Tombstone
Tombstone

Trekking in Yukon’s Tombstone Park

8 days

Expansive valleys in Tombstone visited on a Tombstone Tour with a guided groupTrekking in the Tombstone Territorial Park viewsGroup of hikers posing on a guided tour to Tombstone Territorial Park in Yukon, CanadaHiking in the Tombstone Territorial Park with a guide is a very rewarding experiencePanoramic views of the Tombstone Territorial Park in Yukon CanadaBeautiful views seen on a trekking in Tombstones tour with a guideStunning peaks in the Tombstone Territorial Park seen on a guided tour in Yukon, Canada

Spend 8 days discovering the peaks and tarns of Yukon's wilderness on this guided trek

Tombstone Territorial Park is often referred to as the Northern Hemisphere’s Patagonia. This remote part of the Yukon is blessed with incredible hiking and scenery, and is truly a once in a lifetime trip for hikers and trekkers that love remote, unspoiled wilderness.

Furnished with quintessential northern Canadian views, the Trekking in Tombstone Tour winds through herds of caribou, tundra, and crystal-clear rivers. The fusion of the jagged syenite peaks staggering behind the vibrant arctic plants dotting the landscapes forms remarkable vistas as you meander.

Your eight-day journey weaves majestic vistas with monuments and stories of the gold rush that once prospered Canada’s north. Spend some time in the iconic Dawson City, which acted as a base during the Klondike Gold Rush, before and after embarking to Tombstone Territorial Park, a hotspot along the Dempster Highway, for your memorable intrepid hiking and camping adventure.

Highlights of the Trekking in Yukon’s Tombstone Park

Twist through the stunning views of rugged peaks, tundra, and autumn hues blanketing Canada’s north.
Watch out for wildlife patrolling or flying through the vast landscapes: bears, falcons, eagles, caribou, moose, wolves.
Learn more about the Klondike Gold Rush, which attracted many to the once-prosperous Dawson City in the 19th century.
Enjoy five nights in the comfort of your tent while the sounds of the wild whisper natural lullabies in the background.

Prices

From $1,750USD
$75USD off $1,825USD
8 days
Difficulty
Guided
Hotels and camping
  • No Booking or Credit Card Fees
  • Save Money
  • Happiness Guaranteed
Check Availability Group Savings Customize This Trip
Tombstone

Trekking in Yukon’s Tombstone Park Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Dawson City

Meet up with your guide at the Dawson City Airport, check into your hotel, and discuss the itinerary for your upcoming journey through Tombstone Territorial Park. Spend some time exploring Dawson City before resting up for your trek through Canada’s wilderness.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Dawson City
Distance: None
Meals: None

Day 2 Dempster Highway & Tombstone Park

After breakfast, journey up the Dempster Highway by van to Tombstone Territorial Park. Warm-up your body for the treks ahead by starting with a two to five-hour jaunt up Goldensides Mountain. Admire the remarkable view of the arctic tundra sweeping the land below. Set up your tent and enjoy a night amid nature at Tombstone Campground.
Overnight Location: Camping at Tombstone Campground
Distance: 2 to 5 hours
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 Grizzly Lake

Start the day by filling your body with a tasty breakfast before embarking on a six to 11-hour trek deep into Canada’s backyard. Today’s hike may be the longest, but the views from the North Ridge, along Grizzly Creek Valley, will force you to forget of any tiredness. After hiking the ridge, descend towards Grizzly Lake and set up camp.
Overnight Location: Wild camping at Grizzly Lake
Distance: 6 to 11 hours
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 Glissade Pass & Divide Lake

Consume breakfast before setting off to your next wild camping spot. Be sure to admire the mountains reflecting in Grizzly Lake in the crisp morning light before you go. As you make your way to Divide Lake, you will walk through the undulating trail spanning Glissade Pass. Be prepared for super steep descents on today’s trek! Reach Divide Lake, where the dramatic, rocky face of Mount Monolith stands, creating a wonderland of mysticality, after six to eight hours of hiking.
Overnight Location: Wild camping at Divide Lake
Distance: 6 to 8 hours
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 Mount Monolith

Wake up to blissful natural sounds and prepare for another day of getting to know Canada’s wild side on foot. A combination of weather conditions and group abilities will decide whether you head north of Mount Monolith or hike south to a quaint lake. Either way, spend the day admiring the warm autumn hues and valleys and lakes cradled by the staggering collection of mountains.
Overnight Location: Wild camping near Mt. Monolith
Distance: 3 to 8 hours
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 Tombstone Territorial Park

Today, you will head back to the trailhead, encountering new, remarkable views en route. You will also retrace some of the trails you’ve walked the last few days. Enjoy a drive back to where this outdoor expedition began: Tombstone Campground.
Overnight Location: Camping at Tombstone Campground
Distance: 6 to 9 hours
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 Dawson City

