Canada's Capital Cities plus Niagara Falls

Travel through the capital cities of Eastern Canada - Montreal, Toronto, Quebec City, and the national capital, Ottawa - featuring guided cultural exploration, special experiences, cruises and stays at fabulous Fairmont hotels.



Our Canada's Capital Cities plus Niagara Falls vacation explores four distinctly different capital cities in eastern Canada - Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec City, each with its own unique personality and cultural background. Enjoy multiple-night stays at landmark Farimont hotels in the heart of the cities like The Fairmont Royal York, Fairmont Chateau Laurier, Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac and Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth allow more time to explore what makes each city so special. Enjoy a Tauck-Exclusive private, after-hours docent-led tour of the Royal Ontario Museum followed by a reception and dinner, a luncheon cruise along the St. Lawrence River through the Thousand Islands, views of Niagara Falls, a visit to a Quebecois sugar-shack and more during this 10-day trip.

Our Canada's Capital Cities plus Niagara Falls vacation explores four distinctly different capital cities in eastern Canada - Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec City, each with its own unique personality and cultural background. Enjoy multiple-night stays at landmark Farimont hotels in the heart of the cities like The Fairmont Royal York, Fairmont Chateau Laurier, Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac and Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth allow more time to explore what makes each city so special. Enjoy a Tauck-Exclusive private, after-hours docent-led tour of the Royal Ontario Museum followed by a reception and dinner, a luncheon cruise along the St. Lawrence River through the Thousand Islands, views of Niagara Falls, a visit to a Quebecois sugar-shack and more during this 10-day trip.

Traveling Well Includes:
  • A visit to a Quebecois sugar shack & a gondola ride at magnificent Montmorency Falls
  • A private docent-led tour in the Royal Ontario Museum
  • A luncheon cruise through the Thousand Islands, rich in history and scenic beauty
  • Guided sightseeing tours in Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City and historic Ile d'Orleans
  • A cruise at Niagara Falls and a visit to Niagara-on-the-Lake

  • Call (732) 583-2750 for more information or to book today! Mention code 16589364

    Tour Operator
    Tauck Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 9/30/2022
    Duration
    10 Days
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1TorontoArrive Toronto

    Tour begins: 5:30 PM at The Fairmont Royal York. A transfer from Toronto International Airport to The Fairmont Royal York upon arrival is included. Join us for a welcome reception and dinner at the amazing Royal Ontario Museum, a special experience for Tauck guests only!



    Lodging: Fairmont Royal York

    Meals: D
    Day 2Niagara-on-the-LakeThe Power of Niagara Falls

    Journey to thundering Niagara Falls this morning for a cruise near the plunging waters and misty spray of the waterfalls, raincoats on. Have lunch as you please amidst the Victorian charms of Niagara-on-the-Lake, before returning to Toronto for an afternoon spent as you wish. Enjoy dinner at your leisure tonight in the hotel.



    Lodging: Fairmont Royal York

    Meals: B, D
    Day 3OttawaBoating Among a Thousand Islands

    En route through Ontario to Canada's capital city of Ottawa today, stop at Rockport and embark on a cruise along the St. Lawrence River through the scenic Thousand Islands. Lunch is provided as you cruise past the region's postcard-perfect island escapes, from charming cottages to mansions. Disembark in Rockport and continue overland to the heart of Ottawa; your historic Fairmont hotel is reminiscent of a French chateau. Dine at the hotel at your leisure this evening with views of Canada's Parliament and the Rideau Canal Locks, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.



    Lodging: Fairmont Chateau Laurier

    Meals: B, L, D
    Day 4OttawaThe elegance of Ottawa

    Sightseeing in Ottawa includes guided visits at the city's grand Parliament buildings, including the House of Commons; vaulted ceilings, marble floors and stone walls with hundreds of gargoyles and reliefs create a grand feel. Next, delve into the stories of Canada and its people on a guided tour at the Canadian Museum of History. Dating back to 1856, it is one of Canada's oldest public institutions and a showcase of Canadian history, archaeology, ethnology and cultural studies. Spend the remainder of the day enjoying city sights as you wish.



