The Platinum Collection offers enhanced touring of the Premier Plus itineraries with upgraded accommodation and smaller group touring; Premier Plus touring includes luxury accommodation, all tipping, freedom of choice touring and dine around dinners so you can pick and choose your experiences.
On a majority of these tours a Gold VIP Upgrade with Gold Rooms at Fairmont hotels and an upgraded suite on your cruise is also available. Affordable Value touring offers quality hotels, iconic activities and sightseeing at a value for money price.
Please let one of our consultants know if you would like to receive a copy of our Escorted Tours brochure. Discover the European heritage of Eastern Canada and New England, taking in the sights of Toronto, Niagara Falls, Ottawa, Quebec City and Montreal before boarding a seven night cruise to Boston. The tour can also be 10 days by departing after your stay in Montreal, rather than boarding the cruise.
Upon arrival in Toronto you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The evening is free to relax and settle in. Spend 2 nights at The Fairmont Royal York, in the heart of the city.
CN Tower, Toronto Sights
Join your Tour Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception. Afterwards, tour Toronto’s sightseeing highlights, including the CN Tower. The afternoon is free for you to discover Toronto. (B, D)
Journey to the awesome Niagara Falls this morning. On arrival, board the famous Maid of the Mist Cruise and see the plunging waters of the falls up close. Then, enjoy free time to explore the township of Niagara On the Lake, before heading to the Niagara Peninsula for the Art of Wine & Food interactive dining experience. Overnight in Niagara Falls at Hilton Fallsview Hotel. (B)
1000 Islands, Ottawa
Take a cruise of the 1000 Islands, scattered through the St Lawrence Seaway then head inland to Canada’s capital city, Ottawa. Spend 2 nights at The Fairmont Château Laurier (B, D)
Today, tour Ottawa’s main attractions, visiting Parliament Hill, the ByWard Market, Embassy Row and Rideau Canal. A highlight of the Canadian capital is its range of state-of-the-art museums. (B)
Travel through the meadows and rocky hills of the Québec countryside to the heart of the magnificent Laurentian mountain range, the alpine resort Mont Tremblant. Settle in to this enchanting mountain paradise and explore its Pedestrian Village at your leisure. Overnight in Mont Tremblant at Le Westin Resort & Spa. (B, D)
Continue travelling through French Canada to Québec City, one of the oldest European settlements in North America. Founded in 1608, the old walled city of Québec still retains its original cobblestone pathways and quaint buildings. Spend 2 nights at Fairmont Le Château Frontenac. (B,D)
Québec City, Freedom of Choice Touring
Explore the sights of Québec City on a guided tour. Later, join your selected touring activity. This evening is at leisure for you to sample one of Québec City’s many restaurants. (B)
Journey to Montréal and then join a guided tour of the city’s highlights. Take in Nôtre Dame Cathedral, Old Montréal and Mount Royal as you roam this French-infused cosmopolitan city. This evening enjoy a special Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant with your Tour Director and travelling companions. Overnight at Fairmont Pacific Rim (B, D)
Holland America Line Cruise
This morning, 10 Day passengers (UTE10) depart the tour with a transfer to the airport. Board the ship for your premium cruise along the Atlantic coastline to Boston.
Seven Night Cruise: Holland America Line’s ms Maasdam in a Verandah Stateroom. (B, D)
Cruise St Lawrence River to Québec
Arrive in the bastion of French culture in North America, Québec City, and take the day at leisure to explore on your own or join an optional tour. (B,L,D)
Day at Sea
Enjoy a leisurely day cruising the Gulf of St Lawrence. Defined by stunning coast line and beautiful islands, this is the largest estuary in the world, and home to thousands of migratory birds during the spring and fall migratory periods. (B, L, D)
Prince Edward Island
Visit delightful Charlottetown on Prince Edward Island, with time at leisure, or join an optional excursion to the Anne of Green Gables homestead (own expense). (B, L, D)
A hundred thousand Gaelic welcomes await you in Nova Scotia, Latin for ‘New Scotland’. Spend the day in Sydney on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. (B, L, D)
Today’s port of call is Halifax, Nova Scotia’s bustling capital. Explore Halifax or see scenic Peggy’s Cove on an optional excursion (own expense). (B, L, D)
Cross into the United States and arrive in BarHarbour. (B, L, D)
Sail into Boston this morning. After breakfast, transfer to the airport.