Historic Cities of Eastern Canada

Price per person
from £2,323

Price based on
London Heathrow
17th May 2019 departure

Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • 9 days

  • Eastern Canada

  • Steady pace

  • Platinum escorted tours

Vibrant cities, stunning scenery, and out-of-the-ordinary experiences await you on this Historic Cities of Eastern Canada tour. You'll start in Toronto and end in Montréal with overnights also in Niagara Falls, Ottawa, and Québec City.

On your sightseeing tour in each city, you'll see the must-see sights, such as the residences of the Governor General and the Prime Minister in Ottawa; Québec City's Place Royale, the historic square known as the birthplace of French America; Montréal's Notre Dame Basilica, dating to the 19th century, where Globus has included an inside visit; and Toronto's 1,815-foot-tall CN Tower, where you'll enjoy lunch with incredible views of the city and harbour. You'll also visit Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary in Cap-de-la-Madeleine, a national shrine with its fine stained-glass windows.

In addition to the vibrant cities, this Eastern Canada tour includes beautiful scenery. A tour highlight is a thrilling cruise to see the thundering falls of Niagara Falls. You’ve seen photos of Niagara Falls, and now’s your chance to see it up close. You'll also take a cruise through the waterways of Ontario’s Thousand Islands National Park, located in an area of rich biodiversity.

Globus has also arranged special experiences to make your holiday unique. Enjoy a wine tasting and tour at a local vineyard in Niagara-on-the-Lake and a special dinner in Old Town Québec featuring regional French cuisine. Additionally, Globus has arranged a guided tour and breakfast at a sugar shack in Québec City, where you'll learn the art of making maple syrup.

This tour of Eastern Canada offers a balance of guided sightseeing tours, leisure time, and a mix of historical, natural, and cultural offerings. It’s an unforgettable holiday!

At a glance


  • Toronto Speed to the top of the CN Tower, peer through its glass floor and enjoy lunch 1,815ft above the city
  • Niagara Falls Get up close on this unique cruise.
  • Thousand Island National Park Relax on a lunch cruise through scenic waterways.
  • Quebec City Explore Canada's only walled city and have lunch in its Old Town.
  • Cap-de-la-Madeleine Stroll the grounds of the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary and see the miraculous Madonna in the old chapel.
  • Montreal Explore the vast and colourful interiors of the grand Notre-Dame Basilica.

What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes
Price match guarantee

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

VIP home pick-up service

Our VIP home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Read more about our VIP home pick-up service.

Multiple itineraries are available

This itinerary changes on some dates - select your preferred departure date to see the details.


Overview

Vibrant cities, stunning scenery, and out-of-the-ordinary experiences await you on this Historic Cities of Eastern Canada tour. You'll start in Toronto and end in Montréal with overnights also in Niagara Falls, Ottawa, and Québec City.

On your sightseeing tour in each city, you'll see the must-see sights, such as the residences of the Governor General and the Prime Minister in Ottawa; Québec City's Place Royale, the historic square known as the birthplace of French America; Montréal's Notre Dame Basilica, dating to the 19th century, where Globus has included an inside visit; and Toronto's 1,815-foot-tall CN Tower, where you'll enjoy lunch with incredible views of the city and harbour. You'll also visit Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary in Cap-de-la-Madeleine, a national shrine with its fine stained-glass windows.

In addition to the vibrant cities, this Eastern Canada tour includes beautiful scenery. A tour highlight is a thrilling cruise to see the thundering falls of Niagara Falls. You’ve seen photos of Niagara Falls, and now’s your chance to see it up close. You'll also take a cruise through the waterways of Ontario’s Thousand Islands National Park, located in an area of rich biodiversity.

Globus has also arranged special experiences to make your holiday unique. Enjoy a wine tasting and tour at a local vineyard in Niagara-on-the-Lake and a special dinner in Old Town Québec featuring regional French cuisine. Additionally, Globus has arranged a guided tour and breakfast at a sugar shack in Québec City, where you'll learn the art of making maple syrup.

This tour of Eastern Canada offers a balance of guided sightseeing tours, leisure time, and a mix of historical, natural, and cultural offerings. It’s an unforgettable holiday!

Total meals included:

  • 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners

UK - Toronto

Day
1

Fly to Toronto where on arrival you will transfer to your hotel.

Welcome to Toronto, Canada’s largest and most cosmopolitan city. At 6 pm, meet your travelling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director prepares you for your upcoming adventure.

Toronto

Day
2

This morning, enjoy a sightseeing tour. Highlights include the Legislature Building; the ethnic neighborhoods; the University of Toronto; and Eaton Centre, the city’s number-one tourist attraction, with more than 300 stores for world-class shopping. The tour concludes with lunch atop the 1,815-foot-tall CN TOWER, where you’ll enjoy incredible views of the city and harbour below you.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Toronto – Niagara Falls

Day
3

Leave bustling Toronto and travel along the shores of Lake Ontario to Niagara Falls. For the adventurous, your Tour Director will suggest optional sightseeing over the falls. Then, board a sightseeing CRUISE for a thrilling ride to view the thundering falls from river level. Later, visit picturesque Niagara-on-the-Lake, where there is time to browse the shops of Main Street and visit a local WINERY for a tour and tasting. Tonight, you may wish to see the illumination of the falls as they are lit in every colour of the rainbow. A special treat not to be missed!

