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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 9 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 24 people
Destination(s): Arctic  
Specialty Categories: Boating and Sailing  
Season: July
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 4995 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 4995 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Churchill, Manitoba - embark.

Flight to Churchill. Upon arrival in Churchill, Manitoba, embark on our ship, Lyubov Orlova, which will be our home for the next 9 days. Ship: Lyubov Orlova. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 2: Walrus Island, Nunavut.

Today we start off on our journey to Walrus Island, Nunavut. Experience Whalrus's natural habitat. This small, rocky outcrop in the northern reaches of Hudson Bay is a favorite haul-out for hundreds of walrus. We travel by zodiac along the shore and marvel at the size and number of these massive creatures with their gleaming ivory tusks, so awkward on land but incredibly agile in the water. Ship: Lyubov Orlova. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 3: Digges Island and Mansel Island, Nunavik.

Today we explore Digges Island and Mansel Island. At Digges Island, we visit the spot where Henry Hudson first encountered native Inuit. We cruise along the cliff face and visit Mansel Island, a favourite place for walrus and polar bear. Ship: Lyubov Orlova. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 4: Inukjuaq, Nunavik.

This morning after breakfast, we spend today exploring Inukjuaq. This Hudson Bay community has a wonderful Inuit cultural artifact museum, surrounded by expansive plateaus with breathtaking views of lakes and rivers. We stroll across the tundra, keeping watch for wildlife and important archaeological sites. Ship: Lyubov Orlova. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 5: Kangiqsujuaq, Nunavik.

This morning we wake up to the sounds of eagles and ospreys; the pungent smell of fresh ocean air, and sweeping views over the bay. We head off after breakfast to explore Kangiqsyjuaq. Passing through a deep fiord with steep rocky walls, we anchor in Wakeham Bay. We feast on locally harvested foods, and enjoy an amazing performance of traditional Inuit throat singing and drum dancing. Ship: Lyubov Orlova. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 6: At Sea.

Ship: Lyubov Orlova. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 7: Akpatok Island, Nunavik.

Today our journey takes us to Akpatok Island. An uninhabited island of soaring bird cliffs and small rocky beaches. Here we’ll use our zodiacs to scout the beaches in search of walrus and polar bears. Ship: Lyubov Orlova. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 8: At Sea.

Ship: Lyubov Orlova. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 9: Kuujjuaq, Nunavik.

After breakfast we head to Kuujjuaq, a name that means “Great River” in Inuktitut, the language of the Inuit. After a brief tour of the town, we say our goodbyes and fly to Toronto with beautiful memories. Ship: Lyubov Orlova. Meals: Breakfast.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- All accommodations on a shared twin/double room basis.
- All meals (as indicated).
- All shore excursions.
- All entrance fees and tours.
- All transfers and baggage handling.
- All local experts and specialists.
- The leadership of a Horizon guide.
- All special events and on-trip surprises.
- All gratuities to porters, drivers, restaurants and other service staff.
- All pre-departure materials, including documents wallets and destination details.
- All gratuities to the Horizon Guide.

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