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Posted January 13, 2022

Amazing Belugas & Heritage of Churchill

Early bookings at last year’s rate!

Tuesday August 2 to Monday August 8, 2022

Travel to the shores of Hudson Bay to experience Manitoba’s wildlife and heritage.

This 7-day, 6-night roundtrip tour from Winnipeg to Churchill features train travel in sleeping car accommodations, with on-board meals prepared by VIA Rail’s chefs and served in the comfortable dining car, whose expansive windows provide views of the passing prairies, Canadian Shield, Taiga and Arctic landscapes. Enjoy a 3-day, 2-night hotel stay in Churchill featuring a boat tour to see the belugas of the Churchill River and the historic HBC Fort Prince of Wales. The package also includes: station to hotel transfers; a tour of the town including the Cape Merry National Historic Site; and a guided half-day historical and ecological tour along the shoreline of Hudson Bay. Additional visits to heritage attractions include the Itsanitaq Museum, Parks Canada Northern Manitoba Interpretive Centre (located in the restored Churchill train station), and exclusive heritage presentations.

All on-board meals and most other meals included.

Train Section/Berth(s) are $ 3,695.00 CDN and Train Cabin(s) start at $4,295.00 CDN (per person based on double occupancy). Single supplement in a Train Cabin-1 is an additional $800.00.

Final payment deadline is June 15, 2022.

Suggested pre- and post-tour nights at hotels (usually located close to the train stations) to start and end your trip can be booked for you by us — depending on availability. Applicable taxes added to the above prices based on departure city.

Reserve your spot today or ask for more information how you can ride the rails of history!

Call Rail Travel Tours toll-free at 1.866.704.3528.

Across Canada & Mountains in the Fall

Featuring two of the most scenic rail journeys in Canada.

Wednesday September 28 to Tuesday October 11, 2022

Roundtrip from Toronto to Northern British Columbia’s Pacific Coast, this comprehensive tour features both VIA Rail’s Canadian to Jasper, AB and the Jasper-Prince Rupert train to enjoy more mountain views by rail than you thought possible! This 14-day, 13-night package allows you to experience the heritage, size and scenery of the country including the Canadian Shield, Prairies, Rocky and Coastal Mountains. Travel on the Canadian to enjoy the domed observation areas, lounges, and meals, prepared by VIA’s chefs, in the dining car, plus sleeping car accommodations.

Then travel the Jasper–Prince Rupert all daylight train (2 days in each direction) enjoying the views from your assigned seat in the Panorama Dome with its wrap-around windows to delight in the views of both the Rocky and Coastal Mountains, Bulkley Canyon, Fraser and Skeena Rivers, quadruple Kitselas Tunnels and more. The tour also includes hotel stays in Jasper each way, for a total of 3 nights; 2 nights each in Prince George and Prince Rupert, visits to Maligne Lake Boat Tour, Columbia Icefields day trip, North Pacific Cannery Historic Site, Cow’s Bay shopping district, Museum of Northern BC, Winnipeg Railway Museum, and additional exclusive heritage experiences for those that join us.

Train Section/Berth(s) are $ 5,995.00 CDN and Train Cabin(s) start at $7,595.00 CDN (per person based on double occupancy). Single supplement in a Train Cabin-1 is an additional $800.00. Final payment deadline is August 12, 2022.

Suggested pre- and post-tour nights at hotels (usually located close to the train stations) to start and end your trip can be booked for you by us — depending on availability. Applicable taxes added to the above prices based on departure city.

Reserve your spot today or ask for more information how you can ride the rails of history!

Call Rail Travel Tours toll-free at 1.866.704.3528.

Hudson Bay Buggies & Bears

Enjoy the amazing heritage and wildlife of Northern Manitoba.

October 2022 (dates TBA) — Roundtrip from Winnipeg, Manitoba 

Travelling to Churchill by rail, this 7-day, 6-night tour combines the annual polar bear migration and heritage of Northern Manitoba. Featuring sleeping car space (2 nights each direction), guests will enjoy views of the passing prairies, Canadian Shield, Taiga and Arctic biomes from the train windows! Includes 3 days and 2 nights in Churchill with the highlight being a full day on the world-famous Tundra Buggy wildlife excursion. Enjoy a town orientation and Cape Merry National Historic Site tour and a half-day outing along the shoreline of Hudson Bay to look for wildlife and learn about the area’s ecology and history with local guides. Visit the Itsanitaq Museum, Parks Canada Interpretive Centre, and enjoy heritage & cultural presentations. Includes most meals, a detailed tour information kit, and more.

Train Section/Berths: $3,895.00 — Train Cabin-2: $4,495.00 (per person double occupancy) — Single supplement (Train Cabin-1) add $800.00.

Final payment deadline is September 8, 2022

Suggested pre- and post-tour nights at hotels (usually located close to the train stations) to start and end your trip can be booked for you by us — depending on availability. Applicable taxes added to the above prices based on departure city.

Reserve your spot today or ask for more information how you can ride the rails of history!

Call Rail Travel Tours toll-free at 1.866.704.3528.

When you book this trip Canada’s History Society receives a commission which goes to support our educational and outreach programs.

Reserve your spot today or ask for more information how you can ride the rails of history!

Call Rail Travel Tours toll-free at 1.866.704.3528 to process your deposit and reserve your space, and for more information on how you can ride the rails of history.

 

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