With short winter days and easy access from Vancouver, the Yukon in Northern Canada is the perfect place to sit out under a clear sky and watch the Aurora Borealis
• International flights with Air Transat based on London Gatwick in economy class
• Includes seat selection on Air Transat flights only
• Internal flights to Whitehorse
• 3 nights Northern lights viewing
• 3 nights in Vancouver
• Grouse Mountain admission ticket included
• Whitehorse city tour
• Wildlife preserve and Takhini Hot Springs tour (between Oct 1st and Nov 30th only)
Why not upgrade your flights to Club Class on your Air Transat Flights
Treat yourself and upgrade your hotel to a deluxe or luxury accommodation
Day 1 Arrive in Vancouver
After landing, transfer to your downtown Vancouver hotel. Enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Pacific Coast city. Overnight in Vancouver.
Day 2 Vancouver – Whitehorse
Head to Vancouver Airport for your internal flight to Whitehorse. Upon arrival at Whitehorse you will be greeted by a local representative of the Northern Tales Travel services, who will welcome you to the Yukon and transfer you to your hotel. Once checked in, you will receive an orientation meeting describingvwhat to expect during your stay. The rest of the day is yours until your first evening before viewing the Aurora Borealis. Overnight in Whitehorse.
Day 3 - 5 Whitehorse
Enjoy 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 and will have an opportunity to view the Aurora Borealis every evening of your stay. While waiting lights to appear guests are invited to sit at a roaring bonfire, roast marshmallows, have tea or hot chocolate whilst chatting to local guides or tying our snow shoeing,tobogganing on a small hill.Included in the package is a visit to the Yukon Wildlife Preserve, where you have the opportunity to view and photograph wildlife in its natural habitat. Dall sheep, Bighorn sheep, mountain goats, mule deer, wapiti (elk), woodland caribou, wood bison, musk-ox, moose and even lynx can all be seen on this tour. To cap of a great day, you will also travel to the nearby Takhini Hot Springs (admission included) to take advantage of the outdoor springs pool which provides a warm sanctuary amid the cold weather – it’s a must do while visiting Whitehorse! Overnight in Whitehorse.
Day 6 Whitehorse to Vancouver
Your Yukon experience comes to an end. Find those last Yukon souvenirs before your early evening flight back to Vancouver. Overnight in Vancouver.
Day 7 Vancouver
All good things must come to an end. Enjoy Vancouver before heading to the airport for your flight home.Want to alter anything?
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Selected departure dates between August and April 2020
Price based on London Gatwick departure, call for other departure airports
Please note prices and availability are subject to change