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FALL COLORS
Cruise of Canada & New England

from Québec City, Québec Canada to Boston MA

Cruise dates:  OCTOBER 7-14, 2022
With Optional 2 night pre cruise in Quebec City Quebec October 5-7,2022

This trip requires all passengers provide proof of being vaccinated for Covid 19 to enter the country and/or cruise ship.

Description: Bar Harbor, Maine 
Acadia National Park Maine

 

Description: Shubie Park offers a scenic stroll. - LAURA HAWKINS
FALL COLORS in SHUBIE PARK  on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Explore three ports in Canada and two in Maine on this 7-day cruise from Quebec. Your first stop is Charlottetown, known as the birthplace of Canada, and inspiration for the novel Anne of Green Gables. Seafood is another star attraction, especially mussels. Savor a bowl of steamers doused in citrus butter. The world’s largest fiddle greats you in Sydney, a fitting tribute to its Celtic community. Gets hands-on and experience this fascinating culture at Highland Village, a living museum. Acadia National Park is yours to explore from Bar Harbor. Bike or hike its scenic trails or enjoy a boat ride along its rocky shores for vistas beyond belief. Afterward, tie on a bib and take lots of selfies as you feast on the local catch, fresh Maine lobster.

Take in autumn’s palette of gorgeous colors on this 7-day journey through Maine, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island Canada & 2 scenic ports in French Canada..The first two weeks of October are the peak season of fall foliage colors in Maine, Nova Scotia and French Canada.

Enjoy a day in Bar Harbor, Maine, where you can explore nature’s stunning fall colors at beautiful Acadia National Park.  Enjoy a tour of its scenic wonders by coach, or choose to go on your own via biking or hiking its scenic trails or enjoy a boat ride along its rocky shores for vistas beyond belief. Afterward, tie on a bib and take lots of selfies as you feast on the local catch, fresh Maine lobster, at one of the many local eateries or at a traditional lobster bake. 
A second stop in Maine takes us to scenic Portland Maine.

Admire the rugged coastline that surrounds Halifax Nova Scotia, the world's second-largest natural harbor, plus enjoy a second day to explore fabulous Nova Scotia with a day on Cape Breton Island, at the far end of gorgeous Nova Scotia to admire more of the fall foliage colors.

A second stop in Nova Scotia takes us to the beautiful town of Sydney.

On a day in Prince Edward Island, the smallest of Canada’s provinces, trace the birth of Canada where it happened and view bright colors everywhere - from the Victorian architecture to the red sandstone cliffs, to the bright colors in the fall leaves. Sample homemade island jams, visit the Anne of Green Gables homestead and stroll the boardwalk on the waterfront of the stunning Charlottetown on PEI.

Plus, at the start of your cruise, enjoy the weekend in Quebec City on an optional 2 night post cruise land package to explore the charming Old Town featuring French culture & architecture as well as an opportunity to visit Montmorency Falls, which at 83 m (272.3 feet) high, a full 30 m (98.4 feet) taller than Niagara Falls, the Montmorency Falls are a spectacular sight.

 

CRUISE ITINERARY OVERVIEW
FRIDAY OCTOBER 7 – FRIDAY OCTOBER 14, 2022

FRIDAY                      Québec City, Québec                                         4:00 PM Embark

SATURDAY                  At Sea

SUNDAY                   Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island                 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM

MONDAY                  Sydney, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia           9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

TUESDAy                 Halifax, Nova Scotia                                             8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

WEDNESDAY           Portland, Maine                                                     11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

THURSDAY               Bar Harbor Maine                                                 8:00 AM-5:00PM

 FRIDAY–                       Arrive Boston MA.  Disembark Ship to end cruise.

 

PORT DESCRIPTIONS

 

Bar Harbor, Maine/ACADIA NATIONAL PARK

Description: Bar Harbor, Maine

This coastal attraction has retained much of its charm since its glory days of the 1900s, when America's elite vacationed here in opulent summer cottages. Surrounding the rock-bound harbor is the world-famous Acadia National Park where the opulence of nature is on display.

Choose from a guided tour of the national park by coach, or by horse drawn carriage, or by bicycle or a hiking tour on one of the park’s many scenic trails.  You may also wish to rent a car and explore the national park at your own pace.

Stroll through the quaint town of Bar Harbor for great shopping and seafood.

The beauty of the fall colors is on full display in Acadia National Park over the first two weeks of October.

 

Portland, Maine

Portland offers all the amenities of a big city: art districts, a vibrant waterfront, museums, parks and diverse shopping opportunities. But within minutes, you can be enjoying the view from an historic lighthouse or tasting a juicy, local lobster.


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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Admire the rugged coastline that surrounds Halifax, the world's second-largest natural harbor. This beautifully preserved city is Nova Scotia's capital and was founded in 1749. Take steps through history and walk to The Citadel to witness the Old Town Clock. Enjoy more rich fall foliage colors in Nova Scotia today.
Description: Halifax, Nova Scotia

 Sydney, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada
 Located on Cape Breton Island, Sydney is an ideal jumping-off point for scenic adventures.

