Into the Wilderness: Denali National Park (Pre)
Available all year
See spectacular Alaskan wildlife on a guided tour of Denali National Park
Spend two nights in a lodge at Denali Park Entrance
Enjoy a luxury dome railcar journey with panoramic mountain views
Visit the sled dogs and puppies at Happy Trail Kennel
Planned itinerary pre-programme
Day 1: Arrive in Anchorage
Spend the night at a hotel in charming Anchorage.
Day 2: Anchorage to Denali National Park
You'll travel from Anchorage to Denali National Park in a deluxe dome railcar, enjoying the panoramic views across three striking mountain ranges. At more than 6 million acres, Denali is one of the world's greatest wildlife preserves. When we reach the park, you can join an optional adventure, or simply soak up the views. We’ll spend tonight in a nearby lodge.
Day 3: Discover Denali National Park
Travel deep into Denali National Park today on the Tundra Wilderness Bus and search the vast wilderness for bears, moose, caribou, and Dall sheep. This five to six hour journey is narrated to provide unique insight into the animals, as well as the flora and fauna of this spectacular region. Together with your guide you will also explore the Denali National park during an approx.. 2 miles long, fair hike. A snack will be provided on the tour. Please note that the tour duration may vary due to weather and road conditions. Overnight at a lodge at Denali Park Entrance. We recommend you bring your own refillable water bottles. Along the way you may find water stations.
Day 4: Denali National Park to Anchorage
On the way back to Anchorage, we'll stop at Happy Trails Kennel, home to dozens of sled dogs. They’ll be very happy to meet you! You’ll take a virtual trip along the Iditarod trail, watch a dog sled demonstration and grab some all-important puppy playtime. You’ll also enjoy a light packed lunch before we return to Anchorage, where your expedition begins.
Please note that we sometimes visit sites in a different order.
1 night at an Anchorage hotel and 2 nights in a lodge at Denali Park Entrance with breakfast.
Private transportation with English-speaking driver/guide.
Luxury dome railcar passage from Anchorage to Denali with breakfast, lunch, two alcoholic beverages, excursions and admission fees as described.
Guided Tundra Wilderness Bus tour at Denali National Park.
One boxed lunch, regular gratuities for driver and guides, applicable taxes and fees.
Meals, unless specified.
Remarks and requirements
This tour is available as a Pre-Programme in combination with your expedition cruise starting in Anchorage/Seward.
This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility.
If the minimum number of participants is not reached, we reserve the right to cancel the Pre-Programme up to 6 weeks before departure.
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