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Denali Explorer Cruise Connector

4 Days / 3 Nights
Fairbanks to Anchorage,Seward
From USD$2,058 per person
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Highlights: | Fairbanks | Denali Backcountry Lodge | Alaska Railroad Dome Car | Perfect program before a cruise to see Denali National Park staying at a backcountry lodge. Start in Fairbanks and travel south to Denali National Park ending at the cruise terminal in Seward.

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The below itinerary is only a suggestion, we offer tailor-made personal service and solutions to help you plan your perfect vacation.
Departs from Fairbanks
Day 1 Fairbanks to Denali Backcountry Lodge (Rail / Coach) Early this morning take the Denali Star, the Alaska Railroad’s flagship train, in the Goldstar Railcar to Denali National Park. This afternoon, board a shuttle to Kantishna. The 148km/92mi, 6-hour journey to Kantishna along the restricted Park Road is called one of the grandest drives on earth, with chances to see Grizzlies, moose, caribou and Golden eagles along the way. The end of the road is Kantishna and the Denali Backcountry Lodge, your home for the next 2 nights. You will arrive in time for dinner at the Lodge. (Breakfast onboard the train & dinner at the lodge is included today)

Day 2 Denali Backcountry Lodge - Kantishna Nestled in a snug valley, the Denali Backcountry Lodge is a true wilderness experience, with your own heated cabin. The lodge is located at the end of the restricted 148km/92mi Park Road with just a small bush airstrip and the vast interior of Alaska beyond. You can experience activities such as: day hikes (casual, moderate, or extreme), view and photograph Denali (Mount McKinley), gold panning, botany walks, shuttle to Wonder Lake and mountain biking. You can also visit Fannie Quigley’s Cabin, home of one of the original miners from early in the twentieth century. Meals are served in the main two-story lodge. (Breakfast, lunch & dinner is included today)

Day 3 Denali Backcountry Lodge to Denali National Park Entrance (Coach) An early departure this morning gives you another opportunity to view the magnificent scenery along the route back to the Denali National Park Entrance and a transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to explore Denali Village. (Breakfast Included today)

Day 4 Denali to Whittier or Seward Cruise Terminal (Coach) Early this morning depart Denali aboard a comfortable motorcoach. The driver will provide narration as you travel on the nationally recognized Parks Highway through Alaska’s spectacular scenery and small historic towns. You will have a layover of approximately 90 minutes in Anchorage so that you can purchase lunch. Continue on to Seward or Whittier along scenic Cook Inlet and Turnagain Arm. Few roads in the United States can offer the diversity of scenic landscapes and unique natural features all concentrated in one area. You will arrive in Whittier at 4:45pm or at the cruise dock in Seward at 5:45pm.

Departs from Seward or Whittier
Day 1 Whittier or Seward Cruise Terminal to Denali (Coach)
Disembark the ship and begin your coach adventure touring towards Anchorage; you will have the opportunity to enjoy spectacular scenery of scenic Cook Inlet and Turnagain Arm. Few roads in the United States can offer the diversity of scenic landscapes and unique natural features all concentrated in one area. After a short stop in Anchorage continue to the Denali National Park Entrance. Your driver will give you some history of the area as you travel the George Parks Highway. Weather permitting; you can admire the marvelous views of Denali (Mount McKinley) - the tallest mountain in North America.

Day 2 Denali National Park Entrance to Denali Backcountry Lodge (Coach)
This morning is open for optional activities such as: whitewater rafting down the Nenana River, helicopter flightseeing over the Park, landing on a glacier, or hiking. After lunch (not included), board a shuttle to Kantishna. The 148km/92mi, 6-hour journey to Kantishna along the restricted Park Road is called one of the grandest drives on earth, with chances to see Grizzlies, moose, caribou and Golden eagles along the way. The end of the road is Kantishna and the Denali Backcountry Lodge, your home for the next 2 nights. You will arrive in time for dinner at the Lodge. (Dinner at the lodge is included today)

