Eastern Express


Highlights

  • Accommodation for 7 nights.
  • Rental of a Mid-Sized car Chevrolet Impala or similar.
  • Admission to Hornblower Cruise - Voyage to the Falls.
  • Admission to CN Tower - Lookout Level.
  • 1,000 Island Cruise - Heart of Island Cruise.

The Eastern Express allows you explore the unsurpassed beauty of Canada's old-world appeal and modern urban pleasures. You will journey through awe-inspiring urban and rural locales of Ontario and Quebec. Fortified towns, canals and historic forts of Canada’s founding cultures, cosmopolitan cities bragging exciting fashion and food, world-class attractions and thriving artistic communities all make this tour an exciting experience.

Itinerary

This afternoon arrive into Toronto. On arrival at Pearson International (YYZ), pick up your bags and proceed to the Car Rental office at YYZ Airport. You will present your confirmation voucher along with your valid Driver’s License and credit card to rent your pre-booked car.

Proceed to your hotel in downtown Toronto. Rest of the day free to explore Toronto on your own.

Overnight in Toronto, ON.

This morning you will depart on a leisurely self guided tour of the Niagara Peninsula. Drive through Canada's fruit and winelands. In Niagara Falls, you will be treated to the awesome sights, sounds and spray of the Falls. Your day will include a spectacular Voyage to the bottom of the Falls on the Hornblower Cruiser. This tour is included in your self-drive tour package. Indulge yourself in a variety of other tours and excursions offered by us as a part of the Niagara Falls experience including a descend down 130 feet to the bedrock for a Journey behind the Falls, a ride up the Skylon Tower to see the falls from a height and a Whirlpool Jet boat Adventure experience. Experience the Falls in a completely different way in our Helicopter Tour over the Falls. Later today, visit the quaint little village of Niagara-on-the Lake and drop by some of Niagara’s finest wineries for a Wine Tasting Tour.

We recommend you stay back at least till 9 PM, so you can witness the Falls all lit up in multi-colours before driving back to Toronto for your overnight stay.

Overnight in Toronto, ON

Spend your morning to pay a visit to Toronto’s tallest Landmark – the CN Tower. Standing at a height of 553.3 m-high, your self-drive tour includes admission to a ride to the Lookout Level, 114 floors above.

After your visit to the CN Tower, depart Toronto on your drive to Canada’s Capital city of Ottawa. Enroute, you may want to stop at Kingston, on Lake Ontario, at the mouth of the Cataraqui and St. Lawrence rivers. Kingston is the old capital of Canada and the city is renowned for its grand 19th-century buildings, and the lakeside Kingston City Hall.

Later this afternoon, drive to Ottawa. Your schedule will allow you to arrive Ottawa around dinner hour.

Overnight in Ottawa, ON

Cruise along the Confederation Boulevard and view the sights in both Ottawa and Gatineau. Parliament Hill, museums, historical places, parks are some of the sights you will see. You may want to visit the Parliament Buildings, the National Gallery or some of the museums before leaving Ottawa. The other options to consider would include a tour of the Royal Canadian Mint or a boat ride along the Ottawa River.

Later this morning, you will depart for Quebec City. Driving into the province of Quebec, you will take to the north shore of the St. Lawrence River. As you drive along Chemin du Roy, one of the oldest highways in North America, you will pass through rustic Quebecois villages and historic shrines that dot this historic highway. As you follow the St. Lawrence River, you will reach historic town of Trois-Rivieres, one of the prettiest towns in Quebec. A visit to the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception which is a Gothic cathedral with magnificent stained-glass windows throughout, is highly recommended.

Your day will end on arrival in Quebec City.

Overnight in Quebec City, PQ.

Spend the day exploring Quebec City, Canada’s oldest city and a United Nations World Heritage Site. The city was founded in 1608. Choose from our range of sightseeing options of the city. Tours will cover the Latin Quarter, the Plains of Abraham, the Citadel, the Place Royale and the Basilica. Later in the day, drive out to Montmorency Falls, about 15 kms northeast of Old Québec along the St. Lawrence River. The Falls is 84 meters tall, which makes it one-and-a-half times taller than Niagara Falls.

Overnight at Quebec City, PQ.

This morning drive down to Montreal. Spend the afternoon exploring Montreal. A visit to Notre Dame Basilica and Mount Royale is a must. You may also want to pay a visit to the Biodome, to Parc Olympique and take a ride up the funicular to the Olympique Tower. Spend this evening exploring the vibrant St. Catherine Street. Street Festivals, red carpet events, sidewalk sales you will find everything on St. Catherine Street.

