Yellowknife Winter Cultural Tour

Igloos, Snowshoeing and Inuit Story-Telling

4 Days | Northwest Territories

Find out what it’s like to be inside a teepee, igloo or ice cave! Your guides will share their stories and you may leave this northern getaway with a story of your own.

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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

Region: Northwest Territories

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Trip Itinerary

Day 1

Check-In: Chateau Nova Yellowknife

The Chateau Nova Yellowknife is a brand new, full service, conference hotel with great amenities from our fitness centre, steam room and sauna to our Quarry Restaurant and Lounge. We are conveniently located in the Northeast area of downtown, approximately 5km from the Airport with easy access to the Ingraham Trail and Yellowknife Highways. Once here, enjoy the welcoming atmosphere, great amenities and warm customer service. Our hotel has everything that you will need to make your stay in Yellowknife comfortable and relaxing. Enjoy Northern hospitality at its finest.


Day 2

Aboriginal Cultural Tour

Aurora Tours is a local Aboriginal tour company focused on bringing fun and excitement into their cultural tour packages. Create unforgettable memories, authentic and educational experiences and bring home your own souvenir.

  • Traditional trap demonstration with a fur display & an interactive photoshoot
  • Snowshoeing on the Great Slave Lake (winter)
  • Learn how to build a fire inside a teepee and roast marshmallows
  • Create your own mini drum to take home with you
  • Tea and bannock
  • Aboriginal games including leg wrestling, pole push and wood sawing
  • Sliding into camp on Great Slave Lake (winter)

Day 3

Ice Cave Adventure & Igloo Building

Northern and Remote Wilderness Adventures Ltd. (NARWAL) is a small, friendly, majority Aboriginal owned and operated family business located in historic old town Yellowknife, on the scenic shores of Back Bay. Enjoy a guided walk on scenic Great Slave Lake to the intriguing Ice Caves. Learn to build an Inuit snow house (igloo) with the guidance of our skilled instructors, who will also share stories about Inuit culture and traditions


What's Included

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

  •, owned by the Erasmus Family (Metis)
  • Narwal, owned by the Alloloo Family (Inuit)

Package includes:

  • 3 nights moderate accommodations
  • Hands on experience building an igloo
  • Snowshoeing
  • Guided 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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