Anchorage, Seward and Denali Tour
Summary of Itinerary
Day2: Chugach State Park and Anchorage Museum
Day3: Transfer to Seward
Day4: Kenai Fjords National Park and Resurrection Bay cruise
Day5: Transfer to Denali and Cabin Nite Dinner Theatre
Day6:Denali National Park
Day7: Denali Highway Jeep Excursion
Day8: Transfer to Anchorage
- Hotels (same or similar) as per itinerary including Breakfast
- Sightseeing’s as per itinerary
- Admission tickets to sightseeing’s as mentioned in the itinerary at relevant places
- City Taxes at hotels
- All flight transfers are excluded
- Lunch and Dinner
Arrive at Ted Stevens International Airport in Anchorage, the largest city in Alaska and head to your hotel. Anchorage is known for its cultural sites, including the Alaska Native Heritage Centre and Anchorage Museum. The city is additionally a gateway to nearby wilderness areas and mountains including the Chugach, Kenai and Talkeetna. Use this day to explore the world on your own. You can choose to go for a stroll along the Tony Knowles coastal trail or even try a microbrewery.
Chugach State Park and Anchorage Museum
Post breakfast start your day by visiting Chugach State park. The park which contains almost 495,000 acres of land and is one among the four largest state parks within the Unites States. The region contains extensive ocean shoreline, abundant lakes, massive glaciers and ice fields. Next, visit Anchorage Museum. The Museum is a multifaceted story that weaves together social, political, cultural, scientific, historic and artistic threads. You can explore the diversity of Alaska Native cultures, including masterworks of Alaska Native art and style.
Transfer to Seward
Seward is a port city in southern Alaska which is flanked by rugged mountains to one side and sparkling Resurrection Bay on the other. The city also serves as the gateway to Kenai Fjords National Park. You’ll reach Seward by Alaska Railroad by boarding the 6:45AM train. Enjoy the scenic views in the 4-hour journey. After transferring to your hotel in Seward you have the day to yourself. You may discover Alaska’s dynamic marine life by paying a visit to the Alaska Sea Life Centre on your own.
Kenai Fjords National Park and Resurrection Bay cruise
Start your day by visiting Kenai Fjords National Park. Explore the protected waters and rugged coastline of Resurrection Bay in a cruise. As the vessel leaves the harbour, watch for otters, bald eagles, and harbour seals in the area. Once the cruise gets going, the captain will make frequent stops at seabird rookeries, sea lion colonies, whale sightings and more. Resurrection Bay is calmer than the open waters of the Gulf of Alaska, making this the perfect tour for those prone to seasickness. Once you’re done with the cruise get ready to board the 6PM train to Anchorage from Seward. Spend the night in Anchorage.
Transfer to Denali and Cabin Nite Dinner Theatre
Denali is a small borough located in the U.S. state of Alaska. It is known for the highest mountain peak in North America by the same name. Denali attracts a lot of visitors because of the Denali National Park and the mountain peak here. Take the 8:45 AM train to Denali from Anchorage and reach Denali at 3:40PM and transfer to your hotels. Once you reach Denali, visit the Alaska Cabin Nite Dinner Theatre – the popular dinner theatre performed in an authentic, log cabin in the Miners Plaza at Denali Park Village. Enjoy the light-hearted entertainment and hearty cuisine here.
Denali National Park
Post breakfast visit Denali National Park. It is highest portion of the Alaska Range, together with many of the glaciers and glacial valleys running southwards out of the range. It straddles 160 miles of the Alaska Range and display so much elevation they are often lost in the clouds. Located here is North America's highest peak; Denali reaches up to 20,310 feet and is one of the most awe-inspiring sights in Alaska. Explore all of it through an 8-hour shuttle bus trip into the park that offers outstanding views of Denali and the Alaska Range, and excellent wildlife viewing opportunities
Denali Highway Jeep Excursion
Begin a guided and narrated 100-mile round trip Jeep excursion along a gravel road flanked by snow-capped mountains, icy glaciers, and panoramic vistas. The Denali Highway, once the gateway to Denali National Park is the drive of a lifetime. This exclusive excursion provides access to more of Alaska's spectacular scenery and wildlife and is a great alternative to bus tripssince driving through the Denali Highway is prohibited by most rental vehicle companies. Enjoy this road trip and end the day by boarding the Alaskan Railroad at 4PM for Fairbanks and spend the night in Fairbanks.
Transfer to Anchorage
Post breakfast, board the 12:30 PM train bound to Anchorage and reach Anchorage at 8PM. Spend the night in your hotel.
After breakfast if time permits venture out of the hotel and go for some shopping on your own. Make your way back to the hotel by afternoon and proceed to the airport for your flight back home.