Day by Day Itinerary

Inside Passage Tour - 9 Days


Countries   USA
Tour Length   9 days
Dates Of Tour   Saturday, May 17, 2014
Saturday, May 31, 2014
(May 31, 2014 - Womantours )
Type of Tour Road (Multi-Sport, Guided)
Price $3,450 (3650 for 2014 Single Supplement 750)
 
 
GROUP MAKE-UP
Family Friendly
Age of Participants Mixed
Gender Basis Mixed
# of Participants (max) 8
Language English
 
SUPPORT LEVEL
Sleeping Accommodations   
Luggage Support
Sag Wagon Along the Way
Meals Provided Full board
 
TRIP DIFFICULTY
Average Daily Mileage    20 Miles Per Day
Overall Difficulty Rating   Beginner, Intermediate
 
 
COSTS
Single Supplement $750
 
 
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Bike
  • helmet
  • guide
  • van support
  • transfers
  • 3 meals per day (except day 1, dinner only & 9, breakfast only
  • lodging days 1 - 8
  • excursions
 
 
HIGHLIGHTS/POINTS OF INTERESTS
  • Our easist tour rating, suitable for a wide range of interests and abilities.
  • Combines biking with other outdoor activities such as kayaking, rafting and hiking.
  • Comfortable lodging and dining at local establishments and restaurants.
  • Travel on the Alaska Marine Highway ferry system.
  • An intimate touring environment.
 
TRIP DESCRIPTION

This adventure utilizes Alaska'a unique Marine Highway system for scenic cruising between the three coastal communities of Juneau, Haines, and Skagway. This is the perfect introduction to life in Southeast Alaska, where the mountains thrust to the skyline straight from the glacial waters of the fjord and the rain forest beckons you to walk on a carpet of moss under its canopy.


By day you ride along scenic roads to picturesque picnic spots in each town. In addition to great biking, you get to enjoy other outdoor activities such as sea kayaking, hiking, rafting, and cultural education. In Juneau you bike to Douglas Island, walk in the rainforest and paddle on the glacial fjord with a view ot the Mendenhall Glacier.

In Haines you explore the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve by bike and raft then bike and kayak on pristine Chilkoot Lake an area known for abundant wildlife. In Skagway you relish in the Gold Rush history as you board the White Pass and Yukon Route narrow guage railroad for your trip to the summit then bike back down the White Pass. Your final day takes you the ghost town of Dyea for a bike ride through the rain forest, a hike on the historic Chilkoot trail and a relaxing raft float down the Taiya River!

We have selected the finest local inns and bed and breakfasts for you to stay in. Enjoy our northern hospitality at these quaint and historic lodgings. You dine at some of Southeast Alaska's finest eating establishments for breakfast and dinner and recharge your day with our scrumptous picnics during the lunch hour.

You are escorted by one of our senior local guides, who informs you about the rich history and ecology of the region during your trip. This tour is a perfect sampling of Southeast Alaska, combining biking and other outdoor activities, comfortable lodging and dining, and a moment in your life to relax on an unforgettable journey.

 
 
DAY BY DAY ITINERARY
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OPTIONS
Additional Activities During Trip
 
Sea kayaking, hiking, and rafting
Countries Visited  
  • USA
    • Alaska
Cities Visited   Juneau, Haines, Skagway
 
   
NOTES

Price includes hybrid touring bike, helmet, listed activities, lodging and meals from day 1 dinner through day 9 breakfast. Guests must be confident riding a bicycle with hand brakes. Helmets are required. A passport and other necessary immigration documents are required.

 
TOUR SUPPLIER
Company Name Alaska Bicycle Tours
Country     USA
 
 
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