Alaska Entdeckertour USA

Alaska Entdeckertour

  • Genießen Sie frische Meeresfrüchte in Anchorage
  • Wandern im spektakulären Denali Nationalpark
  • Ausblick auf den Gipfel des Mount McKinley
  • Lauschen Sie dem Knirschen der Gletscher im Wrangell-St.-Elias-Nationalpark
  • Erkundung der Kenai-Halbinsel
  • Stopp am Worthington Gletscher
  • Besuch der Geisterstadt Kennicott und des historischen McCarthy
  • Überblick
  • Leistungen
  • Reiseverlauf
  • Termine & Preise
  • Zusatzinformationen
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15 Tage USA

ab  2.949 € Anfragen oder buchen

Erleben Sie die spektakulärsten Landschaften und Nationalparks, die der hohe Norden der USA zu bieten hat. Spüren Sie die Faszination der Wildnis, halten Sie Ausschau nach den Tieren des Nordens und lassen Sie sich von der Weite und Schönheit Alaskas begeistern. Genießen Sie den atemberaubenden Ausblick auf den höchsten Berg Nordamerikas, den Mt. McKinley und sehen Sie die Tiere der Wildnis wie Bären, Wölfe und Karibus im spektakulären Denali Nationalpark. Im Wrangell-St. Elias-Nationalpark erwartet Sie eines der größten Schutzgebiete der Welt und die größte Gletscherkonzentration des amerikanischen Kontinents. Entdecken Sie die Geisterstadt Kennicott und das historische McCarthy und erkunden Sie die abwechslungsreichen Landschaften sowie die reiche Tierwelt der Kenai-Halbinsel. Freizeitaktivitäten wie Kajak fahren, Bootsfahrten, Eisklettern oder Raften runden Ihre intensiven Naturerlebnisse im Herzen Alaskas ab.

Tag 1: Anchorage
Anreise.

Tage 2-3: Homer
Reisen Sie entlang der Küste der Kenai-Halbinsel. Genießen Sie eine Wanderung auf dem Weg nach Homer. Sie können die Kachemak Bay mit dem Wassertaxi erkunden oder sich im lokalen Sport versuchen - Heilbuttangeln.

Tage 4-5: Seward
Erkunden Sie die Kenai-Halbinsel und die Kenai-Fjorde und beobachten Sie Gletscher, Seevögelkolonien und Orcas. Sie können auch eine Bootsfahrt machen oder Kajak fahren. Wandern Sie am Exit Glacier. Sie haben auch die Möglichkeit das Sealife Center besuchen.

Tag 6: Valdez
Fahrt mit der Fähre durch den Golf von Alaska und in den Prinz-William-Sund. Sehen Sie den Portage Glacier und Whittier, bevor Sie in Valdez ankommen.

Tage 7-9: Wrangell-St.-Elias-Nationalpark
Reisen Sie zum riesigen und unberührten Wrangell-St.-Elias-Nationalpark. Auf dem Weg Halt am Worthington Glacier. Verbringen Sie einen ganzen Tag damit, den Park zu erkunden und zu wandern. Entdecken Sie die Geisterstadt Kennicott und danach das historische McCarthy. Sie können einen malerischen Rundflug oder einen Gletscherspaziergang machen oder Eisklettern gehen.

Tag 10: Tangle Lakes
Fahrt durch das Copper River Valley auf dem Weg zu den Tangle Lakes. Unterwegs sollten Sie sich die einzigartigen Fish Wheels ansehen, die für den Lachsfang benutzt werden.

Tage 11-13: Denali Nationalpark
Auf dem Weg nach Denali sehen Sie den höchsten Berg Nordamerikas, den Mount McKinley. Genießen Sie einige Tage, um den Denali Nationalpark zu erkunden. Unternehmen Sie Wanderungen in dieser abgelegenen Wildnis. Sie können auch einen Rundflug über die malerische Landschaft machen oder raften gehen.

Tag 14: Anchorage
Fahrt nach Anchorage, wo Sie einen Orientierungs-Spaziergang durch die Stadt genießen können vor einem optionalen Abschieds-Abendessen.

Tag 15: Anchorage
Abreise.

