Ottawa Explorer

This getaway showcases Ottawa’s rich history and architecture, along with the unique blending of Acadian and Canadian cultures. Located in Ontario on the border of Quebec, Ottawa is a bilingual city steeped in both English and French traditions. This national capital and treasured Canadian city is known for well-manicured parks, ornate architecture, and world-class museums and galleries.

Bask in the city’s wealth of historic landmarks including the iconic Parliament Buildings, the Peace Tower, the Supreme Court of Canada, and the Rideau Canal. Marvel at architectural wonders that house national museums and state-of-the-art galleries. Don’t miss a visit to Byward Market, the oldest farmer’s market in Canada. Unique and inventive cafes, trendy night clubs, and fashion-forward shops surround an open air market packed with locally produced goods, colourful flowers, fresh produce, and artisan fare.

A hop-on/hop-off city tour offers the freedom to explore downtown Ottawa’s landmarks, along with a stop in Gatineau Quebec. With an ideal mix of informative touring and attractions, along with plenty of time to explore on your own, this getaway is a great introduction to the nation’s beautiful capital.
3 Days/2 Nights
from $232.00
per person based on double occupancy

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  • Access the city’s best sights and attractions with a hop-on/hop-off tour
  • Browse through the fascinating exhibits of the Canadian Museum of History
  • Visit the world-class exhibitions of national museums and galleries
  • Discover how Canadian money is made at the Royal Canadian Mint
Features & Inclusions

Features & Inclusions

  • 2 nights hotel accommodation

  • Double decker or Trolley City Tour (hop on / hop off)
  • Canadian Museum of History
  • Royal Canadian Mint

  • Hotel luggage handling


Day 1 – Ottawa Arrival

Arrive in Ottawa and spend a day exploring this beautiful political capital and historic mecca. Cross the bridge into Gatineau Quebec for a unique view of the city. Admire the extraordinary collection of Canadian and European art within the vaulted galleries of the National Gallery of Canada. View towering hand-carved totem poles, learn how tribes cooperated to hunt, cook, build shelters, raise totem poles, and create tools. Experience the Canadian story through a collection of over 3,000 stamps beginning in 1851, and wander through the special exhibitions on loan to the museum. Your evening is free to relax and enjoy your beautiful surroundings.

Day 2 – Ottawa

Board a hop-on/hop-off guided city tour through the landmark sights of Ottawa. This tour offers the freedom to explore at your own pace and resume touring at your leisure. Visit the impressive architecture of the Canadian Parliament Buildings and the Peace Tower. Immerse yourself in the fascinating culture and history of Canada’s First Nations at the Canadian Museum of History. Take a walk past the National War Memorial, Rideau Canal, and the Ottawa Locks. Check out the bustling Byward Market, a large outdoor farmer’s market packed with flowers, fresh produce, and locally produced artisan fare. Admission is included to the Royal Canadian Mint, where visitors can witness the making of Canadian money.

DAY 3 – Ottawa Departure

A morning checkout from your hotel concludes this memorable getaway.
Accommodation Options

Accommodation Selection

Location Value Moderate Deluxe
Ottawa Capital Hill Hotel & Suites Lord Elgin Hotel Fairmont Chateau Laurier



  Value Accommodations
  Double Triple Quad Single Child
1 May - 25 May $232.00 $176.00 $148.00 $399.00 $42
26 May - 28 May $232.00 $176.00 $148.00 $399.00 $42
29 May - 26 June $232.00 $176.00 $148.00 $399.00 $42
27 June - 1 July $232.00 $176.00 $148.00 $399.00 $42
2 July - 4 Sept $232.00 $176.00 $148.00 $399.00 $42
5 Sept - 14 Oct $232.00 $176.00 $148.00 $399.00 $42
  Moderate Accommodations
  Double Triple Quad Single Child
1 May - 25 May $313.00 $255.00 $211.00 $547.00 $42
26 May - 28 May $483.00 $368.00 $296.00 $885.00 $42
29 May - 26 June $313.00 $255.00 $211.00 $547.00 $42
27 June - 1 July $483.00 $368.00 $296.00 $885.00 $42
2 July - 4 Sept $269.00 $225.00 $189.00 $458.00 $42
5 Sept - 14 Oct $335.00 $270.00 $222.00 $591.00 $42
  Deluxe Accommodations
  Double Triple Quad Single Child
1 May - 25 May $477.00 $381.00 $334.00 $879.00 $42
26 May - 28 May $477.00 $381.00 $334.00 $879.00 $42
29 May - 26 June $477.00 $381.00 $334.00 $879.00 $42
27 June - 1 July $477.00 $381.00 $334.00 $879.00 $42
2 July - 4 Sept $395.00 $327.00 $293.00 $717.00 $42
5 Sept - 14 Oct $471.00 $378.00 $331.00 $868.00 $42

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All prices quoted are per person and shown in CAD funds. Rates are for 2016 and do not include taxes. All prices include administration, planning, and operational expenses. All prices are subject to change without notice and are subject to international exchange rate fluctuations. Infants (less than 2 years old) travelling with an adult and not occupying a seat may travel free of charge. For children 2-11 years old, we provide reduced rates – please contact one of our vacation planners at 1-877-791-5500 for more information. A deposit of $200 per person is due at time of booking (unless otherwise stated at the time of booking). Final payment is due 45 days prior to tour departure. Tours booked within 45 days of departure require full payment before reservations can be confirmed.

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