Package Description

Toronto Travel Packages

Package 1 – $1,200 USD (CV: 180)

  • 4 days, 3 nights in downtown Toronto

HOTELS

Toronto: Toronto Downtown Holiday Inn or equivalent

TRANSPORTATION

  • Airport Transfer to Greater Toronto Area hotel

DAY 1

  • Hotel check-in.
  • Free time for shopping in Toronto downtown.
  • Overnight in Toronto Downtown.

DAY 2

  • 48-hour Hop on Hop off Toronto tour.
  • Tour features: St. Lawrence Market, the Distilery District, Yonge-Dundas Square, Easton Centre, Casa Loma, City Hall, Bata Shoe Museum and Yorkville.

DAY 3

  • Toronto Harbour Tour with Live Narration.
  • Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada – Skip the Line Tour.

DAY 4

  • Check out hotel by noon.
  • Free morning.

Package 2 – $5,000 USD (CV: 750)

  • 4 days, 4 nights in downtown Toronto + 1 full day in Niagara Falls (5 days total)

Toronto:

HOTELS

Toronto: https://www.fourseasons.com/toronto/  or equivalent

TRANSPORTATION

  • Airport Transfer to Greater Toronto Area hotel

DAY 1

  • Hotel check-in.
  • Free time for shopping in Toronto downtown.
  • Overnight in Toronto Downtown.

DAY 2

  • 48-hour Hop on Hop off Toronto tour.
  • Tour features: St. Lawrence Market, the Distilery District, Yonge-Dundas Square, Easton Centre, Casa Loma, City Hall, Bata Shoe Museum and Yorkville.

DAY 3

  • Toronto Harbour Tour with Live Narration.
  • Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada – Skip the Line Tour.

DAY 4

  • Full day Niagara Falls & Niagara on the Lake group tour, includes Maid of the Mist boat tour.

DAY 5

  • Check out hotel by noon.
  • Free morning.
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls

About Toronto

Spawned out of post-glacial alluvial deposits and bluffs, the area was populated at different times by Iroquois and later Wyandot (Huron) peoples. The settlement by Europeans started with the French building a seldom occupied fort near today’s Exhibition grounds in the mid-1700s, then grew out of a backwoods English trading post established as York in 1793. Later in the 19th century, it grew to become the cultural and economic focus of Canada. Toronto has, in recent decades, been transformed into one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse cities in the world. More than 80 ethnic communities are represented, and over half of the city’s residents were born outside Canada.

Climate

Toronto’s climate on the whole is on the cool side and variable conditions can be expected. Downtown temperatures average -3.8°C (25°F) in January, but the extreme cold experienced further north typically lasts less than a week at a time. Despite this, come prepared. Winters are still cold and mostly cloudy, at some times snowy and uncomfortably windy and at other times, damp. At times, severe storms can impact flights into and out of the city, as well as slow down transportation and activities in the city for a day or two.

The best times to visit for the weather are late spring/early summer or early fall, with comfortably cool nights and less crowds. Mid-summer is the peak tourist season, but visitors will find that Toronto’s vibrancy extends throughout the winter with outdoor ice rinks and bundled up clubgoers. Air conditioning and heating are standard in Toronto’s public buildings.

Visitor information

Ontario Travel Information Centre, 20 Dundas St W (at Yonge inside the Atrium on Bay; Subway: Dundas), (ontariotravel.toronto@ontario.ca). M-Sa 10AM-6PM, Su noon-5PM.

Sports Teams

Toronto has several major league sports teams:

  • Toronto Argonauts – Canadian Football League, play at Rogers Centre.
  • Toronto Blue Jays – Major League Baseball, play at Rogers Centre.
  • Toronto Maple Leafs – National Hockey League, play at the Air Canada Centre.
  • Toronto Raptors – National Basketball Association, play at the Air Canada Centre.
  • Toronto Rock – National Lacrosse League, play at the Air Canada Centre.
  • Toronto FC – Major League Soccer, play at BMO Field on Exhibition Place grounds.
  • Toronto Marlies – American Hockey League (Toronto Maple Leafs farm team). Play at the Ricoh Coliseum.
  • Ontario Blues – Canadian Rugby Championship. Play at Fletcher’s Fields.

Get around

Toronto is huge, and most roads run for very long distances. Streetcar rail, subway rail, and intercity rail services are clean and efficient but overcrowded, and it’s entirely possible to get around Toronto without a car, especially downtown. You may find it quicker and easier to drive, but be aware that traffic congestion is severe at almost any time of day, especially during rush hour. Toronto has plentiful parking garages downtown, most of which can be identified by the prominent green P signs, but they are very expensive, particularly on weekdays.

Source: http://wikitravel.org/en/Toronto

*Itinerary and pricing subject to change.