Venture into the vast Canadian north—a remote tundra teeming with glacial landforms, boreal forest, and beautiful wilderness—accessible only by plane or boat. Our days will be filled with wildlife spotting and outdoor adventures, and evenings featuring delicious dinners followed by opportunities to watch for the northern lights. Northern Manitoba is considered to be one of the best places in the world to view this phenomenon, and fall is considered the best time to comfortably view the aurora borealis and to experience the other wonders of this extraordinary region. Admire the geologically rare landscape sculpted thousands of years ago by retreating glaciers that left meandrous formations of gravel and sand called eskers. Discover the uniqueness of the area during guided interpretive tours with local naturalists focusing on wildlife, botany, and geography, and learn about local plant life the First Nations Peoples used for food sources and medicines. Participate in workshops directed by a local professional nature photographer to learn techniques for optimum aurora, wildlife, and landscape photography. Our home base will be Gangler’s North Seal River Lodge in Northern Manitoba— a premier destination for nature-enthusiasts, accommodates just 28 guests and is renowned for its endless outdoor activities including fishing, kayaking, canoeing, mountain biking, and bountiful wildlife spotting. Accessible only by air, this stretch of untouched water and wilderness—spanning over 7,200 square miles—features 12 river systems that merge to form more than 100 lakes as well as the North Seal River. Extend your time in Canada with an optional three-day post tour excursion in Manitoba’s capital city of Winnipeg.