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  1. Canada
  2. Yukon
  3. Whitehorse
  4. White Pass and Yukon Route Railway

From Whitehorse: Skagway Day-Trip

Product ID: 275757
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Explore the beautiful regions south of Yukon, the White Pass with its unique sceneries, and the town of Skagway on a day trip from Whitehorse.
About this activity
Duration: 10 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Booklets
English

Pickup optional

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the colorful Emerald Lake
  • Visit the town of Carcross and Carcross desert, the smallest desert in the world
  • Discover the beautiful scenery of the White Pass
  • Visit the gold rush town of Skagway
Full description
Start your day with a hotel pickup at 8:30 AM in Whitehorse. On the way to Skagway, make a stop at the glossy green Emerald Lake. Discover a tranquil water surface saturated in intense colors caused by sediment deposits. Head over to the Carcross Desert, the world’s smallest desert, notable for its fine sand. Pay a visit to the small settlement of Carcross, where you'll learn more about First Nations’ history and explore the settlement’s restaurants, cafes and art shops.

Travel along the South Klondike Highway where you'll have several opportunities to view the majestic mountains and landscapes offer themselves. At several stops, photograph and film the scenery, showcasing White Pass's exceptional landscape. 

Arrive at Skagway, once the point of departure for most gold prospectors during the big Klondike Gold Rush. Discover a colorful and vibrant town, where guests from all around the world stroll around its numerous restaurants, souvenir shops, and jewelers. Throughout the day, be prepared for chance encounters with the wildlife of the region, such as black bears, grizzlies, moose, and other animals. Be returned to your hotel in Whitehorse at around 6:30 PM.
Includes
  • Day-trip to Skagway
  • Tour guide
  • Beverages and snacks
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
  • White Pass and Yukon Railroad Train Ride (unless option selected)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please meet your driver/guide in front of the White Pass & Yukon Railroad building.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Camera
  • Hiking shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Know before you go
• A passport and visa will be required to cross the border between Yukon and Alaska
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