Toronto - Thousand Islands - Ottawa - Montreal (628 km)
In the morning, we will depart from Toronto, heading to the Thousand Islands region, where we will have the chance to take a sightseeing cruise. Afterwards, we will head to Ottawa, stop at Parliament Hill, the Peace Tower, the Centennial Flame. Then we will visit in the Canadian Museum of History. By passing the Prime Minister's house and the royal residence of the Governor - Rideau Hall, after we will drive to Montreal.
Thousand Islands, ON
An international tourism destination situated between Canada and the United States along the St. Lawrence River. The region takes its name from the more than 1,000 islands that dot the lakes and rivers along this international waterway.
Thousand Islands Cruise
In the Saint Lawrence River between New York and Ontario, there are 1,864 islands. This picturesque landscape has been a vacation destination for more than 150 years, and with good reason. The attractions include lighthouses, museums, fishing, and diving.
Admission (Optional): Adult C$27; Child (6-12 yrs) C$12; Infant (0-5 yrs) Free; Senior (Over 65 yrs) C$25; Youth (13-16 yrs) C$27|Opening Hours: Apr 1 - Oct 31
Located on the Ottawa River in eastern Ontario, Canada's capital city is also its center of technology and politics. This historic city features many museums, art galleries, and performance centers as well as other attractions like the Rideau Canal.
Parliament Hill, located on the banks of the Ottawa River Canada's capital city, is home to the Canadian Parliament. The gorgeous location and dramatic architecture make this a huge tourist location-- more than 3 million people come every year.
The Peace Tower is a large clock tower in Ottawa, Ontario that sits at the center of Parliament Hill. This iconic Canadian building appears on both the fifty- and twenty-dollar Canadian bills. It is more than 300 feet tall.
The Centennial Flame on Parliament Hill in Canada's capital city of Ottawa. The flame was dedicated in celebration of Canada's 100th Anniversary in 1967, and was so well-received by the public that it was made a permanent monument.
Gatineau is a city in western Quebec, Canada. It is the fourth largest city in the province. Located on the northern bank of the Ottawa River, immediately across from Ottawa, together with which it forms Canada's National Capital Region.
Canadian Museum of History
The Canadian Museum of History is one of North America's oldest heritage and cultural preservation sites. It explores 20,000 years of human history and Canadian culture and is visited by more than 1.2 million people every year.
Admission (Optional): Adult C$19; Child (3-12 yrs) C$12; Infant (0-2 yrs) Free; Senior (Over 65 yrs) C$19; Youth (13-16 yrs) C$19
Standard Hotel: SandmanHotel or similar in Montreal
Montreal - Quebec (232 km)
Today, we will continue our tour of Montreal. A 60 minutes amphi-bus tour will lead you through the streets of the old city of Montreal, pass through the famous landscape such as the Church Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal,etc; then enter the St. Lawrence River to enjoy the entire city skyline. Then visit the Montreal Biodome. After lunch, we will head to the city of Quebec, where we will take in an amazing view from the Observatoire de la Capitale. We will also visit the city's Historic District, where we will see the Chateau Frontenac, Place d'Armes, Parliament Building and the oldest commercial street in North America - Petit Champlain etc.
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.
This branch of the Montreal Nature Museum allows visitors to explore four of the major ecosystems found in the Americas in a controlled setting. This zoo and botanical conservatory contains more than 4,500 animals for visitors to see.
Admission (Optional): Adult C$18.50; Child (5-17 yrs) C$9.50; Infant (0-4 yrs) Free; Senior (Over 65 yrs) C$18
Quebec City, QC
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 Chateau Frontenac is the most famous landmark.
Observatoire de la Capitale
On the top floor of the Edifice Marie-Guyart, a 31-story building in Quebec City, is the Observatoire de la Capitale. The Observatoire lets visitors look out on Quebec City from a height of 725 feet in the air.
Admission (Optional): Adult C$12; Child (Under 12 yrs) Free; Senior (Over 65 yrs) C$11; Youth (13-17 yrs) C$12
Historic District of Old Quebec
This UNESCO World Heritage Site traces its history to 1620 and the establishment of the Saint-Louis Fort. Old Quebec is known for its architecture and its value as a testament to the impact of colonization.
The Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac is a famous grand hotel and a National Historic Site of Canada. The hotel, which is essentially a castle, sits on a hilltop in the city, and is perhaps the most-photographed hotel in the world.
The Place d'Armes is a public square in Quebec City. At its center stands a large Gothic fountain, which was made as a tribute to the arrival of the Recollet Franciscan monks, the first missionaries to come to the area.
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.
Standard Hotel: Clarion Hotel or similar in Quebec City
Quebec - Ingleside - Kingston - Toronto (776 km)
On the way back to Ontario, we will tour the Upper Canada Village (Open from May to September) in Ingleside. Afterwards, we will head to Kingston to see the oldest locomotive, Government buildings, pass by the only Royal Military College, Queen's University and the residences of the first Prime Minster in Canada. Return to Toronto and arrive around 21:00.
Upper Canada Village
Upper Canada Village is a living museum not far outside Toronto, Ontario, Canada that depicts life in an upper-Canadian village in the 1800s. The park contains recreations of churches, workshops, markets, a schoolhouse, and more.
Admission (Optional): Adult C$22; Child (6-12 yrs) C$14; Infant (0-5 yrs) Free; Senior (Over 65 yrs) C$22; Youth (13-17 yrs) C$22
Located midway between Toronto and Montreal, Kingston was named the first capital of the Province of Canada. Kingston is a city rich in history, culture, critically acclaimed attractions and cuisine.
Royal Military College of Canada
Canada's Royal Military College is the premier degree-granting military university in the country, where cadets are trained in academics, officership, bilingualism, and athletics, considered by the Canadian military to be the four pillars of success.
Queen's University is a large public research institution in Kingston, Ontario. One of the oldest universities in the country, it actually predates the establishment of Canada as an independent country.
Kingston City Hall
Built in 1844, this National Historic Site of Canada was once the main governmental building of the capital city of the Province of Canada. Today, it is the city hall of Kingston and a community hub.