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Itinerary
Start by boarding the White Pass and Yukon Route railway at Skagway station—trains depart at 7:40am and 12:10pm, and it’s recommended that you arrive at least five minutes prior to departure time.

The 1.5-hour, one-way trip to Fraser passes through gorgeous scenery, the same places that gold prospectors once passed through as they headed into the mountains of the Yukon. Upon arrival at Fraser station, meet bicycle guides who will go over the route back to the Alaska coast.

First, take a short van ride on the Klondike Highway to the summit of White Pass, then hop on your bike for the 15-mile, downhill ride. It’s worth bringing extra layers of clothing for this portion of the tour, as temperatures can be chilly in the mountains. Enjoy views back towards the railway as you ride, with plenty of time to snap photos of the waterfalls, glaciers, mountains, and historic sites along the way, and even crossing over the United States border (don't forget your passport). 

This 4.5-hour train and bike tour concludes at a centrally-located bike shop in downtown Skagway.
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White Pass & Yukon Route Railway
Sockeye Cycle Co.
Overview
Ride the White Pass and Yukon Route railway from Skagway to Fraser, then join a guided, 15-mile bike ride for the scenic return trip from the mountains to the coast. Experience a remarkable landscape of rugged peaks, glaciers, and waterfalls, on a train built for the Klondike gold rush, now a Historic Civil Engineering Landmark. This 4.5-hour train and bike tour departs from downtown Skagway, and is limited to 12 people for individual service from the guides.
Highlights
  • 4.5-hour train and bike tour from Skagway
  • See a scenic mountain landscape and glaciers
  • Ride a railroad that's a Historic Civil Engineering Landmark
  • 15-mile downhill bike ride across the US border
  • Morning and afternoon departures available
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
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White Pass Train and Bike tour

The train ride up the mountain was amazing. The views on the left side of the train of the valley were breathtaking. Water was provided and you could stand outside on a platform while train was moving. At the summit, we were fitted with the...More

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SockeyeCycle, Front Office Manager at Sockeye Cycle Co., responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are so happy to hear you had a good time on our Train and Bike Tour. Keep biking :)!

Reviewed 5 days ago
Great combo trip!

My wife was looking through excursions and this one caught her attention, knowing the passion my son and I share for bicycles. My son and I discussed it and we booked with the cruise line on this one. When you get on the dock there...More

1  Thank cocoamiser
Reviewed 1 week ago
A Blast!

We signed up for this trip off the cruise ship. We rode the train up to the summit and then took the cycle trip down from the pass into town. Our guides clearly enjoyed their jobs, allowed us ample time at all the right stops...More

1  Thank michewi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
First time to Alaska!

Fabulous train ride and bike ride ! Scenery was amazing! Great views and photo opportunities from train. Bike ride back down was exhilarating! Our guide was fun and caring, making sure we were all safe and had plenty of stops for photos! Would highly recommend...More

Thank Sebuchanan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fun up & down

Sockeye went above & beyond for us; I knew there was 1 train line up the pass, but apparently forgot to read the details of where we were meeting. They had to pick us up to get us to the train on time, it departed...More

Thank SherryOrndorff
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Theresa A
14 June 2018|
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Response from Melissa R | Reviewed this property |
Mostly downhill! There was one short section of uphill (only a few minutes) and then the last 2 miles or so are on flat land.
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Hayuval
15 April 2018|
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The bike ride down is on a traditional two-lane highway that winds gradually down the mountain. It is plenty wide enough and car traffic is minimal.
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