Aurora Borealis at Northern Lights Resort & Spa

Aurora Borealis Itinerary for basic tour package combined with 3 nights in a cozy lodge in Whitehorse, Yukon.

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Availability Starts
September 1, 2018
August 18, 2018
October 15, 2018
December 1, 2018
December 1, 2018
December 1, 2018
December 1, 2018
August 19, 2018
December 1, 2018
December 1, 2018
December 1, 2018
February 21, 2019
August 18, 2018
September 1, 2018
August 18, 2018
August 18, 2018
September 1, 2018
August 22, 2019
January 5, 2019
Availability Ends
March 31, 2019
April 9, 2019
April 14, 2019
March 31, 2019
March 31, 2019
March 31, 2019
March 31, 2019
April 14, 2019
March 31, 2019
March 31, 2019
March 25, 2019
February 25, 2019
April 14, 2019
April 15, 2019
April 15, 2019
April 15, 2019
April 15, 2019
September 16, 2019
January 21, 2019
Duration
5 Days, 4 Nights
5 Days, 4 Nights
4 - 5 Hours
4 - 5 Hours
3 - 4 Hours
7-8 Hours Full Day, 3-4 Hours Half Days
7-8 Hours Full Day, 3-4 Hours Half Day
4 - 5 Hours
5 Days, 4 Nights
8 Days, 7 Nights
5 Days, 4 Nights
5 Days, 4 Nights
1 Night
5 Days, 4 Nights
5 Days, 4 Nights
2 Nights / 3 Nights / 4 Nights
6 days, 5 nights
5 days, 4 nights
5 Days, 4 Nights
Required Participants
2
2
Min. 2 person
Min. 1 person
Min. 1 person
Min. 1 person
Min. 1 person
Min. 1 person
Min. 1 person, Max. 6 people
Min. 2 people, Max. 6 people
Min. 2 people, Max. 16 people
Min. 2 people, Max. 12 people
Min. 1 person, Max. 30 people
Min. 2 people, Max. 12 people
Min. 2 people, Max. 8 people
Min. 1 person
Min. 2 people, Max. 12 people
Min. 2 people
Min. 2 people, Max. 6 people
Pricing

CAD$ 1279 + 5% GST per person, based on double occupancy.

Single room supplement for $CAD 530 + 5% GST.

All transactions are in Canadian Dollars.

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Day 1

We'll welcome you at the airport and transfer you to your Hotel in downtown Whitehorse. The hotel is located within walking distance of all attractions, restaurants, banks and stores. We will have an informational meeting and registration for optional tours at the hotel. Take your time for fitting the winter clothing (optional), shopping and dinner on your own. At 10 pm departure for Aurora viewing. A cozy, heated cabin or wall tent with hot drinks and snacks makes your Aurora viewing even more enjoyable. Return to hotel around 2.30 am.

Day 2

In the morning at 10.00 am we are having a city tour including the following stops: Main Street, Train Depot of the White Pass and Yukon Route, Visitor Reception Center, Log Skyscraper, Log Church, Sternwheeler SS Klondike, Fish ladder, Schwatka Lake and some residential areas. Between 1.00pm and 3.00pm, we will bring you to the Northern Lights Resort & Spa. Relax, unwind and soak up the peaceful ambiance. Located just 20 minutes south of Whitehorse, this little piece of paradise is the Yukon´s newest get-away destination - a hideaway located in a quiet open countryside close to the Yukon River, surrounded by pine forests and ringed by mountains. Built from massive Douglas Fir and to meet European standards by your German-Canadian hosts, the 3600 sq foot lodge features a luxurious great room for guest gathering, relaxing, breakfast and dinner use with a dramatic panoramic view of the Yukon River valley  and the mountain range. Guests stay in the cozy guest room with large en-suite bathroom in the lodge or in a well-appointed 320 sq/ft. cottage featuring a large living/bedroom with fireplace, adjacent kitchen and en-suite bathroom. The spa & wellness area is located in the main building and features a finish sauna, infrared sauna, whirlpool, rest room and a room for massage treatments.

The surroundings are perfect for relaxing in the guest lounge, the large deck or the privacy of your own cottage, enjoying the spectacular views of the Northern Lights in winter. The open area surrounding the lodge allows unobscured views of the soaring Aurora!   

Day 3

Wake up to a healthy European-style breakfast and the lodge in front of the fireplace. Talk with your host about breakfast times. Since you will be up late the night before, you may not want to have breakfast too early. Go for a snow shoe hike, or plan a day out dog sledding (optional tours).Enjoy the sauna and a customized massage treatment in our spa. Or simply relax in the outdoor hot tub on the large deck under the breathtaking northern sky. In the evening, after dinner, you may stay up late again to view the Aurora Borealis. 

Day 4

Relaxing day at the resort. Check-out our list of optional day tours, if you are interested in experiencing a typical Yukon activity. Breakfasts, lunch and dinner at the resort.

