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7 DAY WINTER EASTERN EXPRESS

CODE
7WEE
STARTING FROM
$880 USD
PLACES VISITED
Toronto, Montréal, Québec City
EASTERN CANADA TOUR
7 Day Winter Eastern Express
Start Location: Toronto End Location: Québec City
TOP HIGHLIGHTS
  • Hop-on Hop-off city tour
  • CN Tower Elevation Pass
  • VIA Rail from Toronto to Montréal in Economy Class
  • Montréal Coach Tour
  • Montréal Walking Tour
  • Dinner in the Heart of Old Montréal
  • VIA Rail from Montréal to Québec City in Economy Class
  • Ice Hotel and shuttle from Québec City
  • Afternoon tour to the Beaupré Coast (if operating)
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SAMPLE ITINERARY (CUSTOMIZABLE)
Day 1: Arrive in Toronto

Transfer to your hotel and have the rest of the day free to explore your surroundings. Experience the magic and romance of an old-world Christmas Market! Ranked as one of the Top 10 Holiday Markets in the World, the Toronto Christmas Market is from November through to late December while the Distillery District shops, restaurants, and galleries are open 7 days a week. Lace up the skates and experience Toronto's downtown sites while pleasure skating around Nathan Phillips Square ice rink. This hot spot is a must and a great place to add to your destination list.
Overnight: Toronto
Day 2: Toronto sightseeing by coach

Join Toronto's original and most comprehensive fully narrated tour through the city visiting the CN Tower, Rogers Centre, Toronto Harbourfront, Casa Loma, the Toronto Eaton Centre, Hockey Hall of Fame and Yorkville. Included in your pass is an elevation ride to the top of the CN Tower and entrance to Ripley's Aquarium of Canada.
Overnight: Toronto
Day 3: Toronto - Montreal (with VIA Rail)

Departing this morning, you will travel by train to Montreal. Enjoy the scenery of the Ontario and Quebec countryside during your journey. This afternoon explore the West side of Old Montreal on this 90-minute walking tour showcasing its French heritage and rich architecture. Soak up the European charm of Old Montreal, one of the oldest urban areas in North America, and learn its history from your expert guide. We recommend evening enjoying a dinner at the heart of Old Montreal
Overnight: Montréal
Day 4: Montreal sighseeing by coach

Experience an overview of Montréal and its historical sites where you will discover all of the characteristics this city has to offer. Our charming tour guide will present you with one of the world's largest French speaking cities with numerous museums (McCord Museum, Grévin Museum and Pointe-à-Callière Museum), restaurants, and shops than you can count. Your tour will include stops at the city's most captivating attractions where you can have time to take memorable pictures. Enjoy a journey through time as you visit Old Montréal, nestled between the St. Lawrence seaway and the downtown skyscrapers. Founded in 1642, this old town is a main attraction for visitors and locals alike, with its many boutiques and restaurants. It is in this part of the city where you will find the Notre-Dame-Basilica. Built in 1824, this church is amidst the most impressive landmarks in the world. Its original stained glass windows paint a story of Montréal's religious history. Created for the Summer Olympic Games in 1976, it is truly an architectural masterpiece. Its tower, integrated into the base, is the tallest inclined in the world, at 165m (539ft). This enchanting park offers an impressive view of the city below, and has provided many outdoor activities for over 100 years. In winter, the park offers great snowshoeing opportunities as well. An Italian Renaissance style basilica which is the largest in Canada and is dedicated to the country's patron saint. Its founder, Brother André had performed many miracles here in the early 1900's and still today, millions of visitors come to visit. Brother André was canonized in 2010 by Pope Benedict XVI.
Overnight: Montréal
Day 5: Montreal - Quebec City (with VIA Rail)

Following the St. Lawrence River, pass from city suburbs to the rural landscapes of forests and rich pastures, dotted with tiny villages that extend to Quebec City, the oldest walled city in North America and hear to the French Canadian culture of Canada. This afternoon take a shuttle to the famous Ice Hotel and explore at your own pace or with a guide. For its 17th season, the Hôtel de Glace de Québec invites visitors to discover the beauties and mysteries of the North Pole. From the pole star to the Artic wildlife, the Northern Perspectives theme is the inspiration behind the architectural design of the 2017 Hôtel de Glace and its unique suites. From January 4 to March 26, everyone is invited to come experience the joys of winter in a truly enchanting decor at Valcartier Vacation Village. For the artistic director of the Hôtel de Glace, Pierre l'Heureux, this year's theme offers a fun way to explore different avenues, "This year, we're taking a look at the circumpolar world from both an entertaining and a cultural perspective. This will be an exciting opportunity for visitors to discover different cultures and civilizations, to meet important figures and to take a thrilling trip to the polar ice pack."
Overnight: Québec City
Day 6: Quebec Country tour by coach

Travel back through the centuries in rural Quebec, as you visit the natural landmarks, religious shrines and charming villages that have drawn visitors and pilgrims here for hundreds of years. After being picked up at your hotel, make your way to Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, a village that dates back to 1650, and which is home to the oldest pilgrimage site in North America. The basilica's statue of Saint Anne is believed to be able to heal those that have trouble walking, and the church's main wall is covered in crutches and canes as a testament to this power. Next, stop at the impressive Montmorency Falls. At a towering 84 metres (275 feet), these cascading torrents are taller than Niagara Falls and are the highest waterfalls in Quebec. Marvel at the rushing waters from several vantage points around the park, then stop for a view over the city centre from the historic battlefields at the Plains of Abraham, on the outskirts of the city. The village of Sainte-Pétronille on the Ile-d'Orléans is your final stop. As you stroll around town, admire the centuries-old vestiges of this coastal fishing community's original settlement, see rolling vineyards in the distance and enjoy the peaceful, rural atmosphere, before you return to your hotel.
Overnight: Québec City
Day 7: Depart

Take a transfer back to the airport or train station.
DATES & PRICES
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ACCOMMODATION
START PLACE
END PLACE
PRICE FROM
Moderate
Toronto
Québec City
$880 USD
Superior
Toronto
Québec City
$1,210 USD
Deluxe
Toronto
Québec City
$1,690 USD
All prices are per person based on double occupancy and subject to local taxes - GST, PST or HST.

