Manitoba Northern Lights & Tundra Buggy Experience
Manitoba Northern Lights & Tundra Buggy Experience
Dog Sledding Excursion, Manitoba
Dog Sledding Excursion, Manitoba
Northern Lights in Churchill - Credit: Travel Manitoba
Northern Lights in Churchill - Credit: Travel Manitoba

Northern Lights and Arctic Exploration

Full Board 6 days from €8,669 per person Including Flights

Overview

This extraordinary escorted tour over seven days and six nights lets you embark on one of the world’s most magical occurrences – the Northern Lights. During your time on this trip, you will have the chance to view this spectacle each night in the most unique of viewing locations – the Aurora Domes with its Plexiglass roof peeping out of the snow, an Aurora Pod® - a glass roofed pod with exceptional scenes and of course, the outdoors itself for an unparalleled vista. With nights dedicated to the auroras, the day is all about embracing Northern Canada’s adventures. Be part of a select group that is able to say they have marvelled the enchanting night skies on this wonderful tour (NHA).

Highlights

  • Exhilarating dog-sled ride through the Boreal Forest
  • Fulfil a childhood dream as you learn to build an igloo in Churchill
  • Exclusive unique viewing experiences of the Northern Lights such as Aurora Pod® and Aurora Domes with Plexiglass roof.
  • Entry and tour of the Itsanitaq Museum and Churchill Northern Studies Center

Itinerary

Arrival Winnipeg 1 night – Churchill 3 nights – Winnipeg 2 nights – Fly home

Whats included?
  • Flights & taxes
  • Accommodation
  • Checked baggage
  • CAR licensed & bonded
  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
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Day 1

Winnipeg

Start this exquisite tour in Winnipeg, a vibrant and cultural city known for its delicious culinary takes and abundance of museums. On arrival to this lively city, make your way to your Fort Garry Hotel. Built in 1913 with its French chateau architecture this is one of the cities prestigious landmarks. Enjoy the day at your leisure and join your Expedition Leader and fellow travellers for dinner.

Overnight: Fort Garry Hotel

Day 2

Winnipeg – Churchill

Take a flight this morning to the Manitoba’s northern town, Churchill. With the location on the western shores of Hudson Bay, it was famous for its fur-trading in the 1600s and establishment of the Hudson’s Bay Company. A brief tour of this historic town before heading out at night in search for the glowing Northern Lights.

Overnight: Polar Inn and Suites

Day 3

Churchill

Discover the Churchill wilderness as you embark on a full-day expedition on a custom-built snow coach throughout the abstract North Woods. With its innovative design, this exclusive vehicle can tackle the remote and harsh landscapes and allows a one of kind adventure outside of Churchill.

Each night you will experience a unique viewing of the viridian auroras overhead away from the artificial lights of Churchill. Tonight, view the phenomenon through a custom-designed Aurora Pod® featuring a 360-degree view through a glass ceiling and half-walls in the comfort and warmth. Each night, dinner is with your group of regional Canadian cuisines around a woodstove or bonfire outside. A magical way to dine under the lights.

Overnight: Polar Inn and Suites

Day 4

Churchill

Today, is a real treat as you experience an exhilarating dog sled ride through the Boreal Forest! Wrap up warm as you speed through the trees led by an ensemble of huskies. Afterwards, learn the art of building an igloo with your fellow companions. Tonight, take a snow coach expedition out into Boreal Forest to an exclusive cabin located deep in the forest

Overnight: Polar Inn and Suites

Day 5

Churchill

This morning a visit to the Itsanitaq Museum, a museum dedicated to the Inuit, Dene and Metis peoples with its vast collection of artifacts and history of how they lived throughout the centuries. A real insight into their way of living dating back to 3000 B.C. Travel to tour the Churchill Northern Studies Center, a field station devoted to subarctic research and education.

Tonight, check off a bucket list moment as you view the night sky from circular Aurora Domes with Plexiglass roof. With its two levels, climb the ladder to view from the round dome or relax on the sofas below - optionally step outside for a panoramic picture!

Overnight: Fort Garry Hotel

Day 6

Churchill - Winnipeg

Enjoy the morning at your own pace. Feel free to wander down Churchill’s main street where you will find some of local boutiques with authentic handicrafts, sculptures and souvenirs. Take a flight back to Winnipeg and dine together on your last night in Manitoba.

Overnight: Fort Garry Hotel

Day 7

Winnipeg

After breakfast, bid farewell and journey on home after an incredible experience of culture, memorable excursions and awe-inspiring views.

 

Please note: Scheduling for all activities in Churchill is flexible in order to accommodate varying weather conditions.

  • Transatlantic flights and internal flights
  • Internal airport transfers
  • Accommodation as described above or similar standard
  • Transportation throughout the tour
  • 12 meals: 4 x breakfasts, 4 x lunches, 4 x dinners
  • Exclusive cold-weather gear including a parka, fleece neck buff, fleece jacket, waterproof pants, mittens and Arctic boots for use during your trip
  • Service of a professional Expedition Leader throughout
  • Excursions to exclusive Aurora Pod and Aurora domes
  • Dog-sledding excursion
  • Entrances and other sightseeing activities mentioned above


What’s Not Included

  • Arrival and departure transfers

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