Leistungen enthalten

Alaska Rundreise lt. Programm, Transport im Touring-Van mit Klimaanlage, Unterbringung und Mahlzeiten wie angegeben, Alle Eintritte in State Parks und Nationalparks. Wanderung und Erkundung der Kenai-Halbinsel und Fjorde. Wanderung am Exit Glacier und Harding Icefield. Aussicht auf Portage Glacier und Worthington Glacier. Besuch im Wrangell-St-Elias-Nationalpark. Eintritt in die Geisterstadt Kennicott. Besichtigung von McCarthy. Fahrt durch Cooper River Valley und Aussicht auf Tangle Lakes. Erkundung des Denali Nationalparks. Orientierungs-Spaziergang in Anchorage. Alle Transfers zwischen den Reisezielen sowie zu inbegriffenen Aktivitäten und zurück

Leistungen nicht enthalten

Internationale Flüge (gerne über uns buchbar), nicht genannte Mahlzeiten und Getränke, Reiseversicherung, Trinkgelder, persönliche Ausgaben, optionale Ausflüge und Aktivitäten, Vor- und Nachübernachtungen zur Tour, Flughafentransfers, Visum/ESTA-Einreisegenehmigung

Unterbringung

3x Standard-Hotels
2x Hütten (Zimmer mit eigenem Bad)
2x einfache Hotels (Etagenbad)
3x einfache Hotels (Dreibettzimmer, Etagenbad)
4x Hütten (Etagenbad)

Die Unterbringung erfolgt in Doppelzimmern bzw. Mehrbettzimmern.

Wahlweise kann gegen Aufpreis von 809 Euro die Unterbringung im Einzelzimmer gebucht werden (optional, nicht buchbar für die Nächte 7 -9, vorbehaltlich Verfügbarkeit).

Verpflegung

1x Frühstück
8x Mittagessen

Bitte planen Sie ca. USD590-770 USD für nicht enthaltene Mahlzeiten ein.

Tourbegleitung

Englischsprachiger Reiseleiter

Transportarten

Fähre, Zu Fuß, Touring-Van / Maxi-Van

Zusätzliche Übernachtungen

Vor/Nachübernachtung Anchorage:
ca. 190 EUR/Nacht

Bitte beachte, dass sich die Preise jederzeit ändern können.

Flughafentransfer

Bitte kontaktieren Sie uns - wir beraten Sie gerne!

Optionale Ausflüge / Zusatzleistungen

HOMER:
Reiten (1/2 Tag) US$90
Kachemak Gletscherflug (1 h) US$240

SEWARD:
Bootsfahrt Kenaj Fjords (6 h) US$149
Kayaking (3 h) US$65

DENALI:
Rafting (2 h) US$89

Bitte beachte, dass sich die Aktivitäten/Preise jederzeit ändern können.
Day 1 Anchorage
Arrive at any time.

There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Please keep in mind, a lot of what there is to see and do in Alaska is weather-dependent. We give our CEOs the opportunity to adjust the schedule as needed based on weather. For example, something scheduled on the itinerary for Day 2 may be better on Day 4, when the sun is shining. Please be flexible and enjoy the ride.

Hiking note: On this trip there are several options for hikes in each location. Your CEO will adjust the hikes according to weather and fitness level of the group.

Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
1h, 18:00

The adventure begins tonight. Feel free to explore, but make sure you're
back in time to meet the group. After introductions, your CEO will
review the details of your tour.

Accommodation

Ramada Inn Downtown Anchorage (or similar)
Hotel

Day 2
Anchorage/Homer (Lunch)

Travel along the coast of the Kenai Peninsula. Opt to enjoy a hike outside of Homer.

Travel around the coast of the Kenai Peninsula, where glaciers tumble down
from the mountains towards the ocean. Keep an eye out for beluga whales
playing out at sea while travelling along the Turnagain Arm, or
volcanoes across the Cook Inlet.

Private Vehicle
Anchorage – Homer 7h 357km

Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private vehicle.

Optional Activities

Hiking
Homer

Free

Enjoy a short hike outside Homer to get a little closer to the majestic landscape.

Accommodation

Glacier View Cabins (or similar)
Hotel

Day 3
Homer
Enjoy a free day in Homer. Opt to take a water taxi to explore Kachemak Bay or try your hand at a local sport– halibut fishing.

While in Homer, keep a look out for some of the local wildlife including bald eagles, sandhill cranes, moose and shorebirds, to name a few.
Free Time
Homer Full Day

Spend free time exploring nearby bays, reeling in some halibut, or hiking and spotting some of the area's amazing wildlife.

Optional Activities

Hiking
Homer

Free

Enjoy a short hike outside Homer to get a little closer to the majestic landscape.

