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Best of Eastern Canada End Toronto

Offering the best of all things Eastern Canada, take in its cosmopolitan cities, French and British heritage, and majestic landscapes. See traditional Pow Wow dancing in Ottawa, watch the cascading waters of Niagara Falls, and stroll through meadows, rolling hills and farms of Quebéc’s Eastern Townships.
Sightseeing highlights
  • Explore UNESCO listed Quebéc City and Montréal with a Local Specialist
  • Discover the art of playing hockey, go inside the players' dressing room and even get out on the ice
  • Visit Notre Dame de Montreal, the first neo-gothic church in Canada and Bleu Lavande Lavender Farm to sip a lavender lemonade and taste local specialties
  • Cruise Niagara Falls and embark on an exhilarating boat ride to the base of Horsesh Falls, enjoy dinner against the backdrop of pretty riverside cottages and uninhabited islands along the Saint Lawrence River
  • Discover Toronto, Kingston, Ottawa, and the Eastern Townships of Quebec
Iconic Experience
  • Niagara Falls: Embark on an exhilarating boat ride to the base of Horsesh Falls, which plunges dramatically into Lake Ontario as you contemplate this tremendous force of nature.
  • Kingston: The spectacular Thousand Islands in Ontario are made up of 1,864 islands on the Saint Lawrence River, straddling the US-Canada border stretching 50 miles downriver from Kingston. Cruise the waters and enjoy dinner for an unforgettable evening.
  • Ottawa: Delve into Canada's capital city as you enjoy views of the elegant Gothic buildings of Parliament Hill, Rideau Hall, the residence of the Governor General of Canada and the beautiful downtown galleries, museums and parks.
  • Quebec City: Embark on a captivating walk through the narrow streets of Old Quebec City, joining your Local Specialist for an in-depth discovery of this UNESCO-listed place exuding all the charm on a European city.
  • Montreal: Discover the history of the first neo-gothic church in Canada, an important witness of Montréal's foundations and breathtaking architecture, gold leaves, infinite blue, thousands of stars and exceptional stained glass windows.
  • Montreal: Join a Local Specialist who will introduce you to Montreal, Canada's cultural capital where festivals, art, cuisine and a certain joie de vivre are all part of the daily make up. Admire how old European style architecture can sit so naturally beside beautiful contemporary masterpieces.
Dive Into Culture
  • Niagara Falls: Dive into Culture and embrace Canada's national sport, learning the secrets and superstition of hockey players as a professional coach walks you through a day in the life of a player.
Tour details
Tour Provider Trafalgar
Price From
$5,422
Number of Days
9
Start Location
Toronto, Canada
End Location
Toronto, Canada
Age Range
Avg. 45+
Group Size
20 to 45
Tour Style
Comfort
Tour Themes
No specific theme
Physical Rating
Easy to Moderate
Itinerary Open all
Welcome to Toronto
Canada’s multi-cultural metropolis of Toronto launches your journey across Eastern Canada. Relax after your journey, then meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception this evening.
Hockey and Niagara Falls Dive Into Culture
On the way to Niagara Falls we stop and you get the chance to learn the art of playing the puck like a pro. Dive Into Culture and embrace Canada's national sport, learning the secrets and superstitions of hockey players as a team member walks you through a day in the life of a player. Go inside the players' dressing room and put on the full hockey gear. Grab your stick and it's onto the ice where you'll soon find out whether you are a lefty or righty, and learn how to score the big goal. Witness Mother Nature’s power first-hand when you journey to Niagara Falls and embark on an exhilarating boat ride to the base of Horsesh Falls.
Travel Back in Time in Kingston
The day begins with an orientation tour past Toronto's sprawling Queens Park, stately University Avenue and the Provincial Parliament Buildings. Continue to Kingston, a 17th-century former French trading post and gateway to Ontario's Thousand Islands. Set sail on a dinner cruise this evening  against the backdrop of pretty riverside cottages and uninhabited islands found along the Saint Lawrence River.
Onwards to Ottawa
Arriving in Ottawa, we embark on an introductory tour of Canada’s capital. You’ll have a full afternoon to explore the city on your terms. Consider a visit to one of the city’s museums or discover the plethora of amazing local cuisine.
