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.
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.
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HRJ2018: 10 Nights