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5 DAY HALIFAX HUB AND SPOKE

CODE
5HHS
STARTING FROM
$594 USD
PLACES VISITED
Halifax
HALIFAX TRAVEL
Discover the ocean playground of Halifax and the surrounding areas. A land brimming with energy, sea coast traditions and old-world charm. Explore historic sites, stunning coastline and listen to lively music.
Start Location: Halifax End Location: Halifax
TOP HIGHLIGHTS
  • Harbour Hopper Tour
  • Lighthouses & Lobster Tour
  • Mahone Bay and Lunenburg Touring
  • Peggy's Cove afternoon tour
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ITINERARY
Day 1: Arrive Halifax, NS

Welcome to Halifax! Check in to your accommodations which are ideally located in the downtown core of this vibrant and cosmopolitan urban centre on the Atlantic Ocean.
Overnight: Halifax
Day 2: Harbour Hopper Tour and Lighthouses & Lobster Tour

Today you will explore Halifax by land and sea onboard Halifax's most popular tour. Join a full narrated amphibious tour and enjoy stories of the Halifax Explosion, Halifax's connection to the Titanic and the rich history of the Canadian Naval dockyards. Sitting 10 feet high, you will have an exclusive view of the historic, vibrant city's famous sights, such as the Halifax Public Gardens, Citadel Hill National Historic Site, St. Paul's Church and bustling Spring Garden Road. The real adventure begins when you make a big SPLASH into the Halifax Harbour! Your driver is now your Captain, and it's time to explore. Prepare your camera for unique photos of Georges Island, Cable Wharf, the waterfront boardwalk, and the Historic Properties.The afternoon you will join a two-hour Lobster & Lighthouses Tour to experience life at sea by taking in the sights and sounds of the Atlantic coastline. Visit some of the oldest yet still functioning lighthouses in North America, including McNabs Island Lighthouse, Georges Island Lighthouse and Maugher Beach Lighthouse. The crew will pull a real lobster trap from the Atlantic waters, demonstrate how it works, and allow you to examine any captures sea creatures before sending them back to the sea. Observe and touch real marine like from onboard marine touch tank and witness the spectacle when invited to feed seabirds! After returning to downtown Halifax, the rest of the day is at your leisure.
Overnight: Halifax
Day 3: Mahone Bay & Lunenburg Touring

Today you will meet your tour guide to explore the quaint neighbouring towns of Lunenberg and Mahone Bay on Nova Scotia's South Shore. They are rich in history that dates back to the 18th century. Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Lunenburg is host to many treasures and places of interest such as the Bluenose II and the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic.Before the tour heads back to Halifax, there will be a stop in Mahone Bay. A scenic and hospitable community which offers a plethora of shopping, charming cafes, and copious photo opportunities of the town views and especially of the iconic Three Churches.
Overnight: Halifax
Day 4: Peggy's Cove Afternoon Tour

After some free time to explore Halifax on your own for the morning, you will be picked up for your afternoon tour to well-known Peggy's Cove, a small fishing village home to only 32 year-round residents. As you travel along the winding coastal highway of the Lighthouse Route to the tiny fishing village of Peggy's Cove, this little wonder has been an inspiration for artists and an irresistible lure for budding and seasoned adventurers for generation after generation. The colourful houses and fishing shacks perched atop the solid stone rocky outcrop that overlooks the restless waters of the Atlantic exhibit the wear and tear of the ocean and its punishing storms.
Overnight: Halifax
Day 5: Package Ends

Upon check out of your hotel, your package ends, however, you may choose to do last minute exploring before departing Halifax. You could take the time to walk along the Harbour Front, discover the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 or maybe discover Halifax's oldest brewery on an Alexander Keith's brewery tour.
DATES & PRICES
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ACCOMMODATION
START PLACE
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PRICE FROM
Moderate
Halifax
Halifax
$594 USD
All prices are per person based on double occupancy and subject to local taxes - GST, PST or HST.

