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Northern Lights Tour, February 2019

Enjoy Northern Light viewing from a cozy cabin or wall tent with a fireplace to keep you warm.  Join Classic Canadian Tours on Alberta Family Day weekend, February 15th - 18th, 2019 for a fun-filled time in Whitehorse, Yukon.  This fully guided package includes return airfare from Calgary or Edmonton to Whitehorse, 3 evenings of Northern Light viewing (conditions permitting), 3 hotel nights, a city tour, Yukon Wildlife Preserve and Takhini Hot Springs.   There is also optional activities, such as the Ultimate Winter Experience and dog sledding, that can be added to your Sunday itinerary.  Please see Optional Activities for details.  

Tour dates are from Calgary, Edmonton or Vancouver; depart Friday, February 15th return Monday, February 18th, 2019.

Grizzly Bear West Coast Tour

Classic Canadian Tours is thrilled to present the one day Grizzly Bear Tour. On this magnificent one day tour, you will board a chartered aircraft and fly nonstop from Calgary or Edmonton to Prince Rupert, BC where you will be shuttled to a fully weatherproof 72 foot catamaran. Then, you will begin the 7 hour tour to the pristine wilderness of the Khutzeymateen, home of the largest population of grizzly bears anywhere on earth. Along the way you will see a variety of wildlife and be fascinated with stories of historic villages.  In 2019, we are pleased to have Brian Keating, as a guest naturalist on our June 22nd tour from Calgary.

2019 dates are:

Calgary: 

     Saturday, May 25th

     Saturday, June 22nd

Edmonton: 

    Saturday, June 8th

One Day fly and cruise tour to Khutzeymateen Valley

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Haida Gwaii Tour - New for 2019

Visit Haida Gwaii and experience a world of intrigue, adventure and undeniable breathtaking beauty. Our Haida Gwaii tour begins in Calgary, with a flight to Sandspit and short ferry ride to Queen Charlotte City.  Also known as the Galapagos of the North, Haida Gwaii is a pristine archipelago on the west coast of British Columbia steeped in the history of the Haida People dating back over 10,000 years. Discover the culture both past and present as we explore these incredible islands. Summer solstice is a perfect time to enjoy the west coast.  On the final day we will be transferred to the airport for the flight back to Calgary.  This fully guided 5 night tour is departing from Calgary on Monday, June 17th, returning Saturday, June 22nd, 2019.  Space is limited and early booking is recommended.

Five night guided tour

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Yukon Wildlife and Historical Tour

Join hosted group from June 20 - 27, 2019 as we take in the history, native culture, wildlife and splendour of the Yukon.  Skagway, Whitehorse and  Dawson City are visited as we track the gold rush route.  If you can make these dates, we consider this Yukon tour to be our best value of 2019.   Departures are from Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver.

YUKON WILDLIFE TOUR 2019 DATES ARE AVAILABLE TO BOOK

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Beluga Whale Tour

Thousands of beluga whales descend upon Churchill every summer and this two day tour is the perfect way to enjoy this amazing experience.  In addition to the whales you will enjoy the Prince of Whales Fort tour and a cultural and heritage tour of Churchill and the area.  Join Classic Canadian Tours for a Beluga Whale Tour departing  Friday, July 5th, 2019 from Calgary.

July 5 & 6, 2019

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Northern Lights Tour, September 2019

Enjoy Northern Light viewing from a cozy cabin or wall tent with a fireplace to keep you warm.  Join Classic Canadian Tours September 19th to 22nd for a fun-filled time in Whitehorse, Yukon.  This fully guided package includes return airfare from Calgary or Edmonton to Whitehorse, 3 evenings of Northern Light viewing (conditions permitting), 3 hotel nights, a city tour, Yukon Wildlife Preserve and Takhini Hot Springs.   There is also an optional Carcross Tour offered that can be added to your Saturday itinerary.  Please see Optional Activities for details.  September tour dates are Thursday, September 19th, returning Sunday, September 22nd, 2019.

September 19 - 22, 2019

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Yukon Gold Self Guided

Classic Canadian Tours sets out to capture the beauty, history and mystique of the Klondike gold rush with our Yukon Gold Self Guided package. This 6 night stay, fly-in package is designed for the independent, time sensitive traveler as you will touch down upon locations that truly characterize the Yukon.

This self guided tour package is offered weekly; departing each Wednesday and returning the following Tuesday by commercial jet from Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton Airports from May 22nd through September 3rd, 2019.  You can also choose to begin the package in Whitehorse by providing your own transportation from your home city to Whitehorse.  This tour package is subject to space availability at the time of booking.

