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3 Day Niagara Falls and Toronto Tour from New York

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Highlights

  • You will have plenty of time to experience the majestic Niagara Falls including an after-dark visit and the famous Maid of the Mist boat ride
  • In Toronto you will have an introductory sightseeing tour as well as time to explore on your own
  • Start your return journey to New York with a cruise through the 1000 islands of the St Lawrence River
  • The tour is escorted by an English speaking guide, conducted in an air-conditioned vehicle and includes accommodation in carefully selected hotels

Overview

See the roaring waters of Niagara, the great city of Toronto, and the islands of the St Lawrence River on a three-day trip from the US to Canada and back again.

Travel through forests and mountains to the massive Niagara Falls. See thundering torrents cascading down the American Falls, Bridal Falls and Horseshoe Falls. Marvel at the foaming water brilliantly illuminated at night.

The next day you will take the world-famous boat ride The Maid of the Mist through the mist and spray for a close-up look at the Falls.

See the highlights of Toronto, the largest city in Canada, before moving on to the vast waterway of the St Lawrence.

On your third day, cruise the water wonderland of the 1000 Islands and glimpse the mansions of the great and famous.

Return to New York refreshed, and eager to tell your friends about your Canadian adventure!

Itinerary

Day 1: New York - Finger Lakes - Niagara Falls

Your exciting three-day Excursion to Niagara Falls, Toronto and 1000 Islands from New York takes you from the US into Canada and back again. At the start of your excursion, you will be picked up from 777 8th Ave – Between 47th & 48th street in a deluxe air-conditioned vehicle (van, minibus or coach).

With your English-speaking guide, you will depart the Big Apple and head north. You will drive through forested mountains past the beautiful Delaware Gap to Watkins Glen State Park in the heart of the Finger Lakes region.

You will stop for lunch (payable direct) at lovely Watkins Glen and can take a stroll through the gorge to the famous waterfalls. Afterwards, you will continue your journey passing Seneca Lake on the way. You will arrive at Niagara Falls in the late afternoon.

You will tour the American Side of the Falls including the American Falls, Goat Island, and Three Sisters Islands. Goat Island is a delightful wooded island with spectacular views of the Falls. Three Sisters Islands are three small islands linked by bridges.

At night you can see the spectacular sight of Niagara Falls illuminated in glowing colors.

You will stay overnight at the Executive Inn Super 8, 0.6 miles (1 km) from Niagara Falls. It is a two-star hotel with a restaurant, two swimming pools and a fitness center. The comfortable rooms have all modern amenities including cable television and internet access. It provides complimentary continental breakfast.

Day 2: Niagara Falls - Toronto - 1000 Islands

After breakfast, you will visit Horseshoe Falls (largest of the three falls) for a close-up look at thundering Niagara.

In summer (01 May to 31 Oct) you will board the 'Maid of the Mist' for a 45-minute boat tour past the American and Bridal Veil Falls, then into the dense mist of spray inside the curve of the Horseshoe Falls.

In spring (01 April to 30 April), you will take the Scenic Tunnels tour (approximately 1 hour) and see the Falls from behind.

In summer (01 May to 31 Oct), you will depart around noon to the picturesque village of Niagara on The Lake before going on to Toronto for lunch (payable direct) and sightseeing.

In spring, you will omit this part of the tour and go straight to Toronto.

In Toronto, you will see the stunning modern architecture of City Hall, the fine Parliament building, and Eaton Center shopping complex .

In summer, you will leave Toronto and travel east along Lake Ontario for an evening arrival at the 1000 Islands area. You stay overnight at Gananoque – Clarion Inn, a three-star hotel with restaurant, indoor pool, sauna, and fitness center. The hotel is located in the beautiful Bay of Quinte tourist region and the comfortable rooms have all modern amenities.

In spring, the schedule is slightly different. You will return to Niagara Falls from Toronto, and stay a second night at Executive Inn Super 8 .

Day 3: 1000 Islands - New York

In summer (01 May to 31 Oct), you will start the day with a 1.5 hour cruise through the 1000 Islands along the St Lawrence River. As you sail through this garden of woods and water, look out for the houses of the rich and famous perched on private islands.

In spring (01 Apr to 30 Apr), instead of the cruise, you will spend time (approximately 40 minutes) visiting the magnificent Welland Canal Locks. Part of the great St. Lawrence Seaway, the Welland Canal moves huge ships up and down the Niagara escarpment. You will then visit the picturesque village of Niagara on the Lake, where you will have lunch (payable direct).

In the afternoon (spring and summer schedules) you will head to New York State. On the way, you can enjoy a shopping excursion at a large outlet mall, where there are amazing bargains on brand name goods.

In the evening, you will return to New York and will be dropped off at the starting point at New York Airport Service.

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

01 Apr – 31 Oct: Friday & Sunday

Duration

3 Days /2 Nights

Start time

Start time: 07:00am
Duration: 3 Days /2 Nights

Meeting point

The tour departs from777 8th Ave – Between 47th & 48th street.
Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. .

Ending point

The tour ends at the starting point

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Inclusions

  • 2 nights’ hotel accommodation (including tax)
  • Sightseeing in Niagara-falls and Toronto
  • 45-minute Maid of the Mist boat ride (01 May to 31 Oct), or 1 hour Scenic Tunnels visit (01 Apr to 30 Apr)
  • 1.5-hour 1000 Islands cruise (01 May to 31 Oct)
  • Transportation in deluxe air-conditioned vehicle (van, mini-bus or coach)
  • English-speaking guide
  • Continental breakfast

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Meals (except where hotels offer complimentary breakfast)

Do/Dont's

Wear comfortable clothing and bring warm clothes with you, plus extra garments to change into. Take a hat, sunblock and swimwear, and don’t forget your camera and the documents for crossing the border between the USA and Canada, eg passports and visas

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Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm the departure details.

Please carry valid travel documents while entering or leaving the US. Please make sure in advance that the Canadian visa requirements are met

Seat rotation occurs at least once during the day in the coach

If any site featured in the program is not covered due to natural weather disaster, late flights, sickness, accidents or any reason beyond control, no refund shall be made for those services

Luggage is limited to one piece per person with the following dimensions: 21" X 12" X 12" (46cm x 30cm x 30cm) and a maximum of 22 pounds (10 kgs)

Prices are based on 2 people sharing the same room and if a 3rd person shares the room no extra bed will be provided

All customers must book this tour using their full name, as seen on their government issued ID/passport along with their birth date and gender. This information will also be required for customers under the age of 18.

Maid of the Mist only operates between May-October.

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Additional info

  • Requirements for entering Canada:
  • Native born U.S. citizens must carry identification papers showing their citizenship such as birth certificate, visa or passport. In addition to these forms, picture ID such as driver's license is recommended. Proof of residence may also be required. You must have birth certificates for all children. Please
  • Note: effective January 1, 2008, all U.S. citizens will be required to present a passport to cross the border and return to the USA.
  • Naturalized U.S. citizens should carry a naturalization certificate or some other evidence of citizenship. Legal, permanent residents of the United States who are not U.S. citizens are advised to carry their Alien Registration Receipt Card (U.S. form I-151 or form I-551)
  • Persons under 18 years of age who are not accompanied by a parent or guardian should bring a notarized letter from a parent or guardian giving them permission to travel to Canada - in addition to their birth certificate. If only one parent is traveling with the child, that parent must possess a notarized letter from the other parent giving permission
  • All persons other than U.S. citizens or legal, permanent residents of the United States require valid passport or an acceptable travel document
  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have
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