Indulgence in Eastern Canada

Tour Type: Luxury Gold
Brochure Type: Grand European Americas Luxury Gold 2023

Explore stunning Eastern Canada on this 8-day guided tour. See Niagara Falls, one of the world's most breathtaking natural wonders, as you cruise the iconic waters on a narrated boat tour. Later, explore the idyllic town of Niagara-on-the-Lake before indulging in a sparkling wine at Chateau des Charmes. Visit the most iconic sites of Ottawa, including its Parliament buildings and Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site - then feast on locally farmed and foraged foods for dinner at the renowned restaurant Play, Food & Wine. In Quebec City, stay at the Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac, which overlooks the St. Lawrence River; a Local Expert will guide you through its corridors on a tour that take you into typically off-limits areas and unveils the mansion's unique history.

Choice Highlights
  • Choose between two carefully selected activities
  • Niagara Falls: Greet the howling spray, wind and thunder at the base of the Falls on-board an exciting cruise.
  • Niagara Falls: Get a unique look at this natural wonder as you descend 150 feet (46 metres) by elevator to an observation deck directly behind the Falls.
  • Choose between two carefully selected activities
  • Ottawa: With roots stretching back to 1856, the Canadian Museum of History is one of Canada's oldest public institutions,sharing its expertise in history, archaeology, ethnology and cultural studies both within Canada and abroad. In addition to its ongoing exhibitions, including the spectacular Grand Hall and First Peoples Hall, each year the Museum presents a number of outstanding exhibitions focusing on Canadian and world history and civilizations.
  • Ottawa: Choose your own itinerary during this self-guided tour of Ottawa via bicycle. Pedal your way through the green areas of the city using safe and scenic bike paths.
  • Montreal: Explore the cobblestone streets of Old Montreal with a Local Expert. See how this city grew from a trading post to the vibrant, cosmopolitan city you know today. Traverse the narrow streets lined with buildings from the 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th centuries while your guide explains their origins and stories. Walk past the Notre-Dame Cathedral, City Hall, the Chateau Ramezay, the historic Bonsecours Market and the Seaman's Chapel.
  • Montreal: Join a vibrant mural and street art walking tour to learn about the artists, works, and public art scene in Montreal. Explore Saint-Laurent boulevard and see how it has become the country's premier street art corridor, and how this city has become a world leader in the urban art scene.
Well-being
  • : Your Well-Being Director takes a proactive approach to your welfare ensuring all well-being regulations are met. On tours fewer than 15 guests, your Traveling Concierge will act as your Well-Being Director.
  • : Our customized luxury coaches are sanitized before the start of your tour and are maintained to very high standards. Physical distancing measures have been implemented on our customized luxury coaches.
  • : Experience enhanced hygiene protocols to align with the latest guidance following COVID-19. All Travelling Concierge's, Well-Being Directors and Drivers have completed training in enhanced well-being and hygiene protocols.
  • : We only work with establishments we are confident will consistently adhere to our high well-being standards, which include hotels, restaurants and sight-seeing venues.
  • : Hand sanitizer is freely available on board for you to use throughout the day.
Exceptional Dining
  • Toronto: At 18:00, join your Travelling Concierge and fellow travellers for a Welcome Dinner with wine.
  • Ottawa: Indulge at Play, Food & Wine; a modern culinary experience that will delight your taste buds with its fresh food using local, sustainable and seasonal products sourced by farmers and foragers.
  • Quebec City: In the evening, you'll savour a spectacular dinner with wine at Hortus Bistro.
  • Montreal: Enjoy delicious food and wine at Vieux-Port Steakhouse in Montreal.
  • Dining Summary: 4 Dinner (D), 7 Breakfast (B), and 1 Lunch (L)
VIP Experiences
  • Niagara-on-the-Lake: Visit Chateau des Charmes, where you are welcomed with a limited production rose sparkling wine, followed by a tour and tasting of wines from St. David's Bench Vineyard, accompanied by hand-made local ice cream and local fruit.
  • Quebec City: Step off the beaten path and visit a secret gem on Ile d'Orleans- Confiturerie Tigidou, where jam confectioner experts, and shop owners, Catherine and Vincent will share their passion and innovative ways they've turned the fruits of their island into decadent jams. You'll have the opportunity to sample their most popular varieties, and afterwards, they will provide you with a picnic basket filled with locally sourced produce to have lunch outdoors with views of the rolling hills and Tigidou's garden.
Journey Highlights
  • Toronto: In Toronto, see Ontario's Parliament buildings, Queen's Park and the Royal Ontario Museum.
  • Niagara Falls: Greet the howling spray, wind and thunder at the base of the Falls on-board an exciting cruise.
