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Ultimate Canada and Rockies Eastbound

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Trip Overview

Experience the breathtaking Canadian Rockies the way they are meant to be seen with this scenic tour through Canada’s most beautiful cities. Take in all the most popular sites of Toronto, including the Vancouver Lookout where sweeping 360 degree views await you at the top. Soak in the tranquil scenery of Jasper. Cruise the world famous Icefields Parkway and enjoy the wildlife and breathtaking mountain peaks along the way. Explore the Athabasca Glacier and venture onto the Glacier Skywalk. Stroll the lovely Toronto Harbourfront. Spend a fun-filled morning touring the majestic Niagara Falls followed by a relaxing wine tasting. This Canadian Rockies tour is full of stunning sites.

Highlights

  • Hop-on / hop-off city tours in Vancouver and Toronto
  • Visit the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park in Vancouver
  • Scenic sightseeing tour of Jasper
  • Icefields Parkway excursion from Jasper including a ride onboard an ice explorer vehicle!
  • Overnight in Banff, one of the most tranquil towns in the Canadian Rockies
  • Admission to the Glacier Skywalk and Glacier Discovery Center
  • Day trip to Niagara Falls including a tour of Niagara-on-the-Lake and a trip on board Hornblower Cruises

         

Package Also Includes:

  • 8 nights' hotel accommodations; 4 nights aboard VIA Rail®
  • One-way VIA Rail from Vancouver to Jasper; Jasper to Toronto in economy accommodations
  • Admission to the Vancouver Lookout
  • Admission to the Jasper Skytram
  • Roundtrip shared transfer between Jasper and Banff
  • 3 meals included (2 lunches, 1 dinner)
  • Admission to the CN Tower in Toronto

Note: Friday departures include one additional night and one additional sightseeing tour in Jasper. Price difference is indicated when shopping Friday departures.

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 VANCOUVER
Welcome to Canada! Travel to your centrally located hotel and start exploring the city. (Overnight in Vancouver)

DAY 2 VANCOUVER
Today's full day of sightseeing will start with a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing 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. Take some time this afternoon to visit the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, one of the most popular tourist attractions in British Columbia. The bridge crosses over towering evergreens with views more than 100 feet above the forest floor. (Overnight in Vancouver)

DAY 3 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD VIA RAIL
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. This evening, travel to the VIA Rail station and board The Canadian Train eastbound to Jasper. (Overnight onboard VIA Rail)

DAY 4 JASPER
Enjoy a relaxing day on the train. The scenery will be breathtaking as you enter the Canadian Rockies Region of Alberta, Canada. Later this afternoon, arrive into Jasper and transfer on your own to your hotel. (Overnight in Jasper).

DAY 5 JASPER
Explore the spectacular natural treasures of the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies. During this 5.5 hour tour, stand above the massive walls of Maligne Canyon for stunning views of rushing waterfalls, discovery the mystery of the disappearing water at Medicine Lake and stroll the shores of Maligne Lake - all on this incredible sightseeing tour. Highlights will include Jasper town, Athabasca Viewpoint, Maligne Canyon, Medicine Lake and Maligne Lake.
(Overnight in Jasper).

DAY 6 JASPER > BANFF
This morning, depart Jasper for a scenic drive out to Banff, with your sightseeing included! Enjoy the wildlife, pristine lakes, and breathtaking mountain peaks along the world famous Icefields Parkway. Visit the natural wonder of the Columbia Icefield - one of the largest expanses of ice and snow south of the Arctic Circle. 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 30m out over the Sunwapta Valley. Highlights will include: Athabasca Falls, Columbia Icefield, Peyto Lake, Bow Lake, Crowfoot Glacier, Icefields Parkway, Lake Louise, admission to Glacier Adventure and Glacier Skywalk and a hot buffet lunch at the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre. At the end of your tour, you will be in Banff, one of the most scenic towns in the Canadian Rockies. Check into your hotel for the evening and enjoy everything the town has to offer. (Overnight in Banff) L

DAY 7 BANFF > JASPER
Spend some free time exploring Banff this morning before your included afternoon shuttle back to Jasper. Sit back, relax and enjoy the scenery on the five hour drive back. Upon your arrival in Jasper, check back into your hotel and spend the night relaxing. (Overnight in Jasper)

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)

DAYS 9-10 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD VIA RAIL
Continue your journey across Canada on VIA Rail. (Overnight onboard VIA Rail)

DAY 11 TORONTO
This morning, arrive in Toronto! Today there is a full day of sightseeing ahead of you. Your hop-on/hop-off bus 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. Admission to the CN Tower, with sweeping views of Toronto, is also included today. (Overnight in Toronto)

DAY 12 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 the Hornblower* boat, getting you up close and personal with 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 13 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN TORONTO

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.

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.

The Elk and Avenue Hotel

Experience exceptional comfort and warm hospitality at the Elk + Avenue Hotel, located in downtown Banff, in the heart of Banff National Park and the Canadian Rockies. Enjoy all the comforts of a modern hotel, including flat screen televisions, indoor whirlpool and dry cedar sauna.

Fairmont Banff Springs

The Fairmont Banff Springs is just steps away from the Town of Banff. An authentic mountain town offering a great diversity of year round shopping, dining, and night life in addition to art and cultural events.

Rimrock Resort Hotel

The Rimrock Resort Hotel is located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies on Sulphur Mountain and Banff National Park. The Rimrock Resort Hotel offers exceptional views of the Canadian Rockies, fine dining, and a luxury spa. With unmatched style, decor and superb hospitality, the Rimrock Resort Hotel is a very special place to visit for a truly remarkable experience.

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.

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.

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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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