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Blue Fairbanks / Denali / Anchorage Rail Tour - 71C
2 Days / 1 Nights
$549.00 (Peak Rate)
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Blue Fairbanks / Denali / Anchorage Rail Tour - 72C
3 Days / 2 Nights
$749.00 (Peak Rate)
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Yellow Fairbanks / Denali / Anchorage Rail Tour - 93C
4 Days / 3 Nights
$849.00 (Peak Rate)
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Yellow Fairbanks / Denali / Anchorage Rail Tour - 94C
5 Days / 4 Nights
$1,099.00 (Peak Rate)
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2 Days / 1 Nights (Tour 71C)

Journey between the mountains of the spectacular Alaska and Talkeetna ranges on an incomparable sightseeing experience from Fairbanks to Anchorage. This tour includes rail travel aboard luxury railcar to Denali National Park rail depot, transfer and baggage handling to and from Denali area lodge, overnight at the hotel and rail travel to Anchorage.

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 our own luxury, glass-domed railcar from Denali to Anchorage
  • Travel aboard Alaska Railroad's Adventure Class service (picture window) from Fairbanks to Denali (upgrade available).  

Available during check-out:
Upgrade your rail experience from Fairbanks to Denali 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 breakfast aboard the train is included.  

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

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

Day 1: Fairbanks – Denali

  • Departs From:
    Fairbanks, 8:15 AM (Train Departs Fairbanks Depot)
  • Arrives At:
    Denali, 12:15 PM (Train Arrives Denali Depot)

Pass by the University of Alaska and the gold mining town of Ester before crossing the Mears Memorial Bridge to the town of Nenana, site of the famed Nenana Ice Classic. By afternoon, arrive at Denali National Park where you’ll transfer to your comfortable accommodations. Here, you can choose from a wide range of optional activities like river rafting or a jet boat safari. For the perfect end to your day, check out Music of Denali Dinner Theater, complete with delicious BBQ dinner and entertaining show. Overnight Denali-area hotel.

Day 2: Denali – Anchorage

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

Enjoy a morning at leisure or purchase an optional Natural History Tour of Denali National Park. Later, re-board the train and journey between the mountains of the spectacular Alaska and Talkeetna ranges on an incomparable sightseeing experience aboard luxury railcar. Take in the forests, mountains, rivers and valleys and cross the amazing engineering feat that appears at Hurricane Gulch where the train slows to 5 miles per hour to cross the trestle built over the creek 296 feet below—it’s a special thrill from out on the open-air viewing platform! Your vacation ends at the Anchorage railroad depot.

3 Days / 2 Nights (Tour 72C)

Experience the grand mountain that defines Alaska, the "Great One" and the abundant wildlife that thrives in Denali National Park on this 3-day/2-night tour. Enjoy your time in the Denali area and take part in one of our several optional tours like rafting the Nenana River or a backwoods ATV adventure. 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 our own luxury, glass-domed railcar from Denali to Anchorage
  • Travel aboard Alaska Railroad's Adventure Class (picture windows) from Fairbanks to Denali.  Upgrade available.
  • 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 during check-out:
Upgrade your rail experience from Fairbanks to Denali 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 breakfast aboard the train is included.  

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

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 are not included.

Day 1: Fairbanks – Denali

  • Departs From:
    Fairbanks, 8:15 AM (Train Departs Fairbanks Depot)
  • Arrives At:
    Denali, 12:15 PM (Train Arrives Denali Depot)

Journey along the historic Alaska Railroad aboard Adventure Class service while you take in the wide-open scenery of Alaska's interior. Arrive in Denali National Park by early afternoon. Relax at your hotel or explore the Denali area by purchasing an optional excursion like a jet boat safari or ATV adventure. Overnight Denali-area hotel.

Day 2: Denali

  • Overnight:
    Denali

Enjoy an additional full day in Denali. Visit the lodge tour desk where friendly staff will assist in planning your day. Journey into Denali National Park on an optional tundra wilderness tour or natural history tour or spend your day leisurely strolling the area. This evening, experience Music of Denali Dinner Theater at McKinley Chalet Resort, included in your tour. Overnight Denali-area hotel. (D)

Day 3: Denali – Anchorage

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

Enjoy a morning at leisure. This afternoon, re-board a luxury railcar and travel to Alaska's largest city, Anchorage. Your tour ends at the Anchorage rail depot.

4 Days / 3 Nights (Tour 93C)

This 4-day/3-night tour is packed with unforgettable sights and adventures. Board a luxury railcar and journey south from Fairbanks to Denali National Park. Upon arrival into Denali, transfer to your hotel and enjoy ample time to explore the area. The following day, enjoy a morning at leisure or take an optional tour like river rafting or ATV'ing. Later, re-board a luxury railcar at the Denali National Park rail depot and continue south to Anchorage. Experience scenic vistas and watch for wildlife as you travel.

