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Northern Lights Winter Nights

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Led by a knowledgeable Interpretive Guide, the eight-day adventures begins in Winnipeg – our capital and gateway city – where guests participate in an introductory “Northern Lights” photography clinic at the Manitoba Museum and Planetarium to gain tips on capturing the phenomenon. Guests will then travel to Churchill to behold the dancing of the evening skies and to learn about the history and culture of the unique northern community.

Primary activities include evening Tundra Buggy rides to view the northern lights; an interpretive snowshoeing afternoon on the tundra; and an exhilarating dog sled ride through the snow-covered borealis forest. 

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Dates

DatesCodeCapacityLodgingMealsTransportationSingle SupplementPrice
Feb 17 -
Feb 24 2015
NL1E18 people3 nights Winnipeg, 4 nights ChurchillAllR/T Air$700$4,399
Code
NL1E
Capacity
18 people
Lodging
3 nights Winnipeg, 4 nights Churchill
Meals
All
Transportation
R/T Air
Single Supplement
$700
Price
$4,399
All prices CAD. Plus applicable taxes.
All prices, inclusions, and dates may be subject
to change due to circumstances beyond our control.

Highlights

Itinerary

Day 1
Guests will arrive in Winnipeg independently and make their own way to the Inn at the Forks hotel. Once our guests are checked in, our Frontiers North Guide will host a meet and greet event to allow guests to get to know one another and to talk about the trip itinerary in further detail. 
Day 2
Guests will enjoy a day in Winnipeg, visiting the Manitoba Museum and Planetarium. At the Planetarium, guests will participate in an introductory photography clinic and receive tips on how to best capture the phenomenon of the aurora. Guests will also take part in an interactive program lead by Museum Interpreters that illustrates the traditional lifestyles of the Inuit people and view award-winning dioramas. 
Day 3
We depart Winnipeg by air in the morning and arrive in Churchill with a full day ahead of us. A Churchill town & area tour will show our guests the many interesting sights that this unique northern town has to offer, followed by lunch at one of Churchill’s fine family-run restaurants. In the afternoon, guests will have a chance to learn about the history of the Inuit in the Hudson Bay area at Churchill’s incredible Eskimo Museum, which houses one of the most extensive Inuit art collection in the world. The evening consists viewing and photographing the incredible dance of the northern lights from the warmth and comfort of a Tundra Buggy.
Day 4-6
Over the next few days, guests will be participating in daily activities such as the Way of the North program, wildlife presentations, snowshoeing program and dog sledding excursions. Each evening guests will enjoy and extensive nightly northern lights viewings from a Tundra Buggy.
Day 7
Guests will depart Churchill in the morning and fly to Winnipeg. After checking into the Four Points Sheraton Hotel, the day is yours to explore our beautiful city. 
Day 8
Depart Winnipeg at your leisure. 
  • Led by a professional interpretive guide
  • Feel the exhilaration of a dog sledding and snow shoeing adventure
  • Experience world-class northern lights viewing

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What to Pack

  • Warm hooded parka
  • Long underwear or thermal layers
  • Snow/ski/wind pants
  • Warm sweater and/or hooded sweatshirt
  • Wool blend socks
  • Warm gloves/mitts and thin gloves
  • Hat, Scarf, neck warmer or similar gear to cover and protect your face against the cold north winds
  • Warm-rubber soled winter boots
  • Camera, camera manual, extra camera batteries and camera tripod
  • Sunglasses
  • Lip-balm
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