Eastern Canada Discovery
From natural delights to city sights, the best of Eastern Canada awaits you on this 8-Day guided tour. Stroll downtown in multi-cultural Toronto, before experiencing the might and majesty of Niagara Falls. Take to the waters for a cruise through the mist as the cascades thunder down around you. In the capital Ottawa, roll up your sleeves to craft seasonal ingredients during a demonstration at acclaimed cooking school C’est Bon. Celebrate the revival of traditional arts with your visit the Manitobah Mukluks Storyboot Project, a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience. Explore the grand mansions of Montreal and the neo-gothic Notre-Dame Basilica with a Local Expert, before concluding your journey in chic Quebec City. Here you can toast your travels in the Historic District of Old Quebec, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Welcome to Club Med Quebec Charlevoix the unique Canadian Resort. Facing the famous St Lawrence River and immersed in natural surroundings, the Resort offers an invitation to explore amazing landscapes. Whatever the season, the colours and the magic of the natural world offer the promise of a unique experience of both the river and the mountains. Contemporary architecture blended with traditional Native American culture make up a distinctive world filled with the best of history and modernity.
Your Fly, Stay & Tour Package Includes:
- $4000 flight credit per person
- 7 night Eastern Canada guided tour with Insight Vacations, Toronto to Quebec
- Includes hand-picked hotels, 11 meals, city tours, Niagara Falls cruise, top rated highlights plus more
- 7 nights accommodation at Club Med Quebec Charlevoix
- Includes all-day dining, open bar, activities, entertainment, WiFi, airport transfers plus more
- Parc National de la Malbaie Black Bear Observation Excursion
Pricing is per person twin share and based on travel 15-29 September 2024
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Day 1 / Thrilling Toronto
Welcome to Toronto, a vibrant city on Lake Ontario, full of fine restaurants and bars, as well as an eclectic mix of cultures. After settling in, feel free to explore the town and discover what it has to offer. At 18:00, meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Dinner with wine.
Day 2 / Toronto and the Thundering Falls of Niagara
See Toronto's top sights as you see Queen's Park and the Parliament Buildings, before venturing on the quaint town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, a 19th century village that offers gorgeous views of Lake Ontario. See the flowers and old-world architecture of the city before heading to the spectacular Niagara Falls. Experience the thrill of Niagara Falls up close on a state-of-the-art eco-catamaran. Feel the mighty power, thundering water and mesmerizing mist on this memorable boat ride to the base of the falls. Next, you can choose to soar above Niagara's stunning landscapes on an exhilarating helicopter flight. Witness the Whirlpool Rapids, Rainbow Bridge, American Falls, Skylon Tower and the mesmerizing Canadian Horseshoe Falls, where rainbows appear in the mist. Later, return to Toronto for an afternoon at leisure or choose to visit the top of the iconic CN Tower which defines the Toronto Skyline. Interact with visual exhibits to learn fascinating stories about this engineering marvel and enjoy panoramic views of the shimmering skyline and Lake Ontario.
Day 3 / Kingston and Ottawa
Journey to historic Kingston, otherwise known as the Limestone City. Here you’ll view the city’s storiedbuildings, churches and fortifications, many of which being constructed from limestone itself. Continueto the Canadian capital of Ottawa where you’ll join a cooking demonstration at a local barn owned byJust Food, a nonprofit organization that brings dining experiences focused on sustainable food andfarming practices. Learn new culinary skills and discover more about local cuisine using staples from theCanadian terroir such as maple sugar, haskaps, Labrador tea and wildflowers. End the experience with adelicious three-course dinner with wine, before heading back to your hotel.
Day 4 / Canada's Capital to Montreal
Get ready for an exciting morning exploring Ottawa, with a tour of the city’s stately boulevards. Then, visit Mādahòkì Farm and experience a lively traditional Pow Wow dance. Join this MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience and learn about diversity of Indigenous cultures across Canada and how they revive the traditional arts by creating partnerships with elders and artisans. Continue to the diverse metropolis of Montreal, which is in the French-speaking province of Quebec.
Day 5 / Montreal, the Royal Mountain
Today you’ll join a Local Expert who will guide you around Old Montreal. The narrow cobblestone streets draw you in with their lively little plazas, shops and cafes. From the grand mansions of Mount Royal to the iconic old port, Old Montreal is a historic neighbourhood that is now a major hot spot with beautiful architecture, vibrant street art and plenty of opportunities for photo-ops, especially at the top of Mount Royal. Next, visit the Notre Dame Basilica and discover the history of the first neo-gothic church in Canada and marvel at its breathtaking architecture and exceptional stained glass windows. The rest of the day is free to enjoy as you please.
Day 6 / Montmorency Falls Park to Quebec City
Depart Montreal and head to Montmorency Falls today. Immerse yourself in an authentic Canadian culinary adventure as you indulge in the sweet delights of maple syrup, harvested and crafted right on-site. Savor traditional maple-infused dishes and experience the warmth of hospitality and the rustic charm of a genuine sugar shack. After lunch, continue onwards to Montmorency Falls Park where you will experience that natural wonder that towers 272 feet (84 m) tall over the Saint Lawrence River. Walk the full width of the falls on a suspension bridge between both sides of the park, or if you are feeling adventurous, you can take the panoramic staircase down along the cliffside. After taking plenty of pictures, you will continue to Quebec City.
Day 7 / Quintessential Quebec
Discover more of Quebec City’s history and charm with a Local Expert. You'll see the Latin Quarter, Plains of Abraham, City Hall and Palace Royale, while learning about the city’s long history as one of the oldest European settlements in North America. No visit to Old Quebec would be complete without seeing the grand hotel Château Frontenac, designated a National Historic Site of Canada and UNESCO World Heritage Site, being one of the first grand railway hotels completed in Canada. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy at leisure. In the evening enjoy your Celebration Dinner in historic old Quebec.
Day 8 / Depart Quebec City
Bid "Au Revoir" to Quebec City and your fellow travellers as your tour comes to an end. Departure will be at your leisure.
Terms & Conditions
Prices listed are per person in Australian Dollars, based on twin occupancy, including all discounts unless otherwise stated. The offer is subject to availability at time of booking. Fares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice. Prices/Offers are correct as at 06 February 2024 and can be withdrawn without notice. Hotels may charge resort fees not included in this package, payable direct upon check in. Visas are not included. Air credit is applicable on airline of choice, subject to availability and subject to the carriers’ flight schedules and conditions. Payments made by credit card will incur a surcharge.