4 Hours 35 Minutes
From start to finish
Just Outside Denali Park
Hike Remote Landscapes
Usually a days journey to reach
Weather Conditions Permitting
Explore the rich and stunning ecosystems surrounding the famous Denali National Park on the Heli Hiking Adventure! This half-day Denali excursion takes you from the helicopter base just outside Denali national park, past beautiful views of Denali & the surrounding area, to a remote hiking location. This beautiful spot would normally take you a full day of hiking just to access it! Your knowledgeable guide will lead you from here on a 3.5-hour journey through the area. You’ll learn all about the local flora & fauna, and if you’re lucky you’ll catch views of Denali itself! This is one of the best Denali excursions for seeing the landscape up close. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife as you trek above the treeline. You may spot caribou, goats, and more! As you stop for a light snack provided by your guide, you’ll have expansive views of the local alpine and tundra. And don’t forget, you still have another gorgeous & thrilling helicopter trip back to the base to finish off your once-in-a-lifetime Denali excursion!
Your Heli Hiking Adventure tour begins with a safety briefing & gear fitting at the helicopter base just outside Denali National Park. From here, you’ll enjoy a stunning flight to your remote hiking location! Keep your eyes trained on the skyline for views of the surrounding mountain ranges. Upon touching down, your naturalist guide will lead you on a gentle hiking adventure through the high alpine of the region. As you sit above tree line, you’ll have views of alpine ridge lines and unique tundra landscapes. Your guide will regale you with tales of the area and facts about the beautiful ecosystem around you. As your Heli Hiking Adventure begins to wind down, you’ll relax on the hillside to enjoy a light snack, before hopping back in the helicopter for your exciting ride home. In total, you’ll spend about 15 minutes in the air on your Heli Hiking Adventure. So remember your cameras and your spirit of adventure, and book this small-group tour early. This is one of those Denali excursions where seats go fast!
Looking for more adventurous activities around Alaska? Take a look at the Mendenhall Glacier Canoe Paddle & Trek, for a whole new view of one of these stunning glaciers!