8 day escorted tour Itinerary

Eastern Journey Tour

Romantic Eastern Canada

Discover Canada's unique blend of old-world charm and vibrant, urban cities on this eastern adventure. From historic forts and picturesque canals to cosmopolitan cities boasting exciting food and fashion - you can see it all on this incredible tour.

Selected departure dates are available between May and September.

Sample Itinerary Summary

We can tailor any part of this itinerary or create a new one just for you.

Duration
8 days
Guide Price
£1,529 per person
Price based on
Based on 13 July 19 departure from London Gatwick flying with Air Transat, meal basis as per itinerary.
Our guide price gives you an idea of pricing which will vary depending on exchange rates, accommodation, duration, dates, airline and cabin class.
Destination Breakdown
Options
Group basis, Escorted
Included
  • Toronto sightseeing tour
  • Full-day Niagara Falls sightseeing tour
  • Ottawa sightseeing tour
  • Quebec City sightseeing tour
  • Montreal sightseeing tour
  • 7 breakfasts
  • Transportation by modern tour coach
  • Experienced tour driver
  • Jonview tour director throughout
  • Moderate hotel accommodation
  • Baggage handling (1 piece per person)

Itinerary Breakdown

Transfer independently to your downtown hotel on arrival into Toronto. After checking in with your tour director, the rest of the day is at leisure to explore this dynamic city.

Points of Interest

Overnight Accommodation

  • Courtyard By Marriott Toronto or similar

This morning you will meet your fellow travellers over breakfast before heading out to discover the best of Toronto’s sights. You will see the parliament buildings, waterfront, the impressive CN tower and Chinatown before leaving the city towards the Niagara Peninsula, where you'll pass through the small communities and towns on the shores of Lake Ontario en route to Niagara Falls. On arrival, you will have time to admire the falls and participate in some of the numerous activities on offer – don’t forget to take your camera to capture the spectacular views.

Points of Interest

Overnight Accommodation

  • Courtyard By Marriott Toronto or similar

Today you'll leave the Toronto skyline behind as you travel to Ottawa, travelling through winding farmlands, following the rivers and lakes of the Rideau Waterway. On arrival, you'll enjoy a sightseeing tour of the nation's capital including the government buildings and stunning public gardens on Parliament Hill, lively Byward Market and City Hall.

Points of Interest

  • Parliament Hill

Overnight Accommodation

  • Capital Hill Hotel or Best Western Victoria Park or similar

This morning you'll travel to the French speaking province of Quebec along the scenic Ottawa River. You'll pass by the magnificent Laurentians and follow the Chemin du Roy past rustic Quebecois villages and historic shrines. On arrival, you'll see the sights of Quebec City within the walls of the Old City including the Lower Tower, the Citadel and Battlefields Park.

Points of Interest

Overnight Accommodation

  • Hotel Clarion Quebec or Hotel Ambassadeur or Hotel Lindbergh or similar

Today is at leisure to further explore the narrow cobbled streets and unique boutiques of this charming World Heritage Site, perhaps taking an optional excursion to Tadoussac with three hours of whale watching on the St. Lawrence River and a visit to the breathtaking Montmorency Falls.

Points of Interest

  • Montmorency Falls

Overnight Accommodation

  • Hotel Clarion Quebec or Hotel Ambassadeur or Hotel Lindbergh or similar

Today you depart from Quebec City and drive along the St.Lawrence River to Montreal, the second largest French speaking city in the world. Montreal encapsulates the two founding cultures of Canada and offers a blend of history and modernity. You'll tour the downtown area and see the Olympic Complex, charming Old Montreal, McGill University and the bustling shopping streets of Mount Royal.

Overnight Accommodation

  • Hotel Faubourg Montreal or Les Suites Labelle or similar

Today you'll travel back to Toronto, where you'll have time to continue exploring the city's colourful neighbourhoods, fantastic restaurants and wonderful entertainment or perhaps you'll take a leisurely cruise on Lake Ontario to explore the beautiful 1000 group of islands.

Points of Interest

  • Distillery District

Overnight Accommodation

  • Courtyard By Marriott Toronto or similar

On your last day, you'll have some time for last-minute shopping and say farewell to Eastern Canada before independently transferring back to Toronto's Pearson Airport in time to check-in for your return flight.

Points of Interest

Overnight Accommodation

  • Courtyard By Marriott Toronto or similar
  • Itinerary Highlights

    • Visit Toronto for cosmopolitan sights and shopping.
    • Discover breathtaking Niagara Falls
    • Guided Tour of the nation's capital, Ottawa
    • See romantic Quebec City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
    • Visit French-speaking Montreal