Essential Eastern Canada Tour


  • Toronto – Niagara Falls – Ottawa – Montreal – Quebec City
  • Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
    3 nights in Toronto.
    1 night in Ottawa.
    3 nights in Montreal.
  • Toronto - Full day tour to Niagara Falls.
  • Admissions to Hornblower Cruise – Voyage to the Falls in Niagara Falls.
  • VIA Rail Tickets - Toronto - Ottawa – Montreal.
  • Ottawa - 2-hour Historical Highlights Walking Tour. 
  • Option to substitute this tour with Ottawa Hop on Hop Off Bus Tour.
  • Montreal - Old Montreal Walking Tour.
  • Option to substitute this tour with Heart of Montreal Coach Tour or Montreal Hop on Hop Off Bus.
  • Full day tour to Quebec City & Montmorency Falls.

This tour offers you an ideal way to explore the natural and cultural wonders of eastern Canada!  It covers major cities of English and French Canada including Toronto, Niagara Falls, Montreal, and Quebec City.

Note: Operation of this tour is subject to the evolving COVID-19 situation.

Please contact our Canada Destination Specialist for information and assistance.

Arrive in Toronto, Canada’s largest metropolis and its financial powerhouse.  The city offers with its multi-cultural population a cosmopolitan flair and celebrates the excitement of urban living while embracing its peaceful natural setting on Lake Ontario.  Toronto boasts of year-round festivals; many of which are free. Dominating the city’s skyline is the iconic CN Tower. Although it no longer claims bragging rights as the tallest building in the world, it still soars a whopping 553 meters (1,853 feet) and is as jaw-dropping as ever. 
Explore the cobbled lanes of the Distillery District historic site, a 13-acre urban hub of art galleries, indie boutiques, craft beer brew houses, artisanal coffee shops, and restaurants such as trendy El Catrin, known for its small-plate Mexican dishes, mezcal menu, and bold Day of the Dead decor.
Toronto Islands, a pastoral archipelago in the Toronto Harbor. Wander the blissfully car-free lanes among pastel-hued cottages on Ward’s Island, entertain the kids on the rides at Centreville Amusement Park.

Overnight in Toronto, ON.
Departing in the morning, your tour will drive to Niagara Falls.  Enroute, you will drive through Niagara’s wine country for a visit to one the award-winning Niagara Winery with Wine Tasting.  Your tour including admissions to the Hornblower – Voyage to the Falls Cruise (May to November; replaced by Admissions to Skylon Tower Observation Deck December to April), Stop for photos at Niagara Parks Floral Clock and at the Whirlpool Rapids & Niagara Gorge and three hours free at Niagara Falls for lunch and sightseeing and shopping.

This is a full day tour departing your hotel in the morning around 8 AM.  The tour will depart Niagara Falls around 4 PM and you will arrive back at your hotel around 7 PM.

Overnight in Toronto, ON.
Today is a day free in Toronto.  Spend the day exploring Toronto.  Opt for one of the optional sightseeing tours we offer including a City of Toronto coach tour.  Alternatively, you can prebook and purchase admissions to

  • CN Tower: dominates the Toronto skyline.  The tower soars a whopping 553 meters (1,853 feet) and offers as jaw-dropping views of the city and its waterfront.
  • Ripley’s Aquarium: features over 20,000 marine animals. Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada in Toronto is the place to see awe-inspiring underwater wildlife creatures from all over the world.
  • Royal Ontario Museum: The Royal Ontario Museum with its six million things in their collection, including an extraordinary gallery of dinosaur fossils.is certainly one of Toronto’s top tourist destinations.
  • Toronto Harbor Cruise:  This cruise provides you unmatched views of Toronto’s famous landmarks and islands. The boat offers lots of outdoor space with seating.

Overnight in Toronto, ON.

This morning, check out of your hotel and transfer to Toronto’s Union Rail Station on your own. You are booked to travel to Ottawa by VIA Rail train departing Toronto at 12:15 PM.  After a 4 ½ hour journey, your train arrives at the VIA Rail Station in downtown Ottawa at 4:45 PM.  Transfer on own to your hotel in downtown Ottawa.

Later this evening, spend your time to see the Parliament Hill by night.  Dine at one of the many patio restaurants in Ottawa’s Byward Market.

Overnight in Ottawa, ON.

Today, before you set off on your tour, you should pack your bags and check out. 

Start your two-hour Historical Highlights Walking Tour of Ottawa.  Our tour guide will provide you with a detailed insight into the history of the places the tour will stop at. The tour will include stops at Parliament Hill, The National War Memorial, Sparks Street, Major's Hill Park, The Fairmont Chateau Laurier, The Bank of Canada, The Rideau Canal, The Prime Minister's Offices, The By Ward Market, And other areas of interest in Ottawa's downtown core.

This tour can be substituted with the Ottawa Hop-on Hop-off tour if that were a choice you would like to make.

Late afternoon, transfer on own to Ottawa downtown VIA Rail station and depart for Montreal.  Your train depart from Ottawa Downtown Station at 4 PM, arriving in Montreal Central  at 6:00 PM.  On arrival, transfer on own from the train station to your hotel in downtown Montreal.

Clients also have the choice of opting for Ottawa Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour in place of 2-hour Historical Highlights Walking Tour. 

Overnight in Montreal, QC.

Our expert guide will take you on a 3-hours walking tour  of the main historical sites of Old Montreal.  Walk the charming, cobbled streets and winding alleys of the historic district which reveals all its rich heritage.

