Montreal Toronto Toronto Niagara Falls Niagara Falls Kingston Ottawa Ottawa Quebec Quebec Tadoussac Montreal
Iconic Places of Ontario & Quebec
Selected meals included
Why book this offer...
  • Explore the iconic city of Toronto and it's world famous attractions
  • Overnight stay in Niagara Falls
  • Visit Canada's capital Ottawa
  • Boat Tour of Montreal
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If you're looking for an independent way to experience the spectacular scenery and sights, look no further than this self-drive holiday in Canada. Visit the iconic places of Ontario & Québec on this Canada car holiday unique to Hays Faraway. Over 15 days/14 nights you'll visit Toronto, Niagara Falls, Kingston, Ottawa, Québec City, Tadoussac, Saint-Alexis-des-Monts, and Montreal.

Day 1Toronto Arrival
Day 2Toronto
Day 3 Toronto to Niagara Falls (128 km)
Day 4Niagara Falls to Kingston (390 km)
Day 5Kingston to Ottawa (198 km)
Day 6 Ottawa
Day 7Ottawa to Québec City (440 km)
Day 8Québec City
Day 9Québec City to Tadoussac (217 km)
Day 10 Tadoussac
Day 11Tadoussac to Saint-Alexis-des-Monts (420 km)
Day 12 Saint-Alexis-des-Monts
Day 13Saint-Alexis-des-Monts to Montréal (158 km)
Day 14Montréal
Day 15Montréal Departure
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Day 1 - Toronto Arrival

Arrive into Toronto and make your way to your downtown hotel. Toronto is the most populated city in Canada and is located on the shores of Lake Ontario. Explore the city for the rest of the day, Walk the shores of Lake Ontario, visit the many attractions the downtown area has such as the Hockey Hall of Fame, Roger’s Centre or the Distillery District.

Overnight in Toronto

Day 2 - Toronto

Discover more of Toronto today. Admission to the world famous CN Tower is included. Built in 1976, the CN Tower has earned its title as the tallest free-standing structure in the Western Hemisphere, reaching an astonishing 553.33 metres high. The Tower includes an Observation Deck, a revolving restaurant and a glass floor. The 360 Restaurant is acclaimed for its exquisite cuisine, exceptional service, and spectacular selection of local and International wines. Truly an amazing feat of engineering! This evening, enjoy a dinner cruise. Watch the sunset and experience the sights and sounds of the city's waterfront and breath-taking skyline. Your memorable evening includes a 3-hour cruise through Toronto's spectacular Harbour front and a delicious buffet-style dinner.

Overnight in Toronto

Day 3 - Toronto to Niagara Falls (128 km)

Make your way to through Ontario’s agriculture centre to Niagara Falls. Niagara Falls, Canada is a destination unlike any other. From the top of Skylon Tower (775 feet up) to the base of Horseshoe Falls (188 feet down), Niagara Falls is an awe-inspiring destination. The Falls give off a round-the-clock roar, a refreshing – and surprisingly far-reaching – mist, and a reminder of just how wondrous our natural world is. Upon arrival check into your hotel and then make your way down to the falls. Enjoy a boat ride through the falls! This legendary boat tour of Niagara Falls takes place aboard a state-of-the-art Hornblower catamaran. The tour provides an up-close viewing of the magnificent Great Gorge, American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls and of course the mighty Horseshoe Falls. You will experience the thundering roar, awesome power and amazing mist of the magnificent Niagara Falls. Afterwards, visit Bird Kingdom. Bird Kingdom Niagara Falls is the worlds largest, indoor, free flying Aviary. The facility hosts a diverse collection of over 500 birds representing nearly 80 species from around the world, many of them threatened or critically endangered in the wild. The authentic walk-thru exhibits create an intimate, up-close interaction between you and free-flying birds, including opportunities to personally interact with different species from around the world!

Overnight in Niagara Falls

Day 4 - Niagara Falls to Kingston (390 km)

Leave magnificent Niagara Falls today and travel north east around Lake Ontario to the historic city of Kingston. Located midway between Toronto and Montreal, Kingston was named the first capital city of Canada. It is also known as the fresh water sailing capital of Canada and a major port for scenic cruises of the 1000 Islands. Arrive into Kingston and spend the rest of the da y exploring the city.

