Duration : 05 Nights / 06 Days
Destinations : Anchorage, Talkeetna, Sheldon Chalet
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5 Nights 6 Days
Day 1 : Arrive Anchorage
Receive a personal greeting upon arrival in Anchorage. Once you have collected your luggage you will be directed to your private driver and vehicle for a transfer to your hotel. If time permits, a highlights tour of Alaska’s biggest city will be provided in route, tailored to your specific interests. This evening rest and rejuvenate from your flight and prepare for your coming Alaska adventure!
Day 2 : Anchorage to Talkeetna
This morning after breakfast meet your private driver to begin your travels through Alaska. Your first destination is the town of Big Lake, where you will meet an Iditarod musher and meet his team of sled dogs. Learn from an Iditarod veteran what it takes to prepare for the Alaska’s Great Race and how much these sled dogs love to run. Your private visit will allow plenty of opportunities to ask questions, meet the dogs – and even meet the next generation of racers – puppies! After your visit continue to the town of Talkeetna. This quaint town offers a variety of activities to choose from including zip lining, hiking, fishing, and river jet boat tours. Enjoy a meal and a locally-brewed pint before settling in for the evening.
Day 3 : Talkeetna to Sheldon Chalet
Journey by helicopter to Sheldon Chalet from Talkeetna, arriving around midday. Upon arrival receive a personal staff greeting including a champagne toast and sampling of Alaskan delicacies. Spend the rest of the day exploring the Chalet, experiencing the observation deck, and planning your upcoming adventures with your guide. This evening, enjoy a gourmet meal with your hosts and plan tomorrow’s adventure.
Day 4 : Discover Alaskan History and Sheldon's Amphitheater
Enjoy an introduction to glaciers and learn about the history of the Sheldon Amphitheater. Discover the beauty of Ruth Glacier through a guided trek, and watch as your hosts prepare the ultimate picnic. Or simply marvel at the view from the panoramic windows while reading your favorite book. In the evening, gather around the fireplace for a natural history lesson, or relax in the sauna after a glass of wine.
Day 5 : Ice Caves, Glacier Hiking & Crevasses: Oh My!
Spend another day taking in your grand surroundings. Learn about the Historic Mountain House, the inspiration for the newer Sheldon Chalet, followed by an exploration of nearby ice caves and crevasses of the Ruth Glacier. Enjoy the surreal experience of being in the shadow of Denali, the Great One, in one of the world’s most remote, yet luxurious, destinations.
Day 6 : Depart Sheldon Chalet
Sip your coffee from the lodge deck as you take in the majestic surroundings of Denali and the Sheldon Amphitheater. Reflect upon the lives the pioneers who created this exclusive oasis in the heart of Denali National Park. Later this morning your private helicopter will whisk you away to Anchorage – or wherever your next adventure begins.