6 Day Whitehorse and Dawson City Experience
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. Your memories and experiences of this unique holiday promise to be something you will always treasure.
- 5 night Whitehorse and Dawson City experience including:
- 3 nights at The Sternwheeler Hotel, Whitehorse ★★★ in a Standard Room
- 7 hour Tour of Whitehorse & Yukon Wildlife Preserve
- 2 nights at Downtown Hotel Dawson City ★★★ in a Standard Room
- 3 hour Dawson City & Gold Fields tour
- Return economy flight from Whitehorse to Dawson City
DAY 1: ARRIVE 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.
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 for many opportunities to see caribou, elk, mountain goats, moose, bison and other animals. Overnight in Whitehorse.
DAY 3: WHITEHORSE TO 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.
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.
DAY 5: DAWSONE CITY TO 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.
DAY 6: WHITEHORSE
This is your day of departure. Take your airport shuttle to the airport for your return flight home.
31 May - 4 Sep 22.
31 Mar 23,
unless sold out prior. Availability is limited.
*Conditions apply. Prices correct as at 15 March 2022 but may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Offer ends 31 March 2023 for travel until 4 September 2022, unless sold out prior. Availability is limited. Offers subject to availability. Agents may charge service fees, rates vary. Payments by credit card will incur a surcharge. Airfare not included. Weekend and peak surcharges apply, rates vary. All savings are included in the advertised price. #Deposit amount of CAD$50 Plus the Viva Holidays deposit is due at time of booking. Tour departs Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. These are our own views and not related to any other rating system. 3 star (★) indicate a comfortable standard of accommodation, 4 star indicate superior standard and 5 star indicate deluxe standard. A half star (✩) indicates an additional half rating. Offers may be withdrawn without notice and are not combinable with any other offers unless stated. Please check all prices, availability and other information before booking. Viva Holidays and Helloworld Travel booking terms and conditions apply, see in store for details.