The Best of Eastern Canada: Summer 2022
O Canada! Join us for a nine day FULLY ESCORTED trip to Eastern Canada from July 29 to August 6,2022! Highlights will include: Toronto, Niagara Falls, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Thousand Islands National Park, Ottawa, Quebec City, Choice on Tour, Montmorency Falls, Maple Sugar Shack, Montreal.
We’ll be visiting four different cities and spending two nights in each city exploring! This trip will be escorted by our travel specialists Kassie Casey. For more information or to reserve your spot, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 217.223.8747 ext 102.
A bonus is that the flight there is short! You can find the full itinerary here.
The cost is $3,399 per person and that includes air, tour, 11 meals, and excursions while on the trip. The insurance is an additional $299 per person. The deposit is $900 per person with the insurance.
You must be fully vaccinated per Canadian standards to enter Canada. You must provide a PCR test to be allowed in the country or a positive test that is within 15-180 days to be exempt. You will also have to fill out the Canada travel form and upload your vaccination card as well as your negative test.
Day 1: Your tour opens in cosmopolitan Toronto, capital of Ontario and Canada’s largest city. Enjoy time to discover the area as you settle in.
Day 2: This morning travel to the Niagara Falls, home to the awe-inspiring set of waterfalls nestled along the border between the United States and Canada. Embark on a boat cruise to the base of the Falls and witness the thundering water from up-close. Continue on to Niagara-on-the-Lake and take advantage of some free time to discover the “loveliest town in Canada.” This evening, experience Toronto’s culinary scene as you linger with your fellow travelers at a welcome dinner.
Day 3: This morning stop in Rockport, gateway to the spectacular Thousand Islands National Park. Enjoy a memorable cruise through this unspoiled region, located along the St. Lawrence River. Then, take in the surrounding landscape of Ontario as you set off for Ottawa, Canada’s culturally rich capital. A seamless blend of French and Canadian customs, the city’s dynamic energy will capture your spirit.
Day 4: Get acquainted with Ottawa as you explore the city. Venture past the Prime Minister's residence, multiple embassies, and the impressive National Art Gallery. You’ll also see the gothic parliament buildings and the Rideau Canal - which becomes the world’s largest skating rink in wintertime. The remainder of the day is yours to do as you please.
Day 5: Say bonjour to Quebec City, the heart of Canada’s French heritage. Enjoy free time in the late afternoon to explore the Old Town (UNESCO), strolling along picturesque cobblestone streets and 17th-century buildings. Sample local cuisine at a restaurant on Ile d’Orleans, a farmland island on the Saint Lawrence River.
Day 6: This morning, it’s your choice! Join a local guide and stroll the streets of Old Quebec City on foot; see the Place Royale and listen to stories of days gone by in historic squares -OR- embark on a panoramic coach tour to experience the beauty and history of both Old and New Quebec; you’ll see the stately Chateau Frontenac, the provincial Parliament, and the St. Louis Arch. Enjoy an evening at leisure.
Day 7: Begin your day with breakfast at a local sugar shack, situated in the heart of the Quebec countryside. Learn about the traditions of maple syrup-making and enjoy samples of delicious traditional foods. Before leaving, try a favorite regional treat – maple taffy on the snow! Next, enjoy a visit to the impressive Montmorency Falls and marvel at this natural wonder plunging 272 feet off the Canadian Shield, approximately 100 feet higher than Niagara Falls. Your journey continues to Montreal. From skyscrapers and cathedrals to rushing waterways and lush gardens, Montreal is a blend of all things old and new. The evening is yours to continue exploring the city independently.
Day 8: Today, enjoy a fantastic sightseeing tour of Montreal highlighting Jacques Cartier Square and McGill University, among other spots. 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 a small mountain in the city that gave its name to Montreal. The afternoon is yours to explore the city at leisure. Tonight, join your fellow travelers for a farewell dinner celebrating the end of a memorable trip.
* For bookings made after 3/29/2022 call for rates.
* Included in Price: Round Trip Air from Lambert St Louis Intl, Air Taxes and Fees/Surcharges, Hotel Transfers
* Not Included in Price: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance of $299 per person
* All Rates are Per Person and are subject to change based on air inclusive package from STL