CELEBRATE CANADA – 150 Years | 11 Days | May 18, 2017
- Double $2,150
- Single $2,950
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DEPOSIT: $200.00 per person, plus optional travel insurance, plus GST. Final payment due 45 days prior to departure date.
DAY 1 WINNIPEG – THUNDER BAY Welcome aboard as you depart Winnipeg. Throughout the tour you will be exploring Upper Canada in celebration of Canada’s 150th Anniversary. Early this morning travel through the Lake of the Woods area and make a stop at Kakabeka Falls on your way to Thunder Bay.
DAY 2 THUNDER BAY – COCHRANE Today you experience the King’s Hwy, arching through northern Ontario, and travelling through cities, farmland and uninhabited wilderness. The road was constructed as an alternate route, by-passing the Great Lakes area and a way of connecting northern Ontario communities to southern communities.
DAY 3 COCHRANE – OTTAWA Head south through rugged landscape to North Bay and on to our country’s capital city Ottawa. Excitement grows as you anticipate the celebrations ahead. Join with your group tonight for a welcome reception to socialize and get acquainted with new friends.
DAY 4 & 5 OTTAWA Your celebrations begin with a Guided Tour of Ottawa, a visit to the Parliament buildings and an opportunity to view many of the historical sites and buildings. Today you also take in the Ottawa Tulip Festival, an annual world-famous festival with close to a million tulips planted in public areas and a visit to the 8.95 hectare Commissioners Park and the Friendship Pavilion. Enjoy the sights and sounds of Ottawa and celebrate Canada’s big 150th birthday bash.
DAY 6 OTTAWA – KINGSTON This morning you make your way to Upper Canada Village near Morrisburg, which depicts a 19th century village in Upper Canada with more than 40 heritage buildings and winding roads through a pastoral landscape. Enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride or journey along the Village canal on a horse-drawn tow scow and take in a narrated miniature train ride on a scaled replica of an 1860’s locomotive. As you travel along the St. Laurance stop for an included Lunch along the way. This afternoon enjoy a narrated 1,000 Island Cruise – Ivy Lea. Experience the icons of the 1000 islands such as Boldt Castle, the Statue of St. Lawrence, 1000 Islands International Bridge and much more during this cruise in the heart of the 1000 Islands. Spend the night in Kingston and discover the history of a UNESCO World Heritage Destination and its remarkable and well-preserved 19th century defense fortifications.
DAY 7 KINGSTON – NIAGARA FALLS Today your destination is Niagara Falls. Enroute you visit Casa Loma in Toronto, a 98-room “castle” with decorated suites, secret passages, stately towers and estate gardens. The route to Niagara Falls was described as “the prettiest Sunday afternoon drive in the world” by Sir Winston Churchill. Later today take a ride on the Hornblower Journey to the Falls to see the breathtaking Falls up close and feel the mist on your face.
DAY 8 NIAGARA FALLS A step-on guide will be with you today for your tour of Niagara as we learn about the history of the area and its importance in establishing Canada as a nation. There will be many photo opportunities as you stop at the Floral Clock, the Whirlpool Rapids Gorge, in Niagara-on-the-Lake, and much more. Tonight we take a thrilling ride high above the Falls at the Skylon Tower and enjoy a Fehr-Way Dinner.
DAY 9 NIAGARA FALLS – SAULT STE. MARIE This morning you say good-bye to your fly-in friends, then continue along the northern shores of Georgian Bay and Lake Huron.
DAY 10 SAULT STE. MARIE – THUNDER BAY As you drive along the rugged and picturesque northern shores of Lake Superior with its many rugged and scenic vistas, one can only marvel at the natural beauty. Stop for a time to reflect at the tribute of a great Canadian, the Terry Fox Memorial.
DAY 11 THUNDER BAY – WINNIPEG You’ve seen a lot of places, had many new experiences and made some good travelling companions during the past few days with many memories of celebrating Canada’s 150th Birthday.
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