Fall in love with Quebec, where old world charm and history is everywhere. Walk cobble stoned streets and try to speak French to the locals in Quebec City. Discover the culture and local cuisine of this region. You’ll see amazing scenery including Niagara Falls.
†Transfers are available for purchase for land only or on alternative flight dates
Your Package Includes
Please note your hotels may change depending on day of departure. The following are based on a Monday departure:
Please note prices are subject to availability and time of booking and may change without notice.
Advertised pricing based on 07 May 2020 tour with return airfares from Sydney. Multiple departure dates available throughout 2020 from May to October.
Land only prices are available on request.
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Please note that your itinerary will change depending upon the day of the week you depart.
DAY 1, Monday - Depart for Canada
Arrive in Toronto with its glistening skyline, Ontario’s dynamic capital; transfer to your hotel. Enjoy tonight’s Welcome Drink and orientation meeting with your Tour Manager on the delightful journey that lies ahead in Eastern Canada. Later, discover the city’s lively nightlife and its wide choice of international restaurants. Your tour will begin with an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager at approximately 7:00pm on the day of arrival. We recommend that you select flights which arrive in your destination no later than 5:00pm on Day 1 of the itinerary or earlier, if possible
DAY 2, Tuesday - Niagara Falls, Niagara-on-the Lake, Wine Tasting
An exciting day awaits you at spectacular Niagara Falls, one of the largest falls in the world. Get ready for a thrilling boat adventure that travels to the foot of Niagara. Feel the enormous power, get splashed by the sprays and get "up-close and personal" with one of the most incredible creations of Mother Nature. Truly, an unforgettable experience! Afterwards, on to enchanting Niagara-on-the-Lake for lunch at leisure. Continue for wine tasting at a local winery before returning to Toronto. A Welcome Dinner tonight celebrates your arrival in Canada
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 3, Wednesday - Thousand Islands Cruise, Travel to Ottawa
The day begins with a drive to the shores of the majestic St. Lawrence River. Stop in Kingston, Canada's first capital city, for lunch at leisure with time to explore. After, continue to experience the icons of the 1000 Islands such as Boldt Castle, the Statue of St. Lawrence, Thousand Islands International Bridge and Zavicon Islands containing the smallest International Bridge in the world, during this cruise in the heart of the 1000 Islands. After disembarkation, proceed to Ottawa, the country’s multicultural capital city. The evening is yours to explore this energetic city on your own
DAY 4, Thursday - Ottawa City Tour
This morning, begin your day with a tour of the city’s highlights including the Parliament buildings and the National War Memorial with a local guide. Free time this afternoon to explore Ottawa. Perhaps visit the bustling market, known for its large display of local arts and crafts or visit some of the city’s museums and art galleries. Later this evening, participate in the optional Rideau Canal Cruise with Dinner where during this narrated cruise you will discover the rich cultural heritage of the City of Ottawa. Afterwards, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant
Optional: Rideau Canal Cruise with Dinner
DAY 5, Friday - Travel to Quebec City
Depart Ottawa toward quaint Quebec City, the only walled city in North America, acclaimed as the “most French” city outside of France. Stop along the way for lunch at an authentic Sugar Shack, nestled in the Quebec countryside. Here, indulge your sweet tooth with delicious maple products! Enjoy traditional Quebec cuisine (with maple syrup, of course) along with music and taffy too! Upon arrival in Quebec City, time to explore the many old world shops, arcades and cafes. Tonight, try one of the popular restaurants featuring delicious regional French-Canadian cuisine
Overnight: Quebec City
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 6, Saturday - Old and New Quebec City
The discovery of Old and New Quebec includes Place Royale, the picture-perfect site of the city’s original settlement, designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. View the Notre-Dame-des-Victoires, one of the oldest churches in North America before ascending by funicular to stately Chateau Frontenac, perched elegantly atop Cape Diamond. In the Old City, linger a while to walk the winding lanes, window shop and watch the parade of horse-drawn carriages. Spend the afternoon at leisure or participate in the optional Half Day Quebec Tour with lunch. Travel to the historical borough of Île d'Orléans for lunch. After, journey to the Shrine of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, the second oldest pilgrimage site in North America. Depart for Quebec City with a final stop at Montmorency Falls. In the evening, feel the magic of Old Quebec
Optional: Half Day Quebec Tour with lunch (PM)
Overnight: Quebec City
DAY 7, Sunday - Travel to Montreal
From Quebec City journey to magnificent Montreal, the largest city in Quebec, a captivating blend of old and new. Montreal is set on an island in the St. Lawrence River, named after Mount Royal, the triple-peaked hill located at the heart of the city. Take some time to explore one of the avant-garde Art Galleries or explore the Port with its historic buildings, cobblestone streets, market areas, and cafes. This evening, don’t miss experiencing one of the most exciting food scenes in North America. You’ll find irresistible patisseries, English pubs, old Jewish delis, superb French food and marvellous food markets reminiscent of Paris
DAY 8, Monday - Montreal
On the city tour of Montreal view Jacques Cartier Square and McGill University, the Basilica of Notre Dame, historical Place d’Armes and St. Joseph’s Oratory. Ascend Mount Royal, the largest hill in Montreal, to see the spectacular vistas including Olympic Park, site of the 1976 Summer Olympics. The rest of the afternoon is free to discover Montreal on your own. Walk along the narrow streets of Old Montreal with its 17th-century buildings -- you’ll think you’re in Paris! On your last night in Eastern Canada, a Farewell Dinner caps a great journey with your newfound friends
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 9, Tuesday - Depart Canada
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Is This Trip Right for You?
This moderately active program covers a good amount of ground each day. Expect from two to three hours walking every touring day. The pace is moderate, and you will encounter some uneven or wet surfaces. This is a Classic program.
Climate & Clothing
Canada - The weather in Canada varies according to geographical area. The hottest period is from July to August and the coolest from November to March. Bring comfortable walking shoes, clothes you can layer, and an all-weather jacket. Sunscreen, hat, and sunglasses are also recommended.
Passengers travelling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travellers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary.
Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply.