Bruno, your IFMGA-certified guide will lead you on a captivating 13-day tour through the enormous expanses of Alaska, taking in Kodiak, Katmai National Park and Denali National Park, all whilst encountering a spectacular array of wild animals such as grizzly bears, wolves, whales and otters.
Open to everyone
If you join me on this truly awesome 13-day adventure through the wilds of Alaska, I guarantee you will create memories to last a lifetime, as the sheer diversity and beauty of the scenery and wildlife we will encounter leaves a powerful impression on most who experience it, and you will be reaching for your cameras seemingly constantly to capture it all!
Alaska is one of the great pristine and untouched frontiers, as its vast and majestic expanses are home to some of the most sensational landscapes, terrain, flora and fauna on the planet, the assortment and splendour of which will take your breath away.
We meet in the capital city of Anchorage, and we set off the next day on short domestic flight to Kodiak, whereby we hop on our boat, get acquainted with our cabins and head off to St Hermans Harbour, where sea lions, seals and eagles will all be visible along the way!
We then head to Katmai National Park, where we will discover more enchanting animals such as brown bears, sea otters and whales!
The next few days are spent making day trips to various harbours and bays, with the terrain ranging from glacial mountains and volcanic ash fields to stunning waterways full of salmon and secluded bays featuring more wildlife, such as wolves and marine mammals.
After heading back to Anchorage, on the 9th day we undertake the highlight of the trip for many, an aerial tour of the gorgeous, majestic and riveting Denali National Park, home to the highest peak in North America (6200m), and a sweeping, panoramic wonderland of scenery.
We spend a few days in Denali before the penultimate day is spent driving to Fairbanks via the great Boreal forest, and we complete the journey back in Anchorage with heads and hearts full of love for this special part of the world.
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Flight to Anchorage (according to arrangements) where you will find your guide.
Domestic flight to Kodiak, transportation to St. Herman’s harbour, boarding the Single Star boat and installation in your cabins. On the way, we will stop in front of a huge puffin rock. Watch for sea lions, seals, eagles and more on a cruise. We will anchor in the calm, protected waters of one of the many protected bays at Marmot Bay or Kuprean of Straits.
We will have breakfast crossing the steep banks of Kuprean Straits. We will take the time to observe and photograph sea otters, whales and bears walking on the shores at low tide. We will cross Shelikoff Detroit and hope to see whales, puffins, Dall’s porpoise and seabirds. We will arrive at Katmai National Park and anchor. Lunch. Then we will go out looking for brown bears and other wildlife.
We will spend the next three days anchored and will depart daily for shore excursions in a variety of bays at Katmai National Park. These can be:
– Halo Bay: a spectacular bay open to large meadows, glacial mountain bottoms, there are bears eating sedges and clams by digging along the shoreline during low tides.
– Kukak Bay: A wide and deep bay, site of an abandoned clam cannery around 1923-1936, Kukak bay offers hiking along beautiful trails.
Opportunity to photograph bears eating berries, sedges or looking for clams. Marine mammals, eagles and wolves can be seen.
– Kuliak Bay: A narrow and deep bay that is very scenic and secluded, with active bears along the creek and shore.
– Kaflia Bay-Rockie: shore where bears collect rocks to find small crabs and other food products before the arrival of salmon at the end of July.
– Geographic Harbor: Deep natural harbor bordered by high basalt cliffs and visible volcanic ash fields due to the eruption of Novarupta in 1912.
This harbor has spectacular scenery with a large open delta to observe and photograph bears, birds and birds. other species.
All these bays have rivers or streams that see the return of salmon from mid-July to September.
Fishing can be an option for those who may be interested. The activities of each day are based on weather, tide, currents and customer requests. All shore excursions are guided.
Anchorage as we cross the Shelikoff Strait, the Kodiak Archipelago as a function of time we will pass either through the Shuyak Islands or the Kupreanof Strait. We will anchor for
the night. Both routes are rich in marine life and birds as well as beautiful geological formations and beautiful landscapes.
