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2022 Yukon Alaska tour

by Motorcoach


Our itinerary has changed significantly from previous years

to enhance your Alaskan experience 


19 Days June 2-20, 2022
Enjoy the beauty of Yukon and Alaska
 

Day 1 - We start our travels making our way from Red Deer to Grand Prairie. Travelling west across Alberta’s foothill country, completing our day in Grande Prairie the seventh largest city in Alberta.
 Accommodations Servus Plus Inn & Suites 780-538-3900

Day 2 - We start our day visiting the unique architectural design of the Philip J Currie Museum of paleontology, Canada’s newest world class museum. Continuing on Highway 43, we travel through Beaverlodge home of the giant beaver statue. After a stop at South Peace Museum we head to Dawson Creek for photos at Mile Zero sign of the Alaska Highway.  Our day is complete in Fort St. John our first day along the Alaska Highway.
 Accommodations Pommeroy Hotel Fort St. John 250-262-3233



Day 3 - We leave southern civilization behind making our way to Pink Mountain a unique combination of altitude, latitude and geology.  Enjoy the scenic view and take a few snapshots.  Continuing on the Alaska Highway, a monumental project started during WWII fearing an impending attack, construction crews worked simultaneously on several sections between Dawson Creek and Fairbanks. The project was completed in only 9 months.
 Our final destination for the day is picturesque Muncho Lake.  Dinner is included in your tour package tonight.
 Northern Rockies Lodge 800-663-5269



Day 4 - After enjoying your breakfast, we depart to Liard Hot Springs, the second largest hot springs in Canada, for a relaxing soak.
Our travels take us to the Gateway of the Yukon, Watson Lake.  Be sure to go for a walk in sign post forest....look for the Frontier Bus sign!!  Coffee this afternoon in Teslin, take a look through the wildlife gallery.  Be sure to have an extra snack as it will be a late arrival into the capital of Yukon, Whitehorse.
  Accommodations next three nights Best Western Gold Rush Inn 867-668-4500

Day 5 – An early departure for our trip on the White Pass and Yukon Railroad. We will stop in Carcross for morning coffee, then board the train at Fraser BC for our one way journey to Skagway AK. (Passport needed) Enjoy time in Skagway, including the Days of 98 show, before we board our coach back to Whitehorse.

Day 6 – Our day begins exploring Whitehorse with a guided city tour, then a visit to the S.S. Klondike, one of the sternwheelers running freight on the Yukon river between Whitehorse and Dawson City between 1929-1950. The rest of the day is yours to relax or explore.


Day 7 - Taking you back in time, we travel the same route as the gold rush prospectors to Dawson City. Dawson City is a national historic treasure preserving the old buildings from the goldrush period. Stops along the way at Carmacks, a village on the Yukon River, and Moose Creek Lodge.
                                                              Accommodations next two nights Triple J Hotel 867-993-5323

 Day 8 A day of exploring starts with a tour of Dawson City boasting National Historic Sites of Canada. Then a visit to Dredge #4.  After lunch we visit an active mine site with a chance to strike it rich gold panning!!  The rest of the day can be enjoyed on your own. Take in Dawson museum, Jack London or Robert Service cabins, Diamond Tooth Gertie’s casino.
                              Don’t forget to have a Sourtoe cocktail in the Dawson Hotel!!!


      
Day 9 Passports required today as we travel the Top of the World Highway to Fairbanks.  This highway gives you a sense of the vastness of the land, traveling through unique settlements like Chicken and Tok.  We cross into Alaska at Little Gold Creek crossing and from there we work our way to Chicken, one of the few surviving gold rush towns in Alaska. Keith mushes forward to Tok, the Sled Dog capital of Alaska.  After a few snapshots and a coffee we continue on the Alaska Highway to Delta Junction at Milepost 1422. Here stands the last town on the Alaska Highway, built during WWII to connect the contiguous United States with Alaska, and home to Ft. Greely, Alaska Missile Defense Command, and the Pogo Gold Mine. The City of Delta Junction is Alaska at its finest, located in the fertile Tanana River Valley and surrounded by 3 spectacular mountain ranges – the White Mountains to the north, the Granite Mountains to the southeast, and the Alaska Range to the southwest. After a long travel day we arrive in Fairbanks late tonight.
          2 nights at Sophie Station Suites 907-479-3650




Day 10 – After breakfast we climb on board an authentic Alaskan sternwheeler, the Riverboat Discovery, and take a journey back in time along the Chena and Tanana Rivers. Cruise and experience the area's history and beauty with native Alaskans who call this land home.  Afternoon guided city tour of the Golden Heart City, Fairbanks just 190kms south of the Arctic Circle. Tonight, a true Alaskan Experience, at the Alaska Salmon Bake, operating in historic Pioneer Park for over 37 years. Dinner and the Palace Theatre show included.