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Ontario, Quebec & the Maritimes Winter Retreat

9 Days / 8 Nights
Halifax to Toronto or Toronto to Halifax
From USD$1,982 per person
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Atlantic Canada Train Tours highlights: Toronto | Niagara Falls | Montreal | Quebec | Halifax | One-way tour from Toronto to Halifax traveling through dynamic landscapes from the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean.

  • Admission to Halifax Museum of Natural History
  • Quebec City sightseeing tour
  • Montreal City sightseeing tour
  • Niagara Falls sightseeing tour with lunch

    Early Booking Bonus
    Book by 31 July, 2018, receive up to $350 per couple in added value which can be used for additional hotel nights, city sightseeing tours, activities or private transfers.
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Departs Halifax

Day 1 Arrive Halifax On arrival into Halifax transfer independently to your hotel and spend the rest of the day exploring on your own.

Day 2 Halifax Your day is free to enjoy the sights of Halifax. This East Coast gem of a city is full of character, and colourful personalities. Stroll along the ocean front walking paths, check out the unique maritime architecture and the downtown shops. 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.

Day 3 Halifax to Montreal (VIA Rail) 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 are included today)

Day 4 Morning arrival into Montreal Arrive at Montreal’s Central Station mid mid morning, the rest of the day is free for you to explore the second largest French speaking city in the world. (Breakfast is included today)

Day 5 Montreal City Tour Today, enjoy a complete tour of the city, taking in over 200 points of interest, including a photo stop at the Notre Dame Basilica, St. Joseph’s Oratory, residential and financial districts, Old Montreal, French Quarter, outside view of Olympic Site, McGill University and a panoramic view from an observation point on top of Mt. Royal.

Day 6 Quebec City Sightseeing Tour 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, and the old section was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985. Qualified guides will help you discover the enchanting sights which are part of Quebec City’s history. During the tour several stops are suggested. Should you wish to visit different sites, you may want to get off and board at your convenience. This tour option offers you great flexibility.

Day 7 Montreal to Toronto Mid morning transfer independently to Montreal’s Central Station to board your train to Toronto. VIA Rail’s Corridor Service is the quickest way to Toronto and allows you to see some of the countryside and other cites in this area of Canada as you spend 4 hrs relaxing in the comfort of Renaissance Class cars. Arrive at Toronto’s Union Station mid afternoon, the rest of the day is free for you to explore the city. (Lunch is included today)

Day 8 Niagara Falls Day Tour 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: Journey Behind the Falls, lunch overlooking Niagara Falls, free time in Niagara-on-the-Lake and a winery tour including a wine tasting.

Day 9 Toronto A check-out from your hotel concludes this memorable rail journey from Atlantic Canada.

Departs Toronto

Day 1 Arrive Toronto Upon arrival at Toronto’s International Airport transfer independently by limousine or taxi to your downtown hotel (transfer not included).

Day 2 Niagara Falls Day Tour Enjoy a full-day sightseeing tour through the scenic Niagara Peninsula to Niagara Falls. Highlights of the tour include a lunch buffet overlooking the falls, and the “Journey Behind the Falls” attraction. Continue on along River Road and the Niagara Gorge to the historic community of Niagaraon- the-Lake before returning to Toronto. (Lunch is included today)

Day 3 Toronto to Montreal (Rail) Mid morning transfer independently to Toronto’s Union Station to board your train to Montreal. VIA Rail’s Corridor Service is the quickest way to Montreal and allows you to see some of the countryside and other cites in this area of Canada as you spend 4 hrs relaxing in the comfort of Renaissance Class cars. Arrive at Montreal’s Central Station mid-afternoon, the rest of the day is free for you to explore the second largest French speaking city in the world. (Lunch is included today)

Day 4 Montreal City Tour Today, enjoy a complete tour of the city, taking in over 200 points of interest, including a photo stop at the Notre Dame Basilica, St. Joseph’s Oratory, residential and financial districts, Old Montreal, French Quarter, outside view of Olympic Site, McGill University and a panoramic view from an observation point on top of Mt. Royal.

Day 5 Quebec City Day Tour Board the coach for a tour to Quebec City, the heart of French Canada. Nowhere else in North America is the appearance and atmosphere of an old-world city so present. Quebec City looks and feels very European, and the old section was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985. Qualified guides will help you discover the enchanting sights which are part of Quebec City’s history. During the tour several stops are suggested. Should you wish to visit different sites, you may want to get off and board at your convenience. This tour option offers you great flexibility.

Day 6 Montreal to Halifax (Rail) Spend the day at leisure sightseeing in Montreal before boarding VIA Rail to Halifax in the early evening. Overnight on VIA Rail. (Dinner is included today)

Day 7 On-board VIA Rail, Arrive Halifax late afternoon Continue your rail journey through the beautiful snowy landscapes of Eastern Canada. Following a late afternoon arrival in Halifax, transfer independently to your downtown hotel. (Breakfast & lunch included today)

Day 8 Halifax Your day is free to enjoy the sights of Halifax. This East Coast gem of a city is full of character, and colourful personalities. Stroll along the ocean front walking paths, check out the unique maritime architecture and the downtown shops. 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.

