1012
Alaska
The Best of Alaska’s National Parks: From Denali to Kenai
Come explore the National Parks of Alaska with experts. Discover unique wildlife, stunning landscapes and ancient forests as you explore one of the most unspoiled regions on earth.
Rating (4.91)
Program No. 1012RJ
Length
11 days
Starts at
3,499
Getting There
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At a Glance

In the Alaskan Interior, grizzlies walk lowland rivers, caribou roams the tundra, Dall sheep cling to mountainsides, and the golden eagle survey it all. To the south, the glaciers of the Kenai Peninsula carve the landscape as they have for eons. Join expert field educators in the boreal forest, on the tundra of Denali, and along the bays of Kenai Fjords National Park.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to three miles on gravel and dirt trails. Elevation change on hikes ranges from 300 to 1,000 feet.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Watch for grizzly bear, Dall sheep, moose and caribou on a daylong journey into Denali National Park.
  • Stretch your legs and minds on hikes that cross alpine tundra, through boreal forest and past mountain lakes.
  • Cruise Kenai Fjords National Park on a day-long journey to view marine mammals, tidewater and alpine glaciers and teeming seabird rookeries.

General Notes

Looking to extend your stay? This program has a pre-extension, Program 23146: Extension: Fairbanks: Finding the Far North. Hear From the Iditarod's first Female finisher, tour the Museum of the North, and settle into Alaska before you start your main program.
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