Alaska

Visit the sled dog kennels of a champion Iditarod musher. Fly past Denali, North America’s highest peak, & land on a glacier. Board a jetboat & watch for bald eagles & other wildlife. Float down the Portage River with views of the Chugach Mountains. Explore the flora & fauna of the Kenai Peninsula & search for humpback & killer whales in Prince William Sound.

Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

Language

English, Yupik

Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

Time Zone

GMT -9

Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

Currency

U.S. Dollar (USD)

Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

Average Temp

32° F

Alaska Expedition

Talkeetna, Denali & Kenai (Self-Drive)

Winter Lake Lodge SouthCentral

Inspire Your Expedition with Our Sample Itinerary

Day 1 – ANCHORAGE, ALASKA

Arrive in Anchorage

Pick up rental car (not included)

Drive to hotel

Accommodations: The Voyager Inn

Day 2 – ANCHORAGE / TALKEETNA

Drive to Talkeetna (approx. 2 hours)

  • Dallas Seavey’s Iditarod Kennels
  • Ride on a wheeled racing rig

Accommodations: Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 – TALKEETNA

Flightseeing near Denali’s summit

  • Land on a glacier
  • Jet boat around Talkeetna – wildlife viewing
  • Native Alaskan camp

Accommodations: Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4 – TALKEETNA – DENALI – TALKEETNA

Drive to Denali (approx. 1 hour)

Meet your guide for 2-mile walk along Byers Lake

  • Learn about flora, fauna & local history
  • Wildlife-viewing
  • Historic trapper’s cabin

Accommodations: Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5 – TALKEETNA / KENAI PENINSULA

Drive to Kenai Peninsula (approx. 3 hours)

Meet your naturalist guide for scenic float on Portage River

  • Views of Chugach Mountains
  • Alyeska Tram – spectacular views, hiking, berry picking

Accommodations: Alyeska Resort
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6 – KENAI – WHITTIER – KENAI

Drive to Whittier (approx. 45 minutes)

  • Glacier & wildlife cruise – Harriman Fjord or 

Prince William Sound

Accommodations: Alyeska Resort
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7 – KENAI / ANCHORAGE / HOMEWOOD BOUND

Drive to Anchorage airport (approx. 1 hour) for flight home

Meals: Breakfast

Starting at $4,230 per person
(two travelers, double occupancy, airfare not included)

Itineraries are customized to travelers’ interests and preferences.
Final prices will vary based on dates of travel and number of travelers.

All in all, our trip to Chile and Easter Island was a huge success. Rarely have we seen such professionalism, and everything went just as you planned.  We will definitely recommend Nature Expeditions International to our friends and hope to again travel with your company.

Benton and Joseph M.
Columbus, GA

When to go:

Best times are from May to September

What to eat:

Wild King Crab Legs, Reindeer Sausage, Wild Salmon

What to pack:

Long & short-sleeved shirts & t-shirts; trousers, jeans; waterproof jacket; layering & waterproof clothing; shawl or scarf; swimwear; comfortable walking & hiking shoes; sunscreen, sunglasses, hat; insect repellent; camera equipment; binoculars; eye mask; universal adapter

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