Kachemak Bay Exploration
Kachemak Bay

75-85USD per person

Hop on a water taxi and head to Kackhemak Bay. Spend some time hiking the trails, exploring the cove or trying to spot some of the animals that stop to visit the bay like sea otters and seals.

Halibut Fishing
Kachemak Bay

200-300USD per person

Head out with the locals to see if you can haul in some halibut, Homer has some of the best fishing in all of North America and is known as the 'The Halibut Fishing Capital of the World.'

Accommodation

Glacier View Cabins (or similar)
Hotel

Day 4
Homer/Seward (Lunch)
Travel to the Kenai Peninsula and explore the Kenai Fjords, viewing glaciers, sea bird colonies and orcas.

Hike to the Exit Glacier and Harding Icefield this afternoon, seeing the size and power of this natural phenomenon in person.

Leave Homer in the morning and arrive at the tip of the Kenai Peninsula where the ice age still lingers. Spend the day exploring this site to discover the fjords, their history, science and remote splendor.

Head out for an amazing hike to the Exit Glacier and Harding Icefield. Considered one of the greatest hikes on the Kenai Peninsula, experience glaciers and the forces that shaped the landscape up close, while exploring only a tiny portion of the nearly 1 million acres that make up Kenai Fjords National Park.

Private Vehicle
Homer – Seward 5h 270km

Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private vehicle.

Kenai Peninsula and Fjords Exploration
Kenai Peninsula

Spend two days exploring the Kenai Fjords where earthquakes and ocean storms are the architects. Ice worms, bears and whales make their home in this land of constant change. Native Alutiiq used these resources to nurture a life intertwined with the sea.

Hike to Exit Glacier and Harding Icefield
Exit Glacier 5h-8h 12km

Head out on an amazing hike to the Exit Glacier and Harding Icefield. The 11.9km (7.4 mi) round trip of the Harding Icefield Trail is a spectacular day hike that utilizes back-country and on-trail trekking. Starting on the valley floor, the trail winds through cottonwood and alder forests, passes though heather filled meadows and ultimately climbs well above tree line to a breathtaking view of the Icefield. The top of the trail is a window to past ice ages – a horizon of ice and snow that stretches as far as the eye can see, broken only by an occasional nunatak or lonely peak.

Black bears are spotted almost every day from the Harding Icefield Trail.

Accommodation

Murphy's Alaskan Motel (or similar)
Motel

Day 5
Seward/Valdez (Lunch)
Spend the day on a scenic journey to Valdez. Take the ferry across the Gulf of Alaska and into Prince William Sound. View Portage Glacier and Whittier before arriving to Valdez.

Hop an Alaska Marine Highway ferry through the Inside Passage, across the Gulf of Alaska and into Prince William Sound. If weather permits, catch a glimpse of the Columbia Glacier.

The Columbia Glacier is receding, leaving huge blocks of ice and an impassible moraine. It is always changing and each day the bay is filled with floating ice.

The crashing glaciers and towering Chugach Mountains rising from the sea make Valdez absolutely picturesque.

Private Vehicle
Seward – Whittier 1h45m-2h

Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private vehicle.

Ferry
Whittier – Valdez 6h-6h30m

Get to the next spot on your route aboard a convenient and efficient ferry boat.

Optional Activities

Portage Glacier Viewing
Portage Glacier

Spot the Portage Glacier on the Kenai Peninsula. Hundreds of years ago, the glacier filled the entire valley but now is one of five glaciers in the area.

Columbia Glacier Viewing
Prince William Sound

Get a glimpse of the Columbia Glacier if weather permits. The Columbia
Glacier is receding and changing constantly, leaving huge blocks of ice,
filling the bay with floating ice, and creating an impassible moraine.

Accommodation

Keystone Hotel (or similar)
Hotel

Day 6
Valdez (Lunch)
Enjoy a full day to discover everything that Valdez has to offer. Opt to go kayaking or hiking.

Valdez is a quintessential Alaskan coastal town surrounded by impressive mountains, and a great place to explore. Opt to hike Thompson's pass, kayak beside one of the world's largest tidal glaciers or catch a glimpse of salmon spawning (in season). The crashing glaciers and towering Chugach Mountains rising from the sea make Valdez absolutely picturesque.
Free Time
Valdez Full Day

With lots to do in and around Valdez, get out and explore!

