10 Day Discover Eastern Canada

APT Guided Tour starting in Toronto and finishing in Montreal

Countries Visited: Canada 
2016 APT Canada & Alaska Tours
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Duration: 10 Days    Compare Tour
From: Toronto to Montreal    Save to Shortlist
Tour Code: UTEL10

Tour Description

Explore the delights of Eastern Canada starting in Toronto, journey to the awesome Niagara Falls and be amazed by its power, enjoy cultural and historic sights in Ottawa, Quebec City and Montreal aswell as the Le Massif de Charlevoix rail journey.

Trip Highlights

  • Dine overlooking Niagara Falls and create your very own light display on the falls
  • Learn how maple syrup is made at a traditional Sugar Shack

Included Experiences

  • Travel with a maximum of 40 guests on your luxury land journey
  • Dedicated Canadian APT Tour Director
  • All gratuities and airport transfers
  • A comprehensive range of included sightseeing activities

Fine Dining

  • Includes 16 meals - 9 Full Breakfasts, 1 Lunches and 6 Dinners

Outstanding Accommodation

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions subject to change
  • Prices include gratuities and sundries
  • Prices are for land only. Flights not included
  • Triple rooms may only contain two beds in one room. The additional bed might be a single sofa bed or rollaway. Please check details at the time of booking

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Arrive Toronto
On arrival in Toronto be met and transferred to your hotel, located right in the heart of the city. Stay Two Nights: Toronto, The Fairmont Royal York
Following a Welcome Breakfast with your fellow travellers this morning, embark on a guided city tour that includes a trip up to the LookOut level of the CN Tower - an icon of the Toronto skyline and the tallest freestanding structure in the Western Hemisphere. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure, before dinner this evening. (B/D)
Niagara Falls
Journey to the township of Niagara-on-the-Lake, and enjoy time at leisure to explore. Later, head for famous Niagara Falls, three separate waterfalls that straddle the border of Canada and the USA. On arrival here, perhaps embark on an optional helicopter flight (own expense). Afterwards, take an exciting cruise to the base of the falls. This evening, dine overlooking Niagara Falls before an exclusive visit to the Illumination Tower in Queen Victoria Park, where you will be able to create your very own light display on the falls. Stay: Hilton Niagara Falls Fallsview (B/D)
1,000 Islands, Ottawa
Enjoy breakfast at the top floor of your hotel this morning, with incredible views of the falls. Afterwards, set out alongside the shores of Lake Ontario. From here, you will embark on a cruise amid the beautiful 1,000 Islands. Dotting the waterways of Lake Ontario and the St Lawrence River on the Canada-USA border, the 1,000 Islands boast stunning scenery. During the cruise, you’ll glide past some remarkable riverside architecture including holiday cottages, castles and estates, all constructed on the densely vegetated islands. On your return to land, continue by coach to the nation’s capital city, Ottawa. Stay Two Nights: Ottawa, The Fairmont Château Laurier (B/D)
Ottawa, Freedom of Choice Sightseeing
A city tour today includes a visit to Parliament Hill, a National Historic Site that dominates the skyline. After your tour, enjoy one of the Freedom of Choice sightseeing activities available to you. Perhaps explore the Canadian Museum of History; embark on a gourmet culinary tour; or head out on a guided bicycle tour. Alternatively, take to the skies in a vintage open-cockpit biplane then visit the Canada Aviation & Space Museum. (B)
Mont Tremblant, Freedom of Choice Dining
Today you will explore animal reserve Parc Oméga, home to a wide variety of animal species including deer, black bears, gray wolves and bald headed eagles. Afterwards, continue on to Mont Tremblant. Here, enjoy a gondola ride which will allow you to take in the amazing views of the surrounding area. This evening, choose which of your resort’s exceptional restaurants to enjoy dinner at. Stay: Mont Tremblant, Le Westin Resort & Spa (B/D)
Mont Tremblant, Québec City
At a traditional Sugar Shack learn how authentic maple syrup is produced. Enjoy a tour followed by a hearty Québécois meal with live entertainment. Continue to Québec City and take a sightseeing tour before exploring your own way with leisure time. Stay Two Nights: Québec City, Fairmont Le Château Frontenac (B/L/D)
Québec City, Freedom of Choice Sightseeing
Explore the many and varied sights of Québec City on a tour today. Visit the Petit Champlain, Place-Royal and the Old Port and soak up the city’s French style and heritage architecture throughout the day. Later, explore the city as you enjoy your selected Freedom of Choice Sightseeing activity. Perhaps take in the sights on a horse-drawn carriage ride; enjoy a walking tour; go for a cruise on the St Lawrence River; or take off on a culinary tour. The evening is then yours to spend at leisure. (B)
Today you will travel to the charming French-Canadian city of Montréal. On arrival here, a city tour will take you to such places as Notre Dame Cathedral, Old Montréal and Mount Royal. After the tour, spend time at leisure to further explore this spectacular city. See stunning examples of a wide variety of architectural styles, with influences of both French and English colonisation. This evening, say goodbye to your new friends as you enjoy a delightful Farewell Dinner at a charming French restaurant located in the heart of Old Montréal. Stay: Montréal, Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel (B/D)
Depart Montréal
Your journey comes to an end today. After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your onward flight. (B)
APT holidays are designed for the premium end of the market and offer quality, first-class experiences. Each holiday presents a mix of cultural activities, luxurious accommodation, world-class dining and more.
Region: Canada & Alaska Guided: Tour Host & Driver Average Age: 50+
Style: Premium Coach: 5+ Star Flights: Included in Earlybirds
Accommodation: 5+ Star Max Group Size: 40 (Avg. 35) Airport Transfers: Included
Hotels: Central - Generally Free Coach WiFi: Yes Tips: Included
* Source: APT for tours in Canada & Alaska . Some variances may occur on this tour and information is provided as a guide only.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I book my Canadian adventure with APT?

