Join us on this fun 5-Day adventure to the largest and longest-running multicultural festival in the world.
A Passport or Passport Card is required for this tour.
Gloria has 18 years experience in the travel industry as both a Travel Consultant and a Tour Director. Gloria loves to travel, and you will enjoy traveling with her as she shows you some of her favorite destinations.
We depart Bismarck at 7:45 a.m. with stops along I-94 on our way to Winnipeg, Canada. We will Stop in Fargo for lunch on your own. You will need your passport or passport card for going through customs at Pembina. Upon arrival, check into the Radisson Hotel, in the heart of Winnipeg. Later enjoy a Welcome Dinner at the Old Spaghetti Factory! (D)
Enjoy a continental breakfast at our hotel, before a Folklorama Host joins us for a three-hour city tour. See the best Winnipeg has to offer.
Our next stop is the Oserdok, Ukrainian Cultural Center, to enjoy a homemade Ukrainian lunch before a tour of North America's largest and most unique Ukrainian-ism cultural and heritage centers. We visit the museum, art gallery, library and archives.
We then tour the Shaarey Zedek Synagogue, where we see the inside of the chapel, the scrolls that are read every Saturday morning (the Jewish Sabbath), and many rituals, customs and artifacts.
Tonight, get your first taste of Folklorama, the world's largest and longest-running multicultural festival. Each night, we will visit three different country and cultures while enjoying a progressive dinner. (B, L, D)
After a continental breakfast, we have a guided tour of the Manitoba Museum galleries, which tell the story of Manitoba from the arctic coast to the prairie grasslands, along with some free time to roam on your own.
We enjoy lunch today at Mon Ami Louis, restaurant on the Esplanade Tiel bridge spanning the Red River.
After lunch, we have a guided tour and tea service at the Le Musee de Sante Boniface Museum, dedicated to the Franco-Manifoban culture. Housed in the oldest building in Winnipeg, a former convent.
Explore, shop or rest during our free time in the afternoon before we venture out for our second evening at Folklarama. (B, L, D)
This morning after our continental breakfast we tour Winnipeg's Canadian Museum for Human Rights. This museum is solely devoted to the evolution, celebration and future of human rights.
After a guided tour of the museum, there is additional free time both at the museum and at the Forks National Historic Site, a 9-acre riverside park; have lunch, shop, view the sculptures, the native gardens and more.
After lunch we head to the Assiniboine Park Zoo for a guided tour of the "Journey to Churchill" exhibit, home to snowy owls, polar bears, caribou, seals, wolves & more.
Enjoy your final night of Folklorama this evening. (B, D)
We begin our journey home to North Dakota after a full hot breakfast. (B)
Per Person Pricing:
Deposit: $250 per person due at time of booking
Final Payment Due: June 2, 2017 - Reservations will be accepted after this date based on availablity. Prices cannot be guaranteed after this date.
Insurance: Prices available at time of booking.
Activity Level 4: Travelers must be able to participate in longer walking tours, periods of standing and climbing stairs. Some activities may occur in the evening with late arrivals back to hotels.
Cancellation: Tour is refundable if cancelled 45 days prior to departure. Within 45 days, refunded only if space is resold. All cancellations are subject to $50.00 administrative fee per person. Insurance is highly recommended.