Explore Canada's most spectacular landscapes with this Arctic Circle Package lasting 8 Days. Whitehorse, Dawson City, Eagle Plains and Inuvik are waiting for you - an experience you won't forget!
Arctic Circle Package: 8 Days
Day 1: Whitehorse
When you land at Whitehorse airport, we'll be waiting for you to start a fantastic 8-day tour of the Canadian Arctic. First of all, we'll take a panoramic tour to get to know the city passing outstanding places in Whitehorse, such as the SS Klondike, Old Long Church or the skyscrapers made of logs.
After this tour, we will take you to the hotel and you'll have the rest of the day free.
Day 2: Whitehorse - Dawson City
Our route through the Arctic begins! We'll take the road north and, during a journey of approximately 6 hours, enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Yukon River Valley. We'll make a stop to stretch our legs and have a drink at the Braeburn Lodge cafeteria, famous for its delicious cinnamon sweets.
We'll continue the journey passing small villages and native settlements such as Pelly Crossing, Stewart Crossing or Carmacks, to see fantastic views of the Five Finger Rapids. Before arriving in Dawson City, we'll stop at Tintina Trench to take in the vast Yukon Valley and the Northern Rocky Mountains of British Columbia.
On arrival in Dawson City, where you'll have free time to relax at the hotel and have dinner. To finish the day, we'll take you to the famous Diamond Tooth Gambling Casino, where you can enjoy a cancan show.
Day 3: Dawson City
After picking you up at your hotel in Dawson City, we'll begin a guided tour of this Yukon County location. We'll visit Jack London's and Robert Service's cabins. Who were they? How did the gold rush go on in this town? We'll find out!
We'll also walk by the Bonanza and El Dorado streams, to discover a gold mine and the huge machine used to search for it. Will you manage to find this precious metal?
After this guided route, you'll have the rest of the afternoon free to explore the town at your leisure.
Day 4: Dawson City - Eagle Plains
We'll leave Dawson City and continue our journey through the Arctic, passing through sites such as the Tombstone Territorial Park and the Ogilvie Mountains. Furthermore, if we're lucky, during the trip we'll be able to see the fauna that inhabits the area, among which foxes, wolves or moose stand out.
Halfway through the trip, we'll stop at a campsite to rest and you'll be able to eat on your own while enjoying the spectacular views of the forest. Finally, we'll arrive at the hotel in Eagle Plains to spend the night.
Day 5: Eagle Plains - Inuvik
We'll leave very early from Eagle Plains and make the first stop at one of the circuit's highlights: the Arctic Circle crossing. There we'll enjoy a glass of champagne to toast this special moment and continue the journey across the Richardson, Mackenzie and Peel rivers.
The next stop of the day will be in the aboriginal community of Fort McPherson, a place that will surprise you with its traditions. Finally, we'll arrive in Inuvik, to take a walk to learn about its history and end the day resting in the hotel.
Day 6: Inuvik - Tuktoyaktuk
We'll pick you up at your hotel and travel along the Mackenzie River ice road to the Arctic coast. Our destination? The small village of Tuktoyaktuk, also known simply as Tuk.
We'll see the ice mountains called pingos and take a guided tour of this village located in the heart of the Canadian Arctic. Finally, we'll spend the night in a hotel in Tuktoyaktuk.
Day 7: Tuktoyaktuk - Inuvik
On the seventh day, we'll travel back to Inuvik, where you'll have the afternoon free to explore your surroundings.
Day 8: Inuvik - Whitehorse
We'll pick you up from the hotel and take you to Inuvik airport to catch the plane back to Whitehorse.
Depending on the date you take the tour, the tour will start in Inuvik instead of Whitehorse. In that case, we'll meet at Whitehorse airport and take a flight to Inuvik to start exploring the Canadian Arctic.
This circuit includes 7 nights of accommodation in the following 3-star hotels:
- Whitehorse: Westmark Whitehorse or similar
- Dawson City: Downtown Hotel or similar
- Eagle Plains: Eagle Plains Motel or similar
- Inuvik: Mackenzie Hotel or similar
- Tuktoyaknuk: Gruben B&B or similar.
All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.
|Adults||Children between 7 and 17 years old||Children under 7|
|Tour in English||
Tour in English
Children between 7 and 17 years oldUS$ 2,704
Children under 7not permitted
* A reservation for one person will include a supplement.
The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in spanish, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.
Pick up from Whitehorse airport.
Transport in minibus.
English speaking guide.
Flight from Inuvik to Whitehorse or vice versa (depending on the season).
7 nights accommodation in 3 star hotels.
All activities and tours with entrance fees included.
Breakfast, lunch and dinners.
When to book?
You can book up until 30 days before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.
Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.
No, not suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?
A - This activity requires a minimum of 4 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.
If you have any other questions please contact us.