Churchill Town and Tundra Adventurer or Enthusiast

002511 - W20

These Churchill Town and Tundra programs allow you to experience the excitement of polar bear viewing from an official Tundra Buggy® on two full-day, guided tours, as well as time to enjoy the eclectic charm of this unique, northern town either on your own on an Adventurer tour or with a tour escort throughout on an Enthusiast tour.

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Highlights
  • Look for polar bears on the Tundra Buggy® day tours
  • Arctic wildlife such as arctic fox, ptarmigan and snowy owls
  • Explore the interesting, northern-frontier town of Churchill
  • Included or option touring, depending on your chosen program
  • Shop for local arts and crafts
Details
Group Size: Adventurer tours max. 40 / Enthusiast tours max. 30
2020 Departures:
Adventurer

October: 14, 20, 23
Enthusiast
October: 03, 11, 14, 17, 20, 23, 26, 29
November: 01, 02, 04, 05, 07, 08, 10, 11, 14

2020 Prices:
Adventurer:
From CA$4,299 – twin
From CA$5,124 – single
Taxes: 4% PST; 5% GST
Enthusiast:
From CA$6,199 to CA$6,799 – twin
From CA$7,024 to CA$7,924 – single
Taxes: 4% PST; 5% GST

Prices are “starting from” rates, in CA$, per person based on two people sharing a twin room and one person in a single.  There are no triple rooms available on this program.

Tour Code:
002511 - W20

Itinerary
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Day 1:  Arrive In Winnipeg

Arrive any time today to Winnipeg and check in to your Winnipeg Airport area hotel. Join the evening meet & greet at the hotel. Meals: None

Day 2:  Winnipeg - Churchill - Tundra Buggy® Adventure

You have an early morning flight to Churchill today. These Churchill hotel-based tours include two full-day Tundra Buggy® safaris in the Churchill Wildlife Management Area, where polar bears hang out and await the freezing of the Hudson Bay. Guests will spend plenty of time watching these majestic mammals and other Arctic wildlife in their natural environment. There is also ample time to discover Churchill’s personality by exploring unique shops, family-run restaurants boasting delicious regional cuisine, and cultural museums that portray the historical importance of the area.

On arrival you will be transferred to the Tundra Buggy® launch site where you board one of the Tundra Buggy® vehicles and set off to explore in the Churchill Wildlife Management Area (WMA). Our knowledgeable Tundra Buggy driver will navigate throughout the WMA in search of polar bears and other arctic wildlife. A delicious lunch will be served right out on the tundra. You will return to the town of Churchill in time to do a bit of exploring, checking out the eclectic mix of shops along the main street and to have dinner at one of the local restaurants. Meals: B, L

Day 3:  Churchill Town and Tundra Adventurer Tours - Tundra Buggy® day trip

After breakfast you will be transferred to the Tundra Buggy® launch site for your second day out on the tundra, looking for bears. A delicious lunch will be served right out on the tundra. In the evening you will have time to have dinner and perhaps do a little last minute shopping before being transferred to the airport for your flight back to Winnipeg. Overnight near the Winnipeg airport. Meals: B, L

Day 3: Churchill Town and Tundra Enthusiast Tours - dog sledding and Itsanitaq Museum

If you choose a Churchill Town and Tundra Enthusiast tour then your program will generally be 5 days/4 nights in duration (1 night in Winnipeg and 3 nights in Churchill), with local tours in Churchill included – dog sledding and an Interpretive program at the Itsanitaq Museum.

There are a few Enthusiast tour dates that only include a 2 night stay in Churchill and don’t include these tours, offering a lower price point. We can provide you with information on which dates offer 3 nights in Churchill and which only offer 2 nights.

Day 4:  Heading Home (Adventurer Tours)

You may depart Winnipeg at your leisure today or choose to add on some days to explore Manitoba’s capital city. We would be happy to quote you to extend your stay and recommend some local sightseeing options. Meals: None

Day 4: Tundra Buggy® day trip (Enthusiast)

After breakfast you will be transferred to the Tundra Buggy® launch site for your second day out on the tundra, looking for bears. A delicious lunch will be served right out on the tundra. In the evening you will have time to have dinner and perhaps do a little last minute shopping before being transferred to the airport for your flight back to Winnipeg. Overnight near the Winnipeg airport. Meals: B, L

Day 5: Heading Home (Enthusiast Tours)

You may depart Winnipeg at your leisure today or choose to add on some days to explore Manitoba’s capital city. We would be happy to quote you to extend your stay and recommend some local sightseeing options. Meals: None

Included
  • Airfare Winnipeg-Churchill and return
  • 2 nights of accommodation in Winnipeg
  • 2 or 3 nights of accommodation in Churchill, depending on tour chosen
  • All transfers in Churchill
  • 2 full day Tundra Buggy® excursion
  • Dog sledding and interpretive museum tour on Enthusiast tours
  • Meals as indicated
  • Pre-departure information package
Not Included
  • Airfare from home city to/from Winnipeg
  • Optional tours and entrance fees not listed
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals not indicated
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Gratuities
Tour Notes

Churchill Town and Tundra VIA Rail Enthusiast, 8 days/7 nights 
For those who have a bit more time and love train journeys, consider the Churchill Town and Tundra VIA Rail Enthusiast tour, which is led by an Interpretive Guide and includes a two-night train journey that winds through Manitoba and Saskatchewan to Churchill; a town only accessible by train or plane. There guests will spend time getting to know the wondrous charm of the town of Churchill, while also spending plenty of time on the tundra watching majestic polar bears, and other arctic wildlife, in their natural habitat. 2020 departures: October 12, 17, 21, 24, 28 and November 09, prices starting from CA$8,149 – twin and CA$9,274 – single. Please inquire for full details on these special combo rail tours.

Disclaimer: We do our utmost to ensure that information posted on our website is correct at the time of publication, however trip details are subject to change without notice by the suppliers and operators involved. We update the information as soon as possible when changes are advised to us, however, we cannot assume responsibility for such changes made by the suppliers and operators.

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