A rail journey designed to capture the highlights of the east. From the bustle of Canada’s largest and most diverse city, through the heart of French Canada, to the rolling hills and quaint villages of the Maritime region. This trip is a fantastic combination of stunning natural beauty, history and culture unique to the region.

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Day 1

Toronto

Arrive in Toronto and transfer independently to your hotel.

Day 2

Toronto

Experience the sights of Canada’s largest and most diverse city. 

Day 3

Niagara Falls

Travel by coach for a breathtaking tour through the orchard-laden Niagara Peninsula to Niagara Falls, one of the great wonders of the world. Enjoy a Niagara Falls Cruise, Niagara-on-the-Lake and a winery tour. (L)

Day 4

Toronto to Montreal

Follow the shores of Lake Ontario, one of the five Great Lakes. Passing the village of Napanee, look south as you cross the river to view a series of beautiful waterfalls. Cross the Ottawa River before arriving in Montreal. (L)

Day 5

Quebec

Quebec City is the heart of French Canada. Nowhere else in North America is the appearance of an old-world city so complete. Discover the enchanting sights which are part of Quebec City’s history. The Latin Quarter, Plains of Abraham, Ramparts, world famous Château Frontenac, Basilica, City Hall and Citadelle.

Day 6

Montreal

This morning enjoy a comprehensive tour of Montreal, before boarding VIA Rail to Moncton. This evening enjoy the scenic vista through the rural communities of Quebec’s south shore. (D)

Day 7

VIA Rail Moncton to Charlottetown

Wake to views of the Atlantic Ocean, and quaint coastal villages that appear frozen in time. Disembark the train and transfer to Charlottetown via the Confederation Bridge, the longest bridge over ice covered waters in the world. (B)

Day 8

Charlottetown

Today enjoy views of stunning seascapes, and tiny villages on a tour to visit Green Gables House. 

Day 9

Charlottetown to Moncton

Tour Charlottetown before transferring back over the bridge to Moncton.

Day 10

Hopewell Rocks & Bay of Fundy Coastal Tour

This full day tour is the best way to experience the dramatic rise and fall of the Bay of Fundy tides. These world heritage sites will take your breath away.

Day 11

Moncton to Halifax

Board the train in the early afternoon bound for Halifax.

Day 12

Halifax

Enjoy a comprehensive overview of what Halifax has to offer on 2 guided tours which regale tales of this historic city, stories of sadness, and the resilience of the residents to triumph over adversity. 

Day 13

Peggy's Cove

Peggy’s Cove is a picture postcard village, on the rugged Atlantic shoreline. The lighthouse is the most photographed in the world. 

Day 14

Halifax

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