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Polar Bears Churchill & Tundra Experience 6 nights

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Overview

On your Tundra Buggy touring days you will be transported from your hotel to the Tundra Buggy launch area. Here you will tour on a world-famous Tundra Buggy in the Churchill Wildlife Management Area, which is home to the largest concentration of polar bears. You will enjoy picnic-style lunches and refreshments whilen you are bear watching. Back at Churchill in the evenings you can explore this unique community. Discover ecletic hotels and restaurants, alluring shops, cultural museums, as well as the area’s unforgettable personality.

Details

Day 1

Fly from Ireland to Winnipeg. Overnight at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel located at the Winnipeg Airport, or similar.

Day 2

Early morning flight to Churchill. Depart for town and area tour, and visit to Eskimo Museum. Evening slide presentation by local photographer. Overnight Churchill hotel.

Day 3-5

Transfer each day to the Tundra Buggy launch area. 2 Days spent in a Tundra Buggy with knowledgeable guide, viewing polar bears and other Arctic wildlife. Overnight Churchill hotel.

Day 6

Morning dogsledding and afternoon visit to Parks Canada Interpretive Center. Evening return flight to Winnipeg. Overnight Four Points by Sheraton airport hotel or similar.

Day 7

Depart Winnipeg at leisure.

Day 8

Arrive back in Ireland.

What's Included

  • Flights from the UK and transportation throughout the Tour
  • Accommodation as listed above or similar
  • Full range of activities throughout the tour to include:
  • Churchill and Area Tour: A guided bus tour of local and historical points of interest surrounding Churchill, including such attractions as Cape Merry, Port of Churchill and Manitoba Conservation’s Polar Bear Holding Facility (weather permitting).
  • Dog Sledding: Hosted by a local resident and dog sledding expert, you will learn about the history associated with dog sledding in Northern Canada. Enjoy an exhilarating ride behind a strong team of huskies on a custom-made sled (or cart, weather permitting). Join the musher’s for hot chocolate and freshly made bannock after your ride and share their personal stories of their dog sledding adventures.
  • Eskimo Museum: The museum contains one of Canada’s finest collections of Inuit carvings, kayaks and artifacts dating from pre- Dorset, Dorset, Thule, and modern Inuit times.
  • Interpretive Transfer: During transfer from port of entry to your accommodations, receive guided interpretation of route-side points of interest from friendly and knowledgeable drivers.
  • Interpretive-Guided Tundra Buggy Adventure: The best way to experience an intimate encounter with a wild polar bear is on an authentic Tundra Buggy. All of the Tundra Buggies are furnished with dual-pane frost-free windows and contain propane heating systems that closely resemble a cozy fireplace, with real flame (behind glass). Each day, we depart early and board the world famous Tundra Buggies looking for polar bears and other wildlife out on the tundra. You will enjoy picnic style lunches and refreshments while you are bear watching.
  • Parks Canada Interpretive Centre: Walk back in time viewing detailed and exciting wildlife dioramas, fur trade exhibits. View a series of videos on the history, culture and wildlife of the area. You leave chock-full of natural and historical information from the Churchill region.
  • Slide Presentation: Conducted by seasoned residents. Relax and soak-up years of northern experience communicated in enchanting stories and magnificent photography.

The weather information shown below refers to the first stop on the tour, call us and speak to one of our travel experts for the most up-to-date forecasts and weather details for your tour.

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