Day 3 Denali Backcountry Lodge - Kantishna
Nestled in a snug valley, the Denali Backcountry Lodge is a true wilderness experience, with your own heated cabin. The lodge is located at the end of the restricted 148km/92mi Park Road with just a small bush airstrip and the vast interior of Alaska beyond. You can experience activities such as: day hikes (casual, moderate, or extreme), view and photograph Denali (Mount McKinley), gold panning, botany walks, shuttle to Wonder Lake and mountain biking. You can also visit Fannie Quigley’s Cabin, home of one of the original miners from early in the twentieth century. Meals are served in the main two-story lodge. (Breakfast, lunch & dinner are included today)

Day 4 Denali Backcountry Lodge to Fairbanks (Coach / Rail)
An early departure this morning gives you another opportunity to view the magnificent scenery along the route back to the Denali National Park Entrance. After lunch (not included) board the Denali Star Train to Fairbanks. Enjoy the late afternoon scenery as you travel north to Fairbanks. (Dinner is included onboard the train today)

Package Includes:

  • Accommodation including taxes for 3 nights
    • Kantishna - Denali Backcountry Lodge (Traditional Cabin) Included meals -2 dinners, 1 lunch, 2 breakfasts
    • Denali Park Entrance - Grande Denali Lodge (Standard Room)
  • Alaska Railroad - Fairbanks to Denali Goldstar Service with dome car seating & private outdoor viewing deck (breakfast is included onboard train)
  • Denali Backcountry Adventure Tour from Denali train station to Denali Backcountry Lodge.
  • Activities at Denali Backcountry Lodge
  • Coach transfer from Denali Backcountry Lodge to Denali Entrance Hotel
  • Scheduled Coach Transfer with limited driver commentary - Denali to Anchorage, Whittier or Seward

Not Included:

  • Fairbanks transfer between hotel and train station (please note some hotels provide complimentary transfers)
  • Gratuities
  • Activities other than specified
  • Meals other than specified

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The below itinerary is only a suggestion, we offer tailor-made personal service and solutions to help you plan your perfect vacation.
Departs from Fairbanks
Day 1 Fairbanks to Denali Backcountry Lodge (Rail / Coach) Early this morning take the Denali Star, the Alaska Railroad’s flagship train, in the Goldstar Railcar to Denali National Park. This afternoon, board a shuttle to Kantishna. The 148km/92mi, 6-hour journey to Kantishna along the restricted Park Road is called one of the grandest drives on earth, with chances to see Grizzlies, moose, caribou and Golden eagles along the way. The end of the road is Kantishna and the Denali Backcountry Lodge, your home for the next 2 nights. You will arrive in time for dinner at the Lodge. (Breakfast onboard the train & dinner at the lodge is included today)

Day 2 Denali Backcountry Lodge - Kantishna Nestled in a snug valley, the Denali Backcountry Lodge is a true wilderness experience, with your own heated cabin. The lodge is located at the end of the restricted 148km/92mi Park Road with just a small bush airstrip and the vast interior of Alaska beyond. You can experience activities such as: day hikes (casual, moderate, or extreme), view and photograph Denali (Mount McKinley), gold panning, botany walks, shuttle to Wonder Lake and mountain biking. You can also visit Fannie Quigley’s Cabin, home of one of the original miners from early in the twentieth century. Meals are served in the main two-story lodge. (Breakfast, lunch & dinner is included today)

Day 3 Denali Backcountry Lodge to Denali National Park Entrance (Coach) An early departure this morning gives you another opportunity to view the magnificent scenery along the route back to the Denali National Park Entrance and a transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to explore Denali Village. (Breakfast Included today)

Day 4 Denali to Whittier or Seward Cruise Terminal (Coach) Early this morning depart Denali aboard a comfortable motorcoach. The driver will provide narration as you travel on the nationally recognized Parks Highway through Alaska’s spectacular scenery and small historic towns. You will have a layover of approximately 90 minutes in Anchorage so that you can purchase lunch. Continue on to Seward or Whittier along scenic Cook Inlet and Turnagain Arm. Few roads in the United States can offer the diversity of scenic landscapes and unique natural features all concentrated in one area. You will arrive in Whittier at 4:45pm or at the cruise dock in Seward at 5:45pm.

