Published on January 12th, 2023
Traveling between Vancouver and Toronto by train is an unforgettable experience. With breathtaking views, historic sites, friendly service, and a unique mode of transportation, the Trans-Canada Rail Adventure offers a journey full of discovery and adventure.
From the majestic Rocky Mountains to the flat plains of Ontario’s farmlands, this two-week journey takes passengers through some of Canada’s most stunning scenery while offering them unparalleled access to local cultures and attractions along the way.
Whether you’re looking for adventure or relaxation, the Canadian train vacations has something for everyone.
Here is the Itinerary for the trip.
Day 1: Vancouver
Start your Trans-Canada Rail Adventure by exploring Vancouver’s scenic sights. Enjoy admission to the Vancouver Lookout for sweeping views of the city, then rest and relax in the comfort of a Signature Harbour View Room at Fairmont Waterfront hotel. Let this be a day to become acquainted with Vancouver before you begin your journey across Canada.
Day 2: Vancouver To Kamloops
You will be transported from the Fairmont Waterfront hotel to the Rocky Mountaineer station in the morning.
Spend your day traveling in GoldLeaf Service – a luxurious experience that allows you to enjoy spectacular views of Canada’s countryside while you relax and sip on beverages and savor gourmet meals. Finally, arrive at Kamloops, where you will stay overnight.
Day 3: Kamloops To Banff
Spend a full day traveling on the Rocky Mountaineer in GoldLeaf service as you make your way to Banff. Upon arrival, transfer to the Rimrock Resort Hotel, where you can spend the night in a luxurious Premium King room.
Day 4: Private Banff Sightseeing
Start your day with a delicious breakfast before embarking on an exclusive private sightseeing tour of Banff. Enjoy stunning views of Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner, and the Hoodoos.
The trans Canada train also includes a ride on the Banff Gondola for unbeatable panoramic vistas. Afterwards, you will have the rest of the day as you spend the night at Rimrock Resort Hotel in a Premium King Room.
Day 5: Banff
Spend the day discovering all that Banff has to offer. From its stunning natural beauty to its abundance of activities, this is your chance to explore everything Canada’s Rocky Mountains have in store.
Retire for a comfortable stay at the Rimrock Resort Hotel’s Premium King Room at night. Enjoy a peaceful respite with spectacular views and modern amenities. Experience all that Banff has to give!
Day 6: Private tour Of Banff To Lake Louise
Experience an intimate half-day tour into Yoho National Park. Witness the remarkable Spiral Tunnels and the majestic emerald waters of Emerald Lake. Spend a night in exquisite luxury at The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise with a Deluxe Lakeview Room. Breakfast included.
Day 7: Lake Louise
Take a day to relax in the stunning Lake Louise. Spend your night at The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, where you can take advantage of all the area offers.
Day 8: Private tour Lake Louise To Jasper
Discover the beauty of Canada’s Banff and Jasper National Parks with a private tour along the Icefields Parkway.
Highlights include majestic Bow Lake, the Columbia Icefield, Athabasca Falls, and an exciting ride on an Ice Explorer! Spend your night in luxury at the world-renowned Jasper Park Lodge, where you can relax.
Day 9: Jasper
Take advantage of an unstructured day in Jasper. Spend the night in a Deluxe Room at the notorious Jasper Park Lodge.
Day 10: VIA Rail From Jasper To Toronto
The tenth day of the Trans-Canada Rail Adventure takes travelers on a 2,775-kilometer journey from Jasper, Alberta, to Toronto, Ontario.
Onboard the VIA Rail train, passengers are treated to breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains and some of Canada’s vast prairie lands. Tourists can take in Canada’s beautiful nature and experience a unique adventure throughout the journey.
The Bottom Line
The Trans-Canada Rail Adventure is an amazing way to experience the beauty and diversity of Canada in all its glory. From Vancouver’s stunning scenery to Toronto’s vibrant city life, this tour is an amazing opportunity for anyone looking to explore Canada’s best.
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