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Trans Canada by Rail

VIA Rail in the Canadian Rockies Canadian Rockies Jasper National Park The steam-powered clock in Vancouver's historic Gastown Downtown Toronto Dining Car aboard the Canadian

Two of Canada's most popular cities combine with an exciting train journey across Canada to create one amazing Canadian train vacation.

7 days    $1,834

About the Tour

Two of Canada's most popular cities combine with an exciting train journey across Canada to create one amazing Canadian train vacation. Enjoy all the pleasures of train travel as the Canadian takes you from Vancouver through an ever-changing landscape east to Toronto.

Your 7-day tour includes time at leisure in Vancouver, first-class sleeping accommodations aboard VIA Rail's Canadian, and access to the Skyline Car and the Park Car for amazing views of the passing scenery. You'll arrive in Toronto relaxed, refreshed, and ready to discover all the treasures of this city.

Pre and Post-Trip Options:
Many of our guests choose to spend additional nights in Vancouver and Toronto. Vacations By Rail would be happy to make hotel and sightseeing arrangements for you.

This itinerary is also available from Toronto to Vancouver based on your travel preference.


Highlights

  • Rail travel on VIA Rail Canada (4 nights on train)
  • Hotel accommodations for 2 nights
  • 13 meals
  • Vancouver Lookout
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Itinerary

  • Day 1- Vancouver

    Arrive in the coastal city of Vancouver and check-in to your hotel. Located in the heart of the city, you're close to many of the city's attractions, shops, and restaurants. Spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. Included is admission to the Vancouver Lookout, offering panoramic views of the city. Overnight Vancouver.

  • Day 2 - Depart Vancouver onboard VIA Rail Canadian

    Spend the morning and early afternoon taking in all Vancouver has to offer. Visit Granville Island, historic Gastown, or take a hike through Stanley Park. Later on, transfer by taxi (included) from your hotel to the train station, settle into your Sleeper Plus accommodations on VIA Rail’s Canadian and prepare for your trans-Canada rail journey. Overnight train. (D)

  • Day 3 - En Route to Jasper

    Awake this morning to the beauty of the Canadian Rockies. Take advantage of your access to the Park Car and Skyline Car, offering panoramic views of the passing scenery. Overnight train. (B, L, D)

  • Day 4 - En Route to Toronto

    Today's travels take you through Saskatoon, Canada's leader in the high technology and mining industries, and Melville, named after Charles Melville Hays, President of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railroad Company. Spend the day chatting with other travelers, enjoying the sweeping views from the sightseeing lounges, or relaxing in your comfortable accommodations. Overnight train. (B, L, D)

  • Day 5 - VIA Rail to Toronto

    A highlight of today's scenic trip includes Longlac, which, located at the northern tip of Long Lake, played an important role as part of the historic canoe route for fur traders. Overnight train. (B, L, D)

  • Day 6 - Toronto

    Your train is scheduled to arrive in Toronto this afternoon. On your last day on the Canadian, spend time in the Park Car enjoying its three salons and observation deck as well as the Skyline Car with an observation dome offering 360-degree views of the ever-changing landscape. Overnight Toronto. (B, L)

  • Day 7 - Conclusion

    Your rail tour through the heart of Canada ends this morning. You may wish to extend your stay in Toronto in order to better explore this cosmopolitan city, or, transfer to the airport for your return flight home.

Accommodations

Moderate Accommodations
Hotels include the Delta Hotel Vancouver Downtown and the Chelsea Hotel. VIA Rail accommodations are in Sleeper Plus Class in a semi-private berth. Meals are included onboard the train along with access to the Park Car with its lounges and 360-degree panoramic views. 

Superior Accommodations
Hotels include the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre and the Hotel Le Germain Toronto. VIA Rail accommodations are in Sleeper Plus Class in a private cabin. Meals are included onboard the train along with access to the Park Car with its lounges and 360-degree panoramic views.

Deluxe Accommodations
Hotels include The Fairmont Waterfront and The Fairmont Royal York. VIA Rail accommodations are in Sleeper Plus Class in a private cabin. Meals are included onboard the train along with access to the Park Car with its lounges and 360-degree panoramic views.

Prestige Class
Hotels include The Fairmont Waterfront and The Fairmont Royal York, with accommodations in upgraded rooms. Onboard VIA Rail’s Canadian, each Prestige Cabin has a modular leather L-shaped couch by day and a Murphy bed for two by night facing the window with electric radiant heated cabin floors and walls that maintain a comfortable and constant temperature. Highlights of this Prestige Class include personalized dedicated service by a Prestige Concierge; a spacious cabin, large windows and a private washroom with shower; flat-screen TV with video selection; minibar stocked with a selection of beverages and more.

Hotel accommodations are based on availability; substitutes will be of similar quality and amenities.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
It is your responsibility to check and fulfill the passport, visa, health and immigration requirements applicable to your itinerary. We do not accept any responsibility if you cannot travel, or incur any other loss because you have not complied with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities. You agree to reimburse us in relation to any fines or other losses which we incur as a result of your failure to comply with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities.

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*Important Note: During peak season (May-October) access to this car is limited to scheduled times for Berth and Cabin passengers. The Park Car may be accessed during the evenings from 7:00 PM until 10:30 PM, with the exception of the evenings upon departure from Toronto and Vancouver.
Prices are correct at the time of this web page going live; however are subject to confirmation at time of booking. Hotels & Accommodations are subject to change based on availability. Prices are land-only, per person based on double occupancy, Taxes are not included on rail portions and are subject to change/
Cabins purchased on VIA rail for a single traveler are Cabins for 1. For upgrade options, ask your rail specialist for details.
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