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Short description

Winter adventures & the Northern Lights in magical Manitoba

Summary & Prices

Exclusive Offer: Up to £150 off a holiday next year

Book a 2016 holiday flying in a premium cabin with British Airways and receive up to £150 off per person on a holiday next year. T&Cs apply.

Exclusive Offer: Up to £150 off a holiday next year

Prices

Accommodation rating: Superior

8-day Escorted tour from £3,835 incl. flights

Includes

Prices from: £3,835 per person

Valid for travel: 19 Feb, 26 Feb and 05 Mar 2017

Package includes: Return economy class flights to Winnipeg via Toronto with Air Canada, flights between Winnipeg and Churchill, most transfers (excluding arrival and departure transfers in Winnipeg), 2 nights in Winnipeg, 4 nights in Churchill, 1 night in Winnipeg, all meals, 4 Tundra buggy night trips to hunt the aurora and other activities as mentioned.

Terms & Conditions: Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room; prices are subject to availability and possible change; normal booking conditions apply.

In Brief

  • 2 Nights Winnipeg
  • 4 Nights Churchill
  • 1 Night Winnipeg

Itinerary map

Itinerary

Recommended for:
Activity adventure | City | Escorted tour | History & culture | Natural world | Northern Lights | Wildlife | Winter

Churchill, in the Canadian province of Manitoba, is one of the best places in North America to witness a display of the awe-inspiring Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights).

This exciting adventure in the snow covered setting of arctic Canada offers you a chance to experience the Northern Lights from the deck of a Tundra Buggy, a specially designed vehicle which will transport you in to the wilderness outside of Churchill (and well away from any source of artificial light) to maximise your chances of seeing the phenomenon as well as a chance to participate in a range of daytime excursions which include snowshoeing treks and a dog sledding experience.

Day by day itinerary

Day 1
Winnipeg

Arrival in Winnipeg, in the province of Manitoba, and transfer independently to your hotel, the Inn at the Forks. Get to know your guide and fellow travellers at a meet & greet event in the hotel’s lounge.

Stay: Inn at Forks, Winnipeg

Day 2
Winnipeg

Today will include a visit to the Manitoba Museum and Planetarium. Here, you will learn about traditional lifestyles of the Innuit people and participate in an introductory photography clinic to get tips on how to best capture the Aurora Borealis.

Stay: Inn at Forks, Winnipeg

Day 3
Churchill

Fly north to Churchill where, upon arrival, you will embark on a tour of the town and surrounding area and visit the Eskimo Museum. Check-in to the Tundra Inn, a small but comfortable hotel in the heart of Churchill before embarking on your first evening on board a warm Tundra Buggy to go in search of the Northern Lights.

Stay: Tundra Inn or similar

Meals: D

Days 4-6
Churchill

Over the next few days you will enjoy daily activities such as dog sledding excursions, snowshoeing treks as well as local Innuit culture and wildlife presentations. In the evenings you will head out on extensive Tundra Buggy safaris to hopefully witness the mesmerising Northern Lights dancing across the night sky in striking arcs of green, red and blue.

Stay: Tundra Inn or similar

Meals: B L D

Day 7
Winnipeg

Depart Churchill in the morning and fly back south to Winnipeg. Check-in at the Four Points by Sheraton hotel located at the airport.

Stay: Four Points by Sheraton, Winnipeg

Meals: B

Day 8
Departure

Check-in for your flight back to the UK.

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