We are delighted to let you know about a number of excursions that we can offer which will not only save you up to 50% off the local ticket prices, but save you valuable time during your stay.
Vertical Reality Tour, £80 per person - Experience Toronto like never before. Soar into the air and look down through the tall Skyscrapers at all that Toronto has to offer. This tour takes place at 2600 m and at speed averaging 160 km per hour. It is amazing what you can see from this height and the distance you can travel without congested streets and traffic lights.
Discover The Capital hop on hop off, £35 per person - one of our authentic London-style double deckers, turn of the century trolleys, or first-class, air-conditioned, washroom-equipped motor coaches. The tour officially begins at the corner of Sparks and Elgin Streets, however one can hop on and off at any of the stops located throughout the National Capital Region. Let the award winning guides introduce you to the history and excitement.
Discover the Capital and Cruise, £55 per person - This excursion provides you with a complete tour experience of our Nation's Capital. You will start the tour with Gray Line's Hop-On-Hop-Off City Tour, where you can explore the history of the region. Along with the Discover the Capital City Tour pass, you have the option of choosing between Ottawa River Cruise and Rideau Canal Cruise. Ottawa River Cruise: Option 1, hosted by Paul's Boat Lines. This cruise consists of a 01:30 h fully narrated boat ride along the Ottawa River. On this tour you can enjoy majestic views of Parliament Hill, Rideau Falls, and the Prime Minister's residence 24 Sussex Drive, as can only be seen from the riverbanks. Option 2, hosted by Capital Cruises. Cruise the Capital aboard a 75 minutes narrated journey through time with music, sound effects, and historical vignettes creating a floating theatre experience. The professionally produced commentary will captivate you as the story of Ottawa unfolds in your choice of English, French, German, Japanese, Mandarin, or Spanish. Rideau Canal Cruise: Option 3, hosted by Paul's Boat Lines. This cruise consists of a 01:25 h boat ride along the world famous Rideau Canal.
3 Day Montreal Museum Pass, £67 per person - The Montreal museums pass is a practical and inexpensive way to visit 35 museums in Montreal, only one visit per museum.
Laurentian Mountains Tour, £75pp - Enjoy a memorable day exploring the idyllic Laurentian Mountains that border Montreal. A thousand freshwater lakes and picturesque villages dot the landscape. A short hour-long drive brings you to the stunning Laurentian Mountains; the vast mountain range forms part of the Canadian Shield and its presence can be felt like a guardian over Montreal’s skyline.
Olympic Park, £19 per person - The Montréal Tower Observatory is located in the highest inclined tower in the world, with its 175 m elevation and 45-degree angle. The Tower of Pisa, by comparison, has a 5-degree angle. The Observatory is at the top of a building that, in and of itself, totals 14,606 m2 and weighs 16,363 metric tons - comparable to 3 aircraft carriers. The view of Montréal is as unique as it is exceptional. On a clear day, visitors can see up to 80 km all around, including the Laurentian Mountains. The guided tours begin with a brief history of the 1976 Olympic Games. Afterwards, the experienced guides take you to the Sports Centre, where you can admire the impressive Olympic pools. You will then go to the Olympic Stadium. At the end of this visit, you will understand why the stadium is considered one of the wonders of modern architecture!
Maritime Guided Cruise, £23 per person - Board the Cavalier Maxim and let yourself be captivated by our famous explorer, Paul Chomedey de Maisonneuve. He will help you discover Montreal and its surroundings from the river, as did the first settlers. Explore 20 kilometres of history and attractions along the St. Lawrence River, the city, the river. The historical facts: A surprising and enriching visit revealing the secrets of this region, in an ideal maritime setting.
City Tour, £75 per person - Experience the European charm of the first French settlement in North America. This is a chance to visit history first hand. The Latin Quarter, Plains of Abraham, Ramparts of Quebec City, world famous Chateau Frontenac, National Assembly, Basilica, City Hall, Place-Royale, Citadelle and a glimpse of modern Quebec City are the perfect introduction to the city.
Quebec City by Land and by Sea, £73 per person - Treat yourself to this unique combination of the classic city tour and a guided cruise ("Stories of an explorer") along the Saint- Lawrence River. Now, you can see Québec City from a sailor's point of view. Discover the city and its surroundings: the Montmorency Falls, île d'Orléans, the Côte-de-Beaupré, and the Laurentians. Experience a breathtaking view of Place Royale, the Chateau Frontenac and Old Québec as the waves kiss the side of the boat, tempting you to come closer.
