White Pass Rail & Yukon Expedition


Approximately 8 Hours
Easy Activity 

You've traveled so far already, now is a great time to make the 65-mile journey into the Yukon.

Board a deluxe motor coach and experience the magic and the mystery of the famed Yukon Territory. Your adventure begins on the docks of Skagway and soon you'll be climbing the South Klondike Highway to the top of the White Pass -- 3,292 feet above sea level -- with views of majestic peaks, waterfalls, and glaciers from the coach. Leaving White Pass and the USA behind, you'll enter Canada and the unspoiled and untamed beauty of the Yukon Territory.

Marvel at the chain of lakes that form the headwaters of the Yukon River, explore the rustic town of Caribou Crossing (Carcross). Snap a quick photo of the world's smallest desert, and enjoy the tales of the Klondike Gold rush provided by your guide throughout your journey.

A stop at Caribou Crossing Trading Post is an opportunity to satisfy your wilderness appetite with a delicious chicken barbecue lunch complete with Grandma's all-you-can-eat homemade donuts.

Tour Yukon's most extensive Wildlife Museum, strolling among the creatures of Yukon's past and present, with favorites including steppe bison, grizzly bears, monster moose, woolly mammoth, and the world's largest mounted polar bear. Absorb some authentic Canadian culture with Caribou Crossing's newest exhibit -- the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Heritage Center. This interpretive display focuses on the history of Canada's Mounties and highlights their role in the Yukon Territory during the Klondike Gold Rush.

At the Dog Musher's Village, visit with Iditarod dog mushers and take pictures with sled dogs and husky puppies; or, for an extra fee, join them for a dog-cart ride with actual Iditarod and Yukon Quest dogs. Kids and adults alike will enjoy the petting farm.

Back at Fraser, British Columbia, you'll board the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad for a truly unforgettable ride down this historic and breathtaking narrow-gauge track.

Notes:

This adventure crosses the US/Canadian border; US and Canadian citizens must carry a passport and ship ID. All other nationalities must have a valid passport, visa and ship ID.

Notes:

This excursion is led in English