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PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND & NOVA SCOTIA
 
8 Days from approx $2,990 US based on Double Occupancy  
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Scenic landscapes, savory lobster, whale watching and private evenings highlight this P.E.I. and Nova Scotia travel adventure. Whale-watch at Digby Neck on the Bay of Fundy. Attend an 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. Learn all about the Digby Scallop and its harvesting during a special presentation in Digby, 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.

Day 1 Your Nova Scotia travel begins in Halifax
Tour starts at 5:30 PM at The Prince George Hotel. A transfer is included from Halifax International Airport to The Prince George Hotel in the heart of historic Halifax. Kick off a week of exciting P.E.I. and Nova Scotia travel in Halifax with a welcome reception at Pier 21, Gateway to Canada, which features exhibits chronicling 20th-century Canadian immigration and the poignant multimedia production, Oceans of Hope.
Meals D
Lodging: The Prince George Hotel

Day 2 18th-century Lunenburg and pretty Peggy's Cove
Your Nova Scotia travel kicks into high gear with an excursion from Halifax 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. You have a choice of sightseeing today - 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 Maritimes' seafaring heritage. Also visit Mahone Bay and Peggy's Cove, another picturesque fishing town, before returning to Halifax for an evening at leisure.
Meals B, L
Lodging: The Prince George Hotel

Day 3 Historic Halifax & an exclusive evening at the Citadel
After an entire day spent exploring Nova Scotia's provincial capital and the largest city in the Maritimes as you please, join us this evening for an 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 B, D
Lodging: The Prince George Hotel

Day 4 From Nova Scotia travel to Prince Edward Island
Bid a temporary goodbye to Nova Scotia as you ride a ferry to lovely Prince Edward Island. You'll be mesmerized immediately by many miles of beaches and rich farmland in the interior. Following lunch, arrive in the provincial capital of Charlottetown for a two-night stay; spend time in Charlottetown or tour the fragile sand dune habitat on Greenwich Peninsula in Prince Edward Island National Park. Settle in at your hotel, just steps from Old Charlottetown's boardwalk and Peake's Wharf, late afternoon; the evening is free to spend as you please.
Meals B, L
Lodging: Delta Prince Edward

Day 5 Prince Edward Island's 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 B, D
Lodging: Delta Prince Edward

Day 6 Experience living history at the Habitation or Fort Anne in Nova Scotia
Depart Prince Edward Island and resume your Nova Scotia travel today as you cross the Confederation Bridge to New Brunswick, then return to Nova Scotia once again. Choose to explore colonial life here in the early 17th century as recreated by costumed interpreters and artisan demonstrations at Port-Royal National Historic Site and the Habitation, a reconstruction of one of North America's earliest European settlements, or visit the Fort Anne National Historic Site in the center of historic Annapolis Royal. 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 B, L, D
Lodging: Digby Pines

Day 7 Whale watching & more on the Bay of Fundy
Start the day with an interpretive wildlife presentation by a local expert, then get a close-up look at nature's wonders during an excursion to wildlife-rich Digby Neck, a long peninsula 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 to celebrate a memorable P.E.I. and Nova Scotia travel experience at this evening's farewell dinner, which includes a special presentation by a local fisherman revealing insights on the history and harvesting of the famous - and quite delectable - Digby Scallop.
Meals B, L, D
Lodging: Digby Pines

Day 8 The Acadian saga in 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. Your Nova Scotia travel ends at Halifax International Airport at 11:45 AM. For guests wishing to extend their stay in Halifax, we can arrange additional nights at The Prince George Hotel; a transfer to Halifax International Airport is included for these bookings. Allow a minimum of three hours for flight check-in.
Meals B

Overnight Accommodations:

Nights 1 - 3 : The Prince George Hotel - Halifax, Canada
New for 2013! Guests enjoy complimentary Internet access in guest rooms!
Located in the heart of downtown Halifax, The Prince George Hotel is connected to the Halifax Metro Center and via the "Downtown Link" indoor pedway to shopping malls and Casino Nova Scotia. Gracious guest rooms with mahogany furniture welcome guests with 250-thread-count sheeting and a cozy duvet, 32-inch LCD flat-screen TV, coffee maker with a supply of tea and coffee, AVEDA bath amenities, hairdryer, iron and ironing board and a mini-fridge. Pump up or wind down in the Fitness Center or at the indoor swimming pool. The hotel's restaurant, Gio, surrounds you with the warmth of wood and the fun of funky objets d'art as you dine on cuisine created by a marvelous team of professional chefs who take great pride in their work.

Nights 4 - 5 : Delta Prince Edward - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
New for 2013! Guests enjoy complimentary Internet access in guest rooms!
Located in the heart of Old Charlottetown, the comfortable Delta Prince Edward is just steps away from the many shops at Peake's Wharf and the delightful winding boardwalk. Guest rooms offer such popular amenities as irons and boards, complimentary coffee and tea, bathrobes and a hair dryer. Leisure options include a heated indoor swimming pool and exercise facilities. The Selkirk is an elegant and intimate restaurant located in the lobby, featuring excellent cuisine and continental service; the Selkirk Lounge awaits for pre-dinner cocktails or specialty coffees and liqueurs to cap the evening.

