Iditarod Sled Dog Race
- Price from:
- 2495 USD /person
- Payment Types:
- Credit Card
- Travellers cheque
- Wire Transfer
- 7 days
- Location Start:
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- Start time:
- 08.00 am
- End time:
- 05.00 pm
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Last updated: 01/11/2008
Experience the unmatched excitement of the most unique wilderness sporting event in the world: the Iditarod Sled Dog Race! From the frenzied race start to the remote checkpoints, we put you there.
Guests arrive and check into the Anchorage hotel. Evening group meeting
Pickup at your hotel with a scenic ride along Turnagain Arm to the port of Seward Alaska. Here we will take a 3 hour cruise in beautiful Prince William Sound . In the afternoon we will travel to the village of Girdwood and stay at the magnificent Alyeska Ski Resort.
We will spend the day at Alyeska. Clients can book optional activities such as downhill or cross-country skiing, flightseeing by plane or helicopter, snowmobiling, dogsledding, exploring the village of Girdwood or just enjoying the hotel ammenities. In the afternoon we will head back to Anchorage and attend the Musher's Banquet in the evening
Today is the day clients wishing to be Iditarod Race sled dog handlers get their training and the rest of us take a tour of downtown Anchorage including the Anchorage Museum of History and Art and numerous smaller art galleries.
Iditarod excitement clicks into high gear today with the ceremonial Race start in Anchorage. We will get an early start and watch the mushers unload their teams in the staging area and later join the crowds cheering on their favorite mushers as they race down 4th Ave. We will visit Earthquake Park and a photo shoot of the Anchorage skyline at sunset
Morning departure to the official restart of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Willow. Another chance to be a part of the Race by working as a dog handler.
Today we take an exciting sightseeing flight along the Iditarod Trail to the Puntilla Lake checkpoint, have a picnic lunch and spend the day mingling with the mushers, volunteers and media. Incredible photo opportunities. Experience first hand what life at the checkpoints is all about. Iditarod Tour ends with clients departing in the evening.
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- Now in our 12th year, Alaska Iditarod Tours was the first company to offer tours of the Iditarod Race and still offers the finest tour available. Read our testimonial page from some of the scores of clients who have been our guests and had the time of their life. Our Iditarod adventure includes outstanding sightseeing, first-class accommodations and the opportunity to be a volunteer in this exciting sporting event. If you have ever wanted to experience Alaska and one of the most unique and exciting sporting events in the world, this trip is for you!. 2007 and 2008 tours sold out early. Make your reservation now for 2009.
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