Eastern Explorer

Explore eastern Canada on a 10 day tour from Québec City to Toronto. Learn how maple syrup is made, visit Parc Oméga and see the stunning Niagara Falls.

10 Day
From (AUD)
$ 6,995
  • 2019 Quebec City > Toronto

    The wonders of the East

    Introducing Québec City and Montréal, followed by the nation’s capital Ottawa and culminating in the drama of Niagara Falls, this itinerary will present you with Canada’s unique East Coast.

    Start with two of the most French of Canada’s metropolitan centres, the wonderful Renaissance-era Québec City and Montréal, quintessentially its romantic heart. Prepare to be carried along a string of gems, from Ottawa to Toronto and on to the wondrous Niagara Falls.

    Tour Code:

    ONEC

    Duration:

    10 Days

    Departure City:

    Quebec City

    Return City:

    Toronto

  • 10 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Québec City

      Welcome to eastern Canada. Your wonderful journey begins with a two night Special Stay at the iconic Fairmont Le Château Frontenac in the heart of Québec City. Get to know your fellow explorers and your Scenic Tour Director over a sumptuous welcome dinner, and toast to the exhilarating adventure awaiting you.

      Meals included: Dinner

    • Day 2 - Québec City
      Freechoice

      Tour by helicopter or by horse and carriage. Alternatively, sample local delicacies or indulge in a massage. Today, it’s up to you.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 3 - Québec City > Montréal
      Enrich

      Discover the fascinating history of Québec City as you stroll through the cobblestone streets of North America’s only walled city on a tour of the Old Town

      Enrich

      Learn how maple syrup is made and dine on traditional Québécois fare at a local Sugar Shack while listening to live, local music. Soak up the friendly ambience and perhaps even try your hand on the instruments yourself.

      Arrive in captivating Montréal, the ‘Paris of North America’ and check in for your two night stay at Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 4 - Montréal

      Visit the exquisite Notre-Dame Basilica, with its imposing Gothic Revival architecture, then discover the intricate architecture and vibrant culture that embodies Montréal on a guided tour through the city. Be sure to check out Montréal’s underground city where many locals spend their time during the frosty winter.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 5 - Montréal > Montebello

      Continue to Montebello and enjoy an exclusive overnight Special Stay in a rustic but elegant red cedar log cabin at Fairmont Le Château Montebello.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 6 - Montebello > Ottawa
      Enrich

      Parc Oméga is home to bears, wolves, wapitis, red deer, beavers and more. View the wildlife as you journey through the 1,500 acre park. You’ll find the more inquisitive animals are happy to get up close in return for a tasty treat.

      Straddling the Rideau Canal, Canada’s capital city Ottawa is nothing if not elegant. Your experience will be even more elegant than most, with a two night stay in the Fairmont Château Laurier, just steps away from Parliament

      FreechoiceDining

      This evening, choose between local restaurants or your hotel. A delicious dilemma.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 7 - Ottawa

      Discover the charm of Canada’s capital on a guided tour. Nowhere is Canada’s bilingual culture more evident as the Rivière des Outaouais, which marks the border between the provinces of Ontario and French speaking Québec.

      Freechoice

      Tour Canada’s national museums or art gallery, sample gourmet delights on a tour of ByWard Market, or alternatively take a cruise or a bike ride around the city to discover its treasures.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 8 - Ottawa > Toronto

      Continue your travels to Toronto, Canada’s largest city and check in for your two night stay at the Fairmont Royal York. This stunning hotel has welcomed royals, presidents and dignitaries alike, and today it will welcome you, too.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 9 - Toronto

      Head to stunning Niagara Falls. Feel the mist of the falls and hear the deafening roar of the cascading waters as you cruise to its base. Later, you’ll be treated to stunning views of the city and Lake Ontario from your restaurant in the CN Tower, where you’ll conclude your Canadian jaunt over a farewell dinner and celebrate the wonderful memories created with your newfound friends. If you’re not afraid of heights, you can step out onto the glass floor of the outdoor observation area.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 10 - Toronto

      Sadly your journey comes to an end today, but your wonderful memories won’t.

      Meals included: Breakfast

  • Tour inclusions

    Scenic highlights
    • The intimacy of small group fully escorted touring
    • 2 memorable Special Stays
    • 3 exclusive Enrich experiences
    • 13 Freechoice activities and dining
    • Visit Montréal’s exquisite Notre-Dame Basilica
    • Cruise to the base of Niagara Falls
    • 15 meals – 9 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 5 dinners
    • And all tipping and gratuities