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NUGG - Highlights of Alaska

A vast, rugged land of jaw-dropping beauty and abundant wildlife, Alaska remains America's last truly unconquered frontier. Up to the challenge? This 15-day adventure will put you in touch with one massive state more than you'd imagined possible, mixing hotel stays with cabins typical of the Alaskan frontier. Along the way, you'll sample amazingly fresh seafood in Anchorage, hike Denali National Park, investigate glaciers, and be blown away by the awesome majesty of your surroundings. Prepare to have your horizons expanded tenfold.

Inclusions

All national and state park entrance fees
Hikes and exploration of Kenai Peninsula
Hike to Exit Glacier and Harding Icefield
Views of Portage and Worthington Glaciers
Wrangell-St Elias National Park visit
Kennecott ghost town entrance
McCarthy visit
Cooper River Valley and Tangle Lakes views
Full-day excursion to Eielson Visitor Center in Denali NP
Free time in Homer, Valdez, and Denali NP
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
15
Price From
AUD $4,099
Start Location
Anchorage, United States
End Location
Anchorage, United States
Age Range
Avg. 30+
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Basic
Tour Themes
Physical Rating
Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
01 Jun 201915 Jun 20193AUD $4,099
08 Jun 201922 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $4,099 
15 Jun 201929 Jun 201912AUD $4,099
22 Jun 201906 Jul 201913AUD $4,369
29 Jun 201913 Jul 201913AUD $4,369
06 Jul 201920 Jul 201912AUD $4,369
13 Jul 201927 Jul 201913AUD $4,369
20 Jul 201903 Aug 201911AUD $4,369
27 Jul 201910 Aug 201912AUD $4,369
03 Aug 201917 Aug 201913AUD $4,369
10 Aug 201924 Aug 201913AUD $4,369
17 Aug 201931 Aug 201912AUD $4,099
24 Aug 201907 Sep 2019Fully BookedAUD $4,099 
31 Aug 201914 Sep 201912AUD $4,099
06 Jun 202020 Jun 202013AUD $4,099
13 Jun 202027 Jun 202013AUD $4,099
20 Jun 202004 Jul 202013AUD $4,369
27 Jun 202011 Jul 202013AUD $4,369
04 Jul 202018 Jul 202013AUD $4,369
11 Jul 202025 Jul 202013AUD $4,369
18 Jul 202001 Aug 202013AUD $4,369
25 Jul 202008 Aug 202013AUD $4,369
01 Aug 202015 Aug 202013AUD $4,369
08 Aug 202022 Aug 202013AUD $4,369
15 Aug 202029 Aug 202013AUD $4,369
22 Aug 202005 Sep 202013AUD $4,099
29 Aug 202012 Sep 202013AUD $4,099
ItineraryExpand
Day 1 - Anchorage
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 - Anchorage/Homer
Travel along the coast of the Kenai Peninsula. Opt to enjoy a hike outside of Homer.
Day 3 - Homer
Enjoy a free day in Homer. Opt to take a water taxi to explore Kachemak Bay or go for a hike.
Day 4 - Homer/Seward
Travel to the Kenai Peninsula and explore the Kenai Fjords. Hike to the Exit Glacier and Harding Icefield this afternoon, seeing the size and power of this natural phenomenon in person.
Day 5 - Seward/Valdez
Spend the day on a scenic journey to Valdez. Take the ferry across the Gulf of Alaska and into Prince William Sound. View Portage Glacier and the town of Whittier before arriving to Valdez.
Day 6 - Valdez
Enjoy a full day to discover everything that Valdez has to offer. Opt to go kayaking or hiking.
Day 7 - Valdez/McCarthy
Travel toward the huge and wild Wrangell-St Elias National Park, stopping at Worthington Glacier en route.
Day 8 - McCarthy
Spend two days exploring the park and hiking around. Opt to take a scenic flight, go for a glacier walk or try ice climbing. Choose to explore the ghost town of Kennecott, hike the Bonanza Mine Trail or the Root Glacier Trail.
Day 9 - McCarthy
Spend two days exploring the park and hiking around. Opt to take a scenic flight, go for a glacier walk or try ice climbing. Choose to explore the ghost town of Kennecott, hike the Bonanza Mine Trail or the Root Glacier Trail.
Day 10 - McCarthy/Tangle Lakes
Drive through Copper River Valley en route to Tangle Lakes, checking out the fishwheels (used for salmon) along the way.
Day 11 - Tangle Lakes/Denali National Park and Preserve
Journey to Denali National Park and look for a clear view of Denali en route, the highest mountain in North America, formerly called Mt McKinley.
Day 12 - Denali National Park and Preserve
Enjoy a full-day excursion into Denali NP to Eielson Visitor Center to take in the beautiful scenery and wildlife. Opt to get closer to nature with hikes, rafting or a scenic flight.
Day 13 - Denali National Park and Preserve
Enjoy more free time to explore Denali National Park.
Day 14 - Denali National Park and Preserve/Anchorage
Drive to Anchorage and enjoy a final evening with the group.
Day 15 - Anchorage
Depart at any time.