Hotel & Aurora-viewing Packages Sample Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary for Hotel & Aurora-Viewing Packages,  3-nights/ 4-days with 3 Aurora Viewing, will help you to plan your stay in Yellowknife. We are happy to arrange other itinerary for you. 

Living in 62 degree north latitude, you can tell big difference of sunrise and sunset. We change schedule of Aurora Viewing Tour seasonally to maximize aurora visibility. 

Select the date you arrive…

 Summer / Fall Season: August 12 – October 11 ( Oct. 12 for 2-nights)

 Winter / Spring: November 20 – April 11 ( Apr. 12 for 2-nights)

August

DAY 1

Arrive in Yellowknife airport by 9pm depend on your flight*
 Meet with our transfer guide around  baggage carousel
Going to hotel with our guide via our airport transfer
Check-in your hotel  *In case you arrive early ( most are from 4pm), Store baggage at reception and explorer city.

Relax and enjoy a city of Yellowknife and your hotel.

10:30 – 11:00pm  Meet with our tour guide in the lobby of your hotel, leaving city and take a journey to Aurora Village

11:30pm  Arrive and explorer Aurora Village – Aurora Viewing Tour

3:00am  Meet at teepee with your guide and head back to city

3:30am Arrive at your hotel

*When your flight is scheduled or even changed to after 9pm, don’t worry. we get your back.

Meet with our transfer guide. Hotel pre-check in is assisted already by our team. You can straight to your room and prepare for aurora night. Tour bus will be arranged for this package.

 Meet up with our tour guide at your hotel lobby and take a journey to Aurora Village

Arrive and explorer Aurora Village – Aurora Viewing Tour

3:00am  Meet at teepee with your guide and head back to city

3:30am Arrive at your hotel

DAY 2 and DAY 3

Have a good sleep-in at the hotel. Find more beautiful northern scenery by joining one of our optional Daytime Activity Tour in the afternoon. We are happy to arrange your own trip plan to add-on an optional tour or two.

10:30 – 11:00pm  Meet with our tour guide in the lobby of your hotel, leaving city and take a journey to Aurora Village

11:30pm  Arrive and explorer Aurora Village – Aurora Viewing Tour

3:00am  Meet at teepee with your guide and head back to city

3:30am Arrive at your hotel

August does not have long dark night yet. So, extention hour on Aurora Viewing is not available. 

DAY 4

Guide will meet up with you in the lobby of your hotel at scheduled time for each flight.   Drive you to Yellowknife airport.
Hotel check-out time is 11am.  

September / October

DAY 1

Arrive in Yellowknife airport by 8pm depend on your flight*
 Meet with our transfer guide around  baggage carousel
Going to hotel with our guide via our airport transfer
Check-in your hotel  *In case you arrive early ( most are from 4pm), Store baggage at reception and explorer city.

Relax and enjoy a city of Yellowknife and your hotel.

9:30 – 10:00pm  Meet with our tour guide in the lobby of your hotel, leaving city and take a journey to Aurora Village

10:30pm  Arrive and explorer Aurora Village – Aurora Viewing Tour

2:00am  Meet at teepee with your guide and head back to city

2:30am Arrive at your hotel

 
*When your flight is scheduled or even changed to between 8pm and 11pm, don’t worry. we still get your back.

Meet with our transfer guide. Hotel pre-check in is assisted already by our team. You can straight to your room and prepare for aurora night. Tour bus will be arranged for this package.

 Meet at your hotel lobby with our tour guide and take a journey to Aurora Village

Arrive and explorer Aurora Village – Aurora Viewing Tour

2:00am  Meet at teepee with your guide and head back to city

2:30am Arrive at your hotel

 

**When your flight is scheduled or even changed to after 11pm, don’t worry. we still get your back.

Meet with our transfer guide. Hotel pre-check in is assisted already by our team. You can straight to your room and prepare for aurora night. Tour bus will be arranged for this package.

