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Join us for a day tour to Niagara Region. We will visit local winery, Niagara on the Lake, Niagara Falls and Winter Festival of Lights. This is a different way of Niagara Falls visit. We will show you local's favourite places in the area! We will start our tour at Sue Ann Staff Estate Winery where you can taste local wine including ice wine. This winery is my favourit winery in the area as it is family run and totally different than other wineries in Niagara region. We will also show you how to drink wine and teach you about ice wine - Ontario's liquid gold! Our next stop will be at the Maple Syrup Farm. You will learn how the syrup is made and sample different kinds of syrup. Our lunch stop will be at historical town Niagara on the Lake, where you can choose from lots of different restaurants and coffee shops. You can also visit my favourit art gallery (not to many people knows about it) We will drive to famous Niagara Falls around 3 pm so you can check the falls during a day light, but also during a night time with all the lights. We will walk around the Falls and you will also get free time to visit attractions on Cliffton Hill or to take Hornblower cruise (if you visit Falls before November 30th). Our last stop will be at the Dufferin Island, which is part of Winter Festival of Lights and you can see cool animals made of Christmas lights. Dufferin Islands features the Festival’s Canadian Wildlife displays and over fifty trees beautifully wrapped in lights. Dufferin Islands is home to the Festival’s Canadian Wildlife displays including three-dimensional Moose, Deer, Polar Bears, Bison and Geese. These displays range in height from 4’ to 11’ tall. There are also two-dimensional displays set up across the ponds including an Inukshuk, Kissing Swans, Bears climbing a tree and Wolves howling at the moon. On the Dufferin Islands pond there is a water fountain that is illuminated in changing colours, the fountain sprays water up to twenty-five feet in the air! This beautiful nature area also features a colourful arrangement of over fifty trees wrapped in lighting. Near the exit of Dufferin Islands the bridge is illuminated at night in changing colours. WHERE TO MEET? 10.00 AM - DUFFERIN MALL (MEETING IN FRONT OF BEER STORE) 11.15 AM - SQUARE ONE (MEETING IN FRONT OF CHAPTERS) Payment We require the full amount to be paid via e-transfer, credit card or cash before the trip. You may pay a 50% deposit at the time of your booking however the remaining balance must be paid 30 days before the trip. E-transfer: send payment to [masked] Credit Card: https://www.travellingchicken.ca/niagara-falls-and-winter-festival Cash: Please call[masked] to schedule meeting DEPOSIT IS NON-REFUNDABLE! We can organize a private tour for your group anytime.
Join one of our most popular winter combo trip to north Ontario. Combo package of three winter activities in one day - skiing, snowshoeing and sightseeing. This is a great discovery package for beginners. We will start our day at Snow Valley, Barrie. You will get a ski or snowboard lesson for 75 minutes and after the lesson, you can practise your ski skills. We will continue to Scenic Caves in Blue Mountain after your ski lesson. At the Scenic Caves, you will try snowshoeing. Snowshoeing is a form of hiking. Snowshoes work by distributing the weight of the person over a larger area so that the person's foot does not sink completely into the snow, a quality called "flotation". We will be snowshoeing across Southern Ontario’s longest 420 ft. suspension bridge, offering a 10,000 square kilometer winter wonderland view of Georgian Bay and surrounding countryside. You can enjoy spectacular lookouts from the highest point of the Niagara Escarpment, set in one of Canada’s six UNESCO biosphere reserves. Our last stop will be at Blue Mountain Village. You can walk around the village, take pictures with the mountain in the background and visit souvenier shops, coffee shops and have dinner at one of the local restaurants. This is a 1-day trip. Meeting point: 7.00 am Dufferin Mall in front of the Beer store 7.30 am York Mills in front of Starbucks 8.15 am Carpool lot HWY 400 and King Rd. - King City Price $220 includes: - Return transport from Toronto by 12-seat-van or minivan - Ski lesson for beginners at Snow Valley, rental equipment and lift ticket - Snowshoeing rental, Scenic Caves trail pass - Guided snowshoeing - Blue Mountain village visit Why travel with us? We travel in small groups by comfortable cars (12 seat van or minivan) You are our friend not just a client Local experience - we try to meet with local people on our trips (local guides, accommodation) You have freedom on our trips and you can always suggest what you want to see or where you want to eat Memories - we take lot of pictures on our trips and you can find them on our Facebook page at anytime Payments We require the full amount to be paid via e-transfer, credit card or cash before the trip. You may pay a 50% deposit at the time of your booking however the remaining balance must be paid 30 days before the trip. E-transfer: send payment to [masked] Credit Card: http://www.travellingchicken.ca/winter-combo Cash: Please call[masked] to set up meeting
