OTTAWA TULIP FESTIVAL
Cities/Towns: 1000 Islands, Gananoque, Gatineau, Ottawa
Provinces/States: Ontario, Quebec
During the Tulip
Festival events will be taking place throughout the city, including Byward
Market - where you will find many of the Festival's feature attractions,
including live music presentations, displays and exhibits. Other event areas include Sparks Street,
Elgin Street, Little Italy and Chinatown. Plus more than 1,000,000 tulip blooms throughout the city including
Commissioner's Park, Dow's Lake, and on the doorstep of Little Italy. Plus
thousands more along the streets and in restaurant and shop windows in popular
walking communities of the downtown core, including thousands of distinctive
tulips along the Elgin Street "Boulevard of Blooms".
GROUP TOUR ITINERARY:
4 Day / 3 night Group Tour Itinerary
On your way to Ottawa stop in the beautiful 1000 Islands to enjoy a one hour cruise on the St. Lawrence River and see the world famous and beautiful 1000 Islands
Our local Ottawa Step on guide will provide a 3 hour official Tulip Tour of Ottawa.
Your Tulip Experience Passport is your ticket to all the official sites including Major's Hill Park, Dow's Lake -Commissioners Park, Parliament Hill -Capitol Info Centre, Ottawa City Hall, Festival Plaza and the home of the Tulip Explosion, Lac-Lemy Complex (Hilton and Casino) in Gatineau.
Free photo souvenir of "you in the tulips" at one of the official sites.
Your Tulip Welcome includes an entertaining and humorously animated welcome from Official Tulip Gardeners. An introduction to the colorful story of the Gift of the Tulips to Canada, souvenir included, free tulip cookie and coffee.
3 night's accommodation in downtown 3 Diamond, full-service hotel, baggage handling
Visit the centre stage of Canadian democracy by taking a guided tour of Parliament, and the nerve centre of Canada's government! Enhance your visit with a view from the Peace Tower observation deck
Guided tour at Rideau Hall - Home of the Governor General of Canada, includes tour of residence and grounds.
Spend an afternoon at Major Hill's Park with Artisans in the Park - the Festival's main activity and celebration site. Artisans in the Park features up to 100 aritisans under one tent.
Free time for shopping in Byward Market
Evening narrated boat cruise along Rideau Canal, the sights include National Arts Centre . University of Ottawa . Lansdowne Park . Carleton University . Experimental Farm . Dow's Lake . and much more.
Tour the National Art Gallery, an visual arts museum of international stature
Visit the Museum of Civilization - see three major galleries presenting permanent exhibitions where sound, images, and treasures from the collections create memorable impressions of this nation's colorful past.
Visit Casino Lac-Lemay with group incentives
Package pricing will vary depending on selected travel dates, and hotel accommodations.