Expeditions

map-Dec-2013

#1

Schedule (2-4 clients 4 days total) From Holman in March & April. *$3100 to $3800 from Holman ~ (4 days)

For two+ days you will be snowmobiling from Holman north across the Diamond Jenness Peninsula , then across Minto Inlet to the Boot Inlet cabin. After an overnight there, we return to Holman. There will be much to see, including: an abandoned Thule site, tent rings, actual NW Passage, caribou, musk-ox, wolves, fox maybe polar bear & the unforgettable Aurora Borealis. We will try to coordinate your trip with a full moon event. Snowmobile experience would be an advantage. You will be living close to the Inuvialuit ways. These trips can challenge who you are yet provide you with the singular experience of a lifetime. Note you will spend the first and third night in the Arctic Char Inn or a B&B

#2

Schedule (2-4 clients, 7 nights 8 days) From Holman in March & April. *$8200 to $8900 from Holman ~ (8 days)

For up to 6 days you will be snowmobiling from Holman along the length of Prince Albert Sound on Victoria Island . One night on the trail will be spent in an igloo and the other four trail nights will be spent in four different rustic cabins on the Sound’s north shore. Wild life can be abundant: musk-ox, caribou, wolves, fox, and sometime polar bear. We try to time these expeditions with a full moon phase and active aurora (note: by mid May there is no darkness). We can accommodate up to four people per expedition. Snowmobile experience would be an advantage. You will be living close to the Inuvialuit ways. Total snowmobile travel ~450km/280 miles These trips can challenge who you are… yet provide you with the singular experience of a lifetime.

#3

Schedule (2-4 clients, 7 nights 8 days) From Sachs Harbour in March & April. *$8200 to $8900 from Sachs Harbour ~ (8 days)

For up to 6 days you will be snowmobiling from Sachs Harbour either inland towards the central plains or south east to Nelson Head on Banks Island.  Nights on the trail will be spent in tents, possibly 1 night in an Igloo or 1 night in a rustic cabin. The inland regions teem with wildlife: large herds of Musk-ox, some Peary Caribou, wolves, fox, rabbits, owls. The Nelson Head area of Banks Island is well known for its Polar Bear population.  We try to time these expeditions with a full moon phase and active aurora (note: by mid May there is 24 hrs daylight). We can accommodate up to four people per expedition. Snowmobile experience would be an advantage. You will be living close to the Inuvialuit ways. Total snowmobile travel ~450km/280 miles These trips can challenge who you are… yet provide you with the singular experience of a lifetime.

#4

Schedule (2-6 clients, for 8 days) From Paulatuk in March – April   *$8200 to $8900 from Paulatuk ~ (8 days)

For up to 6 plus days you will be snowmobiling mostly on the Parry peninsula. The first 2 days of travel will be to the Cape Parry DEW line site on the Amundsen Gulf. Two days travel down the west side of the Parry Peninsula and one day, weather and time permitting, on excursions in the Ruben Lake area to the west of Paulatuk. We will be on the trail, staying in cabins and tents for 5+ days. Total snowmobile ~ 450km/280 miles. We can accommodate up to 6 people per expedition; we try to schedule with a full moon. Snowmobile experience would be an advantage. You will be living close to the Inuvialuit ways. These trips can challenge who you are.  NOTE: We can also provide trips to the remote but comfortable Bekere Lake Lodge ~ 110km southwest of Paulatuk. Call for pricing.

#5

Schedule (2-6 clients, for ½ day or 1 day) From Inuvik in March – May *$690 to $850 from Inuvik ~(1/2 & 1 day)

For ½ day(6 hrs) or a full day(8-12 hrs) you will be snowmobiling from Inuvik along the North Arm of the MacKenzie River then inland to the Barrens plateau. We will be traveling leisurely passing old caribou stations, pingos, wild life: musk-ox, caribou, fox, maybe wolves or Barren Lands grizzly. Depending on the expedition you choose, lunch, dinner and snacks will be provided. Total snowmobile travel ~60km-150kms. We can accommodate up to 6 people per expedition. Snowmobile experience would be an advantage. We also can provide Dog Team excursions from Inuvik to Herschel Island or 1/2 day or full day trips locally, dog team pricing available upon request .

NOTE:  first week of April is Inuvik’s “Muskrat Jamboree”  a 4 day Inuvialuit Cultural family event (Spring Carnival): drum dances, wide variety of traditional games, dog team races, games for children, hockey, parade, snowmobile races & lots of traditional foods.

We supply: guides, snowmobiles, fuel, oil, lunch/food, wind tent . Expect Aurora & wildlife. This will be at a slow pace with many photo ops.

#6 – Holman and Paulatuk Hunting & Fishing Trips

HUNT Schedule (2-6 clients for 3-5 days) Musk-ox during Sept-Oct and Mar-Apr * Hunts for Muskox, sometimes Caribou… contact us for pricing.

Our guides virtually guarantee you will get a Musk-ox with their 95% success rate. You will travel across the Barrens via snowmobile, ATV or possibly a dog team depending on conditions and your pocketbook. There is of course much to see: tent rings, aurora, caribou, fox, wolves, possibly polar bear. and many more of the wonders and beauty of a part of our world seldom seen. We will be tent camping at night. For details on precise timing and costs please contact us.

SUMMER FISHING Schedule (2-6 clients for 3-4 days) Lake Trout during Aug-Sept *Fishing for 50lb Lake Trout $415/day.

For example: from the community of Holman (Ulukhaktok) we will travel northward by boat and on foot to Lake Uuyarektok where the Lake Trout is abundant and up 50lb trout have been caught. We will be tent camping at night.

* All Prices in Canadian dollars, are per person, taxes are not included, assumes minimum 2 clients. Hotel accommodation assumes double occupancy. Trip prices and dates are subject to change due to possible weather problems & flight changes. Upon your arrival in Holman, Sachs Harbour or Paulatuk you are in our care. The Inuvik trips cover only the costs during the actual snowmobile trips. Airfares from Edmonton or Yellowknife to Inuvik or Holman can be arranged, sometimes with a discount. We supply: guides, snowmobiles, fuel, oil, food, tents, accommodations in Holman, Sachs Harbour & Paulatuk NWT, tour hamlet, Inuvialuit Elders’ stories, sometime Drum Dances, and much more.  Expect Aurora & wildlife. This can be at a slow pace with many photo ops.