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America's Largest National Park

Wrangell St. Elias National Park is the largest national park in America!

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 travel to the historic ghost towns of Kennecott and McCarthy. Enjoy gracious hospitality, spectacular views and optional excursions such as glacier hiking or flightseeing.

Itinerary/Details

Day 1 Chitina

This adventure starts by departing Anchorage, traveling north up the Glenn Highway towards Sheep Mountain. Tonight you’ll call the Sheep Mountain Lodge home.  This famous lodge is located off the Glenn Highway, between Palmer and Glennallen and well known among locals for their spectacular pie!  Enjoy spectacular mountain views and a wildflower walk where you may just find some of Alaska’s legendary wild berries such as blueberries, low bush cranberries, and crowberries.   Fill a cup with fresh berries to have added to your pancakes in the Lodge restaurant. 

Day 2 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, you might opt for an exploration of North America’s largest concentration of glaciers and peaks over 16,000 feet on a half-day glacier hike (optional activity - price not included). Overnight in Kennicott.

Day 4 Kennicott/Chitina

Return to Chitina by air this afternoon and then start the return journey back to Anchorage.  Have more time to explore this vast State?  Your Explore Tours Alaska Expert can assist you in planning the continuation of this adventure with a variety of optional destinations and activities.


Departure

Package departs from:
Anchorage

Available dates:
Early June through Mid-September


Starting at

2017 Pricing Starting At:

$695.00 Per Person/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 info@exploretours.com.  


Package Includes

• One overnight at Sheep Mountain Lodge
• Roundtrip bush flights between Chitina & McCarthy
• Two (2) overnights at the Kennicott Glacier Lodge (Main Lodge room with Vacation Package**)
• Historic tour of Kennicott.


Note: Pricing does not include rental car.  Due to variations in price (dependent on vehicle preference and seasonal rate changes) a rental vehicle is not included in package, but may be added for additional cost.


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