Nights 6 - 7 : Digby Pines - Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada
New for 2013! Guests enjoy complimentary Internet access in guest rooms!
Digby Pines is a Norman-style chateau overlooking the Annapolis Basin, and has been welcoming guests since 1929; the hotel has a casual atmosphere and scenic views. Comfortable guest rooms are equipped with private bath, direct-dial telephone, coffee maker and color cable TV. Resort amenities include an 18-hole Stanley Thompson golf course, a heated outdoor pool, tennis courts and hiking trails. Enjoy innovative cuisine at Churchill's Restaurant & Lounge or a cocktail at the 19th Hole Clubhouse & Eatery, or view the return of the scallop fleet at the end of the day from the Poolside Patio.

Value Includes:
EXCLUSIVE - private dinner and tour at the Citadel National Historic Site in Halifax
Private reception & dinner at Pier 21, introducing the history of Canadian immigration
Choice of guided visits to historic Lunenburg or to the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic
A fisherman's presentation on the history of the world-famous Digby Scallop
Travel by ferry to Prince Edward Island & across the Continental Bridge to New Brunswick
A visit to explore the stunning coastline of Prince Edward Island National Park
Airport transfers upon arrival and departure as noted
16 meals (7 breakfasts, 4 lunches & 5 dinners), service charges, gratuities to local guides, admission fees, taxes & porterage

Inclusive Prices
Tour prices are per person in U.S. dollars. All hotel accommodations, motor coach and ferry transportation, porterage, entertainment, special dinners, the performance at the Confederation Centre of the Arts, sightseeing, admissions, and the services of local guides, drivers and your Tour Director are included. Transportation from Halifax Stanfield International Airport to the Prince George Hotel is included, regardless of the time you check in to the hotel, provided you have furnished us with accurate flight arrival information at least two weeks prior to the start of your tour. Transportation from Digby Pines to Halifax Stanfield International Airport is also included. Transportation to and from the airports may be shared with other guests.

Hotel Accommodations - The tour price includes all hotel accommodations with private baths. Our standard is to provide the best available accommodations in each area without sacrificing value. Although the quality may differ slightly from one hotel to another, our commitment to your comfort is unwavering. Two-bedded rooms are reserved in most hotels. Triples are usually two-bedded rooms with a rollaway cot or pull out sofa where available and are not recommended for comfort.

Meals - Most meals are included as specified in the itinerary.

Tour Director - Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island is conducted by a Tour Director who remains with the group throughout the tour. Your Tour Director is a professional, fully trained employee.

Gratuities Included - All customary gratuities for hotel and restaurant staff and local guides are included.

No Options Sold - Your Tour Director will assist you with information on free-time activities based on honest opinion and guidance but will not sell you anything. This means better value and a more relaxed and pleasant experience for you.

Not Included
Transportation to the tour departure point and from the tour ending point is not included.

Hotel Rooms Before and After Tours - To avoid jet lag and possible flight delays, you may wish to make hotel arrangements for the nights preceding or following your tour. As a service, we will book additional nights for you on a space-available basis using special rates only available through us. Hotel room charges will be added to the tour cost. Airport transfers are included for these extended stays as described above under Inclusive Prices. If you wish to spend additional nights, please consult Extend Your Trip in the Accommodations section above on this webpage and discuss it with your reservations sales consultant or travel agent when you book your tour.

Luggage Responsibility - Although every effort is made to handle your luggage carefully, we cannot be responsible, assume liability or accept claims for loss or damage to luggage and personal effects due to breakage, theft, or fair wear and tear through hotel, airline and group carrier handling. It is important for your own self-interest and protection that you make certain you have adequate insurance to cover these eventualities. Please refer to the Travel Protection Product that will be offered at time of booking for more information.

Lost luggage is an unfortunate possibility in today's world of airline travel. We suggest that you:
Pack at least one change of clothing in your carry-on bag
Split your items between your suitcase and a traveling companion's suitcase
Do not pack any vital medications or valuables in your checked luggage
Confirm that your luggage is checked and tagged to your final destination at airport check-in
Place your luggage claim tags in a secure place for your flight
File a claim for any missing luggage immediately before leaving the baggage claim area
Secure a case number and contact information for follow-up communications
Make certain that the airline has your onward itinerary

Your Tour Director will assist you with airline and other carrier communications, but has no inside contacts to guarantee or expedite recovery of lost luggage. All recovery costs, including the communication costs, are your responsibility. Check your travel protection details for covered expenses.

Personal Expenses - such as phone calls, room service, alcoholic and other beverages not specifically included, laundry, dry cleaning, airline excess luggage charges, vaccinations, visa fees and services, airport arrival and departure taxes, individual airport transfers (when applicable), and other optional or incidental extras are not included and may be significant.

Tour Director Gratuities - The customary gratuities for the Tour Director and local drivers are not included. We ask that gratuities be extended on a voluntary, individual basis and not as a group.


Departure Dates: 
July - October

Prices
From approx $2,990 US per person based on double occupancy
Departures on or within the seasons shown will determine the price


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