By rental car 2 weeks trough Alaska!
After arriving in Anchorage head due north to the Matanuska Valley. Continue to Talkeetna for the flight over Mt. Denali. Drive to Valdez. By ferry through the Prince William Sound to Whittier. Head south to the Kenai Peninsula and the fishing port of Seward. While in Seward, take a glacier cruise in the Gulf of Alaska and walk to the face of one of the Kenai Peninsula’s post popular attractions, Exit Glacier.
Nature, history, culture, and play all make this perhaps our most ambitious and fun tour ever!
Anchorage - Matanuska Valley
Day 1: Arrive in Anchorage. After you pick up the rental car, drive to Matanuska Valley, Alaska’s Farmland. Overnight in cabins. About 45 minutes drive.
Day 2: Visit Hatcher Pass and the goldmine. Great trails for walking. Visit the musk ox farm.
Day 3: Drive to Talkeetna. Flight over Mt. Denali with glacier land-ing. Tours optional: Guided hiking tours. Rafting tours. By Jet boat on the Susitna River. Overnight in Talkeetna.
Day 4: Depart Talkeetna and drive north to Denali National Park. Overnight outside of the park. 2 nights. Get more information at the visitor center. They have a great movie. Its worth watching it.
Day 5: By bus through the Park. Watch out for moose, wolf, caribous and bears. Continue late afternoon to Fairbanks.
Fairbanks / Glennallen
Day 6: Leave Fairbanks. Drive along the Richardson Highway to Paxson. Overnight at cabins. On the way, outside of Fairbanks, visit North Pole with Santa Claus house.
Day 7: Continue the Richardson Highway to Glennallen. Then the Glennallen Highway. Overnight in cabins which are near the Matanuska glacier.
Girdwood / Alyeska
Day 8: Today you drive through Anchorage on the way to Girdwood. 3 nights in a house which also has a kitchen.
Girdwood / Alyeska
Day 9: Tours optional: 1: By helicopter to the glacier. The huskies are waiting. Dog sled run on the glacier. 2: Visit Big Game. 3:Take the gondola to the top of the mountain.
Prince William Sound
Day 10: Boattour through the glacier world of Prince William Sound. Sea lion, sea otter, bald eagle can be seen on this tour. Lunch will be served on board.
Day 11: Continue your journey to Homer to see the Russ. Orth. Church in Ninilchick. Walk and picnic on the beach, if weather permits. Stop at Anchor Point for another beach walk. Very often eagle can be seen there. Continue to Homer to overnight. 3 nights in Homer.
Day 12: Optional Tour: Tour to the bear country! By small plane to the coast of Katmai for bear viewing. An unforgettable adventure!
Day 13: Optional tours: By boat to Seldovia. A quaint village only to be able to get there by plane or boat. Another optional tour: Guided kayak tour or halibut fishing.
Day 14: Drive to Soldotna and continue to Anchorage to overnight.
End of The Tour
Day 15: Return the rental car. Transfer to the airport.
Price per person, double occupancy, from Anchorage: $ 3,658.--
Included: All accommodations. All activities as mentioned.
Not included: Rental car. Most meals. Fishing license. Optional tours as mentioned.