Summer Escapes

Summer is Alaska’s showcase season. At Alaska Private Touring, we customize every itinerary for our guests so that your summer trip to Alaska is genuinely unique. No one traveler’s journey is ever the same. You have your own set of interests, and your vacation to Alaska should reflect just the activities, sights, adventures, and destinations you most want to capture, whether you have a few days or a few weeks for your summer vacation. Creatively developing travel plans with our guests is our passion.

We’ll provide you with the full array of options so you can decide how to maximize your time in Alaska best. Here are sample itineraries illustrating some fun you can experience on an Alaska private tour this summer

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Cruise Prince William Sound: Round Trip From Whittier

Cruise Alaska’s Inside Passage exploring Prince William Sound out of Whittier aboard your own private luxury yacht with a professional captain and crew who meet your every need.  This area within Southeast Alaska showcases incredible scenery and wildlife.  Discover... Read more

All of Alaska’s 8 National Parks

Discover all the unspoiled wonders of Alaska on this unparalleled tour of all of Alaska’s 8 National Parks. This 19-day journey travels through the diverse ecosystems and landscapes of Alaska’s breathtaking national parks, from the towering peaks of Denali... Read more

Aboard the M/V Sea Mist from Ketchikan to Juneau

Experience the epitome of luxury on a cruise from Ketchikan to Juneau, Alaska. Anticipate lavish accommodations with scenic balconies, gourmet dining featuring local delicacies, and exclusive shore excursions unveiling the region’s natural wonders. Indulge in onboard entertainment, wellness activities,... Read more

Sailing Lake Clark National Park

Embark on an extraordinary hiking and sailing expedition in Alaska where luxury meets untamed wilderness on the pristine waters of Lake Clark National Park. Immerse yourself in a week-long active odyssey, hiking to hidden waterfalls, sailing across the expansive... Read more

Ultima Thule Lodge

Ultima Thule Lodge, situated in the remote wilderness of Alaska’s Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, provides an exclusive escape accessible only by bush plane. Here you can experience luxury accommodations set amidst Alaska’s untouched natural beauty and tranquility... Read more

Treehouse Cove Lodge

Surround yourself in serene seclusion at Treehouse Cove Lodge, your authentic Alaskan oceanfront retreat, accessible only by sea, a short skiff ride from the historic and still undiscovered town of Seldovia. Marvel at the hand crafted timber frame beach... Read more

Susitna Adventure Lodge (Summer)

The Susitna Lodge was built in the 1950’s and historically served as a seasonal roadhouse for visitors along the Denali Highway, the only route at the time to access Denali National Park. It also operated as a hunting lodge... Read more

The Ultimate “Do It All” Alaska Adventure

If you’ve decided to come to Alaska, why not “do it all”? On this Ultimate “Do It All” Alaska 9-day adventure, you will explore diverse areas all over the state and try your hand at outdoor fun from wildlife... Read more

Alaska’s Favorite Treasures

You’ll explore two of Alaska’s famed National Parks on this 10-day adventure along the Alaska seacoast then traveling into Alaska’s mountainous interior. With wildlife cruises, rafting float trips, opportunities for fishing, bear viewing, gold panning, biking or hiking, this... Read more

Sheldon Chalet

Arrive by private helicopter at your exclusive, luxurious mountain retreat at the foot of Denali’s slopes, perched 6,000 feet up and towering over glacier-carved valleys below. Adventure awaits. Glacier trekking, ice caves, Alaskan style sledding. Fine wines and cuisine.... Read more

All the Colors of Alaska in Autumn

Enjoy the many vibrant colors of Alaska’s late summer and autumn seasons, seacoast to tundra, while you explore Kenai Fjords National Park by cruise, Denali National Park’s wildlife and the Arctic Circle. Best of all? Watch the skies as... Read more

Lodge at Black Rapids (Summer)

Located in the heart of the Eastern Alaskan Range The Lodge at Black Rapids offers luxury with an Alaskan flare.  Built at the site of a historic roadhouse, the lodge is enveloped in rich history and culture while also... Read more

