Yukon Northern Lights Adventure Tour (4-Days)

Visit Whitehorse, a bustling and vibrant city in the midst of endless mountains, lakes and thick boreal forest. People from all over the world travel far and wide to the Yukon to view the stunning and mystical Aurora Borealis and to participate in an exciting winter activity like dog sledding or snowmobiling. The dance of the Northern Lights is a scientific phenomenon that visitors and locals alike love to see with flashes of emerald green, mauve and many other colours flashing across the sky in brilliant patterns.

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Overview

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Northern Lights Tour Highlights

On this 4-day Northern Lights Adventure Tour you will visit Whitehorse, the vibrant capital of the Yukon, and stay at a beautiful hotel located on the shore of Marsh Lake. This tour is packed with awesome activities like snowshoeing, snowmobiling, ice fishing and offers great opportunities to see the Northern Lights!

 

 

Pricing Details

November 2014 – April 2015 Youth Adult
Single occupancy $1,799.00 $1,799.00
Double occupancy $1,499.00 $,1499.00
Triple occupancy $1,449.00 $1,449.00
Quad occupancy $1,349.00 $1,349.00

All prices include 5% GST and are subject to change.

Package Includes

  • Return airfare with Air North and airport transfers in the Yukon
  • Whitehorse city tour
  • 3 nights accommodation in a Classic Suite at the Inn on the Lake
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Complimentary coffee, tea and hot chocolate
  • Arctic Winter clothes
  • Northern lights viewing
  • Snowmobile tour
  • Snowshoeing and ice fishing
  • Tobogganing

Northern Lights Tour Dates

Daily departures available between November 15, 2014 and April 10, 2015.

 

Itinerary

Itinerary

 

Day 1 Vancouver to Whitehorse
  • Fly to Whitehorse on Air North, departing Vancouver at 11:15am and arriving in Whitehorse at 1:40pm (arrive at the airport by 9:45am)
  • You will be picked up at the airport by your friendly Yukon guide at the airport in Whitehorse
  • City tour of Whitehorse
  • Check-in at your hotel and receive your Arctic winter clothes
  • Dinner (included)
  • Evening free at leisure with the option to watch the Northern Lights directly outside of your hotel
Day 2 Whitehorse
  • Breakfast (included)
  • Introduction to snowmobile with your professional guide on Marsh Lake
  • Depart for an exciting snowmobile tour to Caribou Lake
  • Enjoy an ice fishing adventure while your guide starts the camp fire
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch in a beautiful mountain setting  (included)
  • Return to your hotel by snowmobile
  • Dinner (included)
  • Free time to enjoy the hotel’s facilities including sauna, hot tub, solarium and fire place
  • Evening free at leisure with the option to watch the Northern Lights directly outside of your hotel

Day 3 Whitehorse

  • Breakfast (included)
  • Option to add a half day or full day dog sledding tour for an additional cost
  • Enjoy one or more of the complimentary optional activities (choose from snowshoeing or tobogganing)
  • Lunch (included)
  • Dinner (included
  • Evening free at leisure with the option to watch the Northern Lights directly outside of your hotel
Day 4 Whitehorse to Vancouver
  • Breakfast (included)
  • Morning free at leisure
  • Lunch (included)
  • Transfer to the airport
  • Depart Whitehorse on a 5:00pm flight on the last day returning to Vancouver at 7:15pm. Please note that the Sunday flight departs at 3.30 PM and arrives in Vancouver at 7.15 PM. This flight makes a stop in Kelowna.

What to bring

  • The rental of Arctic winter clothes (boots, pants, parka, gloves and balaclava) is included in this tour. We recommend clients to bring their own toque/hat as well as a scarf.
  • In order to take good photos of the Aurora Borealis a camera with adjustable shutter speed and a tripod are highly recommended. For more information about how to photograph the Aurora Borealis you can click here.

 

Extras

ACTIVITY & ATTRACTION OPTIONS

Dog sledding

Dog sledding

Experience the excitement of dog mushing in Whitehorse! We offer half day (2 hours, incl warm drinks and a light snack) and full day (4 hours, incl warm drinks and lunch) dog sledding tours. These packages are for everyone who wishes to discover dog sledding and drive a dog team! You should be in good health and in good shape. Beginners welcomed.

 

 

ADD-ONS

Flight arrangements

This package includes return air transportation from Vancouver to Whitehorse but Canadian domestic flights as well as international flights can be added to the package to meet your transportation needs. We work with all major (international) airlines and our reservations agents are happy to provide you with a custom quote for your flights. We also offer special rates on flights from Ottawa, Toronto and Calgary.

 

 

Vancouver airport hotel

daysinnedmontonFor travellers flying into Vancouver International Airport we offer special rates at the Days Inn Vancouver Airport Hotel.The complimentary hotel shuttle conveniently brings guests to and from the airport in only a couple of minutes. A complimentary breakfast is served daily. Clients can choose to include a stay at this hotel for an additional price of $ per person per night (based on double occupancy and subject to availability).

Rates for other (airport) hotels in Vancouver are available on request.

Travel insurance

Travel InsurancePurchasing travel insurance will help you avoid large expenses such as the cost of hospitalization or medical treatment for international travellers visiting Canada. A single accident could result in years of debt for anyone who is not prepared.We offer medical insurance packages for as low as $4.00 per person per day. This pan covers up to $150,000 in emergency medical coverage (under 59 years old).

 

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This package includes a direct flight from Vancouver to Whitehorse on Air North, Yukon’s Airline.

 

Departure location

This tour departs from Vancouver International Airport. The airport is a convenient 26 minute commute from downtown Vancouver by the new Canada Line. Please arrive at the Air North Check-in counter 2 hours prior to the departure time of your flight.