Northern Lights Tour, September 2018

Enjoy Northern Light viewing from a cozy cabin or wall tent with a fireplace to keep you warm.  Join Classic Canadian Tours September 13th to 16th 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 sold out for 2018.

September tour sold out.

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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.

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 Panda Passage for more information on this special attraction.


Fall 2018 Polar Bear Safari Tour dates are:

From Calgary: 

  •     Friday, October 26th 
  •     Friday, November 2nd - Brian Keating will be our guest naturalist on this date. 
  •     Sunday, November 4th - Brian Keating will be our guest naturalist on this date. 
  •     Sunday, November 11th - Brian Keating will be our guest naturalist on this date. 

From Edmonton:

  •     Sunday, October 28th 

 From Saskatoon: 

  •     Saturday, November 10th

The Great 2018 Panda - Polar Bear Calgary option. Check it 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

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

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

For Visitors to Calgary, a special bear extravaganza

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Private Panda Tour

Panda class=The giant panda’s 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

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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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 for 2019 will be available for booking soon.

July 6 & 7 2018

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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.  Our 2019 dates are now available to book.

2019 dates are:

Calgary: 

     Saturday, May 26th

     Saturday, June 22nd

Edmonton: 

    Saturday, June 8th

One Day fly and cruise tour to Khutzeymateen Valley

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Yukon Gold Rush 6 Night Stay

Classic Canadian Tours sets out to capture the beauty, history and mystique of the Klondike Gold Rush with our Yukon Gold Rush Package. This 6 night stay, fly-in package is designed for the 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 Monday and returning the following Sunday by commercial jet from Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton Airports from May 26th through September 11th,  2018.  You can choose to begin the package in Whitehorse by providing your own transportation or we offer pricing with departures from Edmonton, Calgary or Vancouver.   This tour package is subject to space availability at the time of booking.

Yukon Klondike 5 Night Package

See the Yukon and Alaska in this 5 night / 6-day fly-in self guided tour package highlighting the best of the north. Touchdown upon the City of Whitehorse, the White Pass Railroad, the port of Skagway, and Dawson City.  You can book airfare separately and begin the tour in Whitehorse or take advantage of our arranged return commercial jet service to the Yukon with departures from Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver from May 22nd  through September 10th , 2018.  This tour package is subject to availability at the time of booking.

See Yukon - See Canada

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Yukon Wildlife and Historical Tour

Join our hosted group from June 21 - 28  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 2018. ***SOLD OUT FOR 2018***

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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.