Anchorage / Mt. McKinley / Denali / Fairbanks Rail Tours

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Blue Anchorage / Mt. McKinley / Denali / Fairbanks Rail Tour - 72I
3 Days / 2 Nights
$699.00 (Peak Rate)
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Yellow Anchorage / Mt. McKinley / Denali / Fairbanks Rail Tour - 94I
5 Days / 4 Nights
$1,049.00 (Peak Rate)
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3 Days / 2 Nights (Tour 72I)

Experience luxury rail travel as you journey from Anchorage to Fairbanks. With a night at Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge, and a night at Denali National Park, there’s ample time to experience the abundant wildlife and to visit viewpoints for the "Great One."

Included in your Tour:

Included in your Tour:

  • 1 night hotel accommodations near the Denali National Park entrance
  • 1 night hotel accommodations at Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge
  • Travel on the Alaska Railroad route aboard luxury railcar
  • Rail and hotel transfers in Denali and Mt. McKinley


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 accommodations and travel to and from the Anchorage railroad depot are not included.

Day 1: Anchorage – Mt. McKinley

  • Departs From:
    Anchorage, 9:15 AM (Train Departs Anchorage Depot)
  • Arrives At:
    McKinley, 12:15 PM (Train Arrives Talkeetna Depot)

Board a luxury railcar and journey to the town of Talkeetna, the inspiration for the show "Northern Exposure". You’ll stay at the beautiful Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge, featuring quite possibly the most awesome view of the "Great One" in the state. Once there, you’ll have time for optional activities such as hiking and river tours. Overnight Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge.

Day 2: Mt. McKinley - Denali

  • Departs From:
    McKinley, 12:35 PM (Train Departs Talkeetna Depot)
  • Arrives At:
    Denali, 4:40 PM (Train Arrives Denali Depot)

You'll continue your journey to Denali on our domed railcars. This afternoon, you'll arrive at Denali National Park. Visit the tour desk for information on optional activities available in the Denali area. To top off your day, experience one of several wonderful dining establishments in the Denali canyon, or book rafting excursion along the Nenana River. Overnight Denali-area hotel.

Day 3: Denali – Fairbanks

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

Wake up for optional morning activities. Later, board Alaska Railroad's Adventure Class* for your journey to Fairbanks where your tour concludes at the rail depot. 

*Upgrade to GoldStar service available. 

5 Days / 4 Nights (Tour 94I)

Begin your Alaska adventure with an overnight in Alaska's largest city, Anchorage. The next day, experience luxury rail travel as you journey from Anchorage to Fairbanks. With a night at the Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge, and a night at Denali National Park, there’s ample time to experience the abundant wildlife and to visit viewpoints for the "Great One". Complete your Alaska tour with an overnight in the frontier city of Fairbanks.

Included in your Tour:

  • 1 night hotel accommodations in Anchorage
  • 1 night hotel accommodations at Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge
  • 1 night hotel accommodations near the Denali National Park entrance
  • 1 night hotel accommodations in Fairbanks
  • Travel on the Alaska Railroad route aboard our luxury, glass-domed railcar from Anchorage to Talkeetna and from Talkeetna to Denali
  • Travel aboard Alaska Railroad's Adventure Class railcar with picture windows from Denali to Fairbanks. Upgrade available for purchase. 
  • 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. Purchase an optional excursion or simply relax this afternoon in Anchorage. Overnight Anchorage hotel.

Day 2: Anchorage – Mt. McKinley

  • Departs From:
    Anchorage, 9:15 AM (Train Departs Anchorage Depot)
  • Arrives At:
    McKinley, 12:15 PM (Train Arrives Talkeetna Depot)

Board a luxury railcar and journey to the town of Talkeetna, the inspiration for the show "Northern Exposure". You’ll stay at the beautiful Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge, featuring quite possibly the most awesome view of the "Great One" in the state. Once there, you’ll have time for optional activities such as hiking and river tours. Overnight Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge.

Day 3: Mt. McKinley - Denali

  • Departs From:
    McKinley, 12:35 PM (Train Departs Talkeetna Depot)
  • Arrives At:
    Denali, 4:40 PM (Train Arrives Denali Depot)

You'll continue your journey to Denali on our domed railcars. This afternoon, you'll arrive at Denali National Park. Visit the tour desk for information on optional activities available in the Denali area. Overnight Denali-area hotel.

Day 4: Denali - Fairbanks

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

Wake up for optional morning activities. Later, climb aboard Alaska Railroad's Adventure Class* service and continue your journey of the Great Land north to Fairbanks. Enjoy dinner onboard the train this evening. Upon arrival in Fairbanks, transfer to your hotel. Overnight Fairbanks hotel.

*Upgrade to Alaska Railroad's GoldStar service available.

Day 5: Fairbanks

    Grab breakfast and explore the city before we transfer you to the airport for your flight home.