Ontario, Quebec & The St Lawrence Seaway

Ontario, Quebec & The St Lawrence Seaway

9 Days/8 Nights from Toronto to Quebec City or vice versa

Price from$3,903

Explore the best of Eastern Canada including historical cities, spectacular landmarks and delightful cuisine. Begin in Toronto the cultural, entertainment and financial capital of Canada. Experience the sights, sounds and history of Toronto on a guided city tour including City Hall, Chinatown and Rogers Centre. A highlight of your tour is Canada's famous medieval castle Casa Loma. After Toronto, travel to Niagara Falls with a stop along the way at beautiful Niagara on the Lake, also known as the "Prettiest Town in Canada". Then to Ottawa and travel on VIA Rail to Montreal, the largest French speaking city after Paris! Finish in Quebec City with a visit to Montmorency Falls that has a spectacular lookout point over the St. Lawrence River and the Capital.

Toronto > Quebec City

Day 1: Arrive Toronto Arrive in Toronto the cultural, entertainment and financial capital of Canada and transfer to your hotel. Meet fellow travelers at a welcome dinner at the hotel. (D)

Overnight at Eaton Chelsea Hotel

Day 2: Toronto Experience the sights, sounds and history of Toronto on a guided city tour including City Hall, Chinatown and Rogers Centre. A highlight of your tour is Canada's famous medieval castle Casa Loma, situated in the heart of mid-town. Complete your day with a ride to the top of the CN Tower. Your hotel is located in the heart of Toronto's theatre district, Canada's Broadway, so you may wish to take in a show this evening (show not included). (B)

Overnight at Eaton Chelsea Hotel

Day 3: Toronto > Niagara Falls Travel this morning around Lake Ontario to Niagara Falls with a stop along the way at beautiful Niagara on the Lake, also known as the "Prettiest Town in Canada". Arrive in Niagara Falls and explore the Niagara Parks, Commission Greenhouse, the Whirlpool and the Floral Clock. Enjoy a delicious lunch overlooking Niagara Falls and then don a raincoat and board the Hornblower Cruise Voyage to the Falls to get a close up view. (B,L)

Overnight at Sheraton on the Falls

Day 4: Niagara Falls > Kingston Journey north around the great Lake Ontario and arrive in Kingston, gateway to the Great Lakes and Canada's first historic capital. The 1000 Islands start in Kingston and dot the St. Lawrence River for miles. Relax on a cruise into the small cottage islands of the Admiralty group Following your cruise enjoy leisure time on the boardwalk or take an optional trolley tour. (B)

Overnight at Holiday Inn Express Waterfront

Day 5: Kingston > Ottawa Your destination today is Ottawa, terminus of the remarkable Rideau Canal. A locally guided tour includes Parliament Buildings, Rideau Hall, Rideau Canal, Notre Dame Cathedral and much more. The rest of the day is at leisure. We suggest a visit to the renowned Canadian Museum of History, just across the rive in nearby Gatineau QC. Your hotel is just a short walk from the parliament buildings and the fantastic Byward Market, full of local food, crafts and flavour. (B)

Overnight at Lord Elgin Hotel

Day 6: Ottawa > Montreal (VIA Rail) This morning features time at the National Gallery of Canada, Canaada's prmier visual arts museum. Then experience the iron ribbon that Canada was built upon - the railway - and travel on VIA Rail from Ottawa to Montreal.

Welcome to the largest French speaking city after Paris! A city tour introduces you to the charm of this dual English and French cultural centre showcasing Old Montreal, Notre Dame Cathedral, St. Joseph's Oratory and beautiful views from the top of Mount Royal. This evening, get ready to feast and laugh at the entertaining Festin du Gouverneur, a fun-filled recreation of the original feasts in the old colonies of New France. (B, D)

Overnight at Le Nouvel Hotel

Day 7: Montreal > Quebec City Relax as you wander through the beautiful Quebec countryside following the north shore of the St. Lawrence River to Canada's oldest city, Quebec City. Your hotel is located in Old Quebec, within the last walled city in North America, and your afternoon is free to meander down the narrow streets filled with delightful boutiques and cafes. It's easy to imagine that somehow you've arrived in France without having taken a plane or boat to get there. (B)

Overnight at Manoir Victoria

Day 8: Quebec City Discover Quebec City on a guided tour including the Parliament Building, the Citadel, Place d'Armes, the Plains of Abraham and other historic sites within the city. This afternoon travel north to the historic site of Montmorency Falls that has a spectacular lookout point over the St. Lawrence River and the Capital. A special treat tonight is a traditional "Quebecois" farewell dinner at an authentic Sugar Shack. (B, D)

