Best of Eastern Canada with Canadian Maritimes Cruise Inside Stateroom

15 Days 2 Countries 6 Cities

Marvel at Niagara Falls and tour Old Montreal, Quebec City and more on this Regional Explorer trip.

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About this trip

The perfect introduction to East Canada's highlights, the scenic splendour of Niagara Falls meets the urban favourites of Toronto, Montreal, Quebec City and Ottawa.

You'll enjoy Insider moments like… delving beyond the iconic attractions of Quebec City and Montreal to see the cities like a local. We introduce you to residents we know, who share personal stories of everyday life and introduce you to their favourite places. It's tasting the unique ‘ice wine' in the 200 year old log barn of a winery on the Niagara Peninsula. Discovering how the grapes are frozen on the vine, before heading to the stone Carriage House for a private dinner of delicious authentic dishes paired with estate wines.

Trip type: Country Explorer i

Trip code: DBECI

14 Nights


11 Meals
  • 8 full breakfasts.

  • 3 dinners (including Be My Guest).

On-trip Transport

All transport shown.

Best of Eastern Canada with Canadian Maritimes Cruise Inside Stateroom

Your Itinerary

1. Arrive Toronto

Welcome to Toronto. At 6 p.m., gather at the hotel with your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception.

Welcome Reception
Sheraton Centre Toronto

2. Toronto Sightseeing – Niagara Falls (2 nights)

Start the day with an orientation tour of cosmopolitan, multi-cultural Toronto, viewing sprawling Queens Park; the lively entertainment district, stately University Avenue and the Provincial Parliament Buildings. Embark on a trip to the top of the iconic CN Tower. Travel on to Niagara Falls for an evening on your own.

Full Breakfast
Hilton Hotel and Suites Niagara Falls/Fallsview

3. Niagara Falls Sightseeing

Enjoy a panoramic view of the thundering cascades at Niagara Falls before taking an exhilarating boat ride to the base of spectacular Horseshoe Falls. This evening, enjoy a delightful Be My Guest experience at a family-owned and operated winery. Join your hosts for an exclusive tasting of their award-winning wines, including their famous ice wine, a speciality of the region, made from grapes that have been frozen while still on the vine. The result is a refreshingly sweet dessert wine. Sample some of Niagara's regional cuisine created with local seasonal ingredients in a marvellous setting with stunning views of the vineyard.

Full Breakfast
Be My Guest Dining

Optional Experiences

Oh, Canada Eh? Dinner Show

Located in Niagara Falls, Ontario, the award-winning Oh Canada, Eh? Dinner Show is a Musical Celebration of Canada for the entire family...Meet our singing Mounties, Lumberjacks, Anne of Green Gables and even a Hockey Player as we present a Canadian inspired performance, paying tribute to over 30 of Canada's professional recording artists. Dinner Included. Approx. tour duration: 2 hours.

Adult Price: $85.00

Niagara Falls Helicopter Flightseeing

Enjoy an exhilarating and scenic helicopter flight and experience the views of the awe-inspiring Niagara Region as you gently lift off over the Whirlpool Rapids and Rainbow Bridge. See the green grass and floral beauty of Queen Victoria Park stretch below you as the helicopter passes by the American Falls and Skylon Tower. Follow the curve of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls and see rainbows magically appear and disappear. This is a ride you do not want to miss! Operates daily, weather permitting.

Adult Price: $140.00

4. Niagara Falls – Kingston – Ottawa (2 nights)

Travel north along the shore of Lake Ontario for an orientation tour of Canada's first capital, Kingston. See the beautiful historic buildings, churches, picturesque neighborhoods and 19th century fortifications. Continue through rolling farmlands, following rivers and lakes to the current capital and arrive at your hotel, ideally located in downtown Ottawa.

Full Breakfast
Radisson Hotel Ottawa Parliament Hill

5. Ottawa Sightseeing and Free Time

Embark on an introductory tour of the city, viewing the elegant buildings of Parliament Hill, Rideau Hall, the residence of the Governor General of Canada, and the beautiful downtown parks with their exquisite gardens. Tonight, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.

Full Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Ottawa River Cruise And Museum Of Nature

Visit The stunning Museum of Nature and engage with your on-site guide as your are toured through three main exhibits. - Next board your Ottawa River cruise to see the natural beauty of the region that captured the imagination of the first European explorer Samuel de Champlain. The cruise offers you a view of the city as it was first conceived with the river as its main highway and resource. See Parliament Buildings, Supreme Court, Museum of Civilization, National Art Gallery, Rideau Falls, the Residence of the Prime Minister and much more! Tour length: 4 hours (Minimum: 10 passengers).