Day 9 Halifax Conclude your East Coast adventure with the morning check-out from your Halifax hotel.

Package Includes:

  • 7 nights hotel accommodation
  • 1 night sleeping accommodation onboard VIA Rail
  • Total # of meals: 1 breakfast, 2 lunches, 1 dinner onboard VIA Rail
  • Business class rail travel between Toronto and Montreal
  • Niagara Falls Day Tour, including:
    • Journey Behind the Falls
    • Meal overlooking Niagara Falls
    • Winery tour and wine tasting
    • Free time in Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • Montreal City Tour
  • Quebec City Day Tour
  • Admission to Halifax Museum of Natural History
  • Travel Documentation

Hotel Information (Moderate Grade)

  • Toronto - Chelsea Hotel (Chelsea Room)
  • Montreal - Delta Montreal (Guest Room)
  • Montreal to Halifax - VIA Rail (Sleeper Plus Private Bedroom)
  • Halifax - Lord Nelson Hotel (Classic Room)

Hotel Information (Superior Grade)

  • Toronto - Hilton Toronto (Hilton Room)
  • Montreal - Le Westin Montreal (Traditional Room)
  • Montreal to Halifax - VIA Rail (Sleeper Plus Private Bedroom)
  • Halifax - Lord Nelson Hotel (Classic Room)

Hotel Information (Deluxe Grade)

  • Toronto - Fairmont Royal York Hotel (Fairmont Luxury Room)
  • Montreal - Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth (Fairmont Room)
  • Montreal to Halifax - VIA Rail (Sleeper Plus Private Bedroom)
  • Halifax - Lord Nelson Hotel (Classic Room)

Moderate Grade

Chelsea Hotel

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Toronto

Delta Montreal

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Montreal

VIA Rail (Sleeper Plus)

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Lord Nelson Hotel

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Halifax

Superior Grade

Hilton Toronto

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Toronto

Le Westin Montreal

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Montreal

VIA Rail (Sleeper Plus)

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Lord Nelson Hotel

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Halifax

Deluxe Grade

Fairmont Royal York Hotel

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Toronto

Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel

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Montreal

VIA Rail (Sleeper Plus)

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Lord Nelson Hotel

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Halifax

Departs Halifax

Day 1 Arrive Halifax On arrival into Halifax transfer independently to your hotel and spend the rest of the day exploring on your own.

Day 2 Halifax Your day is free to enjoy the sights of Halifax. This East Coast gem of a city is full of character, and colourful personalities. Stroll along the ocean front walking paths, check out the unique maritime architecture and the downtown shops. 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.

Day 3 Halifax to Montreal (VIA Rail) 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 are included today)

Day 4 Morning arrival into Montreal Arrive at Montreal’s Central Station mid mid morning, the rest of the day is free for you to explore the second largest French speaking city in the world. (Breakfast is included today)

Day 5 Montreal City Tour Today, enjoy a complete tour of the city, taking in over 200 points of interest, including a photo stop at the Notre Dame Basilica, St. Joseph’s Oratory, residential and financial districts, Old Montreal, French Quarter, outside view of Olympic Site, McGill University and a panoramic view from an observation point on top of Mt. Royal.

Day 6 Quebec City Sightseeing Tour 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, and the old section was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985. Qualified guides will help you discover the enchanting sights which are part of Quebec City’s history. During the tour several stops are suggested. Should you wish to visit different sites, you may want to get off and board at your convenience. This tour option offers you great flexibility.

Day 7 Montreal to Toronto Mid morning transfer independently to Montreal’s Central Station to board your train to Toronto. VIA Rail’s Corridor Service is the quickest way to Toronto and allows you to see some of the countryside and other cites in this area of Canada as you spend 4 hrs relaxing in the comfort of Renaissance Class cars. Arrive at Toronto’s Union Station mid afternoon, the rest of the day is free for you to explore the city. (Lunch is included today)

Day 8 Niagara Falls Day Tour 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: Journey Behind the Falls, lunch overlooking Niagara Falls, free time in Niagara-on-the-Lake and a winery tour including a wine tasting.

Day 9 Toronto A check-out from your hotel concludes this memorable rail journey from Atlantic Canada.

Departs Toronto

Day 1 Arrive Toronto Upon arrival at Toronto’s International Airport transfer independently by limousine or taxi to your downtown hotel (transfer not included).

Day 2 Niagara Falls Day Tour Enjoy a full-day sightseeing tour through the scenic Niagara Peninsula to Niagara Falls. Highlights of the tour include a lunch buffet overlooking the falls, and the “Journey Behind the Falls” attraction. Continue on along River Road and the Niagara Gorge to the historic community of Niagaraon- the-Lake before returning to Toronto. (Lunch is included today)

Day 3 Toronto to Montreal (Rail) Mid morning transfer independently to Toronto’s Union Station to board your train to Montreal. VIA Rail’s Corridor Service is the quickest way to Montreal and allows you to see some of the countryside and other cites in this area of Canada as you spend 4 hrs relaxing in the comfort of Renaissance Class cars. Arrive at Montreal’s Central Station mid-afternoon, the rest of the day is free for you to explore the second largest French speaking city in the world. (Lunch is included today)

Day 4 Montreal City Tour Today, enjoy a complete tour of the city, taking in over 200 points of interest, including a photo stop at the Notre Dame Basilica, St. Joseph’s Oratory, residential and financial districts, Old Montreal, French Quarter, outside view of Olympic Site, McGill University and a panoramic view from an observation point on top of Mt. Royal.

