Embark on the trip of a lifetime with a stunning 15 day TransCanada rail tour. This fantastic itinerary allows you to enjoy the best of Canada, from shopping and sightseeing in the cosmopolitan cities of Toronto and Vancouver, to experiencing the iconic natural beauty of Niagara Falls and Banff National Park. Additional highlights include the Canadian Rockies, the famous VIA Rail Canada train journey and a legendary voyage on board the Rocky Mountaineer.
Begin your incredible journey in the diverse city of Toronto. Spend the night exploring the city and enjoying its bustling nightlife, but don’t stay out too late as you’ll want to be ready and raring to go for the start of your VIA Rail train adventure the following day. Relax and enjoy the on board comfort while you journey through the mesmerizing scenery of Ontario, stopping off to witness the beautiful Niagara Falls that mark the border between the United States and Canada.
Continue West and marvel in the natural beauty of your surroundings before the train pulls into Jasper National Park. Spend the night in this fabulous mountain town, which boasts a quaint and unique charm, with opportunities for adventure, discovery and relaxation. With breakfast and lunch included, all you have to do is enjoy exploring the Canadian Rockies!
Get back on board your Trans Canada rail tour and travel through one of the most scenic roads in Canada, the Icefields Parkway, and look out for the Crowfoot Glacier, Mistay Canyon and Athbasca, amongst other magnificent sites, along the way. Hop off and spend the night in the beautiful Lake Louise before making your way towards one of Canada’s most celebrated tourist destinations, Banff.
Naturally built for a variety of outdoor sports, including hiking, biking, scrambling and skiing, Banff really does have something for everyone. Take a trip on the Banff gondola and see the National Park’s natural beauty during the day, and at night immerse yourself in the town’s vibrant and busy atmosphere. From here, you will embark on Canada’s famous Rocky Mountaineer train towards Kamloops and your final stop in Vancouver. During the journey from Banff to Vancouver you won’t want to miss a minute of the spectacular scenery – enjoy lakes, waterfalls, forests and enchanting wildlife all from the comfort of your seat!
Your trip of a lifetime will come to an impressive conclusion with your final stop in Vancouver. The day is yours to enjoy this amazing city, and with so much to see and do you may find it difficult to decide where to start. Enjoy a full day excursion to Victoria, the historical capital of British Columbia, including a visit to Butchard Gardens, before spending your final night in the vibrant city of Vancouver. Squeeze in some last minute shopping and sightseeing before heading to the airport, returning to the UK with not only souvenirs, but lifelong memories of Canada…