Antarctica & Arctic
Surrounded by snow-capped mountains and soaring icebergs, view polar bears up close as they venture onto the sea ice in search of food.
Destinations > Arctic > Spring Polar Bears & Icebergs of Baffin
Seven nights in a tented safari camp on ice, one night hotel accommodation, meals as indicated, flights as specified and services of an expedition leader and local Inuit guides.
27 Mar, 03, 10, & 17 Apr '18
Travel by snowmobile to a tented safari camp near Qikiqtarjuaq where you will explore the majestic wilderness by qamutik, or traditional Inuit sled. View the spectacular Northern Lights (conditions permitting) and spot polar bears up close, aided by local Inuit guides.
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After your flight from Ottawa to Iqaluit, fly by private charter to Qikiqtarjuaq. Upon arrival, you will be met by your expedition team who will guide you to camp by snowmobile. Settle in to the tented safari camp and enjoy an orientation dinner with your fellow travellers. (D)
After a daily briefing, travel by snowmobile and qamutik (traditional Inuit sled) across the sea ice to explore this majestic wilderness. Your Inuit guides use traditional expertise to locate and help you safely view polar bears up close. Enjoy hot lunches served during your daily excursions and gourmet dinners at camp. Conditions permitting, view the spectacular Northern Lights each evening. (B)(L)(D)
See Day 2 for today's itinerary. (B)(L)(D)
After a hot breakfast, spend the morning capturing a few last photographs before returning to Iqaluit by charter plane. Transfer to the hotel and join your fellow adventurers for a farewell dinner. (B)(L)(D)
Enjoy a free morning in Iqaluit before transferring to the airport for your flight back to Ottawa, where your polar bear adventure comes to an end. (B)
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