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Travelmarvel

Canada By Rail with Alaska Cruise

Toronto to Vancouver

Trip Code: UREVBWI28
0 Days
51 Meals
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Trip Inclusions

  • 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
  • Guaranteed Ocean-view Stateroom on board your seven-night Holland America Line New England and Alaska cruises
  • 53 meals - 27 breakfasts, 11 lunches and 15 dinners

Travel & Accommodation

Lokking across lake to Toronto city skyline on a sunny day

Stunning Toronto

Roam the cultural patchwork of Toronto and discover the unique energy of this city.

Train and tracks running alongside a still lake with mountains in background, Canada

Stay three nights on Via Rail

Spend three nights aboard VIA Rail in Sleeper Plus class, traversing spectacular Canadian scenery

Journey on the Rocky Mountaineer with Silverleaf Service

Ride the Rocky Mountaineer

Experience SilverLeaf Service aboard the Rocky Mountaineer rail journey through the Rockies.

Designed exclusively for our guests

Insider Experience

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).

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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 Hotel

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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.

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Tonight you will watch for black bears from a viewing tower that borders a beaver habitat (activity available June – September).

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

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 Duchesnay

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

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 Victoria

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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.

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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: Montréal, Marriott Chateau Champlain

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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.

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Enjoy breakfast at your hotel this morning before boarding the Corridor train service in Business Class to Toronto.

Stay: Toronto, Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre

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This morning board the Canadian Train for your exciting rail adventure bound for Jasper in the Canadian Rockies.

Stay: Nights, VIA Rail’s The Canadian - Sleeper Plus

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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.

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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.

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

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 Crimson

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

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 Louise

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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 Lodge

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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).

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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 Mountaineer

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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 Hotel

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

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.

Board your premium cruise ship and enjoy a relaxing evening on board.

Stay: Seven Nights, Holland America Line’s ms Volendam

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Enjoy a full day at sea at the beginning of your phenomenal journey. Relax and absorb the majestic scenery as your ship cruises past dramatic rocky headlands and glides over the frigid waters of the Inside Passage. You also have plenty of time to explore the facilities of your cruise ship and perhaps relax in one of the onboard public areas.

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Today your journey brings you to Alaska’s capital, Juneau. There is time to explore the region’s glacial terrain and gold rush history or perhaps choose to make your way to the town and explore the rustic shops located here. You may also like to experience an exhilarating dog sled ride over a glacier or try one of the other activities available to you. These include sampling delicious salmon baked over a fire or even trying your hand at panning for gold in this former gold rush town (own expense).

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This morning you’ll dock at the port of Skagway, which is located at the northernmost point of the Inside Passage. Skagway was once a frontier town and gateway to the Klondike and still celebrates its gold rush past to this day. You will find a variety of stores and saloons in town that capture the excitement and history of the gold rush days. Here you will also have the opportunity to learn more about gold prospecting or view some of the fascinating local wildlife (own expense).

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Wake up to the breathtaking sight of Glacier Bay National Park this morning, with its formidable rivers of ice, wild coastline and sheltered fjords. As you cruise through the national park, it is easy to see why the area has received World Heritage status. Today, you’ll gain a more detailed insight into the unique nature of this national park as local rangers will join you on board to impart their knowledge, explaining the geological wonders and diverse wildlife found in this remarkable region.

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Arrive today in the Alaskan town of Ketchikan, which is renowned for its idyllic scenery, rich Alaskan Native culture, and is regarded as the salmon capital of the world. Here, you will have free time to relax and explore the town at your leisure. Alternatively, perhaps choose to join a walking tour of the town or learn about the history of Tlingit culture at Saxman Native Village (own expense). Where you’ll be captivated by the collection of Native American totem poles on display.

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Today marks your final day aboard your premium Holland America Line cruise ship. You’ll spend the day cruising south through the Inside Passage and its magnificent landscapes and towering glaciers. There is time to relax on board and enjoy the premium facilities of your ship while you take in the incredible views. This evening, savour a final dinner on board.

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Transfer to the airport for port for your onward flight.

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