Fairbanks 7 Night Alaska's National Parks by Rail Tour Package

Excursion Overview

Explore the nation's most treasured wild lands

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

Day 1:
Arrive in Fairbanks! Book an excursion or explore shops, museums, and restaurants at your leisure. Overnight in Fairbanks.

Day 2:
Take the Denali Star, the Alaska Railroad's flagship train with service to Denali National Park. Watch for views of Denali and keep an eye out for wildlife. Later, enjoy an evening of rip-roaring entertainment and hearty grub at Cabin Nite Dinner Theater. Overnight in Denali.

Day 3:
Travel into Denali National Park on a 13.5 hour narrated bus tour. Your guide will interpret the history, flora, and fauna as you make your way to the heart of the Park, Kantishna. Once there, enjoy a buffet lunch before traveling back to the Park entrance. Overnight in Denali.

Day 4:
The morning is at your leisure before your journey back to Anchorage on the Denali Star Train. Overnight in Anchorage.

Day 5
See wild Alaskan brown bears in their natural habitat of Chinitna Bay on a fly-out bear viewing excursion. Overnight in Anchorage

Day 6:
Travel via the Glacier Discovery Train to Spencer Glacier Whistle Stop. Float among the icebergs at Spencer Glacier and down the Placer River. A short train ride to Portage follows the boat tour. A motor-coach transfer from Portage to Girdwood gets you back in time for dinner. Overnight in Girdwood.

Day 7:
Depart early on the Coastal Classic Train to Seward. Upon arrival, cruise Kenai Fjords National Park. See hanging and tidewater glaciers, sea otters, sea lions, and perhaps even a whale. Lunch included. Evening train departure to 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: 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: 7-days/7-nights

  • Day 1: Overnight in Fairbanks
  • Day 2: Overnight in Denali
  • Day 3: Overnight in Denali
  • Day 4: Overnight in Anchorage
  • Day 5: Overnight in Anchorage
  • Day 6: Overnight in Girdwood
  • Day 7: 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 have to be able to get in and out of buses, boats, and/or airplanes. Short-distance walking is required. There is limited space for collapsible wheelchairs and walkers. There is no storage for motorized scooters. 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. This tour is limited mobility accessible.

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.


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Adult - Adventure Class: $3,465.00

Adult - GoldStar Service: $4,125.00

Child (11 and Under) - Adventure Class: $3,465.00

Child (11 and Under) - GoldStar Service: $4,125.00