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Canada Day the Churchill Way -GROUP TOUR JUNE 28 - JULY 4, 2020

Celberate Manitoba's 150th Anniversary by enjoying Canada Day the Churchill Way. 

SUNDAY JUNE 28, – TUESDAY JULY 4, 2020 - Roundtrip from Winnipeg - 7 days - 6 nights group tour.

Rail Travel Tours along with Canada’s National History Roundtrip from Winnipeg - 7 days - 6 nights group tourcelebrates Canada Day in Churchill. Roundtrip from Winnipeg, Manitoba travelling to Churchill, Manitoba by rail those on this trip will experience the heritage of northern Manitoba, celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Parks Canada, Canada Day in Churchill along with great wildlife viewing. This 7 day 6 night tour features sleeping accommodation on the train and 2 nights in Churchill’s only all amenity hotel. The tour also includes heritage tours of the town and area, Beluga Whale Watching & Canada Day events; Parks Canada restored train station Interpretive Centre, Cape Merry Historic Site, and additional heritage experiences. Package includes hotel stays, rail trips, transfers, heritage attractions and presentations, most meals, detailed tour information kit and more as detailed below; 

WHAT THE TOUR INCLUDES:

Day 1 -  Meet at Winnipeg's Union Station and tour of the Winnipeg Railway Museum before the mid-day scheduled departure from Winnipeg on VIA’s train to Churchill locally known as the WINNIPEG TO CHURCHILL TRAIN. Those onboard will enjoy a Bon Voyage reception and the passing scenery of prairies and Riding Mountain National Park, lunch and dinner onboard and overnight on the train.

Day 2 - This morning as the chef in the dining car prepares breakfast for the passengers you awake to different views of boreal forests continuing north through isolated communities only accessible by this train. Make sure you have your camera ready as the train passes bird sanctuaries and large lakes and vast forests along the way. There will also be heritage discussions and presentations onboard the train for the group. A scheduled visit to Thompson, Manitoba.  Overnight on the train.

Day 3 -  This morning the view outside your window on the train has changed again as you overlook the Tundra as you get closer to the shores of Hudson Bay. Arrive in Churchill to be greeted and taken on a special tour of the town and Arctic Coast region (and your luggage will be transferred to your hotel) to learn the heritage of this unique northern community. This afternoon we head out on boats on the Churchill River for our Beluga Whale Watching tour.  This evening a special welcome dinner has been planned for the group to enjoy before those on the tour overnight at our Churchill hotel.

DAY 4 -  (Canada Day) After enjoying a full breakfast in the hotel A better part of the day will be dedicated to enjoying the Canada Day events in Manitoba’s most Northern town. There will also be time to visit the restored railway station and Parks Canada Interpretive Centre and the town complex. Enjoy Dinner again as part of the package and again overnight in Churchill.

DAY 5 - This morning again enjoy breakfast in the hotel then tour the Insanitaq Museum (personally given by the museum/s curator) with its renowned collection of Inuit Art and a well stocked gift shop.  In the afternoon the group will tour the region and shoreline of Hudson Bay to learn more about the areas history. This will travel all the way to the see the Former Rocket Range and Churchill Study Centre.  There will be a farewell to Churchill supper this evening prior to boarding and travelling south on VIA’s train (locally known as the HUDSON BAY) in your reserved sleeping car accommodation. Of course with the long days you will enjoy more views from the trains dome car.  Overnight on the train.

DAY 6 - Travel day on the southbound train. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be prepared by the VIA Chef and enjoyed on the train.  Make sure you have your camera ready as you cross high above the Nelson River among other sights enjoyed from the train's dome car or the windows from your sleeping car space.  Overnight on the train.  

DAY 7 - Awake this morning to the view outside your window of the fertile fields of the Red River valley. Both Breakfast and Lunch will be enjoyed on the train before the train's scheduled late afternoon arrival back in Winnipeg.

Let our knowledge of Canada’s world renowned rail journey work for you.  Those who reserve with us receive an industry leading detailed travel information kit with route guides, tickets, well located hotels, a variety of attractions, sights and activities, maps, travel info and more.  Our detailed final itinerary has hints and suggestions for the benefit of your trip that we have learned over the years in our experience and listening to our customers.  We look forward to sharing our passion for Canada by rail when you travel with us…

Pricing Details – Canada Day up Churchill Way Roundtrip from Winnipeg Manitoba:
Round trip from Winnipeg Manitoba
CDN PRICE DETAILS - Prior to GST

 Per Person Double - Train Berth(s): $2,895.00
 Per Person Double:- Train Room(s) $3,295.00
 Per Person Double - Train Room Upgrade* $3,895.00
 Per Single - Your own room on the train and in Churchill $3,795.00

*We only have 1 upgraded or larger train room available - and they always go quick.

CONTACT US to RESERVE your space by EMAIL or in North America call toll free 1-866-704-3528 

* A $250.00 per person deposit is required to hold space and can be processed with Visa MasterCard or Agency Cheque

    * Balance of tour cost to be paid 46 days prior to departure
    * Price above is shown in Canadian Dollars prior to the Canadian Federal 5% sales tax called the GST.
    * Additional pre-tour and post tour hotel stays in Winnipeg can be included.
    * Not be responsible for late bookings if train or hotel space is sold out, highly recommend reserving early guaranteeing your travel dates.
    * Complete itineraries and travel information kit featuring hotel check inn vouchers will not be sent in advance.
    * Questions can be answered by emailing us or call toll free 1-866-704-3528