Eastern Explorer

11 Nights

Toronto, OT

You’ll be awed by the natural wonder of surging rivers, the expansive rocky domain of the Canadian  Shield, and the breath-taking power of Niagara Falls. Get ready for your call to the wild while whalewatching in Quebec (optional) and walking Ontario’s Ontario’s northern trails. Feel history come alive on the King’s highway and in North America’s only fortified city and be romanced by canal-lined cities, cobbled streets and the honeymoon capital of the world. Experience the best of the new world.

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Highlights

  • Explore Québec's towering Château Frontenac Hotel and imposing Citadelle of Québec.
  • Be charmed by The Petit Champlain district’s cobblestone streets that are lined with bistros and boutiques.
  • On route to Montreal stop at the beautiful 1000 Islands region for a mini cruise
  • Indulge in local cuisine or walk the delightful cobbled streets of Montreal.
  • Tour the Parliament Buildings in Ottawa and  Rideau Canal, an UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Spot moose, bears and common loons in the Algonquin Provincial Park
  • Admire the breath-taking power of thundering Niagara Falls 
  • Day 1 - Arrival in Toronto
  • Day 2 - Toronto
  • Day 3 - Toronto to Montreal
  • Day 4 - Montreal
  • Day 5 - Montreal to Quebec
  • Day 6 - Quebec City
  • Day 7 - Quebec City to Ottawa
  • Day 8 - Ottawa
  • Day 9 - Ottawa to MIdland
  • Day 10 - MIdland to Niagara Falls
  • Day 11 - Niagara Falls to Toronto
  • Day 12 - End of Tour
  • Additional Information

Arrive at Pearson International Airport, Toronto. Individual transfer to your centrally-located hotel. After checking in with your tour director, the remainder of the day is free. Overnight in Toronto

Chelsea Hotel, Toronto

Property Location Chelsea Hotel, Toronto is in the heart of Toronto, walking distance from Yonge-Dundas Square and Ryerson University. This family-friendly hotel is close to University of Toronto and Toronto Public Library.

We get better acquainted with our travelling companions at breakfast before exploring Toronto on a morning city tour. Experience the sights and sounds of this cosmopolitan city as you explore the downtown area and residential areas.
Highlights include the Eaton Centre, old and new City Halls, Casa Loma, Yorkville and the University of Toronto. You will pass by the Rogers Centre and the CN Tower and drive along the harbourfront for a complete impression of this city. The remainder of the day is free for independent exploration. Overnight in Toronto. Canadian breakfast included.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Chelsea Hotel, Toronto

Property Location Chelsea Hotel, Toronto is in the heart of Toronto, walking distance from Yonge-Dundas Square and Ryerson University. This family-friendly hotel is close to University of Toronto and Toronto Public Library.

Departing early, we enjoy a pleasant drive east. Following
the north shore of Lake Ontario, we pass endless miles of rolling farmland. Our first destination is the beautiful Thousand Islands resort region, where we embark upon a relaxing cruise. After taking in the sights and sounds of this river playground, we re-board our tour coach for the drive to Montreal. Overnight in Montreal. Canadian breakfast i ncluded.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Hotel Lord Berri

 

This morning, we will tour the second-largest Frenchspeaking 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. Afternoon is at leisure. Overnight in Montreal. Canadian breakfast included.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Hotel Lord Berri

 

This morning, we prepare to depart from Montreal’s cosmopolitan atmosphere and partially follow the route of Canada’s first carriageway, the Chemin du Roy deep into French Canada. Winding our way through typical FrenchCanadian villages and towns, we experience true immersion in French culture. Upon arrival in Quebec City, we tour within the walls of the old city and view Lower Town, the Citadel, Battlefields Park and the ornate city gates. Overnight in Quebec City. Canadian breakfast included

Meals Included: Breakfast

Hotel Palace Royal centre-ville

 

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 a 3-hour whalewatching tour on the St. Lawrence River at the mouth of the Saguenay River. Step aboard a regular boat and go in search of the world’s largest mammals. You will also visit the spectacular Montmorency Falls that are 30 metres higher than the world-famous Niagara Falls. 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. Continental breakfast included.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Hotel Palace Royal centre-ville

 

Following the shore of the St. Lawrence, this morning we travel west past Montreal, across the Ontario border, and on to Ottawa — the nation’s capital. We stop for lunch along the way at the Sucrerie de la Montagne — an authentic sugar
shack and pioneer-style restaurant. Upon arrival to Ottawa we take a tour of Ottawa. We view the Parliament Buildings, residences of the Prime Minister and the Governor General, the Rideau Canal (designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site), and much more. The remainder of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Ottawa. Continental breakfast and lunch included.

