Canoeing the Nisutlin river – 6 days / 5 nights

Nisutlin River

  • July 6th to July 11th, 2015
  • July 20th to July 25th, 2015
  • August 3rd to August 8th, 2015
  • August 17th to August 22nd, 2015
  • Other dates available on request

We will be canoeing down the beautiful Nisultin river. It is a  truly wonderful experience in the heart of the wilderness. During the trip, you might get the opportunity to see wildlife like moose, bears, beavers, eagles or wolves.

RATES:

  • Prices are quoted in Canadian dollars
  • $ 1690.00/person + tax (5%)
  • Departure from Whitehorse, Yukon
  • Supplement for single person: $ 190.00
  • Children : Half rate

 Included:

  •  Certified guide with GPS, satellite phone and bear spray.
  •  One canoe for 2 people, paddles, life jackets, security material, waterproof barrel or bag, camping gear, sleeping bag.
  •  Meals. One night at Teslin lodge, museums fees.
  •  Shuttle from Whitehorse to the departure and back.
  •   Small group. 2 to 6 people.

Not included:

  • Goods and Services Tax (5 %).
  • Travel expenses to Whitehorse.
  • Hotel nights and meals before and after our package.
  • Alcoholic beverages.
  • Your travel/cancellation insurance, your health/repatriation insurance.
  • Your personal expenses.

ITINERARY:

DAY 1: Welcome in Whitehorse. Transportation to the canoe trip departure by vehicle : South Alaska highway to Johnston Crossing, 129 km and 68 km on the historical  Canol road to the Nisultin River. First paddling, down the river to our first camp.

DAY 2, 3 & 4: Paddling down the river.

DAY 5: Last day of paddling. Before arriving to Teslin Lodge, we have to paddle through Nisultin Bay on Teslin lake. Meals and night at Teslin Lodge.

DAY 6: After breakfast, a visit to the Tinglit First Nation cultural centre and to Johnston museum, then, transfer by vehicle to Whitehorse.

FITNESS LEVEL: You should be fit and in good health. Beginner welcomed. Nevertheless, you should be able to live 4 days in the wilderness.

CLIMAT:  Yukon summer could be warm and usually dry but the weather is unpredictable. It is wise to have clothes for colder temperature as well as a waterproof jacket in case of rain.

SAFETY AND COMMUNICATIONS: Our guides are accredited with a wilderness medicine certificate. We have a satellite phone, a bear spray, a GPS,  a bear proof barrel for our food.

NOTICE: For safety reasons, we will take the permission to change an itinerary. Every participant will be requested to sign a waiver of acceptation of risk.

EQUIPMENT: Comfortable clothes with the possibility to cover arms and legs. Warm layer for the evening. Waterproof jacket. One pair of rubber boots and one pair of lighter shoes. Hat, sun glasses, sun lotion, insect repellent. Optional : camera, binocular, flashlight.