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Day 1: Toronto for 2 nights
Meet & greet private transfer from airport to hotel
Accommodation at Hotel Ritz Carlton*****
The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto is located centrally in the downtown core, overlooking Lake Ontario and the city skyline.
The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto hotel is located in a key location with walkability to the iconic CN Tower, Ripley’s Aquarium, The Hockey Hall of Fame, Rogers Centre, Scotiabank Arena and The Princess of Wales Theatre.
All of the rooms and suites include WiFi, 42-inch LCD flat-screen HD TV, deep soaker tubs and floor-to-ceiling windows. Valet parking service is also available at this hotel.
The hotel has an on-site spa, Spa My Blend by Clarins. Guests can enjoy the complimentary indoor salt water pool, hot tub and sauna. The space also has a 24-hour fitness center and personal training sessions upon request.
The hotel has 3 different dining and bar outlets for guests and locals to enjoy. TOCA restaurant serves Italian inspired, handcrafted cuisine with many Canadian local ingredients. TOCA also has a Cheese Cave located in the space. Ritz Bar operates as a café in the mornings and as a cocktail bar in the evening. Ritz Bar offers signature cocktails and nitrogen martinis, paired with bar snacks and desserts. Afternoon tea is offered weekdays. DEQ Lounge has an extensive cocktail list and offers a Canadian comfort food menu.
During their stay, guests can also opt to have Club Lounge access for an additional daily cost. Located on the hotel’s 20th floor, the Club Lounge has a panoramic view of Toronto. With access they can enjoy daily breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack service – which includes premium alcohol and wine after 11:00
6 pm is Cocktail time at BarChef
BarChef is a dimly lit, intimate environment created by the modernist cocktail king Frankie Solarik
It will be a multisensory experience with concoctions that brighten the eyes before the taste buds.
You’ll hear the steady rhythm of the bartenders hand-chipping ice spheres and a nostalgic collection of music ranging from jazz to some more recent selections.
Cocktails are made like magic potions, the hickory-smoked vanilla Manhattan smokes in front of your eyes. They are all served amid foliage and soil and designed to evoke the changing of the seasons.
Dinner reservation at Grey Gardens
It is located in the bohemian-chic area of Kensington Market. A paradise for duck eaters: dry-aged Peking-style duck breast, served on homemade sauerkraut and duck fried rice. Drink a glass of rare Sauternes and your evening will be divine!
3 hour Foodie tour: Kensington Market, taste the world
This is the food tour for all you culinary adventurers! Take a trip around the world in one lunch as we sample a variety of cuisine from various cultures in the multi-cultural enclave of Kensington Market, including a stop in Chinatown. You’ll get to enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of this colorful neighborhood as we chow down on sweet and savory delights hailing from Chinese and Belgian kitchens, among others! Of course, you will also experience a typical ‘Canadian’ dish.
At the end of the tour, leave with the famous Toronto Truffle, a decadent cross between a maple butter tart and a chocolate truffle.
Biking tour on the Toronto Islands
It is at sunset that we take the ferry to fully enjoy the beauty of the Toronto Islands and admire the panoramic view of the city. Then by bike, through the parks and beaches, we discover the chalets, the Royal Canadian Yacht Club as well as the historic lighthouse of Gibraltar Point.
Day 3: Niagara on the Lake for 1 night
Pick up car in Toronto
Spend most of the day in Niagara Fall
The Ontario Horseshoe is the most impressive.
For an overview, climb to the Skylon Tower.
For a view from close, Journey Behind the Falls is a year-round attraction that offers a unique view of the Falls from below and behind.
For a wet experience, Maid of the Mist is a must. These boats have been shuttling visitors to and from the base of the falls since the 1840s. Be prepared to get wet: the Maid of the Mist practically dunks you under the falls, but rain gear is provided and many say that this is one of the best ways to experience the splendor of Niagara Falls.
Accommodation at Hotel Harbour House****
Offering comfortable guestrooms and a delicious breakfast every morning, this cozy inn in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario is situated in an ideal location for relaxing leisure activities.
Harbour House serves a free European breakfast consisting of cold meats and cheeses, sweet baked goods, yoghurt, fresh fruit and more every morning. In the afternoon, guests can enjoy a complimentary wine and cheese reception.
The guestrooms at the Harbour House boast luxuries such as feather-top beds and cosy gas fireplaces. After a busy day, guests can relax in the whirlpool bath or watch a DVD on the flat-screen TV.
In the area surrounding the Harbour House, visitors will find a variety of things to do and see. Guests can explore the nearby Niagara River Recreational Trail or take a scenic wine tour.
Day 4: Lake Muskoka for 1 night
Drive south towards Lake Muskoka.
Accommodation at Touchstone Resort***
Touchstone Resort features a restaurant, seasonal outdoor swimming pool, a fitness centre and bar in Bracebridge. Among the various facilities of this property are a garden, a private beach area and a tennis court. The accommodation provides a children’s playground, a 24-hour front desk, where staff can assist guests, as well as free WiFi throughout the property.
