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Maple Leaf Winter Magic Classic Canada West Coast to East Coast

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Maple Leaf Winter Magic Classic Canada West Coast to East Coast

10 days / 9 nights
Independent Holiday Package

Departs Mondays and Thursdays
Jan–Apr & Nov–Dec 2018

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 travelling aboard VIA Rail’s trains The Ocean and The Canadian.

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

Day 1 — Vancouver

Monday / Thursday

Arrive into Vancouver and transfer to hotel today. Overnight Vancouver.

Day 2 — Vancouver / VIA Rail

Tuesday / Friday

Enjoy a free day in Vancouver today. Transfer from hotel to rail station this evening. Depart aboard VIA Rail’s train Canadian. Overnight VIA Rail.

Day 3, 4, 5 — VIA Rail

Wednesday / Saturday, Thursday / Sunday, Friday / Monday

Enjoy 3 full days of rail travel across Canada. Breakfast, lunch and dinner served in the dining car. Overnight VIA Rail

Day 6 — VIA Rail / Toronto

Saturday / Tuesday

Arrive into Toronto this morning and transfer to hotel. Breakfast served in the dining car. Overnight Toronto

Day 7 — Toronto / VIA Rail

Sunday / Wednesday

Late morning departure aboard VIA Rail from Toronto to Montreal. This evening depart Montreal aboard VIA Rail’s train Ocean. Dinner served in the dining car. Overnight VIA Rail.

Day 8 — VIA Rail / Halifax

Monday / Thursday

Enjoy a full day of rail travel through the Maritime province of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia into the city of Halifax today. Transfer to hotel upon arrival. Breakfast & lunch served in the dining car. Overnight Halifax

Day 9 — Halifax

Tuesday / Friday

Today is a free day for you to enjoy Halifax. Overnight Halifax

Day 10 — Halifax

Wednesday / Saturday

Transfer from hotel 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

  • 4 nights’ accommodation in hotels.
  • 5 nights in VIA Rail’s Sleeper Plus Class accommodations.
  • Transportation and transfers, as described.
  • Select sightseeing, activities, and admissions, as described (Seasonal Availability).
  • 13 Meals: 5 breakfasts; 4 lunches; 4 dinners.
  • 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.

Maple Leaf Winter Magic Classic Canada West Coast to East Coast


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

2018 Season
Jan–Apr & Nov–Dec
JAN–MAR $3799 $3449
APR $4099 $3749
NOV–DEC $3799 $3449
JAN–MAR $6359
APR $6699
NOV–DEC $6359
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

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