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  • Written by Dani West



Exploring Wild Alaska has never been easier and what better time to head to the final frontier than in its 150th year anniversary of joining the United States! On the 30th March 1867 the Treaty of Cession was signed, agreeing the sale of the Alaskan Territory from Russia to the United States - celebrated with a formal ceremony in Sitka on the 18th October of the same year, when the Russian flag was lowered and the American flag raised – now known as Alaska Day.

TrekAmerica offers three specialist, small group tours for like minded 18-35 year olds looking to experience the ultimate Alaska road trip. Trekkers will get off the beaten track in the spectacular 49th State, discovering the land of majestic mountain spires and crystal clear lakes: From hiking Alaska's glimmering glaciers and taking to the water on the Kenai Fjords to camping in the wilderness, dog sledding and getting up close and personal with an abundance of impressive wildlife. 

The Alaskan Wonder (13 days) from £1,869pp

Starting and ending in Anchorage, this 13 day tour takes in the best of amazing Alaska. Once in a lifetime included activities range from half a day of glacier hiking with crampons in Wrangell St Elias and a wildlife cruise in the Kanai Fjords to a two day bus pass to see the best of Denali National Park and a visit to the protected wildlife at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge.

The Alaskan Denali (10 days) from £1,049pp

This adventure includes two nights of wilderness camping in Wrangell-St Elias National Park a hike along the Harding Icefield Trail, dog sledding in Denali National Park and a whole host of wildlife spotting opportunities – from bear, caribou and moose to porpoise, sea otters and whales.

The Alaskan BLT (10 days) from £1,769pp

The Alaskan BLT offers more of the same epic experiences as the Alaskan Denali, but with budget lodging accommodation included. Discovering spectacular Alaskan glaciers, hiking along crystal clear lakes and trekking the land of majestic mountain spires.

To book or for terms and conditions visit www.trekamerica.co.uk or call 0333 003 2051. Check out the Trek social scene, search #iTrekHere / #trekamerica or visit www.trekamericalive.comMore information and detailed trip dossiers can be downloaded at www.trekamerica.co.uk

+ All prices tour only
  • Maximum group size 13
  • All private transportation is included
  • Tour prices do not include international flights,
  • Some meals are included, but vary according to tour. All basic camping equipment provided, where needed.

 About TrekAmerica: 

  • Over 40 years' experience showing groups of travellers the USA, Canada, Alaska and Central and South America
  • Over 70 tours to choose from, ranging from 3 to 80 days, across all 50 of the United States, Canada, Central and South America.
  • Groups of like minded 18-38 year olds with no single supplements
  • Low deposits
  • ABTA and ATOL protected 

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