Journey Beyond Nature
Canada Fly-Drive | 14 Nights
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Holiday Highlights
  • FREE - Hornblower Niagara Trip VIP Boat Tour
  • Compact Car Included
Overview
A captivating urban centre, dramatic northern scenery, peaceful woodland landscapes and fascinating Native culture are combined in an adventurous itinerary revealing the unique character of Ontario. The towering city skyline of Toronto and its bustling urban landscape are contrasted against a journey into the majestic northern forests of Ontario. An unforgettable stay at an aboriginal-operated wilderness retreat on the remote Manitoulin Island is a highlight of this journey. Visit vibrant northern communities to get a sense of how the resource-rich landscape has shaped the lifestyles of the residents. Discover Ontario’s Native 14 NIGHTS / 15 DAYS history and its spectacular beauty on this true northern journey beyond nature.
What's Included
  • All Flights Included
  • All Airport Fees and Taxes
  • VIA Train Trip as Booked
  • FREE - Niagara Falls, Hornblower Niagara Boat Tour
  • 6 Breakfasts, 2 Dinners
  • Killarney Mountain Lodge Activities
  • Toronto – Admission to Ripley's Aquarium
  • Compact Car Included

 

Itinerary

DAY 01: ARRIVAL IN TORONTO

Fly from London to Pearson International Airport in Toronto. Pick up your car and drive to your downtown hotel. Pick up your Jonview Canada Roadbook at the front desk and check in. The remaining hours are yours to explore this cosmopolitan city. Enjoy the fine cuisine, varied nightlife and world-class shopping of Toronto. Overnight in Toronto.

DAY 02: TORONTO

Today you visit the new Ripley’s Aquarium near the base of the CN Tower. The aquarium boasts over 12,500 sq metres of display space for hundreds of creatures from sharks to colourful and rare tropical fish. Afterwards, we suggest a visit to the CN Tower to ride the glass fronted elevators to the top of the Canada’s tallest structure (main deck). Dare to walk the glass floor, sample the exquisite cuisine at the revolving restaurant or relax in the Horizon’s Café. The remainder of the day is free to explore Toronto’s fascinating mix of multi-cultural neighbourhoods. From Chinatown to Little Italy, Greek town on the Dan forth to Little Portugal, you’ll discover a virtual world within one city. Overnight in Toronto.

DAY 03: TORONTO TO HUNTSVILLE

Travel north through charming rural villages to the pine and granite landscape of Muskoka cottage country, where we suggest a visit to the Muskoka Pioneer Village. Today’s destination is Huntsville, just outside of Algonquin Provincial Park in Ontario’s coveted ‘cottage country’, known for a gracious lifestyle, endless summer days spent on a multitude of freshwater lakes and rivers of spectacular natural beauty. The vast wilderness of Algonquin Provincial Park is particularly renowned for its network of hiking trails and waterways that invite you to discover the diverse beauty of the park’s flora and fauna. Overnight in Huntsville.

DAY 04: HUNTSVILLE TO KILLARNEY

This morning you bid farewell to the province’s first provincial park and travel further into Ontario’s hinterlands, passing by the small towns that have grown up around the lumber, mining and pulp industries common throughout the region. Overnight at Killarney Mountain Lodge. Dinner included.

DAY 05: KILLARNEY

The world-famous ‘Group of Seven’ painters made this area their artistic inspiration - and you’ll discover why as you further explore this striking landscape of pre- Cambrian granite and sparkling lakes. Known for its superb camping, Killarney Provincial Park also offers excellent canoeing and hiking trails. Your resort features a wide selection of additional activities such as tennis, kayaking, boating, fishing, and sail boating. Overnight at Killarney Mountain Lodge. Breakfast and dinner included.

DAY 06: KILLARNEY TO TIMMINS

Continue north to Timmins today, passing through the Sudbury area. Located in Northeastern Ontario, the Timmins area is rich in minerals, especially gold, and boasts over 500 lakes and rivers. Take in the beautiful northern scenery, with its majestic forest and rocky landscape. Overnight in Timmins.

DAY 07: TIMMINS

Today you can explore this “City with a Heart of Gold,” which features local art galleries, golf, and an extensive trail system that winds through the city and surrounding Boreal forest. Overnight in Timmins.

