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Eastern Discovery USA & Canada

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  • Date: March
  • Destination: Eastern Discovery
  • Duration: 11 nights
  • Price: 2279
Destination USA & Canada
From Dublin or Shannon
Date March to September 2018
Duration 10 Nights
Price from €2,279 pp
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Details are for guidance only and are subject to change

Introduction to Eastern Discovery USA & Canada

Visit both the USA and Canada on this 10 night escorted tour. Starting in New York you will visit iconic and fascinating cities including Boston, New England, Quebec, Montreal, Ottowa, Toronto, Washington D.C. and Philidelphia while travelling through Amish Country and visiting historic Gettysburg and the incredible Niagra Falls.

Itinerary

Day 1 NEW YORK ARRIVAL
Arrive in New York City and transfer to your hotel where you will meet with your guide in the evening.
Day 2 NEW YORK – BOSTON
Depart NYC for historic New England. Travel along the Long Island Sound to historic Boston, MA. Enjoy a walking tour along the Freedom Trail which begins at the Boston Common and winds beside the State House, King’s Chapel, the old South Meeting House, the Boston Massacre site and the fronts of many taverns and pubs where America’s “Founding Fathers” toasted freedom. Walk the cobblestone streets of Beacon Hill steeped in history which contains one of the city’s most beautiful neighbourhoods. Motorcoach tour commences. Joining passengers meet in the lobby of the Hotel at 07:30 hours for a 08:00 hours departure.
Day 3 BOSTON – NEW ENGLAND – QUÉBEC CITY
This morning travel through the rural New England states of New Hampshire and Vermont on your way to Canada. You will pass through small picturesque villages and the White Mountains, particularly beautiful during the fall foliage. You’ll cross the international border to enter the Canadian province of Québec. Perhaps visit an authentic maple farm and this evening, take the opportunity to sample some of the celebrated French Canadian cuisine (optional).
Day 4 QUÉBEC CITY – MONTRÉAL
Begin the day with a tour of Québec City, the French capital of the province and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Highlights include the Québec Provincial Parliament Building and the Citadelle. Then enjoy a walking tour of the walled city, where you will see the Chateau de Frontenac, as well as unparalleled views of the Saint Lawrence River. Then you may want to enjoy a delicious pastry, baguette or candy treat or if time allows, may we suggest a visit to Rue du Tresor before departing to Montréal. Upon arrival, go on a tour of Old Montréal, the area known as the “Vieux
Port,” with stops at Place Jacques Cartier & Notre Dame Basilica.
Day 5 MONTRÉAL – OTTAWA – TORONTO
Depart Montréal for the capital of Canada, Ottawa. This vibrant city of parks and flowers boasts one of the most impressive parliament buildings in the world. In the afternoon, continue along the 1,000 Islands Parkway to the largest English-speaking city in Canada, Toronto, located on the shore of Lake Ontario. Join an optional excursion on the St. Lawrence River which explores the magnificent scenery on a relaxing cruise.
Day 6 TORONTO – NIAGARA FALLS
Begin the day with a drive through Toronto’s impressive collection of modern skyscrapers, most notably, the CN Tower, one of the world’s tallest free-standing structure (1,815 ft./553 m). Do you dare to stand on the glass floor located more than 300meters above Toronto (optional)? Continue along Lake Ontario, crossing the Welland Canal, before arriving at Niagara Falls, where you will be amazed at this natural wonder. Stroll along Table Rock, see the unique Floral Clock and view the thundering water of the Horseshoe Falls. Perhaps take an optional tour on the renowned Maid of the Mist boat ride at the base of the Falls.
Day 7 NIAGARA FALLS – GETTYSBURG – AMISH COUNTRY
Today ride through the rolling farmland of upstate New York, known as the Finger Lakes Region, and enter the Keystone State of Pennsylvania. This afternoon, visit the historic Gettysburg Civil War National Battleground, site of the largest battle ever fought on American soil and the place where President Lincoln gave his famous address in 1863. Travel along the Susquehanna River to South Pennsylvania for overnight.
Day 8 AMISH COUNTRY – WASHINGTON, D.C.
Travel through rural countryside to Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Visit an Amish Museum and see their 300-year-old tradition of simple living (admission included). The Amish people live in a world that stopped in the mid-1850s. They use no electricity, mechanical devices, nor modern equipment. In the afternoon, continue to the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C.
Day 9 WASHINGTON, D.C.
Enjoy a city tour with such highlights as the U.S. Capitol Building, Supreme Court, Library of Congress, the F.B.I. Building, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, the White House and Arlington National Cemetery, site of the JFK Memorial. Spend the remainder of the day exploring some of the many museums comprising the Smithsonian Institute or simply walk the banks of the Potomac River.
Day 10 WASHINGTON, D.C. – PHILADELPHIA – NEW YORK
Transfer to New York via Philadelphia, known as the “City of Brotherly Love”, where you will stop to visit Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. For passengers leaving the tour in Washington, D.C., tour ends upon check-out from your hotel. One night in New York.
Day 11 Transfer to airport for return flight

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Price inclusions

  • Return flights to New York from Dublin or Shannon
  • Transfers on luxury coaches throughout
  • 10 nights accommodation, staying in centrally located hotels
  • Room only basis
  • Tours each day, outlined in the itinerary
  • Daily Excursions
  • Services of guide and local representatives
  • One 20kg check-in bag per person
  • Taxes and charges

Included Tour Highlights

  • Welcome reception to meet your ATI Tour Director and fellow travellers
  • Guided walking tour of Boston’s historic Freedom Trail
  • Travel through Vermont and New Hampshire and visit a quintessential New England town
  • Guided tour of Québec City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • See Niagara Park’s Clock with 16,000 flowers & Westminster Chimes
  • Tour Gettysburg National Military Park
  • Visit to Amish Farmhouse and Museum
  • See the Lincoln Memorial & “go back in time”
  • Visit Philadelphia and view the Liberty Bell
  • Comprehensive city tour of Washington, D.C.

Optional Experiences

  • Tour & have dinner at a Canadian maple farm
  • Night tour of Montréal and a classic French Canadian dinner
  • Maid of the Mist ride with lunch at Niagara Falls
  • Washington Monuments at night with dinner in fashionable D.C.
  • “All-American” Picnic at a surprise destination en route

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Booking remarks

  • Inclusive of taxes and service charges as indicated
  • Single room supplement €740
  • Non-refundable or transferable booking deposit 10% per person
  • Full payment due on confirmation
  • 2% surcharge if balance is paid by credit card
  • Optional Insurance available (call for details)
  • Taxes, charges or compulsory charges introduced after publication are not included in the above price
  • These prices are guidelines only and are subject to change and availability. Pricing will be confirmed at time of booking.

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Dates and Prices

Date Price
31 March 2018 €2,279
14 April 2018 €2,279
28 April 2018 €2,279
12 May 2018 €2,279
26 May 2018 €2,279
09 June 2018 €2,279
23 June 2018 €2,279
07 July 2018 €2,279
21 July 2018 €2,279
04 August 2018 €2,279
18 August 2018 €2,279
01 September 2018 €2,389
15 September 2018 €2,389
22 September 2018 €2,389
29 September 2018 €2,389

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