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05 Days | Denali National Park and Talkeetna Rail Tour

Alaska Railroad Tours: Denali National Park and Talkeetna Adventure

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Discover Alaska by rail on the last full-service railroads in North America - or with one of the privately operated trains. Admire the breathtaking nature in glass-domed or regular rail car compartments - all with large panorama windows ensuring unobstructed views of snowcapped mountain ranges, pristine scenery and wildlife. Relax in your comfortable reclining seats, take a delicious lunch onboard or listen to the commentaries through a local tour escort. Our rail tour packages are available from Anchorage, Seward, Whittier, Talkeetna and Fairbanks. So whether you arrive by air or cruise ship you may choose from an extensive pre-designed selection of tours or use our complimentary trip planning service for a fully customized Alaska rail experience in a world-class wilderness destination.

Day 1: Anchorage | Seward | Whittier

Arrival in Anchorage during the day. Note: if you arrive by cruise ship we provide rail/van tour transfers and pre/post tours from Seward and Whittier to Anchorage. Please inquire. Transfer to your hotel in downtown. Spend the remaining afternoon to visit the sights of the Alaskan city or enjoy a stroll along the Coastal Trail with views of Mt. McKinley and the "Sleeping Lady". Guided city sightseeing tours are arranged on request. Overnight Anchorage.

Day 2: Anchorage - Denali National Park

Early morning transfer to the railroad station. Board the Alaska Railroad for the departure at 8:00 am. Enjoy the scenery as the train whisks you through the Matanuska Valley towards the Alaska Range and Mt. McKinley. Guaranteed wrap-around Dome Car Seats are available on request. Onboard services feature a restaurant, gift shop and snack bar. Arrive at Denali Village at 3:45 pm where you are picked up and transferred to your hotel. Once you settled take a stroll through Denali Village, take a flightseeing tour or a wildwater rafting trip (on request). Overnight: Denali National Park

Day 3: Denali National Park

Today experience the wildlife and wonderful sceneries of the Denali National Park. Morning transfer to the Visitor Center where your wildlife tour begins. Pick up your pre-reserved tickets and explore the center if time allows. Board the bus, sit back, enjoy the scenery and look out for wildlife. Your driver informs you about the history of Denali National Park, its diverse wildlife and flora. Once a bear, caribou or another animal has been spotted the bus will stop that everyone can watch and take pictures. Your tour runs all the way to Eielson Visitor Center, a four hour drive or to Wonder Lake - on special request. You can get off the bus anytime you wish and take a stroll, go hiking and enjoy the landscape. By hand signal the next available bus will stop for you to get on. Overnight: Denali National Park

Day 4: Denali National Park - Talkeetna

In the morning you have time to take a short hike, watch a sled dog demonstration presented by the park rangers, enjoy a helicopter flightseeing tour or visit the shops of Denali Village for a last souvenir. Transfer to the Denali Railroad station where you board the train for a scenic ride to Talkeetna. Explore downtown Talkeetna, go horseback riding and enjoy the views of Mt. McKinley from your lodge. Overnight: Talkeetna

Day 5: Talkeetna - Anchorage

Transfer to the Talkeetna Railroad station where you board the train in the late afternoon for a return trip to Anchorage. You arrive at Anchorage train station at 8:00 pm. Please contact us if you wish an additional hotel accommodation in Anchorage.

Tour Includes

  • SUPERIOR HOTEL
  • 4 Nights Superior Accommodation
  • Hotel and State Taxes
  • Rail Tour Anchorage - Denali - Talkeetna - Anchorage
  • Reserved Seats
  • All Transfers: Hotel, Rail Station, Visitor Center
  • Denali National Park Entrance Fee
  • Denali Shuttle Bus Ticket to Eielson Visitor Center
  • Tour Documentation
  • FIRST CLASS HOTEL + DOMED CAR
  • 4 Nights First-Class Accomodation
  • Hotel and State Taxes
  • Rail Tour Anchorage - Denali - Talkeetna - Anchorage
  • Reserved Seats in Upper Level Domed Cars
  • Complimentary Non-alcoholic Beverages
  • Priority Check in | Bording
  • Use of Outdoor Viewing Deck
  • Priority Dining Room Seating
  • All Transfers: Hotel, Rail Station, Visitor Center
  • Denali Shuttle Bus Ticket to Eielson Visitor Center
  • Denali National Park Entrance Fee
  • Tour Documentation

Rates per Person in US $ from Anchorage

Tour Number | TA-RT2 | Daily Departures
Single Double Triple Quad

May 15 - May 31 | Superior Hotels

June 01 - August 31 | Superior Hotels

September 01 - September 15 | Superior Hotels

 

$970.00

$990.00

$910.00

 

$675.00

$690.00

$645.00


$580.00

$595.00

$570.00


$540.00

$560.00

$530.00


Tour Number | TA-RT2 | Daily Departures
Single Double Triple Quad

May 10 - May 31 | First Class Hotels + Domed Car

June 01 - August 31 | First Class Hotels + Domed Car

September 01 - September 15 | First Class Hotels + Domed Car

$1410.00

$1440.00

$1380.00

$865.00

$875.00

$835.00

$710.00

$730.00

$690.00

$675.00

$690.00

$655.00

Optional Sightseeing Tours

Rates in US$ / per person
Adult

Rail Road | One Way Upgrade from Superior to Deluxe Domed Cars

Denali National Park | Extend Shuttle Bus Tour to Wonder Lake

Denali National Park | Upgrade Shuttle Bus to Escorted 8-Hour Wildlife Tour including Boxed Lunch

Denali National Park | Upgrade Shuttle Bus to Escorted 12-Hour Kantishna Wilderness Lodge Tour

$55.00

$12.00

$95.00

$100.00