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Winter Escape


Two Day Fly & Train Adventure
2 days / 1 night

Take a winter ride onboard Alaska's Aurora Train between Anchorage and Fairbanks for an unforgettable journey across this quiet frozen land.  Winter affords the unique pleasure to experience the Northern Lights, enjoy a soak in a hot spring under an arctic blue sky, and enjoy a plethora of winter snowsports.

The Aurora Winter Train travels northbound on Saturdays, departing Anchorage at 8:30 am, arriving in Fairbanks at 8 pm. The train returns southbound on Sundays, leaving Fairbanks at 8:30 am and arriving at 8 pm in Anchorage.  The weekend rail-fly option covers miles of snow-blanketed landscape by rail.  We include an overnight hotel stay in Fairbanks and a return flight to complete your weekend.

If you have the opportunity to do so, we recommend that you extend your stay in Fairbanks and go on a guided winter journey by land or air across the Arctic Circle. Or add on an excursion to nearby Chena Hot Springs Resort for a good mineral soak, just 60 miles from Fairbanks. At Chena you can visit the Aurora Ice Museum, the largest year-round ice environment in the world created from over 1,000 tons of ice and snow, climb an Ice Tower, curl up in a Polar Bear Bed, watch a game of life size chess, or pull up a stool at the Stoli Ice Bar and have a martini poured through a sculpted ice fish into your very own sculpted ice glass.

In Anchorage, spend some time enjoying world-class museums, dining and nightlife, and cultural experiences.  Begin at the log cabin visitor information center, and leave prepared to go out to explore the town!

$385 per person, based on double occupancy.

Inclusions: One-way rail between Anchorage and Fairbanks, one night hotel stay in Fairbanks, and one-way Alaska Airlines airfare. Transfers are included with accommodations. Price subject to change based on airfare availability.

Tour Dates & Prices
Winter Schedule
Weekends only between September 26, 2015 through May 7, 2016
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$385 per person
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All prices per person based on occupancy and are subject to change without notice.
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Winter in Alaska!

Experience the rugged interior, cruise amongst glaciers, and enjoy some of the best wildlife viewing in North America aboard Alaska Railroad.


Lock in your Alaska adventure today to ensure finding space, as the train and lodges often book up early.

Summer Season

Tours Starting in
· Anchorage
· Fairbanks
· Seward


Schedules & fares
· Anchorage to Fairbanks
· Anchorage to Seward
· Anchorage to Whittier

Winter Season


Winter Train
· Aurora Train


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