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Ultimate Canada and Rockies Westbound

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1 (800) 268-7252
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from your Amtrak Station:
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Trip Overview

Learn what truly makes the Canadian Rockies so majestic on this amazing journey through four cities. Tour the splendid sites of Toronto, including the lovely Harbourfront. Get up close and personal with the Niagara Falls with a ride on the Hornblower. Sip local delicious wine during a winery tour. Explore the spectacular natural treasures of Jasper National Park. Experience breathtaking views of the Rockies during the flight of a lifetime aboard the Jasper Skytram. Visit one of the largest expanses of ice and snow south of the Arctic Circle, the Columbia Icefield in Banff. Enjoy two-days of sightseeing in Vancouver.

Highlights

  • Hop-on/hop-off city tours in Toronto and Vancouver
  • Day trip to Niagara Falls including a tour of Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • Explore a Hornblower Cruise or Journey Behind the Falls*
  • Scenic sightseeing tour of Jasper National Park
  • Icefields Parkway excursion from Jasper including a ride onboard an ice explorer vehicle
  • Admission to the Glacier Skywalk and Glacier Discovery Center
  • Visit the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park in Vancouver







PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

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

*Hornblower Cruise is seasonal May-October and the Journey. Behind the Falls will be substituted October-May.

Note: Tuesday and Thursday departures include one additional night and one additional sightseeing tour in Jasper. Price difference is indicated when shopping Tuesday and Thursday 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 TORONTO
Welcome to Toronto, where so many great landmarks and amazing sites await! Transfer on your own to your centrally- located hotel and start exploring the city with your hop-on/hop-off city tour pass. This tour features top Toronto hot spots, likes the Royal Ontario Museum, Casa Loma, the Hockey Hall of Fame, the Toronto Harbor, Eaton Centre, and Chinatown. Tonight, enjoy your included dinner at a popular local restaurant. (Overnight in Toronto) D

DAY 2 TORONTO > NIAGARA FALLS > TORONTO
This morning, you will be picked up at your hotel for a fun-filled day at one of the wonders of the natural world, Niagara Falls. Highlights of your day will include a meal overlooking the Falls, a ride on the Hornblower, and a winery tour and tasting. You'll also be given free time to see and discover Niagara Falls on your own! After your full day of touring the mighty Niagara Falls, your bus will drop you back off at your hotel for a relaxing evening. (Overnight in Toronto) L

DAY 3 TORONTO > JASPER
Today, enjoy Toronto from the CN Tower. Admission is included in your package. You'll be treated to beautifully sweeping views of Toronto from 553 meters above the ground! You may also continue to use your hop-on/hop-off pass to scope out any Toronto landmarks you didn't get a chance to see yesterday. Tonight, transfer on your own to the Amtrak station and board your overnight ViaRail train west to the Canadian Rockies. (Overnight on board VIA Rail)

DAY 4 VIA RAIL
Today, you'll enjoy a relaxing day on the train as you continue your journey on the ViaRail westbound to Jasper. Enjoy the breathtaking landscape along the way. This train ride gives you the opportunity to discover the beauty of Canada and its cities at a pace that allows you to be in tune with the nature around you. For even more amazing views, head over to the observation car! (Overnight on board VIA Rail)

DAY 5 VIA RAIL
Continue your journey across Canada on the ViaRail and enjoy the beauty around you along the way. The legendary scenery on this train route has made it one of the most renowned long-distance journeys in the world! (Overnight on board VIA Rail)

DAY 6 JASPER
Welcome to Jasper, one of the many serene towns in the magnificent Canadian Rockies! Your train will arrive this afternoon, and you will transfer on your own to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to start getting to know Jasper. Take the afternoon to explore the local restaurants and shops in Jasper's quaint downtown area. (Overnight in Jasper)

DAY 7 JASPER
Explore the spectacular natural treasures of Jasper National Park, the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies. Stand above the massive walls of Maligne Canyon for stunning views of rushing waterfalls. Discover the mystery of the disappearing water at Medicine Lake. Stroll the shores of Maligne Lake. After a fun day of exploring this scenic park, you transfer back to your hotel for a relaxing evening. (Overnight in Jasper)

DAY 8 JASPER > BANFF
This morning, you will depart Jasper for a scenic drive out to Banff. Your ride along the world famous Icefields Parkway will be full of gorgeous sights. Enjoy the wildlife, pristine lakes, and breathtaking mountain peaks. Upon your arrival in Banff, you'll get a chance to 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 of the Athabasca Glacier. At the Glacier Skywalk, you'll be treated an unobstructed view on a glass-floored observation platform that extends over the Sunwapta Valley. Other highlights of your day tour will include Athabasca Falls, Peyto Lake, Bow Lake, Crowfoot Glacier, Lake Louise, 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 and enjoy everything this charming town has to offer. (Overnight in Banff) L

DAY 9 BANFF > JASPER
Spend your free time this morning exploring Banff before your included afternoon shuttle back to Jasper. Once you're on the shuttle, you'll get a chance to sit back, relax, and just enjoy the scenery on the drive back to Jasper National Park. Upon your arrival in Jasper, check back into your hotel and spend the night relaxing. (Overnight in Jasper)

DAY 10 JASPER > VANCOUVER
The morning is yours to spend at your leisure in Jasper. In the afternoon, you'll transfer on your own to the Amtrak station and board ViaRail for your journey west to Vancouver. Enjoy the scenery of the Rockies while you relax on the train. Be sure to take a picture of Mount Robson, the tallest peak in the Canadian Rockies! (Overnight on VIA Rail)

DAY 11 VANCOUVER
This morning, you'll arrive in Vancouver and start your day with a hop-on/hop-off tour that takes you to Vancouver's most popular landmarks, like Stanley Park, Chinatown, Gastown, Granville Island, and many more great destinations! The tour will feature live commentary, so you'll have the opportunity to learn what makes the spectacular city of Toronto so special. (Overnight in Vancouver)

DAY 12 VANCOUVER
Continue exploring Vancouver today with your included admission to the Vancouver Lookout, which towers over 168 meters over the city. Sweeping 360-degree views await you at the top of this amazing attraction. The afternoon is yours to explore more of Toronto. Take some time 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. Tonight, dinner is included at a popular local restaurant. (Overnight in Vancouver) D

DAY 13 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN VANCOUVER

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

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.

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.

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.

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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