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8-Day Twin Cultures Independent Tour from Toronto

Tour Code: 058-2273
Available:
Daily(2016/04/24-2017/04/23)
Depart from:
Toronto, Canada
Duration:
8 Days

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Highlights: 7-night hotel stay. VIA Railís train system connects Toronto, Montreal and Quebec City, and you will see Canadaís most populous region by travelling comfortably in VIA Railís modern rail cars.

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    Day 1

    Toronto

    Guests will arrive at Pearson International Airport in Toronto, where they will independently transfer to the hotel. After check-in with the tour director, they will have the remainder of the day for free time.
    Standard Hotel: Courtyard By Marriott Toronto or Chelsea Hotel
    Day 2

    Toronto

    Discover what lies behind Toronto's famous skyline on a comprehensive city tour. Highlights include the Eaton Centre, old and new City Halls, Casa Loma, Yorkville and the University of Toronto. You will pass by the Rogers Centre, the CN Tower and drive along the Harbourfront for a complete impression of this city. Overnight in Toronto.

    More» The capital of the province of Ontario, Toronto is the largest city in Canada. It is perched on the shores of beautiful Lake Ontario. This historic city combines modern innovation with traditional Canadian culture and style. «Less

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      More» Eaton Centre is a shopping mall like no other, and Toronto's most popular tourist attraction. The glass-domed building is as famous for its architecture and art as it is for the hundreds of stores inside. «Less
      Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 9:00am - 9:30pm, Sat 9:30am - 9:30pm, Sun 10:00am - 7:00pm
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      More» This unique building complex is one of the most famous in Toronto, and also the home of the city's municipal government. The Toronto City Hall offers self-guided tours which are available in five languages (including English). «Less
      Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 8:30am - 4:30pm
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      More» This century-old Gothic-style house in Toronto was originally the home of financier Sir Henry Mill Pellatt. Today, it serves as a museum that showcases the history of life in Toronto and what life was like in the early 1900s. «Less
      Opening Hours: Mon - Tue 9:30am - 10:00pm, Wed - Sun 9:30am - 5:00pm
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      More» Once a small village, Yorkville was annexed by the city of Toronto in the mid-1800s. Now the historic area is home to many upscale stores from top-of-the-line brand names, like Calvin Klein, Bulgari, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, and Ferrari. «Less
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      More» Routinely placed in the top 30 institutions of higher learning in the world, the University of Toronto has been educating the masses since 1827. Widely considered the best university in Canada, it is known for its pioneering research. «Less
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      More» Most recognizable landmark and the tallest building in Canada. Enjoy panoramic views through glass floor observation decks and see why this structure was recently nominated one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. «Less
      Opening Hours: 9:00am - 10:30pm, Closed on Christmas day|Duration: 9 Hours to 22 Hours 30 Minutes
    • Always Visit
      More» This facility was opened in 1972 to act as a cultural organization for the city of Toronto. It is one of the primary locations for event hosting in the city. The center hosts over 4,000 events each year. «Less
      Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 10:00am - 9:00pm
    Standard Hotel: Bond Place Hotel or similar
    Deluxe Hotel: Courtyard by Marriott Toronto/Wsetin Harbour Castle Hotel/Fairmont Royal York Hotel
    Day 3

    Toronto - Niagara Falls - Niagara-on-the-Lake - Toronto (283 km)

    Today, we will depart from Toronto on our way to Niagara Falls, following the shores of Lake Ontario, a region known for its excellent wineries. Upon our arrival in Niagara Falls, we will take a cruise on the Maid of the Mist, which will bring us to the base of the Horseshoe Falls. After, we will return to Toronto for the night, but not before stopping in Niagara-on-the-Lake to enjoy the atmosphere of this preserved 19th-century town.

