Bears, Mountains and Lodges

9 Days from Fairbanks

From $9,999 per person + $299 Tax

This exclusive Knightly Tour excursion visits the best of Alaska’s wilderness and civilization. Featuring private lodges in Denali Park, the entrance to Lake Clark National Park, and on the famous Iditarod Trail, this adventure offers bear viewing, flightseeing and even yoga! The itinerary includes Alaska’s two largest cities, Anchorage and Fairbanks, and one of its most charming villages, Talkeetna…where climbers gear up to scale Mount McKinley and fishermen launch into the glacier fed waters of the Sustina River. Full of adventure and comfort, this is truly one of the best ways to experience the “Great Land”.


  • Remote Wilderness Lodges
  • Wildlife Tour of Denali Park Road
  • Riverboat Discovery Day
  • Denali Park Flightseeing
  • Wilderness Jetboat Tour
  • 13meals: 6 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners

Day 1 – Fairbanks

Arrive in Fairbanks on your own. The remainder of the day is free to explore the city.

Day 2 – Fairbanks Sightseeing

This afternoon board the sternwheeler Riverboat Discovery for a cruise on the Chena and Tanana Rivers. Included is a stop at an Indian village and a dog sled demonstration. (CB)

Day 3 – Fairbanks to Denali Backcountry Area

Today you board the Luxury Dome rail cars for your picturesque ride along the Nenana River to Denali National Park. Board your bus for the scenic 95-mile drive to Kantishna arriving in time for a late dinner. (D)

Day 4 – Kantishna and Denali Backcountry Area

Enjoy the wilderness of the park, join a hike guided by a Kantishna naturalist, pan for gold, try a mountain bike or simply enjoy relaxing at the lodge. All home-cooked meals are included. (B, L, D)

Day 5 – Kantishna to Talkeetna

After breakfast at the lodge this morning depart on your flightseeing trip to Talkeetna. You will fly over Denali National Park and have glorious views (weather permitting) of Mt. McKinley. Upon arrival you’re transferred to the Talkeetna Lodge. Later today enjoy a Wilderness Jet Boat Safari. (B)

Day 6 – Talkeetna to Winterlake Lodge

Mid morning board your floatplane for the short flight to Winterlake Lodge. Located on the Iditarod Trail this lodge offers a relaxed pace. Here one can enjoy hiking trails; natural history tours and learn more about the “Last Great Race”. (L, D)

Day 7 – Winterlake Lodge to Redoubt Bay Lodge

This morning enjoy breakfast at the lodge before departing by floatplane to Redoubt Bay Lodge for some great bear viewing. Upon arrival your guides will explain how these wonderful creatures live in this area. Back at the lodge you will enjoy gourmet meals. (B, L, D)

Day 8 – Redoubt Bay Lodge to Anchorage

This morning enjoy breakfast at the lodge before departing by floatplane to Anchorage. Transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore Anchorage. (B)

Day 9 – Anchorage

Your tour ends upon hotel check out or ask us about more sightseeing options. (B)

Departure Dates (2022) Double 3rd and 4th Single
June 3 – August 7 $9,999 $8,299 $11,999
Taxes $299 $149 $349
* 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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Bears, Mountains and Lodges

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Fairbanks, AK: 64.837800, -147.717000
Denali National Park, AK: 63.540800, -151.724000
Kantishna, AK: 63.525300, -150.958000
Talkeetna, AK: 62.323800, -150.109000
Winterlake Lodge, AK: 61.964780, -151.880493
Redoubt Bay, AK: 60.545464, -152.037048
Anchorage, AK: 61.216300, -149.895000
Posted in Anchorage, Bear Viewing, Denali National Park, Fairbanks, Independent, Wilderness Lodges.