City and Country Side Tour, £75 per person - This is the ideal way to see just what Quebec City has to offer. You can start by a complete visit through Old Quebec, the Plains of Abraham, the fortified city including the Citadelle and the Chateau Frontenac, the Place-Royale. You can enjoy as well a trip along Beaupre Coast where you can visit the Ste Anne De Beaupre Shrine, see the Montmorency Falls and the Islands of Orleans.
Maritime Guided Cruise, £25 per person - Board the Louis Jolliet and let yourself be captivated by our famous explorer bearing the same name. He will help you discover Quebec and its surroundings from the river, as did the first settlers. Learn about the social and economic aspects of Quebec City and its development through the years, taking in account the capricious and seasonal changes of the St. Lawrence River.A surprising and enriching visit revealing the secrets of this region, in an ideal maritime setting.
Quebec Country Tour, £42 per person - Travel back in time to rural Quebec and enjoy the view. As you ride along the 40 km of Chemin du Roy to Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre, you will pass through the many traditional villages of rural Quebec. In Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre you will be given time to visit the Shrine. You will also stop at the Montmorency Falls which in 1.5 times higher than Niagara Falls. Just as you think the day is over, you will be treated to a short visit on the Island of Orleans, discovered by Jacques Cartier in 1535, where the picturesque village of Sainte Petronille with its 19th century rural atmosphere waits to be rediscovered again.
Day by Day
Day 1 London – Toronto
Fly direct from London to Toronto with British Airways. Once you arrive, make your own way to your Toronto hotel, the remainder of the day is free to explore this great city at your leisure.
Day 2 Toronto
Today you can enjoy a full day exploring one of the best cities in Canada. A visit to the CN Tower is a must as well as visiting the many markets and shops. Toronto has a great underground city with many shops and restaurants and the markets a fabulous too. Visit the Castle or take a hop-on hop-off bus tour to get your bearings and stop at different places of interest.
Day 3 Toronto
Today you’ll be off on your FREE day trip to Niagara Falls, one of the most beautiful spectacles anywhere in the world. Experience one of the world’s most magnificent natural wonders on your full day adventure to Niagara Falls. You will be taken through the picturesque countryside of the Niagara region with a scenic drive through the historic town of Niagara-on-the-Lake where you will visit one of the local wineries and can sample selections of some of Ontario’s finest wines. The tour will continue along the Niagara Parkway to the Falls with photo opportunities at the famed Floral Clock. You will also take an exhilarating boat ride to the base of the majestic Horseshoe Falls on the Maid of the Mist (May – October), or Journey Behind the Falls (November – April), where you will experience the power of the thundering waters. You will have free time around the Falls for sightseeing, with the chance to take photos or shop for souvenirs at the Table Rock Complex prior to departure. From there you will travel to Niagara-on- the-Lake for photo opportunities at the observation deck of the mighty Whirlpool Rapids. You will have time to explore and soak up some history and heritage of one of Canada’s famous landmarks. After your stroll through these charming streets, you will rejoin the coach for our return trip to Toronto.
Day 4 Toronto - Ottawa
Today travel on Canada’s VIA Rail from Toronto to Ottawa. On arrival in Ottawa make your way to your hotel where the rest of the day is free to explore.
Day 5 Ottawa
Your full day at leisure in Ottawa allows you to explore the sights and take in the culture. A great way to get around and see the sights is by taking hop-on hop-off city tour.
Day 6 Ottawa – Quebec City
Today travel on Canada’s VIA Rail from Ottawa to Montreal. On arrival make your own way to your Montreal hotel where the rest of the day is free at leisure. We suggest taking a walking tour of Quebec in the afternoon.
Day 7 Quebec City
Today is for you to spend exploring wonderful Quebec. We would suggest booking a city tour to get the most out of you time here and experience the true European charm of the first French settlement in North America. We strongly recommend whale watching.
Day 8 Quebec City - Montreal
Today travel on Canada’s VIA Rail from Quebec City to Montreal. On arrival make your own way to your Montreal hotel where the rest of the day is free at leisure.
Day 9 Montreal
You have a full day to explore Montreal at your leisure. Visit the Olympic Park or the many museums in this fabulous city. You could even take a trip to the Laurentain Mountains.
Day 10 Montreal
Today is your final full day on this epic Canada multi-centre holiday. Montreal is renowned for its food culture and if you haven’t experienced any of the local delicacies then today’s the day to do it. Why not treat yourself to some tir sur la neige, which is Maple Toffee on Snow to you and I. The Locals of Montreal also say that their Bagels are better than the ones in New York, or why not try the signature dish called Poutine, which is fries with cheese curds and gravy!
Day 11 Montreal – London
There is time in the morning for some last minute shopping or sightseeing before making your way to the airport to board your direct overnight flight to London.
Day 12 London
Arrive back in the UK after enjoying what was hopefully a fantastic holiday!