About The Best of the Arctic Tour
This tour arranged by the The Great Canadian Travel Company, are for people looking to experience more than just the wildlife this region has to offer. Enjoy a truly remarkable cultural experience on this 6-day tour of the Arctic circle.
The Best of the Arctic is a Canadian Signature Experience.
What to Do at The Best of the Arctic Tour?
Your journey starts on the Winnipeg-Naujaat flight. Go on a tour of the hamlet and the surrounding area learning about the story of life in the arctic, learn why its named Bay of Repulse. Here, you go on a hike to view wildlife and later visit the local Thule people. Explore the tundra landscape and immerse yourself in the beauty of the area. You will also get time to do local shopping. Naujaat people are known for the beautiful soapstone carvings.
Spend time exploring, admiring and appreciating the amazing ecosystem of this region. Participants who wish to visit the Eskimo museum and Parks Canada museum are free to explore these attractions. Enjoy whale watching, dog-carting, explore Fort Prince of Wales.
Things to do/Activities included
- Community tour of the Inuit hamlet
- Cultural experiences – bannock bread, story telling, lifestyle
- Get your Arctic Circle Crossing Certificate
- View narwhal, caribou, seals and polar bears
- Visit traditional Thule people
- Time to visit Churchill attractions
- Add-on options- kayak excursions, fishing
- Whale watching
- Enjoy dog-carting
- Visit Fort Prince of Wales
When to go on The Best of the Arctic Tour?
Your journey begins and ends at Winnipeg international airport.
Thursdays in July & August
Time required to visit:
6 days / 5 nights
How much to go on The Best of the Arctic Tour?
CA$4,640/person based on twin share
Single supplement: CA$185
Taxes: CA$205 on airfare; 5% GST
*Taxes are subject to change and will be verified at the time of booking.
Amenities & Other Information
Included are Airfare Winnipeg – Naujaat – Churchill – Winnipeg as well as airport transfers, accommodations in Naujaat (3 nights), Churchill (2 nights)
Arctic Circle crossing certificate
Meals in Churchill, gratuities, travel/medical insurance, transfers other than those indicated are not included in the package.
Warm clothing, insect repellent, sunscreen are recommended.