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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
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
Half-day shared cruise on a sternwheeler
riverboat. This relaxing cruise is fully narrated
with details on the region's natural and cultural
Make your own way to the airport for the
one-hour 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.
This tour is based in 3- and 4-star accommodation.
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.
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or
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HRJ2019: 10 Nights