Eastern Journey

7 Nights

Toronto, OT

On this Eastern adventure you’ll discover Canada’s unbeatable mix of Old World charm and vibrant urban pleasures. The fortified towns, canals and historic forts of Canada’s founding cultures comfortably coexist with cosmopolitan cities boasting exciting fashion and food, world-class attractions and thriving artistic communities. Urban adventures make way for the legendary splendour of the Laurentian Mountains, the majestic St. Lawrence River and the beautiful Thousand Islands resort region. You’ll journey alongside tulip-lined waterways and cruise to the foot of thundering Niagara Falls.

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Highlights

  • Discover Toronto, a multicultural city with colourful neighbourhoods and a core of soaring skyscrapers, all dwarfed by the iconic, free-standing CN Tower
  • Admire Niagara Falls - three waterfalls that straddle the international border between the Canadian province of Ontario and the American state of New York
  • Take a walk through the Nation’s capital, Parliament Hill, Rideau Canal and lively Byward market
  • Tour the unique city walls, cobblestone streets, majestic Chateau Frontenac of Quebec City
  • Relax in the Old Montreal's shops and cafés on rue St.Catherin and be in awe of the bustling Eaton Centre
  • Day 1 - Arrival in Toronto
  • Day 2 - Toronto/Niagara Falls Excursion
  • Day 3 - Toronto to Ottawa
  • Day 4 - Ottawa to Quebec City
  • Day 5 - Quebec City
  • Day 6 - Quebec City to Montreal
  • Day 7 - Montreal to Toronto
  • Day 8 - End of Tour
  • Additional Information

Arrive at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport and transfer independently to your downtown hotel. After checking in with your tour director, the remainder of the day is free to explore the streets of this dynamic city. Discover the delights of Toronto’s colourful neighbourhoods, take a ride to the top of the CN Tower, experience the lively theatre district and indulge in one of the numerous restaurants. Overnight in Toronto

Meals Included: Ro

Courtyard by Marriott Toronto Downtown

The world's largest full-service Courtyard hotel is ready to make your visit to Downtown Toronto truly special. Courtyard Toronto Downtown welcomes guests with redesigned hotel rooms, inviting venues and superb service. Updated accommodations feature cozy reading chairs, mini-refrigerators, large windows, ample desks and free Wi-Fi. Many rooms benefit from sleeper sofas and balconies with views of Toronto. For extended stay or family travel, consider upgrading to one of our spacious suites. Guests can take advantage of the hotel's indoor lap pool, 24-hour fitness center and delicious American-style cuisine at The Bistro. Event planners appreciate our more than 13,000 square feet of venues, all expertly supported by audiovisual technology and creative catering.

This morning we meet our fellow travellers at breakfast before setting out to discover the many identities of the Canada’s most cosmopolitan city. After seeing the provincial parliament buildings, the waterfront, the imposing CN Tower and lively Chinatown, we leave the city and head for the Niagara Peninsula. We pass through outlying communities and towns along the shores of Lake Ontario en route to Niagara Falls. Time is allocated to admire the falls and take part in some of Niagara Falls numerous activities. Overnight in Toronto. Canadian breakfast included.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Courtyard by Marriott Toronto Downtown

The world's largest full-service Courtyard hotel is ready to make your visit to Downtown Toronto truly special. Courtyard Toronto Downtown welcomes guests with redesigned hotel rooms, inviting venues and superb service. Updated accommodations feature cozy reading chairs, mini-refrigerators, large windows, ample desks and free Wi-Fi. Many rooms benefit from sleeper sofas and balconies with views of Toronto. For extended stay or family travel, consider upgrading to one of our spacious suites. Guests can take advantage of the hotel's indoor lap pool, 24-hour fitness center and delicious American-style cuisine at The Bistro. Event planners appreciate our more than 13,000 square feet of venues, all expertly supported by audiovisual technology and creative catering.

We leave the Toronto skyline behind and drive east towards Ottawa. Our route then winds through rolling farmland, following the rivers and lakes of the Rideau Waterway. Upon arrival in Ottawa, we enjoy a sightseeing tour of the national capital. Defined by the Rideau Canal (designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site) and the government buildings on Parliament Hill, the city offers many great sights including the public gardens, the Byward Market and City Hall. Overnight in Ottawa. Canadian breakfast included.

