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Ottawa, Ontario

The nation's capital is one of the most popular destinations for elementary and high school students. Ottawa is a short five hour drive from Toronto, which is convenient for most schools looking for a 2 or 3 day excursion.

Ottawa is full of History , Art and Culture. Visit the many museums such as the Canadian Museum of History or the War Museum. Parliament Hill & the Supreme Court of Canada is a must in Ottawa for those students currently studying Canadian Civics. Other tour highlights include The National Art Gallery, with the various works of the Group of Seven. Evening activities inlude the "Ghosts and Gallows Tour" , Bowling or even a night out Dancing on a Disco Cruise.

Ottawa combines a cultural and educational experience along with fun filled activities for everyone.


  • Parliament Hill, Supreme Court, Rideau Hall, RCMP Stables
  • Byward Market, Majors Hill Park, Cenotaph War Memorial, Rideau Canal
  • Museum of History, Canadian War Museum, Museum of Nature, National Gallery
  • Aviation Museum, Museum of Science & Technology
  • Aboriginal Experiences, Guided Bicycle Tour along the Rideau Canal
  • Ghosts and Gallows Walking Tour
  • Dance Cruise on the Ottawa River
  • Winterlude Festival, Tulip Festival

Ottawa 3 Day Tour (Sample Itinerary)

Day 1:

Meet your Tour Manager and depart for Ottawa.
Lunch (cost extra) en route

Arrive in Ottawa & Guided Tour of the War Museum, WWI Gallery with time afterwards to browse
Guided Tour of the Supreme Court and Mock Trial 

Dinner at Buffet des Continents or Similar.
Check-in at the Courtyard Marriott Ottawa East or similar. (We also offer University Residence type accommodations)

Choice of Evening Program:

  • Dance Cruise on the Ottawa River
  • DJ Dance at Camp Fortune
  • 2 Missions at Laser Quest
  • Evening of Bowling (Cosmic Bowling or Rock & Bowl)
  • Evening at Fun Junction or Similar indoor amusement (Mini Golf, LaserTag, Arcade etc.)
  • Ghosts and Gallows Walking Tour
  • Escape room activities at Escape Manor

Return to hotel or residence and overnight. Night Time Security Patrol exclusive to your group

Day 2:

Hot Breakfast at the Hotel or in the University Cafeteria.
Guided Tour of the Canadian Museum of History & view the latest Imax Movie

Lunch (cost extra) and exploration of the Byward Market.

Choice of 2 of:

  • Guided Tour at the Canada Aviation Museum
  • Guided Tour of Rideau Hall official residence of the Governor-General
  • Open Visit to the Canada Science and Technology Museum

Buffet Dinner at Tuckers Market place.
Guided Tour of Parliament (West Block-2019). The Centre Block will be going under renovations in 2019.

Choice of Evening Program:

See Day 01 options

Day 3

Hot Breakfast at the hotel or in the University Cafeteria.
Hotel check-out and load the coach
Guided Tour at the R.C.M.P. Stables.
Guided Overview Tour of the Permanent Collection at the National Gallery + time to browse the Gallery.

Lunch (cost extra) in the Byward Market. Departure for home

Early evening arrival at your school


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10720 Yong St., Suite 213
Richmond Hill, ON
L4C 3C9

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