Arrive in Toronto and transfer to your hotel located in the downtown district. After check in, pick up your information kit at the front desk. Afterwards, spend the rest of the day at leisure exploring the streets of Canada’s cultural centre.
Discover the differing districts and landmarks of the cosmopolitan city of Toronto on a sightseeing tour today, including City Hall, Chinatown, the Provincial Parliament Buildings, the Financial District, the Waterfront, and various residential neighbourhoods. You will have admission to the looming CS Tower and will have the opportunity to ride the glad-front elevator to the top for panoramic vistas over the cityscape. The rest of the day is yours to explore independently, relax, or browse the local shops and eateries.
Set off to the stunning natural wonder of Niagara Falls today, travelling through the verdant fruit growing districts and wine regions of the Niagara Peninsula before arriving at the thundering waters of the falls. Set foot aboard the Hornblower Niagara Cruises VIP Boat for a memorable trip to the base of Horseshoe Falls. Afterwards, you will have excess time for picture taking or a stroll into town. Enjoy a meal and trip along the Niagara Parkway that winds along the Niagara Gorge before passing through the historic community of Niagara-On-The-Lake before returning for the evening to Toronto.
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Transfer this morning to Union Station to board VIA Rails The Corridor train to Ottawa. On the way you will pass by charming towns dotted along Lake Ontario, the historical city of Kingston, and the Thousand Islands region. Travel north in the direction of the capital region, and on arrival you can spend the day wandering through the charming streets of Canada’s capital city. Stroll along the renowned Rideau Canal or browse the wares of the lively Byward Market.
Witness the splendour of Ottawa today on a hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour, view the highlights of the city, including Parliament Buildings, the RcMP Museum and stables, Embassy Row, the national Gallery of Canada, the national Aviation Museum, the Royal Canadian Mint, the residence of the Prime Minister and Governor-General, the National Arts Centre among others. Drive along the Rideau Canal, passing through scenic gardens and peaceful parklands along the way. In the instance the sightseeing tour is not in operation, it will be substituted with admission to the National War Museum and the Canadian Museum of Civilization in Gatineau including an audio tour commentary headset. Spend the rest of the day exploring the museums, boutiques, and galleries of the city on your own.
Ride aboard VIA Rails The Corridor once more as you depart Ottawa and set off for Quebec City in the direction of the Laurentians. As you pass along the shores of St. Lawrence River, you can bear witness to the quaint towns and villages that populate the French-Canadian countryside. On arrival in Quebec City you can explore the city and its energetic nightlife.
See the wonders of both the historic and contemporary areas of Quebec City on a sightseeing tour within the ancient city walls. Explore the Plains of Abraham, the National Assemble, the Latin Quarter, the Fortifications, Place Royale, and the Basilica among other highlights, all to the narration of your guide. Afterwards, you can spend the rest of the day to relax or explore the parts of the city still left undiscovered to you.
Ride the train again to Montreal, travelling along the northern shore of the St. Lawrence River passing historic Trois-Rivières and pleasant cap-de-la-Madeleine with its national shrine to the Virgin Mary. Once you arrive in the sprawling city of Montreal you can prepare for an afternoon exploring the French-Canadian city. Traverse the lively street of St. Catherine, stopping by its myriad of shops and cafes.
Embark on an in-depth sightseeing tour of Montreal, where you will see many landmarks, such as the gothic designs of the Notre Dame Basilica, historical Old Montreal, the cultural Latin Quarter and more. Stop by the Olympic Complex, and pass through the McGill University for a panoramic view from an observation point atop Mont Royal.
Board the VIA Rails The Corridor once more to Toronto, where upon arrival your tour comes to an end. Transfer to the airport for your return flight home.
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