• Dates

    18-29 July 2020

  • Price From

    2559

EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT OF €100 PER PERSON IF BOOKED BY 31 JANUARY 2020

Saturday 18 July | Departure

Meet at the airport at 08.30 am for Turkish Airlines flight to Istanbul departing at 10.35 am.  Upon arrival at around 1.55 pm we transit on to our connecting flight departing to New York at 6.35 pm.  We are expected to get to the destination at 10.30 pm. Transfer to hotel – The Dylan Hotel or similar

Sunday 19 July | New York City, Boston

We depart New York for historic New England and the historic Boston with 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.  We will also walk the cobblestone streets of Beacon Hill, steeped in history and one of the city’s most beautiful neighbourhoods. Check-in at the Courtyard by Marriott Boston Brookline or similar.

Monday 20 July | Boston, New England, Québec

Departure from Boston and travel through the rural New England states of New Hampshire and Vermont on the way to Canada. We pass through small picturesque villages and the White Mountains.  We 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). Check-in at Hotel Universel or similar.

Tuesday 21 July | Québec City, Montréal

We 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 we will see the Chateau de Frontenac, as well as unparalleled views of the Saint Lawrence River.  Time permitting, we suggest you enjoy a delicious pastry, baguette or candy treat (optional) or visit Rue du Tresor (optional), before departing to Montréal.  Upon arrival, tour Old Montréal, the area known as the “Vieux Port”, with stops at Place Jacques Cartier & Notre Dame Basilica.  Check-in at Gouverneur Hotel Place Dupuis or similar.

Wednesday 22 July | 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.  You may also join an optional excursion on the St.Lawrence River which explores the magnificent scenery during a relaxing cruise.  Check-in at Bond Place Hotel or similar.

Thursday 23 July | 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 structures.  Continue along Lake Ontario, crossing the Welland Canal, before arriving at Niagara Falls, an amazing 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 Hornblower Cruises at the base of the Falls.  Check-in at Hotel Best Western Cairn Croft Inn or similar.

Friday 24 July | 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.  Check-in at Hotel Wyndham Garden York or similar.

Saturday 25 July | 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 and check-in at the Washington Hilton or similar.

Sunday 26 July | Washington D.C.

Enjoy a tour of the National’s Capitol with such highlights as the Washington Museum, the 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.

Monday 27 July | Washington D.C., Philadelphia, New York City

Complete the tour today with a drive to New York City via Philadelphia, known as the “City of Brotherly Love”, with a stop to visit Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell.  Check-in at Dylan Hotel or similar.

Tuesday 28 July | New York City

Free time in New York fo shopping and/or personal sightseeing. Late afternoon transfer to the airport for our Turkish Airlines flight to Istanbul departing at 7.00 pm.

Wednesday 29 July | Istanbul

Expected to arrive in Istanbul at around 11.55 am. The flight from Istanbul to Malta will leave at 5.00 pm.

Package Price Per Person

Adult Quad
€2469
Adult Triple
€2559
Adult Twin
€2659
Adult Single
€3279
Child (7-11 yrs)* €1819

*child sharing existing bedding with 2 adults

Package price includes

  • Flights with Turkish Airlines – Malta/New York/Malta (via Istanbul)
  • Air taxes, fuel surcharge and service charge
  • 10 nights accommodation as indicated in the program
  • Hotel taxes, service charges and baggage (one suitcase per person)
  • All transfers and excursions
  • Deluxe transportation throughout
  • Services of a professional tour manager throughout
  • Sightseeing as specified
  • Services of a Maltese Tour Leader

Notes

This tour crosses the U.S/Canada border. Everyone should have relevant visas for both nations prior to travel.  Visas can be obtained through the following links:

USA – https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta/

CANADA – https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/ visit-canada/eta/apply.html

This tour is subject to our general conditions.  Please read them carefully before booking.