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Trans-Canada by Rail with Jasper

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(Tour code: INDQCJ)

A cross-country journey with a difference

Traversing the rugged landscape between the cities of Vancouver and Toronto, The Canadian promises a cross-country journey with a difference. Enjoy 4 days of spectacular views and onboard comfort, while also marvelling at the natural beauty of Jasper National Park on a guided tour and making the most of free time in Vancouver and Toronto.

Highlights
  • Enjoy the views from the Vancouver Lookout
  • Explore the town of Jasper and Jasper National Park on a guided tour, seeing the Athabasca River Valley and Maligne Canyon and Lake
  • Spend 4 nights travelling across the dramatic scenery of Canada on board The Canadian in Sleeper Plus semi-private berth
  • Athabasca River Valley and Maligne Canyon
  • Free time in Vancouver and Toronto, 2 of Canada's most exciting cities
What’s Included
  • The Canadian in Sleeper Plus semi-private berth
  • 12 meals including 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 4 dinners
    12 meals including 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 4 dinners
    Hotel upgrades available
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Trans-Canada by Rail with Jasper 2020Tour Details

Print Itinerary
Days 1-2 Downtown Vancouver
Downtown Vancouver

Vancouver

Arrive in Vancouver and make your way to your hotel. The rest of your day is free to look around the city. Perhaps visit Stanley Park, home to a colourful collection of totem poles, or Gastown, where you can see the whistling steam clock in action. Enjoy included admission to the Vancouver Lookout, an impressive observation point that offers panoramic views over the city and waterfront. Following a leisurely morning on Day 2, make your way to the station to board The Canadian and begin your overnight journey to Jasper.

Days 3-5 Maligne Lake, Jasper
Maligne Lake, Jasper

Jasper

The Canadian pulls into Jasper this morning, a town set amidst the natural beauty of Jasper National Park. Marvel at the snow-capped Canadian Rockies and glacier-fed lakes before checking into your hotel for the next 3 nights. Day 4 includes a guided sightseeing tour of Jasper National Park. Follow in the footsteps of the country's early explorers and admire the Athabasca River Valley and Maligne Canyon, a 164-feet deep gorge of sheer limestone walls, and the turquoise waters of Maligne Lake. Enjoy free time on Day 5. Perhaps hike through some of the nature trails that weave their way throughout the area, embark on a wildlife excursion to glimpse wolves, elk, beavers and bears, or spend some time relaxing at the nearby hot springs.

Days 6-8 The Canadian train
The Canadian train

By rail to Toronto

Board The Canadian again today and continue your cross-country rail adventure. Over the next 3 days and nights, soak up fantastic views of the landscapes as you cross the Canadian Shield - a wild land of frozen lakes, snow-covered trees and isolated communities. Keep your eyes peeled for sightings of caribou, eagles, wood buffalo or the elusive pygmy shrew. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is included each day on board.

Days 9-10 Toronto Skyline
Toronto Skyline

Toronto

The Canadian pulls into the heart of Toronto on Day 9, leaving time to relax for a final night of Canadian hospitality before your homeward journey.

Return flights to suit your travel plans

Flights are not included in the price per person as we know customers often want to travel from their nearest airport and may want to spend extra days either before or after the holiday.

Please call us for flight details and prices.

Please note

This itinerary can be operated in reverse. Please call us for details.

What’s included
  • Free time in Vancouver and Toronto, 2 of Canada's most exciting cities • Enjoy the views from the Vancouver Lookout
  • Explore the town of Jasper and Jasper National Park on a guided tour, seeing the Athabasca River Valley and Maligne Canyon and Lake
  • Spend 4 nights travelling across the dramatic scenery of Canada on board The Canadian in Sleeper Plus semi-private berth
  • 5 nights' 3-Star hotel accommodation
  • 12 meals including 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 4 dinners

Not Included

  • Cancellation & Travel Insurance is not included in the price of the tour but can be arranged
  • Flights and Airport transfers

Please note: This tour may be suitable for reduced mobility passengers, please call for further information.

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