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Alaska Land Tours with AdventureSmith

Choosing an Alaska tour with AdventureSmith means choosing an award-winning company that boasts pioneering experience in Alaska tourism. 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?

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Personalized

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

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Insight

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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Custom

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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Experience

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 National Parks Tour

National Parks are at the heart of our Alaska tours. Visit Denali National Park as few visitors do, staying deep within the park. Boat into the only lodge within Kenai Fjords National Park. Or arrive to an Alaska wilderness lodge in true local style—by floatplane. When it comes to Alaska national park tours, our team will help you escape the tourist crowds for the most authentic experience.

Research the crown jewels of Alaska national parks with our How to Visit Denali National Park guide or Glacier Bay Tours. Our Alaska land tours also include Kenai Fjords National Park, Katmai National Park & Preserve and Admiralty Island National Monument among other hidden gems. Contact us to customize your own private Alaska national parks tour.

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Alaska Wildlife Tours

Viewing wildlife in its natural setting is a highlight of any Alaskan tour. We offer Alaska’s best wildlife experiences including bear viewing tours, whale watching, birding and nature tours.

Find bears gorging on salmon filled rivers. 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. Our Alaska 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. 

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 tours 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.  

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

Climate

Alaska Tours

Temperature & Rainfall

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Avg. High (F)222633445562656355402822
Avg. Low (F)91217283947524941581610
Avg. Rainfall (Inches)0.70.80.60.50.71.01.92.72.61.91.01.1
Avg. Daylight (Hours)5.57.51013171919171411.58.56

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.