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YUKON QUEST, DOG SLEDDING & AURORA BOREALIS

 

Feb 27-Mar 2
5 days
$1999 + $99.75 tax

Highlights:

learn how to mush your own dog team. You will also be viewing the spectacular Northern Lights with four special viewing excursions into the Yukon wilderness.

 


Included:
• All accommodation
• All transfers by van
• English speaking driver / guide
• 4 nights of Aurora Borealis watching including hot drinks and snacks
• Information meeting and City tour
• 1/2 day guided dog mushing tour including lunch
Yukon Wildlife Preserve & Takhini Hot Springs.

Itinerary: (5 days) Feb 27
We'll welcome you at the airport and transfer you to the Hotel in downtown Whitehorse. The Hotel is located within walking distance of all attractions, restaurants, banks and stores. We meet for an information meeting and fitting of winter clothing at the hotel. Afterwards there is time for shopping and dinner on your own. At 09.30 pm we’ll depart for Aurora viewing. A cozy, heated cabin with hot drinks and snacks makes your Aurora viewing most enjoyable.Return to hotel around 2.00am

Feb 28
Sleep in the morning.10.30 am city tour with Main Street, Train Depot of the White Pass and Yukon Route, Log Skyscraper, Log Church, Sternwheeler SS Klondike, Fish ladder, Schwatka Lake and some residential areas. In the afternoon there is time for an optional tour or leisure time. At 09.30 pm departure for Aurora viewing; again, in a warm-up cabin hot drinks and snacks are provided. You may sit around a roaring fire and share stories. Return to hotel around 2.00 am.

Feb 29
Enjoy the Takhini Hotsprings & the Yukon Wildlife Preserve. Tour is an excellent guided tour and great opportunity to view and photograph wildlife in its natural habitat: Dall sheep, Bighorn sheep, Mpuntain goat, Deer, Elk, Woodland Cariboo, Wood bison, Musk ox, and Moose may be seen, usually up close. Short drive to Takhini Hot Springs. Relax in the hot water pool and enjoy the winter landscape. At 21:30 pm we'll depart the hotel for Aurora viewing. Return to the hotel around 2:00 am.

Mar 1
Today we'll go out dog sledding. First you'll watch your guide harnessing your dogs and hitching them to the sled. Your guide will explain to you the art of driving a dog sled. The highlight of this excursion will be when you'll run your own dog team for approximately 2 hours. At 21:30 pm we'll depart the hotel for Aurora viewing. Return to the hotel around 2:00 am.

Mar 2
Transfer to the airport for your flight home.



 

 
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