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This a sample of itinerary that can be modified and reduce.  Please contact us for details.

10 DAYS / 9 NIGHTS

TRAIN TRIP PORTION AND LODGING STARTING AT $4,580.00

Arrive Toronto  2 nights Niagara-on-the-Lake  1 night Toronto  4 nights VIA Rail  1 night Vancouver  1 night Victoria  Depart Victoria  * This trip is available in reverse

Day 1 – Your Canadian Vacation Begins in Niagara-on-the-Lake
Arrive in Canada's largest city, Toronto, and be whisked away to the charming town of Niagara-on-the-Lake on a transfer that takes you directly from the airport to your hotel for the evening. Surrounding you are rolling vineyards and blooming flowers, framing Lake Ontario. Eagerly check in to your appealing accommodations before heading out to explore the town. Take in the fun atmosphere as residents celebrate the beauty of the region. 

Feature Dinner in Niagara-on-the-Lake
Take delight in cuisine inspired by locally sourced products from the fertile Niagara region. Sip and savor award winning wines expertly paired with your meal. Relax, as you start to make great memories from the very beginning of your holiday.

Overnight in Niagara-on-the-Lake.


Day 2 – Niagara Falls Sightseeing or Niagara Wine Tasting
Today is yours to explore the Niagara region on your choice of tour. 

Here are 2 options to choose from today:

• Option 1: Niagara Area Sightseeing Tour
With a small group, venture to picture perfect Niagara Falls. Visit all the highlights of the area – The Upper Rapids, Niagara Horseshoe Falls, the American Falls and Table Rock. Also included is a thrilling ride into the mist of Niagara Falls on a boat tour.
Activity rating:
 Easy

• Option 2: Niagara Wine Tour 
Travel the lush and scenic Niagara Peninsula on a wine tour. You will visit two renowned Niagara wineries for a tasting and enjoy lunch at a charming eatery on the Niagara Parkway. 
Activity rating:
 Easy

Whether you decide to witness the splendor of the Niagara Gorge, or the rolling woodlands of wine country, you will end your day full of wonder and discovery. 

Overnight in Niagara-on-the-Lake. 


Day 3 – Discover Toronto
Travel back to the ‘big city’ this morning and spend the afternoon exploring Toronto at your leisure. From a visit to the bustling St. Lawrence Market, to the many vibrant neighborhoods this city has offers, there is no shortage of things to see!  

Feature Dinner in Toronto
We want to make sure you eat at the best spot in Toronto – and what better spot than the CN tower? Marvel at the spectacular views as you eat world class cuisine. Relax, because you’re traveling the Fresh Tracks Canada way – we have the inside scoop to ensure your vacation is off to a great start! 

Overnight in Toronto.


Day 4 – Explore Toronto and Board VIA Rail’s Canadian Train Westbound
Your cross country train journey begins today as you board your train this morning. Climb aboard the famous “Canadian Train” where you prepare for your first overnight sleep in a cozy cabin with a large picture window and seats that become a comfortable nighttime bed.  

Overnight on board the train in your private cabin. 

Day 5 and 6 – Canadian Train Journey West – Onboard the Canadian Train
The scenery changes as you leave behind the beauty of northern Ontario and travel across the undulating plains of the Prairie Provinces. Settle into your seat and enjoy watching the sights from your window. The rich yellows and golds of the prairies are illuminated in the sunlight. In the distance you spot a lone red barn surrounded by an old wooden fence which strikes you as uniquely beautiful.  

Overnight on board the train in your private cabin.


Day 7 – Travel into the Stunning Canadian Rockies
Wake up this morning after a restful night sleep. Dine on the freshly prepared meals on board as you take in the views. The exhilaration of your Canada train trip continues when finally, you see the distinctive jagged peaks of the Canadian Rockies. Keep an eye out for wildlife and watch for the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. The train pulls through Jasper today before continuing onward for your across country journey.  

Overnight on board the train in your private cabin.

Day 8 – Explore Vancouver
Today your train arrives into stunning Vancouver – you’ve made it to the west coast! Your friendly driver meets you at the train station to take you to your hotel. 

Surrounded by mountains and ocean, a typical day in the city can include a sail on the harbour, a round of golf, a hike in the nearby North Shore Mountains or enjoying a bite to eat on the waterfront. Vancouver is popular for filming, has a thriving art, theatre, and food scene. With walkable neighbourhoods, drink and dine your way through the downtown area and enjoy what the beautiful city has to offer. 

Overnight in Vancouver. 


Day 9 – Vancouver to Victoria and Butchart Gardens
Travel to the charming city of Victoria today. Victoria is located on Vancouver Island and getting to this picturesque city involves a scenic cross-water journey.

Here are 2 options for travel between Vancouver and Victoria:

• Option 1: Whale Watching from Vancouver to Victoria 
Spend the morning on an exhilarating boat journey from Vancouver to Victoria. Along the way your expert guides will seek out the majestic wildlife that calls these waters home throughout the year. Keep an eye out for the splash of a humpback whale tail or the distinctive fins of resident orcas. Your adventure brings you right from downtown Vancouver to downtown Victoria. 
Activity rating: Easy

• Option 2: Vancouver to Victoria Cruise 
Cruise between Vancouver and Victoria in style. Enjoy panoramic ocean views while sitting in comfort onboard. Your journey includes a light 3-course breakfast or lunch and personalized service. Your cruise brings you directly from downtown Vancouver to downtown Victoria. 
Activity rating: Easy

After checking into your hotel, you will have the afternoon to explore Victoria on your own. Boasting mountain views from the downtown Inner Harbour, this compact, pedestrian-friendly city features eclectic shopping, superb cuisine and wonderful attractions such as The Royal BC Museum. Also included is admission to the breathtaking natural wonder of Butchart Gardens, featuring exotic floral displays from all over the world. 

• Included: Butchart Gardens Admission
Spend the afternoon exploring world-renowned Butchart Gardens, a privately owned 55-acre display garden. Just a short 35-minute shuttle north of downtown Victoria, you will be transported to another world as you wander through rose gardens and lush west coast vegetation. Shuttle from downtown Victoria runs hourly and is included with your experience.
Activity rating: Easy

Overnight in Victoria.

Day 10 – Depart Victoria
Much too soon, you leave the clean air and colorful sights of Canada behind as your Cross Canada train vacation comes to an end. A private driver will take you from your hotel to the airport in time for your flight.

 

NB:  This tour could end in Vancouver at DAY 8.  which would reduce the price.

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