This APTouring Travelmarvel tour includes some of Canada’s most famous cities with the beautiful scenery of Ontario, Quebec, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia. A combination of escorted coach tour and a cruise of the Canadian Maritimes and New England’s rugged coast. With most meals, sightseeing, quality hotels, tips, port charges included and a Tour Director to ensure it all runs smoothly, all you have to do is relax and enjoy the culture, sights and attractions of this lovely region.
Day 1. Arrive Toronto Day 2. Niagara Falls Day 3. 1,000 Islands, Ottawa Day 4. Ottawa Day 5. Ottawa, Lac-Saint-Joseph Day 6. Lac-Saint-Joseph, Quebec City Day 7. Quebec City Day 8. Quebec City, Montreal Day 9. Montreal Day 10. Montreal, Embark Cruise Day 11. Quebec City Day 12. At sea Day 13. Prince Edward Island Day 14. Sydney Day 15. Halifax Day 16. Bar Harbor Day 17. Disembark cruise, depart Boston
PREMIUM INCLUSIONS-EXCEPTIONAL VALUE
YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES
√ Arrival and departure airport transfers in Toronto and Boston.
√ Dedicated services of the same professional Canadian APT Travelmarvel Tour Director and driver for the entire land component of the tour, plus a cruise escort.
√ The additional services of expert local guides in select locations.
√ All sightseeing, excursions and entrance fees as per the itinerary.
√ Tipping for your Tour Director, driver and local guides, plus hotel, restaurant and cruise staff.
CANADIAN MARITIMES & NEW ENGLAND CRUISE EXPERIENCE
√ Seven night Inside Passage cruise in a Inside Stateroom aboard a Holland America Line ship.
√ Enjoy three gourmet meals a day on your Holland America Line cruise.
√ Celebrate the First Nations during a traditional dinner and performance.
√ Relax at Station Touristique Duchesnay in Lac-Saint-Joseph.
√ Embark on a Black Bear Tour in the Lac-Saint-Joseph region.
√ Learn about maple syrup and enjoy a hearty meal at a local Sugar Shack.
√ Take a thrilling boat cruise to see the iconic Niagara Falls
√ Cruise the picturesque 1,000 Islands.
√ Explore the lovely landscapes of Quebec and Charlevoix regions.
√ Premium accommodation in Toronto, Ottawa, Lac-Saint-Joseph, Quebec City and Montreal.
QUALITY DINING – INCLUDING 34 MEALS
√ 16 breakfasts (B), 6 Lunches (L), and 12 Dinners (D)
√ Enjoy a Welcome Breakfast.
Day 1. Arrive Toronto. Be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel. Stay: Two Nights: Toronto, Marriott Eaton Centre
Day 2. Niagara Falls. This morning after a Welcome Breakfast, a city tour takes you to the waterfront areas of Toronto. Afterwards, visit the village of Niagara-on-the-Lake on the way to spectacular Niagara Falls. Later, board a thrilling boat cruise for a journey to the base of Horseshoe Falls (raincoats provided). Enhance Your Journey: perhaps take a helicopter ride over the falls. Daily Meals Included: BD
Day 3. 1000 Islands, Ottawa. On your way to Ottawa, enjoy a cruise around the 1000 Islands of the St Lawrence Seaway. A Taste of Canada – learn about the First Nations during a traditional dinner and dance performance this evening. Stay: Two Nights: Ottawa, Lord Elgin Hote. Daily Meals Included: BD
Day 4. Ottawa. Today, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Ottawa, visiting Parliament Hill and the historic Rideau Canal. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Daily Meals Included: B
Day 5. Ottawa, Lac-Saint-Joseph. After breakfast, your journey continues to Lac-Saint-Joseph. Special Stay – continue to the Lac-Saint-Joseph area for a memorable stay at Station Touristique Duchesnay. Like a Local – tonight, watch for black bears from a viewing tower that borders a beaver habitat. (Activity available June – September.) Stay: Lac-Saint-Joseph, Station Touristique Duchesnay. Daily Meals Included: BD
Day 6. Lac-Saint-Joseph, Québec City. Enjoy the picturesque landscape of the Charlevoix region as you follow the mountainous coastline of the St Lawrence River to Baie-Sainte-Catherine. Then visit the powerful sight of thunderous Montmorency Falls. Stay: Two Nights: Québec City, Hotel Manoir Victoria. Daily Meals Included: B
