Ontario and French Canada

Description

Overview
Tour code: 8330
Days: 8
Description: Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec, Montreal
Tour operator: Cosmos
Quality: ★★★

Itinerary

Day 1 Toronto

Welcome to Toronto, Ontario’s capital. Your Tour Director is on hand late this afternoon to answer any questions.

Day 2 Toronto. Excursion to Niagara Falls

Skirt the shores of Lake Ontario to Niagara Falls, one of the Natural Wonders of the World. Board your SIGHTSEEING BOAT for a thrilling ride to view the thundering falls. Sightseeing also includes the beautiful Floral Clock and the city’s major landmarks such as the banking district, City Hall, the CN Tower, the University of Toronto, and ultra-modern Roger’s Center. This evening, enjoy an optional outing to the top of the CN Tower for a delicious dinner and spectacular views.

NOTE:

Operation of the Niagara Falls sightseeing cruise is subject to favorable weather conditions. When weather is unfavorable, a walking tour through the scenic tunnels will be substituted.

Day 3 Toronto–Kingston–Thousand Islands National Park–Ottawa

Leave Ontario’s capital and stop in Kingston, a city with an exciting history dating back more than 300 years. Proceed along the St. Lawrence River with splendid vistas of Thousand Islands National Park. At Ivy Lea, board your boat for a CRUISE that takes a scenic route through the many islands of St. Lawrence Islands National Park. Next, head to Ottawa, Canada’s beautiful capital.

Day 4 Ottawa

This morning, enjoy a sightseeing tour of this lovely city on the banks of the Ottawa River and the Rideau Canal. See the Canadian Mint; the embassy district; and stately Parliament Hill. Visit the ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE STABLES, a tribute to Canadian heritage and history. Suggestions for this afternoon include a visit to the magnificent Canadian Museum of History or the array of restaurants and shops at lively Byward Market.

NOTE:

Due to seasonal hours, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Stables will be closed and unavailable on the August 31, September 7, 14, 21, 28, and October 5 departures.

Day 5 Ottawa–Québec City Area

Drive into the French-Canadian province of Québec for a sudden change in language and tradition. Follow the historical King’s Highway along the north shore of the mighty St. Lawrence River. Visit the Basilica of Notre Dame and CAP DE LA MADELEINE before arriving in Québec City, the heart of French Canada and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Day 6 Québec City Area

Enjoy a guided tour of Canada’s only walled city, crowned by the turrets of Château Frontenac. Until the British victory of 1759, Old Québec was the center of New France; today, it’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Within the walls resides Place d’Armes, Laval Seminary, the star-plan Citadelle, and ancient Place Royale. Also see the stone houses crowding the narrow streets of Lower Town by the St. Lawrence River. The afternoon and evening are free—your Tour Director will have suggestions for sightseeing, shopping, and dining.
Day 7 Québec City Area–Montréal

This morning, join a unique optional excursion to the Érablière le Chemin du Roy Sugar Shack. Visitors to the sugar cabin will enjoy a typical Québec breakfast, along with a guided visit and presentation to explain the process of maple extraction. Afterward, head south for sophisticated Montréal, one of Canada’s largest cities. Major attractions on this afternoon’s tour include once-walled Old Montréal, the Seminary of St. Sulpice, Mount Royal, and modern Montréal.

Day 8 Montréal

The trip ends today with guests departing on individual schedules. Transfers to Montréal Trudeau Airport are included.

Map

Highlights

Welcome to Ontario and Québec—where exciting cities and breathtaking scenery await you on this eastern Canada tour. You’ll spend two nights in Toronto, Ottawa, and the Québec City area, and one night in Montréal.

On your sightseeing tour in each city, you’ll see the must-see sights, such as the 1,815-foot-tall CN Tower in Toronto, Canada’s largest city; the Canadian Mint in Ottawa, Canada’s capital; Québec City’s Place Royale, the historic square known as the birthplace of French America; and Montréal’s Mount Royal, designed by the same designer as New York City’s Central Park. In Ottawa, you’ll visit the Royal Canadian Mounted Police stables, a tribute to Canadian heritage and history. In Québec, visit the Basilica of Notre Dame, dating to the 19th century, and Cap de la Madeleine, a national shrine with its fine stained-glass windows. Also enjoy time to explore Québec City, Canada’s only walled city and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

But that’s not all…you’ll enjoy stunning scenery on this eastern Canada tour. For a tour highlight, board a sightseeing boat for a thrilling ride to view breathtaking Niagara Falls. You’ve seen photos of Niagara Falls, and now’s your chance to see it up close. These falls are nothing short of spectacular! Also enjoy a cruise that takes a scenic route through the many islands of St. Lawrence Islands National Park.

