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Grand Canadian Rail Tour | Vancouver to Halifax

19 Days / 18 Nights
Vancouver to Halifax
Price fromUSD$13,332per person

INTRODUCTION

Travel coast to coast, experience exceptional sightseeing and ride four trains: Rocky Mountaineer & Via Rail's Canadian, Corridor and Ocean trains.

On the Grand Canadian Rail Tour from Vancouver to Halifax, you'll begin in the Rocky Mountains exploring the alpine towns of Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper.

Then, board VIA Rail for the cross-country trip to Montreal, Charlottetown, the Bay of Fundy and more. 

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1 - 2
Vancouver / Kamloops / Banff | Rocky Mountaineer
Day 3
Banff | Freedom of Choice - Choose 1 of 5 Excursions
 
Option 1. Discover Banff & Its Wildlife Tour + Banff Gondola
 
Option 2. Banff National Park Explorer Moraine Lake & Lake Louise | Small Group Tour with Picnic Lunch
 
Option 3. Rockies Hidden Gems Yoho & Kootenay National Parks | Small Group Tour with Picnic Lunch
 
Option 4. Cowboy Horseback Cookout BBQ Lunch or Dinner
 
Option 5. Signature Guided Hike | Small Group Hike with Picnic Lunch
Day 4
Banff to Lake Louise | Coach
Day 5
Lake Louise to Jasper | Sightseeing with picnic lunch
 
Ice Explorer Ride onto the Athabasca Glacier + Glacier Skywalk
Day 6 - 9
Jasper to Toronto | VIA Rail
Day 10
Toronto | Niagara Falls & Niagara on the Lake
Day 11
Toronto to Montreal | VIA Rail Business Class
Day 12
Montreal | Freedom of Choice - Choose 1 of 3 Excursions
 
Option 1. Montreal Half Day Sightseeing Tour
 
Option 2. Walking Tour of Old Montreal
 
Option 3. Beyond the Market Food Walking Tour
Day 13
Montreal | Day Tour to Quebec City & Montmorency Falls
Day 14
Montreal to Moncton | VIA Rail
Day 15
Arrive Charlottetown | VIA Rail
Day 16
Charlottetown | Island Drives & Anne of Green Gables Tour
Day 17
Charlottetown | Freedom of Choice - Choose 1 of 2 Excursions
 
Option 1. Morning Lobster Cruise
 
Option 2. Morning Charlottetown Highlights Tour
 
Charlottetown to Halifax | Private Transfer
Day 18
Halifax | Freedom of Choice - Choose 1 of 3 Excursions
 
Option 1. Taste Halifax | Eat Halifax Tour
 
Option 2. Best of Halifax Peggy's Cove Tour
 
Option 3. Lunenburg & Mahone Bay Tour
Day 19
Halifax
 

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REVIEWS

We have just come back from our tour Canada. We had a great time. Thanks Canada Rail Vacations, especially to Karen for putting together and planning such a trouble free, smooth running package to make our visit even more unforgettable. Every place we have been to have been carved very deeply in our memories. We fell in love with the Rockies, its wild life, ice fields, beautiful towns and the friendly people. We definitely want to come back and we know who to contact.

Lutfu Istanbul

Thanks for a great holiday. The Rockies and Eastern Canada - awesome, Victoria- beautiful. Whistler- magic. All the itinerary was excellent. Well done team!!

Mark Sydney, Australia

We would like to express our appreciation for a wonderful trip arranged through Kris, Canada Rail Vacations. From start to finish it was an ideal trip for us to enjoy Canada scenery, atmosphere and hospitality. We were afforded the right amount of activity for the trip yet relaxing. The suggested route from Calgary to Jasper was just spectacular. The hotels we stayed in are in town. And of course the train ride is A plus. Again Thank you.

Manuel United States

Paulina booked an amazing Canada for my family. This was so easy to arrange. I just told her what we wanted to do and the time frame we had. She got back to me within a day with an outline of what she had arranged and shortly after that, I had a finalized tour. The price was very reasonable for the tour. This was an A++ experience and I'll definitely use Canada Rail Vacations for our next trip to Canada.

Kathleen Texas, United States

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