Travel to the unspoilt wilderness of the beautiful Yukon for cosy lodges, snowy mountain scenery and star filled skies and of course the stunning aurora borealis. This trip, which can be tailored to your exact requirements, is a special trip to the silence and beauty of a true Northern winter. You will return from the natural environment of the Yukon with amazing memories and many stories of snow, huskies and beautiful displays of northern lights.
Canada - Yukon
This package takes you to the amazing wilderness of the Yukon in the Northwest of Canada. The Yukon borders Alaska, Northwest Territories and British Columbia. It is the home of Mount Logan, Canada's highest mountain which sits in the beautiful Kluane National Park. The Arctic Circle crosses through the Yukon. The Yukon is well known for its dramatic wilderness and stunning landscapes. Vast forests, towering mountains, magnificent flora and fauna - The Yukon really is a nature lovers paradise.
This trip is available from September through to March but activities may differ depending on snow conditions.
There are a number of wonderful accommodation options in the Yukon. All have great hospitality and are of a very high standard.
Northern Lights Resort
A selection of rooms and log cabins lovingly designed and furnished to a very high standard. Guests are asked to remove their shoes and make themselves at home which is very easy to do in such a beautiful setting. Cabins and rooms with stunning views of the surrounding wilderness and snow-covered peaks with access to outdoor hot tubs, small spa area. Bed and breakfast or half board options. This accommodation is perfect for couples or families.
Takhini River Lodge
Elegant individually designed bedrooms with a superior personalised service in a cosy and comfortable lodge. Bed and breakfast or half board options are both available in this wonderful accommodation option. This accommodation is perfect for discerning couples who want a bit of extra luxury and some delicious food!
Comfortable cottage accommodation with superb views of the surrounding wilderness. A great place for aurora watching especially as there is a specially designed ‘aurora viewing cottage’ with access to hot drinks and marshmallows to toast on the fire. The cottages vary in size but are most suitable for families who wish to self-cater. The retreat has an outdoor hot tub, sauna and steam room to relax in after a busy day of activities!
If you have a winter activity that you are particularly interested in such as cross-country skiing or ice fishing please ask as there are many options in the Yukon during the winter period. As all our trips are tailor-made we are sure to be able to offer you a range activities you will enjoy. Activities available include:
Snowshoeing is simply a winter walking made easier! It allows you to make fresh tracks in the snow. It is not a technical activity and everyone can do it. It allows you to enjoy the beautiful wilderness of the area without thinking about where you are walking or getting too tired.
Hiking in Kluane
Strap on your snowshoes and head into the Kluane National Park. The national park is home to Mount Logan, Canada’s highest mountain as well as glaciers and some 105 species of birds!
Experience some of the most beautiful Yukon wilderness on a trip with your team of Alaskan huskies. Learn to drive your own team or if you would prefer to just lay back and enjoy the view please just ask. A must do activity for a true winter experience!
Experience the thrill of a snowmobile journey as you travel through the winding trails and across beautiful exapanses of the Yukons wilderness.
Flights to your chosen destination are not included in your package. However we will always include details of the most suitable flights in our opinion to match your tailor-made itinerary. We cooperate with Dial-A-Flight to assist you in making your flight bookings. However, flights can be booked independently and through your choice of carrier which increases flexibility and allows you to continue to travel with your preferred airlines.
There are a number extras that we can offer to compliment or extend your trip.
Extend your trip with a stopover and explore the beautiful city of Vancouver. This vibrant stopover offers amazing opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast as well as those who want to explore the cosmopolitan and diverse city centre. A beautiful sea-port city surrounded by mountains is well worth a stop on your way to the Yukon!
No1 Traveller Lounges
If your flying from selected airports why not start your holiday off in style with No1Traveller airport lounges. These award winning luxury airport lounges offer everything the discerning traveller needs from freshly prepared complimentary food and drink to wifi or even a spa! Contact us today to arrange your access and start your holiday in style.
Clothing and Footwear Package
The cost of buying the winter clothing recommended for your trip can easily add up. To help out Off the Map Travel has teamed up with Expedition Kit Hire to provide top of the range Northern Lights clothing and footwear rental package. Including all the recommend items this package is a great way to get everything needed at a fraction of the price it would cost to buy.
All of our trips are completely tailor-made so this is simply an example package. The above tour starts from £1999 per person based on 2 adults travelling for 7 nights. Simply Contact Us with your requirements and we will provide you with a tailor-made personal itinerary.
The vast open wilderness of the Yukon is something that you will never forget and that many people fall in love with meaning they return time and time again.
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We do not sell off-the-shelf packages and all the examples you see are exactly that, examples. All of our packages are tailor-made to our customers exact requirements and we endeavour to do this as promptly as possible. Giving us as many details as possible about your holiday requirements will ensure your package is tailored to your personal needs and wishes and therefore will ensure a great time is had by your whole group.
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