15-Day Trails of Modern Explorers Independant Tour from Toronto

  • Tour code: 358-2269
  • Available: Daily (5/1 - 10/13)
  • Depart from: Toronto, Canada
  • Duration: 15 Days
From USD$1447.87

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Highlights:

14-night hotel stay. Spanning Canada’s two most populous provinces, this urban adventure lets you experience the very best of two distinct cultures.

Pricing Details

Single: $2838
Double (/Person): $1447.87
Third Person Adult: $308.41
Child (Age 0-12): $34.18
Fourth Person Adult: $300.06
Child (Age 0-12): $34.18

Note: *Price in USD is based on the lowest price per person per room over the next 30 days. Exact prices are displayed when you select a date.

  • The prices shown on this calendar are for STANDARD tour.
  • Please note for the BED & BREAKFAST each hotel room can only accommodate 3 guests (adults or children).
    • P - Private Bathroom
    • S - Shared Bathroom

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 Toronto
  • Day 2 Toronto - Niagara-on-the-Lake - Niagara Falls - Toronto(200 km)
  • Day 3 Toronto - Huntsville(186 km)
  • Day 4 Huntsville
  • Day 5 Huntsville - Pembroke(239 km)
  • Day 6 Pembroke to Ottawa(147 km)
  • Day 7 Ottawa - Montreal(166 km)
  • Day 8 Montreal - Quebec City - Montreal(465 km)
  • Day 9 Quebec City
  • Day 10 Quebec City to Ile-aux-Coudres(120 km)
  • Day 11 Ile-aux-Coudres to Saguenay Region (Via Tadoussac)(170 km)
  • Day 12 Saguenay Region to Saint-Alexis-des-Monts(398 km)
  • Day 13 Saint-Agathe-des-Monts
  • Day 14 Saint-Agathe-des-Monts - Belleville(498 km)
  • Day 15 Belleville - Toronto(189 km)
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Day 1 Toronto

Guests will arrive at Pearson International Airport in Toronto, where they will independently transfer to the hotel. After check-in with the tour director, they will have the remainder of the day for free time.
Standard Hotel: Courtyard By Marriott Toronto or Chelsea Hotel

Day 2 Toronto - Niagara-on-the-Lake - Niagara Falls - Toronto(200 km)

Today's route leads south, skirting the Niagara Escarpment and traversing the orchards and vineyards of the Niagara Peninsula. Guests will discover the historic village of Niagara-on-the-Lake proudly displaying its 19th-century heritage. They will take some time to browse through the quaint shops and boutiques before continuing along the scenic Niagara Parkway to Niagara Falls. Once in Niagara Falls,they will put on their rain jacket and step aboard for the ride of a lifetime! The Hornblower Niagara Cruises - Voyage To The Falls tour will take them to the American Falls before sailing past massive rock formations to the magnificent sight of the thundering Horseshoe Falls. As the Hornblower Niagara Cruises Voyage To The Falls tour battles the waters, take advantage of unsurpassed photo opportunities. Overnight in Toronto.

Known and loved for both their power and their beauty, the Niagara Falls offer an experience unlike any other. More water tumbles down from the Niagara River every minute than any other place in the world.

  • Always Visit
    Formerly Maid of the Mist, the Hornblower Cruise now runs Niagara cruise operations on the Canadian side of the Falls. This boat ride will take passengers as close to the roaring waters of the Falls as possible!
    Opening Hours: Apr 7 - Nov 31, 8:30 - Dusk|Duration: 15-20 Minutes
Standard Hotel: Courtyard by Marriott Toronto or Chelsea Hotel

Day 3 Toronto - Huntsville(186 km)

Today, we will travel north through charming rural villages until we reach the pine and granite landscape of Muskoka, where we will visit the Muskoka Pioneer Village. Our main destination of the day is Huntsville, situated on the edge of Algonquin Provincial Park.

Huntsville is the largest town in the Muskoka Region of Ontario, Canada. It is located 215 kilometres (134 mi) north of Toronto and 130 kilometres (81 mi) south of North Bay. Due to its natural environment and natural resources, Huntsville is a tourist destination drawing people from around the world.

