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Meals included: 6 breakfasts, 2 dinners
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Fly to Montreal where on arrival transfer to your hotel. This evening join the Tour Director and travelling companions for a welcome drink.
Enjoy a morning orientation tour of Montreal. Next board VIA Rail and travel through the countryside to Quebec City, home to the world's largest winter carnival. Founded in 1894, the carnival attracts thousands of visitors each year. This evening, learn more about Quebec and its rich history over dinner at a traditional Sugar Shack complete with musical entertainment and a horse-drawn Sleigh Ride.
This morning, enjoy an included guided tour of Canada's only walled city. Afterwards, visit North America's only Ice Hotel, Hotel de Glace. Take a tour to learn how the hotel is built and maintained. There will be time to admire the beautiful ice sculptures and sip on a cocktail served in one of the hotel's famous homemade ice glasses. The remainder of day is at leisure. Suggestions include winter activities such as ice skating, snow shoeing, dog sledding and more.
A full day at leisure to explore more of Quebec's Winter Carnival. The included entrance fee gives access to all events which include the International Snow Sculpture Competition, night parades, snow slides, shows, snow baths, the ice palace and numerous winter activities.
Travel to Canada’s capital city of Ottawa. Upon arrival, sightseeing includes the Canadian Mint, the residences of the Governor General and Prime Minister, Parliament Hill and the Rideau Canal. A stop is also made at the city’s bustling Byward Market, perhaps try a Canadian specialty like Poutine, French fries with fresh cheese curds and gravy, or a Beaver Tail, a pastry stretched out to the shape of a beaver tail with toppings added.
There’s time this morning to explore more of Ottawa. Perhaps spend time at the National Gallery of Canada, shop, lace up a pair of skates and ice skate on the famous Rideau Canal, weather permitting. Return to Montreal this afternoon. Tonight, celebrate your winter adventure with a festive farewell dinner with the Tour Director.
Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.
Accommodation as stated or similar
This platinum tour is operated by our sister company Globus.
There's no need to shop around. Find a cheaper like-for- like tour from another company, and we’ll not only match their price but also give you a £50 discount when you book with us.
They have in-depth knowledge of the places you’ll visit and will be on hand every step of the way with commentary entirely in English. 96% of customers rate them 'excellent' or 'good'.
We've been creating holiday adventures since 1961. We are a member of ABTA and all our flight-inclusive holidays are fully protected by the CAA's ATOL scheme.