Chelatna Lake Lodge

Located just south of Denali National Park, Chelatna Lake Lodge is nestled on the shores of 8-mile Chelatna Lake and the top of Lake Creek, prime territory for some of the finest rainbow trout and grayling fishing in Alaska.... Read more

Crystal Creek Lodge

Located on a bluff overlooking the Naknek River on the Alaska Peninsula, you have arrived at the lodge world famous for extraordinary river and stream fishing, wildlife viewing, photography, hiking, and scenery. Discover Alaska wildness near Bristol Bay and... Read more

Alaskan Grown: “Farm to Table”

Thanks to Alaska’s ‘midnight sun’, farmers can take advantage of nearly 24 hours of sunlight during the summer months. Explore the different farmlands of Alaska, from the coast of Kachemak Bay in Homer, to Talkeetna and the Mat-Su Valley,... Read more

Alaskan Luxury: Coast to Coast

This luxurious 2-week Alaska journey takes you deep into the Inside Passage, into the landscapes of the Interior and along the coast, showcasing some of the state’s best highlights and two luxury lodges. Immerse yourself in diverse adventures curated... Read more

Explore Alaska’s Inside Passage: Private Expedition Vessel

Sail away from the ‘typical’ Alaska cruise experience aboard your own private expedition vessel.  Alaska’s Inside Passage is frequented by many large cruise ships, which due to their size are limited to stopping in the same ports of call... Read more

Discover South Central Alaska Treasures

With the resort community of Girdwood in South Central Alaska as your base camp, explore Kenai Fjords National Park and witness calving glaciers; travel by the Alaska Railroad through a coastal mountain range; paddle by kayak across a glacier-fed... Read more

Iniakuk Lake Wilderness Lodge

Built by hand in 1974, Iniakuk Lake Wilderness Lodge offers comfort and solitude in the iconic Brooks Range in Alaska’s Arctic. Your all-inclusive wilderness adventure in the Alaskan bush begins in Fairbanks as you flightsee to Bettles and on... Read more

Kodiak Brown Bear Center

The 1.9m acres of Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge is home to this classic Alaskan Native lodge situated on Kodiak Island in the middle of Karluk Lake. Surrounded by water, the wildlife-centered Kodiak Brown Bear Center, showcases one of the... Read more

Alaska Islands, Whales, and Glaciers

Explore Southeast Alaska aboard an intimate vessel that is high on both adventure and guest service. You’ll enjoy a casual atmosphere aboard while you depart Sitka and explore Eastern Baranof Island, Icy Strait and Glacier Bay National Park. Hike... Read more

Fisherman’s Dream

Experience some of the world’s best fishing opportunities with this 10 night itinerary that will take you to Alaska’s hottest fishing holes. Looking to reel in a barn sized halibut? Or experience the fight of pulling in a silver... Read more

Explore Alaska by Roads Less Traveled

Remove yourself from the crowds and explore Alaska wilderness where few visitors venture. Experience wild Alaska in a more intimate and unique way while your homebase is two incredible Alaska luxury lodges, one within Wrangell-St. Elias National Park (Kennicott... Read more

Denali Delights

Explore the splendor and unique landscapes and wildlife that is Denali National Park on this five-day luxury adventure. Immerse yourself in this magical wilderness as you search for bear, moose and even the elusive wolf. Ride high as you... Read more

Alaska’s Playground on the Kenai Peninsula

The Kenai Peninsula is over 90% wilderness providing opportunities for adventure and wildlife viewing as well as relaxation and restoration. Visit the luxurious Alyeska Resort in Girdwood then explore Kenai Fjords National Park and stay at two remote wilderness... Read more

Bear Track Inn

Bear Track Inn is situated at the doorstep of Glacier Bay National Park on the tranquil shores of Icy Straits in Gustavus, Alaska. With world-class sport fishing, wildlife and bear viewing, whale watching, kayaking and more, this family-friendly inn... Read more

