Yukon River Canoe Trip - Dawson City
Paddling the world famous Yukon River
Canoeing on the Yukon and arriving into Dawson City via the river is and pretty amazing feeling
With this guided Yukon River canoe trip you will discover a number of historic sites along the way including: Five Finger Rapids, Minto, Fort Selkirk, Stewart Island and Dawson City. Exploring these sites will take you back in time.
Along the way you will be in awe while paddling through endless Yukon wilderness. The scenery is amazing and one just never knows what might be around the next bend, there could be a moose crossing the Yukon or a Bear stroking along the shore.
Our experienced and licensed river guides will pick the perfect camp spots ad night and you will be indulging in some amazing meals under the midnight sun. Muktuk Adventures also supplies all the camping gear needed incl sleeping bags and thermo rests so you really don’t have to worry about anything. Furthermore the River has no dangerous waters and there is no experience required to paddle on the Yukon River.
This will be a once in a lifetime adventure.
Day 1 – arrival at Muktuk Adventures. Your guestroom or cabin is reserved for you in our unique B&B. We are located in the breathtaking ibex valley along the Takhini River. You get to meet the 4 and 2 legged family of Muktuk and settle in.
Day 2 – getting ready we will go over all the gear and make sure everybody is set for their adventure and then drive to Carmacks from where we will start our adventure.
Day 3 to 11 Yukon River our journey will take us through some breathtaking country. The shores of the Yukon are home to many different species of Yukon wildlife and we might see grizzly bears, black bears, moose, beavers and an abundance of birds.
Dawson City – Time to explore
Day 11 and 12 – Dawson City home of the Yukon Gold Rush. This old western style city has a lot of charm and we will have a couple days to explore its rich history
Day 13- Return to Muktuk Adventures we will depart Dawson in the morning and will be back at Mukluk in the afternoon. One more night at the lodge to spend time with the dogs and share stories of your adventures.
Day 14 – Departure we will bring you to the airport for your departure flight or to downtown depending on your travel arrangements. Itinerary is subject to change depending on race flow and weather conditions
- Transportation to and from Muktuk
- One canoe for two people from Carmacks to Dawson
- Two nights accommodation in Dawson City (single room surcharge $400)
- return transport from Dawson City
- One night accommodations before and after the trip at Muktuk (shared bathroom)
- All meals at Muktuk Adventures and on the trail
- Experienced wilderness guide
- Camping equipment
- Flights, (can be added from Vancouver to Whitehorse)
- Travel insurance,
- Alcoholic beverages
- Meals while in Dawson City
- Rain gear
August 4th to August 18
No more than 6 guest per guide.