Luxury Cape Cod Escorted Tour & Canada, 27 September 2019 (16 nights)

Luxury Cape Cod & the Islands Escorted Tour

Ship:
ms Veendam
Line:
Holland America Line
Departure:
Boston
Depart Date:
27th September 2019
Duration:
16 nights | View itinerary
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Cruise Type:
Cruise and Stay
  • Escorted Tour
    Home Pick Up within 150 miles of UK Airport
  • Cape Cod
    1 Nt Stay Boston

  • Overseas Transfers
    Return UK Flights
  • Hotel Included
Inside from
£4,329 pp
Outside from
£4,549 pp
Balcony from
£5,779 pp
Single from
£5,899
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Cruise Id: 199961

Holiday Features

Cape Cod & the Islands Luxury Escorted Tour
  • 7 Nts Tour: Boston, Newport, Sandwich, Martha's Vineyard, Cape Cod, Provincetown, North Falmouth
  • Selected Meals: 7 Breakfasts, 4 Dinners with Wine
  • Included: Return home pick up with 150 miles of UK Mainland Airport
  • 4-5* Accommodation throughout
  • Services of a Tour Director and separate driver
  • Customised Coach - 40 Seater with WiFi and Air Conditioning and extra legroom
  • Smaller Group
  • Escorted Sightseeing: Boston Walking Tour, Traditional Gaff-Rigged Schooner with sailing expert, Heritage Museum and Gardens in Sandwich
  • Martha's Vineyard visit to Oak Bluffs, Cape Cod National Seashore, Cranberry Bog visit
  • Scenic Drives: Ocean Drive in Newport, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket
  • 1 Nt Pre Cruise stay Boston
 
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Cruise itinerary

Day Port Due Depart
1 Fly UK/Boston
2 Boston - Morning Sightseeing
3 Newport - Cape Cod
4 Sandwich, MA
5 Martha's Vineyard, MA
6 Cape Cod, Provincetown, North Falmouth
7 Nantucket Island
8 Boston Hotel Stay
9 Boston
Boston
Historic Boston is a key cruise port for ‘fall foliage’ trips around New England and the Canadian Maritime Provinces but anytime is a good time to enjoy this friendly, walkable city - dubbed ‘The Cradle of Liberty’ for its part in the American War of Independence.
10 Bar Harbor
Bar Harbor
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. As of the 2000 census, its population is 4,820. Bar Harbor is a famous summer colony in the Down East region of Maine. Bar Harbor is home to the largest parts of Acadia National Park, including Cadillac Mountain the highest point within 25 miles (40 km) of the coastline of the Eastern United States and, offshore, the Porcupine Islands.
AM PM
11 Halifax
Halifax
The huge oddly angled Citadel National is a real highlight. You can also visit the worlds most photographed lighthouse at Peggy's Cove.
AM PM
12 Sydney, Nova Scotia AM PM
13 Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island AM PM
14 Gulf of St. Lawrence - Cruising
15 Saint Lawrence River - Cruising
15 Quebec City AM PM
16 Montreal, Quebec AM
16 Fly Montreal/UK
17 Arrive in UK

Boston, Cape Cod & the Islands Premium Land Tour

Boston, Cape Cod & The Islands Premium Tour

Included in your Premium Escorted Tour 

Highly-skilled Tour Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate  organiser and friend in a foreign land. 

Travel in Luxury, air-conditioned, 40-seat touring coach, with extended Business Class legroom and on-board restroom. 

Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary. 

We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door. 

Hotel and restaurant tips are included; you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. 

Plus, we include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels. 

Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).

Day 1 of Land Tour – Boston

Fly to Boston, upon arrival transfer to your hotel, The Westin Copley Place. This evening meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Dinner, with wine.(D)

Day 2 of Land Tour – Boston

Enjoy a fascinating insight into 'Beantown' during a historical sightseeing tour. At several stops along Boston's famed Freedom Trail, hear about the struggle and courage of the American colonists during revolutionary times. See the colourful neighbourhoods of Back Bay and historic North End. This afternoon is at leisure to discover this charming city at your own pace. Perhaps visit the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum or the Aquarium. Stroll across Boston Common to see the Ducklings or take a ride in a Swan Boat. Your Tour Director will have plenty of suggestions for you.

