Prince Edward Island

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  • Location
    Summerside, PE
  • Date
    Aug 19-25, 2019
  • Price
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ITINERARY AT A GLANCE

DAY ONE – AUG 19
7:00 am This morning we begin our journey to the storybook island of PEI traveling through Ontario, Quebec to New Brunswick where we will overnight in Edmundston at the Comfort Inn Edmundston, (506-256-7933).
DAY TWO – AUG 20
  We start our day with a continental breakfast, continuing throughthe province of New Brunswick before arriving in beautiful Prince Edward Island by way of the Confederation Bridge. After crossing this 13-kilometer bridge, we take time to visit the Gateway Village featuring crafts, souvenirs and food pavilions.
We make our way to Summerside, our home for the next 4 nights. Summerside’s historic architecture, fascinating museums and nonstop festivals are sure to delight. Our hotel for the next 4 nights is the Garden of the Gulf, Summerside (902-436-2295). After checking into the hotel we will enjoy an included dinner together.
DAY THREE – AUG 21
  Enjoy your continental breakfast this morning. Our day begins with a scenic drive towards Charlottetown. Once there, we will enjoy a 2 hour guided tour with a local guide of this Capital City where the fathers of Confederation met to create Canada. Following the guided tour you will have time on your own for lunch. We will meet again in order claim our seats for the afternoon performance of Anne of Green Gables, The Musical – Canada’s longest running Musical. Dinner is included this evening in Charlottetown. Return to Summerside following dinner.
DAY FOUR – AUG 22
  Continental breakfast to start our day! The fun begins with an informal drive to the “North Shore” area. We will visit the famous Cavendish Beach; along with Green Gables Heritage Site and Avonlea Village. You will have plenty of opportunity for pictures so be sure to bring along your camera. During the scenic drive
you will see bright red soil, the rolling green hills, and quaint fishing villages which make this province a magnificent place to visit. This evening we will enjoy a traditional lobster dinner.
DAY FIVE – AUG 23
  Following our continental breakfast this morning, we start our adventure by heading up to the North Cape. En route we will detour to visit the amazing Bottle Houses. Here we will witness over 25,000 recycled bottles ingenuously cemented together to create this unique attraction. Back to the main highway we
continue on our northwestern drive, reaching North Cape close to lunch. Here we will enjoy the spectacular view and learn about the North Cape Wind Farm; which was developed by the Prince Edward Island Energy Corporation. It consists of 16 Vestas wind turbines, each rated at 660 kW, for a total installed capacity of 10.56 megawatts (MW) – enough to power over 4,000 homes.
Lunch is on your own. This afternoon we will visit the PEI Potato museum. Located in the community of O’Leary in the western part of Canada’s smallest province, it is surrounded by fertile potato growing fields where the humble potato has played an important role in the economy for many years. The museum depicts an interesting display of the potato industry, and houses a large collection of farm implements and machinery related to the growing and harvesting of potatoes. In fact, this museum contains the largest exhibit of potato artifacts in the world! Again, we’ll enjoy an included dinner.
DAY SIX – AUG 24
  Today we say goodbye to Prince Edward Island and turn our watches back as we travel back across the Confederation Bridge en route to Riviere Du Loup for our final night together. Our hotel this evening is the Hôtel Universel, 311 Boulevard Hotel de Ville, Riviére du Loup, (1-800-265-0072)
DAY SEVEN – AUG 25
  Our travels continue back through Quebec and Ontario arriving home in the early evening.
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PRICING

***EARLY BOOKING BONUS! $25 OFF PER PERSON, IF PAID IN FULL BY MAY 19, 2019***


TOUR INCLUSIONS

• Roundtrip Deluxe Motor Coach Transportation
• 6 nights accommodation with continental breakfasts
• 1 Lobster Dinner
• Dinner at the Brothers Two
• Dinner in Charlottetown and Farewell dinner in Summerside
• Visit to Gateway Village, Confederation Bridge, Guided tour of Charlottetown, Performance of Anne of Green Gables the Musical, Admission to Anne of Green Gables Heritage Park, Cows Creamery, Green Gables House, Cavendish Beach, Bottle House and PEI Potato Museum
• Visits to Avonlea Village, Gateway Village and Peakes Quay
• Portage for 1 Suitcase Per Person
• Services of a Professional Maple Leaf Tour Director & Driver


