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2018 Itinerary

15 Day Itinerary (Toronto > Boston)

  • Tour Code

    ERCB

  • Departure City

    Toronto

  • Duration

    15 Day

  • Return City

    Boston

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Tour Inclusions

included in your price

  • The services of an Evergreen Tour Director
  • 8 Day Eastern Canada Experience
  • 7 Nights on a luxury cruise ship – Holland America Line ms Veendam#
  • Premium First Class hotels including all hotel service charges and porterage
  • Return airport transfers
  • Port taxes and charges
  • All tipping and gratuities
  • View Niagara Falls on an exciting cruise
  • Guided walking tour inside Old Quebec City, plus see the Plains of Abraham, the Citadel and the historic walls of Quebec City
  • Rise to the Top of CN Tower, the tallest free-standing tower in North America
  • Guided tour of the sights of Montreal including the intricate architecture of Notre-Dame Cathedral and panoramic views of the city from Mount Royal
  • Sightseeing tour of Ottawa, the Nation’s capital, seeing the green-peaked roofs of the Parliament Buildings and Rideau Canal
  • Discover Toronto’s famous sights including the historic and majestic Casa Loma, museum row, Queen’s Park, Parliament Buildings and City Hall
  • Enjoy the beautiful scenery on a 1000 islands cruise
  • Explore 2,000 years of human history at the Canadian Museum of History
  • Browse the shops and galleries of Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • Enjoy scenic cruising of the St. Lawrence River & the Gulf of St Lawrence
  • Visit the port of Charlottetown on the famous Prince Edward Island
  • Visit the ports of Halifax and Sydney, and explore the raw and beautiful scenery in Nova Scotia
  • Visit the port of Bar Harbor in Maine

dining highlights

  • 32 superb meals including: 14 Full Breakfasts (B), 6 Lunches (L), 1 Highlight Lunch & 11 Dinners (D)
  • Welcome and farewell dinners

you’re invited

  • Experience true French Canadian hospitality at a traditional sugar shack with lunch
  • Learn about the local native culture and enjoy a vibrant performance on Victoria Island in Ottawa
  • Day 1 Arrive Toronto

    Welcome to Canada! On arrival at Toronto International Airport you will be met and transferred to your downtown hotel. Toronto is a cosmopolitan city, and is the cultural, entertainment and financial capital of Canada.
    Two Night Stay: Westin Harbour Castle

  • Day 2 Niagara Falls

    Today you will see one of the most spectacular natural sights of North America as you visit the incredible Niagara Falls. Travel through the countryside before arriving at Niagara for a thrilling cruise to the foot of Horseshoe Falls. Get up close to one of the most amazing waterfalls in the world as you feel the mist washing over you. After some free time or an optional helicopter ride over the falls, visit the historic and beautifully preserved village of Niagara-on-the-Lake before returning to Toronto early this evening. Tonight enjoy a welcome dinner.

    Discover More: Experience a spectacular helicopter flight over the falls (additional cost)

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 3 Toronto – Kingston – Ottawa

    This morning take a journey to the top of CN Tower, the tallest free-standing tower in the Americas for some spectacular views over Toronto. Travel up University Avenue to take in the sights of Ontario’s Parliament Buildings, Queens Park and museum row. Travel along the shores of Lake Ontario to the colonial city of Kingston, the gateway to the beautiful Thousand Islands region of the St. Lawrence River. Board your vessel for a cruise of one of the most picturesque areas in Eastern Canada. Travel through the islands and canals and view spectacular old buildings, attractive neighbourhoods and abundant birdlife. Continue following the rivers and lakes to Canada’s capital.
    Two Night Stay: The Westin Ottawa

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 4 Ottawa Sightseeing

    This morning our local guide joins us for a tour of Ottawa, famous for its stately boulevards, imposing buildings and tulip filled gardens during spring. See the green-peaked roofs of the Parliament Buildings, City Hall and the National Gallery. We view the residences of the Prime Minister and the Governor General, the Royal Canadian Mint and the Rideau Canal. Take a break at Byward Market where you have free time to explore before continuing your city tour with a visit to the Canadian Museum of History, Canada’s largest and most popular cultural institution. You’re Invited: Travel to a First Nations camp on Victoria Island where you will partake in an informative tour of the Native village, then witness a vibrant performance of traditional dancing.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 5 Ottawa – Quebec City

