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Take the ultimate tour of Canada from coast to coast, including journeys on two iconic trains! Starting in Toronto, first discover the cascading waters of Niagara Falls on a breathtaking day trip before taking The Canadian train for an epic journey across rural landscapes to the heart of the Canadian Rockies. Explore the wonders of Jasper and Banff National Parks and the turquoise waters of Lake Louise before boarding the famed Rocky Mountaineer for the breathtaking journey through to Vancouver!

Highlights

  • Hop-on, hop-off tour of Toronto
  • Sightseeing tour of Niagara Falls from Toronto
  • Sightseeing tour of Jasper National Park
  • Sightseeing tour of the Icefields Parkway and the Canadian Rockies
  • Sightseeing tour of Banff National Park
  • Admission to the Banff Gondola
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Vancouver

Package Also Includes:

  • One-way VIA Rail® in Economy accommodations from Toronto, and Jasper on The Canadian®
  • Rocky Mountaineer from Banff to Vancouver in SilverLeaf Class
  • 10 nights’ accommodations; 3 nights’ onboard VIA Rail
  • Transfer from Jasper to Lake Louise and Lake Louise to Banff
Trip Map

Disclaimer:

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. 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. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travelers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. 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 are required when traveling outside the United States including crossing the Canadian border.

DAY 1 – ARRIVE IN TORONTO
Begin your Canadian adventure in Toronto, where you will check in to your hotel for a two-night stay. (Overnight in Toronto)
DAY 2 - NIAGARA DAY TOUR FROM TORONTO
Today, you will experience one of the wonders of the natural world: Niagara Falls! Take a guided tour from Toronto, with transport included, and marvel at the thundering cascades of Horseshoe Falls, or speak to one of our Rail Experts about organizing trips, tours or excursions while you are there. (Overnight in Toronto)
DAY 3 - TORONTO TO JASPER
This morning, make your way to the station and board VIA Rail, settling in for a thrilling and comfortable journey across Canada to Jasper. (Overnight on Via Rail)
DAY 4-5 - ONBOARD VIA RAIL
Spend two days onboard the train! With fantastic food, gorgeous views and convivial company in the viewing car, it's the perfect way to travel. Watch glittering lakes, verdant farmland and sweeping plains roll past your window, and keep a look out for wildlife too! There truly is no better way to immerse yourself in the stunning scenery of the heart of Canada. (Overnight on VIA Rail)
DAY 6 - ARRIVE IN JASPER
After enjoying the last leg of your rail journey through the heart of the mountains, arrive in Jasper today and check in at your hotel for an overnight stay. Spend the day enjoying the fresh mountain air and tranquil scenery of Jasper, deep in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. (Overnight in Jasper)
DAY 7 – JASPER
Embark on your Jasper adventure today and take in all the town of Jasper has to offer. This scenic sightseeing tour will take you to some of the most outstanding sights and sounds that Jasper National Park has to offer, including Maligne Canyon, Medicine Lake and the Athabasca Lookout. Explore the history, culture and beauty of the most rugged peaks in the Canadian Rockies. (Overnight in Jasper)
DAY 8 - JASPER TO LAKE LOUISE
Enjoy both of Canada's oldest and largest national parks on the way to Lake Louise today! Connected by the Icefields Parkway, Jasper and Banff National Parks are home to alpine glaciers, turquoise lakes and a variety of mountain wildlife. At the Columbia Icefield, experience an all-terrain Ice Explorer that travels onto the mighty Athabasca Glacier. Complete your adventure with a visit to the Glacier Skywalk and gain a unique perspective of nature at its finest as you stand 280 metres (918 ft) above the Sunwapta Valley. A hot lunch is included at the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre. Once in Lake Louise, check in at the world-famous Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise for an overnight stay. (Overnight in Lake Louise)
DAY 9 - LAKE LOUISE TO BANFF
Pick up your transfer and make your way from Lake Louise to beautiful Banff. Check in at the Mount Royal Hotel and begin exploring the immense natural beauty, boutique shops and traditional restaurants of this Rocky Mountain town. (Overnight in Banff)
DAY 10 - BANFF
Unearth the geological and cultural secrets of Banff with an included tour today. Admire some of the most amazing scenery in the whole of the Canadian Rockies. Travel up the Banff Gondola to the summit of Sulphur Mountain to enjoy 360-dregree panoramas of no less than six mountain ranges. Wander along the summit trail before visiting Bow Falls, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. Make your way down to Lake Minnewanka and embark on a scenic lake cruise - the perfect way to end the tour before travelling back to the town. (Overnight in Banff)
DAY 11 - ROCKY MOUNTAINEER FROM BANFF TO KAMLOOPS
Board the iconic blue and gold carriages of the Rocky Mountaineer for a scenic journey through Canada's breathtaking mountainous vistas. Settle into your SilverLeaf accommodations or speak to one of Rail Experts about upgrading to GoldLeaf, and gaze out of the panoramic windows as you go. The journey from Banff to Kamloops will take you past snow-capped peaks and glaciers as you traverse mountain passes. Arrive in Kamloops in the evening and transfer to your hotel for an overnight stay. (Overnight in Kamloops)
DAY 12 - ROCKY MOUNTAINEER FROM KAMLOOPS TO VANCOUVER
Depart Kamloops for Vancouver today, re-boarding the Rocky Mountaineer for another exquisite journey. Leave the Interior and wind past rushing rivers, dramatic canyons and evergreen forests as you make your way to the Coast and Cascade Mountains. Views of the rushing Hell's Gate in Fraser Canyon are a truly wonderful sight, and keep your eyes peeled for the craggy slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River. On arrival in Vancouver, check in at the Comfort Inn Downtown for a two-night stay. (Overnight in Vancouver)
DAY 13 - VANCOUVER
Enjoy a full day at leisure in Vancouver! Use your included hop-on, hop-off tour to navigate the city with ease, creating your own personalized sightseeing itinerary. Get the best views of the surrounding North Shore Mountains from Prospect Point, discover the vibrant markets of Granville Island, travel to the top of the Vancouver Lookout for unparalleled city panoramas or unearth the treasures of Vancouver's established Chinatown. (Overnight in Vancouver)
DAY 14 - DEPART VANCOUVER
After any last exploring in Vancouver today, check out of your hotel and continue with your travels. If you wish to extend your stay, perhaps with an additional day in one of the included destinations, one of our Rail Specialists would be happy to help you plan the details.
Legend for meals: B - Breakfast, BR - Brunch, L - Lunch, D - Dinner

