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Canadian Rail Experience in Reverse

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$1449

Vancouver, BC Toronto, Ontario

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Trip Overview

Enjoy the best of Canada on the Canadian Rail Experience! Capture all the culture and excitement of Vancouver on a fun and user-friendly hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour. Then board VIA Rail’s® iconic Canadian train for your cross-country trip west to Toronto. Soak in the pure beauty and majestic sights of the many plains, mountains, lakes, and glaciers you’ll see as you travel through the Canadian countryside. Experience all Toronto has to offer with a sightseeing tour that includes all the best attractions. This Canadian Rail Experience is just full of majestic sights you and your camera won’t want to miss!

Highlights

  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Toronto
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Vancouver
  • Admission to the Vancouver Lookout

Package Also Includes:

  • One-way VIA Rail® in Economy accommodations from Toronto to Vancouver on the Canadian®
  • 3 nights' accommodations; 4 nights' onboard VIA Rail
Trip Map

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 Vancouver! Head over to the peninsula known as Granville Island, a popular shopping district. Or, stop by Chinatown for some scrumptious Asian cuisine. Visit the historic Gastown to take in the city's past and quaint charm. Vancouver has so much to offer, you will not run out of things to do! (Overnight in Vancouver)

DAY 2 - VANCOUVER
Today, begin to explore the city with your hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour, which will take you around to all Vancouver's popular sights, including Stanley Park and the downtown area. With the ability to get on and off at your leisure, there is no telling how much you can do and see today! Later today, continue exploring the city with admission to the Vancouver Lookout. Towering over 533 feet above the city, this popular attraction offers panoramic 360-degree views of Vancouver.(Overnight in Vancouver)

DAY 3 - OVERNIGHT ONBOARD VIA RAIL
Today, you will travel to the VIA Rail station and board the iconic Canadian line for your exciting three-day trip across Canada. As the train makes its way eastward towards Toronto, soak in the beautiful and incredibly picturesque views of the Canadian Rockies from the comfort and convenience of the train. Crystal clear mountain lakes, majestic peaks, and ancient glaciers are all part of your adventure through the mountains! (Overnight onboard VIA Rail)

DAY 4 - OVERNIGHT ONBOARD VIA RAIL
Enjoy another leisurely day on the train as you see sights only visible by train. You will be treated to stunning views and amazing landscapes as the mountains give way to the foothills and then the plains. This is an unforgettable ride through the heart of the Canadian countryside, so be sure to have your camera ready! (Overnight onboard VIA Rail)

DAY 5 - OVERNIGHT ONBOARD VIA RAIL
Today, you will see more beautiful landscapes as the train gets closer to Toronto. As you are enjoying the pristine lakes, charming farm country, wide open plains, and rolling tree covered hills, be sure to keep a look out for wildlife. There is always the possibility of catching a glance at a bear, elk, deer, or any number of local species. (Overnight onboard VIA Rail)

DAY 6 - TORONTO
Welcome to Toronto! Use your hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour to take in the fascinating landmarks and neighborhoods of Canada's largest city. Your guide will point out important attractions and points of interest. And, you will have the ability get off at any stops that interest you to explore them at your own pace. (Overnight in Toronto)

DAY 7 - TORONTO
Today, you will have a free day to experience more of Toronto. Check out any sights you didn't get a chance to see yesterday on your tour. If time allows, head over to Kensington Market, a festive neighborhood bursting with quaint shops and delicious restaurants. Or, visit the 1,815-foot CN Tower for amazing views of the city. From the many museums, entertainment districts, historic sites, and sports activities, the sky's the limit for things to do and see in Toronto!

DAY 8 - DEPART TORONTO
Check out of your hotel this morning and continue with your travels. If you wish to extend your trip or add nights in any of these fantastic destinations, one of our Rail Specialists will be happy to help you.

Meal Guide: B - Breakfast, BR - Brunch, L - Lunch, D - Dinner

Georgian Court Hotel Vancouver

The Georgian Court Hotel is a 4 star boutique hotel and a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World. Situated downtown Vancouver, steps from BC Place Stadium – home of the Vancouver Canucks – Rogers Arena, fashionable Robson Street and many downtown Vancouver’s main tourist attractions.

Hampton Inn & Suites Vancouver

For unbeatable Vancouver accommodations in the heart of downtown, drop your bags at the Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Downtown Vancouver for a hassle-free metropolitan stay-experience. Featuring contemporary accommodations with a stylish downtown vibe, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton, Downtown Vancouver delivers comfortable rooms and suites with generous amenities, including complimentary Wi-Fi, mini-kitchen stations and heavenly Cloud Nine beds by Serta®.

Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel

Those who stay at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel enjoy an innovative fitness center with treadmills and elliptical trainers, as well as a whirlpool and heated indoor swimming pool. All rooms have 32-inch flat screen televisions, free high-speed Internet, fog-free mirrors, plush bathrobes, and the Sheraton Sweet Sleeper Bed. Rooms are also smoke-free so that those guests that have allergies or sensitivities never have to worry

Chelsea Hotel Toronto (formerly Eaton Chelsea hotel)

Canada's largest hotel with 1590 guest rooms, the Chelsea Hotel, Toronto is centrally located and just step's from the city's best shopping, theatres, nightlife and attractions.

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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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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