Highlights of Quebec City, St. Jacobs & Ottawa

  • May 12th – May 20th, 2020

Join us on a bus tour to visit several fascinating destinations right here at home in Canada: Quebec City, 1000 Islands, St. Jacobs Mennonite Country, and Ottawa.

With an excellent balance of free time and activities you can experience this trip at your own pace. Learn the history of three fascinating areas through guided tours of Quebec City, St. Jacobs Mennonite Country, and Ottawa. You will also have a chance to visit Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré Basilica, Montmorency Falls, and the St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market. You will also get to know your fellow passengers during four included group dinners, including a sunset dinner cruise in 1000 Islands.

With free time in Quebec City, St. Jacobs Mennonite Country, and Ottawa this group tour is the perfect way to usher in spring.

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$1789  per person 4 per room

$1909 per person 3 per room

$2159 per person 2 per room

$3019 per person 1 per room

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Tuesday, May 12th

Quebec City

Meet your Driver and Tour Director and depart on your Highlights of Quebec City, St. Jacobs & Ottawa Tour. We begin in Halifax this morning with pick ups Dartmouth, Truro, Aulac, Salisbury, Lincoln, and Woodstock along the way. Transfers are available from Charlottetown, Borden- Carleton, and Saint John. We will stop for lunch (not included) at the Acorn Restaurant in Lake George, NB. Your Tour Director will help pass the time with onboard entertainment and games.
Tonight we will enjoy an included dinner at Baton Rouge before arriving at our host hotel, the Hotel & Suites Le Dauphin in Quebec City, QC. The remainder of the evening is at your leisure.

Overnight: Hotel & Suites Le Dauphin
Wednesday, May 13th

Quebec City & Beaupré Coast Touring

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and meet with your Tour Director. This morning we will meet a local Step-on Guide for a tour of Quebec City and the Beaupré Coast. We begin with a walking tour of Quebec’s Old Town – the only North American fortified city north of Mexico whose walls still exist. The city was founded in the early 17th century by French explorer Samuel de Champlain and it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985. Next, we travel to the Beaupré Coast where we will visit the Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré Basilica and Montmorency Falls. We return to Old Quebec this afternoon for lunch (not included) and free time to explore on your own. Transfers will be available to the hotel or for shopping at specified times.

Overnight: Hotel & Suites Le Dauphin
Thursday, May 14th

 Kingston

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and meet with your Tour Director. We check out and travel to Kingston. We will stop for rest breaks and lunch (not included) along the way. Enjoy the scenery as we travel from Quebec to Ontario.
This afternoon we will arrive at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites 1000 Islands – Gananoque. After checking in we will make our way to Kingston, ON where we will board the Island Star for a sunset dinner cruise. Enjoy a meal and entertainment as the sun sets over 1000 Islands. We will return to the hotel following our cruise.

Overnight: Holiday Inn Express & Suites 1000 Islands – Gananoque
Friday, May 15th

 Waterloo/St. Jacobs

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and meet with your Tour Director. This morning we check out of the hotel and make our way to St. Jacobs. Your Tour Director will help pass the time with onboard entertainment while you travel.

This afternoon we will arrive at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Waterloo – St. Jacobs Area and check in. Enjoy free time to explore the area this afternoon.

This evening join your fellow travellers for an included buffet dinner at Stone Crock Restaurant.

Overnight: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Waterloo – St. Jacobs Area
Saturday, May 16th

Waterloo/St. Jacobs

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and meet with your Tour Director. This morning we will visit the St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market. Every week, hundreds of vendors bring you Ontario’s farm- fresh foods, crafts, imported goods and most things imaginable, plus amazing ready-to-eat foods, all in a variety of buildings and outdoors too. Bring your appetite!
This afternoon, we meet our Step-on Guide for an Old Order Mennonite tour. The tour will take us through the Old Order farming area including a visit to a Mennonite farm. We stop outside an Old Order school and a meetinghouse. Also, we visit the village of West Montrose where we visit an Old Order General Store and walk through Ontario’s only covered bridge. Return to the hotel later this afternoon for more free time to explore the area.Overnight: Holiday Inn Express & Suites

Overnight: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Waterloo – St. Jacobs Area
Sunday, May 17th

 Ottawa

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and meet your Tour Director. Check out of hotel and depart for Ottawa, ON.
Arrive in Ottawa later this afternoon. Have some free time to explore the ByWard Market area before an included dinner at Tucker’s Marketplace. This fantastic buffet style restaurant will be sure to have something for everyone. Following dinner we will check in to our host hotel the Courtyard by Marriott Ottawa East. The remainder of the evening is at your leisure.

Overnight: Courtyard by Marriott Ottawa East
Monday, May 18th

 Ottawa

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and meet with your Tour Director. We meet our Step-On guide for a morning tour of Ottawa. Learn about the Parliament Buildings, 24 Sussex Drive, Rideau Hall, and more.
This afternoon is free to explore downtown Ottawa and have lunch (not included) in ByWard Market. Visit one of the many museums and shop your time away on historic Sparks Street or at the Rideau Centre. Transfers to the hotel will be offered at specified times.

Overnight: Courtyard by Marriott Ottawa East
Tuesday, May 19th

 Quebec City

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and meet with your Tour Director. This morning we check out and depart for Quebec City. We stop for rest breaks and lunch along the way.
This afternoon, we check in to the Hotel & Suites Le Dauphin. Once settled, we will transfer you to Old Quebec for free time to explore the shops and stroll the cobblestone streets.
This evening you are free to have dinner (not included) at a local restaurant in Old Quebec. Return to the hotel later this evening.

Overnight: Hotel & Suites Le Dauphin
Wednesday, May 20th

 Return Home

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and meet with your Tour Director. Check out of the hotel and make our way home. We will stop for lunch and rest breaks along the way.
Arrive home in the Maritimes late this evening and say goodbye to your driver and Tour Director with many happy memories of your Highlights of Quebec City, St. Jacobs & Ottawa Tour.

  • Deluxe motor coach transportation
  • 8 nights of accommodation including breakfast daily
  • 4 dinners including a sunset dinner cruise in 1000 Islands
  • Guided tour of Old Quebec and the Beaupré Coast including Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré Basilica and Montmorency Falls
  • Guided tour of St. Jacobs including a visit to a Mennonite farm
  • Guided tour of Ottawa
  • Free time in St. Jacobs, Ottawa, and Quebec City
  • Services of a professional Tour Director
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This tour is available from the following locations:

Departures from PEI

You can meet this tour in:

  • Charlottetown (FREE transfers to Aulac provided*)
  • Borden-Carleton (FREE transfers to Aulac provided*)

*Please note, the transfer vehicle size will depend on the number of passengers being picked up at each stop. Transfer vehicles can range in size from vans to full size motor coaches. 

Departures from Nova Scotia

You can meet this tour in:

  • Truro
  • Dartmouth
  • Halifax
Departures from New Brunswick

You can meet this tour in:

  • Aulac
  • Salisbury (near Moncton)
  • Saint John (FREE transfers to Lincoln provided*)
  • Lincoln (near Fredericton)
  • Woodstock

*Please note, the transfer vehicle size will depend on the number of passengers being picked up at each stop. Transfer vehicles can range in size from vans to full size motor coaches. 

Departure from other Canadian Provinces
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