  • Niagara Falls: For 100 years, the 'Canadian Niagara Power Company generating station' harnessed the powerful energy of the Horseshoe Falls and turned it into a great source of electricity. Now, years after its turbines came to a halt, the wonder of this hydropower pioneer is coming back to life in an experience that highlights both the remarkable history and unique architectural features of this 115-year-old engineering marvel. With an expert guide, explore immersive exhibits, restored artifacts and interactive storytelling from teh past century.
  • Kingston: Guests will be welcomed to Madahoki Farm with a serving of Indigenous Tea and will witness the beauty and hear stories about rare and endangered Ojibwe Spirit Horses. These small horses really share their own story of resilience and sacred connection to the Ontario lands where they roamed free for thousands of years. Guests will hear their stories through the work of Artist Rhonda Snow with a painted series of stories she collected from the memories of Elders across Turtle Island.
  • Ottawa: With roots stretching back to 1856, the Canadian Museum of History is one of Canada's oldest public institutions,sharing its expertise in history, archaeology, ethnology and cultural studies both within Canada and abroad. In addition to its ongoing exhibitions, including the spectacular Grand Hall and First Peoples Hall, each year the Museum presents a number of outstanding exhibitions focusing on Canadian and world history and civilizations.
  • Ottawa: Choose your own itinerary during this self-guided tour of Ottawa via bicycle. Pedal your way through the green areas of the city using safe and scenic bike paths.
  • Quebec City: A local expert will take you on an exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour of the iconic Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac. You'll gain access to areas not accessible to others and learn how its history is intertwined with the inhabitants of Quebec City.
  • Niagara Falls: For 100 years, the 'Canadian Niagara Power Company generating station' harnessed the powerful energy of the Horseshoe Falls and turned it into a great source of electricity. Now, years after its turbines came to a halt, the wonder of this hydropower pioneer is coming back to life in an experience that highlights both the remarkable history and unique architectural features of this 115-year-old engineering marvel. With an expert guide, explore immersive exhibits, restored artifacts and interactive storytelling from teh past century.
  • Quebec City: Dive into Quebec City's history as you embark on a walking tour of historic Old Quebec. An UNESCO World Heritage Site, you'll see the Citadel of Quebec, the Latin Quarter, National Assembly and Place-Royale as you hear about the city's French-Canadian influence.
  • Montreal: Explore the cobblestone streets of Old Montreal with a Local Expert. See how this city grew from a trading post to the vibrant, cosmopolitan city you know today. Traverse the narrow streets lined with buildings from the 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th centuries while your guide explains their origins and stories. Walk past the Notre-Dame Cathedral, City Hall, the Chateau Ramezay, the historic Bonsecours Market and the Seaman's Chapel.
  • Montreal: Join a vibrant mural and street art walking tour to learn about the artists, works, and public art scene in Montreal. Explore Saint-Laurent boulevard and see how it has become the country's premier street art corridor, and how this city has become a world leader in the urban art scene.
  • Montreal: Visit Notre Dame Basilica in Old Montreal, which is considered a masterpiece in Gothic revival architecture and renowned for its dramatic interior. The sanctuary is decorated in beautiful hues of blues, reds, purples, silver and gold. Stunning stained glass windows, hundreds of intricate wood carvings, and a grand pipe organ are also featured within the interior.
Your Way
  • Niagara Falls: Get a unique look at this natural wonder as you descend 150 feet (46 metres) by elevator to an observation deck directly behind the Falls.
Additional Included Highlights
  • You will be escorted by one of our fine Travelling Concierges, handpicked to serve as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas.
  • Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary, available on departures with 15 or more guests.
  • At every hotel, you'll be treated to seamless baggage handling, with prompt delivery inside your room.
  • Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
  • Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).
  • Complimentary, airport transfers are included on start and end dates and when additional accommodation has been booked through Luxury Gold. Guests will be transferred with fellow Luxury Gold Travellers that arrive on the same flight. Complimentary, private train station transfers are included when train travel is included within the itinerary. Transfers to train stations or alternate hotels, in the same start or end city of the itinerary, may be requested but are not guaranteed.

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Tour Operator
Luxury Gold by Insight
Offer
Offer valid through 3/31/2023
Duration
8 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1TorontoWelcome to Toronto: Welcome to Canada. On arrival at Toronto Pearson International Airport, you will be greeted and transferred to your luxury hotel, known for its grand architecture and glamorous atmosphere. This evening, enjoy a special Sabrage ceremony, a ritual that that dates back to the battles of Napoleon. At 18:00, join your Travelling Concierge and fellow travellers for a Welcome Dinner at Hothouse, a vibrant and upbeat eatery with a varied menu and extensive collection of wine.
The St. Regis Toronto.