Uncover the Traditions of Quebec City Make Travel Matter
Enjoy Breakfast at Mādahòkì Farm followed by a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® experience, including a presentation of the Algonquin People and the Friendship dance. After, enjoy lunch at a local "Cabane à Sucre". Then, continue to Québec City to begin your love affair with the city's French Canadian 'joie de vivre' and your hotel in Old Québec.
Stroll Through Québec City
Embark on a captivating walk through the narrow streets of Old Québec City, joining your Local Specialist for an in-depth discovery of this UNESCO-listed place exuding all the charm of a European city. Spend the rest of the afternoon exploring La Vieille Capitale on your terms.
Enjoy the Charming Eastern Townships Connect with Locals
Leave the city behind, bound for Québec's picturesque Eastern Townships. Your journey will take you past pretty villages and rolling farmlands before arriving at Bleu Lavande Lavender Farm for an exclusive Be My Guest Experience. Learn how lavender is grown and turned into a variety of products, sample delicious lavender lemonade and enjoy a picnic basket lunch filled with local specialties. Later, we’ll make our way to Montréal and admire panoramic city views from its namesake, Mount Royal.
Discover Vibrant Montréal
Join your Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour revealing the historic sites in the colourful Old Port area, the splendour of one of Montréal's crown jewels – Notre Dame Basilica and modern Downtown Montréal. Gain a deeper appreciation for the city’s French Canadian roots as you spend the afternoon exploring the city on your terms before joining your fellow travellers for a Farewell Dinner in Old Montréal.
Farewell Toronto
Bid a fond au revoir to newfound friends as you head to the Toronto International Airport, where you will arrive at approximately 4 pm,  please be aware when booking your flights.
Inclusions
  • 1 Welcome Reception (WR)
  • 8 Breakfast (B)
  • 2 Dinner (D)
  • 2 Lunch (L)
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • All transport and transfers shown
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • On occasion, hotels of similar standard and location may be utilised.
Departure dates
Start End Availability Price NZD
10 May 2024 18 May 2024 onRequest $5,950
24 May 2024 01 Jun 2024 Available $5,795
07 Jun 2024 15 Jun 2024 Available $6,255
14 Jun 2024 22 Jun 2024 Available $6,025
21 Jun 2024 29 Jun 2024 Available $5,423
28 Jun 2024 06 Jul 2024 Available $6,225
05 Jul 2024 13 Jul 2024 Available $5,675
12 Jul 2024 20 Jul 2024 Available $5,475
19 Jul 2024 27 Jul 2024 Available $5,475
26 Jul 2024 03 Aug 2024 Available $5,475
09 Aug 2024 17 Aug 2024 Available $6,095
16 Aug 2024 24 Aug 2024 Available $5,475
23 Aug 2024 31 Aug 2024 Available $5,475
06 Sep 2024 14 Sep 2024 Available $6,175
13 Sep 2024 21 Sep 2024 Available $6,095
20 Sep 2024 28 Sep 2024 Available $6,095
27 Sep 2024 05 Oct 2024 Available $6,050
04 Oct 2024 12 Oct 2024 Available $6,625
11 Oct 2024 19 Oct 2024 Available $6,375
25 Apr 2025 03 May 2025 Available $6,000
09 May 2025 17 May 2025 Available $6,000
16 May 2025 24 May 2025 Available $6,000
23 May 2025 31 May 2025 Available $5,875
06 Jun 2025 14 Jun 2025 Available $7,050
13 Jun 2025 21 Jun 2025 Available $6,075
20 Jun 2025 28 Jun 2025 Available $6,075
27 Jun 2025 05 Jul 2025 Available $6,275
04 Jul 2025 12 Jul 2025 Available $6,150
11 Jul 2025 19 Jul 2025 Available $6,150
18 Jul 2025 26 Jul 2025 Available $6,150
25 Jul 2025 02 Aug 2025 Available $6,375
01 Aug 2025 09 Aug 2025 Available $6,150
08 Aug 2025 16 Aug 2025 Available $6,150
15 Aug 2025 23 Aug 2025 Available $6,150
22 Aug 2025 30 Aug 2025 Available $6,220
05 Sep 2025 13 Sep 2025 Available $6,150
12 Sep 2025 20 Sep 2025 Available $6,150
19 Sep 2025 27 Sep 2025 Available $6,100
26 Sep 2025 04 Oct 2025 Available $6,375
03 Oct 2025 11 Oct 2025 Available $6,700
10 Oct 2025 18 Oct 2025 Available $6,450
17 Oct 2025 25 Oct 2025 Available $6,450