Hiking Tour

Base camp hiking trip into Kluane National Park, Yukon | CA-NTY401

Explore Kluane National Park on foot without a heavy pack on this camp-based hiking tour.

Overview

This base camp hiking trip combines several day hikes to provide a comprehensive experience of all the incredible scenery Kluane National Park has to offer.

Tour Highlights

  • Kluane National Park
  • Mount Logan
  • Kluane mountains
  • Alpine wildlife

You'll carry only a light day-pack while hiking through a region that is home to idyllic lakes, sparkling rivers, majestic mountains and abundant wildlife. In Yukon’s Kluane National Park lies the largest non-arctic ice field in the world with the glacial valleys crowned by Mount Logan, Canada’s highest peak.

The base camp for this trip will be set up at one of Parks Canada's established campgrounds, where you have access to basic facilities such as picnic table, water and outhouses.

At the Da Kų Cultural Centre and the Kluane National Park Visitors Centre you'll learn more about wildlife and the Champagne & Aishihik First Nations who call Kluane home. During this hiking trip in Yukon's Kluane National Park you’ll experience the beauty of Kluane's majestic mountain world; a wildlife paradise where large numbers of grizzly bears, Dall sheep and other wildlife roam freely.
 
The views, hikes, culture, and history of Kluane are truly unforgettable. This base-camp hiking trip to is a great opportunity for novice hikers to explore Yukon’s Kluane National Park.

  • Personal Experience
  • Trusted Tour Operator
  • Local Guides
  • Small group
Available Jun-Sept
Duration 4 days
Departs From Whitehorse, YT
Difficulty Level Easy / Moderate
Group maximum 7
Meet on Location Yes
Pick Up No
Region Yukon Territory

From

1 495 CAD

Per Adult

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  • Toll Free number in N. America: +1 888 285 1676
  • International number: +1 780 414 1676

Availability (2019): July - August
Based on double occupancy.


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What's Included

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Included

  • All camping equipment: tents, stove, pots, dishes, etc. except for sleeping bag & sleeping pad
  • Kluane Park fees and licenses
  • Safety equipment, first aid kit, bear spray, satellite phone

Suggested Clothing

  • Warm coat
  • Hiking boots
  • Rain gear
  • Walking shoes
  • Fleece underclothes
  • Warm socks
  • Hat
  • Gloves
  • *A full packing list will be supplied upon booking

Suggested Items

  • Camera
  • Daypack
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Water bottle

Contact us for more Information about this tour

TOLL FREE NUMBER IN N. AMERICA: +1 888 285 1676
INTERNATIONAL NUMBER: +1 780 414 1676

You can also send an email to info@adventures.com, or use the contact form here below.

Itinerary

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Information

Guide Information:All trips will be led by a Parks Canada licensed wilderness guide.

Restrictions: This trip requires some basic hiking experience.All participants must prepare their personal gear for rapidly changing weather; steep, rugged terrain and cold.

Meals & Dining: All meals and non-alcoholic beverages are included during the trip and prepared by your guide. Meals in hotels before and after the trip are not included.

Transportation: Trips begin and end in Whitehorse, Yukon. Transportation between Whitehorse and Kluane National Park is included. Whitehorse is accessible by air from Vancouver through Air Canada or Air North.

Weather: Summer temperatures in the Yukon can average 15-20 C. Weather in the mountains can change quickly so be prepared for a variety of conditions.

Requirements: Sleeping bag and pad.

Trip notes: There is a high chance you will see grizzly bears. It's of the upmost importance for you and the bear's safety that you comply with our guide's bear encounter procedures. Occasionally trails can be closed by Park wardens due to high grizzly bear activity. If this is the case, we will find alternative trails.

In the morning we’ll drive the scenic Alaska highway to Kluane National Park. Your first views of the Kluane mountains are sure to amaze. Upon arrival in Haines Junction you will have time to visit the cultural and visitors centres to learn more about the area before we go to set up our base camp. In the afternoon we'll get in our first little hike to get up close and personal with one of Canada’s most majestic landscapes. Overnight at the base camp. Lunch and Dinner included.

Time for your first full day hike in Kluane! Based on the level of skill/fitness of the group members, a hike will be selected and you're off on and adventure into the mountains full of alpine wildlife (including Dall sheep, grizzly and black bears, pika, and many other species), glacial streams, and jaw-dropping views. You can expect to enjoy a well-deserved meal cooked over the fire after your hike! Overnight at the base-camp. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Another day, another day hike! Kluane’s hikes are all unique and offer incredible views from various elevations and viewpoints. A second day hike is an opportunity to experience the beauty of Kluane from a new perspective! After an amazing day you'll spend the night relaxing on the shores of one of Kluane’s stunning lakes. Overnight at the base-camp. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

After we have packed up our tents there is time for one last hike in Kluane before we make our way back to Whitehorse.

Payment Details

Deposit and Taxes

  • Pricing does not include: 5.00% GST.
  • A 20% deposit is required to hold your reservation.
  • Balance of payment is due 30 days before trip commencement.

CANCELLATION POLICY & DETAILS
A non-refundable deposit of 20% of the trip fee is required to hold your reservation. The balance of the fee is due 30 days prior to the start of the trip. Cancellation fees are as follows: Until 30 days before departure: 20% of the total amount 29 to 15 days before departure: 50% of the total amount, 14 days or less before departure and less: 100% of the total amount.