Northern Lights Holidays & Trips in Canada | Off The Map Travel


Northern Lights Holidays in Canada

Experience the magic of the Aurora Borealis in the incredible open expanses and wilderness of Canada’s Arctic region. With exceptional natural beauty, dramatic scenery and friendly hospitality Canada is a great base for Northern Lights holidays. Guests can stay in remote wilderness lodges with a focus on local food, Arctic adventures and evenings around a roaring log fire or one of the small city hotels with access to restaurants and Canadian city life.

Canada offers a variety of once-in-a-lifetime experiences and the frequency of the magical light show makes for amazing Northern Lights Holidays.

Canadian Holiday Experiences

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When to see the Northern Lights in Canada

Canada has lots to offer throughout the entire year, but for a Northern Lights holiday in Canada, we recommend you visit between September and April.

The Basics

  • Capital


  • Population


  • Area

    9,984,670 SQ KM

  • Language

    English, French

  • Currency

    Canadian Dollar

Essential Experiences

Witness the majesty of Canada’s northern light
Travel by bike, sled or snowmobile under the light of the Aurora
Sooth yourself in a relaxing hot tub
Catch your own dinner on an ice lake fishing tripping

Food and Drink

Canada’s international pallet ensures a great variety of meals,
while still ensuring familiar favourites for western travellers.
When you visit we recommend you try these great dishes:

  • Maple Syrup – Best enjoyed generously over pancakes and ice cream
  • Poutine – chips topped with cheese curds and a light brown gravy
  • Butter tart – A small, sweet savoury pastry tart
  • Macaroni and Cheese – Also called ‘Mac and Cheese’ , ‘Cheese Macaroni’ or
    even a ‘Kraft Dinner’ this is a favourite snack food for Canadians
  • Salmon Jerky – Canada’s version of the popular American snack

As for drinks, Canada has its own excellent options:

  • VO – ‘Very Own’ Rye Whisky
  • Cherry Cider
  • Canadian Pale lager

Interested in Canada?

We craft tailor-made itineraries that are each fully personalised to create your own unique Northern Lights Holiday in Canada. Each holiday itinerary is made to meet your exact requirements and ensures that your Northern Lights trip is unique to you.

If you are interested in our Northern Lights Holidays in Canada and would like to speak to one of our personal travel experts, simply call +44 (0) 800 566 8901 or leave us a message through our Contact Us page. We can’t wait to help make your next dream holiday a reality.

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