Ice Road Tour Package
February 26-March 3, 2017
March 26-31
$1895 per person plus GST tax

This is your last chance to travel on the famous ice highway, North America’s longest public ice road, from Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk! The package also includes a spectacular drive right across the Mackenzie Delta to  Aklavik, the birthplace of Inuvik and the burial spot of the infamous Mad Trapper of Rat River.  You will also have the opportunity to drive your own little team of beautiful white huskies on scenic trails in the Mackenzie Delta.  Then drive a snowmobile on our tour to a secluded cabin in the heart of nature. 

On the Ice Road to Tuk we will drive you 185 kilometres all the way to the Beaufort Sea in our tour van. This spectacular three-hour drive each way, all on river and ocean ice, includes photo stops, & a chance to walk on a pingo. You will also get an interesting driving tour of the Hamlet of Tuktoyaktuk.  This trip is followed by another delightful day trip to Aklavik.  The ice road to Aklavik winds its way through several narrow river channels  in the Delta and crosses the main channel of the Mackenzie River.  You get a spectacular view of the mountains behind Aklavik as you get closer to the village.  In Aklavik you can see the Mad Trappers grave and see this sleepy little town that existed long before Inuvik was built.  Your package also includes a wonderful day with the White Huskies driving your own little team on some nice trails and spending some time around a campfire enjoying a delicious hot lunch cooked over the fire.  On your last day you will snowmobile to a secluded cabin tucked into some hills overlooking a beautiful lake where you will have lunch around the wood stove.  You can also do some snowshoeing on our scenic trails at the cabin before driving back to Inuvik.


Itinerary

Sunday
Airport Welcome
Check in to an Arctic Chalet cabin unit for 5 nights
Quick town tour

Monday
Full-day Ice road tour to Tuk

Tuesday
Ice road tour to Aklavik

Wednesday
Dog sledding tour with campfire & a hot lunch 

Thursday
Snowmobile tour to the Arctic Loon Cabin (includes a light lunch)

Friday
Morning shopping
Check-out
Airport shuttle for your flight south

Included in this package are:

5 nights accommodations in a cozy cabin unit
Use of snowshoes
Courtesy vehicle to use between town centre and Arctic Chalet or shuttles
Airport shuttles
Meals in town are not included.
Guides, tours & equipment
For your outdoor activities we will supply a winter parka, snow pants and boots so you can stay warm while playing outside in the snow!
A deposit of $420 will be charged to your credit card at the time of booking (non-refundable).  The balance of $1470 will be charged to your credit card 30 days ahead (non-refundable).

Notes:  Due to Arctic weather conditions such as wind storms etc. your tours on the ice roads could be delayed to another day because of road closures.  We will do our best to change your itinerary around as needed.   In the event of a last minute cancellation of your package be prepared.   We recommend that you purchase travel insurance for all of your travel in the north.

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2017 Arctic Fun Package
$1775 per person plus GST ($1863.75)

Enjoy the Arctic to its fullest! This tour package gives you the best that we can offer you for a variety of exciting winter activities including a “last chance trip” on the famous Tuk ice road before it will be permanently closed.  You will travel on the Mackenzie river and Arctic Ocean ice for about 175 kilometres all the way to the Inuvialuit settlement of Tuktoyaktuk.  This package also includes an overnight snowmobile trip to the Arctic Loon Cabin.  We will give you a tour of Inuvik as well and you will have the chance to meet our beautiful white huskies and do dogsledding at its best!   For your activities we will supply a winter parka, snow pants, fur mitts  and boots so you can stay warm while playing outside in the snow!

Sunday
Airport welcome
Shuttle to the Arctic Chalet
Check in to a cabin unit
Town of Inuvik tour

Monday
Enjoy a full-day trip on the ice road to Tuktoyaktuk and the Arctic Ocean and get a driving tour of the village.  

Tuesday
This is your day to enjoy dogsledding with our beautiful white huskies.   We will show you how to drive your own little team of friendly dogs or you can sit back and let us do the driving.

Wednesday
Overnight snowmobile trip.  In the morning you will enjoy a one-hour snowmobile tour to the Arctic Loon cabin where you will have lunch, relax and enjoy some great northern books in the heart of nature.  Later on you can also get out for a good walk on our scenic snowshoe trails. You will have a hot dinner that evening and maybe even enjoy a dip in the hot tub followed by a good nights sleep under a warm duvet.  We provide everything but your tooth brush!

Thursday
After a hot breakfast you will snowmobile back to Inuvik (each person drives a snowmobile or you can opt to have a driver).

Friday
This morning you check out and we will shuttle you to the airport for your flight south.

Included in this package are:
5 nights accommodations at the Arctic Chalet
Use of snowshoes
Courtesy vehicle to use between town centre and Arctic Chalet or shuttles
Airport shuttles
Guides, tours & equipment
For dog sledding and snowmobiling we will supply a winter parka, snow pants, mukluks and fur mitts.  Please bring your own balaclava and tuque if possible.
A deposit of $420 will be charged to your credit card at the time of booking (non-refundable).  The balance of $1443.75 will be charged to your credit card 30 days ahead (non-refundable).

