Essential Eastern Canada Toronto, ON

Duration: 8D/7N
Availability: 01 May to 31 Oct 2023
Place: Toronto, ON


Eastern Canada is home to some of the most stunning natural and cultural wonders in the country. From the east coast of Canada, you'll be able to explore major cities including Toronto, Niagara Falls, Montreal, and Quebec City. This tour offers you an ideal way to explore the natural and cultural wonders of Canadian east coast. You'll be able to learn about the East Coast's rich history, see some of its most beautiful sights, and experience its unique culture firsthand. Whether you're looking for an adventure or a relaxing vacation, this tour is sure to provide an unforgettable experience.


DAY 1 ‑ Arrive in Toronto.

Toronto is the provincial capital of Ontario and the largest city in Canada. It is located on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario. Toronto is a global city, and is an important financial, commercial, and cultural centre. The city is home to the Toronto Stock Exchange, the Toronto Transit Commission, and the Toronto Blue Jays. Toronto is also known for its many tourist attractions, including the CN Tower, the Royal Ontario Museum, and Niagara Falls.

Overnight in Toronto, ON.

DAY 2 ‑ Full day tour to Niagara Falls including admissions to Hornblower Cruise – Voyage to the Falls.

Niagara Falls is one of the most popular sightseeing destinations in the world, and the Niagara Region offers a variety of ways to experience the falls. One of the most popular options is the Voyage to the Falls cruise, which takes passengers on a boat ride right up to the base of Niagara Falls. The Niagara Region is also home to a number of wineries, and many tours include a visit to one of these award-winning wineries. Visitors can also take in the sights from above with a visit to the Skylon Tower Observation Deck or take a walk-through Niagara Parks Floral Clock. No matter how you choose to experience Niagara Falls, it is sure to be an unforgettable experience.

This is a full day tour departing your hotel in the morning around 8 AM.  The tour will depart Niagara Falls around 4 PM and you will arrive back at your hotel around 7 PM.

Overnight in Toronto, ON.

DAY 3 ‑ Day free.

Today is a day free in Toronto. You can spend the day exploring the city on your own or opt for one of the optional tours we offer.

The City of Toronto coach tour is a great way to see the sights and learn about the city's history. Alternatively, you can prebook and purchase admissions to the CN Tower, Ripley’s Aquarium, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto Harbor Cruise. Whatever you choose to do, make sure to take advantage of all that Toronto has to offer today!

  • CN Tower: dominates the Toronto skyline.  The tower soars a whopping 553 meters (1,853 feet) and offers as jaw-dropping views of the city and its waterfront.
  • Ripley’s Aquarium: features over 20,000 marine animals. Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada in Toronto is the place to see awe-inspiring underwater wildlife creatures from all over the world.
  • Royal Ontario Museum: The Royal Ontario Museum with its six million things in their collection, including an extraordinary gallery of dinosaur certainly one of Toronto’s top tourist destinations.
  • Toronto Harbor Cruise:  This cruise provides you unmatched views of Toronto’s famous landmarks and islands. The boat offers lots of outdoor space with seating.

Please check with us for rates for admissions to above tours and attractions.

Overnight in Toronto, ON.

DAY 4 ‑ Toronto to Ottawa by VIA Rail.

This morning, check out of your hotel and transfer to Toronto’s Union Rail Station on your own. You are booked to travel to Ottawa by VIA Rail train departing Toronto at 12:15 PM.  After a 4 ½ hour journey, your train arrives at the VIA Rail Station in downtown Ottawa at 4:45 PM.  

Transfer on your own to your hotel in downtown Ottawa. Later this evening, spend your time to see parliament Hill by night. Parliament Hill is illuminated in blue light after dusk, which makes for a beautiful night-time experience.  The light show begins every evening at dusk and runs for about 10 minutes.

Overnight in Ottawa, ON.

DAY 5 ‑ Morning - 2-hour Historical Highlights Walking Tour.

Client has the choice of opting for Ottawa Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour in place of 2-hour Historical Highlights Walking Tour.

Today, before you set off on your tour, you should pack your bags and check out.  

  • Ottawa - Historical Highlights Walking Tour - Our Walking Tour of Ottawa will take you through the heart of Canada's Capital. Our tour guide will provide you with detailed insight into the history of the places the tour will stop at, including Parliament Hill, The National War Memorial, Sparks Street, Major's Hill Park, The Fairmont Chateau Laurier, The Bank of Canada, The Rideau Canal, The Prime Minister's Offices, and The Byward Market. This is a great opportunity to learn about the history of Ottawa while seeing some of its most famous landmarks.
  • Ottawa Hop-on Hop-off City Tour – Looking to explore Ottawa without the hassle of public transit or taxis? Then the Ottawa Hop-on Hop-off City Tour is perfect for you! With your 1-day pass, you can hop aboard the double-decker, open-top bus for a panoramic sightseeing excursion. With over 75 sites to see at more than a dozen strategically placed stops, this tour is great for kids and adults alike. Plus, you can hop off at any stop to explore further, or just stay on board and take in the views from the comfort of your seat. Don't miss out on this great opportunity to see Ottawa without any stress!

