear taking a drink

Alaska Bear-Viewing Lodge

4-5 Day Itinerary
  • Watch bears up-close with a guide
  • Spot otters, seals, and foxes
  • Enjoy the rustic comfort of a cabin
Spend four full days at the rustic yet elegant Katmai Wilderness Lodge on the shores of the Pacific Ocean, where the bear viewing is phenomenal. Enjoy an expertly guided wildlife-viewing experience dedicated solely to observing the local animals in their natural habitats, including bears, otters, bald eagles, seals, and other Alaskan wildlife.
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Tutka Bay hiking

Tutka Bay Wilderness Lodge

4-8 Day Itinerary
  • Fish the deep sea for salmon
  • Visit Katmai National Park
  • Kayak around Tutka Bay
  • Tour an oyster farm in Sedovia
Visit Tutka Bay Lodge, a base camp for nature enthusiasts to explore the surrounding wild areas of Alaska. Join experts on guided adventures each day, including hikes up Broken Knife Ridge, kayaking Kachemak Bay, and sportfishing in the fjords around the lodge. Stay in cozy cabins with fine cuisine including wine-tasting and daily cooking classes.
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Ridge hike

Alaska Backcountry Adventure

7 Day Itinerary
  • Hike the Wrangell-St. Elias Park
  • Basecamp in an alpine magic-land
  • Walk and ice climb Root Glacier
  • Stay in the historic Kennicott town
This week-long Alaska trip is perfect for the avid hiker who wants a flexible, exclusive and remote hiking experience in the alpine magic-land they've seen in photos. Take a bush plane into the vast wilderness with your private guide and set up camp from which to explore and hike each day as you adventure into the tundra.
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Ultimate Alaska

Ultimate Alaska

14 Day Itinerary
  • Hike & camp Alaska's backcountry
  • Kayak & camp near Columbia Glacier
  • Walk and ice climb on Root Glacier
  • Raft down the Kennicott River
Experience remote Alaska on this 2-week adventure tour. This multi-day Alaska hiking and camping trip explores the backcountry of Wrangell - St. Elias Park. The Alaska adventure tour continues with rafting, flightseeing, glacier ice climbing, and multi-day kayak and camping in Prince William Sound.
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Out on the lake

Kenai Backcountry Lodge

3 Day Itinerary
  • Travel deep into Kenai backcountry
  • Raft the Kenai River to the lodge
  • Set out on hikes and spot wildlife
Spend three nights in the Alaska wilderness with stays at Kenai Riverside Lodge and Kenai Backcountry Lodge. Raft the Kenai River from one lodge to the next as you travel deeper into the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Spend a day exploring the backcountry wilderness of Alaska, spotting wildlife and experiencing breathtaking scenery.
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Kayaking Valdez

Kayak Alaska

6 Day Itinerary
  • Kayak by a large tidewater glacier
  • Explore Heather Bay and the glacier
  • Spot seals and sea otters
  • Paddle to see a sea lion colony
Explore the remote bays and coves of Prince William Sound on this 6-day kayaking and camping tour near Valdez Alaska. Spend three nights camping in the sound and paddling around the area to spot wildlife including harbor seals, sea otters, and possibly even the rare orca whale. Spend your nights camping and exchanging stories of your adventures.
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Sunrise from the deck over the fjord

Kenai Explorer

7 Day Itinerary
  • Stay in a remote Kenai Fjords Lodge
  • Spot seal, sea otters, and birdlife
  • Go on a dog-sled adventure
  • Walk on the Exit Glacier in Seward
This 7-day Alaska adventure tour takes you to the glacial fjords along the south coast near Seward in Kenai Fjords National Park. Stay in a remote Alaska wilderness lodge as you set out on canoe, kayak, and boat adventures to spot abundant wildlife and paddle by icebergs. Enjoy a dog-sled adventure and walk on Exit Glacier in Seward.
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Alaska Denali Camping Expedition

Alaska Small Group Tour - 12 Day Itinerary
  • Spot wildlife in Anchorage
  • Camp next to Maclaren Glacier
  • Trek through Denali National Park
  • Enjoy evenings around the campfire
  • Explore St. Elias National Park
Join 12-day small group expedition through Alaska's breathtaking wilderness. Encounter diverse wildlife, explore remote campsites, and immerse yourself in thrilling activities across Denali, Wrangell/St Elias NP, Valdez
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Campsite in Homer

Alaska Kenai Camping Adventure

Alaska Small Group Tour - 9 Day Itinerary
  • Adventure camp at Kasitsna Bay
  • Cruise past glaciers in Kenai Fjord
  • Hike alongside Exit Glacier
  • Spot bears, moose, and wolves
Experience Alaska's stunning beauty with glacier cruises, wildlife watching, and camping by the beach. Explore scenic towns and parks on this amazing 9-day camping adventure.
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Fireweed blooms before majestic Denali

Denali and Talkeetna Wilderness Rail Adventure

7 Day Itinerary
  • Explore Denali National Park
  • Guided hikes and kayak excursions
  • Wildlife Encounters
  • Discover historic Talkeetna
Round out your Alaskan adventure cruise with a 7-day pre-cruise land tour into Denali National Park, the wilderness surrounding Talkeetna and Anchorage. Combine this land package with your adventure cruise aboard the Wilderness Adventurer, Wilderness Discoverer, or Wilderness Explorer.
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Kayaking in Aialik Bay

Kenai Fjords Glacier Lodge

5 Day Itinerary
  • Cozy log cabins offer glacier views
  • Explore by canoe, kayak, and boat
  • Spot wildlife and stunning glaciers
Travel to the Kenai Fjords National Park for three days in log cabins with views of the Pedersen Glacier. Spend your days adventuring into the park with a guide. Opt to canoe, kayak, boat or beachcomb as you explore the rugged glacial beauty of this paradise and the abundant wildlife. This Alaska wilderness lodge is a great addition to any trip.
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Admire beautiful Alaskan landscapes

