A trip to Canada to experience the thrill of viewing the incredible arctic wildlife and spotting polar bears in their pristine natural habitat.
Welcome to Winnipeg!
Arrive at the Winnipeg airport and check-into Four Points by Sheraton hotel which is just across the street from the Winnipeg airport.
After having dinner in the hotel restaurant, meet your guide and group for a brief orientation.
Overnight at Winnipeg hotel.
After an early breakfast, board the bus for a short ride to the private
hangar from where the plane will depart for the 2-hour flight to Churchill.
Upon arrival, head out on a Churchill Town and Area Tour and visit areas surrounding the town of Churchill, including historical Cape Merry, Port of Churchill, the site of a crashed airplane affectionately known as Miss Piggy and Manitoba Conservation’s Polar Bear Holding Facility (weather permitting). Lunch would be a home cooked meal at one of Churchill’s family run restaurant.
Later visit the Eskimo Museum which houses one of Canada’s finest collections of Inuit carvings, kayaks and artefacts dating from pre- Dorset, Dorset, Thule, and modern Inuit times. Then head out to the hotel for the dinner. Final activity of the day is an evening cultural presentation by a local.
Overnight at Churchill hotel.
After breakfast, you will be picked up from the hotel and transferred to the
Tundra Buggy Dock for boarding the Tundra Buggy. Hit the trails and travel
into the Churchill Wildlife Management Area in search of polar bears and
other artic wildlife and the interpretive guide will point out the interesting
facts about the area’s geology and history.
Enjoy a picnic style lunch right on the Tundra Buggy. Return to the town for a warm dinner and relaxing evening.
Overnight at Churchill hotel.
Today is the second and final Tundra Buggy adventure. Again, the group will be picked up from the hotel and transferred to the dock for boarding the Tundra Buggy. Another great day on the Tundra, full of extraordinary wildlife and many chances to get great photos. Enjoy a picnic style lunch right on the Tundra Buggy. In the evening, enjoy another delicious meal in Churchill.
After breakfast, first excursion of the day is a Dog Sledding program led by a local dog musher. He explains the basics and the importance of Dog Sledding to the northern communities before taking a mile long ride through the boreal forest. Then proceed back to the town for lunch. Head over to the Parks Canada Interpretive Centre, which has in depth displays revealing the remarkable history of Churchill through wildlife dioramas and exhibits that portray the history of fur trade in the area.
Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast, check-out. At the appropriate time, transfer to Vancouver Airport to board your flight back home with beautiful memories of Canada.
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