Combine the spectacular autumn foliage of eastern Canada with visits to charming towns and cities. Canada is famed for the vivid colours of the trees in the autumn, which change from fiery red to ochre, yellow and maroon. Drive through peaceful countryside, enjoying the scenery en route and exploring the picturesque towns of Montreal and Quebec City
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Upon arrival in Toronto, spend the day exploring the city. Stay at Hotel Le Germain Toronto for 2 nights. (N)
Take a full-day tour to experience the natural phenomenon of Niagara Falls, wander around the old town of Niagara-on-the-Lake and sample some of the produce from the local wineries. (B)
Collect your car hire, then drive north via the granite outcrops and freshwater lakes of Muskoka district on the way to Algonquin Park. Stay 2 nights at Killarney Lodge to enjoy the serenity of the Canadian wilderness. (B, D)
Today is at leisure. We recommend exploring Algonquin park on foot or by boat to see the spectacular colours of the sugar and red maple leaves (this usually occurs between mid-September and mid-October) (B, L, D)
Travel east and through Ottawa before arriving into Montreal. Stay at the Hotel Le Germain Montréal for 2 nights. (B)
Today is at leisure to explore the French-Canadian city of Montreal. Alternatively, prebook a guided tour of the city, or a full-day tour to the picturesque Laurentian mountains and the quaint village of Saint Sauveur. (B)
Drive north to the small historic town of Saint-Alexis-des-Monts in the Laurentian mountains, bordering the Mastigouche Wildlife Reserve. Stay 2 nights at Hotel Sacacomie, a log cabin-style property overlooking Sacacomie lake. (B, D)
Day at leisure to enjoy the alpine scenery and the autumnal colours of the forest. (N)
Drive to Quebec City this morning, passing through Trois-Rivières, one of Canada’s first European settlements, dating back to 1634. Stay 2 nights at the Hotel Le Germain Dominion in Quebec City. (N)
Today is at leisure to explore this historic city. We recommend visiting the Unesco world heritage-listed old town or pre-book a guided tour of the city. Alternatively, join a full-day shared whale-watching cruise in the mouth of the Saguenay fjord. (B)
Drive south through the countryside to the picturesque village of North Hatley. Stay overnight at Manoir Hovey with a last chance to see the colourful autumn foliage. Located on the shores of Lake Massawippi, Manoir Hovey is set among beautiful landscapes with rolling grasslands, sweeping vistas and tranquil lakes. (B, D)
Drive to Montreal airport this morning and return your hire car before flying home or continuing your holiday. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This itinerary can be enjoyed throughout the year, however, to see the autumn colours you will need to travel between mid-September to mid-October. As this is a natural occurrence, these dates are indications of when this usually occurs but cannot be guaranteed.
International flights are not included with this itinerary. Transfers are also not included in this itinerary as taxis are easy, reliable and affordable in Canada. For flight and transfer 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 based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 3930 5094 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk.
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YAF2018: 11 Nights