On this tour, you’ll discover scenic Whitehorse, the Yukon’s capital; surrounded by endless mountains. On successive evenings, you’ll travel outside the city centre, far enough from the city lights to an idyllic Northern Lights viewing location, the AuroraCentre. The evenings will feature relaxing Northern Lights viewing beside a cozy wood stove or roaring campfire, the perfect way to enjoy your relaxed vacation. You will visit the Wildlife Preserve where you’ll have the opportunity to view and photograph wildlife in its natural habitat. Dalls sheep, bighorn sheep, mountain goats, mule deer, wapiti (elk), woodland caribou, wood bison, musk-ox, moose, arctic fox and even lynx can all be seen on this tour. It's a photographer's and naturalist's dream to see Yukon's wildlife up close and you will be in the front-row to learn about wildlife living year-round in the True North. On free days you can choose from optional winter sightseeing, shopping and touring in and around the capital.
The wild and mountainous landscapes of the Yukon Territory are some of the most remote and beautiful in Canada. This 5-day tour is ideal for adventurous travelers, including a scenic flight from Whitehorse and a day exploring the UNESCO-listed Kluane National Park. Along the way, spot wildlife such as elk, moose, and caribou in the Yukon Wildlife Preserve; go canoeing along the Yukon River; and take a soak in the Takhini Hot Springs. Accommodation and breakfast is included.
Visiting the UNESCO-listed Kluane National Park is a highlight of a trip to the Yukon, but getting to and around this extreme landscape can be intimidating for visitors. Skip the hassle of planning your own trip by joining this guided tour that takes you to Kathleen Lake, to the Rock Glacier for a short hike and to the Indigenous Klukshu Village and the Da Kų Cultural Centre.
Head into the Canadian wilderness and admire one of Mother Nature’s most spectacular light shows on this evening Aurora viewing from Whitehorse. Travel out of town with your guide into the wilds of Canada’s Yukon Territory, where clear starry skies offer excellent opportunities to see the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights. Travel to a custom-built viewing location far from the bright city lights and experience the majesty of Aurora Borealis up close. Gaze upward and marvel at the vibrant green, purple, yellow and red hues lighting up the skies.
Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. You will have a chance to explore the city, while hearing fascinating facts and legends. You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings and corners of The Yukon. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it!
Discover one of nature’s most spectacular illuminations on this 4-day Yukon Aurora-viewing tour. Visit the SS Klondike National Historic Site and learn of the Yukon River’s last paddle-wheeler vessel. Discover top attractions including the Old Log Church, Main Street, and the Log Cabin Skyscraper. Travel with your guide to the Northern Lights Center in the wilderness of Canada’s Yukon Territories. In the evenings, watch the skies with your guide in search of the aurora borealis. Day times are free for optional activities such as dog-sledding and snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and ice fishing.
Discover Canadian wildlife in its natural habitat on this 4.5-hour Yukon wildlife and hot springs tour. Visit the Yukon Wildlife Preserve with your guide, where dall sheep, mountain goats, elk, musk-ox, moose and lynx roam free in their natural habitat. Capture the wild animals through your camera lens, and listen as your guide details their habits and life-cycles. Afterward, head to the nearby Takhini Hot Springs and enjoy a dip in the outdoor hot springs pool. Soak in the warm waters and relax in the wilds of the Canadian countryside!
Starting in Whitehorse, we stop first at the beautiful ‘Miles Canyon’ with it’s famous suspension bridge and continue on to the South Klondike Highway where the mountains rise as we approach Carcross and the Southern Lakes region – which is well know as the photographer’s paradies. We visit the smallest desert in the world - the Carcross desert - and we visit Carcross, a charming lakeshore village teeming with First Nations and gold-rush history. On a beginner-level hiking tour on scenic trails we will be overlooking the grand Southern Lakes. This region is nowadays the final stop for the White Pass Railway. Of course we will also admire Emerald Lake, called „Rainbow Lake” from the locals due to its sensational coloration.
Listen to a nature guide through your smartphone as you hike the incredible Miles Canyon! The tour will take you on the Lower Canyon City Trail to a historic settlement called Canyon City.
On this 4 km tour, you'll hear about the Yukon River, the formation of Miles Canyon, local plants & wildlife & some Gold Rush history.
Highlights include the views of Grey Mountain, tales of Canyon City, stories of famous Yukoners & more!
The tour also comes with a fun location-based trivia game. After the commentary plays, look at your device and guess the answer.
GPS map shows where you are & where to go next. As you get close, guide commentary will automatically play!
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*Not accessible for everyone due to moderately steep sections, roots, etc. Check trail conditions first. Closed October to May.
Enjoy the Caribou Crossing tour, referred to as a spiritual journey experience, an adventure that mesmerizes you with nature, beauty, and history. This tour covers visits to Emerald Lake, where you can take pictures of the colorful lake; the Carcross Desert, where you walk on the sand dunes, inhale the fresh air, and view Bennet Lake. Then, you'll take a scenic drive to Yukon border lakes for some mountain selfies and visit the Caribou Crossing Village.
Discover Canada’s striking, arctic landscapes—and see the wildlife that calls the Yukon home—on this half-day tour of the Yukon Wildlife Preserve. Meet your guide in the afternoon in central Whitehorse, hop aboard your touring vehicle, and head into nature. You’ll discover animals like the musk-ox, lynx, arctic fox, moose, wood bison, caribou, and more; can bring your camera along to capture the scenery; and will learn more about the region’s habitats and history.
