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Boréale Ranch, Yukon

The Yukon Northern Lights Break

8-day tailor-made journey from £1,770 pp incl. flights

Summary

Short description

Search for the Northern Lights in Canada's remote northwest

Highlights

  • Watch the Northern Lights from the comforts of a boutique Yukon ranch
  • Head out into the wilderness on snowshoes and fatbikes
  • Soak in a spa tub overlooking snow-capped mountains and ancient forests
  • Enjoy delicious full-board dining, inspired by the region
  • Bookend your adventure with luxury stays in Vancouver

In Brief

  • 2 Nights Vancouver
  • 3 Nights Boréale Ranch
  • 1 Night Vancouver

About

Recommended for:
Activity adventure | Northern Lights | Winter

Experience the best of the Yukon in winter as you enjoy a thrilling adventure at Boréale Ranch. It all begins in Vancouver, British Columbia, whose pretty setting between mountains and sea offers an early and tantalizing glimpse of Canada’s pristine natural world; it’s a setting perfectly complemented, and contrasted, by the luxuries of your boutique hotel. Then, swap city slicking for the wintry wilds of the Yukon as you fly north to Whitehorse where a transfer will bring you Boréale Ranch for a three-night, full-board stay. Here, you’ll have the chance to relax and explore as you wish, with complimentary use of snowshoes and fat bikes as well as the outdoor spa tub included in the price. Then, after days spent taking in the wilderness with a full range of optional adventures, you’ll settle in to long evenings by the fire and the chance to spot the aurora from the ranch’s specially built viewing platform.

Day by day itinerary

Days 1-2
Fly to Vancouver

Start your holiday in style with included airport lounge access before your flight to Vancouver on Canada’s Pacific coast. On arrival, you’ll make your way to your city-centre hotel, the delightful Loden, whose designer interiors, spa, sauna and rooftop bar ensure an indulgent stay. You’ll have two nights here, affording plenty of time to explore a city whose highlights range from sprawling parklands to neighbourhoods bustling with boutiques and bistros. Perhaps take a cruise out from the harbour to search for whales and dolphins, explore the city’s galleries and museums or indulge in a food scene that’s constantly rated as one of the world’s best.

Stay: The Loden (Superior)

Days 3-5
Boréale Ranch

Fly north to Whitehorse and transfer to Boréale Ranch, around 30 minutes outside the city. Despite its reassuring proximity to civilisation, it still feels a world away from the comparative bustle of the Yukon’s provincial capital, surrounded as it is by the granite jags of a snow-dusted mountain range and the seemingly endless boreal forest that stretches out across the valley as far as the eye can see. It’s a truly spectacular setting for three days of adventure and relaxation, as you take the chance to explore on fat bikes and snowshoes , included in the price, before returning to delicious dining, inspired by the region, bonfire beers and the chance to take in the Northern Lights from your balcony and the ranch’s specially built viewing platform. For further adventure, speak to our specialists about adding on the likes of husk safaris and cross-country skiing trips in the company of expert guides. 

Stay: Boréale Ranch, Whitehorse (Superior)

Meals: B L D

Day 6
Return to Vancouver

Transfer back to Whitehorse this morning and board a flight south to Vancouver, checking into the Loden for an overnight stay. Take the chance to explore further, perhaps heading to the Gastown district, Vancouver’s oldest neighbourhood, where street-food stalls and one-of-a-kind galleries showcase the city at its eclectic best.

Stay: The Loden (Superior)

Days 7-8
Vancouver to UK

After a morning at leisure, board an overnight flight to the UK, arriving on day eight.

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Pricing

Any element of this itinerary can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.

Accommodation rating: Superior

8-day tailor-made journey from £1,770 incl. flights

Superior 2019/20

Low Season

from £1,770 pp. incl. flights

High Season

from £2,315 pp. incl. flights

Includes

  • Complimentary UK airport VIP departure lounge access
  • Return flights between UK and Vancouver
  • 3nts accommodation in Vancouver (2 x pre and 1 x post Yukon)
  • Return flights between Vancouver and Whitehorse
  • 3nts accommodation at Boreale Ranch
  • All meals (3 hot breakfasts), 3 dinners)
  • All land transport and return transfers from/to Whitehorse
  • Complimentary use of outdoor hot tub spa, snowshoes and fat bikes
  • Access to northern lights viewing platform, bonfire area, toboggan hill for sledding and a walking trail throughout the property

Seasons 

01 May 19 - 28 Apr 20

Northern Lights

The Northern Lights generally come out after 10pm. They tend to start glowing in the northern horizon and can appear across the sky in all directions. Even with cloud cover, it will be possible to see the green glow. The lights can be green, red, purple and pink depending on activity.

Terms & Conditions

Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room; prices are subject to availability and possible change; normal booking conditions apply.

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