DAY 08: TIMMINS TO WAWA

As you leave Timmins, you will head west to Wawa through very remote areas of the province. The impressive scenery along the way includes long stretches of Boreal forest, dramatic cliffs, and lakes right by the side of the road. While in Wawa, you can relax at the waterfront park along Wawa Lake, or discover First Nations history at Sandy Beach Eco- Interpretive Park. Overnight in Wawa.

DAY 09: WAWA TO SAULT STE. MARIE

Today you will continue south on the Trans Canada highway and along the scenic, rocky coast of Lake Superior. Arriving in one of the largest cities of the northwest, Sault Ste Marie offers all the amenities of an urban area yet is just minutes from a system of forests and valleys that draws visitors from around the province. Overnight in Sault Ste. Marie.

DAY 10: SAULT STE. MARIE

The day is yours to explore the sights and sounds of this northern Ontario city. The area is well known for as an eco-tourism and naturalist destination hub, close to parks and preserves such as Pancake Bay Provincial Park, Batchawana Bay Provincial Park and Lake Superior Provincial Park. Overnight in Sault Ste. Marie.

DAY 11: SAULT STE. MARIE TO MANITOULIN ISLAND

Today you get a second chance to visit the provincial parks or nature reserve as you retrace your route back along the top of Lake Huron to where you venture on to Manitoulin Island itself. The world’s largest freshwater island, Manitoulin contains five native reservations and has discovered the perfect balance between outdoor recreation, native land stewardship and eco-tourism. You’ll spend your day exploring the cultural and geographic history or the island and enjoying the variety of adventure activities available at your resort. Overnight on Manitoulin Island.

DAY 12: MANITOULIN ISLAND

Manitoulin is home to five First Nations reserves and one of the oldest settlements in North America, dating back over 9 500 years. A geographic wonder, Manitoulin Island contains over 100 lakes, including Lake Manitou which itself contains several more lakes. With all this fresh water, it’s no surprise that Manitoulin offers so many boating, fishing and scuba diving adventure activities. If you prefer dry land, don’t miss a visit to Assininack Museum, Little Current-Howland Museum, or the well maintained Mississagi Lighthouse Museum. Overnight on Manitoulin Island.

DAY 13: MANITOULIN ISLAND TO TOBERMORY

Today you travel to the south shore of Manitoulin Island and board the Chi-Cheemaun ferry from South Baymouth to Tobermory on a leisurely 2-hour cruise in the deep waters of Lake Huron. After debarking at the ferry docks, you enter Bruce Peninsula National Park. The park and the surrounding area is home to a thrilling variety of hiking trails, outdoor adventure attractions and unique facilities such as Fathom Five National Marine Park – an underwater marine park that preserves shipwrecks and natural diving obstacles for recreational scuba divers. Overnight in Tobermory.

DAY 14: TOBERMORY TO NIAGARA FALLS

Drive south along the Bruce Peninsula en route to Niagara Falls, the "honeymoon capital of the world." Approaching the southern reaches of Ontario, you pass through the hills of the Niagara Escarpment, featuring a variety of walking and cycling trails. The road continues through the lush orchards and vineyards of the Niagara growing region, boasting many world class winery chateaus that make for a decadent day o f tasting and touring. Once in Niagara Falls, put on your rain jacket and step aboard for the ride of a lifetime! The Hornblower Niagara Cruises - Voyage To The Falls tour will take you to the American Falls before sailing past massive rock formations to the magnificent sight of the thundering Horseshoe Falls. As the Hornblower Niagara Cruises - Voyage To The Falls tour battles the waters, take advantage of unsurpassed photo opportunities. Overnight in Niagara Falls

DAY 15: NIAGARA FALLS TO TORONTO / END OF TOUR

You check out of your hotel this morning and return to Toronto’s Pearson International Airport where you will drop your car off and check in for your overnight flight home.

We are delighted to let you know about a number of excursions that we can offer which will not only save you up to 50% off the local ticket prices, but save you valuable time during your stay.

You can call us free of charge on 01737 646416 to book any of these trips & tours.

