Atlantic to the Arctic - Canadian Wilderness Adventure
starting from US $10,636per person
Choose your own activities and experiences to enjoy between scenic train tours.
Tailor your stay to perfectly suit your timeline and budget.
Accessible only by air and rail, Churchill is located on the shores of Hudson Bay and is home to a myriad of wildlife from polar bears to the elusive arctic fox, and the playful beluga whales who return to the Churchill River following the ice breakup in spring. Grab your camera, pack your sense of adventure, and prepare for wildlife viewing vacations in Canada.
Trip at a glance
Arrive Nova Scotia
3 nights Baddeck
1 night Halifax
1 night VIA Rail
3 nights St. Alexis-des-Monts
1 night Toronto
3 nights Algonquin Park
2 nights VIA Rail
1 night Winnipeg
2 nights VIA Rail
4 nights Churchill
1 night Winnipeg
Depart from Winnipeg
Day 1 – Your Canada Vacation Package Begins – Welcome to Winnipeg
Your vacation begins in Winnipeg, a major hub for rail transport and central Canada's largest city. Spend the day exploring its unique culture and color with a city tour. Overnight in Winnipeg.
Day 2 – Your Canada Vacation Goes North
This morning you board your flight to Churchill. Enjoy a Churchill and Area Tour that will take you to all the cultural and historic highlights of the town. Overnight in Churchill.
Day 3 – Whales and Forts on your Canada Vacation
Only on vacations in Canada can you get this up close and personal with the majestic Beluga; experience this on a three-hour Beluga whale watching tour into the mouth of the Churchill River. Here you will have the chance to encounter hundreds of beluga whales before taking the time to tour the historic Prince of Wales Fort, which is the oldest most northerly stone fort in all of Canada. Spend the afternoon with a local dogsledding expert, touring the kennels before heading out for a ride on a specialized summer sled, through the Northern Boreal forest. Spend the night in the town.
Day 4 – Getting to Know Polar Bears
Today you will enjoy an exciting excursion in a Tundra Buggy - the best way to get out into the wild to see polar bears in their natural habitat! Safe and snug in a cozy buggy with frost-free double pane glass and propane heating resembling a real fireplace, you’ll be ready for a personal encounter with a wild polar bear. Spend the night in Churchill.
Day 5 – Boating with Belugas
This morning will be especially exciting as you board a Zodiac for a surface-level encounter with the belugas. You are sure to have an incredible experience as you take these boats into the beluga estuary with the world’s largest population of the whales. Later this afternoon you will depart Churchill and fly back to Winnipeg. Overnight in Winnipeg.
Day 6 – Departure
In the morning bid farewell to Winnipeg as your Canada vacation package comes to an end.
What we love about this trip
Celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary on a limited-time Pan Canadian train experience
Discover scenery and Celtic culture on Cape Breton Island
Explore the sprawling forests and mountains of Quebec
Experience the tranquility of Algonquin park canoeing
Learn about the sub-arctic ecology of Churchill
See wildlife such as humpback and beluga whales, black bears and polar bears, moose, and beaver
Below you'll find examples of this trip's accommodation options. Please call us for the full list or advice on how to customize your experience.
Four Points By Sheraton Winnipeg
An example of our Comfort accommodations
Conveniently located adjacent to the Winnipeg International Airport, Four Points by Sheraton offers a number of complimentary amenities that will make your stay as comfortable as home. Enjoy free coffee and bottled water, high speed internet and a 24 hour fitness center.
An example of our Comfort accommodations
The Tundra Inn is a charming, family run hotel located in the northern town of Churchill. With comfortable, spacious accommodation and complimentary amenities, this is the perfect place to relax before or after your arctic adventure. Your stay includes continental breakfast, free tea and coffee and high-speed internet.
An example of our Lodge accommodations
Located in the heart of Algonquin Park, the Killarney Lodge is surrounded by the scenic Lake of Two Rivers. In this wilderness setting sits classic log and pine cabins, each with a personal waterfront and canoe. Enjoy watching the wildlife from your comfortable rustic cabin. Other activities include hiking, biking, canoeing or simply relaxing in the Canadian wilderness.
An example of our Superior accommodations
Located just an hour and a half from Montreal is the wilderness retreat of Hôtel Sacacomie. Nestled in the dense forest and bordering a wildlife reserve, Hôtel Sacacomie overlooks a serene lake. The log-built style of the lodge blends seamlessly with it's natural surroundings. Spend time enjoying its European influenced delicacies, its GEOS Spa and a large range of outdoor activities.
Prices & Dates2017 Trip Start Dates
July 3, 24
• Prices are per person
• Double means two people sharing a room
• Single supplement is available
• 2017 departures may include slight itinerary variations
Canadian Bear Viewing Adventure
from US $14,219to US $15,357per person
On our Wilderness Adventures, you'll enjoy days with experienced naturalist guides, some meals, seamless connections, and accommodations suited to the unique Canadian surroundings.
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