Trip Type : Small Ship Cruise
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Heart of the Arctic from Canada to Greenland

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Travel Style: A lot of free time, with very few inclusions. Ideal for independent and/or low-key travelers and cruisers. Relaxed
Physical Level: Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps. Moderate
Lodging Level: 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards. Premium - 4 star
15 days
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Overview

Highlights

  • Meet world-renowned Inuit carvers in Kinngait, home to some of the most celebrated stone carvers in the Arctic.
  • Enjoy the exotic sounds of throat-singers imitating sounds of nature, and see the amazing Qilakitsoq mummies at the renowned Greenland Museum.
  • Cross the Arctic Circle in the shadow of Greenland’s second-longest fjord.

Short Description

Akpatok, Kimmirut, Kuujjuaq, Nuvavut, Pangnirtung - these names signify an unforgettable expedition into the heart of the Arctic. Explore characteristic towns, traverse uninhabited isles and set out in Zodiacs for close-up views of wildlife amid stark Arctic beauty in one of the few unspoiled regions left on earth.

Small ship cruises usually have a max passenger count of 500. The primary purpose of these trips is to spend time off the vessel in local ports (e.g. Mediterranean) or experiencing nature (e.g Galapagos or Antarctica). Cabins can vary from budget to luxury.
Trip Type Small Ship Cruise
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3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Lodging Level Premium - 4 star
Flights & Transport Internal airfare and ground transport
Start City Ottawa
End City Toronto

Trip Includes

  • 15 nights of accommodations
  • 5 expert-led lectures
  • 15 expert-led field trips
  • 2 flights during the program
  • An experienced Group Leader
  • Customary gratuities throughout the program
  • The Road Scholar Travel Protection Plan, 24-hour-a-day emergency assistance coverage
  • Taxes

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Ottawa, Orientation, Welcome Dinner

Meals: D  inner

Fairmont Château Laurier

Activity note: Hotel check-in available from 3:00 p.m.

Afternoon: Orientation: The Group Leader will greet everyone and lead introductions. We will review the up-to-date program schedule and any changes, discuss roles and responsibilities, logistics, safety guidelines, emergency procedures, and answer questions. Members of the ship’s staff will join us for dinner each night, reflect on the day’s events, and discuss what’s to come the next day. Many are active researchers with expertise in areas such as history, paleontology, geology, and biology. In the evenings, rotating members of the staff will offer educational activities and presentations on a variety of topics. At each expedition port of call, you will have a choice of field trips that will vary by location such as nature activities (minimal walking), short walks (about .5 - 1.5 miles), longer walks (2-3 miles) and photography sessions led by ship’s staff experts. Program activities, schedules, personnel, and indicated distances or times may change due to local circumstances/conditions. In the event of changes, we will alert you as quickly as possible. Thank you for your understanding. Expedition ships — more rugged than traditional sailing vessels — are designed to venture into remote landscapes, enabling us to seek opportunities for getting up close to nature and wildlife. These educational adventures have flexible schedules. The itinerary may change daily based on weather, sailing conditions, and potential wildlife sightings. There may also be serendipitous occasions to experience something unexpected. The ship’s educational staff includes experts with knowledge related to the program theme who will lead field trips and give presentations. The schedule that follows is tentative and a representative outline. Changes in the schedule, including ports of call, can be expected due to weather and other local conditions. Updates will be provided aboard ship.

Dinner: At the hotel, enjoy a plated dinner with beverage options including coffee, tea, water, and a glass of beer or wine. Additional beverages are available for purchase.

Evening: At leisure. Continue getting to know your fellow participants, settle in, and get a good night’s rest for the day ahead.

Day 2: Charter Flight to Iqaluit, Embark Ocean Endeavour

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: Ocean Endeavour

Activity note: Due to the remote location of the ports, each embarkation and disembarkation will be done via zodiac rafts. Staff will be available for assistance. Flight times are subject to the unpredictable Arctic weather and the vagaries of flight servicing in remote destinations. Delays can, and often do occur. Should you require medication during the day please ensure you keep this with you.

Breakfast: Aboard the charter flight to Iqaluit, Nunavut.

Morning: Transfer to the airport via motorcoach for our charter flight to Iqaluit on board a 737 aircraft.

Lunch: Aboard the charter flight.

