The White Pass on the Yukon railroad
The White Pass on the Yukon railroad
Panning for Gold; Klondike Spirit Boat, paddlewheeler, Yukon River, Dawson City
Panning for Gold; Klondike Spirit Boat, paddlewheeler, Yukon River, Dawson City
Southern Lakes Resort
Southern Lakes Resort
Dawson City & Gold Panning in the Yukon; Credit - Enviro Foto
Dawson City & Gold Panning in the Yukon; Credit - Enviro Foto
Whitehorse Townscapes, Yukon
Whitehorse Townscapes, Yukon

Experience The Yukon

11 nights from £2,999 per person Including Flights

Overview

A superb opportunity to experience the best of the Yukon, spending time in Whitehorse, experiencing the renowned White Pass & Yukon Route Railway, exploring Kluane National Park, discovering the Gold Rush in charming Dawson City and enjoying the great outdoors at the glorious Southern Lakes Resort.

This is an independent tour, with all your hotels, transport and excursions booked for you to enjoy, but you won’t be travelling as a group with a tour manager.

Whitehorse, Dawson City and Southern Lakes Resort can all be booked separately so all of your holiday can be tailormade to suit you. You might want to stay in Vancouver for a few nights before heading into the Yukon or or commbine this holiday with a trip through the Rockies. (JV)

Highlights

  • Travel the world-famous White Pass & Yukon Route Railway, to heights of 2890 feet, into Alaska and the Gold Rush town of Skagway
  • Enjoy a three night stay in the beautiful Southern Lakes Resort, staying in a rustic log cabin by the side of the crystal clear Tagish Lake, and take time to walk the trails, kayak on the lake and perhaps even see the Northern Lights. You can also upgrade to arrive at the resort in style by floatplane.
  • Take a full day trip to the majestic mountains of the Kluane National Park, including a series of short guided walks to discover the hidden gems of the park.
  • Experience a guided tour of Whitehorse and the Yukon Wildlife Preserve
  • Enjoy time in Dawson City including a historic tour of the gold fields

Itinerary Overview

Fly to Whitehorse 3 nights - Southern Lakes Resort 3 nights – Whitehorse 2 nights – Dawson City 2 nights – Whitehorse 1 night – Fly home

 

Whats included?
  • Flights & taxes
  • Accommodation
  • Checked baggage
  • ATOL protection
  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
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Day 1

Fly to Whitehorse

After arriving at Whitehorse Airport, board your complimentary hotel shuttle and transfer to your hotel for a three-night stay. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the local area.

Overnight: The Sternwheeler Hotel, Whitehorse or similar

Day 2

Full Day Excursion - White Pass & Yukon Route Railway to Alaska

This morning take a scenic coach trip with commentary along the South Klondike Highway to Fraser, British Columbia. Upon arrival you will transfer to the world famous narrow gauge White Pass & Yukon Route Railway. This spectacular route travels over the White Pass Summit, offering views from a height of 2890 feet before ending in Skagway, Alaska. While in Skagway see where the Chilkoot Trail led 40,000 gold-rush stampeders and some of the notorious establishments they visited in town. Return to Whitehorse by coach.

Overnight: The Sternwheeler Hotel, Whitehorse or similar

Day 3

Full Day Excursion – Kluane National Park

Embark on a full day excursion to majestic mountains of Kluane National Park. On this guided tour the history and culture of local First Nations communities and geography of the area are revealed, followed by a series of short guided walks showcasing the hidden gems of the park.

Overnight: The Sternwheeler Hotel, Whitehorse or similar

Days 4 to 6

Southern Lakes Resort

Transfer to the gorgeous Southern Lakes Resort for a three night stay - either by coach or upgrade to that iconic Canadian mode of transport - the floatplane. Located just south east of Whitehorse, this beautiful wilderness resort lies within the territory of the Carcross Tagish First Nation and is a wonderful place to experience the rugged beauty of the Yukon. You will stay in a private traditional log cabin, by the side of Tagish Lake. Each cabin has a bedroom, bathroom, living area and outside deck.

Enjoy walking the extensive trails around the resort, or take a more adventurous hike for views over Windy Arm and Tagish Lake. You can rent canoes and kayaks or book a fishing tour. If you’re there in late August, autumn or winter then you may be able to experience the Northern Lights on a clear dark night.

Day 7

Whitehorse

After breakfast, take the return shuttle transfer to Whitehorse for another couple of nights and to explore this great little city. The rest of today is at leisure. You might want to visit Takhini Hot Springs, or visit the Yukon Transportation Museum – a unique look at how the early bush pilots struggled to make community access easier and how the Gold Rush stampeders forged their way through the territory by boat, train and foot.

Overnight: The Sternwheeler Hotel, Whitehorse or similar

Day 8

Whitehorse

Today you will enjoy a full day tour of Whitehorse and the Yukon Wildlife Preserve. Beginning in Whitehorse, learn all about the history of the city from its early days as an outpost, through the fascinating Gold Rush era, continuing to its evolution into modern northern city. Then you will visit the Yukon Wildlife Preserve to see caribou, elk, moose, bison, goats and more.

Overnight: The Sternwheeler Hotel, Whitehorse or similar

Day 9

Fly to Dawson City

Take the airport shuttle for your 1hour scenic flight north to Dawson City, where you will then take the shuttle to your hotel for a two night stay. Explore the local area and enjoy a fun night in this frontier town, with its preserved buildings like something from an old Western.

Overnight: Downtown Hotel Dawson City / Westmark Inn Dawson City or similar

Day 10

Dawson City and the Gold Fields Tour

Depart in the morning on a half-day tour by mini coach, including a visit to Claim 33 for gold panning, Dawson City and Gold Fields tour, and visit to Dredge No. 4 National Historic Site. Experience the hardship the prospectors faced to harvest small amounts of gold, while hoping for that one big strike. Enjoy another evening in this frontier town, perhaps trying your luck at Diamond Tooth Gerties Gambling Hall – Canada’s first casino.

Overnight: Downtown Hotel Dawson City / Westmark Inn Dawson City or similar

Day 11

Fly to Whitehorse

Take your airport shuttle to Dawson City airport for your return flight to Whitehorse, where on arrival take the hotel shuttle for your final night stay. The rest of the day is at leisure to tick off some final sightseeing and souvenir shopping.

Overnight: The Sternwheeler Hotel, Whitehorse or similar

Day 12

Fly home or continue your Canadian adventure with a trip through the Rockies or head east to Niagara Falls and the Great Lakes.
 

  • International flights to Whitehorse via Vancouver
  • Hotel accommodation for 11 nights as described above or similar
  • White Pass & Yukon Day Trip From Whitehorse To Skagway & return to Whitehorse
  • Kluane National Park Full Day Excursion
  • 7-hour Tour of Whitehorse & Yukon Wildlife Preserve
  • 3-hour Dawson City & Gold Fields Tour
  • Flights between Whitehorse – Dawson City and return
  • Transfers to Southern Lakes Resort - upgrade to a floatplane transfer with a supplement (approx £200pp)
  • During your stay at Southern Lakes Resort breakfast is included


What’s not included

  • Meals
  • Tips and gratuities

JV Whitehorse Experience (PVWHE4) + JV Southern Lakes Resort (PSLRSLS3) + JV Whitehorse & Dawson City Experience (PVWDE6)

JV Southern Lakes with floatplane upgrade (PSLRSL3)

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