Experience the best of Quebec and the Canadian Maritimes on this scenic journey by rail that takes you to three distinctly Canadian cities – Montreal, Quebec City and Halifax. Your vacation begins in Montreal with two days visiting the top attractions of this historic, European-influenced city. Then spend a full day in beautiful Quebec City discovering this fascinating destination before boarding VIA Rail the next day for a scenic and relaxing overnight journey to Halifax, Nova Scotia. Enjoy the final two days of your vacation exploring the seaside city with its unique culture and rich maritime history.
PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:
*Tours departing on Sunday or Monday from November 1-February 29, will not include the Montreal City Tour.
Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travelers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports are required when traveling outside the United States including crossing the Canadian border.
DAY 1 YOUR JOURNEY BEGINS IN MONTREAL
Welcome to Montreal! Experience the city that is an interesting blend of the Old World and the New, the historic and modern! Spend some time exploring this amazing city on your own. (Overnight in Montreal)
DAY 2 MONTREAL
Today you will have a guided tour that will direct you all around Montreal. Your tour will bring you to such popular attractions as the Olympic Stadium, Basilica Notre Dame, and Place Jacques Cartier. Let the history and the culture of the city sink in as you enjoy your tour. (Overnight in Montreal)
DAY 3 MONTREAL > QUEBEC CITY
Today you will reach Quebec City. You arrive early with a full day to explore this fascinating destination. The city's early colonial roots are everywhere from its centuries old defensive walls, its continental-flavored Old Port district, to the historic waterfront. Dinner tonight is included at a classic Quebecoise restaurant. (Overnight in Quebec City) D
DAY 4 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD VIA RAIL
Continue to explore the city. Included today is a guided tour of Quebec City. Your guide will provide some amazing stories and background on the town while riding past popular and historic points of interest such as the Latin Quarter, Plains of Abraham, the Ramparts, the world-famous Château Frontenac hotel, Place-Royale, and the Citadelle. In the evening, travel on your own to the Via Rail station and hop aboard your train for an exciting journey to Halifax! (Overnight on VIA Rail)
DAY 5 HALIFAX
Enjoy a relaxing day on the train traveling through the Canadian Maritimes and enjoying the coastal views. Later this afternoon, arrive into Halifax and check in at your hotel. After settling in, perhaps take a stroll along the boardwalk and find a great restaurant for dinner by the water with some fresh seafood. (Overnight in Halifax)
DAY 6 HALIFAX
Today, choose between a remarkable tour of Halifax itself and get to know the provincial capital of Nova Scotia; or take a special detour out to Peggy's Cove, famous its historic Peggy's Point Lighthouse and its stunning coastal scenery.
DAY 7 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN HALIFAX
LEGEND FOR MEALS: B - Breakfast, BR - Brunch, L - Lunch, D -Dinner
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