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Posted on July 9th, 2021 in Alaska, Our Stories
“The core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.”
― Jon Krakauer quoting American adventurer Christopher McCandless, Into the Wild
It’s with great joy that we saw off our first group of 2021 travelers on our Alaska Explorer tour. This trip showcases otherworldly tundra wilderness, towering mountain landscapes, impressive river systems, and leaves time for your own adventures such as sea kayaking, flightseeing, artistic and cultural attractions, and hiking through Alaska’s fairytale-like forests.
We followed along with the first Alaska Explorer group on a social media takeover to give in-depth looks at what you can expect from traveling with Holiday Vacations. Our Tour Director Julia S. captured special moments each day, documenting natural beauty, superb meals, and special moments between guests.
The photos below are a recap of just a few of the images from the takeover.
To check out the full Instagram takeover, follow this link and click on Alaska Explorer Highlights. If Alaska is on your bucket list for 2022, click here to view our offerings or if you’d rather speak to someone, give us a call at 1-888-867-2190 and our friendly Tour Consultants will happily help you choose which vacation best suits your desired travel experiences.
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Tour days tend to be shorter in length, at a relaxed pace, and include lots of unscheduled time for leisure. Expect standing and walking for extended periods of time on flat surfaces, mostly low altitudes, and consistent temperatures.
Tour days usually move at a leisurely pace. Some days’ scheduled activities last longer than others. Expect standing and walking for long periods of time on occasionally uneven terrain. You may experience changes in altitude or temperature.
Tour days tend to be long, move at a consistent pace, and may include long travel days. Expect standing and walking for long periods of time on uneven surfaces. Some destinations may have changes in altitude and/or temperature.
Tour days tend to be long, move at a brisk pace, and may include lengthy travel days. Expect long periods of walking and standing on uneven surfaces. Scheduled activities may require physical effort or have distinct changes in altitude or temperature.
Tour days tend to be long, move at a vigorous pace, and may include lengthy travel days. Expect long periods of walking and standing on rough surfaces. Scheduled activities may require physical effort or have distinct changes in altitude or temperature.