Eastern Canada Discovery - Classic Group

Eastern Canada Discovery - Classic Group

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$3070

Eastern Canada Discovery - Classic Group

8 Days Starting in Toronto (ON) and ending in Quebec City

Visiting: Toronto, Niagara Falls, Kingston, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City

Tour operator:

Insight Vacations

Tour code:

ABECQN19

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$3375
$3070 (USD) Operator discount: -$143 The Big ADVENTURE Sale: -$162

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Tour Overview

From natural delights to city sights, the best of Eastern Canada awaits you on this 8-Day guided tour. Stroll downtown in multi-cultural Toronto, before experiencing the might and majesty of Niagara Falls. Take to the waters for a cruise through the mist as the cascades thunder down around you. In the capital Ottawa, roll up your sleeves to craft seasonal ingredients during a demonstration at acclaimed cooking school C’est Bon. Celebrate the revival of traditional arts with your visit the Manitobah Mukluks Storyboot Project, a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience. Explore the grand mansions of Montreal and the neo-gothic Notre-Dame Basilica with a Local Expert, before concluding your journey in chic Quebec City. Here you can toast your travels in the Historic District of Old Quebec, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Highlights

  • 2 Dinner with Wine (DW)

  • 7 Breakfast (B)

  • 1 Lunch (L)

  • 1 Dinner (D)

  • Toronto: At 18:00, you’ll meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Dinner.

  • Ottawa: Gain new culinary skills and learn more about regional cuisine with a local chef during a cooking demonstration at C'est Bon.

  • Quebec City: Savour the evening in an intimate setting as you enjoy a Highlight Dinner in historic Old Quebec.

  • Ottawa: Learn about the Manitobah Mukluks Storyboot Project, a key initiative that aims to revive the traditional arts by creating partnerships with elders and artisans who fashion mukluks and moccasins in the traditional way. After receiving the prestigious TreadRight Heritage Initiative grant, the project now endeavours to expand its partnerships, teaching opportunities and artisan support network.

  • Ottawa: Learn about the Manitobah Mukluks Storyboot project which aims to revive the traditional arts by creating partnerships with elders and artisans who fashion mukluks and moccasins in the traditonal way. It is the fourth recipient of a TreadRight Heritage Initiative grant globally, and the first in North America.

  • Niagara Falls: Get up close and personal with the mighty Falls! Experience the awesome power, thundering water and amazing mist from a state of the art eco-catamaran, making it a perfect and memorable way to experience this natural wonder. After the rush of excitement and rush of water, slow down and explore Niagara-on-the-Lake, a beautifully preserved 19th century village in the heart of Ontario wine country.  The flower-filled, tree-lined town features old world architecture, boutique shopping and plenty of character allowing for a truly charming time.

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Itinerary

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Day 1: Thrilling Toronto
Location: Toronto
Accommodation: Westin Harbour Castle Toronto
Meals Included: Dinner with Wine

Welcome to Toronto, a vibrant city on Lake Ontario, full of fine restaurants and bars, as well as an eclectic mix of cultures. After settling in, feel free to explore the town and discover what it has to offer. At 18:00, meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Dinner with wine.

Day 2: Toronto And The Thundering Falls Of Niagara Relaxed Start
Location: Toronto, Niagara Falls
Accommodation: Hilton Toronto
Meals Included: Breakfast

See Toronto's top sights as you see Queen's Park and the Parliament Buildings, before venturing on the quaint town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, a 19th century village that offers gorgeous views of Lake Ontario. See the flowers and old-world architecture of the city before heading to the spectacular Niagara Falls. Take in this great natural wonder up-close on a catamaran, cruising right up to the base of the falls before returning to Toronto.

Day 3: Kingston And Ottawa
Location: Toronto, Kingston, Ottawa
Accommodation: Novotel Hotel Ottawa
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

Journey to historic Kingston, otherwise known as the Limestone City. Here you’ll view the city’s storiedbuildings, churches and fortifications, many of which being constructed from limestone itself. Continueto the Canadian capital of Ottawa where you’ll join a cooking demonstration at a local barn owned byJust Food, a nonprofit organization that brings dining experiences focused on sustainable food andfarming practices. Learn new culinary skills and discover more about local cuisine using staples from theCanadian terroir such as maple sugar, haskaps, Labrador tea and wildflowers. End the experience with adelicious three-course dinner with wine, before heading back to your hotel.

