Canada’s Eastern Cities by Rail
20 June 2022 - 10 nights
Fly UK to Toronto, Canada
Private transfer to hotel
3 nights | 4* Hilton Toronto
Niagara Falls Full Day Tour from Toronto
VIA Rail: From Toronto Union to Québec Gare Du Palais via Montréal
3 nights |4* Hotel Palace Royal, Québec
Guided Walking Tour in Old Québec City
VIA Rail: Québec Gare Du Palais to Montréal Central
3 nights | 4* Le St-Martin Hotel Particulier Centre Ville, Montréal
2 day Hop-on-Hop-off Montréal Double-Decker bus ticket
VIA Rail: Montréal Central to Toronto Union
1 night | 4* Hilton Toronto
Private transfers to airport
Return flight to UK
Day 1: UK - Toronto
Fly from UK to Toronto. On arrival into Toronto Airport, you will be taken by private transfer to 4* Hilton Toronto, where you will stay for 3 nights in a Hilton Room. Enjoy your first night in Toronto, perhaps take a walk to the CN Tower, or visit The Royal Ontario Museum, a museum of art, world culture and natural history, both are a mere 10 minutes away.
Day 2: Toronto
Today you have a free day to explore Toronto at your own pace. Make the most of everything your hotel has to offer, perhaps sample award-winning cuisine at the hotel restaurants or enjoy the indoor-outdoor pool, open year round. If you wish to explore the city, use the convenient public transport to travel to places including St Lawrence Market, Rogers Centre and the Distillery District, which are only 15 to 20 minutes away.
Day 3: Toronto
Get excited for your day ahead, as you will be heading out on a full day guided tour of Niagara Falls. You’ll be picked up between 8.30-9am. This tour showcases one of Canada’s most spectacular sights, and you’ll have ample time at the Falls to take pictures and admire the thundering waters. Enjoy a thrilling boat ride with Hornblower Niagara Cruises for a unique view of the spectacular Horseshoe Falls and you’ll also be treated to a delicious six-course, firstclass buffet at the Fallsview Restaurant, boasting a fantastic view of the Falls. Finally, you’ll take a trip along the beautiful Niagara Parkway which winds its way along the Niagara Gorge before spending some free time in the historic town of Niagara on the Lake.
Day 4: Toronto - Québec
Today you’ll check out of Hilton Toronto make your way to Toronto Union train station, where you’ll board VIA Rail for your journey to Québec Gare Du Palais station in Québec City. You’ll then head to to 4* Hotel Palace Royal, where you’ll stay for 3 nights in a Standard Room. Tonight is free to spend at your leisure, perhaps take a dip in the indoor swimming pool treat yourself to a relaxing afternoon and make the most of the hotel sauna and hot tub.
Day 5: Québec
You’ll uncover the very best of Québec today on a two-hour guided walking tour of Old Québec City. Departing from the Tourist Information Centre, you’ll embark on a historical walking tour of Old Québec and learn about its colourful past, from 1608 to the present day. You’ll get a sense of history that is Québec City, as well as an understanding of the lives of the people that have inhabited it throughout the centuries, and your knowledgeable guide are always open to answer any questions.
Day 6: Québec
Today you have a free day in Québec to explore the city at your own pace. Perhaps stroll North America’s oldest streets in Old Québec, making sure to stop by Chateau Frontenac, Québec City’s most famous landmark and the most photographed hotel in the world. You can also explore one of Québec’s most dazzling glacial valleys, JacquesCartier National Park, a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts with the opportunity to encounter beavers, deer and even moose in their natural habitats.
Day 7: Québec - Montréal
After checking out of Hotel Palace Royal, you’ll make your way to to Québec Gare Du Palais station where you’ll board VIA Rail for your journey to Montréal Central. When you arrive, you’ll head to 4* Le St-Martin Hotel Particulier Centre Ville, where you’ll stay for 3 nights in a Classic King Bed Room. Tonight is free to spend at your leisure in Montréal, perhaps make the most of the hotel facilities, including the heated outdoor pool, the 24-hour fitness lounge, or enjoy a feast at the hotel restaurant, Gustave, serving delightful cuisine complemented with delicious wine.
