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Emerald Lake, Yukon

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Skagway: Dog Mushing Camp and Emerald Lake Private Tour

1. Skagway: Dog Mushing Camp and Emerald Lake Private Tour

Start your morning with a drive through historic downtown Skagway, while your guide entertains you with tales of the Klondike Gold Rush. Next, head north on the S. Klondike Highway and climb 3200 ft. along the valley to the summit of famous White Pass. Be prepared for Canadian Customs with passports handy, then travel deeper into Canada. Listen to tales of Alaska life while enjoying the stunning scenery and hunting for wildlife along the highway. This stretch of highway is home to black and brown bears, fox, coyote, lynx, moose, and caribou, to name a few. Once at Tutshi Sled Dog Camp, enjoy learning about the art of mushing, pet the Alaskan husky pups, and take part in summer training, while a team of Alaskan Huskies pulls your group along a 2-mile track. Traveling farther north, enjoy views of pristine mountain lakes, stopping for lunch in Carcross, Yukon. Lunch will be available for purchase in Carcross. Your next visit will be to the Carcross Desert, a fascinating landmark in the Yukon, then you will turn around at popular Emerald Lake. On the drive south, enjoy a different view of the same landscape, and marvel at the heavily glaciated and snow-capped north faces of the White Pass mountains on your return to Skagway. Once back in town, your guide will drop you off in town for further exploration, or right back at your ship or hotel, it is up to you.

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Skagway: Yukon Bridge & Emerald Lake Private Tour

2. Skagway: Yukon Bridge & Emerald Lake Private Tour

Meet your guide at the end of your ship’s pier in Skagway, Alaska. Drive down Broadway in Skagway, Alaska and hear the exciting tale of the Klondike Gold Rush. View the authentic historic wooden buildings along the way. Ascend the legendary White Pass, following the South Klondike Highway toward Canada. See snowcapped mountains and glacial views along the way. Drive through the Fraser area. Pass through Canadian customs and continue north toward Yukon. Spot wildlife as you explore the Yukon. The area is home to black bears, moose, foxes, lynx, coyotes, and caribou. Stop at the Yukon Suspension bridge and cross over the gushing whitewater Tutshi River. Afterward, grab a snack and hot drink in the cafe, or browse the gift shop. Pass by the wild and scenic Tutshi and Tagish Lakes, with plenty of stops for photos. Enjoy a leisurely lunch in Carcross, Yukon on your own. Head north to explore the Carcross Desert and snap stunning photos of Emerald Lake. Drive back to Skagway, all the while admiring the north face of the White Pass mountains and incredible glaciers. Once back in town, your guide will drop you off at the meeting point, or anywhere else in town, where you can continue to explore downtown Skagway.

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