Denali Highlights Independent Package
5 Days/4 Nights
Day 1: Anchorage
Arrive in Anchorage and transfer to hotel.
Hotel: Four Points by Sheraton/Quality Suites or similar
Upgrade: Sheraton Hotel or similar
Day 2: Anchorage to Denali
This morning, enjoy a 1-hour sightseeing tour of Anchorage with the Anchorage Trolley Tour. The local Alaskan driver/guide takes you around town including Lake Hood (the largest and busiest floatplane base in the world), mysterious Earthquake Park, and Cook Inlet (where the tides are the second largest in the world).
In the afternoon at 15:00hrs, depart on a scheduled bus transfer to Denali National Park. Relax and capture the scenery from large picture windows. A short stop will be made in Talkeetna before arriving in Denali at 20:30hrs. On arrival in Denali, transfer to the hotel is by hotel shuttle. Accommodations will be in the Denali Park entrance area.
Hotel: Denali Bluffs Hotel or similar
Upgrade: Grande Denali Lodge or similar
Day 3: Denali National Park
Today, take a narrated bus tour into Denali National Park. This tour is approximately. 8 hours long and takes you approximately 55 miles into the park. Enjoy the pristine wilderness and be sure to look for wildlife, such as bears, caribou and moose, as well as views of Mt. Denali (formerly Mt. Whitney). A snack lunch is included. Return to your Denali hotel.
Day 4: Denali to Anchorage on the Alaskan Railroad
Enjoy the morning at leisure. Around noon (12:30hrs) depart to Anchorage on the train. Travel south through the Matanuska-Susitna Valley, making stops in Talkeetna and Wasilla. Upon arrival in Anchorage this evening (approx. 20:00hrs), transfer to hotel on own. Overnight in Anchorage. Accommodation will be as before. If you upgrade your hotel this will include and upgrade on the train journey.
Day 5: Anchorage departure
Transfer to the airport or to Seward or Whittier to join your cruise as per your package
Included in the tour:
4 night’s hotel accommodation
Standard Accommodation Rate: moderate class hotels (3*)
Upgraded Accommodation Rate: moderate to first class hotels (3.5-4*)
1-hr Anchorage Trolley tour in Anchorage
Afternoon bus transfer Anchorage to Denali
Approx. 8 hour bus tour into Denali Nat Park with snack
Train from Denali to Anchorage (standard rail car seating for standard programme / dome rail car seating for upgraded programme)
Travel Documentation (via e-mail only)
Transfers in Anchorage (for standard program, clients may use courtesy hotel shuttle), meals, optional excursions, gratuities.
Additional transfers can be added if required ask for details.
Consider extending you stay in Anchorage before your independent tour commences