Churchill Town and Tundra 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 with a tour escort throughout.

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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 touring with guide
  • Shop for local arts and crafts
Details
Group Size: 22
2021 Departures:
October: 21, 24, 27, 30
November: 02, 07, 11

2021 Prices:
From CA$6,349 – twin
From CA$7,199 – single

2022 Departures:
October: 21, 24, 27, 30
November: 02, 07, 08, 11

2022 Prices:
From CA$6,549 – twin
From CA$7,399 – 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. 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: Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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.

Day 3: Dog sledding and Itsanitaq Museum

Today you’ll be treated to an exciting dog-sled ride and have the chance to meet some of these energetic sled dogs, as well as hearing about their history and importance to the local people. Following your dog sledding you will enjoy an Interpretive program at the fascinating Itsanitaq Museum.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: 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: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Heading Home

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 nights of accommodation in Churchill
  • 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
  • Meals not indicated
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Gratuities to guides
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Travel Insurance
Tour Notes

This tour is also offered as a 6 day/5 night program from late September to mid-November.
2021 Prices: per person, from CA$6,949 – twin and CA$8,099 – single
2022 Prices: per person, from CA$7,149 – twin and CA$8,299 – single
Taxes: 4% PST/5% GST

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. Departures planned for early October-early November 2021 and 2022.
2021 Prices: per person, from CA$8,299 – twin and CA$9,449 – single
2022 Prices: per person, from CA$8,449 – twin and CA$9,599 – single
Taxes: 4% PST/5% GST

Please inquire for full itinerary and pricing details on these alternate touring options.

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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