Arctic Loon Cabin

Reindeer/Ice Road Package
March 5-10, 2017
$1,995 per person plus GST

Come on an exciting Arctic adventure to visit the spectacular Canadian Reindeer Herd in their winter grazing area. You will be driving your own snowmobile on this guided tour from Inuvik in the Mackenzie Delta up to the beautiful Arctic tundra where these animals spend the winter. Enjoy eating a hot lunch around a campfire next to the herd.  You will spend 2 nights at our heated tundra camp out under the Northern Lights away from all city lights.  This package also offers you a “last chance”  trip with a professional driver on the famous ice road to Tuktoyaktuk which includes traveling on the frozen Mackenzie River and Arctic Ocean.  For snowmobiling we will supply a winter parka, windbreaker, snow pants, fur mitts and mukluks so you can stay warm!

Itinerary
Sunday
Airport welcome
Shuttle to the Arctic Chalet
Check in to a guest room/cabin unit
Town of Inuvik tour 

Monday
Snowmobile up to the Arctic Tundra to see the one and only Canadian Reindeer Herd in it’s winter grazing area.  Enjoy a hot lunch around a campfire next to the herd.  Tonight you will be served a hot dinner at the tundra camp and sleep in a heated tent on a cot.  

Tuesday 
After a hot breakfast at camp you will snowmobile back to Inuvik. 

Wednesday
Today you will enjoy a full-day van tour on the ice road to Tuktoyaktuk  that includes driving on the Arctic Ocean.  Bring your own lunch along.  We supply hot chocolate.

Thursday
This is your chance to experience dog sledding at its best driving your own team of white huskies.  A hot campfire lunch along the way is also included.

Friday
Check out and airport shuttle for flight south


Included in this package are:
5 nights accommodations in a full-service cabin unit with private bath.
Meals at the Tundra Camp and on the dog sled tour 
Use of snowshoes
Shuttle or courtesy vehicle to use between town center and Arctic Chalet
Airport shuttles
Guides, tours, equipment
For dog sledding and snowmobiling we will supply a winter parka, snow pants, warm mukluks and fur mitts.  Please bring your own balaclava and tuque if possible.
A deposit of $420 per person will be charged to your credit card at the time of booking (non-refundable). The balance of $1,674.75 will be charged to your credit card 30 days ahead (non-refundable).  


Note:  
Day trips to the herd are also be available separate from this package. 

$500 - $550 per person

Husky Adventure
Cabin to Cabin Dog Mushing 
March 12-19, 2017
March 31 to April 7, 2017
$2690 per person plus GST

















This package is designed for adventurous, active people who would like to travel in the north with real Arctic huskies from one heated destination to another.  Winter camping in comfort!  Each person is given a dog team to drive.  Two side trips are included in the package to see the Canadian Reindeer Herd and to drive the famous ice road to Tuktoyaktuk for the last time.

Itinerary

Sunday  March 12
Airport welcome and shuttle to Arctic Chalet
Check into a cabin
Do an introductory dog sled tour to get acquainted with your dogs
Short town of Inuvik tour

Monday March 13
Travel to the Arctic Loon Cabin with the dogs (2.5 hour run). Enjoy some some snowshoeing and possibly relax in the outdoor hot tub. Spend the night in the heart of nature. Comfort without electricity or running water!

Tuesday March 14
Dogsled back to the Chalet.
Enjoy a hot shower & spend the night in your full-service cabin.

Wednesday March 15
Travel up onto the tundra with the dogs to the Jimmy Lake Camp (5 hour run). Overnight in a heated tent.

Thursday March 16
Snowmobile to the reindeer herd (dogs stay at camp and rest).
Enjoy lunch around a campfire next to the herd. Return to the camp and spend some time playing with the dogs before chores.
Overnight again in the tents.

Friday March 17
Travel with the dogs back to the Chalet. Enjoy a good shower!
Stay in a full-service cabin at the Arctic Chalet.

Saturday March 18
Today we will give you a vehicle to drive the famous ice road to Tuktoyaktuk and back.

Sunday March 19
Fly home















This package includes the following:  
Meals at the outpost cabin, tent camp & while traveling with dogs  
Shared accommodations for 7 nights in a standard cabin  
Bedding and towels in cabins are supplied
Transportation to Inuvik & the airport from the Arctic Chalet 
Use of dog teams, sleds and equipment, snowmobiles & snowshoes  Guiding services  
For dog sledding and snowmobiling we will supply a winter parka, snow pants, fur mitts and boots so you can stay warm while playing outside in the snow!

Notes:  
Optional:   You can bring a sleeping bag or bag liner to put inside one of our larger, warmer bags.
Clients must be reasonably physically fit, active and without serious health issues.
We encourage you to get travel insurance in case there are delays in your tour schedule due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.
The single supplement is $525 per person.
You may add on extra nights of accommodations if you like.
A booking fee of $840 will be charged to your credit card at the time of booking (non-refundable).  The balance will be charged to your credit card 30 days ahead (non-refundable) on February 12.
For dog sledding and snowmobiling we will supply a winter parka, fur mitts, snow pants and warm breathable mukluks so you an stay comfortable while playing outside in the snow!  If you would like to purchase your own Steger mukluks for dog sledding you can order a pair on-line before the trip at mukluks.com.   These are the most comfortable boots you will ever wear in the snow!