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FALL Colours in the Cdn Mountains TORONTO ROUNDTRIP BY RAIL OCT 9 -23, 2018

Roundtrip from Toronto - 15 days - 14 nights group tour

TUESDAY OCTOBER 09– TUESDAY OCTOBER 23, 2018

TRAVEL ACROSS CANADA BY RAIL TO ENJOY THE FALL COLOURS AND EXPERIENCE MORE MOUNTAIN VIEWS THAN YOU EVER THOUGHT POSSIBLE!

Experience two of Canada’s most scenic rail journey’s aboard VIA’s CANADIAN and possibly the most scenic mountain rail trip in Canada the JASPER –PRINCE RUPERT train. Journey roundtrip by rail from Toronto across the Canadian Shield and Prairies past the Canadian Rocky and Coastal mountains, in daylight, to Northern BC and shoreline of the Pacific Ocean. VIA Rail’s Panorama Coach dome car (featuring wraparound windows) will be added to the train in Edmonton for the trip to Jasper for Sleeping Car Touring Class passengers. Overnight in hotels and enjoy Jasper, Prince Rupert and Prince George as part of this deluxe tour. Visit many attractions such as the Wildlife Museum in Jasper to the North Pacific Cannery National Historic Site and other learning experiences. The tour price includes all admission at attractions and tours, train travel in sleeping car class, hotels, meals on the CANADIAN prepared by VIA Chefs and more.

WHAT THE TOUR INCLUDES:

    * DAY 1 - TUESDAY OCT 09, 2018 - Starting from Toronto's downtown Union Station, for the scheduled evening departure, you will board VIA's westbound train The Canadian in Touring - sleeping car class. Once onboard enjoy a Bon Voyage reception before heading to your sleeping car accommodation to find your bed prepared for the evening to enjoy the night on the train.

    * DAY 2 - WEDNESDAY OCT 10, 2018 -Today you will continue to travel west in the province of Ontario and enjoy breakfast lunch & dinner (included) on the train. Travel through the scenic region of Northern Ontario featuring many lakes and rivers with isolated communities and fishing camps. Move around the train and take in the events and fall views from the trains lounge, activity and dome cars and again enjoy the night on the train.

    * DAY 3 -THURSDAY OCT 11, 2018 - This morning the train arrives at the Province of Manitoba for an extended stop at the journey's Mid-way point the City of Winnipeg. Here you will have time to tour the volunteer operated Winnipeg Railway Museum located right inside the station. This large museum features the first steam locomotive on the Canadian Prairies called "The Countess of Dufferin" and numerous other pieces of rail equipment and displays related to the regions rail heritage. Departing Winnipeg the train travels through western Manitoba and into the Province of Saskatchewan. Reading along with the route guide we provide for you, with your camera in hand, you will be ready to photograph the meandering Assiniboine River as part of the Qu'Appelle Valley system from the Uno Trestle. See a grand prairie sunset over dinner before the attendant makes up your bed and you retire to your room for the night.

    * DAY 4 - FRIDAY OCT 12, 2018 - This morning travel through Alberta and travel through the Provincial Capital of Edmonton. Breakfast and lunch will be enjoyed on the train. Outside the train today you can view the Alberta foothills before they grow into the majestic Canadian Rockies in daylight.  Arrival in Jasper, AB to check into our hotel here followed by free time toexplore this mountain town with a planned walking tour given by the Friends of Jasper National Park and overnight at our Jasper Hotel.

    * DAY 5 -SATURDAY OCT 13, 2018 - You will enjoy a tour, starting from the door of your hotel, of the Icefield Parkway that is considered one of the most scenic drives on earth. On this tour the group will enjoy stops to view Athabasca, Sunwapta and Tangle Falls. At the Columbia Icefield Centre we will enjoy the Ice Explorer Tour of the Columbia Glacier.  These specially designed and built vehicles allow you to ride right on the Athabasca Glacier itself. Following our day trip enjoying the Icefield Parkway we will be returned to the entrance of our hotel to again overnight Jasper.

    * DAY 6 - SUNDAY OCT 14, 2018 - Board VIA's Jasper- Prince Rupert train for Day 1 of this (daylight only) trip viewing the Canadian Rockies of Alberta and British Columbia. The Park Dome car, featured on this train, is one of the best rail passenger cars in Canada for viewing the area's scenery. It has an upper dome area with 360 degree views and lounge areas in the lower part of the car for viewing of the countryside the train travels through in great comfort. Our guide will keep you informed of when to have your camera ready for that memorable photograph. Overnight at a Prince George hotel.

