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7-Day Yellowknife Northern Light and Rocky Winter Tour from Yellowknife Tour Code: 522-8927

From USD$1144  
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Sat
Yellowknife, Canada
English; Mandarin Chinese
7 6
Chasing the Northern lights, the "dawn of the north". Many cultural groups have legends about the lights. Many beliefs around the northern lights see the phenomena as a good omen. Visit Banff National Park (Bow Falls, Lake Louise, Snowshoeing, Sulfur Mountain Gondola Ride, Sulphur Mountain, Surprise Corner), Banff, Calgary, Yoho National Park (Emerald Lake, Natural Bridge).
  • No hidden fee: No mandatory charges, or service fees required during the tour.
  • Start the journey from Yellowknife, the well-known city for Aurora viewing in Canada, to enjoy the magic light show on the sky. Then flying into Calgary to continue your vacation with snow scenery of the Rockies. Travel with our professional guide services to experience a In-depth and leisure time here in Alberta, Canada

Price (/person)
    Single $1759
    Double $1144
    3rd Person
    Adult $792
    4th Person
    Adult $850
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Day 1: Yellowknife Winter

After arrival in Yellowknife airport.

Fly into Yellowknife, a well-know city for Aurora viewing in Canada. Upon arrival, transfer to hotel and try the winter clothing and shoes. Tonight, you will enjoy hot coffee, tea and snacks while viewing Aurora.

The Northern Lights are the result of collisions between gaseous particles in he Earth's atmosphere with charged particles released from the sun's atmosphere. "Aurora borealis", the lights of the northern hemisphere, means "dawn of the north". In Roman myths, Aurora was the goddess of the dawn. Many cultural groups have legends about the lights. Many beliefs around the northern lights see the phenomena as a good omen.

Tonight, you will enjoy hot coffee, tea and snacks while viewing Aurora.
  • Yellowknife, NT

    Yellowknife, NT
    Yellowknife is the capital and largest city of Canada's Northwest Territories. It sits on the Great Slave Lake, not far south of the Arctic Circle. It draws visitors for its amazing views of the Aurora Borealis, the Northern Lights.

    Aurora Borealis Viewing

    Aurora Borealis (also called the Northern Lights) is a natural phenomenon where atmosphere emits colorful, bright lights that swirl and dance across the sky.
Standard Hotel: Quality Inn or Nova Inn or similar

Day 2: Yellowknife

Explore the beautiful city of Yellowknife: Frontier Visitor Centre. A scenic drive through downtown and iconic Old Town to the Pilot's Monument where you can overlook the view of Yellowknife City. Tonight around 22:00pm, you will start our aurora viewing tour.
  • Yellowknife, NT

    Yellowknife, NT
    Yellowknife is the capital and largest city of Canada's Northwest Territories. It sits on the Great Slave Lake, not far south of the Arctic Circle. It draws visitors for its amazing views of the Aurora Borealis, the Northern Lights.

    Aurora Borealis Viewing

    Aurora Borealis (also called the Northern Lights) is a natural phenomenon where atmosphere emits colorful, bright lights that swirl and dance across the sky.
Standard Hotel: Quality Inn or Nova Inn or similar

Day 3: Yellowknife

Free at your leisure during the daytime. The famous restaurant --Bullocks' Bistro, their Grill local fish is very delicious. You can join optional tours or explore the city by yourself. Tonight around 22:00PM, start your Aurora viewing tour. Return to hotel around 02:00AM.
  • Yellowknife, NT

    Yellowknife, NT
    Yellowknife is the capital and largest city of Canada's Northwest Territories. It sits on the Great Slave Lake, not far south of the Arctic Circle. It draws visitors for its amazing views of the Aurora Borealis, the Northern Lights.

    Aurora Borealis Viewing

    Aurora Borealis (also called the Northern Lights) is a natural phenomenon where atmosphere emits colorful, bright lights that swirl and dance across the sky.
Standard Hotel: Quality Inn or Nova Inn or similar

Day 4: Yellowknife - Calgary (1268 km)

Bid farewell Yellowknife and transfer to airport for your flight to Calgary.