Afternoon: Arrive in Iqaluit, Nunavut. Located at the end of historic Frobisher Bay and sitting amid gentle rolling hills is the transportation hub of the Arctic, Iqaluit. A major transfer point between flights to other northern communities, Iqaluit is also the smallest capital city in Canada with a population of just over 7,000! At one time dotted with Inuit huts, the beaches are now adorned with modern houses, shops, and public buildings reflecting Iqaluit’s importance as a government town. We will have time to explore the town before embarking the Ocean Endeavour.

Dinner: Aboard ship we’ll have a 3-course a la carte meal with meat, seafood, and vegetarian options, plus water, coffee, and tea. Additional beverages are available for purchase. The chefs try to incorporate local delicacies when possible. Each night, we’ll be joined by fellow participants and various members of the ship’s staff.

Evening: At leisure. Rotating members of the ship’s staff will offer fun educational activities and presentations on a variety of topics such as history, biology, storytelling, and folk music.

Day 3: Akpatok Island

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: Ocean Endeavour

Activity note: Zodiac cruise; possibility of rough seas; getting in/out of Zodiac with assistance from staff. Each expedition day's schedule is subject to change due to wind/sea conditions. This is done with your safety in mind and we hope you understand that schedule changes are part of travelling aboard an expedition ship in this beautiful but remote part of the world!

Breakfast: Aboard ship, choose from hot and cold buffet offerings.

Morning: Uninhabited Akpatok Island features soaring bird cliffs and small rocky beaches. Indeed, the island is named for the akpat—the thick-billed murres—that live on the ledges of the limestone cliffs that surround it. Here we’ll use our Zodiacs to scout the beaches in search of walrus and polar bears.

Lunch: Aboard ship, choose from hot and cold buffet offerings.

Afternoon: Continue to explore Akpatok Island. This afternoon, enjoy a Road Scholar exclusive cocktail party onboard the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure. Enjoy evening activities aboard the Ocean Endeavour.

Day 4: Ungava Peninsula, Nunavik

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: Ocean Endeavour

Activity note: Zodiac landing; possibility of rough seas; getting in/out of Zodiac with assistance from staff. Walking distances up to 2 miles on uneven and hilly terrain.

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Today we continue our exploration of Nunavik, heading northwest along the Ungava Peninsula. This section of treeless tundra is rich in geology and tundra flora, and has a number of small communities along its shores. Depending on the weather and wildlife, we will be making a stop along this dramatic coast.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Gather in the onboard meeting space for a lecture from one of the ship's knowledgeable resource staff.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure. Enjoy evening activities aboard the Ocean Endeavour.

Day 5: Kinngait (Cape Dorset)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: Ocean Endeavour

Activity note: Zodiac landing; possibility of rough seas; getting in/out of Zodiac with assistance from staff. Walking distances up to 2 miles on uneven and hilly terrain.

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Along the northwest shore of Dorset Island, surrounded on one side by rocky hills and on the other, by Hudson Strait, lies the community that built art. Between 1950 and 1962, Cape Dorset hosted a historic collaboration between James and Alma Houston and local Inuit – the collaboration that launched Inuit art onto the world stage. Old and new generations of outstanding artists, carvers, and printmakers have made Kinngait the Inuit art capital of the world.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Continue to explore Kinngait with the Adventure Canada naturalists. In the distance are the jagged outlines of islands, and the inlets of Baffin Island’s southern coast. Like most other settlements in Nunavut, Cape Dorset is a modern community, with winding gravel roads, small wooden houses, schools, stores, hotels, a nursing station, government offices and churches.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure. Enjoy evening activities aboard the Ocean Endeavour.

Day 6: South Baffin Island

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: Ocean Endeavour

Activity note: Zodiac landing; possibility of rough seas; getting in/out of Zodiac with assistance from staff. Walking distances up to 2 miles on uneven and hilly terrain.

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Today we will begin our explorations of the southern coast of Baffin Island, the fifth largest island in the world. We'll transfer via Zodiac to the shore for opportunities to hiking, explore, and take in the sights.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Continue exploring the southern coast of Baffin Island by cruising the shoreline via Zodiac. We will be adaptable to weather and ice conditions, and be open to the possibility of wildlife sightings, as our expeditions to Baffin have proven unpredictable in both respects.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure. Enjoy evening activities aboard the Ocean Endeavour.

Day 7: Kimmirut (Lake Harbour)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: Ocean Endeavour

Activity note: Zodiac landing; possibility of rough seas; getting in/out of Zodiac with assistance from staff. Walking distances up to 2 miles on uneven and hilly terrain.