    * DAY 7 - MONDAY OCT 15, 2018 - Breakfast will be enjoyed at our hotel before we transfer to the station here and board VIA'S Jasper- Prince Rupert train for Day 2 of this (daylight only) train. Outside the dome car's windows view B.C's Coastal Mountains and the amazing Skeena River that the tracks travel alongside (watch for seals and otters in the river) before arriving Prince Rupert BC on the Pacific Coast and spend the night here at a hotel overlooking either the Prince Rupert harbor or city and Hays mountains.

    * DAY 8 - TUESDAY OCT 16, 2018 - The following day will be spent enjoying local history; First Nation's culture and wildlife of Prince Rupert and include a guided tour of the Prince Rupert Port Intrepritive Centre, the preserved National Historic Site North Pacific (former salmon) Cannery and Fishing Village, Museum of Northern BC to learn about the Haida people and again overnight at our Prince Rupert Hotel.

    * DAY 9 - WEDNESDAY OCT 17, 2018 - Board VIA'S Eastbound Prince Rupert- Jasper train for Day 3 of this scenic rail journey for the group to experience the Eastward journey on this (daylight only) train. Outside the trains windows view B.C's Coastal Mountains and the amazing Skeena River. Great views of the Hudson Bay Mountain and Kathleen Glacier and more. Onboard breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided to our guests.  Overnight at our Prince George hotel.

    * DAY 10 - THURSDAY OCT 18, 2018 - Breakfast will be enjoyed at our hotel here before we board VIA's Prince Rupert- Jasper train and enjoy Day 4 of this (daylight only) trip viewing the ranch country of Northern BC and highest mountain - Mount Robson - in the Canadian Rockies and enjoy lunch on the train  before returning to Jasper Alberta. Overnight at our Jasper Hotel.

    * DAY 11 - FRIDAY OCT 19, 2018 - Our last full day in Jasper the tour will visit the lowest parts of the Rockies and the Maligne Canyon followed by going to the highest points for some great views of the Canadian Rockies whikle riding to the top of the Jasper Skytram for lunch and enjoy the view from the top of the Rockies.  Overnight again at our Jasper Hotel - but before you head to bed sit in the rooftop hot tub as the sun sets behind the Canadian Rockies.

    * DAY 12 - SATURDAY OCT 20, 2018 -The following day, shop the boutiques along Connaught Ave before boarding the eastbound Canadian to again view the Rockies, as well as enjoy lunch & dinner onboard the train and overnight on the train.

    * DAY 13 - SUNDAY OCT 21, 2018 - Awake to view the province of Saskatchewan's and the prairies of Manitoba.  Enjoy Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on the train,  Stretch your legs to view Winnipeg's Union Station this evening before departing here to again overnight on the train as it quietly crosses the border back to Ontario.

    * DAY 14 - MONDAY OCT 22, 2018 - Today you will continue to travel east in the province of Ontario and enjoy breakfast lunch & dinner on the train. Travel through the scenic region of Northern Ontario featuring many lakes and rivers with isolated communities and fishing camps. Enjoy the trains lounge, activity and dome car views of the fall colours and again enjoy the night on the train.

    * DAY 15 - TUESDAY OCT 23, 2018 - Today will be your last day on the train and this afternnon you will arrive in downtown Toronto to end one of the most scenic Canadian rail journeys you will probably ever take part in.

Let our knowledge of Canada's world renowned rail journey work for you. Those who reserve with us receive an industry leading detailed travel information kit with route guides, tickets, well situated hotels, a variety of attractions, sights and activities, maps, travel info and more. Our detailed final itinerary has hints and suggestions for the benefit of your trip that we have learned over the years in our experience and listening to our customers. We look forward to sharing our passion for Canada by rail when you travel with us...

Pricing Details - FALL COLOURS in the CANADIAN Mountains Toronto Departure:
 
Per Person Double - Semi Private Section/Train Berths (Roundtrip between Toronto - Jasper.)  $5,195.00

Per Person Double -  Train Room / Cabin for 1 (Roundtrip between Toronto - Jasper.)   $6,395.00

Per Person Single:    $7,195.00  (Cabin for 1 or Roomette on train between Toronto & Jasper then your own hotel room every night.)  
 

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    * A $250.00 per person deposit is required to hold space and can be processed with MasterCard, VISA or Agency Cheque
    * Balance of tour cost to be paid on August 24,2018
    * Price above is shown in Canadian Dollars prior to the13% sales tax called the HST.
    * Additional pre-tour and post tour hotel stays can be included.
    * Not be responsible for late bookings if train or hotel space is sold out, highly recommend reserving early guaranteeing your travel dates.
    * Complete itineraries and travel information kit featuring hotel check inn vouchers will not be sent in advance.
    * Questions can be answered by emailing us or call toll free 1-866-704-3528