Exploring Denali National Park
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$2,597 USD
Fairbanks, Denali, Anchorage
Journey down a restricted access road, imagine no traffic jams, no stop lights and arriving at the peaceful Denali Backcountry Lodge for an unforgettable experience. The journey itself is an adventure. Look out for wildlife and views of the rivers and mountains in Denali National Park. Relax and explore the local area on guided hikes, biking around wonder lake or panning for gold.
Start Location: Fairbanks End Location: Anchorage
  • Denali guided wildlife sightseeing
  • Denali guided hiking
  • Denali Star Alaska Railroad experiences
  • Denali backcountry lodge experience
Day 1: Arrive in Fairbanks, Alaska

Arrive in Fairbanks, Alaska, known as the launch pad for a Denali National Park adventure as well as the arctic and interior Alaska. With a thriving arts community and rich in Alaskan Native Culture there is endless activities and attractions here. Fairbanks boats almost 24 hours of sunlight during the summer days known as Midnight Sun Season. In Winter it can be one of the best places in the world to see the Aurora Borealis.
Overnight: Fairbanks
Day 2: Fairbanks to Denali

Board the morning departure of the Denali GoldStar train to Denali. In the afternoon you will take a guided wildlife bus ride through Denali National Park to Denali Backcountry Lodge. The transfer to the lodge is an adventure in itself with local guides ensuring you experience the parks legendary landmarks, introduce you to a host of authentic Alaskan activities and take you through rugged habitats of bears, moose and caribou. Denali Backcountry Lodge lies in a remote valley, deep in the heart of Denali National Park. You're surrounded by pure wilderness and amazing views. All accommodations are private cabins, giving you a chance to unwind and relax in quiet setting.
Overnight: Denali
Meals: Dinner
Day 3: Denali National Park

Enjoy a breakfast at the lodge and then you'll be able to choose from a selection of guided nature and wilderness walks. The guided hikes are catered to every level of fitness with lots of trails leading from the lodge.
Overnight: Denali
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4: Denali National Park

Enjoy breakfast at the lodge followed by another day of activity. You may choose a second day of hiking, biking around Wonder Lake, Panning for gold in Moose Creek or even a flight over Denali (additional cost). The lodge also has an on-site spa - Nest Spa & Wellness, which has offerings such as morning yoga and post-hike massages to help you refresh and recover.
Overnight: Denali
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5: Denali to Anchorage

Enjoy a morning transfer back to Denali Station through dirt roads of Denali National Park. Look out for early morning wildlife or the mountains peeking out of the morning haze.Board the Denali GoldStar train service to Anchorage.
Moderate accommodations
$2,597 USD
All prices are per person based on double occupancy and subject to local taxes - GST, PST or HST.

Applicable taxes vary depending on travel destination and are not included. Please ask your sales agent what extra taxes will be payable for your tour.
  • 1 night of accommodation in Fairbanks
  • 3 nights experience at Denali Backcountry Lodge
  • Alaska Rail between Fairbanks and Denali, Denali and Anchorage
  • Transfers between Denali Station and Denali Backcountry Lodge
  • All meals at Denali Backcountry Lodge
  • Sightseeing and attractions as stated above
  • Airfare unless specified as included within the itinerary
  • Taxes as applicable
  • Travel Insurance and Cancellation Protection (strongly recommended, ask us for a quote!)
  • Gratuities for Local Guides, Tour Managers, and/or Bus Drivers
  • Meals not specifically mentioned as included in the itinerary
  • Items (attractions and sightseeing & entrance fees) not listed as included in the itinerary

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Do you arrange airport transfers?

Yes! We can certainly assist with booking airport transfers for you! Some tours have airport transfers included already. Please inquire for further information and pricing.

Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

Yes! We can certainly assist with booking additional nights of accommodation for you before and/or after your fully escorted tour! Please inquire for further information and pricing.

Can you assist with booking flights?

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Is it possible to book a triple share accommodation?

Yes, it is possible to book triple share accommodations on select trips. Please inquire about this option, as pricing may also vary and it will be subject to availability.

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Tour Questions

What is the average age of passengers for this tour?

Our tours are suitable for all age demographics. The average age of travelers is typically 45+

I am a solo traveler. Is there a single surcharge?

There are options for single travelers to join most tours. Solo Travelers can choose to pay the single supplement and have their own room throughout the tour. For those willing to share, we also have a Twin Share option that is offered for the majority of our tours. This means you will be sharing the hotel rooms with another single, same gender traveller who also books the Twin Share option. If this is the case, there will be no single supplement charged to either of you. If we are unable to match you with another Twin Share traveler, there may be a single surcharge applied to cover the full cost of the rooms on some of our longer tours. Please enquire before finalizing your booking for full details.

How physically demanding is this tour? Are you able to accommodate people with mobility restrictions/limitations?

This tour has a low level of physical demand, although there may be some activities or sightseeing tours that require walking short distances. Please inquire if you have any mobility restrictions before completing your booking to ensure this tour is right for you.

How much luggage should I bring?

Each passenger may bring one large suitcase and one carry-on bag. The weight limit for this suitcase is 32 kilograms/60 pounds. Baggage handling is provided at the hotels in our tour packages. Please advise our reservations staff if you will be bringing additional items such as a cane, walker or wheelchair. You may also bring one small soft-sided carry-on bag, which should easily fit into the overhead shelf of the coach. Each person is responsible for his/her own carryon luggage. Remember to check your airline baggage restrictions if you are flying, as they may differ from Anderson Vacations Tours guidelines.

What is your recommended spending amount for non-included meals?

The suggested allowance for non-included meals is $40.00 — $60.00 CAD per day (includes tipping).

Can you accommodate passengers with dietary restrictions (food allergies, vegan, vegetarian etc.)?

Yes! There are many meals included on our fully escorted tours. Please inform us of any dietary restrictions at the time of booking so we can ensure there are alternative meal choices and arrangements made for you.

Are gratuities included in the tour cost?

For your convenience, gratuities for local guides and meals stated on the itinerary are included in the price of the tour. For meals not included in your tour package please remember that it is customary to tip your server 15-20% in North America. Gratuities for your Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director are left to your discretion. We recommend $4.00 - $5.00 CAD per person, per day for your Motorcoach Driver and $6.00 - $7.00 CAD per person, per day for your Tour Director. if you can't find your
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