Highlights: Canadian Prairies, Jasper, Banff, Lake Louise
Tour Departs Toronto: Tue & Sat at 9:00 pm
Tour Ends Vancouver: Sat & Tues at 7:30 pm
Tour Itinerary: Toronto through the Canadian Prairies to Jasper by VIA Rail train; Jasper to Banff, Lake Louise, and Vancouver by motorcoach
Hotel Accommodation: Book your tour based on
standard or premium accommodation
  Clientele: All ages, but mostly between 30-65 yrs
Fully Guided: Onboard tour director at all times to serve you
The hiking components through Maligne Canyon, and Johnston Canyon are designed to be leisurely & enjoyable for all ages
When to Book the Tour: As early as possible - take advantage of the early booking bonus (deposit required)
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VIA Rail

Great Canadian Adventure

  TorontoCanadian PrairiesJasper BanffLake LouiseVancouver  
    2016 TOUR INCLUDES  
          • 4-day VIA Rail train tour
          • 3-night VIA Rail SLEEPER PLUS Cabin accommodation
          • 4 nights hotel accommodation
          • 3-day fully narrated motorcoach tour
          • 1 day in Jasper at your leisure
          • 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches & 2 dinners
          • National Parks Pass
          • Guided lakeshore excursion at Chateau Lake Louise
          • Rocky Mountain coach & rail information package
          • Services of a tour director
          • Complimentary book of the Canadian Rockies
Apr 30 Jul 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30
May 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31 Aug 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30
Jun 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28 Sep 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27
  • Tour Departs Toronto: Tuesday & Saturday at 9:00 pm
  • Tour Ends Vancouver: Saturday & Tuesday at 7:30 pm
  2016 TOUR RATES  
Please note: Your tour includes 3 nights of hotel accommodation. The cost of the tour depends on the type of hotel
(standard or premium) and the number of persons per room. Rates are per person in Canadian dollars.
  Double Single Triple Quad
Apr 30 - May 31 $2,559 $3,189 $2,499 $2,399
Jun 4 - Sep 27 $3,149 $3,769 $3,079 $2,979
Prestige (all season) $3,849 $7,279 n/a n/a
  Double Single Triple Quad
Apr 30 - May 31 $3,309 $4,679 $3,149 $2,919
Jun 4 - Sep 27 $3,889 $5,269 $3,739 $3,499
Prestige (all season) $4,599 $8,769 n/a n/a
  • Prices are per person in Canadian dollars
  • Rates do not include tax
Day 1 (Toronto through the Canadian Prairies - by VIA Rail)

Board VIA Rail’s train The Canadian to begin your journey across Canada from Toronto to the Rocky Mountains. Enjoy a true train experience with first class amenities as you spend the night onboard the train in your private Sleeper Plus cabin, while The Canadian begins its journey west.

Day 2 (Canadian Prairies - by VIA Rail)
Your cross-country journey continues as VIA Rail’s The Canadian travels across the Canadian Shield and through the Canadian Prairies. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Canadian provinces of Manitoba and Saskatchewan from the window in your private Sleeper Plus cabin, or explore the world renowned Canadian and take in the view from the Park or Skyline car’s lounge or dome. Overnight onboard The Canadian in a private Sleeper Plus cabin.

Day 3 (Canadian Prairies - by VIA Rail)
Your journey across the Canadian continues West as you travel through the Canadian Praires and the provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta. You are sure to create lasting memories onboard The Canadian as you not only take in spectacular views of the Canadian Prairies but also enjoy your experience on a train so legendary that is is featured on the Canadian $10 bill. Overnight onboard The Canadian in a private Sleeper Plus cabin.

Day 4 (Rocky Mountains to Jasper - by VIA Rail)
Your journey across Canada onboard The Canadian comes to an end upon your arrival in the resort town of Jasper, one of three main cities in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. After checking in at your hotel, you will have free time to explore this vibrant town. Overnight in Jasper.

Day 5 (Jasper & Surroundings - Independent)
Discover the colourful town of Jasper at your leisure. Overnight in Jasper.

Day 6 (Jasper to Banff - by Coach)
Start the morning with a refreshing hike in Maligne Canyon, one of the world’s largest and deepest limestone gorges criss-crossed by 6 narrow bridges. Then head south on the Icefields Parkway to experience the thundering waters of Athabasca Falls, picturesque Peyto Lake, and majestic Castle Mountain. At the Columbia Icefield, ride the “Ice Explorer” on Athabasca Glacier or visit the Glacier Skywalk**! Overnight in Banff.

Day 7 (Banff National Park - by Coach)
Enjoy scenic views, including the spectacular Lower Falls, as you walk through Johnston Canyon. At Lake Louise, stroll the shores of the glacier-fed lake and enjoy the atmosphere of the world-famous Chateau Lake Louise. Afternoon highlights include Moraine Lake, the Banff Springs Hotel, the Upper Hot Springs, and views from the top of Sulphur Mountain. Overnight in Lake Louise.

Day 8 (Lake Louise to Vancouver - by Coach)
Today you will head west crossing the Continental Divide and Rogers Pass, the highest pass in the Rockies. Learn about the Spiral Tunnels, a railroad engineering marvel. Relax and enjoy the passing scenery of Glacier National Park on your way back to Vancouver.


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