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Canadian Rail Experience

8 Days from

$1149

Toronto Vancouver

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Canadian Rail Experience

8 Days from

$1149

Toronto, Ontario Vancouver, BC

Reservations:
1 (800) 268-7252
Request a Quote
from your Amtrak Station:
Click Here

Trip Overview

Enjoy an experience unlike any other on the Canadian Rail Experience! Capture all of the culture and excitement of both Toronto and Vancouver with fun and user-friendly hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tours! Then 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!

Highlights

  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Toronto
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Vancouver

Package Also Includes:

  • One-way VIA Rail® in Economy accommodations from Toronto to Vancouver onboard The Canadian®
  • 3 nights' accommodations; 4 nights' onboard VIA®
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 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. From the many museums, entertainment districts, historic sites, and sports activities, the sky's the limit for this to do and see in Toronto! (Overnight on the Toronto)

DAY 2 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD VIA RAIL
Today wake up and have a free morning to explore 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 can get off at any stops that interest you and explore at your own pace. In the evening, 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
This morning you will arrive in Vancouver! Today you can begin to explore the city with your multi-day hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour which will take you around to such popular sight as Stanley Park or the Vancouver 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! (Overnight in Vancouver)

DAY 7 VANCOUVER
Today you can continue on with your sightseeing tour and experience the best of what Vancouver has to offer. Head over to the peninsula known as Granville Island, a popular shopping district in Vancouver. Stop by Chinatown for some delightful Asian cuisine. Visit the historic Gastown to take in the city's past and quaint charm. You can really take in all that makes Vancouver such a special place. (Overnight in Vancouver)

DAY 8 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN VANCOUVER

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

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.

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton, Downtown 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®.

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.

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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For more information or to make a reservation,
call our train vacation experts at: 1-800-AMTRAK-2

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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