enchanting-islands

Enchanting Islands  | Various Dates  |  8 Days & 7 Nights

Canada’s Maritime islands await you!  Pass through fields of green, dine on succulent seafood, and travel the world famous Cabot Trail on this bus tour of Prince Edward Island and Cape Breton Island.  Also spend time in the Oak Island area to learn of the treasure hunters that have ventured to Nova Scotia for hundreds of years  Get ready for a truly memorable island adventure in the Atlantic Maritimes.

Dates

2018: June 10*, 24; July 1, 15, 22, 29; August 12, 19, 26*; September 16, 23, 30; October 14

*Bilingual English/German Departure

Highlights

Atlantic Canadian Tour Director or Driver Guide
Modern Touring Vehicle
Meet and Greet Event
Peggy’s Cove
Lunenburg – a 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
World Famous Cabot Trail
Cape Breton Highlands National Park
Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site
Whale Watching Boat Tours (weather permitting)
7 night’s accommodation including 2 two-night stays
12 meals including a lobster dinner

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Halifax
Arrive in Halifax and check in to your accommodations which are ideally located in the downtown core of this vibrant and cosmopolitan urban centre on the Atlantic Ocean.  Meet your Tour Director or Driver/Guide and fellow travelers this evening at a Meet & Greet.

Option: You may wish to add additional nights in Halifax to your vacation package.  Bursting with culture and rich history, Nova Scotia’s capital city has much to offer. 

Cambridge Suites Hotel - Halifax, Nova Scotia

Day 2: Halifax to Oak Island
Discover the rustic charm of the renowned fishing village of Peggy’s Cove where you will enjoy breakfast overlooking one of the most photographed lighthouses in the world.   Travel the South Shore and on to the UNESCO World Heritage Town of Lunenburg, renowned for her 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.  After some free time in Mahone Bay, arrive in the legendary Oak Island area’s Western Shore for the night and learn of the world's longest running hunt for lost treasure before checking into a peaceful and serene ocean-side resort.(B, D)

Atlantica Hotel & Marina Oak Island - Western Shore, Nova Scotia

Day 3: Oak Island, NS to Charlottetown, PE
Learn about the Mi'kmaq people at Millbrook Cultural & Heritage Centre before crossing Confederation Bridge, the world’s longest continuous multi-span bridge, to Prince Edward Island.  Check into your Charlottetown accommodations for a two-night stay and enjoy a theatre performance by local entertainers at the Confederation Centre of the Arts (a substitution may be necessary due to the theatre schedule). (B)

Rodd Charlottetown - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Day 4: Prince Edward Island Touring
Enjoy a free morning in Charlottetown, Canada birthplace, or join a complimentary walking tour of the city.  This afternoon, tour the scenic North Shore of the island.  Drive by red cliffs, white beaches, gently sloping sand dunes and green fields of Prince Edward Island National Park and visit Anne of Green Gables Heritage Place, the alluring inspiration of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s classic books.  Experience true Maritime hospitality this evening at a traditional hall-style lobster supper.(B, D)

Rodd Charlottetown - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Day 5: Charlottetown, PE to Baddeck, NS
Ferry over the Northumberland Strait back to Nova Scotia and proceed to Cape Breton Island, the Scotland of North America, via the Canso Causeway.  Visit Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site in Baddeck to learn of the many accomplishments of this genius who made his home on the island before checking into your accommodations on the Bras d’Or Lake where you will spend the next two nights. (B, D)

Inverary on Baddeck Bay - Baddeck, Nova Scotia

Day 6: Cabot Trail Touring
Experience one of the most stunningly picturesque drives in North America today as you tour the Cabot Trail which winds around the rocky splendor of Cape Breton’s northern shore, ascending to the incredible plateaus of Cape Breton Highlands National Park.  Look-offs offer unforgettable vistas of Cape Breton’s rugged coastline so be sure to have your camera on handYour day is complemented by a Whale Watching Boat Tour (weather permitting). (B, BL, D)

Inverary on Baddeck Bay - Baddeck, Nova Scotia

Day 7: Baddeck to Halifax
Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site awaits today and words cannot do justice to this reconstruction depicting one fifth of the settlement of 1744 New France.  Roam the streets and chat with authentically costumed guides.  Proceed along the shore of the Bras d’Or Lake to the mainland, and back to Halifax for one last night in the Maritimes. (B)

Cambridge Suites Hotel - Halifax, Nova Scotia

Day 8: Depart Halifax
Atlantic Tours’ arrangements end on check out from the hotel. (CB)

Rates

Per person rates in Canadian funds:

2018 Rates

DOUBLE TRIPLE QUAD SINGLE
$2315 $2120 $2089 $2966

Rates are subject to 15% HST.

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