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$3,910 for an Arctic Christmas escape

vicky vacay deal of the dayTravel Deal for August 29, 2013

It’s never too early to start thinking about your dream Christmas escape — in Santa’s backyard, no less!

Great Canadian Travel offers the seven-night Ultimate Canadian Christmas package departing from Yellowknife, Northwest Territories between December 21-28, 2013.

Look forward to a festive week under the Northern Lights in Blachford Lake Lodge. A 20-minute charter flight from Yellowknife, this lodge is on a remote jewel of a lake set in Precambrian rock. The spacious, handcrafted log property offers a blend of rustic charm and modern comfort.

Enjoy a book, swap stories and experience the winter wonderland on a dog sled. Other on-site activities include fireplaces, hot tub and sauna, snowmobiling, dog-sledding, snowshoeing and skiing, skating and ice fishing.

This opportunity starts at $3,910 per person.

Package includes:

  • Two nights’ accommodation in Yellowknife, standard guestroom with breakfast daily
  • Return airport transfers on the Yellowknife hotel shuttle
  • Round-trip scenic flight on float plane from Yellowknife to Blachford
  • Five nights all-inclusive accommodation at Blachford Lake Lodge
  • Two interpretive tours per day
  • Use of lodge facilities
  • Gourmet meals and snacks at the lodge
  • A chance to decorate the lodge’s giant Christmas tree
  • Christmas feast
  • Mulled wine
  • Christmas carolling
  • Santa’s visit
  • Northern Christmas gift
  • Christmas photo
  • Tire sur la Neige (maple sugar on snow)
  • Introduction and hints about aurora photography

To book this tour with the Great Canadian Travel Company: Click here or call 1-800-661-3830.

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