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INCOMPARABLE SMALL GROUP JOURNEYS ON THE LAST FRONTIER
 
 
9 Day - Yukon River Canoe Adventure
Alaska Vacation Package Alaska Adventure Vacation

Tour Highlights:

Four days canoeing (downstream!) the mighty Yukon River

Historic cabins and tour in remote Eagle

Overnights in the Gold Rush town of Dawson City, Canada and Eagle, Alaska

Camping on our extraordinary bluff site overlooking the Copper River and Wrangell Mountains

 
Complete Itinerary PDF File


Tour  Price and 2015 Dates:

Trip Code

Dates

Comments
9Y2  June 2 - June 10  
9Y3  June 2 - June 10  
9Y4  July 29 - Aug 6  
9Y5  Aug 9 - Aug 17  


Cost per person: $2875

Group Size:  Maximum of 8


 

Abbreviated Itinerary:

Day  1     Anchorage-Gulkana camp: Depart Anchorage towards Denali National Park; Mat-Su Valley, Alaska Range; cross spectacular Denali Highway; camp at base of Gulkana Glacier

Day  2    
Gulkana-Eagle: Travel to Eagle on the Yukon; stops at Delta Junction; Tok and Chicken; visit abandoned gold dredge; overnight in the historic cabins in Eagle where famous Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen spent the winter

Day  3     
Eagle-Dawson City: Morning tour of Eagle and Fort Egbert; cross spectacular "Top of The World Highway" to Dawson City with a stop in Boundary; ferry across the Yukon River; dinner on the town; overnight in a B &B

Day  4     
Dawson City:  Morning Robert Service reading (optional); museum visits; late afternoon canoe/kayak departure on the mighty Yukon River; float past steamboat graveyard; three hour paddle/float to river camp

Day  5     Yukon River: AM river departure; explore abandoned homestead; working subsistence homestead visit; overnight at abandoned Gold Rush town of Forty Mile

Day  6     Yukon River: River travel through "Dozen Islands", past subsistence fish camp; arrival at island camp near Canadian-US border; short hikes recommended

Day  7      Yukon River-Eagle: Morning river departure, arrive Eagle, Alaska (showers!); optional hike to top of Eagle Bluff; dinner; overnight in Amundsen cabins in Eagle

Day  8     Eagle-Gakona: Travel to the Copper River Basin via Mentasta Pass; great bluff camp on Copper River overlooking volcanoes of Wrangell-St. Elias Park

Day  9     Gakona-Anchorage: Optional morning hike; Late AM departure; lunch in Glennallen; travel along the Matanuska River to reach Anchorage in the early evening

 

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PRE-TRIP INFO

 
 

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