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Wilderness Lodge & Bears Experience (6 days)

Entrée Alaska

Anchorage, AK, United States To Anchorage, AK, United States

Valid for Departures Now Through: 30 Sep 2018

Wilderness Lodge & Bears Experience (6 days)

Day 2

Anchorage, AK, United States →Winterlake Lodge, AK, United States

Day 4

Winterlake Lodge, AK, United States

Day 5

Redoubt Bay Lodge, AK, United States

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Anchorage, AK United States
Seward, AK United States
Hotel Captain Cook None

After disembarking from your cruise ship, you will be driven by private transfer to Anchorage along the spectacular Seward Highway. Before enjoying lunch on your own in Anchorage, you'll stop to visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, meeting some of Alaska's friendliest (and furriest!) locals. In the afternoon you'll spend some time at the Alaska Native Heritage Center, learning about Alaska's Indigenous people through exhibits and live demonstrations. Accommodations are at the Hotel Captain Cook in a Junior Suite.

Day 2
Anchorage, AK United States
Winterlake Lodge, AK United States
Winterlake Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This morning a private SUV will deliver you from your hotel to Lake Hood for your scheduled flight to Winterlake Lodge. Explore the lodge and surrounding Finger Lakes at your leisure. Accommodations are at Winterlake Lodge, in a Cabin.

Day 3
Winterlake Lodge , AK United States
Winterlake Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Your third day takes you sky-high in a helicopter to reach Alaskan back-country, where you can raft, fish, hike a ridge-top or trek across a glacier. Accommodations are at Winterlake Lodge, in a Cabin.

Day 4
Winterlake Lodge, AK United States
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Your fourth day at Winterlake Lodge is rife with options, and to be spent pursuing your individual interests. Accompany the owner for a walk along the famous Iditarod Trail, or hike up to the ridge behind the Lodge to view the expansive valley and Denali beyond. Spot wildflowers and loons during a canoe ride on the lake, or search for black bears and moose on Wolverine Ridge. Other options include kayaking, birding, yoga, and cooking classes. Wine tastings in the early evening explore wine and food pairings.

Day 5
Redoubt Bay Lodge, AK United States
Redoubt Bay Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Board a floatplane for a flight that will take you through the scenic Tordrillo Mountains and Triumvirate Glacier en route to Redoubt Bay Bear Lodge, located on the Kenai Peninsula. Thanks to the rich salmon population in nearby Big River Lakes, the bears flock to Redoubt for a hearty meal, so keep your eyes peeled for these majestic creatures. Enjoy a day and a night at Redoubt Bay Lodge, where the activity options abound. You may wish to take in the incredible scenery on a hike, a kayak of Big River Lakes or turn your eyes upward to spot the millions of birds that migrate and nest in the region. Accommodations are at Redoubt Bay Lodge in a Cabin.

Day 6
Anchorage, AK United States
None Breakfast

Today you’ll board another floatplane bound for Lake Hood, with a private SUV awaiting to deliver you to the Anchorage International Airport. Safe travels!

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Description

This 6-day/ 5-night post-cruise excursion offers a full Alaskan wilderness experience, with one night in Anchorage, three nights at Winterlake Lodge and one night at Redoubt Bay Lodge. This is a perfect addition for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers, as you’ll visit wildlife preserves, enjoy plenty of opportunities for hiking and soaking in your surroundings. Floatplane flights offer unparalleled viewing of pristine landscapes.

About Us

At Entrée Alaska, we create custom excursions from the Inside Passage to the Arctic Circle. Drawing on our many years of experience and insider knowledge, we create memorable custom travel in Alaska, including private Alaska tours. We select the best Alaskan lodges and resorts, and have countless suggestions for things to do in Alaska off the beaten path. We pride ourselves on our uncompromising attention to detail—which translates into unforgettable travel experiences for our valued clientele.

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By: Dana


Reviewed on: 28 Jun 2018

Such a great day! Our two guides (whose names sadly escape me at this moment ) were so kind, knowledgeable , and engaging that they really made our tour a highlight of the trip.
Travel Advisor:  Loni Truitt