Overnight in Kingston

Day 5 - Kingston to Ottawa (198 km)

Before you depart for Ottawa today, take a cruise of the 1000 Islands. The 1000 Islands start in Kingston and dot the St. Lawrence River for miles. This cruise tours into the small cottage islands of the Admiralty group featuring Napoleon's Hat, Wanderer's Channel, the Bateau Channel, Nakomis Lodge and the historic sights of Kingston. This afternoon, depart for Ottawa, the official capital city of Canada. Upon arrival, spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight in Ottawa

Day 6 - Ottawa

Explore Ottawa with a day pass on the local double decker bus. The tour will let you "hop off" at the sites you want to explore and "hop back on" as you wish through the day to resume your adventure tour. All this at your own pace. Visit all the important sites including museums, parks, galleries, the Byward Market, the Canadian Parliament buildings. Also included today is admission to the Canadian Museum of History located just across the river in Gatineau, Quebec. The museum features exhibits that chronicle the history and culture of Canada from the First Nations to present day.

Day 7 - Ottawa to Québec City (440 km)

Depart Ottawa today and travel into the Province of Québec. Québec City is your destination today. Located on the St. Lawrence River, Québec City is a bastion of French Canadian history and culture. Upon arrival, check into your hotel and then spend your time walking the Fortifications around Old Québec. Québec City is the only walled city in North America north of Mexico. There is 4.6 km of walls and gates to explore. Discover beautiful cityscapes and see how Québec’s defences developed under the French and English regimes.

Overnight in Québec City

Day 8 - Québec City

This morning visit the Obervatoire de la Capitale. This is Québec City’s highest lookout point. It offers breath-taking panoramas in the heart of the city centre. Later take a food walking tour of the city. Meet the locals, sip wine and savour the aroma of freshly baked baguette. Follow the history through the food of the cultures that came through the area: Amerindian, British and French among them. Discover different culinary and cultural traditions.

Overnight in Québec City

Day 9 - Québec City to Tadoussac (217 km)

Depart Québec City today and travel along the St. Lawrence River to Tadoussac, a world renowned whale watching destination. The oldest surviving French settlement in the Americas, Tadoussac has many national parks within easy reach. There is a frequent free ferry service across the Saguenay River. Enjoy your afternoon here overlooking the St. Lawrence.

Overnight in Tadoussac

Day 10 - Tadoussac

Experience Tadoussac, located in one of the most beautiful bays in the world, followed by a cruise to the northern gateway of Maritime Québec. You will journey to the junction of Québec's two most picturesque tourist regions: Charlevoix and Manicouagan. Your last stop will be the Saguenay Fjord, before returning to Tadoussac. Along the way, experienced guides will teach you how to recognize the whales of the St. Lawrence River. While onboard, wide-angle and underwater cameras will reveal the rich aquatic environment below the waters surface.

Overnight in Tadoussac

Day 11 - Tadoussac to Saint-Alexis-des-Monts (420 km)

Depart Tadoussac today and make your way back along the St. Lawrence River to Saint-Alexis-des-Monts. Situated between Montréal and Québec City, your destination, Hotel Sacacomie is a gateway to nature. Located in the heart of the forest near the Mastigouche wildlife sanctuary, the hotel overlooks the majestic Sacacomie Lake and its 42 km coastline. The log cabin type hotel integrates well into the enchanting landscape where nature prevails. The establishment's international reputation is based on the unmatched hospitality of its staff, its gastronomic cuisine which honours local products and the diversity and authenticity of its year round activities.

Overnight at Hotel Sacacomie

Day 12 - Saint-Alexis-des-Monts

Spend the day at leisure in the area. You may wish to experience the Geo Spa located onsite, rent a canoe or kayak, hike the local trails or try an ATV tour of the area.

Overnight at Hotel Sacacomie

Day 13 - Saint-Alexis-des-Monts to Montréal (158 km)

Leave the serenity of Hotel Sacacomie and travel to the metropolis of Montréal. Montréal is renowned for its duality of Old World Charm infused with modern culture. Montréal is the centre of many festivals, world class cuisine and fantastic fashion. Spend the rest of the day exploring these elements of the city.

Overnight in Montréal

Day 14 - Montréal

Embark on a tour of Montréal by boat today. After a fully-guided tour of the Old Port, passing by the birthplace of Montréal and the historic locks of the Lachine Canal, the boat heads upstream against the rapids which stopped the first European explorers over 400 years ago. This gives passengers spectacular views of Montréal. Then, chart a course between historic Ile Sainte-Helene and man-made Ile Notre Dame, shooting the Lemoyne Channel Rapids. There, the visitor gets a glimpse of the Biosphere, a 20- storey-high geodesic dome designed by Buckminster Fuller for Expo 67, and enjoy the island's tranquil greenery, before heading back to the Old Port and the cobblestone streets of Old Montreal. Later, admission to the Montréal Biodome is included. The Montréal Biodome is unique in the world and constitutes a veritable museum of the environment. Take a grand tour and visit the
four most beautiful ecosystems of the Americas.

Overnight in Montréal

Day 15 - Montréal Departure

A check our of your hotel ends your holiday.

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