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Classic Canada and Rockies Eastbound

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Trip Overview

A once-in-a-lifetime trip awaits on a journey through the majestic Canadian Rockies! Start in Vancouver where you will explore the city known as the “Hollywood of the North” by way of a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour as well as admission to the Vancouver Lookout tower. You will also get to enjoy a full day at the lush rainforest that makes up the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park. Following your time in Vancouver you will journey east on the VIA Rail system to Jasper National Park! While in Jasper you will experience several sightseeing opportunities including tours of the Icefields Parkway, a visit to the Glacier Discovery Center, and a journey up on the Jasper Skytram. From Jasper you will continue east as you ride VIA Rail across Canada towards Toronto. Upon arriving in Toronto you will sightsee all around the famous eastern Canadian city. You will get up close and personal to the Canadian Rockies on this 11-day journey!

Highlights

  • Multi-day hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour in Vancouver
  • Admission to the Vancouver Lookout
  • Admission to the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
  • Tour of Jasper National Park
  • Sightseeing tour of the Icefields Parkway
  • Admission to the Jasper Skytram
  • Sightseeing tour of Niagara Falls and Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour in Toronto
  • Admission to the CN Tower

Package Also Includes:

  • 7 nights’ hotel accommodations; 4 nights onboard VIA Rail®
  • One-way VIA Rail in Economy from Vancouver to Jasper and Jasper to Toronto onboard The Canadian®
  • 2 meals included (2 lunches)
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 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!  Sweeping 360-degree views await you at the top.  This evening, transfer on your own 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, arrive into Jasper and travel to your hotel. Once settled, get to know the town on your own. (Overnight in Jasper).

DAY 5              JASPER
Are you ready to explore the most beautiful place in Canada? Today on your Jasper sightseeing tour you’ll get to do just that! There are few places in the world more stunning and magical as Jasper. Your tour highlights will most certainly be the Jasper townsite, Athabasca Viewpoint, Medicine Lake, Maligne Canyon and Maligne Lake with an optional cruise included. (Overnight in Jasper) L

DAY 6              JASPER
Tour the famous Icefields Parkway to the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre.  View scenic rocky mountain vistas and local wildlife along the way, with photo stops at Athabasca Falls and Stutfield Glacier. 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 out over the Sunwapta Valley.  Highlights of this tour include:  Icefields Parkway, Athabasca Falls, Stutfield Glacier, Columbia Icefield, Admission to Glacier Adventure and Glacier Skywalk, a hot buffet lunch at the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre and time to explore the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre.  Return to Jasper and relax for the evening. (Overnight in Jasper)

DAY 7              OVERNIGHT ONBOARD VIA RAIL
Use your included admission to the Jasper Skytram before boarding VIA once more for a journey across Canada to Toronto. During your seven-minute flight aboard the Jasper Skytram, you’ll get a whole new perspective on the Canadian Rockies.  Following the exciting attraction, pick up your luggage at your hotel and travel to the VIA Rail station to board The Canadian and continue your trip eastbound across the country. (Overnight onboard VIA Rail)

DAYS 8-9         OVERNIGHT ONBOARD VIA RAIL
Continue your journey across Canada on VIA Rail.  (Overnight onboard VIA Rail)

DAY 10            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 11             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 boat ride 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 12            YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN TORONTO

Chateau Jasper

The newly renovated Chateau Jasper is a cozy hotel with a variety of accommodations and facilities.

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.

Marmot Lodge

Marmot Lodge offers 107 guestrooms and suites with exterior entry. Large families and groups will love the convenience of our kitchen suites along with a separate bedroom. All guests have access to our heated indoor pool, sauna, and an indoor and outdoor Jacuzzi.

The Crimson Jasper

The Crimson was inspired by true Canadian colours: Jasper's sunsets and fall foliage, our Canadian flag and the uniform of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Chelsea Hotel Toronto

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.

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®.

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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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