The Best of Wrangell-St. Elias

The land in this vast wilderness, a hundred miles from anywhere, is so wild and unpredictable that there are no set itineraries on your arrival. The choice of day-to-day activities is yours!

Duration 6 Days
Price From $7,819
When Year Round
Destination Alaska

Safari Overview

Paul Claus will provide your adventure options each day dependent on the weather and natural conditions, and you can decide from there, with highly skilled qualified pilots and light aircraft at your disposal. Dine on the largest non-polar glacier in the world, fish for salmon alongside grizzly bears, soar the skies in special bush safari planes, hike through the wilderness watching for wildlife or even visit gold rush historic sites - the options are endless.


What makes this trip extraordinary

  • Explore the most remote national park via light aircraft with remarkably skilled pilots.
  • Visit places no one has ever set foot, picnic on giant glaciers and kayak salmon rich rivers.
  • See grizzly bears and other wildlife including bison, moose, Dall sheep, mountain goats, wolves and black bears.
  • Your itinerary is defined by you, the wildlife and weather conditions when you are there.


Nowhere else in the world can you explore a national park of this size!

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Day by day

Day 1

Arrive Wrangell - St. Elias National Park

Ultimate Thule Lodge is 100 miles from anywhere, and your journey here is an adventure in itself as you fly over the unique lands in a light aircraft. On arrival you will get settled in preparation for the adventure of a lifetime...

Overnight: Ultima Thule Lodge D

Days 2-5

Wrangell - St. Elias National Park

No set itineraries are made ahead of time because of the unpredictable nature of this remote wilderness. Each day Paul Claus will provide adventure options based on the current weather and natural conditions and his knowledge of the area combined with the interests of each client and their fitness level. Fully customized to each person and no one is required to stay with the group.

Overnight: Ultima Thule Lodge B, L, D

Day 6


Today you once again hop aboard the light aircraft in the hands of your skilled pilot and make your way out of the national park for your international transfer back home. You'll be sad to say goodbye to the wilderness.

Trip Details

Trip Information

This is a tailor-made itinerary. Throughout the safari you are based at the wonderful Ultima Thule Lodge, where you will decide on your activities during the safari. Guests staying at Ultima Thule are limited to 12 at a time, and you don’t all have to do the same thing.

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