Full-Day Denali National Park to Anchorage Scenic Rail Journey

8 Hours
Group Activity

From (USD) $189 Per Adult / $95 Per Child

Full-Day Denali National Park to Anchorage Scenic Rail Journey

8 Hours
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From (USD) $189 Per Adult / $95 Per Child

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      Full-Day Denali National Park to Anchorage Scenic Rail Journey

      Denali, Alaska, USA
      From (USD) $189 Per Adult / $95 Per Child
      • Wilderness Express: Luxurious, two-story rail cars traveling on the Alaska Railroad transport you in style and comfort, offering leather, forward-facing seats with power ports and the best views of Alaska's small towns and picturesque wilderness through a glass dome.
      • Local experience: Get immersed in the local culture with regional food and drink selections (available for purchase) as well as Native Alaskan artwork on display.
      • Guided tour: You'll discover the highlights and history of the area as you view the breathtaking wilderness outside your window with your professional and personable crew narrating the story during your 235 mile journey.
      • Chugach Mountains: Home to Alaska's most-climbed mountain and popular trailheads, this range is a magnet for hiking, rafting, biking, off-roading, kayaking, and fishing locals.
      • Knik River: With Knik Glacier as its source, this mighty river flows 25 miles to Cook Inlet. The name Knik comes from the Inupiaq word for fire (igniq).
      • Susitna River: Winding 313 miles through south-central Alaska from the Susitna Glacier to Cook Inlet, this body of rushing water clocks in as the nation's 15th largest river.
      • Talkeetna: This tiny town is so quirky and funky, rumor has it that Talkeetna served as inspiration for the fictional Cicely in the popular 90s sitcom, Northern Exposure.
      • Hurricane Gulch: Hope you're not afraid of heights, because your train crosses this creek on a 296 foot-high rail bridge, giving you a bird's-eye view of the wild surroundings.
      • Broad Pass: At 2,300 feet, this is the lowest pass through the Alaska Range so you can choo-choo on your merry way.
      • Nenana River & Canyon: In a 3,000 foot-deep canyon, this glacially-fed river boasts both Class III and IV rapids. With names like Iceworm, Cable Car, Razor Back, and Royal Flush, you know the whitewater views will be spectacular.
      • Denali: North America's tallest summit (known as Mt. McKinley from 1917 to 2015) has reclaimed its original name, which means "the high one" or "the great one." No matter what you call it, the distant view you could catch of the 20,000+ foot-high peak on a clear day will likely leave you speechless.
      About This Denali Tour

      What better way to marvel at Alaska’s gorgeous, rugged scenery than by rail? Board your luxury dome rail car at the depot in Denali National Park and Preserve for the approximate eight-hour journey on the Denali Star route to Anchorage. During the ride you’ll enjoy Alaska’s renowned landscapes, including the Chugach Mountains, Broad Pass and the Knik, Nenana, Susitna and Indian Rivers. Along the way you will also travel over Hurricane Gulch on its namesake bridge, which at 914 feet long and 296 feet above the creek below offers a postcard-worthy sight. Weather permitting, you may even catch sight of Denali, the tallest mountain in North America. Dotting the route are the small towns of Wasilla and quaint Talkeetna.  

      The 360-degree views from the dome rail cars as well as the small outside viewing platform ensure you witness the wild, natural scenery from every vantage point. Perhaps you’ll see some local wildlife, or even towering Denali. Your experience is enhanced by knowledgeable guides who will share the history of the region.

      The comfortable, luxury rail cars offer first-class dining and bar service as well (additional cost), so you may enjoy a meal or drink as you take in the breathtaking views of Alaska’s interior.

      The Good Friday Earthquake

      On March 27, 1964, a magnitude 9.2 earthquake struck the Prince William Sound region and was one of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded. Lasting for about 4.5 minutes, it generated two tsunamis that affected not only Alaska, but Oregon, California and Hawaii as well. It caused buildings in Seattle to sway and even made the water in Louisiana’s rivers and lake slosh around. Its effects were felt worldwide for more than two weeks. Earthquake Park in Anchorage was shaped by – and named for – this historic natural disaster.

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      Cancellation policy

      Full refunds issued for cancellations made 7 full days prior to the date and time of requested services. Cancellations made within the 7-day and 72-hour window will receive a 50% refund of purchase total. Purchases are non-refundable inside of 72 hours.

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