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Day 1: Arrive and overnight in Winnipeg, Manitoba
Upon arrival in Winnipeg, you are transferred to our airport hotel. Overnight Winnipeg.
Day 2: Early morning flight to Churchill, Town Tour and Eskimo Museum
Today there is an early morning flight to Churchill. Upon arrival you will be transferred into town where we will have 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). Later we will visit an Eskimo Museum which contains one of Canada's finest collections of Inuit carvings, kayaks and artifacts dating from pre- Dorset, Dorset, Thule, and modern Inuit times.. This evening there will be a slide presentation by a local photographer. Relax and soak-up years of northern experience communicated in enchanting stories and magnificent photography. Overnight Churchill.
Days 3 - 4: Tundra Buggy Adventures
The best way to experience an intimate encounter with a wild polar bear is on an authentic Tundra Buggy. The next two days will be spent in a Tundra Buggy with your knowledgeable guide, viewing polar bears and other Arctic wildlife. All of our 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 our 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. Overnight Churchill hotel in the evenings.
Day 5: Dog Sledding, Parks Canada Interpretive Centre Visit, to Winnipeg
This morning you will have the opportunity to experience 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. In the afternoon we will visit the Parks Canada Interpretive Center for a walk back in time viewing detailed and exciting wildlife dioramas and 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. In the evening transfer to the airport for your return flight to Winnipeg.** Overnight airport hotel.
Day 6: Winnipeg
This day is at leisure for you to enjoy before departing Winnipeg.
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