b"VANCOUVER ULTIMATE CANADA AND THE ROCKY MOUNTANEER UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCESCANADAYOUR ITINERARYcelebrated monuments. The tower stands in the heart of TorontoJourney through the stunning Days 1-2London and Vancouver and offers terrific panoramic views across the city and waterfront.Rockies aboard Rocky After our flight from London Heathrow, we land in Vancouver for twoOr perhaps take a stroll past the finest collection of Victorian-eraMountaineer. nights, checking into our hotel on arrival. We join a sightseeing tourindustrial architecture in North America, with some time in TorontosGet to know vibrant Vancouver on Day 2, visiting historic Gastown, an area of coffee shops, galleriesunique Distillery District. Home to a plethora of art galleries,on a fascinating guided tour. and native art stores that make up one of Vancouvers best-lovedrestaurants, bars and live music venues, the brick-paved streets of neighbourhoods, as well as Stanley Park. Larger than Central Park andthis neighbourhood have been designated as a National HeritageSoak up the spectacular natural home to over half a million trees, Stanley Park first opened in 1888,Site. During your time here, why not try a Caesar Cocktail, Canadasscenery of Banff and Jasper quickly becoming a widely recognised symbol of the city known for itsnational cocktail? A trendy take on a Bloody Mary, the celery is oftenNational Parks. beauty. Its most famous feature, though, has to be its large collection ofreplaced with a piece of crispy Canadian bacon.Meet a retired Mountie. totem poles, displaying the impressive designs of the indigenous peoplesDays 12-14Niagara Falls and London Experience an iconic 3-night of North America. We continue to Chinatown, soaking in the areasOur day takes us to the incredible Niagara Falls, which straddlesjourney on board The Canadian. enticing scents and sights. the US-Canadian border. Split into three separate sections, we tour THE CANADIAN American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls as well the Canadian Horse-shoeExperience the crashing waters Days 3-4The Rocky Mountaineer Falls, which date back about 12,000 years, when melting glaciersof Niagara Falls.We embark on a daylight journey towards the Rockies on the world- allowed a passage of water from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario. The renowned Rocky Mountaineer, travelling to Kamloops along one of theEnjoy the vibrant atmosphere most dramatic stretches of the line. Leaving the Pacific Coast, we passHorseshoe Falls are the second largest in the world, after Victoriaof Toronto.through lush green forests and dramatic valleys, home to an abundanceFalls in southern Africa, and are also the easiest to access and view. of Canadian wildlife, and make our way along the dramatic ThompsonHere, the Niagara River cascades over the crest at a rate of 600,000WHAT'S INCLUDEDand Fraser Canyons before entering the desert-like environment ofUS gallons every second, travelling at an incredible 20 miles per hour.Canadas interior. Keep your eyes peeled for Rainbow Canyon, whichEnjoy a free morning on Day 13 ahead of our overnight flight toUK Tour Manager throughoutgets its name from the huge number of colours that can be seenLondon Heathrow, where we arrive on Day 14. reflected in the rocks. Youll also want to watch for hoodoos - tallFlights from London Heathrow to skinny spires of rock that protrude from the dry arid surroundings ofVancouver and from Toronto to the Thompson Plateau. Re-boarding the train on Day 4, we enter theVANCOUVERLondon Heathrowtowering landscapes of the Rocky Mountains, following the First PassageAll rail and coach transfersto the West route and crossing Stoney Creek Bridge. Along the way, weThe city of Vancouver is one experience the legendary spiral tunnels and traverse the Continentalof the most desirable placesColmplimentary luggage TORONTO Divide. The highest section of the line, we enjoy spectacular views beforeto live in the world, thanks totransfersarriving in the town of Banff, our base for two nights.its fantastic atmosphere and9 nights 3 and 4-Star hotel Days 5-7Banff National Park and Jasperincredible setting betweenaccommodation and 3 nights on Immersing ourselves in the natural beauty of Banff National Park withcoastal mountains and the Pacificboard The Canadian in curtained our local guide, we visit the Spiral Tunnels, seeing them from a differentOcean. With many desirableberthsvantage point, as well as Emerald Lake, renowned for its vivid colours.neighbourhoods, some dating13 meals including 5 breakfasts, 5 We continue to the idyllic waters of Lake Louise, admiring a picture-bookback to the citys gold rushlunches and 3 dinners landscape of soaring peaks covered in verdant pine trees. Afterwards, wedays, theres plenty of history to meet a retired member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, knownexplore; from the whistling steamAll tour excursionslocally as a Mountie. We travel along the world-famous Icefields Parkwayclock of Gastown to the Native on Day 6, a 144-mile road that links Banff with Jasper, stopping at theAmerican totem poles in Stanley Icefields Centre, set at the foot of the vast Columbia Icefields. Here, wePark. marvel at the breathtaking Athabasca Glacier, an offshoot of the vast2022 TOUR DATESColumbia Icefield, before arriving in Jasper, which youre free to exploreMay 7 4,495 Jun 25 4,795on Day 7.21 4,795 Sep 3 4,895Days 8-11The Canadian to Toronto28 4,695 17 4,995NIAGARA FALLS We begin our epic journey aboard The Canadian, travelling to TorontoCANADA Jun 4 4,695 24 4,895over the next two days and nights. We settle into our berths for the2023 TOUR DATESjourney through the foothills of the Rockies, passing pine forests,Jasper 2 Edmontonglaciers, plunging canyons and soaring peaks. Day 9 is our first full day2 Ban May 6 4,595 Aug 19 4,795on board, and we travel through the province of Saskatchewan, crossingVancouver 2 1 1 20 4,695 Sep 2, 23 4,795the prairie lands on our way to Winnipeg, a fascinating city home to overKamloops 2 Jun 24 4,89550 different ethnic communities. Day 10 is spent crossing the CanadianWinnipegShield from the comfort of the glass-roofed panoramic observationToronto 2 Tour Code: TCJ| per person based on 2 car. Sit back and watch the world go by as we skirt the scenic lake- sharing. Deposit from 790 per person. Supplement for solo travellers from 795. lands of northern Ontario ahead of our arrival into Toronto. SteppingNiagara Upgrades available to a Sleeper Plus Class cabin off the train on Day 11, we make our way to our hotel for two nights.USA Falls or a Prestige Class cabin on The Canadian from The rest of your day is free to start exploring Toronto, a multi-cultural495. Please note the itinerary for 2022 melting-pot with an inviting, laid-back atmosphere. At 1,815 feet tall, youdepartures may differ, please call for more details. For the latest guidance on entry could head up the CN Tower - one of Canadas most recognisable andNights in hotel Nights on train Rail Coach requirements, please visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice48 CANADA Call us on 01904 527194 or visitfor moGreatRail.comre informatio for mon. re details 49Visit your local travel agent"