This self-drive takes in the best of Ontario, a spectacular province encompassing Canada’s capital, Ottawa, the cosmopolitan city of Toronto, thundering Niagara Falls and parks that are full of dense forests and sparkling lakes.
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Upon arrival in Toronto, collect your hire car and travel along the shores of Lake Ontario to Niagara-on-the-Lake. Stay at the Hotel Prince of Wales for 2 nights. (N)
Take a shared cruise to experience the natural phenomenon of Niagara Falls. The remainder of the day is at leisure to wander around the old town or take an optional tour to visit some of the local wineries for some wine tasting. (N)
Drive to Toronto and spend the day exploring the city. Stay at Doubletree by Hilton for 1 night. (N)
Drive north through Ontario’s ‘Cottage Country’ to Algonquin Park. En route, visit Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons, a historic site depicting the life of the European settlers in the 17th century, or drive through the Muskoka lake district, famed for its 1,600 freshwater lakes and granite outcrops. Stay 2 nights at Killarney Lodge. (D)
Today is at leisure. We recommend visiting the nearby logging museum and visitor centre, which exhibits the park’s natural and anthropological history. (B, L, D)
Drive east to Ottawa. On arrival, stay 2 nights at The Andaz Ottawa Byward Market. (B)
Today is at leisure to explore Ottawa; entrance to the Canadian Museum of History is included. If you wish to pre-book an excursion, we recommend joining a half-day tour of the city. Please ask one of our tour consultants for details. (N)
Drive south to the small city of Kingston, noted for its 19th-century limestone architecture. En route, stop at Gananoque or Rockport to join an hour-long cruise of the St Lawrence river. On arrival in Kingston, stay overnight at the Delta Kingston Waterfront. (N)
Return to Toronto today. En route, we recommend visiting the Fort Henry National Historic Site (entrance not included) and the city of Peterborough. On arrival, stay overnight at the Doubletree by Hilton. (N)
Return your hire car to the airport today and fly home, or continue your holiday in Canada. (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
International flights are not included with this itinerary. For flight options and prices, please speak to your Cox & Kings tour consultant.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
For a price quote including flights or alternative accommodation standards, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 3930 5094 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk.
The Andaz Ottawa Byward Market is situated in the historical Byward Market district with open air markets, museums, and historic avenues. Guestrooms are spacious and each floor of the property has a different design, inspired by the history and character of a Canadian province or territory. The rooftop restaurant and lounge has spectacular views across the market, Parliament buildings and the picturesque Gatineau Hills.
Features: 200 rooms, rooftop restaurant and lounge, rooftop fitness centre,
Room amenities: Television, safe, minibar, hairdryer, floor-to-ceiling...
The Delta Kingston Waterfront Hotel is conveniently located in the centre of Kingston with the City Hall, St. George's Cathedral and the Marine Museum of the Great Lakes nearby. The property has 126 spacious rooms, each offering air conditioning, Egyptian cotton sheets and complimentary wireless internet. Facilities at the property include a fitness centre, indoor rooftop pool and an award-winning restaurant serving innovative Canadian...
The secluded Killarney Lodge is located on the banks of Cache Lake on the south-western side of Algonquin Park. The resort consists of one-, two- and three-bedroom private lakeside cabins, each with rustic Canadian decor and pine-clad walls. In keeping with the quiet nature of the property, there are no radios, televisions or telephones in the cabins.
Features: 25 cabins, Wi-Fi, restaurant, guest lounge, private sandy beach.
Room amenities: Outdoor deck area,...
The Prince of Wales hotel is a landmark building with Victorian elegance, located close to Lake Ontario. Founded in 1864, it was later renamed in 1901 after the Prince of Wales in honour of a visit by the Duke and Duchess of York. All of the rooms are individually decorated and furnished in a Victorian style.
Features: 110 rooms, 2 restaurants, fitness centre, indoor pool, spa.
Room amenities: Television, Victorian-style furnishings, hairdryer, iron,...
The DoubleTree by Hilton Toronto Downtown offers contemporary 3.5-star accommodation in the centre of Toronto, within walking distance of many of the city's attractions. The 428 rooms and suites have modern decor and amenities. The hotel has two restaurants including the four Diamond-rated restaurant, Lai Wah Heen, which offers authentic Chinese cuisine. There is also a fitness centre and an indoor swimming...
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YON2018: 9 Nights