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Newfoundland & Labrador's Viking Trail from Corner Brook |  Various Dates  |  7 Days & 6 Nights

Thousands of years of history come alive as you explore the West Coast of Newfoundland & Labrador. Learn about ancient peoples-the Maritime Archaic and Dorset Indians at PortauChoix, 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!

Dates

2018: June 9, 16*, 30; July 7, 21, 28; August 4, 18, 25; September 1*, 15

2019: June 1, 8*, 22, 29; July 13, 20, 27; August 3, 10, 17*, 24; September 7

*Bilingual English/German Departure

Highlights

Atlantic Canadian Tour Director or Driver Guide
Modern Touring Vehicle
Gros Morne National Park - UNESCO World Heritage Site
Lobster Cove Lighthouse
Strait of Belle Isle ferry to/from Labrador
Red Bay National Historic Site  - UNESCO World Heritage Site
L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site - UNESCO World Heritage Site
The Great Viking Feast at Leifsburdir
Grenfell Historic Properties
Whale Watching Boat Tour (weather permitting)
Scenic Boat Tour in Gros Morne (weather permitting)

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Newfoundland
Check into your accommodations in Corner Brook where you will spend your first night in Newfoundland & Labrador.   

*If you are arriving late, you may wish to overnight in Deer Lake instead of Corner Brook and this may be requested on booking for no additional charge subject to availability. 

Glynmill Inn - Corner Brook, Newfoundland

Day 2: Corner Brook to Port au Choix, NL
Meet your Tour Director or Driver/Guide and other traveling companions this morning at your hotel and travel through Gros Morne National Park - to be enjoyed later on during your tour - to the fishing community of Port au Choix to learn of ancient cultures.  The Port au Choix Peninsula juts slightly out into the Gulf of St. Lawrence on Newfoundland's northwest coast and people have lived here for 5,500 years. (B, L, D)

Sea Echo Motel - Portau Choix, Newfoundland

Day 3: Port au Choix to L'anse au Clair, NL
Board the ferry from St. Barbe to cross the Strait of Belle Isle to Labrador.  Continue to Red Bay National Historic Site, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where the Basques had a whaling station in the 16th century.  This mystical place takes the essence of Labrador coastal living and transposes it onto a tapestry of rich culture and history. Spend the night in Labrador. (B, D)

Northern Light Inn - L'Anseau Clair, Labrador

Day 4: L'anse au Clair to St. Anthony, NL
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 before continuing on to your St. Anthony accommodations for the night. (B, D)

The Haven Inn - St. Anthony, Newfoundland

Day 5: St. Anthony to Cow Head, NL
Enjoy a morning whale watching boat tour (weather permitting) in St. Anthony before travelling to Cow Head in Gros Morne National Park for a two-night stay. (B, D)

Shallow Bay Motel - Cow Head, Newfoundland

*June and early July are the best time to see Titanic-size icebergs!

Day 6: Gros Morne Local Touring
Discover why Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is truly one of the highlights of your trip with a scenic boat tour. Passengers have the option of the Bonne Bay Boat Tour or Western Brook Pond Boat Tour*. The Bonne Bay Boat Tour will include a visit to the Tablelands- a mountain of flat-topped rock of a kind usually found only deep in the earth's mantle. The Western Brook Pond Boat Tour and visit to the Broom Point Fishing Premises requires passengers to partake in a 45-minute each way (3 kms/2 miles) walk from the parking lot to the dock. (B, BL, D) 

*This option must be selected on booking.

Shallow Bay Motel - Cow Head, Newfoundland

Day 7: Cow Head to Deer Lake, NL
Have your camera at the ready as your time in Gros Morne National Park draws to a close. Continue to Deer Lake to catch your flight. Atlantic Tours arrangements end on arrival at the Deer Lake Airport. (B)

Please note:  Our tour arrives back in Deer Lake at approximately 12:30 pm and you should not book your flight out of Deer Lake any earlier than 1:30 PM.

Rates

Per person rates in Canadian funds:

 2018 Rates

DOUBLE TRIPLE QUAD SINGLE
$1973 $1835 $1765 $2380


2019 Rates

DOUBLE TRIPLE QUAD SINGLE
$2079 $1936 $1864 $2525


Rates are subject to 15% HST.

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