Arrive in Halifax and transfer independently to check-in at the hotel. Explore the city’s rich maritime history before meeting with your tour guide and group at the hotel for a welcome reception.
Overnight: Hampton Inn, Halifax or similar. Welcome reception included
Begin today with a guided visit to the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, immersing yourself in the fascinating maritime heritage of Nova Scotia. From here, join a local specialist for a tour of the Citadel National Historic Site built in the mid-18th century. Enjoy the rest of the day to spend at leisure.
Overnight: Hampton Inn, Halifax or similar. Breakfast included
Halifax – Baddeck
Learn about the traditions of the Mi'Kmaq people with a visit to Millbrook Cultral and Heritage Centre. This evening, enjoy a local tradition, a Celtic Evening of Smiles, which will include dinner and an entertaining musical theatrical production.
Overnight: Silver Dart Lodge or similar. Breakfast and dinner included
Dramatic highland and coastal views form your backdrop today as you wind through Cape Breton Highlands National park. Be sure to have your camera ready as you drive along the Gulf of St Lawrence in search fo whales. Keep your eyes our for the majestic bald eagles and moose as you wind along the spectacular Cabot Trail. The rest of the day can be spent exploring at your own pace or utilising the hotel's facilities.
Overnight: Silver Dart Lodge or similar. Breakfast included
Baddeck – Wood Islands Ferry – Charlottetown, PEI
This morning you'll visit the and pay tribute to one of the world's most famous inventors - Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site then cross the Northumberland Strait to Prince Edward Island and Charlottetown. In the evening, drive to one of Canada’s most charming villages where you’ll spent the evening learning the secrets of PEI Preserve Company’s delicious fruit preserves, sauces, honey and maple syrup. You’ll dine here for dinner, experience local cuisine and warm Prince Edward hospitality.
Overnight: Rodd Charlottetown or similar. Breakfast and dinner included
Today a local expert will lead your visit to the Prince Edward Island National Park where you will experience the scenic coastal beauty including pristine beaches, red sandstone cliffs, and lighthouses. You will visit the world renowned National Historic site of Green Gables, one of the most notable literary landmarks in Canada and the setting for the popular Anne of Green Gables novels by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Step back in time and connect with the locals with an experience lunch overlooking the beautiful Brackley Bay. This evening you'll have free time to explore the historic Charlottetown waterfront at your leisure.
Overnight: Rodd Charlottetown or similar. Breakfast and lunch included
Charlottetown – Shediac Bay – Hopewell Rocks – Saint John
Cross back over the Northumberland Strait via the Confederation Bridge to arrive in New Brunswick and Shediac Bay. You’ll meet with a local specialist here who will teach you about lobstering; you’ll then enjoy a delicious local meal of fresh lobster served aboard the boat (weather permitting). From here, join another local expert who will take you on a tour of Hopewell Rocks in the Bay of Fundy, site of the highest tides in the world.
Overnight: Hilton Saint John or similar. Breakfast and lunch included
Saint John – Digby – Lunenburg
Take a ferry this morning across the Bay of Fundy to Digby, where you’ll stop at the Grand-Pre National Historic Site, a UNESCO Heritage Site. Make your way to the south coast of Nova Scotia to reach Lunenburg, stopping en route for a wine tasting tour at a LaHave River Valley.
Overnight: Oak Island Resort or similar. Breakfast included
In the morning, join a local specialist for an in-depth tour of Lunenburg where you’ll learn more about the area’s rich heritage and culture, including the architecture, some of which dates back to the 18th century. There will be a visit to the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic and explore the decks of the Tall ships. In the evening, join your group for a farewell dinner at the hote with your new found friends.
Overnight: Oak Island Resort or similar. Breakfast and dinner included
Lunenburg – Peggy’s Cove – Halifax
Visit Peggy’s Cove this morning on St. Margaret’s Bay, an area that’s popular with painters and photographers, before leaving Halifax for the airport where your trip comes to an end.
Last day transfer will arrive at the airport at 12 p.m, please be aware when booking your flights that the departure flight should be no earlier than 3pm