3-Night Mat-Su Base Camp

Designed for visitors as a pre or post tour to a 7-day Alaskan cruise or an add-on to a business or convention trip. Your limited time is best spent in the Mat-Su Valley where you can experience the grandeur of Denali, trek on a glacier, hike alpine tundra, raft whitewater rapids and fish world-class rivers.

Day - 1

Talkeetna - take-off on a flightseeing journey around North America's largest peak. View the grand mountain from a scenic raft trip and watch for wildlife. Overnight in Talkeetna.

Day - 2 

Travel over Hatcher Pass and visit Independence Mine Historical State Park. Hike and pick berries in the beautiful Alpine tundra. Enjoy a gourmet lunch at the summit. Drive up the Glenn Highway (a National Scenic Byway) to mile 100 and enter Glacier Park, a private entrance to Matanuska Glacier where you can drive up to the face and hike on the ice. Overnight in Palmer.

Day - 3 

Today you can fish for one of five species of salmon in the Mat-Su Valley's world-class rivers. Hire a guide to take you to a "hot" fishing hole and don't forget to buy a derby ticket! Overnight in Wasilla.

Day - 4

Depart for Anchorage