Cape Breton Tour featuring Inverness County

 

Cape Breton Island Fall Colours Tour

Featuring Inverness County

Oct 5-8, 2021 

Your tour leaves Halifax the morning of Tuesday Oct 5th when you meet your tour director Ron Mac Eachen.  Please note you can also be picked up along the route to Port Hood at a location (Truro, New Glasgow, Antigonish ) along the trans-Canada highway. Arrangements must be made with tour organizers.
Here is a chance to move out of the house with on this 4 day/three night short weekend getaway. You will travel to one of most beautiful places in Canada with a combination of pristine coastlines, gentle hills, and fascinating people. You will encounter entertaining characters, storytellers, and musicians while amidst some of the most amazing vistas anywhere in North America. This all can be experienced knowing the tour organizers have constructed the four day tour with complete compliance of the safety protocols required. 

 

Tuesday Oct 5 

Dinner Included 

845 AM Meet your tour director and coach driver at the parking lot of the Future Inn, Bayer’s Lake, Halifax. The address is 30 Fairfax Drive,

9am Depart for Cape Breton on your modern Coach Atlantic motor coach

1045 – Stop in New Glasgow washroom break stretch leg break

11:05 Depart New Glasgow

12:15 Arrive Cove Motel in Auld’s Cove for lunch

1:30 –Depart Auld’s Cove for Port Hood

2:30 pm Arrive Hebridean motel in Port Hood for check in. Free time 

5.00 – Arrive at Hawthorne, at home of your tour director Ron Mac Eachen and Bernadette Campbell, for the opening reception on the stage including live entertainment. We will be joined by your co-host Mary Janet Mac Donald. If the weather doesn’t cooperate we will move inside the renovated barn

630 Transfer to Clove Hitch restaurant for dinner.

8pm Transfer back to hotel

 

Wednesday Oct 6

Breakfast Included 

9am a tour around the various trails and back roads in the Mabou /Port Hood area including a stop in stop in Glencoe. Ron and Mary Janet will inform and entertain as you learn about the area with particular emphasis   on the Gaelic culture that was so predominant in the region over the last two centuries. 

12 noon -Stop at the Glenore Distillery for a tour as well as lunch. 

3pm-Visit to the Chestico Museum in Port Hood.

430 Arrive back at your hotel.

6pm Dinner at the Red Shoe Pub in Mabou.

 

Thursday Oct 7

Breakfast Included  

9am Depart hotel

This day will feature a tour around the world famous Cabot Trail. You will be mesmerized by some amazing vistas during this day long tour.

Tour will take through some lovely scenic places with some stops for photos as well as several gift shops. Lunch at the Rusty Anchor in Pleasant Bay.

600 pm Arrive back at hotel in Port Hood.

We will have a group get together and Ceildh on our last evening. Location to be determined.

 

 

Friday Oct 8

Breakfast Included 

Some free time to take a walk to the beach perhaps, meander through the village or just relax outside your motel enjoying the coastal view of Port Hood Island.

1145 Depart for Judique and the Celtic Music Interpretive Center for lunch and some entertainment

230 pm depart Judique for Halifax.

4pm Arrive New Glasgow for twenty minute rest stop.

5:45 Arrive  Halifax at Future Inn .Tour ends

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4day/ 3night tour includes

  • Three nights’ accommodations at Hebridean motel Port Hood

  • Modern motor coach transportation throughout the tour

  • Four meals 

  • Opening reception with complimentary beverages and entertainment.

  • Tour will be escorted by Ron Mac Eachen of Sandy Travel with Mary Janet Mac Donald.

  • Some special treats and surprises along the way.

  • Many laughs and stories.

 

Price

  • $849.00 per person based on double occupancy  plus 15% hst

  • Single supplement $ 200.00 plus 15% HST.

  • Deposit of $75.00 to reserve space.

  • Full and final payment on September 1st

  • Payments are nonrefundable.

  • Cancellation  coverage insurance is available    and mandatory  for participants  in this tour . Price of the insurance varies according to age . Please inquire for insurance quote .