Nome Discovery Day Tour

Musk ox, gold panning, and Iditarod destination all in a day trip from Anchorage

  • Starting at: $798 / per person
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Departure Time: Varies
  • Dates: June 1 - August 31, 2019 - see below under price table for dates of operations.

Tour Overview

In the morning, depart Anchorage and fly to Nome, located on the Bering Sea. Upon arrival in Nome you will be picked up and greeted by your local Alaskan tour guide. Depending on the day of the week, you will either do a tour of just Nome and near surroundings OR you may go out to the small community of Teller as well. For either tour you will be traveling to the Bering Land Bridge National Preserve to learn about the local terrain, the flora and fauna of this Far North environment. Watch for musk ox which often can be spotted here. Take a “walk” on the arctic’s tundra and touch the permafrost. Nome’s Gold Rush history is also on display and you will have a chance to try your luck at gold panning. Complete your day in Nome with time to independently explore downtown and enjoy dinner (not included) before flying back to Anchorage.

What's Included

  • Scheduled round trip flight Anchorage - Nome
  • Sightseeing tour of Nome (depending on the day of the week)
  • All taxes

What's Not Included

Transfers in Anchorage, meals, or gratuities.

Required at Booking

To complete this reservation we will need for each person: Full name including middle name(s), gender and date of birth

Special Terms

Weather cancellations:
Passengers are responsible for any additional cost due flight cancellations, delays or re-routing due to weather, or other uncontrollable reasons. Partial refunds on unused ground services might be available if flights are cancelled or rerouted due to weather. Flights are non-refundable.


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.



Tour with Nome Sightseeing Tour operates on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Tour with Nome and Teller Tour operates on Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.

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