Call us 9am - 9pm Mon - Sun 01342 331796

Search

Capital Experience

9 Night Tour from £1,249 per Person Including Flights

Click here for Pricing & Dates

Overview

Experience Canada in style, travelling in comfort in VIA Rail’s modern rail cars to Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec City. Marvel at the scenery, be inspired by galleries and museums, and soak up the culture of these amazing cities, each boasting its own personality and character.

Details

Day 1

Fly to Toronto

Arrive into Toronto International Airport and transfer independently to your downtown hotel for a three-night stay. Pick up your information kit when you check-in and then enjoy the rest of the day exploring the city and its many attractions.

Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown Centre or Courtyard by Marriott Toronto

Superior Hotel: Chelsea Hotel

Day 2

Toronto

Toronto is a vibrant and bustling city with a wealth of identities and attractions. Take a trip to the waterfront, see the Parliament Buildings and get lost in the excitement of Chinatown. Included in today is admission to the CN Tower – an astonishing building standing 335.33 metres tall. Ride the glass-fronted lift to the top and enjoy panoramic views of the city and Lake Ontario. With the rest of the day, explore more of the city or simply relax.

Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown Centre or Courtyard by Marriott Toronto

Superior Hotel: Chelsea Hotel

 

Day 3

Niagara Falls

Take the full day to enjoy a sightseeing excursion to Niagara Falls, with the route guiding you through the beautiful fruit-growing district and wine region of the Niagara Peninsula. Step aboard the Hornblower which takes you on a breath-taking trip to the foot of the Horseshoe Falls, giving you an entirely new perspective on this natural wonder. You’ll have plenty of time to take pictures and admire the view, or you may want to take a stroll into the town. The highlights of today include a meal and a trip along the Niagara Parkway, which takes you along the Niagara Gorge Pass and the historic Niagara-on-the-Lake, before returning to Toronto for the evening.

(Lunch included)

Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown Centre or Courtyard by Marriott Toronto

Superior Hotel: Chelsea Hotel

Day 4

VIA Rail/The Corridor: Toronto to Ottawa

In the morning, transfer independently to Union Station to board VIA Rail’s The Corridor train and head to Ottawa. Pass charming towns along Lake Ontario, the city of Kingston and the Thousand Islands region. Upon arrival into Ottawa, you’ll have the opportunity to explore at leisure for the rest of the day – we suggest taking a stroll along the Rideau Canal (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) or head to Byward Market.

Standard Hotel: Delta Ottawa City Centre or Best Western PLUS Ottawa Downtown Suites

Superior Hotel: Lord Elgin or Radisson Hotel Ottawa Parliament Hill

Day 5

Ottawa

Take a two-hour panoramic sightseeing tour of Ottawa today, experiencing the beauty of this historic city, from the Parliament Buildings, Embassy Row, the National Gallery of Canada and much more. You’ll drive through parklands and scenic gardens, as well as taking a scenic route along the Rideau Canal. This tour allows you to hop on and off at any stops along the route, giving you the opportunity to really get to know this beautiful destination. The remainder of the day is free to explore the city’s many museums, galleries and boutiques.

Standard Hotel: Delta Ottawa City Centre or Best Western PLUS Ottawa Downtown Suites

Superior Hotel: Lord Elgin or Radisson Hotel Ottawa Parliament Hill

Day 6

VIA Rail/The Corridor: Ottawa to Quebec

Depart from Ottawa and continue your journey to Quebec City onboard VIA Rail’s The Corridor. Head for the Laurentians Past Montreal, along the shores of the St. Lawrence River and past charming towns and villages infused with beautiful French-Canadian countryside. The rest of the day is yours to experience at your own pace, getting to know Quebec City and experiencing the nightlife.

Standard Hotel: Hotel Le Concorde or Hotel Chateau Laurier Quebec

Superior Hotel: Delta Quebec or Hotel Chateau Laurier Quebec

Day 7

Quebec City

Spend the day in Quebec City, starting with a morning sightseeing tour. This is the only city in North America with city walls and gates, a distinction which earned it its UNESCO World Heritage status in 1985. There’s a wonderful ‘joie de vivre’ atmosphere to Quebec that you’ll notice instantly, as well as the wonderful historical feel to the city. Be sure to visit the Place Royale, the Basilica, the Latin Quarter and the Plains of Abraham, as well as many more points of interest that catch your eye. The rest of the day is yours to spend as you like, so why not indulge at one of the many gourmet restaurants.

Standard Hotel: Hotel Le Concorde or Hotel Chateau Laurier Quebec

Superior Hotel: Delta Quebec or Hotel Chateau Laurier Quebec

Day 8

VIA Rail/The Corridor: Quebec City to Montreal

Take a short ride to Montreal today, this time travelling along the northern shore of the St. Lawrence River passing Trois-Rivières and Cap-de-la-Madeleine with its national shrine to the Virgin Mary. Once you reach Montreal, prepare yourself for an afternoon exploring this amazing city, with walks down the lively St Catherine Street, fine dining and exhilarating nightlife.

