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Luxury Private Tour in brief

Day 1: Toronto

On arrival in Toronto, transfer to the Fairmont Royal York for 2 nights. (N)

Day 2: Niagara Falls

Join a shared full-day tour to Niagara Falls, including visits to the historic town of Niagaraon- the-Lake, a winery for tastings and a boat tour of Niagara Falls. (L)

Day 3: Ottawa

Make your own way to the railway station this morning and board the train to Ottawa (Business Class). The journey will start by following the shores of Lake Ontario before passing forests and pastures. In Ottawa, make your own way to the centrally located Fairmont Château Laurier for 2 nights. (L*)

Day 4: Ottawa

Day at leisure to explore Canada’s capital city. Suggested visits include Parliament Hill, the National Gallery and the Canadian War Museum. (N)

Day 5: Montreal

Make your own way to the railway station this morning to travel to Montreal (Business Class) by train, passing into the French province of Quebec. On arrival, make your way to the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth for 2 nights. (B*)

Day 6: Montreal

This afternoon, join a shared half-day tour of the city by coach, including stops at the Notre Dame basilica, Old Montreal and the French quarter. (N)

Day 7: Quebec City

Make your own way to the railway station to join the train to Quebec City, one of North America’s oldest cities. On arrival, make your own way to Fairmont Le Château Frontenac for 2 nights. Sample the French influenced cuisine of the city on an optional gourmet tour. (L*)

Day 8: Quebec City

This morning, join a shared half-day tour of Quebec City’s Unesco world heritage-listed old town. Highlights include the Latin quarter, the Plains of Abraham, the Ramparts, the National Assembly and the basilica. (N)

Day 9: Onward travel

Travel by train back to Montreal then make your own way to the airport and fly home, or continue your holiday. (N)

Meal basis:

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important information: Luxury tour

Featuring some of the most luxurious accommodation throughout the tour. Prices are based on the standard category, unless indicated otherwise.

Flights & transfers

International flights are not included with this itinerary. The majority of transfers are also not included as taxis are easy, reliable and affordable in Canada. If you would prefer to have transfers and / or flights included, please discuss this with your Cox & Kings travel consultant.

* Meals

Breakfast, lunch or dinner is included on the train. The exact meal included on the rail journeys will depend on train departure time.

Tailor-made travel

For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

Luxury private tour accommodation

  • Fairmont Royal York
    Fairmont Royal York

    The elegant Fairmont Royal York was built by the Canadian Pacific Railway and first opened in 1929. It is located in the heart of downtown Toronto, close to the harbour, and is a short walk from Union Station for all VIA rail services. The characterful property exudes old-world opulence, with guestrooms featuring traditional decor.

  • Hotel Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth
    Hotel Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth

    The Fairmont Queen Elizabeth is located above the train station in the centre of Montreal's vibrant cultural and commercial district. The hotel is connected to an extensive underground city of boutiques, restaurants and cafes. This landmark property was the setting for John Lennon and Yoko Ono's 'Bed-In for Peace' in 1969 where they held a non-violent protest in one of the suites. Refurbished in 2017, the hotel added further suites, a signature bar, restaurant and urban market, a wellness centre, an indoor swimming pool and an outdoor terrace.

  • Fairmont Le Château Frontenac
    Fairmont Le Château Frontenac

    Possibly Canada's most photographed hotel, the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac is situated on the top of the Cap Diamant cliffs, in the heart of the old walled city. This castle-like structure offers comfortable guestrooms and suites, each with traditional furnishings and decor, and some with superb views of St Lawrence river. Please note: The Fairmont Le Château Frontenac is doing emergency masonry work in the south side of the hotel's main tower. There will also be scaffolding on the west side of the building, affecting approximately 85 rooms. Working hours will be 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. The hotel is assigning these rooms last. Room assignment happens at check in and we cannot guarantee rooms not affected by this work. If clients do get assigned these rooms, there will be a welcome amenity and special privacy screens applied to the windows.

  • Fairmont Chateau Laurier
    Fairmont Chateau Laurier

    Built in 1912 to resemble a French chateau, the landmark Fairmont Chateau Laurier is located only steps away from the Parliament Buildings and a short walk from the National Art Gallery and the Museum of Civilization. The hotel offers a range of accommodation options, from comfortable Fairmont rooms to opulent suites, all with traditional luxurious decor and modern amenities. Features: 429 rooms, restaurant, bar, gym, indoor pool. Room amenities: Bathrobes, desk, air conditioning, hairdryer, kettle, television. Please note: The Junior Suites are closed for renovations. The work hours will be Monday to Friday, from 8.00am-5.00pm. Carpet, paint and bathroom upgrades are the main items being worked on. Guest impact should be minor.

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Dates & prices


Guideline Prices

Low season from £2145 per person

High season from £2395 per person


Vaccination Travel Policy
All clients must be fully vaccinated before travelling with us on a Cox & Kings (C&K) group tour. This means that a customer must have received their full two doses of the COVID‑19 vaccination at least 14 days before travelling with us. This does not apply to our private tours or tailor-made travel. If you have any questions please call us or visit our FAQs page on our website here

Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Guaranteed Departures Where a tour date has ‘yes’ listed, this tour is guaranteed to run.

For all other departure dates, once the minimum number of people booked has been reached, this tour is also guaranteed to run. Our sales consultants will be able to advise how many people are booked for your chosen date at the time of enquiry, giving you the confidence to book safe in the knowledge your tour will go ahead.

Terms & Conditions Guaranteed departures will run except in the circumstances where travel to the destination is advised against by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) or entry restrictions relating to COVID-19 preclude travel.

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

  • • Centrally located 5-star hotels throughout
    • Four rail journeys, all in Business Class
    • Breakfast, lunch or dinner aboard the train
    • Excursions as specified in the itinerary

Destinations on this tour

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  • Toronto

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  • Ottawa

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  • Quebec City

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