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A Canadian Arctic Adventure

Explore the vast beauty the Canada's North with this truly Authentic Arctic Experience!

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from $5569.00- $7093.00

  • Winter
  • Multi-Day Packages
  • Adventure / Challenging
  • Family Friendly / Easy

Join us on a once in a lifetime journey into Canada’s majestic Northwest Territories and the hamlets of Inuvik, Reindeer Station, and Tuktoyaktuk.  This land of intense beauty offers a final opportunity to travel the Ice Road (driving over the Mackenzie River and the Arctic Ocean) between Inuvik and Tuktoyaktuk and be captivated by the stately Reindeer Herd as it will be the last time one can view their journey to this area.  View the Northern Lights as you stand along side the Arctic Ocean; experience a night in an igloo; join the Inuvik People as they share a great feast, dancing, and old time games; hear their stories of life in the north from local elders; and mush your own dog team.

5 days

Upcoming Dates

  • April 7 - 11, 2017

Tour/Package Includes

  • Travel by Air

  • Travel by Car

  • Shuttle

  • Meals


More Information

  • Itinerary
  • What To Bring
  • What's Included
  • Cancellation Policy
  • Day One   Meals: D

    Arrive in Inuvik, there is a coach tour of the town which includes a visit to the Igloo Church, a local community greenhouse, and an opportunity to view the Mackenzie Delta, the NASA Solar Array Research Site, and much more.  After checking in and time to relax the group will join the local Inuit for their annual Muskrat Jamboree feast and drumming

    Day Two   Meals: B, D

    After breakfast a coach will take you down to the river outside Inuvik to view the Jamboree events. Here you will have everything from dog sled races, snow mobile races, aboriginal games, and more!  This evening depart for a cultural dinner at Reindeer Station with local hosts, Igloo viewing, a Bon Fire, and potential Northern Lights viewing.  For an additional cost those who are interested can stay overnight at Reindeer Station and have the experience of a lifetime sleeping in an Igloo.  Those who do not choose this option will return to the hotel in Inuvik for the evening.

     

    Day Three   Meals: B, L, D

    A new adventure awaits us today as we travel from Inuvik back to Reindeer Station for breakfast and an opportunity to learn about trapping, hunting, and what it takes to survive in the Arctic.  Following that we head to the Ice Road to view the Reindeer crossing.  Once the Reindeer have crossed the road you will travel by snowmobile (you do not drive the snowmobile) out to the Reindeer herd, enjoy a lunch by the fire, and watch this magical herd rest and graze before they cross the Ice Road again.  The journey continues on the Ice Road to Tuktoyaktuk.  Upon arrival, we check in to Smitty’s B & B for an overnight stay.  Experience a cultural dinner with local elders. This evening take a tour to the Arctic Ocean to look for northern lights

    Day Four    Meals: B, D

    This morning after breakfast there is a town tour to learn about the history, culture, and geography of the hamlet.

    After travelling back on the Ice Road to Inuvik you will have an opportunity to cross dog team mushing off your bucket list, with a 1 ½ hour dog mushing experience!  You don’t have to mush the team, you can just sit down and let someone else do the work.

    Day Five    Meals: B

    This morning we complete the dog mushing experience and then we make our way back to the airport midmorning for your flight back home.

    • Personal Products
    • Warm Clothes
    • Water Bottle
    • Camera
    • Coach transportation in Northwest Territories
    • Four breakfasts
    • Various snacks
    • One lunch
    • Four dinners
    • All side tours and entrance fees
    • Services of local guides
  • As most our costs are incurred long before the actual trip, rental or tour takes place, we are bound to the following cancellation fees:

    • 90 Days before tour start: Full refund
    • 90 – 61 days before tour start: 75% refund
    • 60 – 30 days before tour start: 50% refund
    • 30 or fewer days before tour start: No refund possible

    Exceptions to this cancellation policy cannot be made for any reason, including, terrorism, civil unrest or personal emergencies. If unforeseen circumstances require a change in itinerary, we will make every effort to work out an alternative solution. If for any reason we cannot start the tour, due to circumstances, including but not limited, to severe weather, mechanical breakdown or road closures, you will receive a full refund.

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