Travel along the full 756km of the Alaska Railroad from Seward to Fairbanks. The journey is broken up with stays en route in the best accommodation available. Sit back and take in the breathtaking scenery with the chance to spot wildlife and learn about the culture of the local people along the way.
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Arrive into Anchorage and make your own way to the Sheraton Anchorage Hotel & Spa for 2 nights. (N)
Join an introductory shared city tour including entrance to the Alaska Native Heritage Center. Afternoon at leisure. (N)
Take the train to Seward. The journey is one of the most beautiful routes in Alaska. Enjoy pristine wilderness seen through a large picture window as you pass by Bartlett glacier, Spencer glacier, Grandview Pass, the Kenai mountains and Kenai lake. Stay 1 night at Seward Windsong Lodge. (B)
Morning shared cruise through the Kenai Fjords National Park with the opportunity to see whales, sea otters and sea lions. This evening return to Anchorage via the Alaska Railroad and overnight at the Sheraton Anchorage Hotel & Spa. (L)
The rail journey today follows the Knik Arm waterway, travelling over the Matanuska river with possible views of Denali (Mount McKinley). Arrive into Talkeetna and take a shared boat tour into the interior to visit an authentic trapper’s cabin and a replica native Alaskan encampment, with the chance to spot wildlife along the way. Stay overnight at Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge. (L)
Continue by train along the border of Denali National Park, traversing the lowest and highest points of the railroad. Stay 2 nights in the Grande Denali Lodge. (N)
Full-day guided tour into the remote Kantishna region of the Denali National Park, searching for bears, caribou and moose. (N)
This morning go hiking in the national park or relax at your hotel. Early evening, board the train to Fairbanks and journey into the scenic Nenana river canyon, passing small towns and boreal forest. Stay 2 nights at River’s Edge Resort. (D)
Half-day shared cruise on a sternwheeler riverboat. This relaxing cruise is fully narrated with details on the region’s natural and cultural history. (N)
Make your own way to the airport for the onehour flight to Anchorage with Alaska Airlines. Make your own way to the Sheraton Anchorage Hotel & Spa for 1 night. (N)
Make your own way to the airport and fly home, or continue your holiday in Alaska. (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
International flights are not included with this itinerary. Transfers are also not included as taxis are easy, reliable and affordable in Alaska. For flight and transfer options and prices, please speak to your Cox & Kings tour consultant.
This tour is based in 3- and 4-star accommodation.
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 3930 5094 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk.
The rustic Grande Denali Lodge is located at the top of Sugarloaf mountain and just 1.5km from the entrance of Denali National Park. The property has 166 rooms housed in two multi-level buildings, each offering air conditioning and a bath. Facilities include a gift shop, free parking and a restaurant serving a range of...
The River's Edge Resort is located on the shores of the Chena river, close to Fairbanks airport. The property has 86 comfortable cottages, each offering a patio area, satellite television, and coffee-making facilities. There is a restaurant at the resort that serves traditional Alaskan...
The seasonal Seward Windsong Lodge is located on Resurrection river on the outskirts of Seward. The property has 80 rooms and suites, each offering a television, DVD player and complimentary wireless internet access. Facilities include complimentary parking, courtesy shuttle to various downtown areas and a restaurant where fresh Alaskan seafood can be...
Offering some of the best accommodation in the city, the Sheraton Anchorage Hotel & Spa is located in downtown Anchorage with many restaurants, museums and local attractions nearby. The property has 370 spacious rooms, each offering air conditioning, individual climate control and premium bedding. Facilities include a fitness centre, ICE spa, and a steak and seafood...
Located on the south side of Mount McKinley, Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge is just a 10-minute drive from the town centre. The property has 211 spacious rooms set in several lodge buildings. Each room has coffee-making facilities, a satellite television and mountain or forest views. The lodge has a cafe, lounge and restaurant serving traditional Alaskan...
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HRJ2018: 10 Nights