Welcome to Calgary, also known as “Cowtown”. Upon arrival, transfer to hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure.You can take one of the following options tours (Arrival time must be before 12:00 noon):

【Optional Tour - Calgary City Tour (3-hour)】$$
A guided tour takes you to explore the city; from the historic site to the newest modern building. (Includes guide service, transportation, admission)

【Optional Tour - CrossIron Mill Outlets (5-hour)】$$
Discover the biggest one-level shopping center in Alberta.

【Optional Tour -The Calgary Zoo with PublicTransportation Ticket/Admission】$$
The Calgary Zoo takes you to see almost 900 animals from around the world, including popular gorilla, hippos, grizzly bear, penguins, endangered red pandas and amur tigers, and etc for you to explore.
  • Calgary, AB

    Calgary, AB
    This city near the Rocky Mountains in Alberta, Canada is near several of Alberta's amazing national parks. The city itself is home to the stadium from the 1988 Olympics, Canada's Sports Hall of Fame, Heritage Park Historical Village, and more!
Standard Hotel: Coast Calgary Downtown Hotel & Suites by APA / Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Calgary Downtown or Similar
Deluxe Hotel: Calgary Downtown 4 Star Hotel (The Westley Calgary Downtown, Tapestry Collection by Hilton or Similar)

Day 5: Calgary - Banff National Park - Banff Town (209 km)

We will visit Banff Sulphur Mountain, ride Gondola, appreciate Bow Falls, Surprise Corner and experience Ice Walk at Johnston Canyon. Later we will visit Banff Town and spend the night there.
  • Banff National Park, AB

    Banff National Park, AB
    Canada's oldest national park-- and one of the first national parks in the world-- is home to an icy but gorgeous landscape.

    Sulphur Mountain

    Sulphur Mountain
    This mountain in Banff National Park is part of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. There is a gondola that takes you nearly to the summit, which is perched at 8,041 feet.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

    Banff Gondola

    This unique cable-car ride takes visitors to Alberta, Canada's Banff National Park to the top of Sulphur Mountain, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Atop the mountain there are many viewing areas, a long boardwalk, and two small museums.

    Closed for annual maintenance during Jan 6 - 17, 2020.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

    Johnston Canyon Ice walk

    Johnston Canyon Ice walk
    Experience Johnston Canyon in Banff National Park with an unforgettable ice walk excursion. Admire beautiful scenery, including high hanging waterfalls, and local wildlife while walking snow and ice gorges. Guests should dress in skiwear including hats, gloves, and warm boots.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

    Bow Falls

    Bow Falls
    The Bow Falls are a 30-foot-high, 100-foot wide waterfall just outside the city of Banff. The falls are popular with tourists because they are just a short walk from the town and can be reached on foot from most hotels.

    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

    Surprise Corner

    Surprise Corner
    This scenic viewpoint in Banff National Park, though unmarked, is locally known as the best place to get views of the famous Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel and the beautiful scenery that surrounds it.

    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

  • Banff, AB

    Banff, AB
    Banff, known as the "soul of the Rockies" is a small town located within Banff National Park in Alberta. It is within distance of several hiking mountains and is home to many shops and boutiques.
Standard Hotel: Banff Aspen Lodge or Similar
Breakfast: Included (Compulsory Selection)|Lunch: Meal Plan (Optional Group Meal Available)

Day 6: Banff - Yoho National Park (88 km)

We will head to Lake Louise, experience snowshoeing. Then we will continue to Yoho National Park where we will visit Emerald Lake and Natural Bridge.
  • Banff National Park, AB

    Banff National Park, AB
    Canada's oldest national park-- and one of the first national parks in the world-- is home to an icy but gorgeous landscape.

