NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR – 12 Days | July 4, 2018
- Double $3,263*
- Single $917* Additional
Print Tour – Newfoundland and Labrador
Land Rate $3,263* plus tax
*LAND-ONLY. double occupancy.
† Subject to change for 2018. International flights and travel insurance available upon request. Price guarantee applies to the land price only and excludes any taxes, supplements and airfares. Tour dates and itineraries remain subject to change until the release of the 2018 Globus brochure. For tours with a significant itinerary change for 2018, we reserve the right to adjust pricing.
DEPOSIT: $250 per person at time of booking.
FINAL PAYMENT DUE: April 6, 2018
Tour Operated by Globus
DAY 1: ARRIVE IN CORNER BROOK. Welcome to Corner Brook! The remainder of the day is at leisure to explore the town or relax at your hotel.
DAY 2: CORNER BROOK. This morning, meet your traveling companions and Tour Director during a welcome breakfast. Then, enjoy an orientation tour of Corner Brook, followed by a break to see the Captain James Cook National Historic Site. Travel along Humber Arm to the Bay of Islands, with excellent photo opportunities on the way to Frenchman’s Cove. Enjoy a stop at Lark Harbour. Savor great views of Guernsey, Tweed, and the Pearl Islands on the return to Corner Brook. (B)
DAY 3: CORNER BROOK–GROS MORNE NATIONAL PARK–PORT AU CHOIX–PLUM POINT. Skirt the shores of Deer Lake and head north to GROS MORNE NATIONAL PARK, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its exceptional beauty and unique geological features. At the Lobster Cove Head, visit the LIGHTHOUSE and the fascinating marine displays. Next is BROOM POINT, highlighting the history of Canada’s earliest fishing settlements. Depart for Plum Point, visiting a few important sites along the way. View glacier-carved gorges on the way to PORT AU CHOIX NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE. The exhibits focus on archaeological finds of Maritime Archaic and Dorset peoples who settled here before 2000 BC. (B,D)
DAY 4: PLUM POINT–BLANC SABLON–RED BAY– L’ANSE-AU-CLAIR. Board your FERRY to cross the Strait of Belle Isle, known as Iceberg Alley, to Blanc Sablon. Then, to RED BAY, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the first major industrial complex of the New World and home to a 16th-century Basque whaling station exhibit. Return to L’Anse-au-Clair. (B,D) NOTE: Icebergs are most often seen in June and July.
DAY 5: L’ANSE-AU-CLAIR–L’ANSE AUX MEADOWS–ST. ANTHONY. FERRY back to St. Barbe. Enter L’ANSE AUX MEADOWS NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE, the only known Viking settlement in North America and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tour the reconstructed sod huts, learn how the Vikings lived, and see Norse artifacts dating back to 1000 AD. (B,D)
DAY 6: ST. ANTHONY–ROCKY HARBOUR. This morning, travel along the Viking Trail, with a stop at ARCHES PROVINCIAL PARK to photograph the two large arches carved by the pounding sea. Then, board a ship for a scenic CRUISE on Bonne Bay. Relax as you take in views of Gros Morne Mountain, learn about the history of the small villages nestled on the shores, and keep a lookout for whales and bald eagles. Tonight, enjoy a special Globus Local Favorite LOBSTER DINNER. (B,D)
DAY 7: ROCKY HARBOUR– GANDER. This morning we start our trek eastward, officially leaving North America and crossing onto a new geological frontier as we enter King’s Point and the beginning of Newfoundland’s Oceanic/European plate. A beautiful harbor provides the perfect backdrop for our lunch and an eventful morning of whale interpretation and pottery exhibits. This afternoon we visit the pretty community of Lewisporte, “The Gateway to the North”, where we will share our stories of the 911 tragedy with those who welcomed the world into their homes. (B,D)
DAY 8: GANDER–TWILLINGATE–TERRA NOVA NATIONAL PARK–CLARENVILLE. Along the “Road to the Isles,” the local predilection for colorful language comes across with place names such as “Too Good Arm,” “Virgin Arm,” and “Crow Head.” On the way to Twillingate, visit the PRIME BERTH FISHING MUSEUM and see the Long Point Lighthouse. With luck, you might spot whales along the coast en route to TERRA NOVA NATIONAL PARK. (B,D)
DAY 9: CLARENVILLE. EXCURSION TO TRINITY & CAPE BONAVISTA. This morning, travel to historic Trinity, one of the oldest communities in North America, with its scenic harbor. Enjoy a guided Globus Local Favorite WALKING TOUR and hear stories that bring this picturesque village alive. Continue to Cape Bonavista to admire the beautiful cliffs and coastlines. In Bonavista, learn how modern North America began when John Cabot made landfall here in 1497. A visit to RYAN PREMISES NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE commemorates the prosperous fishing industry from the early 1500s to present day. (B)
DAY 10: CLARENVILLE–WITLESS BAY CRUISE–ST. JOHN’S. Rejoin the Trans-Canada Highway and travel to Witless Bay Islands, where whales and puffins abound. Board your boat for a narrated CRUISE around the three islands. Newfoundland has the largest concentration of humpback whales in the world, and is also known as the “Seabird Capital of North America,” with the largest Atlantic puffin sanctuary in North America. Continue to St. John’s, visiting CAPE SPEAR NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE en route, the most easterly point in North America. (B)
DAY 11: ST. JOHN’S. Tour the oldest settlement in North America with a Local Guide. Visit SIGNAL HILL NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE, Cabot Tower, the Old Town, and the Basilica of St. John the Baptist. This afternoon is free to explore on your own. You may wish to visit The Rooms, where you can immerse yourself in the local culture through history, heritage, and artistic expression or spend time browsing the many boutiques and galleries of St. John’s. This evening, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner that includes a traditional Globus Local Favorite SCREECH-IN ceremony. Wonderful conversation and cuisine make the perfect finale for your tour. (B,D)
DAY 12: ST. JOHN’S. The tour ends this morning with guests departing on individual schedules. Airport transfers are provided. (B)
NOTE: Participation in this tour requires client’s name exactly as it appears on his/her passport, D.O.B., gender, and nationality at the time of booking.
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