Denali Train Tour At A Glance
Denali train tour — the itinerary:
Featuring time in Alaska’s largest city, ample views of stunning landscapes, and a visit to Denali National Park, this journey is jam-packed. Travel by rail really is one of the best ways to view America’s biggest state. You’ll be riding the Railroad Goldstar, a luxury line that offers a multi-story viewing platform and gourmet dining, along with glass dome ceilings that will ensure you never miss a view. At the end of this first leg of your adventure, your accommodation will be at a stunning timber-framed lodge atop of Sugarloaf Mountain. Expect breathtaking panoramic vistas and fine wines — best enjoyed together on the viewing deck! After a day of exploring Denali National Park, the bush-plane flight from the park entrance will bring your Denali train tour to new heights. You’ll soar over glaciers, by the Alaskan range and past the North Face of America’s largest mountain. Other possible highlights include wildlife watching, rafting, and more. If you want to pack in a huge amount of Alaska in a short time period, this is the way to do it!
A Denali train tour with Entrée Destinations:
Alaska is vast, but we know it extremely well. Your travels will be made effortless with our light-aircraft knowledge, private transfer options, and first-class service. We can build you a journey from the ground up that’s just your speed. Whether you would like to see wildlife, fantastic views, or you’d just like to relax, our Denali train tour can be tailored to your unique preferences. Additionally, with our 24/7 travel support, we are always by your side. Download the full itinerary to find out more, it’s a taster of what is possible.
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1 | ANCHORAGE, AK
After picking you up at the airport in Anchorage, your driver will transport you to your hotel and you are free to begin exploring the city. This evening you will have the opportunity to enjoy dinner on your own, at one of our recommended restaurants. Accommodations are at the Hotel Captain Cook, Junior Suite.
2-3 | DENALI NATIONAL PARK, AK
After an early morning pick-up, you’ll board the world-famous Alaska Railroad GoldStar dome train for the scenic, full-day ride to Denali National Park. From the open-air platform or glass-covered observation deck, you’ll soak up views of tundra, deep river canyons, and mountains—including magnificent Denali. Accommodations are at the Grande Denali Lodge, View Room.
On the third day of your journey you’ll travel 95 miles into Denali National Park aboard the Denali Backcountry Adventure bus, spotting moose, bear, wolves and other wildlife along the way. After lunch, return to the park entrance in a classic Alaskan bush plane, flying through the awe-inspiring Alaska Range, over glaciers, and past the North Face of Denali. Accommodations are at the Grande Denali Lodge, View Room.