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5 DAY DISCOVER WHITEHORSE IN THE WINTER BUBBLE TOUR

CODE
BBDWW
STARTING FROM
$1,415 CAD
PLACES VISITED
Whitehorse
WINTER ADVENTURE AND AURORA VIEWING IN THE YUKON
Explore the magic of the Yukon this winter with wide open space to explore. Discover adventures of snowshoeing in the Yukon wilderness, dog sledding through the Whitehorse area backcountry, view the spectacular Aurora Borealis and learn about local cultures and traditions. Travel with your close family or friends bubble on this carefully crafted tour to minimize COVID risks and maximize experiences.
Start Location: Whitehorse End Location: Whitehorse
TOP HIGHLIGHTS
  • Explore the Yukon capital city of Whitehorse
  • Snowshoeing adventure through the Yukon wilderness
  • 2 nights of Aurora viewing
  • Dog Sledding in the Whitehorse area backcountry
  • Mcbride Museum visit
  • Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre
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ITINERARY
Day 1: Arrive in Whitehorse

Welcome to Whitehorse, the capital city of Canada’s Yukon Territory. Named the Wilderness City, it is nestled on the banks of the famous Yukon River surrounded by mountains and pristine lakes. Upon arrival in Whitehorse, we will be met at the airport and transferred to our hotel in the heart of downtown, with a short introductory city tour along the way. The remainder of our evening is spent at leisure.
Overnight: Whitehorse
Day 2: Snowshoeing and Aurora Borealis Viewing

This morning, we enjoy a delicious breakfast before getting bundled up for an exciting Snowshoeing Adventure! Snowshoeing is one of the best ways to enjoy the tranquility of the Yukon wilderness and to photograph the stunning Yukon landscape. Today we get to strap on a pair of lightweight modern snowshoes and experience the rugged backcountry just like the gold miners, trappers and fur traders of days gone by. We visit a scenic location in the Whitehorse area backcountry. No Yukon winter vacation is complete without viewing the Aurora Borealis cascading across the Yukon night sky. Tonight, we have time to spend at leisure before heading out for our first night of Aurora Viewing. We travel away from the city lights to witness the amazing Aurora Borealis (The Northern Lights), where we stay in warm chambers and look up at the night sky. Throughout our time spent there, we can enjoy hot drinks and late-night snacks.
Overnight: Whitehorse
Meals: Breakfast
Day 3: Dog Sledding and Aurora Borealis Viewing

This morning, we head out to enjoy a fun-filled morning experiencing one of the Yukon’s traditional winter forms of transportation ... Dog Sledding! After meeting our teams of Alaskan huskies, you’ll assist in harnessing and hooking them up to the sled, and then we’ll hit the trail! We’ll take a gentle ride through the serene Whitehorse area backcountry, allowing us to take in the majesty and beauty of the Yukon. Tonight, we have time to spend at leisure before another night of Aurora Viewing.
Overnight: Whitehorse
Meals: Breakfast
Day 4: Whitehorse

Following a hearty breakfast at our hotel, we spend some time this morning at leisure, before walking over to MacBride Museum, where we will try our hand at Gold Panning. Keep an eye out for any pieces of gold in your pans, as you get to keep what you find! This afternoon, we will make our way to Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre. Situated on the banks of the Chu Nínkwän (Yukon River), the Cultural Centre is a place where we celebrate the heritage and contemporary way of life of the Kwanlin Dün First Nation. Here, we gather in this cultural home to share stories and experiences from ancestors dating back thousands of years, and learn more about indigenous traditions, customs, and way of life. Here we will enjoy some entertainment by local indigenous artisans and performers. Our final night in Whitehorse is spent at leisure, with time to enjoy each other’s company and share our favourite moments of our trip!
Overnight: Whitehorse
Meals: Breakfast
Day 5: Depart Whitehorse

This morning following breakfast, we will be transferred to Whitehorse International Airport for our departure flight home, taking with us great memories of the Yukon and our time spent together learning about culture, wildlife, and truly experiencing what the North has to offer.
Meals: Breakfast
DATES & PRICES
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Feb
Mar
ACCOMMODATION
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END PLACE
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Minimum 6 passengers
Whitehorse
Whitehorse
$1,435 CAD
Minimum 8 passengers
Whitehorse
Whitehorse
$1,420 CAD
Minimum 10 passengers
Whitehorse
Whitehorse
$1,415 CAD
All prices are per person based on double occupancy and subject to local taxes - GST, PST or HST.

* Rates may vary based on dates and availability at time of booking. This package is fully customizable. Rates for a modified tour are available on request.
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • 4 nights of accommodation (3-4 star)
  • Local ground transportation in Whitehorse on day 2 and 3
  • Services of a local guide on day 2 and 3
  • Airport transfers on day 1 and 5
  • Activities and sightseeing as noted
  • Breakfast daily
EXCLUSIONS
  • Gratuities to drivers (recommended $3-$4 per person per day)
  • Gratuities to guides (recommended $5-$7 per person per day)
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Activities and meals not listed
  • Credit card payment fees, where applicable
  • Airfare and travel insurance

Why Take An Anderson Tour?

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Space To Breathe We never max out buses even if we use the same size bus as the competition.
All Inclusive No hidden expenses along the way. Competitors offer activities as an extra - we don't

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Tour Questions

What is the maximum number of travellers in a group?

