Canada’s Capital Region has something for everyone! Nestled at the junction of three picturesque rivers, Ottawa is considered one of the world’s most beautiful capitals.
Chosen as Canada's capital in 1857, the beautiful city of Ottawa is alive with modern vitality and rich in historic tradition. The city also borders the province of Québec, creating a dynamic cultural milieu in which both French and English cultures are deeply rooted.
Being in Canada’s Capital is probably the best time for your students to learn more about the goings-on with the country’s political movers and shakers. Located high above the Ottawa River on Parliament Hill, the impressive Parliament buildings are a must to visit.
No Ottawa Student tour would be complete without visiting of the Canada’s largest and most popular cultural institution, the Canadian Museum of Civilization! Your students won’t want to miss this unforgettable cultural experience!
Ramble around the ByWard Market, cruise along the historic Rideau Canal, discover some of the nation’s cultural museum treasure such as – the Canadian War Museum, Museum of Nature, the National Gallery of Canada or simply watch an Ottawa Senators game at the Scotiabank Place… these are just a few suggestions that your student school group could experience on their trip.
For a hearty dose of afternoon adventure, bring your students to Aventure Laflèche in the Outaouais region. There, the students will experience the thrill of an underground trek in the vast Canadian Shield’s largest cave followed by an afternoon in the aerial park. An outdoor treetop workout!
Ottawa, a four season destination! Enjoy the world-famous Canadian Tulip Festival or celebrate winter during Winterlude on the historic Rideau Canal – the world’s longest skating rink.