Day 1: Montreal, Quebec - Tour Begins
Your tour begins in the second largest French-speaking city in the world, Montreal.
Day 2: Montreal
Today enjoy a fantastic sightseeing tour of Montreal highlighting Jacques Cartier Square and McGill University plus enjoy views of Notre Dame Cathedral and St. Joseph’s Oratory. Your city tour concludes with a stop high atop Mount Royal from which the surrounding view is spectacular. Ascended by Jacques Cartier in 1535, Mount Royal is the jewel of Mount Royal Park. The afternoon is yours to explore the city’s famous underground shopping. This evening you will be treated to dinner in one of the restaurants for which this renowned city is famous, capping off a wonderfully memorable day.(B,D)
Day 3: Montreal - Quebec City
This morning depart for Quebec City. Later today, experience the beauty and history of both Old and New Quebec with a fascinating sightseeing tour of the city. See the stately Chateau Frontenac, the Parliament, the St. Louis Arch, and Place Royale, the site of the original settlement of the city of Quebec. Tastings…sample Quebec City’s best dining experiences – all in a single evening! Think of it as a grand epicurean tour with each course in a different, unforgettable restaurant.(B,D)
Day 4: Quebec City
This morning enjoy breakfast at a local sugar shack nestled in the Quebec countryside. Learn about the traditions of maple syrup making and enjoy sampling many delicious traditional foods made with local maple syrup. Before leaving, try a favorite regional treat - maple taffy in the snow! The remainder of your day is at leisure to wander the streets of this quaint setting which is designated a UNESCO World Heritage site.(B)
Day 5: Quebec City - Ottawa, Ontario
This morning, depart for Ottawa - the beautiful and cosmopolitan capital city of Canada. Later, savor the flavor of a local specialty - a beavertail - while you enjoy a stroll through the Byward Market, known for its fruits, vegetables, flowers and arts & crafts. Next, embark on a city tour showcasing the Rideau Canal (in winter the world’s largest skating rink) and the Supreme Court buildings. This evening, it’s Diner’s Choice…tonight your dinner is included, and you’ll choose the perfect spot from a “menu” of Ottawa’s great restaurants.(B,D)
Day 6: Ottawa - Kingston - Toronto
A short drive takes you to Kingston, gateway to one of the world’s most beautiful areas. Enjoy a memorable cruise through the unspoiled region of Lake Ontario and the spectacular 1,000 Islands. Later this afternoon, arrive in the exciting city of Toronto. Enjoy a sightseeing tour including the harbor front and Queens Park before enjoying some leisure time to explore the city on your own.(B)
Day 7: Toronto - Niagara Falls - Toronto
This morning visit Niagara on the Lake to enjoy the local shops and the charming atmosphere. Next, travel to the thundering and awe-inspiring Niagara Falls where breathtaking views remind you of the power of Mother Nature. Of course, a visit to Niagara Falls would not be complete without experiencing the incredible cruise at the base of the falls. Board the boat to see and feel the falls up-close. Don’t forget to bring a camera!(B,D)
Day 8: Toronto - Tour Ends
Your tour ends today in Toronto.(B)
Soak in the scenery as you travel from Ottawa to Toronto aboard VIA Rail!
Witness the incredible power of Mother Nature at breathtaking Niagara Falls.
Enjoy a “progressive dinner” in Quebec City and sample first-hand three local restaurants!
Enjoy a “Dine Around” dinner in Ottawa.
All This Included
From the European-styled, old world elegance of Quebec City to the thundering magnificence of Niagara Falls, you’ll love every moment of this 9-day tour of eastern Canada. Enjoy two-night stays in Montreal, Quebec City, Ottawa and Toronto and city tours of each of them. Have breakfast at a local sugar shack and learn about maple syrup making before boarding the Maid of the Mist cruise to experience Niagara Falls up close. Watch the busy St-Lawrence River from high a top Montreal’s Mount Royal and experience the energy of multicultural Toronto. Walk the cobble stone streets of old Quebec and see the majestic parliament buildings in Ottawa. Experience the best regional cuisine during a progressive dinner and a dine around with your choice of restaurant locations for the evening. From picturesque countryside to glistening skyscrapers a truly unforgettable cultural and historical experience awaits you in the heart of eastern Canada.
11 meals: 7 breakfasts (B), 4 dinners (D). (Welcome and farewell dinners feature local specialties.)
8 nights accommodations.
Centrally-located hotels provide a home away from home.
Hotel-to-hotel baggage handling.
A professional tour manager accompanies you throughout your trip.
Expert local guides provide insightful, personalized tours.
Unparalleled sightseeing includes all of the "must-sees."
Enriching cultural experiences bring the destination to life.
Private climate-controlled motorcoach enhances your tour.
Free round trip sedan service that takes you from your home to the airport when you purchase an air-inclusive Collette tour (within 50 miles of nearest airport gateway).
Accommodations on this Tour
Montreal: Hotel Omni Mont Royal
Quebec City: Quebec Hilton
Ottawa: Sheraton Ottawa
Toronto: Sheraton Centre
Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking.
Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more details.
Terms and Conditions
The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines. Sorry, we are unable to offer air from countries other than the U.S. However, for those international customers who are able to arrange their own transportation to the trip origination city, we are able to offer the land/cruise portion of the package, at the price quoted.