Old Montreal East - Visit the unmissable historic sites of Old Montreal and discover some of its hidden treasures along the way. See among others: the exterior of the Notre-Dame Basilica, Cours le Royer, rue St-Paul, Place Jacques-Cartier, the Town Hall, the Champ de Mars, rue Bonsecours and its famous chapel, end near Bonsecours market.

Old Montreal West - Get off the beaten path with this guided tour of Old Montreal. Immerse yourself in the economic effervescence of Montreal in the 19th century and witness the current dynamism of the metropolis. See among others: the exterior of the Notre-Dame Basilica, Place d'Armes, St-Jacques Street and its banks, McGill Street, Place d'Youville and Place Royale, end near the Pointe-à-Callière Museum.

This tour can be substituted with Heart of Montreal Coach Tour or Montreal Hop on Hop Off Bus Tor at no additional cost.

Clients also have the choice of opting for Montreal Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour or Heart of Montreal Tour in place of Old Montreal Walking Tour. 


Overnight in Montreal, QC.

This morning, we set out on a tour to Quebec City, the historic heart of French Canada and the surrounding region.  Your tour coach will visit Québec City’s top attractions, including the UNESCO-listed Old Québec, Place Royale, and the Plains of Abraham. Post the tour of Quebec City, the coach will depart the city, venturing into the scenic countryside for a visit to Montmorency Falls.  Sitting about 9 miles northeast of Old Québec along the St. Lawrence River, the waterfalls are 83 m (272') tall, a full 30 m (99') higher than Niagara Falls. 

Later this afternoon, depart on your trip back to Montreal.


Overnight in Montreal, QC.

Today is the end of your Essential Eastern Canada Tour.  Check out of hotel is posted for 11 AM.


End of your Essential Eastern Canada Tour.
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Inclusions

  • 7 Nights accommodation.
    3 nights in Toronto.
    1 night in Ottawa.
    3 nights in Montreal.
  • Toronto - Full day tour to Niagara Falls including admissions to Hornblower Cruise – Voyage to the Falls.
  • VIA Rail Tickets - Toronto Union to Ottawa Downtown.
  • VIA Rail Tickets - Ottawa Downtown to Montreal Central.
  • Ottawa - 2-hour Historical Highlights Walking Tour. This tour can be substituted with Heart of Montreal Coach Tour or Montreal Hop on Hop Off Bus Tor at no additional cost.
  • Montreal - Old Montreal Walking Tour. Clients also have the choice of opting for Montreal Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour or Heart of Montreal Tour in place of Old Montreal Walking Tour.
  • Montreal - Full day tour to Quebec City & Montmorency Falls.
  • Resort fees, Taxes & HST.

Exclusions

  • Airfare.  Offered as a supplement on request.
  • Breakfast and other meals.
  • Transfer from Toronto Airport (YYZ) to hotel in downtown Toronto.
  • Transfer from hotel in downtown Toronto to Toronto Union Station (VIA Rail Station).
  • Transfer from Ottawa Downtown VIA Rail station to hotel downtown Ottawa hotel.
  • Transfer from downtown Ottawa hotel to Ottawa Downtown VIA Rail station.
  • Transfer from hotel in downtown Montreal to Pierre Elliott Montreal Airport (YUL).
  • Park Fees.
  • Porterage at hotels. 
  • Bottled Water in hotel rooms.
  • Visa and Documentation Fees.
  • Telephone calls, Laundry, and other expenses.
  • Any personal expenses.
  • Gratuities for hotel staff.
  • Travel Insurance – highly recommended. We require clients to provide us a signed Waiver in the event your client opts to decline your offer to sell Travel Insurance. DMCI Inc. sells Manulife Travel Insurance.  Please check with us for rates.
  • Optional Tours and activities.
  • Early Check-in and Late Check-out charges.  Charges will apply.
  • Gratuities for Tour Guides/Driver cum Guides (Expected)
  • If applicable, cost of any RTPCR/Antigen Test or costs related to quarantine.

Accommodations Featured

DestinationHotel
Toronto, ONChelsea Hotel or similar
Ottawa, ONHilton Garden inn Ottawa Downtown or similar
Montreal, QC
Best Western Ville Marie or similar

Please contact our Canada Destination Specialist for information and assistance.

Tariffs

Room Configuration Beds Occupancy
TWIN or
SINGLE or
TRIPLE
QUAD
TWIN + 1 YOUTH + 1 CHILD
TWIN + 2 CHILD

For more information on Rooming and how rates apply, please refer to Important Notes

Optional Tour

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

Notes about this Tour

  • SIC Transfers (if included in your tour package) - means NO MEET & GREET on arrival at the Airport.  Clients must follow the joining instructions printed on our vouchers.
  • SIC Tours - means NO HOTEL PICK UP/DROP OFF.  Clients must make their own way to the boarding point.  Certain SIC Tours offer limited hotel pick ups from downtown city hotels.
  • Admissions - does not include transfer from hotel to Theme park/Attraction Venue.  Clients must make own way to the attraction/theme park venue.
  • May to November: Admission to Hornblower Boat Cruise.
  • December: Admission to Skylon Tower Outdoor Observation Deck.
  • Guests must be present at the Pick-up Point (if hotel or location pick-up if offered as a part of the tour) 15-minutes prior to designated Pick Up Time.
  • Guests should reconfirm all the services 24 hours prior to departure.

Operation Info

YearOperating Dates
2022 / 202301 May 2022 to 31 March 2023

Blackout dates may apply, please check with us.

Note - The operation of this tour is subject to the evolving COVID-19 situation.


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