Adult Price: $45.00

6. Ottawa – Parc Omega – Quebec City (2 nights)

This morning, travel to Parc Omega, a safari park with lakes, meadows, small valleys, forests, and rocky hills and home to various wildlife including moose, bears, raccoons, and wolves. Later, find yourself within the fortified walls of Old Quebec City with its artisanal bakeries, flower markets and lively cafes offering a taste of Paris in the New World.

Full Breakfast
Hilton Quebec

7. Quebec City Sightseeing and Free Time

Join your Local Specialist on an exploration of the city, walking the narrow streets of the atmospheric Old Town and the Plains of Abraham, the site of a major colonial battle between the British and the French. Enjoy the afternoon on your own. Tonight, toast your Eastern Canada adventure at a Farewell Dinner to celebrate the end of your holiday.

Full Breakfast
Farewell Dinner

Optional Experiences

Evening On Ile D' Orleans and Montmorency Falls

Join us for a special evening on the Ile d’Orleans. Located a few miles east of downtown Quebec in the St. Lawrence River, the “Island of Orleans” was one of the first areas occupied by early French colonists. First, stop at the Montmorency Falls; higher than the Niagara Falls, the impressive Montmorency Falls stand 83 meters (272 feet) tall. The falls form at the mouth of the Montmorency River, where it drops over a cliff into the St. Lawrence River. Then travel through the rolling farmlands to the south side of the island and stop for a dinner at the Moulin St. Laurent Restaurant. Duration: 3 hours.

Adult Price: $66.00

Ziptrek Eco Tour Zipline Adventure

Ziptrek Ecotours is a spectacular and exhilarating flying fox eco-adventure through the forest canopy high above Queenstown, on Skyline Gondola hill. Moa 4-Line Tour - Adult: $135.00 / Child: $85.00 or Kea 6-Line Tour - Adult: $185.00 / Child: $135.00

Adult Price: $135.00

8. Quebec City – Montreal – Canadian Maritimes Cruise

Travel to Montreal and see the famous sights before bidding farewell to your Travel Director and boarding your Holland America ship to set sail on an unforgettable cruise discovering natural beauty and maritime treasures.

Full Breakfast

9. Quebec City

Choose to take the funicular or the "neck-breaking steps" down to the Lower Town where you'll see Notre Dame des Victoires, the Petit Champlain district, the port, and Musée de la Civilisation.

Full Breakfast

10. Gulf of Saint Lawrence

The Gulf of Saint Lawrence fringes the shores of half the provinces of Canada. The Gulf is defined by stunning coast line and beautiful islands, including Prince Edward Island and the Magdalen Islands.

Full Breakfast

11. Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Call in at Charlottetown where red double-decker buses motor along streets lined with Victorian houses.

Full Breakfast

12. Sydney, Nova Scotia

Cruise on passed the Highlands of Nova Scotia to the port of Sydney. Lighthouses stand sentinel on cliffside ledges; tiny villages huddle in rocky inlets and lobsters make it from the ocean to your plate in record time.

Full Breakfast

13. Halifax, Nova Scotia

In Halifax, the ramparts of the Citadel defend the city and await your inspection.

Full Breakfast

14. Bar Harbor, Maine

Continuing south, Bar Harbor is the quintessential New England coastal town.

Full Breakfast

15. Disembark Boston

Disembark the ship in Boston today.

Full Breakfast

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What's Included

Sightseeing Highlights

    • Orientations of Toronto, Kingston and Ottawa

    • Visit Niagara Falls, Montreal, Parc Omega Safari Park and Quebec City

What's Included


    • 8 full breakfasts.

    • 3 dinners
      (including Be My Guest).

What's Included

Travel Highlights

    • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

    • Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted

    • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

    • Optional Experiences and free time

    • Porterage and local charges included

    • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

    • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

    • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

    • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday

    • VIP entry to many sights

    • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

    • 9 nights First Class accommodation

    • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

    Airport Transfers

  • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page

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    • Single and Triple cruise staterooms are on request basis only.
    • Full payment for Land and Cruise is required 80 days prior to departure.
    • Cruise Fees, Taxes and Tips: The compulsory charges are levied by the cruise line and are comprised of a Non-Commissionable Fare, Hotel Service Charges (cruise tips), Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses. See Terms and Conditions for details.
    • Verandah staterooms are also available. Please see Best of Eastern Canada with Canadian Maritimes Cruise Verandah Stateroom for pricing and details.
    • The 9 Sep and 23 Sep departures feature Holland America Line's ms Rotterdam.
    • The 17 Jun and 23 Sep departures feature Holland America Line's ms Maasdam.
    • Guaranteed Room Share is not available on land and cruise if cruise portion is purchased.
    • Luxury 7 night cruise aboard the Holland America Line's ms Veendam. All meals included onboard with Personal Choice Dining and Activities, entertainment, spa and fitness centre.
  • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
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  • Double-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
  • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless traveling as part of a family group. 
  • Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange your flights to arrive on or before day 1.

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