Standard Hotel: Best Western PLUS Muskoka Inn or Hidden Valley Resort

Day 4 Huntsville

The vast wilderness of Algonquin Provincial Park is renowned for its network of hiking trails and waterways that will invite us to discover the park's diverse flora and fauna. We will have the entire day free to spend at our own leisure throughout the Huntsville area.
Standard Hotel: Best Western PLUS Muskoka Inn or Hidden Valley Resort

Day 5 Huntsville - Pembroke(239 km)

Today, we will continue traveling through Algonquin Park before making our way to the small town of Pembroke, where we will spend the night.
Standard Hotel: Best Western Pembroke Inn & Conference Centre or Comfort inn Pembroke

Day 6 Pembroke to Ottawa(147 km)

Today, we will enjoy the scenic drive along the border between Quebec and Ontario, passing rural towns such as Renfrew and Anrprior. We will spend the night in Ottawa.
Standard Hotel: Lord Elgin Hotel or Delta Ottawa City Centre or Radisson Hotel Ottawa Parliament HIll

Day 7 Ottawa - Montreal(166 km)

Leaving the capital, we will travel east towards the border between Ontario and Quebec before arriving in the thriving metropolis of Montreal, a city of cultural contrasts and urban elegance, where we will spend the night.
Standard Hotel: Days Inn Montreal Downtown or Le Nouvel Hotel

Day 8 Montreal - Quebec City - Montreal(465 km)

Take a full-day excursion to Quebec City, the provincial capital and discover the historical treasures and wonderful "joie de vivre" atmosphere of Quebec City. Your expert guide provides narration as you tour through the only walled city in North America. Highlights include the Upper and Lower Towns, the Parliament Buildings, the Plains of Abraham, the Citadel of Quebec, Chateau Frontenac, Place d'Armes, Quebec National Assembly and the Notre Dame Basilica. A visit to Montmorency Falls, 30 meters higher than the world famous Niagara Falls, and a 1.5 hour cruise of the St. Lawrence River is also included. Overnight in Montreal.

Quebec City is one of the oldest cities in North America. It was founded by Samuel de Champlain in 1608, and some of the architecture in Old Quebec dates back centuries. The Chateau Frontenac is the most famous landmark.

  • Always Visit
    This impressive and breathtaking Second-Empire-style building is home to all of the governmental functions of Quebec. Construction on the imposing building took ten years beginning in 1877. The buildings is surrounded by statues of famous Quebecois.
  • Always Visit
    This fort has been an active military installation for almost two hundred years. It sits on a key bend in the St. Lawrence river and was originally intended to guard against an American invasion of Canada.
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    The Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac is a famous grand hotel and a National Historic Site of Canada. The hotel, which is essentially a castle, sits on a hilltop in the city, and is perhaps the most-photographed hotel in the world.
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    The Place d'Armes is a public square in Quebec City. At its center stands a large Gothic fountain, which was made as a tribute to the arrival of the Recollet Franciscan monks, the first missionaries to come to the area.
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    This small church got its name ("Victory") after a 1690 English attack on Quebec City was forced to retreat. It is located in the quaint, picturesque historic district of Quebec City.
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    The Montmorency Falls are 275-foot-high waterfall on the Montmorency River in Quebec, Canada, and mark the point at which that river drops off into the larger St. Lawrence. The area is very tourist-friendly and easily accessible.
Standard Hotel: Delta Hotels by Marriott Quebec or Similar

Day 9 Quebec City

Today you will explore the historic and modern Quebec City on a morning sightseeing tour. Quebec City is the only city in North America with city walls and gates earning it a United Nations World Heritage Site distinction in 1985. Discover the historical treasures and wonderful "joie de vivre" atmosphere of Quebec. Your guide provides narration while you see the Latin Quarter, the Plains of Abraham, the Fortifications, the National Assembly, Place Royale, the Basilica and many more points of interest. The rest of the day is at your leisure to further explore the city or indulge at one of the many fine restaurants. Overnight in Quebec City.

Quebec City is one of the oldest cities in North America. It was founded by Samuel de Champlain in 1608, and some of the architecture in Old Quebec dates back centuries. The Chateau Frontenac is the most famous landmark.

