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Winnipeg downtown square
Canadian Museum for Human Rights
Polar bear at Assiniboine Park Zoo
Children watching fish at Assiniboine Park Zoo
Buffalo exhibit
Visitors photographing swimming polar bear at Assiniboine Park Zoo
Close-up of swimming polar bear
Arctic fox exhibit


Enjoy additional days in Winnipeg to experience a multiple award-winning exhibit at Assiniboine Park Zoo, featuring nine playful polar bears and a host of Arctic animals. Also visit Winnipeg's architectural marvel, the Canadian Museum of Human Rights, and enjoy a guided tour of the Manitoba Museum.


Day +1: Arrive in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Settle into your accommodations, and enjoy the remainder of the day and evening at leisure.
Overnight: Fort Garry Hotel & Spa

Day +2: Winnipeg
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before touring the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. Interpretive guides connect guests to stories about people who are making or have made human rights history in the area. Explore the equality, language, and labor rights of indigenous people.

Afterward, take a guided tour at Assiniboine Park Zoo to discover Journey to Churchill—an exhibit featuring polar bears, musk oxen, Arctic foxes, wolves, and other northern species—the most comprehensive northern species exhibit of its kind in the world. Experience a variety of landscapes and animal-viewing areas, view interpretive signage and interactive displays, and learn about biodiversity, climate change, and conservation.
Overnight: Fort Garry Hotel & Spa (B,L)

Day +3: Winnipeg / Main Program Begins 
After breakfast, visit the Manitoba Museum for a guided program to gain an understanding of the plant and animal species of the tundra, as well as the summer ecosystem. Later, join guests for the main program. (B)

B = Breakfast, L = Lunch

This pre-tour is not escorted by an Orbridge Expedition Leader. Included sightseeing is accompanied by a local guide. Space is limited, so it's recommended to reserve early for best availability.

(Itinerary subject to change.)

Activity Level


It is our expectation that guests on this program are able to walk a mile at a moderate pace, get in and out of a motor coach, and walk up a flight of stairs without assistance.


Fort Garry Hotel & Spa

After an exciting day of exploration, retire to this landmark property in the heart of downtown Winnipeg, featuring high-tech amenities and a modern mix of contemporary style and Old World elegance.

Room Amenities: Individual climate control, complimentary Wi-Fi, coffee maker, bathrobes, and en suite bathroom with L’Occitane sundries and hair dryer.

Fort Garry Hotel & Spa exterior
Fort Garry Hotel & Spa reception and lobby
Fort Garry Hotel & Spa standard guest room
Fort Garry Hotel & Spa restaurant
Fort Garry Hotel & Spa large indoor pool
(Accommodations subject to change.)

Pre-Tour Rate**

Double: $895
Single: $1,195

Pre-tour rate is per person based on double occupancy except where noted as Single, in U.S. dollars. Single availability limited. Airfare not included.

What's Included

  • 2 nights accommodations at Fort Garry Hotel & Spa, or similar
  • 2 breakfasts and 1 lunch
  • Admission to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights for a half-day guided tour
  • Admission to the Manitoba Museum, including a private docent-led tour
  • Admission to Assiniboine Park Zoo for guided Journey to Churchill tour
  • Luggage porterage
  • Gratuities to local guides, drivers, and wait staff for included meals 
  • Airport transfer for guests arriving during the suggested times