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Enchanting Canadian Maritimes

Duration:11 days 10 nights
Tour Type:Escorted Coach Tours Canada
Tour Activity:Sun and Coasts
Tour Region:Canada

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Enchanting Canadian Maritimes

Duration:11 days 10 nights
Tour Type:Escorted Coach Tours Canada
Tour Activity:Sun and Coasts
Tour Region: Canada

Tour Information

The Enchanting Canadian Maritimes tour begins in Halifax and ends in Halifax.

Scenic Baddeck, vibrant Halifax and cultural Charlottetown are just three of the highlights on this trip, which showcases the traditions, people and landscapes of the Canadian Maritimes. You'll enjoy Insider moments like: learning the traditions and skill behind the fine art of lobstering with a local fisherman, who reveals the techniques passed down through generations, before a delicious meal of freshly caught lobster.

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Tours and holidays in Usa - ARRIVE HALIFAX

Day 1

ARRIVE HALIFAX

Welcome to the vibrant city of Halifax. Immerse yourself in the city's rich maritime history or take some time to relax. Gather at the hotel at 6 p.m. with your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception.

Tours and holidays in Usa - HALIFAX SIGHTSEEING

Day 2

HALIFAX SIGHTSEEING

Start the day with a guided visit of the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic and acquaint yourself with Nova Scotia's maritime heritage. Next, join your Local Specialist for an exploration of this sparkling port city. Travel to the local cemetery, where many of the Titanic victims were laid to rest before a visit to the Victorian-era inspired Halifax Public Gardens and the bustling harbourfront. End at the massive Halifax Citadel, formerly one of the principal naval bases of the British Empire. The rest of the day is free to pursue your own interests until the evening when you visit one of the oldest breweries in Canada, located in a massive ironstone and granite building for a Cultural Insight. Animators in period costume and character bring 1863 Halifax to life in song and story as they lead you through Alexander Keith's beautifully detailed brew house and taproom, followed by a Regional Meal of traditional Maritimes pub fare and the best brews.

Tours and holidays in Usa - HALIFAX - BADDECK

Day 3

HALIFAX - BADDECK

Head north to Truro and the Milbrook Cultural and Heritage Centre where you visit the Glooscap Heritage Centre and Mi'kmaq Museum celebrating the area's heritage and legends. Learn about the rich history of the Mi'kmaq people as a native Glooscap guides you through their trials, tribulations and triumphs. Drive over the Canso Causeway to Cape Breton Island, an island which changed colonial hands several times in the past, thus retaining a unique blend of Acadian and Gaelic culture and traditions. Arrive in the quaint village of Baddeck. This evening, enjoy a dinner followed by entertainment.

Tours and holidays in Usa - BADDECK SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

Day 4

BADDECK SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

Visit the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site, where the inventor of the telephone chose to build his grand Canadian estate. Step aboard a small yacht for a scenic cruise on Bras d'Or Lake (weather permitting). Observe local wildlife and admire the beautiful shoreline. Visit the Gaelic College, devoted to the study and preservation of the Gaelic language and Celtic arts and culture.

Tours and holidays in Usa - CAPE BRETON HIGHLANDS AND THE CABOT TRAIL

Day 5

CAPE BRETON HIGHLANDS AND THE CABOT TRAIL

Get a taste of true natural beauty as you travel along breathtaking Cape Breton and the world-renowned Cabot Trail, one of the world's most scenic drives. Keep an eye out for moose and bald eagle as you travel passed majestic cliffs and canyons in search of whales in the Gulf of the St. Lawrence. A little later, enjoy a light lunch, with scenic views, on the way back to Baddeck.

Tours and holidays in Usa - BADDECK - WOOD ISLANDS FERRY - CHARLOTTETOWN

Day 6

BADDECK - WOOD ISLANDS FERRY - CHARLOTTETOWN

Traversing the scenic Nova Scotia countryside, spot glittering stretches of blue water and rocky headlands before crossing the Northumberland Strait to magical Prince Edward Island and arriving in picturesque Charlottetown. Then, enjoy a Regional Meal featuring local cuisine and genuine Prince Edward hospitality.

Tours and holidays in Usa - CHARLOTTETOWN SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

Day 7

CHARLOTTETOWN SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

Join a Local Specialist today for an insider's tour of Prince Edward Island. Begin your exploration at Prince Edward Island National Park with its sand dunes festooned with gently waving beach grass and striking red sandstone cliffs. In Cavendish, visit Green Gables House and its museums and sites. This is the gabled house that provided inspiration for L.M. Montgomery's beloved children's classic, Anne of Green Gables. Later, return to Charlottetown and enjoy the evening on your own.

