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Canada's Newfoundland & Labrador's Viking Trail 8 Day Tour from Halifax

Canada's Newfoundland & Labrador's Viking Trail 8 Day Tour from Halifax

Canada's Newfoundland & Labrador's Viking Trail Tour - Thousands of years of history come alive as you ferry across the Cabot Strait to explore the West Coast of Newfoundland & Labrador, just beautiful. Learn about ancient peoples-the Maritime Archaic and Dorset Indians at Port au Choix, the Vikings in L'Anse aux Meadows, and the Basque Whalers in Red Bay - as you meet the hospitable and friendly people of today. See the beauty of Gros Morne National Park - a UNESCO World Heritage Site and coastal fishing communities. Take a boat tour in St. Anthony (weather permitting) where you may see whales and, depending on the time of year, icebergs! Also tour the second largest city in Newfoundland - Corner Brook.

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Tour/Activity Details

Length

8 days / 7 nights

Time

Selected Fridays (June to Early September)

This tour includes hotel pick-up at designated hotels. Rates are shown in US dollars and include tax. Please order online or call to order or for more information.

Description

On the following dates, this will be a bi-lingual tour (English/German):

  • June 3
  • July 29
  • August 26

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Halifax -- Arrive in Halifax and check in at your accommodations for the night. Your lovely hotel is ideally located in the downtown core. This evening meet your fellow travelers and Tour Director at a welcome reception.

Day 2: Halifax - Port-Aux-Basques -- Travel via Truro and Antigonish to cross over the Canso Causeway to Cape Breton Island. At North Sydney, board a Marine Atlantic ferry for a relaxing crossing to Port aux Basques, your port of entry on the island of Newfoundland.

(Breakfast, Lunch included)

Day 3: Port-Aux-Basques - Port Au Choix -- Drive through the Codroy Valley and on to Corner Brook, the largest city on the west coast, for a brief tour. Your journey continues through Gros Morne National Park - to be enjoyed later on during your tour - to the fishing community of Port au Choix. While there, visit Port au Choix National Historic Site before checking in to your accommodations for the night.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)

Day 4: Port Au Choix - L'Anse Au Clair -- Board the ferry from St. Barbe to cross the Strait of Belle Isle to Labrador. Continue to Red Bay National Historic Site where the Basques had a whaling station in the 16th century. Spend the night in Labrador.

(Breakfast, Dinner included)

Day 5: L'Anse Au Clair - St. Anthony -- Return to Newfoundland and travel to L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site, the first cultural discovery in the world to receive recognition as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hear of the Vikings who walked here over a thousand years ago.

(Breakfast, Dinner included)

Day 6: St. Anthony - Cow Head -- Enjoy a morning whale watching boat tour in St. Anthony (weather permitting - June and early July are the best time to see Titanic-size icebergs!) before travelling to Cow Head for a two-night stay.

(Breakfast, Dinner included)

Day 7: Gros Morne Local Touring -- Discover why Gros Morne National Park is truly one of the highlights of your tour. Visit the Broom Point fishing exhibit and Lobster Cove Lighthouse. Enjoy a scenic boat tour as you learn the geology of the Tablelands, see the whales and bald eagles that frequent the deep waters of the fjord, and hear the history of the small villages nestled on the shores. It is an unforgettable experience - some say the scenery is unequaled in eastern Canada.

(Breakfast, Box Lunch, Dinner included)

Day 8: Cow Head - Halifax -- Have your camera at the ready as you catch your final glimpse of Gros Morne National Park. Continue to Deer Lake to catch your flight home. Ambassatours Gray Line by Atlantic Tours arrangements ends on arrival at the Deer Lake Airport.

(Breakfast)

Room Options

This tour has several different room options:

  • Single - One adult only - all individual travelers must choose this rate - we do not "pair-up" parties to room together
  • Twin - Two adults in room
  • Triple - Three adults in room
  • Quad - Four adults in room

**Child Rate is available for Twin, Triple, or Quad room options only. Child rate is only available when there are at least two paying adult fares included in the order.

This tour includes hotel pick-up at designated hotels. Rates are shown in US dollars and include tax. Please order online or call to order or for more information.

Cancellation Policy

There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change policy

If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

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Rates All rates are in US Dollars

Event Date:

July 06, 2018

Desired Time:

12:30 PM