Trip reference number: WOTW-35
Trip Operator: Windows On The Wild
Travel through some of Ontario’s most beautiful areas with a circular fly drive from Toronto including Niagara Falls, Manitoulin Island, Killarney Provincial Park, Muskoka, Algonquin ProvincialPark, Ottawa and Kingston. Along the way you will sample all that Ontario has to offer including city tours, aboriginal heritage, hiking, canoeing and cruises. This itinerary is a great introductionto the province.
Discover Ontario Tour- 10 Nights
Price from: £1145 per person
Dates: May to October
Price Includes: flights, car hire and accommodation
Day 1 Arrive Toronto. Begin your grand tour of Ontario by rocketing up the CN Tower for a bird’s-eye view of Toronto’s beautiful skyline. Then embark on a double-decker bus tour of the city’s mostimpressive sights and attractions. After lunch, explore the Royal Ontario Museum and the Art Gallery of Ontario. Dine in the energetic Entertainment District or ultra-chic Bloor-Yorkville. Stay fortwo nights in Toronto
Day 2 Shop away the day at the Toronto Eaton Centre, along trendy Queen Street West or in diverse ethnic neighbourhoods. Catch a boat cruise at the waterfront and tour around the Toronto Islands. Choosefrom professional sports or the performing arts scene for your evening entertainment.
Day 3 Now you’re off to Niagara Falls. See the falls from various vantage points, including Journey Behind the Falls, Maid of the Mist and Niagara Helicopters. Browse Niagara-on-the-Lake’s unique shops,or explore some of Niagara’s 50 wineries. Stay one night in Niagara
Day 4 Take a rural drive to the rugged Bruce Peninsula, where you’ll enjoy some of the best hiking Ontario offers. Late afternoon, board the Chi-Cheemaun ferry and set up camp on theAboriginal-heritage-rich island of Manitoulin. Stay for one night in Manitoulin Island.
Day 5 Watch the sun rise over Georgian Bay before touring the island’s distinct communities. Let Aboriginal guides introduce you to the symbolism of hoop dancing or traditional crafts. Sample localcuisine and browse local craft stores. Then after a drive to Killarney Provincial Park, set up camp. Stay for two nights in Killarney Provincial Park.
Day 6 Killarney is the ideal destination for outdoor enthusiasts, notably canoeists and hikers. You’ll be awed by brilliant white quartzite cliffs of the LaCloche Mountains and the beautiful wind-sweptjack pines. Pack a lunch and picnic on the shores of its clear freshwater lakes and rivers.
Day 7 Head south to the picturesque Muskoka region and explore quaint towns such as Huntsville, Bracebridge, Bala and Gravenhurst. From full-service resorts to housekeeping cottages, all with a range ofon-site activities there’s a perfect place awaiting you. Stay for two nights in Huntsville.
Day 8 Explore the world-renowned Algonquin Provincial Park via waterways and pathways. There are canoe routes and hiking trails for all fitness levels and timelines. In the fall, this is the perfectplace to witness the beautiful fall colours.
Day 9 Drive to Ottawa, Canada’s capital city. Take in a free tour of Parliament Hill, the seat of Canadian democracy. Then hop across the Ottawa River for an in-depth look at culture and heritage at theCanadian Museum of Civilization. The ByWard Market has eclectic dining choices and is a great place to head for dinner. Stay one night in Ottawa
Day 10 Stroll the shoreline of the Rideau Canal as it meanders through the city. Experience the rich culture and history of Canada’s First People with Aboriginal Experiences. Then drive south for a 1000Islands cruise on the St. Lawrence River. Follow the river to the ‘Limestone City’ of Kingston and stay in one of their famed bed and breakfasts or country inns. Stay one night in Kingston.
Day 11 Begin with a Confederation Tour Trolley to orientate yourself with the deep history and many attractions Kingston offers. Go on a shopping spree downtown. Listen to cannon fire and watch 19thcentury military demonstrations at Fort Henry before driving back to Toronto.
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