Denali Backcountry Explorer – Tour 3BN
Denali Backcountry Explorer - 3BN Itinerary
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Included in your Tour:
Included in your Tour:
- 1 night hotel accommodations in Anchorage
- Motor coach travel from Anchorage to Denali Backcountry Lodge
- 2 nights hotel accommodations at Denali Backcountry Lodge
- 1 night hotel accommodations near Denali National Park entrance
- 1 night hotel accommodations in Fairbanks
- Travel on the Alaska Railroad route
- 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners at Denali Backcountry Lodge
- Airport, hotel and rail transfers
Please note that deposit requirements and cancellation policies for this tour may differ from those of Gray Line Alaska. Luggage restrictions apply on the bus to Denali Backcountry Lodge – due to limited bus space guests are only allowed one 35-pound SOFT SIDED piece of luggage. Other luggage can be stored at a nearby Denali hotel and retrieved on your arrival back to the park entrance on day 4.
Unless noted, tour is not escorted and does not include meals, sightseeing or home city air.
Please call our Alaska Reservation Specialists for more information.
Day 1: Anchorage
Upon your arrival, we will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. Tasty restaurants, a vibrant art scene, historical and cultural museums and a large network of lush greenbelt trails and hikes will provide ample options for you to choose from for a memorable day in Alaska’s largest city. Overnight in Anchorage.
Day 2: Anchorage – Denali Backcountry Lodge
Voyage north by deluxe motor coach to Denali National Park and Preserve. A representative of Denali Backcountry Lodge will take you on a narrated tour through low valleys and high mountains, along a ribbon of road approximately 90 miles deep into the heart of the park to Denali Backcountry Lodge. Unwind with a hot, wholesome dinner served family style and enjoy a tranquil evening browsing the lodge’s natural history library and video collection. Overnight at Denali Backcountry Lodge. (D)
Day 3: Denali Backcountry Lodge
Start your morning right with a delicious buffet-style hot breakfast and plan your day around the variety of optional excursions that will take you out into Denali’s wilderness. Stretch your legs with a mountain biking or hiking adventure, test your luck panning for gold in nearby streams or opt for a relaxing ride onboard the lodge’s shuttle to secluded Wonder Lake for incredible photography opportunities. Trained naturalist guides onboard the shuttle will provide natural history interpretation along the way, pointing out moose, Dall sheep, grizzly and black bears, wolves and lots of other wildlife as they occur. Upon your return to the lodge, treat yourself to gourmet appetizers and mingle with other lodge guests and naturalist guides for an additional opportunity to learn about this one-of-a-kind place and relive the day’s excitement. Overnight at Denali Backcountry Lodge. (B, L, D)
Day 4: Denali Backcountry Lodge – Denali
On the fourth day of your Denali adventure you will have additional opportunities to spot the park’s four-legged and winged residents. Look up and search for the regal bald eagle and keep your eyes peeled for smaller species including arctic ground squirrels, foxes and marmots. The afternoon is yours to participate in optional excursions such as whitewater rafting, a self-drive Jeep tour, jet boat ride or helicopter flightseeing tour around Mount McKinley, North America’s tallest peak. Visit the tour desk at the hotel to purchase any of these activities. Venture back to the park entrance and overnight at a Denali-area hotel. (B)
Day 5: Denali - Fairbanks
Enjoy a morning at leisure or choose an optional morning excursion. Then board your railcar and travel deeper into Alaska’s interior past magnificent scenery. Transfer to your Fairbanks hotel upon arrival. Overnight Fairbanks.
Day 6: Fairbanks
We will provide transportation to the airport and bid you farewell as your Alaska vacation comes to an end!
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