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Maritimes, Quebec & Ontario by Rail Tours

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Enjoy the best of eastern Canada.  From the modern port of Halifax to Quebec City & Montreal.  These cities are bursting with culture and heritage.

Available June  – October 2016.  Flights from your local airport can be added.  Why not extend your stay!  Call our specialists today!

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Day 1

On arrival into Halifax transfer (own cost) to your hotel and spend the rest of the day exploring on your own. Overnight : Halifax

Day 2

This morning is free to explore Halifax before joining your tour. Peggy’s Cove has been an artist and explorers paradise for well over 150 years. This picture postcard village, on the rugged Atlantic shoreline, stands on solid rock above the crashing surf. The lighthouse is the most photographed lighthouse in the world. Enjoy some free time to explore the rocks, the trails, the village and the gift shops. Overnight : Halifax

Day 3

This morning enjoy a “Halifax Highlights” and the “Tragedy & Triumph” tour for a comprehensive overview of what Halifax has to offer. These tours regale in tales of this historic city, stories of sadness, and the resilience of the residents to triumph over adversity. Travel through renowned areas, see beautiful Georgian and Victorian architecture and hear accounts of its famous residents. Continue your exploration with a stop at the Halifax Museum of Natural History. Discover the natural wonders of Nova Scotia all under one roof in the heart of Halifax city. Overnight : Halifax Please note: Depending on departure date, days 2 & 3 may be switched around to work with day tour schedule

Day 4

This morning depart onboard VIA Rail bound for Montreal. Enjoy the landscapes of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick as you travel overnight to Montreal, Quebec. Overnight on VIA Rail. (lunch and dinner is included today)

Day 5

Arrive in Montreal. This afternoon enjoy a comprehensive 3 hour tour of Montreal, taking in over 20 points of interest including the Notre Dame Basilica, St. Joseph’s Oratory, Old Montreal, the French Quarter, views of the Olympic Site and a panoramic view over the city from Mt. Royal. (breakfast is included today) Overnight : Montreal

Day 6

Quebec City is the heart of French Canada. Nowhere else in North America is the appearance and atmosphere of an old-world city so complete. Quebec City looks and feels very European; perhaps that is why the entire old section of the town was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985. Today qualified guides will help you discover the enchanting sights which are part of Quebec City’s history. The Latin Quarter, Plains of Abraham, Ramparts, world famous Château Frontenac, National Assembly, Basilica, City Hall, Place-Royale, Citadelle and a glimpse of modern Quebec City are the perfect introduction to the city. Should you wish to visit any of the sites, you are free to get off and board the sightseeing bus at your convenience. This tour option offers you great flexibility. Overnight : Montreal

Day 7

Today you will travel on VIA Rail in Business class from Montreal to Toronto. (lunch is included today) Overnight : Toronto

Day 8

Experience the sights of Canada’s largest and most diverse city. Tour highlights include the Eaton Centre, Chinatown, CN Tower, and Old and New City Halls with opportunity for pictures along the way. Optional drop off is available at the Harbour Tour and the CN Tower. Overnight : Toronto

Day 9

Travel by air-conditioned motorcoach for a breathtaking, full-day tour through the orchard-laden Niagara Peninsula to Niagara Falls, one of the great wonders of the world. Tour includes: Hornblower Niagara Falls Cruise or Journey Behind the Falls, lunch overlooking Niagara Falls, free time in Niagara-on-the-Lake and a winery tour including a wine tasting. Overnight: Toronto

Day 10

A check-out from your hotel concludes this memorable rail journey from Atlantic Canada.

9 Nights from £1,049 pp
Price Includes

Please Note all of our trips can be tailor-made to suit your requirements

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Trip Includes
  • Hotel accommodation for 8 nights
  • Via Rail onboard accommodation for 1 night from Halifax to Montreal
  • City Tour of Toronto, Quebec City, Montreal, Halifax & Niagara Falls
  • Business Class rail travel Montreal to Toronto
  • Admission to Halifax Museum of Natural History
  • 1 breakfast, 3 lunches & 1 dinner
Tailor-Make Your Holiday

You can swap out any part of this itinerary, add activities, tours or extend your stay and even upgrade your accommodation to build your dream holiday.

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