Fairmont Banff Springs

Located in the heart of Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the world famous Fairmont Banff Springs hotel stands as a landmark in the picturesque alpine town of Banff, Alberta. Canada's "Castle in the Rockies",

Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa

Just a fifteen-minute walk from downtown, the Banff Caribou Lodge invites you into a world away from the hustle and bustle of the everyday, with all the amenities of a first class resort hotel.

Buffalo Mountain Lodge

Distinct from the majority of Banff hotels, Buffalo Mountain Lodge is situated on Tunnel Mountain – formerly called “Sleeping Buffalo” by the First Nations living in the region.

Banff Ptarmigan Inn

For those who love to play in the great outdoors, there's no better place than Banff, and no better place to call home after a day of adventure than the Banff Ptarmigan Inn.

Elk & Avenue

The Elk + Avenue Hotel is located in downtown Banff with 162 rooms featuring queen and king beds, including lofts and junior suites—fully equipped with all the modern-day amenities.

Fox Hotel & Suites

The Fox Hotel & Suites is located in the scenic Banff National Park. This mountain accommodation offers hotel rooms perfect for the traveler staying for a few days or even a week.

Mount Royal Hotel

The Mount Royal Hotel's history dates back to 1908 when it opened for business. Originally called the Banff Hotel, the red brick structure complete with a lead roof, boasted 60 rooms as well as a spacious dining room and billiard room. It was opened by Dave and Annie McDougall of Morley Alberta at a time when Banff was little more than a CP Rail outpost gaining some recognition as a starting point for guided backcountry adventures in the Canadian Rockies.

Rimrock Resort Hotel

The Rimrock Resort Hotel is located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies on Sulphur Mountain and Banff National Park. The Rimrock Resort Hotel offers exceptional views of the Canadian Rockies, fine dining, and a luxury spa. With unmatched style, decor and superb hospitality, the Rimrock Resort Hotel is a very special place to visit for a truly remarkable experience.

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.

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.

Deer Lodge

Deer Lodge is just minutes away from world famous Lake Louise. The lodge is a testament to a bygone era, and retains much of its original hand hewn log structure and decor. Built in 1923 as a teahouse, the lodge officially opened as a hotel in 1925. Deer Lodge was completely renovated, restored and winterized in 1985.

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Located in the heart of pristine Banff National Park, and within a UNESCO World Heritage Site, The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise resort hotel is recognized globally for progressive environmental stewardship and responsible tourism. Perfectly situated on the shores of Lake Louise you can spend a wonderful day outdoors, from skiing in the winter to hiking in the summer.

Lake Louise Inn

Nestled in a picturesque wilderness setting in the heart of Banff National Park 2.7 miles (4.4km) northeast of Lake Louise. Lake Louise Inn is the ideal resort hotel from which to enjoy world-class outdoor adventure, hearty mountain dining and unforgettable views of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

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®.

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

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 (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:

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. 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. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travelers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. 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 are required when traveling outside the United States including crossing the Canadian border.

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