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Alaska and Yukon Landscapes: Discovery Hikes and Adventures

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15 Days | 14 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Explore the sparkling glaciers, snowy mountain peaks, deep fjords and lush forests of Alaska and the Yukon on hikes amid breathtaking views. Feel the history and excitement of the Gold Rush as you stroll the quaint streets of Dawson City, and then journey to the Top of the World Highway, named for its vast, 100-mile panoramic views. Enjoy the frontier lifestyle as you meet an Iditarod dog musher and his huskies, and immerse yourself in the charm, culture and history of Anchorage and Whitehorse.


Hike in Kluane National Park, home to more than half of the highest peaks in Canada.
Spot wolves, Dall sheep, moose and grizzly bears on a full day in Denali National Park.
Ferry in the Kenai Fjord and watch whales feeding.

Activity Notes

Hike with light day pack 3-9 miles, 4-8 hours. Elevation up to 4,127 feet. Extensive coach transfers.

Itinerary Summary

Whitehorse, Yukon, 2 nights; Skagway, Alaska, 1 night; Haines Junction, Yukon, 2 nights; Whitehorse, 1 night; Dawson City, 2 nights; Tok, Alaska, 1 night; Healy (near Denali National Park), 2 nights; Seward, 2 nights; Anchorage, 1 night.

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You won't find a better value.

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14 nights of accommodations
39 meals: 14 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 13 dinners
10 Expert-led lectures
25 Field trips
4 Hands-on experiences


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