Alaska holidays. Tours & holidays in 2015 & 2016



Alaska is a place to embrace the extreme. The USA’s highest peak, Mt. McKinley, is located in Denali NP. It’s home to the largest national park in the USA, Wrangell–St. Elias, at over 32,000 km². And much of it is only accessible by boat or plane. Go glacier climbing, kayak through fjords, hike the tumultuous taiga and sub-arctic tundra with resident wildlife wonders such as whales, grizzly bears and wolves. But just go.

Alaska adventure holiday, salmon run
Active small group adventures in a retrofitted school bus, from US $3200 - US $3290 (20 days) ex flights
Alaska adventure holiday, Kenai Peninsula
Orcas, Humpbacks and Glaciers: Experience Alaska's coastline, from US $1790 - US $1890 (9 days) ex flights
Alaska holiday, classic camping tour
Camp and discover the delights of Alaska, from £1839 - £1999 (13 days) ex flights
Alaska adventure cruise
The ultimate wildlife and whale watching adventure cruise, from £4049 (15 days) ex flights

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Vancouver to Alaska tour, by ferry & rail
A full land-and-sea experience of this amazing region, from £3299 - £3399 (15 days) ex flights
Alaska and Yukon classic camping tour
Experience arctic wilderness & the richness of frontier living, from £3239 - £3619 (18 days) ex flights
Alaska and Canada adventure holiday, Gold Rush Trail
Wildlife and historic gold towns in a retrofitted school bus, from US $2390 (17 days) ex flights
Alaska wildlife cruise
Explore the natural history and heritage of Alaska, from CA $5265 - CA $6095 (9 days) ex flights
Denali National Park holiday in Alaska
Experience untouched wilderness off the beaten path, from US $1540 - US $1640 (12 days) ex flights
Alaska Northern Lights holiday, activities & Iditarod
Meet the mushers at Alaska's greatest dog sled endurance run, from £2045 (12 days) ex flights
Alaska small group camping tour
The last wilderness frontierthis is Alaska, from £1649 - £1839 (13 days) ex flights
Alaska activity holiday
Experience kayaking, whitewater rafting, hiking, & wildlife-spotting, from £1399 (6 days) ex flights
Kodiak bear tracking tour in Alaska
Alaskan adventure looking for the large grizzlies, from £4665 (7 days) ex flights
Alaska railway holiday, Kenai Fjords and Denali
Explore mountains, glaciers and sparkling lakes, from £2997 (11 days) ex flights
Holiday in Alaska, wildlife and wilderness
The ultimate Alaskan adventure, from £3549 - £3999 (16 days) inc UK flights
Alaska wildlife holidays
An ultimate Alaskan adventure with wildlife and wilderness, from £2329 - £2589 (14 days) ex flights
The Americas overland truck tour, Anchorage to Tierra Del Fuego
Epic overland trip from North America to Colombia, from £9780 - £10165 (207 days) ex flights

11 reviews for Alaska holidays4 star overall rating

These full and frank independent Alaska holidays reviews are from travellers who have booked directly through Responsible Travel. They are not edited by us or any of the companies we work with. Find the real story, from real travellers below.

Alaska holiday, classic camping tour
Best holiday that our family of four has ever had. (more)Howard Robinson
It was an amazing experience. I fell in love with the place and the group I travelled with and our guide were super!! Which made the trip even more memorable. The itinerary was great and it was all very well organised and hassle free. (more)Maria Sarda
The most memorable part was the optional extra activity of kayaking among icebergs off the Columbia glacier out of Valdez, Alaska. (more)Mary Jane Mahony
From £1839 - £1999 excluding flights
Alaska adventure holiday, salmon run
This is the best holiday my partner and I have ever been lucky enough to have. We thoroughly enjoyed it and it exceeded our dreams. If anyone is thinking of seeing Alaska and considering camping, this would be the tour to choose. (more)John Cracknell
Difficult to pick one part as the whole trip was memorable. Alaska is such a scenic destination. Camping brings you closer to nature and the wild camping was in isolated, awe inspiring places. I particularly enjoyed the sea kayaking, around beautiful islands with sea otters everywhere. (more)David Conway
It was an exceptional holiday, on all levels. I would not hesitate to recommend this trip. It's a small local company (which for me was also a decisive argument), they really know their stuff, everything works out perfectly. What you get to see is really unique and unforgettable. You'll bring back wonderful pictures and mostly, great memories and funny stories to tell back home! (more)Bettina Bernhardt
From US $3200 - US $3290 excluding flights
Vancouver to Alaska tour, by ferry & rail
Memorable parts? The optional ferry ride from Juneau to the fjord. Wonderful experience. Also optional ice climbing on Exit Glacier...scary, exciting,mouthed my boundaries like nothing else. Great patient and encouraging guides who were very safety conscious. Tips? Be prepared for early mornings and late nights. The ferry schedule rules everything. You will spend a lot of time travelling so be sure to take on the optional activities so you have a balance. Local benefits? It's... (more)Alison Horch
From £3299 - £3399 excluding flights
Alaska and Yukon classic camping tour
Memorable parts? We travelled a great distance, saw tons of great scenery and was able to do a variety of activities so I can't really say that one thing stands out however Dawson City (both times) was great. Tips? Bring a bug hat/jacket and some good bug spray. Bring a variety of warm clothes (e.g. mitts, wool hat...) even in the summer months - you never know what the temperature will be like. It really is an active tour and to be ready for this. You do no have to be an athlete... (more)Mary Ellen Ruddell
From £3239 - £3619 excluding flights
Alaska wildlife cruise
Memorable parts? The whole trip was outstanding from start to finish. The boat was great - large enough to give everyone space but small enough to be personal. The crew were exception and had the holiday, Brian the very experience skipper who had time to talk to everyone and was extremely knowledgeable, Steve nothing was too much trouble, Annie the cook who provided first class food made fresh everyday and Danny the naturalist who was knowledgeable and great fun. And finally the wildlife... (more)Sarah Taylor
From CA $5265 - CA $6095 excluding flights
Alaska adventure cruise
Memorable parts? It has to be the Un-Cruise Adventure (though the road trip was pretty good as well). Tips? As they recommend, take plenty of layers and wet weather clothing (activities take place regardless of weather so you need the right stuff for hiking & kayaking, as well as watching the scenery and wildlife from the boat. Don't worry about "evening clothes" - most people only changed in the evenings if their day clothes got wet, and then jeans are fine. Local benefits? Having... (more)Lavinia Martins
From £4049 - £4739 excluding flights

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really
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