Included in your Tour:

  • 1 night hotel accommodations in Fairbanks
  • 1 night hotel accommodations near the Denali National Park entrance
  • 1 night hotel accommodations in Anchorage
  • Travel on the Alaska Railroad route aboard luxury railcar
  • Airport, hotel, motor coach and rail transfers included

Available during check-out:
Upgrade your rail experience from Fairbanks to Denali 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 breakfast aboard the train is included.  

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

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: Fairbanks

  • Overnight:
    Fairbanks

We'll pick you up at the airport and transfer you to your Fairbanks hotel. Explore the Golden Heart City by experiencing an optional excursion like Chena Hot Springs or the Alaska Salmon Bake and Palace Theatre. Overnight Fairbanks hotel.

Day 2: Fairbanks – Denali

  • Departs From:
    Fairbanks, 8:15 AM (Train Departs Fairbanks Depot)
  • Arrives At:
    Denali, 12:15 PM (Train Arrives Denali Depot)

Pass by the University of Alaska and the gold mining town of Ester. Take in sights like the Mears Memorial Bridge outside the town of Nenana, site of the famed Nenana Ice Classic. Also on the route are coal fields, and the beautiful Nenana River Canyon. By afternoon, arrive at Denali National Park where you’ll transfer to your comfortable accommodations. Here, you can choose from a wide range of optional activities like river rafting or a jet boat safari. For the perfect end to your day, check out our optional Music of Denali Dinner Theater. Overnight Denali-area hotel.

Day 3: Denali – Anchorage

  • Departs From:
    Denali, 9:15 AM
  • Arrives At:
    Anchorage

Wake up early for an optional scenic tour of Denali National Park like a horse-drawn covered wagon tour or an exciting optional fly-fishing or golfing excursion. Later, re-board luxury rail and journey in comfort and style back to Anchorage. Overnight Anchorage hotel.

Day 4: Anchorage

    Extend your dream Alaska vacation with a variety of exciting Gray Line travel opportunities, or wrap up your tour here. We’ll take you from your hotel to the airport and bid you a fond farewell.

    5 Days / 4 Nights (Tour 94C)

    This 5-day/4-night tour is packed with unforgettable sights and adventures. Board a luxury railcar and journey south from Fairbanks to Denali National Park. Upon arrival into Denali, transfer to your hotel and enjoy ample time to explore the area. The following day, enjoy a morning at leisure or take 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 a luxury railcar at the Denali National Park rail depot and continue south to Anchorage. Experience scenic vistas and watch for wildlife as you travel.

    Included in your Tour:

    • 1 night hotel accommodations in Fairbanks
    • 2 nights hotel accommodations near the Denali National Park entrance
    • 1 night hotel accommodations in Anchorage
    • Travel on the Alaska Railroad route aboard luxury, glass-domed railcar (Denaili to Anchorage)
    • Travel aboard Alaska Railroad's Adventure Class service from Fairbanks to Denali (no dome; dome available for upgrade)
    • Music of Denali Dinner Theater at McKinley Chalet Resort
    • Ample time to explore Denali National Park
    • Airport, hotel and rail transfers

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

     Available during check-out:
    Upgrade your rail experience from Fairbanks to Denali 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 breakfast aboard the train is included.  

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

    To learn more about Adventure Class, click here.

    To learn more about GoldStar service, click here.  

    Day 1: Fairbanks

    • Overnight:
      Fairbanks

    We'll pick you up at the airport and transfer you to your Fairbanks hotel. Explore the Golden Heart City by experiencing an optional excursion like Chena Hot Springs or the Alaska Salmon Bake and Palace Theatre. Overnight Fairbanks hotel.

    Day 2: Fairbanks - Denali

    • Departs From:
      Fairbanks
    • Arrives At:
      Denali

    Climb aboard Alaska Railroad's Adventure Class* and journey to Denali. 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 Denali, transfer to your hotel. Overnight Denali hotel.

    *Upgrade to GoldStar service available. 

    Day 3: Denali

    • Overnight:
      Denali

    Enjoy this additional day in Denali any way you choose. Journey into Denali National Park on an optional Tundra Wilderness tour, your best chance of seeing wildlife in Alaska! Also, keep an eye out for the elusive "Great One". Or, choose from a wide range of optional activities like river rafting, or a self-drive Jeep tour. This evening, enjoy an unforgettable dinner experience at Music of Denali Dinner Theater at McKinley Chalet Resort. Overnight Denali-area hotel.

    Day 4: Denali - Anchorage

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

    Board luxury rail and journey in comfort and style back to Anchorage. Overnight Anchorage hotel.

    Day 5: Anchorage

      Extend your dream Alaska vacation with a variety of exciting travel opportunities, or wrap up your tour here. We’ll take you from your hotel to the airport and bid you a fond farewell.