Its Cabot Trail is a roadway encircling the island, passing forests and rugged coastline. The drive skirts Cape Breton Highlands National Park, whose Skyline Trail footpath overlooks the Gulf of St. Lawrence, is known for migratory whales. The town of Sydney honors local music with the Big Fiddle, a giant violin statue on the waterfront. 

“I have seen the Canadian and American Rockies, the Andes, the Alps and the Highlands of Scotland, but for simple beauty, Cape Breton out-rivals them all.” – Alexander Graham Bell


Description: Shubie Park offers a scenic stroll. - LAURA HAWKINS
FALL COLORS in SHUBIE PARK  on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada

 

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

Description: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island


Opulent clapboard villas lead the way towards Charlottetown's beautiful Victoria Park. Color is everywhere - from the Victorian architecture to the red sandstone cliffs. Sample homemade island jams, visit the Anne of Green Gables homestead and stroll the boardwalk. Enjoy the beauty of Canada’s smallest province, which while small in size, is certainly not small on opportunities for enjoying the natural beauty and activities she offers.

 

OPTIONAL TWO NIGHT PRE CRUISE WEEKEND LAND PACKAGE IN QUEBEC CITY, Quebec, Canada

If seven days of fun are not enough, ENJOY THE WEEKEND WITH YOUR NEW FRIENDS on our optional 2 night Pre- cruise stay in Quebec City.

Québec City, Québec, Canada

Québec City lies on the Saint Lawrence River and is divided by steep bluffs into Upper Town – which includes the old quarter – and Lower Town. Perched atop Cap-Diamant, the old quarter is the only walled city in North America and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Wednesday Oct. 5, 2022 –Arrive into Quebec City on your own leisure and transfer yourself to our hotel, the Holiday Inn Express Quebec Sainte Foy.  Located just 5 miles from the city center, this hotel offers easy access to the main sites, shopping and dining of the city.  The hotel offers complimentary breakfast daily and free WI-FI., as well as an outdoor hot tub and a fitness center.  The hotel is also just 6 miles from the Quebec airport, making it easily accessible on your arrival as well.

The afternoon is at leisure and then we will have a brief group orientation this evening and then if you wish, join us for an optional group dinner in the charming Old Town section of Quebec City this evening.

Thursday October 6th, 2022 –This morning we will be taken to the Old Town area of Quebec City where we will enjoy a late morning guided walking tour of the Old Town Quebec sites from 10am-12:30pm .

Private Quebec City Walking Tour
Enjoy the sights and culture of Old Quebec's Lower Town and Upper Town on this informative and casual private walking tour. Quebec City is yours to discover as your private guide explains the history of the city, eagerly answering your questions and offering endless historic tales and cultural tidbits.

The tour begins in the antique and art district of the Lower Town with views of the Old Port Marina. This quaint district features a boardwalk, farmer's market, shops, cafes, and art galleries. The boardwalk leads you to Place Royale, a small square dating back to 1608 that is credited as the birthplace of French America and Quebec City. While in Place Royale, explore Petit Champlain Street, the oldest commercial street in North America.

You have two options as you leave Lower Town for Upper Town, either walk uphill on Cte de la Montagne or ride the Funicular, a nearly vertical railway system the lifts you almost 200 feet above Lower Town. The Funicular was originally built in 1879 and offers a dramatic view of Lower Town.

Your tour of Quebec's Upper Town features more dramatic views. Walk along Dufferin Terrace to see Chateau Frontenac, a spectacular hotel sitting above the St. Lawrence River. Also view Plains of Abraham Citadel, the oldest military building in Canada and the official residence of the Canadian monarch. Your walk continues past Ursuline's Convent, North America's oldest institution of learning for women founded in 1639, and then to City Hall. Dating back to the 1730s, City Hall features classical, medieval, and chateauesque architectural styles. Finally, visit the Courtyard of the Seminary, made from several churches, some dating back to the 17th century. Chateau Frontenac, Plains of Abraham Citadel, Ursuline's Convent, City Hall, and The Courtyard of the Seminary are all National Historic Sites of Canada. Your tour also includes information about the fortifications of this unique walled city.

The tour lasts approx. two and a half hours and after that time you have the choice to either return to the hotel by our private vehicle or enjoy the remainder of the day to explore Old/New town Quebec further, at your leisure and return to our hotel by your own means (a short 20 minute taxi ride).

Friday Oct. 7th 2022, We will be transferred on a private basis to our ship, The Norwegian Pearl.

Whatever you choose to do, we invite you to experience the wonders of getting there aboard Norwegian Pearl. Her 16 chic dining options, 15 bars and lounges, dazzling casino, tranquil spa, and spacious Garden Villas are just a few things that make this Jewel Class cruise ship a destination of her own.

