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Gems of Eastern Canada Premium Tour: Niagara Falls, Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec City + Montreal

If you appreciate the history and culture of Canada and love to be on the go, you'll love this tour package. In each city, you'll enjoy a distinct experience for a total of five memorable stops that will make for a remarkably well-rounded vacation. You'll experience the diversity of our country as you visit the urban centre of Toronto, you'll be captivated by the natural wonder of Niagara Falls, you'll learn about our history in the nation's capital city, Ottawa, you'll revel in the cultural and romantic charm of Quebec City, and you'll have the time of your life in exciting Montreal.


Length: 11 days
Type: Independent Rail Tour, Premium
Highlights: Niagara Falls, Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec City, Montreal

DAY ONE: TORONTO - NIAGARA FALLS

Upon arrival in Toronto, you will be met by our friendly driver at Toronto Pearson Airport for the shuttle bus transfer to Niagara Falls. Overnight in Niagara Falls at the Marriott Gateway on the Falls, a deluxe four-star hotel located just 200 yards from the brink of Niagara Falls. You'll be in a Falls View room so you can enjoy the spectacular views from the comfort of your room.



DAY TWO: NIAGARA FALLS

Today, you will receive complimentary admission to several of Niagara Falls' top attractions, including Journey Behind the Falls, Maid of the Mist, Niagara's Fury, White Water Walk and all day transportation on the Falls People Mover System. You'll stay overnight stay in Niagara Falls at the Marriott Gateway on the Falls - Falls View Room.
Meal: Breakfast



DAY THREE: NIAGARA FALLS - TORONTO

The morning is at leisure, so take the time to enjoy breakfast overlooking Niagara Falls.
In the afternoon, you will be met at the hotel for the transfer to Niagara Falls Train Station for the two-hour trip to Toronto. Upon arrival in Toronto, simply walk across the street to the historic Fairmont Royal York or take the underground PATH walkway right from Union Station.
Overnight stay in Toronto at The Fairmont Royal York located in the heart of the city. The Fairmont Royal York is a luxury hotel with opulent surroundings, a knowledgeable concierge team, fine dining, state-of-the-art exercise facilities, plus so much more.
Meal: Breakfast



DAY FOUR: TORONTO

This morning, enjoy a guided tour of Toronto by bus. The tour provides complete flexibility to explore Toronto on your own terms. Your ticket allows you unlimited hop-on-hop-off privileges. Some of the highlights of the tour are Royal Ontario Museum, Casa Loma, CN Tower, Hockey Hall of Fame, The Distillery Historic District, Toronto's Harbourfront, the Eaton Centre, Bloor-Yorkville Village, Chinatown, St. Lawrence Market, the Entertainment District and the Bata Shoe Museum.
In the afternoon, enjoy the spectacular view from the top of the CN Tower.
Another overnight stay in Toronto at The Fairmont Royal York.
Meal: Breakfast



DAY FIVE: TORONTO - OTTAWA

Travel by train from Toronto to Ottawa (four hours). Upon arrival in Ottawa, you will be met at Ottawa Train Station by one of our friendly drivers for the transfer to your hotel. Overnight stay in Ottawa at the Lord Elgin Hotel located in the heart of downtown Ottawa. The landmark hotel is one of Ottawa's finest, offering superior service, elegant furnishings and upscale amenities.
Meal: Breakfast



DAY SIX: OTTAWA

This morning, enjoy a guided tour of Ottawa by bus. Highlights include Parliament Hill and the ByWard Market, one of Canada's oldest and largest public markets where farmers and craft merchants from across the Capital Region gather to sell their wares daily. It is a favoured shopping district not only for fresh produce, but also for a wide range of fashion, décor and specialty shops. You will also visit Rideau Hall, located across the street from 24 Sussex Drive, home of Canada's Prime Minister. It's the official residence and workplace of the Governor General of Canada and is an impressive mansion surrounded by fabulous heritage gardens.
In the afternoon, admission is included for the National Gallery of Canada, one of the world's premier art museums. If you have any extra time, we recommend visiting the Canadian War Museum, the Canadian Museum of Nature, Canada Aviation and Space Museum, or Canada Science and Technology Museum.
Another overnight stay in Ottawa at the Lord Elgin Hotel.
Meal: Breakfast



DAY SEVEN: OTTAWA - QUEBEC CITY

This morning, you will be met at your hotel for the transfer to Ottawa Train Station. Depart Ottawa at 9:55 am and arrive in Quebec City at 4:10 pm following a quick change of trains in Montreal.
Upon arrival in Quebec City, you will be met at Quebec City Train Station for the transfer to your hotel, the Hotel Manoir Victoria, situated in the heart of historic, culturally vibrant and romantic Old Quebec. This unique European-style hotel extends a warm and friendly welcome with an inviting décor and spectacular surroundings that have been delighting visitors for centuries.
Meal: Breakfast