Meet at your hotel lobby with our tour guide and take a journey to Aurora Village

Arrive and explorer Aurora Village – Aurora Viewing Tour

3:30am  Meet at teepee with your guide and head back to city

4:00am Arrive at your hotel

DAY 2 and DAY 3

Have a good sleep-in at the hotel. Find more beautiful northern scenery by joining one of our optional Daytime Activity Tour in the afternoon. We are happy to arrange your own trip plan to add-on an optional tour or two.

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9:30 – 10:00pm  Meet with our tour guide in the lobby of your hotel, leaving city and take a journey to Aurora Village

10:30pm  Arrive and explorer Aurora Village – Aurora Viewing Tour

2:00am  Meet at teepee with your guide and head back to city        /Option: stay longer with Extended viewing /

2:30am Arrive at your hotel

*Extended viewing is not available for those fly out with some early morning flight.

 

DAY 4

Guide will meet up with you in the lobby of your hotel at scheduled time for each flight.   Drive you to Yellowknife airport.
Hotel check-out time is 11am.  

November – March 19

DAY 1

Arrive in Yellowknife airport by 7pm depend on your flight*
 Meet with our transfer guide around  baggage carousel
Going to hotel with our guide via our airport transfer
Check-in your hotel  *In case you arrive early ( most are from 4pm), Store baggage at reception and explorer city.

Top-quality winter gear is ready in the hotel.  Complimentary face warmer is a souvenir.

Relax and enjoy a city of Yellowknife and your hotel.

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8:30 – 9:00pm  Meet with our tour guide in the lobby of your hotel, leaving city and take a journey to Aurora Village

9:30pm  Arrive and explorer Aurora Village – Aurora Viewing Tour

1:00am  Meet at teepee with your guide and head back to city

 /Option: stay longer with Extended viewing /

1:30am Arrive at your hotel

 
*When your flight is scheduled or even changed to between 7pm and 10pm, don’t worry. we get your back.
 

Meet with our transfer guide. Hotel pre-check in is assisted already by our team. You can straight to your room and prepare for aurora night. Tour bus will be arranged for this package.

 Meet at your hotel lobby with our tour guide and take a journey to Aurora Village

Arrive and explorer Aurora Village – Aurora Viewing Tour

1:00am  Meet at teepee with your guide and head back to city             

1:30am Arrive at your hotel

 /Option: stay longer with Extended viewing /

 

**When your flight is scheduled or even changed to between 10pm and 1am, don’t worry. we still get your back.

Meet with our transfer guide. Hotel pre-check in is assisted already by our team. You can straight to your room and prepare for aurora night. Tour bus will be arranged for this package.

Meet at your hotel lobby with our tour guide and take a journey to Aurora Village

Arrive and explorer Aurora Village – Aurora Viewing Tour

2:30am  Meet at teepee with your guide and head back to city            

3:00am Arrive at your hotel

 /Option: stay longer with Extended viewing /

DAY 2 and DAY 3

Have a good sleep-in at the hotel. Find more beautiful northern scenery by joining one of our optional Daytime Activity Tour in the afternoon. We are happy to arrange upgraded package for you. We are at Tour desk.

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8:30 – 9:00pm  Meet with our tour guide in the lobby of your hotel, leaving city and take a journey to Aurora Village

9:30pm  Arrive and explorer Aurora Village – Aurora Viewing Tour

1:00am  Meet at teepee with your guide and head back to city

1:30am Arrive at your hotel

 /Option: stay longer with Extended viewing /

 *Extended viewing is not available for those fly out with some early morning flight.

DAY 4

Guide will meet up with you in the lobby of your hotel at scheduled time for each flight.   Drive you to Yellowknife airport.
Hotel check-out time is 11am.  

March 20 – April

DAY 1

Arrive in Yellowknife airport by 9pm depend on your flight*
 Meet with our transfer guide around  baggage carousel
Going to hotel with our guide via our airport transfer
Check-in your hotel  *In case you arrive early ( most are from 4pm), Store baggage at reception and explorer city.

Top-quality winter gear is ready in the hotel.  Complimentary face warmer is a souvenir.

Relax and enjoy a city of Yellowknife and your hotel.

