OF EASTERN CANADA 9 Days from $1,868 US Details below or
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The perfect introduction to East Canada's highlights, the scenic splendor of Niagara Falls meets the urban favorites of Toronto, Montreal, Quebec City and Ottawa.
You'll enjoy Insider moments like…delving beyond the iconic attractions of Quebec City and Montreal to see the cities like a local. We introduce you to residents we know, who share personal stories of everyday life and introduce you to their favourite places. It's tasting the unique ‘ice wine' in the 200 year old log barn of a winery on the Niagara Peninsula. Discovering how the grapes are frozen on the vine, before heading to the stone Carriage House for a private dinner of delicious authentic dishes paired with estate wines.
Day 1 ARRIVE TORONTO
Welcome to Toronto. At 6 p.m., gather at the hotel with your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception.
Meals - Welcome Reception
Hotel Sheraton Centre Toronto (2 nights)
Day 2 TORONTO SIGHTSEEING & NIAGARA FALLS
Start the day with an orientation tour of cosmopolitan, multi-cultural Toronto, viewing sprawling Queens Park; the lively entertainment district, stately University Avenue and the Provincial Parliament Buildings. Embark on a trip to the top of the iconic CN Tower. Travel on to Niagara Falls for an evening on your own.
Meals - Full Breakfast
Hotel Hilton Hotel and Suites Niagara Falls/Fallsview (SF)(2 nights)
Day 3 NIAGARA FALLS SIGHTSEEING
Enjoy a panoramic view of the thundering cascades at Niagara Falls before taking an exhilarating boat ride to the base of spectacular Horseshoe Falls. This evening, enjoy a delightful Be My Guest experience at a family-owned and operated winery. Join your hosts for an exclusive tasting of their award-winning wines, including their famous ice wine, a speciality of the region, made from grapes that have been frozen while still on the vine. The result is a refreshingly sweet dessert wine. Sample some of Niagara's regional cuisine created with local seasonal ingredients in a marvellous setting with stunning views of the vineyard. Meals Full Breakfast - Be My Guest Dining
Hotel: Hilton Hotel and Suites Niagara Falls/Fallsview (SF)
Day 4 NIAGARA FALLS - KINGSTON - OTTAWA (2 Nights)
Travel north along the shore of Lake Ontario for an orientation tour of Canada's first capital, Kingston. See the beautiful historic buildings, churches, picturesque neighborhoods and 19th century fortifications. Continue through rolling farmlands, following rivers and lakes to the current capital and arrive at your hotel, ideally located in downtown Ottawa. Meal(s)Full Breakfast Hotel: Radisson Hotel Ottawa Parliament Hill
Day 5 OTTAWA SIGHTSEEING & FREE TIME
Embark on an introductory tour of the city, viewing the elegant buildings of Parliament Hill, Rideau Hall, the residence of the Governor General of Canada, and the beautiful downtown parks with their exquisite gardens. Tonight, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. Meals: Full Breakfast/Dinner
Day 6 OTTAWA - PARC OMEGA - QUEBEC CITY (2 nights)
This morning, travel to Parc Omega, a safari park with lakes, meadows, small valleys, forests, and rocky hills and home to various wildlife including moose, bears, raccoons, and wolves. Later, find yourself within the fortified walls of Old Quebec City with its artisanal bakeries, flower markets and lively cafes offering a taste of Paris in the New World. Tonight, enjoy dinner at a local traditional French restaurant.
Meals - Full Breakfast
Hotel - Hilton Quebec
Day 7 QUEBEC CITY SIGHTSEEING & FREE TIME
Join your Local Specialist on an exploration of the city, walking the narrow streets of the atmospheric Old Town and the Plains of Abraham, the site of a major colonial battle between the British and the French. Enjoy the afternoon on your own. Tonight, toast your Eastern Canada adventure at a Farewell Dinner to celebrate the end of your holiday. Meals -Full Breakfast/Farewell Dinner
Day 8 QUEBEC CITY - MONTREAL
Travel to Montreal, the cultural capital of French Canada and the largest French-speaking city outside of France. Stop at Mount Royal (the hill that gave its name to the city) for panoramic views over one of the loveliest cities in North America. Here, your Local Specialist introduces you to the historic sites of the city, including spectacular Notre-Dame Basilica, the colourful Old Port area and the modern downtown.
Meals - Full Breakfast/Farewell Dinner
Hotel - Le Centre Sheraton
Day 9 MONTREAL - DEPART TORONTO
Bid au revoir to your newfound friends as you are transferred to Montreal International Airport.
Meals: Full Breakfast
Orientations of Toronto, Kingston and Ottawa
Visit Niagara Falls, Montreal, Parc Omega Safari Park and Quebec City
8 full breakfasts
(including Be My Guest)
Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
Hand-picked 4 and 5 star accommodation
Hand-picked Insider Experiences
Optional Experiences and free time
All porterage and restaurant gratuities
Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
VIP entry to many sights
It's the right hotels With our Insider knowledge, we've handpicked quality hotels to complement this trip. Check the daily itinerary for hotel details and tripadvisor.com for reviews.
Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
9 nights First Class accommodation
Dates: May - September
Prices: From approx
$1,868 US per person based on double occupancy
Departures for different seasons will determine the price