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Trekking Alaska's Untamed Trails

Alaska Hiking Excursions: Into the Heart of Wilderness

Discover the thrill of hiking in Alaska’s unspoiled wilderness with our small ship cruise excursions. Venture into the remote and pristine mountain ranges, where lush forests, exceptional beaches, and incredible wildlife await. Whether you’re embarking on a challenging trek through the Tongass National Forest or enjoying a leisurely hike to serene hot springs, our excursions offer intimate access to some of Alaska’s most breathtaking landscapes. Experience the magic of Alaska’s wild places, accessible only through the unique advantage of a small cruise ship.

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Journey Through North America’s Largest Rainforest

Immersive Hiking in Tongass National Forest

The Tongass National Forest, an expanse of verdant wilderness, offers a hiking experience unlike any other. Here, amidst the largest rainforest in North America, you’ll encounter a rich tapestry of flora and fauna. Our guided hikes take you deep into this enchanting forest, where each step reveals new natural wonders.

The small size of our ships allows us to dock in secluded areas, providing you direct access to these hidden trails. From the scent of fresh pine to the sight of towering trees, Tongass is a hiker’s paradise waiting to be explored.

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Unveiling Nature's Path: The Hiking Adventure Awaits

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Accessing Remote Wonders

A Soothing Escape: Trails to Tranquil Waters

For those seeking a gentler adventure, our hikes to Alaska’s natural hot springs offer the perfect blend of relaxation and natural exploration. These leisurely trails lead you through scenic landscapes to warm, inviting waters where you can unwind and soak in the beauty around you.

The journey to these hot springs is as rewarding as the destination, with scenic vistas and the chance for wildlife encounters. It’s an ideal way to experience Alaska’s natural beauty while indulging in a rejuvenating soak in the heart of the wilderness.

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Exploring the Unexplored

Our small boat cruises is not just a feature; it’s a gateway to unparalleled hiking adventures in Alaska. This advantage allows us to access secluded, rarely-trodden trails and breathtaking viewpoints, typically beyond the reach of larger vessels.

Imagine disembarking straight onto a hidden trail, where each turn reveals untouched beauty and solitude. From discovering secret ridges offering panoramic views to encountering wildlife in its natural habitat, the Sikumi transforms every hike into an exclusive exploration of Alaska’s hidden wonders.

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Capturing the Beauty: Trekking Through Untouched Landscapes
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FAQ - Hiking Excursions

What are the difficulty levels of the hikes?

Our hikes range from easy, family-friendly trails to more challenging routes for experienced hikers. We ensure a hike that suits every guest’s comfort and fitness level.

What should I bring on a hiking excursion?

Sturdy hiking shoes, weather-appropriate clothing, a water bottle, and a camera are essential. We also recommend a small backpack for personal items.

When is the best time to go hiking in Alaska?

The ideal time for hiking in Alaska is during the summer months, from June to September, when the weather is milder and the trails are most accessible.

How do you ensure wildlife safety during hikes?

Safety is our top priority. Our guides are knowledgeable about local wildlife and provide briefings on safety practices to ensure a secure and enjoyable hiking experience.

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Alaska Cruise Excursions

Many large cruise lines will make you pick an activity for your trip and charge you if you want to experience more. We want our guests to have new and fantastic experiences without the added pressure of an additional bill at the end of the cruise.