Best of the East
SELF DRIVE TOURING
TORONTO | NIAGARA FALLS | ALGONQUIN NATIONAL PARK | OTTAWA | MT. TREMBLANT | QUÉBEC CITY | MONTRÉAL | KINGSTON
The wide open spaces of the Algonquin Provincial Park contrast with the cosmopolitan atmosphere of Toronto and Montréal, stately Ottawa and the charm of Québec City on this tour of Eastern Canada.
- Experience the unique atmosphere of Montréal
- Get back to nature in Algonquin Provincial Park
- Cruise the Thousand Islands
- Walk the cobbled streets of Québec City
Best of the East
Day 1 : UK-Toronto
On arrival into Toronto, collect your rental car and proceed to your hotel for a two night stay.
Day 2 : Toronto
Today is yours to explore this fascinating city.
Day 3 : Toronto - Niagara Falls (81 miles)
Travel along the shores of Lake Ontario to Niagara-on-the-Lake before heading to Niagara Falls, one of the world’s natural wonders.
Day 4 : Niagara Falls - Algonquin Park (235 miles)
Today’s drive takes you north, past Toronto and into Ontario’s “cottage country” bound for Algonquin Park and enjoy the serenity of the Canadian wilderness and Killarney Lodge.
Day 5 : Algonquin Park
Enjoy hiking, observing wildlife, canoeing (canoes are available at the lodge at no extra charge). A visit to the Algonquin Logging Museum and the visitor centre are highly recommended.
Day 6 : Algonquin Park - Ottawa (264 miles)
In the morning enjoy the park before departing for the nation’s capital, Ottawa.
Day 7 : Ottawa
In the heart of Ottawa, many of the city’s attractions are within sight of Parliament Hill. Another “must-see” is the Canadian Museum of History, located directly across the Ottawa River from Parliament Hill showing the rich culture and history that is Canada.
Day 8 : Ottawa - Mont Tremblant (96 miles)
Today head north east to the jewel of the Laurentians, the European styled all season resort village of Mont Tremblant. Take some time to enjoy local activities such as hiking, biking, kayaking, horse riding, white-water rafting, or a helicopter tour.
Day 9 : Mont Tremblant - Québec City (230 miles)
Enjoy the pleasant scenery as you travel from Mont Tremblant to historic Trois Riviéres and drive.
Day 10 : Québec City
Experience the old world charm of Vieux Québec with a guided tour of the old city on foot; this UNESCO World Heritage site is complimented by artisan shops, cafés, landscaped parks, and numerous monuments. Historical, cultural and outdoor activities, exquisite food as well as international events await.
Day 11 : Québec City - Montréal (156 miles)
Following the St. Lawrence River, pass from city suburbs to the rural landscapes of forests and rich pastures, dotted with tiny villages that extend to Montréal.
Day 12 : Montréal
Discover hundreds of places of interest in Montréal including the Notre Dame Basilica located in Old Montréal, the French Quarter, the Olympic Site, McGill University and a panoramic view from an observation point on top of Mont Royal.
Day 13 : Montréal - Kingston (180 miles)
Travel south to the city of Kingston. On the way enjoy an included visit to Upper Canada Village, an 1860s reconstructed village located in Morrisburg. Before reaching Kingston, stop at Gananoque to join an included cruise of the Thousand Islands
Day 14 : Kingston - Toronto (166 miles)
Stop in the city of Peterborough before continuing to Toronto and enjoy a final evening in this diverse city.
Day 15-16 : Toronto-UK
Return your car at the airport today.