Eastern Explorer Mini Tour: Montreal Departure – 2025

Embark on an unforgettable 9-day journey through Eastern Canada, starting in the vibrant city of Montreal
Discover the rich cultural tapestry of Quebec City and explore the historic landmarks of Ottawa. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Algonquin Provincial Park. Experience the awe-inspiring wonder of Niagara Falls and take in the breathtaking views from the Skylon Tower. This mini tour promises a perfect blend of cultural immersion, natural splendor, and exhilarating experiences, creating memories to last a lifetime. Join us for an adventure that showcases the best of Eastern Canada!
9 Days from $3689/person CAD
Off The Beaten Path
UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Primary Location

Ontario & Quebec, Canada


2025 Dates: May 28, June 18, July 9, August 6, & September 3, 17


  • 8-night accommodation in first-class hotels
  • Services of a professional Tour Director throughout
  • 8 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 1 dinner
  • Transportation by modern tour coach with an experienced tour driver
  • Quebec City sightseeing tour
  • Ottawa sightseeing tour
  • Algonquin Provincial Park excursion
  • Visit to Niagara Falls and the Skylon Tower
  • Hornblower Niagara Cruises - Voyage to the Falls
  • Baggage handling (1 piece per person)
  • Provincial Taxes and Federal GST and/or HST

Not Included:

  • Airfare unless specified in the tour itinerary
  • Laundry, optional excursions, and other items of a personal nature
  • Travel Insurance
  • Pre and Post Accommodation
  • Meet and Greet airport transfer service
  • Everything that is not mentioned in included

Pricing Details

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  • From price is CAD per person, based on double occupancy, and for travel in low season
  • The final price will vary and is also based on the month of travel
  • Prices are subject to change
  • Please note that this mini-tour involves joining a tour that is already in progress
  • Bed configuration can vary and may consist of two double beds, one double, queen or king bed
  • Due to the daily distances that must be traveled on these programs, children under the age of 14 do not generally enjoy motorcoach tours. For the enjoyment of all passengers, reservations are not accepted for children under the age of 10
  • Smoking is not permitted on touring or sightseeing motor coaches in Canada. Smoking may also be restricted in certain hotels and restaurants
  • Gratuities have been included for accommodation, porterage, and specified meals and functions. In restaurants, bars, taxis, and hair salons, a gratuity of approximately 15% of the bill (before tax) are customary. In the case of tour directors and bus drivers, tips are a
  • reflection of your level of satisfaction with the services provided. The amount is left to your discretion
  • We regret that we cannot devote the level of special attention to a guest with a particular disability may require. Persons needing assistance with personal needs must be accompanied by an able companion. Wheelchair room cannot be guaranteed

Optional Extras:

  • Tadoussac Whalewatching Tour on the St. Lawrence River and a visit to Montmorency Falls on return
  • Niagara Falls Helicopter Tour
  • Niagara Skywheel
  • Optional activities may be booked on-site with our tour director. Prices will be competitive with locally available sightseeing tours. Passengers must pay the tour director directly. Credit cards (Visa, MasterCard) are accepted
  • Pre and post accommodation
  • Meet and Greet airport transfer service



Upon arriving independently in Montreal, take some time to leisurely explore this vibrant and diverse city. Highlights not to miss include the charming Old Montreal, the picturesque Mont-Royal, the bustling Chinatown, and the serene La Fontaine Park. Once you've had the chance to immerse yourself in the city's offerings, please proceed with checking in at the hotel. In the late afternoon, the tour director will be in touch with you and go over the tour with you.

Accommodation at the Delta Hotel by Marriott, Montreal, or similar


This morning, we prepare to depart from Montreal’s cosmopolitan atmosphere and partially follow the route of Canada’s first carriageway, the Chemin du Roy deep into French Canada. Winding our way through typical French-Canadian villages and towns, we experience true immersion in French culture. Upon arrival in Quebec City, we tour within the walls of the old city and view Lower Town, the Citadel, Battlefields Park, and the ornate city gates. Overnight in Quebec City. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Hotel Le Concorde, Quebec City, or similar


The day is at your leisure to further explore the sights of this charming World Heritage Site. You can enjoy an optional full-day excursion to Tadoussac including a 3-hour whale-watching tour on the St. Lawrence River at the mouth of the Saguenay River. Step aboard a regular boat and go in search of the world’s largest mammals. You will also visit the spectacular Montmorency Falls which are 30 meters higher than the world-famous Niagara Falls. Overnight in Quebec City. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Hotel Le Concorde, Quebec City, or similar


Following the shore of St. Lawrence, this morning we travel west past Montreal, across the Ontario border, and on to Ottawa — the nation’s capital. We stop for lunch along the way at the Sucrerie de la Montagne — an authentic sugar shack and pioneer-style restaurant. Upon arrival in Ottawa, we take a quick tour of Ottawa. The remainder of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Ottawa. Meals: B, L

Accommodation at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Ottawa City Centre, Ottawa, or similar


In the morning we explore Ottawa on a city tour. We view the Parliament Buildings, residences of the Prime Minister and the Governor General, the Rideau Canal (designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site), and much more. The afternoon is free for independent exploration of Ottawa’s many museums and fine galleries, shopping at the Sparks Street Mall, or perhaps a boat cruise on one of the city’s many waterways. Overnight in Ottawa. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Ottawa City Centre, Ottawa, or similar


Our journey west from Ottawa features sparkling lakes, rushing streams, deep forests, and characteristic northern towns. The trip will be highlighted by a visit to Algonquin Provincial Park, where we will walk along the scenic trails. This immense wildlife and forest preserve is a favourite destination for camping expeditions during the summer months, and your walk will allow you to experience a little of it for yourself. Soon, we enter the Muskoka resort region, our destination for the night. Overnight in Huntsville. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Best Western Plus Muskoka Inn, Huntsville, or similar


We are driving south past Toronto and then through the orchards and vineyards of the Niagara Peninsula, with a final destination of Niagara Falls. A thrilling boat ride on the Hornblower Niagara Cruises - Voyage to the Falls brings us to the foot of the thundering waterfalls for an unforgettable experience. We will take a ride to the top of the Skylon Tower, providing a spectacular view of the falls and the surrounding district of Niagara.

Afterward, you can enjoy an optional Niagara Helicopter Tour or Niagara SkyWheel that offers a breathtaking view of the Niagara Falls region. The evening is free for exploring North America’s “honeymoon capital.” Overnight in Niagara Falls. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Hilton Hotel & Suites Fallsview, Niagara Falls, or similar


We leave Niagara Falls this morning. Our drive follows the scenic Niagara Parkway through the historic village of Niagara-on-the-Lake, home of the Shaw Festival. Here we see a small but thriving community, proud to display a carefully preserved nineteenth-century atmosphere. This afternoon completes the tour with a short drive back to Toronto. The evening features our special “Farewell to Canada” dinner at the CN Tower. Overnight in Toronto. Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto, or similar


A time for last-minute shopping and sad farewells. Individual transfer to Pearson International Airport, Toronto, in time to check in for your return flight. Meals: B

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