Private, Full Day Tour to Emerald Lake in Yukon Territory

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Tour Number

Activity Level

399341


Categories

Shore Excursion, Nature and Wildlife, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Suitable for mature teenagers.

Friendly: Yes.
Guests must be able to get in and out of a car. I have limited room, but most small walkers can be placed in the back. There is minimal walking on the tour.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Mandarin (basic), Spanish (fluent), Thai (conversational)

The best way to see Skagway, the Yukon and the South Klondike Highway, my "Office" !


We begin with a tour through downtown Skagway, then, we climb the White Pass (3292' or 1000m). On the way, we'll see beautiful waterfalls, and great scenery.

Past the border is a stunning "moonscape" area, with stunted trees and sharp crags. Next, I treat all to a nice "convenience break" at the Yukon Suspension Bridge. I'll cover the fee.

Further up, we pass Lake Tutshi, with big mountains on both sides, and it is here that we often see Mountain Goats on the peaks. We then come to Lake Tagish, and the Yukon border sign is a popular photo stop.

Further on, the landscape shows evidence of another minerals "rush", on Montana Mountain. Bove Island is another great photo stop. Just after that is the village of Carcross, Yukon Territory, rich in native tradition, with several world class totems, and two nice spots for lunch. Next comes the Carcross Desert, with hundreds of acres of out-of-context dunes .

Our turnaround point is Emerald Lake, and you will see why!

After that, it's back to Skagway!

Itinerary

Skagway Town Tour
Denver Glacier Overlook
Pitchfork Falls
Bridal Veil Falls
Welcome to Alaska Sign
Tormented Valley Overlooks
Restroom break at Yukon Suspension Bridge
Goat Mountain at Tutshi Lake
Welcome to the Yukon Sign
Bove Island Overlook
Village of Carcross, Yukon
Carcross Desert
Emerald Lake
Tutshi Lake Boat Ramp
Summit Creek Trail

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you at your cruise ship dock, or at any pre-determined location in Skagway

End location: The tour ends in Skagway. I can drop you off in the downtown area, or back at your ship's pier.
Should you get off in town, it is a short walk to your pier, or there are local shuttles available

Duration: 7 hours

Transportation

My Vehicle is a brand-new 2017 Ford Transit Connect, with room for up to six passengers

What’s Included

My time and services as your Private Guide
Transportation
Professional Photo assistance
Local Maps and Reference Books
Complimentary Drinking Water
Spotting Scope
Binoculars
Bug Repellant
Anti-Bacterial gel

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 CAD - If you wish to tour the Yukon Suspension bridge, there is a $10/person fee
Lunch in Carcross is available for around $20/person

What’s Extra

Admission to the Yukon Suspension Bridge
Lunch in Carcross
Any personal purchases or expenses

Restrictions

I do not have any restrictions in regards to my guiding, I can offer a full range of experiences.

A Recent Review of this tour

He's very knowledgeable and friendly. We stopped to drink from a glacier cascade, took pictures at all the beautiful views, and got some special time with the dogs and the puppies. Tom's knowledge of the area, and more importantly the tourism, allowed us to get a local experience because we got to EVERYTHING BEFORE the dozens of tour buses rolled through. We got to spend quiet, personal time before things became a mad house. This was definitely the best way to get to see Skagway and the Yukon.
Gregory Fisk

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