Loveland, CO (PressExposure) September 09, 2008 -- Lifetree Adventures announces a new Christian travel option to Alaska for 2009. Part vacation and part Christian service, the new Alaska itinerary combines the best of adventure and volunteering.
Part Vacation Stand atop a glacier, hike in Denali National Park, and catch a glimpse of the tallest mountain in North America, Mt. McKinley. Spend a day sailing in Prince William Sound visit the wildlife preserve near Anchorage and get to know the many âwildâ residents who call Alaska their home.
Travelers will enjoy numerous activities, including horseback riding, river rafting, or shopping for Native Alaskan handicrafts in the largest open-air market in Anchorage. This new Christian travel opportunity allows participants to experience the many lakes, mountain ranges, and wildlife that make Alaska Godâs country!
Part Christian Service The service element takes travelers into the Alaskan bush where they will live in a village and work alongside local men, women, and their families. Travelers will experience everyday life in the Alaskan wild, and spend time learning local traditions and customs. Life in the village is very hard, and the time travelers spend with them, showing Godâs love to these amazing people, will make a difference for years to come.
Itinerary for Alaska Christian Travel Option:
Day 1 Arrive in Anchorage and transfer to hotel
Day 2 Depart for the port of Whittier to board a cruise vessel at Prince William Sound to see glaciers and wildlife; enjoy lunch onboard the ship
Day 3 Transfer by motor coach to Talkeetna Lodge for a day exploring the Alaskan wilderness
Day 4 Choose from many optional tours into Denali National Park or the surrounding area
Day 5 Transfer in the morning back to the Anchorage airport for a bush flight into an Alaskan native village
Days 6-7 Service will be spent with the villagers learning about their way of life and participating in their daily activities
Day 8 Service in the village in the morning; and than in the afternoon fly by bush plane back to Anchorage.
Day 9 Transfer back to the airport
Pricing for Lifetree Adventures new Christian Travel option in Alaska is $2699 per person, with the only available departure date left being July 18 - 26, 2009. Custom group departures are available, please call for details.
For more information, or to reserve a spot on the new Christian Alaska Travel trip, travel agents and travelers can go to [http://www.lifetreeadventures.com/Alaska.aspx] or call 800-747-2157 Monday through Friday MST.
Lifetree Adventures is a new division of Group Workcamps Foundation, a leading non-profit mission organization offering Christian travel trips for youth and adults for over 30 years. Lifetree offers Christian travel options to Kenya, Tanzania, Peru, Guatemala, Israel, Jordan, Mazatlan, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Uganda and Vanuatu with new destinations being constantly added. Through Group Workcamps, over 250,000 volunteers have provided more than 7 million hours of volunteer service to projects in hundreds of U.S. and international locations. http://www.lifetreeadventures.com
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