Visit Denali

A great opportunity to see Alaska's “Big Five”: moose, bears, wolves, Dall sheep and caribou, a perfect tour to add on to an Alaska cruise.

Hikers in the shadow of Denali (c) Jeff Schultz/ RIGHTS RESERVED
Trip Code: 158CTA
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Accommodation: 2 nights
  • Starting at: $749 / per person
  • Availability: May, June, July, August, September
  • Highlights: Great opportunities to view wildlife and the awesome scenery Denali is so well known for. Transfer by bus to the Denali Park entrance and spend two nights at the park. There is enough free time built in to add optional excursions and enjoy the visit to the National Park visitor center as well as to join interpretive presentations scheduled with National Park Rangers. Return to Anchorage via the Alaska Railroad which provides great photo opportunities from open air decks and through large picture windows.

Tour Overview

Visiting Denali National Park is a top highlight of any Alaska vacation! Our Visit Denali tour offers a scenic and comfortable adventure to Denali National Park in the Interior region. In addition to the beautiful journey by motor coach en route to Denali, you will take a highly scenic bus tour into the park to see wildlife and views of Denali (formerly Mt. McKinley), North America’s tallest peak. It’s all aboard for travel back to Anchorage rounding out this quick Alaskan adventure!

What's Included

  • 2 nights hotel accommodation near the Denali National Park entrance area
  • Scheduled motorcoach from Anchorage to Denali
  • Train from Denali to Anchorage
  • 6 to 8 hour bus tour of Denali National Park with a snack
  • All taxes and fees

What's Not Included

Transfers in Anchorage, meals, and gratuities.

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Tour Itinerary


Anchorage to Denali National Park

Your morning is free to sightsee in Anchorage. Local attractions include the Alaska Native Heritage Center, the Anchorage Museum of History and Art, and the Alaska Zoo. At 3 pm, depart from the Anchorage Museum on a motor coach 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 9 pm. Overnight near the Denali park entrance.


Denali National Park

Early this morning, depart on a bus tour of Denali National Park. This tour takes you through the best wildlife viewing portion of the Park Road, approximately 55 miles into the park. As you travel through the pristine wilderness, look for wildlife, such as bears, caribou, and moose, as well as views of the Mountain. Your experienced driver/guide will provide commentary and make stops during your 6 to 8 hour tour. A snack box is included. The afternoon is free for optional tours, such as river rafting (see Tour Add-Ons). Overnight near the Denali park entrance.


Denali National Park to Anchorage

Sleep in this morning or enjoy a short excursion before leaving the national park. Transfer by hotel courtesy shuttle to the Alaska Railroad depot. Just after noon, you will depart for Anchorage on the train. Stunning views from the train include the Alaska Range, Summit Lake, Hurricane Gulch, and – if the weather is clear – Denali’s 20,310’ peak. Stroll through the train, visit the dining car, and learn from the knowledgeable local guides on board. Arrive in Anchorage in the evening.

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Browse Dates & Rates

*Child prices are valid for children 11 years and younger, sharing a room with at least 2 full paying adults with the existing bedding. Maximum of 4 people per room.

Upgraded tour programs include better moderate and/or first class hotels wherever possible in the itinerary. The properties typically offer a greater range of services such as a full service restaurant, room service or perhaps a pool and/or spa facilities. Upgraded accommodations in Anchorage do not have hotel shuttle services.

If your itinerary includes a journey by Rail between Anchorage, Denali and Fairbanks or Anchorage and Seward, we automatically include deluxe dome car seating for you. (Rail journeys between Anchorage and Whittier will be in standard seating, as no deluxe dome cars are available.)

A number of the upgraded hotels also offer guaranteed view rooms for an additional cost. If you would like a guaranteed view in addition to the upgraded package, please contact us for rates and availability.

Important: Please keep in mind that in certain remote areas, Alaska has very limited accommodation choices, therefore, in some locations your accommodation might be the equivalent of moderate class motels. Please note that some hotels in Alaska have a different standard than of hotels you find in the Lower 48.

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

Dinner Theater
Availability: May 17 - September 16
Starting at: $65 / per person
Duration: 2 hours

Get a taste of old-time Alaska as you enjoy a popular dinner theater performance in Denali National Park set in an authentic, Alaska log-paneled roadhouse. Join heroine Fannie Quigley and an unforgettable cast of characters in this true-to-life Gold Rush tale of adventure in early 1900's Alaska. This dinner theater fun combines a great mix of colorful storytelling, spirited music... Read More

* Add-on tours can be selected during the booking process.

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