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Mountains, Mines & More!

The largest national park in America is one of the least visited. Make this your year to experience Wrangell-St. Elias National Park!

Visit America's largest National Park, overlooking expansive glaciers and 14 of the highest mountain peaks on the continent! Three hundred miles east of Anchorage in a glacier-carved valley deep in the heart of the Park, you will stay at the premier Copper River Princess Lodge and travel to the historic ghost towns of Kennecott and McCarthy. Enjoy gracious hospitality, spectacular views, glacier hiking and scenic flights!


Day 1 Anchorage/Copper Center

Your adventure begins in Anchorage as you travel by car north to Copper Center (note: car rental is additional).  Follow the Glenn Highway, a National Scenic Byway, passing by Matanuska Glacier and breathtaking river valleys.  Upon arrival in Copper Center, check into the Copper River Princess Wilderness Lodge for your overnight accommodations. 

Day 2 Copper Center/Chitina/Kennicott

This morning continue to Chitina where you will board a scenic flight to Kennicott/McCarthy.  Upon arrival, transfer to the Kennicott Glacier Lodge for your overnight accommodations.  Enjoy the impressive view of the glacier from the deck of the lodge.

Day 3 Kennicott

This morning explore the abandoned Kennicott Copper Mine on an informative historical tour of the area.  Afterwards, explore North America’s largest concentration of glaciers and peaks over 16,000 feet on a half-day glacier hike (no experience necessary!).  Overnight in Kennicott. 

Day 4 Kennicott/Chitina/Anchorage

Return to Chitina by air in the morning and continue on your journey by car.  Your Explore Tours Alaska Expert can assist you with planning your adventure from here.  Limited on time? We can conclude your itinerary on Day 4 with a return drive back to Anchorage.  If you're looking to explore the Last Frontier further we are happy to assist in planning the continuation of your adventure. 


Package departs from:
Anchorage (Note: car rental is priced separately)

Available dates remaining 2017:
May 28 through September 12, 2017

Starting at

2017 Pricing Starting at:

$769.00 based on double occupancy

Additional information can be offered by one of our Alaska Experts.  We welcome your phone call, 1-800-523-7405 or email at

Package Includes

Rate Includes
Accommodations in Copper Center and Kennicott, round trip flights between Chitina and McCarthy/Kennicott, half-day guided glacier hike and historical tour.

Additional Customized Options
Rental car is not included. Activities can be added or subtracted according to your preferences and activity level. Just contact our local team of Alaska Tour Experts for more advice!