CELEBRATE CANADA | 12 Days | May 16, 2018
- Single $3,299
- Double $2,399
Meals Include: • 4 Breakfasts • 3 Lunches • 1 Fehr-Way Dinner
Print Tour – Celebrate Canada
Fly-In Option available. Call for details.
DEPOSIT: $200.00 per person, plus optional travel insurance due at booking. Final payment due 45 days before departure date.
$50 EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT if deposit made by FEBRUARY 15, 2018.
DAY 1 WINNIPEG – THUNDER BAY Welcome aboard our luxury motorcoach and get acquainted with your new travelling companions as you prepare to celebrate and explore Upper Canada. This morning, we will travel through Lake of the Woods and stop at Kakabeka Falls on our way to Thunder Bay.
DAY 2 THUNDER BAY – COCHRANE Today, you will travel the King’s Highway through cities, farmland and wilderness. This alternate route, by-passing the Great Lakes, was constructed through Northern Ontario to connect northern communities with southern. Enjoy an Included Lunch at one of our stops along this very scenic route.
DAY 3 COCHRANE – OTTAWA (3 NIGHTS) Head south to North Bay through rugged landscape and then on to Canada’s capital city, Ottawa for a three-night stay.
DAY 4 & 5 OTTAWA Our sightseeing begins with a Guided Tour of Ottawa, a visit to the Parliament Buildings and an opportunity to view many historical sites. Later today we will visit the Ottawa Tulip Festival – an annual world-famous event with a million colourful tulips culminating at the 8.95-hectare Commissioners Park and Friendship Pavilion.
DAY 6 OTTAWA – KINGSTON This morning, we explore Upper Canada Village. With more than 40 heritage buildings and winding roads through a pastoral landscape, we are transported back to 19th-century life. While there, take a carriage ride or journey along the canal on a horse-drawn tow scow. As we travel along the St. Laurence River, we will stop for an Included Lunch along the way. After lunch, you will have an opportunity to view Canada’s 1st Railway Tunnel, completed in 1860. This afternoon, enjoy a narrated Ivy Lea Cruise in the heart of the 1000 Islands. From the water, you will see the Boldt Castle, the Statue of St. Lawrence, 1000 Islands International Bridge and more. Spend the night in Kingston and learn the history of this UNESCO World Heritage Destination by discovering its well-preserved 19th-century defense fortifications.
DAY 7 KINGSTON – NIAGARA FALLS (2 NIGHTS) Today, your destination is Niagara Falls. En route, in Toronto, we will visit Casa Loma – a 98-room “castle” with decorated suites, secret passages, stately towers and estate gardens. The road to Niagara Falls was described by Sir Winston Churchill as, “the prettiest Sunday afternoon drive in the world.” Later today, we will take a boat ride aboard the Hornblower under Niagara Falls and feel its cool mist on our faces.
DAY 8 NIAGARA FALLS Today, on our city tour of Niagara, a step-on guide will tell us about the history of the area and its importance in the establishment of Canada as a nation. There will be many photo opportunities as we stop at the Floral Clock, the Whirlpool Rapids Gorge, Niagara-on-the-Lake, and more. Enjoy a Wine Tasting & Tour of one of the local wineries. Tonight, we will take a thrilling elevator ride high above Niagara Falls, to the Skylon Tower Restaurant where we will have our a Fehr-Way Dinner.
DAY 9 NIAGARA FALLS – BRAMPTON Say goodbye to our fly-in friends as they head home today. This morning, our destination is the famous St. Jacob’s Farmers’ Market, featuring handmade crafts and antiques. Be sure to sample some of the local delectables for lunch as you shop for souvenirs in one of Canada’s largest year-round markets.
DAY 10 BRAMPTON – SAULT STE. MARIE Our journey follows the shoreline of Georgian Bay, where in the year 1615 explorer Samuel de Champlain called it, “La Mer Douce” (the calm sea). This area of Ontario features many small communities of pretty summer cottages.
DAY 11 SAULT STE. MARIE – THUNDER BAY As we drive along the northern shores of Lake Superior, with its many rugged and scenic vistas, one can only marvel at the natural beauty. We will stop for a photo and to reflect on the life of a great Canadian at the Terry Fox Memorial.
DAY 12 THUNDER BAY – WINNIPEG Enjoy an Included group Lunch in Dryden while reminiscing with your travelling companions before taking these wonderfully Canadian memories home.
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