    Lake Louise

    Lake Louise
    Lake Louise is a glacial lake in Alberta, Canada's Banff National Park. The lake is known for its vibrant blue-green coloration, which comes from rock flour carried into the lake by the water of the nearby melting glaciers.

    Duration: Approx. 2 Hours

    Snowshoeing

    Snowshoeing
    Come to Banff National Park and take a snowshoeing tour, which is a unique way to explore this beautiful, natural landscape.

    Snowshoe rental is included (weather dependent)

    Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes

  • Yoho National Park, AB

    Yoho National Park, AB
    These are the western slopes of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Towering rockwalls, spectacular waterfalls and soaring peaks earn the park its name.

    Emerald Lake

    Emerald Lake
    The Emerald Lake in British Columbia, Canada's Yoho National Park is the largest of the park's many lakes and one of the park's most popular spots. The lake is named for the spectacular turquoise color of the water.

    Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes

    Natural Bridge

    Natural Bridge
    The Kicking Horse River, a Canadian Heritage river, in the Yoho park, has created a natural bridge through solid rock. This formation is located 3 km west of Field, accessible from the road to Emerald Lake.

    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

Standard Hotel: Banff Aspen Lodge or Similar
Breakfast: Included (Compulsory Selection)|Lunch: Meal Plan (Optional Group Meal Available - Deluxe Lunch at Chateau Lake Louise)

Day 7: Banff National Park - Calgary (11958 km)

We will visit Lake Louise Ski Resort. Guests can experience Tubing, Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola.
*If Not Open, will be replaced by Icefield Parkway (Bow Lake/Peyto Lake)
*Will be replaced by leisure time at Lake Louise if not joining below optional activities.
*Nov-Dec & Apr stop for about 3 hours // Jan-Mar stop for about 2 hours

Afterwards we will continue to visit Lake Minnewanka and Banff Upper Hotspring

**SEASONAL SPECIAL For JAN-MAR departure, we will visit the "Bubble Lake (Abraham Lake)" + Heli Tour (Optional) instead of Minnewanka Lake & Hot Springs.

At the end of day we will return to Calgary.
  • Banff National Park, AB

    Banff National Park, AB
    Canada's oldest national park-- and one of the first national parks in the world-- is home to an icy but gorgeous landscape.

    Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola

    Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola
    Enjoy the breathtaking views of the scenic Banff National Park from an open chair lift or full enclosed gondola at 6,850 feet elevation. Sightseeing gondolas offer guests a unique vantage point from which to see Banff's stunning glaciers, mountain peaks, flora, serene springs, and wildlife.

    Snow Tubing

    Snow Tubing
    There's no feeling quite like the rushing, swooping sensation of tubing down a large hill. At Banff National Park, you have the chance to do it to your heart's content!

    Minnewanka Lake

    Minnewanka Lake
    This glacial lake is the longest in the Canadian Rockies at 21 kilometers long.

    Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes

    Banff Upper Hot Springs

    Banff Upper Hot Springs
    Only outdoor hot Springs in Banff National Park

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

    Candian Rockies Helicopter Sightseeing Tour

    Candian Rockies Helicopter Sightseeing Tour
    Take a helicopter tour and see the beautiful Canadian Rocky Mountains in all their splendor from above.
  • Clearwater County, AB

    A municipal district in west central Alberta, Canada.

    Abraham Lake

    Abraham Lake
    An artificial lake in western Alberta, Canada with a surface area of 53.7 km2 and a length of 32 km. It is a popular destination for photographers because of "frozen bubbles" under the ice.
Breakfast: Included (Compulsory Selection)
Please note the itinerary sequence listed above will be changed based on the actual arrival date. Some attractions will be replaced with others when they are closed for the seasonal reasons.
  • Airport Pickup: Yellowknife tour will be picked up at Yellowknife airport, pickup service is included. The driver will pick guests up based on their flight arrival time. Please provide your flight information for your booking.
  • Airport Drop off: Please arrange your return flight after 9:30pm.

