The Best of Eastern Canada - October 8-16, 2021

    The Best of Eastern Canada October 8-16, 2021

    The Best of Eastern Canada 

    October 8 – 16, 2021

    9 Days ● 11 Meals: 8 Breakfasts, 3 Dinners 

    HIGHLIGHTS… Toronto, Niagara Falls, Niagara-on-theLake, Thousand Islands National Park, Ottawa, Quebec City, Choice on Tour, Montmorency Falls, Maple Sugar Shack, Montreal


    ITINERARY AT A GLANCE

    Days 1, 2 Sheraton Centre Toronto, Toronto, Ontario

    Days 3, 4 Ottawa Marriott, Ottawa, Ontario

    Days 5, 6 Marriott Quebec City Downtown, Quebec, Quebec

    Days 7, 8 Hotel Omni Mont Royal, Montreal, Quebec

    On some dates alternate hotels may be used.





    Day 1: Friday, October 8, 2021

    Toronto, Ontario -

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


    Day 2: Saturday, October 9, 2021

    Toronto - Niagara Falls - Toronto

    This morning travel to the 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 travellers at a welcome dinner. (B, D)


    Day 3: Sunday, October 10, 2021

    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. (B)


    Day 4: Monday, October 11, 2021 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 wintertime. The remainder of the day is yours to do as you please. (B)


    Day 5: Tuesday, October 12, 2021

    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. (B, D)


    Day 6: Wednesday, October 13, 2021

    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 the St. Louis Arch. Enjoy an evening at leisure. (B)


    Day 7: Thursday, October 14, 2021

    Quebec City -Montreal

    Begin your day with 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. Next, enjoy brunch at a local sugar shack, situated in the heart of the Quebec countryside. Learn about the traditions of maple syrupmaking and enjoy samples of delicious traditional foods. Before leaving, try a favourite regional treat – maple taffy on the snow! 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. (B)


    Day 8: Friday, October 15, 2021

    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 travellers for a farewell dinner celebrating the end of a memorable trip. (B, D)


    Day 9: Saturday, October 16, 2021 Montreal - Tour Ends

    Your journey draws to a close today. (B) 


    ON TOUR ACTIVITIES: Please choose one of the following on tour activities Please

    Choose One:

    Coach tour of Quebec City 

    Walking tour of Quebec City