Eastern Canada Discovery - Small Group

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Eastern Canada Discovery

Small Group



Tour Description:

From natural delights to city sights, the best of Eastern Canada awaits you on this 8-Day guided tour. Stroll downtown in multi-cultural Toronto, before experiencing the might and majesty of Niagara Falls. Take to the waters for a cruise through the mist as the cascades thunder down around you. In the capital Ottawa, roll up your sleeves to craft seasonal ingredients during a demonstration at acclaimed cooking school C’est Bon. Celebrate the revival of traditional arts with your visit the Manitobah Mukluks Storyboot Project, a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience. Explore the grand mansions of Montreal and the neo-gothic Notre-Dame Basilica with a Local Expert, before concluding your journey in chic Quebec City. Here you can toast your travels in the Historic District of Old Quebec, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Dates & Pricing

Sunday 01 Sep 24 — Sunday 08 Sep 24Starting at $4,479Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Check Mark Icon Disclaimer: Prices listed are per person, based on double occupancy, and in USD. All promotions are valid for new bookings only, capacity controlled and valid on select dates and departures. Individual Terms and Conditions will apply to all promotions. Any promotion can be withdrawn at any time without notice. Please speak with your Pavlus Travel Planner for complete vendor terms and conditions, including eligible tour and cruise dates.


ITINERARY

Thrilling Toronto
Welcome to Toronto, a vibrant city on Lake Ontario known for its food and wine scene and eclectic restaurants. After settling in, feel free to explore the town and discover what it has to offer. Later, savor dinner accompanied by wine in the company of your fellow travelers.

Toronto and the Thundering Falls of Niagara
See Toronto's top sights including Queen's Park, before venturing on the quaint town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, a 19th century village that offers gorgeous views of Lake Ontario. See the flowers and old-world architecture of the city before heading to the spectacular Niagara Falls. Experience the thrill of Niagara Falls up close on a state of the art eco-catamaran. Feel the mighty power, thundering water and mesmerizing mist on this memorable boat ride to the base of the falls. Next, you can choose to soar above Niagara's stunning landscapes on an exhilarating helicopter flight. Witness the Whirlpool Rapids, Rainbow Bridge, American Falls, Skylon Tower and the mesmerizing Canadian Horseshoe Falls, where rainbows appear in the mist. Later, return to Toronto for an afternoon at leisure or choose to visit the top of the iconic CN Tower which defines the Toronto Skyline. Interact with visual exhibits to learn fascinating stories about this engineering marvel and enjoy panoramic views of the shimmering skyline and Lake Ontario.

Kingston and Ottawa
Journey to historic Kingston, otherwise known as the Limestone City. Here you’ll view the city’s storied buildings, churches and fortifications, many of which being constructed from limestone itself. Continue to the Canadian capital of Ottawa where you’ll join a cooking demonstration at a local barn owned by Just Food, a non-profit organization that brings dining experiences focused on sustainable food and farming practices. Learn new culinary skills and discover more about local cuisine using staples from the Canadian terroir such as maple sugar, haskaps, Labrador tea and wildflowers. End the experience with a delicious three-course dinner with wine, before heading back to your hotel.

Canada's Capital to Montreal
Get ready for an exciting morning exploring Ottawa, with a tour of the city’s stately boulevards. Later, learn about diversity of Indigenous cultures across Canada through music, dance and song including a lively and passionate Pow Wow at your MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience at Mādahòkì Farm. Continue to the diverse metropolis of Montreal, which is in the French-speaking province of Québec.

Montreal, the Royal Mountain
Today you’ll join a Local Expert who will guide you around Old Montreal. The narrow cobblestone streets draw you in with their lively little plazas, shops and cafes. From the grand mansions of Mount Royal to the iconic old port, Old Montreal is a historic neighborhood that is now a major hot spot with beautiful architecture, vibrant street art and plenty of opportunities for photo-ops. Next, visit the Notre-Dame Basilica and discover the history of the first neo-gothic church in Canada and marvel at its breathtaking architecture and exceptional stained glass windows. The rest of the day is free to enjoy as you please.

Montmorency Falls Park to Quebec City Relaxed Start
Depart Montreal and immerse yourself in an authentic Canadian culinary adventure as you indulge in the sweet delights of maple syrup, harvested and crafted on-site at a local sugar shack. Savor traditional maple-infused dishes and experience the warm hospitality that has put Canada on the map. After lunch, continue onwards to Montmorency Falls Park where you will experience that natural wonder that towers 272 feet (84 m) tall over the Saint Lawrence River. Walk the full width of the falls on a suspension bridge between both sides of the park, or if you are feeling adventurous, you can take the panoramic staircase down along the cliffside. After taking plenty of pictures, you will continue to Quebec City.

Quintessential Quebec
Discover more of Quebec City’s history and charm with a Local Expert. You'll see the Latin Quarter, Plains of Abraham, City Hall and Palace Royale, while learning about the city’s long history as one of the oldest European settlements in North America. No visit to Old Quebec would be complete without seeing the grand hotel Château Frontenac, designated a National Historic Site of Canada and UNESCO World Heritage Site, being one of the first grand railway hotels completed in Canada. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy at leisure. In the evening enjoy dinner with your newfound friends in historic old Quebec.

Depart Quebec City
Bid adieu to Quebec City and your fellow travelers as your tour comes to an end. Departure will be at your leisure.

Check Mark Disclaimer: Prices listed are per person, based on double occupancy, and in USD. All promotions are valid for new bookings only, capacity controlled and valid on select dates and departures. Individual Terms and Conditions will apply to all promotions. Any promotion can be withdrawn at any time without notice. Please speak with your Pavlus Travel Planner for complete vendor terms and conditions, including eligible tour and cruise dates.

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