Denali Arctic Circle Vacation

8 Days from Anchorage

From $2,699 plus $209 taxes per person

This seven night vacation visits the highlights from Anchorage to driving across the Arctic Circle, including Denali, Talkeetna and Fairbanks. This vacation is roundtrip from Anchorage so it can easily be added to any cruise arriving or departing from South Central Alaska.


  • Drive to the Arctic Circle
  • Flightseeing Arctic Plain
  • Luxury Dome Rail
  • Overnight in Talkeetna – Gateway to Denali
  • Riverboat Discovery
  • Anchorage, Talkeetna, Denali Park, Fairbanks
  • 7 Nights Accommodations

Day 1 – Anchorage

Arrive on own. Arrangements begin with hotel check-in.

Day 2 – Anchorage to Talkeetna

Board your Luxury Dome rail car for a grand rail adventure to Talkeetna, Alaska, jumping off point for climbers on their journey to reach the top of Mt. McKinley. This afternoon you will enjoy a Wilderness Safari Jet Boat Tour up the Susitna River, famous for its views of Denali.

Day 3 – Talkeetna to Denali National Park

Reboard your Luxury Dome rail cars and continue on to the entrance of Denali National Park. This afternoon you will have time to explore some “front country” of this Alaskan icon.

Day 4 – Denali National Park Experience and Options

Today enjoy the Tundra Wilderness Tour that travels deep into the Park. There is also time during your stay to schedule your personal exploration of the Park. Click Here for all the possible tour options you have to customize your stay in the Park.

Day 5 – Denali National Park / Fairbanks

Today you have more time to explore the park before you reboard your Luxury Dome railcars for the trip to Fairbanks.

Day 6 – Fairbanks Sightseeing

Your morning is free to explore Fairbanks, the “Golden Heart City”.

This afternoon board the Riverboat Discovery for an exploration of the Chena and Tanana Rivers. Included are stops at: a recreated Native Village, dog sledding demonstrations, a working salmon fish wheel and watch a bush plane take off.

Day 7 – Arctic Circle Fly / Drive

Today you tour north from Fairbanks. View the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, visit the Arctic Circle Trading Post, and experience the mighty Yukon River. Explore up close the amazing arctic tundra as you drive across the Arctic Circle in ceremonious fashion. You will arrive at Coldfoot Camp; a genuine truck stop and one of the busiest in the country during the pipeline construction. There will be time to explore the area before your flight back to Fairbanks. Upon arrival you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Day 8 – Depart Fairbanks / Tour ends

Your tour ends upon hotel check-out.


Departure Dates (2024) Double 3rd/4th Single
May $2,749 $1,599 $4,099
June 1 – August 31 $2,799 $1,599 $4,149
September $2,699 $1,599 $3,949
Taxes $209 $109 $329
* Prices are per person based on the occupancy shown.
* 3rd and 4th person rates are based on sharing with two full fare guests.
* All prices are in U.S. dollars.* Unless otherwise indicated, all rates shown are per person in U.S. Dollars, sharing double occupancy. All rates are subject to change.Unless otherwise indicated all tours are available for daily departure during the effective date range.We offer and strongly recommend travel insurance to protect your vacation. Click Here for details and to purchase.
Denali Arctic Circle Vacation

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Anchorage, AK: 61.216300, -149.895000
Talkeetna, AK: 62.323800, -150.109000
Denali National Park: 63.540800, -151.724000
Fairbanks, AK: 64.837800, -147.717000
Posted in Alaska Ferry Cruises, Anchorage, Denali National Park, Fairbanks, Independent, One Way Cruises, Small Ship Cruises.