Cruise the St Lawrence Fall Colours
INDEPENDENT CRUISE TOUR
TORONTO | NIAGARA FALLS | KINGSTON | BROOKVILLE | MONTREAL | TROIS RIVIERES | QUEBEC CITY
Experience the world charm and grace of “Old” Europe. Encounter Quebec City’s unparalleled joie de vivre found nowhere else in North America. In this independent tour, you will be able to enjoy Old Quebec before discovering the magic of the Thousand Islands, the deep historical roots of “Loyalist Brockville” and the unique living community of Upper Canada Village. Between Montreal and Quebec City there are the “grassy Battures”, rich mudflat home to myriad species of birds. You will pass the “Segnieury” areas, the prominent village cathedrals of Quebec, and witness the awesome cliffs stretching up to the historic Plains of Abraham.
- A day trip to the stunning Niagara Falls
- An exciting St Lawrence Cruise
- A walking tour of picturesque Quebec
Cruise the St Lawrence Fall Colours
Day 1 : UK - Toronto
On arrival in Toronto make your own way to the Fairmont Royal York for a three night stay. The remainder of the day is free to explore.
Day 2 : Toronto Free Day
Today is a free day to explore the exciting city of Toronto. Why not visit the CN tower, venture to the Old and New City Halls. Toronto is a diverse city with everything from large-scale artwork and concerts to cultural programs, official openings and community sport days, meaning there is something for everyone to enjoy!
Day 3 : Niagara Falls Excursion
Marvel at the spectacle of the famous Niagara Falls, a Natural Wonder of the World. Step aboard the Hornblower for a fantastic boat trip to the foot of the Horseshoe Falls.
Day 4 : Toronto - Kingston
Take the VIA Rail train to Kingston, check in at the Sheraton Kingston, the remained of the evening is at your leisure.
Day 5 : Kingston
This morning is at leisure before you board your cruise late afternoon and join a Captain’s Punch & Cheese reception to meet your fellow travellers. After the Captain’s welcome speech and an introduction to the crew you will take a harbour tour of Kingston and bound for 1000 Islands anchorage for the night. This evening dine at the Empress Class Roast Prime Rib of Beef buffet followed by Cruise Director’s fun with Trivia and party.
Day 6 : Brockville
Today you weigh anchor to wander the 1000 Islands, Wanderer’s Channel and Admiralty Group of Islands bound for Gananoque. Disembark at Gananoque for a tour of the Heritage Museum of the 1000 Islands. Later cruise Millionaires’ Row on US side. Sail past and learn about Boldt Castle and St. Lauren’s Statue en route to Ivy Lea. Disembark at Ivy Lea for a bus transfer to the 1000 Islands Tower before heading on to Brockville.
Day 7 : Upper Canada Village
This morning take a tour of Fulford Mansion, before re-boarding the ship for Prescott. Disembark at Prescott for a tour of Fort Wellington (National Historic Site). This afternoon depart for Upper Canada Village.
Day 8 : Coteau Landing
Start your day off with a Horse-drawn wagons tour of Upper Canada Village. Afterwards set sail for for Coteau Landing, Quebec. Enjoy entertainment onboard this evening.
Day 9 : Montréal
Early morning depart Coteau Landing bound for Port of Montreal. Upon arrival get acquainted with the city on a 2 hour guided bus tour. Another fun filled evening is planned tonight onboard the MV Canadian Empress.
Day 10 : Trois Riviéres
Depart Montréal bound for Trois Riviéres today, upon arrival into Trois Riviéres take a brief bus tour en route to visit the Shrine at Cap de la Madeleine. This afternoon enjoy some time to explore historic “Old City”. Tonight dance the night away with Big Band Sounds.
Day 11 : Québec City
Depart Trois Riviéres early morning, sail past Montmorency Falls and awe at the city’s easterly approach from down river. (Depending on tides and currents). Your cruise comes to an end today as you arrive into Québec City.
Day 12 : Québec City Walking Tour
Today you will embark on a walking tour of Québec City, you will learn all about Québec's interesting history and culture. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.
Day 13-14 : Québec - UK
Today you will depart Québec and make your way back to the UK.