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HIGHLIGHTS
 
• Experience the exclusivity of true high Arctic in early spring.
• Stay in our Tented Safari Camp, set on approximately 2.5 meters (8 feet) of solid ice (or more).
• Capture unique and stunning photographs of polar bears, and possibly cubs, as they lounge on sea ice and climb icebergs.
• Take in stunningly vast landscapes and panoramic views of soaring icebergs and mountains.
• Get the chance to experience the Northern Lights at night.
 
Trip Itinerary
 
Polar Bears on Baffin Island
 
Day 1
Travel to Iqaluit, NU from Ottawa, ON.

From Iqaluit, fly by private charter landing near Qikiqtarjuaq, NU. Upon arrival, you will be met by your Expedition team who will transfer you back to the hotel for a hot dinner and trip briefing.
 
Day 2-7
A photographer’s paradise!

Transfer to camp in the early morning on Day 2, travelling by snowmobile and qamutik (traditional Inuit sled) across sea ice. Explore the majestic wilderness on daily adventures by snowmobile and qamutik, as Inuit guides use tradition expertise to locate and help you safely view polar bears, close-up.

Enjoy hot lunches served on the land and gourmet comfort food dinners at camp. View the spectacular Northern Lights at night, conditions permitting.
 
Day 8
After a hot breakfast, spend the morning capturing a few last memories and photographs. Return to Qikiqtarjuaq and overnight at the local hotel.
 
Day 9
Transfer to the Qikiqtarjuaq airport for your flight to Iqaluit and onward to Ottawa.
 
Tour Dates & Rates (CAD$ / per person)
 
Polar Bears on Baffin Island
Trips Dates Nights/Days Double Occupancy Air Package
Mar 27 - Apr 04, 2018 08/09 CAD$14,995 + $749.75 Tax CAD$ 3,981 + $517.53 Tax
Apr 03 - Apr 11, 2018 08/09 CAD$14,995 + $749.75 Tax CAD$ 3,981 + $517.53 Tax
Apr 10 - Apr 18, 2018 08/09 CAD$14,995 + $749.75 Tax CAD$ 3,981 + $517.53 Tax
Apr 17 - Apr 25, 2018 08/09 CAD$14,995 + $749.75 Tax CAD$ 3,981 + $517.53 Tax
 
Included:
• Meals: 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches and snacks, 8 dinners.
• Accommodations:6 nights, Tented Safari Camp on Ice. 2 nights in a hotel in Qikiqtarjuaq.
• Expedition Leader and local Inuit guides.
• Transfers in Qikiqtarjuaq.
 
Not Included:
• Round-trip flight to Qikiqtarjuaq. Air package sold separately.
• Accommodation in Ottawa.
• Tips, gratuities, personal expenses.
• Travel, medical and evacuation insurance.
• Additional costs associated with weather and/or layovers in Iqaluit, Qikiqtarjuaq or Ottawa.
• Meals in Winnipeg.
• Polar Clothing Rental Package rental strongly encouraged.
 
Accomodations
 
Tented Safari Camp on Ice
 
While they may appear like a tented camp from the outside, our Tented Safari Camp continues to surprise and delight our guests with its roomy and warm interior. Large and spacious, the specially-designed tents for cold weather are tall enough to stand with ample space for all your cameras and luggage.

Features:
• 2 m (6’ 9”) tall with an interior of 14 m2 (150 ft2).
• All sleep tents have two beds (cots above the floor).
• Central dining/lounge area to dine and relax in with other guests.
• Shared washrooms with other guests.
 

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