Nova Scotia City Lights and Country Sights

009917 - W20

Explore this little piece of Nova Scotia and see why this part of Canada is so popular year after year.

Not Included
Tour Notes
  • Explore the rich history of Halifax, Nova Scotia’s provincial capital
  • Visit Cape Breton Island, ranked as the most beautiful island by Conde Nast Traveler magazine
  • Travel along the stunning Cabot Trail
  • Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site
  • Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site, depicting one fifth of the settlement of 1744 New France
Group Size: Maximum 34

2019 Departures:
June: 04*, 18, 25
July: 09, 23, 30
August: 06, 13, 20
September: 10, 17, 24
October: 08, 15
*Bilingual English/German

2019 Pricing:
CA$1,097 – quad
CA$1.170 – triple
CA$1,320 – twin
CA$1,765 – single
Taxes:  15% HST

Rates are shown in CA$ per person based on four people sharing a quad room, three people in a triple, two people sharing a twin and one person in a single room.

Tour Code:
009917 - W20

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Day 1: Halifax, NS

Arrive in Halifax and check into our accommodations which are ideally located in the downtown core of this vibrant and cosmopolitan urban centre on the Atlantic Ocean.

Enjoy the best of Canada’s ocean playground as you spend three night’s in Nova Scotia’s capital city of Halifax and two night’s on Cape Breton Island.

Spend three nights in the waterfront city of Halifax; Nova Scotia’s capital city, and two nights in beautiful Baddeck, Cape Breton, located on Bras d’Or Lake. Enjoy free time in Halifax to explore on your own and experience sightseeing tours of Halifax and Peggy’s Cove. Then travel to Cape Breton and discover the island that’s been ranked as most beautiful island by Conde Nast Traveler magazine. Cape Breton Island truly offers a world of wondrous sightseeing opportunities that include the famous Cabot Trail.

Day 2: Halifax & Peggy’s Cove Touring

The entire day is yours to experience Halifax at your leisure. Bursting with culture and rich history, Nova Scotia’s capital city has much to offer. Or, you may choose to take an optional day tour to nearby Peggy’s Cove.

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. Late September tours may overnight in Sydney, Cape Breton Island rather than Baddeck.
(B, D)

Day 4: Cabot Trail Touring

We’re off to experience one of the most stunningly picturesque drives in North America. The Cabot Tril 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!
(B, L, D)

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.

Day 6: Depart Halifax

Your tour concludes upon check out.

  • Tour Director or Driver/Guide
  • Modern touring vehicle
  • Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site
  • World famous Cabot Trail
  • Cape Breton Highlands National Park
  • Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site
  • Whale Watching Boat Tour (weather permitting)
  • 5 nights of accommodation
  • 8 meals
Not Included
  • Applicable taxes
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities
  • Travel Insurance
  • Arrival/Departure airport transfers (approximately $55/cab)
Tour Notes

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