USA, Canada and Central America 2019: Contrasts of Canada With Prestige Via Rail Summer 2019

Tour Type: Discoveries
Brochure Type: USA, Canada and Central America 2019

Your exploration of Canada's interior will take you through Vancouver's Gastown streets, the Olympic slopes of Whistler and icy Athabasca Glacier before boarding 'The Canadian' on an iconic transcontinental rail journey.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • CITY TOUR in Vancouver, Victoria, Whistler, Banff
  • CRUISE across Maligne Lake to iconic Spirit Island
  • SCENIC DRIVE along the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Icefields Parkway
  • ICONIC TRAIN journey aboard VIA Rail's The Canadian train
  • VIEW Lake Louise, Athabasca Glacier, Rogers Pass, Athabasca Falls, Sea-to-Sky Gondola, Butchart Gardens
  • VISIT Chase, Banff National Park, Jasper National Park, Niagara Falls
Dining Highlights
  • 15 full breakfasts
  • 2 lunches
  • 8 dinners
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and local charges included
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
  • VIP entry to many sights

Call (603) 524-2500 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14385535

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer valid through 6/30/2019
16 Days
Escorted - Yes
Day 1VancouverArrive Vancouver (2 Nights): Blaze a trail through the heart of Canada, beginning your untamed adventure in the West Coast wonderland of Vancouver. Spend the day discovering the city's scenic surrounds, then join your Travel Director and fellow travel companions for a Welcome Reception this evening.Welcome Reception
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel
Day 2VancouverVancouver Sightseeing: Visit Capilano Suspension Bridge Park before delving into the historic neighbourhoods of Chinatown and Gastown, whose Victorian heritage stems from a single tavern founded by 'Gassy Jack'. We explore the city's leafy peninsula on a visit to Stanley Park.Full Breakfast
Day 3VictoriaVancouver - Victoria (2 Nights): Travel by ferry to Vancouver Island to savour the crisp, sweet flavours of craft cider during a visit to one of the island's most renowned cider houses. Continue to Victoria, the capital of British Columbia. Full Breakfast
Victoria Marriott Inner Harbour
Day 4VictoriaVictoria Sightseeing: Enjoy breakfast at Butchart Gardens and learn how the spectacular floral display was once a giant disused quarry. Spend some time strolling through the garden. Enjoy a your choice dining experience tonight.Full Breakfast, Your Choice Dining
Day 5WhistlerVictoria - Chemainus - Squamish - Whistler (2 Nights): Admire the outdoor gallery displayed in Chemainus, then return to the mainland by ferry. We embark on a scenic road-trip, winding along the Sea-to-Sky to the ski resort sensation of Whistler where our Stay with a Story is the alpine village's landmark ski-in ski-out hotel.Full Breakfast, Regional Meal
Fairmont Chateau Whistler
Day 6WhistlerWhistler Sightseeing: Visit the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre and listen to a traditional welcome song from your Local Specialist First Nations ambassador. Spend the rest of your day at leisure. Full Breakfast
Day 7KamloopsWhistler - Kamloops: We wind our way from Whistler to Kamloops. The evening is yours to enjoy on your terms. Full Breakfast
Kamloops DoubleTree
Day 8BanffKamloops - Rocky Mountain National Parks - Banff (2 Nights): Explore the UNESCO-listed national parks that protect this striking mountain landscape - Mount Revelstoke National Park, Yoho National Park and Banff National Park, where we'll meet a retired "Mountie" Local Specialist.? Full Breakfast
Banff Park Lodge
Day 9BanffBanff Sightseeing: Immerse yourself in Banff's soul-stirring natural surrounds. We venture into the Kananaskis Valley to Connect with Locals at a traditional Rocky Mountain Be My Guest dinner.Full Breakfast, Dinner with wine
Day 10JasperBanff - Lake Louise - Jasper: The clear waters of Lake Louise provide a mesmerising backdrop for our short lakeside talk this morning. We board an Ice Explorer for our exploration of the Athabasca Glacier. Arriving at our hotel in Jasper National Park, we enjoy a "Farewell to the Rockies" dinner with our newfound friends.? Full Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
The Sawridge Inn
Day 11VIA Rail's The CanadianVIA Rail's The Canadian (3 Nights): Bid farewell to your Travel Director and fellow travellers as you board VIA Rail's The Canadian for your independent transcontinental journey across Canada, from Jasper to Toronto. Take in the legendary scenery, get settled in and relax in your Sleeper Plus or Prestige Sleeper Class (optional upgrade) compartment.Full Breakfast, Dinner
VIA Rail The Canadian, Sleeper Plus Class
Days 12-13On Board The CanadianOn Board The Canadian: Enjoy the full experience of travelling aboard VIA Rail's flagship with delicious meals prepared fresh by local chefs. Enjoy wine tastings, interactive presentations and sometimes even musicians. As you travel across the continent, take in the sweeping landscapes from the comfort of your private compartment or from the scenic Skyline and Park glass dome cars. Enjoy a larger, turndown service, stocked mini-bar, private bathroom and shower with your Prestige Class upgrade.Full Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Full Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 14TorontoArrive Toronto (2 Nights): Arrive in Toronto, Canada's most cosmopolitan city, located on the shore of Lake Ontario. On arrival, you will be met and taken to your hotel in the heart of vibrant city. Time permitting, start exploring with your complimentary "hop-on, hop-off" city sightseeing tour.Full Breakfast
Sheraton Centre Toronto
Day 15TorontoNiagara Peninsula Excursion: Today, venture to the Niagara Peninsula for a full day sightseeing tour. Take in the picturesque countryside of the Niagara Peninsula and stop at one of the local wineries where you can sample selections of some of Ontario's finest wines. Board the Hornblower for an exhilarating boat ride to the base of the majestic Horseshoe Falls. Enjoy some free time around the falls before heading back toward Niagara-on-the-Lake, stopping along the way for photo opportunities at the observation deck. Once in historic Niagara-on-the-Lake, you will have time to stroll through the charming streets of one of Canada's most famous landmarks. Full Breakfast
Day 16TorontoDepart Toronto: Your journey comes to an end with a transfer to Toronto Pearson International Airport.Full Breakfast

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
06/02/2019$7,900.00* (USD) / Land Price - On RequestQuote
06/09/2019$8,025.00* (USD) / Land Price - On RequestQuote
06/16/2019$8,025.00* (USD) / Land Price - On RequestQuote
06/23/2019$8,025.00* (USD) / Land Price - On RequestQuote
07/21/2019$8,025.00* (USD) / Land Price - On RequestQuote
07/28/2019$8,025.00* (USD) / Land Price - On RequestQuote
08/04/2019$8,025.00* (USD) / Land Price - On RequestQuote
08/11/2019$8,025.00* (USD) / Land Price - On RequestQuote
08/18/2019$8,025.00* (USD) / Land Price - On RequestQuote
08/25/2019$8,025.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/08/2019$8,000.00* (USD) / Land Price - On RequestQuote
09/15/2019$8,000.00* (USD) / Land Price - On RequestQuote
09/22/2019$7,925.00* (USD) / Land Price - On RequestQuote
Note: Your scheduled arrival at Toronto Union Station is 9:30 a.m., but local rail traffic conditions may result in service disruptions and delays. Should you arrive too late to enjoy your complimentary "hop-on, hop-off" city sightseeing tour, we will replace it with with another ticket valid before your departure time. We therefore recommend a later flight on Day 16 to avoid any disappointment.

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- Hotel Class Key: D: Deluxe SF: Superior First Class F: First Class


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