All units are equipped with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a microwave, a coffee machine, a bath, a hairdryer and a wardrobe. At the resort every room comes with a private bathroom.
Touchstone Resort offers a barbecue. Guests at the accommodation will be able to enjoy activities in and around Bracebridge, like hiking and canoeing.
Rest of the day at leisure to enjoy the lake. Kayaks and canoes are available to guests.
Or relax: lounge chairs, fireplace for cocooning, beautiful swimming pool and its whirlpool.
Day 5: Algonquin Park for 2 nights
Drive to Algonquin Park
Accommodation at Arowhon Pines*****
Located in the center of Algonquin Park on the shores of Little Joe Lake, this seasonal resort offers guests a full board for 3 meals per day made with local ingredients. It features a variety of free recreational activities as well as a fireplace lounge.
Arowhon Pines Algonquin Park offers rooms in rustic log cabins with a seating area and a private terrace. The rooms also include an en suite bathroom with robes and toiletries.
Guests of Resort Arowhon Pines can enjoy free use of the canoes, kayaks, sailboats and tennis courts. Well-marked hiking trails are accessible from its property and offer wildlife viewing. Swimming in the lake is also available.
The log dining room features a central fireplace and a large deck with views of Little Joe Lake.
This property is 16 km from the west entrance of Algonquin Park and 8 km from Highway 60. It is about 3 hours’ drive from Toronto or Ottawa.
Day at leisure to explore the park located at the edge of the coniferous and deciduous forest.
Hiking, walking, canoeing or cycling is the best way to explore these enchanting natural landscapes. Animal spotting for moose, beaver, white-tailed deer, dives and the ducks. If you are lucky, you could even admire a great Lappish owl.
Day 7: Ottawa for 2 nights
Drive east to Ottawa, the nation’s capital.
Accommodation at Arc The Hotel****
This 4-star hotel is located in downtown Ottawa and features a state-of-the-art gym. The hotel is 15 minutes’ walk from Parliament Hill.
The cosy rooms offer an iPod docking station, bathrobes and deluxe amenities. WiFi is available with daily surcharge.
Guests at Arc The Hotel can enjoy a drink in the ARC Lounge which also offers a full dining menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Room service is also available.
The National Arts Centre and the Currency Museum of Canada are 600 m away. Hotel Arc is also 15 minutes’ walk from the University of Ottawa.
3 hour private guided tour of Ottawa
This tour will encompass all of the highlights of the nation’s capital.
The must see things are: Parliament Hill, Rideau Hall, Embassy Row, Rockliffe Park, and the best photo op locations ever.
Rest of the day at leisure to explore on own: Stroll along the Rideau Canal and its locks – get lost between the stands of the ByWard Market – go to Gatineau Park – visit the many museums, such as the Canadian Museum of History and the Museum of Fine Arts…
Day 9: Wellington for 2 nights
Drive south to Prince Edward County.
Stop in Ganacoque for your helicopter ride
1000 Islands Helicopter Tour (20 minutes)
Fly over American Span and Ivy Lea Bridges, Millionaire’s Row, Boldt Castle – Alexandria Bay, Manhattan Group of Islands and 1000 Islands Parkway.
Experience the love and romance of the most iconic landmark in the history of the 1000 Islands, Boldt Castle. Many come to see the beauty of the islands but some come to see the incredible opulence of the many mansions built upon these granite islands. Inarguably the most famous of all is Boldt Castle on Heart Island. Built by George Boldt in the late 1800s, he abandoned the structure before it was finished when his wife suddenly died. The love tragedy of Boldt Castle can only be truly understood by adoring the beauty from 1000 ft above the grounds.
Accommodation at Hotel Drake Devonshire****
Offering a restaurant and a private beach area, Drake Devonshire is located in Wellington, Prince Edward County. Each room here will provide you with air conditioning and a seating area. Featuring a shower, private bathroom also comes with a hairdryer and bathrobes. You can enjoy garden view from the room. Extras include a desk, a safety deposit box and a laptop safe.
At Drake Devonshire you will find free bikes. Other facilities offered at the property include a nightclub, meeting facilities and a shared lounge. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including skiing, golfing and cycling.
Day at leisure to take a walk on the beach, Wellington Beach is family friendly but chic.
The village museum is housed in an old Quaker house dating from 1885. You will learn about cannery, a very important industry in the county in the last century.
Full day Private Biking Tour with wine tasting (6 hours)
Or driving tour
Enjoy a leisurely ride through The County while sampling some of its delicious local wines.
Guided bike ride through the Millennium Trail (18-20 km of biking)
Visit 4 wineries
Sample a minimum of 12 wines (cost of all tastings included)
Exclusive experience at one of our partner wineries that includes a guided tour through the vineyards, barrel cellar and insight into the wine making process
Stop at Prince Edward County Lavendar Farm (when in bloom)
Photo opportunity at North America’s largest dry stone bridge
Water and small snacks provided
Drop off car at Toronto airport
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