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Blue Fairbanks / Denali / Anchorage Rail Tour - 71C
2 Days / 1 Nights
  • $599.00 - Peak Rate
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Blue Fairbanks / Denali / Denali / Anchorage Rail Tour - 72C
3 Days / 2 Nights
  • $799.00 - Peak Rate
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Yellow Fairbanks / Denali / Anchorage Rail Tour - 93C
4 Days / 3 Nights
  • $899.00 - Peak Rate
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Yellow Fairbanks / Denali / Denali / Anchorage Rail Tour - 94C
5 Days / 4 Nights
  • $1,149.00 - 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 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 aboard Alaska Railroad's Adventure Class service (picture window) from Fairbanks to Denali (upgrade available) 
  • Travel on the Alaska Railroad route aboard our own luxury, glass-domed railcar from Denali to Anchorage

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 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.


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, 12:10 PM (Train Arrives Denali Depot)

Board your train at the Fairbanks 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 mid-day, 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, 5:15 PM (Train Arrives Anchorage Depot)

Reboard the train and journey between the mountains of the spectacular Alaska and Talkeetna ranges on an incomparable sightseeing experience aboard a 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 wilderness 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 aboard Alaska Railroad's Adventure Class (picture windows) from Fairbanks to Denali (upgrade available)
  • Travel on the Alaska Railroad route aboard our own luxury, glass-domed railcar from Denali to Anchorage
  • 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 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.


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, 12:10 PM (Train Arrives Denali Depot)

Board your train at the Fairbanks 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 guided tour or spend your day leisurely strolling the area. This evening, experience the 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, 5:15 PM (Train Arrives Anchorage Depot)

Reboard a luxury railcar and travel to Alaska's largest city, Anchorage. Your tour ends at the Anchorage rail depot.

Key for Meals Included:
B - Breakfast
L - Lunch
S - Snack
D - Dinner

4 Days / 3 Nights (Tour 93C)

This 4-day, 3-night tour is packed with unforgettable sights and adventures. Board a 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 ATVing. Later, reboard the train 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 aboard Alaska Railroad's Adventure Class (picture window) from Fairbanks to Denali (upgrade available)
  • Travel on the Alaska Railroad route aboard a luxury, glass-domed railcar from Denali to Anchorage
  • Airport, hotel, 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 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.


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

Day 1: Fairbanks

  • Overnight:
    Fairbanks

We'll transfer you from the airport to your Fairbanks hotel. The evening is free to spend as you choose. Overnight Fairbanks hotel.

Day 2: Fairbanks – Denali

  • Departs From:
    Fairbanks, 8:15 AM (Train Departs Fairbanks Depot)
  • Arrives At:
    Denali, 12:10 PM (Train Arrives Denali Depot)

Transfer to the Fairbanks depot to board the train. 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 mid-day, 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 (Train Departs Denali Depot)
  • Arrives At:
    Anchorage, 5:15 PM (Train Arrives Anchorage Depot)

This morning, board your luxury railcar for the return journey to Anchorage. Enjoy the scenic views from the glass-domes on the top deck. Opt for lunch in the lower-level dining car. Arrive in Anchorage and transfer to your hotel. The evening is free to explore the area. Overnight Anchorage hotel.

Day 4: Anchorage

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 the Alaska Railroad and journey south from Fairbanks to Denali National Park. With 2-nights at Denali, you'll have plenty of time to experience all the area has to offer.  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, reboard 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 aboard Alaska Railroad's Adventure Class service (picture window) from Fairbanks to Denali (upgrade available)
  • Travel on the Alaska Railroad route aboard a luxury, glass-domed railcar from Denali to Anchorage
  • Music of Denali Dinner Theater at McKinley Chalet Resort
  • Ample time to explore Denali National Park
  • Airport, hotel and rail transfers


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 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.


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

Day 1: Fairbanks

  • Overnight:
    Fairbanks

We'll transfer you from the airport to your hotel in Alaska's Golden Heart City. Overnight Fairbanks hotel.

Day 2: Fairbanks - Denali

  • Departs From:
    Fairbanks, 8:15 AM (Train Departs Fairbanks Depot)
  • Arrives At:
    Denali, 12:10 PM (Train Arrives Denali Depot)

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, transfer to your hotel and spend the rest of the day getting to know the area. Overnight Denali-area hotel.

Day 3: Denali

  • Overnight:
    Denali

Enjoy this full day in Denali any way you choose. Journey into Denali National Park on an optional guided 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 Jeep tour. This evening, enjoy an unforgettable dinner experience at Music of Denali Dinner Theater at McKinley Chalet Resort. Overnight Denali-area hotel. (D)

Day 4: Denali - Anchorage

  • Departs From:
    Denali, 9:15 AM (Train Departs Denali Depot)
  • Arrives At:
    Anchorage, 5:15 PM (Train Arrives Anchorage Depot)

After breakfast, return to the train depot and board your railcar for the journey south to Anchorage. Take in the spectacular wilderness views from the upper level glass domes or the outdoor viewing platform. Opt for lunch in the lower level dining car. Arrive in Anchorage and transfer to your hotel for an evening at your own pace. Overnight Anchorage hotel.

Day 5: Anchorage

We’ll take you from your hotel to the airport and bid you a fond farewell.

Key for Meals Included:
B - Breakfast
L - Lunch
S - Snack
D - Dinner