Into the Wilderness: Denali National Park (Post)
Available all year
See spectacular Alaskan wildlife on a guided tour of Denali National Park
Spend two nights in a lodge at the Denali Park entrance
Enjoy a luxury dome railcar journey with panoramic mountain views
Visit the sled dogs and puppies at Happy Trail Kennel
Itinerary for your Post-Program
Day 1: Denali from Anchorage
After a night in Anchorage as part of your expedition cruise, you will travel to Denali National Park, one of the world’s greatest wildlife preserves. Enjoy a scenic road trip to Talkeetna, and then take a four-hour luxury dome rail journey, with lunch, through stunning panoramic views. When we reach the park, you can join optional activities or simply soak in the views. We’ll spend the night in a park lodge.
Day 2: 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 journey will last between five and six hours. It is narrated to provide unique insight into the animals, as well as the flora and fauna of this spectacular region. With your guide, you will also explore Denali National Park during an approximately two-mile hike (moderately strenuous). 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 the Denali Park entrance. We recommend bringing your own refillable water bottles, as you may find water stations along the way.
Day 3: Denali National Park to Anchorage
On the drive back to Anchorage, we’ll visit the sled dogs at Happy Trails Kennel. Take a virtual trip along the Iditarod trail, watch a dog sled demonstration, and get in some quality puppy playtime. Upon arrival in Anchorage, the rest of the day is at your leisure. We will spend one last night in a comfortable hotel.
Day 4: End of the adventure
Enjoy a delicious breakfast at your hotel as your Post-Program adventure comes to a close.
Please note that the order of sites we visit may vary.
When you travel in May, due to weather conditions, we take a shorter tour to the Toklat River for incredible scenery and a sub-Arctic experience. A boxed snack and hot beverages will be provided.
One night at a hotel in Anchorage and two nights at a lodge at the Denali Park entrance, with breakfast
Private transportation with English-speaking driver/guide
Luxury dome railcar from Anchorage to Denali with breakfast, lunch, two alcoholic beverages, excursions, and admission fees
Guided Tundra Wilderness Bus Tour at Denali National Park
One boxed lunch, gratuities for the driver and guides, applicable taxes and fees
Meals, unless specified
Remarks and requirements
This tour is available as a Post-Program in combination with your expedition cruise ending in Seward/Anchorage.
This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility.
Minimum number of participants: 10.
If the minimum number of participants is not reached, we reserve the right to cancel the land adventure up to six weeks before departure.
We recommend bringing your own refillable water bottle.
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