Polar Bear and Tundra Lodge Adventure
Polar Bear and Tundra Lodge Adventure

Polar Bear and Tundra Lodge Adventure

6 days

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Retreat into the remote corners of Canada in search of majestic wildlife

The Polar Bear and Tundra Lodge Adventure takes you on a wildlife adventure like no other. This Arctic safari will immerse you in the middle-of-nowhere beauty of Canada on your search for the polar bear.

You’ll stay at a wilderness lodge in the tundra with a historic feel that will bring you back in time to the fur trading days of the Hudson Bay. From here, your naturalist guides will take you out in specially-built tundra vehicles to look for the iconic white bears and other Arctic residents. Visits to Churchill and a dog-sled ride will complete your Northern Canadian experience. If seeing a polar bear is on your bucket list, this is the tour for you.

Highlights of the Polar Bear and Tundra Lodge Adventure

Discover the culture and history of Churchill and the local Indigenous communities.
Experience the rush of travelling by dog sled on an exciting excursion with a local musher.
Take polar bear watching tours in an all-terrain vehicle with an expert naturalist.
Stay in a wilderness lodge in the wild arctic tundra of northern Manitoba.

Prices

From $6,275USD
6 days
Difficulty
Partially Guided
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Polar Bear and Tundra Lodge Adventure Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Winnipeg

When you arrive at the Winnipeg airport, there is a shuttle you can take to your hotel. Tonight, you are free to visit the city of Winnipeg and to make sure your camera batteries are charged for your adventure ahead.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Winnipeg
Meals: None

Day 2 Journey to the North

In the morning, you’ll catch your flight to Churchill, where you’ll be met by your transfer to the Lazy Bear Lodge. Get settled and enjoy your first night in Churchill.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Churchill
Meals: Breakfast, dinner

Day 3 Polar Bear Observation

Enjoy a hearty breakfast, and then you’ll begin your first exploration of the north. Your excursion will be on a specially designed minibus called the Tundra, which has been built to be high off the ground for safety while you observe the bears. An expert naturalist will be at the wheel and teach you about the polar bears and other arctic wildlife like the fox, ptarmigan, and snowy owl.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Churchill
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 4 Dog Sledding and Northern Traditions

This morning, you can go into the town of Churchill to explore and learn about the First Nations and Inuit culture in this community. You can also visit Fort Prince of Whales in Cape Mery, where you can learn about the fur trade at this historic trading post. In the afternoon, you’ll meet with a musher and his team for an exciting dog-sledding excursion.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Churchill
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 5 Look for Polar Bears and Arctic Animals

Today, you’ll take another excursion on the Tundra bus to look for polar bears along the edge of the Hudson Bay. After another amazing wildlife viewing morning, you’ll be driven to the Churchill airport for your flight to Winnipeg. You’ll stay at a convenient airport hotel, but feel free to go into Winnipeg to enjoy your last night in Manitoba.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Winnipeg
Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Day 6 Tour Concludes

Today, your tour concludes after breakfast. Spend some time exploring Winnipeg if you have time before you have to begin your onward journey.
Overnight Location: None
Meals: Breakfast

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Polar Bear and Tundra Lodge Adventure Price and Dates

This partially-guided tour of northern Manitoba is run as private tour for your group only, and the price per person depends on how many people are in your group.

Prices below are per person:

  • Groups of 2+: $6,275 USD per person
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Accommodation on the Polar Bear and Tundra Lodge Adventure

This tour is based on 3- and 4-star hotel and lodge accommodations. In Winnipeg, you’ll stay at a convenient airport hotel with modern amenities. In Churchill, you’ll experience northern life by staying in a log-hewn wilderness lodge.

In some cases, the accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travellers
Rooms are double occupancy. Single rooms, including those for solo travellers, are by request and may incur an additional fee.

Hotels on Standard Tour

Hilton Winnipeg Airport Suites in Winnipeg ★★★★

The Hilton offers spacious modern rooms and a convenient shuttle from the airport. There is an indoor pool for you to enjoy during your stay.

Lazy Bear Lodge in Churchill ★★★★

This beautiful lodge has been built with logs salvaged from original Hudson Bay trading posts. You'll love warming up by the gorgeous stone fireplace.

Hilton Winnipeg Airport Suites in Winnipeg ★★★★

The Hilton offers spacious modern rooms and a convenient shuttle from the airport. There is an indoor pool for you to enjoy during your stay.

What’s Included in the Polar Bear and Tundra Lodge Adventure?

Meals

5 breakfasts, 2 lunches, and 1 dinner are included in this tour.

Accommodations

Accommodations for 5 nights are included. Accommodations before and after the tour in Winnipeg are not included but can be added as a supplement.

Transportation during the Tour

Your transfers between the airport and your hotel in Winnipeg will be provided by the hotel shuttle service. All your transfers are included in Churchill, as outlined in the itinerary. Roundtrip flights between Winnipeg and Churchill are included.

Also Included

  • Roundtrip flights between Winnipeg and Churchill
  • Activities during the tour:
    • 2 Tundra Buggy polar bear watching excursions, with lunch, snacks and drinks
    • Churchill guided tour
    • Dog sledding excursion
    • Parks Canada presentation
  • Canadian taxes
  • 24/7 access to helpline

Not included

  • Flights to and from Winnipeg
  • Meals, drinks, or snacks not previously mentioned
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional activities
  • Entrance fees to national parks
  • Gratuities for tour guides or other staff if desired

Optional Extras

  • Additional nights before or after the tour
  • Single occupancy upgrades
  • Optional activities or excursions

Frequently Asked Questions about Polar Bear and Tundra Lodge Adventure

In the two decades since Toundra Voyages Inc. was founded in 1998, the company has become North America’s go-to travel agency in customized independent and group tourism.

Tounda takes a flexible, responsive approach to developing adventure travel tours. By listening to the wants and wishes of travellers, they’ve been able to create memorable, affordable tours complemented by impeccable service.

Toundra’s mission is to create and organize tailor-made travel. They select, adapt, and personalize travel experiences in North America for each and every guest, ensuring your adventure is one you’ll never forget.

Meeting your expectations is just the beginning of what Toundra aims to accomplish. Exceeding them by providing exceptional experiences in beautiful North America is their standard, and their track record of knockout customer service and customized tour planning speaks for itself.

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Is this tour for me?

We rate this tour as a 1/5. This tour is an outdoor wildlife viewing and sightseeing tour. It is not physically demanding; however, conditions can be rugged and may not be appropriate for all ages.

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