Itinerary

Travel in the North is subject to many variables: weather conditions are sometimes unpredictable, road conditions are variable, and you never know when a herd of Wood Buffalo will block the road. For these and other reasons, our schedule must have some flexibility built in.

Day 1

Arrival and explore Yellowknife on your own.
Meet your fellow travelers for dinner.
Day 2
Tour Yellowknife with a guide.
Fly to Hay River on a vintage airplane.
See the town of Hay River from the river on a fishing boat with a local commercial fisherman.
Day 3
Full day tour of Historic Hay River and K’atl’odeeche First Nation
Day 4 Travel to Fort Smith;
Explore the great Salt Plains and Wood Buffalo National Park
Day 5
Tour Fort Smith
Travel to Fort Providence with stops at 3 waterfalls: Louise, Alexandra, and Lady Evelyn.
2 stops in the communities of Enterprise and Kakisa.
Cross the Mackenzie River by bridge
Day 6
Tour Fort Providence
Travel to Fort Simpson with stops at Sambaa Deh Falls and Jean Marie River
Day 7
Day trip by float plane from Fort Simpson to Nahanni National Park
See spectacular canyons, tufta mounds, and Virginia Falls (twice the height of Niagara Falls)
Land on a glacier lake before returning to Fort Simpson
Day 8
Boat trip and wilderness tour around Fort Simpson with Shehtah Adventures
Day 9
“Buffer day” in Fort Simpson and return to Yellowknife