Added to the peace and quiet, you could also experience some unique adventures down untamed rivers, dogsledding, skiing on huge dramatic mountain ranges or navigating around archipelagos with thousands of islands. In any case you’ll be amazed by the most spectacular phenomenon on earth, the aurora borealis, as it enthrals you with its dazzling displays in the night sky. There are excellent and cosy bed and breakfast in Northwest Territories Canada area to choose from, they are good value for money and well worth a visit!
Enjoy snowy mountain ranges in winter, hiking through the deep forests in summer and fishing the winding creeks and rivers and rewarded with your patience for that old Grandfather Pike lurking in a lake. See up close the wild bears, moose and wolves, caribou or the dancing cranes. The Northwest Territories are divided up into five distinct regions, each with its own Aboriginal cultures and heritage. Take your camera and get set for an unforgettable escapade as you tour the forests, the mountains, or travel with the help of a knowledgeable guide through a barren land to a wildlife sanctuary. If you want a memorable adventure, then tour across the arctic tundra to see and admire the wildlife at its very best, as there’s no better place than the Inuvik area. See spectacular fjords, historical sites and meet friendly people. The Northwest Territories are truly stunning, vibrant and unique.
There is so much to see and do in Inuvik, a charming town situated between a treeless tundra and the northern boreal forest, located about two degrees above the Arctic Circle on the scenic Mackenzie River and Canada's largest fresh water delta. Overlooking the incredible maze of lakes and streams, also dubbed the Land of the Midnight Sun and Gateway to the Beaufort-Delta. Inuvik ‘means place of people,’ home to the Inuvialuit and Gwich'in, with a cultural heritage dating back thousands of years. The region provides endless outdoor activities and is also a wonderful place to relax and enjoy the midnight sun. With a wide range of recreational and experiences to make your visit enjoyable you can view spectacular views of the Richardson Mountains, or take a flight-seeing tour in the spring time to watch caribou in artic landscapes, see towering mountains from high above to rolling tundra, and from seacoast to boggy lowlands and boreal forest. Fishing in the pure waters is excellent, not forgetting the hiking and kayaking, bird watching and white-water rafting.
If you are interested in the spectacular phenomenon of the awesome aurora borealis as it dances and swirls, slower and then faster across the night sky as it mingles with the stars in the firmament, then the best time to see it is during late fall or winter. The cold nights provide the best opportunity although it can be seen any time during the winter months though not quite as spectacular. Perhaps you’ll like to experience the Northern Lights from a dogsled and let your senses come alive. You'll revel and fully immerse in the natural surroundings and inhale the cleansing fragrance of spruce, or for something different relax in a hot tub under the stars and watch for the aurora’s amazing spectacle. The unique Northern Lights are a fascinating colourful show of brilliant red, green, blue and violet hues created by moving solar winds interacting with atmospheric magnetic fields. You’ll find the bed and breakfast in the Northwest Territories Canada area amazingly friendly and ideally situated in great locations for your exploring enjoyment.
The long days of the Midnight Sun’s summer make touring and hiking particularly pleasant and worthwhile, the choice of activities are again truly as varied as the surroundings and whether you are looking for northern arts and culture, remote rivers, sparkling lakes or the chance to see arctic wildlife then the Sahtu region is quite simply outstanding. May be you’ll be interested in experiencing one of the most unique arctic wildlife watching tours in the world, that of the rare arctic white musk ox, perfect for the keen photographer where you will be taken into the remote region around Queen Maud Gulf Sanctuary, there you can watch not only the musk but also the arctic wolves and caribou, there are only a few places left on earth for the opportunity to have a fascinating glimpse into their natural barren habitat. Venture near the Thelon Game Sanctuary, the largest and most remote wildlife refuge in the world. See a variety of bird life up close like peregrine falcons, bald and golden eagles and enjoy the wonder of seeing the adult white wolves with their pups right there in nature’s paradise.
Wood Buffalo National Park is the largest park in Canada, and a World Heritage Site. The beautiful wild and exotic beauty of Nahanni National Park is well worth a visit - it really has to be witnessed in person! The Deh Cho, North and South Stave regions are good bases for exploring. Here too you can go canoeing, hiking, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, dog sledding and ice fishing.
Visit the Nahanni with its very powerful waterfalls that plunge into a canyon with walls nearly 4,500 feet deep. Marvel at Virginia Falls, twice as high as Niagara Falls and which also carries almost twice as much volume. The South Nahanni River is one of the wildest rivers in Canada where white-water rafting of Class III rapids is reputed as being one of the best. The park is only accessible by floatplane, and you'll probably come face-to-face with some of the park's native habitants with its large population of wolves, black and grizzly bears, wood bison, moose, and caribou. Historical sites, churches and museums are living monuments that can be seen throughout the regions and with the amazing variety of species you’ll have golden opportunities for wildlife viewing almost everywhere as rare animals roam free in the Northwest Territories, and millions of birds migrate through the Mackenzie Valley. Visiting this amazing land and enjoying the cosy and hospitable bed and breakfast in Northwest Territories Canada is awe inspiring, but whatever season you choose to travel you’ll surely find it to be a memorable one!