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Blue Anchorage / Denali / Fairbanks Rail Tour - 71B
2 Days / 1 Nights
$549.00 (Peak Rate)
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Blue Anchorage / Denali / Fairbanks Rail Tour - 72B
3 Days / 2 Nights
$749.00 (Peak Rate)
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Yellow Anchorage / Denali / Fairbanks Rail Tour - 94B
5 Days / 4 Nights
$1,099.00 (Peak Rate)
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2 Days / 1 Nights (Tour 71B)

This tour is the best choice for the traveler short on time and departing Anchorage and ending their vacation in Fairbanks. Tour includes rail travel aboard luxury railcar to Denali National Park rail depot, transfer and baggage handling to and from a Denali area hotel, overnight at the hotel and rail travel to the Fairbanks rail depot.

Included in your Tour:

  • 1 night hotel accommodations near the Denali National Park entrance
  • Rail and hotel transfers in Denali National Park
  • Travel on the Alaska Railroad route aboard luxury railcar

Available at check-out

Upgrade your rail experience from Denali to Fairbanks for $100 per person. The standard tour features Alaska Railroad’s Adventure Class for this rail component of the tour. When you choose the upgrade, you will travel aboard Alaska Railroad's GoldStar service instead.  Adventure Class railcars do not feature a dome and meals are available for purchase.  GoldStar service is aboard Alaska Railroad’s domed railcars and dinner aboard the train is included.  

With the standard option, rail travel from Anchorage to Talkeetna and Talkeetna to Denali is aboard our own luxury, glass-domed rail service (meals not included, but available for purchase) and the upgrade option applies only to the portion of the trip from Denali to Fairbanks.

To learn more about Adventure Class, click here.

To learn more about GoldStar, click here.  


Unless noted, tour is not escorted and does not include meals, sightseeing or home city air.
Anchorage and Fairbanks accommodations and travel to and from the Anchorage and Fairbanks railroad depot are not included.

Day 1: Anchorage – Denali

  • Departs From:
    Anchorage, 9:15 AM (Train Departs Anchorage Depot)
  • Arrives At:
    Denali

Enjoy an incomparable sightseeing experience aboard luxurious domed railcars. Take in the wide-open scenery as you travel through the Matanuska Valley, a farming region known for mammoth vegetables; past colorful towns like Wasilla, billed as the "Home of the Iditarod;" and along scenic rivers like the Susitna, which means "Mother River". By afternoon you arrive in Denali National Park. Spend the night at a spacious Denali-area lodge. Overnight Denali-area hotel.

Day 2: Denali – Fairbanks

  • Departs From:
    Denali, 4:00 PM (Train Departs Denali Depot)
  • Arrives At:
    Fairbanks, 8:00 PM (Train Arrives Fairbanks Depot)

Take time this morning for a stop at the Denali Visitor Center where you can hike, hop a shuttle to the park’s sled dog kennel or view an award-winning film. Or for a thrilling adventure, try white-water rafting through the dramatic cliffs of the Nenana River Canyon. Later, board Alaska Railroad's Adventure Class* service for your trip north to Fairbanks. Along the way, you’ll pass through tunnels, cross over massive engineering feats like the Mears Memorial Bridge, and see a variety of natural wonders from deep gorges and lowland marshes to dark seams of lignite coal. Your journey ends upon arrival at the Fairbanks rail depot.  

*Upgrade to Alaska Railroad's GoldStar service available. 

3 Days / 2 Nights (Tour 72B)

Travel the Alaska Railroad route and experience unmatched views and impeccable service on this 3-day mini vacation. Experience more time in the Denali National Park area, making sure to take part in the activities and optional excursions that make the area unique. Venture into the park on an optional Tundra Wilderness Tour, learning about the history of the park and its inhabitants like, moose, wolves and bears. Or, check out our array of optional excursions like a jet boat wilderness safari or fly fishing a glacial silt river. Enjoy dinner and a show at the Music of Denali Dinner Theater at McKinley Chalet Resort featuring family-style dining and a spirited original musical about the first men to reach the summit of Denali.

Included in your Tour:

  • 2 nights hotel accommodations near the Denali National Park entrance
  • Travel on the Alaska Railroad route aboard luxury railcar
  • Ample time to explore Denali National Park
  • Music of Denali Dinner Theater at McKinley Chalet Resort
  • Rail and hotel transfers in Denali National Park

Available at check-out:

Upgrade your rail experience from Denali to Fairbanks for $100 per person. The standard tour features Alaska Railroad’s Adventure Class for this rail component of the tour. When you choose the upgrade, you will travel aboard Alaska Railroad's GoldStar service instead.  Adventure Class railcars do not feature a dome and meals are available for purchase.  GoldStar service is aboard Alaska Railroad’s domed railcars and dinner aboard the train is included.  

With the standard option, rail travel from Anchorage to Talkeetna and Talkeetna to Denali is aboard our own luxury, glass-domed rail service (meals not included, but available for purchase) and the upgrade option applies only to the portion of the trip from Denali to Fairbanks.

To learn more about Adventure Class, click here.

To learn more about GoldStar service, click here.  

Unless noted, tour is not escorted and does not include meals, sightseeing or home city air.
Anchorage and Fairbanks accommodations are not included.

