Plan to arrive early to explore Anchorage, Alaska's largest city and get a good night's rest before tomorrow's rail journey. Overnight in Anchorage. Day 2:
Ride the Denali Star Train to the charming town of Talkeetna. Upon arrival, board a float plane for a scenic flight to Denali National Park, where you'll land for a guided hike in the backcountry. Overnight in Talkeetna. Day 3:
Continue the journey north to Denali National Park. That evening, experience an exhilarating ride rafting on the Nenana River's Class II-IV rapids. Overnight in Denali. Day 4:
Get your legs burning on the Triple Lakes Hike before enjoying the relaxing rail journey to Anchorage. Overnight in Anchorage. Day 5:
Ride the Glacier Discovery Train to the Spencer Glacier Whistle Stop. Here, you and
your guide will kayak amid glacial icebergs to the terminus of Spencer Glacier, where you'll gear up with harnesses and crampons to explore the glacier's incredible features. Travel to Girdwood and overnight at the Hotel Alyeska. Day 6:
Take the Coastal Classic Train to Seward and spend the afternoon on a ziplining adventure. Sail through a glacier-carved valley on eight zips, three sky bridges and two repels. Return by rail to Anchorage. Overnight in Anchorage. Adventure Class Pricing:
Experience rail travel across Alaska at our best rate. Adventure Class cars offer comfortable seating and large picture windows. Adventure Class guests are encouraged to travel between railcars, whether to take advantage of the open seating in our Vista Dome cars or visit the Wilderness Cafe. Adventure Class features:
- Confirmed seat with large picture windows
- Onboard dining and bar service available for purchase in the Wilderness Cafe
- Freedom to explore between Adventure Class cars
- Access to open seating in Vista Dome car GoldStar Pricing:
The Alaska Railroad's premium class of service offers passengers an exceptional way to travel across Alaska. Glass-dome ceilings allow for panoramic views as Alaska unfolds along the tracks, and an outdoor, upper-level viewing platform - the only of its kind in the world - offers fresh air and an excellent vantage point for photos. On the lower level of GoldStar railcars, passengers enjoy a full-service dining room; GoldStar tickets include meals, all soft beverages and two complimentary adult beverages per trip for passengers over 21. GoldStar Service features:
- Glass-dome ceilings
- Upper-level outdoor viewing platforms
- Inclusive dining at the lower-level full-service dining car
- Private bar and two complimentary adult beverages
- Comfortable forward-facing seats
- Alaskan tour guide providing narration
- Fully accessible Please Note: Minimum of 2 passengers required to book. Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Package prices may vary from the published rates with hotel and tour selections. All prices are subject to change without notice. Please call us for an official quote: 888-586-8489.
Baggage service is available. Each ticketed passenger may check two pieces of luggage. The luggage weight limit is 50 pounds per bag. The baggage fee for bikes, excess, oversized, and overweight bags is .00 per item. One carry-on item is allowed per person. Carry-on bags may not exceed 15" x 14" x 6". Please remember to carry on medications, cameras or other items that you will need during your train ride.
Tour packages that are canceled 36 or more days before travel will be refunded 90% of the booking value. No refunds will be issued 35 or less days before travel.
Are there any physical requirements for this tour?
Guests must be able to get in and out of buses, boats, and/or airplanes. This tour is not wheelchair accessible. Moderate to strenuous activity required.
Is lodging included in the tour pacakage?
Yes, accommodations are provided for each overnight along the tour, noted in bold within the page description.
Are food and drink included?
Food and drink are included during various portions of the tour as stated in the description. Please refer to those details for more information.
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