Yukon Aurora Borealis Experience

Experience the breathtaking Aurora Borealis on a winter holiday designed to delight and inspire.  Far from the hustle and bustle of city lights lies the Northern Lights Resort & Spa, one of the top locations in the Yukon to view the elusive Northern Lights.  Enjoy daily winter activities such as snowshoeing and dogsledding before enjoying gourmet dinners, then it’s on to evening Aurora viewings from the outdoor Jacuzzi or deck.  You’ll have a front-row seat to nature’s most spectacular show!

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The Itinerary

Day 1

Upon your arrival at the airport in Vancouver, you will walk to the hotel located inside the Vancouver International Airport. Accommodations are at the Fairmont Vancouver Airport in a Fairmont Room.

Day 2

This morning, you will walk to the Main Terminal for your flight to Whitehorse (the commercial flight is not included in this package). There, you will be picked up and whisked into town to get outfitted in your winter rental clothing before being delivered to the lodge. Once you’ve settled in, enjoy a home-style dinner and your first northern lights experience. Accommodations are at the Northern Lights Resort & Spa in a Lodge Room.

Day 3

After enjoying a hearty European-style breakfast, explore the Whitehorse Valley with your team of Alaskan huskies during a half-day dogsledding adventure! Your afternoon is at leisure at the Lodge to enjoy a spa treatment or relax in the hot tub. Enjoy another fabulous meal before the evening’s spectacular nature show. Accommodations are at the Northern Lights Resort & Spa in a Lodge Room.

Day 4

Today, you will hike the Yukon backcountry during a 3-hour guided snowshoeing tour. Take in the dramatic panoramic views of the Yukon River valley and surrounding mountain range. After spending time in the sauna and sitting down to another three-course dinner, enjoy sipping a hot drink as you view the aurora borealis on your final night. Accommodations are at the Northern Lights Resort & Spa in a Lodge Room.

Day 5

After breakfast, it’s time to make the drive back to the Whitehorse Airport for your departure flight back to Vancouver (the commercial flight is not included in your package). Upon arrival in Vancouver, you will be transported by sedan to your hotel in downtown Vancouver. Accommodations are at the Sheraton Wall Centre in a Traditional Room.

Day 6

Enjoy a day of sightseeing in Vancouver at your leisure: visit 1,000-acre Stanley Park, the famous Vancouver Aquarium, historic Chinatown, or the public market on Granville Island; go shopping on elegant Robson Street; or work out like a local by taking on the “Grouse Grind” mountain climb. Accommodations are at the Sheraton Wall Centre in a Traditional Room.

Day 7

Today you will be transported from your hotel to the Vancouver Airport in time for your departing flight. Safe travels!

The Route

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