Arrive in Toronto and make your way to your city centre hotel accommodation.
Join Toronto's original and most comprehensive fully narrated Hop-on Hop-off tour through the city, visiting the CN Tower, Skydome, Toronto Harbour front, Casa Loma Castle, the Eaton Centre, Hockey Hall of Fame and Yorkville. Included in your pass is an elevation ride to the top of the CN Tower and entrance to Ripley's Aquarium.
This breathtaking full-day tour will take you through the orchard-laden Niagara Peninsula to Niagara Falls. Enjoy a buffet lunch overlooking the falls and join a thrilling boat ride to the base of the majestic Horseshoe Falls. Stop at the observation deck of the Whirlpool Rapids and visit the Floral Clock. On your return discover the picturesque town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, visiting a local country market and possibly touring a winery.
Pick up your rental car and follow the shores of Lake Ontario by road through Kingston and into Ottawa, the picturesque capital city of Canada. Spend some time in Kingston on your included 1000 Islands Cruise Tour. The world-famous 1000 Islands begin in Kingston and span the St. Lawrence River for miles. Our route on board the triple-decker Island Queen winds its way through the small cottage islands of the Admiralty group featuring Napoleon's Hat, Wanderer's Channel, the Bateau Channel, the new, opulent Mandalay Mansion and the historic sights of Kingston. The Admiralty Islands host the highest concentration of small cottage islands and channels in the 1000 Islands. It's the perfect way to explore the remarkable scenery that has made the region famous throughout the world.
Onboard you will enjoy live entertainment, a multilingual commentary which describes the history and folklore as you pass by spectacular scenery and island homes, as well as a full-service canteen and bar.
Arrive in Ottawa and this evening is free to explore nearby Byward Market on foot. Byward Market is Ottawa's number one tourist attraction and is the premier destination for shopping, dining, arts, entertainment and professional services for both residents and visitors. It is home to a local farmers' market, artisan stalls as well as over 600 businesses.
We also suggest spending time in the nearby Rideau neighbourhood easily accessible on foot. Located just a block from Parliament Hill, you will find an abundance of cultural activity with the National Arts Centre, Arts Court, La Nouvelle ScÃ¨ne Gilles Desjardins, Ottawa Little Theatre, and numerous festivals and events. Shopping lovers come here to enjoy some of the biggest brand names in retail at the Rideau Centre some of which have been in the district for over 100 years.
On a Hop-on Hop-off city tour you will visit the nation's capital with its many historic landmarks, scenic waterways and beautiful parks. The tour also includes an informative ride on the Ottawa River to learn about the historic buildings that line the river and the role played by them in the evolution of the country. Also Included for use at your leisure is admission to the National Gallery of Canada. This is located in a spectacular site in Ottawa, along Ottawa's historic Byward Market, overlooking the Ottawa River and the Parliament Buildings. Its award-winning architecture, featuring the luminous Great Hall, spacious galleries, and interior gardens and courtyards, is in itself worth the visit.
Travel through rural Ontario as you cross into the province of Quebec and to the bustling city of Montreal. Incredible entertainment, historic architecture, glorious food, vibrant culture and a night life that never stops. When it comes to the fundamentals of getting to know Montréal, several attractions like the Place d' Armes, Basilica Notre-Dame, Place Jacques-Cartier and the cobbled streets of Old Montreal stand out and all can easily be done on foot.
This morning take Hop on Hop off tour to over the main points of interest including a photo stop of Notre Dame Basilica, St. Joseph's Oratory, Old Montreal, the French Quarter and Mount Royal on a three hour coach city tour. Bask in the glory of the Notre Dame Basilica, stroll through Chinatown, and walk streets of the Old Port. Plan your evening and scope out the best bars and restaurants along Crescent Street.
With 10 different places to hop-on or hop-off there is no shortage of things to do and places to see. This hop-on hop-off tour is a unique and informative way to experience Montreal!
This afternoon discover Montreal from a whole new perspective as you join a discovery cruise on the St Lawrence River.
Following the St. Lawrence River via the city of Trois Rivieres, travel from Montreal through rural landscapes to the oldest walled city in North America. Old Québec is a UNESCO World Heritage treasure and a walkable and safe destination to explore on foot. Stroll and discover the only fortified city north of Mexico with its cobblestone streets and fortified walls. Admire the view from many different vantage points and visit notable historical sites, such as Petit-Champlain District, Place Royale, the Plains of Abraham and the Parliament Building. As you stroll along the Dufferin Terrace, be sure to take a picture of world-famous ChÃ¢teau Frontenac, the most photographed hotel in the world.
Return your rental car this evening.
Overnight: Québec City
Return the rental car and then explore historic Quebec City on the Hop on Hop off bus and by foot. Hop on and hop off the red loop bus service as often as you please and see Quebec City at your own pace. This afternoon travel by coach to the Beaupre Coast and Montmorency Falls. Taking the Avenue through the traditional villages and farms of the Beaupre Coast, your guide will help you relive the tranquil pace of bygone years. A 45 minute stop is scheduled at the Montmorency Falls and the shrine of Ste-Anne-Beaupre, with a short detour to the western tip of the Island of Orleans.
Overnight: Québec City
Your package ends with check out from your hotel. Fly back via Toronto or Montreal.