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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.

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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: Aug 25, 2020 - Sept 4, 2020.

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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.

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Fort Providence is a key stop on any NWT road trip. You'll find it on the banks of the Mackenzie River, about equidistant from Yellowknife and Hay River. It’s a great place to fuel up, and take a day or two to get to know Zhahti Kųę or "Mission House Place," as Fort Prov was traditionally known. 

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