If you’re looking for the best view of Alaska, you won’t get much better than Temsco Helicopters, Inc. This tour company offers helicopter rides and guided hikes or dog sled excursions on a number of our wonderful glaciers. This is a unique experience and one that is best had in Alaska! Discover everything you need to know to book a day with this fantastic company.
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Mendenhall Glacier and Guided Walk
This is one of the most popular tours from Temsco Helicopters, Inc., and it’s no wonder why. The Mendenhall Glacier and Guided Walk tour starts with a 30-minute helicopter ride, followed by a 25-minute hike of at the glacier. It’s an easy hike, and glacier boots are provided with the cost of the tour. During your hike, you’ll learn how glaciers come to be, explore melt-water pools, and feel glacial silt. Best of all, there are plenty of great opportunities for an amazing photo-op.
If you’re hoping to see a bit more during your tour, book Pilot’s Choice! Your pilot will choose two different glacier landings. In total, you’ll get about 50 minutes of a helicopter ride, enjoying the outstanding views of the forest lands and perfect glaciers. Once you land, you’ll get a personal tour from the pilot. This is a fantastic opportunity for guests who hope to traverse more isolated and private glaciers. The total tour takes about 80 minutes.
Dog Sledding on the Mendenhall Glacier
A trip to Alaska isn’t complete without a dog sledding adventure! Experience a thrilling ride through the Mendenhall Glacier, being pulled by a team of Alaskan huskies. During this tour, you’ll get to visit an authentic dog mushing camp and speak with professional dog mushers, as well as meet their adorable partners, the Alaskan Huskies. You’ll be instructed on how to direct the dogs, as well as enjoy a relaxing ride in the sled. Afterward, you’ll get to spend plenty of quality cuddling time with the pups!
Dog Sledding Summer Camp
Learn the basics of dog mushing in Alaska, as well as the history of this sport, when you attend the Dog Sledding Summer Camp. You’ll go on a drive through the Alaskan outback to arrive at the summer camp training site. There, you’ll get to meet mushers and their huskies and take a tour of the camp, as well as a 19th-century Iditarod Outpost. Then, you’ll go on a ride with the Huskies before returning to the camp to play with the newest batch of sled dog puppies. This tour is the most family-friendly.
Stay with Silverbow Inn
After your adventure with Temsco Helicopters, Inc., it’s time to return to the wonderful Silverbow Inn for a relaxing night in downtown Juneau. There are over one-dozen restaurants and bars within four blocks of our boutique hotel. Add to that our delicious breakfast, convenient amenities (like our rooftop hot tub), and comfortable guest rooms, and you’ve got the perfect evening!
If you’re looking for more opportunities to have an Alaskan adventure, check out our specials and packages! From our Mendenhall Glacier Blue Trek & Climb to our Taku Lodge Float Plane Adventure and Salmon Bake, there are countless ways to enhance your Alaskan getaway.
Check our availability and book today! We look forward to having you.