* (does not include applicable taxes)

Applicable taxes vary depending on travel destination and are not included. Please ask your sales agent what extra taxes will be payable for your tour.
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • 6 nights of accommodation in your selected category
  • Sightseeing and attractions as listed
EXCLUSIONS
  • Airfare unless specified as included within the itinerary
  • Taxes as applicable
  • Travel Insurance and Cancellation Protection (strongly recommended, ask us for a quote!)
  • Gratuities for Local Guides, Tour Managers, and/or Bus Drivers
  • Meals not specifically mentioned as included in the itinerary
  • Items (attractions and sightseeing & entrance fees) not listed as included in the itinerary

Why Take A Custom Tour?

Private & Customizable You can see what you want, when you want, how you want. A trip that's perfectly timed and well organized.
Unique Experience Experiences that help you take in the region in a different way. Can combine your trip with our group tours. Advice to help you get the most out of your trip.
Freedom to Explore Time to enjoy and take in each place. Add days in places you want to explore. Do only the activities you want to do.
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Unique Experiences Experiences that help you take in the region in a different way.
Freedom To Explore Time to take in each place with only the tours you want to do.
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Booking & Flight Questions

Do you arrange airport transfers?

Yes! We can certainly assist with booking airport transfers for you! Some tours have airport transfers included already. Please inquire for further information and pricing.

Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

Yes! We can certainly assist with booking additional nights of accommodation for you before and/or after your fully escorted tour! Please inquire for further information and pricing.

Can you assist with booking flights?

Yes! We can certainly assist with booking your flights for you! We do not recommend you book any flights until you receive your booking confirmation directly from Anderson Vacations Tours, as some tours are not pre-guaranteed. Please inquire for further information and pricing.

Is it possible to book a triple share accommodation?

Yes, it is possible to book triple share accommodations on select trips. Please inquire about this option, as pricing may also vary and it will be subject to availability.

Can we book this tour with our exclusive group?

Anderson Vacations Tours can work with private groups to customize a tour to your needs. Please inquire for further information and pricing.
Tour Questions

What is the average age of passengers for this tour?

Our tours are suitable for all age demographics. The average age of travelers is typically 45+

I am a solo traveler. Is there a single surcharge?

There are options for single travelers to join most tours. Solo Travelers can choose to pay the single supplement and have their own room throughout the tour. For those willing to share, we also have a Twin Share option that is offered for the majority of our tours. This means you will be sharing the hotel rooms with another single, same gender traveller who also books the Twin Share option. If this is the case, there will be no single supplement charged to either of you. If we are unable to match you with another Twin Share traveler, there may be a single surcharge applied to cover the full cost of the rooms on some of our longer tours. Please enquire before finalizing your booking for full details.

How physically demanding is this tour? Are you able to accommodate people with mobility restrictions/limitations?

This tour has a low level of physical demand, although there may be some activities or sightseeing tours that require walking short distances. Please inquire if you have any mobility restrictions before completing your booking to ensure this tour is right for you.

How much luggage should I bring?

Each passenger may bring one large suitcase and one carry-on bag. The weight limit for this suitcase is 32 kilograms/60 pounds. Baggage handling is provided at the hotels in our tour packages. Please advise our reservations staff if you will be bringing additional items such as a cane, walker or wheelchair. You may also bring one small soft-sided carry-on bag, which should easily fit into the overhead shelf of the coach. Each person is responsible for his/her own carryon luggage. Remember to check your airline baggage restrictions if you are flying, as they may differ from Anderson Vacations Tours guidelines.

What is your recommended spending amount for non-included meals?

The suggested allowance for non-included meals is $40.00 — $60.00 CAD per day (includes tipping).

Can you accommodate passengers with dietary restrictions (food allergies, vegan, vegetarian etc.)?

Yes! There are many meals included on our fully escorted tours. Please inform us of any dietary restrictions at the time of booking so we can ensure there are alternative meal choices and arrangements made for you.

Are gratuities included in the tour cost?

For your convenience, gratuities for local guides and meals stated on the itinerary are included in the price of the tour. For meals not included in your tour package please remember that it is customary to tip your server 15-20% in North America. Gratuities for your Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director are left to your discretion. We recommend $4.00 - $5.00 CAD per person, per day for your Motorcoach Driver and $6.00 - $7.00 CAD per person, per day for your Tour Director. if you can't find your
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These tours are defined by their incomparably unique itineraries, featuring 'off the beaten path' destinations and immersive experiences. An intimate group size allows us to stay in smaller, centrally located, unique and boutique style inns, lodges and hotels, utilize traditional local transportation and dive deep into each destination's local culture and traditions.

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INDEPENDENT TRAVEL

These tours are defined by their incomparably unique itineraries, featuring 'off the beaten path' destinations and immersive experiences. An intimate group size allows us to stay in smaller, centrally located, unique and boutique style inns, lodges and hotels, utilize traditional local transportation and dive deep into each destination's local culture and traditions.

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INDEPENDENT TRIPS

These tours are defined by their incomparably unique itineraries, featuring 'off the beaten path' destinations and immersive experiences. An intimate group size allows us to stay in smaller, centrally located, unique and boutique style inns, lodges and hotels, utilize traditional local transportation and dive deep into each destination's local culture and traditions.

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