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Spring in the Canadian Mountains - VANCOUVER ROUNDTRIP -- JUNE 8-16, 2018

Roundtrip from VANCOUVER, BC - 9 days - 8 nights group tour


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.  VIA’s Panorama Coach Dome car (featuring wraparound windows) will be added to both trains for the trip to Jasper for Sleeping Car Touring Class passengers and will be enjoyed roundtrip from Jasper to Prince Rupert. 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, Cow Bay shopping area of Prince Rupert, the North Pacific Cannery National Historic Site and other experiences. The tour price includes all admission at attractions and tours, train travel in Touring class, hotels, meals on the CANADIAN prepared by VIA Chefs and at your seat next to the wrap around windows of the PANORAMA DOME On the Jasper - Prince Rupert train(s) and more.


DAY 1 - FRIDAY JUNE 8, 2018
Departing from Vancouver you will begin your trip from the Pacific Central Station in the early evening travelling on VIA's eastbound train The Canadian in your reserved sleeping car accommodation on the train. Enjoy the train's lounge, activity and dome cars during the Bon Voyage reception while viewing the Fraser River before returning to your sleeping car accommodation to find the bed prepared for the evening to enjoy the night on the train.

Today you awake as the sun rises and the train approaches the Rocky Mountains and enjoy both breakfast and lunch on the train. Travel past the mountain scenery of the Continental Divide as you leave the province of British Columbia and enter Alberta. The train will arrive mid-afternoon in the community of Jasper, Alberta to get off the train and introduce yourself to this mountain town and overnight at a nearby hotel. 

DAY 3 - SUNDAY JUNE 10, 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 Panorama Dome car, featured on this train where our seats will be assigned, is one of the best rail passenger cars in Canada for viewing the area’s scenery.  There will also be a famed Park observation and lounge car on the train's tail end an upper dome area with 360 degree views and lounge areas in the lower part of the car for viewing 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 4 - MONDAY JUNE 11, 2018
Board VIA’S Jasper- Prince Rupert train for Day 2 to enjoy 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 the Prince Rupert harbor.

DAY 5 - TUESDAY JUNE 12, 2018
The following day will be spent enjoying local attractions and sights of Prince Rupert and area and include a guided tour of the Museum of Northern BC (Showcasing the area Haida Culture and the growth of this community on the Pacific) Cows bay shopping area, preserved National Historic Site The North Pacific (former salmon) Cannery and Fishing Village, before enjoying dinner here and and again overnight at the included Prince Rupert Hotel.  For a nightcap you might want to enjoy the Hot Tub with incredible views of the Pacific!) 

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. 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.

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 before returning to Jasper Alberta. 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 8 - FRIDAY JUNE 15, 2018
This morning  in Jasper the group will enjoy a guided tour of the Maligne Lake and lunch here followed by transferring back to the VIA Station to board the train that will return you to Vancouver.  Continue west on the train through the Rockies to enjoy dinner prepared by the VIA Rail Chefs and overnight in your sleeping car accommodation.

DAY 9 - SATURDAY JUNE 16, 2018
Awake to have breakfast (included) traveling through the Fraser Valley before arriving Vancouver’s Pacific Central Station for the end of your relaxing rail journey.

Pricing Details – Spring in the Canadian Mountains

 Per Person -Double Occupancy - TRAIN BERTH(S) $4,195
 Per person - Double Occupancy -TRAIN ROOM: $4,895
 Per person single occupancy: $5,395


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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…

•    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 April 20, 2018
•    Price above is shown in Canadian Dollars prior to the Canadian Federal 5% sales tax called the GST.
•    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.
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