Denali Land Tour for Students (sample program)
6 Days (Anchorage 1, Denali 2, Anchorage 2)
Afternoon air arrival into Anchorage. Local Alaska tour director greets tour guests at the airport. Transfer to hotel for overnight accommodations.
Breakfast at hotel. Today travel by motorcoach north to the mountain climbing community of Talkeetna. Meet at the Ranger’s Station to learn about climbing Mt. McKinley and experience a Virtual Climb. Enjoy a picnic lunch and guided hike around X & Y Lakes. Motorcoach to Denali. Dinner and overnight in the Denali area. Meals: B, L, D
Breakfast at the hotel. Attend a dog sled demonstration and learn how the dogs are a vital part of life in Denali National Park. Lunch at the Visitor’s Center. Raft the Nenana River and enjoy an evening cook out and presentation by a local Alaskan. Overnight accommodations in Denali area. Meals: B, L, D
Breakfast at hotel included. Tour the Denali Visitors’ Center talk with Park Rangers. Morning ride on Alaska’s world famous rails from Denali to Talkeetna. Lunch available on the train. Motorcoach to Anchorage. Along the way, visit the Iditarod Headquarters and learn more about this great race. Upon arrival in Anchorage, dinner is included at a local restaurant. Overnight in Anchorage. Meals: B, L, D
This morning enjoy breakfast then head south to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center for a look at how they are providing orphaned and endangered animals a second chance. Then travel by motorcoach to Prince William Sound for a glacier cruise. Lunch provided on board. Return to downtown Anchorage for dinner and overnight accommodations. Meals: B, L, D
Breakfast included. Morning transfer to the airport for flight connections home. Meals: B