Place Jacques-Cartier, Quebec

Cape Spear, Newfoundland and Labrador

Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Quebec

Chez Marie, Quebec

Confederation Bridge, PEI

St. John’s Cityscape, Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism. Credit: Barrett & MacKay Photography

Group Photo

REVISED TOUR

Newfoundland and Best of the Maritimes

DEPARTURE: Leave from any city | Fly to and return from Toronto

Fly to Toronto to experience the many flavours of Eastern Canada and the unique world of Atlantic Canada.
A tour of contrasts as you view the sophistication of Toronto and Montreal, the beauty of Ottawa, the historical charm of Quebec City, the power of Niagara Falls and the incredible scenery of the 1000 Islands area.  Sample the rugged beauty of the east coast and the rich cultural heritage of New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.  This magnificent journey also takes you through New York State and the New England States of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.

  • Guaranteed Date
  • 25 days |  September 13, 2020
  • Canada East
  • Flight / Motorcoach
  • Passport Required
1

Home Cities to Toronto

Your Exciting Holiday begins as you board your jet and fly to Toronto. Upon arrival transfer independently to your airport hotel where you have been pre‑registered.  Complimentary AIRPORT SHUTTLE is provided.  This evening features an informal WELCOME RECEPTION.

2

Toronto to Ottawa

Depart from Canada’s largest city enjoying the scenic 1000 Islands Parkway and interesting countryside as you travel to Canada’s capital.  Tour this beautiful city with a local STEP-ON-GUIDE followed by a GUIDED TOUR of PARLIAMENT. Your hotel is conveniently located to give you time to explore the area at your leisure after the tour.

3

Ottawa to Montreal to Quebec City

(2 nights) Travel to Montreal and enjoy a driving tour of this historic city.  Then continue to Quebec City, the oldest French settlement in North America. Enjoy a fun evening featuring DINNER at an authentic SUGAR SHACK – a perfect ending to an interesting day.

4

Quebec City

Accompanied by a local expert, explore over 400 years of history as portrayed on a GUIDED TOUR of this fortified city. The day includes stops at the famous shrine of STE-ANNE-DE-BEAUPRE and an OLD-FASHIONED BAKE OVEN and cafeteria renowned for its maple butter, while driving Canada’s oldest road.

5

Quebec City to Fredericton

Visit ST-JEAN-PORT-JOLI to see the works of the famous wood-carvers.  Continue into the first of the Atlantic Provinces, New Brunswick.  HARTLAND COVERED BRIDGE National Historic Site (longest in the world) is only an introduction to what lies ahead in the unique world of Atlantic Canada.  Overnight in Fredericton.

6

Fredericton to Charlottetown

(2 nights) Your morning drive through the rolling hills and dairy region of New Brunswick brings you to MAGNETIC HILL in Moncton where vehicles coast uphill, or seem to!  Visit the fishing village of SHEDIAC for a photo opportunity with the WORLD’S LARGEST LOBSTER.  Cross the Northumberland Strait via CONFEDERATION BRIDGE to arrive in Prince Edward Island for a two-night stay.  This curved, 12.9km (8mile) long bridge is the longest in the world crossing ice-covered water.  Tonight, experience a true “island” tradition as our guest at a HOSTED LOBSTER DINNER. (meal option available)

7

Charlottetown

With a LOCAL GUIDE see the unique sights of the island including GREEN GABLES HERITAGE PLACE, CAVENDISH BEACH and CHARLOTTETOWN.  This evening choose to be entertained at Confederation Centre of the Arts by Charlottetown’s Canadian Classic Anne of Green Gables – The Musical, or relax on your own.

8

Charlottetown to Sydney

Travel to Wood Islands and board the FERRY to Caribou on the Nova Scotia mainland.  Drive across the Strait of Canso – the deepest causeway in the world onto Cape Breton Island. Enjoy a short DRIVING TOUR of Sydney on the way to your hotel for overnight.

9

Sydney via Ferry to Port Aux Basques

Board the MARINE ATLANTIC FERRY at North Sydney for a six-hour crossing to Newfoundland. Arrive in Port aux Basques for overnight.

