Best Value Aurora Viewing | Wildlife & Hot Springs Start from $495
On our Best Value Aurora Viewing tour, you’ll discover scenic Whitehorse, the Yukon’s capital; surrounded by endless mountains. On successive evenings, you’ll travel just outside the city centre, but far enough from the city lights to an idyllic Northern Lights viewing location, the AuroraCentre. The evenings will feature relaxing Northern Lights viewing beside a cozy wood stove or roaring campfire, the perfect way to enjoy your relaxed vacation. You will visit the Yukon Wildlife Preserve where you’ll have the opportunity to view and photograph wildlife in its natural habitat. To cap of a great day, we’ll travel to the nearby Takhini Hotsprings. On free days you can choose from optional winter sightseeing, shopping and touring in and around the capital.
Day 1: Whitehorse
Transfer to your hotel located in the heart of the city, not far from the banks of the Yukon River. Whitehorse is small and easy to explore on foot or by vehicle. Later in the evening we set out to the AuroraCentre where we’ll seek the sight of northern lights. Overnight Hotel in Whitehorse.
Day 2: Whitehorse
In the late morning you will discover the sights of Whitehorse, historic and yet trendy, on a city tour with character. Visit the SS Klondike National Historic Site; among the last of the great paddle wheelers that plied the Yukon River system until the 1950’s, the Old Log Church; the oldest building in Whitehorse, the unique Log Cabin Skyscraper; a three story tower made completely out of logs. And when you’ve seen all these top sites, Main Street is perfect for strolling and shopping with its shops galleries and café’s. We will visit the Yukon Wildlife Preserve for close views of many of the Yukon’s large mammal species including elk, moose, mule deer, caribou, Dall’s sheep, mountain goats, bison and even the musk-ox of the high Arctic, all in their natural surroundings. Not far from the preserve is Takhini Hotsprings where you can indulge yourself in the natural hotsprings and relax in a breathtaking summer mountain setting. After a relaxed dinner in Whitehorse, you’ll be back on the road again, this time to seek views of the stunning Northern Lights. Relax in sheltered comfort, or under the starry sky beside a warm fire at one of our tailor-made aurora viewing locations. Overnight Hotel in Whitehorse.
Day 3: Whitehorse
Day free for optional sightseeing and touring. * In the winter season you have the option to try one of the many Yukon winter activities. You’ll get the chance to experience Jack London’s Yukon while experiencing the region’s most popular sport, dog sledding! After a detailed safety briefing and hooking up the dogs, you’ll soon be on your way along the shores of a frozen alpine lake, surrounded by snowy mountains. Buck and White Fang will spring to mind as you feel the power and endurance of the love able Alaskan huskies, with their steamy breath curling above their ears and the hiss of the sled whisking over the trail. * In the summer/fall season you have the option to experience the beautiful scenery of Kluane National Park or the stunning vista of White Pass on the way to Skagway on one of the available day tours. Later in the evening we set out once more to the Aurora Center where we’ll seek the sight of northern lights. Overnight Hotel in Whitehorse.
Day 4: Whitehorse
Transfer to the airport.
- Duration: 4 Days /3 Nights
- Type: Private Tour
- Run: Every day
- Pick-up: 08:00 am
- Accommodation at Whitehorse 3.5-star hotel
- Expert guidance on the entire trip
- Additional Services
- Aurora Viewing evening tours
- Welcome & City tour
- Wildlife & Hot Srings tour
- International flights not included.
- Insurance is not included
- Meals are not included in this tour
- Dog Sledding Tour
- Snowmobiling Tour
- Additional Services
- Meals Optional tours
- Personal extras
- Outdoor winter clothing (rental available)
- Transport is not included