Canada: The Great Ice Bear Adventure    *alt*

7 days, from £7995
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Description

This tour provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see and photograph polar bears in the wild. Accommodation is in a remote lodge situated 30km from Churchill, surrounded by the natural habitat of many Arctic creatures including polar bears, caribou, Arctic and red foxes, Arctic hares, wolves and moose as well as a number of bird species such as snowy owls, ptarmigans and gyrfalcons along the Hudson Bay coastline

Tour type: Non-exclusive

What's Included
* 3- & 4-star accommodation including 3 nights in a wilderness lodge
* Small group size - maximum 16
* Local tour guide
* Guided excursions as specified
* Full board meal basis
* All internal flights from Winnipeg
* Use of rubber boots while at lodge
* 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners

Tour Highlights:
- 3 nights at the remote Dymond Lake Ecolodge
- Tundra Buggy? tour in Churchill
- Unique opportunity to walk near polar bears
- Discover the wildlife of Hudson Bay
- Possibility of seeing the northern lights
Meal basis
As per itinerary - B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important information

Flights & transfers
International flights are not included with this itinerary. Transfers in Winnipeg are also not included as the airport is just a couple of minutes walk from the hotel. Taxis are easy, reliable and affordable in Canada. For flight and transfer options and prices, please speak to your Cox & Kings tour consultant. Arctic

Standard Tour
This tour is based in 3- and 4-star accommodation.

Private & tailor-made travel
This itinerary can be taken privately on a date that suits you, for which guideline prices are shown. Alternatively, it can be tailored to your exact requirements. Please call 020 3930 5094 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk.

Itinerary


 Day 1: Winnipeg

Arrive in Winnipeg and make your own way to the Grand Winnipeg Airport Hotel by Lakeview for 1 night. This evening join your adventure specialist and the rest of the group for dinner. (D)


 Day 2: Fly to Dymond Lake Ecolodge via Churchill

Fly to Churchill and then join a chartered fixedwing flight to Dymond Lake Ecolodge where you will stay for 3 nights. The lodge is located 30km south-east of Churchill on the Hudson Bay. With such a remote location and no other human presence within 16km, it provides superb wildlife spotting opportunities, with an abundance of polar bears and other wildlife in the area. Enjoy a hike along the rugged coastline and an interpretive slideshow featuring wildlife of Hudson Bay. (B, L, D)


 Days 3-4: Dymond Lake Ecolodge

After breakfast, take morning walking tours for plenty of polar bear viewing and photograph opportunities. You will be guided by professional and knowledgeable tour leaders who will help you get the best out of your experience. Lunch is served in the lodge, which has large picture windows; you can sometimes see inquisitive polar bears roaming nearby. Evening meals are around the central fireplace and your guiding team will give informative lectures and slide presentations. During the night, you may be woken if one of the night watchmen spots a nocturnal visit from a polar bear or displays of the phenomenal northern lights. (B, L, D)


 Day 5: Fly to Churchill

After breakfast, fly to Churchill where you will have free time to explore or take optional dog sledding or helicopter excursions. Dinner will be at one of the local restaurants. Stay 1 night in Churchill (B, L, D)


 Day 6: Tundra Buggy * Fly to Winnipeg

This morning, travel across the tundra in a tundra buggy? for more polar bear viewing. Evening flight to Winnipeg and stay overnight at the Grand Hotel Winnipeg Airport Hotel by Lakeview. (B, L, D)


 Day 7: Onward travel

Make your own way to the airport this morning and fly home, or continue your holiday in Canada. (B)