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PASSAGE THROUGH NEW ENGLAND & EASTERN CANADA (OUTSIDE CABIN) - 2017

Tour Code - CAX 12 days - BOSTON to BOSTON $4504 AUD

Savour the diversity and history of the great cities of New England and Eastern Canada on this enchanting holiday. The highlight of this tour is a 7-night cruise to Canada’s historic towns and beautiful places. Aboard a 5-star Holland America ship, travel to Québec City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Canada’s only walled town; charming Charlottetown on Prince Edward Island; scenic Sydney, originally settled by Highland Scots; Halifax, famous for its lighthouses on cliffside ledges and tiny villages huddled in rocky inlets; Bar Harbor, surrounded by Acadia National Park, where you can stroll along the charming waterfront and browse the shops and galleries; and Boston.

But that’s not all…this East Coast tour also includes sightseeing of Boston’s historic sights, a visit to Montréal’s Notre Dame Basilica, and a tramway ride to the 4,080-foot summit of Cannon Mountain in gorgeous Franconia Notch. On a clear day, you can see the mountains of four states and Canada! Globus has also arranged for you to enjoy unique experiences on this tour. In Vermont, you’ll visit a working maple syrup farm to learn the art of making maple syrup  and enjoy some special treats. In New Hampshire, learn about the endemic flora and fauna at a Raven Interpretive Wildlife Program.

This incredible East Coast holiday is packed with adventure—both on land and at sea!


  LOCAL FAVOURITES

Enjoy a Raven Interpretive Wildlife Program
Visit a Maple Syrup Farm and enjoy a local treat.

Upgrade to a Verandah Cabin (CAV)

Stay in an Inside Cabin (CA)

All cruise services are provided by Holland America Line.

YOUR CRUISE SHIPS: MS VEENDAM, MS MAASDAM, OR MS ROTTERDAM
Celebrating the most modern advances in amenities and design, Holland America’s 5-star ships feature exceptional cuisine, exciting activities, award-winning entertainment, and a uniquely gracious on board ambiance.


Cruise itineraries are provided by Holland America Line and are up to date at time of printing. Your travel documents will contain the most current information.
Standard Features

Destinations

  • BOSTON
    Orientation.
  • FRANCONIA NOTCH
    Tramway ride up Cannon Mountain.
  • NORTH CONWAY
    Raven Interpretive Wildlife Program.
  • STOWE
    Visit a maple syrup farm and enjoy a local treat.
  • VERGENNES
    Visit Shelburne Heritage Park.
  • MONTREAL
    City sightseeing; visit Notre Dame Basilica.
  • CRUISE
    7-night cruise aboard Holland America's MS Veendam, MS Maasdam or MS Rotterdam (OUTSIDE CABIN).
  • FREE WI-FI
    Available on your motorcoach and in most hotels.
  • INSIDE VISITS and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.
  • MYACCOUNT
    Personalise your tour ahead of time with additional excursions. Visit our website for details and conditions.

Meals

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
11
7
9

Breakfast (B) daily, 7 lunches (L), 9 three-course dinners (D).

Day by Day

  1. ARRIVE IN BOSTON.
    Welcome to Boston! At 6 pm, meet your travelling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.

  2. BOSTON-FRANCONIA NOTCH-NORTH CONWAY.
    Enjoy an orientation tour of Boston including Boston Common, the Old State House, Freedom Trail, and Faneuil Hall. Depart Boston for New Hampshire and the scenic White Mountains, New England's greatest range and premier outdoor playground. At Franconia Notch, board the Cannon Mountain TRAMWAY for a thrilling ride to the 1,244-metre (4,080-foot) summit. On a clear day, you can see the mountains of four states and Canada! Also enjoy a RAVEN INTERPRETIVE WILDLIFE PROGRAM focusing on the endemic flora and fauna. (B,D)

  3. NORTH CONWAY-STOWE-VERGENNES.
    Depart for a beautiful drive to Stowe, stopping for a tour at a MAPLE SYRUP FARM, where you'll learn the art of making maple syrup and enjoy a local treat. Continue to Vergennes, overlooking Lake Champlain with views of the Adirondacks and Green Mountains. (B,D)

  4. VERGENNES-SHELBURNE-MONTREAL.
    Visit nearby SHELBURNE HERITAGE PARK, which exhibits one of the nation's most extraordinary collections of American decorative, folk, and fine art. It showcases buildings from around New England and New York, including an 1890 railroad station, a lighthouse, a stagecoach inn, and an Adirondack lodge. Travel northwest to Montreal, Canada's second-largest city. As Montreal has a unique mix of historical, natural, and cultural offerings, you may like to visit Old Port Montreal, the McCord Museum, or stroll around Mount Royal Park. (B)

