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Witness the excitement of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race across Alaska! Extending for over 1049 miles through some of the roughest, toughest country in North America, mushers and their dog teams race from Anchorage to Nome. The mushers face an incredible journey, bitter cold, fierce winds and long, lonely hours of darkness. Our Iditarod tours include the race start and an official trail check point, allowing you to experience an unforgettable Alaska adventure in the winter.

We offer a wide selection of our tours that make you part of this spectacular event, from fully guided adventures to independent packages. The 2015 Iditarod race starts March 7.

Iditarod Starting Line Event

Experience the official start of the world famous Iditarod Race. Every year hundreds of people come out to line the start of the race and cheer on the mushers and their dogs as they begin their long journey north. Share this exciting experience with the added comfort of a warm up tent and hot food, drinks and snacks. Tour includes: Roundtrip transportation from Anchorage to the starting area on Willow Lake, access to a warm up tent and hot food and drinks.


Date: March 8, 2015
Departure Time: Between 9:00 & 10:00am (9:00H & 10:00H)
Duration: 10 hours including transfers
Price: USD 150 per person
Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race - Guided Tour A

March 4, 2015 from Anchorage (6 nights)

Experience the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race with a local guide who provides insights about The Last Great Race on Earth, and activities surrounding it. Highlights include the Mushers Banquet, the race start, and a flightseeing tour to Mt. McKinley with a landing at an official race check point! Another highlight is a private visit to Iditarod veteran Vern Halter's kennel to mingle with sled dogs and go on a ride through the snowy wilderness! You will also experience some of the stunning scenery around Anchorage on your way to the Alyeska Ski Resort for a scenic tram ride up the mountain.
Experience Iditarod - Official Race Start Program
From $299 per person, 
based on double occupancy


Duration: 3 days
March 7, 2015 from Anchorage (2-3 nights)

Experience the official restart of the world famous Iditarod Sled Dog Race. This tour features a two night stay in Anchorage and a guided trip to the official Iditarod Race Restart in Willow, Alaska. Here you see the mushers take off for their long journey to Nome. With the longer program option you will also fly to one of the first check points along the Iditarod trail and cheer on mushers, as they are coming through.
Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race - Guided Tour B
March 7, 2015 from Anchorage (4 nights)

This guided program is an introduction to the Iditarod Sled Dog Race. Its focus is upon the excitement of the Race start and the Checkpoints on the South side of the Alaska Range of mountains up and to Rainy Pass. Highlights include the opportunities to be a musher handler inside the chute at the Ceremonial Start, be a Race Volunteer/road crossing guard at the Official Start, visit the race kennel of an Iditarod Champion, mush your own dog team along a groomed trail, drive a snowmobile, visit Race checkpoints by ski plane and have a grand aerial tour of Mt. McKinley.
Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race - Guided Tour C (all the way to Nome!)
March 7, 2015 Anchorage to Nome (12 nights)

The Ultimate Iditarod Experience! This guided program follows the entire 1,049 miles of the Iditarod Race Trail by ski plane. This 13 day, 12 night tour begins in Anchorage on the first Saturday in March and utilizes a small ski-plane to fly over the Iditarod trail sled dog race from checkpoint to checkpoint. While the focus is on the sled dog race, the overall experience provides a rich and detailed look at Alaska, its people and the local winter activities. During the program, you will keep pace with the Race leaders and have the opportunity to visit multiple checkpoints each day. You will have hands-on experience mushing a dog team, fishing through the ice, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, and snow shoeing. The tour also includes a grand flightseeing tour around Mt. McKinley. This tour is a unique expedition across regions of Alaska few ever get to visit!

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