10

Port Aux Basques to Gros Morne to Deer Lake

Discover some of the world’s most spectacular scenery today as you leave the Trans-Canada Highway and drive to GROS MORNE NATIONAL PARK, designated a World Heritage Site. The steep cliffs, deep lakes and quaint fishing villages are a photographer’s dream.  Tour the park’s DISCOVERY CENTRE overlooking spectacular Bonne Bay prior to returning to Deer Lake for overnight

11

Deer Lake to Port Blandford/Clarenville

Today’s route brings you through TERRA NOVA NATIONAL PARK, the most easterly of Canada’s National Parks.  Have fun this evening as you are treated to a SCREECH-IN CEREMONY, the traditional “Newfoundland Welcome”. Overnight in Port Blandford.

12

Port Blandford/Clarenville to Bonavista to St. John’s

(3 nights) This morning visit the RYAN PREMISES National Historic Site displaying the history of the people involved in the fishing industry. Visit the lighthouse at CAPE BONAVISTA before departing for St. John’s, the provincial capital for a three-night stay.

13

St. John’s

A GUIDED CITY TOUR introduces you to one of the oldest European settlements in North America.  Drive the Avalon Peninsula to CAPE SPEAR, home of the oldest lighthouse in the province and the most easterly point on the continent.  From here you are closer to the British Isles than from anywhere else in North America.  The evening is free for you to enjoy this beautiful city.

14

St. John’s

A FREE DAY to explore the oldest city in Canada on your own.  Experience one of the many downtown pubs, enjoy a shopping spree or visit some of the small shops offering unique items as you enjoy the many flavours of Newfoundland.

15

St. John’s to Gander

Heading west, follow the rocky coastline of Conception Bay through the quaint villages of Foxtrop, Holyrood, Harbour Grace and Carbonear on your way to Heart’s Content for a visit to the CABLE STATION PROVINCIAL HISTORIC SITE.  Continue to Gander, not only an important re-fuelling stop for military aircraft crossing the Atlantic Ocean during World War II, but overnight in the town that inspired the now-renowned musical ‘Come From Away’. With a LOCAL GUIDE experience stories of the 9/11 tragedy from those who welcomed the world into their homes.

16

Grand Falls to Port aux Basques

Proceed along the Trans-Canada Highway through Newfoundland’s central region, rich in wildlife, cradle of the forest industry, and once home of the Beothuk people. Arrive in Port aux Basques for overnight.

17

Port aux Basques via Ferry to Baddeck

(2 nights) Re-board your FERRY for the return trip to Cape Breton Island.  Continue to the enjoyable resort town of Baddeck for a two-night stay.

18

Baddeck

The spectacular scenery of Cape Breton Island unfolds during a circle tour of the CABOT TRAIL.  Enjoy picture stops and a PICNIC LUNCH as you travel through CAPE BRETON HIGHLANDS NATIONAL PARK with its coastal mountain peaks, quaint seaports and rugged coastline.

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Baddeck to Halifax

(2 nights) Enjoy a relaxing morning before visiting the ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL MUSEUM. Continue to Halifax, Nova Scotia’s capital to the centrally-located Hampton Inn for two nights.

20

Halifax

Start your day with an introduction to Atlantic Canada’s largest city during a GUIDED TOUR including the historic CITADEL. Be impressed by the natural beauty of this harbour-front setting.  Enjoy an interesting visit to the CANADIAN MUSEUM OF IMMIGRATION at PIER 21, where you have a chance to research the arrival of your ancestors.  Pier 21 was the entry point for 1.5 million immigrants, war brides, displaced people, evacuee children and Canadian military personnel from 1928-1971. The call of the ocean and beauty of the sea will lure you to one of Canada’s most popular stops in Atlantic Canada, PEGGY’S COVE for a late afternoon visit and optional meal.  With its lighthouse sitting on a massive granite ledge, this cove is a mecca for artists and photographers alike.  Return to Halifax for overnight.

