Kenai Denali Self Drive and Rail

8 Days from Anchorage

From $1,879 per person + $209 Tax

This is the perfect vacation for those who wish to explore the Kenai at their own pace and enjoy the luxury dome rail travel between Anchorage and Denali National Park. This vacation also can be added to any cruise.

Tour Features

  • Daily Departures
  • Self – drive – Kenai at your own pace
  • Kenai Fjords NP – day boat tour
  • Luxury dome rail
  • Anchorage, Seward, Homer, Denali Park

Day 1 – Anchorage

Arrive Anchorage, pick up your full-size rental car with unlimited mileage and overnight.(We use full-size cars because they are very stable and can handle your luggage.)

Day 2 – Anchorage / Seward

Drive 125 miles to the picturesque town of Seward. The rest of the day is free to visit Exit Glacier. Included is a vist to the Alaska Sealife Center; Alaska’s only public aquarium and wildlife rescue. Built on the shores of Resurrection Bay, visitor have close encounters with sea life such as puffins, octopus and sea lions, all while peeking over the shoulders of ocean scientists studying Alaska’s rich and diverse sea life.

Day 3 – Seward / Homer

Enjoy a full-day cruise through the Kenai Fjords National Park where otters, sea lions, seals, whales, puffins and birds abound. You will also cruise to a glacier and pause to watch for the sheer ice wall to “calve”.

Later drive along Cook Inlet, with its stunning views of the Chigmit Mountains, 175 miles to Homer, southern tip of the Kenai.

Day 4 – Homer

Today is free in Homer for fishing, a fly-out bear viewing excursion, a day-cruise across Kachemak Bay, or strolling the beaches and shops.

Day 5 – Homer / Anchorage

Return 225 miles to Anchorage at your leisure today. Points of interest along the way include Kenai, Soldotna, Portage Glacier and Mt Alyeska. Drop off your car tonight in Anchorage.

Day 6 – Anchorage / Denali National Park

This morning board the Luxury Dome Railcars for your trip to one of America’s great National Parks. You arrive at the Park in the afternoon and can begin your exploration right away. Click Here to view exciting Denali area optional excursions.

Day 7 – Customize your Denali National Park Experience

Today is yours to schedule your personal exploration of the Park. Click Here for all the possible tour options you have to customize your stay in the Park.

Day 8 – Anchorage

This morning depart Denali by motorcoach to Anchorage. You arrive in Anchorage at 1:30pm in time to catch a late afternoon flight home. Your tour ends upon arrival in Anchorage.


Departure Dates (2016) Double 3rd and 4th Single
May $1,929 $759 $3,299
June 1 – August 31 $1,979 $759 $3,399
September $1,879 $759 $3,199
Taxes $209 $59 $379
* Prices are per person based on the occupancy shown.
* 3rd and 4th person rates are based on sharing with two full fare guests.
* All prices are in U.S. dollars.

* Unless otherwise indicated, all rates shown are per person in U.S. Dollars, sharing double occupancy. All rates are subject to change.Unless otherwise indicated all tours are available for daily departure during the effective date range.

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