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Yukon: Aurora Borealis Evening Viewing Tour

1. Yukon: Aurora Borealis Evening Viewing Tour

Be collected from the Whitehorse hotel and board a comfortable warm minibus to begin your scenic trek out of the city. Your guide will drive you directly to a custom-built viewing location, which is equipped with restrooms. On arrival, immerse yourself in the quiet natural landscape and gaze at the unbelievable colors of the aurora borealis. This is one of the most sought-after Northern experiences, a Yukon winter vacation is only complete by viewing the aurora borealis cascading across the night sky. A chemical light reaction caused when solar energy interacts with the Earth’s atmosphere, producing dramatic dancing waves of green light from one horizon to another. The Northern Lights have captivated viewers since the beginning of time, as evidenced by the many Yukon First Nation legends they have inspired.  As you listen to your guide explain how and why the northern lights are formed in this area of the Yukon, warm up with hot drinks and refuel with complimentary snacks. Rest assured that your guide is there for technical photography assistance as you snap photographs over the course of the evening. Relax or doze off on the ride back to Whitehorse, where the tour ends at the doorstep of your accommodation.

Whitehorse: Nighttime Northern Lights Viewing

2. Whitehorse: Nighttime Northern Lights Viewing

Canada’s High North is famous for its nature, its wildlife, endless lands, and above all, the mystical Northern lights. Aurora Borealis provides an astonishing spectacle in these areas, especially during winter. This “Aurora Hunting” tour will take you to numerous vantage points, aiming for a perfect view of the polar lights. Hot tea pops and snacks will be provided for you during this 4-hour tour. If desired, you will receive an introduction to Aurora photography and its beautiful subtleties so that you can take some unforgettable memories of your encounter with the northern lights (tripod required). You'll be picked up from the meeting point at 10:30 PM, leaving the city’s light-polluted sky behind and heading towards the northern lights. To ensure the best chances of gazing at Aurora Borealis, you won't travel to one pre-determined location, but instead will visit several different vantage points. You'll arrive back at in the city at around 2:30 AM.

Aurora Borealis Quest: Private Yukon Nighttime Tour

3. Aurora Borealis Quest: Private Yukon Nighttime Tour

Embark on a captivating 4-hour private tour and delve into the mesmerizing world of the Northern Lights in the enchanting Yukon region. As darkness descends, take on a journey to witness this breathtaking natural phenomenon from various perspectives. Our experienced guide will lead you to prime locations where the aurora borealis graces the night skies with its colorful and enchanting dance. Capture the magic with your camera and immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring beauty of the Northern Lights. With seamless transportation and a knowledgeable guide, this tour promises an immersive and illuminating experience of the Yukon’s celestial spectacle.

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We were picked up and guided to a private place dark enought to get a beutiful view of the Aurora (and the sky). Alongside of Smores and fire, it was a great experience.

It is good journey but unfortunetly the fogging was very thick cloudy that we coldn't see aurora