Tour (2 ½ - 3 hours)
7th @ 10:00 AM
’s vibrant capital city and the business, educational and cultural
center of the Canadian Maritimes. A
significant port city since its founding in 1749, Halifax is unique for
its architecture — stunning 18th and 19th-century buildings are
interposed with ultra-modern glass towers, all framed by the backdrop of
Halifax Harbour, the second-largest year round harbor in the world.
This relaxing excursion highlights
’s multifaceted character, taking in its numerous museums, churches and
institutions of higher learning, as well as its gracious parks, notable
monuments and richly historic buildings.
Included is a drive around the Halifax Citadel with a photo stop.
Built in 1828, the Citadel functioned as the British Imperial
bastion of control in
for more than 75 years. The
crown jewel of the most advanced British military defense installations of
its day, the Citadel continues to command an unparalleled vista of the
beautiful harbor and city.
the Citadel, the tour wends its way through bustling downtown
along the waterfront where you will e give time to have lunch at one of
the local restaurants on the boardwalk.
After lunch we travel to the North End site of the Halifax
Explosion. A collision in 1917
between two ships in
harbor, one a French munitions ship, leveled the North End of Halifax
killing or injuring thousands.
A stop will also be made at the
, location of some of the 150 victims of the Titanic that are buried in
. Your Guide will explain the connection
had with the sinking of this ship. A leisurely walk through the
, the oldest Victorian style gardens in
, is also scheduled on the tour.
PER PERSON: $53.98 + 7.02 (HST) =