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Great Northern Adventure Signature Package

Visit two amazing Canadian Territories in a 5 day trip. Start in Dawson City and make your way, by automobile, boat and plane, up to the Tuktoyaktuk on the Arctic Ocean!

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from $4600

  • Summer
  • Multi-Day Packages
  • Family Friendly / Easy

In this multi-day adventure you will get to discover two of Canada’s Territories over a 5 day period. This tour package includes seeing the gold rush mecca of Dawson City, driving the famous Dempster Highway, visiting a traditional and active Inuit whaling camp on the Mackenzie Delta and exploring the community of Tuktoyaktuk along the Arctic Coast. All by the hands of a local and experienced Inuit guides. Along the way you will visit many cultural displays, enjoy tours by boat, vehicle, and plane, making memories that you won’t likely forget.

Note: Departing from Yellowknife is an available option.

5 days

Upcoming Dates

  • June 14 - 18, 2019
  • July 12-16, 2019
  • July 17-21, 2019
  • August 23 - 27, 2019

Tour/Package Includes

  • Travel by Sea Tuktoyaktuk Delta River Cruise

  • Travel by Car Town Tour of Inuvik and Dawson City & Dempster Highway Tour

  • Meals Cultural Dinner

  • Accommodations Hotels

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  • Itinerary 1
  • Itinerary 2
  • What to Bring
  • Cancellation Policy
  • Itinerary:

    Day 1

    Catch your morning flight from Dawson to Inuvik, where your guide will meet you. From here you will be taken on a unique and informative tour to visit the sled-dog kennels and learn from a local musher about the dogs and what it takes to successfully train sled dogs. After the dog kennel tour, you will experience a town tour of Inuvik, learning about the Northern community before taking you to your accommodation for the evening.

    Day 2

    Depart Inuvik for Tuktoyaktuk, in a spectacular boat tour through the second-largest delta in the world, the famed “Mackenzie River Delta!” You’ll visit a bush camp and see a unique way of life here, then continue through majestic scenery, past creeks and channels, spotting unique wildlife along the waterway!

    Day 3

    This is your free day to explore the magic of Inuvik, and all it has to offer. At 6:00 pm, you will be shuttled to experience your “Taste the Arctic” cultural dinner. You will start with a tour of the largest and most northern greenhouse in the world. Learn about the history of the greenhouse, the impact of 24-hour day light on the plants, and about the impact it has on this northern community! Following, you will have the opportunity to sample the food that is harvested from the land, and learn about the Inuvialuit history, their way of life, and the rich culture held by the Inuvialuit.

    Day 4

    Get ready for a drive down the Dempster Highway! We will venture along the Tundra/Taiga from Inuvik towards Eagle Plains. Along the drive, we will stop at the communities of Fort Macpherson, and Tsiigehtchic, while also going across the Mackenzie and Peel River with ferries. Other opportunities to get out and enjoy the views include the NWT/Yukon boarder, as well as the Arctic Circle.

    Day 5

    A fresh Arctic Morning! You’ll depart Eagle Plains along the Dempster Highway with breathtaking views of the Ogilvie and Richardson Mountains and a stop at the beautiful Tombstone Territorial Park to immerse yourself in the unique wilderness! Explore rugged peaks, permafrost landforms, and abundant wildlife, all of which are an integral part of the rich First Nation culture. You will arrive in Dawson City, Yukon around 6pm for the evening, when the “City” erupts with energy. Visit any of the local saloons, or try your hand at a game of cards at the oldest Casino in Canada, Diamond Tooth Gerties. Make sure not to miss the Can Can girls performance which happens three times a night at the famed Casino.

    Note: Dates and activities are subject to change

  • This trip can also be done in reverse, driving up from Dawson City, with the rest of the itinerary resuming once in Inuvik, and then flying to Dawson City from Inuvik.

  • As the Arctic weather can change quite rapidly, we always suggest you bring clothing for all weather. Temperatures can sink to 0C and get as high at 35C in the summer. Make sure to bring water bottle, Bug spray, shows with good tread, and don’t forget your camera!

  • 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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