Hiking Tour of Alaska's Kenai Peninsula
Hiking Tour of Alaska's Kenai Peninsula

Hiking Tour of Alaska's Kenai Peninsula

6 days

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Go on a guided hiking adventure in the rugged Alaskan wilderness

This 6-day guided hiking tour explores the unspoiled wilderness of Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula. During your daily hikes, you’ll discover the rugged beauty of the mountains and glaciers that comprise the vast landscapes of Alaska.

Your expert guides lead you along carefully selected paths, including the famed Iditarod Trail. You’ll visit crystal-clear lakes, rushing waterfalls, and the magnificent Harding Icefields. This tour also includes a scenic boat tour of the Kenai Fjords, which is sure to be an unforgettable experience! Each night, you can relax in a luxurious hotel to get some R&R. You’ll find a perfect blend of adventure and relaxation on the Hiking Tour of Alaska's Kenai Peninsula.

Highlights of the Hiking Tour of Alaska's Kenai Peninsula

Hike through the rugged Alaskan wilderness with spectacular mountain and coastal views.
Follow in the footsteps of the historic sled dog race as you hike on the Iditarod Trail.
Look for Alaskan wildlife, including bald eagles, bears, moose, and if you’re lucky, a whale or two!
Visit the awe-inspiring Harding Icefield that feeds the glaciers of the Kenai Fjords.

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From $4,275USD
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Hiking Tour of Alaska's Kenai Peninsula

Hiking Tour of Alaska's Kenai Peninsula Itinerary

Day 1 First Hike From Girdwood

The tour’s shuttle van will meet you in Anchorage and bring you to Girdwood, which will be home for your first two nights. In the afternoon, you’ll hike the Winner Creek Trail to the Gorge Bridge.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Girdwood
Distance: 2 hours, 4 miles
Meals: Lunch, dinner

Day 2 Hike the Iditarod Trail

Today, you’ll continue hiking along the Winner Creek Trail, which follows the path of the historic Iditarod. It will be a gradual climb to reach the beautiful waterfalls at Winner Creek Gorge. Along the trail, you’ll pass the Monarch Gold mine, Crystal Lake, and Raven Glacier.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Girdwood
Distance: 5 hours, 10 miles
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3 Crow Pass Hike

The Course Creek Trail will take you to Crow Pass, where you’ll have an amazing vantage point to see the Right and Wrong Mountains. You’ll finish your hike after reaching Crescent Lake.

In the afternoon, the shuttle will take the group to Seward to check-in at your new hotel.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Seward
Distance: 5 hours, 10 miles
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 4 Hike Beneath Resurrection Peaks

The trail today has the spectacular Resurrection Peaks soaring above it. You’ll love the scenic views as you climb along Box Canyon Creek towards Lost Lake.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Seward
Distance: 7 hours, 14 miles
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 5 Kenai Fjords Boat Tour

Give your legs a break today with a spectacular boat cruise. You’ll take the boat from Seward and admire the glaciers and rugged scenery of the Kenai Fjords National Park. This is also a great place to look for wildlife, which may include a whale sighting!
Overnight Location: Hotel in Seward
Distance: None
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 6 Icefield Hike

Today, you’ll continue your exploration of the Kenai Fjords National Park. You’ll hike the Harding Trail to the impressive Harding Icefield, which is 35 miles long. After your visit to the icefields, the van will bring you back to Anchorage to conclude your tour.
Overnight Location: None
Distance: 4 hours, 8 miles
Meals: Breakfast, lunch

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Hiking Tour of Alaska's Kenai Peninsula Price and Dates

This guided hiking tour in Alaska is run as a private tour for your group only and the price is fixed per person.

The prices below are per person:

  • Guided groups of 4+: $4,275 USD
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Accommodation on the Hiking Tour of Alaska's Kenai Peninsula

This tour is based in 3 and 4-star hotels. The hotels offer comfortable rooms in ideal locations for your explorations.

In some cases, the accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travellers
Rooms are double occupancy and single travelers will be required to pay a supplement. You can pay a supplement to have a single room where possible.

Hotels on Standard Tour

Alyeska Resort in Girdwood ★★★★

Comfortable rooms, a stunning indoor saltwater pool, and an onsite spa are the many reasons to love this hotel. Not to mention the spectacular views!

Best Western Plus Edgewater Hotel in Seward ★★★

You'll find comfortable and inviting rooms at this quiet hotel. Situated in downtown Seward, you'll have easy access to everything you need.

What’s Included in the Hiking Tour of Alaska's Kenai Peninsula?

Meals

5 breakfasts, 6 lunches, and 5 dinners are included in this tour, not including beverages.

Accommodations

Accommodations for 5 nights are included. Accommodations before and after the tour in Anchorage are not included but can be added as a supplement.

Transportation during the Tour

Transport for you and your luggage is included as outlined in the itinerary. Roundtrip transport between Anchorage and the Kenai Fjords National Park is included at the beginning and end of the tour.

Also Included

  • English-speaking guide
  • Van shuttle
  • Scenic boat cruise
  • Park entrance fees
  • Trail maps and narratives

Not included

  • Travel insurance
  • Flights
  • Gratuities for tour guides or other staff if desired
  • Meals, drinks or snacks not previously included
  • Visas if required
  • Tourist taxes if applicable
  • Personal equipment
  • Fees not mentioned as included

Optional Extras

  • Any additional nights before or after the tour
  • Single occupancy upgrades

Frequently Asked Questions about Hiking Tour of Alaska's Kenai Peninsula

Timberline Adventures specializes in fully supported cycling, hiking, and multisport adventure tours in the United States and Canada.
Over the last 38 years, our adventure experts have crafted unique itineraries consisting of only the best routes and trails. We are all about striking the perfect balance of challenge, discovery, and tons of fun! Our epic tours include visits to 35 different national parks, and we take great pride in introducing our guests to some of the wildest and most beautiful areas in North America, like Glacier, Yosemite, Acadia, Big Bend, and so much more!
We share in the joy, exhilaration, and sense of accomplishment that is a part of every single tour, and the quality of your experience is how we measure our growing success.

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Map of Hiking Tour of Alaska's Kenai Peninsula

Map of Hiking Tour of Alaska's Kenai Peninsula

Is this tour for me?

We rate this tour as a 3/5. Hikes on this tour are moderate or somewhat challenging. You should be comfortable hiking between 4 and 7 hours per day on a variety of terrain, including the icefields.

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