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8-Day Yellowknife Northern Light and Canadian Rockies Tour from Yellowknife, end in Vancouver Tour Code: 773-18867

From USD$1128
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Yellowknife, Canada
English; Mandarin Chinese
8 7
Visit Yellowknife (Aurora Borealis Viewing, Great Slave Lake, Polar dog sledding, Yellowknife Ice Fishing, Yellowknife Snow Tracker), Banff National Park (Bow Falls, Johnston Canyon, Lake Louise, Vermillion Lake), Banff, Kamloops (Sunmore Ginseng Factory), Kelowna, Okanagan, Salmon Arm (Eagle Pass/Last Spike), Vernon.
Price In USD (Price per person based on double occupancy)
Price (/person)
    Single $1674
    Double $1191
Price (/person)
    Single $1548
    Double $1128
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Pricing Policy

Add-on Option Adult
Warm clothing rental - Surcharge $60
Fuel Surcharge Adult
8-Day Fuel Surcharge $40
Admission fees AdultChild
Banff National Park ticket and Gondola - Surcharge $65$46
Optional Meal Plan (/person) AdultChild
total 9 meals - 3B/4L/2D - Surcharge $199$166
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Day 1: Yellowknife

After arrival in Yellowknife airport, please take shuttle to hotel for checkin. Someone will give you a brief explanation for warm clothing and snow boots rental. Around 10:00pm, we will drive to watch the aurora. You can enjoy yourself in the warm cabin which offers coffee, tea, hot soup, and wait for the 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.
Standard Hotel: The Explorer Hotel Or Chateau Nova Yellowknife Or similar

Day 2: Yellowknife

Free in the morning, optional activities are available to choose from sled dogs, Ice Fishing and snowmobiling. In the afternoon, we will have a city tour of Yellowknife. Aurora Viewing tour will be arranged at night.
  • 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.

    Polar dog sledding

    Under the control of professionals, you can experience the pleasure of Mercedes-Benz in the vast snowy sea. You can play snow yo-yos, roast marshmallows, and pose with snowshoes during dog sledding. 12-16 Alaskans/Huskies for 2-4 people on a 15-minute run by the forest lake.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $95; Child $95

    Yellowknife Snow Tracker

    Unlike the motorcycles that we see on the road with wheels every day, the snowmobiles in Yellowknife, Canada do not have wheels, but use the rotation of the tracks to drive, which will be more stable when driving in the snow. In the Arctic, there is nothing more exciting than a snowcrawler and experience the feeling of conquering this snowy sea. Brand new snow track vehicle with heated helmet and escorted by a guide with many years of polar experience.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $100; Child $100

    Yellowknife Ice Fishing

    Go to the home of the Indians and watch the locals set up nets by the lake to fish (100% fish), and will also cook and kill fresh fish on the spot. Taste buds experience different delicious stimulation! In the midst of the cold wind, a bowl of delicious fish soup is perfect, paired with Indian pancakes to keep you warm and comfortable!

    Admission (Optional): Adult C$85; Child C$85

    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.

    Great Slave Lake

    The Great Slave Lake is the deepest lake in North America at 2,000+ feet deep, the second-largest in the Northwest Territories, and ninth-largest in the world. It covers an area of more than 10,000 square miles in northeastern Canada.
Standard Hotel: The Explorer Hotel Or Chateau Nova Yellowknife Or similar

Day 3: Yellowknife

During the day you will enjoy a leisurely day in Yellowknife, you can arrange your own activities or participate in local winter special projects at your own expense. When night falls, in order to avoid light pollution in the city, we will depart from the hotel at about 22:00 to the Tipi tent camp to hunt the aurora. There will be two experiences of camp and chasing light every night. The chasing light stops by the forests by the lakes. Guests who do not like chasing light can also choose to stay in the camp and wait for the 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.
Standard Hotel: The Explorer Hotel Or Chateau Nova Yellowknife Or similar

Day 4: Yellowknife-Vancouver(1559 km)

Today, you will end the aurora viewing tour in Yellowknife and arrive at Vancouver by plane (Please pay for the flight ticket from Yellowknife to Vancouver at your own expense).
Standard Hotel: Hampton Inn by Hilton Vancouver-Airport Or Accent Inn Vancouver Airport Or Coast Vancouver Airport Hotel Or Same level

Day 5: Vancouver - Kamloops - Revelstoke(511 km)

In the morning, we will depart from Vancouver. Along the Fize Valley Highway, we will travel to Kamloops, where we can visit a famous ginseng factory. Afterwards we will proceed to Eagle Pass to visit the Last Spike of the transcontinental railway that connected the east and west coasts of Canada. We will spend the night in Revelstoke or Salmon Arm.
  • Kamloops, BC

    Kamloops, BC
    Kamloops is a city for every season. A place where you skip the crowds, stretch your legs and just escape to the unexpected. Known as the birthplace of freeride mountain biking, Kamloops attracts mountain bikers from around the world looking to ride the rugged landscapes and the desert like climate.

