Denali Backcountry Explorer – Tour 3BS

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Denali Backcountry Explorer - 3BS
6 Days / 5 Nights
$1,799.00: Save $600 per couple (May)
$1,899.00: Save $600 per couple (peak)
$2,199.00 (Peak Rate)
$1,799.00: Save $600 per couple (September)
$2,099.00 (Value Rate)
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6 Days / 5 Nights (Tour 3BS)


Journey aboard the Alaska railroad from Fairbanks to Denali and Anchorage and spend 2 nights inside Denali National Park at a hotel inside the park, the Denali Backcountry Lodge.

Included in your Tour:

Package includes 5 nights hotel accommodations, rail travel from Fairbanks to Denali and from Denali to Anchorage and 5 meals at Denali Backcountry Lodge. Airport, hotel, rail transfers and baggage handling included. Be sure to check for specials and offers.

Day 1: Fairbanks

  • Overnight:

We’ll provide a transfer from the airport to your hotel. The afternoon and evening are yours to explore Fairbanks. Check out an optional activity like the Alaska Salmon Bake or Chena Hot Springs. Overnight Fairbanks.

Day 2: Fairbanks - Denali Backcountry Lodge

  • Departs From:
    Fairbanks, 8:15 AM (Train Departs Fairbanks Depot)
  • Arrives At:
    Denali, 12:15 PM (Train Arrives Denali Depot)

Transfer from your hotel to the Fairbanks rail depot where you will board Alaska Railroad's Adventure Class service for the trip to Denali. Upon arrival to the Denali National Park rail depot, a representative from the Denali Backcountry Lodge will be there to transfer you through the park. You’ll enjoy the sweeping vistas and variety of wildlife that make Denali so famous. Nestled in the snug valley carved by Moose Creek as it winds to the Yukon, the lodge lies at the very end of the restricted 95-mile Denali Park Road. Overnight Denali Backcountry Lodge.

Day 3: Denali Backcountry Lodge

  • Overnight:

Begin your day exploring the pristine Alaskan landscape. Relax and enjoy optional activities throughout the day, such as gold panning, mountain biking, guided hikes and a shuttle to spectacular viewing areas. On a clear day, you will capture stunning photos of majestic Denali. Join the naturalist guides for gourmet appetizers in the Lodge and recap your adventures of the day. Wind down the evening in the dining and lounge areas found in the spacious two-story lodge or hop the shuttle to take in the views from Wonder Lake. Overnight Denali Backcountry Lodge.

Day 4: Denali Backcountry Lodge - Denali

  • Overnight:

During your journey back to the park entrance, you will have more opportunities to view wildlife in your search of the Denali Big Four: moose, caribou, bear and Dall sheep. The afternoon is yours to participate in complimentary park activities or select from thrilling options such as whitewater rafting, a self-drive Jeep tour, jet boat ride or helicopter flightseeing. Overnight Denali-area hotel.

Day 5: Denali - Anchorage

  • Departs From:
    Denali, 9:15 AM (Train Departs Denali Depot)
  • Arrives At:

Take time this morning to indulge yourself in more of Denali’s wild charm. Then, re-board the train for your trip to Anchorage. Relax with a cocktail in the dome or purchase dinner onboard for a unique dining experience. Comfortable accommodations await you in Anchorage. Overnight Anchorage.

Day 6: Anchorage

Your tour ends with a transfer to the airport.