PRICE PER PERSON
   $1,549

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Double

       $1,449     

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Triple

      $1,399   

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Quad

      $2,099     

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Single

• A deposit of $100 is required at the time of booking

• The balance is due 60 days prior to departure
• Refunds are not available within 30 days of travel
• For the comfort of fellow travelers, kindly refrain from using scented products
• Must have valid passport to travel across the border
• Tipping for driver and tour director is voluntary
• Please note that cancellation and travel insurance is not covered in your package but is strongly recommended for out of province travel
• Two bags are required per person, 1 small bag for on route stays 1 large bag for final destination

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DEPARTURES

5:30 am Depart Belleville Maple Leaf Office at 81 Millennium Parkway (parking)
6:00 am Depart Napanee Flying J Northeast Corner of the Parking Lot
7:00 am Depart Kingston Shrine Club 3260 Princess Street (parking)
7:15 am Depart Gananoque Carpool Lot Hwy 2
6:45 am Depart Ottawa Robbies Italian Restaurant 1531 St. Laurent Blvd (parking)
7:10 am Depart Ottawa All Saints Lutheran Church 1061 Pinecrest Rd. (parking)
7:40 am Depart Kemptville Stinsons Gas Bar Hwy 43
7:45 am Depart Brockville Food Basics

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HOTEL

Comfort Inn, Edmundston 

The Comfort Inn hotel is conveniently located near the Grey Rock Casino and the University of Moncton, Edmundston campus, which is home to the Madawaska Museum and Galerie Colline. Additional attractions, located minutes from this Edmundston hotel, include the Edmundston Golf Club, New Brunswick Botanical Garden and Arena Saint Basile.

Garden of the Gulf, Summerside

The Quality Inn & Suites Garden of the Gulf is centrally located in the picturesque city of Summerside, PE located next door to the College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts of Canada and Brothers 2 Restaurant and Dinner Theatre.  This Summerside hotel is located just minutes from Harbourfront Theatre, Credit Union Place, Spinnakers Landing, Green Shore Beach and Boardwalk. Confederation Bridge and the Charlottetown Airport are also a short drive away. 

Hotel Universal 

Welcome to Hotel Universel Riviere-du-Loup Hotel Universel in Riviere-du-Loup is pleased to welcome you to its brand-new, 220-room hotel in Riviere-du-Loup including 51 newly-built units. Hotel Universel offers a complete range of services specially designed to accommodate all the needs of its clientele, both business and tourist. Hotel Universel is your choice hotel in Riviere-du-Loup. We pride ourselves in being able to meet the expectations of all types of travelers with our variety of services and amenities, which is unique for a hotel in Riviere-du-Loup.

 

EXCURSIONS

 

Gateway Village 

Guided tour of Charlottetown 

Anne of Green Gables the Musical 

Anne of Green Gables Heritage Park 

Cows Creamery 

Green Gables House 

Cavendish Beach 

Bottle House 

PEI Potato Museum 

Avonlea Village 

 

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BEFORE YOU GO

TRAVEL INSURANCE
Cancellation & Medical Insurance is strongly recommended for overnight tours and out of country travel. Travel Insurance is available for purchase through Maple Leaf Tours.
  • Portage of 1 large suite case per person, you may also bring 1 carry-on per person
  • Please keep all medication with your person not in luggage
  • Cancellation and Medical insurance is not covered in your package but is strongly recommended for out of province travel
  •  Insurance is available through Maple Leaf, please call to inquire today!
  • There are regular stops made for comfort breaks
  • Tipping for tour director and driver is voluntary depending on quality of service
  • For the comfort of fellow travellers, kindly refrain from using scented products
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