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Eastern Experience Rail Tour

Toronto * Niagara Falls * Ottawa * Montreal * Quebec City

A superb multi centre holiday combining the very best of the eastern provinces of Ontario and Quebec with travel by VIA Rail to Ottawa and Montreal, including a full sightseeing programme.

2018 - 11 days from £2,219 sharing twin + flights


Day 1 - UK – Toronto

Your Canada holiday starts with a departure from Heathrow o­n your Air Canada flight to Toronto - regional departures are available on request. Upon arrival, a transfer is provided by private car to your downtown hotel. The remainder of your day is at leisure.

Overnights (3): Toronto 

Day 2 - Niagara Falls

Departing from your hotel, the Niagara Falls full day tour will bring you to one of Canada’s most spectacular sights. You will make your way to Niagara through the towns of Hamilton, "the steel capital of Canada", St. Catharines "the fruit basket of Ontario", and the wine region of the Niagara Peninsula. An ample amount of time will be spent at the falls to give you every opportunity to take pictures and admire the thundering waters. Included is a thrilling boat ride on the Hornblower cruise* for a unique view of the spectacular Horseshoe Falls. Other highlights include a panoramic lunch at Sheraton on the Falls and a trip along the beautiful Niagara Parkway which winds its way along the Niagara Gorge passing through the historic town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, voted “Canada’s Prettiest Town”. *Prior to May 15 and after Oct 15, Hornblower cruise will be substituted with The Journey Behind the Falls.

Day 3 – Toronto

Included is a Step-on Step-off sightseeing tour of Toronto. Build your own Toronto experience with the freedom of our Hop-On-Hop-Off City Tour aboard a London-Style Double Decker Bus or Trolley. Let the friendly and knowledgeable tour guides educate you on the fun facts and history of Toronto as they take you through the city with stops at / near all major hotels in the downtown area. 

Day 4 - Toronto – Ottawa

Depart today from Union Station o­n a VIA Rail train to Ottawa. Your journey takes you along the shores of Lake O­ntario, passing through the Thousand Islands region and the historic city of Kingston, the original capital of Canada before Ottawa became the seat of Government in the 1840s.

Overnights (3): Ottawa

Days 5-6 – Ottawa

Discover the Capital of Canada o­n your included sightseeing tour. Ottawa is an architecturally stunning city with a unique combination of urban and rural experiences. The city’s museums, heritage buildings, parks, (Ottawa’s springtime tulips are a sight to behold) and monuments paint a vivid picture of Ottawa’s colourful past while also allowing a glimpse of its future. Visit the Notre-Dame Basilica, Ottawa’s oldest surviving church with its famous collection of statues, stroll the shopping malls, and take an included cruise o­n the Rideau Canal as it meanders through this historic city.

Day 7 - Ottawa – Montreal

Take the VIA train today to Montreal, situated o­n an island in the St Lawrence River, this charming city has been referred to as the ‘Paris of North America’, its history a rich backdrop to its vibrant multicultural life. Montreal has numerous festivals, beautiful botanic gardens, street fairs and innumerable terrace cafés where locals and visitors alike gather to socialize. The lookout o­n top of Mount Royal presents a superb panorama of the city and the Underground City, linking many buildings and malls, is a shopper's paradise.

Overnights (3): Montreal

Day 8 - Quebec City Tour

Discover the historical treasures and wonderful “joie de vivre” atmosphere of Quebec City during this full day excursion. Your expert guide provides narration as you tour through the only walled city in North America. Highlights include the Upper and Lower Towns, the Parliament Buildings, the Plains of Abraham, the Citadel, Chateau Frontenac, Place d'Armes, Quebec National Assembly, the Notre Dame Basilica. A visit to Montmorency Falls, 30m higher than the world-famous Niagara Falls, is also included in today’s tour. Tours are in English and French only. Complimentary shuttle to the departure booth is offered from all Montreal hotels featured in the Accommodation section. A 1.5-hour cruise from Quebec City can also be included for departures May 1 - Oct 20.

Day 9 - Montreal Tour

Some of the highlights of this fully-narrated tour are a stop at the beautiful Notre Dame Basilica (entrance not included), residential and financial districts, historic Old Montreal, an outside view of the Olympic Complex, the campus of McGill University and the panoramic view from an observation point o­n top of Mont Royal. The tour can be considered a complete tour of the city, as it will bring passengers by more than 200 points of interest.

Day 10 - Montreal – UK

Enjoy a day at leisure before you are transferred by private car to Montreal airport in good time for your overnight flight to the UK.

Day 11 - Arrive UK


Available in conjunction with your Trans-Atlantic Air Canada flights between London and to/from Aberdeen, Belfast, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester and Newcastle. Details on request.

