Discover Alaska's Wilderness in a Converted School Bus

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Day 1: ANCHORAGE

Stop At: Anchorage, Anchorage, Alaska
Day 1: Arrive for a group meeting, exploring Anchorage city nightlife (H)
Duration: 4 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at Anchorage Hostel

Day 2: DENALI NATIONAL PARK

Stop At: Denali National Park and Preserve, Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska
Days 2-4: Explore the famous National Park by bus, spot bears and moose and trail blaze in the wilderness (C)
Duration: 3 days

Stop At: Talkeetna, Talkeetna, Alaska
On the way to Denali we will stop in this quaint town. Optional: Flight around Mt Denali with glacier landing
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Camping inside Denalie National Park

Day 3: DENALI NATIONAL PARK

Stop At: Denali Visitor Center, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
Another day in the park by bus, exploring the visitor center, hiking
Duration: 3 days

Stop At: Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
Explore the Park
Duration: 3 days

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Camping inside Denali National Park

Day 4: DENALI NATIONAL PARK

Stop At: Denali National Park, AK
Explore the park - this in another chance to see the famous Mt Denali and see grizzly bears!
Duration: 3 days

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Camping inside Denali National Parl

Day 5: MACLEREN RIVER LODGE

Stop At: Cantwell, Cantwell, Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska
We will be driving the famous Denali Road - its a dirt road and we will have plenty of time to take pictures, find moose and spot eagles. In the afternoon we set off in a jet boat to our amazing wilderness camp. No cell phone reception, no trails - just us in the Alaska wilderness
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Camping in the wilderness of Alaska (bushcamp with pit toilet)

Day 6: MACLAREN RIVER LODGE

Stop At: Denali Highway, Between Cantwell and Paxson, AK
We are making our way back to the lodge. Take a canoe down Maclaren River (approx 2 hours) and have a free afternoon in the lodge. Go explore, see beavers and relax.
Duration: 10 days

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: We will be staying inside the rustic lodge with fantastic hot showers and have a dinner served by MacLaren Lodge

Day 7: WRANGELL ST ELIAS

Stop At: Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, Alaska
We will be camping 3 nights in this famous park. Plenty of time to go ice climbing, hiking, rafting, flightseeing and much more...
Duration: 3 days

Stop At: McCarthy, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, Alaska
quaint town a few minutes away from our campsite
Duration: 3 days

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Basic Campsite within Wrangell St Elias NP

Day 8: WRANGELL ST ELIAS NATIONAL PARK

Stop At: Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, Alaska
We will be camping 3 nights in this famous park. Plenty of time to go ice climbing, hiking, rafting, flightseeing and much more...
Duration: 3 days

Stop At: Kennicott, Kennicott, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, Alaska
1/2 hour drive by shuttle from our campsite
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Basic campsite

Day 9: WRANGELL ST ELIAS NATIONAL PARK

Stop At: Wrangell, Wrangell, Alaska
We will be camping 3 nights in this famous park. Plenty of time to go ice climbing, hiking, rafting, flightseeing and much more...
Duration: 3 days

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: basic campsite

Day 10: VALDEZ

Stop At: Valdez, Valdez, Alaska
We will arrive in the afternoon so you can explore town. The next day you can go on an optional sea kayak trip or cruise to see a calving glacier and ice bergs.
Duration: 2 days

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: established campsite with hot showers

Day 11: VALDEZ

Stop At: Valdez, Valdez, Alaska
We will arrive in the afternoon so you can explore town. The next day you can go on an optional sea kayak trip or cruise to see a calving glacier and ice bergs. You can also rent bikes or go for walks.
Duration: 2 days

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: established campsite with hot showers

Day 12: ANCHORAGE - RETURN

Stop At: Matanuska Glacier, Alaska
This is our last day. On the drive back to Anchorage we will visit Matanuska Glacier
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.
Activity Details
Explore the wilderness of Alaska on this 12-Day adventure camping trip in a converted school bus. The trip gives you the opportunity to enjoy Alaska's wilderness at its best:
• See grizzly bears in Denali National Park, hike the wild and see Mount Denali on a clear day.
• Canoe down Maclaren River and sleep out in our wilderness camp.
• See the biggest National Park in North America: Wrangell St. Elias where you have the option to go ice climbing!
• Enjoy the coast line of Alaska in Valdez and go on an optional kayaking trip around ice bergs.
Departure & Return
Departure PointAnchorage, Anchorage, Alaska Departure Time6:00 PM
ReturnReturns to original departure point
What's Included
  • 11x Breakfast
  • 9x Dinner
  • 11x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 11 nights
  • Accommodation as per itinerary (mainly camping, two nights in hostel/rustic lodge)
  • National Park fees
  • Driver/guide
  • Transportation in converted school bus
  • Half day canoe trip
  • Wilderness camp and boat ride
  • Hikes available in Denali/Maclaren/Wrangell
  • 4-person tent sleeps 2
  • kitchen gear/fully equipped overland vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Denali Visitor Center
  • Entry/Admission - Denali
  • Entry/Admission - Denali National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Denali Highway
  • Entry/Admission - Matanuska Glacier
  • Gratuities
  • Flights
  • ESTA/Visa Fees if applicable
  • Snacks and Drinks
Additional Information
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • Please bring your own sleeping bag and pad (rental on request)
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Health/Travel Insurance proof required on day of arrival
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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