Journey Through Eastern Canada
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This 11-day tour takes in four of Eastern Canadas great cities – modern Toronto, the capital Ottawa, beautiful Qubec City and vibrant Montral. In each well enjoy a tour and free time, to make the most of your stay and well take a side trip to thundering Niagara Falls, for a reminder of the sheer power of nature. Plus, well visit a renowned winery, enjoy lunch at Chez Dany Sugar Shack, a tasty high tea and a Thousand Islands cruise.
8 excursions and visits
Day 1 UK – Toronto
Titans VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home for your flight to Toronto. On arrival, well transfer to our hotel.
Day 2 Toronto – Niagara Falls – Toronto
This morning, a sightseeing tour introduces us to Toronto and its glistening skyscrapers and 19th-century architecture.
Well then make our way to the natural wonder that is Niagara Falls. Well arrive at lunchtime with time to appreciate the awesome power of the Horseshoe and American Falls, from the promenade. Or you could join an optional excursion to see the Falls by helicopter or boat. Early evening we return to Toronto.
Day 3 Perth – Ottawa
We depart Toronto for Prince Edward County and Perth, where well stop at a local winery for a tour and sample the local wines. Later, we continue on our journey to the nations capital, Ottawa and transfer to our hotel.
Day 4 Ottawa
This morning well embark on a short orientation of Ottawa, with its fine parliament buildings, picturesque parks and canals ripe for wandering.
The afternoon is free to explore this capital city at your leisure. Parliament Hill is home to Canadas national government and worthy of a visit, or there are museums and galleries aplenty. Or follow the Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as it winds through downtown Ottawa until it reaches locks next to Parliament Hill, where it joins the Ottawa River.
Day 5 Qubec City
Todays destination is Qubec City. We journey there following the St Lawrence River, making a stop for lunch at Chez Dany Sugar Shack. The lunch menu offers local cuisine, accompanied by live traditional music. We arrive later in Qubec City.
Day 6 Qubec City
This morning we enjoy a guided tour of Qubec City with its fort, gates and cannons, narrow cobbled streets and ancient greystone houses. Later, youre free to explore. Maybe take a horse-drawn carriage around the old city – a great way to become acquainted. Alternatively, take an optional cruise along the St Lawrence River.
Day 7 Qubec City
Today is at leisure. Maybe discover the old walled city, visit the many interesting shops and enjoy fine French cuisine. Or you could take a walk along the promenade overlooking the St Lawrence River.
Day 8 Montral
We have an early start today to make the most of the Beauce region, home to the greatest concentration of maple groves in Qubec. Shortly after crossing the St Lawrence River we stop at the Chaudiere Falls, an impressive waterfall and suspension bridge, named asticou (boiler) by the Abenaki Indians because of the kettle-shaped basin at the foot of the cascades. The river was the scene of a gold rush in 1846 when a nugget the size of a pigeons egg was found. By the beginning of the 20th century over $1 million worth of gold had been extracted.
Well visit the Uplands Cultural and Heritage Centre, a neo-Georgian residence built in 1862. Five rooms have been decorated with antiques from the Sherbrooke Historical Societys collection and the Lennoville-Ascot museums collection. While here, well sit down for high tea, savouring scones, pastries, cucumber sandwiches and tea.
We leave for Montral this afternoon and on arrival, well enjoy a guided tour.
Day 9 Kingston
We depart Montral to Kingston, gateway to the Thousand Islands. Here we enjoy a relaxing cruise to discover this attractive archipelago varying from small outcroppings to much larger, inhabited islands.
The rest of the day is free in Kingston.
Day 10 Kingston – Toronto – In flight
We transfer to the airport for our return flight to the UK.
Day 11 UK
Upon arrival, your Titan vehicle will be waiting for the journey home.