Explore cosmopolitan Toronto before boarding VIA Rail’s famous "Canadian" travelling west through the lake regions of Manitoba and the grain fields of Saskatchewan. Once in Alberta, you will embark on a tour of the Canadian Rockies, culminating in a visit to the Columbia Icefield. Your journey continues as you board the Rocky Mountaineer and enjoy daylight train travel through some of the most spectacular areas in Western Canada en route to Vancouver. Sightseeing tours of Toronto and Vancouver, as well as day trips to Niagara Falls and Victoria are sure to enhance your experience.
Enjoy a full-day excursion to Niagara Falls. The route travels through the lush fruit-growing district of the Niagara Peninsula to the spectacle of Niagara Falls. Board the Maid of the Mist for a spectacular boat trip to the foot of the Horseshoe Falls. Ample time will be spent at the falls to give you every opportunity to take pictures and admire the thundering waters. Highlights include a lunch and a trip along the beautiful Niagara Parkway which winds its way along the Niagara Gorge. Pass through the historic community of Niagara-on-the-Lake before returning to Toronto. Transfer independently to Union station to board VIA Rail's The Canadian en route to western Canada. Overnight on board VIA Rail’s The Canadian. Lunch included.
Travelling north of the Great Lakes, view the rugged terrain of the Canadian Shield, some of North America’s oldest rock formations. Rich in minerals and forests, the region is dotted with thousands of freshwater lakes. By early evening, the train crosses the border into the province of Manitoba and stops briefly in the capital, Winnipeg. Overnights on board VIA Rail’s The Canadian. Breakfasts, lunches and dinners included.
Spend your last morning with a last mooch of the city before heading to the airport for your return flight.
Perhaps you'd like to extend your stay and explore the western coast of America or include a stop in New York City before the train journey.
ALL Bon Voyage holidays are tailor-made, so whatever you desire, we shall create. Call our travel specialists to discuss your Canadian rail holiday.