    Bienvenue! Welcome to the French-Canadian province of Quebec. Make your way to a traditional Quebecois Sugar Shack. You’re Invited: Enjoy French Canadian country charm and hospitality and learn how to make maple candy, then partake in a delicious lunch that showcases the local country cuisine. Visit Deschambault a quaint village along the St. Lawrence River before a scenic drive along the “Chemin du Roy” (King’s Road), the oldest roadway in Canada. This historic “New France Route,” takes you to Quebec City, the UNESCO World Heritage Site spectacularly perched atop Cap Diamant. French is the primary language in this unique city, founded in 1608 as a trading post. Arrive into Quebec City in the afternoon and meet our local guide for a tour of The Plains of Abraham, the Citadel and Parliament buildings. You will then embark on a walking tour within the walls of the Vieux Carré (Old City) and visit Lower Town. This is truly a remarkable city, every building in Old Quebec tells a story and every square exudes the spirit of New France with a history dating back many hundreds of years.
    Two Night Stay: Clarendon Hotel

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Day 6 Quebec City

    Quebec City is one of the world’s most historical and fascinating cities. Spend the day exploring the quaint streets, ancient buildings and getting to know the local food and people.

    Discover More: Savour the local cuisine on a gastronomic walking tour, or take a spectacular helicopter flight over the city and picturesque countryside (additional cost)

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 7 Quebec City – Montreal

    Leaving old-world Quebec, travel along the shore of the St. Lawrence River. Head for the quintessentially French city of Montreal, located on an island of the St. Lawrence River. On arrival, enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city, viewing the Olympic Complex, St. Joseph’s Oratory, Notre Dame Cathedral and views of the city skyline from the parklands of Mt. Royal. Montreal abounds with sightseeing options, such as taking a stroll, bicycle or a horse-drawn carriage through the narrow cobblestone streets of Montreal’s famous Parisian-style historic district, filled with cultural landmarks, museums, boutiques and restaurants.
    Overnight Stay: Marriott Chateau Champlain

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 8 New England Discovery 7 Night Cruise

    This morning transfer to the pier to board your luxurious cruise ship and check into your comfortable Outside Stateroom (upgrade to Balcony Stateroom additional expense) on the luxurious Holland America cruise ship ms Veendam. Settle-in for an unforgettable 7 night voyage through the St. Lawrence River and New England.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 9 Quebec City

    Early this morning our cruise ship will dock in Quebec City. There are a wide range of shore excursions available (own expense).

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 10 Gulf of St. Lawrence

    The largest estuary in the world, the Gulf of Saint Lawrence fringes the shores of half the provinces of Canada and is a gateway to the interior of the entire North American continent. Geographically, the Gulf is defined by stunning coast line and beautiful islands, including Prince Edward Island and the Magdalen Islands. Thousands of migratory birds make this area their home during the spring and autumn migration period.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 11 Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

    This morning arrive into the charming city of Charlottetown on Prince Edward Island. There is plenty of free time to explore the city famed for being the birthplace of Canada. Be sure to visit Confederation Centre or perhaps enjoy an optional tour to the ‘Anne of Green Gables’ homesite (own expense).

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 12 Sydney, Cape Breton Island

    A hundred thousand Gaelic welcomes await you in Nova Scotia. At the northeast end of the province sits Cape Breton Island, whose wild and lovely topography includes Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Bras d’Or Lake, and miles of rugged coastline. Sydney is the gateway to it all. Spend the day in Sydney or take an optional sightseeing tour (shore excursions are at own expense).

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 13 Halifax, Nova Scotia

    Arrive into Halifax this morning and spend the day docked in one of the world’s most beautiful natural harbours. Explore this fascinating and historic city on your own or perhaps take an optional tour to delightful Peggy’s Cove, possibly the most photographed village in Canada (shore excursions at own expense).

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 14 Bar Harbor, Maine

    Enter the waters of the United States as you sail along the coast of New Brunswick and past Grand Manan Island. Arrive into Bar Harbor, from where optional tours will be available into the beautiful Acadia National Park (own expense).

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 15 Depart Boston

    Arrive into Boston. After disembarking you will be transferred to the airport for your homeward flight (book flight after 2pm). We hope that you have enjoyed your tour and cruise and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Pricing & Availability

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