Northern lights, winter nights by Churchill operator

Solar activity, which rises and falls in 11-year cycles, is now on an upswing, approaching the highest levels in a decade and creating a prime period for northern lights viewing. Among organizations offering Churchill-based aurora tours in Churchill, MB this month and next is Frontiers North Adventures. It’s an eight-day, seven-night “Northern Lights & Winter Nights”program operates Feb. 21-28 and March 22-29, starting with orientation activities in Winnipeg followed by a flight to Churchill on the western shore of frozen Hudson Bay. The package costs $3,999 p.p., double occupancy. This includes hotel rooms in Winnipeg and Churchill, round-trip air fare Winnipeg – Churchill, meals, scheduled outings and other activities. (