Wildlife & Wilderness

This trip includes three nights at North Face Lodge, allowing you to experience Denali National Park and towering Denali itself from myriad vantage points. Highlights include a flightseeing journey, the luxurious train ride from Fairbanks, and a seven-hour wildlife tour deep into the park. Over three nights at Winterlake Lodge, you’ll be immersed in an entirely different landscape. The isolated oasis, a fly-in lodge, overlooks Finger Lake and the Tordrillo Mountains. Guided walks and leisurely explorations are complemented by such helicopter-supported activities as river rafting, sportfishing, and glacier trekking. Finally, a stop at Redoubt Bay Bear Sanctuary en route to Anchorage allows for up-close brown bear viewing.

Highlights

  • Accommodations at Springhill Suites Fairbanks and Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage, North Face Lodge in Denali, and floatplane-accessible only Winterlake Lodge.
  • Riding the rails in luxury aboard the Alaska Railroad dome train and doing some serious neck swivelling watching unparalleled scenery go by.
  • Backcountry road trip adventure with a savvy naturalist into spectacular Denali National Park, keeping an eye out for bears, moose, caribou, and Dall sheep.
  • Jaw-dropping flight over awe-inspiring Denali—the Great One, with an ace pilot/guide.
  • Trip of a lifetime in remote and remarkable Finger Lake, including personalized wilderness adventures hand-crafted to suit your interests, fitness level, and preferences.
  • Heli backcountry adventure discovering breathtaking alpine ridges, peaks, and mountain top lakes with an ace pilot and mountain guide.
  • Meeting grizzlies with bear-guru guides in remote and rugged wildlife haven, Big River Lakes.

The Route

 

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