4 Day Northern lights of the Yukon
The Northern Lights are a spectacle of magnetic and electrical charges in the air, colouring the sky a multitude of majestic hues. Each evening there is the opportunity to view the sublime beauty of this phenomenon while relaxing in a cosy heated cabin or walled tent. Enjoy a tour of the scenic city of Whitehorse, a former gold rush settlement set against a stunning backdrop of mountains.
- 4 Day Northern Lights of the Yukon including:
- 3 nights at Best Western Gold Rush Inn ★★★ in a Standard Room
- Sightseeing tour of Whitehorse
- Evening excursions to view the Aurora Borealis with hot drinks and snacks
- Return airport transfers or shuttle from Whitehorse airport to hotel
DAY 1: ARRIVE WHITEHORSE AIRPORT
Upon arrival at the airport you will be greeted by a local representative of Northern Tales Travel Services who will welcome you to the Yukon and transfer you to your hotel. Once you have checked in you will receive an orientation meeting describing what to expect during your stay. The rest of the day is yours until your first evening viewing of the Aurora Borealis. The Aurora Borealis, commonly known as the Northern Lights, is a spectacle of magnetic and electrical charges in the air, colouring the sky a multitude of
majestic hues. Tonight is your first chance to view this spectacular show. Departing the hotel at 22:00 in groups, you will be taken to a prime viewing area and treated to snacks and hot drinks during your viewing. Contemplate the sublime beauty of this fascinating array of blues, reds, greens and violets in this idyllic setting as you relax in a cozy heated cabin or walled tent. Return to the hotel at approximately 02:30. You will have another opportunity for viewing tomorrow evening. Overnight in Whitehorse.
DAY 2-3 : WHITEHORSE
On the morning of day 2 you are treated to a tour of the scenic city of Whitehorse, a former gold rush settlement set against a stunning backdrop of mountains. Discover the highlights of this town such as Main Street, the Train Depot of White Pass, Log Skyscraper, Log Church, the Sternwheeler SS Klondike, fish ladders and Schwatka Lake. Each day you are free to relax in the warm comfort of the hotel, or book an optional activity such as dogsledding, ice fishing, flightseeing or snowshoeing. You will have an opportunity to view the Aurora Borealis every evening of your stay. While waiting for the lights to appear, guests are invited to sit at a roaring bonfire, roast marshmallows, have tea and hot chocolate, chat with local guides, try out snow shoeing, tobogganing on a small hill. Overnights in Whitehorse.
DAY 4: WHITEHORSE TO WHITEHORSE AIRPORT
Today your northern experience comes an end as you check out of your hotel and are transferred to the Whitehorse Airport.
18 Aug 22 - 13 Apr 23.
31 Mar 23,
unless sold out prior. Availability is limited.
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