ATLANTIC CANADA & NEWFOUNDLAND – 16 Days | September 7 & 14, 2017
- Double $4,199
- Single $5,449
Print Tour – Atlantic Canada and Newfoundland
DEPOSIT: $500.00 per person, plus optional travel insurance, plus GST & air tax. Final payment due 60 days prior to departure date.
*LAND ONLY. Air ticketing is not advised until tour is guaranteed. Air transfers not included.
Day 1 Winnipeg – Halifax (2 nights) Today our Atlantic Canada and Newfoundland tour begins with a relaxing flight to Nova Scotia. Spend two nights in the beautiful harbour city of Halifax.
Day 2 Halifax The beautifully restored buildings of the Historic Properties along the waterfront and famed Citadel Hill are among the interesting places you visit on the Tour of Halifax today. Tour the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21. This afternoon provides you with free time to explore the area – a visit to Alexander Keith’s Brewery or the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic could be an option.
Day 3 Halifax – Bridgewater This morning, enjoy a leisurely drive along the Lighthouse Route to Peggy’s Cove, an authentic 19th century fishing village with fisherman’s shanties and sea sprayed cliffs. Next up is a sweet stop at Acadian Maple products for some sampling and shopping. Lunenburg, another attractive coastal town, home of the Blue Nose, the ship portrayed on Canada’s dime, and the Fisheries Museum of The Atlantic are also on your itinerary. Lunenburg is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This evening enjoy a welcome reception with your fellow travelers.
Day 4 Bridgewater – Saint John At Digby we board the ferry to cross The Bay of Fundy, known for the highest tides in the world. In Saint John we have the opportunity to view the Reversing Falls.
Day 5 Saint John – Prince Edward Island (2 nights) Enjoy the coastal views on a morning drive through Fundy National Park and Hopewell Rocks, peculiar rock formations which have been carved by the action of the Fundy Tides. After we drive all the way across the 12.9 km long Confederation Bridge to PEI, we will stop for some pictures and shopping at Gateway Village. We will spend two nights on beautiful PEI.
Day 6 Prince Edward Island A full day Guided Tour in PEI includes the fabled Anne of Green Gables Home, Cavendish Beach and North Rustico Harbour. In the capital of Charlottetown, we will be given enough time to visit downtown and leisurely wander through the main shopping area of this delightful city. Tonight enjoy one of PEI’s traditional mouthwatering Lobster Dinners (other meal options available).
Day 7 Prince Edward Island – Cape Breton (3 nights) Travel to Wood Islands to board the ferry to Caribou on the Nova Scotia mainland. Cross the Strait of Canso – the deepest causeway in the world – onto Cape Breton Island. Continue to the resort town of Baddeck nestled on the shore of Bras d’Or Lake for a three-night stay. Prior to arriving at your hotel, visit the Alexander Graham Bell Museum to see the many exhibits of this famous inventor who spent much of his life on Cape Breton Island or take an optional boat tour of Bras D’or Lake on the Amoeba.
Day 8 Cape Breton Imagine yourself in the highlands of Scotland as we follow the Cabot Trail, through Cape Breton Highlands National Park. It is one of the most beautiful drives in North America with dramatic vistas of mountains, cliffs and forests. Enjoy a picnic lunch today.
Day 9 Cape Breton Visit the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site, the largest historical reconstruction in North America. This park depicts life in an 18th century French fortified town. Before returning to our hotel enjoy afternoon tea at Rita MacNeil’s Tea Room. Tonight we experience a Ceilidh (pronounced kay-lee), a Gaelic word meaning gathering.
Day 10 Cape Breton – Corner Brook Travel by ferry across the Cabot Strait to Port aux Basques in Canada’s most easterly province where you will enjoy the warm hospitality of the people. You will experience a traditional “Mug Up” on one of your days in Newfoundland.
Day 11 Corner Brook – Shallow Bay Today we will enjoy more scenic beauty of “The Rock” as we travel deeper into Newfoundland. Journey through Gros Morne National Park, which due to its outstanding geology was proclaimed a World Heritage site in 1987. Your lunch is included today in Rocky Harbour. Learn about oceanography at the Bonne Bay Marine Station. Visit the Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse. After a short stop at your hotel you have the option for a drive out to The Arches Provincial Park to view a natural rock archway created by tidal action.
DAY 12 Shallow Bay – Gander Watch the beautiful terrain abound, as we travel east across Newfoundland. In Gander, which became an important airbase during World War II, tour the North Atlantic Aviation Museum and visit the Silent Witness Memorial.
DAY 13 Gander – Clarenville Enjoy coastline scenery as we drive on the Road to the Isles through the old settlement at Twillingate. This morning we tour the Auk Island Winery and the Twillingate Museum & Craft Shop. After your included lunch, visit the Long Point Lighthouse.
Day 14 Clarenville – St. John’s (2 nights) Travelling south – arrive early this afternoon in the provincial capital of St. John’s for a two night stay. On the way, visit Cape Spear, the closest point to Europe in North America.
Day 15 St. John’s A local guide takes us on a Tour of the old seaport city of St. John’s. Begin at Signal Hill where Guglielmo Marconi received the first transatlantic wireless signal and explore Cabot Tower with panoramic views from the top; also enjoy the quaint fishing village of Quidi Vidi. This afternoon is at your leisure. Tonight our local tour guide hosts a unique party. Experience the traditional ‘screech-in’ ceremony followed by a festive Fehr-Way Farewell Dinner, the perfect finale to an adventure in Newfoundland and Atlantic Canada.
Day 16 St. John’s – Winnpeg Board your flight home today with fond memories of your time in Atlantic Canada.
- Round Trip Airfare
- Luxury Motorcoach
- Quality Accommodations
- Airport Transfers