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Northern Lights Tundra Experience

5 Nights Tour from £4,359 per Person

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Overview

A unique holiday to experience the Northern Lights. Churchill is located directly beneath the Auroral Oval and Northern Lights activity occurs around 300 nights a year. The holiday starts with a stay in Winnipeg, where you will visit the Manitoba Museum and Planetarium, enjoying a private guided tour. Then you will fly to Churchill where you will have many opportunities to see the Northern Lights. You will experience evening trips on the specially-designed Tundra Buggy, which will transport you comfortably into the heart of the Tundra for undisturbed viewing of this spectacular natural display.

Highlights

  • Travel out onto the tundra each evening to see the Northern Lights in a Tundra Buggy, for uninterrupted viewing away from the town lights
  • Learn photography tips from an expert to help capture the best images of the Northern Lights
  • Enjoy a special dinner in a pop-up restaurant at Prince of Wales Fort, where the transparent ceiling allows you to view the Northern Lights as you dine
  • Maximum number of guests on each tour is 20 people

Departures: 24th February, 1st March and 5th March 2019

Details

Day 1

Arrival in Winnipeg

Fly to Winnipeg and make your way to the Inn at the Forks hotel. Enjoy an evening dinner hosted by an Interpretive Guide

Overnight: Inn at the Forks Hotel (Dinner included)

Day 2

Winnipeg

Visit the Manitoba Planetarium and enjoy a presentation, followed by an interactive programme - "Inuit: People of the North". Take a private guided tour of the Manitoba Museum.

Overnight: Inn at the Forks Hotel (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 3

Churchill

Take an early morning flight to Churchill, and enjoy a guided talk as you transfer to your hotel. This evening you will experience "RAW:churchill" - a pop up restaurant in the Prince of Wales Fort National Historic Site. You will enjoy a gourmet meal, under a transparent roof so that you can see the northern lights as you dine. (Available on departures 27 February, 4 March and 8 March 2018)

Overnight: Churchill inn (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 4

Churchill

This morning enjoy a guided Churchill Town and Area Tour, then visit the Eskimo Museum. You will have a full evening viewing the Northern Lights from a Tundra Buggy.

Overnight: Churchill inn (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 5

Today you will experience a snow-shoeing trek with a local resident. This evening, you will again take the Tundra Buggy out onto the tundra for uninterrupted sights of the Northern Lights.

Overnight: Churchill inn (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 6

A local resident and dog sledding expert will take you out on an exhilarating dog sledding excursion. A final evening to enjoy and photograph the Northern Lights on the tundra.

Overnight: Churchill inn (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 7

Churchill - Winnipeg

Check out of your Churchill hotel and then visit the Parks Canada Interpretive Centre for a special presentation. In the afternoon, fly back to Winnipeg.

Overnight: Inn at the Forks Hotel (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 8

Today you will either fly home or continue your North American adventure. Please discuss if you would like to visit the Rockies, Vancouver Island or perhaps Toronto and Niagara Falls.

 

  • International flights and internal flights between Winnipeg and Churchill
  • Hotel accommodation as described above or similar
  • Meals as listed above
  • All excursions and activities as listed above

Not included:

  • Airport transfers

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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Dec
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