With APT, the wonders of Canada and Alaska are within your reach and will soon be part of your memory of a truly unforgettable holiday. APT's included touring highlights take in all the classic sights of Canada and Alaska, from iconic destinations to the quaint places that embody the diversity of this fascinating part of the world. APT recognises that not all travellers have the same interests. That's why we have developed Freedom of Choice touring, allowing you to choose your own activities in selected locations - adding a personal touch to your holiday. With Freedom of Choice Touring you are presented with a selection of different touring activities to choose from in feature locations. Whether it be a nature walk in Jasper, a round of golf in Banff, a Traditional High Tea at The Fairmont Empress in Victoria, or walking tours through the highlights of Montréal or Québec, select the activity that best suits your interests and we will incorporate it into your itinerary.

When can I expect to get my travel documents & itinerary?

Travel documents, including your travel kit (with luggage labels, ticket wallet, personalised itinerary, touring information and travel bag), are sent approximately two to three weeks prior to departure from your home country, provided full payment has been received.

Who else will be travelling with me?

Travel with like-minded English speaking people from such countries as the UK, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, America and Canada. Our seat rotation policy allows you to mix with fellow travellers and see spectacular landscapes from all angles. Our clients are generally 50+, but more than age a positive attitude is important in a group situation. We have found ages to be as diverse and varied as the sites and attractions you will see on tour.

How many people will be on tour with me?

There will be a maximum of 44 people on your coach, however the coach carries an average of just 40 guests.

Will the coach be modern and comfortable?

APT's fleet of luxury motor coaches provides you with the pinnacle of touring luxury. Coaches feature as standard: air-conditioning, toilet/restroom, video screen, comfortable reclining seats with foot rests, state of the art sound system, on-board drinking water, air suspension and large panoramic windows.

What are APT Tour Managers like?

Who better to show you the sights than a local? All of our Tour Directors are Canadians who will show you the best their country has to offer. With their help, explore famed sights, find great bargains and discover hidden treasures. APT Tour Directors are known as being the very best in the business. They are experienced, knowledgeable and friendly - but most importantly, they are passionate about Canada and Alaska, and they're passionate about making sure the APT experience of these countries is everything our travellers dream it will be. For every step of your journey, your Tour Director will be present to personally assist with any need that might arise. Whether it's help with the day's touring or a special request, our Tour Directors are there to ensure your trip runs as smoothly as possible.

What will our accommodation be like?

The places in which you'll stay with APT are as exciting as the adventures that await. From the iconic to the contemporary, our hotels and resorts are chosen for their picturesque setting or central location and all share the exacting standards of service and cuisine that you expect from an APT holiday. During your West Coast discovery, enjoy luxurious Fairmont properties in the heart of the Rockies and stay close to the action at our Vancouver and Victoria hotels. On Canada's East Coast, stay in landmark hotels that combine stunning architecture, luxurious facilities and attentive service. Click on the hotel name in the day by day itinerary for more information on each property.

What are the meals like?

The diverse flavours and tastes you will savour while travelling form an integral part of your journey. Enjoy cosmopolitan delights in Vancouver, classic French cuisine in Québec and baked salmon in Ketchikan. Dine on fresh produce, innovative local cuisine and new flavours during a range of unique dining experiences. Your discovery of Canada and Alaska is not just limited to each day's activities - an array of culinary delights is also waiting to be discovered at each and every location on tour. Enjoy delicious à la carte or buffet meals and gain an insight into the regional specialties enjoyed by locals. In Whistler, watch your meal being prepared at the award-winning show kitchen restaurant Aubergine Grille; enjoy traditional and innovative dishes crafted from local ingredients at Lure Seafood Restaurant in Victoria; and in Toronto, dine on regional produce prepared with classic French touches at EPIC Restaurant.

Where can I find out more information on APT Touring?

We have a dedicated section on our website providing more detailed information on APT including FAQ's on what you need to know before, during and after your travel; as well as information on their 'Touring Styles', and a comprehensive search facility to enable you to easily find more of their tours. Read more> (NB: This link will take you away from this tour itinerary page).

Free Airport Transfers

Arrival transfers are included on Day 1 of your tour. Return transfer is included on the last day of the tour/cruise. All flight information must be given to Global Journeys 60 days prior to your departure date. If this information is not received we are unable to guarantee the transfer. If pre or post accommodation is booked then transfers cannot be included.

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