Alaska Glaciers and Wildlife
7 night independent travel by rail & bus from £2,996pp
Prices and Dates
Travel dates: Daily departures from mid May – late August 2019
Standard package from: £2,996 (based on 2 people sharing)
Day 1: Anchorage Arrival
Upon arrival transfer to your hotel. The rest of day is at leisure.
Day 2: Free day in Anchorage
Today explore Alaska’s largest city! Go shopping, visit the Alaska Native Heritage Centre or enjoy one of our optional tours such as bear viewing, or sightseeing tours from Anchorage (not included).
Overnight in Anchorage
Day 3: Anchorage – Seward by train (4 hrs)
Transfer to the train station in the morning on your own. Depart at 6:45H on a 4 hour scenic train journey along Cook Inlet and into the glacier filled Kenai Mountains. Upon arrival in Seward, 6 hour cruise of Kenai Fjords National Park.
The park boasts abundant wildlife, alpine and tidewater glaciers, and breath-taking scenery. Watch for Stellar Sea Lions, seals, puffins, eagles, and whales. You will stop in front of the glacier to hear it moving and possibly see ice fall into the ocean.
Day 4: Seward – Talkeetna by bus (7 hrs)
Depart at 10:30H on your scheduled bus transfer to Talkeetna today. A 90 minute stop in Anchorage allows time to purchase lunch. Arrival in Talkeetna around 17:30H.
The evening is at your leisure.
Day 5: Talkeetna – Denali by bus (2.5 hrs)
Most of the day at leisure in Talkeetna. Depart at 17:45H on your scheduled bus transfer to Denali today. Arrival around 20:30H.
Overnight Denali National Park entrance area
Day 6: Denali National Park
In the early morning, depart on a bus tour into Denali National Park. Stops will be made for viewing wildlife, such as bears and moose, and taking photographs. Snack included.
Day 7: Denali – Anchorage by Train (7.5 hrs)
In the morning time for optional activities. At 12:30H depart on the Alaska Railroad to Anchorage. Upon arrival in Anchorage at 20:00H, transfer to hotel on own.
Day 8: Anchorage Departure
Your adventure comes to an end with a transfer to the airport.
Your holiday includes
- Return Economy class flights and airline taxes
- 7 nights hotel accommodation
- Alaska Railroad Anchorage to Seward and Denali to Anchorage (standard program: standard rail car seating)
- Bus transfers from Seward to Talkeetna and Talkeetna to Denali
- 6 hour boat tour into Kenai Fjords National Park with lunch (Day 3)
- Approx. 8 hour bus tour into Denali National Park with snack (in May/Sept tour may be shorter due to road conditions) (Day 6)
- All taxes and National Park fees
Not included: Meals, optional excursions, gratuities.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Perfect as standalone holiday or pre-/post-cruise tour.
This is essential and not included. Should you need to purchase cover, we offer comprehensive cover at an additional cost. Please contact us for details.
Our holidays are completely tailored to suit you. We would be happy to help you choose from a vast array of additional experiences that will enhance your North America holiday adventure.
These might include:
- City tours
- Helicopter flights
- Sporting event tickets
- Horseback riding
- Restaurant reservations
There are many more, often quite unique to your chosen destination so please do ask.
Why Book With C.N.A?
- All holidays ATOL protected.
- Tailored itinerary to suit you.
- Choice of airlines & departure points.
- Deals on flight upgrades.
- Detailed & personalised travel pack.
- Low booking deposit.
“Whether by car or by motorhome – whether you choose to visit just the Yukon or combine it with time in neighbouring Alaska – I’m sure it will be road trip to remember”The Harwood Party (Yukon)
“This was a holiday like no other, flawlessly put together by CNA. Thank you again Alistair, Kerry and everyone involved in planning another perfect holiday for Jonathan and myself”The Read Party (Western Canada and Alaska)
“The optional tours were all excellent; the accommodation was perfectly fine; and the itinerary was exactly right to make the most of Alaska in the time we had available”The Smith Party (Alaska)