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Escorted Tours

Canada's Maple Leaf Trail including

Toronto


Route:
  • London
  • Montreal
  • Quebec City
  • Ottawa
  • Huntsville
  • Toronto
  • Niagara Falls
  • Toronto
  • London

2 NIGHTS from €391pp

Tour Highlights
  • 2 nights at leisure exploring Canada's largest city, Toronto
  • City tours of Toronto, Quebec and Montreal.
  • Tour of Niagara Falls, including Hornblower Cruise at the base of the falls.
  • Wine tasting at Konzelmann Winery.
  • Sightseeing Tour of Ottawa, Canada's Capital City.
  • 1000 Island Cruise on the St Lawrence River in Rockport

Extension from €391pp

Tour + Extension from €2294pp

To book call us on 1800 804 006

Extend your stay in Toronto

Spend two extra nights in this diverse city. Choose to explore Toronto's many museums and art galleries, with the option in the evening to sample some of the world's finest restaurants and bars.

Tour Itinerary

1
UK to Montreal

Depart London on your scheduled flight to Montreal. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

2
Montreal

A morning tour unveils the city's delightful warren of cobblestone alleys, packed with Victorian stone houses, small boutiques and trendy eateries. Visit the famous landmark of Notre Dame, and then on to Place Jacques Cartier filled with street musicians.

  • Breakfast
3
Montreal to Quebec City

Depart this morning for Fort Chambly National Historic site. The fort once protected New France from British attacks and stands as an invaluable witness to the French presence in North America. After a leisurely lunch, follow the Maple Leaf trail through the picturesque landscapes, villages and vineyards of the Eastern Townships before arriving in Quebec City.

  • Breakfast
4
Quebec City

This morning enjoy a guided tour of Quebec City, the crown jewel of French Canada. Explore UNESCO - listed Vieux Quebec, with its cobbled streets, ancient city walls and colourful Victorian facades. Your tour will also include the colonial citadel and the majestic Chateau Frontenac, as well as the imposing 19th Century parliament buildings. Rest of day at leisure.

  • Breakfast
5
Quebec City to Ottawa

Following breakfast, you will stop en route at the delightful 'Sugar Shack'. Here, in the heart of the beautiful Mauricie region, you will enjoy a sumptuous true Quebecois feast, live music and a guided tour explaining how maple syrup used to be produced. Continue to Ottawa with the rest of the day at leisure.

  • Breakfast & Lunch
6
Ottawa

Embark on a half-day sightseeing tour of Canada's capital. Visit the National Art Gallery and Sparks Street, a pedestrianised shopping area before continuing to the ByWard Market, a trendy area home to many bars and restaurants. Next stop is Rideau Hall, the official residence of the Canadian Monarch and the Governor General. Visit the impressive Rideau Canal, which runs throughout the city and becomes the world's longest skate rink in winter.

  • Breakfast
7
Ottawa to Toronto

Today leave Ottawa to travel into Toronto. En route, stop in Rockport for a picturesque '1000 Island Cruise' on the St Lawrence River. Lunch will be at a local restaurant before arriving in Toronto.

  • Breakfast & Lunch
8
Toronto

The tour leaves Toronto for what is undoubtedly one of the highlights of the trip: Niagara Falls. We've organised a boat trip here to experience the breathtaking flow of water, power and mist of this natural wonder. Journey back to Toronto stopping at the quaint little town of Niagara-on-the-lake followed by a wine-tasting experience at the stunning Konzelmann Winery.

  • Breakfast
9
Toronto to the UK

Before your flight back to the UK, explore Toronto on a guided tour. Visit the Parliament building and University, wander around the indoor food stalls at St Lawrence Market, visit the iconic CN tower, and finish with some shopping along Yonge Street.

  • Breakfast
10
Toronto

Relax and explore this fascinating Canadian City. Toronto is Canada's largest city and offers a wealth of art galleries, museums and fabulous eateries for you to explore.

  • Breakfast
11
Toronto

Day spent at leisure.

  • Breakfast
12
Toronto to London

Proceed to the airport for your flight to the UK.

