Alaska Highway Itineraries


These route suggestions allow you to reach your day's destination in approximately 7 hours driving time per day. 

For trip planning the Northern Rockies Lodge recommends "The MILEPOST", the most comprehensive travel guide for Northwestern Canada and the Alaska Highway.


British Columbia Circle Tour – 4263 km


Day 1 - Arrive in Vancouver, BC
Day 2 - Vancouver to Victoria
BC Ferries: Tsawwassen - Swartz Bay - (110km journey by public ferry)
Day 3 - Explore Victoria
Day 4 - Victoria - Campbell River - Port Hardy (498km total journey by car)
Days 5 - 9 - Explore Vancouver Island, Tofino, Pacific Rim National Park
Day 10 - Port Hardy - Price Rupert (21 hours / 520km journey with BC ferries)
Day 11 - Prince Rupert - Kitwanga - Dease Lake (725km total journey by car)
Day 12 - Dease Lake - Watson Lake - Northern Rockies Lodge @ Muncho Lake (530km total journey by car)
Days 13 - 17 - Daily fly out fishing to remote mountain lakes for lake trout, arctic grayling, rainbow trout, northern pike, walleye, dolly varden or spend a few days in a remote outpost cabin on your very own mountain lake in the unspoiled wilderness of the Northern Rocky Mountains. Or visit Virginia Falls in Nahanni National Park
Day 18 - Muncho Lake - Fort Nelson - Dawson Creek (693km total journey by car)
Day 19 - Dawson Creek - Price George - Williams Lake (644km total journey by car)
Day 20 - Williams lake - Vancouver (546km total journey by car)
Day 21 - Depart Vancouver, BC

This route can also be done in reverse.  All the roads are well maintained and paved.  The daily destinations are based on 6- 8 hours driving time each day. 


3 Week Canadian Northwest Circle Tour (including Alberta Rockies) - 5760 km

A: Edmonton - Dawson Creek
B: Dawson Creek - Northern Rockies Lodge @ Muncho Lake
C: Visit Fort Nelson Visitor Centre and Alaska Highway Museum on your way to Muncho Lake
D: Northern Rockies Lodge - Whitehorse
E: Visit Liard Hot Springs while staying at the Northern Rockies Lodge
F: Visit Watson Lake on the way to Whitehorse
G: Whitehorse - Dease Lake
H: Dease Lake - Smithers
I: Smithers - Jasper
J: Jasper - Edmonton
K: Edmonton

Explore Canada's North and for the adventurous take the world famous "Top of the World Highway" from Dawson City into Alaska.  Follow the route of the 1898 Gold Rush in the Yukon, and see wildlife and awesome scenery in BC and Alberta.