Imagine yourself off the beaten tracks, on the roads of Manitoba, one of the coolest provinces of Canada but also one of the hottest one in Summer! National Parks, lakes, plains, wildlife, Manitoba has so much more to offer than its Polar bears in November! Winnipeggers will show you a good time in their lively city full of cultural events and will allow you to come back home with the greatest memories and pictures!
• 9 nights accommodation
• International flight with Air Transat to Toronto
• Seat Selection
• Internal flight with West Jet from Toronto to Winnipeg
• Intermediate car with fully inclusive
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Day 1 Fly from London to Winnipeg
On arrival pick up your car and drive up to your airport hotel to relax before starting your adventure the next day!
Day 2 Winnipeg to Wasagaming/ Riding mountain national Park
Riding Mountain National Park is an island of wilderness surrounded by a sea of farmland, boasting 3000 km2 of rugged nature just waiting to be explored. Wildlife is abundant in Riding Mountain, and by simply driving through the park you are likely to spot a variety of species. Black bear, elk, moose, and lynx all call the park home, as well as approximately 30 plains bison that live in an enclosure by Lake Audy. An extensive trail system offers scenic routes for hiking, biking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing and birding. En-route, why not make a stop at Neepawa for a brewery tour and lunch at Farmery. Overnight in Wasagaming
Day 3 Wasagaming / Riding mountain national Park
After a nice walk along the lake, why not visit the charming little town ot Wasagaming, which bustles on busy summer days and is home to a variety of shops, restaurants, beach, golf course, boat rentals and tours to name a few. The original Parks Canada Visitor Centre remains, built in the Rustic Design tradition of the 1930's, reminding us of the early days of Canada's national parks system. Overnight in Wasagaming.
Day 4 Wasagaming to Hecla Island/Gull Harbour
The main economy is fishing. The Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation operates a fish-packing factory on the banks of the Icelandic River, which passes through the centre of Riverton. Being in a unique position on the west shore of Lake Winnipeg, It is on the way to Hecla-Grindstone Provincial Park and many people from Winnipeg stop in or pass by the community on the way to cottage country each summer. Overnight in Lakeview Hecla Resort
Day 5 Hecla Island / Gimli
Why not take the day to visit Gimli, 44km south of Riverton ? The area was a haven for settlers who founded New Iceland on the shore of Lake Winnipeg in 1875, Gimli - Norse for home of the gods - is still a welcoming harbour. Take a swim, build a sandcastle or stroll on the beach and mural-covered seawall to savour the view of an inland ocean that stretches to the horizon. Browse in the resort town's art galleries, dine on fresh lake pickerel at one of the homey cafés or at the Lakeview Resort dining room overlooking the beach and harbour, or rent a cottage and enjoy own catch of the day. Pose for a selfie with the Viking statue at Harbour Park, known locally as Bill's Hill. Watch for pelicans, bald eagles, ducks and purple martins, which have their own downtown apartment tower. Overnight in Lakeview Hecla Resort
Day 6 Hecla Island to Falcon Lake
Located 75 minutes east of Winnipeg in the town of Falcon Lake, Manitoba, Canada along the Trans-Canada Highway. The area offers a myriad of activities from hiking or mountain biking along the granite rocks and Precambrian shield of the Trans-Canada Trail. Overnight in Falcon Lake.
Day 7 Falcon Lake
Why not Try canoeing, fishing or boating around a 15-kilometre-long lake. There is horseback riding, tennis, mini golf, lawn bowling or try one of the best golf course in Manitoba. Swimming and tanning on the public beach, or just shopping the boutiques of the area.
10 minutes away from Falcon Lake, you can also visit The petroforms sites, sacred places which are used from time to time by First Nations people for ceremonial purposes. The Bannock Point Petroforms are figures laid out on bedrock in the forms of turtles, snakes and humans, and also in abstract patterns Anishinabe and other First Nations people believe that they were left here long ago for the benefit of all people that might visit this site to receive their teachings and healing.Park Interpreters offer guided tours of the Bannock Point Petroforms throughout the summer. Overnight in Falcon Lake.
Day 8 Falcon Lake to Winnipeg
Welcome to the Manitoba city full of major surprises. From the mysterious and enlightening, to the delicious and unexpected, this town gets more compelling the deeper you explore it. We recommend a visit to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. Overnight in Winnipeg
Day 9 Winnipeg
The city of Winnipeg offers a wide range of things to do: discover excellent shopping on your holiday, whether you prefer scouring quirky boutiques and markets, browsing upmarket designer stores or wandering through mainstream malls. It boasts culture by the bucketful, from ballet to art galleries, theatre and music to street art and local crafts. Enjoy fine dining, cosy bistros, tasty bakeries and hearty burgers, stylish nightspots, friendly pubs and cinemas. Whether it’s hot and sunny or cold and snowy, the city offers celebrations and events throughout the year. In short, Winnipeg offers it all. All you need to do is book a holiday to come along and see for yourself! Overnight in Winnipeg
Day 10 Winnipeg to London
It’s time to say good bye to the urban art galleries, farm and Wildlife refuge Manitoba had to offer and check in for your return flight back home.Want to alter anything?
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