ALASKA BACKCOUNTRY EXPLORER
Our Alaska Backcountry Motorcycle Tour is a motorcycle adventure for those who want to explore the real Alaska and get as remote as you can on the Alaska Highway System. Style of riding ranges from excellent scenic pavement to challenging two-track and ATV trails. Get ready to ride some challenging terrain – All at the foot of the tallest mountains on the continent. Explore Wrangel-St. Elias Nationa Park and Denali National Park. Ride an adventure touring motorcycle the way it was meant to, and discover an Alaska that few do!
Road Conditions: Paved roads and gravel roads are the main. The out-rides are two-track jeep trails and four-wheeler tracks with rocks, mud and water crossings.
|Arrival||Departure||*Double Occupancy||*Single Occupancy||*Couples Package|
|July 27, 2019||August 04, 2019||$5,200||$6,600||$8,800|
|July 25, 2020||August 02, 2020||$5,200||$6,600||$8,800|
*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||BMW F700GS||BMW F800GS||Honda Africa Twin||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 Chitina, Alaska: Ride the National Forest Scenic Byway the Glenn Highway, one of the top ten scenic rides in the United States. Motor past mountains and glaciers all the way to our first destination, Chitina, on the edge of Wrangel-St.Elias National Park. Stay in Chitina.
DAY 3 - Free Day, Chitina, Alaska: Visit Wrangell-St. Elias National Park (by either the Edgerton Highway to McCarthy and Kennicott Mine, or ride the Slana Road from Nabesna). Ride the Richardson Highway through scenic Thompson Pass. Or, explore nearby two-track roads. Stay in Chitina, Alaska
DAY 4 - Free Day, Chitina, Alaska: Visit Wrangell-St. Elias National Park (by either the Edgerton Highway to McCarthy and Kennicott Mine, or ride the Slana Road from Nabesna). Ride the Richardson Highway through scenic Thompson Pass. Or, explore nearby two-track roads. Stay in Chitina, Alaska
DAY 5 - Chitina, Alaska to Denali Highway: Ride north on the Richardson Highway to Paxson, Alaska and connect with the extremely scenic Denali Highway. This unpaved highway runs along the beautiful Alaska Mountain Range, leading you to the next location at Clearwater Mountain Lodge. Stay on the Denali Highway.
DAY 6 - Free day on the Denali Highway: Explore the surrounding area on challenging two-track rides in the area. Get ready for stream crossings, riding to the tops of mountains and seeing abundant wildlife. This is an Alaska that few get to actually experience. Stay on the Denali Highway.
DAY 7 - Denali Highway to Petersville Road Area:Ride the world-class scenic byway the Denali Highway and head south on the Parks Highway to explore some great back country roads near Trapper Creek, Alaska on the Petersville Road. Stay at remote cabins this evening on the Petersville Road. (B), (D)
DAY 8 - Petersville Road Area to Anchorage, Alaska: Explore the Petersville Road with views of Mt. McKinley. Finish your motorcycle tour with 150 miles of paved and dirt road to Anchorage via scenic Hatcher Pass Road. Farewell dinner tonight in Anchorage. Stay in Anchorage, Alaska. (B) (D)
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