Join us this winter as we travel to the “Explorer’s Edge” region of Ontario, for a truly unique Canadian experience…DOG SLEDDING!!! Our host, Sugardogs Adventure Company, operated by Ed Schmidt, will introduce you to dog sledding along gorgeous natural trails following the contours of the 100 acre property. The property has been in the Schmidt family for generations and you will feel like you’ve been transported to a winter wonderland as you drive your dogsled team through trails lined on each side with snow covered trees. When we arrive on the property, near Sundridge, Ontario, you will receive a very warm greeting by close to 30 well loved dogs. Go ahead and say hi…but prepared to receive doggy kisses in return…lots of them. Ed, and his colleagues, will provide an extensive, informative, lesson on how to lead your sled dog team through the winding forest trails. After the lesson you will feel like you are an expert on all facets of dog sledding. Still have questions? No problem, feel free to ask, Ed and his team love everyone’s interest in the dogs, the property and the operation. We will split into two groups after the instructions. First group will go sledding and second group will go snowshoeing through the woods and private trail. A cozy prospector style canvas tent a short walk up the trail from the entrance to the property, with a roaring fireplace inside, will keep you warm and comfortable while you await your turn on the trails. While your lunch is being prepared, feel free to try your hand at roasting marshmallows over the campfire while you enjoy a steaming cup of hot chocolate. After lunch, and everyone has had their chance to lead a dogsled and, and has taken enough selfies with the dogs, we will head back south towards Toronto stopping at Snow Valley Ski Area, near Barrie Ontario, to enjoy our second traditional Canadian activity of the day…SNOW TUBING At Snow Valley let one of the lifts will take you up the more than 10-storey high hill before you plunge, with a scream of excitement, back down the hill, only to repeat it again and again. No experience or skills required, just sit in the tube and let gravity take over. So much fun! After our visit to Snow Valley relax and bask in the excitement of your day as our driver safely delivers you back to your pick up location. This is a full day long excursion filled with adventure, approximately 12 hours, and we will do our best to make your day comfortable with plenty of rest stops and area information. Please feel free to bring snacks or refreshments along with you. PAYMENT Full amount required via credit card or e-transfer 12 hours before departure. * Go to website http://www.travellingchicken.ca/dog-sledding for credit card payment. Etransfer: [masked] - before you send etransfer call us for avaibility!!! ITINERARY 6:30 am Pick up at Dufferin Mall in front of The Beer Store 7:00 am Pick up at York Mils Subway Station, in front of Starbucks 11:00 am Arrive at Dogsledding company Dogsledding Trail Ride (2 people per sled), snowshoeing Lunch, campfire, selfie time with the dogs 2:00 pm Depart for Snow Valley Ski Area 4:30 pm Arrive at Snow Valley Snow Tubing rides 6:00 pm Depart for Toronto *Alternate pick-up and drop off locations may be arranged. Contact us for details *All times are approximate and my change based on road and/or weather conditions or other reasons beyond our direct control YOUR EXPERIENCE INCLUDES Return transportation in comfortable 12 seat van or 8 seat minivan Dog sledding instruction Dog sledding trail ride (2 people per sled) Lunch (Beef chilli or Vegetarian option, hot chocolate, snack) Campfire roasted marshmallows 3 snow tubing rides Snowshoes rental ADDITIONAL COSTS Extra snow tubing rides Rest stop snacks or refreshments Gratuities
Blue Mountain is one of the largest resorts in Ontario and has been extensively built out, featuring 42 runs, 16 chairlifts and 3 freestyle terrains. Join us to our ski trip to Blue Mountain. This trip is great for everyone from beginners to intermediate skiers! If you are beginner, you can join group lesson and if you are intermediate or advance skier, you can enjoy skiing or snowboarding on all 42 runs for 6 hours. If you are not into skiing or snowboarding, you can still take our shuttle to Blue Mountain and walk around Blue Mountain Village, enjoy shopping and visit nice restaurants and bars. You can also try ice skating, snowshoeing or ridge runner mountain coaster. As we travel in a small group, the return time is flexible. We are not only shuttle bus company. We will take and share lot of pictures and videos and we can offer you the best prices of combo packages for beginners or advanced skiers. This is a 1-day trip. Where to meet? 8.00 am - Dufferin Mall in front of Beer Store 8.30 am - York Mills subway station in front of Starbucks Itinerary 8.00 am Leaving from Dufferin Mall 11 Pm - 6 pm Skiing/Snowboarding 6 pm Return Back to Toronto from Blue Mountain Price Sunday to Friday Transportation only: $80 Transportation + Lift Ticket: $150* Transportation + Lift Ticket + Rental Equipment** + Lesson: $185 Saturday Transportation only: $80 Transportation + Lift Ticket: $160* Transportation + Lift Ticket + Rental Equipment** + Lesson: $200 * $10 discount for Youth (5-17) and seniors (70+) * Ski or snowboard equipment includes ski/snowboard, boots, helmet. Exclude ski jacket, pants, gloves, goggles Optional adds-on: Lunch (slice of pizza + fountain drink + snack) $10 (you save $5) If you are planning get away with your family or group of friends, we can organize overnight stay package for your group (chalet rental in Blue Mountain village). Why travel with us? • We travel in small groups by comfortable cars (12 seat van or minivan) • You are our friend not just a client • Local experience - we try to meet with local people on our trips (local guides, accommodation) • You have freedom on our trips and you can always suggest what you want to see or where you want to eat • Memories - we take lot of pictures on our trips and you can find them on our Facebook page at anytime Payments We require the full amount to be paid via e-transfer, credit card or cash before the trip. You may pay a 50% deposit at the time of your booking however the remaining balance must be paid 30 days before the trip. E-transfer: send payment to [masked] Before you send e-transfer, check avaibility by calling to[masked] Credit Card: https://travellingchicken.checkfront.com/reserve/?date=20181214 Cash: Please call[masked] to set up meeting TICO Licence #[masked]