Standard Hotel: Hotel Lord Berri Montreal or Hotel Chrome Montreal Centre-Ville

Superior Hotel: Delta Montreal or Marriott Chateau Champlain

Day 9

Montreal

Take a three-hour sightseeing tour of Montreal in the morning where you’ll see numerous highlights such as the Notre Dame Basilica, the financial district and the charming Latin Quarter. You will also visit the Olympic Complex, travel through the campus of McGill University and enjoy the panoramic views from atop Mount Royal.

Standard Hotel: Hotel Lord Berri Montreal or Hotel Chrome Montreal Centre-Ville

Superior Hotel: Delta Montreal or Marriott Chateau Champlain

Day 10

VIA Rail/The Corridor: Montreal to Toronto

Depart from Montreal to Toronto today aboard VIA Rail’s The Corridor. Your journey will come to an end upon arrival into Toronto’s Union Station – transfer independently to the airport for your return flight.

Day 11

Arrive home

What's Included

  • Transatlantic flights on scheduled airlines.
  • Accommodation in hotels as described above or similar standard
  • Accommodation for 9 nights
  • 2 hour sightseeing tour of Toronto
  • CN Tower admission
  • Full-day excursion to Niagara Falls including lunch and Hornblower Niagara Cruises Voyage To The Falls boat tour, substituted by Journey Behind the Falls in off season
  • Toronto to Ottawa rail transfer on VIA Rail’s The Corridor (economy class)
  • 2-hour sightseeing tour of Ottawa (substituted with admission to museum of civilisation and war with audio tour)
  • Ottawa to Quebec City rail transfer on VIA Rail’s The Corridor (economy class)
  • 2-hour sightseeing tour of Quebec City
  • Quebec City to Montreal rail transfer on VIA Rail’s The Corridor (economy class)
  • 3-hour sightseeing tour of Montreal
  • Montreal to Toronto rail transfer on VIA Rail’s The Corridor (economy class)
  • Travel and information kit


Not Included

  • Transfers, unless otherwise stated
  • Airport improvement fee
  • Meals and attractions unless otherwise specified

All Departures

  • Tour is not available for departures 24 - 26 May, 28 - 29 May, 1 - 5 June, 9 - 12 June,  26 - 28 June 2017

9 Night Self Drive Tour Departures

  • Tour is not available for departures 13 - 15 September, 20 - 21 September, 25 - 26 December 2017

9 Night Superior Self Drive Tour Departures

  • Tour is not available for departures 7 - 16 September 2017

The weather information shown below refers to the first stop on the tour, call us and speak to one of our travel experts for the most up-to-date forecasts and weather details for your tour.

TODAY 0ºC
SAT 0ºC
SUN 2ºC
MON 6ºC
TUE 2ºC
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average Temperature (Celsius) Average Rainfall (Inches)
0ºC
1ºC
5ºC
11ºC
17ºC
23ºC
26ºC
26ºC
23ºC
16ºC
9ºC
3ºC
1
0
1
1
2
3
3
2
2
2
2
1

Average Temperature (Celsius) Average Rainfall (Inches)

Jan
0ºC
1
Feb
1ºC
0
Mar
5ºC
1
Apr
11ºC
1
May
17ºC
2
Jun
23ºC
3
Jul
26ºC
3
Aug
26ºC
2
Sep
23ºC
2
Oct
16ºC
2
Nov
9ºC
2
Dec
3ºC
1

Book today

Talk to our travel experts for more information and to book or tailor-make your holiday.

01342 3317969am - 9pm Mon - Sun

Business & First Class01342 886 998

Brendan White

Canadian Sky also recommends

Self-Drive Eastern Express

7 Night Self Drive Tour from £999 Including Flights

Embark on a shorter version of our popular Lower and Upper Canada Fly Drive on this 8 day journey through the urban centres and rural splendour of Ontario and Quebec celebrating Canada’s English and French heritage.

More Details

Eastern Journey

7 Night Tour from £1,099 Including Flights

An unforgettable adventure that explores the natural beauty, fascinating culture and charming cities of Eastern Canada, as well as Niagara Falls, the Laurentian Mountains and the picturesque Thousand Island region.

More Details

Self-Drive Eastern Spirit

13 Night Self Drive Tour from £1,399 Including Flights

A self-drive tour which includes all the highlights of south-eastern Canada, from Toronto to Niagara Falls, through beautiful Ontario to Quebec, driving through the picturesque mountains and exploring the fascinating cities

More Details


Back to Top

Get exclusive offers & deals delivered to your inbox

Tell us your holiday preferences and receive special deals and exclusive offers straight to your inbox.