Over 14 million people visit Niagara Falls each year for its breathtaking natural scenery. Niagara Falls has thunderous draws, from the “Falls” themselves to the exciting attractions. Experience the natural wonder of magnificent parks, Canadian history, culture, shopping and great entertainment.
Tour Length: 6 Days - 5 Nights
Arrive in Niagara Falls, Ontario just in time for dinner. Dinner this evening takes you into the world of rock ‘n roll at the Hard Rock Café. The history and memories of some of the most famous rock stars fill the restaurant.
Check into your Niagara Falls hotel after dinner.
After breakfast in the hotel, prepare to explore the magnificent falls. Meet your local guide for a windshield tour of Niagara Falls.
Your first stop is at the Queen Victoria Park, literally the “heart” of Niagara Parks.
Bounded by the steep Fallsview moraine and the Niagara River Great Gorge, the Park contains a valuable collection of unique native and international plants.
Now take a “Journey Behind the Falls!” The sound is like thunder and the sight is awe-inspiring! Elevators descend 150 feet through bedrock to tunnels that lead you to the Upper and Lower Observation Decks at the very foot of the Falls. Stand in the mist where the mighty Horseshoe Falls tumbles from 13 stories above! During summer daylight hours, over 2,800 cubic meters of water thunders over the brink every second, traveling 65 kilometers (40 MPH) per hour!
Enjoy lunch on your own at the Table Rock Welcome Center and visit the gift shop where you may purchase a souvenir.
After lunch, travel to Toronto where you will overnight for the next three nights.
Check into your hotel and refresh before dinner.
Dinner this evening is served in a 600-seat warehouse! Originally a blacksmith shop built in 1898, this huge old warehouse was converted into restaurant in 1971. It is filled with a fabulous collection of antiques and truly unique artifacts and is now known as the famous "Old Spaghetti Factory." The restaurant an antique elevator, streetcar, numerous interesting nooks and crannies, original stained glass windows from Europe, gas lamps, a 100-year old carousel and countless other intriguing antiques and artifacts. You may even have your dinner in a streetcar!
After dinner, it is off to the theater for a live performance at the Mirvish Theater. Witness performances such as: “Beauty and the Beast,” “Gaslight,” “Rain” and “Riverdance.”
After breakfast in the hotel, board your motor coach, meet your local guide and embark on a windshield tour of the financial capital of Canada. Listen as your guide shares the saga of this historic city.
Travel from Ancient Egypt to10 million BC when dinosaurs roamed the earth. See a real tropical reef ecosystem and meteorites that are out of this world. The Royal Ontario Museum is alive with stories – stories of history and of culture, of nature, our place in it and our impact on it.
Enjoy the afternoon at the Toronto Eaton Centre. Its spectacular glass galleria soars above a fascinating selection of more than 230 retailers, restaurants and services. Located in the heart of the city, it is one of the most interesting and exciting shopping experiences you will find anywhere. Enjoy lunch on your own while you shop ‘till you drop!
Next, travel to the CN Tower where in just 58 seconds, you will find yourself at a height of 346m (1,136’) overlooking breathtaking views of Toronto. Dinner is served at the Horizon’s Restaurant, located on the Lookout Level of the Tower.
Return to your Toronto hotel.
Enjoy a leisurely morning at the hotel, go for a walk in nearby Scarborough, walk on the beach, or visit the mall. Have lunch on your own in the food court at the mall.
Early afternoon, venture out to an imaginative, entertaining environment as you explore the Ontario Science Center. Learn about the wonders of our galaxy and the quests of astronauts. Explore a state-of-the-art planetarium and experience a stimulated tornado. Enjoy a complete hands-on science experience that includes the famous electricity demo and watch a show in Ontario’s only IMAX Dome theatre. Have lunch on your own at one of the on-site concessions.
Late afternoon, visit Canada’s majestic castle, Casa Loma. Step back in time to a period of European elegance and splendor as you have the opportunity to perform in this beautiful castle. The former home of Canadian financier Sir Henry Pellatt, Canada's foremost castle is complete with decorated suites, secret passages, an 800-foot tunnel, towers, stables and beautiful 5-acre estate gardens.
From ringside seats, discover a feast for the eyes and appetite surrounded by the splendor of 11th Century Spain. Enjoy a four-course dinner fit for royalty as you witness a rousing, two-hour live jousting tournament, marvel at awe-inspiring horsemanship and falconry. Be swept away to an age of bravery and honor, and witness epic battles of steel and steed as you cheer on your favorite knight!
After breakfast in the hotel, board the motor coach and begin your travels back to Niagara Falls.
Witness more than 400 birds make their homes in a multi-level, 50,000 square foot rainforest setting, at Bird Kingdom. See a 40-foot waterfall and tropical plants, as hundreds of birds from around the world put on a show for the public. Many of the 80 species of birds are endangered or threatened in the wild. There is also a collection of saltwater fish, spiders, bats, snakes, skinks and reptiles, all of which make their home in the same tropical environment the birds flourish in.
Learn about the daredevils who tried to conquer the Falls at the Daredevil Museum. Their experiences are recounted through videos, photos and artifacts, including the barrel used by the first male and female pair to plunge over the Falls in 1995.
Check into your Niagara Falls hotel and refresh before the evening’s activities. Enjoy your farewell dinner at My Cousin Vinny’s. “Once a year, an old guy dressed in a flashy white rhinestone suit comes to Vinny’s and demands to sit in the Elvis booth. Once he even got stuck! The tall, side burned stranger always orders twelve Cheeseburger’s and a side of fries. The blue-suede- shoed one insists that we announce when he has “left the building. ”Who are they talking about? Yes Sir! It’s him. The king of Rock n’ Roll. And why does he come to Vinny’s? Because they have a shrine to him! Forget Graceland. This is Vinnyland and they’ve got all the necessary ingredients to keep him coming back.” Sing along and dance along to live entertainment following dinner.
After breakfast in the hotel, pack your luggage and begin your travels back home.
As you depart Niagara, stop for one more look at the Falls. Glide smoothly to the top aboard an exterior glass-enclosed “Yellow Bug Elevator” and in just 52 seconds you will enjoy spectacular views of Niagara Falls, the Great Gorge, the city skylines of Buffalo, New York and Toronto.
Your Package Includes:
- 5 Nights accommodation
- 5 Breakfasts
- 5 Dinners
- Niagara Falls tour led by a local guide
- Admission to Journey Behind the Falls
- Time to attend a live performance at the Mirvish Theater
- Toronto city tour led by a local guide
- Admission to the Royal Ontario Museum
- Time to shop at the Toronto Eaton Centre
- CN Tower Observatory
- Admission to the Ontario Science Center
- Admission to Casa Loma
- Visit to Bird Kingdom
- Time to explore Daredevil Museum
- Skylon Tower
- Motor coach transportation
- Fully escorted by a professional tour manager
- Accommodations and breakfasts for the coach driver
- Taxes and Gratuities (Note: Gratuities for the tour manager, local guides and coach driver are not included and are at your discretion based on service. Gratuities may be included upon request.)
- Call for custom pricing.