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Alaska Winter Wilderness Private Multi-Adventure

Wonderland Lodge Adventure with Dog Sledding

 

Travel to the magical winter wonderland of Alaska in search of solitude, northern lights, scarlet sunrises, and warm moments by the wood stove. Each day venture out and explore the wilderness on guided snow adventures including cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling through untouched wilderness. Harness the exuberant power and strength of an Alaskan Husky team as you become a master at dog sledding. Relax and decompress in the tranquil beauty of Winterlake Lodge.

  • Glide through Rainy Pass on skis traveling along the white wonderment of the backcountry wilderness

  • Lead a dog sledding team mushing through the rugged trails in the snowy boreal forest

  • Relish the quietness and comfort of rustic luxury nestled in the wilderness while viewing the northern lighting up the sky

Arrive:

Anchorage, Alaska

Depart:

Anchorage, Alaska

Duration:

6 Days

Activity Level:

2

Departures:

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Price: from $8,925

  • Arrive Anchorage

    Day 1

    Arrive Anchorage and transfer to your hotel.

    Accommodation: Hotel Captain Cook

    Located in the heart of downtown Anchorage, Alaska's Hotel Captain Cook is a perfect basecamp for adventure. The hotel features finely appointed rooms and suites each with complimentary WiFi, air conditioning, blackout drapes and gorgeous views of downtown Anchorage, Cook Inlet or the Chugach Mountains. The hotel also offers a steam room, sauna, swimming pool, Jacuzzi, exercise facilities and four on-property restaurants including the Crow's Nest, a fine dining restaurant featuring French and New American cuisine.

    Transportation: 15-minute private transfer

  • Fly to Winterlake Lodge for an Afternoon of Guided Activities

    Day 2

    After breakfast, head over to Lake Hood in Anchorage - the world's largest seaplane base. Board a floatplane on a scenic flight across Cook Inlet to a wilderness lodge that sits at the entrance to the Alaska Range. The Iditarod Trail runs through the property and on to Nome.

    Upon arrival at the lodge, you'll have a brief orientation of the grounds and then enjoy some warm beverages and lunch. Staff will fit you with all the gear you'll need to explore the winter wonderland on a guided afternoon adventure.

    Winter months at the lodge offer solitude, northern lights, scarlet sunrises, and warm moments by the wood stove. You'll have the option to go dog sledding and learn to drive your own team. You can also cross country ski or snowshoe through Rainy Pass. The lodge also partners with a helicopter ski company to offer heli-ski adventures in the Tordrillo Mountains during March and April (additional cost). The lodge is an official checkpoint for the Iditarod Sled Dog Race in March.

    Accommodation: Winterlake Lodge

    Located on fifteen acres along the National Historic Iditarod Sled Dog Trail, Winterlake Lodge sits at the entrance to the Alaska Range, just on the edge of an ancient valley. The property includes five individual guest cabins, a central main lodge, gardens, sled dog lot, and staff cabins. Each unique guest cabin features rustically elegant decor, a private bathroom, a sitting area and charming lake view. The Main Lodge of the property features the dining, a great room, bar, game room and a wellness room which offers morning and afternoon yoga classes, complimentary massages, a wood fired sauna, and a rustic cedar hot tub. Daily activities are included in your stay, options include hiking, canoeing, lake fishing, cooking classes, paddleboarding, helicopter excursions including fishing, rafting, glacier trekking, wildlife viewing, mountain biking, dog sledding, hiking and flightseeing. All meals and house beer and wine are included in your stay.


    Transportation: 15-minute private transfer, 1-hour flight

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day of Guided Activities

    Day 3

    After a hearty breakfast in the main lodge, venture out on a guided adventure or begin one of your chosen adventures. If you like, opt in to heli-skiing today and take advantage of the lodges' comfortable lounge space to relax afterward.

    Accommodation: Winterlake Lodge

    Located on fifteen acres along the National Historic Iditarod Sled Dog Trail, Winterlake Lodge sits at the entrance to the Alaska Range, just on the edge of an ancient valley. The property includes five individual guest cabins, a central main lodge, gardens, sled dog lot, and staff cabins. Each unique guest cabin features rustically elegant decor, a private bathroom, a sitting area and charming lake view. The Main Lodge of the property features the dining, a great room, bar, game room and a wellness room which offers morning and afternoon yoga classes, complimentary massages, a wood fired sauna, and a rustic cedar hot tub. Daily activities are included in your stay, options include hiking, canoeing, lake fishing, cooking classes, paddleboarding, helicopter excursions including fishing, rafting, glacier trekking, wildlife viewing, mountain biking, dog sledding, hiking and flightseeing. All meals and house beer and wine are included in your stay.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day of Guided Activities

    Day 4

    After breakfast, choose your own adventure for the day or simply relax in the lodge. Perhaps head out to meet the local dog sledding team, get to know these athlete dogs, and then learn how to drive a sled.

