Nature's Best: Alaska (CK) - 2014 / 2015

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7 Day Tour from Fairbanks to Anchorage

Natures Best: Alaska
A view of Mount McKinley from Denali National Park
A view of Mount McKinley from Denali National Park
Enjoy a wilderness expedition in search of grizzly bear in Denali National Park
Brown bear in Denali National Park, Alaska
Experience the beauty Anchorage has to offer
Enjoy the scenic beauty Denali National Park has to offer
Looking down the grand Chena River in Fairbanks, Alaska
Visit Happy Trails Kennels near Anchorage, where you will learn about the Iditarod and meet the sled dogs
The Kenai Fjords in Alaska
Denali National Park, Alaska

Optional Excursions

The following list of optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These optional excursions might or might not be offered. Whether it's a special dinner, a local show or a special behind-the-scenes glimpse into an historical site, optional excursions are a wonderful way to enrich your vacation even further. Plus, they give you flexibility. We include the must-see sites and experiences, and we also understand that people take interest in different activities and may want to craft a more personal vacation by hand-picking optional excursions that appeal to them.

Availability is subject to sufficient participation, weather conditions, seasonal suitability, days of operation, group interests, and general feasibility for your vacation. The approximate value listed gives you a good, general idea of what you can expect to pay but may vary once you are on your vacation. Some information provided might be in a foreign currency; you can use our online currency converter for exchange rate information.

Once you have booked your vacation, Globus provides the ability to pre-purchase excursions, register for your vacations and provide emergency contact information online.

Fixed Wing In Denali Enjoy a 60-70 minute fixed wing flightseeing journey following the Alaska Range out to about one mile from Mt. McKinley (weather dependent). This is the flightseeing trip to do if you want to see North America's highest peak.

Approximate value: $400 USD per person

Fly Fish Denali Experienced or beginner; you will fish for Arctic Grayling on lakes in the heart of the Alaska Range. The catch and release fly fishing package offers half day opportunities with no experience necessary. This personalized and fully outfitted trip includes gear, guide, equipment, and transportation. Fishing License additional.

Approximate value: $175 USD per person

Mt. Mckinley By Helicopter Enjoy a helicopter thrill as you soar high above the land and view wildlife, alpine glaciers, the Alaska Range and Mt. McKinley from afar (weather dependent). This tour is highly recommendable for our "once in a lifetime" adventurers. $375 per person- 35 minutes Denali Excursion, $525 per person- 70 min Denali Glacier Landing Expedition $560 per person- 3.5hr Heli-Hiking Adventure.

Approximate value: $375 USD per person

Rafting The Nenana River Each trip is approximately three hours with a total of two hours on the water. The scenic Wilderness Run is perfect for the family and travels 13 miles through the Alaska wilderness. Perfect for the beginning rafter! The Canyon Run is an exciting whitewater adventure with Class III and IV rapids. This is one ride where you might get wet!

Approximate value: $92 USD per person

Glacier and Wildlife Flightseeing Explore Knik Glacier and Wildlife Tour on this 1.5 hour flightseeing tour. Departing from the world's busiest seaplane base, you'll fly over the expansive Knik Glacier rimmed with spectacular hanging glaciers. Sense the motion of the ice and see how it has shaped the land, then fly over the winding Knick Glacier Gorge. Spot mountain goats and moose and more! Opportunity to upgrade to 2 hr 15 min excursion with a lake landing (weather permitting) Cost: $283 per person for 1 1/2 hours; or $386 per person for 2 1/4 hours with Lake landing.

Approximate value: $263 USD per person

Redoubt Bay Bear Viewing Tour This guided tour will fly 70 miles southwest of Anchorage to the entrance of Lake Clark Wilderness Preserve, home of Redoubt Bay Lodge and incredible bear viewing. An experienced natural history guide will take you by boat through bear country, watch for them as they fish for salmon, and don't forget to look for other wildlife along the way. NOTE: This excursion is only available with Pre and Post nights in Anchorage.

Approximate value: $723 USD per person