Tailor Made Family Alaska: Wild Frontiers
7 days | Roundtrip from Anchorage
On this Abercrombie & Kent Luxury Family Alaska Journey, you’ll cruise along the wild Kenai Fjords, ride on the Alaska Railroad GoldStar Dome train, search for wildlife on a floatplane wilderness trip, and fly over Denali National Park, landing on a glacier at the foot of North America’s tallest peak.
This luxury family journey is limited to 24 people.
Or, if you like, you can customize your Family Alaska itinerary to your specific interests and create a Tailor Made Journey just for you and your family, departing when you choose and with expert local guides leading the way.
Abercrombie & Kent is an undisputed leader in luxury travel and offers a collection of small group and family travel experiences.
Peace of Mind Travel: This Tailor Made Journey provides the famous Abercrombie & Kent insider access in the safety of your private group of family and friends. All aspects of these journeys will incorporate current health and safety protocols as well as local health regulations.
Kayak among icebergs on a remote glacial lake and enjoy a guided hike through a lush, old-growth forest
Watch for calving glaciers and marine wildlife on a glacier and wildlife cruise
Look for wild bears feeding on the shores of Chinitna Bay
Flight-see over Denali National Park, landing on a glacier at the base of Denali
Visit the sled-dog kennels of a champion Iditarod musher, and try your hand at leading a team
DAY 1: Arrive Anchorage, Alaska
Arrive in Anchorage where you are met and transferred to your hotel.
DAY 2: Chinitna Bay & Kenai Peninsula | Bear Sightings & Mountain Views
Fly by shared bush plane to Chinitna Bay, where you can watch for bears that may come out to feed on the river’s banks. Afterward, continue to your hotel in Girdwood. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure, free to explore your beautiful resort or ride the Alyeska Aerial Tram up to the observation deck for the breathtaking views.
DAY 3: Kenai Peninsula | Glacier & Wildlife Cruise
Drive to Whittier for a shared glacier-and-wildlife cruise. Depending on the weather and local conditions, you could enjoy a thrilling cruise among the towering tidewater glaciers in Harriman Fjord or a cruise into the heart of Prince William Sound. Go ashore on a remote beach for some tide pooling or a short hike into this northernmost rainforest.
DAY 4: Kenai Peninsula | Spencer Glacier Kayaking
Hop on the Alaska Railroad’s Coastal Classic train this morning for a scenic ride to the Spencer Glacier Whistle Stop. Disembark to set out by kayak, paddling with your guide among icebergs on a remote glacial lake, the only place in Alaska where you can weave through glacial ice on a calm lake. Afterward, continue your adventure with a guided seven-mile float down the Placer River.
DAY 5: Talkeetna | North America’s Highest Peak
This morning, board a shared aircraft for a thrilling flight over the peaks and glaciers of Denali National Park. Land on a glacier’s surface (weather permitting), and disembark to experience snow-veiled peaks stretching in every direction. This afternoon, explore Talkeetna’s best trail with your guide, starting with a moderate hike through a lush, old-growth forest.
DAY 6: Talkeetna | Sled Dog Visit & Wilderness Jet Boat Ride
Visit the Talkeetna kennels of Iditarod champion Dallas Seavey for a dryland mushing tour. You’ll hear about the life of a musher and what it takes to win the world’s most iconic dogsled race. Afterward, set off on a shared wilderness jet boat excursion, watching for bald eagles and other wildlife. Your captain and naturalist guide will share stories of human and natural history of the area as you visit a Native Alaskan camp and a historic trapper’s cabin.DAY 7: Depart Anchorage
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your departing flight.
The Hotel Alyeska | Girdwood, Alaska
Alaska’s signature year-round resort destination, offering stunning mountain and glacier views.
Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge | Talkeetna, Alaska
Set on a ridge just above the town of Talkeetna, the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge offers majestic views of Denali, the tallest peak in North America.
Hotel Captain Cook | Anchorage, Alaska
Located in the heart of downtown Anchorage with views of Cook Inlet or the Chugach Mountains.
Dates and Pricing
Jun-Aug 2023 | From $10,595 per person
Internal Air from $625 for Denali Flightseeing
Prices are per person, double occupancy for the itinerary as published, and subject to availability. Pricing reflects A&K’s recommended months of travel of this itinerary. Supplements may apply over holiday periods, festivals and special events.
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- English-Speaking Resident Family Tour Director and Local Guides
- Hand-Selected Family-Friendly Accommodations
- Family Discovery Activities and a Family Foodie Experience
- Airport Meet and Greet with Private Transfers
- Breakfast in Bed on Select Days
- Full Breakfast Daily, Select Lunches and Dinners
- Entrance Fees, Taxes and All Gratuities Except Resident Tour Director
- 24/7 On-Call Support
About A&K Luxury Family Journeys
Abercrombie & Kent’s Luxury Family Journeys allow you to experience A&K’s hallmark blend of insider access and style in more than 100 countries around the world, on an itinerary uniquely created for you and your family or friends. From arrival to departure, every detail is anticipated and every effort made to ensure a seamless, unforgettable travel experience.
Hand-picked, English-speaking A&K local guides join you at each step on your journey, bringing your destination to life through authentic, beyond-the-guidebook knowledge.
We work closely with you and in conjunction with A&K to create a made-to-order journey of a lifetime, optimized to make sure you get the most out of every moment.
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