Alaskan Railroad Adventure

from £2174
excluding flights *
8 nights May-Aug

Overview

This memorable independent holiday makes use of the iconic Alaskan Railroad, providing access to the scenery and wildlife of the Kenai Fjords and Denali National Park, as well as the highlights of the modern, cultural city of Anchorage and historic Fairbanks.

Highlights

  • Take in the spectacular views along your scenic rail journey
  • Experience the wildlife wonders of Denali National Park
  • Learn about traditional Athabascan culture on a sternwheeler riverboat tour

What's Included

  • Accommodation in rooms with private bathroom
  • Alaska Railroad
  • Cruise through the Kenai Fjords National Park
  • Jetboat tour of Talkeetna
  • Bus tour into Denali National Park
  • Fairbanks sightseeing tour with riverboat cruise
  • Internal flight between Fairbanks and Anchorage

Full description

Included sightseeing excursions range from jet boating to glacier cruising, allowing for different perspectives on the natural wonders of this vast landscape. Offering a unique alternative to self-drive touring, this well-paced itinerary offers a good balance of action and comfort. So, sit back, relax, and enjoy all that Alaska has to offer.

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Prices & Dates *

Airfares start from around £1,000 per person and are quoted separately to the holiday price. When enquiring, our Travel Specialists will provide the best fare possible from your preferred airline / airport.

From prices per person

Departure Duration Accommodation Twin Price (pp)
22 May - 31 Aug 2020 8 nights Standard £2,373
22 May - 31 Aug 2020 8 nights Superior £3,109

What's Included

  • Accommodation in rooms with private bathroom (standard or superior)
  • Alaska Railroad as per itinerary (standard package includes Standard Adventure Class Carriage; Superior package includes GoldStar Dome Carriage)
  • 6 hour cruise in Kenai Fjords National Park with lunch
  • 2 hour wilderness jetboat tour from Talkeetna
  • 8 hour bus tour into Denali National Park with snack
  • Half-day Fairbanks sightseeing tour with Riverboat Cruise
  • Internal flight from Fairbanks to Anchorage (economy class)
  • 24 hour emergency assistance from our team during your holiday
  • No surcharge guarantee
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Itinerary & Accommodation

Itinerary & Accommodation

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Day 1: Anchorage

Arrive in Anchorage and make your own way to your hotel.

Day 2: Anchorage - Seward (4 hrs)

Embark your train on the Alaska Railroad south to the scenic Kenai Peninsula and the port town of Seward.

Day 3: Seward - Kenai Fjords - Anchorage ( 4 hrs)

A 6-hour cruise through Kenai Fjords National Park is included today - keep watch for whales and other marine wildlife as you marvel at calving glaciers and sparkling icebergs. Later board the train back to Anchorage.

Day 4: Anchorage - Talkeetna (3 hrs)

Continue your rail journey north to Talkeetna - on arrival this afternoon you will join a jet boat excursion into the wilderness. You may spot beavers, moose or bald eagles, and weather permitting enjoy views of Mt McKinley and the Alaska Range in the distance.

Day 5: Talkeetna - Denali (3 hrs)

Board the train to Denali - your accommodation tonight is located near the entrance to Denali National Park.

Day 6: Denali National Park - Fairbanks (4 hrs)

Enjoy a 8-hour guided excursion into Denali National Park today. Take in spectacular views and keep your eyes peeled for wildlife, which may include bears, moose, herds of caribou or even a lone wolf. Later, continue by rail to the city of Fairbanks.

Day 7: Fairbanks

Enjoy exploring Fairbanks today, where a half-day sightseeing tour has been included. An authentic sternwheeler riverboat provides the ideal way to cruise the Chena and Tanana Rivers, taking in some of the local Athabascan Native Indian culture and the area's natural history.

Day 8: Fairbanks - Anchorage (1 hr flight)

Board a flight back to Anchorage for your final night in Alaska.

Day 9: Anchorage

Make your way back to the airport for your flight home.

Denali Bluffs Hotel

Alaska

Grade: Simple

Type: Hotel

Offering spectacular views of the Alaska Range and the majestic Nenana River Canyon, the 112 room Denali Bluffs Hotel is nestled in the tapestry of spruce and birch trees which make up the Alaskan wilderness.

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Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge

Alaska

Grade: Standard

Type: Hotel

With Denali National Park on the doorstep, the 212 room Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge is set on a ridge to the south of Mt. McKinley.

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