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Canadian Arctic Express: The Heart of the Northwest Passage

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 9 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 8+ years old
  • max group size 200
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
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  • Starts Toronto, Canada
  • Ends Toronto, Canada
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Spot incredible wildlife on land and on Zodiac excursions. Canada’s High Arctic is home to fantastic beasts like polar bears, musk oxen, narwhals and caribou.
  • Traverse the waterways of the socalled Northwest Passage, with possible landings in Lancaster Sound, the Bellot Strait and Port Leopold Island.
  • Discover the immense beauty of ancient glaciers, housesized icebergs, granite mountains and epic tundra that extends as far as the eye can see.
  • With two helicopters on board, you’ll get the chance to take included flights to soar above the Arctic landscape and make landings at otherwise inaccessible areas.
  • Explore parts of the Nunavut region with Inuit guides and learn about the people who have lived in the world’s most difficult environments for thousands of years.
The tour "Canadian Arctic Express: The Heart Of The Northwest Passage" starts and ends in Toronto. This is a polar expeditions and cruise tour that takes 9 days taking you through Toronto, Resolute and Toronto in Arctic and Canada. This is a guided group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Discover the essential heart of the Canadian High Arctic on this nine-day expedition, including five days spent exploring at sea. Spot musk oxen and polar bears among the otherworldly landscapes in places like Arctic Bay, Beechey Island and Croker Bay. Explore the heart of the fabled Northwest Passage and attempt to traverse the Bellot Strait, the narrow pass that wasn’t navigated by Europeans until 1937. Travel with an expert crew of seafarers, academics, scientists and locals who grew up in the region to get the most out of your journey.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Toronto
  • Day 2: Resolute – Embarkation Day
  • Day 3-7: Canadian High Arctic
  • Day 8: Resolute – Disembarkation – Toronto
  • Day 9: Toronto
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Expedition Voyage, comfortable hotel
Meals
  • 8 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 5 Dinners
Transport
  • Ship , Zodiac , Plane
Guide
  • An expert tour leader
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/from Toronto are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Canadian Arctic Express: The Heart of the Northwest Passage tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Canadian Arctic Express: The Heart of the Northwest Passage tour. You can cancel the tour up to 123 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 122 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 26 October 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 26 October 2022, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 122 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Canadian Arctic Express: The Heart of the Northwest Passage tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Canadian Arctic Express: The Heart of the Northwest Passage tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Is this trip right for you:
  • You will be supplied with an expedition parka and waterproof boots that are sturdy and warm. Please see the ‘Packing’ section of the Essential Trip Information for a detailed guide on what to bring with you.
  • The plan is to hop into Zodiac boats quite regularly to explore and search for wildlife. It can get very cold and wet on the Zodiac.
  • Sturdy sea legs are needed for wet and dry landings by Zodiac, and you will hike on steep terrain, snow and other uneven surfaces.
  • The weather plays a pivotal part in this adventure and, although there’s an itinerary in place, there are no guarantees that you’ll be able to do everything that is planned for. A level of flexibility and openness to embracing the unexpected are important in expedition travel, especially in such a remote area.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene global standardised protocols have been adopted.
  • Hygiene and safety guidelines will be followed to ensure your well being is looked after during travels.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be fully vaccinated. Children aged 17 years and under must present either a negative COVID-19 test, proof of recovery or proof of full vaccination. Any customer who is unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons can apply for an exemption. Customers must provide a medical certificate from a medical professional. These new safety measures apply on all trips, except for tours in Australia, New Zealand and the Cook Islands.
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