Summer Solstice Grand Adventure - Alaska Adventure Company

Season

Jun 12 to Jul 12

Price

$5,200 per person

Start & End Cities

Start: Anchorage

End: Anchorage

Land Package Type

Guided Backcountry Adventures

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Combine the best of Alaska summer experiences (flightseeing, fishing, dog sledding, bear viewing, and more) during the month around solstice, when the weather is warm and there is 24-hours of daylight.

Anglers display a king salmon caught at Wilderness Place Lodge

Enjoy a day and a half of guided fishing from the lodge

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrive Anchorage

Arrive in Anchorage, and stay at a partner hotel in Anchorage.

Day 2 - Depart Anchorage for Wilderness Place Lodge

Depart Anchorage at 11:00am for Wilderness Place Lodge. You'll travel by float plane, arriving in time for a lunch at noon prepared by their chef team. Spend the afternoon fishing on the river for trout, grayling, pike, or salmon depending on the date. Wrap up the evening with a 4-course dinner at the lodge, and stay overnight in one of the modern, deluxe riverside cabins.

Day 3 - Full Day at Wilderness Place Lodge

Enjoy a full day of guided fishing. Take a side trip by boat to a chain of lakes to fish for northern pike, or stay on the river to continue to cast for trout, grayling, or salmon. Lunch will be enjoyed on the shore. Dinner at the lodge, and another night in your deluxe cabin.

Day 4 - Wilderness Place Lodge to Knik River Lodge

Today you'll trade one wilderness lodge for another. Depart Wilderness Place Lodge at 11:45am for Anchorage, where you'll catch a shuttle to Knik River Lodge near Palmer, Alaska -- arriving around 4:00pm. At 4:30 you'll be whisked off via helicopter for a to a glacier for a dogsledding adventure across the snow. Upon your return, you'll check into your king cabin and head to the Raven's Perch Restaurant for dinner, complete with mountain views.

Helicopter lands near a bright blue glacier pool

Enjoy a helicopter glacier landing experience and discover amazing features like bright blue glacier pools up close

Day 5 - Knik River Lodge Glacier Tour, Depart for Anchorage

Enjoy complimentary breakfast at the Raven's Perch, then depart at 10:15 for a 1-hour helicopter glacier landing experience! Upon return, you'll get a shuttle transfer back to Anchorage, where you'll stay once again at their partner hotel.

Day 6 - Bear Viewing from Anchorage

Round out your Alaska vacation with flight to see bears in their natural environment. Rust's Flying Service will pick you up at your hotel at 7:30am for your 8am floatplane departure to Redoubt Bay Lodge. You'll spend the day viewing and photographing bears, and enjoy lunch in the lodge, before returning to Anchorage.

This concludes the Solstice Grand Adventure. You may stay on another night in Anchorage or elsewhere, or depart Anchorage International Airport no sooner than 5pm.

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 61.910504
Longitude: -150.905399

Prices & Dates

Season June 12 - July 12
Duration 5 night / 6 day
Rates $5,200 per person

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Summer Solstice Grand Adventure - Alaska Adventure Company

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