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East Coast USA & Canada

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From R 53 200 per person
USA, Canada

Grab a slice of the Big Apple before immersing yourself in this young nation’s quest for liberty and equality, from the corridors of the Capital to the simpler Amish way of life, and on to the thunderous roar of Niagara Falls and Canada’s cosmopolitan cities.

 

DINING

  • 13 FULL BREAKFASTS
  • 5 DINNERS
  • 1 LUNCH

SIGHTSEEING HIGHLIGHTS

  • City tour in Washington D.C., Ottawa, Quebec City, Montreal, Boston
  • Orientation of New York City, Toronto
  • View the Empire State Building, White House, Lincoln Memorial, Independence Hall
  • Visit Liberty Bell Center, Lancaster County, Corning Museum of Glass, Niagara Falls
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and local charges included
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
  • VIP entry to many sights

AUTHENTIC ACCOMMODATION
The Inn at Leola Village, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA Dutch-style country homes and workplaces dating back to the 1800s were renovated to preserve their history and create what is now a truly unique Authentic Accommodation. Omni Parker House, Boston, Massachusetts, USA The legendary Authentic Accommodation was frequented by some of the brightest minds from the Golden Age of Literature-Emerson, Thoreau and Longfellow. Generations of local and national politicians-including Ulysses S. Grant, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and John F. Kennedy-assembled for private meetings, press conferences, and power breakfasts here.

BE MY GUEST
Indulge in a Be My Guest dinner at a local winery and savour the regional cuisine paired with their delicious wines

HIDDEN TREASURES
Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure

LOCAL SPECIALISTS
For included sightseeing in the Amish countryside, Quebec City and Montreal

Day 1
Arrive New York City

Day 2
New York – Philadelphia – Washington, D.C. (2 Nights)

Day 3
Washington, D.C. Sightseeing

Day 4
Washington, D.C. – Lancaster County/Amish Country

Day 5
Lancaster County – Niagara Falls (2 Nights)

Day 6
Niagara Falls Sightseeing

Day 7
Niagara Falls – Toronto

Day 8
Toronto – Ottawa

Day 9
Ottawa – Quebec City (2 Nights)

Day 10
Quebec City Sightseeing

Day 11
Quebec City – Montreal

Day 12
Montreal – Franconia Notch – Boston (2 Nights)

Day 13
Boston Sightseeing

Day 14
Depart Boston

Day 1
Arrive New York City Day 1 – Arrive New York City
Welcome to New York City. Check in to your hotel and head out on your own for an afternoon discovering the city. Grab a slice of pizza or a hot dog from a street vendor, browse the high-end shops or just relax at your hotel. At 5:30 p.m., meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception.

Hotel
New York Marriott East Side

Meals
Welcome Reception

 

 

Day 2
New York – Philadelphia – Washington, D.C. (2 Nights) Day 2 – New York – Philadelphia – Washington, D.C. (2 Nights)
Take a bite out of the Big Apple on an orientation tour of the city. View the towering Empire State Building, pulsating Times Square and grand Central Park. Travel on to the City of Brotherly Love and visit the Liberty Bell Center. View Independence Hall, site of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, before travelling on to Washington, D.C. This evening enjoy dinner in the nation’s capital.

Hotel
Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle

Meals
Full Breakfast
Dinner

 

 

Day 3
Washington, D.C. Sightseeing Day 3 – Washington, D.C. Sightseeing
Immerse yourself in the proud heritage of a nation today as you view the White House, the U.S. Capitol Building, the Lincoln Memorial, the World War II and Vietnam War memorials. Enjoy the remainder of the day on your own-perhaps visit one of the Smithsonian’s museums or galleries.

Meals
Full Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Washington Illumination Tour
You’ll be wowed by this illuminated overview of the nation’s capital city at night! See the Capitol, the White House and the Jefferson Memorial. Visit the Kennedy Center for a rooftop walk and end the evening at the Iwo Jima Marine Corps Memorial. (Stops are subject to weather and local restrictions). Approx. duration: 2 hours
Adult Price: US$39.00

 

Day 4
Washington, D.C. – Lancaster County/Amish Country Day 4 – Washington, D.C. – Lancaster County/Amish Country
Roll back in time to explore the rural back roads of Pennsylvania’s Lancaster County with a Local Specialist. Learn about the traditional agricultural lifestyle of the Amish and the Mennonites, who live much the same as they did when they first settled here over 200 years ago. Arrive at your hotel, a historic preservation in the heart of Amish Country. Tonight, after a hearty Regional Meal, practice preparing delicious whoopie pies for your dessert.

