Hopewell Rocks, New Brunswick

Anne of Green Gables, PEI

Cavendish Beach, PEI

Reversing Rapids, New Brunswick

Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia

Confederation Bridge

Charlottetown PEI

Fortress of Louisbourg

Atlantic Canada and Newfoundland

FEATURES A FREE DAY IN CHARLOTTETOWN

DEPARTURE: Leave from any city.  Join group in Halifax and return from St. John’s.

Discover the spectacular scenery, historic landmarks quaint fishing villages and friendly people of Canada’s eastern provinces.

Begin your journey …
by exploring historical Halifax and scenic Peggy’s Cove in Nova Scotia.  Stop at Hopewell Cape the location of the highest tides in the world, view the Reversing Rapids, visit St. Andrews by the Sea and experience Magnetic Hill in New Brunswick.  Cross Confederation Bridge to Prince Edward Island where you find miles of beaches and the best lobster dinners.  Enjoy a free day in the beautiful historic city of Charlottetown before returning to Nova Scotia by ferry where we drive along the coast to Cape Breton Island.  Travel the scenic Cabot Trail, visit the Alexander Graham Bell Museum and see the Fortress of Louisbourg before boarding the ferry to Newfoundland.  Follow the Viking Trail to Gros Morne National Park, a World Heritage Site and a land of magnificent fjord-like lakes and grand vistas.  Your journey continues across the heart of the island.  Visit the picturesque town of Trinity and Cable Station Provincial Historic Site at Heart’s Content as you journey to the capital, St. John’s.

  • Guaranteed Dates
  • 16 days | September 3, 2020 |  September 9, 2020
  • Canada East
  • Flight
  • Passport Not Required
1

Home Cities to Halifax

(2 nights) Your Exciting Holiday begins as you board your jet and fly to Halifax, the capital of Nova Scotia. Upon arrival, a complimentary AIRPORT TRANSFER will be provided to your centrally-located hotel for a two-night stay (not applicable for Pre-night stays). This evening features an informal WELCOME RECEPTION.

2

Halifax

Start your day with an introduction to Atlantic Canada’s largest city during a GUIDED TOUR including the historic CITADEL.  Enjoy an interesting visit to the CANADIAN MUSEUM OF IMMIGRATION at PIER 21, where you have a chance to research the arrival of your ancestors to this beautiful country.  Pier 21 was the entry point for 1.5 million immigrants, war brides, displaced people, evacuee children and Canadian military personnel from 1928-1971.  The call of the ocean and beauty of the sea will lure you to PEGGY’S COVE for a late afternoon visit and optional meal.  With its lighthouse sitting on a massive granite ledge, this cove is a mecca for artists and photographers alike.  Return to Halifax for overnight.

3

Halifax to Saint John

“Spread your tiny wings and tour away” today at the ANNE MURRAY CENTRE in Springhill, hometown of Canada’s famous “Snowbird”.  Enter New Brunswick and stop at HOPEWELL CAPE, the location of the highest tides in the world.  View the Flower Pot Rocks carved by the Fundy tides.  These peculiar formations are forested islands at high tide and resemble flowerpots at low tide.  Travel through FUNDY NATIONAL PARK and arrive in Canada’s Loyalist City, Saint John for overnight.

4

Saint John to Frederiction

Come witness the REVERSING RAPIDS where the Bay of Fundy’s highest tides pour, push and rise into the Saint John River to reverse its direction. Travel to ST. ANDREWS BY THE SEA. Steeped in the history of the area, see the homes, stroll the streets, and shop for handicrafts and woollens in Canada’s first seaside resort.  Continue to Fredericton for overnight.

5

Fredericton to Charlottetown

(3 nights) Your morning drive through the rolling hills and dairy region of New Brunswick brings you to MAGNETIC HILL in Moncton where vehicles coast uphill, or seem to! Visit the fishing village of SHEDIAC for a photo opportunity with the WORLD’S LARGEST LOBSTER. Cross the Northumberland Strait arriving in Prince Edward Island via CONFEDERATION BRIDGE. This curved, 12.9km (8mile) long bridge is the longest in the world crossing ice-covered water. Tonight, experience a true “island” tradition as our guest at a HOSTED LOBSTER DINNER (meal option available).

6

Charlottetown

With a LOCAL GUIDE see the unique sights of the island including GREEN GABLES HERITAGE PLACE, CAVENDISH BEACH and CHARLOTTETOWN.  This evening choose to be entertained at Confederation Centre of the Arts by Charlottetown’s Canadian Classic Anne of Green Gables – The Musical, or relax on your own.

7

Charlottetown

A FREE DAY to enjoy historic Charlottetown!  Choose to follow the signs and storyboards of ‘tales of old’ while exploring historic Great George Street or watch for cruise ships while wandering the waterfront of Confederation Landing Park.  Tickle your taste buds with one of many local flavours along the way.

8

Charlottetown to Baddeck

(2 nights) Travel to Wood Islands and board the FERRY to Caribou on the Nova Scotia mainland.  Drive across the Strait of Canso – the deepest causeway in the world onto Cape Breton Island.  Continue to the resort town of Baddeck, nestled along the shores of the Bras d’Or Lake for a two-night stay at your conveniently located downtown property. Prior to arriving at the historic Telegraph House, visit the ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL MUSEUM to see the many exhibits of this famous inventor who spent much of his life on Cape Breton Island.

