Escorted Tours 2013
Nova Scotia City Lights & Country Sights Tour – 5 Nights
Per Person + HST
- 5 nights accommodation
- 8 Meals (5 BF, 1 L, 2 D)
- All transportation as stated
- All sightseeing as stated
- Experience guide
- Baggage handling (1 suitcase per person)
Enjoy the best of Canada’s ocean playground as you spend three nights in Nova Scotia’s capital city of Halifax and two nights on beautiful Cape Breton Island. The modern port city of Halifax is bursting with culture and heritage while Cape Breton Island offers a world of wondrous sightseeing opportunities, including the famous Cabot Trail. Also see the most popular tourist attraction in Canada, the picturesque fishing village of Peggy’s Cove, on this lovely 6 day tour.
2013 Guaranteed Dates: June 11*, 25; July 9, 23*; August 6, 20; September 3, 17; October 1, 15
*3 Bilingual English/German tour departures are noted (the Halifax & Peggy’s Cove Tours are English only)
Tuesday – DAY 1: Arrive Halifax, NS
Arrive in Halifax and check in to our accommodations which are ideally located in the downtown core of this vibrant and cosmopolitan urban centre on the Atlantic Ocean.
Wednesday – DAY 2: Halifax & Peggy’s Cove Touring
Enjoy guided tours of both Halifax and Peggy’s Cove. An informative and fun filled ride through the city streets will immerse you in the history and culture of Halifax. You’ll have time for a quick bite to eat on the waterfront before heading out to see and hear the crashing waves of Peggy’s Cove. No trip to Nova Scotia is complete without a visit to this beautiful, rustic fishing village on the Atlantic Ocean. (Continental Breakfast)
Thursday – DAY 3: Halifax – Baddeck, NS
Depart Halifax on your included transfer to New Glasgow where you will meet your Tour Director and board your touring coach. Proceed to Cape Breton Island – the Scotland of North America – via the Canso Causeway. Visit the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site in Baddeck to learn of the many accomplishments of this genius who made his home on the island. Arrive at our accommodations on the Bras d’Or Lake where we will spend two nights. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Friday – DAY 4: Cabot Trail Touring
We’re off to experience 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-offs offer unforgettable vistas of Cape Breton’s rugged coastline so be sure to have your camera on hand. Also enjoy a Whale Watching Boat Tour (weather permitting). (Breakfast, Box Lunch, Dinner)
Saturday – DAY 5: Baddeck – Halifax
The Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site awaits us today. 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. (Breakfast)
Option: You may wish to continue your Atlantic Canada Vacation and join us today on our Circle Newfoundland & Labrador tour.
Sunday – DAY 6: Depart Halifax
Atlantic Tours’ arrangements end on check out from the hotel. (Continental Breakfast)
- alcoholic beverages
- meals other than those listed above
- optional sightseeing
- items of a personal nature.
Quotation subject to availability of accommodations at time of reservation