Discover Eastern Canada & The Maritimes

17 Day Guided Tour from Toronto to Halifax with APT

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on APT's 17 Day Discover Eastern Canada & The Maritimes. Discover Eastern Canada's modern cities with a distinct European feel before travelling along the evocative shores of Canada's Maritime provinces. Delve deeply into a region steeped in a rich seafaring history.

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1 Arrive Toronto
Once you've landed, we'll take you to your hotel where your Classic Journey begins. Stay Two Nights: Toronto, Fairmont Royal York
2 Toronto
Mingle over a welcome breakfast before setting off on a discovery of the city, including a visit to the CN Tower. (B/D)

Freedom of Choice:
  • Choose where to dine at your hotel in the evening.
3 Toronto, Niagara Falls
Stop in at Niagara-on-the-Lake, and then head for Niagara Falls. Maybe set off on a helicopter flight (own expense) before cruising to the base of the falls. Dinner this evening is set aside for a special Signature Experience. Stay: Hilton Niagara Falls Fallsview, in a Fallsview Room (B/D)

Signature Experiences:
  • At dinner, overlook the spectacle before an exclusive visit to the Illumination Tower where you can project your very own light display on the falls.
4 Niagara Falls, Thousand Islands, Ottawa
Look out at Niagara Falls over breakfast before cruising through the Thousand Islands, a constellation of islands topped with pine trees, castles and estates. Stay Two Nights: Ottawa, Fairmont Château Laurier (B/D)
5 Ottawa
Start off your day with a guided tour, pausing at Parliament Hill among other sites. Afterwards, choose what you want to do. The rest of the day is yours to spend at leisure. (B)

Freedom of Choice:
  • Maybe a flight in a vintage open-cockpit biplane is your style? Or would you prefer to visit the Canadian War Museum? Maybe you'll spend time at the Canadian Museum of History, or set off on a guided bicycle exploration.
6 Ottawa, Mont Tremblant
Today you're on high-alert for deer and black bears at Parc Omega. Continue to Mont Tremblant for a gondola ride followed by dinner. Stay: Mont Tremblant, Le Westin Resort and Spa (B/D)

Freedom of Choice:
  • Dine on whatever takes your fancy at your resort this evening.
7 Mont Tremblant, Québec City
A sweet treat is in store for you today during your Signature Experience. Continue to Québec City for a guided discovery later on in the day. Stay Two Nights: Québec City, Fairmont Le Château Frontenac (B/L)

Signature Experiences:
  • Head for a sugar shack and learn how maple syrup is made, before feasting on a Québecois meal served with a side of live entertainment.
8 Québec City
Dive into Québec City with whichever sightseeing strikes your fancy. (B/D)

Freedom of Choice:
  • Maybe you'd like to see the sights by foot. Otherwise, a cruise on the St Lawrence River or food tour are up for grabs.
9 Québec City, Montréal
A guided tour takes you to Notre Dame Basilica, Old Montréal and Mount Royal among other interesting sites. Stay Two Nights: Montréal, Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth (B)
10 Montréal
Your day is spent on a Freedom of Choice inclusion. Get a taste for Montréal's French history at a special dinner in Old Montréal. (B/D)

Freedom of Choice:
  • Maybe take a walking tour of Old Montréal or meet a local Montréaler. Otherwise, a food tour is also on the table, as is an exploration of one of the world's largest underground complexes.
11 Montréal, Halifax
Fly to Halifax (flight not included) where you'll be met at the airport and taken to your hotel for the beginning of your Small Group Journey. Stay Two Nights: Halifax, Prince George Hotel (B)
12 Halifax
Indulge in a moment of quiet at Peggy's Cove. Afterwards, set off on an exploration of the city and have dinner at your hotel. (B/D)

Freedom of Choice:
  • Enjoy the freedom to choose where to have dinner at your hotel.
Signature Experiences:
  • Arriving at Peggy's Cove before the crowds, you'll be able to enjoy the beauty of the area and its iconic lighthouse over breakfast.
13 Halifax, Bay of Fundy, Shediac
Located just between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, travel to the Bay of Fundy today. See the world's highest tides and the World Heritage-listed Joggins Fossil Cliffs. Stay: Hôtel Shediac (B/D)

Signature Experiences:
  • Your day ends with a lobster-themed cruise on Shediac Bay where you'll enjoy freshly cooked crustacean for dinner.
14 Shediac, Prince Edward Island National Park, Charlottetown
This morning choose the sightseeing that strikes your fancy. Later, explore the setting of Anne of Green Gables. Cross Prince Edward Island National Park on your way to Charlottetown. Stay: Charlottetown, The Great George (B/D)

Freedom of Choice:
  • Maybe visit Hopewell Rocks at the Bay of Fundy, or see some local Acadian theatre.
15 Charlottetown, Baddeck
Explore Charlottetown on a guided discovery. Cross Northumberland Strait by ferry and travel to Cape Breton. A Signature Experience awaits this evening. Stay Two Nights: Baddeck, Inverary Resort (B/D)

Signature Experiences:
  • At the village of Baddeck experience a Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh, a celebration of the region's Scottish culture through music, song and dance.
16 Baddeck, Cabot Trail
Today you join the Cabot Trail through Cape Breton Highlands National Park. An astounding array of wilderness, you're absolutely spoiled with discovery today. Also take a moment to visit the Gaelic College where the practice of maintaining culture and heritage is strong. (B/L/D)
17 Baddeck, Sydney, Depart Halifax
Visit the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site today. Later on, travel back to Nova Scotia and onto Halifax where your holiday ends. (B/L)

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Journey Highlights
  • You're exclusively invited to the Illumination Tower where you can design your own light display on Niagara Falls
  • While cruising Shediac Bay a retired lobster fisherman will show you how to crack and eat a freshly cooked lobster
  • Join locals and tourists at a traditional Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh, a celebration of the region's Scottish roots
Trip Inclusions
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in seven locations
  • Expert APT Tour Director
  • Transfers, porterage and gratuities
Included Meals
  • Luxury dining - a total of 30 meals
  • Enjoy an overnight stay at The Great George in Charlottetown
  • Relax with one night at the Hôtel Shediac
  • Enjoy two nights at the Prince George Hotel
  • Stay two nights at the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac
  • Enjoy a night at the Hilton Niagara Falls Fallsview in a Fallsview Room
  • Spend two nights in Toronto at the Fairmont Royal York
Trip Notes
  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Flight from Montreal to Halifax is not included in the tour price
  • Please ensure your onward flight from Halifax departs no earlier than 4.30pm
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. Flights not included

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