Multi-Day Tour | Independent

Mountains Glaciers & Wildlife (8 days)

Entrée Alaska

Fairbanks, AK, United States To Homer, AK, United States

Valid for Departures Now Through: 01 Oct 2018

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Fairbanks, AK United States
Pike's Waterfront Lodge None

Upon your arrival at the Fairbanks Airport, you will board a shuttle to your hotel. Sitting on the Chena River in Fairbanks, Pike’s Waterfront Lodge is ideally positioned for exploring Fairbanks or simply enjoying the river views from the comfort of your room. Accommodations are at the Pike’s Waterfront Lodge in a Deluxe River View Room.

Day 2
Denali National Park, AK United States
Denali Backcountry Lodge Breakfast, Dinner, Snack

This morning your shuttle will transfer to the Railway Station, where you board your GoldStar Dome Train for Denali National Park. The double-deck railcar features a glass-covered observation deck that is the first of its kind in the world, and your GoldStar service guarantees you upper-level dome car seating, priority check-in and boarding, and jaw-dropping views for your six-hour journey into Denali. Accommodations are at the Denali Backcountry Lodge in a Creekside Cabin.

Day 3
Denali National Park, AK United States
Denali Backcountry Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack

Explore Kantishna today, with or without expert guides. You may wish to hike the nearby trails and observe wildlife and flora native to the Kantishna Hills. If you want to get your heart racing, hop on a mountain bike and tear through the park or enjoy a leisurely pedal to spectacular Wonder Lake. If you’re a shutterbug, Denali offers endless photo ops, courtesy of its dramatic mountain peaks and meadows. Accommodations are at Denali Backcountry Lodge in a Cabin.

Day 4
Denali National Park, AK United States
Anchorage, AK United States
The Lakefront Anchorage Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Mid-morning you’ll meet your pilot for a scenic flight tour over Denali National Park. Soar over the North Face of Denali and a number of side glaciers. Denali National Park & Preserve features North America's highest peak, 20,320-foot tall Denali, and you have a front-row seat! Enjoy a trip on the Alaska Railway GoldStar Dome Train to Anchorage, where a private Sedan will transport you to your hotel. Accommodations are at The Lakefront Anchorage.

Day 5
Halibut Cove, AK United States
Stillpoint Lodge Lunch, Dinner

Today your driver will meet you at your hotel for your private Sedan transfer to Lake Hood. Your scenic floatplane journey lasts just over an hour, and is a mix of jaw-dropping coastal and mountain vistas. Once you’re settled, take some time to explore the lodge and surrounding area. Located amongst the pristine wilderness on Halibut Cove, take some time to explore your surroundings before enjoying a gourmet lunch. Accommodations are at the Stillpoint Lodge in a Cabin.

Day 6
Halibut Cove, AK United States
Stillpoint Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack

Take to the skies today on a wildlife and glacier tour by helicopter. Soar over icefields, along waterfalls and in between jagged mountains on this experience-of-a-lifetime! You may catch a glimpse of black bears, mountain goats, moose, sea otters, seals and a variety of birds. Spend the afternoon at your own leisure; options include a massage, a dip in the hot tub, or simply enjoying the views overlooking Halibut Cove. Accommodations are at Stillpoint Lodge in a Cabin.

Day 7
Halibut Cove, AK United States
Stillpoint Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack

Today experience three adventures in one as you boat to the trailhead, then hike a mile to Grewingk Glacier Lake. From there hop in a kayak with your guide and paddle among icebergs as you approach the face of the glacier. Enjoy a picnic lunch on the shoreline, and soak up the scenery. Wildlife is abundant in this area, and you may spot moose, black bear, mountain goats and a wide variety of birds. Accommodations are at Stillpoint Lodge in a Cabin.

Day 8
Halibut Cove, AK United States
Homer, AK United States
None Breakfast

After a hearty breakfast you’ll board your boat transfer from Stillpoint Lodge to Homer Spit. From Homer Spit you’ll receive a shuttle transfer to the Homer Airport, where you’ll board your commercial flight(s) home (commercial flight not included in price). Safe travels!

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Description

This triple-threat Alaskan getaway will have you soaring high above Denali National Park, paddling along frigid icebergs by kayak, and lumbering through the mountains in a luxurious Alaska Rail GoldStar Dome train. Look for wild and curious residents everywhere you go, from black bears and mountain goats to humpback whales, sea lions, otters and bald eagles. This journey is Alaska at its best – wild, rugged and truly unforgettable.

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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