Multi-Day Tour | Independent

Explore Denali National Park (5 days)

Entrée Alaska

Anchorage, AK, United States To Girdwood, AK, United States

Valid for Departures: 11 May 2018 - 16 Sep 2018

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Anchorage, AK United States
Hotel Captain Cook None

After picking you up at the airport in Anchorage, your driver will transport you to your hotel for the evening. You are free to begin exploring the city on your own, and to enjoy dinner at one of our recommended restaurants. Accommodations are at the Hotel Captain Cook, Junior Suite

Day 2
Denali National Park, AK United States
Anchorage, AK United States
Denali Bluffs Hotel None

After an early morning pick-up, you’ll board the world-famous Alaska Railroad GoldStar dome train for the scenic full-day ride to Denali National Park. From the open-air platform or glass-covered observation deck, you’ll soak up views of tundra, deep river canyons, and mountains—including magnificent Mt. McKinley. Accommodations are at the Denali Bluffs Hotel.

Day 3
Denali National Park, AK United States
Denali Bluffs Hotel Lunch

Travel 95 miles into Denali National Park aboard the Denali Backcountry Lodge bus, spotting moose, bear, wolves and other wildlife. Stops on the journey include lunch at the lodge and panning for gold at a historic claim site. Late afternoon, return to the park entrance in a Cessna 206, flying through the awe-inspiring Alaska Range, over glaciers, and to the North Face of Denali. Accommodations are at the Denali Bluffs Hotel

Day 4
Girdwood, AK United States
Denali National Park, AK United States
None None

Mid-morning, depart on your private transfer to Girdwood through the Matanuska Valley—one of the most continuously spectacular drives anywhere. Along the way, you’ll stop at Happy Trails Kennel, famous for its championship sled dogs. Meet the dogs, visit with a four-time Iditarod champion, and experience a demonstration run. Accommodations are at the Hotel Alyeska, Deluxe Room

Day 5
Seward, AK United States
Girdwood, AK United States
None None

Take a ride up the aerial tram to the summit of Mt. Alyeska—the views of the Chugach Mountains and Glacier Valley are unrivalled. In the afternoon, your driver will transport you to Seward and your cruise ship—with a stop along the way at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center to view wildlife close-up. Happy cruising!

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Description

This 5-day/ 4-night trip is designed to showcase the dramatic landscapes and wildlife of Denali National Park. Highlights include a train journey to the Park aboard the luxurious Alaska Railroad GoldStar dome train, a flightseeing journey over Mt. McKinley, a quintessentially Alaskan dogsledding experience, and a night at the Hotel Alyeska, nestled in pristine wilderness amid the Chugach Mountains.

About Us

At Entrée Alaska, we create custom excursions from the Inside Passage to the Arctic Circle. Drawing on our many years of experience and insider knowledge, we create memorable custom travel in Alaska, including private Alaska tours. We select the best Alaskan lodges and resorts, and have countless suggestions for things to do in Alaska off the beaten path. We pride ourselves on our uncompromising attention to detail—which translates into unforgettable travel experiences for our valued clientele.

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