  • Breakfast

Important Information

Visas

British passport holders are not currently required to obtain a visa in order to travel to Canada. Further visa advice should be sought from the applicable tourist authority for other nationalities and for general queries. We strongly advise you to check with your destinations' Tourist Board or Embassy for the most up-to-date guidelines regarding required passport validity.

Insurance

You must obtain suitable travel insurance prior to departure. Mercury Direct is partnered with Holiday Extras which offer insurance at the following prices:

Age in YearsUp to 6465 - 7475 - 85
Up to 17 days cover?39?75?129
For all persons 86 years and over, please contact us for insurance prices. Please ensure you provide us with the name of your insurer, policy number and their 24 hour emergency contact number as soon as possible. Mercury Direct will not be liable for any costs incurred by you due to your failure to take out suitable travel insurance from the date of booking.

Payment

If booking more than 10 weeks before departure a deposit of €300pp will need to be paid at the time of booking with the full amount payable at 10 weeks prior to departure. The deposit applies to adults and children. If you are within 10 weeks of travel then the full balance of the holiday will be payable.

Flight Information

Your flight to Montreal and returning from Toronto is with Air Transat (TS) departing from London Gatwick. Each passenger is entitled to 23kg of hold luggage and one item of hand baggage (Max 10kg - 23x40x51cm) in addition to one small personal item on-board the aircraft. Weight restrictions will be finalized on E-ticket receipt. Should you wish to take additional luggage you will need to pay extra at check-in. Check-in should be at least 3 hours before departure.

Health and Vaccinations

We recommend that you consult your local GP for advice on vaccinations and travel health before your departure.

Physical Accessibility

This tour is accessible to most people with an average level of fitness and normal mobility. It involves full days of sightseeing, often on foot and includes some climbing of stairs and getting on and off coaches. This tour is not suitable for anyone with walking difficulties.

Group Size

There is no minimum number of travellers for this extension however the main tour passenger numbers will apply for the main part of the tour. If in the unlikely event there are less than the required number of people booked on your main tour date then you may be asked to change to a different date. A full refund will be made available to you should this alternative not be suitable.

Tour Guide

During the main tour you will be met on arrival by your national guide who will remain with you for the duration of the tour, ensuring that you have first-hand knowledge at all times. During the extension your time is at leisure and there will be no guide.

Currency Information

The currency in Canada is the Canadian Dollar and we recommend you change some currency before you leave the UK. Cash machines will also be available throughout the tour in order to withdraw money in your local currency.

Personal Expenses

You will need to take money with you to cover any personal purchases such as souvenirs, laundry and extra drinks and snacks. Approximately ?300 - ?400 will be sufficient for the durations of the tour, depending on how much of a bargain-hunter you are!

Tour Dates & Prices

Depart UKArrive UKExtension PriceTour PriceTotal Price
2018 Dates
16 Oct 201826 Oct 2018€391€2004€2395
2019 Dates
28 May 201907 Jun 2019€391€2015€2406
18 Jun 201928 Jun 2019€391€1903€2294
01 Oct 201911 Oct 2019€391€2071€2462
15 Oct 201925 Oct 2019€391€2071€2462
2018 Dates
2019 Dates
2018 Dates
2019 Dates

What to expect

Fact File
Currency

Canadian Dollar

Min/Max temperature

-3 °C / 27 °C

When to go

Weather can vary quite considerably throughout the year, so please familiarise yourself with the climate charts below.

Montreal

Quebec City

Toronto

What to pack
  • Warm clothing and thermals in winter
  • Waterproof lightweight jacket
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Camera and charger
  • Binoculars
  • A plug adaptor
  • Leave plenty of space in your case for shopping!
Customer Rating:
10/10
Gordon Waller
2nd Nov 2017

The Chelsea Hotel in Toronto was the best hotel of the tour, The Royal William In Quebec I would rank 4th.

  • Overall Satisfaction
  • Value for money
Customer Rating:
10/10
Margaret Brown
5th Jun 2017

All hotels were very good no complaints at all.
Position in the cities was also excellent.

  • Overall Satisfaction
  • Value for money
Customer Rating:
7.5/10
Brian Macmillan
28th Jun 2016

hotels were good

  • Overall Satisfaction
  • Value for money
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