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Winter in Vancouver & Blachford Lake Lodge

Winter in Vancouver & Blachford Lake Lodge

nights from
AU$2,990 Per person twin share
 
  • Package Type
    Winter Escape
  • CATC Main Accommodation
    Accommodation in Canada
  • Travel From
    18 Dec 2019
  • Travel Until
    08 Apr 2020
nights from
AU$2,990 Per person twin share
 
  • Package Type
    Winter Escape
  • CATC Main Accommodation
    Accommodation in Canada
  • Travel From
    18 Dec 2019
  • Travel Until
    08 Apr 2020
Description 
  • Package Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation 7-night accommodationActivityActivity Aurora Borealis viewingInclusionInclusion FlyOver Canada ticketsMealsMeals Meals as per itineraryTourTour Tour of Capilano Suspension Bridge ParkTransportationTransportation Charter flights between Yellowknife and Blachford Lake Lodge

Summary

A wealth of enlivening activities awaits in Canada’s top winter destinations. This 7-night package brings you bucket list-worthy experiences from the bustling city of Vancouver to the peaceful wilderness of the Northwest Territories. Explore the arts and shopping districts of Downtown Vancouver and then continue to Capilano Suspension Bridge Park to enjoy a walk across its wobbly, 140-metre long bridge. Witness the amazing Winter Lights Festival, celebrated from late November to January, and be amazed as thousands of lights cover the whole park. Visit FlyOver Canada for a thrilling flight simulation ride to experience Canada’s most iconic and breathtaking geographies. Escape the restless city with a flight to Yellowknife and then to its remote village where the lovely Blachford Lake Lodge is located. Spend 3 cosy nights in a cabin and enjoy exciting outdoor activities, such as skiing, snowshoeing, and ice fishing. Follow hiking trails, admiring a beautiful, snow-covered world, and keep your eyes on the skies every night for sightings of the spectacular Aurora or Northern Lights.

Departure dates: 18 December 2019 - 08 April 2020

Inclusions

  • 3-night hotel accommodation in Vancouver
  • Vancouver & Capilano Suspension Bridge tour
  • FlyOver Canada tickets
  • 1-night accommodation in Yellowknife
  • 3-night cabin accommodation at Blachford Lake Lodge
  • Charter flight to/from Blachford Lake Lodge
  • All meals whilst at lodge
  • Use of equipment at lodge
  • Nightly Aurora viewing
  • Interpreted guide experiences each day

Exclusions

  • Flights to/from Yellowknife

Itinerary

Day 1, Vancouver
Own arrival to Vancouver hotel.

Day 2, Vancouver & Capilano Suspension Bridge tour
Vancouver's fascinating past and present come together in this tour that traverses through urban cityscapes, seaside parks, and ancient rainforests. Begin with the highlights of downtown, including Canada Place, the Arts and Financial Districts, and Robson Street. Enter the 1,000-acre urban rainforest, Stanley Park, where you visit the First Nations Totem Poles. Continue across the Lions Gate Bridge to Vancouver's scenic North Shore, and the *Capilano Suspension Bridge Park. Don't miss the impressive collection of First Nations artwork and the historic Story Centre. From the spectacular CliffWalk, gaze out over the Capilano River before you walk across the Capilano Suspension Bridge to the other side where many unique and informative experiences await. Return to downtown Vancouver and get ready to engage all your senses as you step out into Granville Island Market. This market is an artisan haven for all things local and hand-made, including delicious food, coffee, tea, eclectic artwork, and west coast music. Carry on through bustling Chinatown and continue to historic Gastown, the heart of Vancouver.

*Enjoy Canyon Lights during Winter Lights Festival: 22 Nov 19 – 26 Jan 20

Day 3, FlyOver Canada
Buckle up your seatbelt and prepare for the flight of your life! FlyOver Canada incorporates state-of-the-art technology to bring you some of Canada's most thrilling sights like you have never seen them before. Groups of up to 60 guests at a time will hang suspended, feet dangling, immersed in a huge 20m spherical screen while a film takes you on a thrilling 8-minute journey from east to west across Canada. It will be a fully immersive experience including wind, mist and even scents!

Day 4, Vancouver - Yellowknife
Fly from Vancouver to Yellowknife (not included). Overnight in Yellowknife hotel.

Day 5, Yellowknife - Blachford Lake Lodge
Flights from Yellowknife to the lodge depart at 10:00 am. Check into accommodation and get familiar with an orientation of the lodge. Aurora viewing on site. Overnight at Blachford Lake Lodge. (B, L, D)

Day 6, Blachford Lake Lodge
Full day to explore Blachford Lake Lodge and participate in activities.

Head out onto the lake on skis or snowshoes or try your luck at ice fishing! For those who love hiking, today would be a perfect chance to explore one of the marked trails. This afternoon, you will have a basic snowmobile tour to one of the nearby lakes. Don't know how to drive one? Don't worry! Basic instruction is included. Aurora viewing on site. Overnight at Blachford Lake Lodge. (B, L, D)

Day 7, Blachford Lake Lodge
Enjoy your last day at peaceful Blachford Lake Lodge. Try one of the handicraft workshops, skate on the rink, or relax in the sauna or hot tub. This even, keep your eyes on the skies and wait for the Aurora Borealis to dance above! Aurora viewing on site. Overnight at Blachford Lake Lodge. (B, L, D)

Day 8, Blachford Lake Lodge - Yellowknife
Final day of package. Flights from the lodge to Yellowknife will have you back in the city around 11:00 am, so ensure any onward travel is arranged with this in mind. (B)

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