Experience a once in a lifetime northern Canada adventure! Drive the Mackenzie Highway, boat the Mackenzie River and fly into the Nahanni National Park Reserve.
Aylmer Lake Lodge explodes with bird life. Arctic Peregrines, Sandpipers, Red Throated Loons, Parasitic Jaegers, Bald Eagles, Golden Eagles, Geese, Ducks, Yellow Billed Loons, and the list goes on the birds seem to be everywhere. Watch Loons running across the water. See the adult birds pushing their young out of the nest and chasing them back up to the nest to strengthen them for long journeys.
If you always wanted to know how it feels to be an Arctic explorer, this is your chance to test the ice! This isn’t an ordinary road trip. Driving up to the edge of the continent is an adventure second to none. The Dempster Highway is the only road in Canada that crosses the Arctic Circle. Experience the awesome beauty of a northern mountain wilderness.
This isn’t an ordinary road trip. Driving up to the edge of the continent is an adventure second to none. During this guided self‐drive trip, you will drive the famous Dempster Highway all the way to the Arctic, and you'll drive up to the Arctic Ocean to Tuktoyaktuk on the northernmost road in Canada. On your way north, as you cross the Arctic Circle, you will witness the pristine mountain ranges and vast arctic tundra and enjoy sitting in the sunshine at midnight.
Tour is available during the Fall Season: August 25th - September 14th
This is the ultimate Arctic experience! During this guided self‐drive trip, you will drive the famous Dempster Highway all the way to the Arctic, plus you'll drive up to the Arctic Ocean to Tuktoyaktuk on the northernmost road in Canada. On your way north, as you cross the Arctic Circle, you will see pristine snow covered mountain ranges and Northern Lights dancing over the vast arctic tundra. Discover how it feels to drive your own 4x4 SUV on the only road in Canada that crosses the Arctic Circle. Joining this road trip during the Arctic winter is an once‐in‐a‐lifetime experience.
Learn and experience the Northern way of life while surrounding yourself in the stark beauty of the Arctic tundra. Visit a herd of 3000 reindeer alongside the herders who have done this for generations. Drive up the only highway in Canada to Tuktoyaktuk on the Arctic Ocean.
If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times.
Ask what brought someone to the Northwest Territories and you’re probably going to get a version of that olda very familiar story: I came for a week and here I am, 10 or 20 or 30 years later.
When you arrive on Friday in Lutsel K'e, you will be transferred by boat to a traditional camp to spend the weekend in complete serenity. A fresh fish dinner will be prepared, followed by an evening of sightseeing on the lake under the midnight sun.
On Saturday, after a delicious breakfast, guests can chose their preferred activities for the day.
The following activities offered are:
Perfect for the traveler who would like to experience more of the East Arm, part of the Thaidene Nene National Park with an Indigenous operator from the area. Your stay will be at our cultural camp where you can enjoy an evening of traditional lifestyle of the Denesoline peoples, excursion on the water to go fishing, sight-seeing and wildlife viewing.