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Globus Alaska's Iditarod(AI)

8 Day Tour from Anchorage to Anchorage 
Come gee! Come haw! Come out for Alaska’s best known sporting event. “Alaska’s Last Great Race” takes place every March as mushers bark commands to teams of sled dogs in hopes of being the first to cross 1,000 treacherous miles of frozen, rugged terrain. On this thrill-filled Alaska vacation, you’ll stop by Iditarod headquarters, visit the kennels of four-time Iditarod Champion Martin Buser, and attend the annual Mushers Banquet where you can meet, mingle, and even witness the draw for starting positions. Cheer on your favorite mushers at the ceremonial start of the race in Anchorage and again at the official restart in the quaint community of Willow. Of course, the Siberian Husky isn’t the only animal you’ll see on this tour of Alaska. Have your camera ready for moose, musk ox, and more as you enjoy visits to Anchorage’s renowned wildlife centers and the Girdwood ski resort where you can put your own paws in the snow.

Itinerary (2022)

Day 1ARRIVE IN ANCHORAGE
 ANCHORAGE Welcome to Anchorage! Free day.
Day 2ANCHORAGE–SEWARD–GIRDWOOD
 ANCHORAGE Welcome breakfast. Scenic drive past Turnagain Arm en route to the Alaska Sealife Center.
SEWARD Visit Alaska Sealife Center.
GIRDWOOD Free time this evening. (B,L)
Day 3GIRDWOOD
 GIRDWOOD Scenic aerial tram. Remainder of the day is free. (B)
Day 4GIRDWOOD–ANCHORAGE
 ANCHORAGE Guided city sightseeing. Visit to Lake Hood Seaplane Airport. Visit Alaska Zoo. [LF] Mushers Banquet dinner and Iditarod festivities. (B,D)
Day 5ANCHORAGE. EXCURSION TO BIG LAKE
 BIG LAKE Visit Iditarod Champion Martin Buser at his home, [LF] Happy Trails Kennels. Visit Iditarod Trail Race Headquarters. Free time in Anchorage this evening. (B)

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Day 6ANCHORAGE. CEREMONIAL START OF THE IDITAROD
 ANCHORAGE Free time this morning before the Iditarod starting ceremonies. Visit to the Anchorage Museum. Farewell dinner this evening. (B,D)
Day 7ANCHORAGE. EXCURSION TO WILLOW
 WILLOW Attend the Iditarod official restart (weather and trail conditions permitting). Free time this evening. (B)
Day 8ANCHORAGE
 Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

Included Globus Meals

Breakfast daily, 1 lunch, 2 dinners

Related Globus Tours

AI - Alaska's Iditarod
AIQ - With Fairbanks

Globus Pricing Details

Gratuities for Tour Director and driver are available for pre-purchase.

Globus Notes

In the event the Iditarod Official Start is relocated (beyond Willow) due to weather and trail conditions, a full day of activities will be substituted in Anchorage.

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Guaranteed Departure  indicates Guaranteed Departure
*Tour Land StartGlobus RetailRequest Quote
Guaranteed Departure 02/28/2022 $2,599.00
02/27/2023 $2,659.00
02/26/2024 $2,799.00
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