Anderson Vacations specializes in Small Group Fully Escorted tours. If the tour is classified as a 'Classic Tour', up to of 24 persons may join the tour although tours commonly travel with anywhere between 18 to 24 travellers. However, if the tour is classified as a 'Tour of Distinction, only up to of 18 persons join the tour and many Tours of Distinction travel with 12 to 18 travellers.

What are Guaranteed Departures?

After dreaming about travel to an exciting destination, arranging for time off work, booking your flights the last thing you need is for your trip to be cancelled. Anderson vacation's Pre-Guaranteed tours take the uncertainty away from planning your travel and give you peace of mind to book our tours. Pre-Guaranteed Tours are group tours that we have already confirmed as certain to travel on the specified date. All 'Guaranteed Tours' will travel except in the event of a natural disaster or a catastrophic event that is beyond our control. They may already have the minimum number of people booked or else are tours that are known to be popular. Select departures of many tours are 'Pre- Guaranteed'.

What is the average age of passengers for this tour?

Our tours are suitable for all age demographics. The average age of travelers is typically 45+

How physically demanding is this tour? Are you able to accommodate people with mobility restrictions/limitations?

Some tours are mainly coach based and may not be physically demanding while others may require walking inclines or on rough surfaces to access interesting locations. Please check with us and your booking agent carefully and discuss your mobility restrictions before completing any tour booking to ensure this style of travel is right for you.

How much luggage should I bring?

Each passenger may bring one large suitcase and one carry-on bag. The weight limit for baggage is 20 kilograms or about 40 pounds. Baggage handling is provided at the hotels in our tour packages but there may be places where you will be required to wheel in your bags for quicker access. Be sure to advise our reservations staff if you will be bringing additional items such as a cane, walker or wheelchair. You may also bring one small soft-sided carry-on bag, which should easily fit into the overhead shelf of a coach. Each person is responsible for his/her own carryon luggage. Remember to check your airline baggage restrictions if you are flying, as they may differ from Anderson Vacations guidelines.

What is your recommended spending amount for non-included meals?

The suggested allowance for non-included meals is $40.00 – $60.00 CAD per day (with tipping).

Can you accommodate passengers with dietary restrictions (food allergies, vegan, vegetarian etc.)?

Yes, but within reason. There are many meals included on our fully escorted tours. Please inform us of any dietary restrictions at the time of booking so we can ensure there are alternative meal choices.
Booking & Flight Questions

Do you arrange airport transfers?

Yes! We can help with booking airport transfers for you in most locations at a reasonable extra cost. Several tours have airport transfers already included. Please ask for details.

Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

Yes! We can certainly assist with booking additional nights of hotel accommodation for you before and after your fully escorted tour. Please inquire for further information and prices.

Can you assist with booking airline flights?

Yes! We can help with booking your flights for you. We do not recommend you book any flights until you receive your booking confirmation from Anderson Vacations including specific confirmation that your tour is 'Guaranteed'. Please be aware that you may be liable for airline cancellation costs should your tour not become guaranteed and your travel dates need to be amended or cancelled.

I am a solo traveler. Is there a single surcharge?

There are options for single travelers to join most tours. Solo travellers can choose to pay a Single Supplement and have their own room throughout the tour. For those willing to share with a co-traveller of the same gender, we have a Twin Share option that is offered for most tours where you share a hotel rooms with another same gender traveller. No Single Supplement payment is charged to you in this case.

Is it possible to book a triple share accommodation?

Yes, it is possible to book triple share accommodations on select trips. Please inquire about this option, as prices and availability varies from tour to tour.

Can we book this tour with our exclusive group?

Anderson Vacations works with many private groups and helps to customize a tour to travellers needs. Please ask us for details.

Are gratuities included in the tour cost?

For convenience, gratuities for local guides and meals that are specified in the itinerary are included in the tour price. For meals not included in your tour package please remember that it is customary to tip your server 10-20% in North America. Gratuities for your Coach Driver (where appropriate)and Tour Director are entirely at your discretion. We recommend about CDN $5.00 per person, per day, for your Driver and CDN$7.00 per person, per day for your Tour Leader.
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Seasoned Tour Guides Get a deeper understanding with storytelling tailored to your interests.
Space To Breathe We never max out buses even if we use the same size bus as the competition.
All Inclusive No hidden expenses along the way. Competitors offer activities as an extra - we don't
CLASSIC TOURS

The style our travellers have enjoyed for over 20 years, these tours feature inclusive itineraries to popular destinations including the 'must see' sites and attractions. Led by an expert Tour Leader, you will enjoy comfortable accommodation, and coach transport throughout the journey.

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TOURS OF DISTINCTION

These tours are defined by their incomparably unique itineraries, featuring 'off the beaten path' destinations and immersive experiences. An intimate group size allows us to stay in smaller, centrally located, unique and boutique style inns, lodges and hotels, utilize traditional local transportation and dive deep into each destination's local culture and traditions.

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CUSTOM TRIPS

These travel experiences are fully customizable to better fit your needs. Every itinerary is created based on your comfort level, accommodation choices, and personal interests. Whether you are looking for a rail adventure, self drive holiday, unique experiences, or a short city stay our team will work with you on combining accommodation, transportation, and activities based on your preferences to create the perfect itinerary for you.

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BUBBLE TOURS

Types of Bubble Tours: Independent Travel (FIT), Self-Drive Small Custom Groups limited to 12 persons

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