Northern Lights | Whitehorse | Canada
FROM: CAD $4,325 pp

This 4-day all-inclusive small group tour sees you fly north from Vancouver to Yukon, for a dedicated Northern Lights experience. All the Arctic gear and clothing you need is provided. Tour the city of Whitehorse, enjoy an included visit to the Yukon Wildlife Preserve and try your hand at snowmobiling and ice fishing. Spend your evenings searching for the Northern Lights at our remote lodge, far away from light pollution, then fly back to Vancouver.

Inclusions
Itinerary
Prices & Dates

Trip Highlights

Whitehorse - Enjoy a city tour of this peaceful northern city, with free time to further explore
Yukon - Participate on a snowmobile tour, enjoy a fishing demonstration and campfire lunch and partake in several other activities
Yukon Wildlife Preserve - Marvel at an array of wildlife in their natural habitat, great for photo opportunities
Aurora Borealis - Embrace the wonders of the Northern Lights on a nightly basis directly outside of the lodge

Included

3 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 3 gourmet dinners
Services of a licensed local guide for included sightseeing and activities
Roundtrip flights from Vancouver to Whitehorse, with one piece of luggage (Air North)
City tour of Whitehorse
Snowmobile guided tour
Inclusive snowshoes and fat bikes
One piece of luggage and a small backpack or handbag per guest
Note: This tour is operated in conjunction with our trusted partner and you will join travellers from different operators, not solely On The Go
3 nights deluxe lakeside lodge accommodation
Winter clothing provided (boots, pants, parka, gloves and balaclava)
Gourmet dinners and complimentary hot beverages
Yukon Wildlife Preserve admission and tour
Demonstration of ice fishing
Chance to marvel at the Northern Lights every night
Discounted rates on dog sledding when booked in advance

Not Included

International flights & visas
Travel Insurance
Optional activities
Tips for your tour guide - an entirely personal gesture!
Airport transfers
Any meals or drinks not specified in the inclusions
Items of a personal nature

Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Whitehorse!

Vancouver - Whitehorse - Yukon. Head to the Air North check-in counter at Vancouver International Airport's Domestic Terminal for 7:00 a.m. A representative will assist with check-in. Make sure to have your passport ready. After check-in, proceed to the gate.

The flight will then depart for Whitehorse. Relax and enjoy a selection of complimentary snacks onboard. Upon arrival in Whitehorse, a representative will greet us. We will then embark on a tour of Whitehorse city, with allocated time to explore this charming northern city.

Next, we travel approximately 30 km from downtown Whitehorse to the Yukon Wildlife Preserve for a guided tour. There are excellent opportunities to view and photograph wildlife in their natural habitat, including Dall Sheep, Bighorn Sheep, Mountain Goats, Deer, Elk, Woodland Caribou, Wood Bison, Musk-Ox, and Moose, often from close up.

Check in at our accommodation and receive our Arctic winter clothes to keep us snug. In the evening, we will be treated to a gourmet group dinner at the lodge. Later in the night or early morning, there will be an opportunity to view the Northern Lights.

Please note: The Whitehorse tour may take place on Day 4, depending on the final flight schedule.
Overnight: Yukon  |  Dinner

Day 2

Yukon adventures

Yukon. Start your day with an inclusive buffet breakfast. Learn the basics of snowmobiling and partake in a tour led by a professional guide at Marsh Lake. Witness an ice fishing demonstration as your guide lights the campfire to cook lunch in a picturesque setting.

We then head back to the inn to relax after an activity-fuelled day, and enjoy a group gourmet dinner served family-style. Take advantage of the free time by using the hotel’s amenities, which include an outdoor hot tub. The evening is to spend at leisure, with the opportunity to marvel at the Northern Lights right outside the lodge.
Overnight: Yukon  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3

Yukon adventures continued

Yukon. This morning, enjoy another breakfast buffet at the accommodation. If tour-goers have pre-booked a traditional dog sledding tour, they will head out from the lodge after breakfast, with a provided pack lunch. Speak to our team to pre-book this activity.

For tour-goers staying at the inn, spend the free day snowshoeing, using the fat bikes provided by the lodge, or simply unwind and take in the magnificent sights and atmosphere. A home cooked grouped dinner will be provided at the accommodation this evening. Don't miss our final opportunity to view the Northern Lights!

Please note: Half-day sledding is available at the time of booking (additional cost) but there is very limited availability.
Overnight: Yukon  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4

Back to Vancouver

Yukon - Whitehorse - Vancouver. Enjoy a final breakfast at the accommodation. Afterward, pack up belongings and leave the inn, heading to the Whitehorse airport. From there, we will catch an early afternoon flight back to Vancouver, where our tour ends.

Please note: This itinerary is subject to change based on weather conditions. Viewing the Northern Lights is a natural event and cannot be precisely scheduled or guaranteed. This is a sample itinerary and the exact sequence of activities may vary depending on supplier hours and availability.
Breakfast

Prices & Dates

Departure dates noted with a 'G' are guaranteed to operate. All other departure dates are guaranteed with a minimum of 8 persons. 'Twin / Double' prices are per person when there are 2 people sharing a room. 'Single' prices are applicable to all solo travellers, or if your booking party cannot reach the minimum of 2 persons in a room. Single Rooms can also be booked by any other person wanting the comfort and privacy of their own room.

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Guaranteed Departure
2024
Twin Share
Single Room
CAD $4,325
CAD $4,555
CAD $4,325
CAD $4,555

At a Glance

Range
Trip Type
Starts
Vancouver
Ends
Vancouver
Departs
Mondays / Thursdays
Group Size
Min 8 / Max 14
Hotel Rating
3-4 star hotels
Tour Guide
Yes - for included sightseeing
Meals
Breakfast: 3, Lunch: 2, Dinner: 3
Countries
Minimum Age
6 yrs, accompanied by an adult
Arr. Transfer
No
Dep. Transfer
No
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