Day 3 of Land Tour – Newport, Rhode Island

Today, travel south of Boston to Rhode Island, America's smallest state. The jewel in it’s crown is the elegant town of Newport, lined with the Gilded Age mansions of America's wealthiest families. Visit The Breakers, the grandest of Newport's summer ‘cottages’ and a symbol of the Vanderbilt family's social and financial pre-eminence during the late 19th century. Known as the Sailing Capital of the World for being home to the America’s Cup for over 50 years it still keeps it’s nautical roots. Enjoy on a nautical discovery on-board an 80-foot (24 metre) schooner for a scenic cruise around the coastline. Dinner this evening is at a local restaurant. Accommodation is at the Viking, Newport.(B,D)

Day 4 of Land Tour – Sandwich

This morning, travel back in time to visit the stunning New Bedford Whaling Museum, where a local expert talks about the impact of whaling on the region. See the largest model ship in the world and other exhibits including material that inspired Herman Melville to write ‘Moby Dick’. Arrive in the town of Sandwich, the oldest town on Cape Cod. There is a visit to the Heritage Museums and Gardens, to see sweeping lawns, gardens, a windmill, art gallery, museum of Americana and an amazing collection of antique cars. Later, visit the Sandwich Glass Museum to experience the techniques of the English and Irish glassmakers that founder Deming Jarvis developed during the early 19th century. Hotel this evening is Dan’l Wester Inn & Spa, Sandwich.(B)

Day 5 of Land Tour – Martha’s Vineyard

This morning, take the ferry to Martha's Vineyard, home to pristine sandy beaches and diverse outdoor attractions. This island has been no stranger to presidential visits, the island has hosted Bill Clinton and the Obamas, while the former U.S. First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis maintained a home here. After disembarking, continue to Oak Bluffs, known for its rainbow-coloured, gingerbread-like cottages with storybook decorations, high-peaked roofs,and dainty verandas. There is a tour of the island, before reaching your hotel, Harbor View Hotel, Martha’s Vineyard that overlooks Edgartown's beautiful harbour, lighthouse and Chappaquiddick Island.(B,D)

Day 6 of Land Tour – Cape Cod National Seashore, Provincetown and North Falmouth

Take the ferry back to Woods Hole before an excursion to the Cape Cod National Seashore, a National Park that encompasses much of the Outer Cape. Discover Provincetown at the tip of Cape Cod. This is a small coastal resort known for its beaches, boutiques, restaurants and art galleries. Then, it's on to the cottage-lined streets of North Falmouth and your beachside hotel, Crest Beach Hotel. Ocean View Rooms are guaranteed.(B)

Day 7 of Land Tour – Nantucket Island

This morning, leave Hyannis on a high-speed catamaran for the island of Nantucket. Not only has it retained the charm of a bygone era, it is one of the most exclusive coastal communities in the US. During your visit, see the beauty of the quaint cobblestone streets, simple Quaker-style homes and houses dating back to the whaling days. Return to the mainland in the late afternoon to relax at your beachfront hotel, before joining your Tour Director for a Farewell Meal.(B,D)

Day 8 of Land Tour – Cranberry Bog – Boston

Cranberry is one of the few fruits native to America. Today, Meet a local cranberry bog farmer, with generations of knowledge behind him, he will share with you the lifecycle and cultural impact of this truly American berry. Later return to Boston, for one night before transferring to embark on your cruise.(B)

Stay at the Best Hotels

Boston: The Westin Copley Place is a tranquil haven of classic luxury in the centre of the city.

Newport: Experience warmth and character at the boutique Hotel Viking, registered with the Historic Hotels of America.

Sandwich: Visitors to the boutique Dan'l Webster Inn are treated to the romance of the past, combined with today's conveniences.

Martha's Vineyard: The refined Harbor View Hotel embodies timeless character with modern comforts.

Cape Cod: While the views and sunsets are fabulous at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel, so are the facilities and warm hospitality of the staff.

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  • ms Veendam
  • Holland America Line
  • 23 Oct 2018

This is the fourth Cruise we been on with Holland America and the third on the Veendam. We had a great holiday and had a wonderful time. The Veendam is getting quite old now but is still being kept in a wonderful condition. Our thanks go to Captain Steve and his dedicated crew for their hard work and great service. Also thanks to you all at Iglu for your help putting the package together for us, it all went without any hiccups at all thank, we will be back for our next holiday.

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Terms and Conditions

Price is based on two adults sharing a twin/double room. Free home pick up within 150 miles of UK Mainland Airport (£1.80 per mile thereafter). Selected Meals: 7 Breakfasts, 4 Dinners with wine

All offers and prices are subject to change and availability at time of enquiry. Prices are based on two passengers sharing unless otherwise stated and are subject to the Tour Operator's terms and conditions. Cabin and Flight supplements may apply. Other supplements may apply in addition to the price shown above. Flight details, timings and routing may be subject to alteration. Other tour operator charges may also apply. Any Onboard Spending money or drinks package value shown will be per cabin, again based on two sharing.

Note: On 13 January 2018, new European legislation is being adopted in the UK which as result will mean that we may change our required method of payment at our discretion, irrespective of how any deposit or prior payment was made.

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