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Essence of Eastern Canada

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8 Days from $1,100 per person
Ottawa

Countries Visited

Canada

Locations Visited

Toronto (ON), Ottawa (ON), Quebec City, Montreal (QC)
  1. Day 1 Arrive Toronto (2 Nights)

    Welcome to Toronto, Canada's largest city. Get settled in at your hotel before meeting your Travel Director this afternoon.

    hotel Chelsea Hotel Toronto
  2. Day 2 Niagara Falls Excursion

    This morning, travel to Niagara Falls, one of the largest falls in the world. See the Canadian and American sides as you cruise to the base of Horseshoe Falls. Return to Toronto, the rest of the day is free.

  3. Day 3 Toronto – Kingston – Ottawa (2 Nights)

    After departing Toronto, drive along Lake Ontario to Kingston where you'll board a cruise down the St. Lawrence River. Later, head to Ottawa, Canada's beautiful capital city.

    hotel Quality Inn and Suites Gatineau
  4. Day 4 Ottawa Sightseeing and Free Time

    Start the day with a sightseeing tour of Ottawa to view the city's most famous landmarks. The rest of the day is free.

  5. Day 5 Ottawa – Quebec City (2 Nights)

    Today, arrive in Quebec City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With its narrow cobblestone streets and stone buildings, it exudes a strong European feel. Your evening is free.

    hotel Hôtel Universel Québec
  6. Day 6 Quebec City Sightseeing and Free Time

    Join a Local Specialist and explore Old Quebec, the historic heart of French Canada. View the famous turreted Chateau Frontenac, The Citadel, and the historic Plains of Abraham. The rest of the day is yours to do as you please.

  7. Day 7 Quebec City – Montreal

    This morning, an Iconic Breakfast is served at Erabliere le Chemin du Roy, a Cabane a Sucre (Sugar Shack) where you'll learn how maple syrup is made and turned into other maple products. Set out for Montreal, designated by UNESCO as a "City of Design." Upon arrival, enjoy an orientation tour with a Local Specialist. This evening is free.

    meals Iconic Breakfast
    hotel Hotel Gouverneur Place Dupuis
  8. Day 8 Depart Montreal

    Bid 'Au Revoir' to French Canada and your newfound friends as your trip comes to an end in Montreal.

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Dining Highlights

  • 1 Breakfast

First class travel Highlights

  • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Variety of Optional Experiences
  • City orientation tours
  • An expert Travel Director and separate driver
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes

Sightseeing Highlights

  • Kingston Take a cruise through the scenic Thousand Islands region
  • Montreal Embark on an orientation tour of the city with a Local Specialist
  • Niagara Falls Witness the majestic American and Canadian sides of the falls aboard a cruise
  • Ottawa Enjoy a sightseeing tour of some of the city's most famous sights
  • Quebec City Explore Old Quebec with a Local Specialist
  • Quebec City Iconic Breakfast at a traditional Cabane a Sucre (Sugar Shack) where you'll learn how maple syrup is harvested and turned into various other maple products
  • Toronto Sightseeing of Chinatown

Dates & Prices
Airfare is not included, but can be added to quote upon request
  • Definite Departure
Price Discount Availability Price
Start Date: Sat, Sep 14, 2019
Return Date: Sat, Sep 21, 2019
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Start Date: Sat, Sep 21, 2019
Return Date: Sat, Sep 28, 2019
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Optional Add-Ons

Optional Experiences are subject to change. Your Travel Director will supply you with a final list of Optional Experiences available on your trip. Optional Experiences cannot be booked online; they can be purchased during your trip through your Travel Director.

Toronto

CN Tower Admission and Panoramic Views

Since the CN Tower opened in 1974, Canadians and tourists from around the world have made the trip to Toronto to celebrate this marvel of civil engineering. At 1,815 feet tall, the award-winning communications and observation tower was formerly designated the world’s tallest freestanding structure (surpassed in 2009 by a Dubai skyscraper.) Your admission gives you access to the Lookout Level for panoramic views as well as the Glass Floor where you can peer straight down 1,122 feet. Casual and fine dining and an arcade are located in the tower but are not included in your admission. Approx. duration: 1 hour
Adult Price: $44 

Canadian War Museum

The Canadian War Museum is Canada’s national museum of military history and one of the world’s most respected museums for the study and understanding of armed conflict. The Museum traces its origins back to 1880 when it consisted primarily of a collection of militia artifacts. The Museum’s collections are among the finest military holdings in the world, and the exhibition galleries and public programs have been designed to emphasize the human experience of war. History will come to life while you explore the collection of more than 3 million artifacts, specimens, works of art, written documents and sound and visual recordings on a self-guided tour. Approx. duration: 2 hours
Adult Price: $20 

Ottawa River Cruise

C'mon aboard Ottawa and Gatineau's premier sightseeing vessel, the Empress of Ottawa, and capture unique and spectacular views of some of the city's attractions such as the Parliament Buildings, Canadian Museum of History (formerly Canadian Museum of Civilization), Rideau Falls, and the Prime Minister's residence. With these landmarks as your backdrop Capital Cruises is the ideal way to tour the Ottawa River. Feel free to roam about our two enclosed decks and the third open-air deck to find their ideal spot aboard. Approx. duration: 1.5 hours
Adult Price: $29 

Québec City

Tournebroche Gourmet Bistro Dinner and Montmorency Falls

Gaze upon the towering Montmorency Falls; higher than the Niagara Falls, the impressive Montmorency Falls stand 83 meters (272 feet) tall. The falls form at the mouth of the Montmorency River, where it drops over a cliff into the St. Lawrence River. Then enjoy a 3-course meal and glass of wine at one of Quebec City’s local favorites. Located in a vibrant part of the historic district of Vieux-Québec, you can choose from a select menu using the freshest organic seasonal ingredients, sourced from local farms and rooftop gardens. Approx. duration: 2.5 hours
Adult Price: $75 

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