Canada’s Yukon region is a land of deep snowdrifts and ancient pines, with rich gold-mining, trapping, and trading heritage. With this tour, pull on your lightweight snowshoes and stomp through the snow. Cover the ground with ease, and enjoy uninterrupted views over the Canadian wilderness. Look out for native coyotes and hares, and listen as your guide brings centuries of history to life.
Experience the natural beauty of the Saint Elias mountain region with a full-day excursion to Kluane National Park. During your visit, you'll discover the park’s non-polar ice fields and mountains, and can even add on a sightseeing tour to see the park from a new perspective. You’ll also visit Kathleen Lake and Klukshu Village, as well as stop at Da Ku Cultural Center to learn about the history and culture of First Nations people.
Experience the Yukon wilderness on this 3-day guided tour during the fall season. Since the weather is still warm enough during the day to enjoy the outdoors, it’s the perfect time to visit the region. And at night, you’ll have the chance to catch the Northern Lights. Plus, learn how the local Huskies are trained using an ATV, and canoe on the Takhini River. Visit the Yukon Wildlife preserve to get a glimpse of Moose, Muskox, lynx and more.
Experience winter in the far reaches of Canada’s North during this adventure-packed, five-day, guided tour in the wilds of the Yukon Territory. View the snow-covered wonderland from above during a sightseeing flight, experience dog sledding and snowmobiling, and even soak in a natural hot spring. See wildlife like caribou, goats, elk, and moose at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve and explore culture and food in the city of Whitehorse.
Experience the wildness of the Yukon at a small lodge with sled dogs on site. Spend two nights gazing up at the stars (potentially catching a glimpse of the Northern Lights) and spend your days helping to exercise the dogs and visiting the Yukon Wildlife Preserve. The lodge holds a maximum of eight guests so this experience offers a personal feel.
Explore the rugged wilderness and breathtaking beauty of Canada’s mighty Yukon Territory on this half- or full-day Arctic hiking tour from Westmark. Follow your guide deep into Miles Canyon in north west Canada’s Yukon region. Hike along winding mountain trails overlooking shimmering lakes, and enjoy panoramic views over the Yukon’s rolling landscapes. Gain insight into the region’s fascinating geography, and discover some of the native flora and fauna thriving in the vast open spaces. Upgrade your tour to include an afternoon hike around the shores of Fish Lake.
Chase the promise of the aurora and get out into nature on this guided tour. This small-group tour takes you on an exploration of the North as you drive to various locations in search of the aurora borealis, with your guide leading the experience to better your chances of glimpsing the phenomenon. Enjoy hot drinks and snacks while you wonder at the beauty of the region, and revel in the chase of the Northern Lights.
An exclusive tour for all the romantics of the world! Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most romantic places in the city. You will feel spellbound in a charming atmosphere. What is considered as one of the best places to have a date in the city? Where can you make lovely photos? You will be surprised how many historical love stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, parks of the city. From heartbreaking and tragic, to the hilarious or spicy ones. This tour is especially recommended in the Saint Valentine period!
The Premium Northern Lights Tour Experience
The air is as fresh as the night sky is dark. The noise of the city sits far behind you. It’s quiet. It’s peaceful. And then, before you know it, the shimmering shades of green, blue and red begin their dance across the sky. This is no fireworks show; it’s the Aurora Borealis – the most breathtaking natural spectacle in the North.
On our Northern Lights Viewing Tour, we combine premium comfort with the full Aurora Viewing experience. Together we’ll enjoy snacks, hot drinks, and even roast marshmallows over a campfire, all in our authentic, heated northern Wall Tent outside the city.
Over the course of this quiet, private evening with your small group of up to 11 guests, we’ll also share information about the Northern lights with you. In addition, to help you capture this incomparable northern beauty, we’ll give you tips on aurora photography, as well as provide tripods.
Snowshoe into the Yukon backcountry for an adventurous ice fishing trip from Whitehorse that’s led by a local guide. You’ll be equipped with a pair of lightweight, modern snowshoes and set out over the snowy landscape to a scenic fishing location. Watch for signs of the Yukon’s elusive winter wildlife, drop a line into the ice, then warm up with a hot drink and snack before returning to Whitehorse. To ensure personal service from the guide, group size is limited to 10 people.
15 day guided wilderness canoe trip on the Big Salmon River, wildlife viewings from the seat of your canoe. the crackle of the campfire and learning new outdoor skills await you. Two Lakes give ample time to get acquainted with the new element. For the next 11 days we follow the path of the Big Salmon River. Over time we get used to the narrow river, tight bends and sometimes quick manoeuvrers. Sweepers and faster water alternates with more sedate sections. Seasoned paddlers and ambitious beginners alike will be inspired by this untouched wilderness river.
As we float downstream we will be on the watch for moose and eagles. Beaver lodges are a common sight, King Salmon are coming up the river to spawn and swim right by the canoes.
The last three days we float down the mighty Yukon River and get a glimpse of the gold rush days.
Your guide will be able to explain lots about wildlife, plants and traditional lifestyle in the wilderness.
Trip date : 16.8. - 30.8. 2020
Experience the Yukon like never before, this tour departs only 5 minutes from downtown Whitehorse and will bring you deep into the Yukon Wilderness via the historic Yukon River.
This 70 minute tour departs from Schwatka Lake, we then cruise through the breathtaking Miles Canyon and up the Yukon River! With astonishing views throughout we will stop for any wildlife we may see and experience it all from the comfort of our vessel.
The Yukon River is a historic waterway and was the area’s key transportation channel. If you love nature, wildlife or history, the Yukon River is a must. The clear-green river is very scenic and offers great photo opportunities, and boasts superb wildlife and scenery. A bonus: learning all about the waterway's Indigenous Heritage and fabled prospecting past is included in our tour!
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