Northern Lights of the Yukon, 5 Days
- 4 nights accommodation at Best Western Gold Rush Inn
- Excursions to view the Aurora Borealis, including transfers to/from the hotel
- Meet and greet at Whitehorse airport
- Transfers between Whitehorse airport and Best Western Gold Rush Inn
- Sightseeing tour of Whitehorse
- Hot drinks and snacks at Aurora viewing
- Why not add a 5 Day Winter Clothing Rental Package from an extra $250*
- Why not add a Takhini River Day Trip - Full Day Dogsledding Tour from an extra $419*
Day 1 Whitehorse. 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 21:30 in small 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 1:30. You will have another opportunity for viewing tomorrow evening. Overnight in Whitehorse. Day 2 - 4 Whitehorse to Aurora Borealis. 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 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, to appear, guests are invited to sit at a roaring bonfire, flightseeing or snowshoeing. You will have an opportunity to view the Aurora Borealis every evening of your stay. While waiting for the lights Whitehorse to appear, guests are invited to sit at a roaring bonfire, roast marshmallows, have tea & hot chocolate, chat with local guides, try out snow shoeing, tobogganing on small hill. Overnights in Whitehorse. Day 5 Whitehorse. Today your northern experience comes an end as you check out of your hotel and are transferred to the Whitehorse Airport.
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