Holland America Cruise Line
All aboard for this exciting cruise holiday taking in some of the most scenic and unforgettable Eastern cities in the United States and Canada. Begin this trip with a relaxing night in Boston with its’ quintessential blend of colonial history, to the landmarks of the Freedom Trail. Take the amazing Holland America Cruise via the coastal scenery of Bar Habor, head up towards the Maritimes of Canada where you can indulge in the best seafood Canada has to offer. Continue on via the St. Lawrence River well-known for being one of the most inhabited location for whales. Stop off at Quebec City and take a stroll down the charming cobbled streets of the Old Quebec City, be sure to taste Canada’s National Dish ‘Poutine’. Finish off this trip with a train journey through Quebec to Ontario, you will reach your destination the urban city of Toronto! Complete your trip with some fantastic shopping, a trip up the CN tower and why not take a day trip to the thundering Niagara Falls.
• International flights
• 4 nights’ accommodation
• 7 nights’ Cruise with Holland America
• Full board on board the ship
• Via Rail train journey from Montreal to Toronto in Economy
Day 1 - Arrival in Boston
Arrive at Boston’s Logan International Airport and independently make your way to your hotel downtown Boston. The rest of this day will be at your leisure to enjoy Boston’s many attractions and to choose from a wide range of restaurants. Overnight in Boston
Day 2 - Board the Cruise
Board one of the gracious Holland America ships in Boston and settle into your comfortable stateroom, boarding starts from 12.30pm and you will set sail at 4pm.
Day 3 - Boston to Bar Harbor, Maine
Cruise to Bar Harbor then enjoy scenic cruising to Bar Harbor, a quintessential New England resort set on the edge of the beautiful 35,000-acre Acadia National Park, one of America's most visited nature reserves. The ship will dock at Bar Harbor for 07:00am and disembark at 15:00pm.
Day 4 - Bar Harbor to Halifax, Nova Scotia
Halifax, capital of Nova Scotia, has considerable charms. The beautifully restored waterfront buildings recall the city's centuries-old maritime heritage. The ship will dock at Halifax for 09:00am and disembark at 18:00pm.
Day 5 - Halifax to Sydney
A hundred thousand Gaelic welcomes await you in Nova Scotia, Latin for "New Scotland." At the northeast end of the province sits Cape Breton Island, whose wild and lovely topography includes Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Bras d'Or Lake, and miles of rugged coastline. Sydney is the gateway to it all. The ship will dock at Sydney for 11:00am and disembark at 18:00pm.
Day 6 Sydney - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Canada's smallest province is an island that seems to be tethered to New Brunswick by the 8-mile-long Confederation Bridge lest it drift into the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Leave the mainland, cross the bridge, and make a right for Charlottetown. The ship will dock at Charlottetown for 09:00am and disembark at 18:00pm.
Day 7 - Charlottetown / Cruising Gulf of St. Lawrence
Enjoy a leisurely day of cruising via the St. Lawrence River, ensure to keep your camera ready to spot some of Quebec’s inhabited whales. This route is popular for some of the most rugged yet scenic coastline in Quebec.
Day 8 - Cruising Gulf of St. Lawrence / Quebec City, Quebec
Quebec City is truly one of the most beautiful cities in Canada, you may have to remind yourself that you are in Canada and not France particularly as you stroll the streets of Vieux-Quebec. The ship will dock at Quebec City for 07:00am and disembark at 17:00pm.
Day 9 - Quebec City to Montreal, Quebec
Today you will cruise the last leg of your journey down to Montreal where you will enjoy the livelihood of Montreal and the amazing culinary experiences. Overnight in Montreal
Day 10 - Via Rail Train Montreal to Toronto
Today you will say goodbye to the French side of Canada and board the train to Toronto. En route look out for Ottawa the Capital City of Canada. Via Rail train has been one of the most popular ways to see Canada, and to mingle with the locals. Arrive in Toronto Union Station, independently take a taxi to your hotel where you will stay for the next two nights. Overnight in Toronto.