Best of Alaska

Alaska Small Group Tour - 10 Day Itinerary
  • Experience the scenery of Alaska
  • Explore Denali National Park.
  • Discover Seward's bustling harbors
  • Cruise in Prince William Sound
Take in the breathtaking scenery, pristine glaciers, vibrant cities, and quaint towns of Alaska on this 10-day journey. This tour is ideal for those who enjoy outdoor activities and seeing much of Alaska in the shortest period of time possible. Highlights include a visit to Anchorage, Denali National Park, Prince William Sound, and Seward.
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Denali National Park - Mount McKinley

Hiking in Denali National Park

Alaska Small Group Tour - 6 Day Itinerary
  • Hike Denali National Park
  • Walk in Matanuska Glaciers
  • Learn through local glacier expert
  • Hike the North Face Hiking Trail
Denali National Park is a hiking mecca due to its unparalleled beauty and abundance of wildlife. Spend a week exploring some of North America's lesser-known natural wonders. Hike Matanuska Glacier, Talkeetna Mountains, and, North Face Hiking Trail.
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Moose browse in a lake in Denali National Park

Exploring Alaska: Hiking, Cycling and Kayaking Tour

Alaska Small Group Tour - 6 Day Itinerary
  • Experience the rugged Denali Park
  • Cycle on Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
  • Kayak in Resurrection Bay
  • Hike the Triple Lakes Trail
Taking a six days hiking, biking, and kayaking excursion through Alaska is an experience like no other. Explore Denali National Park's most stunning trails, kayak the waters of Resurrection Bay, and cycle the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, one of the best coastal paths in the country.
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Kenai Riverside Lodge

Kenai River Retreat

3 Day Itinerary
  • Stay in old pioneer Alaska cabins
  • Spot wildlife from your cabin deck
  • Adventure out by raft or go fishing
Spend two days exploring the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge and the Chugach Mountains with a stay at the comfortable Kenai Riverside Lodge. Located alongside the Kenai River, the wildlife viewing from the lodge grounds is simply spectacular. Enjoy river life with rafting or fishing, or simply relax in the remote Alaska wilderness.
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View of Kroto Lake from Denali View Chalet

Alaska Hut to Hut Highlight Tour

Small Group Tour - 13 Day Itinerary
  • Dip in Chena Hot Springs
  • Experience a dog sled ride
  • Enjoy a frontier-style BBQ dinner
  • Canoe down the Maclaren River
Discover Alaska's natural beauty and rich history on a guided tour from Anchorage to Fairbanks on this 13-day tour. Explore Seward's fjords, hike in Denali, and enjoy unique activities like yurt camping and kayaking. Travel in comfort with all accommodations, meals, and transportation included. Enjoy wildlife sightings, scenic drives, and cultural experiences on this unforgettable adventure.
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Creek views at Denali Backcountry Lodge

Denali Backcountry Lodge

3-8 Day Itinerary
  • Learn the natural history of Denali
  • Watch for bears, caribou, & moose
  • Walk to Fannie Quigley's cabin
  • Hiking, fishing, & biking options
Venture into the backcountry of Denali National Park on this remote 3-night stay at Denali Backcountry Lodge. Experience the dramatic landscape as you explore your new surroundings. Be sure to watch for Alaskan wildlife such as bears, caribou, moose, & more!
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The Wildlife of Alaska
There's nothing quite like marveling at the amazing animals that call this wild landscape home. While exploring the Alaskan back country, you will likely see many animals, but here are some of the most popular sights:
  • Grizzly bears & polar bears
  • Moose & caribou
  • Marten, mink, wolves
  • Dawes sheep
  • Humpback whales, orcas, belgua whales, bowhead whales, harbor seals, , sea lions, sea otters, and walrus
  • Bald eagles & golden eagles
  • Ptarmigans, loons, owls, swans, and puffins. 
  • Salmon
Things to do on an Alaska Land Tour

Alaska's unparalleled natural beauty offers visitors an array of activities to choose from that will give them the chance to experience this destination to the fullest.
  • Wildlife Observing: Alaska boasts a variety of wildlife including moose, whales, and bears. Touring with a guide provides a chance to witness these animals in their natural habitat.
  • Scenic Routes and Rail Trips: Alaska's rugged landscape provides breathtaking vistas. Touring scenic routes or by rail can offer views of the stunning scenery.
  • Hiking and Exploring:  From glaciers to mountain trails, visitors can discover Alaska's diverse terrain and natural beauty by foot.
  • Glacier Views and Ice Field Walks: Alaska is home to many glaciers, which can be viewed from boats or up close through guided ice field walks.
  • Fishing and Boating: Alaska is famous for its abundant fishing opportunities, from the ocean to freshwater streams. 
  • Cultural heritage: Alaska is home to several indigenous cultures including Tlingit, Haida, and Yupik.  Learn about them through tours, workshops, and demonstrations.
  • Gold Rush History: Learn about Alaska's gold rush history through tours and gold panning.
  • National Park Visits: Alaska boasts multiple National Parks, including Denali National Park which holds North America's tallest peak, Mount McKinley. Parks offer stunning landscapes, wildlife, and historical sites to explore.
  • Winter Sports: Alaska is a winter wonderland with opportunities for snowmobiling, dog sledding, and other winter activities. 
  • Outdoor Adventures: Alaska offers a wide range of outdoor activities, from camping and hiking to kayaking and rafting. Experience the wild beauty of Alaska through these adventures.

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