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Essence of Eastern Canada

8 Days 1 Country 4 Cities

Discover the cosmopolitan eastern part of Canada with this trip.

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Essence of Eastern Canada

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    Toronto (ON), Canada

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      iNotes
      • For a trip with more exclusive Insider experiences, more included meals and upgraded hotels, see our Best of Eastern Canada itinerary featured in the USA and Canada brochure.
      • Airport arrival at Toronto Pearson International Airport is at approximately 4 p.m., please be aware when booking your flights.
      • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
      • Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change - please confirm all details at time of booking.
      • For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Website Terms of Use page.
      • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
      • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 

      About this trip

      This all-embracing exploration of Eastern Canada takes you beyond Canada's largest city of Toronto to beautiful French speaking Quebec with its fortified city, cobblestone streets and renowned Quebecois delicacies, cultures and traditions. Finally, take in the sights of Old Montreal and perhaps set sail to Boston to experience the picturesque sites along the beautiful rocky coastlines of Canada and New England.


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      Trip code: SEEC

      7 Nights

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      1 Meals
      • 1 Breakfast

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • 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
          Iconic Breakfast at a traditional Cabane a Sucre (Sugar Shack) where you'll learn how maple syrup is made and turned into various other maple products

        • Toronto
          Sightseeing includes Chinatown and the CN Tower and insight into traditional native arts at the Storyboot Project, a TreadRight Heritage Initiative


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 1 Breakfast


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      What's Included

      Unbeatable Features

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        • 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

        • An expert Travel Director and separate driver

        • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


       

      Essence of Eastern Canada

      Your Itinerary

      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. 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. Back in Toronto, experience the sights and history of this multicultural city. Learn more about traditional native arts at the Storyboot Project, a TreadRight Heritage Initiative. This project aims to revive the traditional arts by creating partnerships with elders and artisans.

      Optional Experiences

      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 (553.33 meters) tall, the award-wining 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 (342 meters). 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: $43.00

      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
      Days Inn Downtown Ottawa

      4. Ottawa Sightseeing and Free Time

      Start the day with a sightseeing tour of Ottawa to view the city's most famous landmarks. Enjoy a visit to the Mountie Stables where you can see the trusty steeds of the Canadian Mounted Police up close. The rest of the day is free.

      Optional Experiences

      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: $19.00

      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. Subject to weather conditions. Approx. duration: 4 hours.

      Adult Price: $28.00

      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. Later, set out for Cap-de-la-Madeleine located at the mouth of the Saint-Maurice and St. Lawrence Rivers. Your evening is free.

      Hotel
      Classique

      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.

      Optional Experiences

      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: $74.00

      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.

      Meal(s)
      Iconic Breakfast
      Hotel
      Sandman Montreal Longueuil

      8. Depart Montreal or Toronto

      Bid 'Au Revoir' to French Canada and your newfound friends as your trip comes to an end in Montreal. A complimentary return transfer back to Toronto is also available.

      Available Departures

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • 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
          Iconic Breakfast at a traditional Cabane a Sucre (Sugar Shack) where you'll learn how maple syrup is made and turned into various other maple products

        • Toronto
          Sightseeing includes Chinatown and the CN Tower and insight into traditional native arts at the Storyboot Project, a TreadRight Heritage Initiative


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 1 Breakfast


      EssenceOfEasternCanada DiningHighlight 742352251 GE Sept19 1200x800

      What's Included

      Unbeatable Features

      EssenceOfEasternCanada SightseeingHighlight 742352251 GE Sept19 1200x800
        • 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

        • An expert Travel Director and separate driver

        • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


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