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Best Guided Tours in Anchorage, Alaska

Best Guided Tours in Anchorage, Alaska
  1. Seward: Kenai Fjords National Park 6-Hour Cruise | GetYourGuide
  2. Seward: Kenai Fjords National Park 6-Hour Cruise | GetYourGuide

    A tour of the Kenai Fjords National Park will allow you to see whales, wildlife, and glaciers up close. On a high-speed catamaran, take in the breathtaking scenery of Alaska's pristine waterways.

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  3. Anchorage: Deluxe Trolley City Tour | GetYourGuide
  4. Anchorage: Deluxe Trolley City Tour | GetYourGuide

    A Hop-On Hop-Off City Trolley Tour of Anchorage will allow you to see the city's rich history and natural splendor from the perspective of a resident.

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  5. From Anchorage: Matanuska Glacier Full-Day Tour | GetYourGuide
  6. From Anchorage: Matanuska Glacier Full-Day Tour | GetYourGuide

    The largest glacier accessible by road in Alaska, the Matanuska Glacier, may be reached on a day's drive from Anchorage. A must-do is sledding down the Glenn Highway, or having lunch at a rustic lodge while looking at glaciers.

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  7. Talkeetna: Mountain Voyager with Optional Glacier Landing | GetYourGuide
  8. Talkeetna: Mountain Voyager with Optional Glacier Landing | GetYourGuide

    On a breathtaking flight over the Alaska Range, you'll see glaciers, enormous mountains, and Denali itself in all of their glory.

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  9. Palmer: Glacier Dogsled & Helicopter Tour | GetYourGuide
  10. Palmer: Glacier Dogsled & Helicopter Tour | GetYourGuide

    Helicopter rides above glaciers and icebergs are a great way to begin your Alaskan vacation. Visit the Iditarod sled dogs and their handlers for an hour on an elevated snowfield. Bears, moose, and sheep should all be observed carefully.

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  11. From Anchorage: Glacier and Wildlife Discovery Tour | GetYourGuide
  12. From Anchorage: Glacier and Wildlife Discovery Tour | GetYourGuide

    A small-group excursion from Anchorage to the Turnagain Arm and Portage Glacier sights. The Alaska Species Conservation Center is the perfect place to take in the breathtaking environment and fascinating wildlife.

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  13. Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center: Admission Ticket | GetYourGuide
  14. Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center: Admission Ticket | GetYourGuide

    Use this ticket to visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center (AWCC). Visit a refuge dedicated to the conservation of Alaska's wildlife and the proper treatment of its creatures to learn about the many species that call this place home.

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  15. Anchorage Museum General Admission Ticket | GetYourGuide
  16. Anchorage Museum General Admission Ticket | GetYourGuide

    Explore the amazing exhibitions of the Anchorage Museum and learn about Northern art, culture, history, and science. Make your way through interactive displays and the 3D Planetarium to learn more about indigenous cultures and their history.

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  17. Willow: Summer Dog Sledding Ride in Alaska | GetYourGuide
  18. Willow: Summer Dog Sledding Ride in Alaska | GetYourGuide

    You can have an Alaskan dog sledding experience without the snow in a specially made cart for dog mushing and a nature tour near Willow with a guide.

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  19. From Anchorage: Wilderness, Wildlife, & Glacier Experience | GetYourGuide
  20. From Anchorage: Wilderness, Wildlife, & Glacier Experience | GetYourGuide

    This guided tour of the Alaskan wilderness takes you to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, where you can see the beautiful scenery around Anchorage.

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  21. Anchorage: Coastal Trail 3-Hour City Bike Tour | GetYourGuide
  22. Anchorage: Coastal Trail 3-Hour City Bike Tour | GetYourGuide

    Bicycle along the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail in Anchorage to see the city from a new perspective. It's a great place to see local animals and visit Kincaid Park, Earthquake Park, and Westchester Lake.

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  23. From Anchorage: Glen Alps Beginner's Snowshoeing Adventure | GetYourGuide
  24. From Anchorage: Glen Alps Beginner's Snowshoeing Adventure | GetYourGuide

    This guided tour from Anchorage to the Glen Alps in the Chugach Mountains provides an excellent introduction to the art of snowshoeing in Alaska. Snowshoes and lunches are included.

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  25. From Anchorage: Chugach State Park Guided Alpine Trek | GetYourGuide
  26. From Anchorage: Chugach State Park Guided Alpine Trek | GetYourGuide

    Explore Chugach State Park on a guided Alaskan hiking adventure. When you reach the top of the Chugach Mountains, you can see a 360-degree view of Anchorage and the area around it.

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  27. Anchorage: Botanical Garden Walking Tour | GetYourGuide
  28. Anchorage: Botanical Garden Walking Tour | GetYourGuide

    Take a half-mile trek through the Alaska Botanical Garden to discover a hidden treasure in Anchorage. Take a leisurely stroll along the paved trail, admiring the manicured gardens and perhaps even stumbling across some wildlife.

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  29. Anchorage Small Group City Highlights Tour | GetYourGuide
  30. Anchorage Small Group City Highlights Tour | GetYourGuide

    From the top of the Chugach Mountains, you'll have a bird's-eye view of Anchorage. You'll learn about Anchorage's rich history while also getting an opportunity to see the famed Alaskan moose.

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  31. From Anchorage: Flora and Fauna Nature Walk with Naturalist | GetYourGuide
  32. From Anchorage: Flora and Fauna Nature Walk with Naturalist | GetYourGuide

    Embark on an easy guided stroll through the wonders of Chugach State Park to learn about Alaska's flora and fauna. Keep an eye out for the wildlife and be amazed by the beauty of this unique landscape.

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  33. Anchorage: Knik Glacier Helicopter and Paddleboarding Tour | GetYourGuide
  34. Anchorage: Knik Glacier Helicopter and Paddleboarding Tour | GetYourGuide

    A helicopter ride over the Knik Glacier is a great way to see the glacier from a new perspective. If you're feeling adventurous, don a dry suit and wade around on a paddleboard in the icy lake.

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  35. Anchorage: Knik Glacier Helicopter and Hiking Adventure Tour | GetYourGuide
  36. Anchorage: Knik Glacier Helicopter and Hiking Adventure Tour | GetYourGuide

    An exhilarating helicopter ride and a nature hike are included in this action-packed tour departing from Anchorage. Explore Alaska's breathtaking natural beauty and keep a lookout for the indigenous animals.

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  37. Anchorage: Knik Glacier Helicopter and Ice Climbing Tour | GetYourGuide
  38. Anchorage: Knik Glacier Helicopter and Ice Climbing Tour | GetYourGuide

    In just four hours, you can be scaling the face of an entire glacier. Take a helicopter ride over the Knik Glacier before going ice climbing with an experienced guide.

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  39. Anchorage: Knik Helicopter Flight and Packrafting Tour | GetYourGuide
  40. Anchorage: Knik Helicopter Flight and Packrafting Tour | GetYourGuide

    Take a breathtaking helicopter ride and packraft among the glaciers on an adventure tour from Knik, Alaska, that includes both activities.

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  41. Wildlife and Glaciers with a walk in the Rainforest
  42. Wildlife and Glaciers with a walk in the Rainforest

    Turnagain Arm is home to a wide variety of Alaskan species, and it's conveniently located near Anchorage. As you drive down the peninsula, you can see wild animals in their natural habitat and learn about the ecosystem from a knowledgeable guide.

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  43. Anchorage City Tour w/ Taste of Wild Smoked Salmon & Reindeer Sausage
  44. Anchorage City Tour w/ Taste of Wild Smoked Salmon & Reindeer Sausage

    You'll visit places like Ship Creek and Alaska Wild Berry Products with the help of a local guide on this half-day tour of Anchorage. During this walking and driving tour, you'll learn more about the history and legends of Anchorage's most well-known places.

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  45. Bears, Trains & Icebergs Tour
  46. Bears, Trains & Icebergs Tour

    The best of Alaska's wildness may be seen in a single day on a tour that includes a picturesque train ride, a river float, a paddle on a glacial lake, and a visit to a wildlife protection center for those who are pressed for time. For those who want to experience the best of Alaska, the variety of activities on offer is sure to please.

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  47. Alaskan Salmon 8-Hour Fishing Experience
  48. Alaskan Salmon 8-Hour Fishing Experience

    Get away from the throng and enjoy a quiet day of fishing in Alaska on your own terms with this private excursion departing from Anchorage. Look out for animals as you make your way through mountains and rivers to a peaceful riverside setting. Regardless of your prior fishing knowledge or lack thereof, your guide will make certain that you get onto the fish as soon as you arrive.

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  49. Sunset City Tour
  50. Sunset City Tour

    Take a sunset trip from Anchorage to see Alaska's wildlife at its most active time of day. Small-group tours take you to some of Alaska's most famous landmarks, including Flattop Mountain Trail and Turnagain Arm, as well as some lesser-known ones. Look out for bears, moose, wolves, and other wild animals. There are also private tours offered.

