Coach Tour: Best of the Maritimes

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Celebrate Canada’s 150th with a Best of The Maritimes Tour!

11 Days | July 24 – August 03, 2017

PER PERSON (Canadian Dollars): 
Double Occupancy: $2995.00, Triple Occupancy: $2695.00, Single Occupancy: $3995.00 

THIS TOUR IS A GUARANTEED DEPARTURE!

AS OF MAY 24, ALL NEW BOOKINGS ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY!  

This No-Fly, no passport tour starts from Hamilton on the comfort of our Deluxe motorcoach tour, travelling to New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and P.E.I., showcasing the beauty of their rugged coastlines!

We’ll be savouring on Maritime cuisine, experiencing local cultures, and seeing sights you’ve only seen in magazines! Travelling through Quebec enroute each way, every day we will showcase something new. From the shores of Cape Breton, to the Bay of Fundy to Charlottetown PEI where we’ll see the Anne of Green Gables Musical, we’re sure you’ll be delighted with our Best of the Maritimes Tour!

 

Package Includes:

  • Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation from Hamilton, ON with Pick ups in Burlington, Oshawa, Belleville & KIngston (based on demand) 
  • 10 breakfasts, 4 lunches & 6 dinners. Including a Lobster Dinner
  • Complimentary bottled water and snacks on the bus
  • Accommodations in 3 ½ to 4 star hotels
  • Entrance Fees to: Hopewell Rocks, Cabot Trail, Rossignol Winery, Point Prim Lighthouse, Anne of Green Gables the Musical, The PEI National Park, Green Gables Heritage Home, Le Pays de la Sagouine & Fortress of Louisburg
  • Old fashioned Cape Breton Ceilidh
  • Maritime Tour Director
  • Fully – Escorted by Sylvia Isaac

Not Included:

  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities for guides + Bus Driver
  • Meals not listed

 

Day 1 Hamilton, ON to Saint Hyacinth,QC

Day 2 Saint Hyacinth, QC to Fredericton

Day 3 Fredericton, NB to Halifax, NS

Day 4 Peggy’s Cove and Lunenburg

Day 5 Halifax to Sydney

Day 6 Touring the Cabot Trail

Day 7 New Glasgow, NS to Charlottetown, PEI

Day 8 North Shore Tour

Day 9 Charlottetown, PEI to Miramichi, NB

Day 10 Miramichi, NB to Saint Hyacinth, QC

Day 11 Saint Hyacinth, QC to Hamilton, ON

30 Passengers are needed for this tour to be a guaranteed departure. Book with $500 pp deposit by February 24 and save $50 pp! Balance due April 24, 2017. 2 pieces of gov’t photo ID required. Travel Insurance strongly recommended.

 

Detailed Itinerary

DAY 1: Monday, July 24th Hamilton, ON to Saint Hyacinth,QC

All Day

Meet your tour director and depart on your 11-day Maritime Tour. Today you will travel to Saint Hyacinth and stop for lunch and rest breaks along the way. This evening we check in to the Holiday Inn Express Saint Hyacinth.

DAY 2: Tuesday, July 25th Saint Hyacinth, QC to Fredericton

Morning

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and meet your tour director. Today you will travel to Fredericton, NB. Set your watches ahead one hour after crossing into New Brunswick. We stop for lunch and rest breaks along the way.

Afternoon

Arrive at the Crowne Plaza Lord Beaverbrook in Fredericton, NB at approximately 5:00 pm. Time to check in and relax before dinner

Evening

Enjoy a “Welcome to the Maritimes” buffet dinner. The rest of the evening is on your own to explore the downtown area.

DAY 3: Wednesday, July 26th Fredericton, NB to Halifax, NS 

Morning

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and meet your tour director. Today you will travel to the Bay of Fundy to walk along the ocean floor at Hopewell Rocks. The Bay of Fundy is home to the highest tides in the world

Afternoon

Enjoy an included lunch at the High Tides Café. After lunch travel to Halifax with rest stops along the way.

Evening

Check into the Cambridge Suites, Halifax, NS. This evening you are free to explore the downtown area and to enjoy dinner at a local restaurant (not included).

DAY 4: Thursday, July 27th Peggy’s Cove and Lunenburg

Morning

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and meet your tour director. Meet your local step on guide for your full day tour. Today we will travel to Lunenburg. Enjoy free time to explore this UNESCO town and enjoy a scattered lunch (not included).

