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Alaska is the largest state in the USA and known romantically as the Last Frontier. It’s a wild and spectacular wilderness with vast landscapes of unfathomable natural beauty that seemingly stretch to infinity. The Yukon Territory, which is set between Alaska and Canada (and administered and governed by Canada), is one of the largest and most scarcely populated areas of North America.
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Our vastly experienced travel advisors are passionate about Alaska & Yukon . With first-hand knowledge of when and where to go they can create the perfect holiday experience for you, at the best possible price.
Flight duration: Flights from the UK operate via Seattle to Anchorage and the flying time is around 141/2 hours.
Local time: GMT -8 hours (Alaska); GMT -7 hours (Yukon Territory).
Passports & Visas: A full British passport, which is machine readable and valid for six months beyond your return date is required. Please click here to find out if a visa is required for British passport holders.
Health: Before booking any holiday we recommend that you consult a general practitioner or health professional for information on any health requirements for the areas you wish to visit. If you have previously travelled to a Yellow Fever area, you may be required to provide a vaccination certificate.
Best time to travel: The best time to visit Alaska and the Yukon is mid-May to mid-September as the days are long and temperatures surprisingly pleasant, although there is a chance of rain too. However, temperatures vary wildly depending on which region you plan to visit, with visitors sometimes experiencing all four seasons in one day! Your best chance of seeing the Northern Lights is during the cold, winter nights between September and April.