Nestled between the majestic Chugach Mountains and the vast waters of the Cook Inlet, Anchorage offers a unique blend of urban delights and breathtaking natural wonders
Start your exploration with a visit to the Anchorage Museum, where you can immerse yourself in the rich history, art, and culture of the region. Don't miss the Alaska Native Heritage Center, where you can learn about the indigenous cultures that have shaped this land for thousands of years.
For outdoor enthusiasts, Anchorage is a paradise. Discover the sprawling Chugach State Park, with its scenic trails, perfect for hiking, biking, or even dog sledding in the winter months. The Tony Knowles Coastal Trail provides stunning views of the coastline and opportunities for wildlife spotting.
One of the city's highlights is the opportunity to witness the breathtaking northern lights, also known as the aurora borealis. Head to the outskirts of Anchorage, away from city lights, for the best chance to witness this magical phenomenon.
Indulge in fresh seafood and local delicacies at the vibrant downtown restaurants, and be sure to explore the bustling Saturday Market, where you can browse through a variety of local arts, crafts, and fresh produce.
With its unique blend of urban amenities and natural wonders, Anchorage is a city that will captivate your senses and leave you with unforgettable memories.
Alaska Glacier Lodge
Take in the breathtaking scenery on a scenic flight from Alaska Glacier Lodge to the picturesque Knik River Valley. With this package, you're guaranteed a secluded and intimate flight, landing near the magnificent blue glacier melt pools on Knik Glacier. This flight offers bird's-eye views of glacial wonders, including crevasses, moulins, glacial rivers, and waterfalls, all while keeping an eye out for wildlife such as moose, Dall sheep, and occasionally, bears. A true showcase of the best that Alaska has to offer, this tour promises an unforgettable experience for everyone.
Alaska Glacier Lodge
An unforgettable adventure to the majestic Knik Glacier. This awe-inspiring tour is not only a thrilling experience but also budget-friendly, making it accessible to all. As we land amidst the ancient ice of Knik Glacier, you'll have 30 minutes to explore with your knowledgeable guide, provided with crampons for a safe and exciting hike. Capture incredible images of the glacier's blue lakes, wind-sculpted ice features, and deep crevasses, formed over thousands of years. Admire the vertical ice walls and icebergs calving off Colony Glacier, adding to the wonder of this massive ice wonderland. Stretching over 25 miles in length and more than 5 miles wide, Knik Glacier descends from Mount Marcus Baker, the highest peak in the Chugach Range. This flight offers bird's-eye views of glacial wonders, including crevasses, moulins, glacial rivers, and waterfalls, all while keeping an eye out for wildlife such as moose, Dall sheep, and occasionally, bears. A true showcase of the best that Alaska has to offer, this tour promises an unforgettable experience for everyone.
Alaska Glacier Lodge
Begin with a thrilling helicopter flight to Lake George Glacier, where the colossal 100ft ice wall will leave you in awe as it actively calves right before your eyes. Capture the moment and explore the massive ice during a half-hour landing. Next, ascend to a remote alpine peak for a breathtaking birds-eye view of Knik Glacier, flanked by Colony and Cataract glaciers across Lake George. Keep an eye out for bears, moose, and Dall sheep while soaring high. Finally, land at the azure melt pools in the heart of Knik Glacier for a fascinating insight into glacier life cycles and their global significance. Safely explore the glacier for another half-hour with your experienced pilot/guide, and don't forget to fill your water bottle with that pristine glacier water (summer*)! WINTER (September 20 - May 1) *During the winter months, the Glacier Landing is not on top (due to the snow cover) but next to the glacier. There are no blue melt pools (these are frozen).
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Choose your desired day and time and the reservation is ready! Sit back and relax while we organize the flight.
After the pilot has confirmed the reservation, the booking must be completed by providing the passenger details and making the payment.
The boarding pass with information about the pilot and the meeting point will be sent by e-mail. Enjoy your flight!
Picture this - soaring high above the earth, taking in stunning views of the world below, and glide through the skies. Sightseeing flights can be an exhilarating and unforgettable experience, but the weather conditions play a vital role in making it safe and enjoyable for all.Read more