Day 1 Arrive in Halifax.
Welcome to Halifax, the quintessential Maritime destination. On arrival, a transfer will take you to your hotel. At 18:00, join your Tour Director for a Welcome Dinner with drinks.(Dinner with Wine)
Day 2 Historic Lunenburg 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. Meet a Local Expert for a walking tour and visit to the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic. Hear tales of the sea and the fishing industry's impact on the region. On return to Halifax, stop in picturesque Peggy's Cove, situated on the rocky cliffs of St Margaret's Bay.(Full Breakfast)
Day 3 Sightseeing and Relaxation in Halifax.
(Relaxed Start) The day begins at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. Your Local Expert will engage you in stories of key historical events, including the Halifax Explosion and the Titanic. Later, explore eclectic Halifax with a Local Expert. Travel to the local cemetery, where many of the Titanic victims were laid to rest. Visit the Public Gardens and the bustling harbourfront. Stop at the massive Halifax Citadel before enjoying a free afternoon. In the evening, savour a Highlight Dinner of local seafood at The Restaurant at Five Fishermen, a local institution.(Full Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Day 4 Cape Breton Island and Blooming Baddeck.
In Truro, visit the Millbrook Cultural and Heritage Center to learn about Mi'kmaq heritage and Glooscap legends. Learn a few words of the Mi'kmaq language and view intricate artefacts. Continue to Cape Breton Island, home to Gaelic traditions. In Baddeck, embark on a boat cruise across Bras d'Or Lake (weather permitting). In the evening, experience Cape Breton-style home cooking at your hotel.(Full Breakfast / Dinner)
Day 5 The Natural Beauty of The Cabot Trail.
Immerse yourself in a unique experience at The Gaelic College, devoted to the study and preservation of the Gaelic and Celtic cultures. Learn about the fabric milling and kilt making tradition. Travel along the Cabot Trail, one of the world's most scenic drives. Keep an eye out for moose and bald eagles, as you travel past breathtaking Cape Breton Highlands National Park. In the evening, engage in traditional music and song at the Celtic Evening of Smiles.(Full Breakfast / Lunch)
Day 6 Baddeck and Charlottetown.
In the morning, embark on an insightful visit to the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site. Go behind the scenes and dive into the private life of one of the most influential figures in human history. Led by a guide, you’ll uncover Alexander Graham and Mabel Bell’s story through artefacts and photographs from their time together. Cross the Northumberland Strait to magical Prince Edward Island and quaint Charlottetown. In the evening, enjoy dinner with your travelling companions.(Full Breakfast / Dinner)
Day 7 Charlottetown Sightseeing.
Discover Prince Edward Island with a Local Expert. Begin at picturesque Prince Edward Island National Park. In Cavendish, visit the Green Gables House, the fabled house that provided inspiration for L.M. Montgomery's children's classic, 'Anne of Green Gables'. Return to Charlottetown, where the rest of the day is at leisure.(Full Breakfast)
Day 8 Leisure Time in Charlottetown.
(Relaxed Start) Enjoy a full day to explore or relax and appreciate the delightful city that is Charlottetown.(Full Breakfast)
Day 9 The Tides of Hopewell Rocks.
Cruise the waters of Shediac Bay on-board a lobster boat (weather permitting) and get a glimpse into the fascinating world of these sea creatures while feasting on a Highlight Lunch with wine. Travel to Hopewell Rocks and the Bay of Fundy.(Full Breakfast / Lunch with Wine)
Day 10 Loyalist Saint John to Digby.
Explore Saint John's vibrant past on a morning tour through the charming streets and along the beautiful waterfront. Board a ferry bound for Saint John's sister community of Digby. Share experiences over dinner at your hotel in the evening.(Full Breakfast / Dinner)
Day 11 Delightful Digby and Annapolis Royal.
Begin your day with a whale watching cruise (weather permitting) on the Bay of Fundy. Journey to the historic town of Annapolis Royal and with a costumed interpreter, stroll through the centuries of one of Canada’s oldest thoroughfares and walk along the boardwalk bordering the historic Annapolis River. Discover a cultural mosaic of history in this former capital of Acadia and Nova Scotia. Return to Digby and enjoy a ‘Scallop 101’ experience and Celebration Dinner in the evening – a culinary demonstration featuring the highly prized seafood.(Full Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Day 12 Farewell Halifax.
In the morning, head back to Halifax. Stops will be made at Halifax International Airport and the Halifax tour hotel for guests wishing to extend their stay. Airport arrival will be at 12:00.(Full Breakfast)