Day 2TorontoNiagara Falls Up Close and Toronto Sightseeing: Discover one of the world's great natural wonders, Niagara Falls.Your Journey, Your Way.Choose to enjoy the views of Niagara Falls onboard a narrated cruise. Alternatively, experience Journey Behind the Falls, which offers a unique view of the falls from below and behind after you descend 150 feet (46 metres) by elevator to two observation decks.Visit Chateau des Charmes, and take a private tour of this family-owned winery with a master vintner. Taste exquisite wines from St. David's Bench Vineyard including a limited production sparkling ice wine, and a Vidal Icewine - a rare wine made only in a few select places in the world. Back in Toronto, see Ontario's Parliament buildings, Queen's Park and the Royal Ontario Museum.The rest of the evening is at leisure, so whether you want to check out the local restaurants, head to Eaton Centre to shop or visit the pride of Canada, the Hockey Hall of Fame, the choice is yours.
The St. Regis Toronto.
Day 3OttawaKingston and the Canadian Capital of Ottawa: Enjoy a brief orientation tour of the historic city of Kingston, boasting a variety of fascinating historical landmarks and picturesque views of Lake Ontario. Continue to the modern capital of Ottawa.Arrive at your landmark hotel, the Fairmont Chateau Laurier.
Fairmont Chateau Laurier, Ottawa.
Day 4OttawaAll About Ottawa Relaxed Start: This morning's orientation tour of Ottawa includes some of the city's most iconic buildings, such as Parliament Hill, Notre Dame, and Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your Journey, Your Way.Choose between a bike tour of the city, or a guided tour of the Canadian Museum of History, one of Canada's oldest public institutions and a respected centre of expertise in history, archaeology, ethnology and cultural studies.The rest of the day is yours at leisure. In the evening, you are invited to a farm-to-table Highlight Dinner at Play, Food & Wine. Famous for its fine fresh food, sourced by local farmers and foragers, this restaurant boasts a menu of seasonal favorites including organic meats, fruits and vegetables.
Fairmont Chateau Laurier, Ottawa.
Day 5QuebecThe Old Walled City of Quebec.: Journey along the St. Lawrence River to Quebec City, North America's first permanent French settlement and the only walled city in Canada. In the evening, you'll savour a spectacular dinner at Hortus Bistro.
Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac, Quebec City.
Day 6QuebecQuintessential Quebec: Dive further into Quebec City's history with a Local Expert. See the Citadel of Quebec, Latin Quarter, Plains of Abraham, National Assembly and Place-Royale, as you explore this city's French-Canadian influence.Visit a secret gem on the Ile d'Orleans where you will be met by your hosts, the charming couple, Catherine and Vincent - two 'Sorcerers,' as the natives of Ile d'Orleans call themselves, and sample the different flavours of jam made with locally grown berries. As you enter, you will be immediately welcomed by the sweet smell of cooked berries as you explore their shop which, captures the ambience of the island from a hundred years ago.The rest of the afternoon is at leisure. Your Travelling Concierge can provide recommendations before you hit the cobblestones of this romantic destination at your own pace.
Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac, Quebec City.
Day 7MontrealHistoric Montreal: Your Journey, Your Way. Choose to take a tour of historic Old Montreal, founded by French settlers in 1642 as Ville-Marie and a perfect glimpse into the city's many lives. Alternatively, join a mural and street art walking tour to learn about the artists, works and the public art scene in Montreal. Discover Saint-Laurent Boulevard, which has been transformed into the country's premier street art corridor.Visit the dramatic Notre-Dame Basilica to see its glorious stained-glass windows.The rest of the afternoon is free. Perhaps explore Montreal's famous Underground City or visit the famous Marche Jean Talon, Montreal's farmers market.Spend the evening at Vieux-Port Steakhouse in Montreal. Savour French-inspired cuisine as you bid 'au revoir' to your Travelling Concierge and new friends.
Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal.
Day 8MontrealDepart Montreal Departure Flight: Your picturesque journey comes to an end this morning and a departure transfer to Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport is provided.
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
05/20/2023$4,699.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
06/10/2023$4,988.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/17/2023$4,988.00* (USD) / Land Price - FullQuote
06/24/2023$4,988.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/08/2023$4,988.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/15/2023$4,988.00* (USD) / Land Price - FullQuote
07/22/2023$4,988.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/05/2023$4,988.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/12/2023$4,988.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/19/2023$4,988.00* (USD) / Land Price - FullQuote
09/02/2023$4,988.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
09/16/2023$5,035.00* (USD) / Land Price - FullQuote
09/23/2023$5,035.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/30/2023$5,066.00* (USD) / Land Price - FullQuote
10/07/2023$4,825.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
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