Alaska Tours

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Guided tours offering comfortable basecamps for active exploration in Alaska’s endless outdoor playground. From Denali, Glacier Bay, Kenai and Katmai National Parks and beyond let us recommend the best wilderness lodge for you.
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Intimate, Authentic Alaska Land Tours

Authentic Alaska tours lie beyond the roads, rails and towns. Venture into Alaska’s wilderness on multi-day tours with a focus on wildlife, national parks and adventure. Discover overnight small group tours, escorted land tours and Alaska package tours that explore true Alaska up close. Learn from local guides and stay in remote lodges on our off-the-beaten-path adventures.

Stay deep within Denali, with special access to hikes and views. Or arrive to an Alaska wilderness lodge in true local style—by floatplane or boat. Looking for a custom private Alaska tour? Contact us to describe your dream tour and our Alaska travel experts will make it happen. Let our experience be your guide to navigating the logistics for your 2024 Alaska tour. Browse the Alaska land tours below or call us for free custom tour planning.

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Alaska Land Tours with AdventureSmith

Choosing an Alaska tour with AdventureSmith means choosing an award-winning company that has pioneering experience in Alaska adventure tours. Our Alaska ground tour experts have lived, worked and explored the region in depth, working as former guides, operations managers and naturalists. We can help you choose the best Alaska land tours or craft a custom private tour based on your interests, ability and budget. Need more reasons to take an Alaska small group tour with us? Read on.

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Work with one Adventure Specialist throughout to research, purchase & prepare for your personalized Alaska tour package.

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We know Alaska and have the insight to assist you with connecting all the dots & details needed for seamless overland touring.

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We specialize in custom itineraries. Tell us your dream, we’ll make it happen. Private tours for small groups, families, couples & solo travelers.

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Our company was founded by a former naturalist guide and small boat pioneer. We will match you with the best Alaska land tours.

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Alaska Land Tours 2024

Following in the footsteps of our successful Alaska tours in 2023, 2024 Alaska land tours are are seeing a surge of interest. Our team can help you escape the tourist crowds for the most authentic experience.

Let us be your guide to the best Alaska tours, including all of the logistics for 2024 Alaska tours. Research the crown jewels of Alaska with our Glacier Bay tours and How to Visit Denali National Park guide, which has the latest information about traveling into the park. Or simply contact us now to get started. Our team has experienced the Alaska tour protocols firsthand and have helped hundreds of clients navigate their travel. Trust us to plan your 2024 Alaska tour package.

Alaska Wildlife Tours

Viewing wildlife in its natural setting is a highlight of any Alaskan tour. But an Alaska small group tour puts the odds in your favor to spot wildlife in its natural habitat. We offer Alaska’s best wildlife experiences including bear viewing tours (including Katmai brown bears), whale watching, birding and nature tours.

Find bears gorging on salmon filled rivers on our intimate Alaska bear tours statewide. View Dall sheep and mountain goats high in the mountains. Look for wolves, moose and caribou in Alaska’s interior. Watch sea lions, walrus and seals along Alaska’s coast. Catch the best views of whales in Alaska from a boat. Our Alaskan wildlife tour guides will get you to the right place to view and photograph animals. View our selection of Alaska wildlife tours or contact us to craft your own private wildlife safari. 

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Two guests enjoy a kayaking activity inside the waters of Endicott Arm, an experience to remember after combining their Alaska land tour with a cruise.

Alaska Adventure Tours

Alaska is an endless outdoor playground, perfect for adventure tours. All our itineraries include active exploration and hiking and wildlife viewing. For those seeking more action, our Alaska adventure tours may include activities such as trekking, biking, kayaking, ice climbing, dog sledding, white water rafting, sport fishing and more.

No experience is necessary as expert guides lead and teach all you need to know. Whether you are seeking the ultimate Alaskan adventure tour or a slower-paced Alaska walking tour, we have the best Alaskan tour for you.

And here, even Alaska luxury tours are more about access, exclusivity and education than posh amenities. If that’s the Alaska adventure tour you seek, then let’s get started. 

“Our Alaska land tours are designed to showcase iconic, authentic Alaska.”


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Temperature & Rainfall

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Avg. High (F) 22 26 33 44 55 62 65 63 55 40 28 22
Avg. Low (F) 9 12 17 28 39 47 52 49 41 58 16 10
Avg. Rainfall (Inches) 0.7 0.8 0.6 0.5 0.7 1.0 1.9 2.7 2.6 1.9 1.0 1.1
Avg. Daylight (Hours) 5.5 7.5 10 13 17 19 19 17 14 11.5 8.5 6

Alaska Tour Seasons

When is the best time to visit Alaska? Summer is the premier time to tour Alaska by land. Summer days are long, with 20 hours of sunlight on summer solstice on June 21. This core travel season is packed full for wildlife and visitors alike.

Keep in mind that the season is short for Alaska interior tours. Denali National Park is open to visitors from early June through mid-September. The Alaska climate table listed above is for Anchorage, Alaska. There are Southeast coastal and Interior microclimates to consider depending on where you tour Alaska.

Learn More About Alaska’s Climate

Find statewide Alaska climate for tables and information to help plan your Alaskan tour at the perfect time.

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Alaska's Kenai Peninsula captures every environment that the state has to offer all in one small region. AdventureSmith's founder reviews his time at three wilderness lodges on the Alaska Wildland Collection.
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AdventureSmith's founder reviews his Camp Denali Adventure with his family of four. Learn why he says there is no better way to explore Denali National Park.
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Read why the Bear Track Inn is AdventureSmith founder's preferred lodge in Gustavus, the gateway to Glacier Bay National Park.
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Adventure Specialist Andrew Browning reviews his 9-day Alaska Grand Adventure to coastal Alaska and the interior, including Denali National Park.
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