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Rail Across Canada & Niagara Falls

Tour Features   Top of Page

8 Day 7 Night Tour Features

  • International airfare from Seattle to Toronto
  • 1 night first-class hotel accommodations in Toronto
  • 2 Nights in Niagara Falls
  • Welcome reception and breakfast
  • Toronto city tour
  • 4 nights aboard Via Rail Silver and Blue Class service featuring a sleeper section
  • Excursion to Niagara Falls with Hornblower Cruises
  • All meals while onboard the train
  • Deluxe motorcoach transportation

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Departure Dates
  • May 5-12, 2019
  • May 12-19, 2019
 
Price Per Person
$2699 per person, double occ. USD
3449 per person, single occ. USD 
Upgrade to deluxe bedroom for $650 pp/do
Without airfare subtract $274

Reserve space now by calling toll-free 1-888-544-RAIL
or make a reservation using our website reservation form.


Detailed Itinerary   Top of Page

Day 1-Seattle-Toronto

The fun begins as we depart for Toronto, Canada. Upon arrival, we will transfer you to your lovely hotel. Tonight get acquainted with your fellow travelers at our "Welcome Reception". (R)

Day 2-Toronto City Tour
After breakfast, you will enjoy a city tour of Toronto Then we are off to spend the night in the mist of Niagara Falls. Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 3 - Excursion to Niagara Falls, Board Via Rail for Vancouver B.C.


After breakfast, we will explore Niagara Falls and take an exciting cruise with Hornblower for a close-up look at the falls (subject to favorable weather). You will have time to explore, shop and enjoy lunch & dinner on your own. (B)

Day 4 - Depart Niagara Falls and Board Via Rail for Vancouver B.C.

We depart very early for Toronto to Board Via Rail for Vancouver at Approx 9:30am

Day 4-8-Board VIA Rail from Toronto to Vancouver, BC

Today your rail journey begins. The Fairmont Royal York is across the street from the rail station. VIA Rail has a first-class lounge for their "Silver & Blue Service" passengers. Nothing shows you Canada like a trip on the train. Your bedroom (if you upgraded) is VIA Rail's "top of the line" accommodation. Your Standard Section (included) by day converts to upper and lower berths at night. Once aboard the train, the staff will see you settled in. As a Silver and Blue Class passenger, your fare includes all meals, use of any of the lounges and access to the skyline car for spectacular viewing. As you travel from Toronto to Vancouver, you will travel through five of Canada's Provinces. Your first day on the train will bring new respect for those early settlers and fur traders who found their way in this vast area. You also come to realize what a lifeline the train is for people who live where roads are few but lakes, rivers and waterways abound. Fishermen will surely see a few places they would like to come back to! As the train crosses into Manitoba, you enter a land of forest and lakes. Many of the 200 lakes were formed by meteor craters. This wealth of forest and water made Winnipeg, located at the junction of the Red, Assiniboine and Seine Rivers the capital of Canada's fur trade. Saskatchewan shows you the unique beauty of these prairie lands and communities rich in heritage and humor. The tiny town of Biggar proudly proclaims that "New York is big but this is Biggar"! Alberta's prairie lands bring you to Edmonton, home to the famous West Edmonton Mall. Midway between Edmonton and Jasper, you have your first view of the Rockies and the promise of what is yet to come. Continue through the Rockies to Vancouver. Overnights are spent aboard VIA Rail.(All meals included on the train)

Saskatchewan shows you the unique beauty of these prairie lands and communities rich in heritage and humor. The tiny town of Biggar proudly proclaims that "New York is big but this is Biggar"! Alberta's prairie lands bring you to Edmonton, home to the famous West Edmonton Mall. Midway between Edmonton and Jasper, you have your first view of the Rockies and the promise of what is yet to come. Continue through the Rockies to Vancouver. Overnights are spent aboard VIA Rail.(All meals included on the train)

Day 8-Vancouver, BC to Seattle

Welcome to Vancouver, Western Canada's glittering Pacific city. Your train is scheduled to arrive at approximately 8:00 am. Upon arrival our motorcoach will bring you back to Seattle. If the train arrives in Vancouver BC on time your approximate arrival time back to the Seattle area will be 3 pm. Flights should be scheduled in the evening in case of a late arrival (B on train)

(B)= Breakfast (L)= Lunch (D)= Dinner (R)= Reception

 

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