Cape Breton Island

5 Days / 4 Nights | Halifax to Halifax

Cape Breton Island's most famous resident, Alexander Graham Bell, once said, "I have traveled around the globe. I have seen the Canadian and American Rockies, the Andes, the Alps and the Highlands of Scotland, but for simple beauty, Cape Breton outrivals them all." Scottish traditions and Gaelic folklore come alive on this charming five-day coach tour to Cape Breton Island.

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Day 1 Arrive Halifax, NS Arrive in Halifax and check in to your accommodations which are ideally located in the downtown core of this vibrant and cosmopolitan urban centre on the Atlantic Ocean.

Day 2 Halifax to Baddeck, NS Depart Halifax on your included transfer to New Glasgow where you will meet your Tour Director or Driver/ Guide and fellow travelers. Proceed to Cape Breton Island, the Scotland of North America, via the Canso Causeway. Visit Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site in Baddeck to learn of the many accomplishments of this genius who made his home on the island before checking into your accommodations on the Bras d’Or Lake where you will spend the next tow nights. (Continental Breakfast & Dinner included)

Day 3 Cabot Trail Touring Experience one of the most stunningly picturesque drives in North America today as you tour the Cabot Trail which winds around the rocky splendor of Cape Breton’s northern shore, ascending to the incredible plateaus of Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Look-offs offer unforgettable vista of Cape Breton’s rugged coastline so be sure to have your camera on hand. Your day is complemented by a Whale watching Boat Tour. (Breakfast & Boxed Lunch & Dinner included)

Day 4 Baddeck to Halifax Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site awaits today and words cannot do justice to this reconstruction depicting one fifth of the settlement of 1744 New France. Road the streets and chat with authentically costumed guided. Proceed along the shore of the Bras d’Or Lake to the mainland, and back to Halifax for one last night in the Maritimes. (Breakfast included)

Day 5 Depart Halifax Arrangements end upon check out from the hotel. (Continental Breakfast)

Package Highlights:

  • 4 nights accommodation
  • 7 meals
  • Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site
  • Cape Breton Highlands National Park
  • Whale Watching Boat Tour
  • Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site

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