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Anchorage 5 Night 'Taste of Alaska' Tour Package

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Excursion Overview

Anchorage 5 Night 'Taste of Alaska' Tour Package

**This tour is not offered by Alaska Shore Excursions in 2024**

Day 1:
Arrive in Anchorage early and enjoy the largest Alaskan city by exploring the museums, restaurants, shops, or even taking an excursion. Overnight in Anchorage.

Day 2:
Depart for Talkeetna aboard the Denali Star Train. Upon arrival in Talkeetna, take a flight-seeing tour of Denali and the Alaska Range. See the walls and rivers of ice and North America's highest peak. Overnight in Talkeetna.

Day 3:
In Talkeetna, take a jetboat ride 130 miles round trip into the National Wild River Park of Devil's Gorge. Tour includes lunch. Later, return to Anchorage on the Denali Star Train. Overnight in Anchorage.

Day 4:
Depart early on the Coastal Classic Train to Seward. Upon arrival, embark on a cruise into Kenai Fjords National Park. See hanging and tidewater glaciers, sea otters, sea lions, and perhaps even a humpback whale. Lunch is included. Overnight at the Seward Windsong Lodge.

Day 5:
Today, enjoy the Real Alaska Tour, which includes a dog sled ride, lunch at an Alaska roadhouse, and a visit to Exit Glacier. Depart for Anchorage aboard the Coastal Classic Train. Watch for moose. 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 $20.00 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 REFUND POLICY: Bookings that are canceled 36 days or more prior to travel will be refunded 90% of the booking value. Cancellations made 35 days or less prior to travel are non-refundable.

Things You Need to Know


  • Baggage Service (Up to two 50lbs bags checked plus one carry-on which may not exceed 15" x 14" x 6")
  • GoldStar Service ONLY:
    - Inclusive dining at the lower-level full-service dining car​
    - Two complimentary adult beverages for guests 21yr+


  • Minimum of 2 passengers required to book
  • Ability to get in and out of buses, boats and/or airplanes
  • Short distance walking

Duration: 5-days/5-nights

  • Day 1: Overnight in Anchorage
  • Day 2: Overnight in Talkeetna
  • Day 3: Overnight in Anchorage
  • Day 4: Overnight at Seward Windsong Lodge
  • Day 5: Overnight in Anchorage

Meeting Instructions:

  • This tour meets at the Anchorage Train Depot. Fully detailed instructions are included on your finalized ticket vouchers.

ADA Accessibility of Tour:

  • This tour is limited mobility accessible. Guests must be able to get in and out of buses, boats, and/or airplanes. Please leave a comment during checkout if accommodations for collapsible equipment will be required on tour.

Refund Policy:

  • You may cancel for any reason up to seven (7) days prior to the date of the tour for a full refund.
  • Please see our Refund Policy Page for complete details.

Frequently Asked Questions

Guests must be able to get in and out of buses, boats, and/or airplanes. Short distance walking is required.

Yes, accommodations are provided for each overnight along the tour, noted in bold within the page description.

Food and drink are included during various portions of the tour as stated in the description. Please refer to those details for more information.


Guest Reviews


2 total


Angela B

On Jun 2021

First trip from Anchorage to Talkeenta, the train was very unstaffed. Second trip from Anchorage to Seward, the train was excellent. Conductor Warren was great and has an awesome team. Alaska Shore Excursions (Allison) was wonderful to work with. She goes above and beyond to help any way she can!!

Heidi D

On Aug 2019

Seriously the best vacation we have ever been on! The tour package was first rate...the accommodations, tours, luggage delivery, trains, planes, boats...never a question, on time everywhere and everyone was so friendly. Alaska is breathtaking! Will definitely recommend to everyone who wants to go to Alaska.


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Adult - Adventure Class: $1,956.15

Adult - GoldStar Service: $3,621.00

Child (11 and Under) - Adventure Class: $2,065.00

Child (11 and Under) - GoldStar Service: $3,621.00

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