Yukon: North of Ordinary 2018

YUKA Magical and Mysterious Discovery in Canada's Rugged Northwest

  NEW FOR 2018  

8 Days 7 Nights • 14 Meals

Jul 22-29

Depart/Return: Vancouver, BC

Price Per Person: Double: $2,497; Single: $2,995

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About the Tour

CTD and the experts at Yukon: North of Ordinary MagazineTM are thrilled to introduce you to the wonders, natural beauty and rugged character of Canada’s western-most territory.

Starting in the capital of Whitehorse, travel through pristine landscapes by waterways and the scenic White Pass & Yukon rail routes, discover the First Nations roots of this diverse region, and meet people who thrive amid sometimes harsh conditions and living with nature. Local Yukonners/Yukonnais will share their knowledge of forestry, natural cooking, outdoors living, wildlife care, ancient indigenous cultures and much more. Also visit Atlin BC, "Beyond Belief". It’s an adventurous trip in a “larger than life” place you won’t soon forget!



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Tour Highlights

  • Unpack for 6 nights in Whitehorse
  • Round-trip flight from Vancouver to Whitehorse included
  • Scenic ride and lunch on White Pass & Yukon RR to Lake Bennett
  • Forest-to-table dinner & guided forest walk by Boreal Chef Michele Genest
  • Visit world-renowned artisans in Atlin, BC
  • Meet expert musher, Michelle Phillips at Tutshi Sled Dogs
  • Learn about indigenous cultures at Kwäday Dän Kenji, an outdoor museum
  • Picnic in beautiful Kluane National Park


Optional Excursions/Extensions

DAY 3 Option: Takinhi Hot Springs

Enjoy a relaxing soak in the mineral-rich natural hot springs (37°and 42° Celsius) of Takinhi Hot Springs, as Yukonners have for centuries. Price Per Person: $30

DAY 5 Option: Paddle the Yukon

Explore the Yukon River as the gold miners did over a century ago on a guided canoe ride. A guide will assist with paddling as you travel through portions of Miles Canyon and into Schwatka Lake. Price Per Person: $85


Helpful Information

Average Temps:

high upper-60s / low upper 40s (July)

Time Zone: Pacific in Vancouver/Mountain in Yukon

Arrival Time: Schedule your flight to arrive by 5:00 p.m. on Day 1.

Departure Time: Schedule your flight home anytime after 11:45 a.m. on Day 8.

Airport Info: Starting hotel offers 24-hour complimentary shuttle service.

Vehicle Parking: TBD

Walking Distance: Moderate walking is required to fully enjoy this tour. Some walking can be on uneven surfaces.

Currency: Canadian Dollar

Hotel Amenities Include: Hair dryers, irons, ironing boards, coffee makers.

Travel Protection Available?: Yes, see About Travel Protection.

Terms & Conditions: Tour reservations are subject to the terms and conditions outlined by Country Travel DISCOVERIES on our website at Terms & Conditions.

Groups: Have a group? We can make your group's vacation cost-effective and easy, with discounts for groups as small as five and other benefits. Learn more at Country Travel DISCOVERIES for Groups.

Additional Information: Dress on tour is casual. Due to the rustic nature of the Canadian Yukon, restroom facilities found at rural stops may at times be of the port-o-let or pit toilet variety.

Further information is mailed upon receipt of your reservation. A total of three mailings are sent to assist you in preparing for your tour…Get Ready, Get Set and Go! Our “Get Ready” packet is sent confirming your reservation. Our “Get Set” packet provides further details approximately 90 days prior to departure with important details regarding making your travel arrangements. Finally, our “Go” packet arrives 2-3 weeks before departure containing all your final documents.

Updates: Updates to this document are available from our Discovery Reservations Team, and will be posted online at www.CountryTravelDiscoveries.com/YNoO


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YNO WPR Credit Allison Haas 800

 Images on this page (from top): Bennett Lake Station off the Chilkook Trail (©Government of Yukon); SS Klondike (©Government of Yukon); White Pass Railroad (Allison Haas)





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