From the vibrant cities to the beautiful scenery, this eastern Canada tour designed for the value-minded traveler is a wonderful vacation!

Vacation Highlights

Sightseeing:

In Niagara Falls, Toronto, Ottawa, Québec City, and Montréal; Niagara Falls sightseeing cruise, scenic cruise along the St. Lawrence River, Royal Canadian Mounted Police Stables, and Cap de la Madeleine. ■ Inside visits as shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

Scenic Highlights:

Niagara Falls, Kingston, Gananoque, Thousand Islands National Park, Ottawa River, Rideau Canal, Québec City (UNESCO World Heritage Site), and Laval Seminary.
Guides:

Local Guides for city sightseeing in Québec City and Montréal; services of a professional Tour Director.

NOTES:

Enjoy the fall colors of Ontario and Quebec on our special fall foliage departures: September 7 to October 5 (if Mother Nature permits).

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Stables will not be available on day 4 for departures May 1, and May 25, 2017

Hotels

TORONTO Chelsea Hotel, Toronto (F)

OTTAWA Radisson Hotel Ottawa Parliament Hill (F)

QUÉBEC CITY AREA Hotel Classique (MF)

MONTRÉAL Best Western Ville-Marie (F)

Pricing

Departure Date
Tour Start Date
Return Date
Land Tour Price
01-May-2017
01-May-2017
08-May-2017
$1,236
04-May-2017
04-May-2017
11-May-2017
$1,236
18-May-2017
18-May-2017
25-May-2017
$1,236
20-May-2017
20-May-2017
27-May-2017
$1,255
25-May-2017
25-May-2017
01-Jun-2017
$1,255
27-May-2017
27-May-2017
03-Jun-2017
$1,255
01-Jun-2017
01-Jun-2017
08-Jun-2017
$1,255
08-Jun-2017
08-Jun-2017
15-Jun-2017
$1,255
15-Jun-2017
15-Jun-2017
22-Jun-2017
$1,255
17-Jun-2017
17-Jun-2017
24-Jun-2017
$1,255
22-Jun-2017
22-Jun-2017
29-Jun-2017
$1,255
29-Jun-2017
29-Jun-2017
06-Jul-2017
$1,255
01-Jul-2017
01-Jul-2017
08-Jul-2017
$1,255
13-Jul-2017
13-Jul-2017
20-Jul-2017
$1,255
20-Jul-2017
20-Jul-2017
27-Jul-2017
$1,255
27-Jul-2017
27-Jul-2017
03-Aug-2017
$1,255
03-Aug-2017
03-Aug-2017
10-Aug-2017
$1,236
10-Aug-2017
10-Aug-2017
17-Aug-2017
$1,236
12-Aug-2017
12-Aug-2017
19-Aug-2017
$1,236
17-Aug-2017
17-Aug-2017
24-Aug-2017
$1,236
24-Aug-2017
24-Aug-2017
31-Aug-2017
$1,236
26-Aug-2017
26-Aug-2017
02-Sep-2017
$1,236
31-Aug-2017
31-Aug-2017
07-Sep-2017
$1,236
02-Sep-2017
02-Sep-2017
09-Sep-2017
$1,255
07-Sep-2017
07-Sep-2017
14-Sep-2017
$1,255
09-Sep-2017
09-Sep-2017
16-Sep-2017
$1,255
14-Sep-2017
14-Sep-2017
21-Sep-2017
$1,255
16-Sep-2017
16-Sep-2017
23-Sep-2017
$1,255
21-Sep-2017
21-Sep-2017
28-Sep-2017
$1,255
23-Sep-2017
23-Sep-2017
30-Sep-2017
$1,255
25-Sep-2017
25-Sep-2017
02-Oct-2017
$1,255
28-Sep-2017
28-Sep-2017
05-Oct-2017
$1,255
05-Oct-2017
05-Oct-2017
12-Oct-2017
$1,255

Package Includes

  • 7 nights hotel accommodations.
  • All rates are per person per room in single, twin double, triple, or quarter occupancy inclusive of taxes. Children under 9 years of age (at start of tour) must share a room with two adults, otherwise the child pays twin room supplement.
  • Roundtrip deluxe air conditioned bus transportation.
  • Experienced tour leader for each tour to let you enjoy in-depth sightseeing.

Package Excludes

  • Canada Visa application fees.
  • Round trip air ticket from your hometown.
  • Laundry, valet, telephone calls, wines and liquors other than those specified.
  • All meals and drinks during the trip, but the tour guide will arrange for it.
  • All admission fees and all other private expenses.
  • Tips to guides and drivers (Suggested tip: $8.00 per person, per day).

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