Optional Activities

Hiking
Valdez

Valdez is known as having amazing hikes in and around the city. Pack your
water bottle, pick a route, and go hit the trail! Popular routes include
the Shoup Bay trail and the Goat trail.

Sea Kayaking
Valdez

75-259USD per person

Ride a comfortable motorboat out to the moraine of the Columbia Glacier and paddle amongst the icebergs. Look for whales, bears, and other wildlife!

Accommodation

Keystone Hotel (or similar)
Hotel

Day 7
Valdez/McCarthy (Breakfast | Lunch)
Travel toward the huge and wild Wrangell-St Elias National Park, stop at Worthington Glacier en route.

Travel into Wrangell-St Elias National Park, staying in the small historic town of McCarthy. Surrounded by more mountains and glaciers than anywhere else in Alaska, every direction has a spectacular view.
Private Vehicle
Valdez – McCarthy 6h 233km

Travel time includes stops along the way.

Worthington Glacier Visit
Worthington Glacier 30m-2h 1-3km

Spend some time exploring this glacier located in the Chugach Mountains near Thompson Pass—the snowiest place in Alaska. Worthington Glacier is one of the most accessible glaciers in Alaska, passing within a few feet of the parking lot with a viewing shelter right off the Richardson Highway. Like most of Alaska’s glaciers, this valley glacier has been steadily retreating for the last 150 years, but not as dramatically as many others. The upper basin sits at 5,500 feet and collects about 28 feet of snow each year.

Accommodation

Lancaster Hotel - McCarthy (or similar)
Hostel

Days 8 - 9
McCarthy
Spend two days exploring the park and hiking around. Opt to take a scenic flight, go for a glacier walk or try ice climbing. Choose to explore the ghost town of Kennecott, hike the Bonanza Mine Trail or the easier Root Glacier Trail.

This national park is the largest in the US, roughly 25% larger than Switzerland, and is the convergence of three mountain ranges.

Explore Wrangell-St Elias
Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park and Preserve

Spend two days exploring this wilderness on foot or from the air. Wrangell-St Elias National Park is located in the eastern region of south-central Alaska. The Chugach, Wrangell, and St Elias mountain ranges converge here in what is often referred to as the 'Mountain Kingdom of North America'. It is the largest national park in the US at six times the size of Yellowstone.

Free Time
Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park and PreserveFull Day

Don't waste a minute! Start exploring this epic wilderness.

Optional Activities

Scenic Flight
Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park and Preserve

110-255USD per person

Get a bird's eye view of this gorgeous landscape and try to take it all in.

Ice Climbing
Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park and Preserve

Opt to learn a bit about ice climbing with the professionals and take an informative walk along the glacier.

Kennecott Ghost Town Guided Tour
Kennicott

25USD per person

Explore Kennecott, a ghost town frozen in time. When the Kennecott Copper Corporation abruptly abandoned the town in 1938 they left behind their equipment, buildings and personal belongings. Their stories of discovery, perseverance, and ingenuity, however, live on. See what it was like to live and work in this remote wilderness as you tour the town site with a guide, listening to tales of lucky fortunes, tenacious frontiersmen and tragic endings.

Bonanza Mine Trail Hike
Bonanza Mine

Free
Walk the Bonanza Mine Trail, a fairly strenuous walk that follows the ridges and tram lines to the old mine. Enjoy the magnificent panoramas of the Chugach Mountains, Mt Blackburn and the Kennecott Glacier along the way. From the ridge above the mine there are some spectacular views across to the University Range in the St Elias Mountains.

The hike is about 4.5 miles one way with an elevation gain of 3800ft.
Root Glacier Trail Hike
Root Glacier

Free

Hike the Root Glacier Trail, another hiking route in the area. The trail follows the right lateral moraine and starts at the far end of the mining town. It's a fairly level 4-8 roundtrip (depending on where you turn back) with great views of the Root Glacier.

Accommodation

Lancaster Hotel - McCarthy (or similar)
Hostel

Day 10
McCarthy/Tangle Lakes (Lunch)

Drive through Copper River Valley en route to Tangle Lakes, checking out the fishwheels (used for salmon) along the way.

Private Vehicle
McCarthy – Tangle Lakes 8h 290km

Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private vehicle.

Accommodation

Tangle River Inn (or similar)
Hotel

Day 11
Tangle Lakes/Denali National Park and Preserve (Lunch)
Journey to Denali National Park and view Denali en route, the highest mountain in North America, formerly called Mt McKinley.