Meals Included: Breakfast & lunch

Delta Hotels by Marriott Ottawa City Centre

This morning, we enjoy the Turtle Island aboriginal experience breakfast on Victoria Island. The afternoon is free for independent exploration of Ottawa’s many museums and fine galleries, shopping at the Sparks Street Mall or perhaps a boat cruise on one of the city’s many waterways. Overnight in Ottawa. Breakfast included.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Delta Hotels by Marriott Ottawa City Centre

Our journey west from Ottawa features sparkling lakes, rushing streams, deep forests and characteristic northern towns. The trip will be highlighted by a visit to Algonquin Provincial Park where we will take a walk along the scenic trails. This immense wildlife and forest preserve is a favourite destination for camping expeditions during the summer months, and your walk will give you the opportunity to experience a little of it for yourself. Soon, we enter the Muskoka resort region, our destination for the night. Overnight in Midland. Continental breakfast included.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Comfort Inn Midland

The newly renovated Comfort Inn Midland is ideally located near the docks and shores of breathtaking Georgian Bay and close to many local attractions including the Martyrs' Shrine, Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons, Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre, Discovery Harbour, Little Lake Park, and the King's Wharf Theatre. Guests enjoy visiting downtown Midland's historical murals and unique shops as well as a wonderful variety of restaurants.

This morning, upon arrival to Sainte-Marie Among The Hurons, we have breakfast. This fascinating three-acre historic site is a detailed reconstruction of the first inland European community in Canada. Next, we are driving south past Toronto and then through the orchards and vineyards of the Niagara Peninsula with a final destination of Niagara Falls. A thrilling boat ride on the Hornblower Niagara Cruises - Voyage to the Falls brings us to the foot of the thundering waterfalls for an unforgettable experience. We will take a ride to the top of the Skylon Tower providing a spectacular view of the falls and the surrounding district of Niagara. Afterwards, you can enjoy an optional Niagara Helicopter Tour or Niagara Skywheel that gives you a breathtaking view of Niagara Falls region. The evening is free for exploring North America’s “honeymoon capital”. Overnight in Niagara Falls. Canadian breakfast included.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Hilton Hotel and Suites Niagara Falls

In the heart of the Niagara Falls entertainment district, Hilton Niagara Falls is a full-service hotel directly connected to the Fallsview Casino Resort in the heart of Niagara’s entertainment district. The hotel features a breakfast buffet, nightlife lounges, and three signature restaurants.

We leave Niagara Falls this morning. Our drive follows the scenic Niagara Parkway through the historic village of Niagara-on-the-Lake, home of the Shaw Festival. Here we see a small but thriving community, proud to display a carefully-preserved nineteenth-century atmosphere. This afternoon completes the tour with a short drive back to Toronto. The evening features our special “Farewell to Canada” dinner at the CN Tower. Overnight in Toronto. Canadian breakfast and dinner included.

Meals Included: Half board

Chelsea Hotel, Toronto

Property Location Chelsea Hotel, Toronto is in the heart of Toronto, walking distance from Yonge-Dundas Square and Ryerson University. This family-friendly hotel is close to University of Toronto and Toronto Public Library.

A time for last-minute shopping and sad farewells. Individual transfer to Pearson International Airport, Toronto, in time to check in for your return flight. Canadian breakfast included.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Included:

-11 nights accommodation

-Experienced tour driver

-Toronto sightseeing tour

-1000-Islands Boat Cruise

-Montréal sightseeing tour

-Québec City sightseeing tour

-Ottawa sightseeing tour

-Algonquin Provincial Park excursion

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