Air Canada Upgrade to Executive First

Designed to provide you with your own personal space that is ideal for a good night sleep, each Executive First Suite* reclines into a fully flat bed at the touch of a button. Armed with a comfy pillow and duvet and fully equipped with all the latest in-flight amenities, you will arrive at your destination completely refreshed and ready to start your day.



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3 Star Hotels


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4 Star Hotels


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 5 Star Hotels

May 16 - 31 £2,219 £2,264 £2,550
June 01 - 21 £2,219 £2,264 £2,550
June 22 - 28 £2,596 £2,641 £2,927
June 29 - 30 £2,588 £2,641 £2,846
July 01 - 31 £2,588 £2,659 £2,846
August 01 - 16 £2,588 £2,659 £2,846
August 17 - 31 £2,219 £2,281 £2,537
September 01 - 30 £2,219 £2,281 £2,565
October 01 - 08 £2,219 £2,254 £2,482
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3 Star Hotels4 Star Hotels5 Star Hotels
TorontoHoliday Inn Toronto Downtown CentreChelsea HotelFairmont Royal York Hotel
OttawaRadisson Hotel Ottawa Parliament HillAlt Hotel Ottawa Fairmont Chateau Laurier
MontrealBest Western Plus Ville Marie Hotel & SuitesMeridien Versailles MontrealWestin Montreal

Tour Price Includes:

  • Scheduled Air Canada flights from Heathrow to Toronto and Montreal to the UK
  • Airport taxes, security charges and Air Passenger Duty
  • 9 nights Hotel accommodation room only unless stated
  • Private car transfer from Toronto Airport to your hotel
  • Niagara Falls excursion with lunch and boat ride
  • Sightseeing Tour of Toronto
  • VIA train journey from Toronto to Ottawa
  • Ottawa City sightseeing tour
  • VIA train journey from Ottawa to Montreal
  • Quebec City and Montmorency Falls tour
  • Montreal tour
  • Private car transfer to Montreal Airport
  • 24-hour customer service support from our local agent within Canada

Not Included:

  • Meals Unless stated
  • Transfers to and from railway stations
  • Weekend Flight Supplement (Friday-Sunday) £30 per person each way

Our Price Guarantee

All offers are subject to availability. Once a booking is confirmed your holiday price is 100% GUARANTEED against any increase in price such as currency exchange fluctuations or fuel surcharges. Other companies may surcharge you by up to 10% more!


Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown Centre

Location: Conveniently located steps away from the Yonge Street Subway, providing acccess to Torontos business and shopping districts, as well as direct line to all major attractions

Number of Rooms: 513

Accommodation: Air conditioning, in-room temperature control, TV, in-room movies (charge), telephone, WIFI internet access available throughout the property (free), cable internet access in-room (free), clock radio, coffee maker, mini fridge, iron with board, in-room safe, hair dryer, rollaway bed not available. 23 floors with elevator, Restaurant, bar, indoor pool, fitness centre, spa, gift shop, parking $28. Wheelchair accessible room(s).


Chelsea Hotel

Location: Modern hotel located downtown close to shopping, dining, and public transit, just a 2 minute walk to the Eaton Centre, and a 10 minute walk to the Art Gallery of Ontario.

Number of Rooms: 1590

Accommodation: Air conditioning, TV, telephone, WIFI internet access in-room (free), WIFI internet access in lobby (free) clock radio, iron with board, hair dryer, rollaway bed free, Green Key. 27 floors  with elevator, Non smoking property, 3 restaurants, bar, indoor pool, waterslide, fitness centre, sauna, whirlpool, children's activity centre, parking $33. Wheelchair accessible room(s).


Fairmont Royal York Hotel

Location: Historic and elegant downtown hotel, close to shopping and dining, just steps to Union Station and the theatre district, and 7 minutes to the harbour front and the CN Tower.

Number of Rooms: 1363

Accommodation: Air conditioning, in-room temperature control, TV, in-room movies (charge), telephone, WIFI internet access available throughout the property at a daily charge of $14, coffee maker, mini bar, iron with board, bathrobe, hair dryer, rollaway bed $25, Green Key. Fairmont Gold inclusions, private check-in and lounge access, continental breakfast and afternoon canapes and honour bar, complimentary newspapers, DVDs, books and games, computer access in lounge, in-room internet access. 24 floors with elevator, 5 restaurants, bar, indoor pool, fitness centre, sauna, whirlpool, spa, business centre, shops, parking $48. Wheelchair accessible room(s).


Radisson Hotel Ottawa Parliament Hill


Alt Hotel Ottawa


Fairmont Chateau Laurier


Best Western Plus Ville Marie Hotel & Suites


Meridien Versailles Montreal


Westin Montreal