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BEGINS IN: HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA

History & Culture of the Canadian Maritimes

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Program #3788ENZ
11 Days | 10 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s 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.
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Embrace the colorful history of the Canadian Maritime provinces on this journey to Nova Scotia, Cape Breton, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick. Delve into the history of the port city of Halifax and the old town of Lunenburg. Gain insight into the intriguing Celtic and Acadian cultures including their music and customs. And absorb the natural beauty that awaits in the Maritimes.


Highlights

• At Hopewell Rocks, walk on the ocean floor with naturalists to see the tidal range of the Bay of Fundy.
• Explore Halifax Citadel National Historic Site and learn the role of this fort in the development of the capital.
• Enjoy a performance of Celtic music and dancing.

Activity Notes

Walking up to two miles per day; some uneven terrain and stairs.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Halifax, 1 night; coach to Baddeck, 2 nights; coach to Stellarton, 1 night; coach to Charlottetown, 2 nights; coach to Saint John, 2 nights, coach to Halifax, 2 nights; departure.

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Included
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10 nights of accommodations
26 meals: 10 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 9 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
18 Field trips
2 Performances

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4.8
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