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Denali Backcountry Lodge Highlights

3 Days / 2 Nights
Denali to Denali
From USD$1,221 per person
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Departs from Denali National Park Entrance: Daily Booking Codes: Bus/Bus Traditional Cabin: MPDBLTC Superior Cabin: MPDBLSC Creekside Cabin: MPDBLCC

Bus/Flight Traditional Cabin: MPDBLTCF Superior Cabin: MPDBLSCF Creekside Cabin: MPDBLCCF


All pricing is in United States of America USD$

Transportation: Bus / Bus

04 Jun - 11 Sep, 2018 Traditional Cabin Superior Cabin Creekside Cabin




Transportation Bus / Flight

04 Jun - 11 Sep, 2018 Traditional Cabin Superior Cabin Creekside Cabin




Price is an indication only, per person based on 2 people traveling and subject to seasonality and specials. Please contact us for current pricing

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Denali Backcountry Lodge is located in the heart of Alaska's Denali National Park.


It features 42 rustic cedar cabins, a dining room and bar plus activities like wildlife viewing, hiking, gold panning, botany walks and mountain biking.

 A flight can be arranged instead of the early morning bus ride to enjoy even more time at the lodge.

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1
Park Entrance to Denali Backcountry Lodge
Day 2
Denali Backcountry Lodge - Kantishna
Day 3
Denali Backcountry Lodge to Park Entrance

Located at the very end of the Denali Park Road in Kantishna inside the Denali National Park; you’ll find the Denali Backcountry Lodge. This remote lodge features 42 rustic cedar cabins along Moose Creek with dining room, bar lounge and gift shop.

Day 1 Denali National Park Entrance to Denali Backcountry Lodge by bus
Departing at 1.30pm travel by bus deep inside Denali National Park to the lodge arriving at 8pm. Look out for different animal species such as bears, caribou, moose, sheep, wolves and a variety of birds as you travel within the park. (Snacks & dinner is included today)

Day 2 Denali Backcountry Lodge - Kantishna
Today experience activities such as: day hikes (casual, moderate, or extreme), view and photograph Denali (Mount McKinley), gold panning, botany walks, shuttle to Wonder Lake and mountain biking. (Breakfast, lunch & dinner included today)

Day 3 Denali Backcountry Lodge to Denali National Park Entrance (Coach)
An early departure (6.00am) to view the magnificent scenery along the route back to the Denali National Park Entrance at 12.00pm (Breakfast is included at the lodge and snacks and beverages are provided during the trip back to the entrance)

Flight option Instead of an early morning, five-hour bus ride, you can enjoy your extra time at the lodge, and then depart mid-morning. (Breakfast included at Lodge)

Important Notes:

  • There is no cell phone service or Internet available due to the remote location. A satellite phone is available for outgoing calls.
  • This property is only accessible by bus transportation included in the rate; self-drives are not permitted as no private vehicles are permitted into the National Park
  • Children 3 years old & under stay free when sharing their parents room, but they cannot be transported on the bus. Clients with children 3 years and under must fly in and out of the lodge (additional charge, please inquire).
  • Please note the rooms do not have electrical appliances, telephones, television, or internet service

Package Include:

  • Round trip bus transportation from Denali National Park entrance departing @ 1.30 pm and arriving at the lodge @ 8.00 pm, then departing from the lodge on day 3 @ 6.00 am and arrives at the park entrance at 12.00 pm.
  • All meals (hot buffet breakfast, lunch at the lodge or a packed lunch, family-style evening dinner, and non-alcoholic beverages)
  • Cabin accommodation for 2 nights with private bath
  • Select activities at the lodge including guided hiking, interpretive programs, dog sled demonstrations, mountain biking, fly fishing equipment, evening excursions to Wonder Lake to view the Mountain and Alpenglow colors guided hikes, gold panning

Not included

  • Flightseeing tours or arrivals/departures by air
  • Therapeutic Massage treatments
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Staff gratuities

Luggage Limit

  • One small bag (35 lbs max) plus one carry-on per person. Soft luggage is recommended. Excess luggage can be stored at sister property Denali Cabins, near the entrance of Denali Park.

Transportation: Bus / Bus

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Transportation Bus / Flight

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