ONTARIO & FRENCH CANADA - 2019
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From $1349 USD
Welcome to cosmopolitan Toronto, Canada's largest city. See major landmarks such as the CN Tower and Roger's Center on a city tour. Board the Niagara Falls sightseeing boat for up-close views of thundering Niagara Falls. Visit historic Kingston and quaint Gananoque. Cruise the St. Lawrence River in Thousand Islands National Park before arriving in Canada's capital, Ottawa, for more sightseeing. Next, it's on to Quebec City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Spend time exploring this historic walled city and possibly dine at one of its French restaurants. The final stop on this eight-day tour of eastern Canada is sophisticated Montreal, one of the world's largest French-speaking cities.
- NIAGARA FALLS
- THOUSAND ISLANDS NATIONAL PARK
Scenic boat cruise.
Sightseeing; visit the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Stables.
- QUEBEC CITY
Visit the Basilica of Notre Dame and Cap-de-la-Madeleine; sightseeing with local guide.
Sightseeing with local guide.
- INSIDE VISITS and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.
- PROFESSIONAL TOUR DIRECTOR
Private, deluxe, air-conditioned motorcoach while touring.
Includes rooms with private bath or shower, hotel taxes, service charges, and tips for baggage handling.
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Day by Day
Welcome to Ontario's capital. Your Tour Director is on hand late this afternoon to answer any questions.
TORONTO. EXCURSION TO NIAGARA FALLS.
Skirt the shores of Lake Ontario to Niagara Falls, one of the Natural Wonders of the World. Board your SIGHTSEEING BOAT for a thrilling ride to view the thundering falls. Sightseeing also includes the beautiful Floral Clock and the city's major landmarks, such as the banking district, City Hall, the CN Tower, the University of Toronto, and ultra-modern Roger's Centre. This evening, enjoy an optional outing to the top of the CN Tower for a delicious dinner and spectacular views.
NOTE: Operation of the Niagara Falls sightseeing cruise is subject to favourable weather conditions. When weather is unfavourable, a walking tour through the scenic tunnels will be substituted.
TORONTO-KINGSTON-THOUSAND ISLANDS NATIONAL PARK-OTTAWA.
Leave Ontario's capital and stop in Kingston, a city with an exciting history dating back more than 300 years. Proceed along the St. Lawrence River with splendid vistas of Thousand Islands National Park. At Ivy Lea, board your boat for a CRUISE that takes a scenic route through the many islands of St. Lawrence Islands National Park. Next, head to Ottawa, Canada's beautiful capital.
This morning, enjoy a sightseeing tour of this lovely city on the banks of the Ottawa River and the Rideau Canal. See the Canadian Mint; the embassy district; and stately Parliament Hill. Visit the ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE STABLES, a tribute to Canadian heritage and history. Suggestions for this afternoon include a visit to the magnificent Canadian Museum of History or the array of restaurants and shops at lively Byward Market.
NOTE: Due to seasonal hours, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Stables will be closed and unavailable on the Aug. 29, Sept. 5, 12, 19, 26, and Oct. 3, 10 departures. All dates are subject to availability of the RCMP Stables, and can become unavailable at any time.
OTTAWA-QUEBEC CITY AREA.
Drive into the French-Canadian province of Quebec for a sudden change in language and tradition. Follow the historical King's Highway along the north shore of the mighty St. Lawrence River. Visit the BASILICA OF NOTRE DAME and CAP DE LA MADELEINE before arriving in Quebec City, the heart of French Canada and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
QUEBEC CITY AREA.
Enjoy a guided tour of Canada's only walled city, crowned by the turrets of Chateau Frontenac. Until the British victory of 1759, Old Quebec was the centre of New France; today, it's a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Within the walls resides Place d'Armes, Laval Seminary, the star-plan Citadelle, and ancient Place Royale. Also, see the stone houses crowding the narrow streets of Lower Town by the St. Lawrence River. The afternoon and evening are free-your Tour Director will have suggestions for sightseeing, shopping and dining.
QUEBEC CITY AREA-MONTREAL.
This morning, join a unique optional excursion to the Erabliere le Chemin du Roy Sugar Shack. Visitors to the sugar cabin will enjoy a typical Quebec breakfast, along with a guided visit and presentation to explain the process of maple extraction. Afterward, head south for sophisticated Montreal, one of Canada's largest cities. Major attractions on this afternoon's guided tour include once-walled Old Montreal, the Seminary of St. Sulpice, Mount Royal, and modern Montreal.
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