Princess : 12-Day Denali Explorer – Tour IA5
12-Day Denali Explorer – Tour IA5
12 Days | 3 Ports | 2 Scenic Cruising | 5 Nights on Land
Map illustration may contain port order and/or port substitutions, please review itinerary listing for actual list of ports.Port arrival and departure times are approximate and subject to change without notice.
Sat, May 6 – Vancouver, Canada
Sun, May 7 – At Sea
Mon, May 8 – Ketchikan, Alaska
Tue, May 9 – Juneau, Alaska
Wed, May 10 – Skagway, Alaska
Thu, May 11 – Glacier Bay National Park (Scenic Cruising), Alaska
Fri, May 12 – College Fjord (Scenic Cruising), Alaska
Sat, May 13 – Anchorage (Whittier), Alaska
Sat, May 13 – Mt. Mckinley Princess Wilderness Lodge
Step off your ship into a waiting railcar for our exclusive Direct-to-the-Wilderness rail service to the Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge for a 2-night retreat. Here you'll settle in with Denali never far from view. Take in the sensational views with a glass of wine in the great room or on the expansive deck.
Sun, May 14 – Mt. Mckinley Princess Wilderness Lodge
You have a full day to plan however you choose. Stop by the Tour Desk for a variety of optional excursions. Walk the nature trails around the lodge or sit and gaze at the majesty of “The Great One” from the lodge's treehouse, designed and built by Pete Nelson of Animal Planet's Treehouse Masters.
Mon, May 15 – Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge
Enjoy a scenic motorcoach drive to the Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge, located just outside the national park entrance. Check in with the Guest Service Desk for help in planning your own Denali adventure. Or you may enjoy the spectacular main lodge, river view deck, and Princess Village with the popular Christmas cottage and sugar shack. Be sure to check out Fannie Q's Saloon, named after a famed local homesteader, or sit outside at a fireside patio.
Tue, May 16 – Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge
Start your morning with a quick stop at Fannie Q's saloon for a hearty buffet breakfast. Explore Denali National Park on a Natural History Tour, watching for glimpses of Denali as well as Denali's “Big Five”; moose, caribou, bears, wolves and Dall sheep. Later today, you may want to simply relax with a glass of wine on the deck overlooking the Nenana River.
Wed, May 17 – Fairbanks
You'll have the morning to relax, then travel by scenic motorcoach to Fairbanks. This afternoon, take a sternwheeler Riverboat Cruise down the Chena River. You'll get to experience Gold Rush history, Native culture and colorful Alaska lifestyle of bush pilots, dog sledders and Native artisans.
Thu, May 18 – Fairbanks
Your memorable vacation ends this morning in Fairbanks.