Travel 2 Touring 18/19

CANADA

Cape Breton Highlands National Park Cabot Trail

2

Baddeck

Charlottetown

Cavendish

3

New Brunswick

Shediac

Wood Islands

LAND AIR RAIL CRUISE NIGHTS STAYED

Hopewell Rocks

Pictou

Truro

1

Saint John

1

Halifax

3

Annapolis Royal

2

Digby

Peggy’s Cove

LAND NIGHTS STAYED

Lunenburg

NOVA SCOTIA

1

INCLUDED TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Enjoy the sights and culinary delights of Halifax • Learn about the Halifax Explosion and the Titanic at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic • Discover Mi’kmaq heritage and Glooscap legend in Truro • Cape Breton’s rich Celtic heritage • Enjoy a fisherman’s lobster feast as you cruise Shediac Bay • Visit Green Gables farm house that inspired the classic book ‘Anne of Green Gables’ • Whale watching in the Bay of Fundy LAND AIR NIGHTS STAYED 1 LAND RAIL CRUISE NIGHTS STAYED 1 LAND RAIL NIGHTS STAYED 1 RAIL NIGHTS STAYED 1 LAND AIR RAIL NIGHTS STAYED 1

PREMIUM ESCORTED TOUR

PRICES FROM £2629pp

12 day Landscapes of the Canadian Maritimes Halifax • Lunenburg • Peggy’s Cove • Cape Breton • Charlottetown • Saint John • Digby

Day 1: Arrive Halifax Welcome to the Canadian Maritimes and the historic coastal city of Halifax. On arrival, your airport transfer takes you to your tour hotel. That evening, join your Travel Director for a Welcome Reception. (D) The Westin Nova Scotian (3 nights) Day 2: Lunenberg and Peggy’s Cove Journey to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lunenburg to experience one of the best surviving examples of a planned British Colonial settlement in North America. Join a Local Expert for a walking tour and visit the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic. (B) Day 3: Halifax Sightseeing Begin the day at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic followed by an exploration of this cosmopolitan, eclectic port city. After visiting the local cemetery, where many of the Titanic victims were laid to rest, the beautiful Victorian-era inspired Halifax Public Gardens and the bustling harbourfront. The rest of the day is at leisure. (BD) Day 4: Halifax – Cape Breton Embark on a journey to stunning Cape Breton Island. After a stop at the Glooscap Heritage Centre to learn about the Mi’kmaq heritage and Glooscap legends, continue your journey on the Canso Causeway to Cape Breton Island, home to friendly people, gaelic traditions and stunning landscapes. (BD) Inverary Resort (2 nights) Day 5: The Cabot Trail Get a taste of natural beauty at its peak as you travel along breathtaking Cape Breton and the Cabot Trail, one of the world’s most renowned scenic drives. Immerse yourself in a unique experience at the Gaelic College, your Local Expert will teach you about the fabric milling tradition and demonstrate kilt making. In the evening, enjoy a traditional Cape Breton show – a Celtic Evening of Smiles. (BL) Day 6: Cape Breton – Charlottetown Embark on a unique ‘white glove’ visit at the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site to learn about one of the most influential figures in human history. Travel alongside the scenic Nova Scotia countryside, before arriving at the quaint town of Charlotte. (BD) Hotel: Delta Prince Edward (3 nights)

Day 7: Charlottetown Sightseeing Set out on a guided tour of Prince Edward Island with a Local Expert. Visit Province House and in Cavendish, meet a Local Expert for an in-depth visit to Green Gables House, its museums and sites. On the return to Charlottetown, visit the College of Piping, where Celtic culture comes alive. Perhaps attend a presentation of the acclaimed musical ‘Anne of Green Gables’. (B) Day 8: Charlottetown The entire day is yours to relax and appreciate the Drive across the modern Confederation Bridge to Shediac where an unforgettable culinary experience awaits, as you cruise the waters of Shediac Bay aboard a lobster boat. After lunch, head for the Hopewell Rocks. (BLD) Hilton Saint John Day 10: Saint John – Digby Explore Saint John’s vibrant past with a tour through the charming streets of the beautiful waterfront uptown. Then board your ferry bound for the opposite side of the Bay of Fundy and Saint John’s sister community of Digby, Nova Scotia. (BD) Digby Pines Resort (2 nights) Day 11: Digby Begin your day with whale watching on the Bay of Fundy. In the afternoon, enjoy a short journey to the small town of Annapolis Royal, rich in Acadian culture. Return to your hotel for your Farewell Celebration dinner. (BD) Day 12: Depart Halifax After breakfast, transfer to Halifax International Airport where your tour draws to a close. (B) delightful city that is Charlottetown. (B) Day 9: Charlottetown - Saint John

LAND CRUISE NIGHTS STAYED

1

TOUR DETAILS

£2629 per person

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PRICES INCLUDE • 11 nights’ premium accommodation • Meals as specified: 11 breakfasts, 2 lunches (1 with wine) and 5 dinners (4 with wine) • Travel by air-conditioned motorcoach with business class legroom and free wi-fi • Passionate and expertly-trained Travel Director • Airport transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary

• Private VIP door-to-door UK airport transfers on arrival and departure

DEPARTURES 2019: Jun 15; Jul 6, 13, 20; Aug 10, 17, 24, 31; Sep 21

TOUR STYLE: Premium Escorted

GROUP SIZE: 40 max

PHYSICAL DEMAND:

ACCOMMODATION LEVEL: 5 stars

Overnight hotels are subject to change. Should they vary from those shown in the itinerary, the alternative accommodation provided will always be of a similar standard.

Optional Pre/Post Stay Add-on nights are available in Halifax. Please call for details.

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