Enjoy a scenic drive along the Denali Highway, stopping for photos along the way. In the afternoon, reach Denali National Park, known for its diversity of wildlife and the highest mountain in North America, Denali, formerly called Mt McKinley. Bask in the awesomeness of this vast wilderness.

Private Vehicle
Tangle Lakes – Denali National Park and Preserve 6h 2 57km

Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private vehicle.

Accommodation

Denali Perch Resort (or similar)
Hotel

Days 12 - 13
Denali National Park and Preserve (Lunch)
Enjoy two full days exploring Denali National Park. Opt to get closer to nature with hikes, rafting or scenic flights.

Enjoy plenty of time to explore and hike Denali NP. Whether it's the summer when the animals are raising their young, or winter when they're preparing for the cold and hibernation, you'll get to see it all.

Discover the dynamic glaciated landscape providing large rivers, countless lakes and ponds, and unique landforms which form the foundation of the ecosystems that thrive in Denali with some hikes in the area. Enjoy picnic lunches and revel in the awesomeness of the park.

For those that do not want to hike, options include rafting on the Nenana
River, a visit to the dog-sled kennels run by the park rangers or opt to
take a scenic flight over Denali.

Denali National Park Visit
Denali National Park and Preserve

Spend the day exploring Denali National Park. The area is well-known for its diversity of wildlife and Denali, the highest peak in North America, formerly called Mt McKinley. There are 39 species of mammals, 167 species of birds, 10 species of fish, and one specie of amphibian known in Denali. Summer is a time for raising the young and preparing for migration, hibernation, or survival during the winter and, with a little luck, we witness it all. Discover the dynamic glaciated landscape providing large rivers, countless lakes and ponds, and unique landforms which form the foundation of the ecosystems that thrive in Denali.

Optional Activities

Rafting on Nenana River
Denali National Park and Preserve

Hit the rapids on the Nenana River. Soak in the gorgeous scenery and get a rush of adrenaline in Denali National Park.

Dog Sledding and Kennel Tour
Denali National Park and Preserve

Free

Visit the dog sled kennels run by the park rangers and learn more about this ancient mode of transport. You might even get to pet a dog!

Denali Scenic Flight
Denali National Park and Preserve

Take to the skies for a bird's eye view of the spectacular grandeur. Get a better view of the mountains, glaciers, and wilderness from a few thousand feet up.

Mt Healy Overlook Trail Hike
Denali National Park and Preserve

Free

Mt Healy Overlook Trail is an easy to moderate hike after the first third of it. It's about 4km (2.5 mi) one way with an elevation gain of about 518.2m (1,700 ft). Enjoy gorgeous view of the Alaska Range on a clear day.

Scenic Shuttle Bus to Eielson Visitor Center
Denali National Park and Preserve

45USD per person

Depart early to explore and hike Denali National Park. Take the shuttle bus to the Eielson Visitor Centre and back, getting deep into the heart of the park. The journey takes approx 8 hours, and shows off the stunning wilderness of Denali.

Accommodation

Denali Perch Resort (or similar)
Hotel

Day 14
Denali National Park and Preserve/Anchorage (Lunch)

Drive to Anchorage and enjoy an orientation walk of the city.

Opt to enjoy a final dinner with the group and reminisce about the epic journey into the wild.

Private Vehicle
Denali National Park and Preserve – Anchorage 7h 402km

Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private vehicle.

Orientation Walk
30m-1h

Enjoy a brief walk with your CEO. He/she will give you some tips on finding things like supermarkets, main squares, and ATMs. For more specific or in-depth information, an official guided tour is recommended.

Accommodation

Ramada Inn Downtown Anchorage (or similar)
Hotel

Day 15
Anchorage

Depart at any time.

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TOURSTIL:
Unverfälschte Reiseerlebnisse in kleinen Gruppen für entdeckungsfreudige Reisende, die die Welt so erfahren möchten, wie sie wirklich ist. Die Highlights sind inklusive, dazu haben Sie noch jede Menge Zeit für Erkundungen auf eigene Faust.
Die durchschnittliche Gruppengröße liegt bei 12-14 Personen. Es erwartet Sie eine bunte Mischung aus Einzelreisenden, Freunden und Paaren jeden Alters aus der ganzen Welt. Da die Teilnehmer in der Regel aus verschiedenen Ländern kommen, ist die Toursprache Englisch.