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East Canada Highlights
This self drive itinerary starts off at Montreal renowned for its shopping , nightlife, culture & history.  Soak in the colors of Quebec, drive on further to Ottawa and experience its Anglo Saxon charm and picturesque countryside. Finally visit Toronto, Canada\'s largest metropolis with multi cultural neighborhoods.
Day 1: Montreal
Pick up your rental car at Montreal airport and make your way to Downtown Montreal. The city is renowned for its excellent shopping, fine restaurants, lively nightlife, rich culture and history.

Day 2: FREE DAY Montreal
Highlights today may include Notre Dame Cathedral, old Montreal with its cobbled streets and outdoor restaurants, the old port, St. Joseph Oratory, and one of the best shopping streets in Canada – St. Catherine’s. The diversity of the city’s resident population is evident in the kitchens, chic restaurants and casual eateries. Bring-your-own-wine establishments near Prince Arthur & Duluth streets are especially popular.

Day 3: Montreal - Quebec City (236 km)
You have a choice of either the south or northern routes to take you to Quebec City and as you will return in the similar direction
we suggest alternating.

Day 4: FREE DAY Quebec City
A free day to explore this truly historic city. Take in the old city with its cobbled streets, historic buildings and strongly fortified walls. Enjoy the views over the St Lawrence River from the Dufferin Terraces and take time to explore the colourful streets, stores, pavement cafes and restaurants.

Day 5: Quebec City – Ottawa (453 km)
Head west today where your journey takes you through some of Canada’s most picturesque countryside, rich in Anglo-Saxon
charm and ‘Quebecois joie de vivre’. On route make a stop at the many lakes, forests and quaint Victorian style villages.

Day 6: FREE DAY Ottawa
You may wish to visit the parliament buildings, see the changing of the guard, examine 1000 years of human history at the Canadian Museum of Civilization or gaze at the world’s largest collection of Canadian art at the National Gallery of Canada. Enjoy the By Ward Market, a colorful outdoor farmers’ market and the surrounding streets house cafés, restaurants and boutiques.

Day 7: Ottawa - Toronto (420 km)
Depart from Ottawa for Toronto via the Thousand Island region for your included 1-hour cruise. Toronto, Canada’s largest metropolis combining modern sophistication of a world-class city with the friendly charm of its multicultural neighbourhoods
and colourful markets.

Included Activity: Thousand Islands 1 hour Cruise This relaxing one-hour cruise will take you through wonderfully lush landscape dotted with luxurious cottages and vast estates. The famous Boldt Castle, Zavikon Island and Millionaire’s
Row are only a taste of the adventure aboard this International cruise in the heart of the 1000 Islands.

Upgrade to “Palaces & Palisades” 2-hr cruise - A CTC Signature Experience for £9 per person.

Day 8: FREE DAY Toronto
Take in the waterfront, perhaps enjoy a lakeshore cruise or explore Toronto’s many museums and attractions.

Day 9: Toronto [Departure]
Day at leisure before heading to Toronto Airport for your flight home.

Travelpack recommends a “Maritime Activity Package”;
  • Montreal 90 min. cruise
  • Quebec City 90 min. cruise
  • Ottawa 75 min. Rideau Canal cruise
  • Toronto 60 min. Harbour & Island cruise



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Hotel Espresso

Delta Montreal

Fairmont Queen Elizabeth


Quebec City

Hotel Clarendon

Delta Quebec

Fairmont Chateau Frontenac



Quality Hotel

Delta City Centre

Fairmont Chateau Laurier



Comfort Hotel

Eaton Chelsea

Fairmont Royal York

Package Includes:
  • 8 nights hotel accommodation on room only basis.
  • 1000 Islands 1 hour Cruise, Rockport (Day 7).
  • Document pack at hotel on arrival with maps and information.
  • Applicable taxes and GST/HST rebates for visitors to Canada.

Not Included:

  • Car Hire: Check out our Car Hire rates.
  • Car parking at hotels.
  • Park fees, admission charges or day use parking at parks.
  • Meals.
  • Personal expenses and insurance.