Afternoon

Depart for Peggy’s Cove and the Swiss Air Memorial 

Evening

Enjoy an included dinner at Murphy’s on the Water. The rest of the evening is free to explore downtown Halifax.

DAY 5: Friday, July 28th Halifax to Sydney

Morning

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and meet your tour director. This morning we drive to Sydney, Cape Breton with rest breaks and lunch along the way.

Afternoon

Visit Rita’s Tea Room for an included lunch before departing for the Fortress of Louisburg. Then we travel to Sydney, NS. Approximate arrival time is 6:00 pm at the Cambridge Suites, Sydney. 

Evening

Enjoy an included dinner at the hotel followed by an Old Fashioned Cape Breton Ceilidh. Wear your dancing shoes and sing along.

DAY 6: Saturday, July 29th Touring the Cabot Trail

Morning

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and meet your tour director. This morning we check out of your host hotel and meet your local step on guide. They will share the rich history of Cape Bre-ton while your tour the Cabot Trail. Lunch will be included along the trail. 

Evening

Enjoy an dinner in Port Hawkesbury at the Fleur-de-Lis Tea Room (not included) before departing for the Holiday Inn Express Stellerton in New Glasgow, NS

DAY 7: Sunday, July 30th New Glasgow, NS to Charlottetown, PE

Morning

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and meet your tour director. This morning we will drive to Prince Edward Island. This includes a 75-minute ferry ride across the Northumberland Straight. We will stop for rest breaks along the way. Enjoy lunch on board the ferry (not included).

Afternoon

Arrive in Wood Islands, where you will meet your local guide. On your way to Charlottetown visit the Rossingnol Winery and Point Prim Lighthouse. Enjoy a partial introduction to the city before enjoying the rest of the afternoon to explore downtown before checking into the Rodd Royalty. 

Evening

Enjoy an included dinner at a local restaurant. This evening we will see the performance of Anne of Green Gables at the Confederation Centre. (subject to change depending on the 2017 schedule)

DAY 8: Monday, July 31st North Shore Tour

Morning

Enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast. This morning we will have free time to explore

Afternoon

This afternoon we will have a North Shore and Anne of Green Gables Tour. Visit

a fishing village, PEI Preserve Company, Cavendish Beach and Anne of Green 

Gables House. 

Evening

Tonight we will enjoy a Traditional Lobster Dinner at Fisherman’s Wharf Lobster 

Suppers. Your meal comes with all you can eat mussels, chowder and access to a 60ft salad bar. Entrée choices are a 1lb lobster, NY Strip Steak, ½ Rotisserie Chicken, Scallops or Jumbo Shrimp. After dinner, we return to Charlottetown.

DAY 9: Tuesday, August 1st Charlottetown, NB to Miramichi, NB 

Morning

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and meet your Tour Director. This morning we

cross the Confederation Bridge and travel to Miramichi. Along the way we will stop at Le Pays de la Sagouine. Pronunciation “pay-ee day la sag-win”, meaning the country of the wash-erwoman, Le Pays de la Sagouine is an eclectic reproduction of a

prohibition-era fishing village inspired by international award winning novelist,

Antonine Maillet, and her most celebrated character, La Sagouine. Included is

an Acadian lunch.

Afternoon

After lunch, visit Olivier Soapery for a lively and entertaining demonstration on

traditional soap making. Travel to Miramichi and check in to the Rodd 

Miramichi River Hotel. 

Evening

Enjoy a “Farewell to the Maritimes” Chicken & Rib BBQ Feast and share favorite memories of your Maritime Tour.

DAY 10: Wednesday, August 2nd Miramichi, NB to Saint Hyacinth, QC 

All Day

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and meet your Tour Director, then check out

and travel to Saint Hyacinth, QC. We will stop for rest breaks and lunch along the way. Set watches back one hour once you cross into Quebec. This evening we arrive at our host hotel, Holiday Inn Saint Hyacinth.

DAY 11: Thursday, August 3rd Saint Hyacinth, QC to Hamilton, ON 

All Day

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and meet your Tour Director, then check out

and travel to Hamilton. We will stop for rest breaks and lunch along the way. This afternoon we arrive home in Hamilton. Say goodbye to your driver and tour director with many happy mem-ories of your 11-day Maritime Tour