Blue Denali Rail Tour – 2 Nights – Tour 72K
- 3 Days / 2 Nights
Blue Anchorage / Denali / Seward or Whittier Rail and Coach Tour - 72K Itinerary
Experience a scenic journey from Anchorage to Denali via rail. With two nights at Denali National Park, there’s ample time to experience the abundant wildlife and to visit viewpoints for the "Great One." Enjoy dinner and a show at the Music of Denali Dinner Theater at McKinley Chalet Resort featuring family-style dining and a spirited original musical about the first men to reach the summit of Denali. Continue via motor coach to Seward or Whittier on one of the most scenic byways in America, Turnagain Arm.
Included in your Tour:
- 2 nights hotel accommodations near the Denali National Park entrance
- Travel on the Alaska Railroad route aboard luxury railcar
- Travel on the Park Connection motor coach from Denali National Park to Seward or Whittier
- Rail and hotel transfers in Denali
- Ample time to explore Denali National Park
- Music of Denali Dinner Theater at McKinley Chalet Resort
Unless noted, tour is not escorted and does not include meals, sightseeing or home city air.
Anchorage accommodations and travel to and from the Anchorage railroad depot are not included.
Please indicate either Seward or Whittier as your final destination in the Special Requests field when booking.
Day 1: Anchorage – Denali
Marvel at the unfolding landscape via luxury railcars backed by the spectacular Alaska and Talkeetna ranges. Watch for beaver dams, bald eagle nests and Trumpeter swans. You’ll cross over Hurricane Gulch via one of the Alaska Railroad’s many engineering marvels – a 296-foot-high bridge – and pull into the historic Denali National Park station to transfer to your lodge. This afternoon and evening are yours to explore independently or fill with optional outdoor activities. Overnight Denali-area hotel.
Day 2: Denali
The day is free to enjoy any number of optional tours. Visit the lodge tour desk where helpful staff can assist in planning your day. Take a tour into Denali National Park – your best chance to view wildlife in Alaska – or spend your day on a river rafting excursion, golf tour or ATV adventure. Tonight, enjoy an evening of fun and delicious food at Music of Denali Dinner Theater at McKinley Chalet Resort, included in your tour. Overnight Denali-area hotel.
Day 3: Denali – Seward or Whittier
Board a motor coach this morning for your journey to Seward or Whittier with a stopover in Anchorage. See the spectacular scenery as you travel down the Seward Highway, a National Scenic Byway, through the Chugach Mountains along Turnagain Arm. Your vacation in Alaska comes to a close in Seward or Whittier at roughly 5:45pm.