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Tailor Made Canada: Polar Bears of Hudson Bay

Luxury Tailor Made Travel: A private journey with expert local guides, customized to your interests

Private journey
Days: 7  |  From: $10,495

Luxury Tailor Made Journeys depart on the dates that work for you and feature expert local guides throughout your journey. The itinerary below can be customized to your interests.


Tailor Made Canada: Polar Bears of Hudson Bay

Day 1: Arrive Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Arrive in Winnipeg, where you are met and privately transferred to your hotel. Settle in, and then meet with fellow travellers and a wildlife specialist, with whom you will be exploring as a group, for a welcome dinner.

The Grand Winnipeg Airport Hotel   |   Meals: D

Day 2: Nanuk | Life of Hudson Bay

Fly first to Churchill, and then to your lodge, situated on Hudson Bay in the heart of polar bear territory, and check in. After lunch, set out with your expert guide on an interpretive walk, viewing palsa and tundra bogs along the Hudson Bay coastline and learning how climate change is affecting these marine ecosystems. Tonight, gather with fellow guests for appetizers and drinks followed by a gourmet dinner. After dining, enjoy informative lectures and presentations that enhance your understanding of the Arctic world.

Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge   |   Meals: B L D

Day 3: Nanuk |Tidal Flats and Northern Lights

Set out on your choice of a variety of adventures led by an expert local guide. Perhaps take a coastal tour on an ATV to the tidal flats along the Hudson Bay shoreline, followed by lunch around a warming campfire. Tonight, and every night, savor the opportunity to gaze up at the Aurora Borealis and the ethereal Northern Lights, vibrant in the dark skies overhead.

Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge   |   Meals: B L D

Day 4: Nanuk | Bears, Belugas & Birds of the Tundra

Embark on a full-day exploration of Hudson Bay, with ample opportunities to capture picture-perfect images of polar bears and other fauna as they swim, play and feed in their natural surroundings. Hudson Bay is home to the world’s largest population of beluga whales, and you may sight these cetaceans, whose strange high-pitched whistles, chirping and other underwater vocalizations earned them the nickname of “sea canaries.” Also watch for any of the more than 250 bird species sighted in this tundra region, including the Arctic tern and willow ptarmigan. After lunch, take a trek to view more Arctic geography of river deltas and coastal ridges. Return to the lodge to share your day’s adventures and favorite photos over dinner with your fellow guests.

Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge   |   Meals: B L D

Day 5: Nanuk | Polar Bear Family Activities

Today, explore all of the polar bear denning activity right outside your door, in the company of your expert guide. Climb up the lodge’s viewing tower and observe as mother bears and cubs interact, as they patiently await their feedings. Observe the care with which these omnivores lavish attention on their offspring and marvel at the awesome power contained in their massive frames.

Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge   |   Meals: B L D

Day 6: Churchill/Winnipeg | Historic Cape Merry & More Polar Bears

Depart your lodge for a scenic flight over rivers and forests, enjoying the chance to capture some exquisite aerial photos, before landing in Churchill. Upon arrival, visit Cape Merry, a historic fur-trading post as well as the Eskimo Museum, the Polar Bear Holding Compound and the Port of Churchill, Canada's only Arctic seaport. Learn about its rich history before flying to Winnipeg and checking in to your hotel.

The Grand Winnipeg Airport Hotel   |   Meals: B

Day 7: Depart Winnipeg

This morning, privately transfer to Winnipeg International Airport for your departing flight.

Meals: B

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Accommodation Options

Alternate hotels and room upgrades are available for this journey.

Snorkel or Kayak with Beluga Whales in Churchill

Extend your stay in Churchill to tour the city and enjoy the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to snorkel or kayak amid Beluga whales in Hudson Bay.

Privately Explore Winnipeg on a Guided City Tour

Extend your stay in Winnipeg and set out with an expert in local history, dining and culture, on a privately guided tour of this fascinating city.

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