    Sunmore Ginseng Factory

    The Sunmore Ginseng Factory and Spa in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada is the only ginseng manufacturer in North America and was founded in 1991 by Chinese doctor Zhang Shunmei. Visitors can enjoy the relaxing ginseng spa.
  • Salmon Arm, BC

    Salmon Arm, BC
    Salmon Arm first started as a railway camp during the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR), later developing into a logging, farming and dairy centre. It is surrounded by outstanding natural beauty, clean waterways, provincial parks and an abundance of green space.

    Eagle Pass/Last Spike

    Eagle Pass/Last Spike
    The outpost of Craigellachie is a tourist stop in the Eagle Pass, which allows the Canadian Pacific Railway to pass through the Monashee Mountains. This was the location in which the "Last Spike" of the railway was placed.
Standard Hotel: Sandman or similar
Lunch: Meal PlanDinner: Meal Plan

Day 6: Revelstoke - Yoho National Park - Banff National Park - Banff(210 km)

In the morning, we will drive through the Yoho National Park and then come to the Vermillion Lake. It's a good place for photographers all over the world to take pictures here. Then we will go to visit the Bow Falls. Afterwards, we will continue to the Banff National Park and take the Banff Gondola at own expense to arrive at the summit of Sulfur Mountain. You'll get a ticket of Banff Upper Hot Spring as a gift. Later on, we will go to Banff Town, the European style town of Rocky Mountain and also a commercial area within the National Park, where there are restaurants, hotels, shopping and entertainment.
  • 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.

    Vermillion Lake

    The lake comes from the sulfur hot springs of the nearby Sulfur Mountain, so the riverbed is cinnabar brown, and the shore is swampy, with a natural smell of sulfur in the slimy mud. Here, as long as you look up, you will see the pretty Rundle Mountain.

    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

    Sulfur Mountain Gondola Ride

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

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

    Banff Upper Hot Springs

    These outdoor hot springs provide breathtaking views of the surrounding Banff National Park, especially Mount Rundle. The water flow to the springs stops for several months during the winter.

    1.Outdoor natural hot springs: There is large temperature difference in the winter so please keep warm after the hot spring. 2.The recommend soaking time should not exceed 20 minutes. 3.Locker (CAD1.00) available. 4.Swimwear and towel rental services provided. 5.Banff Upper Hot Springs admission is included. No refund if guest doesn't join this activity due to their self reasons or attractions maintenance.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

  • Banff, AB

    Banff, AB
    Banff 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: Elk or similar
Breakfast: Meal PlanLunch: Meal Plan

Day 7: Banff - Banff National Park - Revelstoke(210 km)

After breakfast, we will head to visit the famous Johnston Canyon. Then we will come to the Lake Louise to enjoy the well-known lake in the Rocky Mountain National Park. After that, we'll Pass by Yoho National Park and Glacier National Park to Revelstoke for night.
  • Banff, AB

    Banff, AB
    Banff 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.
  • 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.

    Johnston Canyon

    Johnston Canyon
    Johnston Canyon is a must-visit natural attraction and one of the most popular destinations in Banff National Park! It is carved steeply into the limestone bedrock by thousands of years of water erosion. The dramatic Johnston Canyon is a breathtaking beauty located in Banff National Park. Overhanging canyon walls, waterfalls, deep pools of Johnston Creek, and lush forests can be seen here.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

    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 30 Minutes

Standard Hotel: Sandman or similar
Breakfast: Meal PlanLunch: Meal PlanDinner: Meal Plan

Day 8: Revelstoke -Vernon - Kelowna - Okanagan - Merritt - Vancouver(529 km)

Today, we will drive to Vernon and visit a local bee farm, where we can sample and purchase various flavors of honey. We will also stop by the VQA Wine Shop and try Canadian ice wine. In Kelowna, we will visit Lake Okanagan to hear tales of a legendary monster, Ogopogo, that is said to live in the lake. We will pass by the town of Merritt before returning to Vancouver.
  • Vernon, BC

    Vernon, BC
    Vernon is a city in the Okanagan region of the Southern Interior of British Columbia, Canada. It is 440 km (270 mi) northeast of Vancouver, British Columbia.

    Planet Bee Honey Farm

    The Planet Bee Honey Farm and Honeymoon Meadery is an interactive apiary in British Columbia that seeks to teach visitors about the amazing honey bee. Guided tours offer an inside look at honey hives and the honey-making process.

    Duration: Approx. 50 Minutes

  • Kelowna, BC

    Kelowna, BC
    One of the most liveable cities in Canada. Kelowna is the largest city in British Columbia's Okanagan Valley. Bordering Okanagan Lake, Kelowna is well known for its hot summers and temperate winters.

