Vancouver & Alaska by Ferry & Rail

Rail, Vancouver to Anchorage

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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?

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


  • Ride the alaskan railroad into denali national park
  • Experience the awe-inspiring inside passage
  • Witness the rugged coastline and abundant wildlife of this dramatic region
  • Get a taste for the vancouver vibe.


Vancouver Arrive at any time.
Vancouver/Port Hardy Head out to Vancouver Island and up to Nanaimo and Port Hardy.
Port 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.
Prince 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.
Prince Rupert/Juneau Rise early and board the overnight ferry to Juneau, Alaska.
Juneau Arrive in Juneau and spend time exploring the capital of Alaska. Don't miss the historic downtown.
Juneau With two free days, opt to check out the local hiking trails and try to spot some wildlife.
Juneau With two free days, opt to check out the local hiking trails and try to spot some wildlife.
Juneau/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.
Seward 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.
Seward/Anchorage Hop on the Alaska Railroad and head to the bustling city (by Alaska standards, anyway) of Anchorage.
Anchorage/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.
Denali National Park and Preserve Journey deeper into the park to experience the grandeur. Opt for a scenic flight, hiking, or whitewater rafting.
Denali/Anchorage Head back to Anchorage by train for a final night in the city.
Anchorage Depart at any time.