Eastern Cosmopolitan By Rail and Air

Trip Itinerary

Day 1

NEW YORK ARRIVAL

Arrive in New York City and transfer independently to your hotel where you will meet with your Tour Director in the evening.

Day 2

NEW YORK

Experience all that Manhattan has to offer than with a guided walking tour. Immerse yourself in the city’s exceptional sights and see for yourself why the Big Apple is truly one of the greatest cities in the world. (Breakfast)

Day 3

NEW YORK - MONTREAL

Today, sit back, relax and enjoy the comfort of train travel and a gourmet picnic lunch while taking in some of the most dramatic geological and historical scenery along New York’s eastern border en route to Montréal. From Revolutionary War battle scenes to mountain resorts and the cosmopolitan French-speaking city of Montréal, Amtrak’s Adirondack serves up a kaleidoscope of scenes framed by your window. Upon arrival in Montréal you will be transferred to your hotel. This evening, join your fellow travelers for a welcome reception. (Breakfast, Lunch)

Day 4

MONTREAL

This morning, discover the magic of Montréal through its historic and cultural treasures. Enjoy a journey through time as you visit Old Montréal and Place Jacques Cartier, a historic square in the heart of Old Montréal. Stop to view Olympic Stadium and St. Joseph’s Oratory, dedicated to the country’s patron saint. See Montréal Harbour, Notre Dame Basilica, one of the crown jewels in Quebec’s rich religious heritage, City Hall, impressive views from Mount Royal Park Lookout, and more, all while learning the history of this beautiful city. (Breakfast)

Day 5

MONTREAL - QUEBEC CITY

Proving the romance of the train is alive and well in Canada, today you’ll travel in comfort aboard VIA Rail’s inter-city train to Québec City. This route follows the St. Lawrence River and passes from city suburbs to the rural landscapes of forests and rich pastures dotted with tiny villages. From the comfort of your seat you’ll enjoy lunch and views of the rugged Monteregian Hills that seem to loom up from nowhere. These huge volcanic mounds were formed over 120 million years ago and constitute very striking features of the landscape. You’ll also see a myriad of trees along this route, many of which are maple trees that produce the great Canadian staple, maple syrup. Upon arrival in Québec City, the oldest walled city in North America and heart of French Canada, you will be transferred to your hotel. (Breakfast, Lunch)

Day 6

QUEBEC CITY

This morning, explore historic Old Québec City during a guided walking tour. Visit many of the city’s top attractions, including the Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site, Citadelle of Québec, Notre-Dame-des-Victoires Church and more. Discover enchanting sights which are part of Québec City’s history from 1608 to the present day, and get to know this UNESCO World Heritage site through educational commentary from your tour director. (Breakfast)

Day 7

QUEBEC CITY - TORONTO

Today begins with a short flight from Quebec to Toronto. Canada’s largest and most exciting urban centre, Toronto is easy to like. The people are friendly, and it’s the influence of the city’s 200-plus ethnicities that together make Toronto vibrant. Here, museums, galleries and theatres rival the best in the world, culturally diverse neighbourhoods feature eclectic shops and restaurants serving delectable cuisine from all corners of the world, and unforgettable attractions offer daily adventure in the heart of the city. Upon arrival in Toronto you will be transferred to your hotel. (Breakfast)

Day 8

TORONTO - NIAGARA - TORONTO

This morning we travel to Niagara falls and enjoy free time or join an optional helicopter tour that truly showcases two of Canada's greatest treasures - Niagara Falls and Niagara Wineries - from the greatest vantage point available… above it all. Beyond the city limits of Niagara Falls lie the vast picturesque orchards and vineyards of the Niagara Fruit Belt. The soil here is so rich it supports over 15,000 acres of grapes and more than 70 wineries along what is recognized globally as an outstanding wine producing area known as the Niagara Wine Route. Today's tour takes you over the Falls then continues over the wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake and lands among the vineyards. To complete this experience of a lifetime you’ll enjoy lunch and wine tasting after landing. Return to Toronto by bus for an evening at leisure. (Breakfast, Lunch)

Day 9

TORONTO - WASHINGTON D.C.

Today begins with a short flight from Toronto to Washington, D.C. As the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. captures the true spirit of America. From the founding fathers to today’s president, DC is steeped in history and history in the making. Feel the presence of the country’s forefathers as you experience larger than life monuments, memorials, world-class museums and unique neighborhoods. No other destination offers such an inspiring mix of fun attractions and national treasures. Upon arrival in Washington, D.C. you will be transferred to your hotel. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 10

WASHINGTON D.C.

Discover the sights of DC while learning about its history and significant landmarks during a morning city tour. Highlights include the Capitol Building, the White House, the Supreme Court, Washington Monument, DC’s most recognizable monument, the Lincoln Memorial, and Arlington National Cemetery, site of the JFK Memorial and the Nation’s most hallowed ground. Ample free time this afternoon allows you to explore the Smithsonian’s many museums, Georgetown, or simply stroll the banks of the Potomac River at your leisure. (Breakfast)

Day 11

WASHINGTON D.C. - PHILADELPHIA - NEW YORK

Head north this morning to the City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia. From the Rocky Steps to the Liberty Bell and everything in between, there’s never a shortage of things to see in Philadelphia. Continue to New York city for the evening. (Breakfast)

Day 12

NEW YORK DEPARTURE

Transfer independently to the airport for your return flight.

Prices, Dates, Hotels & Conditions

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The final price you will pay for this tour is that displayed in USD. Prices converted in other
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DEPARTURES 2018 PRICE FROM
JUNE 21 3586
JULY 19 3586
AUG 9, 23 3586
SEP 6, 20 3586
OCT 11 3586

YOUR ESCORTED MOTORCOACH TOUR INCLUDES
- Services of a professional Tour Manager throughout
- Deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach with onboard restroom facilities
- Hotel accommodations as specified or similar
- Sightseeing as specified
- Hotel taxes; service charges; and baggage (one suitcase per person)

TOUR HIGHLIGHT INCLUSIONS
- Welcome reception to meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers
- Guided walking tour of Manhattan
- Rail travel aboard Amtrak’s Adirondack
- Comprehensive city tour of Montreal
- Guided walking tour of Quebec City
- Day trip to Niagara Falls
- Comprehensive city tour of Washington, D.C.
- Free tine to explore

DINING HIGHLIGHTS
- Daily Breakfast
- 3 Lunches
- 1 Dinner

NIGHT CITY HOTEL ACCOMMODATION
1-2 New York Intercontinental The Barclay
3-4 Montreal Marriott Chateau Champlain
5-6 Quebec City Hotel Clarendon
7-8 Toronto Westin Harbour Castle
9-10 Washington D.C. Embassy Row Hotel
11 New York Intercontinental The Barclay

PRE & POST HOTELS
PRE: New York, Intercontinental The Barclay
POST: New York, Intercontinental The Barclay

IMPORTANT NOTE
This tour crosses the U.S./Canada border. Passengers should obtain relevant visas for both nations prior to travel where necessary.

OPTIONAL EXPERIENCES
- New York fine dining
- Montreal by night
- Quebec Sugar Shack
- CN Tower visit
- Niagara Falls and winery Helicopter Tour
- D.C. by night

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