Arrival at the port of Saint-Herman and return to port early. Free afternoon. Transportation to the airport.
This flight to Denali Park will certainly be the highlight of your trip to Alaska. An aerial tour with Regal Air is the best way to see this Alaska treasure. Our three-hour flight from Denali Peak and Denali National Park departs from Anchorage every day and heads north to the majestic Denali country.
Departure to Denali National Park, the highest peak in North America (6200 meters) in search of animals. Splendid landscapes, beaver dams, views of Denali.
If the sky is clear, the views of the Denali will be superb. Dinner at Salmon Bake, one of Denali’s oldest and most distinctive restaurants. On the only track in the National Park, we hope to see grizzly bears, caribou, moose, Dall sheep …
Overnight at the hotel.
Drive to Fairbanks. We will cross the great boreal forest.
Flights according to arrangements.
2 nights in hotel, the rest in cabins on board your transport boat.
IFMGA/UIAGM mountain guide and member of la Compagnie des Guides de Saint-Gervais (Haute-Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, south-eastern of France)
I will be more than happy to guide you in the Alps for mountaineering or ski touring adventures.
I also organise beautiful trips all around the world.
Get in touch with me and let's discuss about a program answering your needs and dreams!
Nov 19, 2021
I had a very good experience booking the hike through Explore-Share. Communication with the team was prompt and clear and the booking process was seamless. The trip itself was also just perfect. Uroš was a fantastic guide, highly skilled and talented. The hike felt safe at all times, even on more exposed routes, thanks to him. He was always up to date on the weather forecast and planned the days around it, checked the conditions on the route ahead of me, if needed, discussed and adapted the routes to my level and always made sure I was safe and comfortable. I highly recommend him, as well as Explore-Share.
Oct 25, 2021
Explore Share is a really usefull website that has a great overview of reviewed guides for a (in our case) hiking/climbing trip. During the booking I got assigned an assistent for Explore Share that helped solve questions that I might have. Great customer service, and I will come back again.
Oct 17, 2021
Explore-share was easy to use and the staff and guide w ere very responsive. The trip descriptions were accurate and the pricing reasonable. I would definitely recommend the site for people looking to do guided hiking.
Oct 13, 2021
Excellent!! Great guide and service. I had a very good experience. Id do it again.
Sep 14, 2021
Guide was very experienced and very patient with us. We learned a lot and he tried to fit in all the knowledge he could in one day, super awesome. A little tough going back and forth to get the trip set up hard to tell if the site is sketchy until you see reviews but all worked out. Ended up with an awesome day with an awesome guide. Overall pretty satisfied and thankful!
Sep 14, 2021
The whole experience was great! The customer service of explore-share was really good. I always got an answer very quick. I would absolutely recommend to use explore-share if you are looking for a great guide in a foreign country. 5 stars!
Sep 10, 2021
What a trip, fantastic guide who picked me up and dropped me off. Would use again.
Aug 25, 2021
It's the 2nd time we have been booking with Explore-Share. The booking was super easy and both Explore-Share and the guide were fast in their responses. We did rafting as a family with 3 kids for the first time in Slovenia. The guide (José) was super nice. He was doing everything he could to make everyone at ease with rafting (he gave clear explanations), have a great team spirit (we were joined by 2 other girls) and have a good time. We had lots of fun and the nature there is so beautiful. Thank you Explore-share and Soca splash for the great afternoon! I would recommend this activity to anyone without a doubt. My kids immediately told me they want to do rafting again soon !"
Aditya Kumar Jha
Aug 2, 2021
Best platform for mountain sports services. Easy to use, great personalised service and support.
Jul 5, 2021
I am very pleased to have booked with this group. All of my mails have been answered in no-time, I felt really safe on the rock and the atmosfere of the whole group helped a lot not to mind about stressing. Will be back for more!
Group of 1
|EUR 33506 Each|
Group of 2
|EUR 16753 Each|
Group of 3
|EUR 11169 Each|
Group of 4
|EUR 8377 Each|
Group of 5
|EUR 6702 Each|
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