Price Includes

  • 6 nights hotel accommodation
  • Bilingual Tour guide (English & Chinese)
  • Transportation with Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Traffic Accident Insurance
  • Driver/guide Service Fee
  • Hot Drinks (Yellowknife)
  • Use of Snowshoes and Crampon

Price Excludes

  • Air fare
  • Personal expenses
  • Meals and beverage after train tour
  • Travel insurance
  • Other expenses not mentioned
  • Optional activities with additional fees mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal costs
  • meals and beverage
  • Travel Insurance

Additional Note

  • Hotel rooms: The standard Twin room in North American hotels is equipped with one double bed, two double beds or one double bed or one sofa bed. Triple/Quadruple room does not include a third/fourth bed the room types are based on the double occupancy. No extra bed for 3rd & 4th person.
    Check-in time: Hotel check in time is 4:00 PM. Guests arriving in the morning are not guaranteed to check in.
  • Other Hotel Notes: According to the regulations of different hotels, you may be asked to provide credit card as a deposit for incidental expenses during the stay, such as telephone calls and ects. Smoking is strictly prohibited in the rooms. Violation of the rules will result in a fine of passenger's own cost
  • Yellowknife activities: If the Yellowknife activities is canceled due to personal reasons, activities fares will not be refunded. If cancel due to severe weather, under-represented, uncontrol reasons, fully refunded.
  • Aurora: The aurora is an unique phenomenon in the polar regions but it is still weather dependants. We shall not be responsible if the northern lights are invisible, and guests cannot ask for refund due to this reason
  • Baggage Restrictions: one check in and one carry on luggage, with applicable size restrictions, are allowed for each person. Extra per baggage will be charged C$25+5%
  • Other Notes: Airport pickup day will not be guaranteed for the VIP Seat (i.e., first 3 rows or less than 14 people small group)
  • For Restaurants require lunch pre-order: If you select the meal plan, kindly make your choice for the main dish for lunch (each guest can have their own option. If your reply is not received 7 days prior to the tour departure, BEEF as the main dish will be automatically selected):
    • Chicken
    • Alberta Beef
    • Vegetarian
  • Group Meal Plan: Not recommend choosing the group meal option for guests with any dietary requirement (e.g., vegetarian) or allergies
  • If some attractions closed due to weather, we will replace them with other attractions.
  • Complimentary winter clothing rental (jacket, pants, mitts, boots) at Yellowknife:
    Available from December to April. Sizes subject to availability; no refunds for unused service

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  • All purchases are subject to re-confirmation within 2-3 business days after booking. Please do not book the airline tickets until you received the confirmation.

Redemption

  • Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, is included on your e-ticket. You must print the e-tickets and take them along on your trip; they are your proof of purchase.

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  • Changes to Reservations Policy:
    The refund amount will be credited directly to your TakeTours wallet as credits for future use. Or the refund can also be forwarded directly to your credit card with a 6% handling fee.
    Cancellation and Refund Policy:
    TakeTours makes every effort to serve our customers better. We also advise all customers to purchase traveler's insurance in case of interruption, accidents, illness, or anything else that may come up. If a reservation has to be cancelled, customers will be charged a fee depending on how far from the departure date the cancellation takes place.
    32 or more days prior to departure - 10% of total purchase amount + 5%GTS
    15-31 days prior to departure - 60% of total purchase amount + 5%GTS
    Within 14 days prior to departure - 100% of total purchase amount
    Day of departure or no-show - 100% of total purchase amount
  • Itinerary Variations
    We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.
  • Tour Cancellation
    We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. If cancellation is made any time prior to departure of the tour, TakeTours only liability will be to refund to the passenger the amount it has received for the tour booking. We will try to re-book the same or similar tour. Please note that we are not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on any other travel arrangements including air tickets purchased separately from customers.
  • Complementary Items (If applicable)
    If the tour package includes complimentary items, there is no cash value or refund for unused services.
  • We are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.

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