These tours are restricted to seven persons maximum. Norm Christie will be the Guide and Driver. The Mini Tours cover the famous Canadian Battlefields of the Great War. They are 9 days, including two travel days, and include three nights in Ypres, three in Arras, and one in Paris. All three Tours leave Canada on a Friday and return to Canada the following Saturday. Hotels are all Three Star and located close to the Battlefields. Breakfasts are included. The cost is $2950 (current 2018 estimate subject to revision) for the mini tours (Please note Airfare, lunches and Dinners are not included) for Double Occupancy. $500 deposit is required to reserve seat.
The Tour includes the battlefields of Second Ypres, Mount Sorrel, Passchendaele, Hill 70, The Somme, Vimy, Arras 1918, and Cambrai, 1918. Sites include: The Brooding Soldier, Hill 62 Memorial, Crest Farm Memorial, Messines Ridge, Poperinghe, Fromelles (Pheasant Wood Cemetery), Neuve Chapelle Indian Memorial, Vimy Memorial (and tunnels), Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Park, Lognager Crater, Thiepval Memorial, Courcelette Memorial, and much, much more. Also included is everybody’s favourite pastime, Shrapnel Balling!