Washington DC, New York City & Niagara Falls by Train

Washington DC, New York City & Niagara Falls by Train

10 days from only £2,599pp

Selected departures up to September 2020

Experience more with so much included

  • Guided tours of Washington with our local expert guide seeing the White House, the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial and visit Arlington Cemetery
  • Marvel at the sheer power of spectacular Niagara Falls from every possible perspective
  • Explore New York with a two-day Hop-On Hop-Off bus pass, seeing the Big Apple’s most amazing sights, including bustling Times Square, the iconic Rockefeller Centre, beautiful Central Park and the famous Empire State Building
  • Visit Mount Vernon, George Washington's impressive home along the Potomac River, with landscaped gardens, pioneer farm, and fascinating museum dedicated to America's first president
  • Visit the CN Tower in Toronto
  • Travel in comfort on the iconic Amtrak trains between Washington, New York and Niagara Falls
  • Services of our experienced tour manager
  • Stay in hand-picked three-star and four-star accommodation
  • Return direct scheduled flights from London with premium economy upgrades available at a supplement
  • Flights available from UK regional airports via Dublin
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At a Glance
3 to 4-star accommodation
Return flights & transfers
Regional flights available
5 breakfasts
Programme of daily tours & visits
Travel on the iconic Amtrak train service
Expert tour manager
Checked Luggage


The sights and sounds of New York & Washington are familiar from countless Hollywood films and TV dramas – but nothing can prepare you for the sheer extraordinary scale and vitality of these remarkable cities. The iconic Manhattan skyline reflects the very essence of the United States – striving to be the biggest and the best! We enjoy a wonderful day on board the Maple Leaf train service crossing into Canada spending two nights at Niagara Falls, seeing this incredible natural phenomenon from all angles.

Your Itinerary

Price Includes

The price of this holiday is per person based on two people sharing a twin room with single rooms available at the relevant supplement. The price includes:

  • Scheduled direct flights to Washington DC
  • Return flight from Toronto
  • All transfers
  • Journey on Amtrak train between Washington DC and New York, and between New York and Niagara Falls
  • Eight nights' accommodation in three and four-star hotels
  • Five breakfasts
  • All tours as mentioned
  • Hotel porterage of one item of luggage per person (not available at rail stations) 
  • The services of a Riviera Travel tour manager

Useful Information

Fact File

  • Currencies: US Dollar, Canadian Dollar
  • Deposit: £200 per person
  • Flight time: Approx. 8 hrs
  • Language: English
  • Time zone: GMT-5
  • Countries: USA, Canada

Visa Information

Along with a valid passport, UK citizens must have an ESTA visa waiver or a visa in order to travel to the USA. For the most up-to-date passport and visa information visit https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/usa/entry-requirements

ESTA cost is US$14 per person. Full details of how and when to apply will be sent with your booking confirmation.

We are unable to accept responsibility if you are unable to travel because you have not complied with any passport/entry/immigration requirements.

Please note that visa costs may be subject to change.

Connecting Flights

For regional flights with Aer Lingus, flights will connect via Dublin, where you are able to clear US immigration and customers before continuing your journey to America. For further details of this, please visit the Dublin Airport website. This connection will apply to both the outbound and inbound flights.

Flights from London Heathrow with British Airways are direct to Washington on the outbound journey, and from Toronto on the inbound journey.


We want to ensure you make the correct choice before you book your holiday with us. If you have any concerns regarding the suitability of the holiday due to reduced mobility we would encourage you to call us to discuss these concerns. General information on mobility in connection with our tours can be found here.


There are no current health requirements for travel to the USA and Canada, however, whilst the travelling schedule shall pose no problems for people of any age in normal physical health, we would point out that we often enjoy walking tours (sometimes over unmade paths) so this holiday may not be suitable for clients of greatly impaired mobility. Please bear this in mind when considering this holiday.

Transfer Times

All transfer times listed here are approximate, and dependent on traffic. If you have a question regarding transfer times please don't hesitate to contact us

Arrival airport First hotel location Transfer time Final hotel location Departure airport Transfer time
Washington Dulles International Airport Washington 45 mins Niagara Toronto Pearson International Airport Full day*

*We depart the Niagara hotel in the morning and travel to Toronto. We visit the CN tower before transferring to airport in the afternoon.

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