Fairbanks to Dawson City Tour
Our Fairbanks to Dawson City shuttle will take you down the Alaska Highway and over the Top of the World Highway into the historic Canadian Forty Mile.
This tour does not include accomodations or meals.
Departs Fairbanks at 7-7:15AM and arrives in Dawson City around 5:30-6:00 PM (17:30-18:00).
Travel between Fairbanks and Dawson City, Canada along the Alaska, Taylor and Top-of-the-World Highways. See the majestic views of Alaska and the Wrangell-St. Elias mountain range and the Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline at Big Delta where it is suspended over the Tanana River. Travel along Jack Wade Creek through 40-Mile Gold Mining District in the heart of interior Alaska.
While traveling along the Top-of-the-World Highway above tree line most of the way, there are beautiful views of the Ogilvie Mountain Range. Cross the mighty Yukon River on the George Black Ferry. Watch for grizzly (brown) bear and caribou. Trip is scenic and historic.
In Dawson City stroll board-walk streets in this turn-of-the-century active gold mining town. Enjoy dinner at Diamond Tooth Gertie’s dinner/theater/dance hall or any of the many fine restaurants. Learn to pan for gold at an active gold mine, take a tour to the top of the “Midnight Sun Dome”, cross the Yukon River on George Black Ferry and hike through the Provincial Park to the paddle-wheel “bone yard”. Take the guided walking tour, provided by the visitor center, of historic city sites, or on your own visit picturesque graveyards and historic tombstones of famous gold-rush characters. Save time for readings of Robert Service poetry, the Bard of the Yukon’s and fir boat tours on the Yukon River.
Note: Most Canadian tours travel in 15-passenger vans depending on number of travelers that day.