Bear coun­try sa­fari

Los Angeles Times - - WELLNESS TRAVEL - — Rose­mary McClure

Wake up with po­lar bears out­side your win­dow on an un­usual tour that in­cludes spend­ing two nights at Tun­dra Buggy Lodge at Po­lar Bear Point in Canada’s Churchill Wildlife Man­age­ment Area. The four-night Fron­tiers North adventure also in­cludes two full-day ex­cur­sions in Tun­dra Bug­gies ex­plor­ing the re­gion along Hud­son Bay in Man­i­toba, known as a prime lo­ca­tion for po­lar bears await­ing the for­ma­tion of sea ice. Dates: Oct. 16-20. Price: About $3,215 (U.S.) per per­son, dou­ble oc­cu­pancy (sin­gle sup­ple­ment about $500 U.S.). In­cludes two nights’ ac­com­mo­da­tions in Win­nipeg, Canada, be­fore and af­ter the ex­cur­sion, two nights’ ac­com­mo­da­tions at the Tun­dra Buggy Lodge, meals, ac­tiv­i­ties and round-trip air­fare from Win­nipeg to Churchill. Air­fare from Los An­ge­les to Win­nipeg is not in­cluded.

Info: Fron­tiers North Ad­ven­tures, (800) 663-9832, www.fron­tier­

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A PO­LAR BEAR walks on a frozen pond in the Churchill Wildlife Man­age­ment Area in Canada’s Man­i­toba prov­ince.

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