Whitehorse: White Pass Train and Skagway Full Day Tour
- Duration: 9.5 hours
Meet your guide in the morning, with passports hand, ready to board the White Pass & Yukon Route railway. Once aboard the train, enjoy a 1 hour and 45 minute scenic ride into the White Pass Mountains. View narrow glacial valleys, waterfalls, and raw, scenic landscape during this fully narrated train ride. Once in Fraser, B.C., show your passports to Canadian Customs officers, then meet your tour guide for the van portion of your tour. Your guide will drive you farther north into Yukon, Canada, wowing you with tales of the Klondike Gold Rush, while on the hunt for picture postcard photo ops, and wildlife viewing opportunities. Lunch will be available for purchase in Carcross, Yukon in the afternoon. The turn around point for this tour will be Emerald Lake, a sparkling gem of a lake nestled along the S. Klondike Highway. On the return drive to Skagway, continue the search for wildlife, w...
This tour starts in Whitehorse before traveling along the South Klondike Highway to Fraser, British Columbia, connecting with the world famous narrow gauge White Pass railway over the White Pass Summit and into Skagway, Alaska. In Skagway you will have the chance to discover the historic downtown, the gateway for many Stampeders on they way to the Klondike Goldfields. Gold was discovered in the Dawson area by local miners on August 16, 1896, and, when news reached Seattle and San Francisco the following year, it triggered a stampede of prospectors. Learn how some became wealthy, while others weren't so lucky. See the route most took to get to the gold fields, through the ports of Dyea and Skagway in Southeast Alaska, where the Klondikers could follow either the Chilkoot or the White Pass trails to the Yukon River and sail down to the Klondike. This point in history has been immortalize...
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Very good experience, beautiful places and our excellent guide. I am more than satisfied with this experience