After breakfast, hop back in the van and drive back to Dawson City. Travel back in time on an informative tour detailing the gold rush that attracted numerous gold seekers, turning this northern city into the land of milk and honey in the late 19th century. Visit Canada’s oldest casino—Diamond Tooth Gerties Gambling Hall—in the evening. Spend the night relaxing at a hotel in Dawson City.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Dawson City
Distance: None
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8 Depart Dawson City

Say your goodbyes and get dropped off at either the airport in Dawson City or connect with your next tour.
Overnight Location: None
Distance: None
Meals: None

Book Now

Trekking in Yukon’s Tombstone Park Tour Price and Dates

This guided trekking tour to the Yukon wilderness depends on whether you choose to join an existing group on a specific date or if you prefer a custom tour for your group only.

The best time to travel to Yukon for this tour is during the summer months.

Prices of Private Guided Trekking in Yukon’s Tombstone Park Tour

Have your own private tour with just your group! Please contact us with your preferred date and the number of people in your group and we will create the itinerary just for you.

Join a Group Tour on the Trekking in Yukon’s Tombstone Park

Make new friends and join a group trek to Tombstones Territorial Park. Prices below are per person:

Book Now

Accommodation on Trekking in Yukon’s Tombstone Park Tour

This tour will have you staying in a combination of hotels and campsites. Expect to stay in two or three-star hotels, which come equipped with necessary, comfortable amenities. Keep in mind that you will stay with another member of the tour in a room at the hotels. Feel free to upgrade to single occupancy for an additional fee.

Throughout your trek, you will spend five nights at established campsites and wild camping in a shared tent. You can always upgrade to a single tent for an additional fee.

Please note that the hotels listed below may need to be swapped for other similar accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travelers
You can pay a supplement of $295 USD to have a private room in a hotel and a private tent when travelling with your group. Travelling alone? Don’t worry. It’s definitely possible to match single travelers up.

Hotels on Standard Tour

Downtown Hotel in Dawson City

This hotel has a great balance of the century-old atmosphere and modern conveniences. Also, the location is excellent!

Night 2-6

Wilderness Campsites

Immerse yourself in the stunning landscapes as you camp out beneath the stars. High-quality equipment and expert guides offer a wonderful camping experience.

Downtown Hotel in Dawson City

This hotel has a great balance of the century-old atmosphere and modern conveniences. Also, the location is excellent!

What’s included in the Trekking in Yukon’s Tombstone Park Tour?

Meals

5 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners are included. Meals in the hotels are not included.

Accommodations

Accommodations for 7 nights are included.

Transportation during the Tour

Transport for you and your gear is included from pick-up at the airport in Dawson City to drop-off at the airport in Dawson City or at your next tour connection.

Also Included

  • An expert guide throughout the entire trip
  • Camping equipment (except for a sleeping bag and mat)
  • Transfer to your next tour connection (in Dawson City)
  • Entrance fees for national parks
  • Entrance fee for Diamond Tooth Gerties
  • Tour through Dawson City

Not included

  • Flights to get to Dawson City
  • Meals in hotels
  • Personal necessities
  • Optional tour guide gratuity
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax) - 5%

Optional Extras

  • Extra night in Dawson City or Whitehorse before or after the tour

Frequently Asked Questions about Trekking in Yukon’s Tombstone Park

Ruby Range Adventure has been guiding visitors to the Yukon and Alaska for over 30 years. They are a Yukon-based wilderness tour operator providing an unmatched experience and a genuine love of the North in every trip they lead.

Ruby Range’s guides are qualified to lead guests into the deepest wilderness and knowledgeable enough to explain the rich history of the communities that dot the landscape.

They recognize that their livelihood is based on the environment, so they work to protect the balance between man and nature by limiting group size and choosing eco-conscious excursions.

Learn More

Trekking in Yukon’s Tombstone Park Map

Click map for a larger version

Is this tour for me?

This tour is rated as a 4 / 5. This trek will have you travelling over a variety of terrain by foot. You will also have to wear a backpack that weighs between 10-25 kg, so a high level of fitness and strength is a necessity.

Local Guide

Stephan, Ruby Range Adventure
Stephan
Whitehorse, Yukon

Ask a Question

Got any questions regarding the tour? Interested in promotions for groups or want to customize this tour to fit your needs? We are here to help you!
Ask a question

Related Tours

    Trekking in Yukon’s Tombstone Park




      Trekking in Yukon’s Tombstone Park






        Trekking in Yukon’s Tombstone Park







          Trekking in Yukon’s Tombstone Park