Newfoundland & Labrador's Viking Trail From Halifax

Newfoundland & Labrador's Viking Trail from Halifax

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Jorge and your team

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Halifax

Stop At: Halifax, Halifax, Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia
Arrive in Halifax and check in to your accommodations which are ideally located in the downtown core of this vibrant and cosmopolitan urban centre on the Atlantic Ocean. Meet our Tour Director or Driver/Guide and fellow travelers this evening at a Meet & Greet.

Option: You may wish to add additional nights in Halifax to your vacation package. Bursting with culture and rich history, Nova Scotia's capital city has much to offer. Also, ask us about starting the tour in Newfoundland.
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Cambridge Suites Hotel Halifax or similar

Day 2: Halifax, NS to Port aux Basques, NL

Stop At: Port aux Basques, Port aux Basques, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador
Travel via Truro and Antigonish to cross over the Canso Causeway to Cape Breton Island. At North Sydney, board the Marine Atlantic ferry for a relaxing overnight* crossing to Port aux Basques, your port of entry on the island of Newfoundland (cost included).

*The Marine Atlantic ferry schedule changes from year to year. As such, a day crossing may be necessary and in that case you would overnight in Port aux Basques.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Continental Breakfast included today
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Marine Atlantic Ferry

Day 3: Port aux Basques to Port au Choix, NL

Stop At: Port au Choix, Port au Choix, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador
Drive through the Codroy Valley and 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.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Sea Echo Motel or similar

Day 4: Port au Choix to L'Anse au Clair, NL

Stop At: L'Anse au Clair, L'Anse au Clair, Labrador, Newfoundland and Labrador
Board the ferry from St. Barbe to cross the Strait of Belle Isle to Labrador (cost included). 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.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Northern Light Inn or similar

Day 5: L'Anse au Clair to St. Anthony, NL

Stop At: L'Anse Aux Meadows National Historic Site, Division No.9, Subd. D, L'Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 2X0 Canada
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 (cost included). Hear of the Vikings who walked here over a thousand years ago before continuing on to your St. Anthony accommodations for the night.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Haven Inn or similar

Day 6: St. Anthony to Cow Head, NL

Stop At: Cow Head, Cow Head, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador
Enjoy a morning whale watching boat tour (cost included and weather permitting) in St. Anthony before traveling to Cow Head in Gros Morne National Park for a two-night stay
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Shallow Bay Motel or similar

Day 7: Gros Morne Local Touring

Stop At: Gros Morne National Park, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador
Discover why Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site (cost included), is truly one of the highlights of your trip with a scenic boat tour on Bonne Bay; be on the look-out for the bald eagles that frequent the deep waters of the fjord. Also, visit the Tablelands; this mountain of flat-topped rock of a kind usually found only deep in the earth’s mantle is an awe-inspiring sight. Today will be an unforgettable experience; some say the scenery that Gros Morne offers is unequaled in Eastern Canada.

Option: Passengers may request on booking to take a scenic boat tour on Western Brook Pond and visit the Broom Point Fishing Premises in lieu of the scenic boat tour on Bonne Bay and visit the Tablelands. While some may consider the boat tour on Western Brook Pond to be a superior outing, please note that there is a 45-minute walk (3 km/2 miles) from the parking lot to the dock and a 45-minute walk back. This option must be requested on booking.
Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch: Boxed Lunch included today
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Shallow Bay Motel or similar

Day 8: Cow Head to Deer Lake, NL

Pass By: Deer Lake, Deer Lake, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador
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. (Breakfast)

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.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Leaving from Halifax

Halifax is the capital of Nova Scotia in Canada. It is one of the top cities in terms of life quality, and the fourth best city to live in Canada. Its relaxed environment and the variety of outdoor activities to do make it a popular place to visit in East Canada.

$2,397.45 Per Person