Guests may choose from a variety of adventures in the denali area. Experience alaska s diverse, wildlife, natural history and native culture. For many travelers, indepth exploration of this american frontier is a daunting task. Take a thrilling and inspiring flight around the highest point in north america. Glacier landing tours are popular with those interested in learning more about alaskas thousands of glaciers. Combine your denali backcountry adventure with a kantishna air taxi flightseeing tour to see denali national park from the air. Alaska vacation to denali national park by motor coach from seward. The tundra wilderness tour will guide you along a spectacular road corridor, promising different experiences every day, as denali s wildlife moves at its own pace and according to the seasons.
But that untamed perception can be as much a deterrent as a draw. Soar amongst the jagged peaks of the alaska range on a stunning 200mile flight through denali national park to get within 12 mile of denali. At its summit, denali is 20,310 feet high, which means that it can block weather systems and cause rain or snow to fall on and near the mountain. Follow in the footsteps on fannie quigley to the old gold town of kantishna on this allday adventure to the end of the park road. It takes us thru the best wildlife viewing portion of the park road for a. Your knowledgeable driver guide will share the biology, geology, and history of the region with you as you travel the entire length of the denali park road. Denali park trips experience alaskas largest national park great alaska features a few itineraries that include a special 3 day denali tour that includes a denali flightsee, the iconic tundra tour inside denali itself, and a return to anchorage via the historic alaska railroad in one of its dome cars. Travel tours of the denali national park usa today. Most people experience denali national park, and gain their best chance of seeing wildlife, by taking a bus tour along the restrictedaccess denali park road.
How to choose a denali national park bus tour see our covid19 coronavirus updates for current guests and those still in the planning stage. Denali national park alaska 2020 all you need to know. A trip over the ruth glacier in denali national park explore. Denali national park, second half of kantishna wildlife tour, denali national park big five wildlife, denali s south face, talkeetna. Denali national park offers an exciting variety of tours, activities, lodging and dining. Elias and katmai or lake clark national park for bear viewing. This 7 day guided alaska tour takes you to denali national park starting in anchorage, alaska. Take a guided bus tour into the heart of denali national park, enjoy a hearty lunch at the kantishna roadhouse, and spot iconic wildlife on this fullday. Guided bus tours in denali national park kantishna. Local guides will ensure you get the best opportunities to view the park s legendary landmarks and take you through the rugged habitats of bears, moose, caribou and more.
If you choose to visit a national park, please ensure that you follow cdc and state and local guidelines to. But this tour takes you all the way to the depths of kantishnathe heart of the park where you have the chance to experience postcardperfect views of mt. Most people who visit the sixmillionacre denali national park only see roughly the first dozenor maybe 50miles of the legendary park road. We took the guided bus tour into the denali national park for viewing the mt. The result is a worldclass flightseeing trip, with landings on denali s glaciers. Denali national park flightseeing tour stampede excursions. Alaskas denali national park is located 238 miles north of anchorage and 120 miles south of fairbanks and is larger than the state of massachusetts. Alaska s native athabascan people named the mountain denali the great one. Before your tour ends, stop at the picturesque stony hill overlook at mile 63 to capture the perfect photo of alaskas dramatic landscapes. See 50% more of denali national park than most park tours, with hours of amazing scenery and wildlife. Alaska cruise denali national park princess cruises. The park and contiguous preserve encompasses more than 6.
The route spans two of alaska s five geographic regions southcentral and interior alaska. The tallest peak in north america at 20,310 feet 6,190 meters, denali, formerly known as mt. You should understand the nature of bus trips in denali before booking anything. Alaska tours and cruises l national parks of alaska. Heres how to pick between your best options from the different park bus tours. Guest must book these activities and let your guide know so we can plan for transport tofrom the activity. This video covers the tundra wilderness tour of denali national park on tour bus run by the park. Denali, formerly known as mount mckinley, is the centerpiece of denali national park and preserve. An express 3day tour to denali national park with wildlife viewing, visits to fairbanks, anchorage and ride on the alaska railroad with alaska tours. From glimmering glaciers to snowpeaked mountains, our alaska denali holidays have it all. We invite you to hop aboard our private bus tour for a onceinalifetime adventure into the heart of denali national park. The 10 best denali national park and preserve tours. Denali national park tours denali, alaska vacations. Enjoy views of the vast wildlife inhabitants, along with scenic views.
Bus tours, rafting, flightseeing, atv tours and more. Our local guides will ensure you get the best opportunities to view the park s legendary landmarks, introduce you to a host of authentic alaskan activities and a unique creekside lunch at our miners day lodge, and take you through the rugged habitats of bears, moose, caribou and more. Denali is a trailless wilderness and almost the size of massachusetts. How to explore denali national park and preserve denali national. Within the 6millionacre expanse, denali is teeming with wildlife. From hiking to flightseeing, here are some of the best excursions in denali national park.
