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Fall Colours in the Cdn Mountains - WINNIPEG ROUNDTRIP BY RAIL OCTOBER 11-21, 2018

Roundtrip from WINNIPEG, Manitoba - 11 days - 10 nights group tour

THURSDAY OCT 11 – SUNDAY  OCTOBER 21, 2018

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 Winnipeg across the Prairies past the Canadian Rocky and Coastal mountains, in daylight, to Northern BC and shoreline of the Pacific Ocean. Overnight in hotels and enjoy Jasper, Prince Rupert and Prince George as part of this  package. 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 with sleeping car accomodations, hotels, meals on the CANADIAN prepared by VIA Chefs and more.

If you live in Saskatoon or Edmonton call and ask how we can start your journey on this tour from your city.

WHAT THE TOUR INCLUDES:

    * DAY 1 -THURSDAY - This morning those departing from Winnipeg will meet their guide and 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 in Silver & Blue Sleeping Car Class and you retire for the night as the train continues west.

    * DAY 2 -FRIDAY JUNE 3, 2011 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 and explore this mountain town with a walking tour given by the Friends of Jasper National Park and overnight at a Jasper Hotel.

    * DAY 3 -SATURDAY - 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, from spring, through summer and into the fall, Brewster's Ice Explorer Tour of the Columbia Glacier is included. Specially designed and built vehicles allow you to ride right on the Athabasca Glacier itself. Following your day trip enjoying the Icefield Parkway the will be returned to the entrance of our hotel.

    * DAY 4 - SUNDAY -  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. Dinner on the train for those on the tour will be enjoyed this evening before arriving and overnighting in Prince George.  

    * DAY 5 -MONDAY - Breakfst will be enjoyed at our hotel before we transfer to the station and board VIA'S Jasper- Prince Rupert train for Day 2 to enjoy day 2 of this (daylight only) train. Lunch and dinner will be enjoyed by our guests ont the 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 the City of Prince Rupert.
    * DAY 6 - TUESDAY - 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 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 7 - WEDNESDAY - Board VIA'S 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. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be enjoyed on the train.  Outside the trains windows view B.C's Coastal Mountains and the amazing Skeena River. Photograph the Hudson Bay Mountain and Kathleen Glacier. Overnight at a Prince George hotel.

    * DAY 8 - THURSDAY - Breakfast will be enjoyed at the hotel 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 (as well as lunch on the train) before returning to Jasper Alberta to again overnight here.  
    * DAY 9 -- FRIDAY -Today the group in Jasper will enjoy a visit to the Maligne Canyon followed by great views of the Canadian Rockies and a ride on the Jasper Skytram to have lunch ontop of Whistlers Mountain. Overnight at a Jasper Hotel - but before you head to bed sit in the rooftop hot tub as the sun sets behind the Canadian Rockies.

    * DAY 10 - SATURDAY - The following day, shop the boutiques along Connaught Ave before boarding the eastbound Canadian to again view the Rockies in daylight as well as enjoy lunch and dinner onboard the train and sleep away the night on the train.

    * DAY 11 - SUNDAY - Awake to views of the Province of Saskatchewan's and the prairies and rolling landscape of Manitoba while enjoying Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on the train. Later today the train returns to Portage la Prairie and in Winnipeg to end one of the most scenic Canadian rail journeys you may 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 located 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 in the Cdn Rocky & Coastal Mountains Winnipeg Roundtrip Departure:
 
Per Person Double:    $4,295.00 (Train Berths or Section)
Per Person Double:  $5,145.00 (Train Room or Cabin for 2)
Per Person Single:    $5,845.00 (Roomette or Cabin for 1)
 
 CONTACT US to RESERVE your space In North America by calling us toll free 1-866-704-3528 or in Winnipeg 204-897-9551

    * A $250.00 per person deposit is required to hold space and can be processed with Visa MasterCard or Agency Cheque
    * Balance of tour cost to be paid on Aug 30,2018
    * Price above is shown in Canadian Dollars prior to the Canadian Federal 5% sales tax called the GST. Trips that take place where HST is applicable will be applied to your invoice.
    * 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