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Experience the Yukon (Winter)

Tour Description

Duration

Date

Price per Adult

Start Building

Inclusions

  • Guided Food Tour
  • Entry into the MacBride Museum
  • Entry into the Beringia Interpretive Centre
  • Ice fishing license and tour
  • Dog sledding tour
  • Snowmobiling tour
  • Guided tour through the Yukon Wildlife Preserve
  • Entry into the Eclipse Nordic Hot Springs with towel and robe rental
  • Northern lights / Aurora borealis viewing tour
  • Snowshoe rental and tour
  • Various sightseeing opportunities
  • 7 nights accommodation in Whitehorse
  • All taxes

Top Sites

  • Townsite: Whitehorse
  • Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre
  • McBride Museum
  • Beringia Interpretive Centre
  • Yukon Wildlife Preserve
  • Fish Lakes
  • Natural areas surrounding Whitehorse

Accommodation

  • Best Western Gold Rush Inn, or
  • The Edgewater Whitehorse

Postcard Views

Suggested Itinerary

Welcome to the Yukon! Whitehorse makes the perfect base for exploring. It’s a city that blends First Nations culture, gold rush history and an energetic, creative vibe with a stunning wilderness backdrop. Overnight at your Whitehorse accommodation, your majestic mountain home for the week! Once you get situated and cleaned up, take part in a food tour. This locally guided walking tour will introduce you to the Yukon’s culinary landscape and teach you about the history and culture of the city.
If you are looking to grab a drink then visit the Dirty Northern. This is a cozy neighborhood pub that offers a variety of craft beers, cocktails, mocktails, wines and bubbly beverages.

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Upgrade your accommodations to include premium or kitchenette rooms for additional amenities.
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Kick off your first full day in town by going to the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre. This award-winning building celebrates the heritage, culture and contemporary way of life of our Kwanlin Dün citizens. Then wander along the riverside trail to the MacBride Museum and uncover the Yukon’s history before you wrap up your educational day at the Beringia Interpretive Centre. Here you can come face to face with a woolly mammoth.
The artists’ co-op, Yukon Artists @ Work, was named one of the top 10 hidden gems in Canada by TripAdvisor and is a great place to find unique fine art pieces.

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Include a half day cross country ski tour around Miles Canyon, which once was the main travel route in the Gold Rush.
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Put on your layers and head out onto the ice for a few hours of fishing fun! Not only does the Yukon have some of the best fishing in Canada, but it also offers visitors the chance to experience the pristine natural environment. No fishing licence? No problem! Upon arrival at the lake, you will fill out your one-day fishing license and our guide will explain the basics of ice fishing and give participants the opportunity to drill their own ice fishing hole with an ice auger. With that done, you can sit back, relax, and enjoy a beautiful winter’s day while waiting for the fish to bite. On colder winter days, passengers will have the option to warm up in a custom-built ice fishing hut around a cozy wood stove.
If you are looking for a warm beverage or a delectable dessert, then visit Baked Café. This artsy, industrial-chic coffeehouse on main street provides a warm venue to grab a fresh brewed beverage, or a flaky pastry.

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Stimulate your creative side and inflate molten glass into a unique art piece that you’ve sculpted. This inclusive activity allows you to participate in various programs from a simple introduction to glass sculpture or glass blowing, a one hour “hot date” to longer workshops giving participants more time for experimentation and practice. Labelled the ‘Happiness Factory’, this activity is sure to be a memorable one.
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Bundle up and get ready to experience the thrill of driving your own dog team through a winter wonderland! You will get to learn the basics of mushing or if you don’t feel comfortable you can sit back and enjoy the ride. Take in the beautiful scenery along the historic trails as you drive your team of dedicated Alaskan Huskies. Warm yourself up with a delicious lunch cooked on an open fire and hand and foot warmers on colder days. In the winter time, this is one of the fun things to do in Whitehorse.
Both gloves and mittens are great for outdoor activities and should be fully waterproof to keep your hands warm and dry. Gloves have the most dexterity whereas mittens are often warmer overall. Make sure you have the gear that will protect you while you’re out in the elements.