9

Baddeck

The spectacular scenery of Cape Breton Island unfolds during a circle tour of the CABOT TRAIL.  Enjoy picture stops and a PICNIC LUNCH as you travel through CAPE BRETON HIGHLANDS NATIONAL PARK with its coastal mountain peaks, quaint seaports and rugged coastline.

10

Baddeck to Sydney

Step back in time to the year 1744 and experience the French FORTRESS OF LOUISBOURG.  This National Historic Site is one of the largest reconstructions in North America. Enjoy a DRIVING TOUR of Sydney on the way to your hotel for overnight.

11

Sydney via Ferry to Corner Brook

Board the MARINE ATLANTIC FERRY in North Sydney for a six-hour crossing to Newfoundland.   Dock at Port aux Basques and continue to Corner Brook.

12

Corner Brook to Gander

Discover some of the world’s most spectacular scenery today as you travel north to GROS MORNE NATIONAL PARK, designated a World Heritage Site.  The steep cliffs, deep lakes and quaint fishing villages are a photographer’s dream.  Tour the park’s DISCOVERY CENTRE overlooking spectacular Bonne Bay and enjoy lunch in Woody Point.  Continue to Gander, not only an important re-fuelling stop for military aircraft crossing the Atlantic Ocean during World War II, but overnight in the town that inspired the now-renowned musical ‘Come From Away’. With a LOCAL GUIDE experience stories of the 9/11 tragedy from those who welcomed the world into their homes.

13

Gander to Bonavista to Clarenville

Travel through TERRA NOVA NATIONAL PARK the most easterly of Canada’s national parks. Leave the Trans-Canada Highway as you travel to the interesting town of BONAVISTA.  Enjoy lunch in this beautiful waterfront setting before visiting the RYAN PREMISES National Historic Site which displays the history of the fishery and its impact on early life in this province.  Have fun this evening as you are treated to a SCREECH-IN CEREMONY, the traditional “Newfoundland Welcome”.

14

Clarenville to St. John’s

(2 nights) Continue on the Trans-Canada Highway and travel east to the Avalon Peninsula.  Drive through Heart’s Delight and Heart’s Desire to the small town of Heart’s Content.  Visit the Heart’s Content CABLE STATION PROVINCIAL HISTORIC SITE, where the first trans-atlantic cable was landed in 1866.  Then travel through the villages of Carbonear and Harbour Grace to St. John’s, the provincial capital, for a two-night stay.  Drive the Avalon Peninsula to CAPE SPEAR, home of the oldest lighthouse in the province and the most easterly point on the continent.  From here you are closer to the British Isles than from anywhere else in North America.

15

St. John’s

A GUIDED CITY TOUR introduces you to one of the oldest European settlements in North America.  The rest of the day is free to shop and sightsee on your own.  This evening we invite you to a HOSTED FAREWELL DINNER, the perfect finale to a memorable touring adventure.

16

St. John’s to Home

Arrival time at St. John’s Airport is planned for 11:00 a.m. to allow for early afternoon flights.

Included in Your Holiday

  • First class transportation on an air-conditioned, washroom-equipped motorcoach
  • Quality accommodation and tax
  • Services of an experienced Tour Director and Driver
  • Baggage handling, one average piece per person
  • Traveller’s Handbook
  • Admission to attractions and sightseeing as outlined in the itinerary
  • Ferry crossings as indicated
  • Airport transfer in Halifax on *DAY 1 ONLY* during the scheduled operating hours of   8:00AM to 7:00PM and at a  designated time only in St. John’s
  • Welcome Reception
  • The Citadel
  • Pier 21
  • Peggy’s Cove
  • Anne Murray Centre
  • Hopewell Cape
  • Fundy National Park
  • Reversing Rapids
  • St. Andrews by the Sea
  • Magnetic Hill
  • World’s largest lobster at Shediac
  • Confederation Bridge
  • Lobster Dinner
  • Guided Tour of Prince Edward Island including: Green Gables Heritage Place, Cavendish Beach, Charlottetown
  • Free day in Charlottetown
  • Alexander Graham Bell Museum
  • Cabot Trail
  • Picnic Lunch
  • Cape Breton Highlands National Park
  • Fortress of Louisbourg
  • Driving Tour of Sydney area
  • Gros Morne National Park
  • Discovery Centre
  • Gander Airport
  • Terra Nova National Park
  • Cape Bonavista
  • Ryan Premises N.H.S
  • Screech-in Ceremony
  • Cable Station Provincial Historic Site
  • Cape Spear
  • Farewell Dinner
  • Locally Guided City Tours as outlined in the itinerary: Halifax, Charlottetown and area,  St. John’s
  • Meals Include: 9 Continental Breakfasts, 1 Picnic Lunch on Cabot Trail, 5 Dinners including Lobster Dinner, Gander Buffet Dinner, Dinner before Screech-In Ceremony and Farewell Dinner.

2020 Pricing

Cost per person | Prices in Canadian Dollars from Halifax | Land portion only | Airfare and air tax are not included | Consult Nagel Tours or your travel agent for the best available airfare | Air ticketing is not advised until tour is guaranteed

Triple

$3,339.00

GST: $166.95

 

Twin

$3,799.00

GST: $189.95

Single

$5,239.00

GST: $261.95

 

Early Booking Discount

twin sharing per person.

$76.00

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