21

Halifax to Saint John

“Spread your tiny wings and tour away” while at the ANNE MURRAY CENTRE in Springhill, home-town of Canada’s famous “Snowbird”.  Re-enter New Brunswick and stop in HOPEWELL CAPE, location of the highest tides in the world.  View the Flower Pot Rocks carved by the Fundy tides.  These peculiar formations are forested islands at high tide and resemble flowerpots at low tide.  Travel through FUNDY NATIONAL PARK to arrive in Canada’s Loyalist City, Saint John for overnight.

22

Saint John to Gorham

Come witness the REVERSING RAPIDS where the Bay of Fundy’s highest tides pour, push and rise into the Saint John River to reverse its direction. Cross into the United States to be treated to the unbelievable splendour of fall in the New England states.  Nowhere in the world can the lovely reds, greens and golds of the eastern fall colours be matched.  Our route takes us across Maine and into New Hampshire for overnight in the heart of the WHITE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL FOREST area.

23

Gorham to Albany

Continue through New England travelling through small towns and rural areas of New Hampshire and Vermont enjoying the contrasting fall colours prior to arriving for overnight in New York State.

24

Albany to Niagara Falls

Return to Canada and visit one of the world’s greatest wonders – Niagara Falls.  Enjoy a boat ride to the base of the Falls with HORNBLOWER CRUISES.  This evening features a HOSTED FAREWELL DINNER with a panoramic view of the falls.

25

Niagara Falls to Home

Your journey comes to an end as you spend your morning touring the Niagara Falls area. Return to Toronto with an interesting drive through the quaint village of NIAGARA ON THE LAKE and the Niagara fruit belt.  Arrival time at Toronto airport is planned for 4:00 p.m. to allow for early evening flights.

Included in Your Holiday

  • First class transportation on an air-conditioned, washroom equipped motorcoach
  • Quality accommodation and tax
  • Services of an experienced Tour Director and Driver
  • Baggage handling, one average piece per person
  • Traveller’s Handbook
  • Admission to attractions and sightseeing as outlined in the itinerary
  • Ferry crossings as indicated
  • Airport Transfers
  • Welcome Reception
  • Guided Tour of Parliament
  • Dinner at a Sugar Shack
  • Ste-Anne-de-Beaupre
  • Old fashioned Bake Oven
  • St-Jean-Port-Joli
  • Hartland Covered Bridge
  • Magnetic Hill
  • World’s largest lobster at Shediac
  • Confederation Bridge
  • Lobster Dinner
  • Guided Tour of Prince Edward Island including: Green Gables Heritage Place, Cavendish Beach, Charlottetown
  • Driving tour of Sydney
  • Gros Morne National Park
  • Discovery Centre
  • Terra Nova National Park
  • Screech-in Ceremony
  • Ryan Premises N.H.S.
  • Cape Bonavista
  • Cape Spear
  • Free Day in St. John’s
  • Cable Station Provincial Historic Site
  • Gander Airport
  • Cabot Trail
  • Picnic Lunch
  • Cape Breton Highlands National Park
  • Alexander Graham Bell Museum
  • The Citadel
  • Pier 21
  • Peggy’s Cove
  • Anne Murray Centre
  • Hopewell Cape
  • Fundy National Park
  • Reversing Rapids
  • White Mountain National Forest
  • Hornblower Cruises
  • Farewell Dinner
  • Niagara on the Lake
  • Locally Guided City Tours as outlined: Ottawa, Quebec City, Charlottetown and area, St. John’s, Halifax
  • Meals Include: 12 Continental Breakfasts, 1 Picnic Lunch on Cabot Trail, 5 Dinners including Sugar Shack Dinner, Lobster Dinner, Dinner before Screech-In Ceremony and Niagara Falls Farewell Dinner.

2020 Pricing

Cost per person | Prices in Canadian Dollars from Toronto | Land portion only | Airfare and air tax are not included | Consult Nagel Tours or your travel agent for the best available airfare | Air ticketing is not advised until tour is guaranteed

Triple

$4,969.00

GST: $231.06

Twin

$5,779.00

GST: $268.72

Single

$8,029.00

GST: $373.35

Early Booking Discount

twin sharing per person.

$116.00

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