Polar Bear Mother and Newborn Safari

Be one of only a few dozen photographers and guests annually to see newborn polar bear cubs emerge from their dens. Witness awe-inspiring Northern Lights at night.


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Duration: 10 days
Starts: Winnipeg, Canada
Ends: Winnipeg, Canada
Language: English speaking voyage

Flights from Winnipeg, MB (YWG) to Churchill, MB (YYQ) are available


FROM:
CAD 23,790.-

Late February into early March 2023
*per person, based on double occupancy. *Flight pricing is subject to change
** Rates are in Canadian Dollars. Payment will be in US Dollars at the payment date exchange rate


Included

Itinerary

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DAY 1
Arrive in Winnipeg, Manitoba and settle in to your hotel. Clothing swap out will take place at 7 PM at your hotel, followed by a briefing at 8 PM where appetizers and a drink will be provided

DAY 2
This polar bear photography adventure begins with an early morning flight to Churchill, MB. Enjoy a town tour and lunch at a local restaurant.

Board the evening train to Chesnaye, then transfer to the Newborn Polar Bear Cub Lodge, assisted by your Expedition Leader.

DAYS 3-8
Spend these days observing polar bear mothers and newborn cubs as they explore their new world. Gain unmatched access to denning habitats in comfort via unique tracked heated vans, unlike any other polar bear tours. Wildlife viewing and photography, including caribou and ptarmigan, are also possible.

Enjoy a front-row seat of the dancing Northern Lights after dinner.

DAY 9
Take the early-morning train back to Churchill. Then, fly to Winnipeg and overnight at the hotel.

DAY 10
Depart Winnipeg for home.

Itinerary

DAY 1
Arrive in Winnipeg, Manitoba and settle in to your hotel. Clothing swap out will take place at 7 PM at your hotel, followed by a briefing at 8 PM where appetizers and a drink will be provided

DAY 2
This polar bear photography adventure begins with an early morning flight to Churchill, MB. Enjoy a town tour and lunch at a local restaurant.

Board the evening train to Chesnaye, then transfer to the Newborn Polar Bear Cub Lodge, assisted by your Expedition Leader.

DAYS 3-8
Spend these days observing polar bear mothers and newborn cubs as they explore their new world. Gain unmatched access to denning habitats in comfort via unique tracked heated vans, unlike any other polar bear tours. Wildlife viewing and photography, including caribou and ptarmigan, are also possible.

Enjoy a front-row seat of the dancing Northern Lights after dinner.

DAY 9
Take the early-morning train back to Churchill. Then, fly to Winnipeg and overnight at the hotel.

DAY 10
Depart Winnipeg for home.


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INCLUSIONS

-Meals: 6 breakfasts, 7 lunches and snacks, 7 dinners
-Appetizers and a drink will be provided during your briefing at 8 PM on day 1
-Accommodations:
-7 nights, Newborn Polar Bear Cub Lodge
-2 nights, hotel in Winnipeg
-Round-trip train ticket from Churchill, MB to Chesnaye, MB

EXCLUSIONS

-Round-trip flights to Winnipeg, MB and between Winnipeg and Churchill, MB
-Meals enroute to/from the lodge, unless noted
-Tips, gratuities, personal expenses
-Travel, medical and evacuation insurance
-Additional costs associated with weather and/or layovers in Winnipeg or Churchill


* The prices are per person in US Dollars, unless expressly specified in a different currency. In that case, payment will be in US dollars at the exchange rate of the day.
** All prices will be re-confirmed by email at the time of booking.
NOTE: Embracing the unexpected is part of the legacy—and excitement—of expedition travel. When traveling in extremely remote regions, your expedition staff must allow the sea, the ice and the weather to guide route and itinerary details. This itinerary is a tentative outline of what you’ll experience on this voyage; please be aware that no specific itinerary can be guaranteed.

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