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Iditarod, Alaska – The Greatest Endurance Race

Price Starting at $3,295.00

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Leave the civilized niceties of the lower 48 for the vast untamed wilderness of Alaska and the 900-mile long endurance race known as the Iditarod. Witness the ceremonial start of the race in Anchorage, and take advantage of the available optional activities such as a dog sled ride. Venture northward to Willow for the official start of the race and enjoy the beauty of the Knik River and the close by Knik Glacier. Return to Anchorage via a scenic route for further immersion into the beauty of the far north. The Optional extension is a visit to Rainy Pass Check Point to observe the mushers as they come and go.

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This day, wake up to the anticipation of a flight from the dense civilization of the lower 48 to the wilds of Alaska, via Anchorage. Your home for the next four nights offers warm comfortable rooms and spectacular views of the Chugach Mountains or Cook Inlet. The hotel offers a variety of dining choices from the sophistication of the Crow’s Nest perched atop Tower 3, to casual cafes and bistros. Guests can avail themselves of the Athletic Club facilities which include fitness room, classes, swimming pool and Jacuzzi. This evening enjoy your welcome dinner at a local restaurant. HOTEL CAPTAIN COOK.

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Prices vary by season and package. Please inquire by phone at (800) 627-1244 or email info@classicescapes.com for more information and a pricing estimate.

Maximum group size: No restrictions, although we recommend a maximum of 30 travelers.

YOUR JOURNEY INCLUDES:
  • Superior accommodations at hotels as indicated in the itinerary (or similar).
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary.
  • Musher’s Banquet.
  • Admission to the Anchorage Museum.
  • Visit the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race Headquarters.
  • Visit the Iditarod Museum in Wasilla.
  • All transportation by private coach.
  • All admissions and entry fees.
  • Hotel tips and taxes.
  • Complimentary passport wallets and baggage tags.
Being our northernmost state, Alaska has tough winters and short summers. Alaska is ideally visited between May and September.