    More» Known and loved for both their power and their beauty, the Niagara Falls offer an experience unlike any other. More water tumbles down from the Niagara River every minute than any other place in the world. «Less

    More» Nicknamed "the loveliest town in Canada," Niagara-on-the-Lake is a historic town in Ontario, and home of the annual Shaw Festival, an ongoing theater event. It is a popular tourist destination due to its vicinity to Niagara Falls. «Less

    Lunch: Included
    Day 4

    Via Rail / The Corridor Toronto to Quebec City (802 km)

    This morning, guests will transfer independently to Union Station in Toronto to board the VIA Rail train to Quebec City. Along the way, they will pass through quaint little towns along Lake Ontario, the historic city of Kingston, the Thousand Islands region, and the U.S. border before entering the province of Quebec. Upon arriving in Quebec City, guests will have the remainder of the day to explore at their own leisure and experience the city's energetic nightlife.
    Standard Hotel: Hotel Le Concorde Quebec or Hotel Chateau Laurier Quebec
    Day 5

    Quebec City

    Today, we will explore both the historic and modern sections of Quebec City, the only city in North America with city walls and gates. We will traverse the city and see the Battlefields Park, the Ramparts, the Parliament Building, the Cathedral-Basilica of Notre-Dame de Quebec, and many more historic locations. The rest of the day will be spent at our leisure.

    More» Quebec City is one of the oldest cities in North America. It was founded by Samuel de Champlain in 1608, and some of the architecture in Old Quebec dates back centuries. The Ch‚teau Frontenac is the most famous landmark. «Less

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      More» The first church in North America north of Mexico to be elevated to the status of a minor basilica, Quebec City's Notre-Dame Cathedral is a neoclassical church originally constructed in 1647, although it has been rebuilt twice due to fire. «Less
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      More» This impressive and breathtaking Second-Empire-style building is home to all of the governmental functions of Quebec. Construction on the imposing building took ten years beginning in 1877. The buildings is surrounded by statues of famous Quebecois. «Less
      Opening Hours: Mon - Sun Jul 2 - Sep 5 9:00am - 4:30pm, Time may vary, Mon - Fri Sep 6 - May 15 9:00am - 3:30pm, Time may vary, Sat - Sun Sep 6 - May 15 9:00am - 4:30pm, Time may vary
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      More» The ramparts of Quebec City, located throughout the city, are the remaining walls and gates that were once part of the city's system of defensive fortifications. «Less
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      More» Battlefields Park, once the site of numerous clashes between the warring British and French, is a lovely spot for a walk or picnic. The Joan of Arc Garden contains several colorful flowers. Wintertime visitors have access to a skating rink. «Less
      Opening Hours: Jul 1 - Sep 2 8:30am - 5:30pm, Park Information Center, Mon - Fri Sep 3 - Jun 30 8:30am - 5:00pm, Park Information Center, Sat - Sun Sep 3 - Jun 30 9:00am - 5:00pm, Park Information Center
    Day 6

    Via Rail / The Corridor Quebec City to Montreal (230 km)

    Today, guests will hop on the VIA Rail for a short ride to Montreal, traveling along the shores of the Saint Lawrence River. Upon reaching Montreal, they will prepare for an afternoon of exploring the second-largest French-speaking city in the world, walking down lively Saint Catherine Street.

    More» Montreal, Quebec is the second-largest city in Canada, and the center of French Canadian culture. Called "Canada's Cultural Capital," Montreal offers much to see and do, whether you are looking to explore history or the arts. «Less

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      More» St. Catherine Street is the main commercial street in Montreal, housing countless stores and other entertaining venues, such as Ogilvy's Department Store and the Montreal Forum. «Less
      Opening Hours: Mon - Sun Jan - Dec|Duration: 1 Day
    Standard Hotel: Days Inn Montreal Downtown or Le Nouvel Hotel and Spa
    Day 7

    Montreal

    Take a sightseeing tour of Montreal today. Highlights of this fully-narrated tour area include: a photo stop at the beautiful Notre-Dame Basilica (entrance not included), the residential and financial districts, historic Old Montreal, an outside view of the Olympic Complex, St. Joseph Oratory, a view of the campus of McGill University and a panoramic view from an observation point on top of Mont Royal. The tour will bring passengers by more than 200 points of interest. Overnight in Montreal.

