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Full Experience 4D3N Yellowknife Winter Aurora

Full Experience 4D3N Yellowknife Winter Aurora

From $998.00 / per person
Daily departure: Dec 10, 2020 to Apr 12, 2021

Early Bird Deal!


$100 off person when book and pay in full 30 days prior to departure

Highlights


• Located close to the Arctic Circle, Yellowknife is one of the best places in the world for aurora viewing.
• Enjoy soup, snacks, meat buns and hot beverages in heated teepees or cabins while waiting for aurora
• Free Chinese style hot pot dinner, keep yourself warm before aurora viewing
• Hunt for Aurora – like hunters on the prowl, navigate the lakesides in pursuit of the elusive aurora.
• Wide range of authentic activities arranged by Silkway, to let you experience the beauty of Yellowknife
• Keep you warm in the wilderness cold with specialized winter clothing
• Tour with Professional English-speaking guide

>Activities:


City Sightseeing - tour numerous attractions & landmarks around the capital of the Northwest Territories
Dog Sledding - traverse the frozen lakes on sleighs pulled by sled dogs
Ice Fishing Demonstration - Travel across a frozen lake in mid-winter. See a demonstration of commercial fishery and sample the catch.

Includes:


3 nights aurora viewing plus hot beverage
Specialized winter clothes
Chinese Hot Pot Dinner
3 night stay in selected hotels
Activities
- City Sightseeing
- Dog Sledding
- Winter Fish Demonstration with lunch
Transport between airport, hotel, and aurora viewing site
Professional Guide (check language options upon booking)

Itinerary:


Day 1: Hometown / Vancouver – Yellowknife – Aurora Viewing
Arrive at Yellowknife – capital of the Northwest Territories. Guests will be greet by staff and then transported to check-in at the hotel and pick-up winter clothing. Hotels are close to restaurants and the commercial district. After resting, guests have free time to shop and have dinner. At 9pm, transport will pick-up guests from hotel for their first night of aurora viewing. Guests can sit in heated cabins (coffee, tea, soup, meat buns and other refreshments are provided) while enjoying the beautiful aurora. The aurora viewing site also has five teepees so guests can have close encounter with the aurora. Return to the hotel at 1:30 am.

Day 2: Yellowknife Hotel – City Tour – Dogsledding – Aurora Viewing
After waking up, follow local guide and tour Yellowknife by bus. Guests will tour and visit the Northwest Territories Legislative Building, the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, and Old Town Yellowknife. They can also shop for souvenirs at local shops. At night, transfer to the kennel for dogsledding. Staff will teach and guide guests to dogsled and travel across twisting lanes and frozen lakes. Dinner will be at a local western restaurant (personal expenditure). After resting, a driver will take the group and navigate the lakeside to go aurora hunting. Guests will continue their aurora viewing after arriving at the aurora viewing site. Return to the hotel at 1:30 am

Day 3: Yellowknife Hotel – Commercial Ice Fishing with a Net Demonstration – Aurora Viewing
Travel across a frozen lake in mid-winter in a bombardier, where you will see a stunning lake of snow and ice. Learn about the pressure ridges that create impressive ice heaves and try your hand at ice fishing, see a demonstration of commercial fishery and sample the catch. The guide will filet the fish before your eyes and cook the freshly caught fish over an open fire. In the evening, after the Chinese Hotpot dinner dinner, guests will head to the aurora viewing site for their last night of aurora viewing. Guests will be dropped off back at the hotel at 1:30 am.

Day 4: Yellowknife – Vancouver / Hometown
After free time in the morning, guests will be transported to the airport based on their flight schedule back to Vancouver or their city of departure, thus ending their Yellowknife adventure.

Extensions


Extended stay per room per night (twin room)
Days Inn & Suites | From $149
Quality Inn & Suites | From $179
Explorer Hotel | From $199
Hotel Chateau Nova | From $199

Extended aurora viewing
Adult $110 (per person per night)

For more details and information, please visit Silkway Travel & Cruise website at www.silkway.com and browse Terms and Conditions.
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