Eastern Canada self drive vacation

Price
£3295 excluding flights
Duration
13 Days
Type
Tailor made
More info
Accommodations can be tailored to individual budgets: everything we offer is tailor made, and this itinerary is a sample to provide an idea of what is possible … please contact us so that we can tailor the perfect vacation for you.
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Description of Eastern Canada self drive vacation

Price information

£3295 excluding flights
Accommodations can be tailored to individual budgets: everything we offer is tailor made, and this itinerary is a sample to provide an idea of what is possible … please contact us so that we can tailor the perfect vacation for you.
Make enquiry

Departure information

This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements

Travel guides

Canada wildlife
Canada is a country that puts you in your place. You might kayak eye-to-eye with a pod of orcas through the mountainous coves of Vancouver Island. Or ...
Canada
It takes six hours to drive from one end of Vancouver Island to the other. An island that is as big as Austria. And it is just an hour and a half away...

Responsible Travel

As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we've screened this (and every) vacation so that you can travel knowing it will help support the places and people that you visit, and the planet. Read how below.

Planet

Any activities undertaken are strictly controlled within the park or region that they take place. ie. hikes and mountain bikes stick to trails so that they don’t disturb the naturally environment that they go through. In this itinerary, that includes Prince Edward Island National Park and Kouchibouguac National Park. Any motorised boat trips stay away from environmentally sensitive areas, and we encourage families to enjoy kayaking and stand-up paddle where possible, which are less harmful to the environment, but allow them to enjoy the fabulous landscape without noise. This is particularly the case in Fundy National Park and around Hopewell Rocks,

With our self-drive trips, we always suggest routings and attraction and accommodation ideas that are off the beaten track. This means clients avoid main roads and heavy traffic – and it encourages visitation to less well-known places, away from the crowds, where the tourism dollar is more needed and appreciated.

Wherever possible, we also actively support attractions, accommodation and service providers accommodations that have their own environmental policies in place and encourage our clients to ensure their own environmental footprint is minimised wherever possible.

People

We have taken time to work with our Canadian partners to ensure our clients are encouraged to use accommodation and support products that are authentic and support local businesses and communities. Our partners are Canadian based and comply with all relevant laws that protect the rights of their employees.

Prior to departure, we let our clients know about local customs, specially relating to indigenous communities and their traditions.

Wherever possible, we use locally owned accommodation that supports the communities in the area and provides employment to the local population. We also try to ensure that local produce is used and we suggest restaurants that are unique and used locally sourced ingredients. In New Brunswick, two suggested options are Graystone Brewing and Red Rover Craft Cider, as well as Paturel’s Shore House and Moo Moo's Ice Cream

In order to promote the overall health of their workforce, one of our first nation accommodation providers has also established the Employee Wellness Programme, which aims to address the holistic health needs of not only their staff, but also of the communities that surround their lodge. In essence, the programme is devoted to reducing the incidence of accident and illness in the workplace, promoting healthy lifestyles, maximizing potential and promoting optimum quality of life.

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