Trans-Canada Rail Vistas from Vancouver

Experience Canada coast to coast on this eleven-day adventure featuring the VIA Rail Canadian train. From the lush coastal metropolis of Vancouver, you will wind your way through the rugged Rocky Mountains and discover the thundering waters of the Fraser Canyon on a ride up the Hell's Gate Airtram. Your journey will snake along the Thompson River to the quaint alpine village of Sun Peaks

The landscape will dramatically transform as you continue towards Banff, a world-class destination town with an array of outdoor adventure opportunities. Witness breathtaking panoramic views as you soar to the summit of Sulphur Mountain on the Banff Gondola and soak in the historic tales of Banff's largest lake on the Banff Lake Cruise.

Bask in the majestic natural beauty of Jasper, from emerald green lakes to outstanding rugged peaks. At the Columbia Icefield, step out onto a 300 year-old glacier during the Glacier Adventure attraction, not to be outdone by the captivating view from the Glacier Skywalk.

All aboard the VIA Rail Canadian for an epic journey east across the country to the lively districts of Canada's largest city, Toronto.

This vacation package is exclusive to AAA members.  If you are a AAA member and you are interested in this exclusive package, please contact your local AAA club.  If you are interested in this package but you are not a AAA member, please contact us and we will work with you to build your perfect Canadian vacation.
11 Days/10 Nights
from $2,980.00
per person based on double occupancy

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Highlights

  • Explore the diverse flavours and colours of Western Canada's coastal city
  • Indulge in premier train travel through breathtaking landscapes in the majestic Canadian Rockies
  • Stand on centuries old glacial ice and then walk above the Sunwapta Valley
  • Cruise the deep waters of Banff National Park's largest lake

AAA Member Exclusives:
  • $25 per person member savings with a minimum 3 night or longer vacation package.
  • $50 per person member savings for packages of $2,500 per person or more.
Features & Inclusions

Features & Inclusions

Accommodations

  • 7 nights hotel accommodation
  • 3 nights on board VIA Rail "The Canadian"

Sightseeing Excursions

  • 2-day Vancouver to Banff Sightseeing
    • Includes 2 lunches
  • Banff Explorer Tour
  • Jasper Sightseeing Tour
  • 3-day Jasper to Toronto Sightseeing on board VIA Rail
    • Includes all meals

Activities

  • Banff Gondola
  • Banff Lake Cruise
  • Glacier Adventure
  • Glacier Skywalk

Transfers

  • Taxi transfer from Vancouver International Airport to Vancouver hotel
  • Transfer from Jasper hotel to Jasper train station

Extras

  • Itinerary, brochures, maps, and vouchers
  • National Park entrance fees
  • Hotel luggage handling
Itinerary

Itinerary

DAY 1 – Arriving in Vancouver

Travel by taxi (included) to your Vancouver hotel. The remainder of your day is free to enjoy at leisure. Overnight in Vancouver.

DAY 2 – Vancouver to Sun Peaks

Depart Vancouver and travel east towards Hell’s Gate and the spectacular Fraser Canyon. Enjoy lunch and a tram ride at Hell's Gate (included). Wind along the Thompson River and into the mountain region of Sun Peaks. upon arrival, check into your hotel and enjoy an evening at leisure in the quaint mountain village of Sun Peaks. Overnight in Sun Peaks.

DAY 3 – Sun Peaks to Banff

Continue your journey from Sun Peaks. Witness the landscape change from wide open skies to towering rugged peaks as you ascend into the Rocky Mountains. Stop for lunch (included) in the alpine town of Revelstoke before continuing through the heart of Banff National Park. Overnight in Banff.

DAY 4 - Exploring Banff

Explore Banff today. Take a ride on the Banff Gondola (included) to the peak of Sulphur Mountain for a 360 degree view of the Banff Townsite and the Bow Valley. Continue to Lake Minnewanka and enjoy an hour long cruise (included) on Banff’s largest lake. Overnight in Banff.

DAY 5 – Banff to Jasper Sightseeing

Journey northwards into Jasper National Park along the remarkable Icefields Parkway. enjoy a stop at the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre for an interpretive Ice Explorer ride onto the Athabasca Glacier (lunch is also included). Then enjoy a trek on the newly opened Glacier Skywalk located on your way to Jasper. your overnight this evening is in the charming town of Jasper. Overnight in Jasper.

DAY 6 – Exploring Jasper

Jasper, fascinating in beauty and history, is set amid some of the most rugged peaks in the Rockies. Today’s half-day excursion encompasses the area’s outstanding features. Overnight in Jasper.

DAYS 7-9 – Jasper to Toronto (VIA Rail)

After a morning at leisure, transfer on a scheduled service to Jasper’s VIA Rail Station to board the “Canadian” eastward. enjoy three nights on board VIA Rail with private sleeping accommodation including all meals. Overnight onboard VIA Rail.

DAY 10 – Arrival in Toronto

Your train will arrive in Toronto at approximately 9:30 am (breakfast included). Pick up your luggage and transfer independently to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure to explore Canada’s largest city. Overnight in Toronto.

DAY 11 – Departing Toronto

Check-out from your hotel and transfer on your own to the Toronto Pearson International Airport to complete your Canadian vacation.

This tour is also available from Toronto to Vancouver.

prices

Prices

  Moderate Program
3 May - 19 May $2,980 $2,842 $3,543 $1,444
24 May - 16 June $3,203 $3,000 $3,957 $1,460
21 June - 29 Sept $3,708 $3,505 $4,461 $1,838
06 Oct -  $3,926 $3,669 $4,884 $1,838
 
  First Class Program
3 May - 19 May $3,330 $3,093 $4,226 $1,444
24 May - 16 June $3,382 $3,139 $4,301 $1,460
21 June - 15 Sept $4,005 $3,721 $5,040 $1,838
20 Sept - 29 Sept $3,926 $3,669 $4,884 $1,838
06 Oct - $3,765 $3,561 $4,561 $1,838
  Deluxe Program
3 May - 19 May $3,567 $3,385 $4,663 $1,444
24 May - 16 June $3,909 $3,641 $5,316 $1,460
21 June - 30 Aug $4,465 $4,180 $5,922 $1,838
01 Sept - 15 Sept $4,528 $4,221 $6,049 $1,838
20 Sept - 29 Sept $4,220 $4,016 $5,431 $1,838
06 Oct - $4,003 $3,854 $4,998 $1,838
   
  Departs Tuesday and Thursdays.

AAA Member Booking Specials:

$25 per person member savings with a minimum 3 night or longer vacation package.
$50 per person member savings for packages of $2,500 per person or more.

Member benefit applies to the first two full-fare passengers (maximum $50 per reservation). Single traveler receives a maximum of $25. Member Benefit will double to $50 pp for packages of $2,500 per person or more. Member Benefit does not apply to customized groups as they are quoted net, non-commissionable
 
Rates are per person, based on double occupancy and subject to applicable fees and taxes. All rates are quoted in US dollars and are subject to international exchange rate fluctuations and may change without notice.

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