Enchanting Islands Tour

Trip Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival in Halifax

Arrive in Halifax and transfer independently to your centrally-located hotel in this vibrant and cosmopolitan urban centre on the Atlantic Ocean. Meet your tour director and fellow travellers this evening at a welcome reception. Overnight in Halifax.

Day 2

Halifax to Oak Island

Discover the rustic charm of the renowned fishing village of Peggy’s Cove where we will enjoy breakfast. Afterwards we journey along Nova Scotia’s South Shore to the UNESCO World Heritage Town of Lunenburg, home to fleets of Grand Banks fishing schooners. Take a walking tour to fully experience one of the most remarkably preserved colonial settlements in the New World, and visit the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic to learn about the town’s famous seafaring heritage. Later, we are off to Mahone Bay where a trinity of 19th century-built churches represents an iconic cultural landscape of Nova Scotia. Enjoy some free time to stroll through the town before we continue on to Western Shore for the night and the legendary Oak Island – home of the world's longest running hunt for lost treasure. Overnight on Oak Island. Breakfast and dinner included.

Day 3

Oak Island to Charlottetown

Once only accessible by ferry, today we arrive on Prince Edward Island via the Confederation Bridge - the world’s longest continuous multi-span bridge. En route, we learn about Mi\'kmaq culture at the Glooscap Heritage Centre & Mi’kmaq Museum. We are treated to true Maritime hospitality this evening at a traditional hall-style lobster supper before checking into our hotel for the evening. Overnight in Charlottetown. Breakfast and dinner included.

Day 4

Charlottetown / Prince Edward Island

Enjoy a free morning in Charlottetown or join a complimentary walking tour of the city. This afternoon, our tour of the island drives by red cliffs, white beaches, gently sloping sand dunes and green fields as we make our way to Prince Edward Island National Park. Before returning to Charlottetown, we visit Green Gables Heritage Site, the alluring inspiration of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s classic Anne of Green Gables books. We take in a theatre performance this evening by local entertainers at the Confederation Centre of the Arts (a substitution activity may be necessary due to the theatre schedule.) Overnight in Charlottetown. Breakfast included.

Day 5

Charlottetown to Baddeck

After breakfast we board a ferry to cross over the Northumberland Strait back to Nova Scotia and proceed to ‘the Scotland of North America’, Cape Breton Island via the Canso Causeway. We visit the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site in Baddeck to learn about the many accomplishments of this genius who made his home on the island. Afterwards, we arrive at the Bras d’Or Lake and check into our hotel for the evening. Overnight in Baddeck. Breakfast and dinner included.

Day 6

Baddeck / Cabot Trail

Today’s journey takes us along one of the most stunningly picturesque drives in North America. The Cabot Trail winds around the rocky splendor of Cape Breton’s northern shore, ascending to the incredible plateaus of Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Look-outs offer unforgettable vistas of Cape Breton’s rugged coastline, creating perfect photo opportunities. Afterwards, we travel to the coast where we enjoy a whale watching boat tour (weather permitting) before returning to Baddeck for the evening. Overnight in Baddeck. Breakfast, picnic lunch and dinner included.

Day 7

Baddeck to Halifax

We get a look into the early days of colonial life with a visit to the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site. The vivid history of the region comes alive in this accurate reconstruction of one of the major settlements of circa 1744 New France. Roam the streets and chat with authentically costumed guides. After our visit we proceed along the shore of the Bras d’Or Lake to the mainland before continuing on to Halifax for one last night in the Maritimes. Overnight in Halifax. Breakfast included.

Day 8

End of Tour

A time for last minute shopping and farewells. Independent transfer to Halifax International Airport in time to check in for your flight home.

Prices, Dates, Hotels & Conditions

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DEPARTURES 2018 PRICE FROM
JUNE 10, 24 2533
JULY 1, 15, 22, 29 2533
AUG 12, 19, 26 2533
SEP 16, 23, 30 2533
OCT 14 2533

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
- Welcome Reception
- Peggy’s Cove
- Lunenburg – UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic
- Glooscap Heritage Centre & Mi’kmaq Museum
- Confederation Bridge to Prince Edward Island
- Anne of Green Gables Heritage Place
- Prince Edward Island National Park
- Ferry from Prince Edward Island to Nova Scotia
- Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site
- Cabot Trail touring
- Cape Breton Highlands National Park
- Fortress of Louisbourg
- National Historic Site
- Whale Watching Boat Tour in Baddeck
DINING HIGHLIGHTS
- 7 breakfasts
- 1 lunches
- 4 dinners (including 1 lobster dinner)

NIGHT CITY HOTEL ACCOMMODATION
1 Halifax Cambridge Suites Hotel
2 Oak Island Atlantica Hotel & Marina Oak Island
3-4 Charlottetown Rodd Charlottetown
5-6 Baddeck Inverary Resort
7 Halifax Cambridge Suites Hotel

PRE & POST HOTELS
PRE: Halifax, Cambridge Suites Hotel
POST: Halifax, Cambridge Suites Hotel

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