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Visit two eastern Canadian gems on this six-day journey by rail! Starting in Montreal, board VIA Rail for a scenic ride to French Canadian Quebec City, where you will have two full days to discover all the popular and historic sights of this fascinating destination. Then board VIA Rail for an especially picturesque overnight journey on the train to Halifax. Spend the last two days of your vacation getting to know this charming, seaside city.

Highlights

  • Sightseeing city tour of Quebec City
  • Sightseeing tour of Peggy's Cove

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • One-way VIA Rail® in Economy from Montreal to Quebec City; Quebec City to Halifax on The Ocean®
  • 4 nights' hotel accommodations; 1 night onboard VIA Rail
  • 1 meal included (1 dinner)
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Disclaimer:

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 WELCOME TO QUEBEC CITY
Depart Montreal and head for 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. (Overnight in Quebec City)

DAY 2 QUEBEC 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. Dinner tonight is included at a classic Quebecoise restaurant. (Overnight in Quebec City) D

DAY 3 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD VIA RAIL
Today is free for you to explore all that Quebec City has to offer. 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 4 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 5 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 for Peggy's Point Lighthouse.

DAY 6 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN HALIFAX

LEGEND FOR MEALS: B - Breakfast, BR - Brunch, L - Lunch, D -Dinner

Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac

Ideally located inside the walls of Old Quebec, the iconic Fairmont Le Château Frontenac has undergone a multimillion dollar renaissance project that will reposition it as one of the world’s leading hotels.

Hotel Chateau Bellevue

In the heart of Old Quebec, protected from the city’s agitation by the Chateau Frontenac and the Parc des Gouverneurs, Hotel Chateau Bellevue promises a quiet stay with an unrestricted view on the St. Lawrence River.

Hotel Chateau Laurier Quebec

Hôtel Château Laurier Québec is ideally located in the heart of the city, on Parliament Hill, nestled between the Plains of Abraham, a vast urban park, the lively Grande Allée street and a few blocks from the Québec City Convention Center. Only a 35-minute drive from the Jean-Lesage International Airport (YQB).

Hilton Québec

Hilton Québec in Québec City offers a selection of spacious rooms with a light and airy atmosphere, perfect for couples and families alike. Each of them is stylishly decorated and boasts panoramic views of the city of Old Québec, Parliament Hill, and Laurent Ian Mountains. **The Hilton Quebec City will be closing in 2020 for renovations**

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Disclaimer:

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.

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