Experience the best of Western Canada on this 9-day rail adventure. Start by taking in the impressive architecture stylings of Winnipeg. Next, hop on board the train for an unforgettable ride through the Canadian Rockies as you head toward the picturesque city of Jasper. After exploring the magnificent mountain town, re-board the train for more spectacular scenery as you head to Vancouver, your final stop on this scenic rail journey.
- Sightseeing city tour of Jasper
- Maligne Lake Cruise*
- Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing city tour of Vancouver
PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:
- One-way VIA Rail® in Economy from Winnipeg to Jasper; Jasper to Vancouver on The Canadian®
- 5 nights' hotel accommodations; 3 nights onboard VIA Rail
*Cruise runs from June to Mid-September
Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. 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 - YOUR JOURNEY BEGINS IN WINNIPEG
Upon your arrival in Winnipeg, check in at your hotel for an overnight stay and begin exploring this diverse city. Known as the 'cultural cradle of Canada,' Winnipeg boasts unique neighborhoods, a flourishing arts scene and numerous world-class attractions. Take in a meal at The Forks, a picturesque, renovated public space at the junction of the Assiniboine and Red Rivers, before retiring to your hotel and resting up for tomorrow's rail journey. (Overnight in Winnipeg)
DAYS 2-3 - OVERNIGHT ONBOARD VIA RAIL
Continue exploring Winnipeg today and in the evening, make your way to the VIA Rail station and hop aboard for a scenic journey to Jasper! Relax and enjoy your comfortable onboard accommodations and delicious, chef-prepared meals. (Overnight on VIA Rail)
DAY 4 - JASPER
When you arrive in Jasper, take some time to explore the local restaurants and shops in the picturesque downtown area. (Overnight in Jasper)
DAY 5 - JASPER
Embark on your Jasper National Park adventure today! This scenic sightseeing tour will take you by luxury motor coach to some of the most outstanding sights and sounds in the park, including Maligne Canyon, Medicine Lake and the Athabasca Lookout. Explore the history, culture and beauty of the most rugged peaks and dramatic valleys in the Canadian Rockies. (Overnight in Jasper)
DAY 6 - OVERNIGHT ONBOARD VIA RAIL
This morning board VIA Rail’s Canadian to continue your journey through the majestic Canadian Rockies, reliving train travel in the days of old. Enjoy brunch as the train whisks you past Moose Lake and the peaks of Mt. Robson and the Monashee Mountains. Relax in the dome car and experience stunning 360-degree views of the mountain scenery all around you. (Overnight onboard VIA Rail)
DAY 7 - VANCOUVER
Welcome to Vancouver! Upon arrival, check in at your hotel for a two-night stay and begin discovering this dynamic city. With a thriving culinary scene, you won't have trouble finding a great place to eat, no matter what you're craving. (Overnight in Vancouver)
DAY 8 - VANCOUVER
Today your hop-on, hop-off tour will take you to all of Vancouver’s most popular attractions, including Chinatown, Stanley Park and Gastown. Enjoy guided commentary, explore historical landmarks, and shop along famed Robson Street at your own pace. (Overnight in Vancouver)
DAY 9 - YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN VANCOUVER
LEGEND FOR MEALS: B - Breakfast, BR - Brunch, L - Lunch, D –Dinner
Passports are required to cross the Canadian Border.
Located in the new Sports, Hospitality and Entertainment District (SHED), the hotel is just steps away from the MTS Centre, home of the Winnipeg Jets hockey team, an array of businesses such as restaurants, bars and boutiques.
The newly renovated Chateau Jasper is a cozy hotel with a variety of accommodations and facilities.
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 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 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 was inspired by true Canadian colours: Jasper's sunsets and fall foliage, our Canadian flag and the uniform of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
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®.
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