Canada By Rail
Toronto to Vancouver
Travel & Accommodation
Map & Itinerary
- 9 nights in Eastern Canada and 8 nights in Western Canada staying in premium accommodation
- Three-night train on VIA Rail in Sleeper Touring Class
- Two-day Rocky Mountaineer rail journey in SilverLeaf Service
- 32 meals – 20 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 7 dinners
Travel & Accommodation
Roam the cultural patchwork of Toronto and discover the unique energy of this city.
Stay three nights on Via Rail
Spend three nights aboard VIA Rail in Sleeper Plus class, traversing spectacular Canadian scenery.
Ride the Rocky Mountaineer
Experience SilverLeaf Service aboard the Rocky Mountaineer rail journey through the Rockies.
Designed exclusively for our guests
Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event
Your journey begins today as you are met on arrival at Toronto airport and transferred to your hotel. Take the time to settle into your accommodation before enjoying the evening at your leisure to explore the city. Perhaps try a local restaurant for dinner.
Stay: Two Nights, Toronto, Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre
This morning, enjoy a Welcome Breakfast where you will have the chance to meet your fellow guests and Travelmarvel Tour Director. Then embark on a city tour that will take you to the picturesque waterfront areas of Toronto. Afterwards, visit the village of Niagara-on-the-Lake on the way to the spectacular sight of famous Niagara Falls, which is collectively made up of three impressive waterfalls. Later, you will board a thrilling boat cruise for a journey to the base of Horseshoe Falls (raincoats provided). Perhaps you might also like to take an exciting helicopter ride over Niagara Falls (own expense).Daily :
1000 Islands, Ottawa
Continue on your journey to Ottawa today. Along the way, enjoy a cruise around the 1000 Islands of the St Lawrence Seaway. Cruise past tiny islands, castles reminiscent of fairytales and island mansions. You’ll be taken back to a time when pirates and bootleggers roamed the area, as well as the Gilded Age, when the rich and famous used the area as their personal playground.
Stay: Two Nights, Ottawa, Lord Elgin HotelDaily :
Today, enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of Ottawa, during which you will visit Parliament Hill and the historic Rideau Canal, which winds its way through the heart of the city. The rest of the day is yours to explore at leisure.Daily :
Tonight you will watch for black bears from a viewing tower that borders a beaver habitat (activity available June – September).
This evening, enjoy a memorable stay at Station Touristique Duchesnay.
After breakfast this morning, your journey continues to Lac-Saint-Joseph.
Stay: Lac-Saint-Joseph, Station Touristique DuchesnayDaily :
Lac-Saint-Joseph, Québec City
Delight in a Québécois lunch at a Sugar Shack and learn about maple syrup production.
Enjoy the picturesque landscape of the Charlevoix region as you follow the mountainous coastline of the St Lawrence River. Later, discover Québec City’s much-loved attractions on a guided sightseeing tour.
Stay: Two Nights, Québec City, Hotel Manoir VictoriaDaily :
Spend today as you wish. Perhaps enjoy a horse-drawn carriage tour through the city’s historic streets, unwind on a relaxing river cruise along the St Lawrence River or explore Québec City on an insightful and informative guided walking tour (own expense). Enjoy dinner at leisure this evening.Daily :
Québec City, Montréal
Farewell Québec City after breakfast this morning and travel to Montréal. On arrival, check into your hotel, then get to know this European-influenced metropolis even better during an afternoon spent at your leisure.
Stay: Two Nights, Montréal, Marriott Chateau ChamplainDaily :
This morning, embark on a sightseeing tour of Montréal. You’ll discover a quintessentially French city, which excels at blending old and new, from the elegant cobblestone streets of Old Montréal to the city’s contemporary waterfront. Enjoy the rest of the day to relax at your hotel or explore as you choose. Montréal offers an array of culinary and cultural attractions, thanks to its French influence, eclectic food scene and famous festival line up. This evening, meet with your fellow travellers to enjoy a special Farewell Dinner.Daily :
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel this morning before boarding the Corridor train service in Business Class to Toronto.
Stay: Toronto, Marriott Downtown Eaton CentreDaily :
Montréal, VIA Rail
This morning board the Canadian Train for your exciting rail adventure bound for Jasper in the Canadian Rockies.
Stay: Three Nights, VIA Rail’s The Canadian - Sleeper PlusDaily :
Today, sit back and let the surrounding scenery glide by. Take advantage of your train’s upper glass-domed observation deck to absorb the magnitude of this mesmerising country.Daily :
You will make a pit-stop in Winnipeg to see the historic Winnipeg Train Station. Tonight, there’s time to visit Canada’s ‘sunniest city’, Saskatoon.Daily :
Mingle with your fellow travellers during a delicious western-style BBQ dinner at Jasper Park Stables this evening and enjoy the surrounding atmosphere.
Arrive into Jasper and transfer to your hotel. This afternoon take time out and relax or explore Jasper.
Stay: One Night, Jasper, The CrimsonDaily :
Jasper, Icefields Parkway, Athabasca Glacier, Lake Louise
Settle into The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and relax in spectacular surrounds.
Visit Maligne Canyon then travel along the Icefields Parkway and stop for an Ice Explorer ride onto Athabasca Glacier. Head to Lake Louise.
Stay: The Fairmont Chateau Lake LouiseDaily :
Lake Louise, Banff
This morning after breakfast, travel to Moraine Lake (weather permitting) on your way to Banff. Here, enjoy a tour of Banff before riding the Banff Gondola up Sulphur Mountain. Spend time on the mountain enjoying the incredible views of the landscape below.
Stay: Two Nights, Banff Park LodgeDaily :
Enjoy today at leisure to explore the surrounds of Banff. Perhaps choose one of the select experiences available, including a heli-flightseeing trip or a Banff Experience tour (own expense).Daily :
Rocky Mountaineer, Kamloops
This morning, board the world-famous Rocky Mountaineer train and settle into your carriage with large windows that provide expansive views of the fabled Rocky Mountains. Pass through the Spiral Tunnels, a historic engineering feat which snakes its way through the region. Then continue through impressive Kicking Horse Canyon before arriving in the city of Kamloops late in the afternoon. There is time to settle into your comfortable hotel and enjoy exploring, relaxing and dining this evening.
Stay: Kamloops, hotel assigned by Rocky MountaineerDaily :
Rocky Mountaineer, Vancouver
Rejoin the Rocky Mountaineer and continue your rail adventure west towards the Pacific Ocean. Along the way, enjoy incredible front-row views of the region’s natural beauty, including Fraser Canyon, the Coast Mountains and Fraser Valley. Late this afternoon, arrive in Vancouver where you will spend the next two nights. Settle into your hotel and enjoy free time this evening to explore and try one of the local restaurants for dinner.
Stay: Two Nights, Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Downtown HotelDaily :
Watch for bears and enjoy a delicious breakfast at Grouse Mountain. During your bear experience you will receive early access to the mountain and get to see some of the resident bears explore their habitat before sitting down to breakfast.
Fall in love with the beautiful city of Vancouver and get to know some of its most vibrant areas and best-loved attractions on a fascinating sightseeing tour. Tonight, enjoy a special Farewell Dinner with your fellow guests.Daily :
Your holiday concludes with a transfer to the airport for your onward flight.Daily :
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