    Lodging: Fairmont Chateau Laurier

    Meals: B
    Day 5MontrealMeet a Royal Mountie & Montreal

    Today it's off to French-speaking Montreal! Along the way, stop for lunch at the privately owned Chateau Vaudreuil, set in sumptuous gardens on the shores of the Lake of Two Mountains. On arrival in Montreal, a local guide joins you to offer an introduction to life in the Province of Quebec. Your recently renovated landmark hotel is set in the heart of this remarkable multicultural, bilingual city.



    Lodging: Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth

    Meals: B, L, D
    Day 6MontrealA Taste of Old Montreal

    Join us for a walking and tasting tour in the oldest part of the city; find cobblestone streets lit by gas lamps and city squares graced with 18th- and 19th-century buildings that will remind you of the history and romance of 'Old World' Europe; you'll also sample epicurean delights for which Vieux-Montreal is famous. Pursue your own special interests this afternoon. There are outdoor plazas, museums and historic churches to explore and a revitalized waterfront that's perfect for strolling. Dinner tonight is at a popular restaurant in Old Montreal. Bon appetit!



    Lodging: Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth

    Meals: B, D
    Day 7Quebec CityFrom a Sugar Shack to a Chateau

    Leave Montreal this morning for Quebec City, following the mighty St. Lawrence River to Trois-Rivières; stop for lunch and a maple sugar demonstration at a traditional Quebecois sugar shack; in springtime, these cabanes à sucre collect the natural bounty of local trees to produce pure maple syrup, adding nuances of caramel, wood and smoke to achieve mouth-watering flavors. Continue on to majestic Montmorency Falls for a guided tour and a gondola ride; it's 98 feet higher than Niagara Falls. Montmorency is not far from Quebec City, your home for the next three nights. Your hotel, the Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac, sits up high on a bluff above the St. Lawrence River; below lies historic, walled Old Quebec City. Dinner is at the hotel tonight at your leisure.



    Lodging: Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac

    Meals: B, L, D
    Day 8Quebec CityFarms of Ile d'Orleans

    On a Quebec City orientation tour, discover the many faces of one of the oldest cities in North America. Get an overview of sights like La Citadelle de Quebec, the largest British fortress built in North America (overlooking the St. Lawrence River) and the adjacent Plains of Abraham. Venture outside of the city for a special visit to historic Ile d'Orleans, a French inspired island of red-roofed farm houses and bountiful fields of agricultural produce, from vegetables to fruits. Savor lunch in a historic centuries-old French flour mill; the remainder of the day and evening are free.



    Lodging: Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac

    Meals: B, L
    Day 9Quebec CityIn Quebec City, a Day Your Way

    If you wish, you may join your local guide this morning for an included, private tour of your historic hotel, Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac. Otherwise, the entire day is yours to enjoy Quebec City's enchanting setting on the St. Lawrence River, its rich architectural legacy and its colorful past. The only fortified city north of Mexico, historic Quebec was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985. Explore the cobblestoned streets of Old Quebec where the Upper and Lower towns welcome with ramparts, citadels and 17th- and 18th-century houses, or people-watch from European-inspired cafes. We invite you to join us tonight for a farewell reception with entertainment and dinner at your landmark hotel.



    Lodging: Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac

    Meals: B, D
    Day 10Quebec CityJourney home

    Tour ends: Quebec City. A transfer is included from Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac to Quebec City International Airport. You should allow three hours for flight check-in.



    Lodging:

    Meals: B
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    August 22, 2022$5,190.00* (USD) / LIMITEDQuote
    September 10, 2022$5,790.00* (USD) / LIMITEDQuote
    September 22, 2022$5,190.00* (USD) / AVAILABLEQuote
    September 27, 2022$5,190.00* (USD) / AVAILABLEQuote
    October 01, 2022$5,190.00* (USD) / AVAILABLEQuote
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    * All prices are per person in U.S. dollars, based on double occupancy.

    Itinerary Changes - Although not expected, Tauck reserves the right to alter the sequence of ports or omit or substitute scheduled ports or attractions at any time without prior notice.

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    • Canada's Capital Cities plus Niagara Falls

      From $5,190.00 (USD)

      Travel through the capital cities of Eastern Canada - Montreal, Toronto, Quebec City, and the national capital, Ottawa - featuring guided cultural exploration, special experiences, cruises and stays at fabulous Fairmont hotels.