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Central Canada by Rail East to West

Central Canada by Rail East to West

4 days / 3 nights
Departs Year Round
From Toronto to Winnipeg

Tour Map

Tour highlights:

  • VIA Rail’s train the Canadian travelling from Toronto to Winnipeg
  • Sleeper Plus Class or Prestige Class service aboard VIA Rail
  • Historic Fairmont Royal York Hotel
  • Experience all that VIA Rail has to offer and get the most out of your 3 day rail tour

Day 1 — Toronto

Monday / Wednesday / Friday

Arrive into the vibrant city of Toronto today. Transfer to hotel for a night stay at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel located in the heart of downtown Toronto. Overnight Fairmont Royal York Hotel.

Day 2 — Toronto / VIA Rail

Tuesday / Thursday / Saturday

Begin your day with a visit to Niagara Falls, and take a ride on the Hornblower boat cruise at the bottom of the falls. Spend time visiting one of the most beautiful natural creations and dine on delicious fare whilst overlooking the splendid falls. Your train adventure begins with travel departing Toronto aboard VIA Rail’s train, the Canadian in Sleeper Plus Class or Prestige Class. Whether you choose the comfort of a Sleeper Plus Class private cabin, or Prestige Class accommodations, we are confident your trip will provide you with relaxation, while experiencing all the best that VIA Rail has to offer. Overnight VIA Rail. Buffet lunch included.

Day 3 — VIA Rail

Wednesday / Friday / Saturday

Begin your day with full breakfast served in the dining car. Sumptuous dining prepared by professional chefs serving exquisitely prepared meals. Your taste buds will delight in the varied and succulent offerings sure to be a memorable part of your rail experience. Relax in the privacy of your cabin accommodation, and savour the quiet time with friends, family, or new acquaintances. Meet people from all over the world, listen and share stories, a wonderful way to step away from the realities of life, unwind, and reflect. Spend time visiting the Skyline Car, or Park Car, and enjoy 360 degree viewing of the changing landscapes as you move through the rocky Canadian Shield, passing over bridges and by pristine lakes. Overnight VIA Rail. Breakfast, lunch & dinner served in the dining car.

Day 4 — VIA Rail / Winnipeg

Thursday / Saturday / Monday

Arrival into Winnipeg this morning is completed with full breakfast served in the dining car. Transfer service to airport completes your rail adventure today.

Price Includes

  • 1 night accommodation in hotel
  • 2 nights accommodation in VIA Rail’s Sleeper Plus Class or Prestige Class accommodations
  • 5 meals — 2 breakfasts, 1 buffet lunch, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
  • Transportation and transfers as described
  • Select sightseeing, activities, and admissions as described (Seasonal Availability)
  • Not included — any items not listed such as but not limited to Goods & Service Tax and/or Harmonized Sales Tax; meals (other than listed); baggage handling; gratuities; travel insurance; personal expenses; custom tour add-ons.

2018 Canadian dollar prices — per guest, double occupancy in hotels • Senior = 60 years and better.

2018 Season
January – December
JAN-MAR $1,659 $1,499
APR-MAY $1,859 $1,699
JUN-OCT $2,299 $2,099
NOV-DEC $1,659 $1,529
JAN-MAR $2,999
APR-MAY $3,199
JUN-OCT $3,379
NOV-DEC $2,999
Pricing for accommodation and rail travel varies considerably throughout the year, please call for further details.

Prestige Class

VIA Rail has unveiled their new exciting class of service, Prestige Class, offering stylish cabins and modern décor and available on this JSRT tour.

Prestige Class cabin

During the daytime, your Prestige Class accommodation provides a relaxing atmosphere with comfortable seating on leather-clad furniture, private fully stocked refrigerator, and unprecedented views of the passing varied landscapes. Prestige Class travellers also enjoy 24hr personalized concierge service.

By night, continue your odyssey from the comfort of your Murphy bed for two, facing the large window and ensuring the best views of the night skies.

Enjoy private washroom & shower facilities, priority baggage handling and priority reservations in the dining car. Delicious meals are freshly prepared by skilled chefs and include regional specialties, a selection of Canadian wines.

Your peace of mind is at the heart of this high-end design.

John Steel Rail Tours

222–901 West 3rd Street
North Vancouver, BC
Canada V7P 3P9 • BC Licence #2042-5

Toll free reservations 1-800-988-5778

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