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Vancouver & Alaska by Ferry & Rail

15 days, Vancouver to Anchorage

Train running through a massive forest
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What’s better than seeing the coastal areas of Canada and Alaska? Seeing it by train and ferry to give you the full land-and-sea experience of this amazing region. This 15-day trip takes advantage of both local trains and small ferries to create an authentic – not to mention memorable – journey up the coast and around Alaska. You’ll check out the highlights of Seward, Anchorage, and Denali while on the Alaskan Railroad, with plenty of chances to stretch your legs to explore the terrain firsthand. Rail, boat, mountains, cities – who says you can’t have it all?

15 days

Vancouver to Anchorage

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There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

Trip Code: NCVR

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What’s better than seeing the coastal areas of Canada and Alaska? Seeing it by train and ferry to give you the full land-and-sea experience of this amazing region. This 15-day trip takes advantage of both local trains and small ferries to create an authentic – not to mention memorable – journey up the coast and around Alaska. You’ll check out the highlights of Seward, Anchorage, and Denali while on the Alaskan Railroad, with plenty of chances to stretch your legs to explore the terrain firsthand. Rail, boat, mountains, cities – who says you can’t have it all?

Is this tour for me?

Travel Style: Rail

Get closer to the big cities, isolated communities, and stunning landscapes of the world's greatest destinations via train-based adventures on iconic rail routes.

Service Level: Standard

Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.

Physical Rating: 2 - Light

Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 16, avg 12

Age requirement: 12+

All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Visa Requirements

15 days

Vancouver to Anchorage

Sold Out

There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

Trip Code: NCVR

Need a flight? We can help.

Call us to book your flights! We'll find you the best option!

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Places visited

Itinerary

Day 1Vancouver

Arrive at any time.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Welcome Moment Meet Your CEO and Group

Day 2Vancouver/Port Hardy

Head out to Vancouver Island and up to Nanaimo and Port Hardy.

Day 3Port Hardy/Prince Rupert

Embark on the ferry through the famous Inside Passage. The glacial fjords provide spectacular scenery along the route and a safe haven for all types of wildlife, including orcas and porpoises. This is fantastic first taste of what travelling this long coastline has in store.

Day 4Prince Rupert

Enjoy a free day to discover Prince Rupert. With incredible hikes and abundant wildlife, Prince Rupert is a great place to get outside and explore.

Day 5Prince Rupert/Juneau

Rise early and board the overnight ferry to Juneau, Alaska.

Day 6Juneau

Arrive in Juneau and spend time exploring the capital of Alaska. Don't miss the historic downtown.

Days 7–8Juneau

With two free days, opt to check out the local hiking trails and try to spot some wildlife.

Day 9Juneau/Seward

Fly from Juneau to Anchorage, an impressive flight over the great Alaska wilds. Continue to Seward with a scenic transfer, stopping at iconic spots along the way.

Day 10Seward

Enjoy a free day in Seward. Choose to hike to the Exit Glacier and visit the Sealife Center, or opt to stay closer to Seward and explore the city, take a short hike, or enjoy a boat cruise.

Day 11Seward/Anchorage

Hop on the Alaska Railroad and head to the bustling city (by Alaska standards, anyway) of Anchorage.

Day 12Anchorage/Denali

Take the Alaska Railroad to Denali National Park, one of the true gems of the region. See Mt McKinley and enjoy being in this remote wilderness.

Day 13Denali National Park and Preserve

Journey deeper into the park to experience the grandeur. Opt for a scenic flight, hiking, or whitewater rafting.

Day 14Denali/Anchorage

Head back to Anchorage by train for a final night in the city.

Day 15Anchorage

Depart at any time.

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What's Included

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Vancouver Island stay
  • Inside Passage cruise
  • Juneau stay
  • Kenai Peninsula activities
  • Alaska Railroad journeys
  • Denali National Park overnight
  • All park fees and permits
  • Internal flight
  • Transport to/from destinations and included activities

Accommodations

Hotels (13 nts), ferry (1 nt)

Meals

No meals included
Allow USD940-1225 for meals not included.

Transportation

Train, private vehicle, ferry, public bus, plane, walking

Staff & experts

Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.

Departures

There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

Please Contact Us to inquire about dates for next season, or to discuss other tour options.

Vancouver & Alaska by Ferry & Rail

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