Watch the sky light up with Canadian Affair - Northern Lights packages from £1,085pp

07 April, 2015: Canada is renowned for being one of the best places to see the Northern Lights, and Canadian Affair, expert tour operator to Canada has developed a range of thrilling packages to experience this spectacular natural phenomenon with prices starting from £1,085 per person.

Canadian Affair is offering the chance to see the Aurora Borealis in some of Canada’s most idyllic locations, from British Columbia and Alberta in the West, to Quebec and Newfoundland & Labrador in the East. See below for some of Canadian Affair’s best places to see the Northern Lights in Canada:

Northern Lights of the Yukon Tour from £1,085 per person

One of the best places to experience the spectacular Northern Lights, Whitehorse in the Yukon offers exclusive viewing spots at night and a range of snowy activities or attractions during the day, from Main Street and the Old Log Church Museum to ice fishing or dog sledding on Schwatka Lake and soaking in the Takhini Hot Springs. Add on two days in cosmopolitan Vancouver on either side to truly experience the complete diversity of Canada.

Package includes 2 nights accommodation at the Sandman Vancouver City Centre either end, 3 nights accommodation in Whitehorse, Northern Lights viewing excursions, admission to Yukon Wildlife Preserve and Takhini Hot Springs, plus return Eco Class flights from London Gatwick to Vancouver on Air Transat and domestic flight transfers to Whitehorse. Based on travel from 10th - 17th October, 2015.

Happy Valley Goose Bay, Newfoundland & Labrador from £1,239 per person

This town on the Trans-Labrador Highway is a great spot for viewing the aurora borealis in eastern Canada. Whilst no set Northern Lights excursions, travellers will be able to view the incredible display from their hotel, or for a top tip – hike to the peak of the “OMG Hill’ at Birch Brook Nordic Ski club on a clear night for unrivalled views, especially as the lights reflect off the snow-covered trails. Set along 18,000 miles of pristine coastline, visitors also have plenty of walking trails to choose from and Newfoundland & Labrador is also one of the best places in the world to view icebergs so hikers can take a break to view these 10,000-year-old glacial giants from many points along the coast.

Package includes 2 nights accommodation at the Sheraton Centre Toronto (first) and 1 night at the Sandman Signature Toronto Airport (last), 4 nights at Royal Inn at Goosebay, return Eco class flights on Air Transat from London Gatwick to Toronto and internal flight transfers from Toronto to Goosebay via Halifax with Air Canada.

Churchill and Polar Bear Experience Adventurer from £3,789 per person

Churchill is the polar bear capital of the world, and attracts people from all over the globe to witness these majestic creatures. The wide-open landscapes of Canada’s arctic north not only allow spectacular wildlife viewing but are also a fantastic place from which to view the stunning Northern Lights, and Churchill has been voted as one of the top 3 places on the planet to see them.

Package includes 2 nights (1st and last) accommodation at Winnipeg, 2 nights accommodation in Churchill, Tundra Buggy bear watching excursions with lunches and return Eco flights on Air Transat from London Gatwick to Toronto and internal flights between Toronto and Winnipeg with Westjet. Based on travel from 15th – 20th October, 2015.

To find out more about any of the deals above visit www.canadianaffair.com or call one of their team of Canada travel experts on 020 7616 9933

 All bookings made with Canadian Affair are ATOL protected, and customers will receive an ATOL certificate upon booking. For more information, visit www.packpeaceofmind.co.uk

 

Notes to Editors

Canadian Affair offers flights and holidays from four UK airports to 12 destinations across Canada and the USA. It tailor-makes high quality trips to include a wide-range of hotels, train tours, fly-drive holidays, cruises, motor-homes, escorted coach tours and much more, all at the lowest prices. For more information, visit http://www.canadianaffair.com/

Flights are operated by sister company Air Transat on newly refitted Airbus A330 & A310 wide-body aircraft. Both Economy & Club Class passengers benefit from the improvements including mood lighting, Zim leather seating and seat back entertainment systems in the A330 aircraft and Club Class cabins. The airline has also recently upgraded its on-board passenger experience with the introduction of individual touch screens with on-demand entertainment on its Airbus A330 fleet, and a service on its Airbus A310s where passengers can access entertainment including films, TV shows and music through their own personal tablets, smart phones (iOS and Android) and laptops.

Claire Lowe & Laura Apps, Canadian Affair Press Office, Bell Pottinger Corporate & Brand - Telephone: 020 3772 2524 / 2536 - E-Mail: canadianaffair@bellpottinger.com

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