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Located on southern Baffin Island, the scenic oceanside hamlet of Kimmirut is considered one of the most charming communities in the region. “Kimmirut” means “the heel” in Inuktitut, and refers to an outcrop of marble across the bay from the community that holds a striking resemblance to a human heel. Art has played a major role here and the newly renovated Dewey Soper Building is home to a gallery of outstanding works of art.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Continue to explore Kimmirut. Gather in the onboard meeting space for a lecture from one of the ship's knowledgeable resource staff.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure. Enjoy evening activities aboard the Ocean Endeavour.

Day 8: South Baffin Island

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: Ocean Endeavour

Activity note: Zodiac landing; possibility of rough seas; getting in/out of Zodiac with assistance from staff. Walking distances up to 2 miles on uneven and hilly terrain.

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Today we will make an expedition stop along the south Baffin coast, in search of wildlife and hiking opportunities. Baffin Island is home to a wide variety of life, including a notable bear population, and we will be on alert for these kings of the north.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Continue to explore the south coast of Baffin. Our time here will be exploratory in every sense, and we look forward to seeing what the island has to offer us.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure. Enjoy evening activities aboard the Ocean Endeavour.

Day 9: Pangnirtung

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: Ocean Endeavour

Activity note: Zodiac landing; possibility of rough seas; getting in/out of Zodiac with assistance from staff. Walking distances up to 2 miles on uneven and hilly terrain.

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Pangnirtung—“the place of the bull caribou” in Inuktitut—is located on a narrow coastal plain against a spectacular backdrop of high mountains and a winding river valley. It is a small community bordered by snow-capped mountains on one side and the ocean on the other. We'll explore the island via Zodiac this morning.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: This afternoon we'll visit the community of Pangnirtung, or ‘Pang’ as locals call it. One of the great attractions is the Uqqurmiut Inuit Arts Centre. The Centre welcomes visitors to the print and weave shops, where local artists create beautifully woven tapestries and prints. Artists from Pangnirtung are known around the world and are exhibited widely across Canada and beyond. The acclaimed “Pang” hats—colourfully patterned crocheted toques—can also be purchased at the Centre’s gift shop.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure. Enjoy evening activities aboard the Ocean Endeavour.

Day 10: East Baffin Island

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: Ocean Endeavour

Activity note: Zodiac cruise; possibility of rough seas; getting in/out of Zodiac with assistance from staff. Walking distances up to 2 miles on uneven and hilly terrain.

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Today will be an expedition day in the truest sense as we navigate the east coast of Baffin Island. The Ocean Endeavour is the perfect vessel for exploring these hidden treasures of the north, as her manoeuvrability allows her to access regions that would be impassable to larger vessels. Ship staff will be on alert for changing weather and ice conditions and will use their judgment as to which route along the coast will be the most spectacular.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Gather in the onboard meeting space for a lecture from one of the ship's knowledgeable resource staff.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure. Enjoy evening activities aboard the Ocean Endeavour.

Day 11: At Sea - Davis Strait

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: Ocean Endeavour

Activity note: Possibility of rough seas.

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: While crossing Davis Strait, we'll relax and enjoy onboard lectures and opportunities to watch for wildlife from the ship's decks. Resource staff will be on deck for the duration, searching for wildlife and contextualizing the mighty landscape through which we travel.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Relax aboard the Ocean Endeavour as you enjoy onboard lectures from the knowledgeable resource staff.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure. Enjoy evening activities aboard the Ocean Endeavour.

Day 12: Nuuk

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: Ocean Endeavour

Activity note: Zodiac landing; possibility of rough seas; getting in/out of Zodiac with assistance from staff. Walking distances up to 2 miles on uneven and hilly terrain.

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Welcome to Nuuk, the capital of Greenland and the world’s northernmost capital city! Nuuk means ‘the headland’ and is situated at the mouth of a gigantic fjord system. Established as the first Greenlandic town in 1728, Nuuk remains the bustling centre of the country today. We have the chance to spot humpback whales in the fjord, reindeer roaming the land, and birds soaring above.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: We’ll have a guided orientation of this bustling metropolis and an opportunity to visit the National Museum where the Qilakitsoq mummies are housed before free time to explore on your own. The town itself is home to the University of Greenland, a cathedral dating back to 1849, and Greenland’s National Museum.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure. Enjoy evening activities aboard the Ocean Endeavour.

Day 13: West Greenland Community Visit, Nuuk

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: Ocean Endeavour

Activity note: Zodiac landing; possibility of rough seas; getting in/out of Zodiac with assistance from staff. Walking distances up to 2 miles on uneven and hilly terrain.