Tordrillo Mountain Lodge

Discover a multi-sport luxury lodge located in the heart of the Tordrillo Range near Denali National Park on the banks of the Talachulitna River and Judd Lake.  The lodge is within eye shot of two 11,000-foot volcanoes and Denali,... Read more

Prince William Sound Luxury Cruise

Alaska is a popular cruise destination for those who want to experience the state’s many iconic glaciers, abundant wildlife, and epic scenery that the state is famous for. Now you can enjoy these Alaskan cruise highlights aboard an intimate... Read more

Deep Creek Fishing Club

Deep Creek Fishing Club on the Kenai Peninsula’s Cook Inlet, hosts some of the best halibut fishing in the world. Fishermen worldwide can attest to the exclusive and unparalleled Alaska sportfishing experience available at Deep Creek on their 28-foot... Read more

Highlights of Alaska: 3 National Parks

Experience a full week of fun as you tour three of Alaska’s iconic National Parks. First, meet the bears of Lake Clark National Park then take in the breathtaking scenery of Turnagain Arm. After traveling south, you explore Kenai... Read more

Family Fun in Alaska’s Backcountry

A privately-guided family adventure tour in Alaska’s backcountry is the perfect way for your family to bond and reconnect as you experience Alaska, together. Take the worry out of figuring out how to get where and just relax while... Read more

“Ultimate Kenai” Family Adventure

This 10-day “Ultimate Kenai” family adventure tour on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula combines active outdoor fun with a luxurious stay at Stillpoint Lodge, a remote wilderness lodge that offers intimate wildlife “meet and greets”, active fun and quality family time.... Read more

World Famous Bears of Alaska

On this private bear viewing tour to two of Alaska’s National Parks, you’ll visit both Denali National Park to view grizzly bears and Kodiak National Park to experience the enormity of the Kodiak brown bear. You’ll delight in learning... Read more

Cruise Alaska’s Inside Passage: Private Luxury Yacht

Experience Alaska’s Inside Passage aboard your own private luxury yacht on a small ship cruise with a captain and crew who endeavor to meet your every need and indulge your every wish.  Southeast Alaska showcases incredible scenery and wildlife. ... Read more

Inside Passage Glaciers & Wildlife

Cruise aboard the Safari Quest through the wildlife and glaciers of Glacier Bay National Park, 3.3 million acres of rugged mountains, dynamic glaciers, temperate rainforest, wild coastlines, and deep sheltered fjords. Explore highlights of the Inside Passage including Icy... Read more

Culinary Tour with “Taste” on Alaska’s Coast

Immerse yourself in Alaska’s culinary scene on this 9-day exploration of Alaska highlighted by its unique foods. Visit Tutka Bay Lodge where you celebrate the maritime culture with renowned Chef Kirsten Dixon. Learn how to prepare the freshest seafood... Read more

Cruise Northern Passages & Glacier Bay National Park

This exclusive 7-day cruise out of Juneau, in Alaska’s Inside Passage, showcases the beauty and wonder of Alaska marine life, seacoast and wilderness. Cruise through Tongass landscapes and Glacier Bay National Park aboard the nimble Safari Explorer on an... Read more

Southeast Alaska Native Culture

Southeast Alaska boasts rich Native culture and is home to three Alaskan Native groups, the Tlingit, Tsimshian, and Haida, all with their own unique story to tell. These indigenous peoples are well known for their distinctive art represented in... Read more

Discover Alaskan Native Culture

It is believed that the first Native Americans came to Alaska from Russia by crossing the Bering Land Bridge during the last Ice Age some 30,000 years ago. Today, Native Alaskans can be divided into six major groups, three... Read more

Family Adventure: Winterlake to Tutka Bay

Spend quality time with your family at two all-inclusive Alaska backcountry lodges for an exclusive experience, tailored to your family’s most enjoyable activities. With Winterlake Lodge and Tutka Bay Lodge as your homebases, join professional naturalist guides for nature... Read more

Culinary Delights in Alaska

Experience a “taste of Alaska” on this one-of-a-kind Alaska culinary tour found only in America’s “last frontier”. Experience an Alaska “farm to table” experience while you learn about Alaska’s unique farming history and the giant-sized produce spawned by the... Read more

