Rugged, remote and pristine, with landscapes of such overwhelming beauty and grandeur that they must be seen to be believed - Alaska is a destination that should be near the top of any nature lover's bucket list.

With its untouched, uncrowded wilderness areas and abundant wildlife, this is a country best experienced by walking, hiking and paddling through its majestic landscapes.

Head to the spectacular Denali National Park to spot grizzlies, moose, caribou, wolves and Dall sheep on a 60-mile drive through the park, or closer by raft on the Nenana River, or closer still on a remote trek atop glaciers and alpine tundra.

Trek through the 'Mountain Kingdom of North America', Wrangell-St Elias National Park - by far the largest of the United States' national parks and containing 9 of the 16 highest mountains in the country.

Kayak up to a gigantic glacier in Shoup Bay; hike and cruise the Kenai Fjords in search of whales, sea lions, puffins and bears; or fly into the most remote wilderness and traverse mountain passes on an unforgettable multi-day hike, camping beneath the clear northern sky.

Discover Alaska the active way on a hiking tour with North America Active.


Innovative itineraries

Our remote backpacking itineraries take you into extreme Alaskan wilderness for a challenging experience like no other.

Expert guides

Each guided Alaskan adventure is led by exceptional guides whose local knowledge, professionalism and passion for the outdoors ensure an enriched experience. On remote hikes, we have low hiker to guide ratios. Our leaders are certified in wilderness first-aid and have the backcountry know-how that only comes from experience and a deep understanding of their natural environment.

Leaders in responsible travel

Responsible travel and Leave No Trace policies are at the heart of every program we offer in Alaska. When you book one of our adventures, you're supporting true sustainability in the protection of natural environments and wildlife.

Ultimate value

Quality services and highly-inclusive prices make our adventures great value for money. Having essential items like bush flights, train rides, experienced guides, national park fees, most meals, sightseeing and entry fees included in the trip cost allows you to better budget for your big adventure.

North America Active is committed to responsible travel and true sustainability. It was a commitment formed when our parent company, World Expeditions, was established in 1975, and today, in the face of a multitude of threats to global environments and cultures, our commitment is stronger than ever. Over several decades we have honed our responsible travel philosophy and are continually assessing and improving initiatives that are practiced in the field to ensure that we are mitigating our impact to the smallest possible footprint. By joining a hiking or cycling tour, you too are making a concerted effort to minimize your impact when you travel. Learn more about our Thoughtful Travel policies and practices.

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