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.

THE ROUTE

TOUR PRICING

Arrival Departure *Double Occupancy *Single Occupancy *Couples Package
August 07, 2020 August 16, 2020 $5,900 $7,300 $9,500
August 06, 2021 August 15, 2021 $5,900 $7,300 $9,500

*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



UPGRADE PRICING

Suzuki V-Strom 650 BMW F 750 GS BMW F 850 GS
$0 $105 $250


THE ITINERARY

ARRIVAL DAY

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 - 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 8 - 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.

DAY 9 - 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.

DAY 10 - Fly Home or keep the dream alive. The next motorcycle adventure vacation awaits.

DEPARTURE DAY

THE GEAR TO BRING

MotoQuest guides wear KLIM 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.

THE PHOTOS



Tour Info

Starting Price for This Tour: $5,900
See Full Tour Pricing

Total Miles for this Adventure: 1030

Difficulty: Is this tour right for me? Contact us with any questions

MotoQuest Staff on Tour

Motorcycles Included

Motorcycles Available

Included With the Tour

  • Hotel 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
  • Automatic Enrollment in Global Rescue

Not Included

  • Airfare
  • Meals on the Road
  • Gas
  • Alcohol
  • Alternative Tours
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities
  • National Park Entrance Fees

Special Circumstances

4 Dinners, 3 Lunches and 3 Breakfasts are included in the package.
All motorcycle outfitted with knobby tires.