Yukon Klondike Self Guided

See the Yukon and Alaska in this 5 night fly-in Yujkon Klondike self guided tour package designed for the independent traveler to experience the best of the north. Touchdown upon the City of Whitehorse, the White Pass Railroad, the port of Skagway, and Dawson City.  

This self guided tour package is offered weekly; departing each Wednesday and returning the following Monday by commercial jet from Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton Airports from May 22nd through September 2nd, 2019.  You can also choose to begin the package in Whitehorse by providing your own transportation from your home city to Whitehorse.  This tour package is subject to space availability at the time of booking.

See Yukon - See Canada

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Newfoundland Adventure

Classic Canadian Tours has teamed up with Newfoundland experts, Wildland Tours, to bring you an east coast adventure.  Experience the world's largest gathering of humpback whales and a fabulous diversity of marine wildlife. Small groups and giant landscapes are featured. Newfoundland Adventure tours depart each Sunday, June through July. 

Newfoundland Viking Tour

Classic Canadian Tours has teamed up with Newfoundland experts, Wildland Tours, to bring you the Viking Trail Experience on the west coast of Newfoundland. Journey through time to learn about the birth of a continent and the death of an ocean. Walk in the footsteps of the New World's first peoples and explore the home of the first Viking explorers. This exciting 8 day holiday starts and ends in Deer Lake, Newfoundland. 

Tours are offered on select Sunday's from June through September.

Polar Bear Safari

Experience a one day jet excursion from Calgary, Edmonton or Saskatoon to polar bear country in Churchill, Manitoba. Witness polar bears in their natural environment as they migrate toward the coast in anticipation of freeze-up and to access their favourite diet of ringed seals. A Tundra Buggy® will transport you across the terrain, to view the polar bears in a comfortable and safe manner. Classic Canadian Tours offers 6 departures this fall. We are pleased to have Brian Keating, as a guest naturalist on the November 2nd, November 4th  and November 11th departures from Calgary.

For 2018 we are offering an optional panda visit at the Calgary Zoo. Please see Optional Private Panda Tour for more information on this special attraction.


Fall 2018 Polar Bear Safari Tour dates are:

From Calgary: 

  •     Friday, October 26th  - Sold out
  •     Friday, November 2nd - Sold out
  •     Sunday, November 4th  - Sold out
  •     Sunday, November 11th - Sold out

From Edmonton:

  •     Sunday, October 28th - Sold Out

 From Saskatoon: 

  •     Saturday, November 10th - Sold Out

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Polar Bear and Panda Bundle

This is this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see two vulnerable bear species; polars and pandas, in a two day span.  This bundle is intended for visitors to Calgary; it includes the Polar Bear Safari, Private Panda Tour and two nights accommodation.

Event dates:

October 25th to October 27th SOLD OUT

Thursday, October 25th arrive in Calgary and check-in at the Courtyard Marriott.  The Private Panda Tour, including an Asian inspired buffet dinner, will depart from the hotel at 5:00 PM, return to by 8:30 PM. 

Friday, October 26th, the Polar Bear Safari will depart from a private departure lounge at 6:15 AM, return by 8:00 PM

Saturday, October 27th check-out of the hotel by 11:00 AM

 

November 10th to November 12th - SOLD OUT

Saturday, November 10th, check-in to the Courtyard Marriott

Sunday, November 11th the Polar Bear Safari  will depart from a private departure lounge at 6:00 AM, return by 8:00 PM

Monday November 12th The Private Panda Tour , including a buffet breakfast, will depart from the hotel at 7:15 AM, return to the hotel by 10:00 AM. Check-out of the hotel by 11:00 AM

THIS OFFER IS SOLD OUT.

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Private Panda Tour

Panda class=The giant pandas visit Calgary in 2018. Er Shun and Da Mao and cubs Jia Panpan and Jia Yueyue are at the Calgary Zoo and Classic Canadian tours invites you to come along on a private tour to visit the bears. You can join our tour as an optional add-on to your Polar Bear Safari or you can simply join us on our evening 2 ½ hour tour, including dinner or 2 hour breakfast tour at the zoo. 


Tour dates 2018:

Thursday, October 25th; evening viewing - sold out

Thursday, November 1st, evening viewing

Monday, November 5th, morning viewing

Monday, November 12th, morning viewing

From Calgary. Book this on it's own or with your Polar Bear tour. Incredible,Polar and Panda bears on your same safari.

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