A&K Develops New Private Journeys to Alaska and American West

Abercrombie & Kent (A&K) has expanded its portfolio of Luxury Tailor Made experiences in the U.S. for those who want to travel responsibly, while enjoying the trip of a lifetime. New options include the “wide-open spaces, abundant wildlife, pristine coastlines and scenic vistas” of the American West and Alaska.

In total, there are 13 recommended journeys, including several new itineraries for 2021. These suggested itineraries are idea-starters for an conversation with a travel professional or A&K travel consultant to shape a completely customized itinerary, refined step-by-step.

New for 2021:

Tailor Made Wyoming: Yellowstone Family Adventure

Enjoy the best of Yellowstone National Park during three full days of off-the-beaten-path exploration, led by a private naturalist guide. Search for bison, wolves and more in two of the most wildlife-rich areas, Hayden Valley and Lamar Valley. Set out on a wildlife safari in the Grand Tetons, then take a relaxing float trip down the Snake River. Embark on a private, wrangler-led horseback adventure into the Gallatin Mountains.

Tailor Made Family Alaska: Wild Frontiers

Kayak among icebergs on a remote glacial lake and enjoy a guided hike through old-growth forest. Watch for calving glaciers and marine wildlife, such as orcas, humpback whales, sea lions and harbor seals on a glacier-and-wildlife cruise. Look for wild bears feeding on the shores of Chinitna Bay. Flight-see over Denali National Park and land on a glacier. Visit the sled-dog kennels of a champion Iditarod musher, and try your hand at leading a team.

Tailor Made Wyoming: Winter Wildlife Safari

Experience a wintertime journey around Yellowstone National Park as you search for one of America’s most elusive predators, the endangered grey wolf. Meet with a wolf biologist to learn about the challenges of reintroducing and maintaining this apex predator within the park’s ecosystem, then search for some of the nearly 100 wolves that reside there, as well as elk and bison. Get a bird’s-eye view of the geothermal features of Yellowstone and the vistas of the Teton Range on a low-altitude flight. Snowshoe alongside a local expert through the backcountry of Jackson Hole. Venture into Grand Teton National Park with an expert guide for a customizable wildlife tour, keeping watch for moose, white-tailed deer, mule deer and coyote.

Tailor Made National Parks: Utah to Arizona

Experience the colorful desert landscapes of the southwest including Arches National Park, Sedona and Moab. Take in views of the Grand Canyon from a helicopter, then on a hike along the South Rim with a naturalist guide. Raft the rock-carved path of the Colorado River and explore majestic Monument Valley, including landmarks only accessible with a private, licensed Navajo guide. Learn about Native American art during a private, docent-led tour of the Museum of Northern Arizona. Roam Sedona's sandstone mesas and pinyon pine forests during a 4x4 off-roading adventure.

Tailor Made Alaska: Sailing the Inside Passage

Explore the scenic Inside Passage aboard the sailing yacht Kaori, taking in views of the fjords and glaciers, with chances to spot a diverse array of wildlife, from humpback whales to tufted puffins. Then, enjoy a variety of outdoor activities, such as kayaking and hiking.  

Good to know: A&K’s flexible book with confidence policy makes it possible to reschedule for COVID-19-related reasons, and enhanced protocols safeguard guest health while traveling.

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