Winter-clothing
explorer-hotel
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10:00 – 10:30pm  Meet with our tour guide in the lobby of your hotel, leaving city and take a journey to Aurora Village

11:00pm  Arrive and explorer Aurora Village – Aurora Viewing Tour

2:30am  Meet at teepee with your guide and head back to city     

3:00am Arrive at your hotel

/Option: stay longer with Extended viewing /

*When your flight is scheduled or even changed to between 9pm and 10:30pm, don’t worry. we still get your back.

Meet with our transfer guide. Hotel pre-check in is assisted already by our team. You can straight to your room and prepare for aurora night. Tour bus will be arranged for this package.

 Meet at your hotel lobby with our tour guide and take a journey to Aurora Village

Arrive and explorer Aurora Village – Aurora Viewing Tour

2:30am  Meet at teepee with your guide and head back to city    

3:00am Arrive at your hotel  

 /Option: stay longer with Extended viewing /

 

**When your flight is scheduled or even changed to between 10:30pm and 1am, don’t worry. we still get your back.

Meet with our transfer guide. Hotel pre-check in is assisted already by our team. You can straight to your room and prepare for aurora night. Tour bus will be arranged  for this package.

Meet at your hotel lobby with our tour guide and take a journey to Aurora Village

Arrive and explorer Aurora Village – Aurora Viewing Tour

4:00am  Meet at teepee with your guide and head back to city             

4:30am Arrive at your hotel

 

DAY 2 and DAY 3

Have a good sleep-in at the hotel. Find more beautiful northern scenery by joining one of our optional Daytime Activity Tour in the afternoon. We are happy to arrange upgraded package for you. We are at Tour desk.

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10:00 – 10:30pm  Meet with our tour guide in the lobby of your hotel, leaving city and take a journey to Aurora Village

11:00pm  Arrive and explorer Aurora Village – Aurora Viewing Tour

2:30am  Meet at teepee with your guide and head back to city       

3:00am Arrive at your hotel

 /Option: stay longer with Extended viewing /

*Extended viewing is not available for those fly out with some early morning flights.

DAY 4

Guide will meet up with you in the lobby of your hotel at scheduled time for each flight.   Drive you to Yellowknife airport.
Hotel check-out time is 11am.  
 

Useful facts

Aurora Success Rates

When you tour with us for three nights of aurora-viewing you have roughly a 95-percent chance of seeing the aurora at least once and if you make it four its almost 100% (its actually 98%… we do the numbers).

Average Temperatures

August – High 18.2°c / Low 10.3°c
September –  High 10.3°c / Low 3.8°c
October – High 1°c / Low -4.4°c
November – High -9.9°c / Low -17.7°c
December – High -19.7°c / Low -27.7°c
January – High -22.7°c / Low -30.9°c
February – High -18.6°c / Low -28.1°c
March – High -11.2°c / Low -23.3°c
April – High 1°c / Low -11°c

FAQ

Most frequent questions and answers

Yes. Aurora Viewing Tours are included in Hotel package. We will assist you. (Please fly in via Air Canada or West Jet flight) 

*In case of delayed arrival after 1am, tour will be cancelled due to insufficient tour time of period.

No worry. Please let us know if flight number changed. In that case, please make sure your new flight is Air Canada or West Jet to arrive in Yellowknife.  We will rearrange airport assistance accordingly. 

No worry. We can arrange 3-nights with 2 Aurora Viewing, and reserve your tour on 2nd and 3rd night. 

Or if you extend hotel stay to 4-nights package, we can arrange 3 Aurora Viewing Tour from 2nd night.

Yes, we do have Day Activity Tours such as Dog sledding and Snow shoeing for winter, and Hiking and Driving for summer. Visit Tour page and you can add them on your Hotel package. 

Aurora tours finish late, so All Day Activity start in the afternoon.

No worry. Let’s keep a room from us first, and purchase flight tickets. If date need to be changed, let us know. we will check room availability and get back to you.

Send us a form. We are happy to arrange room(s) and quote for you. After checking rate and details on received reservation sheet, you can decide to book.