Alaska: Ocean Wildlife to Interior 9 Day Wilderness Adventure

Alaska:  Ocean Wildlife to Interior 9 Day Wilderness Adventure
From USD $7,599.00
  • Duration: 9 Days (approx.)
  • Location: Anchorage, Alaska
  • Product code: PVVTVU
Day 1: Your Adventure Begins in Anchorage

When your flight (booked on your own) arrives at the Anchorage International Airport, our guide will greet you at the baggage claim to assist you with your luggage. We will head to our first stop at the Caribou Farm in Palmer to get up close and personal with Alaskan animals. Guests will have a chance to feed and touch caribou and be up close to a moose! In the evening we will head down the Turnagain Arm to turn in for the evening at the beautiful Alyeska Ski Resort.

Accommodations: Overnight at Alyeska in Girdwood (or similar)
Meals: Dinner


Day 2: Fly Out to Bear Mountain Lodge / Brown Bear Observation

You’ll depart with your guide by plane and fly through the beautiful Cooke
Inlet where we will see grand views of volcanoes, ocean, and mountains.
You’ll check into the Bear Mountain Lodge, then enjoy the day with short
walks, bear viewing, and sitting by the fire in one of the best places
in the world to see brown bears.

Accommodations: Overnight at Bear Mountain Lodge on Chinitna Bay (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 3: Lake Clark National Park / Brown Bear Observation

Wake up to one of the most beautiful and remote places in the world, Lake
Clark National Park. We will be the only guests in the area viewing bears and the scenery around our remote and comfortable lodge. Our Alaskan guides will take you around the area for the best bear, salmon, and wildlife viewing to be had in the area. You may see as many as 40 different bears in a day!

Accommodations: Overnight at Bear Mountain Lodge on Chinitna Bay (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 4: Lake Clark National Park to Seward

We say goodbye to Bear Mountain Lodge by flying out through the Cooke
Inlet and back to Anchorage. You will then take a beautiful scenic drive to Seward, where we will spend the night. Time permitting; we will visit the Alaska Sealife Center, Alaska’s only public aquarium and ocean wildlife rescue center. On the shores of Resurrection Bay, visitors to this “window on the sea” have close encounters with puffins, octopuses,
sea lions, and other sea life.

Accommodations: Overnight at Hotel Seward (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast


Day 5: Kenai Fjords & Free Day to Choose Activities

Day 5 includes the breathtaking scenery at Kenai Fjords National Park
boasts which abundant wildlife as well as alpine and tidewater glaciers.
Orcas, humpback whales, harbor seals, sea otters, Steller sea lions,
Dall’s porpoise, black bears, brown bears, bald eagle, mountain goat,
puffins, along with countless other species of marine birds can all be
seen within this picturesque national park.

ACTIVITIES TO CHOOSE FROM:

Sea kayaking
Kenai Fjords day cruise
Kenai Fjords dinner cruise
Glacier hikes
Ocean fishing trip
Helicopter tours
Horseback rides

Accommodations: Overnight at Hotel Seward (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast


Day 6: Seward to Denali National Park

Day 6 we travel up from the beautiful Kenai Peninsula to Alaska’s famed interior. Along the way, we will stop for scenic pull-outs to see the Susitna River, North America’s highest mountain, Denali, and the tiny Alaska town of Talkeetna for shopping and lunch!

Accommodations: Overnight at Denali Bluffs (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast


Day 7: Denali National Park Activity Day

Choose your FUN!! Guests may book on their own one of the many activities listed below:
Half-Day or Full Day Guided Hike
Guided Rafting
Scenic Flights
Guided Fishing
Scenic Flights with glacier landing

Accommodations: Overnight at Denali Bluffs (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast


Day 8: Denali National Park Interior

We’ll catch the first bus into the park to see wildlife in the pristine
wilderness known as Denali. Weather permitting, we may see North
America’s tallest mountain topping off at 20,237 feet. Common sightings
may include wolves, grizzly bears, red fox, coyote, moose, dall sheep,
caribou, ptarmigan, sandhill cranes, and bald eagles. BrushBuck
customers will have the opportunity to jump on and off the bus as they
choose along the park’s road — just make sure you’re back for dinner.

Accommodations Overnight at Denali Bluffs (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodations: Denali Cabins (or similar)

Day 9:  Denali National Park To Anchorage

As we end our tour of the Alaska wilderness, we’ll enjoy lunch and
shopping in the historic village of Talkeetna, nestled at the base of
Mt. McKinley. This charming town provides a stellar panoramic view of
the Alaska Range before returning to Anchorage where we will say our
goodbyes.

Meals: Breakfast