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: There are a number of charming fishing villages along the west coast of Greenland. Depending on timing and sea conditions, we may call in at one of these communities to experience small town Greenlandic life, or we may navigate into the stunning fjords that line the coast.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Look out for marine life off the coast of Greenland as you sail south. This is a day in the true spirit of expedition travel and we will avail ourselves of the opportunities that present themselves.

Dinner: Aboard the ship, join the ship's crew and our fellow participants for a lively dinner that will include song and dance.

Evening: At leisure. Enjoy evening activities aboard the Ocean Endeavour. Be sure to prepare for check-out and disembarkation in the morning.

Day 14: Kangerlussuaq, Disembark, Charter Flight to Toronto

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: Sheraton Gateway Hotel in Toronto International Airport

Activity note: Zodiac landing; possibility of rough seas; getting in/out of Zodiac with assistance from staff. Flight times are subject to the unpredictable Arctic weather and the vagaries of flight servicing in remote destinations. Delays can, and often do occur. Should you require medication during the day please ensure you keep this with you.

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Early risers will have a chance to experience the beatuy of Sondre Stromfjord, one of the longest fjords in the world. Kangerlussuaq, the town at its eastern head, means "the big fjord." Here we will disembark and make our way to the airport for a charter flight onboard a 737 aircraft to Toronto.

Lunch: Boxed lunches available prior to disembarkation.

Afternoon: In flight to Toronto.

Dinner: Served onboard en route to Toronto.

Evening: Evening arrival to Toronto. We'll gather our baggage and check-in at the hotel as a group. Relax for the rest of the evening after a full day of travel and prepare for your journey home tomorrow.

Day 15: Program Concludes, Toronto

Meals: Breakfast

Activity note: Hotel check out by 12:00 p.m. See your program’s travel details regarding transfers. If you are an independent traveler (POP status), see “Ground Transportation to Last Location.”

Breakfast: At the hotel. This concludes our program. If you are returning home, safe travels. If you are staying on independently, have a wonderful time. If you are transferring to another Road Scholar program, detailed instructions are included in your Information Packet for that program. We hope you enjoy Road Scholar learning adventures and look forward to having you on rewarding programs in the future.

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Heart of the Arctic from Canada to Greenland

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Old Cuba is fantastic and should be seen before it's spoiled by capitalism.

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This was my wife's and my first trip with Road Scholar. At the time (April, 2012), it was not possible for Americans to directly visit Cuba. You had to do it with a cultural/educational group, often associated with a university. Or, you could fly to Canada, Mexico, or Europe first and then get a flight to Cuba from there (while risking a ~$10,000 fine from the US Government). We opted for the legal route with Road Scholar.

It was a fantastic trip! We had a small-ish group of about 20 people and a wonderful guide, José Luis (who, like most Cubans, had never been off the island).
The trip began in Miami where we had an orientation and spent the night. Then we flew to Havana and stayed in the Hotel Nacional for four nights. It doesn't get more historic -- or fun -- than the Nacional:
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While in Havana, we enjoyed great history/culture lectures from experts, toured various parts of Havana (including Hemmingway's home in the hills nearby), and, on our own, had the opportunity to have dinner at a paladar -- a restaurant inside someone's home.

The Cuban people are friendly but the infrastructure of their country is in shambles. It's been a long time since Russia's deep pockets left the island (1991), and you see poverty everywhere. But not the begging-in-the-street kind. Cuba provides universal health care, education (including room and board all the way through grad/med school!), food staples, and a very modest income (~$30/month) to everyone. Most people add to that income by working on the side.

After Havana, we traveled to Cienfuegos. From there we saw the infamous Bay Of Pigs, but also the wonderful Benny Moré Art School where we learned of the fantastic support for the arts by the Cuban government. Children are identified in grade school as having artistic talent and then funneled into magnet schools like Benny Moré to study art for their entire scholastic career!

Don't go to Cuba for the food. It's edible (and won't make you sick) but rather boring. You mainly get the "three amigos": fish, pork, or chicken, along with rice and/or black beans. But the aged rum is superb and so are the cigars!

Probably my favorite thing on the island, though, was the music -- whether on the street or in a more formal setting:
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Cuba is fantastic. Go enjoy it!
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Best trip I ever took!

