Ottawa: Two Day Spring Tour

Ottawa: Two Day Spring Tour
Get playful in Canada’s Capital Region, learning about history through contemporary activities. Discover architectural marvels on the outside and the inner workings of government on the inside. From Parliament Hill to Byward Market, glimpse what shaped Canadian culture and see vibrant life today.
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Day 1 Hello Ottawa
Travel to Ottawa, meet your tour director and check into hotel
Ottawa Animations walking tour
Visit to Parliament HillPeace MonumentRideau Canal
Details: Ottawa Animations walking tour
Your tour director leads the students on a walking tour like no other, featuring our ONE OF A KIND Ottawa animations. Get ready to sing, play games and perform skits to bring the history of our nation's capital to life.
Details: Canadian Museum of History visit
Open the doors to one of the most striking architectural masterpieces of our time. Start your journey in the Grand Hall, housing the largest collection of totem poles in the world, take a trip back through 1,000 years of Canadian history in Canada Hall, and come face to face with 27 fascinating people whose decisions and actions helped shape Canada into the nation it is today.
Details: Evening dinner & dance
Get out your dancing shoes! The dinner and dance evening is guaranteed to be a night full of fun, dancing, singing, and even a few surprises.
Day 2 Goodbye Ottawa
Breakfast
Embassy Row walking tour
Ambassadorial Residences of Egypt, Japan, Argentina, Spain, Iran, Thailand & South KoreaStornoway
Travel home
Details: Parliament Hill: Centre Block guided visit
Located on Parliament Hill, the Centre Block is one of the most important examples of Gothic Revival style anywhere in the world, characterized by stone carvings and imposing gargoyles. See the great House of Commons, the Senate, walk through the amazing arches of the Hall of Honour, and see the famous Peace Tower, which is immortalized on the Canadian $50 bill.
Details: Peace Tower and Memorial Chamber visit
See the famous Peace Tower, which is immortalized on the Canadian $50 bill. Students have an opportunity to honour those Canadians who gave their lives for their country at the Memorial Chamber. Located in the magnificent Peace Tower, see epic battle scenes illustrated in stained glass, read the names of soldiers who lost their lives during WWI, and see the great Book of Remembrance.
Details: Rideau Hall guided visit
During your visit to "Canada's house" for an in-depth tour of the historic residence, imagine what it must be like to live within these grand walls. Your guide will outline the role and responsibilities of the Governor General within our parliamentary system and society. Civics and history lessons will become even more relatable with a visit to where our Governors General have lived and worked since the Confederation was formed in 1867.
Details: Byward Market visit
Originally the hub of Ottawa’s logging industry, the Byward Market is Canada's oldest and largest public market. The area is surrounded by restaurants and hosts a daily open-air market with crafts, fruits and vegetables, souvenirs, clothing and more.
Map of Ottawa
Tour Includes:
  • Round-trip transportation
  • 1 overnight stay in hotels with private bathrooms
  • Hot Breakfast daily (note: Continental breakfast will be provided at Budget or Residence style hotels)
  • Dinner daily (except departure day)
  • Full-time services of a professional Tour Director
  • Guided sightseeing tours and city walks as per itinerary
  • Visits to select attractions as per itinerary
  • Overnight security chaperone
  • Tour Diary™
  • Note: Tour cost does not include airline-imposed baggage fees, or fees for any required passport or visa. Please visit our Fees FAQ page for a full list of items that may not be included in the cost of your tour.

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