The Best of Eastern Canada

Your Tour at a Glance

From the old-world style of Quebec City to the power of Niagara Falls, say bienvenue to Eastern Canada. Board a boat and experience, Niagara Falls, up close. Discover Niagara-on-the-Lake’s 300-year-old history of winemaking with a winery tour and tasting. Have a brunch of regional specialties at a local sugar shack and learn about maple syrup-making. You choose how you explore Old Quebec – on foot with a local guide or on a panoramic coach tour. Walk the cobblestone streets of Old Montreal. An unforgettable experience awaits as you venture along picturesque countryside and glistening skyscrapers.

 

Stay

9 Days

8 Nights

Meals

11 Meals

8 Breakfasts

3 Dinners

Activity 2

You like a balanced approach to travel. You feel confident walking at least 30-45 minutes at a time over a variety of terrains – from cobblestones streets to easy straightaways to a couple of hills or flights of stairs. You’re comfortable walking a few city blocks at a time, but need some time to unwind and relax.

 

Day 1

Sheraton Centre Toronto

Toronto, Ontario - Tour Begins

Your tour opens in cosmopolitan Toronto, the capital of Ontario and Canada’s largest city. Enjoy time to discover the area as you settle in.

Day 2

Breakfast & Dinner

Sheraton Centre Toronto

Toronto - Niagara Falls - Toronto

This morning travel to Niagara Falls, home to the awe-inspiring set of waterfalls nestled along the border between the United States and Canada. Embark on a boat cruise to the base of the Falls and witness the thundering water from up-close. Continue on to Niagara-on-the-Lake and take advantage of some free time to discover the “loveliest town in Canada.” This evening, experience Toronto’s culinary scene as you linger with your fellow travelers at a welcome dinner.

Day 3

Breakfast

Westin Ottawa

Toronto - Ottawa

This morning stop in Rockport, gateway to the spectacular Thousand Islands National Park. Enjoy a memorable cruise through this unspoiled region, located along the St. Lawrence River. Then, take in the surrounding landscape of Ontario as you set off for Ottawa, Canada’s culturally rich capital. A seamless blend of French and Canadian customs, the city’s dynamic energy will capture your spirit.

Day 4

Breakfast

Westin Ottawa

Ottawa

Get acquainted with Ottawa as you explore the city. Venture past the Prime Minister's residence, multiple embassies, and the impressive National Art Gallery. You’ll also see the gothic parliament buildings and the Rideau Canal - which becomes the world’s largest skating rink in the wintertime. The remainder of the day is yours to do as you please.

Day 5

Breakfast & Dinner

Hotel Chateau Laurier

Ottawa - Quebec City, Quebec

Say bonjour to Quebec City, the heart of Canada’s French heritage. Enjoy free time in the late afternoon to explore the Old Town (UNESCO), strolling along picturesque cobblestone streets and 17th-century buildings. Sample local cuisine at a restaurant on Ile d’Orleans, a farmland island on the Saint Lawrence River.

Day 6

Breakfast

Hotel Chateau Laurier

Quebec City

This morning, it’s your choice! Join a local guide and stroll the streets of Old Quebec City on foot; see the Place Royale and listen to stories of days gone by in historic squares -OR- embark on a panoramic coach tour to experience the beauty and history of both Old and New Quebec; you’ll see the stately Chateau Frontenac, the provincial Parliament, and St. Louis Arch. Enjoy an evening at leisure.

Day 7

Breakfast

 Hotel Omni Mont-Royal

Quebec City - Montreal

Begin your day with breakfast at a local sugar shack, situated in the heart of the Quebec countryside. Learn about the traditions of maple syrup-making and enjoy samples of delicious traditional foods. Before leaving, try a favorite regional treat – maple taffy on the snow! Next, enjoy a visit to the impressive Montmorency Falls and marvel at this natural wonder plunging 272 feet off the Canadian Shield, approximately 100 feet higher than Niagara Falls. Your journey continues to Montreal. From skyscrapers and cathedrals to rushing waterways and lush gardens, Montreal is a blend of all things old and new. The evening is yours to continue exploring the city independently.

Day 8

Breakfast & Dinner

Hotel Omni Mont-Royal

Montreal

Today, enjoy a fantastic sightseeing tour of Montreal highlighting Jacques Cartier Square and McGill University, among other spots. Your city tour concludes with a stop high atop Mount Royal from which the surrounding view is spectacular. Ascended by Jacques Cartier in 1535, Mount Royal is a small mountain in the city that gave its name to Montreal. The afternoon is yours to explore the city at leisure. Tonight, join your fellow travelers for a farewell dinner celebrating the end of a memorable trip.

Day 9

Breakfast

Montreal - Tour Ends

Your journey draws to a close today.

Post Night

Hotel Omni Mont Royal

The spirit of Montréal emerges with elegance and sophistication at the Hotel Omni Mont-Royal. Located on historic Sherbrooke Street in the heart of downtown’s Golden Square Mile, the luxury of this hotel is an experience in itself. This hotel is centered amongst fashionable boutiques, museums, fine dining and the exciting nightlife of the chic Crescent street.

 

 

 

 

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