Whitehorse and Dawson City were at the heart of the late 19th century northern gold rush, resulting in mining camps springing up overnight, evolving into towns, then the cities that still thrive today. This new itinerary reveals the history of these historic frontier centres, as well as the dramatic natural landscapes and some incredible large species wildlife that only dwell in this northern habitat. In addition, try your hand at panning for gold as they did over a century ago.

INCLUSIONS

  • Accommodation for 5 nights in standard rooms
  • Airport shuttle included – (Dawson shuttle must be pre-booked)
  • 7-hour Tour of Whitehorse & Yukon Wildlife Preserve & Takhini Hot Springs
  • 3-hour Dawson City & Gold Fields Tour
  • Flights between Whitehorse – Dawson City and return
  • Travel and Information Kit
  • Federal GST Provincial Taxes and Federal GST and/or HST

Not included

Flights · Transfers unless otherwise noted · Meals unless otherwise specified · Alcoholic beverages · Gratuities · Optional excursions

Photo credit: Government of Yukon.
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DAY 1 WHITEHORSE

After arriving at Whitehorse Airport, board your complimentary hotel shuttle outside the Arrivals exit and transfer to your hotel for a two-night stay. The rest of the day is at leisure enjoy the amenities of your hotel, or perhaps explore the downtown area. Overnight in Whitehorse. Accommodation: Whitehorse for 2 nights
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DAY 2 WHITEHORSE

Today adventure lies ahead! Begin the day with a coach tour of Whitehorse, revealing the history of the area from its earliest days as an outpost, through the Gold Rush era and its evolution to a modern northern city. Afterwards, continue on to the Yukon Wildlife Preserve & Takhini Hot Springs for many opportunities to see caribou, elk, mountain goats, moose, bison and other animals. Finish up your tour with a visit to the marvelous Hot Springs before returning to your hotel. Overnight in Whitehorse.
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DAY 3 WHITEHORSE – DAWSON CITY

Take your airport shuttle to the airport for your scenic 1-hour flight to Dawson City. Upon arrival, look for and board your branded airport shuttle to your hotel where the remainder of the day is free to explore the local area, perhaps indulging in some local fare at one of the nearby restaurants. Overnight in Dawson City
Accommodation: Dawson City for 2 nights
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DAY 4 DAWSON CITY

Depart in the morning on a half-day tour by mini coach, including a visit to Claim 33 for gold panning, Dawson City and Gold Fields tour, and visit to Dredge No. 4 National Historic Site. Experience the hardship the prospectors faced to harvest small amounts of gold, while hoping for that one big strike. Overnight in Dawson City.
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DAY 5 DAWSON CITY - WHITEHORSE

Take your airport shuttle to Dawson City airport for your return flight to Whitehorse. Upon arrival, take your hotel airport shuttle back to your hotel where the remainder of your day is at leisure. Overnight in Whitehorse.
Accommodation: Whitehorse for 1 night
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DAY 6 WHITEHORSE

This is your day of departure. Take your airport shuttle to the airport for your return flight.

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