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Maple Leaf Winter Magic Classic Canada East Coast to West Coast

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Maple Leaf Winter Magic Classic Canada East Coast to West Coast

10 days
Independent Holiday Package

Nov–Dec 2018 & Jan-Apr 2019
Begins Fridays

This is one of our ROCKIES BY DAYLIGHT tours. View the Rockies at their best—in daylight from the train. Check out our other Rockies By Daylight tours here.

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Canada from coast to coast traveling aboard VIA Rail’s trains The Ocean and The Canadian.

    • Enjoy Sleeper Plus Class service from Halifax to Montreal aboard VIA Rail’s train, The Ocean.
    • Travel aboard VIA Rail’s flagship train, The Canadian, between Toronto and Vancouver in Sleeper Plus Class or Prestige Class.
    • Visit the Maritime city of Halifax, cosmopolitan Montreal and beautiful Vancouver!
    • Prestige Class is available on this tour. See details below.

Day 1 — Halifax


Arrive into Halifax and transfer to your hotel.

Overnight Halifax.

Day 2 — Halifax


Enjoy a free day in Halifax.

Overnight Halifax.

Day 3 — Halifax / VIA Rail


Early afternoon departure aboard VIA Rail’s train, The Ocean.

Lunch and dinner served in the dining car. Overnight VIA Rail.

Day 4 — VIA Rail / Montreal


Morning arrival into Montreal. Free day in Montreal.

Breakfast served in the dining car. Overnight Montreal.

Day 5 — Montreal / VIA Rail / Toronto / VIA Rail


Rail transfer from Montreal to Toronto; evening departure aboard VIA Rail’s train, The Canadian.

Overnight VIA Rail.

Day 6, 7, 8 — VIA Rail

Wed, Thu, Fri

Enjoy 3 full days of rail travel across Canada.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner served in the dining car. Overnight VIA Rail.

Day 9 — VIA Rail / Vancouver


Morning arrival into Vancouver. Transfer to hotel.

Overnight Vancouver.

Day 10 – Vancouver


Check-out from hotel and transfer to airport today.

Itinerary includes hotel accommodations, sightseeing and transfers. Please enquire for more information, pricing and detailed itinerary.

This tour can be customized!

Price Includes

  • 3 nights accommodation in hotel
  • 5 nights accommodation aboard VIA Rail in Sleeper Plus Class
  • 13 Meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches; 4 dinners
  • 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.

Emerald Lake


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

2018/2019 Season
Nov–Dec & Jan-Apr
NOV-DEC $3849 $3499
JAN-MAR $4199 $3799
APR $4599 $4199
NOV-DEC $6499
JAN-MAR $7299
APR $7699
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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