    Accommodation: Winterlake Lodge

    Located on fifteen acres along the National Historic Iditarod Sled Dog Trail, Winterlake Lodge sits at the entrance to the Alaska Range, just on the edge of an ancient valley. The property includes five individual guest cabins, a central main lodge, gardens, sled dog lot, and staff cabins. Each unique guest cabin features rustically elegant decor, a private bathroom, a sitting area and charming lake view. The Main Lodge of the property features the dining, a great room, bar, game room and a wellness room which offers morning and afternoon yoga classes, complimentary massages, a wood fired sauna, and a rustic cedar hot tub. Daily activities are included in your stay, options include hiking, canoeing, lake fishing, cooking classes, paddleboarding, helicopter excursions including fishing, rafting, glacier trekking, wildlife viewing, mountain biking, dog sledding, hiking and flightseeing. All meals and house beer and wine are included in your stay.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day of Guided Activities

    Day 5

    After a breakfast, choose your own adventure for the day or simply relax in the lodge. Today might be the day to relax and enjoy the tranquil beauty of this magical place with a guided hike in and around the breathtaking surroundings near Finger Lake.

    Accommodation: Winterlake Lodge

    Located on fifteen acres along the National Historic Iditarod Sled Dog Trail, Winterlake Lodge sits at the entrance to the Alaska Range, just on the edge of an ancient valley. The property includes five individual guest cabins, a central main lodge, gardens, sled dog lot, and staff cabins. Each unique guest cabin features rustically elegant decor, a private bathroom, a sitting area and charming lake view. The Main Lodge of the property features the dining, a great room, bar, game room and a wellness room which offers morning and afternoon yoga classes, complimentary massages, a wood fired sauna, and a rustic cedar hot tub. Daily activities are included in your stay, options include hiking, canoeing, lake fishing, cooking classes, paddleboarding, helicopter excursions including fishing, rafting, glacier trekking, wildlife viewing, mountain biking, dog sledding, hiking and flightseeing. All meals and house beer and wine are included in your stay.


    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Depart Winterlake Lodge and Fly Home

    Day 6

    After a leisurely breakfast, bid farewell to the Alaskan wilderness and board the floatplane for your return to Anchorage. En route you may catch glimpses of Denali and Mt. Foraker — Alaska's tallest mountains — before landing back at Lake Hood seaplane base.

    Upon arrival to Lake Hood, you'll be privately transferred to Anchorage International Airport to connect with your departing flight.

    Transportation: 1-hour flight, 15-minute private transfer

    Meals: Breakfast

Alaska Winter Wilderness Private Multi-Adventure

Detailed Itinerary

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What to Expect

 

Why take this trip with us?

Reason #01

Since 1972, MT Sobek has maintained its reputation as a wilderness expert and adventure travel pioneer in Alaska.

Reason #02

This Alaskan Wilderness retreat is a perfect escape for an adventure that is both relaxing and active.

Reason #03

Venture with us to Winter lake Lodge offering rustic luxury, wild adventure and unforeseen beauty and intrigue.

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Activities

Personally tailored adventures, hand-picked with your desired activity level in mind. Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, dog sledding.

Lodging

A variety of comfortable and ideally located accommodations and a rustic-looking, comfortably appointed log house lodge with plenty of indoor entertainment.

Climate

Variable by location but winters can be very cold and crisp. Be prepared for snow, chilly winds and sometimes some rain. Expect daytime temperatures of 26°F and evening temperature of 13°F

FAQ

Does it really rain every day in Alaska?

It rains often in Alaska, but mostly when you are closest to the ocean and not so much when you are high up in the mountains. So be sure to bring a sturdy raincoat. The rain is what makes Alaska legendary!

What is the best time of year to go?

Anytime between February and the middle of April to take advantage of all the lodge's winter activities.

What type of activities can be done at the Winterlake Lodge?

There are many different activities to choose from at Winterlake Lodge: snowshoeing, snowmobiling, dog sledding, aurora viewing and photography.

What type of wildlife can I expect to see?

This area of Alaska is the perfect opportunity to spot subarctic wildlife, such as black bears, moose, caribou, and wolves, and also for bird watchers where you may see the Pine Grosebeaks and Golden-crowed sparrows.

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Price Includes

  • Expert leadership from experienced adventure guides
  • Accommodations as noted in the itinerary
  • Meals as noted in the daily itinerary
  • All necessary specialty activity gear
  • All guided group entrance fees, activities, and ground transportation
  • Arrival and departure day group airport transfers

Price does not include

  • Airfare, any airport taxes, or excess baggage charges
  • Optional tips to your guides, drivers and resort staff
  • Personal expenses such as medical immunizations, phone calls, laundry, or souvenirs
  • Airport transfers if arriving or departing outside of the group transfers
  • Rental car
  • Optional travel protection

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