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What you can expect

Niagara Falls & Hornblower Cruise

Visit of Toronto's most iconic landmark: the CN Tower

1000 isles cruise on Saint Lawrence River

Visit of a traditional sugar-shack and taste local maple syrup

About the trip

Starting from the glittering, modern cityscape of Toronto, featuring its iconic CN tower and finishing at arguably one of the ‘coolest’ cities in the world in stylish Montreal, enjoy a culture crossing journey through Eastern Canada. Taking in the thundering cascades that are Niagara Falls, a boat cruise around the fabulous summer homes of the rich and famous alike at 1,000 islands, the national Capitol at Ottawa and the charming UNESCO World Heritage listed Quebec City. See how centuries of Anglo and Franco influences and inspirations have merged and developed to create dynamic cosmopolitan cities which have blended the old world and the new and created a whole greater than the sum of these parts. Prepared to be amazed and happily surprised by an exploration of Canada.

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What's Included

  • Return flights & transfers
  • Airport taxes & charges
  • Twin/double room for single use with private facilities
  • Breakfast daily & 2 dinners
  • Guided city tours of Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec City, Montreal
  • Hornblower Niagara Falls Cruise
  • 1000 Isles Cruise
  • Entrance fees to the following attractions: CN Tower, Canadian History Museum, Huron Village, Sugar Shack visit
  • Accompanying Solos Tour Leader
  • Fully Financially Protected


  • Arrival in Toronto
  • Toronto
  • Toronto / Niagara Falls
  • Toronto – 1000 Isles – Ottawa
  • Ottawa
  • Ottawa – Quebec City
  • Quebec City
  • Quebec City - Montreal
  • Montreal
  • Departure day


  • Insurance click here
  • Canada eTA – currently CAD 7.00

What you'll be doing


Arrival in Toronto

Welcome to Canada! Upon arrival at Toronto Airport, we’ll proceed through immigration, collect our luggage and meet our local guide. We then transfer to our hotel. After check in we will have some free time to rest after our flight.

In the evening we will enjoy a welcome drink and dinner at the hotel restaurant.

  • Dinner included
  • Courtyard Downtown Toronto Hotel


We start the day with a visit of Toronto’s most iconic landmark: the CN Tower, the tallest free-standing structure in the Western hemisphere and considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. We then continue the day with our local guide for visits of Chinatown and bohemian Kensington Market. We stop at Nathan Philips Square, home to the New City Hall, the “TORONTO” sign and a sculpture court.

Next stop is the St Lawerence Market, home to over 120 specialty vendors, known for the variety and freshness of their fruit, vegetables, meat, fish, grains, baked goods and dairy products, as well as for the uniqueness of the non-food items for sale. We also enjoy a short walk towards the Distillery District for an afternoon at leisure. The Distillery District is considered Canada’s premier arts, culture and entertainment destination. The areas 1800’s Victorian industrial buildings have been restored and are now home to one of a kind shops, restaurants and galleries. After full day of sightseeing we return to our hotel.

  • Breakfast included
  • Courtyard Downtown Toronto Hotel

Toronto / Niagara Falls

After breakfast we depart on a full day excursion to Niagara Falls. We first going to see the famous falls, a multi-sensory experience. It’s one of the seven marvels of the world and perhaps the most captivating of all.

We then enjoy a trip aboard a Hornblower Cruise for an up-close view of the falls. After we have free time to discover the falls by yourselves or enjoy attractions like the Journey behind the Falls. On our way back to Toronto we stop in the picturesque Victoria-era town of Niagara-on-the-Lake.

  • Breakfast included
  • Courtyard Downtown Toronto Hotel

Toronto – 1000 Isles – Ottawa

Today we leave along Lake Ontario for the beautiful Thousand Islands region (actually, there are over 1,800 islands in all) that dot the Saint Lawrence River between Canada and the United States. This drive will enable you to enjoy picturesque scenes now and then.

Then we embark on a 1-hour cruise for a close look at this chain of islands home to cormorants and blue herons, where modest log cabins rival with opulent country mansions.

We continue along the Saint Lawrence to arrive in Ottawa.

  • Breakfast included
  • Courtyard Downtown Ottawa


We start the day with a guided tour of Ottawa, the capital of Canada: Parliament Hill, Embassy Row, the National Memorial, the National Arts Center, Embassy Row, the Laurier House, the Rideau Waterway. We have some free time at Byward Market for a stroll around the market, a domain for art and craft producers.

Later we visit the Canadian Museum of History. The museum’s exhibits relate principally to Canada’s First Peoples: their histories, cultural identities, artistic expressions and traditional and contemporary ways of life, and Canada’s history from the dawn of human habitation to the present day.

We have the rest of the day at leisure.

  • Breakfast included
  • Courtyard Downtown Ottawa

Ottawa – Quebec City

After breakfast we depart to Quebec City. The highlight of the day will be a distinctive aspect of Canada, discovering its American Indian heritage with a visit to a traditional Huron village.

After arrival in Quebec City we join the tour of historic Quebec City: the fortifications, the Plaines of Abraham, the Grande Allée, the Parliament, the Citadel, the illustrious Chateau Frontenac, the Place Royale and Petit Champlain district.

  • Breakfast included
  • Hotel Le Concorde

Quebec City

Today we enjoy a full day at leisure in Quebec City.

  • Breakfast included
  • Hotel Le Concorde

Quebec City - Montreal

This morning we depart to Montreal. On the way, we make a stop in Trois-Rivieres for a visit of a traditional sugar-shack. We will sample some of the locally produced maple goods.

Upon arrival, we will be taken on a guided tour of Montreal, the second-largest French-speaking city after Paris: Old historical Montreal named Ville Marie by the first French colonists, Place Jacques Cartier, the City Hall, the Olympic Park for the 1976 summer games, the Biodome, the Latin Quarter, Mont Royal Park for its view, Saint Joseph Oratory and the underground network of cafés, restaurants and cinemas.

  • Breakfast included
  • Hyatt Place Downtown Hotel


Today we enjoy a full day at leisure.

As this is our last night we enjoy a farewell dinner together.

  • Breakfast & Dinner included
  • Hyatt Place Downtown Hotel
DAY 10

Departure Day

After breakfast we have the day at leisure before transferring to the Montreal airport for our overnight flight home. You may want to do some extra sight-seeing or perhaps take to the shops!

  • Breakfast included



We stay in comfortable hotels throughout as detailed below (or similar);

  • Courtyard Downtown Toronto Hotel 3* – 3 Nights
  • Courtyard Downtown Ottawa 3* – 2 Nights
  • Hotel Le Concorde 3* – 2 Nights
  • Hyatt Place Downtown Hotel 3* – 2 Nights

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Average Temperatures

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July 28 °C 17 °C

Our Reviews

“I’m sure you will enjoy it, I have been on three solos holidays to date and the people I’ve met have been great.”

“I’ve been travelling with Solos for nearly 20 years, on and off. The reason is for exactly what you want – you meet like minded people… and have loads of fun!”

“I’ve been on loads of trips with Solos over the years and can honestly say you will not regret booking your 1st one!”

“The feeling you have once you go away on your own is worth all the nerves before! I was so very anxious the first time but now having done it 4 times, I love it!”


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