Celebrate Canada's 150th Anniversary of Confederation by travelling with Rail Travel Tours effortlessly from TUESDAY AUGUST 22 – SATURDAY AUGUST 26, 2017 to visit one of the country’s most significant and possibly the most isolated of Canada's heritage sites.
Roundtrip from Winnipeg this 5 day, 4 nights this guided tour combines a Northern Manitoba rail journey and visit to isolated York Factory. Fur trade routes are viewed from the train’s windows (1 night and 2 days on the train each way) between Winnipeg and Gillam Manitoba where the group will stay for 2 nights. The highlight will be the Jet boat day trip from Gillam on the Nelson & Hayes Rivers reliving historic York boat routes - without all the paddling and pain! View the (failed) Port Nelson site with its long abandoned bridge and then immerse yourself in Hudson Bay Company heritage at York Factory’s 1831 built warehouse where the historic Fur Trade stays frozen in time and on display throughout the building and area. Watch for Beluga Whales in Hudson Bay and other wildlife when returning to Gillam to again overnight and return to Winnipeg by train. Package includes sleeping car space on the train, Gillam hotel stay, tour guide, local presenters, added heritage attractions, Thompson MB visit, A pre tour visit to Lower Fort Garry and welcome dinner, all meals, tour info kit and more.
You can review the itinerary and all the details of this trip at www.railtraveltours.com and to reserve your space by processing a deposit you can call Rail Travel Tours TOLL FREE at 1-866-704-3528.