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2018/2019 Expeditions

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JUNE 1-8, 2019 ABOARD NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC QUEST with optional Denali post-trip, June 8-14, 2019

July 20-27, 2019

Alaska, once known as Seward’s Folly and little valued, now tops the list of travelers who seek genuine wildness. Our mission here is to explore and to discover the authenticity of the region, and to offer unparalleled experiences in thisAlaska Coast capital of wildness. Our years of experience in Alaska is your key to enjoying the most in-depth and engaging encounters. We know the protected coves where sea otters congregate, the river rapids where bears fish for salmon, and the rich channels where whales feed. You’ll hear the thunderous crack of a calving glacier dropping ice hundreds of feet into the sea, hike the spongy trails of old-growth forests, and watch eagles fly low over quiet inlets.

Explore on the brand-new, 100-guest National Geographic Quest or the 62-guest National Geographic Sea Lion, and you’ll discover Alaska’s wildness in a way you otherwise couldn’t. A nimble, shallow draft expedition ship allows us to venture into secluded areas larger vessels simply cannot reach. The ship is equipped with a complete suite of exploration tools: expedition landing craft, kayaks, and paddle boards to enable you to get out there for up-close personal discoveries. Plus there’s a hydrophone, bow cam, and more to make your whale-watching experiences even more memorable.

And now you can experience Alaska with all your senses thanks to the culinary team aboard ship. Much of the food prepared is sourced locally from sustainable providers, with ingredients and flavors that reflect Alaska’s wild bounty. Plus with unassigned seating, mealtimes are more than opportunities to eat well; they are also a chance to join naturalists, ship’s officers, and fellow guests to engage in stimulating conversation and gain insight into the nature and culture of the region.

The expedition team is unrivaled in their knowledge of and experience in Alaska, and will ensure that you see, do, and learn more than you ever imagined possible. The naturalists will not only accompany you on expedition landing craft rides and hikes through Alaska’s forests, but will also introduce you to the surprising Alaska undersea. And a Lindblad-National Geographic certified photo instructor is at your side and at your service to help you take your best photos ever.

There’s no better way to experience the last bastion of American wilderness than on our Alaska expedition. Join us July 1-8, 2018 and you will have memories to last a lifetime. And to make the most of your time in Alaska, consider adding our optional Pre-Trip exploring Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Denali National Park. To make your reservation, please return the enclosed reservation form or call 800-252-4910.


Margaret M. Betchart
President, Betchart Expeditions, Inc.
For AAAS Travels and ACS Expeditions

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