(12 days / 11 nights - Begins & Ends Halifax)
Tour Itinerary

Day 01 - Halifax Arrival
Arrive in Halifax Airport and pick up your rental car. Transfer independently to your hotel. Hotel: Citadel Halifax Hotel or similar

Day 02 - Halifax – South Shore
Driving Distance: 135 mi./215 km.
This morning at 08:00 hours you will be met at your hotel by your representative and provided with complete documentation including driving instructions and maps. Venture south to famous Peggy’s Cove, and on via Mahone Bay to colorful Lunenburg. Tonight stay in the South Shore region.
Hotel: Comfort Inn Bridgewater or similar

Day 03 - South Shore – Wolfville
Driving Distance: 230 mi./365 km.
In the morning, go inland over the Kouchibouguac National Park Drive where you will visit the park’s visitor center. This drive is a scenic link between the South Shore and the Anapolis Valley. From there travel north, parallel with the shore of the Bay of Fundy, which is famous for its high tides. Overnight in Wolfville. Hotel: Comfort Inn Truro or similar

Day 04 - Wolfville – Amherst
Driving Distance: 155 mi./250 km.
Travel the shores of the Minas Basin, through small communities, across the Avon River towards Truro, then further north to Amherst where you spend the night. Little villages along the way illustrate the way locals live in this area.
Hotel: Comfort Inn or Amherst similar

Day 05 - Amherst – Kouchibouguac National Park – Moncton
Driving distance: 65 mi./105 km.
Today enter New Brunswick where you travel up the shores of the Northumberland Strait to Kouchibouguac NP. This section of the Acadian coast is home to Aboriginals, Acadians, and English people. Overnight in Moncton. Hotel: Rodd Park House Inn or similar

Day 06 - Moncton – Charlottetown
Driving Distance: 180 mi./290 km.
Travel from Moncton to Jourimain where the 12.9 km long Confederation Bridge is built. This is the only land connection between the mainland and Prince Edward Island (PEI), and also the longest bridge over ice covered waters in the world. Today we visit the land of Anne of Green Gables. Fall in love with this island, which is known as potato growing country. But PEI has a lot more to offer. Overnight in Charlottetown. Hotel: Best Western Charlottetown or similar

Day 07 - Charlottetown – Montague
Driving Distance: 30 mi./50 km.
Sightseeing in PEI . Enjoy a day of pretty vistas, rolling countryside, sandy beaches, slow rivers and people that enjoy outdoor activities. One of the prettiest towns in PEI is Montague, return to Charlottetown for overnight.

Day 08 - Montague – Baddeck
Driving Distance: 180 mi./290 km.
From Wood Island take the ferry back to Nova Scotia. Just on the other side is Pictou. It was settled in 1773 by the Scottish Highlanders, and this historic town built a replica of the first ship that brought these settlers. From there, drive to Cape Breton Island and the town of Baddeck, perfect starting point for the Cabot Trail the next Day. A famous resident of this area was Alexander Bell.
Hotel: Dundee Resort or similar

Day 09 - Baddeck – Sydney – Baddeck
Driving Distance: 185 mi./300 km.
A famous drive today, the Cabot Trail. Start off by travelling to the Margaree Valley, where the waters of the Gulf of St. Lawrence meet at Margaree Harbour. From there, make the famous loop and stop for beautiful views that appear around every corner. On the Atlantic side, see windswept beaches and small fishing communities. After the Cabot Trail travel to Sydney, the Steel City. Overnight in Baddeck.

Day 10 - Sydney – Antigonish
Driving Distance: 155 mi./250 km.
Today travel south. Visit Louisburg, the largest historic restoration project in Canada. Travel along the shoreline of Bras D’Or Lake. This saltwater lake is in reality an arm of the ocean and a great feeding ground for bald eagles. Hotel: Comfort Inn New Glasgow or similar

Day 11 - Antigonish – Halifax
Driving Distance: 255 mi./360 km.
A visit to Sherbrooke restored historical village will delight you. This village is a replica from the 1860-80 period, complete with costumed guides. Then it’s back to Halifax for one more night. Make sure to visit some of the local pubs filled with the local music, a sure way to have a happy ending on this Atlantic Canada tour! Hotel: Citadel Halifax Hotel or similar

Day 12 - Halifax
Return your rental car to Halifax Airport prior to your return flight.

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