Courtesy of Ottawa Tourism
In celebration of the nationwide Canada 150 festivities, Trafalgar the leader of guided vacations has created this special customized itinerary to showcase the scenic beauty of Canada through our four original confederate provinces of Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia with a visit to Prince Edward Island. From the thundering cascades of Niagara Falls to the world’s highest tides in the Bay of Fundy, this one-time departure also includes exclusive access to the biggest Canada Day festivities ever celebrated in the nation’s capital!
From June 28th to July 8th, 2017 guests will unwind on this 11-day, nine-city itinerary, kick-starting with a fun Welcome Reception in Toronto and meeting like-minded travel companions and enjoy an excursion to visit the breathtaking Niagara Falls before taking an exhilarating boat ride to the base of spectacular Horseshoe Falls.
Courtesy of Fairmont Hotels
You will travel onwards to Canada’s first capital, Kingston, and continue to the picturesque village of Montebello for a relaxing two-night stay at the world class Fairmont Le Château Montebello resort renowned for its rustic but luxurious accommodations with an extensive history of attracting Canadian celebrities and politicians including several Prime Ministers. Savour a gastronomic Québec dinner infused with the French heritage way of cooking.
On July 1st, you will embark on an introductory tour of Ottawa including viewing the historical buildings of Parliament Hill, Rideau Hall and the residence of the Governor General as well as enjoying special access to the spectacular Canada Day 150 celebrations.
Notre Dame Basilica - By Jeangagnon - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=20898695
The next day, travel to Montreal, the most festive city in Canada, which is celebrating its 375th anniversary in 2017 with numerous birthday bashes. Enjoy Instagram-worthy views of Mont Royal where a Local Specialist will introduce you to the city’s historic sites including the stunning Notre Dame Basilica and enjoy a dinner in the Old Port with its famous cobbled stone streets, boutique shops and cafes.
You will taste your way around eastern Canada with an exclusive Be My Guest dining experience in Charlottetown and sample local specialties including traditional Prince Edward Island cuisine and fruit preserves at the Prince Edward Island Preserve Company.
Book lovers will be delighted to visit the Anne of Green Gables Heritage Place before heading to New Brunswick for a visit to the rugged Hopewell Rocks in the Bay of Fundy before arriving in Saint John in the evening to take a leisurely ferry ride to Digby the next morning.
Celebrate the end of your journey in the vibrant port city of Halifax and explore the sights such as the Maritime Museum and the massive Citadel and stay at the legendary Lord Nelson Hotel and Suites which was built in 1928 and is the city’s most historic hotel. On your last evening, enjoy a Cultural Insight and visit to one of the oldest breweries, Alexander Keith’s brew house and taproom.