Canada’s Capital Cities plus Niagara Falls Escorted Tour

Canada’s Capital Cities plus Niagara Falls Escorted Tour

Discover the vibrant and multi-cultural city of Toronto and take in panoramic views from the top of the CN Tower. Cruise to the base of the thundering Niagara Falls and explore the quaint historic town of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Cruise through St Lawrence River’s Thousand Islands, where elaborate castle-like mansions were private retreats of the elite from the 19th century. Tour the capital’s gothic Parliament buildings and House of Commons in Ottawa. Indulge in sweet treats at a Quebecois sugar shack and sample local delicacies on a walking tour of Old Montreal. Stroll around the cobblestoned streets of Quebec City and you will feel like you have stepped back in time into a 17th-century European village. Our 10-day escorted tour includes guided tours as well as plenty of free-time for you to explore at your leisure.

    DAY 01

    UK - Toronto



    Upon arrival at Toronto International Airport you will be met by a representative of Tauck Tours and transferred to your hotel. This evening’s tour is a private after-hours visit to the Royal Ontario Museum where you will enjoy a welcome reception and dinner. Meals: Dinner Accommodation Options

      DAY 02

      Niagara Falls and Toronto



      Today you will travel south to the border of the USA and take a morning cruise to the base of the thundering Niagara Falls. You will have free-time to wander around the quaint Victorian-style village of Niagara-on-the-Lake and enjoy lunch at your leisure before returning to Toronto in the afternoon. Meals: Breakfast and Dinner Accommodation Options

        DAY 03

        Thousand Islands Cruise plus Ottawa



        Today you will leave for Ottawa. The journey will follow the St Lawrence River where you will take a leisurely lunch cruise through the scenic Thousand Islands, where elaborate mansions sit on their own private islands. An archipelago of more than 1,800 islands that straddles the USA and Canada border, Thousand Islands was a retreat for the wealthy in the 19th century. Continue to Ottawa to check-in to your French Chateau-style hotel for two nights. Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Accommodation Options

          DAY 04

          Ottawa



          This morning’s sightseeing tour includes guided visits to the city’s Parliament Buildings and House of Commons. A tour of the Canadian Museum of History showcases the cultural diversity and history of its people and is one of North America’s oldest cultural institutions. Meals: Breakfast. Accommodation Options

            DAY 05

            Meet a Mountie



            Meet a retired officer from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Force before continuing your tour on to the French-speaking city of Montreal in the province of Quebec. A lunch stop is taken at Chateau Vaudreuil on the shores of the Lake of Two Mountains. You will stay at the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth for two nights. Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Accommodation: Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth
              DAY 06

              Walking and Tasting Tour of Old Montreal



              Explore old Montreal on a walking tour through its cobbled streets and city squares, admiring the 18th and 19th-century architecture, stopping along the way to sample local delicacies. The afternoon is free for you to explore the city further before dinner in one of the old city’s popular restaurants. Meals: Breakfast and Dinner Accommodation: Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth
                DAY 07

                Visit a Sugar Shack and Montmorency Falls



                Your tour continues along the St Lawrence River to Trois-Rivieres. This city offers many art galleries and museums, as well as delightful walks through the centre. A stop is taken at a Quebecois sugar shack, where you will watch a maple sugar demonstration and sample some sweet treats. Another stop is at Montmorency Falls, where you will experience a tour and gondola ride, before arriving at Quebec City. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Accommodation Options

                  DAY 08

                  Quebec City and Ile d’Orleans



                  Familiarise yourself with this historic city on this morning’s tour, which will pass by La Citadelle de Quebec and Plains of Abraham. Your tour will take you to historic Ile d’Orleans, an island of bountiful farmland and red-roofed houses. Lunch will be taken in a historic French flour mill, before a cider tasting at a local farm. Meals: Breakfast and Lunch. Accommodation Options

                    DAY 09

                    Quebec City



                    The entire day is free for you to explore Quebec City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1985. Stroll through the warren of cobblestoned streets, exploring both Lower and Upper Town. This evening is your farewell reception and dinner, which is served at your landmark hotel, Fairmont le Chateau Frontenac. Meals: Breakfast and Dinner. Accommodation Options

                      DAY 10

                      Quebec to UK


                      After you have checked out this morning you will be transferred to Quebec Airport for your flight home to the UK, or onward to your next destination. Meals: Breakfast
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