3 Alaska Tours for this Summer
You can visit Alaska any time of year, but do you really want to be there for those brutally cold winters? We prefer to visit in the summer when the weather is pleasant, not hot but not cold either. Read on for our favorite Alaska tours to check out this summer.
ALASKA KENAI & DENALI ADVENTURE
Join G Adventures on an 8 day expedition to the Harding icefield, stunning Kenai Fjords, beautiful Denali National Park, and quaint town of Talkeetna, among others. Driving on one of the United States’ most scenic highways, hiking through ice fields for a stunning view of the fjords, learning the art of dog sledding, and floating on the Talkeetna river are just some of the adventure’s highlights. Don’t forget your camera, you’ll be seeing plenty of bears, moose, and caribou! Beginning and ending in Anchorage, this tour gives a first timer the perfect look at Alaska’s best sites. For more about this and other G Adventures trips, check out their site here.
ALASKA AND THE YUKON
See for yourself the masterpieces that dot that state of Alaska and Yukon from ancient glaciers to a wide range of wildlife. On Collette’s 13 day tour, you will travel to Prince William Sound for stunning glacial views, explore the small former trading town of Tok, cruise down the Chena River, and so much more. Your expert guide will also lead you to the Alaskan railroad into Denali National Park, backcountry Tundra Wilderness, the cozy town of Talkeetna, and a ride on an old sternwheeler. The 13 day tour will give you exposure to Alaska’s diverse sites, introducing you to this state’s incredible beauty. You’re going to love Collette’s Alaska and the Yukon Tour.
ALASKA HIKING - KENAI TO DENALI
Hike through some of Alaska’s most beautiful landscapes on REI Adventures’ 9 day tour. You’ll get an up close look at the state’s iconic spots along the coast and interior. Led by an expert Alaskan adventurer, your group will hike through the rugged Chugach Mountains, wander through the stunning Kenai National Wildlife Refuge resting above Skilak Lake, and look for whales and puffins on a cruise in Kenai Fjords National Park. You will also hike the Harding Icefield and soak in incredible alpine views on a hike through Denali National Park’s lake and mountain filled territory. We’re warning you, you may not want to leave Alaska. Explore this and other REI Adventure trips here.
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