Evening and Aurora (Northern Light) images around Whitehorse, Yukon. Canada.

Whitehorse, Yukon ~ Aurora Viewing


Whitehorse | Takhini Hot Springs

  • Product ID AUR04YXY
  • Vacation Style SIC Tour, Wild Life & Natural
  • Activity Level Medium
  • Duration 4 days
All about Whitehorse, Yukon ~ Aurora Viewing.

Flashes of emerald green, mauve and many colours flash across the sky in brilliant patterns. The dance of the Northern Lights is a scientific phenomenon that is definitely worth viewing. Experience the crisp night air, the squeak of your footsteps on the hard-packed snow and the magical ambience of Yukon winter. An unforgettable experience awaits you as you witness the world-famous Yukon aurora borealis.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

2 nights Aurora Viewing (3.5-4 hours a trip)

3 nights accommodation (double occupancy)

3 night winter clothing rental (including Parka, pants, boots, mitts)

Round-trip airport transfer to/from your hotel

Whitehorse City Tour (2 hours)

Yukon Wildlife Preserve Tour


  1. Day 1 Vancouver - Whitehorse - Aurora viewing (1st night)

    We will welcome you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel in downtown Whitehorse. The hotel is located within walking distance of all attractions, restaurants, banks and stores. We will have an informational meeting and registration for additional optional tours at the hotel. Take your time for fitting the winter clothing; rest of time for shopping and dinner on your own. At 10 pm departure for Aurora viewing. A cozy, heated cabin or wall tent with hot drinks and snacks makes your Aurora viewing even more enjoyable. Return to hotel around 2:30 am.

    Accommodation suggestion
    Best Western Gold Rush Inn or Coast High Country Inn (3 ) or more selective

  2. Day 2 Whitehorse - city tour - Aurora viewing (2nd night)

    Sleep in the morning. 10 am city tour with Main Street, Train Depot of the White Pass and Yukon Route, Visitor Reception Center, Log Skyscraper, Log Church, Sternwheeler SS Klondike, Fish ladder, Schwatka Lake and some residential areas. Afternoon enjoys option tours; you can sign up for Dog Sledding or ice fishing to experience unique winter activates. At 10 pm departure for Aurora viewing. Again, in a warm-up cabin, hot drinks and snacks are provided. You may sit around a roaring fire and share stories. Return to hotel around 2.30 am.

    Accommodation suggestion
    Best Western Gold Rush Inn or Coast High Country Inn (3 ) or more selective

  3. Day 3 Whitehorse - Yukon Wildlife Preserve - Whitehorse

    Free morning on your own to explore Whitehorse. The afternoon will join the fantastic Yukon Wildlife Preserve, a great opportunity to view and photograph wildlife in its natural habitat and enjoy the winter landscape. We will spot bison, Elk, Dall sheep, Mountain Goat, Woodland Caribous, Wood Bison, Musk-Ox and many more. Later, we will visit Takhini Hot Springs, where we can relax in the hot springs mineral water for an hour. (Bring your own Trunks or swimming suit and a towel to soak at Hot Springs) If you like, you may also join the 3rd nights Aurora Viewing at your own expense, or just rest at the hotel for a warm, quiet night.

    Accommodation suggestion
    Best Western Gold Rush Inn or Coast High Country Inn (3 ) or more selective

  4. Day 4 Whitehorse - Vancouver

    Enjoy your free time in the morning, find some special souvenirs to bring home. Afterwards, check out from the hotel and leave for the airport, ending this unforgettable Aurora trip.

Sternwheeler SS Klondike
Dogsled Tour
Ice Fishing
Yukon Wildlife Preserve
Takhini Hot Springs

Whitehorse Aurora Dogsled Tour

 Dog Sledding (3-4 hours) 

You are heading to a dog kennel outside of Whitehorse, transfer by VAN. After arriving, you’ll watch your guide harnessing your dogs and hitching them to the sled, then teaching you how to drive the dog sled. The highlight of this excursion will be when you run your dog team!

Morning or afternoon departure available.


Whitehorse Aurora Snowmobile TourSnowmobile Driving (4 hours) (minimum 2 person)

Learning how to drive a snow machine and all the safety introduction first; After instructions and a trial run with your instructor, you’ll be driving your own machine over prepared trails through the incredible winter landscape of the Yukon.

Morning or afternoon departure available.



Whitehorse Aurora Ice Fishing

Ice Fishing and Snowshoeing  (4 hours) (minimum 2 person)

Our guide will drive to the frozen lake then showing you how to use the snowshoes walking onto the lice lake with our fishing equipment; when you luck, catch a lake Trout or Grayling, and learning pull it out through the hole!