Summit Excursion on the White Pass Yukon Railroad

Travel in the comfort of a historic railcar retracing the route used during the Klondike Gold Rush, and take in the breathtaking mountain panorama.

  • Starting at: $122 / per person
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Departure Time: Daily at 8:15am, 12:45pm, & 4:30pm as noted
  • Dates: Varies as noted
  • Child Rate: $61 / per child
  • Child Age: 2 to 12 years old

Tour Overview

Enjoy a Skagway day trip where you can re-live the Gold Rush with the White Pass & Yukon Route Railway as it steams through its second century of history! This forty-mile round trip train ride climbs from tidewater at Skagway to the Summit of the White Pass, a 2,865 foot rise in elevation! Built in 1898 during the Klondike Gold Rush, this narrow gauge railroad is an International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark. Experience the breathtaking panorama of mountains, glaciers, gorges, waterfalls, tunnels, trestles and historic sites from the comfort of vintage parlor cars.

Schedule

8:15 am:  Daily May 2 to September 28, 2017

  • Except: May 5-8, 15; June 4; September 10, 15, 17, 18, 22, 24-25. Due to popularity of the Wednesday 8:15am departure, please contact your shore excursion department for booking if arriving via cruise ship.

12:45 pm:  Daily May 3 to September 28, 2017

  • Except: May 4-8, 11-15, 17-19, 27, 28; June 4, 18; July 2, 16; August 13, 27; September 10, 15, 17, 18, 22, 24, 25

4:30 pm:  May 30 to August 30, 2017

  • Tuesdays and Wednesdays only

What's Included

  • Narrated rail tour
  • All taxes and fees

What's Not Included

Meals or transfers within Skagway.

Special Terms

The tour departs from the White Pass Railroad Depot, approximately a 5 to 15 minute walk from the cruise ship docks.


Browse Dates & Rates

Our Standard Program Includes:

2 and 3 star hotel accommodations.

The program will include a combination of hotels or motels that are considered moderate to standard tourist class. Please be aware not all hotels have shuttle services.

Standard train car seating on all rail services (reserved seats).

If you would like to book the standard program but with upgraded rail seating, the option and surcharge will be listed when you save to your cart.

Our Upgraded Program Includes:

* 3 and 4 star hotels (best available) wherever possible.

The program will include standard rooms at this category of hotel where possible. Alaska has very limited hotel choices in remote areas and small towns. The properties will typically offer a wider range of services such as a full-service restaurant, room service and perhaps a pool or spa facilities. Please be aware the upgraded accommodations in downtown Anchorage do not have hotel shuttle services. Many of the upgraded hotels also offer guaranteed view rooms for additional cost. If you would like a specific room type, in addition to the upgraded program, please ask us about availability and cost difference.

Deluxe dome train car seating between Anchorage, Denali and Fairbanks, or Anchorage and Seward.

All journeys between Anchorage and Whittier are in standard seating as deluxe dome cars are not available on that route.



Starting at: $2099 / per person

Experience Alaska's top attractions on this Glacier Bay plus Denali "land and sea" vacation. From the metropolitan city of Vancouver, start an amazing Alaska Inside Passage cruise aboard a deluxe Holland America cruise ship. On your cruise you will sail along beautiful Alaska coastline and visit Glacier Bay National Park. Keep an eye out for wildlife such as sea lions, puffins and... Read More


Starting at: $699 / per person

Enjoy a 7-night round trip Inside Passage cruise from Vancouver featuring Glacier Bay National Park aboard the Holland America Line. You'll sail with the finest premium fleet in Alaska and enjoy award-winning five-star service, spacious staterooms, sumptuous dining and first-rate entertainment while sailing along the most beautiful coastline in the world! Cruise in luxury through pristine water of Alaska and each day get awesome views of... Read More


Fully guided cruise and land tour
Starting at: $2409 / per person

Your experienced Alaska guide will help make your "Gold Rush and Glacier Bay" vacation smooth and enjoyable as you experience the attractions of Alaska and Canada's Yukon Territory by train, coach, and cruise. Watch for bears, moose and caribou in Denali National Park then spot whales, sea lions, puffins and an array of marine wildlife in the rich waters of Alaska'a Inside Passage.... Read More


Starting at: $699 / per person

Enjoy a one-way Inside Passage Cruise from Vancouver, British Columbia to Seward, Alaska including a day in Glacier Bay National Park aboard Holland America Line. You'll sail with the finest premium fleet in Alaska and enjoy award-winning five-star service, spacious staterooms, sumptuous dining and first-rate entertainment while seeing some of the most beautiful coastline in the world! Cruise in luxury through inland waterways of Alaska with its awe-inspiring rugged mountain landscapes.... Read More


Start your search here...

Ask the Experts

Call or email us your tour questions or to customize your Alaskan vacation.

Got a Question?
866-317-3325

Monday - Friday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm AKT