Luxury Family Journeys: Family Alaska
8 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.
Embark a breathtaking float trip down the Portage River
Witness calving glaciers and marine wildlife on a private cruise of Prince William Sound
- Ride on the Alaska Railroad in a Deluxe Dome Car to Denali National Park
Fly over Denali National Park land for a walk on the surface of a glacier
Private visit to kennels of Iditarod champion racer and learn about Alaskan huskies and dogsledding
Itinerary at a Glance
DAY 1: Arrive Anchorage, Alaska
Arrive in Anchorage where you are met and transferred along the scenic Turnagain Arm to Girdwood, to your resort. Ride up the Alyeska Aerial Tram, and then hike with a guide on Mount Alyeska for breathtaking views. In the evening, enjoy a festive welcome dinner.
DAY 2: Kenai Peninsula | Scenic Float Trip
This morning, set out to experience Alaska’s jaw-dropping landscapes on a family float trip down the Portage River. Savor Alaska’s prized fish during a lunchtime salmon bake. Later, visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, a nonprofit organization that rehabilitates injured or orphaned animals and returns them to the wild.
DAY 3: Kenai Peninsula | Private Fjords and Wildlife Cruise
Cruise by private boat in the majestic glacier and marine wildlife country of Prince William Sound. Spy calving glaciers as well as species such as orcas, puffins and sea lions at close range. Go ashore for a guided beach walk. Return in the late afternoon for dinner at your leisure.
DAY 4: Redoubt Bay | Bear Country
Approximately 90% of Alaska is not served by roads, which is why aviation plays such an important role in everyday life. Fly southwest to Redoubt Bay Lodge and then embark by boat through “bear country,” looking for black and brown bears. Later, continue to your accommodations in a rustic-modern lodge that overlooks Denali National Park and North America’s tallest peak, Denali (formerly Mt McKinley).
DAY 5: Talkeetna | Dog Kennel Visit & Glacier Walk
Explore historic Talkeetna, the jumping-off point for Denali climbers. Visit the dog kennels of Iditarod racer Dallas Seavey and try your hand at dryland mushing. Visit the family-run Kahiltna Birchworks for tastings of birchmade candy and ice cream. Set out on a guided walk of the town’s historic district, followed by time at leisure for lunch. Fly over the peaks and glaciers of Denali National Park. Then, land and walk on a glacier’s surface (weather permitting).
DAY 6: Talkeetna | Scenic Denali National Park by Rail
After a relaxing early morning, board a Deluxe Dome Car on the Alaska Railroad to Denali National Park, viewing the most scenic section of this Alaska rail journey featuring the Alaska Range and Denali. Enjoy lunch on board. Arrive at the Denali station in the late afternoon to tour the Visitors Center and take a short hike near the park entrance.
DAY 7: Anchorage | Kayaking and Hiking
Continue exploring the magnificent Denali area with an all-ages kayak trip on placid Byers Lake. Next, join a knowledgeable naturalist guide on a hike that reveals Alaska’s abundant flora and fauna, stopping for a picnic lunch en route. Then, continue to Anchorage, where you meet the chef who prepares your farewell dinner for an authentic Chef’s Table experience.
DAY 8: Depart Anchorage, Alaska
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
Departures between June – August 2022 | From $7,395 per person
(Children 17 and under save $500)
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. Air not included.
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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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