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Arctic SafariChurchill, Canada

The location of the world’s second largest desert might surprise you. Covering a whopping 5.4 million square miles, the Arctic in fact holds that mantle. On first inspection this desolate expanse of frozen land – chunks of which belong to Denmark, Russia, Canada and more – seems home to nothing more than the howl of high winds. But a careful study reveals a landscape that cradles some rather curious wild creatures, from the elfin features of the American pine marten (a small furry member of the weasel family) to the snow-white fur of Arctic foxes and the fiercely powerful paws of the polar bear.

Canada’s extensive terrain offers ample opportunity to spy on some of these animals of the tundra – from the Barren Lands to the iceberg-freckled Hudson Bay and the so-called Land of the Little Sticks. For those who want to journey through all three landscapes with experts on hand, Rail Plus offers a nine-day tour of tundra trekking, bush plane chartering and wildlife viewing.

get there

Rail Plus offers train travel in Canada on board a range of rail networks.

From US$11,248 per person, including all accommodations, transfers within the package dates and most meals.

Rail Plus
railplus.com.au
03 8779 4828

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