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Yukon and Alaska Explorer

Combine Canada’s rugged Yukon with dramatic Alaska. Marvel at nature’s greatest spectacle: the magical Northern Lights, and immerse yourself in the culture of the Inuit people.

What's included

• International flights with Air Transat based on London Gatwick in economy class
• Includes seat selection on Air Transat flights only
• Return internal flights from Vancouver to Whitehorse
• Accommodation for 14 nights
• Car Hire (Standard SUV, including Loss Damage Waiver, Up to C$2m third party liability insurance, windshield and tyre insurance, 260 km per day, one additional driver, all applicable taxes)
• 1 hour flightseeing tour of Kluane National Park
• Full day White Pass & Yukon route sightseeing tour
• A personalised Canada Roadbook containing essential travel information and day-by-day routing maps

Upgrades
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Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival 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. Collect your car hire. Overnight in Whitehorse.

Day 3 Whitehorse – Haine’s Junction (154 km)

Head west through small villages situated on the edge of the massive Kluane National Park. Overnight in Haine’s Junction.

Day 4 Haine’s Junction – Beaver Creek (291 km)

Continue west, stopping just short of the international border. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Beaver Creek.

Day 5 Beaver Creek – Fairbanks (500 km)

Crossing into the USA, travel the Alaska Highway en route to Fairbanks located less than 200km south of the Arctic Circle. Overnight in Fairbanks.

Day 6 Fairbanks – Denali National Park (265 km)

Today’s route takes you along the George Parks Highway on to Denali National Park. Overnight close to Denali National Park.

Day 7 Denali National Park

Explore the hiking trails that wind through the park.Wildlife can often be spotted from the access roads.Overnight close to Denali National Park.

Day 8 Denali National Park – Anchorage (380 km)

Continue your adventure southbound, traversing vast woodlands of spruce, birch and aspen to Alaska’s largest city, Anchorage. Overnight in Anchorage.

Day 9 Anchorage

Discover the modern city of Anchorage and its surroundings. End the day on a waterside patio with a dinner of famous Alaskan crab!

Day 10 Anchorage – Tok (520 km)

Travel east along the highways just above the fjords and inlets that help create some of the most dramatic park settings in the north. Overnight in Tok.

Day 11 Tok – Dawson City (300 km)

Striking back towards the border through some of the most untouched wilderness in North America, you pass back over into Canada. Overnight in Dawson City.

Day 12 Dawson City

You can spend the day touring the historic landmarks of Dawson City and the surrounding gold-fields. Overnight in Dawson City.

Day 13 Dawson City – Whitehorse (535 km)

Head back to the southern region of the Yukon. Relax after a long day of driving. Overnight in Whitehorse.

Day 14 Whitehorse

Embark on a full-day scenic trip along the South Klondike before ending in Skagway, Alaska. Return by motor coach. Overnight in Whitehorse.

Day 15 Whitehorse / Vancouver – End of tour

Drop off your car hire at Whitehorse Airport, collect your internal flight back to Vancouver Airport and your connecting flight back home.

Driving Conditions in the Yukon and Alaska

Driving conditions in the Yukon and Alaska can be more demanding than in other Canadian and American destinations. Roads often have unfinished surfaces and road shoulders are usually made of soft gravel. Considerable care should be taken when driving this unique and magnificent part of North America. We recommend that you book a four wheel drive vehicle.

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Please call one of our travel experts on 020 7616 9933 to tell us your requirements

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Dates

Selected departure dates between May and August 2018

Price based on London Gatwick departure. Please call for any other airport.

Please note prices and availability are subject to change

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At a glance


14 nights, 15 days

  • 14 nights accommodation
  • International Flights with Air Transat
  • Seat selection included
  • Internal Flights from Vancouver to Whitehorse
  • 14 days car hire pick up/drop off Whitehorse
  • Full day White Pass & Yukon route sightseeing tour
  • 1 hour flightseeing tour of Kluane National Park
  • Available from London Gatwick Manchester & Glasgow, prices & durations may vary

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Winner of British Travel Awards 2016 - Silver award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)
Winner of British Travel Awards 2016

Silver award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)


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from only £2,926 per person

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At a glance


14 nights, 15 days

  • 14 nights accommodation
  • International Flights with Air Transat
  • Seat selection included
  • Internal Flights from Vancouver to Whitehorse
  • 14 days car hire pick up/drop off Whitehorse
  • Full day White Pass & Yukon route sightseeing tour
  • 1 hour flightseeing tour of Kluane National Park
  • Available from London Gatwick Manchester & Glasgow, prices & durations may vary

Trusted travel partner


Winner of British Travel Awards 2016 - Silver award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)
Winner of British Travel Awards 2016

Silver award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)


Fully protected - We are members of ATOL, ABTA and IATA
Fully Protected

ATOL, ABTA and IATA logos

We are members of ATOL, ABTA and IATA.

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