Denali Deluxe

A select deluxe program for independent travelers wanting to visit Denali.

Trip Code: 1531CTA
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Accommodation: 5 nights
  • Starting at: $3739 / per person
  • Availability: June, July, August, September
  • Highlights: Embark on a deluxe train journey from Anchorage to Denali National Park and stay at a wilderness lodge deep inside Denali National Park. Fly back to Anchorage combining the return trip with flightseeing over Denali National Park and Alaska State Parks.

Tour Overview

For those wishing to travel deeper into the wilderness of Denali National Park while still having access to modern amenities, this “Denali Deluxe” tour out of Anchorage offers an all-inclusive overnight stay deep within the park in Kantishna as well as upgraded accommodations in Anchorage. Enjoy visiting Denali National Park without rushing and have time to capture the natural beauty of Alaska landscapes and wildlife along the way. In addition to the beautiful journey by the Alaska Railroad to Denali, you will take a scenic bus tour on the way to your wilderness lodge. Great opportunities to view wildlife and the awesome scenery Denali is so well known for are on display. Return to Anchorage directly from Kantishna via a chartered small bush plane. This Alaska flightseeing trip provides wonderful photo opportunities of Denali National Park while quickly transporting you directly from the wilderness of Denali to urban downtown Anchorage.

What's Included

  • 5 nights accommodation
  • Private transfers as noted
  • Deluxe dome rail car from Anchorage to Denali
  • Meals and guided activities at Kantishna Roadhouse
  • Flight from Kantishna to Anchorage
  • All taxes and fees

What's Not Included

Meals other than noted, alcoholic beverages, gratuities.

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Tour Itinerary


Anchorage Arrival

Arrive into Anchorage and meet your driver for a private transfer to your hotel. Anchorage is Alaska’s largest city, nestled between the Chugach Mountains and Cook Inlet. Offering an abundance of shopping, cultural attractions, and gourmet restaurants, Anchorage provides an excellent start to your vacation. Depending on your arrival, you may have time to take part in an optional tour such as flightseeing or a city tour (see Tour Add-Ons). Overnight in Anchorage.


Anchorage to Denali

This morning meet your driver at your hotel for a private transfer to the train station. Travel from Anchorage to Denali National Park aboard the Alaska Railroad's Gold Star service. Upon arrival in Denali at 3:45pm transfer to your hotel by courtesy shuttle. Most visitor facilities are grouped near the park entrance. Your evening is free for optional activities or you can relax and enjoy some leisure time. Overnight at Denali park entrance. (Breakfast, Lunch)


Denali National Park / Kantishna

The morning is on your own for optional tours. In the early afternoon transfer to the Denali train station to meet your lodge bus for a tour into the heart of Denali National Park (not private). At over 6 million acres, Denali National Park is one of the world’s greatest wild animal preserves. Here, protected from hunting, the animals roam freely in a region dominated by the continent’s tallest mountain. Along the way watch for moose, caribou, bear, sheep and other park animals. You may even catch a glimpse of North America's tallest mountain - Denali! Upon arrival in Kantishna check in to your room and enjoy dinner. Overnight Kantishna Roadhouse. (Dinner)


Denali National Park / Kantishna

Full day in the park for guided activities such as hiking, naturalist tours and other lodge programs. Overnight Kantishna Roadhouse. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)


Denali National Park to Anchorage

Mid-morning travel in a small plane from Kantishna to Anchorage (approximately 1.5 hours)*. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your Anchorage hotel. Overnight in Anchorage. (Breakfast)


Anchorage Departure

Private transfer to airport.

*The flight from Kantishna to Anchorage is weather dependent. If weather delays or cancels the flight, alternative transportation will be arranged. If the alternative transportation to Anchorage incurs any additional costs clients are responsible for them.

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Browse Dates & Rates

Due to plane limitations, prices are listed for Single and Double but please contact us for Triple or Quad pricing.

*Children 6 to 11 years old sharing with 2 full paying adults. Minimum age is 6 years old.

Our Standard Program Includes:

2 and 3 star hotel accommodations.

The program will include a combination of hotels or motels that are considered moderate to standard tourist class. Please be aware not all hotels have shuttle services.

Standard train car seating on all rail services (reserved seats).

If you would like to book the standard program but with upgraded rail seating, the option and surcharge will be listed when you save to your cart.

Our Upgraded Program Includes:

* 3 and 4 star hotels (best available) wherever possible.

The program will include standard rooms at this category of hotel where possible. Alaska has very limited hotel choices in remote areas and small towns. The properties will typically offer a wider range of services such as a full-service restaurant, room service and perhaps a pool or spa facilities. Please be aware the upgraded accommodations in downtown Anchorage do not have hotel shuttle services. Many of the upgraded hotels also offer guaranteed view rooms for additional cost. If you would like a specific room type, in addition to the upgraded program, please ask us about availability and cost difference.

Deluxe dome train car seating between Anchorage, Denali and Fairbanks, or Anchorage and Seward.

All journeys between Anchorage and Whittier are in standard seating as deluxe dome cars are not available on that route.

Deposit Policy:
50% deposit due upon confirmation

Cancellation Policy:
Any time after our written confirmation and up to 61 days: $500 cancellation fee per person
60 to 31 days prior to lodge stay date: 50% cancellation fee
30 to 0 days prior to lodge stay date: 100% cancellation

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Browsing Optional Add-on's for the Denali Deluxe:

No Excursion available.

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