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Visit the Yukon Transportation Museum get a glimpse of transportation history in Canada’s rugged Yukon Territory. This museum is home to a variety of fascinating exhibitions and displays including retired modes of transportation (like the Canadian Pacific Airlines DC-3 Wind Vane), miniature displays, art exhibits and a treasure trove of photographs, artifacts and tall tales.
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Wake up, eat a good breakfast and get ready for a full day snowmobiling! Before heading out, the guide will train the group on how to safely operate and ride a snowmobile. Guests may travel across frozen lakes, through dense spruce forests, or up snow-covered mountains. If you have a keen eye, you will see the evidence of some of the local wildlife, such as lynx or snowshoe hares. Snacks, hot drinks and a hearty Northern lunch are included. Then, you’ll have some down time before you jump on your aurora borealis evening experience. A chemical light reaction caused when solar energy interacts with the Earth’s atmosphere, producing dramatic, dancing waves of green light from one horizon to another.
After a long day outdoors, you must be hungry! With various options to enjoy a delicious meal in downtown Whitehorse, we suggest that you visit Antoinette’s, G&P, Miner’s Daughter, Gold Pan Saloon or Gather Cafe & Taphouse.

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If you are interested in seeing more of Whitehorse, include a half or full day fat bike rental to your trip. This will allow you to explore the townsite or the extensive trail system in the region.
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Today is a busy one, so be sure to charger your batteries and bring your camera gear. You will visit the Yukon Wildlife Preserve where you’ll have the opportunity to view and photograph wildlife in its natural habitat. Dall sheep, stone sheep, mountain goats, mule deer, wapiti (elk), woodland caribou, wood bison, musk-ox, moose and even lynx can all seen on this tour, usually up close! To cap off a great day, you’ll travel to the nearby Eclipse Nordic Hot Springs. The luxurious facility offers multiple outdoor hot pools and Japanese clay pot baths, in addition to the indoor relaxation areas like saunas, steam rooms, hot beds, and more. This warm sanctuary is a wonderful way to wind down amid the cold weather.
If you are taking photos at night and looking to be included, wear brighter clothes to help stand out in your images.

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If you are looking to burn some of that energy you have, consider adding on entry to the Canada Games Centre. The full service multi-use community sport, recreation and wellness facility offers daily recreation drop-in opportunities, diverse and interactive programming for all ages, and local, national and international events.
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Enjoy a slow start today and grab a warm and hearty breakfast then take some time to relax. Your 3.5 hour snowshoe tour begins in the early afternoon where you will enjoy the tranquility of the Yukon wilderness and be able to photograph the stunning Yukon landscape. On this tour, you’ll get to strap on a pair of lightweight modern snowshoes and experience the rugged backcountry just like the gold miners, trappers and fur traders of days gone by. Wildlife such as spruce grouse, foxes, coyotes and snowshoe hares is occasionally spotted at a distance.
If you have some time, visit Burnt Toast Café for brunch! This fun and funky little restaurant offers great atmosphere and eclectic breakfast food from 8am -11am.

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Want to increase your chances of viewing the Northern Lights? Include another Aurora Borealis excursion to your tour.
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Your Yukon trip has come to an end and it’s time to pack up your belongings and check out of your hotel. Don’t forget to search your room for any left over belongings; its a long way to return to pick up any forgotten items! If you haven’t done so already, be sure to check in for your flight and arrange for transportation to the airport. The airport is small and has limited amenities compared to others around the world, so plan to charge your electronics and grab a snack before you depart.
You never know when and where you are going to be delayed. Leave earlier than anticipated and be sure to bring a good book to keep you preoccupied.

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Depending on your flight’s departure, you could include a half day cross country skiing, skating, fat biking or taking an aerial tour. Or, extend your Whitehorse tour to explore the province and take a road trip to visit Dawson City, Haines Junction or explore their beautiful National Parks.
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Price Details

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy (assuming 2 adults in the room)

The inclusions are listed above.

Our prices include hotel taxes and GST!

What else you Might need

Below is a list of common things you might need to purchase for your tour at an extra cost. (not included)

  • National Park Entry Fees
  • Meals & Gratuity
  • Transportation / Flights
  • Parking Fees
  • Travel Insurance

Cancellation Terms

We understand that plans can change. If you need to make an adjustment, you can do so without any change fees up to three days prior to the departure date (based on availability). This Whitehorse tour requires deposits and you can cancel your tour 10 days prior to the travel day to receive at least 75% back. No refund if within 10 days. See our full Terms & Conditions page for details.

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