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Snowshoe along the local snowy trails, dogsled over a frozen lake, and discover the vibrant history and culture of Yellowknife. Your evening's are topped off by impressive Aurora viewing in the magical Aurora Teepee Village.
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Three nights Yellowknife hotel accommodation, transfers, Aurora Village Welcome kit, Winter Clothing rental, meals as specified, Yellowknife tour, dogsledding, snowshoe walk, nightly aurora viewing at Aurora Village.
Daily, 20 Nov '19 - 12 Apr '20
Spend your evenings in the Aurora Teepee Village, watching in comfort as the brilliantly beautiful Aurora dances across the northern sky. White Teepees dot the perimeter of the lake, glowing warmly into the night.
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Picturesque Teepee's glowing in the night
Watch the aurora from heated outdoor seats
Explore culturally vibrant Yellowknife
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Arriving at Yellowknife and be transferred to your Yellowknife hotel. After getting settled and fitting your winter weather clothes, depart with your guide to Aurora Village for your first evening of Aurora viewing! Warm up in a picturesque teepee glowing in the night, wood fire stove burning, heated seats and choose from a delicious selection of hot beverages. Situated around the village on high ground and away from the lights of the city, the view of the Aurora is unsurpassed. Restaurant services are also available at Aurora Village. After your viewing, you are transferred back to your Yellowknife hotel. Overnight in Yellowknife.
Today is a day of adventure! After being picked up at your hotel mid-day, embark on a guided dogsledding excursion. Board a traditional sled towed by an enthusiastic dog team for an exciting ride over the frozen lake and through the wooded trails. Return to Aurora Village for an included a-la-carte lunch, including fire-roasted bannock. Afterwards, strap on your snowshoes for a guided walk along the local trails where your guide reveals how the indigenous people of the area used the flora and fauna to survive this harsh climate. An afternoon of fun on a giant ice slide and roasting marshmallows completes the daytime activities before nightfall and your second evening of Aurora viewing. Transfer back to your hotel for the night. (L)
Today you are picked up at your hotel in the afternoon for your tour exploring the historically and culturally vibrant city of Yellowknife! Your guided tour reveals its early beginnings where the “streets were paved with gold”, to its deeply rooted Aboriginal culture. See the Legislative Assembly, Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Center, as well as a scenic drive through downtown, Old Town, and onto a drive on the frozen Ice Road! An evening of Aurora viewing caps off a perfect day before being transferred back to your hotel. Overnight in Yellowknife.
Today your package comes to an end as you are picked up at your hotel and transferred to Yellowknife Airport for your flight home.
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