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A mountain range in Nunavut


The northernmost inhabited place in the world, Nunavut is the True North. This is a place like no other, where a pristine tundra that stretches as far as the eye can see is punctuated by dramatic fjords, giant glaciers and iconic wildlife.

Although vast in size, Nunavut is Canada’s least populated province. The Inuit have lived in this remote region for 5,000 years, and today make up 84% of the population. Visitors can open their eyes to their way of life with storytelling, arts and crafts, and harvesting and fishing. If you have a spirit of adventure, Nunavut welcomes you.

The territory of Nunavut — which name means “our land” in Inuktitut — is brimming with cultural experiences. Uncover the traditions and survival skills that locals have adapted for the extreme Arctic conditions, like igloo building. Admire otherworldly landscapes while spotting the world’s most exotic animals, from narwhal to beluga whales and polar bears. Be captivated as you watch traditional Inuit performing arts unlike anything you’ve seen before, from throat singing to drum dancing.


Frobisher Bay

On the distant shores of Frobisher Bay, Iqaluit is remote—north of the 60th parallel and high above the tree-line—but the capital of Nunavut also offers plenty of cultural cred.


Don’t miss the iconic spots and hidden gems. No matter where you go in Nunavut, there are amazing itinerary ideas for you to explore.

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Ski Auyuittuq National Park  External Link Title

From CAD 8,695

13 days / 12 nights

Auyuittuq National Park in Canada’s eastern Arctic has some of the most beautiful alpine scenery on earth. This ski touring expedition crosses the entire Akshayuk Pass, including the rarely-seen northern section in the Owl River Valley.

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Intrepid Travel

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.

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The Stories of Canada - Nunavut  External Link Title

From CAD 17,300 Per person, based on double occupancy

10 days / 9 nights

Eight hundred kilometres north of the Arctic Circle lies a vast tundra marked by frozen ocean, jagged mountain peaks and the historic Northwest Passage. Here, in a land claimed by polar bears, muskox, Arctic foxes and belugas, you’ll embark on the adventure of a lifetime – an exploration of the true beating heart of the Arctic. From wildlife photography to hiking on the frozen ocean, to kayaking alongside playful belugas, you’ll be treated to epic adventures each day of your journey. In the evenings, return to your cozy wilderness lodge, where gourmet meals and comfortable accommodations offer rest and rejuvenation after unforgettable days in the wilderness.