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Loved the variety of different hotels, the expertise of the individual tour guides, the meals and especially the beautiful countryside. All 17 of us on the t rip got to know each other well, thanks to the kindness, the personality and the organizational skill of Mark, our tour director. Keep up the good work!
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Road Scholar offers many tours starting in Utah. The one I took focused of photography of the National Parks in Utah, with a professional photographer traveling with us. The schedule was set up such that we would get "the golden light" at each of the parks. Those not familiar with the term must know that the best light occurs at either sunrise or sunset, when the impact of the sun on objects is diffused by having to travel through the earth's atmosphere on a diagonal rather than vertically.

As such, you can now expect that sleep will be an issue as you will get to bed late and rise early. But the territory is beautiful at all times, and more so illuminated by the golden light.

In order to maximize your sleeping ability, the tour is only offered in the spring and the fall. Doing this in the winter would be pretty cold and require special equipment to traverse the snow. Doing it in the summer would basically mean no sleep as the daylight is so long.

A great learning experience in beautiful territory.
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Thank you Road Scholar Staff for planning a wonderful introduction to Cuba today. My previous knowledge was from people who felt they had to leave Cuba more than fifty years ago. I learned from qualified professors, tour guides and from talking to Cuban people from different parts of Cuba who work in different kinds of jobs. I could see how the Cuban people have come together to meet the challenges of the past and to prepare for a brighter future.
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This is a fabulous program for young and old. The instructors are great with kids and adults. The activities are very well organized and varied. My grandson is already making plans for next year.

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Ocean Endeavour

Ship Stats

  • Capacity: 198
  • Registry: Marshall Islands
  • Length: 137 meters (450ft)

Ship Description

Sailing with a maximum of 198-passengers, Ocean Endeavour is the perfect vessel for expedition cruising. Outfitted with twenty Zodiacs, advanced navigation equipment, multiple lounges and a top deck observation room, she is purpose-built for passenger experiences in remote environments. The Ocean Endeavour boasts a 1B ice class, enabling her to freely explore throughout the Arctic summer.

Launched in 1982, she has had numerous upgrades, most recently in 2010 and 2014. At 137 meters (450ft) in length, Ocean Endeavour has plenty of interior and exterior space. Enjoy multiple decks offering comfortable lounge chairs, outdoor dining, a swimming pool, sauna and even a hot tub! The spacious interiors allow for multiple workshops and presentations to occur simultaneously. Community is at the heart of Adventure Canada’s expedition experience. We gather together to learn, enjoy a drink, sing a song or share a yarn – connecting with one and other. The three lounges aboard Ocean Endeavour are fantastic public spaces for seminars, events and dialogue.

The Ocean Endeavour’s private spaces are stylish and comfortable. All cabins have private washroom facilities, a phone for internal calls, radio, TV and air-conditioning. There are a variety of cabin categories available ranging from 9-30 m2 (100-320 sq ft).

Ocean Endeavour’s crew is experienced, and friendly. Her shallow draft and maneuverability allow her to access isolated fiords, bays and secluded communities. The stylish vessel is at home among the glorious settings we seek. Enjoy the class and comfort of a boutique hotel, while venturing to some of the world’s last great frontiers aboard the Ocean Endeavour!

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Small Group - 24 max

Maximum Number of People in Group: 24

Accomodations

Fairmont Château Laurier: 1 night  Ottawa

Located in the heart of Canada's capital next door to the Parliament Buildings, the landmark Fairmont Château Laurier is a magnificent limestone edifice with turrets and masonry reminiscent of a French château. It was built by Charles Melville Hays an American, the General Manager of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway of Canada, as part of his vision to extend the Grand Trunk Railway all the way to the West Coast and building railway stations and deluxe hotels in the major cities along the way. There are three hotel dining options. Enjoy Zoé's Lounge for afternoon tea, drinks and casual fair or choose Wilfrid's Restaurant for exceptional menu options with unique wine pairings and outstanding service. In the summer, sit outside and enjoy an upscale patio menu, all the while soaking in the sun and the spectacular view of the Ottawa landscape at La Terrasse. Visit one of Ottawa’s National Museums, explore the newly renovated Museum of Nature, learn more about our Canadian coins at the Royal Canadian Mint or visit the new Canadian War Museum. All these options are just minutes away from the hotel.

 

Sheraton Gateway Hotel in Toronto International Airport: 1 night  Toronto

The hotel is the only full service hotel located in Toronto's Pearson International Airport. A climate controlled walkway connects to Terminal 3, with access to Terminal 1 and the Union Express Train to downtown Toronto just a short distance away. The hotel is a short 25-minute drive from downtown Toronto.

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Meals Included:

14 Breakfasts, 13 Lunches and 14 Dinners

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