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Toronto & the East Coast

Private Travel | General interest | Self-drive 10 Days & 9 Nights Lead-in price: £1745 Current prices from: £1745
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.

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Spectacular drive through the lakes, waterfalls & sheer granite cliffs of Muskoka lake district
  • Scenic cruise among the 1,000 Islands of the St Lawrence river
  • Discover the country's heritage at the Canadian Museum of History
  • Get up close to the thundering Niagara Falls on a shared cruise
  • Stay in 4- star accommodation
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Superior Private Tour in brief

Day 1: Toronto • Niagara-on-the-Lake

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)

Day 2: Niagara-on-the-Lake

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)

Day 3: Toronto

Drive to Toronto and spend the day exploring the city. Stay at Hilton Toronto for 1 night. (N)

Day 4: Algonquin Park

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)

Day 5: Algonquin Park

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)

Day 6: Ottawa

Drive east to Ottawa. On arrival, stay 2 nights at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier. (B)

Day 7: Ottawa

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 travel consultants for details. (N)

Day 8: Kingston

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)

Day 9: Toronto

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 Hilton Toronto. (N)

Day 10: Onward travel

Return your hire car to the airport today and fly home, or continue your holiday in Canada. (N)

Meal basis

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important information Superior tour

This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.

Flights:

International flights are not included with this itinerary. For flight options and prices, please speak to your Cox & Kings travel consultant.

Tailor-made travel:

For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

Superior private tour accommodation

  • Prince of Wales
    Prince of Wales

    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.

  • Killarney Lodge
    Killarney Lodge

    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, restaurant, guest lounge, private sandy beach, Wi-Fi. Room amenities: Outdoor deck area, microwave. Please not that the restaurant is not licensed, however, guests can bring their own wine or spirits.

  • Hilton Toronto
    Hilton Toronto

    The Hilton Toronto is situated in downtown Toronto within a 5-minute walk of Osgoode Station and less than a 10-minute walk from City Hall and the vibrant Nathan Phillips Square. As well as having a great location, the hotel offers large, stylish rooms decorated in subtle tones. There are several options for dining including in-room dining, a seasonal rooftop terrace bar that serves light dishes and cocktails, a steak house specialising in custom-aged Midwestern beef and a fine dining restaurant serving award-winning Canadian cuisine. Features: 600 rooms & suites, 2 restaurants, lounge bar, indoor & outdoor swimming pool, seasonal pool bar, cafe, gym, sauna. Room amenities: Air conditioning, satellite television, tea & coffee facilities, safe, hairdryer, iron.

  • Fairmont Chateau Laurier
    Fairmont Chateau Laurier

    Built in 1912 to resemble a French chateau, the landmark Fairmont Chateau Laurier is located only steps away from the Parliament Buildings and a short walk from the National Art Gallery and the Museum of Civilization. The hotel offers a range of accommodation options, from comfortable Fairmont rooms to opulent suites, all with traditional luxurious decor and modern amenities. Features: 429 rooms, restaurant, bar, gym, indoor pool. Room amenities: Bathrobes, desk, air conditioning, hairdryer, kettle, television.

  • Delta Hotels Kingston Waterfront
    Delta Hotels Kingston Waterfront

    The Delta Hotels by Marriott Kingston Waterfront 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. All rooms have panoramic harbour or lake views, Egyptian cotton sheets and complimentary wireless internet. The hotel's award-winning restaurant serves innovative Canadian cuisine.

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Dates & prices

YON2021

Guideline Prices

Low season from £1745 per person

High season from £2295 per person

 

Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

 
  • • 4-star accommodation
    • 10 days' car hire based on an Intermediate Automatic (Volkswagen Golf or similar, including GPS)
    • Excursions as specified in the itinerary

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