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Alaska's Iditarod Trail Dog Sled Race

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Key inclusions

  • Private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • USA

  • Active pace

  • Globus escorted tours

The Iditarod, Alaska’s best-known sporting event, is the focus of this fabulous Alaska winter tour. Meet four-time Iditarod Champion Martin Buser at his kennels—a special experience arranged by Globus—and visit the Iditarod Headquarters, where you’ll see photos, videos, and mementoes of the Iditarod race. Another out-of-the-ordinary adventure included by Globus is dinner and Iditarod festivities at the Musher’s Banquet, where you’ll see the musher’s draw for starting position in the race and perhaps meet them for photos and autographs. Witness the ceremonial start of the race in Anchorage and the official restart of the race in Willow, where you can cheer on your favourite mushers as they head off into Alaska’s wilderness on this 1,049-mile journey to the finish line in Nome.

You’ll also spend time in Anchorage and at the luxurious Hotel Alyeska, located in the ski resort community of Girdwood. Here, you can enjoy a variety of activities, including skiing, snowshoeing, riding an aerial tram for breathtaking views, or simply relaxing at the hotel’s spa. For a chance to see grizzly and black bears, moose, and caribou up close, you’ll visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. At the Alaska Sealife Center, get an in-depth look above and below Alaska’s waters.

If you desire to see the Iditarod, this Alaska winter tour is an adventure not to be missed.

At a glance

  • Anchorage Join in the Iditarod Festivities in anticipation of the Ceremonial Start of the Iditarod.
  • Girdwood Take an aerial tram ride for impressive panoramas of Turnagain and seven glaciers.
  • Seward Visit the Alaska Sealife Centre for a look above and below the water of Alaska.
  • Big Lake Happy Trails Kennels Visit the home of four-time Iditarod Champion Martin Buser and his friendly dogs.

What's included

  • Private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes
Private home pick-up service

Our private home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Overview

The Iditarod, Alaska’s best-known sporting event, is the focus of this fabulous Alaska winter tour. Meet four-time Iditarod Champion Martin Buser at his kennels—a special experience arranged by Globus—and visit the Iditarod Headquarters, where you’ll see photos, videos, and mementoes of the Iditarod race. Another out-of-the-ordinary adventure included by Globus is dinner and Iditarod festivities at the Musher’s Banquet, where you’ll see the musher’s draw for starting position in the race and perhaps meet them for photos and autographs. Witness the ceremonial start of the race in Anchorage and the official restart of the race in Willow, where you can cheer on your favourite mushers as they head off into Alaska’s wilderness on this 1,049-mile journey to the finish line in Nome.

You’ll also spend time in Anchorage and at the luxurious Hotel Alyeska, located in the ski resort community of Girdwood. Here, you can enjoy a variety of activities, including skiing, snowshoeing, riding an aerial tram for breathtaking views, or simply relaxing at the hotel’s spa. For a chance to see grizzly and black bears, moose, and caribou up close, you’ll visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. At the Alaska Sealife Center, get an in-depth look above and below Alaska’s waters.

If you desire to see the Iditarod, this Alaska winter tour is an adventure not to be missed.

No meals included

UK - UK

Day
1

Fly to Anchorage where you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel.

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.

Things to note

This platinum tour is operated by our sister company Globus.

Hotels

It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.

Guests can relax in the swimming pool or use the contemporary fitness facilities. Anchorage Marriott Downtown is situated just 2 blocks from the Centre for Performing Arts and 7.5 miles from the Alaska Botanical Gardens. This full-service hotel is located 5 miles from Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport and 1 mile from Alaska Depot train station.

  • Location

    820 West 7th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501, USA 

  • Facilities

    • Free WiFi Swimming pool Indoor pool Hot tub/jacuzzi Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Restaurant Gift shop

Girdwood - Alyeska Resort Hotel

The polished rooms offer a mountain view while you are dining or relaxing in the sitting areas and free Wi-Fi, as well as TVs, and tea and coffeemakers. 

  • Location

    1000 Arlberg Ave, Girdwood, AK 99587, USA

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant Hot Tub Spa

Fair Banks - Pikes Waterfront Lodge

These stunning rooms look right over the river giving you a lovely view to wake up to. This hotel also has a flat screen TV that you can enjoy. Stay incontact with home by using our free wifi.

  • Location

    1850 Hoselton Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99709, USA

  • Facilities

    • Free WiFi Restaurant and Bar Fitness Centre

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