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Eastern Explorer & Cruise

On our luxury16-day Eastern Explorer & Cruise from Toronto to Boston, experience the roar of Niagara Falls, visit Parc Oméga and be charmed by Québec City.

16 Day
From (AUD)
$ 11,745
  • 2019 Toronto > Boston

    A land of contrast and culture

    From the English-speaking Toronto to French-speaking Québec, this delightful sojourn shows you the best Eastern Canada has to offer, and you won’t be disappointed.

    Indulge with cosmopolitan delights and amazing city views of Toronto, before being awed by the natural charms of thunderous Niagara Falls. Finally, you’ll be captivated by European-influenced Québec, with historic châteaux, artists enclaves and horse-drawn carriages passing by you in the cobblestoned streets. All this before boarding an amazing cruise through the beautiful Canada and New England region. Soak up the east coast charm along the coast of New England from the deck of your private verandah.

    Tour Code:

    TTEN

    Duration:

    16 Days

    Departure City:

    Toronto

    Return City:

    Boston

  • 16 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Toronto
      Highlights:
      Welcome to Eastern Canada

      Welcome to eastern Canada. Your wonderful journey begins with a two night stay at the Fairmont Royal York. This stunning hotel has welcomed royals, presidents and dignitaries alike, and today it will welcome you.

    • Day 2 - Toronto
      Highlights:
      Niagara Falls cruise

      Head to the stunning Niagara Falls and feel the mist of the falls as you cruise to its base. Tonight, enjoy a ‘Welcome to Canada’ dinner with your Tour Director and fellow travellers.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 3 - Toronto > Ottawa
      Highlights:
      CN Tower

      Be treated to stunning views of Canada’s largest city and Lake Ontario from the Observation Deck at CN Tower. Continue to Ottawa, Canada’s elegant capital city, for a two night stay at the Fairmont Château Laurier, located just steps away from Parliament Hill.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 4 - Ottawa
      Highlights:
      Scenic Freechoice

      Discover the charm of Canada’s capital on a guided tour. Nowhere is Canada’s bilingual culture more evident than in Ottawa. The Rivière des Outaouais marks the provincial border between English-speaking Ontario and French-speaking Québec.

      Freechoice

      Tour Canada’s national museums, take a ByWard Market Culinary tour, or cruise along the Ottawa River.

      Freechoice Dining

      Choose between local restaurants or your hotel.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 5 - Ottawa > Montebello
      Highlights:
      Enrich - Parc Oméga
      Enrich

      Parc Oméga is home to bears, wolves, wapitis, red deer, beavers and more. View the wildlife as you journey through the 1,500 acre park. As you’ll discover, many of the animals certainly aren’t shy.

      Enjoy an exclusive overnight Special Stay in a rustic but elegant red cedar log cabin at Fairmont Le Château Montebello.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 6 - Montebello > Québec City
      Highlights:
      Enrich - Sugar Shack; Enrich - City tour
      Enrich

      Learn how maple syrup is made and dine on traditional Québécois fare at a local Sugar Shack while listening to live, local music.

      Enrich

      Discover the history of Québec City on a tour of the Old Town.

      Later, begin a two night Special Stay at the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac in the heart of Québec City.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 7 - Québec City
      Highlights:
      Scenic Freechoice
      Freechoice

      Tour by helicopter, on foot or by horse and carriage. Alternatively, sample local delicacies. Today, it’s up to you.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 8 - Québec City > Montréal
      Highlights:
      City sightseeing; Notre-Dame Basilica

      Visit the exquisite Notre-Dame Basilica, with its imposing Gothic Revival architecture. You’ll celebrate the conclusion of your Canadian jaunt at Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth with a sumptuous farewell dinner.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 9 - Montréal > Canada New England Cruise
      Highlights:
      Holland America Line

      Board your luxurious Holland America Line cruise and settle into your Verandah Stateroom. For the duration of your cruise, the ‘Signature Beverage Package’ has been included. Your Tour Director will escort your cruise.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 10 - Québec City
      Highlights:
      Shore excursions

      Take the opportunity to further explore one of the world’s most beautiful cities.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 11 - Gulf of Saint Lawrence
      Highlights:
      Cruising

      Cruise the mighty Gulf of Saint Lawrence. The world’s largest estuary flows all the way from the Great Lakes 1,200 kilometres away and has a coastal connection with half of Canada’s 10 provinces.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 12 - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
      Highlights:
      Home to ‘Anne of Green Gables’

      Visit Charlottetown, the largest city on Prince Edward Island and the inspiration for ‘Anne of Green Gables’. The charming Victorian architecture, cobblestone streets, abundance of parks and wild shores will inspire you as well.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 13 - Sydney, Cape Breton Island
      Highlights:
      Cabot Trail and local cultures

      This extraordinary island is rich with Gaelic, Mi’kmaq and Acadian cultures.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 14 - Halifax, Nova Scotia
      Highlights:
      Seaside capital

      Explore the seaside capital of Nova Scotia. Maritime lovers will delight in the nautical-themed museums and the charming fishing village of Peggy’s Cove, complete with picturesque lighthouse on a rocky outcropping.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 15 - Bar Harbor, Maine
      Highlights:
      Acadia National Park

      Enter US waters as you arrive at Bar Harbor. Arrive into picturesque Bar Harbor and prepare to be charmed by this truly quintessential New England coastal town. Explore the idyllic natural surrounds, including Mount Desert Island’s coast and Acadia National Park. Treat yourself to a taste of the famous New England lobster, followed by a scoop from one of the town’s homemade ice cream shops.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 16 - Boston
      Highlights:
      Farewell

      Your journey comes to an end today as you disembark in Boston.

      Meals included: Breakfast

  • Tour inclusions

    5-star luxury inclusions
    • Exclusive stays at the full range of Fairmont Hotels and Resorts
    • Verandah Staterooms on board your cruise
    • Complimentary drinks package throughout your cruise
    • The intimacy of small group touring – a maximum of 40 guests
    • 3 exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
    • Your choice of 11 Scenic Freechoice activities and dining
    • 2 memorable Scenic Special Stays
    • 34 meals – 15 breakfasts (B), 7 lunches (L) and 12 dinners (D)
    • Fully escorted by expert local Tour and Cruise Directors
    • Complimentary Wi-Fi at selected hotels
    • All tipping and gratuities