On our Best Value Aurora Viewing tour, you’ll discover scenic Whitehorse, the Yukon’s capital; surrounded by endless mountains. On successive evenings, you’ll travel just outside the city centre, but 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. Day times are free for optional winter sightseeing, shopping and touring in and around the capital.
Whitehorse / Whitehorse
November 15, 2021 – March 31, 2022 (Daily)
Days Inn or similar
Best Western Gold Rush Inn or similar
Raven Inn or similar
** Triple and Quad rooms are on a bed-share basis (2 beds per room without extra bed). Maximum capacity per room is 4 guests, regardless of age.
** Tour rates are quoted per person in CAD, excluding 5% GST
Transfer to your hotel located in the heart of the city, not far from the banks of the Yukon River. Whitehorse is small and easy to explore on foot or by vehicle. Later in the evening we set out to the AuroraCentre where we’ll seek the sight of northern lights. Overnight Hotel in Whitehorse.
In the late morning you will discover the sights of Whitehorse, historic and yet trendy, on a city tour with character. Visit the SS Klondike National Historic Site; among the last of the great paddlewheelers that plied the Yukon River system until the 1950’s, the Old Log Church; the oldest building in Whitehorse, the unique Log Cabin Skyscraper; a three story tower made completely out of logs. And when you’ve seen all these top sites, Main Street is perfect for strolling and shopping with its shops galleries and café’s.
Afternoon is free for optional sightseeing and touring. You have the option to try dog sledding, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, or ice fishing. After a relaxed dinner in Whitehorse, you’ll be back on the road again, this time to seek views of the stunning Northern Lights. Relax in sheltered comfort, or under the starry sky beside a warm fire at one of our tailor-made aurora viewing locations. Overnight Hotel in Whitehorse.
Day free for optional sightseeing and touring. In the winter season you have the option to try one of the many Yukon winter activities. You’ll get the chance to experience Jack London’s Yukon while experiencing the region’s most popular sport, dog sledding! After a detailed safety briefing and hooking up the dogs, you’ll soon be on your way along the shores of a frozen alpine lake, surrounded by snowy mountains. Buck and White Fang will spring to mind as you feel the power and endurance of the loveable Alaskan huskies, with their steamy breath curling above their ears and the hiss of the sled whisking over the trail. Later in the evening we set out once more to the AuroraCentre where we’ll seek the sight of northern lights. Overnight Hotel in Whitehorse.
Transfer to the airport.