Day 1 Toronto
On arrival at Toronto International Airport, your airport arrival transfer will be waiting for you to take you to one of Toronto's premier luxury hotels. At 6.00 pm, join your Tour Director for a Welcome Reception with drinks and light meal.
Hotel: The St Regis Toronto. Welcome dinner with wine
Day 2 Niagara Falls and Toronto
Take a trip this morning to one of the world's great natural wonders, Niagara Falls. Enjoy close-up views on a cruise to the base of the falls before browsing the shops and galleries of charming Niagara-on-the-Lake. Visit Chateau des Charmes and take a wine tasting tour from St David's Bench Vineyard. Enjoy the hand-made ice cream and local fruit before returning to Toronto. Rise to the top of the CN Tower and view Toronto from four different lookout levels. Travelling up stately University Avenue, see Ontario's Parliament Buildings, Queen's Park and the city's museum row. The rest of the evening is a your leisure.
Hotel: The St Regis Toronto. Full Breakfast
Day 3 Kingston and Ottawa
Travel north along the shores of Lake Ontario for an orientation tour of Canada's first capital, Kingston. You'll meet a retired member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, colloquially known as the Mounties & see the historic buildings, churches, picturesque neighbourhoods and 19th century fortifications. Continue to the current capital, Ottawa where you will visit the Canadian Museum of Civilization, Canada's largest and most popular cultural institution. Then settle into your landmark hotel, reminiscent of a French château and located next door to the green-peaked roofs of the Parliament Buildings. This evening, you are invited to a Highlight Dinner crafted to delight your taste buds as well as your imagination.
Hotel: Fairmont Chateau Laurier. Full Breakfast
Day 4 Ottawa
Experience Ottawa your way today. Suggested activies include seeing the Royal Canadian Mint, City Hall and the National Art Gallery. View, the famous Rideau Canal (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) an early 19th century construction covering 125 miles (202 km) of the Rideau and Cataraqui Rivers from Ottawa, south to Kingston Harbour on Lake Ontario. Visit the impressive neo-Gothic Parliament Buildings with its soaring central Peace Tower and gabled copper-topped roofline before spending the rest of the day at leisure for shopping or additional sightseeing.
Hotel: Fairmont Chateau Laurier. Full Breakfast, Dinner with wine
Day 5 Quebec
Depart Ottawa and follow the St. Lawrence River to Quebec City, North America's first French settlement and only walled city. See the thundering Montmorency Falls and take a short orientation tour before checking into your iconic, luxury multi-turreted hotel, which dominates the historic Old Town. Enjoy an exclusive guided tour of this historic building, learn how the history of the chateau and the city's inhabitants have been interwoven for so long, and gain access to areas not accessible to the general public.Your visit is finshed with a VIP drinks receptions and musical performance. Dine this evening at Gibbys, a 200 year old building full of old world charm.
Hotel: Fairmont Chateau Frontenac. Full Breakfast, Dinner with wine
Day 6 Quebec
Visit Île d'Orléans and enjoy a tasting picnic lunch. Heading further into Quebec you will discover Citadel, Latin Quarter, National Assembly and Royal Palace during a sightseeing tour with a local expert. The afternoon is at leisure in this romantic city and everything is within walking distance. Perhaps round off the day at your hotel's St. Laurent Bar - their signature martini comes highly recommended, along with the exquisite views over the mighty St. Lawrence River. In the evening, enjoy a highlight Dinner at Chez Rioux & Pettigrew.
Hotel: Fairmont Chateau Frontenac. Full Breakfast and Lunch Included
Day 7 Montreal
Continue to Quebec's largest city, Montreal. On a locally guided tour, admire the city's diversity, from the grand mansions of Mount Royal to the modern downtown area. See the historic old town with its cobblestone streets of Old Montreal and the Old Port. Visit the dramatic Notre-Dame Basilica with its glorious stained glass windows depicting Montreal's religious history. This evening, at an authentic restaurant in Old Montreal, bid “au revoir” to your Tour Director and friends with a palate-provoking Celebration Dinner
Hotel: Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel. Full Breakfast, Dinner with wine
Day 8 Depart Montreal
Your tour ends upon hotel checkout, departure airport transfers are included. On arrival at your UK airport, your driver will greet you and escort you to your waiting car for your return private V.I.P. door-to-door transfer home.