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Classic Canada and Rockies Westbound

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Classic Canada and Rockies Westbound

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Trip Overview

Experience the wonders of the Canadian Rockies on this cross-Canada journey! Your tour begins in Toronto where you will experience the city's rich and diverse culture. Next you will journey over to see the natural beauty of Niagara Falls. Your full-day tour will get you up close and personal with the Falls when your tour travels out on a cruise. You will then board the classic Canadian route on VIA Rail® as you head west towards the Canadian Rockies. Upon arrival to the Rockies, you will be in awe of the scenic majesty as the train makes its way into Jasper National Park. Once in Jasper you will enjoy a guided tours that will take you to the famous Icefields Parkway as well as a trip to the Glacier Skywalk and the Glacier Discovery Center. After Jasper you will continue on to Vancouver where you will experience the popular Capilano Suspension Bridge Park. You will also explore the city on a hop-on, hop-off tour and a visit to the Vancouver Lookout. A wonderfully scenic journey awaits!

Highlights

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

Package also Includes:

  • 6 nights’ hotel accommodations; 4 nights’ aboard VIA Rail®*
  • One-way VIA Rail in Economy accommodations from Toronto to Jasper; Jasper to Vancouver
  • Two meals included (2 lunches)
Trip Map

Try It In Reverse

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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.

DAY 1               YOUR JOURNEY BEGINS IN TORONTO
Welcome to Canada!  Transfer on your own to your centrally located hotel and start exploring the city with your hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour.  This 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. Use your included admission to the CN Tower. (Overnight in Toronto)

DAY 2               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 ride on the Hornblower* boat, 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 3               TORONTO > JASPER
Board your overnight VIA Rail train west towards the Canadian Rockies.  (Overnight onboard VIA Rail)

DAY 4               OVERNIGHT ONBOARD VIA RAIL
Continue your journey across Canada on VIA Rail.  (Overnight onboard VIA Rail)

DAY 5              OVERNIGHT ONBOARD VIA RAIL
Continue your journey across Canada on VIA Rail.  (Overnight onboard VIA Rail)

DAY 6              JASPER
Welcome to Jasper and the Canadian Rockies.  When your train arrives, travel on your own to your hotel in town.  Take the afternoon to explore. Why not use your included admission to the Jasper Skytram to get a whole new perspective on the Canadian Rockies? (Overnight in Jasper)

DAY 7              JASPER
This half day excursion follows 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 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. (Overnight in Jasper) L

DAY 8              JASPER > VANCOUVER
Travel to the VIA Rail station and board The Canadian and continue your trip eastbound across the country. (Overnight aboard VIA Rail)

DAY 9               VANCOUVER
Welcome to Vancouver! Today’s full day of sightseeing will start with a hop-on, hop-off 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.    (Overnight in Vancouver)

DAY 10            VANCOUVER
Continue exploring Vancouver today with admission to the Vancouver Lookout!  Sweeping 360-degree views await you at the top. 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 11            YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN VANCOUVER

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.

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®.

Fairmont Royal York Hotel

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.

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.

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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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