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Superior Colours & Heritage Rail Tour - Roundtrip from Toronto - SEPT 29 - OCT 3, 2019

Roundtrip from Toronto - 5 days - 4 nights group tour

ONLY 1 DEPARTURE -  SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 29 TO  THURSDAY OCTOBER 3, 2019

BACK FOR 2019, WITH NEW TRAIN SCHEDULES, WE WILL AGAIN TRAVEL FROM TORONTO TO SUDBURY BY TRAIN (THROUGH THE MUSKOKA REGION) IN DAYLIGHT.  

- DON'T WAIT TO RESERVE YOUR SPACE AS THE TRIP SOLD OUT LAST YEAR 

Rail Travel Tours, in conjunction with Canada’s National History Society can take you to view the fantastic scenery and the fall colours of Ontario’s Superior region with great heritage experiences on a tour offered no where else. We travel roundtrip from Toronto through the Muskoka region and into the rugged beauty of the Canadian Shield starting by train (with acess to the dome car) to Sudbury and overmight. \\\the nezt day here in Sudbury we explore world class attractions such as Dynamic Earth and the Northern Ontario Railroad Museum and again overnight here. The following day we board VIA's LAKE SUPERIOR isolated rail service to travel through the picturesque and rugged Superior Region to White River, where past tours have seen moose in the swamps, bears in the woods and forests full of colour. The trip back to Toronto by motorcoach offers an opportunity to visit to Port McNicoll and tour of the former Canadian Pacific Railway Great Lakes Steamship the SS Keewatin.  Bring your camera and a sense of adventure as the fall colours and northern hospitality await you.

DAY 1 – SUNDAY
Morning meet & greet at Toronto’s Union Station to meet your guide and fellow travellers.  Depart Toronto by train to travel north and enjoying the fall scenery from the large windows of the day coach or dome car of the Muskoka Region.  Lunch will be enjoyed onboard the train as part of the tour.  The train is a great way to see the llandscape of the Sudbury Basin as your guides point out the highlights.   Arriving in Sudbury we will transfer by motorcoach to our hotel and enjoy a group welcome supper here. Overnight downtown Sudbury overlooking the fall colours among the city skyline.

DAY 2 – MONDAY
Enjoy Breakfast a the hotel before you visit Sudbury’s Dynamic Earth attraction to learn about the areas heritage and nickel mining through the years.  Time to enjoy lunch with views of the Nickel Mining operations of today followed by an afternoon to visit other heritage attractions including a visit R & R Restored Classic Cars and the Northern Ontario Railway Museum in the northern most tip of Sudbury called Capreol and enjoy a home cooked dinner in the area before returning to our hotel.  This evening there will be presentations, right in the hotel, for the group by distinguished Sudbury photographers showcasing images of “The 4 seasons of Sudbury & Region”. Overnight downtown Sudbury overlooking the city skyline.

DAY 3 – TUESDAY
Enjoy Breakfast at the hotel before our day trip on VIA’s Rail 's Sudbury - White River Rail Diesel Car service on the CPR mainline to White River through the rugged “Superior” Region of Ontario.  Fantastic views of pristine wilderness and small communities that are only accessible from the train we will travel on. Places like Biscotasing where British citizen Archibald Stanley lived as he transformed into the noted naturalist known as Grey Owl and the rail community of Chapleau.   After arriving in White River enjoy a community organized “Fall/Potluck Supper” meal (included) at White River.  We will learn about the heritage of this remote community and their most famous former resident a bear cub named after a World War 1 soldier's home town of "Winnipeg" later immortalized by an author of children's stories.  After dinner there will also the opportunity to visit the White River Museum
Overnight (Saturday) at our hotel in White River. 

DAY 4 – WEDNESDAY
Enjoy some light breakfast on the train as we again travel on VIA Rail’s eastbound Rail Diesel Car remote service  to Sudbury again viewing the scenery among the many lakes and watching for wildlife along the Chapleau Crown Game Preserve. Again making stops at many of the isolated communities and properties along the route we might get to meet some of the locals who rely on this train that past guests have told us it may be most scenic and best kept secret rail journey in Northern Ontario.   Overnight again in Sudbury.

DAY 5 – THURSDAY
Enjoy Breakfast at the hotel before our morning transfer by Motorcoach to Port McNicoll for a planned guided tour of the former CPR steamship the SS Keewatin. This will include the state rooms, dining and behind the scenes kitchen and engine areas of this grand ship (that returnedto Canada in 2012) on Georgian Bay.  Lunch will also be enjoyed by those on the tour today before we again travel south as we are scheduled to arrive this afternoon back in downtown Toronto for the end of this relaxing and scenic rail tour experience.

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 – Superior Colours of Northern Ontario
Roundtrip from Toronto, Ontario

Per person double occupancy: $1,195
Per person single occupancy: $1,495

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You could be on the SUDBURY – WHITE RIVER Rail Diesel Car train when it leaves the Sudbury Station this fall

•    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 August 15, 2019
•    Early Bookings receive priority
•    Price above is shown in Canadian Dollars prior to the Canadian 13% sales tax called the HST.
•    Additional pre-tour and post tour hotel stays in Toronto are recommended for those coming from outside the GTA.
•    Not be responsible for late bookings if train or hotel space is sold out, highly recommend reserving early guaranteeing your travel dates.
•    Due to the remote regions the tour takes place in changes to the final itinerary or equipment on the train may occur.
•    Complete itineraries and travel information kit will not be sent in advance of final payment.
•    Questions can be answered by emailing us or call toll free 1-866-704-3528