DAY 1 – Arrive in Manitoba - Our once-in-a-lifetime Polar Bear Discovery adventure begins today as you arrive in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada's "Gateway to the West." Tonight, get to know your fellow explorers at a welcome dinner hosted by our Tour Manager. Our Frontier North Adventures Interpretive Guide is on hand to review our itinerary and answer and questions. Meal: D
DAY 2 – Fly to Churchill, "Polar Bear Capital of the World" - After a good night's sleep, our early morning flight takes us north into the Canadian wilderness to Churchill, home to the world's southernmost population of polar bears and Canada's "Land of the Northern Lights." We begin with a narrated transfer from the airport past the Manitoba Conservation's Polar Bear Holding Facility and the Inukshuk at Town Beach (weather permitting). After our included lunch, embark on an optional Dog-Sledding excursion or a Helicopter Tour. Tonight, our included dinner sets the stage for tomorrow's excitement. Meals: B, L, D
DAY 3 – Polar Bear Discovery - This morning we climb aboard our Tundra Buggy, a specially designed vehicle which will bring us across the rugged terrain to view these majestic creatures. While our experienced driver guides us, our Polar Bears International species expert provides insightful narration and shares their expertise of the polar bear. The estimated polar bear population around Churchill is about 950, with a steady decline over the past decade. A box lunch is included while out on "bear patrol" and a relaxing included back at the hotel tonight. Meals: B, L, D
DAY 4 – Morning Polar Bears Viewing - After breakfast, we venture back out on to the tundra for another day of polar bear spotting. Our heated and washroom-equipped Tundra Buggy gently glides out on to the tundra, a colorful mlange of yellows, purples, orange and russet lichens. Be on the lookout for the many ptarmigan, arctic fox and other wildlife that inhabit the area. Later, our return air flight brings us back to Winnipeg and a farewell dinner with your new-found friends. Meals: B, L, D
DAY 5 – Fly Home - Return home today eager to share the experiences and memories of your Polar Bear Discovery adventure. Meal: B
This itinerary is approximate. The exact times, days and destinations may vary due to unforeseen circumstances.