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A Taste of Alaska & Yukon Self-Drive

13 days from €3,835pp

Includes flights
What is tailor made? Customised itinerary | Every trip is unique | Flexible accommodation options | Designed to your budget

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Itinerary highlights

  • Discover Whitehorse, the capital of the Yukon Territory, with its museums, shops and many activities.

  • Explore the fascinating little town of Skagway, discovering its Victorian wooden buildings and learning about its pivotal role during the gold rush.

  • Take the ferry over to the pretty little town of Haines.

  • Explore the monumental peaks of Kluane National Park.

Price includes

Scheduled international and domestic flights
Fully insured vehicle hire
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  • Vancouver
  • Whitehorse
  • Skagway
  • Haines
  • Haines Junction
  • Whitehorse
  • Vancouver

Itinerary idea in detail

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Includes international flights from Ireland.

Day 1 Vancouver

International outbound flight , Vancouver

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Vancouver. Overnight in Vancouver - arguably Canada's most beautiful and interesting city.

Day 2 Whitehorse

Vancouver , Whitehorse

Make your way out to the airport this morning for your flight up to the Yukon. On arrival in Whitehorse you collect your hire car and make the short journey to your accommodation for the night.

Day 3 Whitehorse

Whitehorse

Spend a day relaxing after your flight. You may wish to visit the Beringia Interpretive Centre, stroll along the banks of the Yukon River, visit the SS Klondike or take a white water rafting trip.

Day 4 Skagway

Whitehorse , Skagway

Drive from Whitehorse over the border to Skagway in Alaska. You will drive past the stunning iridescent lakes of southern Yukon and through breathtaking mountain scenery.

Day 5 Skagway

Skagway

Enjoy a full day to explore the small historic town of Skagway. Lying at the entrance to the Chilkoot Trail, the town rose to prominence during the Yukon gold rush of the late 1890s, and you can still visit a gold rush era tavern.

Day 6 Haines

Skagway , Haines

Board the ferry in Skagway for the short and scenic crossing, across the Lynn Canal, to Haines. The afternoon is free to explore the little town.

Day 7 Haines

Haines

Spend a day exploring the pretty town of Haines. There are plenty of crafts shops to wander around or, alternatively, you may wish to take an optional trip to Glacier Bay.

Day 8 Haines Junction

Haines , Haines Junction

Drive north from Haines, back into Canada, to the little town of Haines Junction. The afternoon is free for you to go cycling, canoeing or perhaps go walking.

Accommodation

Day 9 Haines Junction

Haines Junction

Enjoy a day to relax in the vicinity of Kluane National Park. The park itself is a vast wilderness that includes Canada's highest mountains and prolific wildlife. There are many walking trails available or you may wish to take a thrilling optional flightseeing trip.

Accommodation

Day 10 Whitehorse

Haines Junction , Whitehorse

Leaving behind the mountains of Kluane, drive east, through the small settlement of Champagne, back to Whitehorse.

Day 11 Vancouver

Whitehorse , Vancouver

Make your way back to Whitehorse airport this morning for your domestic flight returning to Vancouver. On arrival, head back into the city for your final night of a wonderful trip.

Day 12 International return flight

Vancouver , International return flight

Enjoy a final morning in Vancouver then make your way to the airport for your onward flight.

Day 13 International return flight

International return flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.

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