Tours and holidays in Usa - CHARLOTTETOWN - SHEDIAC BAY - HOPEWELL ROCKS - SAINT JOHN

Day 8

CHARLOTTETOWN - SHEDIAC BAY - HOPEWELL ROCKS - SAINT JOHN

Cross back over the Northumberland Strait via the Confederation Bridge, an eight-mile-long engineering wonder. Once in New Brunswick, head onto the waters of Shediac Bay where you meet your Local Specialist, an expert on all things lobstering. Enjoy a delicious Regional Meal lunch of lobster served local style on board the boat (weather permitting). Then, get out your Guinness Book of World Records as you join another Local Specialist to visit the magnificently eroded Hopewell Rocks in the Bay of Fundy, site of the world's highest tides. Arrive in Saint John this evening.

Tours and holidays in Usa - SAINT JOHN - DIGBY - LUNENBURG

Day 9

SAINT JOHN - DIGBY - LUNENBURG

Board a ferry for the crossing of the Bay of Fundy and arrive in Digby. Continue on to Annapolis Royal, a beautiful community nestled in the Annapolis Valley, originally inhabited by a strong Mi'kmaq community that in 1605 became home to some of North America's earliest European settlers. Head for the southern coast of Nova Scotia and arrive in Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Tours and holidays in Usa - LUNENBURG SIGHTSEEING

Day 10

LUNENBURG SIGHTSEEING

This morning, join a Local Specialist for an in-depth visit of Lunenburg, the best surviving example of a planned British colonial settlement in North America. The inhabitants have managed to safeguard the city's identity for centuries by preserving the wooden architecture of the houses, some that date back to the 18th century. Visit the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic where you have time to browse through the interactive exhibits, aquarium and explore the decks and passageways of real ships. Enjoy the rest of the day on your own before a Farewell Dinner this evening at the hotel.

Tours and holidays in Usa - LUNENBURG - PEGGY'S COVE - DEPART HALIFAX

Day 11

LUNENBURG - PEGGY'S COVE - DEPART HALIFAX

This morning, breathe in the fresh ocean air at Peggy's Cove on St. Margaret's Bay, delighting painters and photographers alike. Depart for Halifax and the Stanfield International Airport where your trip comes to an end or choose to extend your stay in Halifax.

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DEPARTURES 2017 PRICE FROM
JUNE 17 2382
JULY 8, 15 2382
AUG 12, 19 2382
SEP 9, 16, 30 2382

YOUR ESCORTED MOTORCOACH TOUR INCLUDES
- Services of a professional Tour Manager throughout
- Deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach with onboard restroom facilities
- Hotel accommodations as specified or similar
- Sightseeing as specified
- Hotel taxes; service charges; and baggage (one suitcase per person)

SIGHTSEEING HIGHLIGHTS
- City tour in Halifax, Charlottetown and Lunenburg
- Cruise on Bras d'Or Lake and Shediac Bay
- Scenic drive along The Cabot Trail
- Visit the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site, Prince Edward Island, Green Gables House, Hopewell Rocks and Peggy's Cove

DINING HIGHLIGHTS
- 10 full breakfasts
- 4 dinners
- 2 lunches

TRAVEL HIGHLIGHTS
- Airport transfers are provided on the first and last day of your guided holiday
- Authentic Accommodation: The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites, Halifax, Canada. Originally built in 1928, this Authentic Accommodation is a legendary landmark in downtown Halifax and the city's most historic hotel. The hotel's elegance, charm and Maritime hospitality attracts guests from around the world, including royalty, politicians and celebrities
- Authentic Accommodation: Rodd Charlottetown, Charlottetown, Canada. From the moment you step into the grand lobby of this Authentic Accommodation with its marble floors and barrel vaulted ceilings, you will be surrounded by the historic elegance that sets this hotel in a class apart from all other hotels on the island. Built in 1931, Rodd Charlottetown features the elegance and attention to detail synonymous with the most luxurious hotels of that era
- Cultural Insights: Discover one of the oldest breweries in Canada
- Hidden Treasures: Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure
- Local Specialists: For sightseeing in Halifax, Shediac Bay, Hopewell Rocks, Lunenburg and on Prince Edward Island

NIGHT CITY HOTEL ACCOMMODATION
1-2 Halifax The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites
3-4-5 Baddeck Silver Dart Lodge
6-7 Charlottetown Rodd Charlottetown
8 Saint John Delta Saint John
9-10 Lunenburg Atlantica Hotel and Marina Oak Island

PRE & POST HOTELS
PRE: Halifax, The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites
POST: Halifax, The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites

OPTIONAL EXPERIENCES
We offer a range of optional experiences and entertainment options to complement our trips. These are purchased when you are on your trip.