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Iqaluit, the capital of the Canadian territory of Nunavut.

Winter Arctic Discovery

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Iqaluit, the capital of the Canadian territory of Nunavut.
Discover Nunavut, homeland of Canada’s Inuit, in this 4-day tour covering the fascinating attractions of its capital city - the Iqaluit.
Canada
Winter
Independent Holiday Packages

Highlights

Live and feel the snowy landscapes of Nunavut with exciting snowmobiling and dogsledding excursions.

Join a fascinating historical and cultural tour of Iqaluit, the capital city of Nunavut.

Explore the Canadian territory of Nunavut on this 4-day cultural experience in its capital city - the Iqaluit. Learn more about Inuit culture with a fascinating cultural and historical tour, then become an Arctic musher practicing dogsledding techniques during your canine-powered adventure. Ride your snowmobile across the icy wonderland, tackling migration paths while keeping your eyes peeled for amazing rock ptarmigans and Arctic foxes along the way. Follow the rhythm of this culturally rich land as you slide across the tundra, with fiery appreciation and admiration for the people who call it home.

Tour departs daily during summer and winter season.

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Included

3-night accommodation
Meals as per itinerary
Sightseeing and activities as per itinerary
Expedition-grade apparel and required equipment, trail snacks during excursion
Return flights from Ottawa or Montréal to Iqaluit

Itinerary

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Day 1
Montréal or Ottawa - Iqaluit

Upon arrival in Iqaluit, transfer from the airport to your hotel. This afternoon, you will meet a local guide to discover the culture and history of Iqaluit.

Dinner
Day 2
Iqaluit

Today, you’re an Arctic musher. You’ll learn established dogsledding techniques from your guide before heading out on a fast-paced canine-powered adventure. Interact with friendly, socialized dogs while your guide hooks up a harnessing assembly. During December through February, you’ll dog sled across tundra in scenic Sylvia Grinnell Territorial Park; during March to June you'll cross sled runs onto the frozen Arctic sea. Unharness, feed and assist in the care of your dependable dog team upon your return, bonding with these animals in gratitude for their hard work.

Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3
Iqaluit

You’re set to explore it via snowmobile, a machine both efficient and exciting that typifies the modern Arctic lifestyle. Enjoy detailed training from an experienced guide, then pilot your own snowmobile through an icy wonderland. Travel on migration paths used by caribou for tens of thousands of years, keeping watch for rock ptarmigan and Arctic foxes along the way. Follow the rhythm of the land as you explore, speed onto sea ice or ride for hours into the tundra, inspired by the territory and the people who call it home.

Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4
Iqaluit - Montréal or Ottawa

Enjoy the morning at leisure then transfer to the airport for your afternoon flight to Montréal or Ottawa. End of tour.

Breakfast

Additional information

Official language
French & English
Currency
Canadian Dollars
3 nights
from AUD1,239
per person, twin share
Montréal or Ottawa (Daily)
Summer & Winter Season

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