Tours


RIVER CRUISING IN CANADA

09/11/2017 - 09/20/2017

HIGHLIGHTS: Hudson River Cruise, Montreal, St Lawrence River Cruise, Quebec City, Ottawa, 1000 Islands Cruise, Niagara Falls, Horn Blower Cruise on Niagara River, Skylon Tower, Mountains of West Virginia, & lots more … 15 Meals         PASSPORT REQUIRED

BECAUSE OF THE EXCHANGE RATE, we can offer this trip at a BARGAIN PRICE.  You definitely don't want to miss this grand opportunity to cruise the rivers of Canada and enjoy our neighbors to the north.

 

DAY 1 ...We board our deluxe motorcoach for the drive across the Carolinas and into the great state of Virginia for our first night with a Welcome Dinner and a chance to get acquainted with our new travel friends. (D)

 DAY 2 …  The Eastern Seaboard provides our vista today as we continue northward, skirting Washington, DC, with a stop at Liberty State Park in New Jersey to get a view of the Statue of Liberty.  On past New York City we travel and arrive in the mountainous area along the Hudson. The group enjoys a Dinner Cruise on the Hudson River tonight. (B,D)

DAY 3ST LAWRENCE CRUISE / MONTREAL …Traveling through up-state New York, we cross the border into Canada. Everyone must practice speaking in French because the province of Quebec adopts French as their first language. Clearing customs it's on to Montreal, the province's most populated city and the largest French-speaking city in the world after Paris. It is situated on an island in the St. Lawrence River. Overnight in this almost European environment. (B)

 DAY 4 … A local guide presents the city with an interesting tour that ends on the waterfront. He we board a sightseeing boat for a cruise on the St Lawrence River to get a different perspective of Montreal. Later we Motorcoach north along the river and arrive in one of North America’s most beautiful and historic cities.  The ancient and walled city of Quebec will be our home for a 2 night stay, and our hotel is only a short walk  into "Old Town". (B)

DAY 5OLD QUEBEC … Today will be one of the many highlights of the trip as we tour this first great settlement of Canada and the oldest walled city in North America.  Founded in 1608, and still decidedly French, with cobblestone streets, outdoor cafes, quaint parks with artists and street entertainers, Quebec City is the closest thing to a European city you'll find without crossing the ocean.  The afternoon is at leisure to enjoy the many attractions of Old Town, and tonight we dine at one of the city's fine French restaurants.  (B,D)

DAY 6OTTAWA … Continuing to Ottawa in the province of Ontario, we are now in the English-speaking part of Canada and our afternoon tour includes the Parliament Buildings, the Governor General's mansion, and the many parks surrounding the city. Tonight have time in Byward Market with its many stalls of flowers, Canadian handicrafts, and sidewalk cafesDinner in the Market area. (B,D)

DAY 7 1000 ISLAND CRUISE … Our journey leads west, with a stop in Gananoque for a cruise along the Thousand Islands...narrow passages filled with islands, some so small they can only hold a cabin, others large enough for manor- like estates, right along the Canadian-US border.  We continue our journey and arrive in Niagara for a 2 night stay at the site of this raging waterfall.  (B)

DAY 8NIAGARA FALLS … A local guide boards our coach to show us the Floral Clock, the Whirlpool, Welland Canal, and both Rainbow and Horseshoe Falls.  Our cruise on the Horn Blower takes us right up to the raging Falls for a  magnificent view of this wonder of nature. Enjoy the remainder of the afternoon in the many shops, or try your luck in Canada's largest casino.  Dinner tonight is certainly a Highlight as we dine overlooking Niagara Falls in the Skylon Tower Restaurant. (B,D)

DAY 9WEST VIRGINIA … We cross the border into the US this morning and travel south through New York, Pennsylvania, and into the mountains of West Virginia for our last night together in Beckley. Here we enjoy our Farewell Dinner and share the grand moments of our tour to Canada.  (B,D)

DAY 10  … A morning departure as we motor down Fancy Gap into the flatlands of the south, returning home with fond memories of our trip and the new friends that we made. (B)

PRICE:  $1699   per person, double occupancy

        $650  Single Supplement

        Travel Protection:  $137
        With Trip Cancellation/Interruption 

        Deposit Required:  $200   per person

        Final Payment Due:   AUGUST 1, 2017

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