Explore at your own pace on this scenic self-drive tour on the Campbell Highway through the beautiful Yukon Territory. Explore some of the most beautiful road-accessible locations in Canada on this drive tour. Your itinerary includes some time in the capital city of Whitehorse before you start your journey up the Klondike Highway to the town of Carmacks. Here the highway intersects with the Campbell Highway and you head east and south to the town of Faro, where you spend a couple of nights exploring this former mining town. Then it is off to beautiful Frances Lake where you will spend 3 night enjoying various outdoor pursuits from a wilderness lodge. Your journey then takes you down to the town of Watson Lake where you meet up with the Alaska Highway and head back to Whitehorse.
The Campbell Highway is an exceptional wilderness highway experience. The Campbell Highway was built in 1968 along the original fur trade route from southern Canada to central Yukon. It's named after legendary fur trader Robert Campbell who explored this route in the1840s on behalf of the Hudson's Bay Company. This self-drive route follows Campbell's tracks from Carmacks to Watson Lake by crossing the Yukon Plateau. It leads through extensive forests, along the Yukon, Pelly and Frances Rivers and passes the Little Salmon, Finlayson, Frances and Simpson Lakes.