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Canada – It’s Raining Reindeer!2019-01-15T03:38:50+00:00

Project Description

Traverse the magical wilderness of the Canadian Arctic in search of Reindeer.

Depart Calgary and explore the magical towns of Banff and Lake Louise in the breathtaking Canadian Rockies. Discover all Banff has to offer including the Bow River Valley and take a gondola ride up Sulphur Mountain. Stay at renowned Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and marvel at the pristine wilderness that surrounds you.

Transfer to Yellowknife for a winter wonderland adventure and view the astounding natural beauty of nature’s night-show – The Aurora Borealis. Fly to remote Inuvik in the Canadian high arctic and search for herds of reindeer by snowmobile and learn about Inuit culture.

*Conditions apply.  Price is based on two people sharing. Accommodation subject to availability.
^Valid for departures between 10 January 2019 – 11 April 2019.

For further information, or to start planning your Arctic adventure please call our Canada travel specialists on 1300 363 302 or send us a message.

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Included Highlights

  • Discover Banff and enjoy the Banff Gondola
  • Enjoy snowshoeing in beautiful Lake Louise
  • Marvel at the magnificent Aurora Borealis (weather dependent)
  • Spend a night in an authentic igloo
  • View the Arctic Reindeer by snowmobile
  • Visit remote Tuktoyaktuk and Pingo National Park

Itinerary

Day 1 – Banff
Today transfer from Calgary by scheduled shuttle bus to the Elk and Avenue Hotel (or similar) in Banff. The transfer takes between 2-3 hours.

Day 2 – Banff
This morning enjoy a tour of Banff, discover Bow River Valley and magnificent Lake Minnewanka. Take a gondola ride to the summit of Sulphur Mountain and marvel at the breathtaking views of the town.

Days 3/4 – Lake Louise
Transfer this morning by coach to beautiful Lake Louise. Staying at the renowned Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise for two nights, enjoy a snow-shoeing excursion and discover this magical town.

Days 5/6 – Yellowknife
Transfer this morning to Calgary Airport for your flight to Yellowknife (flight not included). On arrival in Yellowknife you will be transferred to Explorer Hotel (or similar). Spend the next two nights marvelling at the beauty of the Northern Lights.

Day 7 – Inuvik
This morning you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Inuvik (included). Travel along the iconic Aklavik Ice Road before enjoying a cultural tour of this town. Return to Inuvik in the afternoon and relax at McKenzie Hotel. L

Day 8 – Basecamp
Travel along the brand new Mackenzie Valley Highway by shuttle to Tuktoyaktuk. Take a short snowmobile safety lesson before enjoying a thrilling one-hour ride through the arctic tundra in search of the 3000 strong reindeer herd. In the afternoon head to your basecamp where you will have another chance to see nature’s night-show – The Aurora Borealis. Tonight you have the chance to sleep in an authentic igloo. BLD

Day 9 – Inuvik
This morning enjoy another snowmobile excursion in search of reindeer before returning to Inuvik. Continue along the highway to Tuktoyaktuk where you will explore local sites like the famed Canadian Pingo Landmark. Return to Inuvik for overnight. B

Day 10 – Tour Ends Yellowknife
This morning you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Yellowknife. Tour ends on arrival in Yellowknife.

(B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)

10 days/9 nights ex Calgary
Prices from $9300* per person twin share

Inclusions:

  • Return Airfares Yellowknife / Inuvik / Yellowknife
  • All accommodation, sightseeing and activities as specified in itinerary
  • Transfers and meals where specified on itinerary

Exclusions:

Excludes all airfares except Yellowknife to Inuvik return , gratuities or any personal expenses.

*Conditions apply. Price is based on two people sharing. Single travellers on request. Accommodation subject to availability.