Package Brochure (English version)
Yellowknife! Dehcho (Mackenzie River)! Nahanni National Park! Indigenous communities and genuine Indigenous Culture! Enjoy the warm hospitality from the local residents from the Dehcho area, Fort Providence, Jean Marie River and Fort Simpson!
Other highlights include the 300km drive from Yellowknife to Fort Providence, a comfortable, historic and amazingly scenic boat ride on the Dehcho (Mackenzie River) from Fort Providence to Fort Simpson, a 700km road trip of the highway’s of northern Canada back to Yellowknife and of course the world famous and breathtaking Nahanni National Park, home to the awesome 315ft Virginia Falls!
On this 6-day tour you will see the world’s biggest wild wood buffalo, visit Indigenous communities, experience genuine Indigenous culture, retrace the historical 1789 journey of Alexander Mackenzie on the 5-6hr boat tour on the Mackenzie River, enjoy northern Canada summer scenery on our 700km road trip on the Mackenzie Highway system.
Add to your once a lifetime Mackenzie Nahanni Adventure with an overnight stay at the incredibly scenic and relaxing Nahanni Mountain Lodge in the Mackenzie Mountains! This is truly a once in a lifetime northern Canada adventure! Payment in full must be paid minimum 60 days before tour date.
Welcome to the 62nd Latitude on planet Earth! We will greet you at the airport and bring you to your hotel. After checking in, we will meet to go over your Tour Package. Afterwards you have a choice to join our fun and informative Yellowknife Sightseeing City Tour, relax or go for a leisurely walk downtown. At 6:00pm we will bring to the scenic Old Town district of Yellowknife for a delicious dinner of local fish at world famous Bullocks’s Bistro! The rest of the evening is free.
Today we drive 300kms to the small, scenic Indigenous community of Fort Providence. Along the way view scenery of the northern Canada landscape, and maybe even see wild buffalo! When we arrive we will check in to the Snowshoe Inn, meet your river guides and choose to explore the community or take a short road trip to Lady Evelyn Falls and the tiny community of Kakisa. Go for a stroll and enjoy the wonderful scenery of the mighty Mackenzie River, meet the the warm, local Indigenous people and take advantage of the opportunity to purchase genuine, authentic Indigenous arts and crafts! Lunch and dinner at the Snowshoe restaurant.
Today we will start boating from Fort Providence to the Indigenous community of Jean Marie River. You’re actually on the Mackenzie River!! One of the longest rivers in the world! After a few scenic stops to stretch the legs, we arrive at the small Indigenous community of Jean Marie River (pop. 70) for a delicious lunch of traditional foods. Here, the local Indigenous women make some the most beautiful arts and crafts. Continuing on and again after a stop at a traditional Indigenous gathering spot we arrive Fort Simpson (pop. 1250), a fur trading community established almost 200 years ago!
Today you fly into Nahanni National Park! You will take off from the Mackenzie River on a float plane, soon getting a bird’s eye view of the majestic Mackenzie Mountains in the distance. First stop will be the breathtaking Virginia Falls, almost twice as high as the Niagara Falls! After finally pulling yourself away from the falls, it’s back on the floatplane and off to another special place, Glacier Lake and then if that wasn’t enough, you’re off to one of the most scenic and relaxing spots in the entire Nahanni National Park, Little Doctor Lake, this place is heaven on Earth, wait until you see it!! After lunch it’s back to Fort Simpson, wow! What a day!! (optional: choose an overnight stay at Nahanni Mountain Lodge!)
Today we will drive back to Yellowknife, a relaxing and scenic 700km drive back to the capital city. Drive on the Dehcho Bridge crossing the mighty Mackenzie River that you were just on a few days ago, the same river Sir Alexander Mackenzie first explored way back in 1789. Arriving in Yellowknife in later afternoon, check into your hotel and enjoy a wonderful evening of fine dining, reminiscing about your last 5 days. We will present you with your North Star Adventures souvenir package!
Today enjoy a warm, hearty breakfast and then we will take you to the airport. It will be sad for us to see you leave, but then we will be happy for you for what you accomplished in the last 5 days, not many in the world have done this, you did!! Thank you for choosing North Star!
MNA20-01: Jun 15 – Jun 20 MNA20-11: Jul 15 – Jul 20
MNA20-02: Jun 18 – Jun 23 MNA20-12: Jul 18 – Jul 23
MNA20-03: Jun 21 – Jun 26 MNA20-13: Jul 21 – Jul 26
MNA20-04: Jun 24 – Jun 29 MNA20-14: Jul 24 – Jul 29
MNA20-05: Jun 27 – Jul 02 MNA20-15: Jul 27 – Aug 01
MNA20-06: Jun 30 – Jul 05 MNA20-16: Jul 30 – Aug 04
MNA24-07: Jul 03 – Jul 08 MNA 20-17: Aug 02 – Aug 07
MNA20-08: Jul 06 – Jul 11 MNA20-18: Aug 05 – Aug 10
MNA20-09: Jul 09 – Jul 14 MNA20-19: Aug 08 – Aug 13
MNA20-10: Jul 12 – Jul 17 MNA20-20: Aug 11 – Aug 16
1. Prices based on 2 person to 1 room booking. Prices may vary based on persons per room.
2. Prices subject to change without notice due to fluctuations in fuel, hotel, airline and/or tour partner prices.
3. Dates subject to change without notice due to inclement weather or airline and/or tour partners changes.
4. Please review our Payment & Cancellation Policy before booking.
5. Does not include Guide tips. Feel free to tip your Guide directly.
6. Maximum: 10 guests per booking