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Chilkat Rainforest Nature Hike (6 Hours 12 Minutes)

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Skagway, AK United States

Valid for Travel Now Through: 08 Dec 2018

Chilkat Rainforest Nature Hike (6 Hours 12 Minutes)

Skagway, AK United States

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Description

Your tour begins with a high-speed Fast Ferry ride along the steep-walled fjords connecting Skagway to Haines. Once in Haines, your round trip hike offers you tremendous views of the Chilkoot and Taiya Inlets with the Coastal Range as your backdrop. Your guide will choose hiking distance and pace based upon the group's fitness and ability levels.

Learn about the ecology of the temperate rain forest and the cultural uses of plants as you stroll beneath towering centuries-old trees. Tour highlights include a picnic lunch on a black pebble beach (well known for marine mammal viewing), traversing wildflower meadows, and exploring tidal pools. Water fowl, shorebirds, forest dwelling birds, and other species are commonly seen in this area.

Your hike concludes with an interpretive drive through Historic Fort Seward.

Meeting instructions:
Specific pick up or taxi instructions will appear on your voucher after you purchase your trip.



Special instructions:
- Wear layered clothing with a waterproof shell, and good hiking shoes or boots with traction soles.
- The price of the tour includes round trip transfer by Fast Ferry, lunch (chicken Caesar wrap, whole grain chips, fresh fruit, a cookie, and bottled water or juice pack), and use of a belt pack and walking stick, if needed.

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