Cabot Tower, St. Johns, Newfoundland

The Arches, Newfoundland

GROS MORNE Cliffs, West Coast of Newfoundland

L'anse Aux Meadows, credit Dru Kennedy Photograpy, Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism

St. Johns, credit Barrett & MacKay, Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism

Long Point Lighthouse, Twillingate, credit Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism

Newfoundland, Labrador and The Viking Trail

DEPARTURE: Leave from any city | Fly to Deer Lake and Return from St. John’s

Experience a tour that combines the major highlights of Newfoundland and the Viking Trail with the unique southern tip of Labrador.

Travel from the northernmost tip of the island of Newfoundland to the most easterly point in North America through national parks, UNESCO Heritage Sites and the oldest and most interesting fishing communities.  While learning about ancient peoples – the Maritime Archaic, Vikings and Basques, meet the friendly and hospitable people of today.  Boat tours provide the opportunity to see whales, thousands of seabirds and depending on the time of year – icebergs!

Sample local food and drink to become an honorary “Newfoundlander”!

  • 12 days | Call for 2023 Dates
  • Pricing To Be Announced
  • Canada East
  • Flight
  • Passport Not Required

Home Cities to Deer Lake to Corner Brook, Newfoundland

Your Exciting Holiday begins as you board your jet and fly to Deer Lake on Newfoundland’s West Coast. Upon arrival, a complimentary AIRPORT TRANSFER will be provided to your hotel in Corner Brook, Newfoundland’s second largest city.  The evening features an informal WELCOME RECEPTION.    


Corner Brook to Plum Point

(2 nights) Keep your camera close at hand and experience some of the most spectacular coastline in North America as you travel along the  Viking Trail to GROS MORNE NATIONAL PARK.  Visit the National Historic Park at PORT AU CHOIX, which interprets the history and lifestyle of the Maritime Archaic people who lived here over 3000 years ago.  Continue to Plum Point where you join your travel companions this evening for a  WELCOME DINNER and overnight. Meals Include: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.


Plum Point

The highlight of your excursion north today is a visit to L’ANSE AUX MEADOWS, home of Leif the Lucky and the Viking people who settled this area as early as the year 1000 A.D. Learn of the Viking lifestyle as you explore this UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE. Continuing along the coastline to St. Anthony visit the hospital community established by the famous medical missionary, SIR WILFRED GRENFELL.   Retrace your steps back to Plum Point for overnight. Meals Include: Breakfast, Lunch.


Plum Point to Labrador

FERRY across the Strait of Belle Isle to the fishing village where Jacques Cartier first landed at Blanc Sablon, Quebec.  Enjoy a picturesque drive as you travel to the community of RED BAY, LABRADOR.  Visit the BASQUES WHALING STATION used by the Basques people to render the oils that “Lit the lamps of Europe” in the early 1500’s.  Later visit the TALLEST LIGHTHOUSE in the province at L’Anse Amour. Overnight in L’Anse au Clair. Meals Include: Breakfast, Lunch.


Labrador to Rocky Harbour/Cow Head

(2 nights)  Keep a sharp eye out for whales today, as you board the FERRY to return to Newfoundland.  Continue to explore the rugged coastline stopping to view THE ARCHES, a natural wonder carved over many centuries by the sea.  This evening features a TRADITIONAL NEWFOUNDLAND DINNER.  Meals Include: Breakfast, Dinner.


Rocky Harbour/Cow Head

The day is dedicated to GROS MORNE NATIONAL PARK, a UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE. Begin with an interpretive BOAT TOUR (weather permitting) across the gentle waters of beautiful BONNE BAY. In Woody Point visit the new DISCOVERY CENTRE and view the famous TABLELANDS.   It is this area that earned the park its UNESCO status and nickname as the ‘Galapagos of Plate Tectonics’.  Meals Include: Breakfast, Lunch.


Rocky Harbour/Cow Head to Gander

Bid farewell to the west coast as you travel east to a new geological frontier. A perfect harbor setting provides a beautiful backdrop for an eventful morning of WHALE INTERPRETATION and brilliant art exhibits. The afternoon commemorates the survivors of the 9/11 tragedy and the many acts of kindness extended when Gander and the surrounding communities welcomed the ‘Come From Away’ guests into their homes – the epicentre of the now hit Broadway musical.  Meals Include: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.


