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Classic Canada and Rockies Westbound

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Trip Overview

Experience the wonders of the Canadian Rockies on this cross-Canada journey! Your tour begins in Toronto where you will experience the city’s rich and diverse culture. Next you will journey over to see the natural beauty of Niagara Falls. Your full-day tour will get you up close and personal with the Falls when your tour travels out on a cruise. You will then board the classic Canadian route on VIA Rail® as you head west towards the Canadian Rockies. Upon arrival to the Rockies, you will be in awe of the scenic majesty as the train makes its way into Jasper National Park. Once in Jasper you will enjoy a guided tours that will take you to the famous Icefields Parkway as well as a trip to the Glacier Skywalk and the Glacier Discovery Center. After Jasper you will continue on to Vancouver where you will experience the popular Capilano Suspension Bridge Park. You will also explore the city on a hop-on, hop-off tour and a visit to the Vancouver Lookout. A wonderfully scenic journey awaits!

Highlights

  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Toronto
  • Admission to the CN Tower
  • Sightseeing tour of Niagara and Niagara-on-the-Lake with a Sightseeing Cruise
  • Sightseeing tour of the Icefields Parkway
  • Admission to the Jasper Skytram
  • Admission to the Glacier Skywalk and Glacier Discovery Center
  • Admission to the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Vancouver
  • Admission to the Vancouver Lookout

Package Also Includes:

  • 6 nights' hotel accommodations; 4 nights aboard VIA Rail®*
    One-way VIA Rail from Toronto to Jasper; Jasper to Vancouver in economy accommodations
  • 2 meals included (2 lunches)

*Thursday departures include one more night in Jasper with an adjusted list of activities. Please speak with your vacations consultant for details.

Disclaimer:

Package prices are per person, double occupancy, tax included. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Please call for pricing. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Amtrak travel is for Coach accommodations unless otherwise noted. Upgrades to Roomette or Bedroom accommodations on board Amtrak are available. Call for pricing. Other restrictions may apply. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports (if applicable): Passports are required when crossing the Canadian border. Amtrak and Amtrak Vacations are registered service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.

DAY 1 YOUR JOURNEY BEGINS IN TORONTO
Welcome to Canada! Travel to your centrally located hotel and start exploring the city with your hop-on, hop-off city tour pass. This tour will feature top Toronto sights such as the Royal Ontario Museum, Casa Loma, the Hockey Hall of Fame, Toronto Harbourfront, Eaton Centre and Chinatown, among others. (Overnight in Toronto)

DAY 2 TORONTO > NIAGARA FALLS > TORONTO
This morning, you will be picked up at your hotel for a full day tour to one of the wonders of the natural world, Niagara Falls. Highlights will include a meal overlooking the falls, a ride on a sightseeing cruise, getting you up close to experience the Falls, free time in both Niagara Falls and Niagara-on-the-Lake, and a winery tour and tasting. After your full day of touring, your bus will drop you back off at your hotel for a relaxing evening. (Overnight in Toronto) L

DAY 3 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD VIA RAIL
This morning, admission to the CN Tower, with sweeping views of Toronto, is included with your package. You may also continue to use your hop-on, hop-off pass for that last minute chance to see the city. Tonight, travel to the train station and board your overnight VIA Rail train west towards the Canadian Rockies. (Overnight onboard VIA Rail)

DAYS 4-5 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD VIA RAIL
Continue your journey across Canada on VIA Rail. (Overnight onboard VIA Rail)

DAY 6 JASPER
Welcome to Jasper and the Canadian Rockies. Your train will arrive this afternoon where you will travel on your own to your hotel. Take the afternoon to explore. (Overnight in Jasper)

DAY 7 JASPER
Today's half day excursion follows the famous Icefields Parkway to the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre. View scenic rocky mountain vistas and local wildlife along the way, with photo stops at Athabasca Falls and Stutfield Glacier. Step onboard an ice explorer for an interpretive adventure onto the Athabasca Glacier. At the Glacier Skywalk, enjoy the unobstructed view on a glass-floored observation platform extending 30 meters out over the Sunwapta Valley. Highlights of this tour include: Icefields Parkway, Athabasca Falls, Stutfield Glacier, Columbia Icefield, admission to the Glacier Adventure and Glacier Skywalk, a hot buffet lunch at the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre, and time to explore the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre. Return to Jasper by 15:00 for a chance to relax for the evening. (Overnight in Jasper) L

DAY 8 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD VIA RAIL
Your adventure begins at the Lower Station (elevation 1304m), where you will board a fully enclosed tram and lift off for the flight of a lifetime! During your seven-minute flight aboard the Jasper Skytram, you will be accompanied by a fully trained and knowledgeable flight attendant who will point out the many sights and answer any questions you may have. As the tram gently touches down at an elevation of 2277m, step out onto the Upper Station and prepare for a whole new perspective on the Canadian Rockies. At the conclusion of your experience, you will be transferred back to your hotel to pick up your luggage. Travel to the VIA Rail station and board The Canadian and continue your trip eastbound across the country. (Overnight onboard VIA Rail)