Day 4: Canada's Capital To Montreal
Location: Ottawa, Montreal
Accommodation: Montreal Marriott Chateau Champlain
Meals Included: Breakfast

Get ready for an exciting morning exploring Ottawa, with a tour of the city’s stately boulevards. Then, visit Mādahòkì Farm and experience a lively traditional Pow Wow dance. Join this MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience and learn about diversity of Indigenous cultures across Canada and how they revive the traditional arts by creating partnerships with elders and artisans. Continue to the diverse metropolis of Montreal, which is in the French-speaking province of Quebec.

Day 5: Montreal, The Royal Mountain
Location: Montreal
Accommodation: Montreal Marriott Chateau Champlain
Meals Included: Breakfast

Today you’ll join a Local Expert who will guide you around Old Montreal. The narrow cobblestone streets draw you in with their lively little plazas, shops and cafes. From the grand mansions of Mount Royal to the iconic old port, Old Montreal is a historic neighbourhood that is now a major hot spot with beautiful architecture and plenty of opportunities for photo-ops. Next, visit the Notre Dame Basilica and discover the history of the first neo-gothic church in Canada and marvel at its breathtaking architecture and exceptional stained glass windows. The rest of the day is free to enjoy as you please.

Day 6: Montmorency Falls Park To Quebec City Relaxed Start
Location: Montreal, Quebec City
Accommodation: Hilton Quebec City
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Depart Montreal and head to Montmorency Falls today. Stop at a traditional Sugar Shack and learn how maple syrup is harvested and prepared while enjoying the scenery. After lunch, continue onwards to Montmorency Falls Park where you will experience that natural wonder that towers 272 feet (84 m) tall over the Saint Lawrence River. Walk the full width of the falls on a suspension bridge between both sides of the park, or if you are feeling adventurous, you can take the panoramic staircase down along the cliffside. After taking plenty of pictures, you will continue to Quebec City.

Day 7: Quintessential Quebec Relaxed Start
Location: Quebec City
Accommodation: Hilton Quebec City
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Discover more of Quebec City’s history and charm with a Local Expert. You'll see the Latin Quarter, Plains of Abraham, City Hall and Palace Royale, while learning about the city’s long history as one of the oldest European settlements in North America. No visit to Old Quebec would be complete without seeing the grand hotel Château Frontenac, designated a National Historic Site of Canada and UNESCO World Heritage Site, being one of the first grand railway hotels completed in Canada. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy at leisure. In the evening enjoy your Celebration Dinner in historic old Quebec.

Day 8: Depart Quebec City
Location: Quebec City
Meals Included: Breakfast

Bid "Au Revoir" to Quebec City and your fellow travellers as your tour comes to an end. Departure will be at your leisure.

Check out our Q&As

  • Can I join the tour once it has departed?

    We regret that no refunds can be made for absences from a tour, including experiences such as missed meals or sightseeing.

  • How long has the tour company been trading?

    Since 1978.

  • What Ethical Travel credentials does the tour company have?

    Insight Vacations is a founding member of the TreadRight Foundation, a joint initiative created by the brands within The Travel Corporation (TTC) almost 15 years ago to ensure our impact through tourism is positive. Our ethos to #MakeTravelMatter guides our decision-making at every level of our business.

  • Will the accommodation included meet local health and safety regulations?

    Yes

  • Do you operate a “single share” option and how does it work?

    You have two options as a solo traveller. Either choose to be matched with a same sex partner for a room share - at no extra cost. Or choose a room of your own with a reduced or even free private room upgrade on select tours.

  • What policies are in place for Covid-19?

    Please contact us for latest COVID-19 policies

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    Up to 91 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of deposit.

    At 90 days before tour starts: Forfeit 50% of booking price.

    At 29 days before tour starts: Forfeit 80% of booking price.

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