TORONTO | OTTAWA | QUÉBEC CITY | MONTRÉAL
See the major attractions in Eastern Canada and experience the different lifestyles in the provinces of Ontario and Québec. Travel by VIA Rail and soak up the diverse cultures of Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal and Québec City.
- Explore the diverse city of Toronto on a sightseeing tour
- Step aboard the Hornblower and take a trip to the foot of Niagara Falls
- Enjoy a scenic train journey to Ottawa
- Learn about Ottawa’s historic architecture
- Visit beautiful Québec city and explore it’s rich history
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Day 1 : Arrive Toronto
Arrive in Toronto and transfer independently to your hotel. After checking in the remainder is at leisure.
Day 2 : Toronto
Discover this cosmopolitan city on a sightseeing tour. Highlights include City Hall, Chinatown, the waterfront. Admission to the CN Tower is included. The remainder of the day is free for independent exploration, shopping or simple relaxation.
Day 3 : Niagara Falls Excursion
Enjoy a full-day sightseeing excursion to Niagara Falls. Marvel at the spectacle of the famous Niagara Falls and step aboard the Hornblower for a fantastic boat trip to the foot of the Horseshoe Falls. You will have ample time at the Falls to take pictures and admire the thundering waters or stroll into town. Pass through the historic community of Niagara-on-the-Lake then return to Toronto for the evening.
Day 4 : VIA Rail Toronto - Ottawa
This morning, transfer independently to Union Station to board VIA Rail’s Corridor train to Ottawa. Pass by quaint little towns along Lake Ontario, the historic city of Kingston and the Thousand Islands region. On arrival in Ottawa, the remainder of the day is free to explore the charms of Canada’s capital city.
Day 5 : Ottawa
Enjoy a two-hour sightseeing tour of Ottawa. See the Parliament Buildings, Embassy Row, the Royal Canadian Mint, the National Gallery of Canada, the residence of the Prime Minister and much more. You will drive through scenic gardens and parklands and along the Rideau Canal. The remainder of the day is free to explore the city’s many museums, galleries and boutiques.
Day 6 : VIA Rail Ottawa - Québec City
Travel from Ottawa to Québec City on board VIA Rail’s Corridor Train. Past Montréal, the train will be riding along the southern shore of the St. Lawrence River passing charming little towns and villages in the beautiful French-Canadian countryside. The remainder of the day is at your leisure to explore Québec City.
Day 7 : Québec City
Explore historic and modern Québec City on a morning sightseeing tour. You see the Latin Quarter, the Plains of Abraham, the Fortifications, Place Royale, the Basilica and more. The rest of the day is at your leisure to explore the city or indulge at one of many fine restaurants.
Day 8 : VIA Rail Québec City - Montréal
Take the short train ride to Montréal today travelling along the northern shore of the St. Lawrence River. On arrival, spend the afternoon exploring the second largest French-speaking city after Paris. Sample the fine cuisine and exuberant nightlife.
Day 9 : Montréal
Today enjoy a 3-hour sightseeing tour of Montréal. See numerous highlights such as the Notre Dame Basilica, historic Old Montréal, the charming Latin Quarter and much more. You will visit the Olympic Complex, travel through the campus of McGill University and take in panoramic views from the top of Mount Royal.
Day 10 : VIA Rail Montréal - Toronto
Travel from Montréal to Toronto with VIA Rail arriving at Toronto’s Union Station this afternoon. Please consider your arrival time when arranging onward flights.