  • Always Visit
    The ramparts of Quebec City, located throughout the city, are the remaining walls and gates that were once part of the city's system of defensive fortifications.
  • Always Visit
    Place Royale is a historic square located in the Lower Town area of Old Quebec. It was established as a trading post by Samuel de Champlain, the founder of Quebec City, and is now an important cultural site.
  • Always Visit
    The first church in North America north of Mexico to be elevated to the status of a minor basilica, Quebec City's Notre-Dame Cathedral is a neoclassical church originally constructed in 1647, although it has been rebuilt twice due to fire.
Standard Hotel: Hotel Le Concorde Quebec or Hotel Chateau Laurier Quebec

Day 10 Quebec City to Ile-aux-Coudres(120 km)

Today, we will stop at the spectacular Montmorency Falls, the beautiful Ile d'Orleans, and the shrine at Ste. Anne-de-Beaupre before we traverse the beautiful mountainous area of Charlevoix until we reach beautiful Ile-aux-Coudres, where we will spend the night.
Standard Hotel: Hotel Cap-aux-Pierres or La Roche Pleureuse

Day 11 Ile-aux-Coudres to Saguenay Region (Via Tadoussac)(170 km)

On our way to Chicoutimi in the scenic Lac-St-John region, we will stop in Tadoussac, a UNESCO World Heritage Site at the confluence of the Saguenay Fjord and the Saint Lawrence River. Continuing inward along the shores of the Saguenay, we will take a stroll along the Sainte-Rose-du-Nord on one of the area's lovely trails. We will spend the night in the Saguenay region.
Standard Hotel: Hotel La Sagueneene or Hotel Le Montagnais

Day 12 Saguenay Region to Saint-Alexis-des-Monts(398 km)

Today, we will travel to a forest lodge to discover the wild side of Quebec, where the trees and animals outnumber the towns and people. We will spend the night in Saint-Alexis-des-Monts.
Standard Hotel: Hotel Sacacomie or Lac-a-l'Eau-Claire - Hotellerie Champetre

Day 13 Saint-Agathe-des-Monts

Guests staying at Sacacomie Lodge and Lac a l'Eau Claire have a variety of activities at their disposal, including hiking, access to the resort's private beach, boating, canoeing, and kayaking. Some activities, like seaplane flights, ATV tours, and horseback riding acquire an additional fee.
Standard Hotel: Hotel Sacacomie or Lac-a-l'Eau-Claire - Hotellerie Champetre

Day 14 Saint-Agathe-des-Monts - Belleville(498 km)

Today, guests will leave Saint-Agathe-des-Montes and head through rural Ontario. They shouldn't miss the chance to stop at Upper Canada Village, an impressive living recreation of a 19th century Canadian pioneer village, or to explore the Thousand Islands region. They will spend the night in Belleville.
Standard Hotel: Travelodge Hotel Belleville or Fairfield Inn & Suites Belleville

Day 15 Belleville - Toronto(189 km)

Guests will take a leisurely drive along Lake Ontario on their way back to Pearson INternational Airport in Toronto to catch their return flights.

Inclusions

  • Accommodation for 14 nights
  • Day 2, Niagara Falls - 15-minute Hornblower Niagara Cruises-Voyage To The Falls
  • Day 9, Quebec City - 1.5 hour Quebec guided Cruise
  • Hotel Sacacomie – resort facilities, independent hiking
  • A personalised Jonview Canada Roadbook, containing essential travel information featuring overview notes of the area of travel, local sightseeing and attractions, daily itinerary highlights, provincial maps with city guides, hotel vouchers and customised day-by-day routing maps Bed and Breakfast location mapping will not be supplied, however the hotel list will be sent upon confirmation of reservation.
  • Provincial Taxes and Federal GST and/or HST, less tour package rebate
  • Exclusions

  • Airport transfers
  • Airport improvement fee (Montreal)
  • Meals and attractions unless otherwise specified
  • Car rental, taxes and insurance
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    Terms & Condition

  • All purchases will be confirmed with one business day after purchase.
  • Cancellation and Refund policy(Notification day and departure day are not counted):
    • 30-44 days prior to departure - 10% of total purchase amount.
    • 4-29 days prior to departure - 50% of total purchase amount.
    • Within 3 days prior to departure - 100% of total purchase amount.
    • Day of departure or no show - 100% per person.
    • There is 6% handling fee add-on to the above penalties.
  • Tour schedules, rates, and itineraries subject to change without notice. Some tours may be canceled if fewer than 20 full fares are sold by departure time.
  • We reserve the right to modify the tour arrangements for smooth operation of the tour.
  • Currency Fluctuations: All tour prices are current at the time of publication and are susceptible to currency fluctuations. We reserve the right to alter the tour price in accordance with changes in foreign exchanges rates and changes in prices for services. The rate that you pay when you reserve your tour will protect you against future currency fluctuations; on the other hand, no price adjust (refund) will be made based upon change in tour prices.