Canadian Rail Adventure from Toronto

Join us for a first-class adventure through Canada’s West and beyond. From the cosmopolitan city of Toronto to the beautiful coastal city of Vancouver, this tour traverses the great expanse between Canada's most popular destinations via railway.

Travel the orchard-laden Niagara Peninsula to Niagara Falls, one of the great wonders of the world. Experience the famous “Voyage to the Falls” boat tour before returning along the scenic River Road. Your westbound journey begins onboard VIA Rail bound for Jasper.

Witness the breathtaking landscapes of the Canadian Shield as your journey winds through immense boreal forests, the Great Plains of central Canada, the western prairies and into the majestic Rocky Mountains. Explore the resort towns of Jasper, Lake Louise and Banff, with endless wildlife viewing and hiking opportunities. Your time in the Rockies encompasses world-class sightseeing and attractions, including a scenic ride up the Banff Gondola, an epic view from the Glacier Skywalk, and stepping out onto the Athabasca Glacier during the Glacier Adventure.

Travel from Banff National Park to the Pacific Coast onboard the Rocky Mountaineer sightseeing train. Your trip comes to a close in the city of Vancouver, a cultural hub of art, music and cuisine.
13 Days/12 Nights
from $5,044.00
per person based on double occupancy

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  • Travel aboard the VIA Rail Canadian train across five Canadian provinces
  • Set foot onto the Athabasca Glacier during the Glacier Adventure
  • Step out 918 feet above the Sunwapta Valley on the Glacier Skywalk
  • Experience the dramatic landscapes between Banff and Vancouver aboard Rocky Mountaineer
Features & Inclusions

Features & Inclusions


  • 9 nights hotel accommodation

Train Adventures

  • VIA Rail Canadian Train from Toronto to Jasper
    • Includes 3 nights aboard the train
    • Includes 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Rocky Mountaineer Sightseeing train from Banff to Vancouver
    • Includes 2 breakfasts & 2 lunches

Sightseeing Excursions

  • Sightseeing excursion to Niagara Falls
    • Includes lunch
  • Sightseeing excursion in Jasper
  • Rockies Discovery full-day sightseeing tour including the Columbia Icefield
    • Lunch at Columbia Icefield Centre
  • Sightseeing excursion in Lake Louise & Yoho National Park
    • Includes lunch
  • Sightseeing excursion in Banff


  • Hornblower Cruise at Niagara Falls
  • Glacier Adventure
  • Glacier Skywalk
  • Banff Gondola
  • FlyOver Canada


  • Transfer from Jasper train station to hotel
  • Transfer from Banff hotel to train station
  • Taxi transfer from Vancouver train station to hotel


  • Columbia Icefield or Banff Gondola souvenir photographs
  • National Park entrance fees
  • Itinerary, brochures, maps and vouchers
  • Hotel luggage handling


Day 1 – Toronto Arrival

Enjoy a day exploring the metropolitan city of Toronto. The downtown core offers a variety of interesting cultural venues and districts to explore, from the Distillery District to Little Italy to the quirky Kensington Market neighborhood. Toronto is one of the most culturally rich locations in Canada, boasting a great diversity of cuisine, art, and entertainment.

Day 2 – Niagara Falls Day Trip

Spend a day exploring the Niagara Falls region. Travel through the orchards of the Niagara Peninsula to the city of Niagara Falls. One of the wonders of the world, Niagara Falls is a large, horseshoe-shaped falls with the highest flow rate in the world. Enjoy a lunch buffet overlooking the falls, and a trip along the scenic River Road. Take a Hornblower Cruise to the centre of the action, and stand at the base of the falls. Travel through Niagara-on-the-Lake during the return trip to Toronto.

Day 3 – VIA Rail to Jasper

Board a VIA Rail overnight train at Union Station, and begin your journey west towards Jasper. Enjoy the many onboard amenities VIA Touring Class has to offer, including delicious meals, comfortable overnight accommodations, and large picture windows for taking in the scenery. Overnight aboard the train in a sleeping car.

Day 4 & 5 – VIA Rail to Jasper

Your rail journey continues with fantastic views of the rugged forests and freshwater lakes of the Canadian Shield.
The panorama viewing car offers spectacular views of the surrounding landscape, the lounge car offers tasty beverages and socializing, and the dining car serves up first-class cuisine for every meal. Overnight aboard the train.

Day 6 – Jasper Arrival

Following an afternoon arrival at the train station, spend an evening exploring the eclectic mountain town of Jasper. This town is situated in the heart of Jasper National Park, surrounded by towering peaks, and home to many species of native wildlife.

Day 7 – Jasper

Get acquainted with Jasper’s scenic wonders and historic tales during a morning sightseeing tour. Look out over the mighty Athabasca River, and learn about the early explorers and mountaineers who passed through the area now known as Jasper National Park. Gaze down into the limestone walls of Maligne Canyon, and learn about the mysterious disappearing Medicine Lake. Photograph the vast waters of Maligne Lake, one of the largest lakes in the Canadian Rockies.

