Origins of Canada
|Tour Provider||Bunnik Tours|
|Number of Days||
10 to 20
Slow paced, Walking
|01 Sep 2019||19 Sep 2019||Available||AUD $11,520|
Abbreviation: [B,L,D] Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Welcome to Canada! Some of the most stunning, untouched landscapes in the world lie ahead of us here. But, first things first - let's get to the hotel and unwind after our flights with a welcome drink.
After travelling through orchards and vineyards, we'll have time to explore the village of Niagara-on-the-Lake, including its shops and boutiques.
Special Experience: Prepare to get up close and personal with the thundering Niagara Falls as we travel up the river to the foot of the falls on a thrilling boat ride.
We'll enjoy a welcome dinner tonight at a local restaurant. [B,D]
More sightseeing today, starting with a trip down the White Water Walk - a boardwalk running along one of the world's wildest stretches of white water. We'll see why these Class 6 rapids (the highest rating) are only ever attempted by experts. [B]
Special Experience: Experience the flavours of the Niagara-on-the-Lake wine region with a winery tour and tasting session.
Today we depart Niagara Falls for charming Huntsville, nestled among thick forest, where we'll enjoy the evening at leisure. [B]
Special Experience: Visit the French Jesuit settlement of Sainte-Marie among the Hurons in Midland, first established in 1693.
Enjoy a scenic drive through the picturesque Algonquin Provincial Park on our way to Ottawa. The highway cuts through the heart of this rich hardwood forest, which is home to moose, deer, beavers, black bears and gray wolves. [B]
From the lumber and rail centre of bygone days, Ottawa has blossomed into a modern capital with an array of impressive monuments, galleries and museums to explore, which we'll enjoy today on a sightseeing tour of the city. Highlights include Parliament Hill, the political and cultural heart of the city boasting beautiful gothic parliament buildings atop the hill; the residences of the Prime Minister and Governor General; the National Arts Centre, one of the largest multidisciplinary, bilingual performing arts centres in the world, and; the Byward Market, known for its gourmet specialties, including Canadian cheese and maple-infused chocolate, and its colourful street art. [B]
Special Experience: Meet some of the 200 hardworking huskies of Expedition Wolf, experts in dogsledding, in the beautiful forests of Rivi re-Rouge.
We'll also take a Gondola to the top of Mont Tremblant to take in the breathtaking views of this beautifully picturesque town. [B]
Take a break and enjoy a relaxing day at leisure before a sunset cruise on Lake Tremblant this evening. [B]
Today we're travelling east to enjoy the regional charm and rolling hills of Charlevoix, a popular retreat for those looking to escape Quebec's hustle and bustle. [B,L]
Special Experience: Enjoy some traditional Canadian hospitality with a delicious, authentic sugar shack lunch at a sugar shack in Trois Rivieres!
Special Experience: Take to the water from Tadoussac for a whale watching cruise on the gorgeous St Lawerence River, which is home to 13 species of cetaceans, from blue whales to humpbacks. [B]
We make our way to Quebec City today, stopping along the way to visit an apple orchard on the charming and agriculturally thriving Orleans Island. We'll also make a stop at the lovely Montmorency Falls before enjoying an afternoon at leisure in Quebec City to relax or explore at your own pace. [B]
We'll get better acquainted with the city on a guided tour this morning, visiting sights such as Lower Town, Battlefield Park and the beautiful cathedrals of the village of Sainte-Anne. [B]
Today we'll take a guided tour of Montreal. Highlights include the stunning French colonial area of Old Montreal, characterised by its cobblestone streets and lanes; the stunning gothic-revival style Notre Dame Basilica; the charming Latin Quarter; historic McGill University, and; the observation point at the top of Mount Royal, where we'll enjoy panoramic views. [B]
Special Experience: Go behind the scenes and into the kitchens of some of Old Montreal's reputable restaurants, uncovering its delicious historic and cultural culinary charms on a walking food tour.
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon at leisure to explore this beautiful and historic city at your own pace. [B,L]
We follow the mighty St Lawrence River back into agricultural Ontario, passing farms, towns and villages on our way to Canada's first capital, Kingston. [B]
Special Experience: Enjoy a relaxing afternoon cruising through the 1000 Island area on the beautiful St Lawerence river.
Today we take a guided tour of Toronto. Highlights include the financial and entertainment districts, Old and New City Halls, Chinatown, Queens Park with the Ontario Legislative buildings and the Flat Iron building. This evening we'll enjoy a group farewell dinner at a local restaurant. [B,D]
Today we begin our journey home. [B]