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Best Northern Road Trip!

Now you can drive all the way to the Arctic ocean linking Canada from coast to coast to coast. Experience the best northern road trip ever! Our 2 tour vans  together have a seating capacity of up to 24 people and are very comfortable to travel in. Our motor coach alone seats 16 people.

Olav, co-owner and guide of Arctic Chalet Ltd. has lived in the Arctic for most of his life and has 35+ years of experience flying and working in the far North. Olav has a vast knowledge of all the northern highways, especially the Dempster Highway and is a good story-teller, making these trips very educational and enjoyable! During the tour you will learn about the climate, the wildlife, the people, the northern history and the diverse cultures in the area.

Let us give you a trip of a lifetime without having to worry about getting the rock chips in your windshield or having to fix flat tires along the way. All you have to do on a trip with us is sit back and enjoy the spectacular drive! Visit our website or contact us for more information.

We also offer accommodations through our B&B called the Arctic Chalet, click here to visit our listing for more information.

Arctic Adventure Tours

Services

Reindeer Viewing

Reindeer Viewing

Take a trip up to the tundra above the treeline to look for reindeer. This is a nice day trip with a campfire lunch at our Tundra Camp. We drive you on a road to the Reindeer Grazing Area and then continue by snowmobile to explore this beautiful tundra landscape and look for the animals. We will customize a package just for you if you like. For more information, please visit our website or give us a call.

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Dog Sledding

Welcome to dogsledding at its best! This is real mushing in the real arctic, above the arctic circle. Learn to command and drive your own dog team getting a taste for mushing through complete hands on experience. Our tour allows you to interact with real Northern Arctic husky sled dogs, not racing hounds. For your dog sledding experience we offer several different tours. Our introductory tour is The Fabulous Fun Run where we run for about one hour on an exciting and unique trail system like none other. Then theres the Tour to Picnic Lake with a nice campfire and hot lunch. Our Overnight Tour takes you to a spacious and comfortable bush cabin up in the hills overlooking a tranquil lake. Out at the cabin you can do some snowshoeing and viewing the Aurora away from the city lights. Half-day and full day trips are also available. In February we can do a 5-day dog sledding package right from your cabin at the Arctic Chalet.  In March and April we offer our 7 day Husky Adventure package - Cabin to Cabin Dog Sledding. We take up to five dog teams at a time with each person driving 5 or 6 of our beautiful White Huskies. For more information, please visit our website or give us a call.

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Snowmobiling Tours

We also offer a snowmobile tour to our outpost cabin in some beautiful hills above a tranquil lake. This is a secluded cabin tucked away in the heart of nature. The travel time to and from the cabin is about 1 hour. At the cabin we will serve you a hot soup and bread for lunch and some hot chocolate while you relax by the wood stoves and enjoy a great view over the lake.  We also offer snowmobile tours by the hour and can accommodate groups of up to 10 people at a time, each driving a snowmobile. For more information, please visit our website or give us a call.

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Best Road Trips

DELTA ICE ROAD TRIP

If you come to Inuvik in winter you can travel with us on the ice road that takes you clear across the Mackenzie River Delta to the little village of Aklavik, the birth place of Inuvik.  The ice road is amazing!  Enjoy many stops along the way to photograph the ice and the frozen landscape.

TOUR THE NEW ROAD FROM INUVIK TO TUKTOYAKTUK

We can drive you on the new highway from Inuvik to the Beaufort Sea and Tuk, an Inuvialuit village on the Arctic Ocean. You also get a tour of the village and have a chance to stand or dance on the frozen ocean!  We will give you a certificate to prove you did it.  

For more information, please visit our website or give us a call.

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Flying Tours

Fly one way/Drive one way Package to Tuktoyaktuk

You can now fly to Tuk and will then drive you back on the new highway.  From the air you will see Tuk’s famous pingos and the largest one, Ibyuk, the Pingo Canadian Landmark.  In Tuk you will get a community tour and a chance to touch or get right into the Arctic Ocean with a certificate to prove it.  We can also add on a traditional lunch and visit with an elder in a native home.  You will learn all about the Inuvialuit traditions and lifestyle from the early days and also see traditional clothing and furs.  The scenic road trip back to Inuvik is amazing!

Flight to Herschel Island

Want to visit an Arctic Paradise?  Then you must go to Herschel Island!   We offer this tour flight in a twin otter airplane in July and sometimes in August.  Please inquire to get flight dates.  The 1.5 hour flight each way takes you over some breathtaking scenery and gives you a chance to see moose, caribou, muskox, bears, beluga whales and other wild animals. You will land right on the beach where the park rangers will meet you and give you a tour of the historic buildings reminiscent of the days when there was a thriving whaling community on the island. You have 2-3 hours to hike and explore around the island. The wild flowers and bird life are extraordinary. Total time is about 5-6 hours.

For more information, please visit our website or give us a call.

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Aurora Tours

The Arctic Chalet is the best place to stay in the Inuvik area to watch the Aurora Borealis away from city lights.  We can also take you by dog team to a remote cabin for an overnight stay where you can see the aurora on a clear night from the large deck overlooking the lake or from the outdoor hot tub. You can also enjoy snowshoeing on our beautiful trails under the night sky.  Please inquire about this overnight package.For more information, please visit our website or give us a call.

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Cultural Tours

We offer a cultural Inuvialuit tour in Tuktoyaktuk to visit with an elder in an Inuvialuit home which includes a traditional culinary experience and a traditional clothing and fur demonstration.  Overnight package is also available. For more information, please visit our website or give us a call.

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