Overnight in Montreal, PQ.

Leaving Montreal this morning, drive along the St. Lawrence to Canada’s old capital city of Kingston. Kingston is a city in Eastern Ontario, Canada on Lake Ontario, at the mouth of the Cataraqui and St. Lawrence rivers. It is known as the "Limestone City" for its grand 19th-century buildings, including the lakeside Kingston City Hall. On the way to Kingston, stop off at Rockport for a 1,000 Island Cruise (included in your Self-Drive Package). Rest of the day spend exploring Kingston and its surroundings.

Overnight in Kingston, ON.

This morning, check out of hotel, drive to Pearson international Airport (YYZ) and drop off your car.

End of your Self-Drive Canadian Holiday.

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Inclusions

  • 7 Nights’ accommodations.
  • Rental of a Mid-Sized car Chevrolet Impala or similar. Upgrades to SUV or Minivan also available for an additional cost. Driver must be 21 years or older.
  • Unlimited Mileage.
  • Admission to Hornblower Cruise – Voyage to the Falls.
  • Admission to CN Tower – Lookout Level.
  • 1,000 Island Cruise Rockport - Hearth of Island Cruise.
  • Provincial Taxes and Federal GST.

Please refer to Important Notes for additional information relating to your Car Rental.

Important Notes relating to your Car Rental

Exclusions

  • Airfare.
  • Meals.
  • Gratuities.
  • Travel Insurance - recommended. We request Tour Operator to secure a signed Waiver in the event client declines your offer to sell Travel Insurance.
  • Collision Damage Waiver & Theft Protection for the rented Car and Roadside Assistance not included in package cost. Same is available at an additional cost.
  • Gas for the vehicle.
  • GPS, Child Seats, Racks, etc.
  • Bottled Water
  • Early Check-in and Late Check-out charges. Charges will apply.
  • Optional Tours & Activities.

Accommodations Featured

# Destination Hotel Category
1 Toronto Bond Place Hotel Standard
2 Ottawa Travelodge Montreal East Standard
3 Quebec City Hotel Chateau Laurier Quebec Standard
4 Montreal Chrome Standard
5 Kingston Four Points by Sheraton Kingston Standard

Should one of the listed hotels not be available, it will be replaced with alternate accommodation of a similar quality.

Route Map

Route Map

Departure Dates

July to October 2020

Departures on demand.

Please contact our Canada Destination Specialist for a quote.

Tariffs

Cost per person in CA $s from

Product Code
DM - SFEEX
01 Jul - 31 Aug 2020
7 Nights
01 - 30 Sep 2020
7 Nights
01 - 31 Oct 2020
7 Nights
Beds Occupancy
TWIN CA$ 1,386 CA$ 1,337 CA$ 1,309 or
SINGLE CA$ 2,649 CA$ 2,553 CA$ 2,497 or
TRIPLE CA$ 1,031 CA$ 998 CA$ 980
QUAD CA$ 856 CA$ 832 CA$ 819
CHILD (12 to 16 Years) CA$ 457 CA$ 294 CA$ 294
CHILD (2 to 11 Years) CA$ 443 CA$ 281 CA$ 281

- Bed   | - Adult   | - Child

Tariff Notes:
Rates are inclusive of GST
Children rates apply where they are sharing a room with two adults. Should a single child share the room occupied by single adult, one Single and one Child rates will apply.
Rates include cost of Mid-size Car rental.

Pictures

Optional Tour

  • Toronto - Admission to Ripley’s Aquarium.
  • Niagara Falls - Admission to Journey Behind the Falls.
  • Niagara Falls – Helicopter Tour of Niagara Falls.
  • Niagara Falls – Skylon Tower Ride to the Top
  • Canadian Museum of History and War Museum Admission
  • Canadian Museum of Nature Admission
  • National Gallery of Canada Admission
  • Rideau Canal Cruise (1 ½ Hours)
  • Ottawa River Cruise (1 ½ Hours)
  • Notre-Dame Basilica – General Admission
  • Olympic Tower - General Admission
  • Parc Olympique - Guided tour of the Stadium
  • Grévin Montréal Museum
  • Old Montreal Walking Tour – East Side (1 ½ hours)
  • Old Montreal Walking Tour – West Side (1 ½ hours)

These optional tours can be booked with our package. Please contact our Canada Destination Specialist for rates.

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