Ontario & French Canada with Ocean Train to Halifax 2025 - 11 days from Toronto to Halifax

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Ontario & French Canada with Ocean Train to Halifax 2025

11 days from Toronto to Halifax



Tour Description:

Exciting cities and breathtaking scenery await you on this eastern Canada tour. You'll spend two nights in Toronto, Ottawa, the Québec City area, Montréal, and Halifax. You’ll also overnight on Via Rail’s Ocean train between Montréal and Halifax, capital of Nova Scotia. Enjoy views of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia as you travel seamlessly in the comfort of your private sleeper car. On your sightseeing tour in each city, you'll see the must-see sights, such as the 1,815-foot-tall CN Tower in Toronto, Canada’s largest city; the Canadian Mint in Ottawa, Canada’s capital; Québec City's Place Royale, the historic square known as the birthplace of French America; and Montréal's Mount Royal, designed by the same designer as New York City’s Central Park. In Québec, visit the Basilica of Notre-Dame-du-Cap, with its fine stained-glass windows, and Cap de La Madeleine, made a national shrine in 1888. Enjoy time to explore Québec City, Canada’s only walled city and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. But that’s not all…you’ll enjoy beautiful scenery on this eastern Canada tour. Board a sightseeing boat for a thrilling ride to view breathtaking Niagara Falls. You’ve seen photos of Niagara Falls, and now’s your chance to see it up close. These falls are nothing short of spectacular! Also enjoy a cruise that takes a scenic route through the many islands of Thousand Islands National Park. In Halifax, visit Peggy’s Cove, with its historic lighthouse, stunning scenery, and quaint fishing village. Be sure to bring your camera! From the vibrant cities to the gorgeous scenery, this eastern Canada tour designed for the value-minded traveler is the perfect vacation!

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Dates & Pricing

Friday 25 Apr 25 — Monday 05 May 25Starting at $2,879Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Friday 23 May 25 — Monday 02 Jun 25Starting at $2,879Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Friday 04 Jul 25 — Monday 14 Jul 25Starting at $3,029Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
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Check Mark Icon Disclaimer: Prices listed are per person, based on double occupancy, and in USD. All promotions are valid for new bookings only, capacity controlled and valid on select dates and departures. Individual Terms and Conditions will apply to all promotions. Any promotion can be withdrawn at any time without notice. Please speak with your Pavlus Travel Planner for complete vendor terms and conditions, including eligible tour and cruise dates.


Destination & Sightseeing

Adventure is knocking with everything you need for perfectly affordable touring. Cosmos includes hand-selected accommodations, guided sightseeing, and seamless transportation between destinations—with value-minded travel lovers in mind. Explore with expert Cosmos Tour Directors and Local Guides, complimentary headsets, and private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach with free Wi-Fi. Enhance your free time to explore like a local with your CosmosGO mobile app!

Overnight accommodations and travel aboard VIA Rail’s The Ocean train in Sleeper Plus class to Halifax, Nova Scotia is included.
Notes:
Enjoy the fall colors of Ontario and Québec on our special Fall Foliage departures: September 19 to October 10 (if Mother Nature permits).

ITINERARY

Day 1
Welcome to Ontario’s capital and the largest city in Canada. Your Tour Director is on hand late this afternoon to answer any questions

Day 2
Skirt the shores of Lake Ontario to Niagara Falls, one of the most loved landmarks in the world. Board your Niagara Falls sightseeing cruise for a thrilling ride to view the thundering falls up close. Then consider joining the optional excursion afterward to Skylon Tower for more amazing views of the Falls and a buffet lunch. Return to Toronto, where sightseeing includes the city’s major landmarks, such as the banking district, City Hall, the CN Tower, and the University of Toronto. NOTE: Operation of the Niagara Falls sightseeing cruise is subject to favorable, ice-free weather and/or river conditions. Favorable conditions usually exist from May to October. When conditions are unfavorable, a visit to the Journey Behind the Falls will be substituted

Day 3
Leave Ontario’s capital and stop in Kingston, a city with an exciting history dating back more than 300 years. Proceed along the St. Lawrence River with splendid vistas of Thousand Islands National Park. At Rockport, board your boat for a cruise that takes a scenic route through the many islands that are sprinkled with charmingly simple to opulent summer homes. Next, head to Ottawa, Canada’s beautiful capital

Day 4
This morning, enjoy a sightseeing tour of this lovely city on the banks of the Ottawa River and the Rideau Canal. See the Canadian Mint, the embassy district, and stately Parliament Hill. Suggestions for this afternoon include a visit to the magnificent Canadian Museum of History or the array of restaurants and shops at lively Byward Market

Day 5
Drive into the French-Canadian province of Québec for a sudden change in language and tradition. Follow the historical King’s Highway along the north shore of the mighty St. Lawrence River. Visit the Basilica of Notre-Dame-du-Cap de la Madeleine before arriving in Québec City, the heart of French Canada and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tonight, join a unique optional excursion to the Érablière le Chemin du Roy Sugar Shack. Visitors to the sugar cabin will enjoy a typical Québec dinner, along with a guided visit and presentation to explain the process of maple extraction

Day 6
Enjoy a guided tour of Canada’s only walled city, crowned by the turrets of Château Frontenac. Until the British victory of 1759, Old Québec was the center of New France; today, it’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Within the walls reside Place d’Armes, Laval Seminary, the star-plan Citadelle, and ancient Place Royale. Also, see the stone houses crowding the narrow streets of Lower Town by the St. Lawrence River. The afternoon and evening are free—your Tour Director will have suggestions for sightseeing, shopping, and dining

Day 7
This morning head south for ultra-modern Montréal, named a UNESCO City of Design in 2006. Major attractions on this afternoon’s guided tour include once-walled Old Montréal, the Seminary of St. Sulpice, and majestic views of the city from the top of Mount Royal

Day 8
This evening, transfer to the train station and board the overnight Ocean train to Nova Scotia. Travel along the St. Lawrence River in the comfort of your private sleeper car

Day 9
Arrive in Halifax and transfer to your hotel

Day 10
The capital of Nova Scotia is steeped in maritime history. En route to the seaside village of Peggy’s Cove, pass-by the Halifax Public Gardens; see the Citadel National Historic Site, a fort perched high above the city; as well as other notable landmarks. Afterward, journey along the winding coastal highway of the Lighthouse Route to the tiny fishing village of Peggy’s Cove. Colorful houses, fishing shacks and Peggy’s Point Lighthouse are perched along a narrow inlet and on wave-washed boulders facing the Atlantic

Day 11
Your vacation ends this morning.

Accommodations

TorontoOttawaQuebec CityMontrealHalifax
Chelsea Hotel, Toronto
Superior First-Class





Check Mark Disclaimer: Prices listed are per person, based on double occupancy, and in USD. All promotions are valid for new bookings only, capacity controlled and valid on select dates and departures. Individual Terms and Conditions will apply to all promotions. Any promotion can be withdrawn at any time without notice. Please speak with your Pavlus Travel Planner for complete vendor terms and conditions, including eligible tour and cruise dates.