SDWH03 The Great Outdoors – Road Trip
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SDWH03 The Great Outdoors – Road Trip from Whitehorse to Anchorage
Travelling through the heart of Yukon and Alaska on this one way driving tour from Whitehorse allows you to see the incredible diversity that this northern region offers. Your driving tour begins in Yukon’s main capital - Whitehorse where you’ll board the White Pass & Yukon Railroad Train to Skagway. Explore historic townsite and old buildings of Skagway, home of the Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park. Pick up you rental car in Skagway and board the Alaska Ferry across Lynn Canal to Haines. The driving tour continues to Haines Junction, surrounded by the unspoiled wilderness of the Kluane National Park. You then explore the great northern arctic region from Fairbanks and may cross the Arctic Circle before traveling south to Denali National Park. The name ''Denali'' means ''The Great One'' in the native Athabascan language. At 20,310 feet above sea level Denali is the highest peak in North America and is surrounded by one of the world's most spectacular wildlife sanctuaries. Denali National Park is the natural habitat for many types of wildlife including caribou, moose, wolves, Dall sheep, bald eagles, and the mighty grizzly bears. The finale to this tour is Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city and brimming with activities for the outdoorsy and adventurous. Please read our itinerary to have more detailed day-to-day experience. On request, this trip can be customized and can be organized in reverse order.