Because Of The Far Northern Location Of The Torngat Mountains Base Camp - The Operating Season is Very Short. Open and Closing Dates For 2019 Will Be Announced Soon. For Tenative Planning Purposes However, You Should Plan From The First Week of August To The First Week of September.
You will fly in the speed and pressurized comfort of the turbine powered Pilatus PC-12 Aircraft. The passenger cabin has been configured with just 6 seats to ensure maximum comfort, leg room and personalized service. Your flight is always operated with two professional flight crew.
Watch Video Featuring Flight Approach to The Saglek Airstrip
As your flight begins to make its approach to the remote Saglek Airstrip you begin to get the sense of the majestic and awe inspiring beauty of the area. However, its not until you step off the aircraft and board the boat for the short ride to camp that you begin to fully realize that you are in a truly magnificent place.
Watch Video and Discover What You Will Experience Just Minutes After Landing At The Saglek Airport
Accommodations are individual "Yurt Style" structures set up for 2 - 6 guests. Base camp also offers smaller "Dome Style" structures set up for two guests. All accommodations include: electricity, heat and all bedding and while not fully modern are quite comfortable.
Link To Torngat Mountains Base Camp Website To Learn More About Accommodations
You may have seen glimpses of the Northern Lights previously - but unless you have stood outside in northern Canada surrounded by total darkness - you probably have never witnessed anything so maginficent as the dazzling and spectacular light show courtesy of the Northern Lights.
Watch Our Featured Northern Lights Video
There are numerous excursions, hiking trips, boat tours to choose from. You choose your activities based on your spirit for adventure and capabilities. If you are up for a hiking trip over rough terrain with a medium weight backpack - you can choose a one day or overnight adventure. You may prefer the comforts of returning home to base camp each night and venturing out by boat to explore the many fiords as well as ancient and abandoned settlements such as Hebron which was first settled in 1830 and is now a national historic site. You may even have the opportunity to explore the region by helicopter.
Watch Video To Learn More About the scenery and excursions available
While you would not plan a trip to the Torngat Mountains as a fishing trip - there will be opportunities to cast your line for some excellent Arctic Char Fishing. Your guide will take you to the most productive waters where you can enjoy a few hours of catching and releasing Arctic Char. While back at camp the local camp staff will prepare dried as well as smoked char for an evening treat.
Watch Video To Learn More About Arctic Char Fishing In the Torngats
While not guaranteed, icebergs are a common site as they flow with the wind and currents from the high Arctic regions and gradually make their way as far south as Newfoundland. Your boat captain will guide you to a safe distance to these massive ice structures allowing you to photograph them from all angles.
Watch Video Featuring Icebergs Along The Labrador Coast
If you are hiking overland or going ashore to explore a point of interest - you will always be accompanied by one or more "Polar Bear Guides" they are armed with rifles and are ever vigilant for Polar Bear sightings. In most cases, when a bear is spotted, a few shots fired in the air along with a flare pistol will scare the bears off.
Watch Video To Learn More About Polar Bears and Other Wildlife in The Area.
Because Of The Far Northern Location Of The Torngat Mountains Base Camp - The Operating Season is Very Short. Open and Closing Dates For 2019 Will Be Announced Soon. For Tenative Planning Purposes However, You Should Plan Travel From The First Week of August To The First Week of September.
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