Toronto - Kingston - Ottawa - Montreal (559 km)
Departing from Toronto early in the morning, we will make our way to Kingston, where we will see the City Hall, Royal Military College, Queen's University and much more. Then, we will proceed to Ottawa, where we will visit Parliament Hill and Canadian Museum of History, Canadian War Museum and also pass by Canadian Royal Mint and many other buildings. Afterwards, we will make our way to Montreal, where we will eat dinner, check into our hotel, and have the remainder of the night to spend at our own leisure.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Canadian War Museum
The Canadian War Museum in Canada's capital city of Ottawa, ON is the country's national museum of military history. This large museum was established in 1880 and has a collection containing more than 500,000 historically significant pieces.
Admission (Optional): Adult C$19; Child (3-12 yrs) C$12
Royal Canadian Mint
The Royal Canadian Mint produces all of Canada's currently circulating currency. It also offers specially minted collector's coins and refinery services for gold and silver. Visitors can tour the facility and learn about the history of Canadian Currency.
Gatineau is a city in western Quebec, Canada. It is the fourth-largest city in the province after Montreal, Quebec City, and Laval. It is 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 Civilization 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$23; Child (3-12 yrs) C$14
Standard Hotel: Sandman Hotel Montreal or Similar
Montreal - Quebec City (262 km)
Today we will tour Montreal, QC, visiting St. Joseph's Oratory and Notre Dame Basilica, before heading to Montreal Biodome. Then, we will arrive at the Olympic Park in Montreal and take an optional tour there to visit Olympic Tower. We will also visit Ice Hotel (only in winter). We'll next travel to the Olympic Stadium "The Big O". After lunch, we will head to historic Quebec City, where we will take in a panoramic view of the city from the Quebec tower. Then explore Old Quebec City. In the evening, we will enjoy a delicious French-style dinner.
Note: If The Big O or Montreal Tower is closed due to some unforeseen reasons, we will visit Montreal Botanical Garden instead.
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.
St. Josephs Oratory
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.
Admission (Optional): Adult C$5; Child C$5; Donation fee
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.
Will not be allowed to visit if there are any large-scale events/ in the midst of a Sunday mass
Admission (Optional): Adult C$6; Child C$6; Donation fee
One of the unique features of the Montreal Olympic Stadium is its inclined tower. The observatory that sits atop the tower offers a bird's-eye view of the city.
Admission (Optional): Adult C$24; Child (5-17 yrs) C$12
Olympic Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Canada, located at Olympic Park of Montreal. Built in the mid-1970s as the main venue for the 1976 Summer Olympics, it is nicknamed "The Big O", a reference to both its name and to the doughnut-shape of the permanent component of the stadium's roof.
If the Olympic Stadium or Montreal Tower is closed for maintenance, we will visit the Montreal Botanical Garden
Admission (Optional): Adult C$15; Child (5-17 yrs) C$8
Montreal Botanical Garden
This 190-acre complex of themed botanical gardens in Montreal, Quebec is a National Historical Site of Canada and is considered one of the most significant botanical gardens in existence. The garden was founded in 1931 by the mayor.
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.
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.
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$15; Child (0-12 yrs) Free
A 31-storey, 132 m office skyscraper completed in 1972 in Quebec City, Canada. The brutalist style tower is the tallest building in the city. On the top of the tower block is the Observatoire de la Capitale that provides a 360 degree view of the city and beyond from a height of 221 meters.
Admission (Optional): Adult C$15; Child (Under 12 yrs) Free
The Hotel de Glace just outside Quebec City is the only Ice Hotel in North America. This amazing architectural achievement is reconstructed every winter entirely out snow and ice. There is even an ice chapel in which weddings are hosted.
Admission (Optional): Adult C$28; Child (5-8 yrs, 1-1.3 m) C$22|Opening Hours: Jan - Mar, Only available in Winter Season
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.
Standard Hotel: Ambassador Hotel (3*) or Similar
Deluxe Hotel: Palace Royal Hotel (4*) / Fairmont Le Chateau (5*) or Similar
Quebec City - Thousand Islands - Toronto (1126 km)
Departing from Quebec City in the morning, our journey will take us to the Thousand Islands region, where we will take a cruise. You will see the historic Bold Castle on Heart Island too. Then we will return to Toronto.
Note: we will subtitute the Thousand Island Cruise with the 1000-Island Helicopter (20min) when it's closed in winter from Nov to Apr.
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.
Built by the original manager of New York City's famous Waldorf-Astoria hotel, Bolt Castle is on Heart Island in the 1000 Islands area of the St. Lawrence River. The massive stone masonry structure is a sight to behold.
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.
From 2019-04-14 to 2019-10-31
Admission (Optional): Adult C$29; Child (5-12 yrs) C$16|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour
Thousand Islands Helicopter
By taking this Thousand Island Helicopter ride, tourists could overview the charm of thousand island, which is one of three natural wonders in Canada.
Admission (Optional): Adult C$115; 10 mins CAD$115; 20 mins CAD$175|Duration: Approx. 10 Minutes
Standard Hotel: Toronto Don Valley Hotel & Suites or Park Inn By Radisson 3* or similar
Deluxe Hotel: Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel & Suites 4* or similar
Toronto - Niagara Falls - Toronto (128 km)
Today we will visit Niagara Falls, ON and see an IMAX Movie. Guests can take optional Skylon Tower to overlook the splendid falls or Hornblower Niagara Cruise at own expenses. We will also visit and taste the famous Canadian ice wine. At the end of the day, we will return to the Toronto airport for dropoff. Please see "Departure and Return Details" for more information.
Niagara Falls Canada, ON
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.
Niagara Falls IMAX
Home of one of the most spectacular IMAX adventure of all time. In 45mins you'll witness the sights and sounds of the Falls through the perspective of the daredevils who have tried to conquer it.
Admission (Optional): Adult C$15; Child (4-12 yrs) C$11
Get spectacular views of the region from 775 above the mighty Falls. Overlooks both the American Falls, New York and the larger Horseshoe Falls, Ontario from the Canadian side of the Niagara River.
Admission (Optional): Adult C$16; Child (2-12 yrs) C$11
Hornblower Niagara Cruise & Incline Railway
Get ready to get wet: this world-famous boat ride takes passengers as close to the falls as it is possible to get. Look up into the tumbling water of the Niagara River and feel the mist on your face!
From 2019-05-15 to 2019-11-15
Admission (Optional): Adult C$32; Child (5-15 yrs) C$19|Opening Hours: May 15 - Dec 1
Breakfast: Included (limited to 2 persons per room)