Hotel
The Inn at Leola Village Authentic Accommodation

Meals
Full Breakfast
Regional Meal

 

 

Day 5
Lancaster County – Niagara Falls (2 Nights) Day 5 – Lancaster County – Niagara Falls (2 Nights)
Depart Lancaster County and journey across Pennsylvania into the eastern corner of New York. Make a stop at the Corning Museum of Glass and see more than 35 centuries of glass artistry in the galleries. Later, arrive in Canada at majestic Niagara Falls.

Hotel
Hilton Hotel and Suites Niagara Falls/Fallsview

Meals
Full Breakfast

 

 

Day 6
Niagara Falls Sightseeing Day 6 – Niagara Falls Sightseeing
After soaking up the panoramic views and thunderous roar of the falls, set out on an exhilarating boat ride to the base of spectacular Horseshoe Falls. Enjoy some free time to explore on your own before travelling on to the picturesque community of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Tonight, enjoy a special Be My Guest dinner a local winery, complete with a tasting of their delicious vintages.

Meals
Full Breakfast
Be My Guest Dining
Meals

Optional Experiences

Niagara Falls Helicopter Flightseeing
Enjoy an exhilarating and scenic helicopter flight and experience the views of the awe-inspiring Niagara Region as you gently lift off over the Whirlpool Rapids and Rainbow Bridge. See the green grass and floral beauty of Queen Victoria Park stretch below you as the helicopter passes by the American Falls and Skylon Tower. Follow the curve of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls and see rainbows magically appear and disappear. This is a ride you do not want to miss! Subject to weather conditions. Flight duration: 9 minutes
Adult Price: US$121.00

 

Day 7
Niagara Falls – Toronto Day 7 – Niagara Falls – Toronto
Arrive on the shores of the Great Lake Ontario and cosmopolitan Toronto today and set out for an orientation tour of the city. There is time to explore on your own this afternoon or perhaps join an optional tour of the CN Tower.

Hotel
Sheraton Centre Toronto

Meals
Full Breakfast

Optional Experiences

CN Tower Admission and Horizons Restaurant
Your evening begins with a thrilling 58-second trip to the LookOut level in one of 6 glass-faced elevators. Then head to 360 The Restaurant, one of Toronto’s finest, featuring unforgettable Canadian cuisine combined with an outstanding revolving view of Toronto more than 350 metres (1,150 ft) below. 360 offers market-fresh cuisine, showcasing Canadian ingredients that are sure to provide an incomparable culinary experience. After dinner, enjoy visiting the 2 observation levels, experience the spellbinding Glass Floor and enjoy panoramic views of Toronto and beyond from indoor and outdoor observatories. Approx. duration: 3 hours
Adult Price: US$111.00

 

Day 8
Toronto – Ottawa Day 8 – Toronto – Ottawa
Travel to Ottawa, Canada’s stately capital. Enjoy an introductory tour of the city, including the elegant buildings of Parliament Hill, Rideau Hall, the residence of the Governor General of Canada and the beautiful downtown galleries and museums.

Hotel
Sheraton Ottawa

Meals
Full Breakfast

 

 

Day 9
Ottawa – Quebec City (2 Nights) Day 9 – Ottawa – Quebec City (2 Nights)
Bid adieu to Ottawa this morning. Set off for Quebec City and Old Quebec, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and home to the only walled city north of Mexico in the Western Hemisphere. On the way, enjoy lunch at an authentic local “sugar shack”. You’ll feel as if you’ve just set foot in Old Europe with its classic bistros, sidewalk cafés and cobblestone streets.

Hotel
Hilton Quebec City

Meals
Full Breakfast
Lunch

 

 

Day 10
Quebec City Sightseeing Day 10 – Quebec City Sightseeing
Explore Quebec City’s winding streets and historic sites with your Local Specialist. Learn about the city’s French and English military past at the fortified Citadel and the Plains of Abraham, the site of a major colonial battle. The afternoon and evening are yours to explore; you might choose to visit a gallery, take a carriage ride through the cobblestone streets or simply relax at a café.

