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Hiking Nova Scotia: Lunenburg to Cape Breton Highlands National Park

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8 Days | 7 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Start of Program
Aug 15, 2014
Arrivals and transfers to the hotel in Halifax, NS. Check-in is 4:00 p.m. Dinner at the hotel at 5:30 p.m.
You will be staying at the Atlantica Hotel Halifax that night.
Location: Halifax, NS
Nearest city or town: Truro
Nearest highway: 102
Nearest airport: Halifax International Airport

End of Program
Aug 22, 2014
Coach transfer to Halifax. Approximate arrival 12:30 p.m. Departures from Halifax, NS.
You will be staying at the Lauries Motor Inn the night before.
Location: Cheticamp, NS
Nearest city or town: Sydney, NS
Nearest airport: Halifax International Airport
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: This is the place. The place to stay in downtown Halifax. Here, dining is divine, weddings are wonderful and meetings form the foundation for something more. It's a four-star experience where guestrooms are thoughtful and warm, the staff goes above and beyond to please, and the best our city has to offer is close at hand. This is Atlantica Hotel Halifax. A downtown different way to dream, dine, meet and unwind.

Contact info:
1980 Robie Street
Halifax, NS B3H 3G5 Canada
phone: 902-423-1161
web: www.atlanticahotelhalifax.com

Room amenities: Guestrooms are spacious with room to work, relax, or do whatever your heart desires. Warm, inviting décor marries classic and contemporary styles. Friendly housekeeping staff ensures everything is fresh and clean. Complimentary high speed Internet, 2 telephones, key card system for security, coffee maker, iron/ironing board, cable TV, hair dryer, vanity mirror, individual climate control, private bath with full size tub, shower and sink.

Facility amenities: Leisure facilities (indoor pool, wading pool, sauna, whirlpool), outside deck, air conditioned fitness room, gift shop, ATM machine, on-site restaurant (Seasons), wine bar, seasonal concierge services, information on local tourist attractions, business centre services, credit card accessible computer and printer, heated underground garage, dry cleaning pickup, on-site guest self-laundry facilities, free local phone calls, safety deposit box available at Front desk, room service

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for information
Contact the Atlantica Hotel directly for availability. 902-423-1161 reservations@atlanticahalifax.com

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Inn

Description: We are located in the heart of the Acadian village of Chéticamp by the sea on the world famous Cabot Trail. Our inn has been welcoming guests to this scenic area since 1938. Your Cape Breton experience begins in Chéticamp where Acadian hospitality, exceptional cuisine, the fluke of the whales and nature's abundance greet you and your family.

Contact info:
P.O. Box 1
15456 Laurie Road
Cheticamp, NS B0E 1H0 Canada
phone: 902-224-2400
web: www.lauries.com/index.php

Room amenities: Comfortable rooms with basic amenities.

Facility amenities: This award winning Inn has been operated by the McKeown family since 1938 welcoming guests with good food and the unique charm that is Laurie's. Main fishing wharf across the street plus nearby gift shops, museums & other amenities. Laurie's House Restaurant & Lounge offers award winning cuisine with Acadian smiles are the hallmarks of Laurie's. Serving both fresh seafood, traditional Acadian dishes and more modern dishes, the food at Laurie's is a the best in town. The views at Laurie's overlook the active harbor and the fishermen as they set out. On the second level, our Lounge is a great evening experience offering pub food and live Acadian music every night of the week.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights after:
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at no additional cost on this date ...
7 nights of accommodations
20 meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
13 Field trips
1 Performances


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