* (does not include 15% Tax)

This itinerary is an independent package, and it can be adjusted to suit your travel interests, time frame and budget. Please do not hesitate to call one of our travel specialists for a customized package.
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • 4 Nights of accommodation
  • Transportation on deluxe motorcoach
  • Sightseeing and attractions as listed
EXCLUSIONS
  • Airfare unless specified as included within the itinerary
  • Taxes as applicable
  • Travel Insurance and Cancellation Protection (strongly recommended, ask us for a quote!)
  • Gratuities for Local Guides, Tour Managers, and/or Bus Drivers
  • Meals not specifically mentioned as included in the itinerary
  • Items (attractions and sightseeing & entrance fees) not listed as included in the itinerary

Why Take A Custom Tour?

Private & Customizable You can see what you want, when you want, how you want. A trip that's perfectly timed and well organized.
Unique Experience Experiences that help you take in the region in a different way. Can combine your trip with our group tours. Advice to help you get the most out of your trip.
Freedom to Explore Time to enjoy and take in each place. Add days in places you want to explore. Do only the activities you want to do.
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Custom Trip Plans You can see what you want, when you want, how you want.
Unique Experiences Experiences that help you take in the region in a different way.
Freedom To Explore Time to take in each place with only the tours you want to do.
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Booking & Flight Questions

Do you arrange airport transfers?

Yes! We can certainly assist with booking airport transfers for you! Some tours have airport transfers included already. Please inquire for further information and pricing.

Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

Yes! We can certainly assist with booking additional nights of accommodation for you before and/or after your fully escorted tour! Please inquire for further information and pricing.

Can you assist with booking flights?

Yes! We can certainly assist with booking your flights for you! We do not recommend you book any flights until you receive your booking confirmation directly from Anderson Vacations Tours, as some tours are not pre-guaranteed. Please inquire for further information and pricing.

Is it possible to book a triple share accommodation?

Yes, it is possible to book triple share accommodations on select trips. Please inquire about this option, as pricing may also vary and it will be subject to availability.

Can we book this tour with our exclusive group?

Anderson Vacations Tours can work with private groups to customize a tour to your needs. Please inquire for further information and pricing.
Tour Questions

What is the average age of passengers for this tour?

Our tours are suitable for all age demographics. The average age of travelers is typically 45+

I am a solo traveler. Is there a single surcharge?

There are options for single travelers to join most tours. Solo Travelers can choose to pay the single supplement and have their own room throughout the tour. For those willing to share, we also have a Twin Share option that is offered for the majority of our tours. This means you will be sharing the hotel rooms with another single, same gender traveller who also books the Twin Share option. If this is the case, there will be no single supplement charged to either of you. If we are unable to match you with another Twin Share traveler, there may be a single surcharge applied to cover the full cost of the rooms on some of our longer tours. Please enquire before finalizing your booking for full details.

How physically demanding is this tour? Are you able to accommodate people with mobility restrictions/limitations?

This tour has a low level of physical demand, although there may be some activities or sightseeing tours that require walking short distances. Please inquire if you have any mobility restrictions before completing your booking to ensure this tour is right for you.

How much luggage should I bring?

Each passenger may bring one large suitcase and one carry-on bag. The weight limit for this suitcase is 32 kilograms/60 pounds. Baggage handling is provided at the hotels in our tour packages. Please advise our reservations staff if you will be bringing additional items such as a cane, walker or wheelchair. You may also bring one small soft-sided carry-on bag, which should easily fit into the overhead shelf of the coach. Each person is responsible for his/her own carryon luggage. Remember to check your airline baggage restrictions if you are flying, as they may differ from Anderson Vacations Tours guidelines.

What is your recommended spending amount for non-included meals?

The suggested allowance for non-included meals is $40.00 — $60.00 CAD per day (includes tipping).

Can you accommodate passengers with dietary restrictions (food allergies, vegan, vegetarian etc.)?

Yes! There are many meals included on our fully escorted tours. Please inform us of any dietary restrictions at the time of booking so we can ensure there are alternative meal choices and arrangements made for you.

Are gratuities included in the tour cost?

For your convenience, gratuities for local guides and meals stated on the itinerary are included in the price of the tour. For meals not included in your tour package please remember that it is customary to tip your server 15-20% in North America. Gratuities for your Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director are left to your discretion. We recommend $4.00 - $5.00 CAD per person, per day for your Motorcoach Driver and $6.00 - $7.00 CAD per person, per day for your Tour Director. if you can't find your
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