ALASKA AND YUKON – 22 Days | June 7, June 8, June 9, 2018
- Single $6,099
- Double $4,399
Meals Include: • 9 Breakfasts • Lunch at Muncho Lake • Picnic Lunch • Lunch on Prince William Sound • Welcome Dinner • Salmon Bake at Alaskaland • 1 Fehr-Way Dinner
Print Tour – Alaska and Yukon
June 7 – Winnipeg (Join Day 1)
June 8 – Saskatoon* (Join Day 2)
June 9 – Edmonton* (Join Day 3)
*Saskatchewan and Alberta passengers: Pick up locations along the Trans-Canada Highway from Winnipeg to Edmonton. Call for pricing.
DEPOSIT: $500.00 per person, plus optional travel insurance due at booking. Final payment due 45 days before departure date.
Fly-in option available to Edmonton and from Calgary. Call for Pricing.
DAY 1 WINNIPEG – SASKATOON The Land of the Midnight Sun awaits as we start our journey.
DAY 2 SASKATOON – EDMONTON Travel through Saskatchewan to the capital of Alberta, Edmonton. En route we stop to view North America’s largest Easter egg.
DAY 3 EDMONTON – FORT ST. JOHN Travelling through the farmlands of Peace River country, we reach Dawson Creek and Milepost 0; the official beginning of the 1523 mile long Alaska Highway that continues to Fairbanks, Alaska. Tonight, break the ice with your fellow travellers at a welcome dinner.
DAY 4 FORT ST. JOHN – FORT NELSON Today, we continue along the Prophet River Valley to Fort Nelson, British Columbia.
DAY 5 FORT NELSON – WATSON LAKE A scenic drive brings us to an elevation of 4,156 feet and the blue-green waters of Summit Lake. Enjoy a Lunch served in a log style chalet at Muncho Lake. After a relaxing dip at Liard Hot Springs, we continue to Watson Lake and the Sign Post Forest – a collection of signs started by a homesick soldier in 1942, while building the Alcan Highway. You are welcome to bring your own sign to put up in the forest.
DAY 6 WATSON LAKE – WHITEHORSE View the deep green waters of Miles Canyon before arriving in Whitehorse, capital of the Yukon – a stopover for prospectors on their trek to the Klondike gold fields.
DAY 7 WHITEHORSE – DAWSON CITY
(2 NIGHTS)We’re on the ‘Trail of 98’ en route to the heart of the Klondike, Dawson City. We pass by Lake Laberge – made famous by Robert Service’s poem, “The Cremation of Sam McGee.” Enjoy a Picnic Lunch while exploring this frontier area.
DAY 8 DAWSON CITY On our Tour of Dawson City, we learn the history of this gold rush town and try our luck panning for gold. Spend the afternoon at your leisure. You will notice that many buildings have been restored to reflect life during the gold rush days. If you’re looking for live entertainment and gaming, visit Diamond Tooth Gerties.
DAY 9 DAWSON CITY – FAIRBANKS
(2 NIGHTS)Today, we travel the Top of the World Highway, which offers panoramic views of Canada’s ruggedly beautiful and unspoiled Yukon Territory. Visit the North Pole’s Santa Claus House before arriving in Fairbanks for two nights.
DAY 10 FAIRBANKS A cruise aboard the Stern Wheeler Discovery awaits this morning. Aboard, we stop to visit an Athabascan Indian Village Simulation and listen as the ship’s guides discuss the wildlife, history and customs of the area. Enjoy a savoury salmon bake this evening at Alaskaland– a truly authentic culinary experience. Then on to a musical comedy show at the Palace Theatre, ending your night with laughter.
DAY 11 FAIRBANKS – ANCHORAGE (2 NIGHTS) We continue along the George Parks Highway along the edge of Denali National Park. On clear days you have an incredible view of Mount McKinley, North America’s highest peak at 20,320 feet! Next, we’ll make our way to Alaska’s largest city, Anchorage, stopping along the way for photo opportunities at the Alaska Veteran’s Memorial and the Iditarod Dog-Sled Headquarters.
DAY 12 ANCHORAGE Journey to the head of the Passage Canal, Whittier, and board a deluxe Catamaran. As we Cruise to College and Harriman Fjords in Prince William Sound, you’ll be able to view as many as 26 glaciers hanging over tidewaters. Lunch is included aboard the cruise today.
DAY 13 ANCHORAGE – TOK We will drive through the Matanuska Valley and along the edge of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park as we continue our journey to Tok. Along the way, stop at The Musk Ox Farm for a short tour. These once-endangered animals have the finest wool in the world.
DAY 14 TOK – WHITEHORSE (2 NIGHTS) While driving along the shores of Kluane Lake we will enjoy views of Kluane National Park; our loop of the Alaska Highway is now finished, and we have returned to Whitehorse.
DAY 15 WHITEHORSE All aboard the historic White Pass and Yukon Railway, made famous by gold seekers on their way to the Yukon gold fields. Waterfalls and forested mountains make this a memorable, scenic train ride.
DAY 16 WHITEHORSE – DEASE LAKE Travelling south along the shortest route from Yukon, we pass through the mountainous Cassiar Range.
DAY 17 DEASE LAKE – SMITHERS Continuing on the Cassiar Highway, we arrive in Smithers for the night.
DAY 18 SMITHERS – PRINCE GEORGE The famous Yellowhead Route, takes us through vast forests and sparkling rivers to Prince George where we will enjoy a Fehr-Way Dinner.
DAY 19 PRINCE GEORGE – HINTON Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, lies before us this morning as we travel east into Jasper National Park. Spend some time in Jasper before continuing to Hinton for the night.
DAY 20 HINTON – CALGARY This morning, we travel the Icefields Parkway South, passing through the spectacular Columbia Icefield before stopping at the jewels of the Rocky Mountains, Lake Louise and Banff. The city of Calgary awaits your arrival.
DAY 21 CALGARY – MOOSE JAW Continue eastward, with the splendour of the Rocky Mountains at our backs, the rolling hills of Alberta around us, and the prairies of Saskatchewan stretching out ahead.
DAY 22 MOOSE JAW – WINNIPEG Many pleasant memories travel with us, as we return home from the last great frontier – Alaska and Yukon.
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