  5. MONTREAL (EMBARKATION).
    This morning, sightseeing with a Local Guide includes NOTRE DAME BASILICA, the Old Seminary of St. Sulpice, and a drive to the top of Mount Royal to enjoy a panorama of the city. This afternoon, transfer to Montreal's port to embark on your ship for a 7-night CRUISE. (B,L,D)

  6. QUEBEC CITY.
    Visit Canada's only walled city, which, until the British victory of 1759, was the centre of New France and today is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stroll within the walls and see the Place d'Armes, Laval Seminary, and ancient Place Royale. Also see Old World houses crowding the narrow streets in Lower Town by the St. Lawrence River and the historic Plains of Abraham. (B,L,D)

  7. SCENIC CRUISING: GULF OF ST. LAWRENCE.
    Quebec City marks the start of Saguenay Fjord. This 322-kilometre-long (200-mile-long) natural canal brings saltwater from the Atlantic Ocean inland and creates a beautiful environment for waterfront living for the communities of the St. Lawrence Seaway. Spend the day at leisure aboard the ship, taking advantage of the numerous amenities. (B,L,D)

  8. CHARLOTTETOWN.
    Spend the day in Charlottetown on Prince Edward Island, the provincial capital named after Queen Charlotte, consort of King George III. The city is famous for hosting the 1864 conference that three years later led to the creation of the independent Dominion of Canada. Perhaps take a trip to Cavendish and visit the famous Anne of Green Gables homestead. (B,L,D)

  9. SYDNEY.
    So green and Gaelic is Cape Breton Island that Scotsman Alexander Graham Bell called it home for the last 37 years of his life. In fact, Cape Breton was principally settled by Highland Scots whose families had come out on the wrong side of rebellions against the Crown. You can still see this heritage in the accents in some remote villages-and in the great popularity of Scottish-style folk music. Today you may choose to travel along the scenic Cabot Trail or visit historic Louisbourg Fortress, which recreates life in French-occupied Canada. (B,L,D)

  10. HALIFAX.
    Arrive in Halifax, where lighthouses stand sentinel on cliffside ledges and tiny villages huddle in rocky inlets. Take time to explore Citadel Hill with its early 19th-century star-shaped fort, the tree-shaded walks of the public gardens, and Fairview Cemetery, the final resting place for more than 100 people who perished on the Titanic. (B,L,D)

  11. BAR HARBOUR.
    Arrive in Bar Harbour on Mount Desert Island, Maine's oldest summer resort, and stroll around the charming waterfront with its many shops, galleries, and boutiques. Alternatively, take an optional excursion to picturesque Acadia National Park, one of America's most visited parks. (B,L,D)

  12. BOSTON (DISEMBARKATION).
    The tour ends this morning. Guests depart on individual schedules; airport transfers are provided. Please schedule your flights after Noon. (B)

Prev Year Available 2017 Tours Next Year
Start Date End Date Twin Share Single Hotels Excursions Availability
08 Aug 2017 19 Aug 2017 $4627 AUD $6751 AUD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
15 Aug 2017 26 Aug 2017 $4504 AUD $6505 AUD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
22 Aug 2017 02 Sep 2017 $4504 AUD $6505 AUD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
Start Date End Date Twin Share Single Hotels Excursions Availability
12 Sep 2017 23 Sep 2017 $4763 AUD $6937 AUD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
19 Sep 2017 30 Sep 2017 $4800 AUD $7000 AUD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
26 Sep 2017 07 Oct 2017 $4893 AUD $7165 AUD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
Pre/Post City Start Date End Date Single Price
(from)
Twin Price
(from)
Triple Price
(from)
PRE BOSTON 01 Sep 2017 31 Oct 2017 $449 AUD $252 AUD $192 AUD
PRE BOSTON 09 Aug 2017 31 Aug 2017 $382 AUD $218 AUD $170 AUD
PRE BOSTON 08 Aug 2017 08 Aug 2017 $581 AUD $319 AUD $237 AUD
PRE BOSTON 07 Jun 2017 07 Aug 2017 $382 AUD $218 AUD $170 AUD
POST BOSTON 01 Sep 2017 31 Oct 2017 $449 AUD $252 AUD $192 AUD
POST BOSTON 09 Aug 2017 31 Aug 2017 $382 AUD $218 AUD $170 AUD
POST BOSTON 08 Aug 2017 08 Aug 2017 $581 AUD $319 AUD $237 AUD
POST BOSTON 07 Jun 2017 07 Aug 2017 $382 AUD $218 AUD $170 AUD
Charge Type Name Price
INCLUDED Port Charges $585 AUD
OPTIONAL Gratuity $70 AUD
INCLUDED Port Charges $592 AUD

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