Experience Two Cultures by Rail

Explore breathtaking scenery from Toronto to Québec City on Canada's premier rail service.

Tour Description

This ten-day tour encompasses a variety of popular sights and attractions from Niagara Falls to Old Québec.

Your vacation begins in Toronto as you take a day excursion to the legendary Niagara Falls, where you will be witness to the tremendous thundering waters and amazing boiling cataracts. Then venture back to Toronto where you will have the evening to enjoy Toronto at leisure.

After Toronto, you will then venture to the nation's Capital Ottawa aboard VIA Rail. You will have plenty of time to discover the city's attractions before you continue your rail journey to Canada's Cultural Capital, Montreal. Home to legendary attractions like the historic Notre Dame Basilica, Mount Royal Park, and Montreal Harbour.

Continuing on your journey, you will travel up the St. Lawrence River to Quebec City. During your two night stay you will immerse yourself in French culture with the distinct cuisine and art of the city.

Features & Inclusions

  • 9 nights hotel accommodation
  • VIA Rail between Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal, and Québec City (including meals)
  • Entrance to CN Tower
  • Toronto Trolley, Niagara Falls Excursion, Ottawa Amphibus, Montréal Hop-On Hop-Off Tour, Walking Tour of Old Québec
  • Dinner at Aux Anciens Canadiens in Québec City
  • Transfers as indicated in the itinerary

Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival in Toronto
Upon arrival into Toronto, transfer on your own to your downtown hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Toronto.

Day 2 - Toronto Exploring
Enjoy a Hop-On, Hop-Off tour of cosmopolitan Toronto, situated on the shores of Lake Ontario. Included in your package is a ride to the top of the CN Tower, offering a spectacular view of the city and Lake Ontario. Overnight in Toronto.

Day 3 - Toronto to Niagara Falls
Experience one of the world's most magnificent natural wonders on your full-day adventure to Niagara Falls. After departing from Toronto you will make your way to Niagara through the towns of Hamilton, St. Catharines, and the wine region of the Niagara Peninsula. Ample amount of time will be spent at the falls to give you every opportunity to take pictures and admire the thundering waters. Enjoy a panoramic lunch (included) at Sheraton on the Falls and a trip along the beautiful Niagara Parkway which winds its way along the Niagara Gorge passing though the historic town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, voted “Canada’s Prettiest Town”. Overnight in Toronto.

Day 4 - Toronto to Ottawa
This morning, board VIA Rail for your journey to historic Ottawa, Canada's capital city (meal onboard included). Upon arrival, transfer on your own to your hotel and spend the rest of the day exploring the city. Overnight in Ottawa.

Day 5 - Exploring Ottawa
Get ready for the thrill of a lifetime aboard the only Amphibus tour in the city. Explore by land and water through the National Capital area of Ottawa and Gatineau. Enjoy the rest of the day to explore Ottawa at your leisure. Overnight in Ottawa.

Day 6 - Ottawa to Montréal
This morning you will travel aboard VIA Rail to Montréal (meal included), the second largest French-speaking city in the world. With a dazzling array of international festivals, Montréal is without a doubt the liveliest city in Canada. Overnight in Montréal.

Day 7 - Montréal Exploring
As you travel aboard one of the London Style Double Deckers, you will discover the streets of Montréal as you hop on and hop off at any of the 10 sightseeing stops on this tour (included). Overnight in Montréal.

Day 8 - Montréal to Québec City
This morning travel on VIA Rail to historic Québec City (meal included). Experience the charm of 'Old France' with winding cobblestone streets, quaint boutiques and world-class restaurants. Overnight in Québec City.

Day 9 - Québec City Exploring
Embark on a historical walking tour of Old Québec and learn about its colorful past beginning in 1608 and continuing into the present day. You will have the advantage of being in a small group lead by guides who are always open to questions, favoring a more relaxed and personal sightseeing excursion. You will leave the tour with an understanding of the lives of the people that have inhabited the city throughout the centuries. Overnight in Québec City.

Day 10 - Québec City Departure
Your vacation concludes upon check-out of your hotel.

Accommodation Options

Value Accommodations
Courtyard by Marriott Toronto Downtown, Lord Elgin, Days Inn Montréal, and Hotel Clarendon. 

Superior Accommodations
Delta Toronto, Delta Ottawa City Centre, Delta Montréal, and Delta Québec.

Deluxe Accommodations
Fairmont Royal York, Fairmont Chateau Laurier, Fairmont Queen Elizabeth, and Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac.

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Prices are land-only, per person. Prices are correct at the time of this web page going live; however are subject to confirmation at time of booking
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