CANADA (Toronto – Montreal – Laurentian – Ottawa – Huntsville) – 9 Nights
Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. Its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometers, making it the world's second-largest country by total area. Its southern border with the United States, stretching some 8,891 kilometers, is the world's longest bi-national land border. Canada's capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. Its climate varies widely across its vast area, ranging from arctic weather in the north, to hot summers in the southern regions, with four distinct seasons. Canada ranks among the highest in international measurements of civil liberties, quality of life, economic freedom, and education. It is one of the world's most ethnically diverse and multicultural nations, the product of large-scale immigration from many other countries.
Day 1: Arrival in Toronto:
A local guide will meet you at the Toronto Pearson International Airport. Then you will be transferred to your hotel. After Check-in at the Hotel, the rest of the day is at leisure to rest or explore Toronto on your own.
Day 2: Excursion in Toronto
The morning will feature a city tour of Toronto, including the downtown and shopping districts, Old and New City Hall, Queen's Park, the Ontario Legislative Building, the University of Toronto campus and the residential areas such as The Eaton's Center, Chinatown and the Harbourfront. The afternoon is at leisure for individual exploration of the city or shopping. Overnight in Toronto.
• Optional Tour: A visit to the CN Tower
Day 3: A visit to Niagara Falls
Leaving Toronto this morning, the route will be through Oakville, Burlington and Hamilton to the picturesque and historic village of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Sometime will be spent in Niagara-on-the-Lake and then the journey will continue along the scenic Niagara Parkway to Niagara Falls. Here, there is sufficient time to walk alongside the Falls for pictures. In the afternoon, return to Toronto, via the most direct route. Overnight in Toronto.
• Optional Tour : VIP Boat Tour, which sails close to the thundering waterfalls
Day 4: Journey towards Montreal
Travelling east, the route will be along the shores of Lake Ontario, through Kingston and the 1,000 islands, where there is the opportunity to take a 1 hour cruise through the islands. In the afternoon, we will arrive in Montreal, the second-largest French speaking city in the world, for a sightseeing tour. Highlights of the tour will include the financial and shopping districts of the city, the French Quarter, Old Montreal, Mount Royal, an outside view of the 1976 Olympic Site. Overnight in Montreal.
• Optional Tour: Notre Dame Basilica
Day 5: At Leisure in Montreal
The entire day is at leisure to rest or explore Montreal on your own.
• Optional Tour: Day Excursion to Quebec City
Day 6: Journey towards the Laurentian Wilderness
Departing from Montreal this morning, the route will be northwest of the city into the Laurentian wilderness of Quebec. This region embraces rugged hills, deep valleys, dense forests and a myriad of lakes, streams, rivers and falls. It is a popular get-a-way for Montreal residents in the summer and a thriving ski area in winter. Overnight in the Laurentians in St-Sauveur-des-Monts or Ste-Agathe-desMonts Town.
Day 7: Journey towards Ottawa
A leisurely journey along the north shore of the Ottawa River, through small towns and villages, such as Montebello, to Ottawa, Canada's Capital. Upon arrival in Ottawa, there will be a sightseeing tour of the city, including the Parliament Buildings, the Supreme Court of Canada, embassy row, the Rideau Canal, the residence of the Prime Minister, the many museums and parks and many other highlights. There will be some free time in the afternoon for personal exploration of the city. Overnight in Ottawa.
Day 8: Journey towards Huntsville
Depart Ottawa for Huntsville, and Algonquin Park, Ontario's first Provincial Park. Visits will include the Algonquin Logging Exhibit, which depicts life at an early Canadian logging camp and the Algonquin Visitors Centre, which features numerous exhibits, particularly of the wildlife, which can be found in the park. Then we will continue on to Huntsville for a 2 nights stay. Overnight in Huntsville.
Day 9: At Leisure in Huntsville
The entire day is at leisure to rest or explore Huntsville on your own.
• Optional Tour: Touring in Muskoka District
Day 10: Leaving Canada
In the morning, you will leave Huntsville for Toronto and Lester Pearson International Airport for the return flight.
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• Baggage handling (1 piece per person)
• Transportation charges
• Provincial Taxes and Federal GST and/or HST
• Tour director throughout tour
• All sightseeing tours mentioned in the program (Excluding Optional Tours)
• Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
• Trip Cancellation Insurance
• Medical/Health Insurance