Landscapes of the Canadian Maritimes with Insight Vacations

Posted by Ginger Blum · Jul 01

Coach Touring is back, with it's social atmosphere and fantastic value.

There has never been a better time to take in the Canadian Maritimes than the Autumn of 2021, while our East Coast communities are slowly opening up their beautiful area of the world to travellers. Luxury coach tour operator Insight Vacations, has just announced they will be operating and space is limited. With their customized luxury coaches you'll have twice the legroom and twice the views of any guided vacation company.

Departures: September 11th and 18th are available and definite! Pricing starts at CAD $5,995 per person, based on double occupancy, subject to availability for the 12 day tour. Price includes accommodation, transportation, listed meals and the following highlights:

  • 6 Unique Insight experiences
  • 8 Top rated highlights
  • 6 Authentic dining experiences and
  • 4 Hand picked hotels

You can find more information and a detailed itinerary here.

Visiting all the famous "must see" spots, from the little hamlet of Peggy's Cove, to the natural breathtaking beauty of the Cabot Trail from the comfort of Insight's customized, luxury coaches.

DAY 1- Welcome To Halifax.

Arrive in Halifax. A mix of sea breezes and cultural charms, you’ve arrived in your quintessential maritime destination. You’ll be picked up from Halifax International Airport and taken to your downtown hotel.

Included Meals - Dinner with Wine

DAY 2 -Relaxed Start - Sightseeing And Relaxation In Halifax.

Delve into Halifax's nautical history at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, where your Local Expert will engage you in stories of key historic events, including the Halifax Explosion and the tragic sinking of the Titanic in 1912. Join a Local Expert for an informative exploration of eclectic Halifax. This afternoon, enjoy an Insight Choice between a visit to the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site, the Maud Lewis Gallery, or the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21.

Included Meals - Breakfast

DAY 3 - Historic Lunenburg And Peggy's Cove.

Journey to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lunenburg. Experience one of the best surviving examples of a planned British Colonial settlement in North America. You'll end the day by heading back to Halifax for the evening. Enjoy a Highlight Dinner with live music in the heart of Halifax.

Included Meals - Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

DAY 4 - Cape Breton Island And Blooming Baddeck.

Journey to Cape Breton Island. In Baddeck, embark on a picturesque boat cruise across Bras d'Or Lake with your fellow travellers (weather permitting). In the evening, experience warm hospitality and Cape Breton-style home cooking at your waterfront hotel.

Included Meals - Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

DAY 5 - The Natural Beauty Of The Cabot Trail.

Head back to school as you immerse yourself in a unique experience at The Gaelic College, devoted to the study and preservation of the Gaelic and Celtic cultures. Enjoy a relaxing drive along the Cabot Trail, one of the world’s most scenic routes.

Included Meals - Breakfast

DAY 6 - Baddeck And Charlottetown.

In the morning, embark on an insightful visit to the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site. Ferry across the Northumberland Strait to magical Prince Edward Island and quaint Charlottetown, where you'll spend the next three nights.

Included Meals


DAY 7- Prince Edward Island Sightseeing.

Discover picturesque Prince Edward Island with a Local Expert before heading on to Cavendish.

Included Meals - Breakfast

DAY 8 - Relaxed Start - Insight Choice In Charlottetown.

Head for the quaint seaside fishing village of Georgetown in eastern Prince Edward Island. Enjoy a delicious Highlight Lunch of Island Blue Mussel cooked fresh by the fisherman.. Enjoy an Insight Choice between a lighthouse tour with a winery tour and tasting, or a bike rental to explore the city.

Included Meals - Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 9 - The Tides Of Hopewell Rocks.

Journey to New Brunswick where you will cruise the waters of Shediac Bay onboard a lobster boat (weather permitting). You’ll also indulge in a delicious seafood Highlight Lunch with wine. Travel on to Hopewell Rocks on the shores of the bay, before arriving in the fun hub city of Moncton.

Included Meals - Breakfast, Lunch with Wine

DAY 10- Lively Moncton To Digby.

Explore Saint John's vibrant past on a morning tour. Travel along the Fundy Trail Parkway, hugging the coast with stunning views in every direction. Board a ferry bound for Saint John's sister community of Digby.

Included Meals - Breakfast

DAY 11 - Relaxed Start - Delightful Digby And Annapolis Royal.

Begin your day by embarking on a once-in-a-lifetime whale watching cruise (weather permitting) on the Bay of Fundy. Move on to the historic town of Annapolis Royal.

Included Meals - Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

DAY 12- Farewell Halifax.

Secure your seat with a deposit today! Contact your North South Travel advisor for more information.

*images courtesy of Insight Vacations and Ginger Blum from North South Travel

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