    VQA Wine Shop

    The Vintners Quality Alliance is an association in British Columbia and Ontario that seeks to guarantee the quality of Canadian wines. Canadian wineries are notable for their ice wines, in which grapes are frozen before being fermented and processed.

    Duration: Approx. 50 Minutes

  • Okanagan, BC

    It is one of the warmest regions in all of Canada. During the summer months, visitors are offered countless sandy beaches, hot sun, and a variety of outdoor and water activities. It is also a spectacular backdrop to the golf courses and Okanagan wineries and popular ski resorts.

    Okanagan Lake

    This large and deep lake in the Okanagan Valley region of Canada's British Columbia is a popular recreation spot that offers a variety of activities in addition to gorgeous scenery. It has a surface area of 351 square kilometers.

    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

Breakfast: Meal Plan (Buffet)Lunch: Meal Plan (Buffet)
We reserve the right to modify the itineraries for smooth tour operation, the final itinerary is subject to tour confirmation.
  • Yellowknife Airport Pickup: Free transfer between the Yellowknife airport (YZF) and hotels are available at anytime on first day (Need to pay the service fee $5 per person to the driver). Your tour escort will be holding a sign with your name.
  • Yellowknife to Vancouver (air fare not included) :
    • Yellowknife Airport (YZF) offers a free 24-hour drop-off service.
    • Vancouver International Airport (YVR), please take the free shuttle bus between the airport to the hotel (about 30 minutes). Courtesy shuttle pick-up and drop-off areas are located outside of Departures Level 3 International Terminal near the transborder check in area and outside the Departures Level 3 Domestic Terminal. Request a hotel shuttle bus with the direct dial phones located on Departures Level 3 of both the International and Domestic Terminals.
  • Return Flight Arrangement: Please arrange your flight to depart from Vancouver airport after 9:30pm (domestic flight) or 10:30pm (international flight).

Price Includes

  • 7 nights hotel accommodation
  • Complimentary Airport pick-up
  • All domestic ground transportation
  • Tour guide Level 2: semi-guided tour
  • All taxes and fees included

Price Excludes

  • Admission Fees:
    Destination Adult Child
    Yellowknife, NT
    Polar dog sledding (Optional) $95 $95
    Yellowknife Ice Fishing (Optional) C$85 C$85
    Yellowknife Snow Tracker (Optional) $100 $100
    • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
    • If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
  • One-way or Roundtrip flight ticket from Vancouver to Yellowknife
  • Air fares between your city and the departure city.
  • All meals and drinks during the trip, although eating arrangements will be made by the tour guide.
  • A mandatory service fees for tour guide and bus driver (USD$12.00/day/person at Vancouver, USD$10.00/day/person at Yellowknife, USD$ 5.00/way/person for airport transfer).
  • Personal room fees, such as laundry or valet services, telephone calls, or alcoholic beverages/ mini bar items, unless they are otherwise specified.
  • Any private expenses.

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

Redemption

  • You will receive an confirmation email (e-ticket) after your order is received. Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your e-ticket. You must print the e-tickets and take them along on your trip; they are your proof of purchase.

Terms & Condition

  • All purchases are subject to re-confirmation within 2-3 business days after booking.
  • Changes to Reservations: A fee may be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed. Name changes or corrections may be treated as a cancellation and cancellation fees will apply. A change of tour date or tour itinerary will be treated as a cancellation, and normal cancellation fees will apply.
  • Cancellation penalties per person
    (Notification day and departure day are not counted)
    33 days or more prior to departure - 10% of total purchase amount.
    18-32 days prior to departure - 50% of total purchase amount.
    Within 17 days prior to departure - 100% of total purchase amount.
    Day of departure or no show - 100% per person.
    Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.
    Additional hotel bookings before or after the tour as well as other services are subject to hotel cancellation policy to determine if a refund is possible.
    No cancel and No change is allowed for any tour involved in train or cruise, OR 100% of total purchase amount will be charged.
    Trips require a minimum number of participants to avoid cancellation. We reserve the right to cancel a schedule trip to fully refund affected customers although tour companies will make every efforts to maintain the normal operation.
    The refund amount will be credited directly to your account. Or the refund can also be forwarded directly to your credit card with a 10% handling fee.
  • Prices may vary subject to availability/season/weekend/holiday.
  • We reserve right to cancel a schedule and fully refund affected customers, although we will make every effort to maintain the regular operation.
  • We reserve the right to modify the tour arrangements for smooth operation of the tour.
  • We are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.

Additional Note

  • Warm clothing rental only be provided in Yellowknife or Whitehorse area. In Yellowknife it includes Canada Goose Level 5 Expedition Jacket, Snow Pants, Boots, Gloves.

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