Halifax, Nova Scotia makes for a beautiful place to visit. Travelers will be keen to visit the historic buildings and monuments nestled between twisting trails, a beautiful harbor and picturesque parks. We keep this trip interesting with a visit to Peggy’s Cove, a live performance and whale watching!
Halifax is an exciting city with a rich historical and military significance, providing students with a new perspective of this region of Canada.
All Evolve Tours itineraries are completely customizable for your groups desires and needs.
Day 1 - Travel to Halifax
Take a guided tour of the city! This includes visits to Halifax Citadel Historic Site, Nova Scotia Legislature, and the Halifax Harbour. Walk the trails of Point Pleasant Park, through woods and to the beach, stopping to view the various monuments and memorials. In the evening, attend a live music or play performance.
Day 2 - Enjoy Halifax
Peggy’s Cove has been declared a preservation area to protect its natural, rugged beauty. Explore the area and visit the Swiss Air 111 Memorial. Head to Lunenburg next, a National Historic District that offers architectural delights and the birthplace of the Bluenose and Bluenose II. This evening we’ll have a chance to do some swimming!
Day 3 - Final Day Halifax
We will end our trip with a Whale Watching Cruise with an on board touch tank. Enjoy the whales, views and birds. In the afternoon, we’re homeward bound. It’s been a blast!
AirfareRoundtrip group depending on departure city
CoachPrivate coach bus for duration of tour, equipped with A/C, T.V & DVD players, on-board washroom
HotelCentrally located, student friendly, 3 * minimum, acclaimed hotels
Daily breakfasts and dinners included in tour. Meals at locally owned and delicious restaurants.
The Halifax Explosion in 1917– when a French cargo ship loaded with wartime explosives collided with an empty Norwegian ship–was the world’s largest man-made explosion prior to Hiroshima.
Places You’ll Visit
Halifax Citadel Historic Site
Fort George is the fortified summit of Citadel Hill.
Nova Scotia Legislature
Time to learn about some provincial politics.
The city is beautifully located right on the coast.
Point Pleasant Park
Walk through woods and to the beach, stopping to view the various monuments and memorials.
Declared a preservation area to protect its rugged beauty.
Best known for being the birthplace of the Bluenose and Bluenose II.