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Niagara Falls – Thousand Islands National Park – Ottawa

Day
4

Travel this morning to Gananoque, where you’ll board your boat for a lunch CRUISE through the waterways of THOUSAND ISLANDS NATIONAL PARK. Continue to the nation’s capital of Ottawa, pleasantly framed by the banks of the Ottawa River and the Rideau Canal, for a 2-night stay. Dinner this evening is at a local restaurant.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Ottawa

Day
5

Morning sightseeing includes the Canadian Mint, the residences of the Governor General and Prime Minister, and Parliament Hill. Enjoy a delicious Canadian specialty, a BEAVERTAIL, a pastry stretched to the shape of a beaver’s tail with toppings added. The balance of the day is free. You may wish to visit the world-renowned Canadian Museum of History, shop for souvenirs, or spend time at the National Gallery of Canada. For dinner, maybe visit lively and colourful Byward Market and choose from its array of specialty restaurants

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Ottawa – Cap-De-La-Madeleine - Québec

Day
6

Drive north this morning to Cap-de-la-Madeleine for a visit to the BASILICA OF OUR LADY OF THE ROSARY, a national shrine famous for its fine stained-glass windows. Time to stroll through the grounds of the sanctuary and see the miraculous Madonna in the old chapel. Continue your journey to romantic Québec City, one of the most historic and best-preserved cities in North America. This evening, enjoy regional FRENCH CUISINE at a special dinner in Old Town Québec.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Québec City

Day
7

This morning, enjoy an included guided tour of Canada’s only walled city. Until the British victory of 1759, Old Québec was the centre of New France; today, it’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Within the walls are Place d’Armes, Laval Seminary, and ancient Place Royale. Also, see the old-world houses crowding the narrow streets in Lower Town by the St. Lawrence River and historic Plains of Abraham. This afternoon is free for independent activities. Maybe explore the historic sites, take a carriage ride, or stroll the streets of Old Québec City. Your Tour Director will have suggestions for additional sightseeing, shopping and dining. This evening, consider an optional dinner that includes a visit to 274-foot-high Montmorency Falls and takes you over to Ile d’Orléans, where you’ll enjoy a delightful dinner at Le Moulin de Saint-Laurent, a restored 17th-century flour mill.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Québec City – Montréal

Day
8

Before leaving Québec, we’ll stop at a SUGAR SHACK for a guided tour to learn the art of making maple syrup and to enjoy a traditional sugar shack breakfast. On to Montréal, where sightseeing with a Local Guide takes in NOTRE DAME BASILICA, the Old Seminary of St. Sulpice, and a drive to the top of Mount Royal to enjoy a panorama of the city. This evening, enjoy a farewell dinner in the heart of Old Montréal—the perfect ending to your holiday!

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Montréal - Home landing in the UK.

Day
9

The tour ends this morning after breakfast with guests departing on individual schedules

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Things to note

NIAGARA FALLS: The Niagara Falls sightseeing cruise is subject to favourable weather and/or river conditions. Favourable conditions normally exist from May to November. When conditions are unfavourable, a walking tour through the scenic tunnels will be substituted.

This platinum tour is operated by our sister company Globus.

Hotels

It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.

Toronto - Westin Harbour Castle Hotel

Set on the harbour along Lake Ontario, this refined high-rise hotel is very relaxing. The Laid back rooms offer alot of comfort to you as you can see the lake and the harbour out of your hotel window.

  • Location

    1 Harbour Square, Toronto, ON M5J 1A6, Canada

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant and Bar
    • Room Service
    • Hot Tub
    • Spa
    • Beach Access

Niagara Falls - Marriott on the Falls

Backing onto Niagara Falls provides an outstanding view from many of the large windows in the rooms; these rooms are all very modern and have 37" LCD tvs, some of the rooms are equipped with their own fireplaces and or hot tubs to help you relax.

  • Location

    6755 Fallsview Blvd, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3W7, Canada

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant and bar
    • Wifi available
    • Room service available
    • Indoor pool
    • Hot tub

Ottawa - Lord Elgin Hotel

Enjoy these spacious rooms decorated with tulips picture walls and 49" tv screens for guest to use during their stay. Use the onsite indoor heated pool and hot tubs to help you relax and rejuvinate during your time in this luxurious hotel.

  • Location

    100 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5K8, Canada

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant and bar
    • Wifi available
    • Room service available
    • Heated indoor pool
    • Hot tub

Quebec City - Delta Quebec

Enjoy the bright and cheerful rooms which modern furniture including a flat screen tv as well as premium bedding and luxury linens to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Relax on the sun terrace or in the outdoor heated pool with the stunning mountain views.

  • Location

    690 Boulevard René-Lévesque E, Québec, QC G1R 5A8, Canada

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant and bar
    • Wifi available
    • Room service available
    • Outdoor heated pool
    • Spa

Delta Hotels by Marriott Montreal is within 0.6 miles of the Entertainment District and is next to Sherbrooke Street, lined with museums and shops. It offers a full service spa.

  • Location

    475 avenue President Kennedy, H3A 1J7 Montréal, Canada

  • Facilities

    • Massage (Additional charge)
    • Sauna
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Gift shop

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