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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.
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 viaChurchill
Fly to Churchill and then join a chartered fixed-wing flight to Dymond Lake Ecolodge where you will stay for 3 nights. The lodge is located 30km west of Churchill on the Hudson Bay. With such a remote location, it provides superb wildlife spotting opportunities, with an abundance of polar bears 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 polar bear viewing and photograph opportunities. You will be guided by knowledgeable tour leaders. 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 lectures and presentations. During the night, you may be woken if one of the night watchmen spots a visit from a polar bear or displays of the 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 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 way to the airport this morning and fly home, or continue your holiday in Canada. (N)Meal basis
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important information Standard tour
This tour is based in 3- and 4-star accommodation.Churchill Wild:
This tour is operated by Churchill Wild and their cancellation conditions apply.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 travel consultant.Single supplement
Available on request.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 to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.
Located at the International airport in Winnipeg, The Grand Winnipeg Airport Hotel by Lakeview is a modern property with the world's first Starbuck's auto-barista onsite. Accommodation is provided in stylish rooms each providing an ipod loaded with custom applications to make your stay more enjoyable. Features: 101 rooms, restaurant, café, fitness centre, Wi-Fi. Room amenities: Television, safe, hairdryer, coffee/tea maker, ipad, air conditioning.
Flexible Prices & Itineraries
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Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.
*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
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