Gander to Port Blandford/Clarenville

(2 nights) The “Road to the Isles” will take you across causeways spanning the many “Tickles and Runs” leading to  TWILLINGATE ISLAND. This dedicated fishing community exhibits great wealth and culture while featuring spectacular cliff-side and coastal views. Later wind through the beautiful forests and waterways of TERRA NOVA, Newfoundand’s first National Park. Meals Include: Breakfast, Lunch.


Port Blandford/Clarenville

A day of discovery awaits, starting in the historic village of TRINITY, one of the oldest communities in North America. Celebrate the beginning of European history while walking the same cliffs as walked by John Cabot when he claimed “Buena Vista” for King Henry in 1497.   Visit RYAN PREMISES NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE in BONAVISTA.  Spend a relaxing afternoon enjoying the seashore, chatting with the locals, or touring the many historic premises for an opportunity to truly understand the inshore fishing techniques that have allowed Newfoundlanders to thrive for hundreds of years. Meals Include: Breakfast, Lunch.


Port Blandford/Clarenville to St. John’s

(2 nights) Travel to the Avalon Penninsula to the town of BAY BULLS. Natural wonders abound on a morning BOAT TOUR (weather permitting) to the  WITLESS BAY ECOLOGICAL RESERVE where Atlantic Puffins, Murres and millions of seabirds nest on these coastal islands.   Being a favourite feeding ground for Humpback, Minke and Fin whales, sightings are a definite possibility. Visit  CAPE SPEAR NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE, 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. Continue to St. John’s, the provincial capital and cultural showcase of the island. Meals Include: Breakfast, Lunch.  


St. John’s

A GUIDED CITY TOUR this morning will introduce you to one of North America’s oldest settlements and the perfect orientation for your free afternoon time. Visit Cabot Tower and Signal Hill to view the harbour’s “Narrows” and admire the architecture of old St. John’s including the famous “Jelly Bean Houses”. Enjoy the salt air while exploring the many historic exhibits, walking trails, boutique shops and galleries that surround your hotel. This evening gather for a HOSTED FAREWELL DINNER, the perfect finale to a memorable touring adventure.  Meals Include: Breakfast, Dinner.


St. John’s to Home

All good things must come to an end and so we bid a fond farewell to our newest yet oldest province. Fly home with many delightful memories of an authentic Newfoundland experience to be recalled for years to come.  AIRPORT TRANSFER is provided. Arrival time at St. John’s airport is planned for 11:30 a.m. to allow for early afternoon flights. Meals Include: Breakfast.

tour route map for Newfoundland and the Viking Trail

Included in Your Holiday

  • First class transportation on an air-conditioned, washroom-equipped motorcoach
  • Quality accommodation and tax
  • Services of an experienced local Tour Director and Driver
  • Baggage Handling of one average piece per person
  • Admission to attractions and sightseeing as outlined in the itinerary
  • Airport transfers
  • Welcome Reception
  • Port Au Choix National Historic Park
  • Welcome Dinner
  • L’Anse Aux Meadows Unesco World Heritage Site
  • Sir Wilfred Grenfell Mission
  • Red Bay
  • Basques Whaling Station
  • Tallest Lighthouse
  • The Arches
  • Traditional Newfoundland Dinner
  • Gros Morne Unesco World Heritage Site
  • Boat Tour Bonne Bay (weather permitting)
  • Discovery Centre
  • Tablelands
  • Whale Interpretation
  • Twillingate
  • Terra Nova National Park
  • Trinity
  • Bonavista
  • Ryan Premises NHS
  • Bay Bulls
  • Boat Tour at Witless Bay Ecological Reserve (weather permitting)
  • Cape Spear National Historic Park
  • City Tour of St. John’s
  • Cabot Tower
  • Signal Hill
  • Ferry Crossing to and from Labrador
  • Meals Include: 11 Breakfasts, 8 Lunches; 4 Dinners including a Welcome and Farewell Dinner

2023 Pricing To Be Announced

Cost per person | Prices in Canadian Dollars from Deer Lake | Land portion only | Airfare and tax not included

Consult Nagel Tours or your travel agent for the best available airfare