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NOVA SCOTIA
FIRST CLASS

SEPTEMBER 26 - OCTOBER 3, 2019 
(THURSDAY - THURSDAY)

Scenic landscapes, savory lobster, whale watching and private Champlain Tours evenings highlight one of our most popular Nova Scotia tours. Whale-watch at Digby Neck on the Bay of Fundy. Attend a Champlain Tours Exclusive private dinner and tour at the Halifax Citadel, and a private reception and dinner at Pier 21 National Historic Site. Choose a walking tour of historic Lunenburg or a visit to a fisheries museum. Watch history come alive at the Habitation at Port-Royal, and tour the P.E.I. farmhouse where the popular novel Anne of Green Gables was set. Sponsored by TAUCK

Highlights: Halifax, Peggy’s Cove, Lunenburg, Citadel, Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, P.E.I. National Park, Green Gables country, Port Royal & the Habitation, Whale Watching, Digby Neck Bay of Fundy, Grand Pré, and much more!

ITINERARY

DAY 1 (THURSDAY) - Welcome to Halifax

Welcome to Halifax Today we fly from Burlington, Vermont to Halifax. Tour starts at 5:30 PM at The Prince George Hotel. Kick off an exciting week with a welcome reception in Halifax at Pier 21, Gateway to Canada, which features exhibits chronicling 20th-century Canadian immigration and the poignant multimedia production, Oceans of Hope. Lodging tonight will be at the Prince George Hotel.

MEALS: Dinner

DAY 2 (FRIDAY) - Pretty Peggy's Cove & 18th-century Lunenburg

From Halifax, start the day with a visit to Peggy's Cove – a picturesque Nova Scotia fishing town that's one of the most-photographed spots in North America – before continuing along the rugged Atlantic coast to the fishing village of Lunenburg, renowned for its rich shipbuilding and maritime legacy. Established in the 18th century, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the best surviving examples of a planned British colonial settlement in North America. After lunch, you have a choice of sightseeing in Lunenberg – see the village's 18th- and 19th-century timber-built houses on a walking tour, or visit the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, housed in historic waterfront buildings, to gain insights into the Maritime Provinces' seafaring heritage. Return to Halifax for an evening at leisure.

MEALS: Breakfast | Lunch

LODGING: The Prince George Hotel

DAY 3 (SATURDAY) - Historic Halifax and an exclusive evening at the Citadel

You may spend the entire day exploring Halifax, Nova Scotia's provincial capital and the Maritimes' largest city, as you please – or, if you wish, join your Director for a city tour, and our local guide for a tour through the Halifax Public Gardens.

 

This evening, enjoy a Champlain Tours Exclusive – a private tour and dinner at Halifax's venerable Citadel National Historic Site, a witness to 300 years of history offering spectacular views of the city and its celebrated harbor.

MEALS: Breakfast | Dinner

LODGING: The Prince George Hotel

DAY 4 (SUNDAY) - Prince Edward Island & Charlottetown

Bid a temporary goodbye to Nova Scotia as you ride a ferry to lovely Prince Edward Island. Following lunch, arrive in the provincial capital of Charlottetown for a two-night stay. Enjoy an afternoon walking tour, then settle in at your hotel, just steps from Old Charlottetown's boardwalk and Peake's Wharf. The evening is free to spend as you please.

MEALS: Breakfast | Lunch

LODGING: Delta Prince Edward

DAY 5 (MONDAY) - P.E.I. National Park & Green Gables country

Following a morning at leisure in Charlottetown, set out to discover the wildlife-rich salt marshes and dramatic coastal bluffs of Prince Edward Island National Park. You'll find yourself immersed in local culture later in the day as you visit the Green Gables House, the old farmhouse immortalized in Lucy Maud Montgomery's cherished 1908 novel, Anne of Green Gables. Tonight, cap a very special day by digging into a traditional lobster dinner – a must-have experience on P.E.I.

MEALS: Breakfast | Dinner

DAY 6 (TUESDAY) - Living history at Port-Royal & the Habitation

Depart Prince Edward Island and cross the Confederation Bridge to the province of New Brunswick, then return to Nova Scotia once again. Explore French pioneer life from the early 17th century as recreated by costumed interpreters and artisan demonstrators at the Port-Royal National Historic Site and the Habitation, a reconstruction of one of North America's earliest European settlements. Continue on to a two-night stay in Digby; your historic seaside resort was built in 1929 and overlooks the Annapolis Basin and the Bay of Fundy.

MEALS: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

LODGING: Digby Pines Golf Ressort & Spa

DAY 7 (WEDNESDAY) - Whale Watching at Digby Neck on the Bay of Fundy

Set off with a naturalist for a whale watching cruise off Digby Neck on the Bay of Fundy, offering world-renowned whale and bird watching; keep an eye peeled for finback, minke and humpback whales and lots of seals, drawn to the bay's abundant plankton. Back at your resort in Digby, pursue what interests you most in the afternoon, then join us at this evening's farewell reception and dinner at the hotel.

MEALS: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

LODGING: Digby Pines Golf Ressort & Spa

DAY 8 (WEDNESDAY) - Grand Pré & your journey home

As you head back to Halifax for your journey home, wind your way through Nova Scotia's rich Annapolis Valley farmland to visit Grand-Pré National Historic Site, where the British deported the French Acadians in 1755; the incident inspired Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's famous poem, Evangeline.

MEALS: Breakfast

PRICING PER PERSON

TRIPLE
(group of three)

$4,699
PER PERSON

DOUBLE
(group of two)

$4,899
PER PERSON

SINGLE

$5,499

*20% deposit at booking.  

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