5 Days 4 nights Yellowknife Aurora and Aboriginal Culture Experience
- Duration: 5 Days (approx.)
- Location: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
- Product code: 5YAACE
Take in the wintry wonder of Yellowknife Northern Lights on a 4-day tour that combines aurora chasing tours, aboriginal culture experience and daytime outdoor activities with nights spent gazing up at the sky. Try your northern adventure at traditional sled dog racing in the snow, and then pace your way to Ice Cave with modern or traditional snowshoes.
- 5 days 4 nights accommodation at Arnica Inn Hotel Yellowknife
- Daily continental breakfast
- 2 nights aurora hunting tours
- One night aurora viewing tour at Aboriginal camp
- Yellowknife sightseeing tour
- Traditional dog-sledding tour
- Ice Cave - snowshoeing adventure
- Round-trip airport, hotel and tours transportation
- Snacks and beverages for some tours
Day 1: Arrival in Yellowknife & Nighttime Aurora Hunting
Get picked up from your Yellowknife hotel or right from the airport to be dropped off at the hotel. Once night falls, leave the city lights behind and venture out into the vastness of the Northwest Territories, spending night chasing the aurora borealis and fueling up with snacks and warm drinks for 4 hours.
Day 2: Yellowknife Sightseeing Tour & Aurora Viewing at Aboriginal camp
Set out in the morning for a comprehensive sightseeing tour of Yellowknife, checking out historic sites and natural landmarks. In the evening, get picked up for a short ride to Aboriginal camp in aboriginal community of Dettah. Enjoy local guide story telling whilst waiting for aurora in warm cabin filled with traditional home-made soup and bannock. At the end of night full of fun your driver will drop yo back to hotel.
Day 3: Dog Sledding Tour & Aurora Hunting
During the day, venture out to a dog sledding kennel, where you can meet and play with the friendly team of sled dogs—defending champions of the Canadian Dog Derby. Go for a thrilling ride along the snowy tracks, and learn about training and racing from the professional dog musher. At the end of tour your driver will drop you back to hotel to rest up for your nighttime excursion, which takes you out to track down the Northern Lights once again.
Day 4: Ice Cave Snowshoeing Adventure
Start your afternoon with snowshoeing experience on Great Slave lake. learn from your guide traditional and modern ways of snowshoeing. Take some pictures of snow covered trail that leads you to breath taking view of Yellowknife ice cave. (2 hrs)
Night-time free time to relax and packing for next day departures or add one more night of unforgettable aurora chasing experience.
Day 5: 11:00 am Hotel Check-Out
Hotel check out and Yellowknife airport transfer. Airport drop off's pick-up time commence 2 hours prior to your boarding time. .
Note: hotel room setup for package is based on one standard hotel room with one or two double beds at Anica Inn Hotel.