Aurora Borealis Viewing
• Aurora Borealis Viewing • Dog Sledding • Ice Fishing • Snowmobiling Tour
On winter nights in Yellowknife the Aurora Borealis is often so vivid it seems close enough to touch. This is a place where traditional aboriginal culture blends together with modern amenities for a truly remarkable experience discovering the mystery of the Aurora Borealis. Far from city lights, watch the night sky light up, a marvel that seems to embody the mysteries at the crossroads of Heaven and Earth in all of its elegance and raw beauty. This is a guaranteed departure!
Day 1: Arrive in Yellowknife Your amazing stay begins in Yellowknife, famous for its rustic beauty outdoors, but that doesn't mean you can`t relax in absolute comfort indoors. On arrival there will be time to relax before an evening welcome dinner.
Day 2: Yellowknife Your journey starts with the Yellowknife city tour. Visit the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, a museum that chronicles Aboriginal and European history in the North and displays environmental exhibits. Yellowknife is probably the best place to view one of the Earth's greatest natural wonders, the Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights. That's because the area experiences more clear nights than other northern locations. Amazing Aurora displays are possible on over 240 nights each year! Afterwards begin your first Aurora viewing night. You will stay in the warm chamber to explore the amazing Aurora Borealis; in the meantime you can enjoy free hot drinks and late snacks.
Day 3: Yellowknife Travel to Great Slave Lake, this lake is one of the world's largest fresh-water bodies of water. Aside from the natural beauty of the Aurora Borealis, you will attend an aboriginal ice fishing demonstration. Then return to your lodge and enjoy a feast of freshly caught fish. Afterwards, we will have the second Aurora Viewing tour.
Day 4: Yellowknife Experience the world class dry land training, dog sledding and snowmobiling. Optional activities are available to choose from, the last night of Aurora Viewing tour will be arranged at night.
Day 5: Depart Yellowknife After breakfast, we say goodbye to this wonderful adventure in the Northwest Territories.
• 4 nights of accommodation • Professional Tour Leader • Transport in Yellowknife • 4 breakfasts, 4 dinners
Pricing (per person) $NZD
2018 February 9th-13th