7-Nights Alaska: Call of the Wild - Tauck Bridges Family Travel
Alaskan family fun sunrise to sunset... meet champion Iditarod sled dogs… take a flightseeing tour over Denali National Park… go jet boating, wilderness hiking, kayaking... take a rail trip... spot Alaska’s magnificent wildlife…. learn about native Alaskans and their rich cultural heritage…
Your family experiences the natural treasures of America's 49th state in a new way on one of our newest Earth Journeys, created by Tauck and BBC Earth – nature's premier storyteller. An Alaska family vacation of a lifetime... Travel by land, sea and air on this incredible Alaska family vacation that is designed for every member of your family with on-tour film vignettes custom-made for Tauck by BBC Earth natural history experts plus other select BBC Earth touches. Your family's travels begin with one night in Anchorage, then it’s off to the northern interior for a jet boat ride, a wilderness hike, a geocaching treasure hunt and two nights at a wilderness lodge. Meet Alaskan huskies at a dog sled training facility and soar above the foothills of Mt. Denali on a flightseeing adventure. Travel to Alaska’s alpine playground in Kenai for a two-night wilderness lodge stay and a choice of activities including kayaking, river rafting and a guided wilderness hike in the Kenai River region. Cruise the Kenai Fjords with a naturalist who points out wildlife along the way. During your final two-night stay in Girdwood, visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center to meet animals being rehabilitated (from moose to grizzly bears), and pan for gold at the Crow Creek Mine.
7 nights from $4650 per person
Located at the upper end of Cook Inlet in the Gulf of Alaska, Anchorage is Alaska's largest community. This popular tourist destination and crossroads for global air travel is only minutes away from the recreational areas bordering the Gulf of Alaska.
Talkeetna offers the traveler a look at the real Alaska as well as the best
view of Mt McKinley. Reached year round by car, railroad and airplane, it is
a unique town that has been almost untouched by commercialism. Mountain climbers
from all over the world leave from here to climb McKinley and add an international
flavor to the town during the summer months. Winter visits to the area are becoming
increasingly popular, offering dog sledding, Northern Lights viewing and snowmobiling.
Cooper landing is located on the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska. The town was first settled in the 19th century by gold and mineral prospectors, and has become a summer tourist destination thanks to its scenic wilderness location. Cooper Landing is best know for red salmon fishing in the Russian River and as the starting point for raft trips down the Kenai River. A number of companies run raft trips ranging from gentle floats to Class III whitewater in the Kenai Canyon.
Located in Alaska's Chugash Mountains southeast of Anchorage, Girdwood is a popular year-round ski resort community. Visitors enjoy winter skiing and snowboarding on Mount Alyeska, and hiking, rafting and fishing in the summer.
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- Accommodations per itinerary
- 18 meals
- On-tour film vignettes custom-made for Tauck by BBC Earth natural history experts plus select BBC Earth touches
- Flightsee over the soaring peaks of Denali National Park
- Gratuities to Tauck Director, drivers, and local guides
- Take a cruise along Prince William Sound
- Go on a geocaching treasure hunt
- Travel aboard Alaska Railroad along the spectacular shoreline of Turnagain Arm
- Kayaking, river rafting and hiking on the Kenai Peninsula, known as "Alaska's Playground"
- Meet sled dogs in training
- Take a jet boat ride in “bush” Alaska
- Explore the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
- Pan for gold at Crow Creek
- Attend a cultural performance at the Alaska Native Heritage Center
- Hike around Talkeetna Lake
- Airport transfers on arrival and departure as noted
- Service charges, taxes and porterage
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