Day 1 Arrive MontrealUpon arrival at Montreal International Airport transfer independently by limousine or taxi to your downtown hotel (transfer not included)
Day 2 Montreal | Day Tour to Quebec City & Montmorency FallsToday embark on a full day sightseeing tour from Montreal to Quebec City, at the heart of French Canada. Nowhere else in North America is the appearance and atmosphere of an old-world city so complete. Quebec City looks and feels very European; perhaps that is why the entire old section of the town was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985. Today qualified guides will help you discover the enchanting sights which are part of Quebec City’s history. The tour includes a photo stop at Montmorency Falls -- higher than Niagara Falls! Return this evening to Montreal.
Day 3 Montreal | Freedom of Choice - Choose 1 of 3 Excursions Montreal to Charlottetown | VIA Rail / Private TransferToday you can personalize your day by choosing one of these excursionsOption 1. Montreal Half Day Sightseeing TourEnjoy a fully guided driving tour to all the "must see" areas of Montréal such as Mont Royal, Old Montréal, and the city's picturesque riverfront. Highlights of the tour include a visit to the Notre-Dame Basillica, taking in the 360 degree views from the Observatoire Place Ville Marie, and a scenic river cruise along the beautiful St. Lawrence River.Option 2 Walking Tour of Old MontrealExplore the winding cobblestone streets of Old Montréal on a guided walking tour. Travel back in time to Fort Ville-Marie in 1642, to today’s modern city and find out more about all the eras that shaped MontréalOption 3 Beyond the Market Food Walking TourThe city’s best food tour takes you to at least 6 of your local guide’s favourite eateries and watering holes. From artisanal charcuteries to thirst quenching craft beers, discover the surrounding areas of JeanTalon, our largest food market on our walking tour!
Then this evening board VIA Rail to Moncton. This evening enjoy the scenic vista through the rural communities of Quebec’s south shore. Overnight on VIA Rail. (dinner is included today)
Day 4 Arrive Charlottetown | VIA RailWake to views of the Atlantic Ocean, rolling hills, and quaint coastal villages that appear frozen in time. Upon disembarking the train take an included private transfer to Charlottetown via the Confederation Bridge. (Breakfast is included today)
Day 5 Charlottetown | Island Drives & Anne of Green Gables TourToday enjoy views of rolling farmlands, stunning seascapes, tiny villages and bustling harbours along the Green Gables Shore (scenic drive) as we get ready to tour the North Shore area.
Day 6 Charlottetown | Freedom of Choice - Choose 1 of 2 Excursions Charlottetown to Halifax | Private TransferToday you can personalize your day by choosing one of these excursionsOption 1. Morning Lobster CruiseCatch a buoy, haul a trap and band a claw as you learn about the world of lobster fishing on Prince Edward Island. Onboard feel the ocean breeze and watch for seabirds as Captain Mark explains the hard life of a lobster fisherman. Then head to the mouth of the harbour and into the Northumberland Strait, past Port La Joye/Fort Amherst, the Island’s oldest European settlement.Option 2. Morning Charlottetown Highlights TourDiscover the history and charm of Canada’s Birthplace as you ride through the streets of Charlottetown.
Then this afternoon depart on a private transfer back over the Confederation Bridge to Halifax.
Day 7 Halifax | Freedom of Choice - Choose 1 of 3 ExcursionsToday you can personalize your day by choosing one of these excursions.Option 1. Taste Halifax | Eat Halifax TourDiscover Halifax's vibrant food scene on a gastronomic journey across town. Sample fresh seafood, award-winning local wines, and Halifax's famed donair. Visit historic sites including the impressive Halifax Citadel and picturesque Hydrostone Neighborhood.Option 2. Best of Halifax Peggy's Cove TourImmerse in Nova Scotia's beauty with scenic Peggy's Cove Lighthouse, explore Halifax Citadel's historic alleyways, witness Halifax's vibrant landmarks, and visit iconic Titanic cemetery. Option 3. Lunenburg & Mahone Bay TourImmerse yourself in Nova Scotia's South Shore charm with a tour of historic Lunenburg. Uncover its UNESCO World Heritage status, engage with local expertise, explore preserved architecture and the Bluenose II. Dive into the fishing industry, vibrant waterfront, shops, distilleries and eateries while enjoying insightful local commentary.
Day 8 HalifaxA check-out from your hotel concludes this memorable rail journey to Atlantic Canada.
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