DAY 9 VANCOUVER
This morning, arrive in Vancouver! Today's full day of sightseeing will start with a hop-on, hop-off city tour that takes you to Vancouver's most popular areas: Stanley Park, Chinatown, Gastown, Granville Island and more! The tour will feature live commentary so you'll have the opportunity to learn what makes this spectacular city so special. (Overnight in Vancouver)

DAY 10 VANCOUVER
Continue exploring Vancouver today with admission to the Vancouver Lookout, towering over 168m over the city! Sweeping 360 degree views await you at the top. Take some time this afternoon to visit the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, one of the most popular attractions in British Columbia. The bridge crosses over towering evergreens with views more than 100 feet above the forest floor. (Overnight in Vancouver)

DAY 11 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN VANCOUVER

Legend for meals: B - Breakfast, BR - Brunch, L - Lunch, D - Dinner

Chateau Jasper

The Château Jasper is an exceptional hotel with an excellent variety of accommodations and facilities. This conveniently located hotel offers 119 fully air-conditioned luxury guest rooms and suites, pleasantly furnished with mountain decor in mind. Other features of this intimate hotel include an indoor swimming pool and whirlpool, a variety of meeting rooms, a lounge and an award-winning, fine dining room.

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Surrounded by captivating mountains and sparkling lakes, The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Resort Hotel welcomes you to The True Rocky Mountain Experience. Situated in the magnificent Canadian Rockies in a UNESCO World Heritage Site, The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge resort invites you to experience the unique accommodations and luxury Signature Cabins, sure to invoke memories that will last a lifetime.

Lobstick Lodge

Lobstick Lodge welcomes you to the Canadian Rockies. Recently renovated and conveniently located in the town of Jasper, you will experience a serene atmosphere in a majestic mountain setting. The offer oversized accommodations in Jasper, expert service, and numerous activities right outside the door. Offering 139 spacious Jasper accommodations with 43 kitchen suites, three outdoor and two indoor Jacuzzi’s, and a heated indoor pool.

Comfort Inn Downtown Vancouver

The Comfort Inn® Downtown is a boutique-style hotel conveniently located near most area attractions and businesses. This Vancouver, Canada hotel is minutes from BC Place Stadium event facility, Granville Island, and the Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre. The Vancouver International Airport is about 10 minutes away.

Empire Landmark Hotel

We are the tallest downtown Vancouver hotel in the West End with the award-winning revolving Cloud 9 Restaurant in the heart of the city. Our 357 hotel guestrooms offer private balconies to enjoy the best unobstructed views of the city, coastal mountains and the Pacific Ocean.

Marriott Vancouver Pinnacle Downtown

Welcome to the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel. With our inviting atmosphere and award winning CAA/AAA Four Diamond service, you'll discover a hotel in Vancouver that puts you in the centre of it all. We boast a prime location, just steps from Coal Harbour, the Vancouver Convention Centre and world class shopping on Robson Street.

Sutton Place Vancouver Hotel

Few hotels can rival the elegance, European charm and hospitality of The Sutton Place Hotel. One of Vancouver's most beautiful boutique hotels, situated in the heart of downtown Vancouver. The spectacular setting allows guests to experience exceptional service and all the needed amenities within the cosmopolitan ambience of the city.

Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel

Located in the midst of dynamic "Spectacular by Nature" Vancouver, Canada, the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel is a stunning environment that embodies the classic "Art of a Fine Hotel". Sheraton guests find themselves in the heart of Vancouver surrounded by the boutiques of trendy Robson Street and Yaletown.

Eaton Chelsea Hotel

Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, guests are within minutes of the city’s best theatre, shopping and attractions. You will never run out of things to do in a city that is home to more than 80 cultures. After a long day, unwind in an elegant Signature Club guest room.

Fairmont Royal York

Toronto’s landmark hotel, The Fairmont Royal York has everything you need for a memorable stay in Toronto – opulent surroundings, a knowledgeable Concierge team, fine dining, exercise facilities, plus so much more. We’re conveniently located across from Union Station at 100 Front Street West within the financial and entertainment districts.

Sheraton Centre Toronto

Located in the financial and entertainment districts, the CAA/AAA Four Diamond Sheraton Centre Toronto is connected to PATH, a 16-mile underground network of shops and services. Shopping, theatre, world-class dining and Toronto. Experience utmost comfort and style in an urban setting.

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For more information or to make a reservation, call our rail vacation experts at:
1 (800) 268-7252

Disclaimer:

Package prices are per person, double occupancy, tax included. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Please call for pricing. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Amtrak travel is for Coach accommodations unless otherwise noted. Upgrades to Roomette or Bedroom accommodations on board Amtrak are available. Call for pricing. Other restrictions may apply. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports (if applicable): Passports are required when crossing the Canadian border. Amtrak and Amtrak Vacations are registered service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.

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