Departs from Seward or Whittier
Day 1 Whittier or Seward Cruise Terminal to Denali (Coach)
Disembark the ship and begin your coach adventure touring towards Anchorage; you will have the opportunity to enjoy spectacular scenery of scenic Cook Inlet and Turnagain Arm. Few roads in the United States can offer the diversity of scenic landscapes and unique natural features all concentrated in one area. After a short stop in Anchorage continue to the Denali National Park Entrance. Your driver will give you some history of the area as you travel the George Parks Highway. Weather permitting; you can admire the marvelous views of Denali (Mount McKinley) - the tallest mountain in North America.

Day 2 Denali National Park Entrance to Denali Backcountry Lodge (Coach)
This morning is open for optional activities such as: whitewater rafting down the Nenana River, helicopter flightseeing over the Park, landing on a glacier, or hiking. After lunch (not included), board a shuttle to Kantishna. The 148km/92mi, 6-hour journey to Kantishna along the restricted Park Road is called one of the grandest drives on earth, with chances to see Grizzlies, moose, caribou and Golden eagles along the way. The end of the road is Kantishna and the Denali Backcountry Lodge, your home for the next 2 nights. You will arrive in time for dinner at the Lodge. (Dinner at the lodge is included today)

Day 3 Denali Backcountry Lodge - Kantishna
Nestled in a snug valley, the Denali Backcountry Lodge is a true wilderness experience, with your own heated cabin. The lodge is located at the end of the restricted 148km/92mi Park Road with just a small bush airstrip and the vast interior of Alaska beyond. You can experience activities such as: day hikes (casual, moderate, or extreme), view and photograph Denali (Mount McKinley), gold panning, botany walks, shuttle to Wonder Lake and mountain biking. You can also visit Fannie Quigley’s Cabin, home of one of the original miners from early in the twentieth century. Meals are served in the main two-story lodge. (Breakfast, lunch & dinner are included today)

Day 4 Denali Backcountry Lodge to Fairbanks (Coach / Rail)
An early departure this morning gives you another opportunity to view the magnificent scenery along the route back to the Denali National Park Entrance. After lunch (not included) board the Denali Star Train to Fairbanks. Enjoy the late afternoon scenery as you travel north to Fairbanks. (Dinner is included onboard the train today)

Package Includes:

  • Accommodation including taxes for 3 nights
    • Kantishna - Denali Backcountry Lodge (Traditional Cabin) Included meals -2 dinners, 1 lunch, 2 breakfasts
    • Denali Park Entrance - Grande Denali Lodge (Standard Room)
  • Alaska Railroad - Fairbanks to Denali Goldstar Service with dome car seating & private outdoor viewing deck (breakfast is included onboard train)
  • Denali Backcountry Adventure Tour from Denali train station to Denali Backcountry Lodge.
  • Activities at Denali Backcountry Lodge
  • Coach transfer from Denali Backcountry Lodge to Denali Entrance Hotel
  • Scheduled Coach Transfer with limited driver commentary - Denali to Anchorage, Whittier or Seward

Not Included:

  • Fairbanks transfer between hotel and train station (please note some hotels provide complimentary transfers)
  • Gratuities
  • Activities other than specified
  • Meals other than specified

Superior Grade

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Grande Denali Lodge

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Departure dates

(Tour Code: MPFAI04) Departs from Fairbanks: Daily

Pricing

All pricing is in United States of America USD$

TWIN SINGLE TRIPLE CHILD
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Departs Fairbanks 04 Jun - 10 Sep, 2018 Departs Seward or Whittier 03 Jun - 10 Sep, 2018

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$2,058
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$2,071

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$2,570
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$2,584

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$1,904
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$1,918

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$1,385
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$1,385

Prices are per person and include all taxes.

Child age 10 yrs & under

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