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Highlights of Eastern Canada

(8 days, Toronto - Quebec City, 2014)
Quebec
Explore the highlights of the east coast of Canada. Start in Toronto with spectacular views over the city from CN Tower, then take an iconic boat ride to the foot of Niagara Falls. Enjoy the beautiful tulip lined boulevards and interesting parliament buildings of Ottawa before making our way to French Canada and experiencing a new and interesting culture and history. Take in the perfect mix of modern and traditional in Montreal, then step back in time while exploring the quaint cobble stone streets of old Quebec City while spending 2 nights in the Fairmont Chateau Frontenac.

SUPERB SERVICES

  • 8 Day Eastern Canada Coach Tour
  • Premium First Class hotels including all hotel service charges and porterage
  • The services of an Evergreen Tour Director
  • All tipping and gratuities included
  • Return airport transfers

PREMIUM INCLUSIONS

  • View Niagara Falls up-close on an exciting cruise
  • Rise to the Top of CN Tower, the tallest free-standing tower in North America
  • Guided walking tour inside the walls of Old Quebec City
  • Enjoy the spectacular scenery on a 1000 islands cruise
  • Guided tour of the sights of Montreal
  • Guided tour of the sights of Ottawa
  • Discover Toronto’s famous sights
  • Explore 2,000 years of human history at the Canadian Museum of Civilization

YOU'RE INVITED

  • Experience true French Canadian hospitality at a traditional sugar shack with lunch
  • Learn about the local native culture with a First Nations feast on Turtle Island

PREMIUM HIGHLIGHTS

  • See the Plains of Abraham, the Citadel and the historic walls of Quebec City
  • Enjoy panoramic views of Montreal from Mount Royal
  • Admire the dramatic architecture of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Montreal
  • Sightseeing tour of Ottawa, the Nation’s capital, see the Parliament Buildings and Rideau Canal
  • See museum row, Queen’s Park, Parliament Buildings and City Hall in Toronto
  • Browse the shops and galleries of Niagara-on-the-Lake

DINING HIGHLIGHTS

  • 12 superb meals including 7 Full Breakfasts (FB), 1 Highlight Lunch (HL), 3 Dinners (D) & 1 Highlight Dinner (HD)
  • Native feast on Turtle Island accompanied by native dancers and musicians in Ottawa
  • Experience French Canadian country hospitality with lunch at a traditional sugar shack
  • Welcome and farewell Dinner
Day 1: Arrive Toronto
Welcome to Canada! On arrival at Toronto International Airport you will be met and transferred* to your downtown hotel. After check-in you are free to explore the cosmopolitan city of Toronto, the cultural, entertainment and financial capital of Canada.
Two Night Stay: Hilton Toronto
Day 2: Niagara Falls (FB,D)
Today you will see one of the most spectacular natural sights of North America as you visit the incredible Niagara Falls. Travel through lush countryside before arriving at the Niagara Falls cruise for a thrilling ride to the foot of Horseshoe Falls. Get up close to one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world as you feel the mist washing over you at the base of the falls. After some free time or an optional helicopter ride over the falls, visit the historic and beautifully preserved village of Niagara-on-the-Lake before returning to Toronto early this evening. Tonight enjoy a welcome dinner.

Discover More: Experience a spectacular helicopter flight over the falls (additional expense)

Day 3: Kingston - Ottawa (FB)
This morning take a journey to the top of CN Tower, the tallest free-standing tower in the Americas for some spectacular views over Toronto. Travel up University Avenue to take in the sights of Ontario’s Parliament Buildings, Queens Park and museum row. Travel east along the shores of Lake Ontario to the colonial city of Kingston, the gateway to the beautiful Thousand Islands region of the St. Lawrence River. Board your vessel for a cruise of one of the most picturesque areas in Eastern Canada. Travel through the islands and canals and view spectacular old buildings, picturesque neighbourhoods and abundant birdlife. Continue through rolling farmlands, following the rivers and lakes to Canada’s national capital.
Two Night Stay: The Westin Ottawa
Day 4: Ottawa Sightseeing (FB,HD)
This morning our local guide joins us for a tour of Ottawa, famous for its stately boulevards, imposing buildings and tulip filled gardens during spring. See the green-peaked roofs of the Parliament Buildings, City Hall and the National Gallery. We view the residences of the Prime Minister and the Governor General, the Royal Canadian Mint and the Rideau Canal. Take a break at Byward Market where you have free time to explore before continuing your city tour with a visit to the Museum of Civilization, Canada’s largest and most popular cultural institution. You're Invited: In the evening, travel to a First Nations camp on Turtle Island where you will savour a native feast accompanied by vibrant native dancers and musicians.
Day 5: Ottawa - Montreal (FB,D)
Bienvenue! Welcome to the French-Canadian province of Quebec. Enjoy a scenic drive along the shores of the St. Lawrence River heading for the quintessentially French city of Montreal located on an island of the St Lawrence River.  On arrival, enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city, viewing the Olympic Complex, St Joseph’s Oratory, Notre Dame Cathedral and views of the city skyline from the parklands of Mt Royale. Montreal abounds with sightseeing options, such as a stroll, bicycle or take a horse-drawn carriage through the narrow cobblestone streets of Montreal’s famous Parisian-style historic district, filled with cultural landmarks, museums, boutiques, sidewalk cafes and restaurants.
Overnight Stay: Marriott Chateau Champlain
Day 6: Montreal - Quebec City (FB,HL)
Continue along the picturesque St. Lawrence River before arriving at a traditional Quebecois Sugar Shack. You're Invited: Enjoy French Canadian country charm and hospitality and learn how to make maple candy, then partake in a delicious French Canadian lunch that showcases the local country cuisine. Travel along the “Chemin du Roy” (King’s Road), the oldest roadway in Canada. This historic “New France Route,” takes you to Quebec City, the UNESCO World Heritage Site spectacularly perched atop Cap Diamant. French is the primary language in this unique city, founded in 1620 as a trading post. Arrive into Quebec City in the afternoon and meet our local guide for a tour of The Plains of Abraham, the Citadel and Parliament buildings. You will then embark on a walking tour within the walls of the Vieux Carré (Old City) and visit Lower Town. This is truly a remarkable city, every building in Old Quebec tells a story and every square exudes the spirit of New France with a history dating back many hundreds of years.
Two Night Stay: Fairmont Le Château Frontenac or Hotel Manoir Victoria
Day 7: Quebec City (FB,D)

Quebec City is one of the worlds most historical and fascinating cities. Spend the day exploring the quaint streets, ancient buildings and getting to know the local food and people. Tonight enjoy a Farewell Dinner.

Discover More: Savour the local cuisine while uncovering local gems on a gastronomic walking tour, or travel through breath-taking countryside on the beautiful Le Massif train (additional expense)

Day 8: Depart Quebec (FB)
After check-out you will be transferred* to the airport to board your homeward flight. We hope you have enjoyed your Evergreen tour of Eastern Canada and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

* Check transfer entitlements with your travel agent. For guests who have already received documentation - refer to your booking summary.

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Sep 2014
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from AUD $2,995
Itinerary and departure dates subject to change. Please inquire for full details. All prices are in CAD and based on per passenger twin share. Refer to the terms and conditions.
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