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Kongiganak is a village in the Bethel area of Alaska, United States. It has an estimated population of around 500 people. It is located on the eastern shore of Kongiganak River. It sought permanent settlement only in the 1960's though it was sparsely populated before. Soon, Kwigilinkgok people came looking for higher ground as a respite from the floods to Kongiganak. It is quite a tranquil serene place that serves as the best romantic getaway or group expedition to ensemble oneself. Cheap flight tickets from all round the world make this place even more desirable to visitors. Even, last minute flights to the only airport in the vicinity are widely available on all online sites. It also has one school that caters to the educational needs of its children, known as Ayagina'arElitnaurvik in the Lower Kuskokwim School District.
Kongiganak is located on the Kuskokwim Bay on the west mouth of the Kuskokwim River. The region is prehistorically inhabited by the people of the traditional tribe of Yup'ik in Eskimo tradition. They follow a subsistence means of lifestyle and their most effective livelihoods include hunting, fishing and gathering. The local school has around 150 students and employs most of the village in its regular chores. Commercial fishing, village services and setting up retail shops are also viable means of employment. It has a unique sewage collection system where water from the adjoining washeteria and ice melt are used. The place, most surprisingly, doesnÃ?Â¢??t avail the benefits of plumbing. Boats are a common form of transportation besides snow machines and dog sledges. The State of Alaska maintains a gravel strip in the area which is used by personal and commercial aircraft for regular transportation needs. Avail the best of last minute flight deals from any airport kiosks nearby you and be a part of an ethnically authentic place away from the city's humdrum.
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The original inhabitants are Eskimo people of the traditional Yup'ik customs. In 1960's the people of the adjoining Kwigillinkgok village relocated to this area of higher ground to escape seasonal flooding and its consequences. The place abounds in subsistence resources and people make their living out of hunting, fishing and gathering. Their houses aren't plumbed and residents use honeybuckets for waste and also haul household water from the adjoining washeterias. They are also famous for utilizing seasonal rainwater and ice melt in most influential techniques. A sewage collection system is undergoing planning and would soon be operational. There are a total of 79 households. The state senator is Lyman Hoffman while the state representative is Zach Fansler.
Kong Downtown - Interact with the natives, have food at local eateries and take lovely walks in the Kong Downtown.
Hiland Retreat B&B - This is one of the best eateries in Kongiganak where you can give your taste buds a run.
Kongiganak Zoo - This is a must visit to be a part of its rich beautiful scenery.
Kongiganak Golf Courses - For the golf lovers, this is a must visit to entice their journeys.
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Centre
Anchorage Golf Course - in the adjoining city of Anchorage.
Tanglewood Lakes Golf Club - This is a golf lover's paradise, so buckle up and have an amazing time.
The place witnesses snowfall in winters. Dog sledging is really popular as a sport for tourists and so are cruises and exploration tours.
Discovery Cafe - Restaurants that give you the best food and news.
Indian House - Restaurant that gives you pure Indian food, spicy and rich.
Here, witness one of the most native tourist villages charmed with ethnic authenticity and simplicity. Also, go on cruises with Discovery Riverboat Cruises to the most enchanting of Alaskan villages by the river and live like never before.
Getting Around in the City
- Snow machines
- Dog sledges
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The major airlines which operate to Kongiganak include Skyscranner, Ravn Alaska and Alaskan Airlines. Avail cheap airline tickets from any of our online booking sites or airport kiosks throughout the length and breadth of United States. Also, do not forget to avail round trip deals, if you're coming for a group vacation. The best time is between the months of July and August. The snowfall is less, the weather is suitable for sightseeing and fishing.
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While you're in Kongiganak, you can be certain to have the best time of your life skiing and skateboarding. Also, the place sits on one of Alaska's wildest rivers - Kongiganak, which lets you go for remote river explorations and tours while you catch the best salmons and also allows you to ride a jet boat to other rivers of Kuskokwim. For a perfect enchanting complete feel, take part in the tribal events of Eskimo tradition that take place in the months of July and August and merry making. Besides, do not forget to avail the best of our domestic flight deals from any major airport kiosk or online booking sites before it's too late. The major airlines that operate to this city include Ravn Alaska, Alaskan Airlines and Skyscanner. Book cheap airlines to Kongiganak airport and avail amazing discounts.