Best of Eastern Canada

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Per person, double occupancy, excludes roundtrip airfare

10 Days
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Vacation Package Details

Eastern Canada offers much of the charm and sophistication of Europe in a delightful setting much closer to home. Experience the natural beauty, history, and culture of Canada's vast provinces of Ontario and Quebec.

Your trip begins with a city tour of Toronto, a cultural melting pot on the shores of Lake Ontario, See towering skyscrapers, 19th century warehouses, a bustling harbor, and more. One of the city's most unusual sights is Casa Loma, a Gothic castle built in the early 1900s in the center of midtown Toronto.

From the city, travel to Niagara Falls for a leisurely day at one of the most famous waterfalls in the world. On the picturesque Thousand Islands, take a guided boat cruise through narrow channels, over historic sunken wrecks, and past magnificent summer mansions.

Canada's sophisticated riverside capital city of Ottawa is renowned for its Gothic monuments, world-class museums, and bountiful green spaces. Next, enjoy the European flair of Quebec City. It was one of North America's earliest French settlements, and has maintained its mother country's je ne sais quoi since the 1690s. Discover even more of the country's past at the Canadian Museum of History.

Your journey ends in Montreal. The charming UNESCO City of Design dates back to the 17th century, and is the largest French speaking city outside of Europe.

Tour Includes

1 Country
  • Canada
Sightseeing
  • Toronto
  • Niagara Falls
  • Gananoque
  • Kingston
  • Ottawa
  • Trois-Rivières
  • Quebec City
  • Montmorency Falls
  • Montreal
Hotel Accommodations
  • 9 Nights
  • Moderate hotels based on twin/double occupancy
Meals
  • 9 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, and 1 Dinner
Service
  • A professionally trained local tour director who is knowledgeable of the area and will provide you with a wealth of information. Their friendly service will make your trip a memorable experience.
Baggage Handling
  • To and from your hotel room throughout your tour for one piece of checked baggage per person.

Activity Level

Activity Level Active

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Tour Highlights

  • Self-guided tour of Casa Loma, midtown Toronto's only Gothic castle
  • See thunderous displays of nature's power at Niagara Falls and Montmorency Falls
  • Relax on a guided boat cruise of the 1000 Islands
  • Learn about Canada's fascinating past at the Canadian Museum of History
  • Explore Old Town Quebec on an informative guided tour
  • Satisfy your sweet tooth at a scrumptious Sugar Shack lunch

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Best of Eastern Canada Tour

Tours Starts: Toronto, Ontario

Tours Ends: Montreal, Quebec

Day 1

Arrive in Toronto

Guests who have booked their flights through YMT Vacations will be greeted at the airport by a YMT representative and transferred to their hotel.

Holiday Inn Express Toronto Downtown or similar

Day 2

Toronto

Your vacation begins in style with a city tour of Toronto. This cultural melting pot on the shores of Lake Ontario has it all. See towering skyscrapers, 19th century warehouses, a bustling harbor, and more. Your panoramic tour includes views of the Banking District, City Hall, the massive CN Tower, and the University of Toronto. After lunch on your own, take a self-guided tour of Casa Loma. This Gothic castle was built in the early 1900s, and is one of midtown Toronto’s most beloved landmarks. (B)

Holiday Inn Express Toronto Downtown or similar

Day 3

Niagara Falls Leisure Day

Spend a leisurely day enjoying Niagara Falls. One of the most famous waterfalls in the world, Niagara Falls is actually a group of three waterfalls that straddle the border between Canada and the United States. You’ll hear the thunderous roar of Niagara before you see it. Millions of gallons of water fall over the Falls every second! Visit the Falls or wander through the charming town of Niagara Falls, the honeymoon capital of the world. You may also participate in an array of exciting optional excursions to bring you even closer to the Falls! Travel to the base of the Falls by boat,take a wet and wild Journey Behind the Falls, or enjoy a delicious lunch with 360° views of the Falls in Skylon Tower’s revolving dining room. (B)

Clifton Victoria Inn or similar

OPTION: SKYLON TOWER LUNCHOPTION: SKYLON TOWER LUNCH:

Enjoy 360° views of Niagara Falls as the Skylon Tower rotates while you dine. Includes Ride-to-top to observation deck! $49 p/p. Please add this option at time of booking.







