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Yukon horse riding holiday, Canada

This tour is a wilderness adventure on horseback that will take you into some of the most spectacular back country of the Yukon! Ride across majestic mountain ridges, across creeks and through peaceful valleys. Visit our working Trapper's Cabin and step back in time to the traditional way of survival off the land. After a hearty camp dinner, spend the evening by the fire. Cozy up in your tent or sleep under the stars. This week is packed with rugged wilderness adventure on horseback. To make carrying much easier we use pack horses. Be prepared to catch your own lunch of fish from the streams and creeks along the way. We do recommend that you arrive the day before your tour. Whether you ... Read more >
From CA $1,335 excluding flights

Greenland Arctic cruise

Midnight sun, marvelous creatures, and endless landscapes are part of the lure of the North. And then there are the people: for millennia, Arctic dwellers have learned to thrive in this environment. European explorers navigated the icy waters seeking whales, gold, a route to the Orient and a new home. Our classic Arctic expedition explores the North's unique cultural, historical and natural legacy. What's Included - All entry and park fees - Your complete itinerary - Team of resource specialists - Educational program and pre-departure materials - All shipboard meals - All Zodiac excursions - Service charges and port fees What's Not Included - Commercial flights - Mandatory ... Read more >
From US $6,235 excluding flights

Newfoundland cruise, circumnavigation

This summer sailing is ideally timed for viewing whales, icebergs, and breeding seabirds. The island’s charm and geographic diversity are best appreciated when visiting by ship. At Gros Morne, the planet’s mantle frames fjords that would be at home in Norway; on the Avalon Peninsula, a chunk of what was once Africa meets remnants of the Appalachian Mountains. We will visit Red Bay, learn about the Viking history in North America at L’Anse aux Meadows, and see the legendary French Shore Tapestry at Conche. Starting and ending in historic St. John’s, we experience Newfoundland’s lively culture and dramatic scenery in daily expedition stops. A visit to the French island of Saint-Pierre caps ... Read more >
From US $3,995 excluding flights

Canada Northwest passage expedition cruise

An iconic journey, the Northwest Passage remains an adventure today. Leaving Kugluktuk, we head east, traversing James Ross Strait en route to Gjoa Haven, where Amundsen honed his polar skills. We sail the Queen Maud Gulf, while stopping daily for hiking and zodiac cruising. Passing through Bellot Strait, we watch for whales, walrus, polar bear and muskox. At Beechey Island we pay our respects at the Franklin Graves. On Devon Island, we visit the ruins of the Dundas Harbour RCMP and HBC posts, before calling in at Canada’s most northerly community, Aujuittuq (Grise Fiord). Continuing north into the wilds of Smith Sound we expect ice, ice and more ice! We trace the routes of famous ... Read more >
From US $9,355 excluding flights

Yukon dog sledding holiday, Canada

These Husky adventure holidays in Yukon (Canada) are challenging but relaxed fun trips! We supply you with the best equipment possible, teach you all the important aspects of mushing and prepare the trails as good as possible. Dog sledding is a comparable physical activity to cross-country skiing, so you should be in relatively good physical shape and have a good team spirit. 5 days: This dog mushing holiday in Yukon is an adventure for the beginner musher. We will teach you all the important aspects of mushing. You will experience the untouched beauty of the Yukon wilderness while mushing the historical trails surrounding the ranch. Each night you will relax by the fire in our 2 story ... Read more >
From CA $1,328 excluding flights

Northwest Passage sailing expedition in Canada

The Northwest Passage is the pinnacle of Arctic exploration; on this tour, we go where the ice allows. We’ll explore the quaint villages, dramatic fiords and calving glaciers of Greenland, working our way north to spectacular Kap York. Crossing Smith Sound we’ll visit Aujuittuq (Grise Fiord), Canada’s northernmost community. The bird cliffs at Coburg Island National Wildlife Area teem with kittiwakes and murres. At Beechey Island, the Franklin expedition gravestones stand watch. Melville, Banks and Devon Islands offer opportunities for Peary caribou, polar bear, walrus and musk ox—and visits to ghostly RCMP and HBC posts. Prince of Wales Strait affords a striking, narrow passage to ... Read more >
From US $9,355 excluding flights

Arctic cruises, Greenland to Canada

This journey encompasses the heart of the Arctic from Greenland to Canada’s newest territory, Nunavut, and finally, Nunavik in Northern Québec. We’ll travel just after the summer solstice, when the midnight sun will be in full bloom. The chances of seeing wildlife including polar bears, walrus and muskox are excellent as spring turns to summer. Crossing the Arctic Circle and sailing into Disko Bay, we’ll arrive in the world’s iceberg capital, Ilulissat. Here 40 cubic kilometers of ice is calved each year. Witnessing the crack and fall of these massive slabs of ice is one of the world’s most incredible sights. Crossing Davis Strait we’ll sail up Frobisher Bay into Nunavut’s capital, ... Read more >
From US $4,155 excluding flights
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