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Eastern Canada Highlights

Resort:Eastern Canada Highlights
Operator: Cox and Kings
Destination: Canada
Price From: £2445.00

Overview

Experience the best of eastern Canadawith privately guided tours in eachcity and staying in some of the finestaccommodation available. Highlightsinclude admission to the CN Towerin Toronto, the main attractions atNiagara Falls including a cruise to thebase of the falls, and explorations of thepicturesque European-influenced citiesof Montreal and Quebec City.

Itinerary

Day 1: Toronto

On arrival in Toronto, collect your hire car andproceed to the Hilton Toronto for 2 nights. (N)

Day 2: Toronto

Day at leisure to explore the city. Visit the CNTower, the tallest free-standing structure in thewestern hemisphere. (N)

Day 3: Toronto ¢ Niagara Falls

Travel along the shores of Lake Ontario untilyou reach Niagara-on-the-Lake, the bestpreserved19th-century town in North Americaand the first capital of Upper Canada. Continueto Niagara Falls and enjoy the use of a NiagaraFalls Adventure Pass, which includes many ofthe most popular attractions and avoids longqueues. Stay at the Hilton Fallsview Hotel for1 night. (N)

Day 4: Niagara Falls ¢ Algonquin Park

Drive north past Toronto to Algonquin Park.En route, take a detour via the Muskokalake region for a picturesque drive. Arrive inAlgonquin Park and stay at the Killarney Lodgefor 2 nights. (D)

Day 5: Algonquin Park

Spend the day hiking, observing wildlife andcanoeing. We also recommend visiting theAlgonquin Logging Museum and the visitorcentre. (B, L, D)

Day 6: Algonquin Park ¢ Ottawa

This morning, enjoy the park before departing for Ottawa, the nation™s capital. Stay at theFairmont Ch¢teau Laurier for 2 nights. (B)

Day 7: Ottawa

Spend the day exploring the city. Many of thecity™s attractions are within sight of ParliamentHill. Spend time at the Locks of Rideau Canal,a short distance from downtown and visit theCanadian Museum of History. (N)

Day 8: Ottawa ¢ Mont Tremblant

Head north east this morning to the jewel ofthe Laurentians, Mont Tremblant “ a Europeanstyleall-season resort village. En route, visitOmega Park in Montebello, where you will seeendemic wildlife. Activities at Mont Tremblantinclude hiking, biking, kayaking or a helicoptertour. Stay at the Fairmont Tremblant for 1night. (N)

Day 9: Mont Tremblant ¢ Quebec City

Travel from Mont Tremblant to Quebec City,enjoying the beautiful scenery. Stop for lunchat the historic city of Trois Rivieres beforedriving along the picturesque Chemin duRoy to Quebec City. Stay at the Hotel ManoirVictoria for 2 nights. (N)

Day 10: Quebec City

Take an included guided tour of the city onfoot, following the cobblestone streets tothe fortified city wall, the only one of its kindin North America. Take a stroll around theartisan shops, cafes, landscaped parks andmonuments. (N)

Day 11: Quebec City ¢ Montreal

Follow the St Lawrence river, passing rurallandscapes of forests and rich pastures dottedwith tiny villages that extend to Montreal.En route, stop in Drummondville to visit theVillage Qu©b©cois d’Antan, a reconstructionof a French colonial village. Stay at Le Saint-Sulpice for 2 nights. (N)

Day 12: Montreal

Day at leisure to explore the city at your ownpace. Highlights include the Notre DameBasilica in Old Montreal, the French Quarter,the Olympic Park, McGill University and apanoramic view from a viewpoint on top ofMont Royal. Montreal offers a fascinating mixof both French and English cultures, with someof the finest shopping and dining in NorthAmerica. (N)

Day 13: Montreal ¢ Kingston

Travel south to Kingston, stopping en routeat Upper Canada Village in Morrisburg, a reconstructed 1860™s village. Before reachingKingston, stop at Gananoque to join a 1-hourcruise around the 1,000 Islands. On arrival inKingston, the former capital of Canada, visit theKingston Mills Lockstation to see the four locks,the point where Lake Ontario flows into theSt Lawrence river. Stay at the Residence Inn byMarriott for 1 night. (N)

Day 14: Kingston ¢ Toronto

Today, visit Fort Henry National Historic Site, aliving museum of military life, before stoppingin Peterborough, home to the world™s highestlift locks. Continue to Toronto and stay at theHilton Toronto for 1 night. (B)

Day 15: Onward travel

Return your car at Toronto airport andfly home, or continue your holiday inCanada. (N)