Eastern Journey Escorted Tour
Toronto • Niagara Falls • Ottawa • Quebec City • Montreal. Toronto
On this Eastern Canada escorted tour you’ll discover Canada’s unbeatable mix of Old World charm and vibrant urban pleasures. The fortified towns, canals and historic forts of Canada’s founding cultures comfortably coexist with cosmopolitan cities boasting exciting fashion and food, world-class attractions and thriving artistic communities.
Begin your escorted tour in Toronto and explore its vibrant downtown area. A visit to the CN Tower is a must for the best views of Toronto or even enjoy the dinner against the backdrop of the city. Your stay in Toronto includes an excursion to Niagara Falls, a must see while in the region.
Leave the Toronto skyline behind for Ottawa, Canada’s capital city. Ottawa is an urban centre surrounded by beautiful nature right at your fingertips. There is an laid back cosmopolitan vibe to the city while being steeped in culture. During your stay in Ottawa, you will travel to Quebec City for an overnight stay. Use the opportunity to explore the sights of the Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site a living museum of narrow cobblestone streets, 17th and 18th-century houses and soaring church spires.
From here travel on to Montreal. European in style, lose yourself in Montreal’s cobbled streets with French style cafes and bistros where you can sit back and soak it all in. Today’s journey takes us back to Toronto. On route will be a stop in Rockport you have an option of enjoying an entertaining and relaxing cruise through the beautiful 1000 group of islands. Overnight in Toronto.
Return flights to Toronto
Flying with American Airlines / British Airways
Flying from Dublin Airport
1 checked bag per person roundtrip
Based on 2 adults sharing
Dates available from May through September. This is an indicative price, please call us to quote you for your chosen date.
Arrive at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport and transfer independently to your downtown hotel. After checking in with your tour director, the remainder of the day is free to explore the streets of this dynamic city. Discover the delights of Toronto’s colourful neighbourhoods, take a ride to the top of the CN Tower, experience the lively theatre district and indulge in one of the numerous restaurants. Overnight in Toronto.
This morning we meet our fellow travellers at breakfast before setting out to discover the many identities of the Canada’s most cosmopolitan city. After seeing the provincial parliament buildings, the waterfront, the imposing CN Tower and lively Chinatown, we leave the city and head for the Niagara Peninsula. We pass through outlying communities and towns along the shores of Lake Ontario en route to Niagara Falls. Time is allocated to admire the falls and take part in some of Niagara Falls numerous activities.
We leave the Toronto skyline behind and drive east towards Ottawa. Our route then winds through rolling farmland, following the rivers and lakes of the Rideau Waterway. Upon arrival in Ottawa, we enjoy a sightseeing tour of the national capital. Defined by the Rideau Canal (designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site) and the government buildings on Parliament Hill, the city offers many great sights including the public gardens, the Byward Market and City Hall.
This morning we travel along the scenic Ottawa River to the French-speaking province of Quebec. We skirt the magnificent Laurentians and follow the Chemin du Roy Highway past rustic Quebecois villages and historic shrines. Today’s journey ends in Quebec’s cultural heartland, Quebec City. We tour within the walls of the old city and view the ornate city gates, Lower Town, the Citadel and Battlefields Park.
The day is at your leisure to further explore the sights of this charming World Heritage Site. You can enjoy an optional full day excursion to Tadoussac including 3-hours of whale watching on the St. Lawrence River at the mouth of the Saguenay River aboard a regular boat. Upon return, we will visit the spectacular Montmorency Falls that are 30 metres higher than the Niagara Falls. The rest of the day is at your leisure to explore this historic French-Canadian city with narrow streets and unique boutiques.
Departing from Quebec City we drive along the St. Lawrence River in the footsteps of the early settlers. Upon arrival in Montreal, we tour the second-largest French-speaking city in the world. The dynamic city of Montreal encapsulates the two founding cultures of Canada and boasts a curious blend of history and modernity. Touring the downtown area, we view the Olympic Complex, charming Old Montreal, McGill University, the residential streets of Mount Royal and the bustling shopping streets. Overnight in Montreal. Continental breakfast included.
Today’s journey takes us back to Toronto. On route will be a stop in Rockport you have an option of enjoying an entertaining and relaxing cruise through the beautiful 1000 group of islands.
The time has come for some last-minute shopping and to say farewell to Canada. Individual transfer to Toronto’s Pearson International Airport in time to check in for your return flight.