Quebec and Ontario Explorer

Comfort, Montreal to Toronto

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From sugar shack maple syrup to Niagara vineyard wines of note, from French food to French fries, this 1-week trip serves up the best of central Canada. Get a hit of urban decadence in Montreal, Toronto and Ottawa and a soothing wilderness stay in lakeside cottages in the Algonquin region. You'll travel in comfortable vehicles with a local CEO there to lead the way, so you're spending your time appreciating the magnificent sites instead of figuring out how to get to them.

What’s included

  • Hands-on: Winery Visit and Wine Tasting, Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • Orientation walk through historic old Montreal
  • Visit an authentic sugar shack for a local lunch and sample maple syrup
  • Ottawa orientation walk including Parliament Hill and the Byward Market
  • 2 nights in authentic lakeside cottages with hiking, canoeing and wildlife watching
  • Evening walk in Niagara Falls
  • Winery tour and tasting
  • Orientation walk in Toronto
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Embrace the ethnic diversity of toronto and montreal
  • Witness how canadian maple syrup gets from trees to your pancakes
  • Appreciate the evening call of the loon beside a campfire at your lakeside cottages
  • Visit ontario's award-winning wine region for a taste.

Itinerary

Day 1 Montreal Please make your own way to the joining hotel. Arrive at any time. Enjoy a meet and greet in Montreal with your CEO in the evening with the option to go out for a group dinner. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Montreal (1B) Try the famous Montreal smoked meat sandwich, sesame bagels (the best on earth!), and a local beer at one of the many micro-breweries. Included Activities: Old Montreal Walk
Day 3 Montreal/Ottawa (1B, 1L) The day's drive includes a stop for lunch at an authentic sugar shack to learn about maple syrup, then on to Ottawa—the nation's capital. Enjoy a walk along Parliament Hill and through the Byward Market. Included Activities: Sugar Shack Visit Orientation Walk Transport: Private Vehicle (8.00 hour(s), 200km)
Day 4 Ottawa/Algonquin Provincial Park (1B, 1L, 1D) This is the quintessential Canadian experience, as it's what the locals do to relax in the summer. Additional Notes: For those not interested in the hiking or canoe excursions, no problem; you can remain at the cottage relaxing, swimming, and enjoying the peace of this isolated slice of nature. Included Activities: Canoeing in Algonquin Park Region Transport: Private Vehicle (8.00 hour(s), 300km)
Day 5 Algonquin Provincial Park (1B, 1L, 1D) Algonquin is the perfect place to connect with nature and relax. Our CEO will prepare breakfast, lunch, and a BBQ meal on our return at the cottage. Additional Notes: For those not interested in the hiking or canoe excursions, no problem; you can remain at the cottage relaxing, swimming, and enjoying the peace of this isolated slice of nature. Included Activities: Canoeing in Algonquin Park Region Hiking in Algonquin Park Region
Day 6 Algonquin Provincial Park/Niagara Falls (1B, 1L) Travel to Niagara Falls and take a walk to view the illuminated falls this evening. Opt to explore the city on your own or take the boat to get a closer look at one of the great natural wonders of the world. Included Activities: Niagara Falls Evening Walk Transport: Private Vehicle (8.00-9.00 hours, 420km)
Day 7 Niagara Falls (1B) Visit the wine region of Niagara-on-the-Lake for a winery visit and tasting. Return to Niagara Falls and have free time to explore, shop or visit the casino. Included Activities: Winery Visit and Wine Tasting Transport: Private Vehicle Private Vehicle
Day 8 Niagara Falls/Toronto (1B) Head to Toronto and take an orientation walk downtown. Opt to visit the CN Tower, enjoy a harbour cruise, or explore some of the many culturally diverse neighbourhoods. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 9 Toronto (1B) Depart at any time. Additional Notes: We recommend booking some post-nights if you want more time to explore Toronto. Included Activities: Departure Day
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