Mt. McKinley Flightseeing, Knik Glacier, Gray Whale Watching – Alaska Tours

ANCHORAGE WINTER EXPERIENCES

Turnagain Turnaround Tour from Anchorage
Take a small group tour along Turnagain Arm, one of the most scenic drives in the country. Your driver will pick you up from your hotel and take you south along the Seward Highway toward Girdwood. A professional Alaska tour guide will tell you all about the area and share personal knowledge of Alaska on the way to Mt. Alyeska. Take in the spectacular views as you ride an aerial tram to the top of the mountain. Lunch is included in Girdwood. Afterwards, visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, where your guide will introduce you to Alaskan animals including moose, bears, elk, caribou, owls and more! As you travel back to Anchorage, keep your eyes open for Dall sheep and bald eagles!

Required at time of booking: Hotel Information in Anchorage.

Season: Daily departures November 25, 2016 - April 10, 2017 (no departures on Dec 24, 25 and Jan 1) and May 20 - September 30, 2016 
Departure Time: between 11:00am (11:00H) - 12:00pm (12:00H)
Duration: 6 hours including transfers

Price:
 USD 149 per person

Anchorage and Winter Sunset Photo Safari
A photo tour that is fun for casual camera operators and avid photographers alike! This 4-hour tour is a great way to explore Anchorage in the winter! Hunt for the best light of the day, which during winter at this latitude often bathes the snowy landscape in stunning colors. You will be transported to scenic locations around Anchorage, Cook Inlet, and Chugach State Park to shoot enchanting winterscapes. The itinerary is flexible and allows for spontaneous stops to photograph wildlife en route. On certain dates, there is the opportunity to shoot the moon rising over the white-capped peaks of the Chugach Mountains. This tour includes a post tour wake-up call option and transport to Glen Alps to shoot northern lights, should they become active (no additional cost). Along the way, you will be offered creative and technical support from your Alaska Photo Treks guide.

Good to know: Prior photography experience or special photo equipment is not required for this tour! There is a small group size of maximum 10 people, so book early!

Season: Daily departures Nov 15, 2016 - March 31, 2017. NO tours on Nov 24; Dec 24, 25, 31 and Jan 1.
Departure Time: Tour begins in the afternoon / evening, approx. 3 hour before the sunset of the day.
The times are approximately as follows: mid Nov through Dec around 12:30pm (12:30); January around 1pm - 2pm (13:00-14:00); February around 2pm - 3 pm (14:00-15:00); early to mid March around 3:30pm - 4pm (15:30 - 16:00); mid to end March 5pm - 6pm (17:00-18:00) 
Duration: 4 hours

Price:
 USD 169 per person

Mt. McKinley Flightseeing Tour from Anchorage
This scenic flight takes you within six miles of Denali's 20,320 ft. summit (formerly Mt. McKinley). Fly by floatplane (summer only; plane on skis in winter) from Anchorage's Lake Hood, the world's busiest seaplane airport. Aerially tour over the foothills of Denali to view the entire length of the Ruth Glacier, the Great Gorge and the massive south face of Denali (formerly Mt. McKinley). This is a truly spectacular way to get up-close to "The Great One!" A lake landing provides an opportunity for photos of the remote wilderness (weather permitting).
Tour includes: Transfers to and from most Anchorage downtown and airport hotels from mid-May to mid-September.

NOTE: A 2-person minimum is required for the tour to operate.

Required at time of booking: Body weights and hotel information in Anchorage.

Season: Daily departures January 5 - December 30, 2016 & Jan 2 - April 30, 2017, except holidays (weather permitting)
Departure Time: Morning/Afternoon
Duration: 3 hours

Price:
 USD 438 per person

Full Day Dog Sledding Adventure Tour from Anchorage
You will be picked up from your Anchorage hotel for a scenic drive north to dog mushing country! After an early lunch, arrival at the kennel where you will meet a veteran dog musher for an authentic Alaskan experience. Meet the sled dogs, learn the ropes, and ride through the wilderness with the team! This tour provides an excellent opportunity to hear stories from the trail and learn about the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race and mushing basics. Enjoy hot chocolate before your return to Anchorage.
Included: Lunch and transfers from Anchorage.


NOTE: There is a 2 passenger minimum to operate this tour. Children have to be at least 8 years to participate in this tour.

Required at time of booking: Hotel Information in Anchorage

Season: Daily departures November 15, 2016 - April 7, 2017 (depending on snow conditions) (No departures on Nov 24, Dec 24, 25, Jan 1 and March 1, 3, 4 & 5)
Departure Time: Typically 9:30am (9:30H)
Duration: 8 hours including transfers

Price:
 USD 299 per person

Spring Gray Whale Watching Cruise with roundtrip transfers from Anchorage
Witness this amazing annual migration of California Gray Whales, traveling over 5,000 miles from Baja California, to the nutrient rich waters of Alaska's Bering Sea! You will depart this morning from Anchorage on a motorcoach to Seward. At noon you will depart on a 4 hour cruise, where you will have a front row seat as these magnificent mammals pass by the mouth of Resurrection Bay. Watch for their bushy, heart shaped blow rising up to 13 feet in the air. A hot lunch is included. Following the cruise, you will return by motorcoach to Anchorage, arriving in Anchorage between 6:30pm and 7pm. 
Tour includes: 4 hour cruise, lunch and roundtrip motorcoach transportation from Anchorage.

NOTE: whale sightings are common but not guaranteed.

Required at time of booking: Hotel information in Anchorage.

Season: March 25, 26, April 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 & 16, 2016 and daily departures April 22 - May 19, 2016
Departure Time: approx. 7:30am - 8:00am  (7:30H - 8:00H)
Duration: approx 11.5 hours including 4 hour cruise

Price:
 USD 175 per adult / USD 90 per child (0-11 years)

Iditarod Starting Line Event
Experience the official start of the world famous Iditarod Race. Every year hundreds of people come out to line the start of the race and cheer on the mushers and their dogs as they begin their long journey north. Share this exciting experience with fellow Iditarod enthusiast.
Tour includes: Roundtrip transportation from Anchorage to the starting area on Willow Lake, hot food and drinks.

Required at time of booking: Hotel information in Anchorage.

Date: March 5, 2017
Departure Time: Between 9:00 - 9:30am (9:00H - 9:30H)
Duration: 10 hours including transfers

Price:
 USD 150 per person

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