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Golden Circle - Yukon and Alaska Summits | 5 days

Whitehorse, Canada
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5 days (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
Offered in: English and 2 more
Discover coastal rainforest and immense ice-fields on this 5-day Golden Aurora Circle tour from Whitehorse. Learn of Canada’s gold rush history in Carcross. Visit the towns of Skagway and Dye, and keep... More
Discover coastal rainforest and immense ice-fields on this 5-day Golden Aurora Circle tour from Whitehorse. Learn of Canada’s gold rush history in Carcross. Visit the towns of Skagway and Dye, and keep an eye out for bears, eagles, seals and whales on your ferry trip across the mighty Lynn Fjord to Haines. Travel along the banks of the Chilkat River... More
Discover coastal rainforest and immense ice-fields on this 5-day Golden Aurora Circle tour from Whitehorse. Learn of Canada’s gold rush history in Carcross. Visit the towns of Skagway and Dye, and keep an eye out for bears, eagles, seals and whales on your ferry trip across the mighty Lynn Fjord to Haines. Travel along the banks of the Chilkat River and experience native culture and lifestyle at the historic Klukshu Village. Visit the UNESCO–listed Kluane National Park and watch the skies by night for the spectacular Aurora Borealis illuminations.

Highlights

  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Airport transfer
  • Led by a local guide
  • Multi-Day Trip
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  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Airport transfer
  • Led by a local guide
  • Multi-Day Trip
... More
  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Airport transfer
  • Led by a local guide
  • Multi-Day Trip
  • Small-group tour

What To Expect

Itinerary

Day 1: ARRIVAL WHITEHORSE

Pass By: Arctic Range Adventure, 208A Strickland St, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2J8, Canada
From the airport we drive you to your hotel located in the centre of Whitehorse. One
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Itinerary

Day 1: ARRIVAL WHITEHORSE

Pass By: Arctic Range Adventure, 208A Strickland St, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2J8, Canada
From the airport we drive you to your hotel located in the centre of Whitehorse. One of the most sought-after Northern experiences, a Yukon vacation is only complete with viewing the Midnight Sun or the Aurora Borealis cascading across
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Itinerary

Day 1: ARRIVAL WHITEHORSE

Pass By: Arctic Range Adventure, 208A Strickland St, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2J8, Canada
From the airport we drive you to your hotel located in the centre of Whitehorse. One of the most sought-after Northern experiences, a Yukon vacation is only complete with viewing the Midnight Sun or the Aurora Borealis cascading across the Yukon night sky.

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight accommodation in Whitehorse

Day 2: WHITEHORSE – SKAGWAY

Stop At: Carcross Desert, South Klondike Highway, Carcross, Yukon Y0B 1B0 Canada
On our way to Skagway we stop at the smallest desert in the world - the Carcross desert - and we visit Carcross , a charming lakeshore village teeming with gold-rush and First Nations history.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Emerald Lake, South Klondike Highway, Whitehorse, Yukon YT Y0B Canada
Of course we will also admire Emerald Lake, called „Rainbow Lake” from the locals due to its sensational coloration.
Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: White Pass & Yukon Route, Carcross, YT Y0B 1B0, Canada
Going over the White Pass is probably one of the highlights on this amazing road trip. Optional you can join the famous White Pass & Yukon Route small-track train on the way to Skagway.

Pass By: Skagway Alaska Downtown, Main Street, Skagway, AK 99840
In Skagway you have the chance strolling the historic streets, the gateway for many Stampeders on they way to the Klondike Goldfields.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight accommodation in Whitehorse

Day 3: SKAGWAY – HAINES

Pass By: Dyea Campground, Dyea Rd, Skagway, AK 99840, USA
After breakfast, we explore Skagway and Dye, the start of the Chilkoot Trail. Seals can often be seen at the mouth of the Taiya River.

Stop At: Skagway Ferry Terminal, Mile 0 Klondike Highway, Skagway, AK 99840, USA
In the afternoon, via ferry we travel through the Lynn Fjord and with some luck we can see seals, whales, bald eagles and the giant Alaska brown bears, making this area their home.
Duration: 1 minute

Stop At: Haines Chamber of Commerce, 219 Main St #14, Haines, AK 99827, USA
Haines is a picturesque fishing village situated on a finger of land between Chilkat and Chilkoot inlets in the Lynn Canal.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight accommodation in Haines

Day 4: HAINES – HAINES JUNCTION

Pass By: Chilkat River, Haines Highway, Haines, AK 99827
Leaving Haines after a hearty breakfast, the road travels along the braided banks of the Chilkat River. This is North America’s best eagle viewing area.

Pass By: Million Dollar Falls Campground, YT-3, Haines Junction, YT Y0B 1L0, Canada
After crossing the Boarder and the Chilkat Pass in a pristine landscape, we will go on a short trail that leads to the spectacular Million Dollar Falls.

Stop At: Klukshu Lake, Yukon Y0B 1L0 Canada
The historic Klukshu Village is a First Nation fishing village just past Dezadeash Lake. The village is inhabited in the summer months only and there might be an opportunity to see Salmon in the river and to taste some traditional bread called bannock, smoked salmon, or listen to an Elder storyteller.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Kathleen Lake, Haines Highway 3, Haines Junction, Yukon Y0B 1L0 Canada
Before arriving in Haines Junction we will stop at the picturesque Kathleen Lake.
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight accommodation in Haines Junction

Day 5: HAINES JUNCTION – WHITEHORSE

Stop At: Da Ku Cultural Center, 280 Alaska Highway, Haines Junction, Yukon Y0B 1L0 Canada
Today, we start our visit at the Kluane National Park Visitor Information Centre for interpretive displays and an audio-visual presentation.
Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre, Alaska Hwy, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 6E6, Canada
Depending on the level of interest among the passengers we can also organize a spectacular flight by bush plane over the immense glaciers of the park (optional). This adventure, over a virtually pristine wilderness, is especially spectacular during a clear day. Return to Whitehorse in the early afternoon and we transfer you to the airport, check in for your southbound flight.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

What's Included

Airport Shuttle in Whitehorse
Expert guidance on the entire trip
Small Groups (max. 20 passengers)
4 night accommodation in hotel or motel
All overland transportation
Sightseeing tour in Skagway
Ferry Skagway-Haines
Breakfast (4)
Gratuities
Food and drinks
White Pass & Yukon Route Train ticket (appr. C$ 120/person)
Kluane National Park Sightseeing Flight (appr. C$ 320/person)

Departure & Return

Departure Point

Whitehorse, Whitehorse, Yukon

Traveler pickup is offered

Airports

  • Whitehorse Airport, Whitehorse, Yukon Canada


Departure Time

4:00 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Before You Book

The fine print

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by
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  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Due to the nature of this tour last-minute changes to the itinerary are a possibility and are left up to the discretion of the guide.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.

If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.


Product code: 7110P4

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