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Canada’s Spectacular Northwest Territories: Wilderness, Wildlife & Traditions

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8 Days | 7 Nights
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Start of Program
Aug 15, 2014
Arrivals to the hotel in Yellowknife, NWT. Check-in is 4:00 p.m. Dinner at the hotel at 6:00 p.m. Orientation at 7:30 p.m.
You will be staying at the The Explorer Hotel that night.
Location: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

End of Program
Aug 22, 2014
Morning flight from Deline to Yellowknife, NWT. Approximate arrival in Yellowknife is 12:15 p.m. Departures from Yellowknife, NWT.
You will be staying at the Grey Goose Lodge the night before.
Location: Deline, Northwest Territories
Nearest airport: Yellowknife, NWT
Type: Hotel

Description: The Explorer Hotel is located in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories and is the largest hotel in Northern Canada. With beautifully appointed guest rooms and comprehensive food & beverage services, The Explorer is the North's top hotel destination. Located on a high point in downtown Yellowknife, our spacious guest rooms offer spectacular panoramic views of Niven Lake and Back Bay to the north and Frame Lake and the Legislative Assembly to the south.

Contact info:
4825 49th Avenue
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2R3 Canada
phone: 867-873-3531
web: www.explorerhotel.ca/

Room amenities: Pillowtop mattresses and premium bedding, sitting and work areas include an arm chair, desk, ergonomic work chair and desk lamp, iPod compatible clock radio, complimentary coffee, free Wi-Fi, three-fixture bathrooms, hair dryers, telephones and remote control color televisions.

Facility amenities: Business Centre, fitness facility, 24 hour front desk staff and security, two on site restaurants (Trader’s Grill and Trapline Lounge), room service, laundry service, complimentary airport shuttle .

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: Contact hotel.
Contact hotel directly.

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Type: Lodge

Description: When you visit Deline, enjoy the fine food and accommodations at the Grey Goose Lodge. The Lodge is located in the community of Deline, in the spectacular Northwest Territories, where the Great Bear River flows out of Great Bear Lake. The Grey Goose Lodge is a beautiful modern facility providing all the amenities of home. Fishing options available; Great Bear Lake holds World Records for Lake Trout and Arctic Grayling.

Contact info:
P.O. Box 175
Deline, NT X0E 0G0 Canada
phone: 867-589-5500
web: www.spectacularnwt.com/content/grey-goose-lodge-ltd

Facility amenities: Full service dining room, computer & Internet facilities, Dene Handicrafts Shop.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

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7 nights of accommodations
19 meals: 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 7 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
11 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences
2 Performances
5 Flights during the program


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