Day 11 - Toronto
You will have the entire day to enjoy the most popular attractions in the city. Ensure to take a trip up to the CN Tower and have dinner in the evolving restaurant or a day trip to the colossal Niagara Falls. Overnight in Toronto.
Day 12 - Toronto & End of tour
Enjoy any last minute shopping before your return. Independently transfer to Toronto International Airport for your flight back home.
Dates & Ports
Selected departure dates between May – Oct 2017
You will pre select the time you prefer to dine in the evening at the same time as booking your cruise, the rest of the night then is yours to enjoy as you please. There is an incredible choice of entertainment options from charming piano bars, to west end theatre shows, to the casino and so much more.
Selecting your Cruise Cabin
While you have so much to explore onboard the ship, our customers frequently tell us that they wouldn’t be without an ocean view or a balcony.... and we agree. There is such stunning scenery along the way; you will definitely enjoy having a view when relaxing in your room. Each Holland America Line stateroom is finished to the highest standards to guarantee you a luxurious and relaxing haven onboard your five star cruise liner.
In each stateroom you will enjoy: Spacious, elegantly appointed staterooms Luxurious Mariner's Dream™ beds and premium linens Daily housekeeping to tidy belongings and keep staterooms immaculate Large, extra-fluffy Egyptian cotton towels and luxurious terry cloth bathrobes Salon-quality hair dryers Elemis Aromapure "Time to Spa" bath amenities Flat screen televisions with DVD players Generous storage Complimentary fresh fruit Complimentary 24-hour in-room dining
Inside Staterooms (Large or Standard Interior Staterooms) Category: I, J * (Large) L, MM, N (Standard) Unwind in the comfort of your five star stateroom with a wealth of luxury products and amenities to give you the most relaxing getaway. Please note that all inside staterooms have fully obstructed windows, but there are many opportunities to see the spectacular scenery from one of the many viewing decks. Two lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. Approximately 141–226 sq. ft. * This category available in both Large & Standard. Please use stateroom number to verify.
Outside Staterooms (Large or Standard Ocean-view Staterooms) Category: C, D, DD, DA, E, EE, F, FF, G * (Full Ocean View) G * (Partial Sea View) H (Obstructed View) To guarantee a view of the breathtaking passing scenery we recommend choosing a luxurious Outside Stateroom. As well as the view, it also allows you more space in your stateroom to unwind in, plus the added benefit of a soaker bathtub to add even more luxury to your cruise getaway! Two lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub, shower. Approximately 174–255 sq. ft.
Lanai Outside Staterooms (Large or Standard Ocean-view Staterooms) Category: CA Two lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub and shower, sliding glass doors lead onto the walk-around lower promenade deck. Approximately 181–256 sq. ft.
Vista Suites (Deluxe Verandah Ocean-view Staterooms) Category: A, B Two lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath, shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows, mini bar refrigerator. Approximately 283 sq. ft. including verandah.
Neptune Suites (Deluxe Verandah Suites) Category: SA, SB Two lower beds convertible to 1 king-size bed, bathroom with dual sink vanity, full-size whirlpool bath, shower, large sitting area, dressing room, mini bar refrigerator, private verandah, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approximately 575 sq. ft. including verandah.
Pinnacle Suites (Penthouse Verandah Suites) Category: PS Bedroom with 1 king-size bed, oversize whirlpool bath & shower, living room, dining room, dressing room, private verandah, pantry, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, refrigerator, guest toilet, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approximately 1,273 sq. ft. including verandah.
Neptune Lounge A very special amenity exclusively for guests cruising in a Neptune or Pinnacle Suite, the industry-leading Neptune Lounge features a private place to relax, socialize with other suite guests and enjoy the personalized service of a concierge. The fleet-wide lounges provide worktables, large screen television, library, sofas and chairs, refreshments throughout the day and wi-fi for a small charge. One-Touch 24-hour Concierge Service is available when the Neptune Lounge is closed.