Toronto

360 Restaurant Dinner, £69 per person - 360 The Restaurant at the CN Tower, one of Toronto's finest, features unforgettable food combined with a magnificent revolving view of Toronto more than 351 metres (1,151 ft) below. 360 offers market-fresh cuisine, featuring regional ingredients to ensure an incomparable culinary experience. After dinner guests are invited to explore the Look Out and Glass Floor Levels. Food, Wine & Nightlife , Sightseeing & Tours

360 Restaurant Lunch, £57 per person - 360 The Restaurant at the CN Tower, one of Toronto's finest, features unforgettable food combined with a magnificent revolving view of Toronto more than 351 metres (1,151 ft) below. 360 offers market-fresh cuisine, featuring regional ingredients to ensure an incomparable culinary experience. After lunch guests are invited to explore the Look out and Glass floor levels.

Art Gallery of Ontario, £20 per person - Founded in 1900 by a group of private citizens as the "Art Museum of Toronto", the Art Gallery of Ontario is one of the largest art museums in North America, with a physical facility of 45198 square meters. Currently under construction, the AGO's new facility will boast 54219 square meters, and will re-open in 2008 with an innovative architectural design by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry

Beer Makes History Better, £29 per person - Throughout its history, from the early 1800s when Toronto was known as "York", to the modern metropolis it is today, the citizens of this city have used beer for refreshment and merrymaking. This tour is a historic walk through the streets of the old Toronto and an introduction to Canadian beer, with a focus on beer made in Toronto and regional craft brews.

CN Tower, £25 per person - Defining the Toronto skyline at 553.33m and the world's tallest for over 3 decades, Canada's National Tower is a landmark icon representing Toronto, Ontario and Canada. The CN Tower is a celebrated architectural marvel, engineering Wonder of the Modern World, and a Toronto must-see.

Casa Loma Toronto's Famous castle, £20 per person - On the brow of a hill overlooking the city, a 98-room castle dominates the Toronto skyline Casa Loma. This renowned Edwardian landmark features unique architecture, soaring ceiling, rich wood carving, sumptuous marble and luminous stained glass.

Gray Line Toronto Hop on, Hop Off City Tour, £30 per person - Experience Toronto aboard one of our London-style Double Deckers, Trolleys or Motor Coach. Gray Line has designed this tour to allow you complete flexibility to explore Toronto on your own terms. For the North/South Loop you can start the tour at Nicholby's Souvenir Shop, The Toronto Coach Terminal or at any of our more than 25 scheduled stops.

MEDIEVAL TIMES, £60 per person - Nestled in Toronto's Exhibition Place is Medieval Times' the only Canadian Castle. The Toronto Castle features unique (but no less regal) architecture from its former life as the Arts and Crafts Building of Exhibition Place. As our largest castle, Toronto provides ample space for King Philippe's massive feast, show of medieval games of skill and, of course, the authentic jousting tournament.

Niagara Falls Evening Light Tour, £99 per person - This tour allows you to experience the wonder of Niagara Falls in the daylight as well as the magic of the Falls at night! You will depart Toronto in the afternoon, and embark on a fully narrated tour through the beautiful countryside of the Niagara Peninsula, where we will stop for a winery visit to sample some fine Ontario wines.

Ontario Science Centre, £20 per person - The mission at the Ontario Science Centre is "To delight, inform and challenge visitors through engaging and thought-provoking experiences in science and technology. Visit one of Canada's most famous attractions as it celebrates its 40th Anniversary with new temporary exhibitions, science demonstrations, hundreds of interactive experiences, and new films under the IMAX® Dome.

Romantic Interlude Helicopter Flight, £530 per person - This dreamy flight is a private flight just for two aboard the jet helicopter high above a sensational skyline. The unfolding panorama provides a breathtaking view of the Toronto skyline, waterfront and tracks west to the Bay and north to the castle. At the completion of the flight you will receive a wonderful gift package.Bottom of Form

Toronto City Pass, £60 per person - Beat the queues and visit five of Toronto’s most famous attractions for one low price. Toronto City Pass includes prepaid admission to the following attractions: the CN Tower, Canada’s most celebrated architectural triumph with Toronto’s most spectacular views – day or night. This Toronto must-see is a world-class entertainment and dining destination.

Vertical Reality Tour, £80 per person - Experience Toronto like never before. Soar into the air and look down through the tall Skyscrapers at all that Toronto has to offer. This tour takes place at 2600 m and at speed averaging 160 km per hour. It is amazing what you can see from this height and the distance you can travel without congested streets and traffic lights.

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