With so many bars and lounges to discover, finding your favorite may take a few days. Try a new vintage to pair with another amazing ocean sunset. Let our talented bartenders shake things up with one of their signature cocktails or choose to kick back with good beer and great conversations. Whether you’re hanging with old friends or making new ones, there’s always an opportunity to mix it up.

There is a Wine bar, a Whiskey bar, a Martini bar, a Mojito bar, an Irish pub and many more.

World-Class Spa

When you want some “me” time, look no further than Mandara Spa®. Relax with a hot-stone massage, one of over 50 specialty treatments offered. Then splurge on a precious stone of your own in a duty-free, designer boutique. There’s nothing better than a day of indulging.

Unforgettable Nightlife

Join the party at the liveliest nightspots on the ship. Have a dance party in Bliss Ultra Lounge & Night Club, or settle into a comfy lounge chair with a whiskey in hand at Maltings Beer & Whiskey Bar. Looking for a more casual evening? O’Sheehan’s is your spot – and it is open 24 hours a day.

Extraordinary Dining Options

Sit down to a multicourse meal with a great bottle of wine. Or grab a burger hot off the grill. Go French, Italian, Brazilian, Asian — you name it. With various dining options, your taste buds will always be in for a thrill.  We will have group dining each night in the main dining room, with options for 2 specialty dining nights too.

The ship capacity is 2394 total guests.

We will have optional group shore excursions in each port, so you can enjoy the sights of each port with your new singles friends from S.C.A.T.

TRIP PRICING:

INSIDE CABINS : ONLY $999 plus tax of $228 per person  with a roommate of the same gender assigned or traveling with a friend of your own arrangement. (Friends wishing to book to share a room, should each contact us by phone or each fill out our reservation form online and indicate the name of your friend in the drop down menu asking to be assigned to a specific person as your roommate)

OCEAN VIEW CABINS: ONLY $1499 per person plus tax of $228 per person with a roommate of the same gender assigned or traveling with a friend of your own arrangement. (Friends wishing to book to share a room, should each contact us by phone or each fill out our reservation form online and indicate the name of your friend in the drop down menu asking to be assigned to a specific person as your roommate)

BALCONY CABINS:  ONLY $1899 per person plus tax of $228 with a roommate of the same gender assigned or traveling with a friend of your own arrangement. (Friends wishing to book to share a room, should each contact us by phone or each fill out our reservation form online and indicate the name of your friend in the drop down menu asking to be assigned to a specific person as your roommate)

 

Optional single room supplement:
INSIDE CABINS:  Add $829 to the $999 price, making your single occupancy price $1828 plus tax of $228

OCEAN VIEW CABINS: Add $1136 to the $1499 price, making your single occupancy price $2635 plus tax of $235

BALCONY CABINS: Add $1549 to the $1899 price, making your single occupancy price $3449.

BONUS PERKS THAT ALL OF OUR PASSENGERS ON THIS TRIP WILL RECEIVE

INSIDE CABINS:

$100 IN SHIPBOARD CREDIT PER CABIN
          AND
250 MINUTES OF FREE WIFI ON THS SHIP (OR (2 VISITS TO THE SPECIALTY RESTAURANTS ON THE CRUISE FOR ONLY $15)

OCEAN VIEW OR BALCONY CABINS

$100 IN SHIPBOARD CREDIT PER CABIN
          AND
250 MINUTES OF FREE WIFI ON THS SHIP
          AND
2 VISITS TO THE SPECIALTY RESTAURANTS ON THE CRUISE FOR ONLY $15
          AND
UNLIMITED DRINKS OF $10 OR LESS FOR ONLY $138.
(OR substitute the last two perks for 10 free photos from the ship’s photo gallery)

 

PAYMENTS:

If booking single occupancy or with a friend of your own arrangement, a deposit of only $250 per person is required within 7 days of booking.
If you wish a roommate to be assigned to you, then the deposit required is as follows:

          Inside cabin: $500
          Ocean View cabin: $750
          Balcony cabin: $900

Balance payments for all passengers is due APRIL 15TH, 2022

Cancelation policy for this trip:

If you have traveled with us before and are booked in single occupancy or with your own friend, you can cancel for a full refund of your deposit until March15th.
If you have traveled with us before and are booked with a roommate that we have assigned to you, then you can cancel for a full refund of your deposit until January 5th, 2022.

 If you have not traveled with us before and are booked in single occupancy or with your own friend, you can cancel for a full future trip credit of your deposit until March15th. Your future trip credit will then be good toward any trip on our site departing in 2021, 2022 or 2023, which you can book any time by the end of 2022.

If you have not traveled with us before and are booked with a roommate that we have assigned to you, then you can cancel for a full future trip credit of your deposit until January 5th, 2022.  Your future trip credit will then be good toward any trip on our site departing in 2021, 2022 or 2023, which you can book any time by the end of 2022.

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