Thursday, June 13, 2024

RAI 04 Deluxe Backcountry Rail Package


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Deluxe Alaska Train Package
Highlight of this railroad package is the 3 night stay at a backcountry lodge located deep in Denali National Park. During your stay hike with your naturalist guide to remote alpine valleys and ridges to observe wildlife and learn more about Denali.

Day 1: Anchorage (Arrival Day)

Arrive in Anchorage during the day. Transfer to your hotel in downtown. Spend the remaining afternoon to visit the sights of the Alaskan city or enjoy a stroll along the Coastal Trail with views of Mt. Denali and the "Sleeping Lady". Upon request we arrange for you a guided city sightseeing tour. Overnight Anchorage.

Day 2: Anchorage to Denali National Park

Early morning transfer to the railroad station. Board the Alaska Railroad at the Anchorage train station.Choose between the standard rail car or the glass-domed compartments with large panorama windows ensuring unobstructed views of snowcapped mountain ranges, pristine scenery and abundant wildlife. Enjoy the scenery as the train takes you via the Matanuska Valley towards the Alaska Range and Mt. Denali.  Onboard services feature a restaurant, gift shop and snack bar. Arrive at Denali Village late afternoon where you are picked up and transferred to your hotel. Once you settled take a stroll through Denali Village, take a flightseeing tour or a wildwater rafting trip (on request).

Day 3: Denali Nat'l Park - Camp Denali/North Face Lodge

Spend the free morning at Denali Village and transfer to the Denali Park rail station. Meet your driver/guide and board the bus for the departure to Camp Denali or North Face Lodge at 1:30 pm. Enjoy the wonderful sceneries of the Denali National Park during the 7 hour journey. Your driver informs you about the history of Denali National Park, its diverse wildlife and flora. Once a bear, caribou or another animal has been spotted the bus will stop that everyone can watch and take pictures. Arrive at the lodge at about 8:00 pm.

Day 4 + 5: Camp Denali/North Face Lodge

Spend the next 2 days exploring Denali Park. Hike with our naturalist guides to remote alpine valleys and tundra-covered ridges where you can observe, and not just spot, wildlife. Your guide is highly trained and practiced in interpreting biology, botany, sub-arctic ecology, geology, bird life and Alaska history. If you wish to explore the park on your own, we supply you with trail and topographic maps, interpretive booklets, canoes and bikes. You can lend walking sticks, daypacks, raingear and fishing gear. In the evening relax in the living room, containing an extensive library of Alaska. We also arrange flightseeing tours to Mt. Denali from the lodge. Evening programs are presented by staff naturalists to further your appreciation of the Far North.

Day 6: Denali Park - Anchorage

Get up early in the morning for the departure at 6:45 am. Enjoy for a last time the wonderful scenery of Denali National Park as you return by bus to the park entrance. You'll arrive at Denali Station at around 11:15 am, in time to catch the Alaska Railroad to Anchorage. Enjoy again a seat in the wrap-around dome car. Arrive back in Anchorage at 8:00 pm. Transfer to your hotel in the downtown area.

Day 7: Anchorage

Morning transfer to the airport or individual tour extension.

Services Included

  • 2 Nights Hotel Accommodation in Anchorage
  • 1 Night Hotel Accommodation in Denali Village
  • 3 Nights at Camp Denali or North Face Lodge
  • Hotel Tax
  • Round Trip Alaska Railroad Transportation - Regular or Dome Car Seating
  • Railroad Station Transfers in Anchorage & Denali
  • Hotel Transfers in Anchorage & Denali
  • Denali Bus Transportation to/from the Backcountry Lodge
  • Denali National Park Fee
  • All meals while at the Backcountry Lodge
  • Naturalist Guides while at the Backcountry Lodge
  • Naturalist and Cultural history interpretation & evening program
  • Use of recreational equipment while at the Backcountry Lodge
  • Tour Documentation & Sightseeing Information

Departures: Daily from June 03 - Sept 03

Rates per Person in US$ | Superior Hotel Single Double Triple Quad
June 03 - August 31
$ 3850.00
$ 3070.00
$ 2995.00
$ 2960.00
September 01 - September 10
$ 3718.00
$ 2950.00
$ 2895.00
$ 2870.00
Midnight Sun/Gold Star Dome Car Railroad Seating - one way
$ 155.00
$ 155.00
$ 155.00
$ 155.00

Rates per Person in US$ | Deluxe Hotel Single Double Triple Quad
June 03 - August 31
$ 4275.00
$ 3280.00
$ 3090.00
$ 3010.00
September 01 - September 10
$ 3760.00
$ 2985.00
$ 2858.00
$ 2810.00
Midnight Sun/Gold Star Dome Car Railroad Seating - one way
$ 155.00
$ 155.00
$ 155.00
$ 155.00




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