East Coast Explorer

10 Days | August 5-14, 2020

Travel the rugged coast lines of Canada's East Coast on a tour of New Brunswick, PEI & Nova Scotia. Come and explore the red cliffs and rolling dunes of PEI.  Discover the unique culture & stunning beauty of Cape Breton. Then enjoy the lively action of Halifax's boardwalk. Every bend reveals picturesque scenery second only to the legendary warmth of maritime hospitality. 

Highlights

  Summerside, Cavendish Beach, PEI lobster dinner, Anne of Green Gables House, Cape Breton, Halifax/Dartmouth, Pier 21, Peggy's Cove, Mahone Bay, Lunenburg, Quebec City.

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What's Included

  

· Round trip transportation aboard a deluxe motor coach complete with air conditioning & washroom

· Admission to the Bay of Fundy National Park

· Admission to Cavendish Beach & Anne of Green Gables House

· Charlottetown and Halifax city highlights tour with local guide

· Potato farm visit.

· 9 nights accommodation

· 9 Breakfast & 4 dinners (including a PEI lobster dinner)

· Taxes (HST), fees and surcharges of $310 per person.

· Luggage handling for one suitcase per person

· Escorted by Jamieson Travel

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Tour Pricing & Insurance

Double Occupancy (2 per room) - $2,799 per person

Single Occupancy (1 per room) - $3,699 per person

Triple Occupancy (3 per room) - $2,699 per person

All prices are in Canadian $ and include HST

 

Cancellation Waiver

Cancellation Waiver only flat rate of $145 per person (regardless of age). Waiver must be purchased at the time of booking

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Booking Details

To reserve, please call our office at 1-888-582-7011 (local 613-582-7011).  A deposit of $100 per person plus insurance (if purchasing) is required to secure your reservation.  Balances are due June 20, 2020.  A minimum of 30 participants are required by this date for the tour to operate. Insurance must be purchased at the time of booking. Please Note: For this tour, deposits are fully refundable up to 45 days prior to the tour departure minus a $20 per person admin fee.  There are no refunds 0-44 days prior to the tour departure.

Itinerary

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Day 1 - Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Travel Day - Edmundston, NB.    

Today, we depart early morning traveling eastbound on highway 417. Pick-up times and locations will be mailed to you 2-3 weeks prior to departure. Tonight, we will stay in Edmundston, New Brunswick after dinner enroute to our hotel. Today, dinner will be included. 

Day 2 - Thursday, August 6, 2020

Summerside, PEI.   This morning, we leave Edmundston and travel through beautiful New Brunswick.  After lunch we will travel to the Bay of Fundy to explore the famous Hopewell Rocks. Enjoy the amazing views from the network of viewing platforms and if the tide is right – walk on the ocean floor. Crossing the Confederation Bridge, we enter the province of Prince Edward Island. Summerside, PEI is where we stay for the next two nights. Today, breakfast will be included.

Day 3 - Friday, August 7, 2020

Summerside, PEI - Charlottetown & Cavendish Beach.   

A full day of touring the red soil island is in store today. Our local step on tour guide will join us in Charlottetown for a tour of this important Canadian historical city. We have free time to enjoy lunch on your own in Charlottetown before we visit the PEI Preserve Company. We then travel to the famous Cavendish Beach area to visit the Anne of Green Gables house. Tonight, enjoy a sumptuous lobster supper (other options available).  Today, breakfast and dinner will be included. 

Day 4 - Saturday, August 8, 2020

 Summerside – Cape Breton Island, NS. This morning we visit a potato farm before crossing back over the Northumberland Straight to Nova Scotia then on to Cape Bretton Island. The beautiful Lynnwood Inn is our home for the next three nights.  Today, breakfast will be included. 

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Day 5&6 - Sunday/Monday, August 9/10, 2020

Cape Breton Island, NS.  Two full days of exploring this fabulous island are in store of us. Enjoy the quaint town of Baddeck with its many shops, restaurants and museums that it has to offer. We travel around the famous Cabot Trail one day stopping at the many viewpoints and seaside villages along with way. We enjoy a beautiful dinner prepared by the in house chef at our Lynwood Inn on our last night here. 2 breakfasts and 1 Dinner will be included.

Day 7 - Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Halifax, NS.  This morning we depart Cape Breton make our way to Halifax. Upon arrival, a local step on guide will join us for a tour of this popular East Coast city. You will love your two-night’s stay at our Dartmouth hotel close to the Halifax harbor front. A quick step on ferry shuttles you to many wonderful attractions, such as Pier 21 and the Maritime museum along the boardwalk in Halifax. Today, breakfast will be included. 

Day 8 - Wednesday, August 12, 2020

  Halifax, NS.  Today is truly East Coast; we visit the unique Canadian landmark, Peggy’s Cove, before experiencing the charm of Mahone Bay where we stop for lunch. Then on to Lunenburg (home of the Bluenose Ship. Optional drop off’s at the Halifax harbour will be offered enroute to our hotel. The rest of the day and evening are free to explore on your own. Today, breakfast will be included.

Day 9 - Thursday, August 13, 2020

Edmunston, NB Today, we start our journey home heading west towards Edmundston. Enroute we will stop at Magnetic Hill to experience the famous optical illusion.  A buffet dinner is included this evening.
Today, breakfast and dinner will be included.

Day 10 - Friday, August 14, 2020

Home Today, we travel the final leg of our journey as we return to the Ottawa Valley.  We will stop for a visit in the heart of Old Quebec City. There will be free time to explore the historic walled city and to enjoy lunch at a street-side cafe.  In the afternoon, we will complete our journey home with drop-offs occurring in the reverse order as Day 1.