Get out of the city of Anchorage and take the Turnagain Arm Shuttle to the Portage Glacier Lodge. This self-guided Portage Glacier adventure is truly idea for the independent traveler. Your shuttle will take you directly to Portage Glacier Lodge at Portage Valley where you can enjoy a meal and enjoy stunning hiking trails like the Trail of Blue Ice and Byron Glacier Trail. You may even want to hike the trail of blue ice and take in the 7 other hanging glaciers in the area.
This self-guided Portage Valley Tour allows you freedom to break away from tour groups and explore on your own and return at appointed return times from Portage Lodge. You must make sure you plan accordingly so that you arrive at the Portage Lodge with ample time. Remember this is tour is not for the faint at heart. This is a self-guided tour and you will be out in the wilderness exploring on your own. This means you will need to dress appropriately and plan your day ahead of time. Please read up on all that Portage Valley has to offer.
On the way down to the Portage Glacier Lodge you will be traveling down Alaska's most scenic highway known as Turnagain Arm. You will make a stop at Beluga Point, Turnagain Gallery and then on to the Portage Glacier Lodge. You may want to take some of the scenic walks found around Portage Valley – Alaska's Crown Jewel. When you are ready to continue on simply board the hourly shuttle from the Portage Glacier Lodge back to Anchorage. The return journey is simple just hop on the shuttle you pre-booked. It's that easy.
What You Can Expect
This self-guided Portage Glacier Tour allows you freedom to break away from the tour groups and explore on your own and return at select times. Your journey to Portage Lodge begins with a custom tour of Turnagain Arm and is a treat you won't want to miss. Your adventure includes a Turnagain Arm Tour with highlights listed below.
When you are ready to continue on simply board the shuttle at the Portage Glacier Lodge for your return trip back to Anchorage. We will be making a stop at Turnagain Gallery and Potter Marsh on the return journey.
Price: $89.00 (Book early and save using promo codes found on this website)
Duration: 4.5 hours transportation - - plan for a six to eight hour day.
Round-trip shuttle service with a tour of Turnagain Arm and pick up and drop off at Portage Glacier Lodge.
Tour Times: 8 AM, 10 AM, 11 AM, and 12:30 PM.