This tour would be great for gardening clubs or those that just love to be close to natural beauty in the form of plants, flowers and trees. Come along a bring a friend and gain a wealth of knowledge to be put to use in your own garden beds! You just might end up with the most beautiful garden on the block!
May 20, 2024, Early morning departure from Essex/Windsor we travel to the Royal Botanical Gardens located in Hamilton, Ontario. Upon on arrival at RBG we will have an included lunch. Once the group is done eating you will have time to explore the Lilac Gardens. The Arboretum at Royal Botanical Gardens, home to one of the largest and most diverse lilac collections in the world, blooming later in May to early-June. After your visit to the Lilac Garden we head off to Hendrie Place for a guided tour. This is the RBG’s largest cultivated garden area, Hendrie Park has something for everyone. This garden truly illustrates the diversity of both plants and garden design. Upon completion of our tour we will board the bus and head off to our overnight accommodation at the Best Western Cairn Croft. This resort-style Niagara Falls hotel located on historic Lundy’s Lane in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Best Western Plus Cairn Croft Hotel is located just one and one quarter miles from the brink of Niagara Falls in Ontario, Canada and offers a host of amenities and services including Niagara’s only and most authentic Irish Pub – Doc Magilligan’s. Hotel amenities include an indoor heated pool, two hot tubs, a tropical indoor courtyard. Niagara Falls WEGO transportation system is just outside our front door and operates all year long, for a convenient way to get to the Falls (nominal fee applies). The balance of the evening is free to enjoy the hotel and Niagara Falls. Dinner is on your own this evening.
May 21, 2024, A full breakfast in included this morning at the hotel. We will check out and depart the hotel by 9:15 am and head off to Niagara Floral Showcase. where there are collections of orchids, succulents and other tropical plant species on display throughout the year, along with floral shows that reflect the changing seasons. Our tour will continue on departing the Floral Showcase at 11:00 am. We will head on to Maple Leaf Place where we will have a Maple Syrup sampling followed by an included lunch. Upon completion of lunch we will board the tour bus and head to Niagara on the Lake to CFX,-All things Chocolate. Carefully crafted using artisanal chocolate panning and molding techniques, CFX provides an incredible assortment of products that can delight even the most discriminating palate. All Things Chocolate NIAGARA’S CHOICE FOR PREMIUM ARTISANAL CRAFT CHOCOLATE · Their chocolate delicacies are made in our chocolate factory in St. Davids, Ontario, Canada – right in the heart of Niagara-On-The-Lake’s wine region. Tour and chocolate sample is included. After our visit to CFX we will depart Niagara-On-Lake region and start our journey home. We will make a short stop at an Onroute for a washroom break and time to grab a quick bite for the ride home. Arrival back into Windsor/Essex should be around 7:00 to 8:00 pm.
Cost per person is $379.00 CAD double occupancy, $459.00 for single occupancy. Triple and Quad rates upon request.
Terms and Conditions: A $150.00 non-refundable deposit due at the time of booking, the non refundable final payment is due 45 days prior to the tour departure.