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NOVA SCOTIA & THE ENCHANTING ISLANDS: JUNE 25-JULY 4, 2018

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NOVA SCOTIA & THE ENCHANTING ISLANDS

Featuring Prince Edward Island and Cape Breton Island

Experience The Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo and

      The Bay of Fundy National Park

Tour Includes

9-nights’ accommodations, 6 Dinners, 1 boxed lunch, 9 Breakfast, sightseeing, tours, and admissions as specified in itinerary including taxes, gratuities and the services of a Maritime Tour Director.

Passport Required

Prices

Package Price per Person: Single $3000.00 |  Double $2450.00 |  Triple $2265.00

Pickup Locations

Utica Radisson Hotel – Utica, NY – 5:30 AM
Wade Terminal – Schenectady, NY – 7:00 AM
Latham Farms Sams Club – Latham, NY – 7:30 AM

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 – Monday, June 25:  

Today we depart for a place like no other, North America’s most amazing natural wonders and diverse landscape, offering spectacular unspoiled scenery, cultural attractions, historic towns and villages and modern cities.  Tonight we overnight in Bangor, ME

 Day 2 – Tuesday, June 26:

Have your PASSPORT ready as we cross the border into Canada.  Meet your Tour Director upon arrival at your hotel in Moncton, New Brunswick.  This evening, after settling in at your hotel, enjoy a special Welcome Dinner.  (Breakfast, Dinner)

 Day 3 – Wednesday, June 27: 

Today experience one of the Marine Wonders of the World, the Bay of Fundy.  At Hopewell Rocks see where the world’s highest tides have gouged four-story sculptures from the cliffs.  View the Rocks which look like giant flowerpots.  Also visit Magnetic Hill to experience your coach running uphill without any power.  Later today, cross Confederation Bridge to Prince Edward Island, Canada’s smallest province and enjoy a traditional Maritime Lobster Supper (meat alternative available) before checking into your Charlottetown hotel.  (Breakfast, Dinner)

 Day 4 – Thursday, June 28:

Today you are off to explore this beautiful Island.  Discover the land made famous by Lucy Maud Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables.  Experience the striking contrast of Prince Edward Island National Park with its red sand cliffs, rolling dunes and white sand beaches.  Dip your toes in the ocean at Cavendish Beach.  Also, while in Cavendish, visit the home of Green Gables, the setting for the Lucy Maud Montgomery’s novel.   Finally, stop at Prince Edward Island Preserves, recognized as Canada’s finest maker of preserves, made primarily from quality Island fruit.  The restored 1913 butter factory houses the processing operation where the preserves are made by hand in small batches so as to maintain its consistent high quality.  Sample many of their tasty wares and take the opportunity to purchase preserves as a special souvenir.   Continue to Wood Islands and board the 75 minute ferry to Nova Scotia where you will travel to Cape Breton Island via the Canso Causeway.  Check into your Baddeck accommodations for a two-night stay.  Dinner included tonight.  (Breakfast, Dinner)

 Day 5 – Friday, June 29: 

Today, have your camera ready, you will see why Conde Nast magazine rated Cape Breton one of the top ten most beautiful islands in the world!  The Cabot Trail, named for explorer John Cabot, winds around the rocky splendour of Cape Breton’s northern shore, ascending to the incredible plateaus of Cape Breton Highlands National Park, where the mountains meet the sea with unforgettable vista of Cape Breton’s rugged coastline!  Visit the quaint French village of Cheticamp, famous for its “hooked” crafts and Acadian culture.  Enjoy a picnic lunch in the Park.  Before returning to your hotel for the evening your day is complemented by a visit to Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site to learn of the many accomplishments of this genius who made Baddeck his home. Enjoy Dinner tonight at your hotel. (Breakfast, Box Lunch, Dinner)

Day 6 – Saturday, June 30: 

Re-cross the Canso Causeway and travel to Halifax, the capital city of Nova Scotia, and your home for the next two nights.  Enjoy an afternoon tour of the city that includes the waterfront, historic downtown, St. Paul’s Church, the universities, shopping and residential areas.  Stroll across the Public Gardens and a photo opportunity stop up Citadel Hill.  Learn about the local connection to the Titanic Disaster at Fairview Lawn Cemetery.  Dinner included.  (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 7 – Sunday, July 1:

Happy Canada Day!   Enjoy a leisurely morning to explore Halifax and this afternoon, attend the performance of The Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo.  Military bands, pipes, drums, choirs, gymnasts, dancers, military displays and competitions offer the most exciting 2 ½ hours of entertainment ever found under one roof.  (Breakfast)

Day 8 – Monday, July 2:

You are off bright and early this morning to enjoy breakfast at Peggy’s Cove, home of one of the most photographed lighthouses in the world. Travel to Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and enjoy a visit to The Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic.  This afternoon cross the province to the Annapolis Valley and travel to Digby, where you will spend one last night in the Maritimes and a farewell dinner.    (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 9 – Tuesday, July 3: 

This morning, following a leisurely Breakfast and bidding farewell to our Canadian Guide, you board the MV Fundy Rose ferry from Digby to Saint John, NB – only a two-hour crossing on this new ferry.  Travel through New Brunswick, crossing the Border into the US, we’ll spend tonight, once again, in Bangor Maine.            (Breakfast)                                                                                  

Day 10 – Wednesday, July 4: 

Happy Independence Day!  Journey home taking with us fond memories of the people you’ve met and the places you’ve seen in the magic of the Maritimes.     (Breakfast)

Special Requests

Do you have a seating preference for the motor coach?

If yes, please let us know your preference in the special requirements section on the booking page with the specific seat, seat location and if you would like to sit near someone. Check out our seat assignment policy page for our seating chart. If no preference is made, your seat will be assigned by Wade Tours.

To be FAIR and IMPARTIAL all seat assignments will be taken at the time of booking your reservation. We encourage you to book early to accommodate any special needs and to assure tat members of your party will be seated together. We reserve the right to assign seats when necessary.

Do you have a preferred room type?

We offer both two queen bed rooms and single king bed rooms. Please let us know your preference and we will do our best to match you to that room.

Extra

RESERVATIONS: To be FAIR and IMPARTIAL seat assignments will be taken at the time of booking your reservation. Deposit of $100 per person. Final payment is due 60 days prior to departure.

CANCELLATIONS: Cancellations within 60 days from departure will be subject to a $100 fee per person, plus cost for tickets, meals, hotels and other non-recoverable expenses. No refunds within 48 business hours prior to departure.

TRAVEL INSURANCE: Is available and recommended Due to unforeseen circumstances that can arise and if they do, we want you to be protected BEFORE and DURING your tour.

BAGGAGE: One large suitcase and one carry-on bag per person.

PROOF OF CITIZENSHIP: US Citizens are required to carry a passport or enhanced driver’s license. Please be advised that Wade Tours is not responsible for any cost incurred for passengers being refused entry into Canada.