DAY EIGHT: QUEBEC CITY

This morning, enjoy a guided tour of Quebec City by bus. On the tour, you will experience the European charm of the first French settlement in North America. This is your chance to learn about history first-hand: The Latin Quarter, the Plains of Abraham, the Battlefields park (one of Canada's most important historical parks), the Chateau Frontenac (designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1980), the National Assembly, the Basilica, City Hall, Place-Royale and the Citadel.
The afternoon is at leisure to explore Quebec City on your own.
Another overnight stay in Quebec City at Hotel Manoir Victoria.
Meal: Breakfast



DAY NINE: QUEBEC CITY - MONTREAL

This morning, enjoy some last-minute shopping or sightseeing in Quebec City. At noon, you will be met at the hotel by our friendly driver for the transfer to Quebec City Train Station. Travel by train from Quebec City to Montreal (three hours).
Upon arrival in Montreal, you will be met at Montreal Train Station by our friendly driver for the transfer to your hotel.
Overnight stay in Montreal at the InterContinental Montreal or Delta Centre-Ville.
Meal: Breakfast



DAY TEN: MONTREAL

This morning, enjoy a guided tour of Montreal by bus, taking in many points of interest, including Notre Dame Basilica, St. Joseph's Oratory, residential and financial districts, Old Montreal, French Quarter, the Olympic site (outside view), McGill University and an observation point on top of Mt. Royal with a panoramic view.
The afternoon is at leisure to explore Montreal on your own. We recommend visiting Musée D'Art Contemporain de Montreal, a contemporary art museum in the Place des Arts complex with a collection that includes over 7,000 works of art by more than 1,500 artists, and the world famous Schwartz`s Delicatessen on Saint Laurent Boulevard, home of the original Montreal smoked meat sandwich.
Overnight stay in Montreal at the InterContinental Montreal or Delta Centre-Ville.
Meal: Breakfast



DAY ELEVEN: MONTREAL

Today, you will receive a private transfer from your hotel to Montreal Trudeau Airport.
Meal: Breakfast

NIAGARA FALLS

MARRIOTT GATEWAY ON THE FALLS

Marriott Gateway on the Falls is the ideal place to stay for your next leisure getaway. Aptly named the hotel serves as a gateway to all of Niagara. The $15-million renovation and upgrade offers guests a modern travel experience. For guests looking to experience the best that Niagara Falls has to offer, the Marriott Gateway is situated in the heart of the Fallsview Boulevard district, minutes away from area attractions, world-class wineries, golf and casinos.

 

TORONTO

THE FAIRMONT ROYAL YORK

Toronto is a city that has grown up around this grand landmark - The Fairmont Royal York luxury hotel. Just steps away from the hotel's famous doors in the heart of Canada's largest metropolis is an exciting mix of activities and attractions that will leave you exhilarated. From the theatre, entertainment and financial districts, to shopping, sightseeing and world-class sports facilities, The Fairmont Royal York hotel truly is ''at the centre of it all'' in Toronto.

THE FAIRMONT ROYAL YORK THE FAIRMONT ROYAL YORK

OTTAWA

LORD ELGIN HOTEL

The Lord Elgin overlooks the beautiful Confederation Park, the site of many festivals throughout the year. A short walk through the park is the Rideau Canal, an all-season hub of activity in Ottawa. Steps away from the Parliament buildings, the Ottawa Congress Centre and the Ottawa Rideau Centre, the hotel offers deluxe guestrooms with all the modern conveniences.
Spacious guestrooms feature elegant furnishings with choice of one queen, two queens or one king bed with plenty of room to relax or work. A newspaper is delivered each morning (Monday - Saturday). Many of these hotel rooms also feature a refrigerator ideal for families. Guests enjoy high speed internet access, in-room movies, coffee maker, iron/board, hairdryer, phone with data line and a host of other amenities at these Ottawa accommodations. Best of all, the virtually soundproof windows open to allow guests to enjoy the fresh Ottawa air and the scent of tulips in the spring.

Lord Elgin Hotel Ottawa Lord Elgin Hotel Ottawa

MONTREAL

INTERCONTINENTAL MONTREAL

Bienvenue to the InterContinental Montréal! The hotel is ideally located at the gateway of Old Montreal and the downtown core, twenty minutes from Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport. Elegantly overlooking the international business area, connected to the Montréal Convention Centre and the underground city, the InterContinental Montréal is perfectly positioned for your next trip. Minutes away from the Notre-Dame Basilica, the Pointe-à-Callière Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History and the Quartier des spectacles, the hotel also offers a great location for cultural getaways. Begin your day with a buffet breakfast at Osco! Restaurant or exercise in the salted water pool. Upon your return in the evening, enjoy Provencal tapas and an absinthe cocktail at the Sarah B. bar, and benefit from stunning views of the city from your luxurious and spacious guestroom.

