Antarctica & Arctic
Explore some of Alaska's most beautiful national parks and stunning glaciers and observe abundant wildlife as you raft, hike, kayak and bike on this active self-drive adventure.
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14 nights accommodation, sightseeing and activities as specified and 14 days car rental.
Daily, 31 May - 23 Aug 2017
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Experience a thrilling white water rafting tour, explore the pristine wilderness in the heart of Denali National Park. Spend a rejuvenating afternoon relaxing in the natural outdoor hot springs at Chena Hot Springs Resort. Enjoy a hike to the toe of Worthington Glacier, paddle past floating ice on a full day kayaking adventure to Shoup Glacier. Marvel at beautiful alpine and tidewater glaciers, breathtaking fjords and abundant wildlife on a cruise into Kenai Fjords National Park.
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Kayak alongside glaciers
Rafting at Denali National Park
Biking at Chena Hot Springs Resort
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Arrive in Anchorage and make your own way to your hotel. Spend the afternoon at leisure exploring this fascinating city.
Pick up your car before the scenic drive north to Denali National Park. This afternoon experience a thrilling white water rafting tour. Look out for wildlife and enjoy the views as you raft along the scenic Nenana River.
Travel by bus to Eielson Visitor Centre, in the heart of Denali National Park. Explore the pristine wilderness and keep an eye out for wildlife such as bears, moose and caribou along the way.
Continue north to Chena Hot Springs Resort. Spend a rejuvenating afternoon relaxing in the natural outdoor hot springs, hot tubs or indoor pool; or pamper yourself by adding on a therapeutic massage.
Ride along scenic trails and explore the beautiful surrounds of Chena Hot Springs Resort by bike before another relaxing dip in the hot springs.
Follow the Trans-Alaska Pipeline on the drive south to Chitina.
Enjoy the views as you drive to Valdez En route, stop for a short hike to the toe of Worthington Glacier.
Paddle past floating ice, keep watch for wildlife including birds, sea otters and harbour seals and come up to the face of the glacier on a full day kayaking adventure to Shoup Glacier, one of Alaska's most beautiful tidewater glaciers.
Enjoy great views of the Wrangell Mountains as you head towards Sheep Mountain Lodge. This afternoon get up close to the magnificent Matanuska Glacier on a glacier hike excursion.
More spectacular views await today. The Chugach Mountain Range dominates the landscape on the drive to Seward. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure in Seward, the gateway to Kenai Fjords National Park.
Marvel at beautiful alpine and tidewater glaciers, breathtaking fjords and abundant wildlife including whales, sea lions, seals and otters on a cruise into Kenai Fjords National Park.
Enjoy the spectacular landscapes of the Kenai Peninsula on the drive to Homer.
Enjoy a day at leisure in Homer. You may wish to add on an optional bear viewing excursion to observe bears in their natural habitat.
Return to Anchorage along the dramatic shoreline of Turnagain Arm, one of the most scenic drives in Alaska.
Return your rental car and make your way to the airport to continue your onward journey.
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