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 focus exclusively on creating personalized luxury travel programs to Canada. We work with only the finest accommodations and outfitters in the country, and our dedication to meticulously planned journeys has made us a leader in the field. We explore awe-inspiring vistas, out-of-the-way wilderness lodges, and unique cultural experiences. From British Columbia’s wild west coast to the shores of Newfoundland, we visit and experience each unique region in which we operate. Best of all, every trip we craft showcases the best of Canadian luxury travel.

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By: SJS25


Reviewed on: 09 Nov 2013

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

Perfect Alaska Itinerary

By: Jeff52


Reviewed on: 02 Sep 2014

Entrée Alaska put together the perfect week long Alaska trip for my brother and me. Everything was taken care of and it was a stress free experience. Each activity was exactly what we wanted to do and perfectly planned out. I still can’t believe we got to see Denali national park, fish for silver salmon, hike on a tundra, race Iditarod dogs, and have a helicopter tour of Prince William Sound all in six days. When our kayaking tour had to be cancelled last minute by a supplier, because of dangerous glacier conditions, we were contacted immediately. Entrée Alaska booked the helicopter tour for us in replacement, and it ended up being our favorite activity of the trip. Look no further when trying to decide how to put together a great Alaska vacation.
Travel Advisor:  Karen Lee-Ishmael

Great Trip Coordination

By: RandyU


Reviewed on: 23 Jul 2015

Entree Alaska handled the middle part of a 3 week adventure we just returned from. They handled transferring us from our cruise ship to Winterlake Lodge, then on to Redoubt Bay Lodge, and finally back to Anchorage for our flight out of Alaska. Everything came together very smoothly, we very much appreciated how they made it all so easy!
Travel Advisor:  Ken Neibaur

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

Exciting Excursions

By: SheWilt


Reviewed on: 17 Jul 2016

This team knows Alaska. All their recommendations were exactly what we wanted. Highly recommend
Travel Advisor:  Martha Rhodes

Friendly service

By: Joanna787


Reviewed on: 18 Sep 2016

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

Highly professional

By: fun traveler


Reviewed on: 12 Jul 2017

Everything was taken care of for us. By the time we were ready to leave we didn't have to think or worry about anything. Everything, down to the smallest detail was thought of and worked beautifully. Our experience was wonderful!
Travel Advisor:  Kathy Wilton
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Entree Delivers

By: Tripp


Reviewed on: 19 Aug 2017

Entree is top class. It was great to have a friendly face meet us at each destination. We really enjoyed their support ! I would recommend them to everyone !!!!
Travel Advisor:  Frances Boyce
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Entree Destinations

By: Bet


Reviewed on: 11 Oct 2017

We booked 6 excursions for a family of 9 at considerable expense. We were told we would have to supply our own car seat for one operator which was very inconvenient No one at Entree or Coastline we’re able to do anything to remediate this. Our excursions were wonderful except for Gastineau Guiding and I would not recommend . The guide was not interesting and they told us a car seat was not required in Alaska.
Travel Advisor:  Jay Johnson

Entree Alaska

By: Marcia


Reviewed on: 27 Aug 2017

We had a great experience with Entree. They were very approachable as we designed the trip, answering all questions quickly and completely. They prepared very complete travel documents which ensured that we were prepared. And, they were in touch with the various service providers along the way to make sure our trip went smoothly and answered my questions quickly when they arose during the trip.
Travel Advisor:  Michelle Andersen
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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

Entree Alaska Sheehan Family

By: Sheehan Alaska


Reviewed on: 16 Jul 2018

Our experience with Entree Alaska was fantastic - everyone we met was warm, friendly, professional and every detail was attended to.
Travel Advisor:  Ellen Goldman

Alaska

By: Grams


Reviewed on: 07 Aug 2018

BAC driver did not speak much English and had no information on the places we passed on the way to Anchorage. Wildlife Conservation Center a disappointment. 2 bears, 2 mangy dogs, and not much else. Aerial Tram view was excellent. Recommendation on above reserved.
Travel Advisor:  Peter Herff

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