Skagway: 2-Hour Private White Pass Summit Tour
- Duration: 2 hours
per group up to 5
per group up to 5
Start your afternoon with a brief tour through historic downtown Skagway, inside the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. Learn about the gold rush, while traveling north on the S. Klondike Highway, following the Trail of '98 over the White Pass Mountains. Enjoy the flexibility of a private tour, as your guide stops for scenery and photos while narrating the harrowing tale of the stampeders as they crossed the White Pass Mountains. You will have chances to see local wildlife during this tour; these mountains are home to mountain goats, marmot, willow ptarmigan, and black bear. Travel farther north through Canadian Customs, for more chances at wildlife, and deep, clean mountain lakes. On the drive back to Skagway, marvel at the glaciated and snow-capped north faces of the White Pass mountains. Your guide will drop you off at the end of your tour, right back at your ship or hotel...
Meet your guide at the end of your ship’s pier in Skagway, Alaska. Drive down Broadway in Skagway, Alaska and hear the exciting tale of the Klondike Gold Rush. View the authentic historic wooden buildings along the way. Ascend the legendary White Pass, following the South Klondike Highway toward Canada. See snowcapped mountains and glacial views along the way. Drive through the Fraser area. Pass through Canadian customs and continue north toward Yukon. Spot wildlife as you explore the Yukon. The area is home to black bears, moose, foxes, lynx, coyotes, and caribou. Stop at the Yukon Suspension bridge and cross over the gushing whitewater Tutshi River. Afterward, grab a snack and hot drink in the cafe, or browse the gift shop. Pass by the wild and scenic Tutshi and Tagish Lakes, with plenty of stops for photos. Enjoy a leisurely lunch in Carcross, Yukon on your own. Head north to explore...
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