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
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)
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
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.
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
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
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)
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.