Adventure and Northern Lights in Yukon


Come and live the ultimate Yukon Winter experience!
6 fabulous days loaded with activities:

1-Pilot your own snowmobile across frozen Lakes, along and into the Grandeur of the Yukon’s Coast Mountains.
2-Experience snowshoeing and ice-fishing.
3-Mush your team of huskies.   
4-Photograph Yukon’s animals at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve.
5-Relax in the soothing waters of the Takhini Hot Springs. 
6-Spend two unforgettable evenings of guided Northern Lights viewing.  

Itinerary

  • Day 1 Whitehorse

    Whitehorse We'll greet you at the airport and bring you to your hotel in downtown Whitehorse where you'll be staying for the duration of this tour. All stores, banks and important sights are within easy walking distance of the hotel, so you may explore this lively northern town on your own. Night at the River View Hotel or similar.

    Accommodation: Hotel

  • Day 2 Whitehorse

    Whitehorse Today we'll show you the capital of the Yukon and the surroundings to give you a first impression of this wonderful country: During the city tour you'll see the old train station of the White Pass & Yukon Route railroad, the Log Skyscraper, old Log Church and the paddle wheeler SS Klondike. We'll also show you some residential areas and we'll stop at the Visitors Reception Centre. On the way to the Takhini Hot Springs we'll stop at the Wildlife Preserve where you'll see most of the wildlife seen in the Yukon, such as Moose, Caribou, buffalo, Dall Sheep, Big Horn Sheep, Musk Oxen and others. Time for a leisurely swim in the hot waters at Takhini Hot Springs. First night aurora viewing: 21h30 pm. A cozy, heated cabin or wall tent with hot drinks and snacks will make your Aurora viewing even more enjoyable. Return to hotel around 2h00. Night at the River View Hotel or similar. (B)

    Accommodation: Hotel

  • Day 3 Whitehorse

    Whitehorse This is the day for our snowmobiling adventure: Our van will take us up to Fish Lake, just over half an hour away from the hotel. Here we'll get our instructions about snowmobile safety and any further instructions we'll need and off we are across the lake and into some of the most beautiful mountains you may imagine! Lunch will be served on the trail and by late afternoon we'll return to Whitehorse. Second night aurora viewing: 21h30 pm. Return to hotel around 2h00 am. Night at the River View Hotel or similar. (B, L)

    Accommodation: Hotel

  • Day 4 Whitehorse

    Whitehorse Day at leisure or Optional day trip to Haines Junction. We'll drive west on the world famous Alaska Highway and will reach Haines Junction in about two hours. Just outside the town we'll start our trek on the beautiful Auriol Trail. Since we'll be slower on our snowshoes we'll head out at leisure, have a break amidst a gorgeous winter wonderland and return to our van. In Haines Junction we'll break for coffee before heading back to Whitehorse. Third night aurora viewing: 21h30 pm. Return to hotel around 2h00 am. Night at the River View Hotel or similar. (B)

    Accommodation: Hotel

  • Day 5 Whitehorse

    Whitehorse Another highlight of this tour will be this full day dog sledding tour along the Takhini River and into the Ibex Valley west of Whitehorse. First we'll be introduced to the many dogs and instructions will be given about mushing and safety on the trail. Then we'll be assigned our team of from 4 to 6 dogs and off we go! We'll follow well prepared trails and our guides will make sure that we are always in control of our teams. Lunch will be served along the trail when both, we and the dogs need a well deserved break. By late afternoon we'll return to the kennel for a mug of coffee or hot chocolate before we'll return to the hotel. Fourth night aurora viewing: 21h30 pm. Return to hotel around 2h00 am. Night at the River View Hotel or similar. (B, L)

    Accommodation: Hotel

  • Day 6 Whitehorse

    Whitehorse Morning at leisure. After a short drive to a frozen lake we'll show you how to walk on snowshoes. With our fishing equipment, we'll walk onto the ice of the lake where we'll fish through a hole in the ice. Night at the River View Hotel or similar. (B)

    Accommodation: Hotel

  • Day 7 Whitehorse

    We’ll bring you to the airport in time for your flight home. (B)

Period & budget

When to travel?

The best period for travelling is during the following months:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Notes

The cost includes:


· R/T transfer from the airport as well as between activity sites
· Warm and personalized airport meet and greet
· Guides for the included activities
· Recent 500cc snowmobile for 1 day
· Unlimited mileage for 1 day, gas and oil
· Accident insurance for snowmobile (2500$ cdn deductible - 500cc only)
· Snowmobile trail permit
· "Extreme Cold" clothing : snow-suit, boots, helmet and gloves
· 1 dog-sled team for 2 people for 1 day
· Snowshoes and ice fishing gear
· 4 evenings of aurora viewing, including hot drinks and snacks
· City tour of Whitehorse
· Admission to the Yukon Game Farm
· Admission to the Takhini Hot Springs
· 6 nights accommodation
· 8 meals (see abbreviations)
· Applicable taxes

The  cost does not include:


· Air travel
· All meals other than the ones mention above
· Drinks (excluding coffee and tea with meals included)
· Personal expenses
· Tips for guides

Practical info

Sarah

My local agent
Sarah

  • Specialist in Canada and USA
  • Holder of a tourism licence
  • An adventurer at heart
  • Fascinated by local culture and people
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Destination
North Canada Yukon
Activity
Nature - Adventure Winter
Duration
7 days
Code
HIVER-10
Price
From C$2,770
Level
2/5
Comfort
3/5

Strengths

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