Self Drive

Yukon - Silver Trail

Yukon - Silver Trail. 11 days/10 nights. Start: Whitehorse - End: Whitehorse.

  • Day 01: Arrival Whitehorse
  • Day 02: Whitehorse
  • Day 03: Whitehorse - Mayo
  • Day 04: Mayo - Dawson City
  • Day 05: Dawson City
  • Day 06: Dawson City - Tok
  • Day 07: Tok - Haines Junction
  • Day 08: Haines Junction - Haines
  • Day 09: Haines - Skagway
  • Day 10: Skagway - Whitehorse
  • Day 11: Departure Whitehorse
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day 1

Arrival Whitehorse

1 Day

After arrival, pick up the rental car and drive to the hotel.

 

day 2

Whitehorse

1 Day

Start with a visit to the Visitor Center and the Transportation Museum. Back to the center, you walk to the Mac Bride Museum and further to the the radar boat " SS Klondike", completely renovated in the style of its time. A few miles out of town, you visit the Miles Canyon, with its famous rapids and the bridge over the canyon. Lodgings in Whitehorse.

 

day 3

Whitehorse - Mayo

1 Day

410 km

Follow the Klondike Highway to Carmacks, where you should stop at the 'Five Rapids'. Afterwards via picturesque places such as Minto in the direction of Stewart Crossing, where you take the exit to Mayo via the Silver Trail. This town, once was the center of provisioning to the towns further, Keno and Elsa. 

 

day 4

Mayo - Dawson City

1 Day

240 km

Info: Elsa and Keno are at 45 km and 60 km from Mayo and are only accesible via dirt roads. You drive further north via the Moose Creek Lodge, trough a remote area of big rivers and wide forests. Then you reach Dawson City, also known as the 'Queen of the Klondike" 

 

day 5

Dawson City

1 Day

Free day at leisure to visit the 'City of the Gold Fever'. Any of the dusty roads you stroll trough today, the virus of this 'Frontier Town' will catch you too. Participate in the 'Town Core Walking Tour' and relive the Gold Rush History. Tonight, a visit to the historic game hall of "Diamond Tooth Gertie's" can not be missed.

 

day 6

Dawson City - Tok

1 Day

300 km

The ferry brings you to the other shore of the river and you travel further via the famous 'Top of the World' Highway to the Alaskan border. The highway is located high above the tree border and offers a wide view on the surrounding highlands. At arrival, discover Tok, famous as sledge dog farm capital of Alaska. 

 

day 7

Tok - Haines Junction

1 Day

480 km

Today you travel further to the south via the Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge and along the legendary Alaska Highway, to enter Yukon again, a few kilometers before reaching Beaver. Once passed Beaver Creek, you visit the Kluane Museum of Natural History, the ruins of Silver City and visit the Visiter Center of Sheep Mountain. Passed Burwash Landing, you discover the wonderful Kluane Lake, to walk in the the wide wilderness, which is an absolute must. 

 

day 8

Haines Junction - Haines

1 Day

240 km

De route to Haines is summerized in one word, "Wonderful" and you can enjoy the nature for hours. Follow the eagles and feel so small, beause of this protected natural area. Haines is a nice town, located at the fjord-like Lynn Canal and one of the centers of the Tlingit Culture. Meet the totem tailor, the Chilkat dancers, artists who make silver jewellery and many more. 

 

day 9

Haines - Skagway

1 Day

Today, you travel on the ferry, which brings you to the Skagway (about 1h). Enjoy a extensive walk through the Gold Rush National Historic Park. Discover the center with its historic buildings and enjoy a night of animation and relaxation in one of the typic saloons. 

 

day 10

Skagway - Whitehorse

1 Day

180 km

Follow the panoramic route to the border to reach the famous White Pass, the highest point of the route and you will also pass Emerald Lake, a wonderful piece op nature. The town of Carcross was originally a hunters camp and in the center, there is a historic station (and Visitor Center). Right outside of town, you should make a stop at the local graveyard where both discoverers of the 'Klondike Gold" are burried. End the day in Whitehorse. 

 

day 11

Departure Whitehorse

1 Day

The end of your discovery trip trough Yukon. Drop off the rental car at the airport. 

 

YUKON - SILVER TRAIL 2446 (0AK00003)
is available starting at 1785 EUR

Prices apply for all departures in the date range. Departure is possible every day.

Rooms 01.06.21 - 04.09.21
2X DOUBLE ROOMS + 1 RENTALCAR (K2X2D) 1524
DOUBLE ROOM 1 BED (K21) 1785
QUADRUPLE ROOM 2 BEDS (K42) 1074
TRIPLE ROOM 2 BEDS (K32) 1308
SINGLE ROOM (K11) 3484
Children in parents room (DACHD12) 92
Children in parents room 12 - 17 (DACHD18) 312

Included

  • Hotelaccomodation based on lodging + local sales taxes, as per itinerary and as per chosen hotel category.
  • Car rental with GPS, adapted to the number of persons in the car, one driver.  Extra drivers and/or underage drivers can be added with supplement.
    • Single: Economy except if the car is brought back to another city than the one it started from, than Compact.
    • Double/Twin: Compact
    • Triple: Intermediate
    • Quadruple and 2x double rooms: Fullsize.
  • Any other car rental category can be provided with the appropriate price adjustment.
  • Only for selfdrives booked as published: roadbook with description of day by day itinerary. (Only available in Dutch and French)
  • Local roadmap of the State or Province (Canda), or a road atlas if the trip brings you through different states.

Not Included

All services NOT mentioned such as: 

  • International passport and charges for ESTA = USA and or ETA = Canada.
  • Airline tickets, airport taxes, fuel surcharge, security fee, and more.
  • Meals at the hotels except if confirmed differently at time of confirmation.
  • Resort fees, Urban fees, Facility fees and other fees charged by some hotels and to be paid locally.
  • Eventual cost for a (new) Belgian - European drivers licence, if the current one does not state "Drivers Licence" in English.
  • Warrant/Security Deposit/Guarantee cost for rental cars, motorhomes, motorbikes, hotels and more.
  • Fuel for the vehicles and parking costs. 
  • Charges for tollroads en toll bridges
  • Insurances (cancellation insurance, travel and assistance insurance, luggage insurance, etc).
  • Admissions to the national parks, to attractions, extra excursions, etc.
  • All personal expenses (Food & Drinks), souvenirs and more.