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Hurtigruten Group

Tongass National Forest Hike


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3-4 hrs
Available all year
Min. number
2 travellers travellers
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Be captivated by the beauty of southeast Alaska on a hike through the world’s largest temperate rainforest.
  • Discover the flora and fauna of the world’s largest temperate rainforest, the Tongass National Forest.

  • With your local expert guides, experience the majesty and pristine beauty of southeast Alaska up close.

  • Enjoy a tailored hiking experience in small groups, making the best of the conditions on the day.

Hiking through the wilderness

With mighty Sitka spruce trees, towering mountains that plunge into deep bays and abundant wildlife, you'll witness the majesty of the Tongass National Forest on this 2–3-hour hike. 

Your adventure begins with a short transfer to one of a selection of trails. Your experienced guide will choose the ideal trail for the day, based on the conditions and the abilities and interests of the group.  Whichever hike you do, this is an experience you won’t forget! 

Practical information

  • Included: Bottle of water and snacks (bars, nuts, chocolate). Nut-free/Gluten-free options available.  

  • Remarks/requirements: Please wear waterproof layers and comfortable hiking boots. Please bring a daypack to carry snacks and water. Trekking poles are provided. Please note, guides carry first aid and bear safety equipment.  

  • Walking or Activity information: Involves physical activity on uneven surfaces and/or steep terrain. You may be expected to carry your own backpack and equipment. Not suitable if you have limited mobility. Hikes are anywhere from 1-5 miles, 0-1000 ft elevation gain. All trails are well maintained, but some involve rock or wood steps that may be slippery when wet. 

  • Wheelchair accessible: No  

  • Language availability: English 

Penguins perched on the ice of Cuverville Island, Antarctica. Credit: Espen Mills / HX Hurtigruten Expeditions

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