Family Fun in Alaska

Experience all that Alaska has to offer on an itinerary tailored to your family’s interests and pace. Your private driver/guide will host you on your Alaska Family adventure as your family cuddles Iditarod puppies, is whisked away in a... Read more

Alaska Family Explorer

Enjoy family-friendly activities such as guided nature walks and exclusive visits with Iditarod mushers on this 8-day private Alaska luxury tour just for families.  Meet sled dogs and mushers. Explore Prince William Sound on a private cruise vessel. Flightsee... Read more

Sitka to Juneau Cruise : Alaska Bear Country

Bears are an iconic symbol of Alaska and its vast wildness. During this 7-night small ship cruise between Sitka and Juneau on the Kruzof Explorer, you will get an up-close look at both brown and black bears in their... Read more

Stillpoint Lodge

The 25-guest, secluded Stillpoint Lodge is nestled in Alaskan wilderness on Kachemak Bay, near Homer on Southcentral Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula. This exclusive, seaside wilderness lodge offers a unique, eco-experience blending active adventures, relaxing amenities, and learning about Alaskan culture.... Read more

Alaska National Parks Collector

If experiencing as many of Alaska’s national parks as you can on your Alaska vacation is your goal, you can do it on this exclusive Alaska National Parks Collector tour! Featuring six of Alaska’s eight national parks (Glacier Bay,... Read more

Alaska From “A to Z”

This “Alaska from A to Z” luxury adventure tour features Alaska’s most popular destinations, north to south, and the best Alaska has to offer in activities and exclusive adventure experiences. Begin your private Alaska tour in Fairbanks then travel... Read more

Discover Alaska Aboard Your Private Expedition Vessel

With a maximum capacity of 10 guests, the Misty Fjord provides an intimate discovery Alaska’s Inside Passage on your own private vessel.  The onboard luxury features a plush interior and elegant teak finish to compete with the amazing scenic... Read more

Glacier Bay and Outer Coast Cruise

Board the Kruzof Explorer, a fully-renovated former commercial fishing vessel now offering the best in luxury small ship cruises and adventure in Southeast Alaska. Your private cruiseship is capable of exploring remote areas that larger ships just aren’t able... Read more

Tutka Bay Lodge

Adjacent to Kachemak Bay State Park on the Kenai Peninsula, the secluded Tutka Bay Lodge is nestled at the base of the glacier-studded Kenai Mountains. Surrounded by water, the lodge treats guests to beautiful accommodations and world-class cuisine combined... Read more

Redoubt Mountain Lodge

Redoubt Mountain Lodge lies on the shores of Crescent Lake in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve surrounded by the dramatic Chigmit Mountains. Unforgettable Alaskan adventures start here with world-class salmon & trout fishing, hiking, kayaking & paddle boarding,... Read more

Your Private Exploration of Alaska’s Inside Passage

With a total capacity of 22 guests, the Safari Quest is one of the finest options for exploring Alaska’s Inside Passage in a uniquely personal way.  Perfect for a small group of friends or a multi-generational family, a charter... Read more

Alaska Coastal Cruise and Culture

Southeast Alaska is home to a number of Alaskan Native groups and this 7-night small ship cruise on the Kruzof Explorer with private guides provides greater insight into their cultural practices and their relationship with the many islands that... Read more

Adventure by Cruise In Southeast Alaska

Journey from Sitka to Ketchikan onboard the Kruzof Explorer for a 9-night luxury cruise into the wilds of Southeast Alaska. This extended Alaska adventure by water will provide guests with endless opportunities to view wildlife, glaciers, and remote Alaskan... Read more

Private Luxury Cruise Onboard the M/V Sea Star

Alaska’s Prince William Sound is a special place filled with wonders. On this private luxury cruise onboard the M/V Sea Star, you’ll experience outdoor magic from calving glaciers, playful otters, curious sea lions, and lush green mountains with jagged... Read more

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