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Iditarod Wilderness (7 days)

Entrée Alaska

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

Valid for Departures: 27 Feb 2018 - 05 Mar 2018

Iditarod Wilderness (7 days)

Day 2

Anchorage, AK, United States →Finger Lake, AK, United States

Day 3

Finger Lake, AK, United States

Day 4

Finger Lake, AK, United States

Day 5

Finger Lake, AK, United States→ Anchorage, AK, United States

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
27 Feb 2018
Anchorage, AK United States
Hotel Captain Cook None

Upon your arrival at the airport in Anchorage, your driver will transport you to your hotel. Explore the state’s largest city before having dinner on your own in any number of great restaurants (we’ll have plenty of suggestions for you). Accommodations are at the Hotel Captain Cook, in a Junior Suite.

Day 2
28 Feb 2018
Anchorage, AK United States
Finger Lake, AK United States
Winterlake Lodge Lunch, Dinner

A scenic ski plane flight will transport you to your next hotel and the fourth checkpoint stop on the famous Iditarod race trail. Keep watch for moose and wolves, as well as Denali and the Alaska Range. At the Lodge, settle in and relax—or head straight out to meet the huskies and begin your dog mushing training. Accommodations are at Winterlake Lodge, in a Cabin.

Day 3
01 Mar 2018
Finger Lake, AK United States
Winterlake Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack

Engage in any number of activities at the Lodge. Accompany the guides for a walk along the famous Iditarod Trail in search of animal tracks in the snow, or join in the kitchen to learn the secrets of the chef’s favorite Alaskan dishes. Accommodations are at Winterlake Lodge, in a Cabin.

Day 4
02 Mar 2018
Finger Lake, AK United States
Winterlake Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack

Today you might enjoy snowmobiling, snowshoeing or hooking up your own team and learning how to mush. There are simple trails around the lake for beginners, with a progression of trails for the more adventurous. Accommodations are at Winterlake Lodge, in a Cabin.

Day 5
03 Mar 2018
Finger Lake, AK United States
Anchorage, AK United States
Winterlake Lodge Breakfast, Lunch

Another ski plane flight transports you to Lake Hood where you will be met by your driver upon arrival and taken to visit the studio of renowned Alaskan artist Jon Van Zyle. Accommodations are at the Hotel Captain Cook, in a Junior Suite.

Day 6
04 Mar 2018
Anchorage, AK United States
Hotel Captain Cook None

Wake to the excitement of the race! Overnight, downtown Anchorage will have been transformed into Iditarod headquarters, with the ceremonial start of the great race about to take place. Wander the streets and soak up the energy and excitement of the locals as they muse over who will be the first to Nome. Accommodations are at the Hotel Captain Cook, in a Junior Suite.

Day 7
05 Mar 2018
Anchorage, AK United States
None None

Your driver will transport you from your hotel to the Anchorage airport in time for your return flight. Safe travels!

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Description

Marvel at “The Last Great Race on Earth”, with a trip designed to introduce you to the Iditarod. Spend four days at Winterlake Lodge, the fourth checkpoint for the Iditarod, and home to champion sled dogs. Learn how to mush, search for animal tracks in the snowy fields, and snowmobile through pristine terrain. Returning to Anchorage in time for the start of the Iditarod, you’ll be in the heart of the action stationed downtown – with the perfect vantage point to watch the excitement unfold.

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