The only major interruption to the rivers smooth journey is the mighty Five Finger Rapids, once a major navigation problem for the large paddle wheelers. Around the camp fire we will hear about the solution found for this problem and some interesting stories about the first river travelers. At the confluence of the Yukon and Klondike rivers we find the settlement of Dawson City, the famous gold rush town of the Yukon. We stay two days in Dawson, relax in a fine hotel and relive the history of the gold rush and the tales of Jack London and Robert Service.
Day 1: Arrival Whitehorse. Meet the group members and drive via Klondike Highway to Carmacks.
Days 2 - 10: Carmacks - Yukon River. Start of this exciting canoe tour in Carmacks down the Yukon River. We are spending 10 days on this mighty river, traveling over 400 kilometer and exploring the vast hinterlands of the Yukon.
Day 11: Dawson City. We arrive in Dawson City, the historic gold town and home of many old legends. A visit to the Jack London and Robert Service cabins, the theater and the Diamond Tooth Gerties Gambling hall are on the program. A highlight is the drive into Bonanza and Eldorado Creeks where e visit an active gold mine. Two hotel overnights in Dawson City.
Day 12: Dawson City - Whitehorse. Via Klondike Highway the van takes us back to Whitehorse, where we overnight again in a hotel.
Day 13: Departure Whitehorse Transfer to airport or connecting program.
- Airport Shuttle in Whitehorse
- Canoe rental and transportation
- 2 person tents and camping equipment (9 nights)
- All meals on canoe trip
- Overland transportation
- 2 nights hotel accommodation in Dawson City
- 1 night hotel accommodation in Whitehorse
- Historic tour in Dawson City
- Expert guidance on the entire trip.
- Meals in hotels
- Fishing license
- Personal extras.
Double Room/Tent: CAD 2,095.00
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