Iditarod Tour And Alaskan Wilderness
About the Iditarod Tour:
Known as, “The Last Great Race on Earth”, the Iditarod dog-sledding trail is a grueling challenge that extends for over 1000 miles. On this Iditarod tour, you’ll discover the history behind the most inherently Alaskan competition in the world. You’ll be meeting teams and their dogs, and will even learn how to mush your own furry pack! The events don’t stop there, you’ll be visiting Anchorage’s Winter Carnival, a celebration of the pioneering Alaskan spirit. Additional highlights include; enjoying a luxurious remote cabin, snowmobiling, wildlife viewing, ski plane flights, and more. With the Northern Lights being a possibility as well, who knows what the real star of the show could be!
Experiencing the Iditarod Tour with Entrée Destinations:
It can be daunting, visiting vast Alaska, but not with Entrée Destinations. From your first phone call with us to your flight home, we are by your side. When you’re traveling with us you can rest assured knowing that our 24/7 support is available to you anytime. To ensure that you experience a journey that’s right for you, all our itineraries are built from the ground up to your needs. Interested in combining the Iditarod with heli-skiing in the Tordrillo mountains? We’ll call the choppers. Are onsite massages more your speed? We can organize that too. Your time is yours to enjoy as you please, if you have a special request we will endeavor to make it happen. Download the full itinerary to find out more!
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1-2 | WINTERLAKE LODGE, AK
Upon your arrival at the airport in Anchorage, your driver will transport you to your hotel. Explore the state’s largest city before having dinner on your own in any number of great restaurants (we’ll have plenty of suggestions for you). Accommodations are at the Hotel Captain Cook, in a Junior Suite.
2 | WINTERLAKE LODGE, AK
Today a scenic ski plane flight will transport you to your next hotel and the fourth checkpoint stop on the famous Iditarod race trail. Keep watch for moose and wolves, as well as Denali and the Alaska Range. At the Lodge, settle in and relax—or head straight out to meet the huskies and begin your dog mushing training. Accommodations are at Winterlake Lodge, in a Cabin.
3-4 | WINTERLAKE LODGE, AK
Engage in any number of activities at the Lodge. Accompany the guides for a walk along the famous Iditarod Trail in search of animal tracks in the snow, or join in the kitchen to learn the secrets of the chef’s favorite Alaskan dishes. In the afternoon, you might enjoy snowmobiling, snowshoeing or hooking up your own team and learning how to mush. There are simple trails around the lake for beginners, with a progression of trails for the more adventurous. Accommodations are at Winterlake Lodge, in a Cabin.
6-7 | ANCHORAGE, AK
Wake to the excitement of the race, you’re on an Iditarod tour after all! Overnight, downtown Anchorage will have been transformed into race HQ, with the ceremonial start about to take place. Wander the streets and soak up the energy and excitement of the locals as they muse over who will be the first to Nome. Accommodations are at the Hotel Captain Cook, in a Junior Suite.
On the seventh and final day of your journey, your driver will transport you from your hotel to the Anchorage airport in time for your return flight. Safe travels!