Day 8 – Jasper to Lake Louise

An epic day of sights and photo opportunities begins with the spectacular Icefields Parkway. Travel through mountain corridors surrounded by rocky peaks, sparkling streams, and hanging glaciers. Step out onto the Athabasca Glacier and enjoy an interpretive journey in an all-terrain Ice Explorer. Gaze out over the Sunwapta Valley from a glass platform suspended high above the valley floor at the Glacier Skywalk. Continue along the Icefields Parkway with a photo stop at Peyto Lake. Arrive in the alpine village of Lake Louise, and enjoy an evening of relaxation.

Day 9 – Lake Louise to Banff

Explore the wonders of Lake Louise and Yoho National Park during this full-day sightseeing tour. Photograph the emerald waters of Lake Louise, backed by Mount Victoria and the Victoria Glacier. Stand in awe of Takakkaw Falls, one of Canada’s highest waterfalls. Enjoy the serene setting of Moraine Lake and Emerald Lake. Cross over the continental divide at Kicking Horse Pass, and behold the beauty of Yoho Valley. Continue along the Bow Valley Corridor to the mountain resort of Banff.

Day 10 – Banff

Spend the morning visiting Banff’s local points of interest. Visit scenic highlights including Bow Falls, Two Jack Lake, and Surprise Corner. Learn the historical significance of the Hoodoo rock formations overlooking the Bow Valley. At Banff Gondola, ascend to the summit of Sulphur Mountain for a bird’s-eye view of the surrounding peaks and the Banff townsite far below. Stand on the shores of Lake Minnewanka and look out over the vast waters surrounded by impressive mountain peaks. Spend a leisurely night in Banff.

Day 11 – Banff to Kamloops

All aboard the Rocky Mountaineer train for the sightseeing journey of a lifetime. Look up at the towering peak of Mount Temple. Pass through a famous rail engineering feat, the Spiral Tunnels, and travel along the Kicking Horse River. Travel through the rugged wilderness of Rogers Pass into the rolling hills and lakes of the Okanagan region. Disembark from the train for a relaxing evening in Kamloops.

Day 12 – Kamloops to Vancouver

Enjoy a second day aboard the Rocky Mountaineer train enroute to the Pacific Coast. View the dynamic landscapes of British Columbia as the train traverses through desert hills, ranchlands, lush river valleys, and mountains. Arrive in downtown Vancouver at Pacific Central Station and enjoy an evening exploring the city. A visit to FlyOver Canada provides a great introduction to Canada’s diverse geography and scenic wonders from coast to coast.

Day 13 – Vancouver Departure

A morning checkout from your hotel concludes this memorable rail adventure.

The Canadian Rail Adventure package is also available starting from Vancouver.


  Value Accommodations
  Double Triple Single Child
01 May - 15 May $5,044 $4,833 $5,949 $3,341
19 May - 16 Jun $5,299 $5,003 $6,458 $3,344
19 Jun - 28 Aug $5,780 $5,484 $6,939 $3,699
01 Sep - 15 Sep $5,780 $5,484 $6,939 $3,704
18 Sep - 29 Sep $5,780 $5,484 $6,939 $3,704
02 Oct - 06 Oct $5,516 $5,308 $6,412 $3,700
  Moderate Accommodations
  Double Triple Single Child
01 May - 15 May $5,171 $5,020 $6,223 $3,342
19 May - 16 Jun $5,455 $5,209 $6,790 $3,345
19 Jun - 28 Aug $5,954 $5,702 $7,307 $3,705
01 Sep - 15 Sep $5,930 $5,686 $7,258 $3,705
18 Sep - 29 Sep $5,930 $5,686 $7,258 $3,705
02 Oct - 06 Oct $5,569 $5,419 $6,537 $3,700
  Deluxe Accommodations
  Double Triple Single Child
01 May - 15 May $6,452 $6,136 $8,344 $3,618
19 May - 16 Jun $6,864 $6,432 $9,169 $3,621
19 Jun - 28 Aug $7,561 $7,102 $9,947 $4,062
01 Sep - 15 Sep $7,596 $7,201 $10,038 $4,058
18 Sep - 29 Sep $7,239 $6,888 $9,304 $4,059
02 Oct - 06 Oct  $6,796 $6,571 $8,418 $4,053

Pricing available in US dollars

All prices are quoted per person in CAD funds. Rates are for 2016 and do not include taxes. A deposit of $200 per person is due at the time of booking (unless otherwise specified). Final payment is due at 65 days prior to tour departure. Tours booked within 65 days require full payment before reservations can be confirmed. Infants (less than 2 years old) travelling with an adult (and not occupying a seat) travel free of charge on most services. Reduced pricing is available for children 2 – 11 years old, please contact one of our vacation planners at 1-877-791-5500.  Additional pricing information: prices include all taxes and applicable rebates. Prices include administration, planning, and operational expenses. Prices are subject to change without notice, and subject to international exchange rate fluctuations. 

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Accommodation Options

Accommodation Selection

Location Value Moderate Deluxe
Toronto Best Western Primrose Courtyard by Marriot Downtown Fairmont Royal York
Onboard VIA Rail Upper and lower
Upper and lower Berth Cabin for 1/Cabin for 2
Jasper Marmot Lodge Chateau Jasper Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
Lake Louise Deer  Lodge Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Banff Mount Royal Hotel Banff International Hotel Fairmont Banff Springs
Kamloops Moderate Hotel Kamloops Moderate Hotel Kamloops Moderate Hotel Kamloops
Vancouver Century Plaza Hotel Sheraton Wall Centre Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

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