OAKLAND, Calif., July 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Uncommon Journeys, the leading U.S. purveyor of deluxe rail and cruise programs, is offering "Fall Colors with the Queen," a one-time journey that captures the romance of travel aboard the private vintage StreamlinerMontreal Limited train and Cunard Line's newly refreshed flagship, Queen Mary2.
The 10-night scenic land and sea adventure, from October 1-11, 2016, begins and ends in New York City, and is priced from $3,295 per person/double occupancy, with a choice of 11 suite and stateroom categories.
The journey starts aboard the private vintage StreamlinerMontreal Limited at New York's Penn Station with seats in the restored Club Car for a daylight journey through the Hudson Valley and the Adirondacks to Lake Champlain, then onto Montreal for three nights at the Marriott Chateau Champlain. While in Montreal, guests will enjoy a complimentary city tour and welcome dinner at Le Grand Café. An optional Via Rail Canada day trip to Ottawa, Canada's capital, showcases the fall majesty of Gatineau Park and Parliament Hill.
On October 4, guests board Via RailCanada for Quebec City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Following the complimentary sightseeing tour, guests will board the Queen Mary 2. Fresh from her $132 million enhancement that added new dining options and refreshed accommodations, she will embark the afternoon of October 5.
The itinerary includes Saguenay, Quebec, home to Saguenay Fjord National Park; the Gaspé Peninsula, with Percé Rock and breaching whales off Forillon National Park; and Halifax, capital of Nova Scotia, to tour Britain's first overseas government capital with a kilted guide.
Two days at sea invite exploration of all the Queen Mary 2 offers, from multiple dining and lounge options to Canyon Ranch Spa Club, five heated swimming pools, a Golf Simulator, a fully-equipped gym and the Planetarium at Sea. Evenings include dancing or Royal Court Theatre performances.
On Tuesday, October 11, take in the stunning views of lower Manhattan as the Queen Mary 2 prepares to dock. Upon disembarkation, enjoy complimentary transportation to Penn Station or extend your stay.
Pre- and post-tour overnight stays at New York's New Yorker Hotel are available for $145 per person.