Today this glorious 20,310foot peak is the centerpiece of the crown jewel of americas national park system, denali national park. Every alaska cruisetour includes the states top two attractions pristine glacier bay national park and picturesque denali national park, home to north america. Visit 4 national parks including kenai fjords, denali, wrangellst. Outdoor enthusiasts can book one of several travel tours of denali national park to see native wildlife in their natural habitats, explore natural sites and enjoy splendid scenic views of the. In our collective consciousness, alaska represents the concept of the raw wilderness. Book your denali national park tour with the experts.
An experienced driver and naturalist guide will provide an overview of this national park s many landscapes and its wildlife as you travel approximately 53 miles on the denali park road. Alaska cruises with land excursion to denali national park. Explore both within and outside the wilderness of denali national park, moving slowly through the boreal forest of the alaska range. Incredible scenery, a narrated history of park road, and some of the best opportunities to view the park s wildlife inhabitants await you on this tour. Whether in winter or summer, the beauty and splendor of this national park are breathtaking. Our lodge and cozy cabins are located in the heart of alaska s magnificent interior, with aweinspiring views of some of the most pristine geography on earth. Your fixedwing plane will land upon a glacier in denali national park where snow flies all year long and visitors feel small against the flanks of denali, the mammoth mountain aptly called the high one.
Every summer morning, the northbound denali star train departs anchorage for the 356mile, 12hour journey to fairbanks, with stops in wasilla, talkeetna and denali national park. Alaska cruisetours are the ultimate alaska experience a vacation combining an unforgettable 7day voyage of the glaciers cruise with 3 or more nights exploring alaska by land. Explore the alaska countryside in and around denali national park with a toprated local photography guide who will take you to the best locations, find you the perfect light, and share with you the little known secrets of capturing the beauty and magnificence of alaska s countryside in all of its glory. With over six million acres of pure, rugged wilderness at your feet, denali national park and preserve provides visitors with the opportunity to explore, discover, and learn about this rare and incredible place. The land tours give you the opportunity for fulltime wildlife spotting and also allow you the chance to sit back, relax and listen to your interpretive guide share. Alaska 7day brown bears and denali adventure from anchorage. Denali national park alaska national park reservations. If you want to experience the real denali, offtrail hiking is a must in denali national park and the most memorable and rewarding experience. Short hikes through the boreal forest are offered, as well as learning more about the park from rangers at the visitors center. Many of these books are available through our park partner, the alaska geographic park store, and can be ordered online or purchased at the walter harper talkeetna ranger station. Alaska s denali national park is magnificent no matter which way you see itby foot, car, or waterbut it is especially. To experience the heart of denali national park, youll have to travel by bus, van or plane private cars arent allowed past the first 15 miles.
Fine dining complements the untamed landscape and provides a relaxing place to return to after a day of guided hikes, whitewater rafting, or a tour into the heart of denali national park. Whether you are preparing for an expedition, or simply wish to learn more about denali s mountaineering history, there is no shortage of good books on denali. Mckinley is north americas highest mountain and the crown of the 600milelong alaska range. Embark on a moderate 3hour walk through in the denali area with an informative naturalist guide and a small group limited to seven people. This guideled tour lasts eight hours, taking you twice as far inside denali national park to see even more wildlife. Youll understand why denali, north americas highest peak, is known as the great one to the indigenous athabascan people when you see it towering over the surrounding landscape. Tundra wilderness tour denali national park and preserve. Alaska floatplane company denali national park facebook. Fly denali is the only company north of the alaska range with a permit to land on glaciers inside denali national park. The most popular denali day tour takes you through the pristine wilderness of denali national park. After exploring the wilds of denali national park, embark on a cruise through the winding waterways of the inside passage, where youll discover glacier. Book a tour with alaska skies aurora tours if you would like to book a tour with alaska skies aurora tours, please fill out the form below and our team will contact you as.
Denali national park tour alaska skies aurora tours. From wikipedia denali national park and preserve is a national park and preserve located in interior alaska, centered on denali, the highest mountain in north america. Going on an alaska cruise that includes a land voyage to denali national park offers an opportunity to explore two sides of the alaska wilderness. Mckinley, is the centerpiece of denali national park and preserve in southcentral alaska, an enormous area covering 6 million acres 2. Plus, an addon opportunity for a 5th national park with a visit to gates of the arctic national park.
Denali national park best time unique bus tour tips. This immense mountain is so tall that it creates its own weather. The bus tours are hosted by experienced driverguides who share natural history stories while helping passengers spot wildlife. From may 2031 each year, the tundra wilderness tour travels a slightly shorter distance, because the denali park road doesnt open fully til early june. Traveling 62 miles into denali national park to stony hill overlook, the tundra wilderness tour twt offers a wonderful and diverse experience for park visitors. Denali national park and preserve alaska book tickets. Denali experience flightseeing tour from talkeetna.1200 560 256 904 499 1059 1330 40 1426 913 692 1376 429 1347 896 301 1602 1516 1393 813 1172 452 669 472 751 1598 18 1025 273 458 1220 265 1113 1317 927 795 463 452 853 558