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Canada Winter Crossing Holiday

When the green pastures and warm days of summer give way to a blanket of snow and crisp winter nights, Canada comes alive with pristine ski slopes, outdoor skating rinks and winter festivals. See the winter side of Canada on this cross country tour from the big city of Toronto, to the Rocky Mountain town of Jasper, before finishing in the coastal city of Vancouver. With so much to see and do, you might not be able to fit it all in.

What's included

• International Flights from the UK based on economy class
• Includes seat selection
• 13 nights accommodation
• Via Rail on The Canadian from Toronto to Jasper in Sleeper Class in a berth
• Via Rail on The Canadian from Jasper to Vancouver in Sleeper Class in a berth
• Full board on Via Rail
• Full day trip to Niagara Falls
• Maligne Canyon Icewalk

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Itinerary

Day 1 Fly from London to Toronto

Welcome to Toronto you home for the next few days as you kick start you trans Canada journey. Make your way independently to your hotel and spend the rest of the day settling in or start exploring everything that Toronto has to offer.

Day 2 Toronto – Niagara Falls – VIA Rail

An early start for your full day tour to Niagara Falls, one of Canada’s most spectacular sights. You will have plenty of time to take photographs of the falls with their powder puff covering of ice and snow from the freezing spray. Take a walk behind the thundering water in the ‘Tunnels behind the Falls’ and enjoy a hearty meal in the Fallsview restaurant with fantastic views of the falls. The day continues with a journey along the Niagara escarpment to the historic town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, before returning to Toronto. Depart this evening on VIA Rails Canadian Service.

Day 3-5 VIA Rail Toronto to Jasper

Spend a relaxing couple of days enjoying the views of Central Canada as you travel across the country to the Rocky Mountains on VIA Rails Canadian train. Passing through Northern Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan, spend some time in the observation car with 360 degree views of the surrounding countryside.

Day 6 Jasper

Step off the train into the Rocky Mountain playground of Jasper for 3 nights. Transfer independently to your hotel before taking in the sights of this alpine town. Set in the heart of Jasper National Park, the largest national park in Canada, there is so much to do you may have to come back again.

Day 7 Jasper

Take a fascinating 3-hour tour through the deepest canyon in Jasper National Park while walking on the frozen floor of the canyon and stopping for photos of the Queen of Maligne and Angel Icefalls. It’s a whole different world down here, especially in the moonlight. Transfers, boots, cleats and headlamp (for the evening tour) are provided. Free pick-up service from accommodation in Jasper.

Day 8 Jasper

Your final day in the Rocky Mountains and you have only scratched the surface. With so much snow about it is best to take advantage, strap on a pair of cross country skis and take a tranquil tour of one of the many groomed cross country trails the cross the national park. If you prefer to stay on your own two feet , you can hike along many of the trails in the park. We recommend the Athabasca river trail that takes you to the beautiful Lac Beauvert.

Day 9 VIA Rail Jasper to Vancouver

Time to leave the Rocky Mountains and Jasper behind as you climb back on board the VIA Rail train bound for Vancouver. Spend the night on-board as you travel down through British Columbia to your coastal destination.

Day 10 -13 Vancouver

Arriving into Vancouver, make you way independently to your hotel. You can now enjoy the rest of the day exploring the delights of Vancouver and the surrounding area. If you wish to break yourself in gently after all the fun in Jasper, try the Vancouver Lookout for 360 degree panoramic views of the city and the North shore mountains, this is especially good after a fresh dusting of snow. There are also plenty of micro breweries within the city, many of which offer tours where you can try different brews.

Day 14 Fly from Vancouver to London

Spend you last hours hunting for those holiday bargains as you finish off with a bit of retail therapy. You will find all of the big brand names are here plus a few you may never have heard of. Finally make your way independently back to the airport for your flight home.

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Dates

Selected departure dates between November - April

 Please note prices and availability are subject to change

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At a glance


14 nights, 15 days

  • International Flights from the UK
  • Seat selection included
  • 9 nights Hotel accommodation
  • 3 nights Via Rail from Toronto to Jasper
  • 1 nights Via Rail from Jasper to Vancouver
  • Niagara Day Trip from Toronto
  • Maligne Canyon Icewalk
  • Available from Regional & Irish airports, prices and durations may vary

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Winner of British Travel Awards 2018 - Gold award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)
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Gold award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)


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At a glance


14 nights, 15 days

  • International Flights from the UK
  • Seat selection included
  • 9 nights Hotel accommodation
  • 3 nights Via Rail from Toronto to Jasper
  • 1 nights Via Rail from Jasper to Vancouver
  • Niagara Day Trip from Toronto
  • Maligne Canyon Icewalk
  • Available from Regional & Irish airports, prices and durations may vary

Trusted travel partner


Winner of British Travel Awards 2018 - Gold award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)
Winner of British Travel Awards 2018

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.

Price Match Guarantee
Price Match Guarantee

If you find the same tour cheaper through another operator, we'll match the price.

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