 

MONTREAL

DELTA CENTRE-VILLE

Discover one of the finest Montréal downtown hotels.
Located in the heart of the city where Old Montréal and new Montréal blend seamlessly, Delta Centre-Ville offers an excellent location adjacent to the shops, boutiques and galleries of Old Montréal. The hotel's convenient amenities include a heated indoor pool, a revolving rooftop restaurant and much more.

 

QUEBEC CITY

HOTEL MANOIR VICTORIA

Located in the heart of historic, culturally vibrant and romantic Old Quebec, this unique European-style hotel extends a warm and friendly welcome with an inviting decor and spectacular surroundings that have been delighting visitors for centuries.

HOTEL MANOIR VICTORIA QUEBEC CITY HOTEL MANOIR VICTORIA QUEBEC CITY

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  1. Daily breakfast
  2. Transfer from Toronto Airport to Niagara Falls
  3. 2 nights hotel in Niagara Falls at the Marriott Gateway on the Falls - Falls View Room
  4. Admission to Journey Behind the Falls, Maid of the Mist, Niagara's Fury and White Water Walk
  5. Transfer from your hotel to Niagara Falls Train Station
  6. Train from Niagara Falls to Toronto
  7. 2 nights hotel in Toronto at The Fairmont Royal York
  8. Guided tour of Toronto by bus
  9. Admission to the CN Tower
  10. Train from Toronto to Ottawa
  11. Transfer from Ottawa Train Station to your hotel
  12. 2 nights hotel in Ottawa at the Lord Elgin Hotel
  13. Guided tour of Ottawa by bus
  14. Admission to the National Gallery of Canada
  15. Transfer from your hotel to Ottawa Train Station
  16. Train from Ottawa to Quebec City
  17. Transfer from Quebec City Train Station to your hotel
  18. 2 nights hotel in Quebec City at Hotel Manoir Victoria
  19. Guided tour of Quebec City by bus (2 hours)
  20. Transfer from your hotel to Quebec City Train Station
  21. Train from Quebec City to Montreal
  22. Transfer from Montreal Train Station to your hotel
  23. 2 nights hotel in Montreal at the InterContinental Montreal or Delta Centre-Ville
  24. Guided tour of Montreal by bus (3 hours)
  25. Transfer from your hotel to Montreal Airport
  26. Telephone support
  27. Taxes (except HST/GST)

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Are meals included?

Breakfasts are included. Lunches and dinners are not included.


Can the tour be modified?

Yes. Please contact us and we will do our best to accommodate any special requests.


Is food available on the trains?

Yes. Light snacks and sandwiches are available for purchase aboard the trains. You may also bring food aboard all trains.


Is the tour escorted?

No. This tour is an independent rail tour with locally guided tours, and all of your travel arrangements are expertly managed by Canada Travel Geniuses based in our Toronto office ensuring a seamless travel experience.


Are the hotels central?

Yes. We use centrally located hotels and TruExperiences Tours' guests always receive outstanding service.


Will I receive the Canadian visitor tax rebate by booking a tour package with you?

Yes. By booking a complete tour package with TruExperiences Tours, you will qualify for the Canadian visitor tax rebate. The tax rebate is only available for tour packages. You do not qualify for the rebate if train and hotel are purchased separately.

2013 PRICES

  1. April 27 - October 31, 2013
    $2,495.00 per person, double occupancy plus federal tax of $125.45 per person (includes tour package tax rebate for non-residents)
  2. April 27 - October 31, 2013 - Child (Sharing Room With 2 Adults)
    $949.00 per child plus federal tax of $53.03 per child (includes tour package tax rebate for non-residents)

2013 DATES

  1. Daily departures are available.

Prices are per person based on double occupancy.

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NIAGARA FALLS
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TORONTO
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PARLIAMENT BUILDINGS - OTTAWA
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RIDEAU CANAL - OTTAWA
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FAIRMONT LE CHATEAU FRONTENAC - QUEBEC CITY
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NATIONAL ASSEMBLY - QUEBEC CITY
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FORTIFICATIONS - QUEBEC CITY
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SAINT JOSEPH'S ORATORY - MONTREAL
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OLD PORT - MONTREAL
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OLYMPIC STADIUM - MONTREAL
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NOTRE-DAME BASILICA - MONTREAL
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