Day 5 Quebec City Day Tour Board the coach for a tour to Quebec City, the heart of French Canada. Nowhere else in North America is the appearance and atmosphere of an old-world city so present. Quebec City looks and feels very European, and the old section was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985. Qualified guides will help you discover the enchanting sights which are part of Quebec City’s history. During the tour several stops are suggested. Should you wish to visit different sites, you may want to get off and board at your convenience. This tour option offers you great flexibility.

Day 6 Montreal to Halifax (Rail) Spend the day at leisure sightseeing in Montreal before boarding VIA Rail to Halifax in the early evening. Overnight on VIA Rail. (Dinner is included today)

Day 7 On-board VIA Rail, Arrive Halifax late afternoon Continue your rail journey through the beautiful snowy landscapes of Eastern Canada. Following a late afternoon arrival in Halifax, transfer independently to your downtown hotel. (Breakfast & lunch included today)

Day 8 Halifax Your day is free to enjoy the sights of Halifax. This East Coast gem of a city is full of character, and colourful personalities. Stroll along the ocean front walking paths, check out the unique maritime architecture and the downtown shops. 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.

Day 9 Halifax Conclude your East Coast adventure with the morning check-out from your Halifax hotel.

Package Includes:

  • 7 nights hotel accommodation
  • 1 night sleeping accommodation onboard VIA Rail
  • Total # of meals: 1 breakfast, 2 lunches, 1 dinner onboard VIA Rail
  • Business class rail travel between Toronto and Montreal
  • Niagara Falls Day Tour, including:
    • Journey Behind the Falls
    • Meal overlooking Niagara Falls
    • Winery tour and wine tasting
    • Free time in Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • Montreal City Tour
  • Quebec City Day Tour
  • Admission to Halifax Museum of Natural History
  • Travel Documentation

Hotel Information (Moderate Grade)

  • Toronto - Chelsea Hotel (Chelsea Room)
  • Montreal - Delta Montreal (Guest Room)
  • Montreal to Halifax - VIA Rail (Sleeper Plus Private Bedroom)
  • Halifax - Lord Nelson Hotel (Classic Room)

Hotel Information (Superior Grade)

  • Toronto - Hilton Toronto (Hilton Room)
  • Montreal - Le Westin Montreal (Traditional Room)
  • Montreal to Halifax - VIA Rail (Sleeper Plus Private Bedroom)
  • Halifax - Lord Nelson Hotel (Classic Room)

Hotel Information (Deluxe Grade)

  • Toronto - Fairmont Royal York Hotel (Fairmont Luxury Room)
  • Montreal - Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth (Fairmont Room)
  • Montreal to Halifax - VIA Rail (Sleeper Plus Private Bedroom)
  • Halifax - Lord Nelson Hotel (Classic Room)

Moderate Grade

Chelsea Hotel

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Toronto

Delta Montreal

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Montreal

VIA Rail (Sleeper Plus)

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Lord Nelson Hotel

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Halifax

Superior Grade

Hilton Toronto

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Toronto

Le Westin Montreal

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Montreal

VIA Rail (Sleeper Plus)

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Lord Nelson Hotel

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Halifax

Deluxe Grade

Fairmont Royal York Hotel

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Toronto

Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel

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Montreal

VIA Rail (Sleeper Plus)

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Lord Nelson Hotel

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Halifax

Departure dates

(Tour Code: TR136) Departing from Halifax: Mondays & select Fridays Nov 12, 16, 19, 23, 26 Dec 3, 10, 17, 21, 24, 28 Jan 7, 14, 21, 28 Feb 4, 11, 18, 25 Mar 4, 11, 18, 22

(Tour Code: TR135) Departing from Toronto: Tuesdays Nov 13, 20, 27 Dec 4, 11, 18 Jan 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Feb 5, 12, 19, 26 Mar 5, 12, 19, 26

Pricing

All pricing is in United States of America USD$

TWIN SINGLE TRIPLE CHILD
Moderate Grade

12 Nov - 28 Dec, 2018 01 Jan - 26 Mar, 2019

$1,982
$2,026

$2,814
$2,823

$1,863
$1,924

$1,247
$1,343

Superior Grade

12 Nov - 28 Dec, 2018 01 Jan - 26 Mar, 2019

$2,018
$2,111

$2,893
$2,999

$1,881
$1,974

$1,247
$1,343

Deluxe Grade

12 Nov - 28 Dec, 2018 01 Jan - 26 Mar, 2019

$2,173
$2,266

$3,197
$3,304

$2,006
$2,100

$1,247
$1,343

Prices are per person and include all taxes.

Child age 10 yrs & under

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