MOMENTO TRAVEL GREAT ALASKAN ADVENTURE SAFARI 7D/6N - The Adventure Traveller
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MOMENTO TRAVEL GREAT ALASKAN ADVENTURE SAFARI 7D/6N

Great Alaskan Adventure Safari 7D/6N

2018 Tours at 2017 Prices (2017 departures still available)


 

 

 

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OVERVIEW

Bear Camps are the ultimate experiences in Alaska and can be coupled with other wilderness adventures and fishing.

From $5995*pp twin

6 Nights

Select dates between 1 June and 10 September

MORE DETAILS:

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Camp with the bears beneath snow capped mountains
  • Cruise in Kenai Fjords National Park
  • Go floating and kayaking on the upper Kenai River.

CLICK HERE to view PDF Flyer and more Bear Viewing Options

Itinerary in Brief

  • Day 1: Anchorage
  • Day 2: Bear Camp to Riverside Main Lodge
  • Day 3: Hiking from Riverside Lodge
  • Day 4: Kenai Fjords Cruise
  • Day 5: Kenai River Scenic Float
  • Day 6: A Day Trip to Homer & ‘Lands End’
  • Day 7: Kayaking on Upper Kenai River

DAY BY DAY ITINERARY

Days 1 Anchorage

Arrive independently the previous day with pick up from your hotel at 7:30am to transfer to Riverside Main Lodge by Alaska’s most scenic highway which crosses 2 mountain passes. After lunch a light plane transfer to remote safari style tented Bear Camp near Lake Clark and at the foot of spectacular snow capped Mt Iliamna. Enjoy a truly unique bear viewing experience with knowledgeable guides combined with gourmet meals served with fine wines overnighting in comfortable, high tech heated tent-cabins.

Day 2 Bear Camp to Riverside Main Lodge

Enjoy a morning’s bear viewing in a true wilderness area from raised platforms or ground-level viewing stations and experience bears in the their native environment.  Following lunch a return flight to the main lodge with a happy hour and dinner.

Day 3 Hiking from Riverside Lodge

Today a hike on one of the many amazing trails in the Chugach National Forest and Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Choose from a moderate, mostly level and fairly short trail to the Russian River falls to view salmon leaping or a more aggressive hike and later a happy hour followed by dinner at the lodge.

Day 4 Kenai Fjords Cruise

A short drive to Seward during which a stop to walk to the face of a glacier close enough to nearly touch then the rest of the day cruising the incomparable Kenai Fjords NP in the protected waters of Resurrection and Aialik Bays looking out for calving glaciers, Humpback whales and Orca, charming Sea Otters and endangered Stellar Sea Lions returning to lodge at days end for a happy hour and dinner.

Day 5 Kenai River Scenic Float

Today a float on the tumbling aquamarine waters of the upper Kenai River as it rushes past rocks and forest through the Kenai Mountains towards it’s prodigious salmon spawning grounds. Look out for the returning salmon which bring bears, eagles and trout to feast on salmon and salmon eggs. Enjoy the gourmet picnic lunch returning in the late afternoon for the happy hour and dinner.

Day 6 A day Trip to Homer & 'Lands End'

A visit to Homer at the “End of the Road” to see early Russian churches, active volcanoes and mountain vistas and your first view of Homer and Kachemak Bay.
Spend the day exploring this rustic artistic community at “Land’s End”, visit the famous sawdust floor tavern for wine tasting, call at local artist galleries, do some souvenir shopping and lunch on freshest fish at a local restaurant. Return to lodge for happy hour and dinner.

Day 7 Kayaking on Upper Kenai River

Today’s adventure is kayaking on the Kenai River into the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge home to Moose, Eagle, Fox, Beaver, Brown and Black bear and even Lynx and Wolves with lunch at our camp on the edge of the refuge. Return to lodge at noon, check out at 2:00 and return to Anchorage via included commuter air from Kenai Airport.

INCLUSIONS

Flights to Bear Camp

6 nights accommodation at Lodge or Camp

Kenai Fjords Cruise

Other activities as listed

Meals while at Lodge or Camp

Arrival and Departure Transfers

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#187 02/05/17 Conditions*: Prices are Australia Dollars and based on Twin share. Seasonal surcharges & blackout dates apply, single supplement and flights from other departure cities are available on request. Other conditions apply call for details. Subject to availability at all times. Prices include taxes and are subject to change without notice and currency fluctuations. The Impulse Travel Group Pty Ltd ABN 92 100 392 345 trading Momento Travel Services.