What can you do with 11 days in Alaska? Go on a Princess Cruise Lines CruiseTour, of course!

On the 11-Day Denali Explorer you will visit the Denali National Park and stay in the wonderful Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge for the first few days, after an overnight stop in Fairbanks! Spend your time in Denali exploring the Tundra and looking for wildlife, take a river rafting tour, an 0ff-road ATV adventure or go “Glacier Flightseeing” over some of Alaska’s mightiest glaciers. Then get on a train for one of the most beautiful train rides around and meet your Princess ship in Anchorage for a marvelous 7-day cruise!

Just think of all the fabulous photos you’ll have to show off to friends and family, not to mention the memories that will last a lifetime!

Included with the Princess Denali Explorer CruiseTour

  • 11 nights
  • Music of Denali Dinner Theater
  • Upgrade to Tundra Wilderness Search Tour in Denali National Park
  • Two Complimentary Breakfasts
  • 3 ports – Skagway, Juneau, and Ketchikan
  • 4 days on land at the Anchorage and Denali National Park, 2 days of cruising along the glaciers
  • All meals on board the cruise ship.
  • Shipboard activities
  • Shipboard entertainment


Day 1 – Fairbanks

Alaska’s “Golden Heart City” of Fairbanks is a great introduction to the heart of this unique state. Check in to your hotel and get ready for the beginning of your adventure.

Day 2 – Fairbanks

A full day in Fairbanks gives you time to get a feel for the unique culture and history of the region. You’ll take a cruise on an authentic Sternwheeler Riverboat down the Chena River then enjoy a Gold Dredge 8 tour with the chance to pan for your own gold. A hearty miner’s lunch is included. The evening is at leisure

Day 3 – Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge

This morning, you say goodbye to Fairbanks for the spectacular trip to Denali National Park via motorcoach. You’ll be welcomed at the Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge for a 2-night retreat. Check in with the Guest Service Desk for help in planning your own Denali adventure like a husky homestead tour, river rafting, glacier flightseeing or an off-road ATV 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.

Day 4 – 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”; bears, moose, caribou, wolves and Dall sheep. Later today, you may want to simply relax with a glass of wine on the deck overlooking the Nenana River. Visit the Grizzly Burger to indulge in the Ernesto Burger, or grab a slice at Lynx Creek Pizza.

Day 5 – Whittier

Enjoy a scenic rail journey through some of the best wilderness on our exclusive Direct-to-the-Wilderness rail service toward Whittier, where your cruise ship awaits.

Day 5 – Anchorage (Whittier), Alaska

Day 6 – Hubbard Glacier (Scenic Cruising), Alaska
Day 7 – Glacier Bay National Park (Scenic Cruising), Alaska
Day 8 – Skagway, Alaska
Day 9 – Juneau, Alaska
Day 10 – Ketchikan, Alaska
Day 11 – At Sea
Day 12 – Vancouver, Canada – Disembark
Valid Travel Dates:

Dates & Prices
Prices are in USD, per person, based on double occupancy.
August 6, 2022 – August 17, 2022 From $2698

Journey Details
This journey is strenuous with steep ascents and high altitudes, however novice climbers are welcome.
Minimum age is 16 years.
Each guest on this journey will receive an A&K Safari Duffel.
First group event: welcome briefing at 8:00 a.m. on Day 2.
Last group event: farewell lunch at 1:30 p.m. on Day 9.
Departures are guaranteed to operate with a minimum of 2 guests.
Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Internal and international air not included.

*Please note that prices are listed per person, non-air cruise-only and based on double occupancy. Third and Fourth guest fares apply to the 3rd and 4th guests booked in the same stateroom as the First and Second guests. Launch Fares are offering fares and may not have been in effect for the past 90 days or resulted in actual sales in all categories. Intermediate discounts may have been taken and fares may remain at discounted levels after this promotion. Taxes, Fees & Port Expenses are subject to change and Princess reserves the right to collect any increases in effect at the time of sailing even if the fare has already been paid in full. Prices are subject to change based on availability. Stateroom views are considered unobstructed unless noted otherwise. Photos, floor plan diagrams, and amenities represent typical arrangements and may vary by ship and stateroom. Actual stateroom may not be furnished as shown. Certain staterooms may vary in size, decor and configuration. Please note, accessible mini-suites have accessible showers only/no tub. Obstructions do not include certain nautical items like handrails, dividers or ship hardware. For balcony staterooms, the view is determined from the perspective of the balcony railing. Prices shown in USD.

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