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Alaska Wilderness Tour

Chena River Anchorage Grizzly Bear

Travel through Alaska's rail corridor, visiting some of the state's most renowned destinations including Anchorage, Denali National Park, and Fairbanks.

7 days    $1,458

About the Tour

Travel through Alaska's rail corridor, visiting some of the state's most renowned destinations including Anchorage, Denali National Park, and Fairbanks. Highlights include a jetboat excursion on the Talkeetna and Susitna Rivers, a riverboat cruise in Fairbanks and dome rail car excursions.

This relaxing 7-day vacation is perfect both on its own and as a pre- or post-extension to an Alaska cruise.

Highlights

  • Rail travel on Alaska Railroad
  • Hotel accommodations for 6 nights
  • Talkeetna Jetboat Excursion
  • Denali National Park
  • Riverboat Discovery cruise
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Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Anchorage
    Arrive in Anchorage on your own. The remainder of day is free to explore Alaska's largest city. Overnight Anchorage.
  • Day 2 - Anchorage / Talkeetna
    Alaska Railroad's Denali Star railcar takes you along the Knik Arm and through the Mat-Su Valley to Talkeetna. This afternoon enjoy a thrilling jetboat excursion on the Talkeetna and Susitna Rivers. Overnight Talkeetna.
  • Day 3 - Talkeetna / Denali National Park
    The morning is free to enjoy this wilderness town. Depart via Alaska Railroad's Denali Star to Denali National Park at noon and arrive the in Park about 4:00pm. Overnight Denali National Park.
  • Day 4 - Denali National Park Experience
    Today is yours to schedule your personal exploration of the Park. There are plenty of sightseeing options from which to select. Overnight Denali National Park.
  • Day 5 - Denali National Park / Fairbanks
    Take the morning to explore more of the Park on your own. Depart late this afternoon via-Alaska Railroad's Denali Star for the short journey over the tundra of central Alaska to Fairbanks. Overnight Fairbanks.
  • Day 6 - Fairbanks
    Board the sternwheeler riverboat Discovery this morning for a cruise on the Chena and Tanana Rivers. Included is a stop at an Indian village and a dog sled demonstration. Overnight Fairbanks.
  • Day 7 - Depart Fairbanks
    Depart for home today.

Accommodations

Moderate
Hotels include SpringHill Suites By Marriott Anchorage Midtown, Anchorage; Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge, Talkeetna; Denali Bluffs Hotel, Denali National Park; and SpringHill Suites, Fairbanks.
Service onboard Alaska Railroad’s Denali Star is in Adventure Class.

Superior
Hotels include Hilton Anchorage, Anchorage; Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge, Talkeetna; Grande Denali Lodge, Denali National Park; and Pikes Waterfront Lodge, Fairbanks.
Service onboard Alaska Railroad’s Denali Star is in GoldStar Service.

Hotel and Rail accommodations listed above are subject to change based on availability at the time of booking. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
It is your responsibility to check and fulfill the passport, visa, health and immigration requirements applicable to your itinerary. We do not accept any responsibility if you cannot travel, or incur any other loss because you have not complied with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities. You agree to reimburse us in relation to any fines or other losses which we incur as a result of your failure to comply with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities.

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Prices are land-only, per person based on double occupancy. Prices are correct at the time this web page is published; however, are subject to change. Any complimentary shuttles services are provided and operated by individual hotels, and availability needs to be confirmed by passengers with hotels directly. Shuttle service cannot be guaranteed by Vacations By Rail. May & September departure dates subject to confirmation at the time of booking. Weather conditions may effect seasonality.
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