Meals Included: Bed and Breakfast

Capital Hill Hotel and Suites

Locally owned and operated, they’ve got the inside scoop on all the great things to experience in and around Ottawa. Located in the heart of the Nation’s Capital, Capital Hill Hotel & Suites is situated in the midst of the city’s business and tourist district; only two blocks from Parliament Hill. The only way you’ll get closer to the hill, is if you get elected.

This morning we travel along the scenic Ottawa River to the French-speaking province of Quebec. We skirt the magnificent Laurentians and follow the Chemin du Roy Highway past rustic Quebecois villages and historic shrines. Today’s journey ends in Quebec’s cultural heartland, Quebec City. We tour within the walls of the old city and view the ornate city gates, Lower Town, the Citadel and Battlefields Park. Overnight in Quebec City. Continental breakfast included.

Meals Included: Bed and Breakfast

Ambassadeur Hotel

Hotel Ambassadeur Quebec distinguishes itself from other hotels thanks to its location, only a 10-minute ride from the city center. This hotel also provides their guests with a free outdoor parking, which is pretty rare in Quebec City.Its indoor exotic garden including a heated pool and spa pleases everyone. Parents can watch their children in the pool area while enjoying a delicious drink directly from their terrace, looking on the indoor garden.

The day is at your leisure to further explore the sights of this charming World Heritage Site. You can enjoy an optional full day excursion to Tadoussac including 3-hours of whalewatching on the St. Lawrence River at the mouth of the Saguenay River aboard a regular boat. Upon return, we will visit the spectacular Montmorency Falls that are 30 metres higher than the Niagara Falls with a flow of roughly 35,000 litres of water per second (125,000 litres during the spring). The rest of the day is at your leisure to explore this historic French-Canadian city with narrow streets and unique boutiques. Overnight in Quebec City. Breakfast included.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Ambassadeur Hotel

Hotel Ambassadeur Quebec distinguishes itself from other hotels thanks to its location, only a 10-minute ride from the city center. This hotel also provides their guests with a free outdoor parking, which is pretty rare in Quebec City.Its indoor exotic garden including a heated pool and spa pleases everyone. Parents can watch their children in the pool area while enjoying a delicious drink directly from their terrace, looking on the indoor garden.

Departing from Quebec City we drive along the St. Lawrence River in the footsteps of the early settlers. Upon arrival in Montreal, we tour the second-largest French-speaking city in the world. The dynamic city of Montreal encapsulates the two founding cultures of Canada and boasts a curious blend of history and modernity. Touring the downtown area we view the Olympic Complex, charming Old Montreal, McGill University, the residential streets of Mount Royal and the bustling shopping streets. Overnight in Montreal. Breakfast included.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Hotel Faubourg Montreal Downtown

Property Location With a stay at Hotel Faubourg Montreal Downtown, you'll be centrally located in Montreal, steps from Monument National and minutes from Metropolis. This hotel is close to Notre Dame Basilica and Saint Joseph's Oratory.

Today’s route takes us back to Toronto, where you will have time to explore colourful neighbourhoods and to sample some of the city’s great restaurants and wonderful entertainment. In Rockport you have an option of enjoying an entertaining and relaxing cruise through the beautiful 1000 group of islands. Overnight in Toronto. Breakfast included.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Courtyard by Marriott Toronto Downtown

The world's largest full-service Courtyard hotel is ready to make your visit to Downtown Toronto truly special. Courtyard Toronto Downtown welcomes guests with redesigned hotel rooms, inviting venues and superb service. Updated accommodations feature cozy reading chairs, mini-refrigerators, large windows, ample desks and free Wi-Fi. Many rooms benefit from sleeper sofas and balconies with views of Toronto. For extended stay or family travel, consider upgrading to one of our spacious suites. Guests can take advantage of the hotel's indoor lap pool, 24-hour fitness center and delicious American-style cuisine at The Bistro. Event planners appreciate our more than 13,000 square feet of venues, all expertly supported by audiovisual technology and creative catering.

The time has come for some last-minute shopping and to say farewell to Canada. Individual transfer to Toronto’s Pearson International Airport in time to check in for your return flight. Canadian breakfast included.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour costs includes:

• Toronto sightseeing tour
• Full-day Niagara Falls sightseeing tour
• Ottawa sightseeing tour
• Quebec City sightseeing tour
• Montreal sightseeing tour
• 7 breakfasts
• Transportation by modern tour coach
• Experienced tour driver
• Jonview tour director throughout
• Moderate hotel accommodation
• Baggage handling (1 piece per person)
• Provincial Taxes and Federal GST and/or HST