Enjoy an experience unlike any other on the Canadian Rail Experience! Board VIA Rail's® Canadian for the cross-country trip to the west. Capture the pure beauty and majestic sights of the many plains, mountains, lakes, and glaciers as you travel through the Canadian country-side. With so much to take in on your cross-Canada trip, the travel becomes the destination on this Canadian Rail Experience!
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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! Today you will have a free day to experience on your own, all of the culture and fun that Toronto holds. Use your hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour to take in the fascinating landmarks and neighborhoods of Canada's largest city. (Overnight on the Toronto)
DAY 2 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD VIA RAIL
Travel on your own to the VIA Rail station and board the iconic Canadian Line for your exciting three-day trip across Canada. (Overnight onboard VIA Rail)
DAY 3 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD VIA RAIL
Today you will journey across Canada traveling through a variety of beautiful landscapes and taking in sights only possible by train. As you are enjoying the pristine lakes, charming farm country, wide open plains, and rolling tree covered hills, also 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. Your journey is an unforgettable ride through the heart of the Canadian countryside! (Overnight onboard VIA Rail)
DAY 4 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD VIA RAIL
Continue your sightseeing train experience today. Be sure to have your camera handy as the plains give way to foothills and then the mountains. The views are stunning and you'll want to capture so many of the amazing landscapes your cross-Canada trip takes in. (Overnight onboard VIA Rail)
DAY 5 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD VIA RAIL
As the train continues on toward Vancouver, witness the beautiful and very 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 6 VANCOUVER
Welcome to Vancouver! Check into your hotel and begin discovering the surrounding area at your leisure.There are so many reasons to love this city, and during your stay, you'll have the opportunity to experience moments that make it so special. Use your included admission to the Vancouver Lookout to get an amazing perspective of the city and surrounding region. (Overnight in Vancouver)
DAY 7 VANCOUVER
Today, use your hop-on, hop off sightseeing tour to explore all the must-see attractions, landmarks and points of interest throughout the city. Visit Granville Island, historic Gastown, Chinatown, the bustling downtown area, or any other wonderful stops along the way. (Overnight in Vancouver)
DAY 8 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN VANCOUVER
Legend for meals: B - Breakfast, BR - Brunch, L - Lunch, D - Dinner
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.
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®.
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
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.
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.
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