Explore the Canadian Maritimes

  • 9 Days

  • Eastern Canada

  • Steady pace

Discover the charms and natural scenic beauty of the Maritimes of Canada.

Your journey starts here

Highlights

VIP private home pick-up service
Flights
Transfers
Services of a tour director
Accommodation
Porterage
All airport taxes
Single share option
VIP private home pick-up
  • Overview

  • Day 1

  • Day 2

  • Day 3

  • Day 4

  • Day 5

  • Day 6

  • Day 7

  • Day 8

  • Day 9

of 9 days

Your detailed itinerary

Tour departing on 14th September 2018

Overview

Discover the charms and natural scenic beauty of the Maritimes of Canada.

At a glance

  • Peggy's Cove
  • Hopewell Rocks
  • Charlottetown Baddeck

Extensions

  • 3 nights extension by Ocean Train to Montreal - 1 night on train & 2 nights hotel stay in Montreal

Please call our Travel Specialists to book this holiday with an extension

Day 1

UK - Halifax

Fly to Halifax where you will transfer to your hotel.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 2

Halifax - Peggy's Cove and Lunenburg - Halifax

This morning, visit one of the most picturesque spots in Canada, beautiful Peggy's Cove. It's historic lighthouse overlooking the Atlantic Ocean provides one of the most memorable views you will ever see. Enjoy a visit to the Acadian Maple shop and learn about the history and production methods of making pure Nova Scotia maple syrup. Afterwards, continue to the fishing village of Lunenburg to visit the Fisheries Museum of the the Atlantic, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Experience Atlantic Canada's seafaring heritage on a guided tour of the museum. Afterwards free time to explore the quaint Main Street before returning to Halifax. The day is completed with a sightseeing tour of Halifax's charming downtown, the waterfront, and Public Gardens.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 3

Halifax - Hopewell Rocks - Charlottetown

This morning, travel to Hpewell Rocks to learn about the highest and wildest tides in the world, which rise and fall up to 52 feet. Time and tide have carved from the cliffs and coves distinctive sandstone formations topped with trees. Many of the formations have nicknames inspired by their appearance. Drive across the 8-mile-long Confederation Bridge and cross onto Price Edward Island.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 4

Charlottetown

Today, discover the rolling landscapes of Prince Edward Island, the backdrop of the famous novel, Anne of Green Gables. A guided tour of the island includes a visit to North Rustico’s celebrated wharf, dotted with fishing boats and lobster traps. Delightful Cavendish, Prince Edward Island National Parks picturesque beaches, along with a visit to the Anne of Green Gables Farmhouse a National Historic site.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 5

Charlottetown – Baddeck

This morning board a ferry from Wood Island to the mainland of Nova Scotia. Travel east along the Sunrise Trail via Antigonish and the Canso Strait to Cape Breton Island and Bras d’Or Lake. Arrive in Baddeck, the summer home of Alexander Graham Bell, for a two night stay.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 6

Baddeck - Cape Breton Highlands National Park - Breton

A highlight today is the Cabot Trail, explored by John Cabot in 1497. Enter Cape Breton Highlands National Park via one of the most spectacular scenic highways on the continent, with the surrounding landscape strikingly reminiscent of the Scottish Highlands. Enjoy panoramic views of rugged cliffs, deep valleys, forested slopes, the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 7

Baddeck - Halifax

Today begins with a visit to the fascinating Alexander Graham Bell Museum. See exhibits tracing the achievements of the great inventor. Afterwards leave the island and return to Halifax, Nova Scotia's capital.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 8

Halifax - UK

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 9

Home landing in the UK

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Hotels

  • Halifax: Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites
  • Baddeck: Inverary Resort Upper Side
  • Charlottetown: Best Western Charlottetown

Notes

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