Explore Eastern Canada by Rail from Montreal

Sit back and relax as you embark on a memorable adventure through Eastern Canada. All the popular sights are highlighted on this ten-day tour. 

Explore the eclectic French-speaking city of Montreal and stroll through the lively streets that perfectly blend Old European charm with contemporary design.

Continue onboard VIA Rail to the historic cobblestone sreets of old Quebec City, a city full of history, fine boutiques and world-class dining. Experience an incredible whale-watching tour aboard the best observation boat in Canada before delighting in a quintessential maple treat at the charming Maple Museum.

Cross over to the Maritime city of Halifax where welcoming harbours and fresh seafood greet you. Tour the famous Peggy's Cove and bask in the rugged Atlantic shoreline.

This vacation package is exclusive to AAA members.  If you are a AAA member and you are interested in this exclusive package, please contact your local AAA club.  If you are interested in this package but you are not a AAA member, please contact us and we will work with you to build your perfect Canadian vacation.
10 Days/9 Nights
from $2,170.00
per person based on double occupancy

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Highlights

  • Combine the exquisite service on VIA Rail’s 'The Ocean" as dramatic landscapes pass you by
  • Experience old-European charm in a modern cosmopolitan
  • Adventure back in time down cobblestone streets, quaint boutiques and fine dining
  • Discover the thrill of witnessing a whale breach ocean waters
  • Bask in warm eastern hospitality as you explore the harbour and visit the nation's most iconic lighthouse 
AAA Member Exclusive:
  • $25 per person member savings with a minimum 3 night or longer vacation package.
  • $50 per person member savings for packages of $2,500 per person or more.
Features & Inclusions

Features & Inclusions

Accommodations

  • 8 nights hotel accommodation
  • 1 night on board VIA Rail's "The Ocean"

Train Adventures

  • VIA Rail Business Class from Montreal to Quebec City
    •  Includes 1 meal
  • VIA Rail "The Ocean" from Quebec City to Halifax
    • Includes 2 meals

Attractions

  • Observatoire de la Capitale

Sightseeing Excursions        

  • Montreal Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour
  • Walking tour of Old Quebec
  • Dinner at Aux Anciens Canadiens in Quebec City
  • Whale watching tour
  • Maple Delights tour or an excursion to Lunenberg & Mahone Bay

Extras

  • Dinner at Aux Anciens Canadiens in Quebec City
  • Itinerary, brochures, maps and vouchers
  • Hotel luggage handling
Itinerary

Itinerary

DAY 1 – Arriving in Montreal

Welcome to the second largest French-speaking city in the world. With a dazzling array of international festivals, Montreal is without a doubt the liveliest city in Canada. Overnight in Montreal.

DAY 2 – Exploring Montreal

As you travel aboard one of the London Style Double Deckers, you will discover the streets of Montreal as you hop-on and hop-off at any of the ten sightseeing stops on this tour (included). Enjoy the rest of the day to explore the sights of the city at your leisure. Overnight in Montreal.

DAY 3 –  Montreal

Enjoy a free day to explore the city. This evening, board Montreal's only restaurant boat, the Cavalier Maxim (included), and enjoy a distinctive dining experience in Montreal's Old Port. Overnight in Montreal.

DAY 4 – Montreal to Quebec City

This morning travel on VIA Rail to historic Quebec City (meal included), North America’s only walled city. Experience the charm of ‘Old France’ with winding cobblestone streets, quaint boutiques and world-class restaurants.Overnight in Quebec City.

DAY 5 –  Exploring Quebec City

Enjoy a walking tour of Old Quebec today. Follow your guide off beaten paths on a tour of Old Quebec. Experience adventures through time. Overnight in Quebec City.

DAY 6 – Quebec City

Watch the whales today! Escape the urban life and treat yourself to a comfortable getaway aboard a deluxe motor coach which will take you from Quebec to Baie Ste Catherine. Experience the thrill of whale watching aboard the Grand Fleuve, the best observation boat in Canada. Overnight in Quebec City.

DAY 7 –  Quebec City to Halifax

Enjoy a free day in Quebec City. Included today is admission to the Observatoire de la Capitale is Québec City’s highest lookout point. Also enjoy a tour of the Maple Museum, which includes an on-site tasting and a treat. This evening, transfer (included) to the Sainte Foy train station and board VIA Rail for your overnight trip to Halifax. Overnight onboard VIA Rail.

DAY 8 –  Arriving in Halifax

Arrive into Halifax this morning (breakfast included) and transfer on your own to your hotel. After check-in, feel free to explore the city. Visit the local shops along the harbour or visit the Halifax Citadel. Overnight in Halifax.

DAY 9 –  Halifax to Peggy's Cove

Tour to famous Peggy’s Cove. This picture postcard village is situated on the rugged Atlantic shoreline. Enjoy some free time exploring the trails, village and the gift shops. Return to Halifax mid-afternoon. Overnight in Halifax.

DAY 10 –  Departing Halifax

Your memorable Eastern Canada vacation concludes upon check-out from your hotel.

prices

Prices

  Moderate Program
  Double Triple Single Child
25 June – 22 Sept
$2,170 $2,012 $2,929 $1,007
  First Class Program
  Double Triple Single Child
25 June – 22 Sept
$2,397 $2,207 $3,398 $1,007
  Deluxe Program
  Double Triple Single Child
25 June – 22 Sept
$2,666 $2,398 $3,898 $1,007
  Departs Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

AAA Member Booking Specials:

$25 per person member savings with a minimum 3 night or longer vacation package.
$50 per person member savings for packages of $2,500 per person or more.

Member benefit applies to the first two full-fare passengers (maximum $50 per reservation). Single traveler receives a maximum of $25. Member Benefit will double to $50 pp for packages of $2,500 per person or more. Member Benefit does not apply to customized groups as they are quoted net, non-commissionable
 
Rates are per person, based on double occupancy and subject to applicable fees and taxes. All rates are quoted in US dollars and are subject to international exchange rate fluctuations and may change without notice.

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