Days 8 – 9: Montréal
Your next two days in Montréal is the perfect time for you to explore the city, thanks to your 2 Day Montréal Double-Decker Merry-Go-Round Hop-on-Hop off bus tour. This narrated tour explores all aspects of bustling downtown Montréal, including the intriguing blend of Old World charm and North American modernism as you pass many of Montréal’s fascinating landmarks. Enjoy the freedom of leaving the bus, exploring the attractions of your choice at leisure, and boarding another bus later on. Photo stops are enjoyed at the Old Port, Mont Royal (from which you receive a prime view of the city), Olympic Park, and St Joseph’s Oratory. Your hotel concierge will advise you of the nearest bus stop.
Day 10: Montréal - Toronto
After checking out of Le St-Martin Hotel Particulier Centre Ville, you’ll head to Montréal Central station where you’ll board VIA Rail for your journey to Toronto Union. When you arrive, you’ll make your way to 4* Hilton Toronto, for your final nights stay in a Hilton Room. Spend the day however you please, perhaps head to Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada or Hockey Hall of Fame for an exciting way to spend your last full day in Canada.
Day 11: Toronto - UK
Today your holiday comes to an end. After checking out of Hilton Toronto, you will be privately transferred to Toronto Airport for your return flight home to the UK, with many memories of your Canada trip to treasure.
Hotel | Hilton Toronto
This contemporary hotel sits in downtown Toronto next to Osgoode Station, just a short walk from Union Station, CN Tower, Royal Ontario Musuem, and CF Toronto Eaton Centre. St Lawrence Market, Rogers Centre, and the Distillery District are easily accessible by public transport. Sample award winning seafood and cuisine at Tundra Restaurant. Enjoy sizzling Mid-western beef, lobster, chicken, and fine wine at Ruth’s Chris Steak House, and the adjoining Prime Bar hosts a happy hour nightly at 7pm.
Hotel facilities include: an outdoor swimming pool, fitness centre, two restaurants, bar, rooftop terrace and lounge, coffee shop, reception with concierge, executive lounge, room service, laundry/valet service, Wi-Fi access, and accessible amenities.
Hotel | Hotel Palace Royal, Québec
This cosy hotel sits at the heart of downtown Québec City, just 150m from the historic district and a leisurely stroll from Parliament of Québec and Parliament Hill. Guests are also within reach of Palais Montcalm, Theatre du Capitole, Grand Theatre de Québec, Plains of Abraham Battlefields, Marche du Vieux-Port, and the Amerique Francaise, Civilisation, and Beaux-Arts Museums. Restaurant Beffroi Steak House serves up dry-aged steaks, grills, and seafood and Bar Le Fou du Roy Bar is the place to be from 4pm to midnight for happy hours, aperitifs, beers on tap, spirits, martinis, wine by the glass, sports events on screen, and game nights. The hotel also hosts regular dinner and show events featuring tribute acts.
Hotel facilities include: a tropical garden, indoor swimming pool, restaurant, bar, Wi-Fi, reception with concierge, bell hop, baby equipment hire, wake-up calls, left luggage, and room service; hot tub, sauna, fitness centre, massage therapy, kids' playroom and film room, indoor parking, self-service laundromat, and ATM machines
Hotel | Le St-Martin Hotel Particulier Centre Ville, Montréal
This luxury 16-storey boutique hotel sits at the heart of Montréal 's downtown area; close by you'll find Notre-Dame Basilica of Montréal, La Grande Roue de Montréal, McCord Museum, Barbie Expo, Musee d'art Contemporain de Montréal, Mount Royal Park, and Belvédère Kondiaronk lookout. Restaurant Gustave serves refined cuisine and a varied wine list; the perfect spot for lunch, dinner, cocktails, and weekend themed events. Lounge-Bar is the ideal place for ice-cold beers, freshly-brewed coffee, gin and tonics, glasses of wine, and speciality cocktails.
Hotel facilities include: a heated outdoor dipping pool, 24-hour fitness lounge, restaurant, lounge-bar, intimate lobby, Wi-Fi, underground valet parking service, and reception with personal concierge, multi-lingual staff, porter/baggage service, express checkout, and dry cleaning.
Dates & Prices
20th June 2022
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If outside 14 weeks of departure this holiday can be booked by paying a deposit of £150 per person. If within 14 weeks before the full balance is due. Call 0161 298 7477 to book.
This holiday is with fully ATOL protected. Dream of Lapland are members of ABTA under license number P7030. This can be verified at www.ABTA.com.