An unforgettable experience awaits as you venture along picturesque countryside and glistening skyscrapers.
From the old-world style of Quebec City to the power of Niagara Falls, say bienvenue to Eastern Canada. Board a boat and experience Niagara Falls up close. Discover Niagara-on-the-Lake’s 300-year-old history of winemaking with a winery tour and tasting. Have a brunch of regional specialities at a local sugar shack and learn about maple syrup-making. You choose how you explore Old Quebec – on foot with a local guide or on a panoramic coach tour. Walk the cobblestone streets of Old Montreal.
Your tour includes:
8 nights accommodation included on this tour
Please note that prices are subject to availability at time of booking and may change without notice.
Pricing is based on travelling 21 April 2023, Guaranteed departure.
Multiple departure dates are available in 2022 and 2023.
Our experienced Travel Advisors can also happily help with flights, pre/post-tour accommodation and travel insurance. Call 1300 414 198 to learn more and request a quote.
Day 1 - Toronto, Ontario - Tour Begins
Your tour opens in cosmopolitan Toronto, capital of Ontario and Canada’s largest city. Enjoy time to discover the area as you settle in.
Day 2 Toronto - Niagara Falls - Toronto
This morning travel to Niagara Falls, home to the awe-inspiring set of waterfalls nestled along the border between the United States and Canada. Descend into the 130-year-old tunnels carved into the bedrock before emerging at the base of Horseshoe Falls. The observation deck at this natural wonder will leave you breathless! Continue on to Niagara-on-the-Lake and take advantage of some free time to discover the “loveliest town in Canada.” This evening, experience Toronto’s culinary scene as you linger with your fellow travelers at a welcome dinner.
Day 3 Toronto - Ottawa
This morning stop in Rockport, gateway to the spectacular Thousand Islands National Park. Enjoy a memorable cruise through this unspoiled region, located along the St. Lawrence River. Then, take in the surrounding landscape of Ontario as you set off for Ottawa, Canada’s culturally rich capital. A seamless blend of French and Canadian customs, the city’s dynamic energy will capture your spirit.
Day 4 Ottawa
Get acquainted with Ottawa as you explore the city. Venture past the Prime Minister's residence, multiple embassies, and the impressive National Art Gallery. You’ll also see the gothic parliament buildings and the Rideau Canal - which becomes the world’s largest skating rink in wintertime. The remainder of the day is yours to do as you please.
Day 5 Ottawa - Quebec City, Quebec
Say bonjour to Quebec City, the heart of Canada’s French heritage. Enjoy free time in the late afternoon to explore the Old Town (UNESCO), strolling along picturesque cobblestone streets and 17th-century buildings. Sample local cuisine at a restaurant on Ile d’Orleans, a farmland island on the Saint Lawrence River.
Day 6 Quebec City
This morning, it’s your choice! Join a local guide and stroll the streets of Old Quebec City on foot; see the Place Royale and listen to stories of days gone by in historic squares -OR- embark on a panoramic coach tour to experience the beauty and history of both Old and New Quebec; you’ll see the stately Chateau Frontenac, the provincial Parliament, and the St. Louis Arch. Enjoy an evening at leisure.
Day 7 Quebec City - Montreal
Begin your day with breakfast at a local sugar shack, situated in the heart of the Quebec countryside. Learn about the traditions of maple syrup-making and enjoy samples of delicious traditional foods. Before leaving, try a favourite regional treat – maple taffy on the snow! Next, enjoy a visit to the impressive Montmorency Falls and marvel at this natural wonder plunging 272 feet off the Canadian Shield, approximately 100 feet higher than Niagara Falls. Your journey continues to Montreal. From skyscrapers and cathedrals to rushing waterways and lush gardens, Montreal is a blend of all things old and new. The evening is yours to continue exploring the city independently.
Day 8 Montreal
Today, enjoy a fantastic sightseeing tour of Montreal highlighting Jacques Cartier Square and McGill University, among other spots. Your city tour concludes with a stop high atop Mount Royal from which the surrounding view is spectacular. Ascended by Jacques Cartier in 1535, Mount Royal is a small mountain in the city that gave its name to Montreal. The afternoon is yours to explore the city at leisure. Tonight, join your fellow travellers for a farewell dinner celebrating the end of a memorable trip.
Day 9 Montreal - Tour Ends
Your journey draws to a close today.
Please note: This itinerary may be subject to change.
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Tour Fitness Level Recommendation - Level 2: This tour requires average physical activity. You should be in good health, able to climb stairs and walk reasonable distances, possibly over uneven ground and cobblestoned streets.
Masks - Guests are required to bring their own personal protective equipment they are comfortable with using, as wearing a mask may be required during some parts of your tour experience.
Motor Coach - All surfaces will be sanitised often, including regular cleaning of high-touch areas with disinfecting wipes. Hand sanitiser will be available at all times and drivers will wear protective gear.
Will I need a passport? Passports are needed when travelling outside of your home country. Your passport should be valid for at least six months beyond the conclusion of your trip.
Will I need a visa? You are responsible for obtaining all necessary visas prior to the departure of your guided holiday. Depending on your nationality, you may need visas to enter certain countries included on your trip. Please note that obtaining visas can take up to six weeks prior to your departure. It is strongly advised that you consult your Travel Agent and the local Consulate or Embassy of the country you are visiting well in advance to determine which visas they require and how to obtain them.
As of April 2021 all guests Travelling with Collette, regardless of destination or point of origin, must provide proof of one of the following to verify information you will be providing to Collette when filling out our Wellness Declaration upon arrival on tour:
You can rest assured that Collette has been operating tours in select regions where local government regulations permit travel and where proper health measures are in place to mitigate risk, protect our guests’ well-being, and ensure an enjoyable experience. We will notify you of necessary requirements for your destination prior to departure.