Yellowknife Winter Cultural Tour

Igloos, Snowshoeing and Inuit Story-Telling

4 Days | Northwest Territories

Experience Northern Canada like never before. Stay in Yellowknife and enjoy authentic indigenous experiences, ice caves, igloos, and more.

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4 Days


Northwest Territories

Activity Level



November - March

Yellowknife Winter Cultural Tour Itinerary

Ice Cave Adventure & Igloo Building

Chateau Nova Yellowknife

Aboriginal Cultural Tour

Aurora Borealis

Region: Northwest Territories

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Trip Itinerary

Day 1

Check-In: Chateau Nova Yellowknife

The Chateau Nova Yellowknife is a new, modern, full-service hotel, and the perfect back for your Yellowknife Winter Tour.  The hotel includes a fitness center, steam room, sauna, and a restaurant and lounge. Experience the warm and welcoming customer service that Chateau Nova offers, and relax in recover after your adventurous activities. Enjoy Northern hospitality at its finest.


Day 2

Aboriginal Cultural Tour

Join Aurora tours to experience, first hand, their authentic, educational cultural tour packages. You’ll get to enjoy the following activities: 

  • A traditional animal trap demonstration with a fur display & an interactive photoshoot
  • Snowshoeing on the stunning, wintery Great Slave Lake
  • Build a fire in an Indigenous tipi, and roast marshmallows 
  • Create your own authentic mini drum to take home with you
  • Sip hot tea, and try bannock (indigenous flatbread) 
  • Play Aboriginal games including leg wrestling, pole push, and wood sawing

Day 3

Ice Cave Adventure & Igloo Building

Experience the peace and beauty of the scenic Great Slave Lake and the gorgeous ice caves of Yellowknife on a guided walk with an Indigenous Guide from Narwal (Northern and Remote Wilderness Adventures Ltd.).  Learn how to build a traditional Inuit igloo with your guide, all while listening to traditional stories and history about the Inuit peoples. 


What's Included

This package includes experiences with the following authentic Indigenous tourism businesses:

  • Aurora Tours - Cultural Tour
  • Narwal Tours - Ice Caving and Igloo building

Package includes:

  • 3 nights accommodation
  • Hands on experience building an igloo
  • Snowshoeing on the great Slave Lake
  • Guided Inuit cultural tours
  • Comprehensive documentation package

* Package price is the suggested starting price per person based on a double occupancy and does not include taxes.

** Flight option not included in package price. Transportation may vary to customer request and availability.

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