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Trans Canada By Rail Holiday

Board VIA Rail’s famous ‘Canadian’ train going west through the lakes of Manitoba and the fields of Saskatchewan. Once in Alberta, you’ll continue on Rocky Mountaineer’s daylight journey through spectacular scenery to Vancouver.

What's included

• International flights with Air Transat based on London Gatwick in economy class
• Includes seat selection
• 14 nights standard accommodation (Including Via Rail)
• 2 hour sightseeing tour of Toronto
• Full-day trip to Niagara Falls including lunch and a Hornblower Niagara Cruise
• Via Rail Toronto to Jasper (Section accommodation)
• Transfer from train station to Jasper hotel (Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge only)
• Full-day sightseeing transfer along the Icefields Parkway to Lake Louise
• Ice Explorer Ride
• Scheduled transfer from Lake Louise to Banff
• 3 hour sightseeing tour of Banff
• 2 day Rocky Mountaineer in SilverLeaf Service
• Transfers to and from Kamloops train station
• Hop-on Hop-off trolley tour of Vancouver
• Full-day excursion to Victoria including a visit to Butchart Gardens
• 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 2 dinners on board VIA Rail
• Breakfast and lunch on board the Rocky Mountaineer each day

Upgrades
Celebrating anything?
Why not upgrade your flights to Club Class
Treat yourself and upgrade your hotel to a deluxe accommodation
Fancy more comfort upgrade to a cabin on the Via Rail Train
Top of this trip with an upgrade to GoldLeaf Service on the Rocky Mountaineer Train

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Toronto

Arrive into Toronto International Airport and transfer independently to your hotel. Pick up your Road Book at the front desk upon check-in.  Overnight in Toronto.

Day 2 Toronto

Discover the many identities of the city on a sightseeing tour of Toronto. Overnight in Toronto.

Day 3 Toronto / Niagara Falls Excursion / VIA Rail ‘The Canadian’

Take the Hornblower Niagara Cruises boat tour up to the face of Niagara Falls, pass through Niagara-on-the-Lake and return to Toronto to board your train. Overnight on board ‘The Canadian’

Day 4/5 VIA Rail ‘The Canadian’

Travelling north of the Great Lakes, the train crosses the border into the province of Manitoba. Overnight on board ‘The Canadian’.

Day 6 VIA Rail – ‘The Canadian’ to Jasper

By early morning, you will be approaching the imposing silhouette of the Rocky Mountains. Enjoy this spectacle of nature and end your VIA Rail tour. Overnight in Jasper.

Day 7 Jasper

You have a full day to relax and tour Jasper and the surrounding area. Why not enjoy a ride on the Jasper Tramway or visit Miette Hot Springs. Take in the breath-taking panorama of Jasper National Park’s serene lakes and gentle meadows standing in stark contrast to its jagged peaks and spectacular glaciers. Overnight in Jasper.

Day 8 Jasper to Lake Louise

An unforgettable journey awaits you on your transfer along the Icefields Parkway, one of the most scenic roads in all of Canada. Overnight in Lake Louise.

Day 9 Lake Louise to Banff

Explore the village of Lake Louise freely before heading through the winding roads of Banff National Park. Overnight in Banff.

Day 10 Banff

Discover Banff and its natural surroundings on a comprehensive sightseeing tour. Overnight in Banff.

Day 11 Rocky Mountaineer Banff to Kamloops

Today, you board Rocky Mountaineer heading west. Enjoy some of the most spectacular sights in Western Canada. Overnight in Kamloops.

Day 12 Rocky Mountaineer Kamloops to Vancouver

Journey through rugged mountains and the “cowboy country” ranch land of British Columbia. Overnight in Vancouver, one of Canada’s most diverse cities.

Day 13 Vancouver

Discover Vancouver and its stunning pacific setting, surrounded by mountains and water, on a hop-on hop-off tour. Overnight in Vancouver.

Day 14 Victoria Day Excursion

Enjoy the most remarkable day tour in Victoria with a visit to Butchart Gardens. Keep your eyes peeled for marine wildlife. Overnight in Vancouver.

Day 15 Fly from Vancouver

With time to explore and complete a little souvenir shopping, you then depart the city of Vancouver for your return flight home.

Want to alter anything?

Please call one of our travel experts on 020 7616 9933 to tell us your requirements

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Dates

2018


May                   3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31

Jun                    3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28

Jul                     1, 5, 8, 12, 19, 22, 26, 29 

Aug                    2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30 

Sep                    2, 6, 9, 13, 16


Call us for a 12 nights Canada Winter Crossing with VIA Rail on selected dates between November 2017 and April 2018

Please note prices and availability are subject to change.  Tour Price is based on London Gatwick departure.  Call us for other departure airports

Services

Rocky Mountaineer Service Levels

 

GoldLeaf Service

SilverLeaf Service

Coach Style

Bi-level dome

Single-level dome

Window Style

Fully domed windows with panoramic views upstairs, private dining room on the lower level with large picture windows

Oversized domed windows

Included meals served onboard

Gourmet à la carte

Hot or cold breakfast options, Delicious hot entree lunch options

Gourmet Snacks 

Included

Included

Meal service style

Served in the dining room

Individual service at your seat

Number of Rocky Mountaineer Hosts

Three to Four, plus full culinary team

Three

Alcoholic beverages

Complimentary throughout journey

Complimentary throughout journey

Non-alcoholic beverages

Included

Included

Outdoor viewing area

Large open-air vestibule

Outdoor viewing between coaches

Luggage in Kamloops/ Quesnel

Delivered to your hotel

Delivered to your hotel

Full storytelling

Included

Included

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At a glance


14 nights, 15 days

  • 14 nights accommodation
  • International Flights with Air Transat
  • Seat selection included
  • VIA Rail Train 'The Canadian' from Toronto to Jasper
  • 2 day Rocky Mountaineer train journey
  • 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 2 dinners
  • Ice Explorer Ride
  • Available from London Gatwick, Manchester & Glasgow, prices & durations may vary

Trusted travel partner


Winner of British Travel Awards 2017 - Gold award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)
Winner of British Travel Awards 2017

Gold award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)


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from only £3,503 per person

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At a glance


14 nights, 15 days

  • 14 nights accommodation
  • International Flights with Air Transat
  • Seat selection included
  • VIA Rail Train 'The Canadian' from Toronto to Jasper
  • 2 day Rocky Mountaineer train journey
  • 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 2 dinners
  • Ice Explorer Ride
  • Available from London Gatwick, Manchester & Glasgow, prices & durations may vary

Trusted travel partner


Winner of British Travel Awards 2017 - Gold award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)
Winner of British Travel Awards 2017

Gold award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)


Fully protected - We are members of ATOL, ABTA and IATA
Fully Protected

ATOL, ABTA and IATA logos

We are members of ATOL, ABTA and IATA.

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