Discover the Yukon – 8 days / 7 nights

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Kathleen lake, Kluane National Park.

Whitehorse – Dawson – top of the world highway – Tok – Kluane –  Whitehorse.

Splendid tour. We will visit  Whitehorse and Dawson. We will drive the Klondike highway north to Dawson, the top of the world highway to Tok and the Alaska highway to Whitehorse via the Kluane National Park. Your guide knows the history, the flora and the wildlife of the area.

Small group escorted with a guide/driver.  This tour offers a great flexibility as you are not mixed with another group. It thus makes it possible to adapt to your preferences of the moment.

DATES : 

June 4 to June 12, 2017

July 23 to July 30, 2017

 August 6 to August 13, 2017 

RATES:

  • Rates are quoted in Canadian dollars
  • $2490.00/person + tax (5%)
  • Departure Whitehorse, Yukon

Included: Transportation by vehicle. 1500 km. Guide/Driver. Meals and lodging 7 nights. Hotel or B & B, double occupancy. Supplement for single room if available.

Not included:  Tax (5%).The optional flightseeing over Kluane National Park. Your travel insurance (Cancellation and repatriation). Alcoholic beverages.

ITINERARY:

DAY 1: Welcome and meeting with your guide in Whitehorse. We visit Whitehorse, the Takhini hot springs, the wildlife preserve. Lodging in Whitehorse.

DAY 2: We drive the Klondike highway north to Dawson with stops to interesting spots. 530 km. Lodging in Dawson.

DAY 3:  We spend the day visiting Dawson City.  Lodging in Dawson.

DAY 4: We drive the top of the world highway. We will cross the US border with Alaska. Lodging in Tok. 300 km.

DAY 5: We drive the Alaska highway to Kluane lake. Lodging near the lake. (motel).

DAY 6: We spend the day in the area. Hiking or flight seeing. Lodging in Haines Junction.

The Kluane park is one of the jewels of Yukon. With its neighbours, the Tatshenshini-Aslek in British Columbia and Wrangell – St-Elias and Glacier Bay in Alaska, it belongs to the greatest reserve of the world. Apart from the poles, it is the world’s largest icefield. The park’s management plan wants to keep its wild aspect. There is not much installation as trail or bridge. It is necessary to know how to follow a route with map and compass and how to cross a creek. It is nevertheless one of last true wilderness area left on the planet accessible for hiking and backpacking. It is possible to meet wild fauna like grizzly or black bear, Dall sheep or caribou, moose or wolf.

DAY 7: We drive the Alaska Highway East to Whitehorse. Lodging in Whitehorse.

DAY 8: Free day in Whitehorse. Transfer to the airport.

CLIMAT:  Yukon summer could be warm and usually dry but the weather is unpredictable. It is wise to have clothes for colder temperature as well as a waterproof jacket in case of rain.

SAFETY AND COMMUNICATIONS: Our guides are accredited with a wilderness medicine certificate. We have a satellite phone, a bear spray, a GPS.

NOTICE: For safety reasons, we will take the permission to change an itinerary. Please take notice that you must be in possession of a valid passport to cross the border with the USA.

EQUIPMENT: Comfortable clothes with the possibility to cover arms and legs. Warm layer for the evening. Hiking boots. Waterproof jacket. Hat, sun glasses, sun lotion, insect repellent.  Optional : Camera, binocular.