The Yukon is one of the best places to see the awe-inspiring Northern Lights and the Aurora Borealis start at the end of August, so you can have a summer holiday and still enjoy the Northern Lights. September is a great time to enjoy the Yukon due to the good weather and autumn colours and this holiday runs from the beginning of September to the end of October, and then through the winter months from January to the end of March.
This itinerary is great to add-on to a longer holiday in western Canada and can be tailor-made to suit you. Talk to one of our experts about how to make this holiday the perfect one for you.
This holiday includes
– flights and transfers in the Yukon
– 4 nightly guided Aurora Viewing excursions
– 3-hour City and Goldfields of Dawson Tour
– 1.5-hour Historic Dawson City Walking Tour
– Dawson City Museum visit including admission
– breakfast on both days in Dawson City
– and in the winter months, a 4-day winter clothing package (jacket, pants, boots, gloves/mitts, hat/toque)
Jan Vening - Travelled to British Columbia
"Thank you for the adventure of a lifetime!"
Thank you for the adventure of a lifetime!!! Two years ago we used this company for a holiday to BC and it was fantastic. This year we went to Alaska and the Yukon and Heidi organised the most wonderful trip, that went as smoothly as is possible. From the Arctic Circle to Kodiak Island everything was PERFECT (so rare in this day and age!!!) As for wildlife...wow! She arranged for us to travel by several different means of transport and to stay in a wide range of accommodation all of which gave us an idea of life in this vast area of North America. We are left with wonderful memories and thousands of beautiful photos.
Itinerary (5 Nights)
Here’s a day-by-day guide to your itinerary. Feel free to ask us to add other days or ideas and excursions by contacting us directly, so we can give you the best price.
Fly from Vancouver to Whitehorse and on arrival, take a complimentary shuttle to your hotel. ...
Fly from Vancouver to Whitehorse and on arrival, take a complimentary shuttle to your hotel. Take the remainder of the day to explore the local sights and sounds of this frontier city. In the evening, your Northern Tales Travel Services guide will pick you up at your hotel to venture out under the nightscape to view the dancing waves of colours painted across the sky on your first Aurora Borealis / Northern Lights excursion.
If you are travelling in the winter months, your winter clothing package will be waiting for you on check-in at your hotel.
2 nights at Whitehorse.
Take a complimentary shuttle to Whitehorse Airport, board your morning flight to Dawson City where...
Take a complimentary shuttle to Whitehorse Airport, board your morning flight to Dawson City where you are met by a representative from Husky Bus Transportation and transfer to your hotel. Over the next two days, your guide from Klondike Experience / Husky Bus Transportation will take you on several guided tours, including a City and Goldfields Tour, a visit to Dawson City Museum including admission, and a Dawson City Historic Walking Tour. In addition, each night will include a guided Northern Lights Viewing Tour.
2 nights at Dawson City.
After breakfast and a leisurely morning in Dawson City, you are transferred to the airport...
After breakfast and a leisurely morning in Dawson City, you are transferred to the airport for your midday flight back to Whitehorse. Upon arrival in Whitehorse, take a complimentary shuttle to your hotel. The remainder of the day is free to either further explore the city, or enjoy the amenities of your hotel.
1 night at Whitehorse.
Take the complimentary shuttle from your hotel to Whitehorse Airport where you will depart on...