Meals
Full Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Evening On Ile D’ Orleans and Montmorency Falls
Join us for a special evening on the Ile d’Orleans. Located a few miles east of downtown Quebec in the St. Lawrence River, the “Island of Orleans” was one of the first areas occupied by early French colonists. Gaze upon the towering Montmorency Falls; higher than the Niagara Falls, the impressive Montmorency Falls stand 83 meters (272 feet) tall. The falls form at the mouth of the Montmorency River, where it drops over a cliff into the St. Lawrence River. Then travel through the rolling farmlands to the south side of the island and stop for a dinner at Le Moulin de Saint-Laurent Restaurant with renowned Chef Martin Pronovost, who has been nominated for a Crystal Award in the category `Canadian Chef of the Year` in both 2010 and 2011. Passionate about food and with an eye and ear always looking toward trends, culinary innovation remains a continual objective. To that end, with abundant creativity, Martin prepares meals with great passion and the result is a flavorful table for you to discover. Approx. duration: 3 hours.
Adult Price: US$66.00

Evening On Ile D’ Orleans and Montmorency (Saturday Nights)
Join us for a special evening on the Ile d’Orleans. Located a few miles east of downtown Quebec in the St. Lawrence River, the “Island of Orleans” was one of the first areas occupied by early French colonists. First, stop at the Montmorency Falls; higher than the Niagara Falls, the impressive Montmorency Falls stand 83 meters (272 feet) tall. The falls form at the mouth of the Montmorency River, where it drops over a cliff into the St. Lawrence River. Then travel through the rolling farmlands to the south side of the island and stop for a dinner at the Moulin St. Laurent Restaurant. Approx. duration: 3 hours.
Adult Price: US$75.00

 

 

Day 11
Quebec City – Montreal Day 11 – Quebec City – Montreal
Arrive in Montreal where your Local Specialist introduces you to the pleasures of the city, including the spectacular Notre-Dame Basilica, the colourful port area and Place Jacques-Cartier, epicentre of the old city. This evening, dine on an authentic Regional Meal feast.

Hotel
Le Centre Sheraton Montreal

Meals
Full Breakfast
Regional Meal

 

 

Day 12
Montreal – Franconia Notch – Boston (2 Nights) Day 12 – Montreal – Franconia Notch – Boston (2 Nights)
Leave the second largest city in Canada and cross back into the United States. Traverse New Hampshire on your way to Franconia Notch in the heart of the White Mountains. As you make your way through forests of sugar maple and white birch, watch for the black bear, moose and deer that call this area home. Arrive in Boston at your hotel.

Hotel
Omni Parker House Authentic Accommodation

Meals
Full Breakfast

 

 

Day 13
Boston Sightseeing Day 13 – Boston Sightseeing
Discover Boston’s rich history, from the Old North Church to Boston Harbor—site of the famous Tea Party—and along the Freedom Trail with a tour of the city. This afternoon, continue your exploration as you please—visit the bar that inspired the TV show Cheers or explore the lovely Public Gardens. This evening, toast your holiday and your newfound friends at a Farewell Dinner.

Meals
Full Breakfast
Farewell Dinner

Optional Experiences

“Hahvahd” Walking Tour
Come along for an enlightening tour of “Hahvahd”, the beautiful and historic campus of one of the world’s premiere educational institutions. Led by actual current students, you will be entertained and inspired with stories about Harvard history and personal experiences in the University they call home. While exploring the campus, you’ll learn about Harvard history, including the untold stories and lore of Harvard University, and Harvard culture – stories and tips from current students about what it’s like to live and study at Harvard. Walk around the famous Harvard Yard – including Old Yard and New Yard – and view historic buildings including Harvard Lampoon, Memorial Hall, Sever Hall, the 320,000-squarefoot Widener Library, home to three million volumes; the Harvard Memorial Church, honoring Harvard’s men and women who gave their lives during World War I; Massachusetts Hall, the oldest surviving building at Harvard College and one-time dormitory to US Founding Fathers John Adams, John Hancock and Samuel Adams; and the John Harvard Statue, honoring the university’s first benefactor. Approx. duration: 1.5 hours
Adult Price: US$32.00

 

Day 14
Depart Boston Day 14 – Depart Boston
This morning, say farewell to “The City on a Hill”. A transfer is provided to Boston Logan International Airport or choose to extend your stay in Boston.

Meals
Full Breakfast

Additional Info

  • Duration :
    14 Days
  • Countries :
    2 Countries
  • Cities :
    11 Cities
  • Price From :
    R53 200 per person
  • Location :
    USA, Canada
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