Aurora Borealis & Autumn Colours

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Highlights

Price: CAD $1375
  • Single room supplement CAD $300
  • Prices are per person based on double occupancy.
  • All transactions are in Canadian dollars.
  • 5% GST will be added.
Duration:
5 Days / 4 Nights
Departure Dates:
  • NFCA 01/2017
    Aug 24 2017 to Aug 28 2017
  • NFCA 02/2017
    Aug 31 2017 to Sep 4 2017
  • NFCA 03/2017
    Sep 7 2017 to Sep 11 2017
  • NFCA 04/2017
    Sep 14 2017 to Sep 18 2017
Required participants:
Min. 2 / Max. 12
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autumn colours and northern lights in Yukon

Trip Itinerary

Day 1
We’ll welcome you at the airport and transfer you to the Hotel in downtown Whitehorse.
The Hotel is located within walking distance of all attractions, restaurants, banks and stores. Afterwards there is time for shopping and dinner on your own.
At 10.30 pm we’ll depart for our first night of aurora viewing. A cozy, heated cabin with hot drinks and snacks makes your northern lights viewing even more enjoyable. Return to hotel around 3.00 am.

Day 2
Sleep in the morning.
10.00 am city tour with Main Street, Train Depot of the White Pass and Yukon Route, Log Skyscraper, Log Church, Sternwheeler SS Klondike, Fish ladder, Schwatka Lake and some residential areas.
In the afternoon you’ll have time to explore Whitehorse on your own.
By 10:30 pm we’ll drive out of town to view the Aurora Borealis. We’ll return to the hotel around 3:00 am.

Day 3
We leave in the morning from your hotel and drive on the Alaska Highway to Haines Junction and Kluane National Park. After a scenic 2 hour drive we’ll arrive at the park centre in Haines Junction. We’ll get the chance to examine geological, as well as anthropological exhibits and watch an interesting slide show.
In the afternoon there will be a guided walk in Kluane National Park.
On the way back to Whitehorse we’ll stop at Muktuk Kennels for a dog mushing experience. You will meet 100 Huskies and Frank Turner, a former participant of the famous Yukon Quest Dog Sled Race, who will introduce you to dog mushing. In the meantime Anne, his wife, has prepared a delicious BBQ and you will eat in the unique atmosphere of a professional dog kennel.
At around 7.00 pm we drive you back to Whitehorse to your hotel.
By 10:30 pm we’ll drive out of town to view the Aurora Borealis. We’ll return to the hotel around 3:00 am.

Day 4
Today you can sleep in, explore Whitehorse on your own, or go on a (optinal) daytrip. Ask us about availble daytrips to Skagway  Alaska, Wildfife preserve or Takhini Hot springs.
At 10.30 pm we’ll leave for aurora viewing.

Day 5
Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

Extend your stay
Ask us for a quote for extra nights for even more Yukon Fun.book this nature tours yukon tour

Trip Includes

  • Airport transfers in Whitehorse
  • 4 nights accommodation in Whitehorse
  • 4 nights of guided aurora viewing including hot drinks & snacks at a heated viewing facility
  • All transportation as per itinerary
  • City Tour of Whitehorse
  • Guided day trip to Haines Junction and Kluane National Park
  • Taxes, fees and licenses
  • Experienced driver / guide for the duration of the tour

Trip Excludes

  • Meals and beverages except where specifically noted
  • Tip for guide
  • Trip cancellation & medical insurance: We strongly recommend you purchase adequate insurance coverage at the time of booking. Your policy should cover injury, illness or death, trip cancellation, emergency medical, search & rescue, flight accident, travel accident, loss of baggage and personal effects.

Trip Notes

  • This trip starts and ends in Whitehorse.
  • Go to Aurora Day Trips for all our fantastic day activities!
  • The Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights is a natural phenomena. Due to weather conditions (clouds) and/or activity level of the Aurora, there is a chance it will not be always visible.