Late afternoon, transfer on own to Ottawa downtown VIA Rail station and depart for Montreal.  Your train depart from Ottawa Downtown Station at 4 PM, arriving in Montreal Central at 6:00 PM.  On arrival, transfer on own from the train station to your hotel in downtown Montreal.

Overnight in Montreal, QC.

DAY 6 ‑ Old Montreal Walking Tour.

You have the choice of Old Montreal Tour or a Montreal Hop-on Hop-off City Tour.

  • Old Montreal Walking Tour - Join our expert guide on a walking tour of the main historical sites of Old Montreal. Walk the charming, cobbled streets and winding alleys of the historic district and discover all its rich heritage. The tour will take you through the west side of Old Montreal, where you'll see the Notre-Dame Basilica, the Pointe-à-Callière Museum, and the Old Port. You'll then cross over to the east side to visit Place d'Armes, the Bonsecours Market, and the Rue Saint-Paul. By the end of the tour, you'll have a deep understanding of Montreal's history and why it's such a unique and exciting city to visit..
  • Montreal City Hop-on Hop-off Tour - Experience Montreal in a whole new way with the Montreal City Hop-on Hop-off Tour. This double-decker bus tour takes you to many of the city's top attractions, like Notre-Dame Basilica, Chinatown, Mount Royal Park, Crescent Street, Old Port and Old Montreal. With this two-day pass, you can board at any of the 10 stops and get to know the largest city in Quebec in a customized fashion, with live onboard commentary from your bilingual guide. That way, you can learn about the history and culture of Montreal while seeing all that it has to offer. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to explore Montreal!
  • Heart of Montreal Tour in place of Old Montreal Walking Tour - The Heart of Montreal Tour is the perfect way to explore the city's rich history and culture. Led by knowledgeable guides, the tour takes you through the city's most important landmarks, including the Notre Dame Basilica, the Old Port, and Place Jacques-Cartier. You'll also learn about Montreal's vibrant food scene, with stops at local markets and restaurants. The tour ends with a visit to Mount Royal Park, where you'll enjoy stunning views of the city. Whether you're a Montreal native or a first-time visitor, the Heart of Montreal Tour is an unforgettable experience.

Overnight in Montreal, QC.

DAY 7 ‑ Full day Tour to Quebec City and Montmorency Falls.

Tour the historic landmarks of Québec City on this guided coach tour. Travel through the UNESCO-listed Old Québec, past Place Royale, and to the Plains of Abraham, the site of the famous Battle of Quebec. Then, depart the city and venture into the scenic countryside for a visit to Montmorency Falls. Sitting about 9 miles northeast of Old Québec along the St. Lawrence River, the waterfalls are 83 m (272') tall, a full 30 m (98') higher than Niagara Falls. Take in the natural beauty of this wonder before returning to Quebec City.

Late this afternoon, depart on your trip back to Montreal.

Overnight in Montreal, QC.

DAY 8 ‑ End of your Essential Eastern Canada Tour.

Today is the final day of your Essential Eastern Canada Tour. You'll check out of your hotel at 11:00 AM and then begin your journey home.

End of your Essential Eastern Canada Tour.

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Inc - Exc


  • 7 Nights accommodations.
  • Toronto - Full day tour to Niagara Falls including admissions to Hornblower Cruise – Voyage to the Falls.
  • VIA Rail Tickets - Toronto Union to Ottawa Downtown.
  • VIA Rail Tickets - Ottawa Downtown to Montreal Central.
  • Ottawa – Choice of any one 
  • 2-hour Historical Highlights Walking Tour of Ottawa or
  • Ottawa Hop on Hop off Tour.
  • Montreal - Choice of any one 
  • Old Montreal Walking Tour. 
  • Montreal Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour
  • Heart of Montreal Tour in place of Old Montreal Walking Tour.
  • Montreal - Full day tour to Quebec City & Montmorency Falls.
  • Toronto - Arrival transfer from Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) to hotel in downtown Toronto.
  • Resort fees, Taxes & HST.


  • Airfare.  Offered as a supplement on request.
  • Breakfast and other meals.
  • Transfer from hotel in downtown Toronto to Toronto Union Station (VIA Rail Station).
  • Transfer from Ottawa Downtown VIA Rail station to hotel downtown Ottawa hotel.
  • Transfer from downtown Ottawa hotel to Ottawa Downtown VIA Rail station.
  • Transfer from hotel in downtown Montreal to Pierre Elliott Montreal Airport (YUL).
  • Porterage at hotels. 
  • Bottled Water in hotel rooms.
  • Visa and Documentation Fees.
  • Telephone calls, Laundry, and other expenses.
  • Any personal expenses.
  • Gratuities for hotel staff (optional).
  • Travel Insurance – highly recommended. We require clients to provide us a signed Waiver in the event your client opts to decline your offer to sell Travel Insurance. Stars & Maple Holidays sells Manulife Travel Insurance to residents of Ontario.  Prese check with us for rates. Residents of other provinces as well as those coming from overseas must purchase Travel insurance in the province/country where they reside. 
  • Early Check-in and Late Check-out charges.  Charges will apply.
  • Gratuities for Tour Guides/Driver cum Guides (Expected)
  • If applicable, cost of any RTPCR/Antigen Test or costs related to quarantine.


Prices starting for Adult

CA $ 1,979

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