Cheechako Winter

This northern lights and huskies adventure will give you a great insight on how amazing Yukon Winters are

From the moment we pick you up at the airport you will feel like part of our family.

Our experienced and licensed guides will take you on spectacular half day excursion where you will explore the magical winter wonderland of the Yukon. Dog sledding, Snowmobiling, Ice fishing and a visit to the Wildlife preserve, it will be hard for you to pick a favorite.

At our unique location outside of the city limits and away from light pollution you will be able to relax and enjoy the mesmerizing night skies with a chance to see the Northern Lights.

Experience the beauty of the Northern Lights at Night and explore the Yukon the day

 

 

Arrival day  We will pick up at a hotel in Whitehorse or at the airport. Pick up time will be anytime in the afternoon of the first day. From there it will take us about 25min to reach the Muktuk Lodge. Guest will check in their rooms and have a introduction to our lifestyle with the dogs.

We also go over the winter clothing. WE supply parkas, pants, boots and mittens.  Afterwards are free to explore the dog yard and the surrounding property till dinner is served at 6pm.

Dog sledding and Wildlife preserve

Day 2 After a nice hearty breakfast we will go to the Yukon Wildlife preserve. The Yukon Wildlife Preserve is a unique wildlife viewing property featuring 13 species of northern Canadian mammals in their natural environment. Encompassing over 700 acres with various natural habitats, the Yukon Wildlife Preserve offers unparalleled wildlife viewing and photo opportunities..

After lunch it is time to prepare our dog teams for a fun ride . You will learn how to harness your team as well as how to put booties on your dogs. Your guide will give you a brief instruction on how to handle a sled and off we go for a 2 hour ride through the frozen Yukon wilderness. Back at the lodge you are invited to help take care of your team, before enjoying a hot chocolate at a fire place in the lodge.

Snowmobiling

Day 3  The afternoon we will spend on the back of the snow machine exploring the beautiful views Fish Lake has to offer. A hot and hearty home cooked meal will await you once returning from your adventure.

After that there is one more night ahead to to cozy up on our deck and get a chance to see the Yukon sky light up with the aurora.

Ice fishing and departure

Day 4 we head out for our fishing adventures and try our luck in catching some local fish. There will be enough time for another hot chocolate and a farewell to your dogs before we will bring you back to the airport or a hotel in downtown depending on your travel arrangements.

Itinerary is subject to change depending on weather and availability

 

Included:

  • Transportation to and from Muktuk to all activities and to the airport/hotel
  • A dog team with up to 6 dogs for a 2 hour ride (you will drive your own team)
  • 1/2 day  snow machine tour(2 to one snow machine) for a 4 hour afternoon tour incl transportation
  • Snowshoes and a fishing license
  • Half day visit at the Wildlife preserve and hot springs
  • Accommodation (shared bathrooms)
  • All meals
  • Warm winter clothing for all activities
  • Northern Lights viewing from the lodge (not guided)

Not Included:

  • Flights, (can be added from Vancouver to Whitehorse)
  • travel insurance,
  • alcoholic beverages

Cancellation Policy

  • 50% non refundable deposit the day of booking
  • 30 days and more 50% non refundable (50% deposit will be retained)
  • Less than 30 days – 100% non refundable

Child Policy

No children under the age of 10

Notes

Also need to fill in a medical form before arrival so we can prepare accordingly

Yukon Steak Dinner