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The prices shown below for each backcountry itinerary INCLUDES:

* Camping, lodging, meals and air taxi from/to Talkeetna for 2 people (unless otherwise noted.)

* Use of all our necessary camping gear (tent, bed roll, backpack, sleeping bag, trekking poles, etc).

You will need to bring all normal toiletries and clothing. We recommend you bring clothing such as: quick-dry base layers, good quality rain gear, waterproof hiking boots with ankle support, hat, sweater hat, quick-dry socks & wool socks, and anything else you might want such as long sleeve shirts, gloves, sun screen, etc. 


Important to Note:

* All campers are expected to wear a backpack that can weigh from 25 - 40 lbs depending on what you pack and length of trip

* Date range for hike-out camping trips range from mid-June – September 15

* Date range for fly-out camping trips is approximately July - August

* All flights are round trip from Talkeetna and are included in the price of each package

** For groups larger than 2 simply contact us for a quote

Guided backpacking trips in the Talkeetna mountains

Photo by Zac Bramante taken during the"Mama Bear Trip".

Guided Backcountry Camping and Lodge Combo Packages

3-Day Experience

Camping in The Talkeetna Mountains. Caribou Lodge is located near Denali Park and Talkeetna, Wilderness Adventure, Alaska Wilderness Lodge Near Denai

3 days, 3 nights 

Overview - This trip is perfect for anyone who wants to experience one night tent-camping in the Alaskan wilderness with a guide, and then return to the lodge for 2 nights with more creature comforts. Approximately 5 to 7 miles of hiking.

4-Day Experience
A family enjoying the Alaska bush on a guided camping trip in the Talkeetna Mountains.

4 days, 4 nights

Overview – Feeling a little more adventurous? Then let us take you out for 2 nights in the wilderness before returning to the lodge for 2 nights in your cabin. Spend more time exploring with a base camp or set up camp in a different location each night. Approximately 5 - 14 miles of hiking.

Outdoor Enthusiast
Starting at $1,400.00 p/p
Hiking on the tundra with a guide at Caribou Lodge near Denali.

2 - 6 days / nights

Overview – Just camping!

If you are not interested in staying in one of our cabins, this trip is for you! An option for those who want to rough it on a multi-day trip with no lodge comforts.

Upon returning to the lodge, use our shower house, let us feed you something hearty, and then fly back to town.

Simple, epic and rugged!

Tundra Explorer
Hiking Through Alaskas back-country on a guided camping trip

4 days, 4 nights

Overview – There are some very special places in these mountains that are only accessible by helicopter.

You and your guide will be

heli-dropped at a tiny, picturesque lake and spend 2 days exploring from base camp before getting picked up and flown back to the lodge.

(Hike back to the lodge option also available)

Backcountry Expedition
Guided helicopter Camping Trips in Alaska

5 days, 5 nights

Overview –  Fly out further than the "Tundra Explorer" trip, and get deeper into the heart of the majestic Talkeetna Mountains to the edge of glacier country!  We then set up a base camp and spend the next 3 days exploring the great outdoors before flying back to the lodge for 2 nights.

Available July - August

Camping Trip
Guided camping trips near Denali Park with Caribou Lodge

Maybe one of these options looks great, but you want to stay out longer. Or none of these options seem to be quite what you are looking for. We are happy to work with you to create a custom camping trip to accommodate your skill level, budget, and number of days you wish to be outdoors.

Nothing is set in stone with any of our camping trips, so we can help make your Alaska camping dream a reality. Just contact us and we can go over all the options.

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