Depart the UK on your chosen scheduled flight to Halifax. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. Enjoy a little time to relax before you meet your Tauck Tour Director and travelling companions for a welcome reception and dinner.The Prince George Hotel, Halifax (Dinner included)
Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island
Begins and ends in Halifax, Nova Scotia
- 8 Days / 7 Nights
- July to September
Part of our ‘Luxury Range’ of escorted touring, in addition to including all the best locations on Nova Scotia, this tour hops over to Prince Edward Island to explore Charlottetown and the island’s national park. A day of whale watching in Digby Neck plus daily breakfast, four lunches and five dinners are included. This escorted tour also includes:
- Round trip scheduled flights
- Accommodations as specified
- Air-conditioned motorcoach transportation
- Services of a Tauck Tour Director
- Classic tour
2024 Departure Dates
July 6th, 13th & 27th
August 3rd, 24th & 31st
September 12th, 14th, 21st & 28th
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Your journey begins with a visit to Peggy’s Cove, a picturesque Nova Scotia fishing town that’s one of the most-photographed spots in North America. Continue along the rugged Atlantic coast to the fishing village of Lunenburg. Named a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its well-preserved, colourful 19th century timber-built houses, you have a choice of activities whilst visiting the town. 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 and gain insights into the Maritime Provinces’ seafaring heritage. Return to Halifax this evening.The Prince George Hotel, Halifax (Breakfast and lunch included)
Spend the day your way today, exploring the sights on your own or joining us on a choice of included activities that include a guided city tour of Halifax, rich in museums and culture, or a visit to Halifax Public Gardens with an expert guide who shares insights on the Victorian heritage Fundy. The town of Digby has long enjoyed its reputation as Canada’s Scallop Capital.The Prince George Hotel, Halifax (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)
Today starts with a ferry ride from Nova Scotia across to Prince Edward Island, the smallest of the Atlantic Provinces. Once settled in Old Charlottetown enjoy an afternoon walking tour, before relaxing in your hotel, just steps from Old Charlottetown’s boardwalk and Peake’s Wharf, nestled between two rivers in a quiet protected harbour. The evening is free to spend as you please. You may choose to visit Founders Hall, where the history of Canada’s origins is chronicled.Delta Hotels, Prince Edward (Breakfast and dinner included)
Spend the morning as you please before driving through the extraordinary landscapes of Prince Edward Island National Park. Visit Green Gables House, the farmhouse immortalised by famed author Lucy Maud Montgomery in her tales of the red-headed orphan, Anne of Green Gables, before an opportunity to savor a traditional lobster dinner – a must-have experience in the Maritimes.Delta Hotels, Prince Edward (Breakfast and dinner included)
Cross the magnificent Confederation Bridge to the province of New Brunswick and make the short journey back to Nova Scotia. Enjoy some time at Port-Royal National Historic Site and the Habitation. One of the earliest settlements in North America, reconstructed early 17th century buildings come to life through costumed interpreters and demonstrations.Digby Pines Golf Resort, Digby (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)
It is a real highlight today, as you journey to wildlife-rich Digby Neck for a whale watching excursion on the Bay of Fundy. Keep an eye out for finback, minke and humpback whales and lots of seals, drawn to the bay by its abundant plankton.The afternoon is free for you to explore some of the surrounding area or enjoy one of the activities available at your beautiful resort, before joining your new friends for a farewell dinner.Digby Pines Golf Resort, Digby (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)
There’s a final stop at Grande-Pre National Historic Site en route back to Halifax Airport, where you check-in for your return flight to the UK.
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