Alaska is a frozen wonderland filled with majestic mountains, gorgeous landscapes, and exotic wildlife. The only way to get the full experience and adventure that Alaska has to offer is through a birds-eye view aboard a helicopter tour. Within minutes, you could gaze at the 900,000 caribou grazing the tundra, hike alpines, or take a dogsled by the reins. Here are five Anchorage helicopter glacier tours you’ll want to experience this winter.
Epic Adventures Charter
Would you like to kayak on the top of a glacier? Have you ever camped outside at minus 55 degrees? How would you like to paddle around icebergs that are almost the size of skyscrapers? Have you ever had a family picnic that featured a 180-degree view of glaciers? This helicopter ride is for the thrill seeker in you. You’ll be able to plan your own epic adrenaline-pumping adventure with your family and friends.
Knik Glacier Landing
When it comes to Anchorage helicopter glacier tours, sightseeing at Knik Glacier Landing can’t be beaten! This tour has three options to choose from ranging from 60 to 120 minutes. You’ll be able to walk on ice that’s over a thousand years old. Gaze upon the azure blue melt pools, explore giant crevasses and snap photos of black bears, Dali sheep, caribou, and moose ranging the area.
Winter Snowmobile Tour
The adventure begins with a 25-minute flight over mountain tops to Willow. From there, you’ll board a snowmobile to explore wooded trails for about 2 hours. You can snap photos and enjoy panoramic views of the Alaskan Range at various stops along the way. Insulated coverall and boots are provided but you’ll want to dress in layers and bring your own hats and gloves.
Historic Sheldon Mountain House
This exclusive one hour tour travels through Denali National Park and stops for a fantastic exploration of the historic Sheldon Mountain House. You’ll get a beautiful aerial view of the lakes and rivers in Susitna Valley as well as the granite peaks of the Great Gorge. Get a glimpse of the famous Moose’s Tooth and learn about the geology and history of Denali and the Don Sheldon Amphitheater.
Winter Dogsled Tour
Do you love dogs? This 25-minute helicopter ride will take you right into the heart of the dogsled capital of Alaska. Along with your musher/guide, you’ll traverse the Alaskan wonderland through trails featuring snow-covered evergreen trees and majestic mountain views of the Alaskan Range. You’ll even get the opportunity to mush your own dog sled if you’d like within the hour and a half tour. This tour also offers you a chance to feed the dogs a snack and take photos with them along the way.
Whatever your fancy, Alaska is sure to have it. You can create beautiful memories to share with your family and friends. Book one of the amazing Anchorage helicopter glacier tours today and experience an adventure you’ll cherish for a lifetime!