Multi-Day Tour | Independent

Arctic Canada; North of Extraordinary (7 days)

Entrée Canada

Yellowknife, Canada To Yellowknife, Canada

Valid for Departures: 28 Jun 2019 - 12 Aug 2019

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Yellowknife, NT Canada
Explorer Hotel None

Upon your arrival in Yellowknife, your shuttle driver will meet you and transport you to your hotel. A stone’s throw from the Northern Frontier Visitors Centre and Yellowknife Veteran’s Memorial, you’re well positioned to explore the Northwest Territories capital city. Accommodations are at The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife.

Day 2
Yellowknife, NT Canada
Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge, Somerset Island, NU Canada
Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge Dinner

This morning your shuttle will deliver you to Yellowknife Airport, where you’ll catch a private chartered flight to Somerset Island. After a tour of the Arctic Watch facilities, enjoy a gourmet meal with Canadian touches throughout. The lodge aims to represent each and every Canadian province into their menus, and often offer Okanagan Valley wines, Alberta Organic Beef, French-Canadian cheeses and more. After dinner enjoy join expert guides in the Great Room for an introduction to sea kayaking in polar waters. Accommodations are at the Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge.

Day 3
Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge, Somerset Island, NU Canada
Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack
No two days are the same at Arctic Watch, and your time here will be filled with adventure. Think guided ATV tours of the tundra, paddle boarding atop frigid arctic waters and spotting playful polar bears strolling the landscape. Accommodations are at the Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge.
Day 4
Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge, Somerset Island, NU Canada
Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack

Today you may choose to hike the flat rocks surrounding the Somerset Island Canyons. In this area, you'll likely come across the nesting sites of local birds, including terns, plovers and snow geese. Accommodations are at the Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge.

Day 5
Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge, Somerset Island, NU Canada
Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack

Somerset Island’s estuary houses thousands of beluga whales, attracted to the region due to the temperate waters and offering ample photographic opportunities. Accommodations are at the Arctic Watch Wilderness Resort.

Day 6
Yellowknife, NT Canada
Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge, Somerset Island, NU Canada
Explorer Hotel Breakfast

This morning offers you a final chance to explore the High Arctic, and try your hand at any missed activity (or repeat your favorites). In the late afternoon you will board your private charter flight back to Yellowknife, where a shuttle will deliver you to your hotel. Accommodations are at The Explorer Hotel.

Day 7
Yellowknife, NT Canada
None None

Today you will make your own way to the Yellowknife Airport, where you will catch your flight(s) home. Safe travels!

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Description

500 miles north of the Arctic circle lies the Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge. The most Northerly lodge on earth, Once there you’ll marvel at over two thousand beluga whales feeding their young and dueling muskox on the open tundra. Once-in-a-lifetime adventures are all but guaranteed. Talk to us about creating your unforgettable Arctic experience.

About Us

At Entrée Canada we live for unique travel experiences. The kind of out-of-the-box personalized travel moments that fulfill dreams, tick off bucket lists, and create memories, stories and legends for our guests. Our dedication to meticulously planned journeys has made us a leader in the field, but what feeds our soul is giving our guests what they never dreamed possible. This could be helicopter fishing in a remote glacial-fed river, coming face-to-face with polar bears on the tundra, or witnessing the breathtaking magic of the aurora borealis.

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By: SJS25


Reviewed on: 09 Nov 2013

Very pleased with all of our arrangements in Canada
Travel Advisor:  Joan Gerson

Outstanding

By: Randy


Reviewed on: 03 Aug 2015

We had some changed due to mechanical issues and Entree did an excellent making all of the changes necessary.
Travel Advisor:  Joan Gerson

Friendly service

By: Joanna787


Reviewed on: 18 Sep 2016

We had a great trip, and would do it again!
Travel Advisor:  Karen Lee-Ishmael

Lovely

By: Tired


Reviewed on: 29 Aug 2017

Absolutely fabulous, great guides....grand time!! Weather even cooperated.
Travel Advisor:  Jen Mitchell
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Trip to Canada

By: Jim


Reviewed on: 30 Aug 2017

Our experience with Entree Canada was excellent. All of the drivers and cars were very good and the recommended guides were knowledgeable and helpful. They scheduled us on Via Rail Canada from Montreal to Quebec City and the attendants were extremely nice and helpful as were the lady porters. One of our traveling companions lost a hearing aid while on the train and didn't discover it until we reached the hotel, Auberge St. Antoine, who called immediately. The train had departed. Miraculously, the next day Via Rail brought the hearing aid to the hotel. That is really good service. Use Entree Canada if you travel to Canada.
Travel Advisor:  Jen Mitchell
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Perfect Day

By: Dana


Reviewed on: 28 Jun 2018

Such a great day! Our two guides (whose names sadly escape me at this moment ) were so kind, knowledgeable , and engaging that they really made our tour a highlight of the trip.
Travel Advisor:  Loni Truitt

vacation

By: Grammy


Reviewed on: 06 Jul 2018

very helpful and immediately available
Travel Advisor:  Sigrid Braeckeveldt
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highly recommend!

By: Canada


Reviewed on: 06 Aug 2018

Our Canadian honeymoon was fantastic. The coordination between our advisor and Entrée was seamless and the excursions planned based on their recommendations were unforgettable! We will be returning to Canada and would utilize Entrée's services again!
Travel Advisor:  Michelle Cowell

Canadian Rockies

By: PF


Reviewed on: 30 Jul 2018

Entree Canada was great. There was a contact at the airport waiting for us to help get the trip started on the right foot. We loved all the guides they recommended for us - they fun and knowledgable, and took us to places both on and off the beaten path. Entree checked in with us during the trip as well to make sure that everything was running smoothly which was a nice touch.
Travel Advisor:  Meredith Broder

Honeymoon in the Canadian Rockies

By: James


Reviewed on: 23 Nov 2018

Entree Canada was a great partner with our travel agent to make our Honeymoon a trip we will never forget. In each leg of our trip, we felt like we were being taken care of and that they would only provide us the best. The seamless travel experience made for some exceptional first few days as a married couple and thankful for all they did to help us make those memories.
Travel Advisor:  Katie Rollins
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