Package Brochure (English version)
Yellowknife! Dehcho (Mackenzie River)! Nahanni National Park! Indigenous communities and genuine Indigenous Culture! WOW!! Enjoy the warm hospitality from the local residents from the Dehcho area, Fort Providence 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!
On this 6-day tour you will see the world’s biggest wild buffalo, you will visit and experience Indigenous communities and Indigenous culture, retrace the historical 1789 journey of Alexander Mackenzie on the very cool 4-6hr boat tour down the the Mackenzie River, enjoy the summer scenery of the northern Canadian wilderness and so much more!
Add to your once a lifetime Mackenzie Nahanni Adventure with an overnight stay at the incredibly scenic and relaxing Nahanni Mountain Lodge set in the heart of the Mackenzie Mountains, wow!! This is truly a once in a lifetime adventure! Only 4-10 guests per booking, so book early.
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 explore the community. 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 and of course for photos, we arrive at the tiny 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 first established over 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 we head 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 our North Star Adventures gifts 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!
MNA 01: Jun 15 – Jun 20
MNA 03: Jun 20 – Jun 25
MNA 05: Jun 25 – Jun 30
MNA 07: Jun 30 – Jul 05
MNA 09: Jul 05 – Jul 10
MNA 11: Jul 10 – Jul 15
MNA 13: Jul 15 – Jul 20
MNA 15: Jul 20 – Jul 25
MNA 17: Jul 25 – Jul 30
MNA 19: Jul 30 – Aug 04
MNA 21: Aug 04 – Aug 09
MNA 23: Aug 09 – Aug 14
MNA 25: Aug 14 – Aug 19
MNA 27: Aug 19 – Aug 24
MNA 02: Jun 15 – Jun 20
MNA 04: Jun 20 – Jun 25
MNA 06: Jun 25 – Jun 30
MNA 08: Jun 30 – Jul 05
MNA 10: Jul 05 – Jul 10
MNA 12. Jul 10 – Jul 15
MNA 14. Jul 15 – Jul 20
MNA 16. Jul 20 – Jul 25
MNA 18: Jul 25 – Jul 30
MNA 20. Jul 30 – Aug 04
MNA 22: Aug 04 – Aug 09
MNA 24: Aug 09 – Aug 14
MNA 26: Aug 14 – Aug 19
MNA 28: Aug 19 – Aug 24
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: 8 guests per booking