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Toronto: Heart of Downtown 3.5-Hour Bike Tour

1. Toronto: Heart of Downtown 3.5-Hour Bike Tour

Explore Downtown Toronto on 2 wheels! On this bike tour you’ll see some of Downtown Toronto’s key sights, including must-see cultural and historical landmarks. Explore areas that aren’t easily reached in a car or bus, and experience unique scenic views. The tour is suitable for beginners and advanced riders, as it moves at an easy pace and makes plenty of stops to chat and take in the sights. Your guides are expert city riders and know their way around Toronto. What you'll explore: • CN Tower • Royal York Hotel • Union Station • Chinatown • Kensington Market • Eaton’s Centre • Dundas Square • Harbourfront and Lake • Financial district • Queen Street West • Art Gallery of Ontario • College of Art and Design • Hockey Hall of Fame • Massey Hall • Rogers Centre • Round House Park • City Hall • St. Lawrence Market • Flatiron building • St. James Cathedral and Square • Sherbourne Common • Corus Quay • Sugar Beach • Entertainment District

Toronto: Guided Donut Walking Tour with Tastings and Coffee

2. Toronto: Guided Donut Walking Tour with Tastings and Coffee

Delight your taste buds on a donut adventure through the most interesting parts of downtown Toronto, the Kensington Market area, and Chinatown. Stroll through areas like Alexandra Park and pause to savor some delectable donuts along the way. Begin at Cops Doughnuts right in the heart of the Fashion District for some hot, fresh, and tiny donuts. From here, make your way over to Queen street and our next doughnut shop, Bloomer’s. Walk along Queen street past numerous shops and restaurants that you’ll want to add to your itinerary for later that day or the next time you’re in Toronto. After a quick bit of history around Bloomer’s, sample some delicious donuts made fresh daily and then make your way through Alexandra Park. Arrive at the Kensington Market and learn how to shop like a local with two stops lined up at the Kensington Market. End the tour at Dipped Donuts and your guide can direct you anywhere else you'd like to go afterwards.

Toronto: 2-Hour Kensington Market Chinatown Walking Tour

3. Toronto: 2-Hour Kensington Market Chinatown Walking Tour

Canada is often described as a “cultural mosaic”—Toronto exemplifies this diversity. Explore the fascinating neighborhoods of Toronto with an expert guide on a 2-hour walking tour. Choose to join a public tour or enjoy a private tour. Explore booming Chinatown, with its novelty tea shops, ethnic markets, and stunning street art. Continue through Kensington Market, the definition of the Canadian melting pot. Explore and taste more specialty food stops than you can count (optional tastings at own cost). Fall in love with the eclectic shops through diverse authentic streets. If you are a curious local, a “New Canadian” or just a visiting for the day, you'll enjoy the walk of a lifetime. Some other highlights include Campbell House, Consulate General of the United States, Art Gallery of Ontario, Lucky Moose Food Mart, Ten Ren, Moonbeam Coffee, Tom’s Place, Nu Bugel, Otto’s Berliner Döner, Kiever Synagogue, just to name a few.

Toronto: Chinatown and Kensington Market Guided Tour

4. Toronto: Chinatown and Kensington Market Guided Tour

Explore Toronto's most lively boroughs on a 2-hour walking tour along the charming streets of Chinatown and Kensington Market. Uncover the history of Kensington as you wander down the friendly streets of its colorful market. Admire the graffiti-covered walls along the way and sample different foods as you wander down Kensington Market's vendor-lined streets. Visit Canada's largest Chinese community, and uncover a century of fascinating history in Chinatown, where there are no McDonald's or Starbucks to be seen. After your walk, hang out around the market for a while. Pick up a unique gift, shop for vintage clothing, or simply enjoy the colorful surroundings.

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Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 1,193 reviews

Great guide Roydon, very knowledgeable, and friendly. Finished our tour even though we had to sit in a coffee shop for about half an hour due totorrential rain!!

We actually ended up doing the island tour because the downtown tour was cancelled. Our guide Terrance was amazing.

Great tour, a lot of backround information, amazing snacks…

Nice experience + tour guide was very helpful and cheerful

Very interesting and pleasant tour. excellent guide.