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Multi-Day Tour | Independent

Rivers Bears & Streams (8 days)

Entrée Alaska

Cooper Landing, AK, United States To Anchorage, AK, United States

Valid for Departures Now Through: 30 Sep 2018

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Anchorage, AK United States
Cooper Landing, AK United States
Kenai Riverside Lodge Dinner

Upon arrival at the Anchorage International Airport, you will board the Kenai Riverside Lodge shuttle service for your shared scenic transfer to the Kenai Riverside Lodge, Coopers Landing. Once you get settled you will receive a tour of lodge grounds and shown to your private cabins. Shortly after, you will be met by the Fishing Program Director to discuss your stay and particularly your days of fishing. Accommodations are at the Kenai Riverside Lodge.

Day 2
Cooper Landing, AK United States
Kenai Riverside Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack

The upper Kenai River, nestled in the heart of the Kenai Mountains between Kenai Lake and Skilak Lake, offers some of Alaska's finest catch and release trophy rainbow trout and Dolly Varden fishing. This special non-motorized section of river flows through the beautiful mountain backdrop of the Chugach National Forest and the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Accommodations are at the Kenai Riverside Lodge.

Day 3
Cooper Landing, AK United States
Kenai Riverside Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack

In addition to guided activities, enjoy hearty home cooking with a gourmet flair in our dining room and relax with a bottle of Alaska micro brew or a glass of wine in our lounge. After dinner, many guests gather on the spacious riverside deck to trade tales of the days' adventures or relax in the wood-fired sauna.

Day 4
Cooper Landing, AK United States
Kenai, AK United States
Redoubt Bay Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack

Today a shuttle transfer will return you to Anchorage, where you will board a floatplane bound for Redoubt Bay Lodge. With one of the densest bear populations in the state, you’ll enjoy a day of scheduled brown bear viewing and fishing. See bears up close as they fish for salmon (even the best fishermen can’t compete with the claws of these quick beasts). Accommodations are at the Redoubt Bay Lodge.

Day 5
Kenai, AK United States
Talkeetna, AK United States
Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge Breakfast, Lunch

Today you’ll board a return floatplane to Anchorage, where your driver is waiting. A private Sedan transfer along the scenic Seward Highway offers impressive views, including the coastline of stunning Turnagain Arm. A stop at Happy Trails Kennel will put you face-to-face with professional sled dogs, where you’ll learn about mushing and the historic Iditarod Race. Cuddles are optional but recommended. Accommodations are at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge.

Day 6
Talkeetna, AK United States
Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge None

This morning you’ll set out on a five-hour private fishing adventure. You will experience Alaska’s finest river fishing—and some of the best in the world. The afternoon we’ll send you soaring (literally!) into the mountains of Denali National Park on a private helicopter hiking adventure. Today is all about adrenaline, and you’ll find it reeling in a prize fish and racing through the skies. Accommodations are at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge.

Day 7
Talkeetna, AK United States
Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge None

The morning you will spend back on the Talkeetna River, casting your line and waiting for a bite. Part of the Susitna River drainage system, the Talkeetna River boasts the second largest run of migrating fish in the world. Fish for Salmon, Rainbow Trout, Dolly Varden and Arctic grayling. This afternoon you’ll take to the skies once again, soaring over the Denali summit and even landing on an ancient glacier. Accommodations are at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge.

Day 8
Anchorage, AK United States
None None

Today your driver will meet you for your return journey to Anchorage, dropping you off at the Anchorage International Airport in time for your flight home. Safe travels!

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Description

Starting in Anchorage, you’ll travel to Coopers Landing for three days of expertly guided fishing. Returning to Anchorage you’ll head to Redoubt Bay, with one of the densest bear populations in the state, and a full-day of guided bear observation and fishing. Three days in Talkeetna just outside of Denali National Park complete your journey, with aerial tours and plenty more fishing at every turn!

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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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