Overnight at Manoir Victoria

Day 9: Depart Quebec City Transfer to the International Airport for your onward flight. (B)

Quebec City > Toronto

Day 1: Arrive Quebec City Arrive in Quebec, Canada's oldest City and transfer to your hotel. Your hotel is located in Old Quebec, within the last walled city in North America. It's easy to imagine that somehow you've arrived in France without having taken a plane or boat to get there. Meet your fellow travelers at a welcome dinner at the hotel. (D)

Overnight at Manoir Victoria

Day 2: Quebec City Discover Quebec City on a guided tour including the Parliament Building, the Citadel, Place d'Armes, the Plains of Abraham and other historic sites within the city. This afternoon travel north to the historic site of Montmorency Falls that has a spectacular lookout point over the St. Lawrence River. A special treat tonight is a traditional Quebecois dinner at an authentic Sugar Shack. (B, D)

Overnight at Manoir Victoria

Day 3: Quebec City > Montreal Relax as you wander through the beautiful Quebec countryside, following the north shore of the St. Lawrence River into Montreal. Welcome to the largest French speaking city after Paris! A city tour introduces you to the charm of this dual English and French cultural centre, showcasing Old Montreal, Notre Dame Cathedral, St. Joseph's Oratory and beautiful views from the top of Mount Royal. This evening, get ready to feast and laugh at the entertaining Festin du Gouverneur, a fun-filled recreation of the original feasts in the old colonies of New France. (B, D)

Overnight at Le Nouvel Hotel

Day 4: Montreal > Ottawa
Your morning is free to meander down the narrow streets filled with delightful boutiques and cafes. Then experience the iron ribbon that Canada was built upon - the railway - and travel on VIA Rail from Montreal to Ottawa, terminus of the remarkable Rideau Canal. This afternoon features time at the National Gallery of Canada, Canada's premier visual arts museum. Your hotel is just a short walk to Parliament buildings and the fantastic Byward Market, full of local food, crafts and flavor. (B)

Overnight at Lord Elgin Hotel

Day 5: Ottawa > Kingston
A locally guided tour includes Parliament Buildings, Rideau Hall, Rideau Canal, Notre Dame Cathedral and much more. Destination today is Kingston, gateway to the Great Lakes and Canada's first historic capitol. Enjoy leisure time on the boardwalk near your waterfront hotel or take an optional trolley tour. (B)

Overnight at Holiday Inn Express Waterfront

Day 6: Kingston > Niagara Falls
The 1000 Islands start in Kingston and dot the St. Lawrence River for miles. Relax on a cruise into the small cottage islands of the Admiralty group. Then journey north around the great Lake Ontario and arrive in Niagara Falls. (B)

Overnight at Sheraton on the Falls

Day 7: Niagara Falls > Toronto
Explore the Niagara Parks, Commission Greenhouse, the Whirlpool and the Floral Clock. Enjoy a delicious lunch overlooking Niagara Falls and then don a raincoat and board the Hornblower Cruise Voyage to the Falls to get a close up view. Travel around Lake Ontario to Toronto, the cultural, entertainment and financial capital of Canada, with a stop along the way at beautiful Niagara on the Lake, also known as the Prettiest Town in Canada. (B, L)

Overnight at Eaton Chelsea Hotel

Day 8: Toronto Sightseeing
Experience the sights, sounds and history of Toronto on a guided city tour including City Hall, Chinatown and Rogers Centre. A highlight of your tour is Canada's famous medieval castle Casa Loma, situated in the heart of midtown. Complete your day with a ride to the top of the CN Tower. Your hotel is located in the heart of Toronto's theatre district, Canada's Broadway, so you may wish to take in a show this evening. (B)

Overnight at Eaton Chelsea Hotel

Day 9: Depart Toronto Transfer to the International Airport for your return flight home. (B)

• 3 1/2 star hotels • Local Canadian tour escort • 8 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 3 Dinners • Sightseeing, Entrance fees & transportation as specified

Pricing (per person) $AUD

Type TWIN SINGLE

2016

9 Days/8 Nights

10 Jun - 17 Sep

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$3,903

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$4,962

Departs

2016 Toronto to Quebec City Jun 10
Sep 9 Quebec City to Toronto Jun 18
Sep 17

Not included

• Meals not included • Optional tours • Personal expenses

Gratuity

Gratuities to your driver/guide are not included and are at your own discretion.