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    Moraine Lake, Banff National Park
Pace 2
Escorted Tour Moderate
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£5,049 per person
13 nights

Trans Canadian Rail Odyssey

Canada

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Two trains, one incredible journey…

Vancouver and Toronto - two of Canada’s greatest cities - are separated by more than 4,000km of sweeping prairies, dense alpine forest, glittering lakes and craggy, snow-capped mountains.

After touring Toronto and taking in the might of Niagara Falls, sit back and relax on two train journeys across Canada - ‘The Canadian’ and the iconic Rocky Mountaineer - as you travel through the cinematic scenery this country is famous for.

Conclude your Canada tour with time in vibrant Vancouver.

Including...

A car with a tickVIP door-to-door travel service

A suitcase with a tick Included travel insurance

A bed 9 nights in hotels, 3 nights on board the Canadian and 1 in flight

A plate with a knife and fork 13 meals: 5 breakfasts (days 4-6 and 10-11) 5 lunches (days 3-5 and 10-11) 3 dinners (days 3-5)

A person Tour manager

Plus...

  • VIA Rail ‘The Canadian’ (3 nights). Accommodation in berths - open, curtained compartments with an upper and lower bed converting into two couch-style seats facing each other during the day. Upgrade to a cabin for a supplement (on request) - please contact us
  • Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf Service (2 days). To upgrade to GoldLeaf Service please contact us
  • International flights
  • Travel in destination by coach
  • Porterage

A camera Excursions and visits

  • City tours of Toronto and Vancouver
  • Excursion to Niagara Falls
  • Sightseeing tours of Jasper National Park and Banff (including Lake Louise)
  • Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure

Prices are based on return flights with Air Canada from London Heathrow. Supplements may apply from other airports

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Day 1 UK to Toronto

Our VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home for your flight to Toronto.


Day 2 Niagara Falls to Toronto

We’ll enjoy a city tour of Toronto this morning.

Then we experience one of nature’s greatest spectacles - Niagara Falls. An optional excursion will be available to take a boat trip to the base of the falls.


Day 3 'The Canadian'

This morning, we board our trans-Canada train, VIA Rail’s flagship ‘The Canadian’, for our journey west.


Day 4 'The Canadian'

As you wake this morning to the hypnotic sound of the train moving over the tracks, our journey continues through Ontario towards Manitoba.

We have the whole day to relax and take advantage of VIA Rail’s fantastic service.


Day 5 'The Canadian' (Winnipeg to Edmonton)

In the distant horizon stands Winnipeg, where we make a scheduled stop this morning, giving us time to stretch our legs on terra firma.

We continue our journey this afternoon through Manitoba’s prairies and into Saskatchewan, before crossing into Alberta with a brief evening stop in Edmonton.


Day 6 'The Canadian' to Jasper

We complete our journey through Jasper National Park to the town of Jasper.

Enjoy some time exploring this easy-going alpine town with its restaurants, cafés and brewpubs.

You stay at Lobstick Lodge (3*) or Holiday Inn Hinton (3.5*).


Day 7 Jasper

Today we board our coach for a tour of Jasper National Park, with a visit to the picturesque Maligne Lake, Maligne Canyon and the shores of Medicine Lake.

The rest of the day is free to relax and explore.


Day 8 Jasper to Columbia Icefield to Banff

This morning we take the Icefield Parkway from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park.

The halfway point is the spectacular Columbia Icefield, one of the biggest accumulations of ice and snow south of the Arctic Circle.

Here we take an included Ice Explorer ride on to the surface of the Athabasca Glacier (subject to favourable weather conditions).


Day 9 Banff to Lake Louise

Today we tour the surrounds of Banff and the lake areas, which include Moraine Lake and famous Lake Louise.

At Lake Louise you have the opportunity to take a gondola to the mountaintop for superb views and photo opportunities or visit the Chateau, a unique luxury hotel with its gardens leading to the lakeshore.

Returning to Banff and our hotel, you’re free to experience the nightlife of this lovely mountain resort.


Day 10 Rocky Mountaineer (Banff to Kamloops)

This morning we have an early start to board the Rocky Mountaineer train for a trip of a lifetime through the Rocky Mountains.

Your journey offers an exhilarating range of scenery combined with exceptional comfort and service. We travel through tunnels, along rocky lakeshores and across the ranch lands of the interior.

Today’s highlights include the Continental Divide, the Spiral Tunnels, Kicking Horse Canyon and Rogers Pass.

We arrive into Kamloops early evening.


Day 11 Rocky Mountaineer (Kamloops to Vancouver)

We continue our journey west on the iconic Rocky Mountaineer. You’ll see dramatic changes in scenery, from the desert-like environment of the interior, through winding river canyons and forests surrounded by the peaks of the Coast and Cascade Mountains, to the lush green fields of the Fraser River Valley.

We’ll pass along the Thompson River and the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon. You’ll bid farewell to your onboard hosts in Vancouver.

You stay at Delta Hotels by Marriott Vancouver Downtown (4*), Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront (4*) or Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre (4*).


Day 12 Vancouver

Today is free to explore Vancouver or perhaps join our optional excursion to Vancouver Island.


Day 13 Vancouver to UK

Enjoy a morning city tour of Vancouver with a stop at Granville Island for some free time.

Transfer to the airport for your overnight return flight to the UK.


Day 14 UK

Upon arrival, your vehicle will be waiting for the journey home.


Climate

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£5,049 per person

2 passengers
13 nights
Trans Canadian Rail Odyssey

Canada

from
£5,049 per person

2 passengers
13 nights