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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
  • Sightseeing 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
  • West Coast sightseeing tour of Vancouver
  • Admission to the Vancouver Lookout

Package Also Includes:

  • 7 nights' hotel accommodations; 4 nights aboard VIA Rail®*
  • One-way VIA Rail in Economy accommodations from Toronto to Jasper; Jasper to Vancouver on The Canadian®
  • 2 meals included (2 lunches)

*Sunday and Tuesday departures include one less night in Jasper with an adjusted list of activities. Please speak with your vacations consultant for details.

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 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. (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
This morning, admission to the CN Tower, with sweeping views of Toronto, is included with your package. You may also continue to use your hop-on, hop-off tour for that last minute chance to see the city. Tonight, board your overnight VIA Rail train west towards the Canadian Rockies. (Overnight on board VIA Rail)

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

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

DAY 6 JASPER
Welcome to Jasper and the Canadian Rockies. Your train will arrive this afternoon where you will travel on your own to your hotel in town. Take the afternoon to explore. (Overnight in Jasper)

DAY 7 JASPER
Explore the spectacular natural treasures of the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies. During your tour, stand above the massive walls of Maligne Canyon for stunning views of rushing waterfalls, discovery the mystery of the disappearing water at Medicine Lake and stroll the shores of Maligne Lake - all on this incredible sightseeing tour. Highlights will include Jasper town, Athabasca Viewpoint, Maligne Canyon, Medicine Lake and Maligne Lake. (Overnight in Jasper).

DAY 8 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 extending 30 metres 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 by 15:00 for a chance to relax for the evening. Tonight, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. (Overnight in Jasper) L

DAY 9 JASPER > VANCOUVER
Your adventure begins at the Lower Station (elevation 1304m), where you will board a fully enclosed tram and lift off for the flight of a lifetime! During your seven-minute flight aboard the Jasper Skytram, you will be accompanied by a fully trained and knowledgeable flight attendant who will point out the many sights and answer any questions you may have. As the tram gently touches down at an elevation of 2277m, step out onto the Upper Station and prepare for a whole new perspective on the Canadian Rockies. At the conclusion of your experience, you will be transferred back to your hotel to pick up your luggage. Travel to the VIA Rail station and board The Canadian and continue your trip eastbound across the country. (Overnight aboard VIA Rail)

DAY 10 VANCOUVER
Welcome to Vancouver! Are you ready to discover what makes this spectacular city so special? (Overnight in Vancouver)

DAY 11 VANCOUVER
Explore Vancouver today with admission to the Vancouver Lookout. Use your West Coast sightseeing tour to visit Vancouver's most popular areas: Stanley Park, Chinatown, Gastown, Granville Island and more! Take some time later 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 12 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN VANCOUVER

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

Chateau Jasper

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

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Surrounded by captivating mountains and sparkling lakes, The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Resort Hotel welcomes you to The True Rocky Mountain Experience. Situated in the magnificent Canadian Rockies in a UNESCO World Heritage Site, The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge resort invites you to experience the unique accommodations and luxury Signature Cabins, sure to invoke memories that will last a lifetime.

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.

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.

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.

Fairmont Royal York

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.

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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