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Enchanting Canadian Maritimes

From $4399 $179 taxes

Drop anchor and embark on an exploration of Canada’s breathtakingly beautiful Maritimes. Enjoy the taste of the salty Atlantic, fresh lobster on the water and the very best Canadian brews as you explore wind-swept sea cliffs, beautiful centuries-old towns and the hearty way of life of the rugged Nova Scotians.

Travel Bets Bets Package Includes 

  • Roundtrip Airfare from home city to Halifax
  • 10 night guided vacation coach tour
  • 4 and 5 star Accommodations
  • 16 meals: 10 Breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinners (including Be My Guest)
  • Sightseeing: Halifax, Baddeck, Cape Breton, Cabot Trail, CharlottetownShediac Bay,  Hopewell Rocks,  Saint John, Digby,  Lunenburg, Peggy’s Cove
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries
  • Audio Headsets provided throughout your trip to enhance your included sightseeing experiences.
  • Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted
  • The services of a professional Travel Director and separate Driver throughout your journey.
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes included.
  • Airport transfers are provided on the first and last day of your guided trip.
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • VIP entry to many sights

Sightseeing Highlights

  •  City tour in Halifax, Charlottetown, Lunenburg
  • Cruise on Shediac Bay
  • Scenic drive along The Cabot Trail
  • Visit the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax Citadel, Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site, Prince Edward Island, Green Gables House, Hopewell Rocks, Peggy’s Cove

 

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September 22 – October 2, 2018
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Enchanting Canadian Maritimes _ Trafalgar CAN map

Day 1 – Arrive Halifax (2 Nights)
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.
Hotel: The Lord Nelson Hotel and Suites Authentic Accommodation or similar
Meals : Welcome Reception

Day 2 – Halifax Sightseeing
Start the day with a guided visit of the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. After, 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. 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 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.
Meals: Full Breakfast, Regional Meal

Day 3 – Halifax – Baddeck (2 Nights)
Head to Truro and visit the Millbrook Cultural and 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 has retained 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.
Hotel: Silver Dart Lodge or similar
Meals: Full Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 – Cape Breton and the Cabot Trail
Visit The Gaelic College, a Cultural Insight, and learn how it is helping to promote Gaelic culture and traditions in Nova Scotia. Afterward, get a taste of true natural beauty as you travel along breathtaking Cape Breton and the Cabot Trail, one of the world’s most scenic drives. Keep an eye out for moose and bald eagle as you travel in search of whales in the Gulf of the St. Lawrence. On the way back to Baddeck, enjoy a light lunch with scenic views. Meals: Full Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5 – Baddeck – Wood Islands Ferry – Charlottetown (3 Nights)
Visit the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site where the famous inventor chose to build his grand Canadian estate. 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. The evening is free for you to explore.
Hotel: Rodd Charlottetown Authentic Accommodation or similar
Meals: Full Breakfast

Day 6 – Charlottetown Sightseeing
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, the famous site that provided inspiration for L.M. Montgomery’s beloved children’s classic, Anne of Green Gables. This evening, enjoy a unique Be My Guest experience as you are hosted by the owners of the PEI Preserve Company for a delicious meal featuring local cuisine and genuine Prince Edward Island hospitality.
Meals: Full Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining

Day 7 – Charlottetown
Savour a full day to appreciate the charms of Charlottetown on your own. This afternoon, perhaps join an optional clamming excursion on a beach nearby, digging these shellfish from the sand and raking them from the water. Next is a lesson on how to prepare the perfect clambake and how to eat the mollusks the way islanders do.
Meals: Full Breakfast

Day 8 – Charlottetown – Shediac Bay – Hopewell Rocks – Saint John
Cross back over the Northumberland Strait via the Confederation Bridge, an 8-mile (12 kilometre) 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). 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.
Hotel: Delta Saint John or similar
Meals: Full Breakfast, Regional Meal

Day 9 – Saint John – Digby – Lunenburg (2 Nights)
Enjoy a leisurely morning before boarding a ferry for the crossing of the Bay of Fundy and arrive in Digby. Later, head for the southern coast of Nova Scotia and arrive in Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Hotel: Atlantica and Marina Oak Island or similar
Meals: Full Breakfast

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 your hotel.
Meals: Full Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

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.
Meals: Full Breakfast

 


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