Day 5

Breakfast at the lodge. The morning is at your leisure or you can plan an optional day tour (need to be booked in advance). Transfer back to your hotel in downtown at 11am or after your optional day tour. At 10 pm we will depart for your last night of Aurora viewing at the Northern Tales Trading Post. Return to the hotel around 2.30 am.

Day 6

Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

Things you should know ...

Included

  • 2 nights of accommodation in Whitehorse in 3.5 star hotel (1st and last night)
  • 3 nights of lodge accommodation (private room)
  • All transfers as per itinerary by van including English speaking driver / guide
  • Airport transfers
  • 2 nights of Aurora viewing at Northern Tales Viewing Site (including hot drinks and snacks)
  • City Tour of Whitehorse
  • 3 nights of Aurora Viewing at lodge resort
  • Meals at the lodge (breakfast, lunch and dinner included); please inform us about any food restrictions and allergies in advance! 
  • Information meeting
  • Snow shoes

Excluded

  • Meals in town
  • Winter clothing rental

Rentals

Winter rental package for 4 nights: CAD $ 169.00 + GST (highly recommended!!)

Includes

  • Winter outerwear pants and inner fleece liner, Winter outerwear jacket with inner fleece liner
  • Winter boots (Sorel Glacier or similar), Insulated mitts, Insulated headgear / cap
  • Needs to be booked in advance to ensure availability

Add-ons

TRIP OPTIONS (must be booked in advance!):

Snowmobile Driving

Price for Full Day: $365 + 5% GST per person*

Price for Half Day: $260 + 5% GST per person*

We will meet you at your cabin and introduce you to the safety of driving a snow machine. After instructions and a trial run with your instructor you’ll be driving your own machine (2 clients sharing on snow mobile) over prepared trails through the incredible winter landscape of the Yukon. Includes instruction, the use of a snow machine (lunch and hot drinks on full day tour/snacks and hot drinks on half day). Minimum 2 pax.

Total duration half day: 3-4 hours

Total duration full day: 7-8 hours

Full Day Dog Sledding

Price: CAD $309.00 +5% GST per person*

Transfer by van to the dog kennel outside of Whitehorse. Here you’ll watch your guide harnessing your dogs and hitching them to the sled. The highlight of this excursion will be when you’ll run your own dog team for approximately 5 hours.

Include: transfers, instruction, use of dogs and sled (2 person per sled), lunch and hot drinks, trail side fire.

Total Duration: 7-8 hours

Why the Snow Shoe Hare Needs Snow Shoes – the Amazing Story of Winter Survival

Price: CAD $135.00 +5% GST per person*

Guided by a local naturalist, our three hour walk through Yukon’s boreal forest we will get in touch with nature. The trail takes us along a creek and to the banks of the Yukon River. While walking along the trails, we will come across animal tracks like the snowshoe hare’s and discover the creative ways for adaptation to the winter environment. You will interpret the encountered animal signs and understand the survival strategies of plants and animals that make the boreal forest their home. Bring your winter clothing and your camera. You will have the opportunity to take your very special pictures of a frosty environment and an iced over creek!

Includes: transfer, interpretative booklet, snacks, hot drinks

Total duration: 3-4 hours (minimum 2 pax)

Snowshoeing & Ice Fishing Tour

Price: CAD $195 +5% GST per person*

After a short drive to a frozen lake, we will show you how to walk on snowshoes. With our fishing equipment we will walk onto the ice of the lake. We will drill a few holes through the ice and set up our fishing gear. We will then fish through these holes. With some luck we catch a Lake Trout or Grayling. Appropriate winter clothing is required; not included.

Includes: transfers from/to the lodge, instruction, snow shoes, hiking poles, snacks and hot drinks, fishing licence, ice fishing tent, snowmobile supported for gear

Total Duration: 3-4 hours (minimum 2 person)

Experience the Silence Tour

Price for Half Day: $295 + 5% GST per person*

From your lodge, we drive with you to the remote starting point of this very special adventure. There we will show you how to walk with snowshoes and trekking poles. You and your partner will walk all by yourselves along the shore of a beautiful frozen lake. The Mountain View is breathtaking – and there is no sound, except your breathing and the crunching of the snow under the snowshoes. If you stop – there is just silence. You will snowshoe through some pristine landscapes, enjoying the silence and the spectacular views of the coastal mountains. Your guide is connected with you by two-way radio. He is watching you across the lake. Just use the radio and your guide will be there with you in very short time. Appropriate winter clothing is required; not included.

Includes instruction, snow shoes, trekking poles, snacks and hot drinks, campfire, snowmobile supported for gear

Total duration: 3-4 hours (minimum 2 person)

*Due to the remoteness of the lodge, a transfer-surcharge has been added in addition to the regular day tour rates.

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