    More» Montreal, Quebec is the second-largest city in Canada, and the center of French Canadian culture. Called "Canada's Cultural Capital," Montreal offers much to see and do, whether you are looking to explore history or the arts. «Less

    • Always Visit
      More» The Notre-Dame Basilica-Cathedral in Montreal, Quebec is the oldest parish church in North America, founded in 1647. It is also the first to be elevated to the rank of basilica. Visitors also come for its impressive neoclassical architecture. «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult C$6|Opening Hours: Mon - Fri Jan - Dec 8:00am - 4:30pm, Sat 8:00am - 4:00pm, Sun 1:30pm - 4:00pm
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      More» The neighborhood in Montreal, Quebec known as "Old Montreal" is the oldest area of the city, with some structures dating as far back as New France settlements. The area contains many museums as well as sightseeing opportunities. «Less
      Opening Hours: Mon - Thu Jan - Dec 7:30am - 3:00pm, Fri Jan - Dec 7:30am - 11:30am, Sat Jan - Dec 9:00am - 12:00pm
    • Outside Visit
      (Outside Visit) More» Built for the 1976 Summer Olympic Games, the Olympic Tower offers stunning views of Montreal. Standing imperially over the Olympic Park, the Olympic tower slants at a 30 degree incline, and is the tallest inclined tower in the world. «Less
      Opening Hours: Mon Apr 30 - Jun 23 1:00am - 6:00pm, Tue - Sun Apr 30 - Jun 23 9:00am - 6:00pm, Mon Jun 24 - Sep 5 1:00pm - 8:00pm, Tue - Sun Jun 24 - Sep 5 9:00am - 10:00pm, Mon Sep 6 - Oct 10 1:00pm - 6:00pm, Tue - Sun Sep 6 - Oct 10 9:00am - 6:00pm, Tue - Sun Oct 11 - Dec 23 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Always Visit
      More» Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal is a magnificent domed basilica in Montreal, Quebec that sits on the slopes of Mount Royal. The largest church in all of Canada, this national shrine can hold up to 10,000 people. «Less
      Opening Hours: Mon - Sun
    • Always Visit
      More» McGill University is a public college in Montreal, consistently ranked among the top universities in the world. Notable alumni include actor William Shatner from Star Trek, poet and musician Leonard Cohen, and Win Butler of the band Arcade Fire. «Less
      Opening Hours: Mon - Sun Jan - Dec|Duration: 1 Day
    • Always Visit
      More» This hill in Montreal, Quebec is the namesake of the entire city and an important cultural, environmental, and historical landmark. The top of the so-called mountain is Mount Royal Park, one of the area's largest forested areas. «Less
      Opening Hours: Mon - Sun Jan - Dec 12:00pm
    Standard Hotel: Days Inn Montreal Downtown - Standard Cb
    Day 8

    Via Rail / The Corridor Montreal to Toronto (504 km)

    Today, guests will depart from Montreal to Toronto aboard the VIA Rail. Upon arriving at Union Station, the tour will come to an end. Guests will then transfer independently to Toronto's Pearson International Airport for their departure flights. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding when to schedule flights.
    • Price Includes

  • Accommodation for 7 nights
  • 2-hour sightseeing tour of Toronto
  • CN Tower admission
  • Full day excursion to Niagara Falls including lunch and Hornblower Niagara Cruises Voyage To The Fall boat tour*
  • Toronto to Quebec City rail transfer on Via Railís The Corridor (Economy class)
  • 2-hour sightseeing tour of Quebec City
  • Quebec City to Montreal rail transfer on Via Railís The Corridor (Economy class)
  • 3-hour sightseeing tour of Montreal(Apr.24-Oct.25,2016)or Grevin Montreal Museum(Oct.28-Apr.23,2017)
  • Montreal to Toronto rail transfer on Via Railís The Corridor (Economy class)
  • Travel and Information kit
  • Provincial Taxes and Federal GST and/or HST, less tour package rebate * Substituted by "Journey Behind the Falls" in off season.
    • Price Excludes

  • Transfers, unless otherwise specified
  • Airport improvement fee
  • Meals and attractions unless otherwise specified
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