Day 4

Gananoque via Lake Ontario & Kingston

Take a scenic journey along the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, then stop in Kingston for lunch on your own. Canada's first capital from 1841-1844, Kingston is home to Fort Henry, the Royal Military College of Canada, and many other historical landmarks. In Gananoque, take an unforgettable guided boat cruise through the picturesque 1000 Islands. Cruise through narrow channels, over historic sunken wrecks, and past magnificent summer homes of the rich and famous. (B)

Comfort Suites Gananoque or similar

Day 5

Kingston and 1000 Islands Region

Welcome to Ottawa, Canada’s sophisticated riverside capital city. Ottawa has a distinctively European flair thanks to its numerous Gothic monuments, world-class museums, and bountiful green spaces. Discover Ottawa on a panoramic city tour, where you will see the Canadian Mint, the Embassy District, and the stately Parliament Hill. You will then visit the Canadian Museum of History. The most popular museum in Canada, you will learn about the country’s past through the events, people and objects that shaped it. (B)

Holiday Inn Ottawa West/Kanata or similar

Day 6

Quebec City via Trois-Rivières

Visit the Notre-Dame-du-Cap Sanctuary in Trois-Rivières. You’ll have the chance to tour the basilica and find out about the site’s nearly 400 years of history. Enjoy lunch on your own, then continue on to Quebec City. (B)

Plaza Quebec Hotel or similar

Day 7

Quebec City Tour & Montmorency Falls

Start your day with a morning excursion to Montmorency Falls just outside of Quebec City. Montmorency is taller than Niagara Falls, which you will really be able to appreciate from the suspension bridge above the crest of the Falls. Next, tour Quebec City, one of North America’s first settlements. Quebec City was founded by French explorers in the early 17th century, and retains its Old World French feel. Old Quebec’s ramparts are Canada’s last remaining fortified city walls, with sections dating back to at least the 1690s. You will also see the Château Frontenac and the Plains of Abraham. (B)

Plaza Quebec Hotel or similar

Day 8

Montreal

On route to Montreal, sit down for a traditional sugar shack lunch, which uses maple syrup as the star ingredient in nearly every dish! Look down at Montreal from the peak of Mount Royal before settling into your hotel. (B, L)

Holiday Inn Laval or similar

Days 9

Montreal

Your final full day in Canada begins with a tour through the French-influenced heart of Montreal. The second-largest French speaking city in the world is full of joie de vivre, history, and charm. See Old Montreal, which dates back to the 17th century. It is full of historical sites including the Place d’Armes, the Old Port, Old Saint-Sulpice Seminary, and the towering Notre-Dame Basilica. Continue through modern Montreal, which is so full of unique architecture and art that it was named a UNESCO City of Design. The afternoon and evening are yours to enjoy, which is easy in this cultural capital. Tonight’s dinner is included at our festive farewell feast! (B, D)

Holiday Inn Laval or similar

Day 10

Depart for Home (B)


Please note that this is a proposed itinerary; the actual itinerary may vary due to season, special events, or weather. Hotels may differ depending on date. Because our tour arrangements are often made a year or more in advance, YMT Vacations reserves the right to alter the itinerary. Itinerary changes are made to improve your vacation experience, as well as respond to any unforeseen circumstances that mandate alterations. By their nature, all tour vacations involve a certain level of physical activity. While YMT tours have been designed with our guests in mind and are not physically demanding, this tour does include walking and periods of standing during the sightseeing visits. You will also encounter steps and some uneven ground along the way, particularly at older, historical sights. Please ask your Travel Consultant for more information.


YMT Vacations itineraries may contain suggestions for activities for your leisure time; these suggestions do not constitute a recommendation nor an endorsement of any specific service provider and the decision to participate in any such activities should be made independently.



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