Day 1: Anchorage – Denali

  • Departs From:
    Anchorage, 9:15 AM (Train Departs Anchorage Depot)
  • Arrives At:
    Denali

The sights unfold before you as you journey between the mountains of the spectacular Talkeetna and Alaska mountain ranges aboard luxurious glass-domed railcar. Glide past small towns and flag stops and cross over the Hurricane Gulch trestle and other engineering marvels on your way to the famous Denali National Park and Preserve. Arrive in Denali National Park and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy an evening at leisure or check out one of our several optional excursions, like fishing or an ATV adventure. Overnight Denali-area hotel.

Day 2: Denali

  • Overnight:
    Denali

The day is yours to enjoy at your leisure. Visit the lodge tour desk where helpful staff will assist in planning your day. Purchase an optional excursion like river rafting, fly fishing or a guided jeep adventure to fill your day. This evening, experience Music of Denali Dinner Theater at McKinley Chalet Resort, included in your tour. Overnight Denali-area hotel. (D)

Day 3: Denali – Fairbanks

  • Departs From:
    Denali, 4:00 PM (Train Departs Denali Depot)
  • Arrives At:
    Fairbanks, 8:00 PM (Train Arrives Fairbanks Depot)

Journey into the park on an optional Natural History Tour or enjoy a morning at leisure. Later, board Alaska Railroad's Adventure Class* service for your trip to Fairbanks. Your journey ends upon arrival at the Fairbanks rail depot.

*Upgrade to GoldStar available from Denali to Fairbanks.

5 Days / 4 Nights (Tour 94B)

This 5-day/4-night tour is packed with unforgettable sights and adventures. Board luxury rail and venture north from Anchorage to Denali National Park. Enjoy scenic vistas and watch for wildlife as you travel. Upon arrival into Denali, transfer to your hotel and enjoy ample time to explore the area. Spend 2 enjoyable nights in the Denali area, get out and explore by taking an optional tour like river rafting or ATV'ing. Enjoy dinner and a show at the Music of Denali Dinner Theater at McKinley Chalet Resort featuring family-style dining and a spirited original musical about the first men to reach the summit of Denali. Later, re-board the train for an enjoyable trip to Fairbanks.

Included in your Tour:

  • 1 night hotel accommodations in Anchorage
  • 2 nights hotel accommodations near the Denali National Park entrance
  • 1 night hotel accommodations in Fairbanks
  • Travel on the Alaska Railroad route aboard our own luxury, glass-domed railcars from Anchorage to Denali
  • Travel aboard Alaska Railroad's Adventure Class railcar (picture window) from Denali to Fairbanks.  Upgrade available.
  • Music of Denali Dinner Theater at McKinley Chalet Resort
  • Ample time to explore Denali National Park
  • Airport, hotel and rail transfers

Available at check-out:
Upgrade your rail experience from Denali to Fairbanks for $100 per person. The standard tour features Alaska Railroad’s Adventure Class for this rail component of the tour. When you choose the upgrade, you will travel aboard Alaska Railroad's GoldStar service instead.  Adventure Class railcars do not feature a dome and meals are available for purchase.  GoldStar service is aboard Alaska Railroad’s domed railcars and dinner aboard the train is included.  

With the standard option, rail travel from Anchorage to Talkeetna and Talkeetna to Denali is aboard our own luxury, glass-domed rail service (meals not included, but available for purchase) and the upgrade option applies only to the portion of the trip from Denali to Fairbanks.

To learn more about Adventure Class, click here.

To learn more about GoldStar service, click here.  


Unless noted, tour is not escorted and does not include meals, sightseeing or home city air.

Day 1: Anchorage

  • Overnight:
    Anchorage

We'll pick you up at the airport and transfer you to your Anchorage hotel. Overnight in this charming city nestled between Cook Inlet and the Chugach Mountains. For your enjoyment, enjoy an optional activity spotlighting nearby "must-see" attractions like Portage Glacier. Overnight Anchorage hotel.

Day 2: Anchorage – Denali

  • Departs From:
    Anchorage, 9:15 AM (Train Departs Anchorage Depot)
  • Arrives At:
    Denali

Enjoy an incomparable sightseeing experience aboard luxurious domed railcars. Take in the wide-open scenery as you travel through the Matanuska Valley, a farming region known for mammoth vegetables; past colorful towns like Wasilla, billed as the "Home of the Iditarod;" and along scenic rivers like the Susitna, which means "Mother River". By afternoon you arrive in Denali National Park. Here, you can choose from a wide range of optional activities like river rafting or a self-drive Jeep tour. Spend the night at a spacious Denali-area lodge. Overnight Denali-area hotel.

Day 3: Denali

  • Overnight:
    Denali

Enjoy this additional day in Denali any way you choose. This evening, enjoy an unforgettable dinner experience at Music of Denali Dinner Theater at McKinley Chalet Resort. Overnight Denali-area hotel.

Day 4: Denali - Fairbanks

  • Departs From:
    Denali, 4:00 PM (Train Departs Denali Depot)
  • Arrives At:
    Fairbanks, 8:15 PM (Train Arrives Fairbanks Depot)

Wake up early for an optional scenic tour of Denali National Park. Later, climb aboard Alaska Railroad's Adventure Class* and journey to Fairbanks. Along the way, you’ll pass through tunnels, cross over massive engineering feats like the Mears Memorial Bridge, and see a variety of natural wonders from deep gorges and lowland marshes to dark seams of lignite coal. Upon arrival in Fairbanks, transfer to your hotel. Overnight Fairbanks hotel.

*Upgrade to GoldStar service available. 

Day 5: Fairbanks

    Receive a transfer to the airport where your vacation in Alaska is complete.