Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada, Kayaking Paddling and Rafting: The Heart of the Yukon | Hiking-Canoe Tour Wind-River (22 Days)

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Name: Ruby Range Adventure
Description: The Heart of the Yukon | Hiking-Canoe Tour Wind-River (22 Days)
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Short Description: The Heart of the Yukon | Hiking-Canoe Tour Wind-River (22 Days)

Long Description: The Heart of the Yukon | Hiking-Canoe Tour Wind-River (22 Days)

The Wind River is renowned for its remote beauty, hiking and whitewater for the intermediate canoeist. The headwaters of the Wind are only accessible by float plane, and the legendary Beaver or Otter aircraft takes us through the spectacular Bonnet Plume Range of the northern Yukon into McClusky Lake.

Here we are about to start a challenging journey down this clear and narrow river. With alpine campsites alongside the river, easy hikes, many panoramic vistas are guaranteed. Seeing grizzly, wolf, dall sheep, caribou, and moose are all possibilities.







Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Whitehorse
Arrival in Whitehorse, meeting of group members. Overnight in a hotel.

Day 2: Whitehorse - Mayo - Wind River
Drive with the van to Mayo & float plane transfer to McClusky Lake (Headwater Wind River).

Day 2 to Day 20: Hiking/Canoeing the Wind River Valley
Start of the canoe expedition down the Wind, a distance to paddle of about 300 km. It is a journey through truly wild land. The wind does not have any difficult whitewater, but canoeists should be competent paddlers. For the hiking trips we are setting up our base camps on the shores of the clear river and explore the immense scenery. The Wind River Valley is home of wilderness-dependent animals such as wolfs, grizzlies and wolverines. The rich habitat supports healthy populations of woodland caribou, moose and dall sheep.

Day 20: Wind River - Mayo
At the confluence of the Snake River into the Peel River the journey ends. Float plane transfer back to Mayo. Overnight in a hotel.

Day 21: Mayo - Whitehorse
Van transfer via Silver- and Klondike Highway back to Whitehorse. Overnight in a hotel.

Day 22: Departure Whitehorse
Transfer to airport or connecting program.


(As the trip is done in expedition fashion changes in travel itinerary are a possibility and are left up to the discretion of the guide.)

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Price: Can-$ 4,580.00 per person + 7% GST

Extra Price Information: Rates 2008

Can-$ 4,580 - per person + 6% GST

Additional cost:
Single room/tent- Can $ 395 per person + 6% GST


Included:

expert guidance on the entire trip
2 nights hotel accommodation (Whitehorse)
1 night hotel accommodation (Mayo)
overland transportation (Whitehorse - Mayo - Whitehorse)
Airport Shuttle in Whitehorse
Rental and transportation of canoes
tents, cooking- and camping equipment
float plane transfer from Mayo to McClusky Lake
float plane transfer from Peel River to Mayo
all meals on hiking / canoe trip


Not included:

Meals in hotels, fishing license, transportation to Whitehorse and return.

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Ruby Range Adventure
Box 30107
Whitehorse, Yukon
Whitehorse, Yukon
Canada, Y1A 5M2

Phone: (867) 667 2209
Fax: (867) 667 2265

Please mention: "I saw your listing #924 on PlanetCharters.com"


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Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada


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  • Camps
    • Backpacking
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    • Hiking

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    • Fly Out Fishing
    • Sport

  • Fishing- Freshwater Species
    • Pike
    • Salmon
    • Trout

  • Flights
    • Remote Drop-off

  • Paddling and Rafting
    • Canoeing
    • Kayaking
    • Rafting

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    • Backpacking and Hiking
    • Eco and Cultural Tours
    • Sightseeing Tours

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