ALASKA NORTHERN LIGHTS ADVENTURE
This guided motorcycle adventure offeres the rider the opportunity to see the best of south-central Alaska. Ride the Glenn Highway and the Richardson Highway through stunning Thompson Pass. Explore Wrangell-St. Elias National Park (The largest National Park in the USA), and be in awe at the scenery along the Denali Highway. This tour is during the fall color season in Alaska, and features the Northern Lights at night! Imagine touring past the continent's highest peaks and witnessing the mysterious Aurora Borealis, all in week. Come join us!
Road Conditions: This tour features 40% dirt surfaces and 60% paved surface. Most of the days are spent during this guided motorcycle tour are on paved roads through spectacular scenery, featuring National Forest Scenic Byways, National Parks and scenic wonder. There are multiple chances to explore off the payment.
|Arrival||Departure||*Double Occupancy||*Single Occupancy||*Couples Package|
|August 27, 2016||September 04, 2016||$4,950||$5,800||$8,400|
|August 26, 2017||September 03, 2017||$4,950||$5,800||$8,400|
|August 25, 2018||September 02, 2018||$4,950||$5,800||$8,400|
*Double Occupancy - Base Bike with a Shared Room
*Single Occupancy - Base Bike with Your Own Room
*Couples Package - Two Participants on One Base Bike in One Private Room
|Own Bike||Suzuki DL650||BMW F700GS||BMW F800GS||BMW R1200GS|
DAY 1 - Arrival for your guided motorcycle tour starts today in Anchorage, Alaska by mid-afternoon. Hotel check-in. Meet the other touring members and the MotoQuest staff at the Welcome Dinner at one of Anchorage’s premier restaurants.(D)
DAY 2 - Anchorage, Alaska to the Matanuska Glacier Area: Meet your adventure motorcycle for the week, and head out to the Old Glenn Highway. Explore Hatcher's Pass, and check out the scenic Matanuska Glacier before settling in for the night. Stay near the Matanuska Glacier. "
DAY 3 - Matanuska Glacier area to McCarthy, Alaska: Ride the Glenn Highway to the Richardson Highway to Chitina on the Edgerton Highway. Cross the Copper River and continue to the heart of Wrangel-St. Elias National Park, home to 9 of the 16 tallest peaks in North America. Stay in McCarthy, Alaska.
DAY 4 - McCarthy, Alaska to Chitina: Spend the day exploring the abandoned Kennicott copper mine near McCarthy! Consider a flight see of the area or a tour of the abandoned copper works. Stay the night in Chitina, Alaska.
DAY 5 - Chitina Free Day: Some riders may want to go down to Valdez and ride the Richardson Highway through epic Thompson Pass and Keystone Canyon Prince William Sound. Or, explore the northern Nebesna Road entrance to the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park at Slana. Stay in Chitina, Alaska.
DAY 6 - Chitina, Alaska to the Denali Highway: Ride the Richardson Highway north to Paxson, Alaska, and start your motorcycle journey down the Denali Highway. Get ready to be inspired by the remoteness of Alaska and fascinated by the people who live here. Stay out on the Denali Highway.
DAY 7 - Denali Highway to Trapper Creek, Alaska: Ride your motorcycle the rest of the Denali Highway and join the Parks Highway. Riders can stop off at Denali National Park, and maybe get a glimpse of Mt. McKinley. Stay in the Trapper Creek area. Barbeque this night provided by MotoQuest Tours. (D)
DAY 8 - Trapper Creek area to Anchorage, Alaska: Visit the rustic mountain climbing hub of Talkeetna, Alaska on your way to scenic Hatcher's Pass. Arrive in Anchorage with a dirty motorcycle and a smiling face.Farewell dinner this evening. Stay in Anchorage, Alaska.
DAY 9 - Fly Home or keep the dream alive. The next motorcycle adventure vacation awaits.
THE GEAR TO BRING
MotoQuest guides wear Scorpion helmets, jackets, pants and gloves, and we outfit our motorcycles with luggage and accessories from Twisted Throttle. You can view and download our complete MotoQuest packing list here.
MotoQuest Staff on Tour
Included With the Tour
- Lodging Accommodations
- Premiere Welcome and Farewell Dinners
- Professional MotoQuest Guide(s)
- Support Vehicle
- Support Vehicle Driver
- Staff Trained in First Aid with Satellite Phone
- MotoQuest Swag Bag
- Photos Taken on the Trip
- Custom Photo Book
- Automatic Enrollment in Global Rescue
- Travel Accommodations
- Meals on the Road
- Alternative Tours
- Travel Insurance
- National Park Entrance Fees