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  51. Helicopter and Glacier Paddle Boarding
  52. Helicopter and Glacier Paddle Boarding

    If you want to see Denali, don't settle for a ground or aerial perspective; instead, opt for a trip that includes both. Helicopters have no wings to obstruct your view, so you can take in the scenery and wildlife without obstruction. As a bonus, the landing allows you to shoot images that would otherwise be difficult or impossible to get from the air.

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  53. Winter All-In-One
  54. Winter All-In-One

    Embark on a tour of Anchorage and its environs in the waning days of winter. See the best of Alaska at its most picturesque. Visiting Alaska in the winter is a spectacular opportunity for those who prefer to avoid the summer crowds.

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  55. FALL Dog Mushing
  56. FALL Dog Mushing

    This tour will take you to a tiny family-owned kennel in Sterling, about three hours south of Anchorage, where you'll get to see sled dog mushing in action. As you travel through the area, be sure to stop for photos and have a meal.

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  57. Alyeska Tram - A Self-Guided Tour
  58. Alyeska Tram - A Self-Guided Tour

    You may take this self-guided excursion from Anchorage to the Alyeska Aerial Tram. You'll ride the Turnagain Arm Shuttle from Anchorage to Girdwood, where you'll get on the free Glacier Valley Transit to the Alyeska Hotel to catch the tram. There is no guide or tour group on this excursion. Before going back to Anchorage, you can take a beautiful trip to the top of Mt. Alyeska and do whatever you want there, like hiking.

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  59. Heli Hiking
  60. Heli Hiking

    Heli-hiking in Alaska is simply a short drive from Anchorage. This small group helicopter trip takes you to the high country, where you'll see breathtaking views of glaciers and mountains. For those who want a less tough hike or one that takes them all the way to the summit of one of the peaks, this is the place to go.

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  61. Winter Helicopter Ice Climbing Adventure
  62. Winter Helicopter Ice Climbing Adventure

    Set off on a journey unlike any other in the great state of Alaska. Travelers with an adventurous spirit will enjoy this small-group excursion. As part of this adventure, you'll fly over the gorgeous Chugach Range before landing on a glacier and challenging yourself to hike through its frozen landscapes. The option is yours: take on a more difficult task or remain in your (relative) safety zone.

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What are guided tours?

Guided tours are all generally all-inclusive group travel experiences led by a local travel guide and following a fixed itinerary for a specific tourist attractive or local activity. Many sightseeing guided tours, skip-the-line tickets for major travel attractions, group day/night tours, food tastings, wine tastings, and even airport transfers.

Should I use guided tours on my vacations?

Explore and experience your destination like a local.

Learn about your vacation spot from a local’s perspective. Discover a treasure trove of undiscovered gems!

Avoid scams and pay better prices

Book your guided excursions in advance from the comfort of your own home and just enjoy your vacation while abroad with a peace of mind knowing you have secured the best deals

I have a tight budget, can I still buy a guided tour?

With so many guided tours to choose from, you’re likely to find one that fits your budget.

Save time, Get the most out of your trip.

Make the most of your journey by not wasting a single second! Memories are not formed when waiting in a queue. Reserve in advance and bypass the lineups at the world’s most popular attractions.

With a planned tour schedule, you know exactly what you will be doing every day, without any risk of disappointment.

Check reviews before buying a guided tour

Overwhelmed with options and unsure about which guided tour to select? Determine which activities are most suited for you by checking out other user reviews

No risk to you. Free cancellation

For many of the guided tours, you can change your mind and cancel your booking without penalty up to 24 hours before the date of the activity. This is very helpful in the event your travel plans changes last minute

Meet people all over the world, make new friends on your next vacation

It’s wonderful to meet people from all around the world on your guided excursions!

Types of guided tours available for your vacation

Depending upon the city you are taking a trip to, there are practically any guide trips and activities for everybody. There are outdoor guided trips, water activities, Nature routes, Music celebrations, Local food trips, Workshops and Classes, Arts Performances, Hidden Gems exploration, beer or wine drinking and tasting tours, special TV & Movies trips, romantic couple trips, kids’ activities, tours to Parks and Gardens, Island exploration trips, visit popular landmarks, Museum guided trips and tickets, Airport transfer services, Memorials for you to check out to under the local culture and history, go up Towers & viewing platforms to get a birds-eye view of the landscape, shopping trips, theaters and auditorium, stop by ports and harbors, sightseeing cruise, bikes for rental, helicopter flights, ferryboat tickets, Jeep and SUV for rental, luxury yacht services and sailboat rental.