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Exit Glacier: Our most recommended tours and activities

From Seward: Harding Icefield Trail Hiking Tour

1. From Seward: Harding Icefield Trail Hiking Tour

Once you’ve experienced our Harding Icefield Trail Hiking tour, you’ll finally understand the rave reviews… Though to be honest, our backyard does most of the heavy lifting. After a quick safety briefing and tutorial by your professional guide, head out into the wilderness in one of the most serene places to hike. The Kenai Fjords National Park wilderness offers breathtaking landscapes, and an array of wildlife.While the majority of visitors stay on the trails and pathways, you’ll get to experience the picturesque backcountry, ancient glacier ice, and stunning vistas completely inaccessible by the regular traveler.Our small, cozy groups give you the chance to get up close and personal with Alaska’s wildlife. We regularly see bears, moose, hoary marmot, mountain goats, and bald eagles.Beyond the jaw-dropping scenery, your experienced and friendly guide will share stories, local history, geological features, and answer any questions you have throughout the tour.

Exit Glacier Ice Hiking Adventure from Seward

2. Exit Glacier Ice Hiking Adventure from Seward

In the wilderness is where memories are made… Whether it’s the exhilarating rush as you look over the edge of a bottomless crevasse, the fresh mountain air that fills your lungs, or the sense of wonder gazing across the glaciated landscape. With a friendly, local guide and eight hours to immerse yourself in unrivaled natural beauty, you’ll smell the earthy alder of our boreal forests, feel the cool breeze on your face from the Harding Icefield, and have plenty of time to slow down to soak it all in…

From Anchorage: 4-Day Seward and Kenai Camping & Hiking Tour

3. From Anchorage: 4-Day Seward and Kenai Camping & Hiking Tour

Day 1: Meet with your group at 8am in Anchorage for a welcome meeting and to meet your guide. Your guide will go over the tour and what to expect. Today we leave for Seward on the lush Kenai Peninsula, a beautiful and scenic drive. The drive goes along the Turnagain Arm, an arm of the inlet known as an excellent place to see Beluga whales or spot Dall sheep on the cliffs. The road leads us South where we come close to Exit Glacier and Kenai Fjords National Park. This afternoon, enjoy a visit to Kenai Fjords National Park and hike the famous Exit Glacier trail with your expert guide. Moderate or easy options to choose from. After the hike - we make our way to camp, where we set up for the evening and cookout in a stunning location at the water’s edge. Camp in Seward for three nights. Meal(s) included this day: ● Breakfast - light snack at the welcome meeting ● Lunch - picnic ● Dinner - camp cookout Day 2: Seward is known for its world-class fishing and boat excursions on the Kenai Peninsula. From Seward, enjoy an included full-day boat trip to experience the wildlife and glaciers by sea. This park is one of the most stunning places that Alaska has to offer. During the boat trip you have a good chance of seeing bird colonies, sea lions, otters and who knows, even a salmon hunting troop of orcas. You also sail past gigantic glaciers where you might get lucky and view giant ice chunks falling into the sea, very impressive! If you choose not to do any optional activities, your guide will help plan a day hike and some free time to explore Seward. Tonight we all reconnect again for another camp cookout! Meal(s) included this day: ● Breakfast ● Lunch - picnic or on your excursion ● Dinner - camp cookout Day 3: Today you have the opportunity to do an included Kayak Excursion on the sea - experiencing Resurrection Bay - known for its dramatic cliff walls and waterfalls feeding into the sea. In the afternoon, we hike to Tonsina Point to see the Bald Eagles feeding on fish and see the tide change. Tonight is a free night in Seward to go out for dinner and out on the town to experience the real Alaskan evening scene! Alaska has an incredible variety of tasty beers, delicious coffee and amazing seafood fare! Meal(s) included this day: ● Breakfast ● Lunch Day 4: This morning we have a relaxed camp breakfast & breakdown camp. We head out for a full day of sites and adventure before returning to Anchorage this evening where this tour ends at approx 6pm. Meals Included: ● Breakfast ● Lunch

Anchorage: Kenai Fjords & Denali National Park 5 Day Tour

4. Anchorage: Kenai Fjords & Denali National Park 5 Day Tour

Day 1 Relax with pickup from your guide at your hotel before you begin your adventure. Depart Anchorage and head south to the Crow Creek Gold Mine to experience Alaska’s rich pioneer mining history. Pan for gold and walk the historic mining area before heading to the Alyeska Resort. Go up the tram and take in 360-degree views of snowcapped peaks and the scenic Turnagain Arm waterway awaits. Take a chance to shop in downtown Girdwood after lunch in the quaint town, then depart for Seward where you'll stay for the night. Your guide will interpret the history and landscape while stopping along the way at scenic turnouts. Day 2 After breakfast, enjoy your day in Seward, Alaska, and choose from the following activities (to be paid out-of-pocket): – Glacier helicopter tours to see sled dogs – Kenai Fjords ocean tour (guide-suggested, with Fox Island Dinner) – Sea kayaking – Glacier hiking – Ocean fishing day trip – River fishing – Guided day hikes – Ice climbing Day 3 Travel from Seward to Denali Eat a full breakfast, pack up, and say goodbye to the ocean and hello to the Alaska interior. Depart for the moderate hike to the Exit Glacier, just minutes from Seward. Then, head to the Bear Creek Weir (seasonally dependent) to see salmon running in the creek up close. Stop with your guide at scenic overlooks for pictures. See the Hurricane Gulch Bridge overlook and the Denali Viewpoint South. Take bathroom breaks and pictures before arriving in the small town of Healy to settle in for tomorrow's activities. Day 4 After breakfast, enjoy a day of activities in the Denali National Park area. Take the opportunity to spend the day on one of the many activities listed below before tucking in at the Denali Totem Inn (or similar). The activities below are to be paid out-of-pocket: – Denali National Park bus tour – Glacier flights into Denali – ATV adventures – Horseback rides – Jeep excursions – Nenana river rafting – Fly-fishing day trips – Wilderness sightseeing safari – River jet boat tour – Guided hiking Day 5 Leave Denali National Park en route for Anchorage after breakfast and one last experience: Visit the historical dog mushing team of Denali National Park. These dogs are still used for supplying the backcountry of the park in the winter. Depart for Anchorage to complete your 5-day tour after the sled dog presentation. Guests who would like to ride the train to Anchorage may do so from Denali or Talkeetna.

Anchorage/Seward: Private 1-Way Transfer in Either Direction

5. Anchorage/Seward: Private 1-Way Transfer in Either Direction

Ensure your trip between Anchorage and Seward is stress-free with a private 1-way transfer in a clean and spacious 2021 Sprinter van. Take in the natural beauty of Alaska while driving along the Seward Highway and make photo stops along the way, including at Exit Glacier. Start your transfer with pickup directly from your hotel in Anchorage or Seward. On the way to your chosen address in Seward or Anchorage, experience one of Alaska’s most breathtaking drives down the Seward Highway, making some photo stops at breathtaking locations along the way. Admire the views at the Exit Glacier as you get out and stretch your legs and enjoy a moderate walk to some breathtaking viewpoints. Make an optional lunch stop as well if you wish (cost not included). Once you arrive at your drop-off address, your driver will assist with your luggage.

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