It’s as far, as deep and as untouched you can go in the USA—a backcountry paradise far beyond any road. Travel by bush plane and float plane, over moraines and soaring mountains, to blaze your own trails along streams filled with salmon, as eagles soar above in in the remotest corners of Katmai and Lake Clark national parks.
You're in the Alaska even Alaskans dream of. Here, you trek through the state’s most epic national parks and spend nights removed from the world, in a world all its own. It’s only you and eagles, caribou, moose, and grizzly bears. You’ll leave transformed, having learned the difference between wild and Alaska wild.
Our Alaska takes you to the most remote part of the 49th state, built for those who seek the thrill of being way, way off the grid. If you want to immerse yourself in wilderness, this trip is for you.
The season runs May through August, with peak salmon runs (and wildlife viewing) in mid-July and August.
Fishing or tracking, wildlife viewing or climbing—or a healthy mix of everything? We’ll adjust our Alaska itinerary to suit the backcountry experience of your dreams.
Our Alaska is backcountry camping on mountain-rimmed tundra and lakeside beaches, plus a grand finale of luxurious cabins at an all-timer location.
Location location location. We pitch tents by pristine streams and glacial lake beaches backed by rugged peaks in Alaska’s true wilderness. We eat well under the stars, too, with locally sourced ingredients cooked in our camp-kitchen.
Days of hiking is rewarded by a lodge wedged between mirrored lake waters and towering peaks at Lake Clark National Park. Breathe in the wildflowers and listen out for wildlife from a country-style lodge with unforgettable, home-cooked feasts.
We can plan a custom, private departure for any group size. Our custom trips are perfect for a couple wishing to travel on their own, a family, or a multi-generational group. If you’re looking to travel on one of our group departures on a private basis, a minimum number of travelers may apply.
Yes, we can craft an unforgettable milestone celebration or company retreat for groups as large as 40 or more.
Our level of curation, care, and in-country connections. We handle everything, overseeing your experience from beginning to end with the highest levels of ownership and responsibility. We support you every step of the way with comprehensive itineraries, detailed day-by-day descriptions, insider destination info, and 24/7 dedicated support.
Preferably six to nine months in advance and earlier for holiday travel. We stay in unique, in-demand boutique and luxury hotels where advance reservations are important to secure the best accommodations possible. We can help with last-minute travel planning, however availability may be limited.
We curate your MO/AD Private Departure to ensure the experiences are authentic, immersive, and included in your trip price. Your itinerary typically includes accommodations, airport transfers, private transportation for all day trips and excursions, privately guided tours with local guides, exclusive VIP access and activities, and meals as detailed in your itinerary.
MO/AD Private Departures typically cost $750 to $1,500 per person, per day, and vary by destination, time of year, number of people in your group, and types of activities you prefer.
MO/AD Private Departures do not include roundtrip airfare to/from your destination, travel insurance, gratuities for local guides, hotel incidentals, and any activities and meals not included in your itinerary.
After learning more about you, your interests, preferred style of travel, dates, and budget, we will present you with initial ideas and examples of what we can plan for you. In order to design a detailed itinerary and check availability, there is a $500 non-refundable planning deposit due. This will be applied to your final trip cost. Once your itinerary is perfect, we require a 25% non-refundable confirmation deposit to start confirming all of your arrangements. Many of our local partners and hotels require additional advance deposits to secure the best accommodations. The balance of your trip cost is due 90 days prior to travel.
See our Terms & Conditions for complete details about our policies regarding your MO/AD Private Departure booking.