Day 7. Québec City. Explore Québec City’s much-loved attractions on a sightseeing tour. Then enjoy the rest of the day discovering this wonderful destination. A Taste of Canada – this evening, delight in a hearty Québécois dinner at a local Sugar Shack, and learn all about the intricacies of maple syrup production. Enhance Your Journey: today you may like to enjoy a horse-drawn carriage tour through the city’s historic streets; unwind on a relaxing river cruise along the St Lawrence River or explore Québec City on an insightful and informative guided walking tour. Daily Meals Included: BD
Day 8. Québec City, Montréal. Farewell Québec City after breakfast this morning, and travel to Montréal. On arrival, check into your hotel, then get to know this European-influenced metropolis even better during an afternoon spent at your leisure. Stay: Two Nights: Montréal, Marriott Chateau Champlain. Daily Meals Included: B
Day 9. Montréal. Embark on a sightseeing tour of Montréal this morning, which will take you to all the attractions and highlights in the city’s centre. Now that you’ve had time to familiarise yourself, the rest of the day is yours to explore at leisure before dinner at a local restaurant tonight. Daily Meals Included: BD
Day 10. Montréal, Embark Cruise. This morning, enjoy free time before boarding your ship for your New England voyage. Settle into your stateroom then enjoy dinner on board this evening. Stay: Seven Nights: Holland America Line’s ms Veendam. Daily Meals Included: BD
Day 11. Québec City. Dock in Québec City today and enjoy the many sights and highlights before reboarding for an afternoon departure. Daily Meals Included: BLD
Day 12. Day at Sea. Enjoy a leisurely day cruising the Gulf of St Lawrence, defined by stunning coastline. Daily Meals Included: BLD
Day 13. Prince Edward Island. Prince Edward Island may be Canada’s smallest province, but it’s big on history. With time at leisure, perhaps visit Charlottetown or the Anne of Green Gables homestead (own expense). Daily Meals Included: BLD
Day 14. Sydney. A hundred thousand Gaelic welcomes await you in Nova Scotia, meaning ‘New Scotland’. Bound by the Atlantic Ocean, this maritime city is well-known for its remarkable seafood and fresh produce. Spend the day in Sydney on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. There are highland villages to visit, the scenic Cabot Trail to explore, golden inland seas to sail and the Fortress of Louisbourg to inspect – where every barn, barracks and drum corps appears just as it did when French King Louis’ troops occupied the site in 1744. Daily Meals Included: BLD
Day 15. Halifax. For ocean scenery at its best, nothing rivals Nova Scotia’s south shore. Here, find craggy coastlines, the fabled Peggy’s Cove, and the striking German village of Lunenburg, so meticulously restored it has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Back in Halifax, Nova Scotia’s bustling capital, the ramparts of the Citadel and a museum commemorating the Titanic await your inspection. Daily Meals Included: BLD
Day 16. Bar Harbor. Cross into the United States and arrive in Bar Harbor, once the exclusive summer resort of America’s fabulously wealthy. Today, Bar Harbor is an artists’ enclave and gateway to the rich natural beauty of Acadia National Park, much of which was donated by the Rockefeller family. Daily Meals Included: BLD
Day 17. Disembark Cruise, Depart Boston. Disembark your ship in Boston this morning, then transfer to the airport for your onward flight. Daily Meals Included: B
17 Day/16 night Land/Cruise URE17 2016
Tour prices in £’s per person based
on two adults sharing a double room
26*May 2475 23 Jun 2555 21 Jul 2635 18 Aug 2715 01 Sep 2785 Prices include:
26-nights hotel/cruise accommodation, 34 meals, escorted coach tour transportation, transfers, 7-night Canadian Maritimes/New England Cruise with Holland America, Inside Stateroom, port charges, excursions as per the itinerary, driver and local guide tipping and the services of a professional tour directory.
* Due to seasonality some accommodations and/or sightseeing excursions may differ – please enquire at the time of booking.
Cruise upgrades are possible – please enquire at the time of booking.
Please ensure your onward flight departs Bostonno earlier than 1 pm.
Just America will be pleased to assist with transatlantic flights, additional pre and post tour accommodation and onward travel to other destinations within North America. Call Just America for tour availability on 01489 892329 or email firstname.lastname@example.org