Canada: Eastern Journey Escorted Tour

  • Tours & Multi-centres in Canada

Unwrap Canada's pleasant mix of Old world charm and vibrant cities on this escorted tour through Eastern Canada. Expect world-class attractions, impressive architecture and fine fashion and cuisine. You'll skirt and admire the Laurentian Mountains, majestic St. Lawrence River and tulip-lined waterways as you hop from city to city stopping off at fantastic sites along the way. This journey delivers natural beauty, charm and urban thrills.

Maximum Group Size: 50

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Tour highlights

  • Spend a week exploring the best parts of Eastern Canada
  • Enjoy a guided tour of the cosmopolitan city of Toronto
  • Take a trip to the world-famous Niagara Falls
  • Admire the UNESCO waterways of Ottawa
  • Discover the picturesque cities of Quebec and Montreal
  • Optional whale watching excursion from Quebec (payable locally)
  • Experienced and knowledgeable tour manager throughout

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Day 1: UK to Toronto

Arrive into Toronto’s Pearson International Airport and transfer independently to your downtown hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to explore and after checking in with your tour director we recommend heading out to explore the dynamic streets of Toronto. Experience the colorful neighborhoods, attractions or sample the cuisine in one of the many local restaurants.

Day 2: Toronto / Niagara Falls Excursion

This morning meet your fellow travelers at breakfast before setting out to discover more of Canada’s most cosmopolitan city. There will be plenty of time to see the provincial parliament buildings, waterfront, impressive CN Tower and lively Chinatown. Afterwards you'll leave the city skyline behind and head for the Niagara Peninsula, passing through outlying communities and towns along the shores of Lake Ontario en route to the spectacular Niagara Falls.Admire the geological wonder in your own time or take the "Voyage to the Falls" boat cruise, which passes all three waterfalls - the American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls & Horseshoe Falls (approx.$30 per person - payable locally).

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 3: Toronto to Ottawa

Today we drive east towards the national capital city of Ottawa. Winding through rolling farmland and following the rivers and lakes of the Rideau Waterway, you'll arrive in Ottawa to enjoy a sightseeing tour. The city offers many great sights including the government buildings on Parliament Hill, Byward Market, City Hall and the Rideau Canal (designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site).

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 4: Ottawa to Quebec City

The French-speaking province of Quebec is your next stop on this tour. Travelling along the scenic Ottawa River and skirting the magnificent Laurentians you'll arrive in the cultural heartland of Quebec City. Bask in the charm as you stroll through the old city and take in over 400 years of history in the birthplace of French North America. The ornate city gates, Lower Town, the Citadel and Battlefields Park are highlights of the tour.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 5: Quebec City

A day at your leisure to further explore the sights of this charming World Heritage Site. An optional full day excursion will see you board a regular boat and search for the worlds largest mammals on an exciting whale watching experience. Journey along the beautiful St. Lawrence River, which is home to number of different species of whale. The day ends with a trip to the spectacular Montmorency Falls that surpass the world-famous Niagara falls in height. Spend the evening strolling around the city, the Château Frontenac.(Whale watching Tour & Montmorency Falls - approx. $126 per person - payable locally)

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 6: Quebec City to Montreal

Today you depart Quebec City and follow the St.Lawrence River en route to Montreal. The dynamic city of Montreal is the second-largest French-speaking city in the world and encapsulates the two founding cultures of Canada boasting a curious blend of history and modernity. Touring the downtown area we view the Olympic Complex, charming Old Montreal, McGill University, the residential streets of Mount Royal and the bustling shopping streets. 

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 7: Montreal to Toronto

Stopping off in Rockport you'll have the opportunity to cruise the 1000 islands on an optional excursion. Discover this well kept jewel of the St. Lawrence River with several rugged islands and chic communities (approx. $26 per person - payable locally). After loop back to Toronto, where you'll have time to explore the colourful neighbourhoods and diverse city streets. 

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 8: Toronto to UK

Bid Canada farewell before some last minute shopping for souvenirs to remember your amazing trip. Individually transfer to Toronto’s Pearson International Airport in time to check in for your return flight.  

Meals included: Breakfast

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Your holiday includes

  • Return flights from the UK
  • Transportation by modern tour coach with experienced tour driver and tour director throughout.
  • 7 night accommodation in 3 star hotels or similar
  • 7 breakfasts
  • City/town tours in Montreal, Ottawa, Quebec and Toronto
  • Niagara Falls excursion

Your holiday excludes:

  • Airport transfers in Toronto (Day 1 & Day 8)
  • All excursions marked 'optional'
  • Any extras, drinks, gratuities and personal expenses

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★★★ Courtyard by Marriott, Toronto (2 nights)

★★★ Capital Hill Hotel & Suites or Best Western Plus Ottawa Downtown, Ottawa (1 night)

★★★ Hotel Ambassadeur, Travelodge Quebec or Hotel Lindbergh, Quebec City (2 nights)

★★★ Hotel Faubourg Montreal, Hotel Chrome or Lelux Hotel, Montreal (1 night)

★★★ Hilton Garden Inn or Courtyard by Marriott Toronto Airport, Toronto (1 night)

Please note that if any of the above are not available, they will be changed to hotels of a similar standard and location. If you'd like to extend your stay, please call us to add a pre- or post-departure hotel in Toronto.

Summer 2022 departure dates

  • 14 May
  • 28 May
  • 11 June
  • 2 July
  • 16 July
  • 30 July
  • 20 August
  • 27 August
  • 3 September
  • 10 September

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Please note that this tour is not exclusive to Inghams and there may be guests from other tour operators. Tours and their itineraries may be subject to change. Where this becomes necessary, and where practicable, we will take the steps as outlined in clause 5 of ourterms and conditions.

This accommodation is not available to be booked online, please call our Reservations Team on 01483 791111 to book or for further information

Due to the constantly changing nature of the COVID-19 crisis, we may need to change or withdraw at short notice some advertised accommodation facilities and resort services to help keep everyone safe.

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