From wineries to waterfalls, snow-capped mountains and glaciers, to prairies and plains, this package covers the highlights of Canada, from west to east. We’ve combined an iconic cross country rail journey, with the freedom of a western Canada driving itinerary and some special lodging options. Marvel at the unbelievable views of the stunning glaciers at Whistler, experience the serenity of the Okanagan Valley and enjoy a breathtaking tour of the Niagara Falls.

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Why We Love It

Watch the scenery change from mountains to the scenic lakes on VIA Rail’s famous cross country train journey.

Discover the quaint serenity of Sparkling Hill Resort where you can enjoy a tour around the vineyards of the Okanagan Valley.

Enjoy a full day tour through Niagara Peninsula to Niagara Falls, one of the great wonders of the world.

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Day by day Itinerary

Trans Canada Road, Vineyards & Rail

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Day 1


Pick-up your rental car and check-in to your hotel. The day is yours to explore this cosmopolitan city.

Day 2

Vancouver - Whistler

Depart Vancouver along the scenic Sea-to-Sky Highway to the alpine resort of Whistler.

Day 3


Take the Peak 2 Peak Gondola for unbelievable views of glaciers, extinct volcanoes, snow-capped peaks and more.

Day 4

Whistler - Vernon

Begin your drive with breathtaking views of Joffre Glacier as you travel towards the sun & vineyards of Vernon.

Day 5


Today is yours to experience serenity at Sparkling Hill Resort, a European-style spa and wellness destination or tour around the vineyards of the Okanagan Valley. (B)

Day 6

Vernon - Emerald Lake Lodge

Your destination today is Yoho National Park, filled with gem-coloured glacial lakes and waterfalls, snow-covered peaks and dense forests of western red cedar and western hemlock. (B)

Day 7

Emerald Lake Lodge ―Banff

Drive beside the Bow River where you can stop at Johnston Canyon and walk along the footpath to either the waterfalls.

Day 8


Explore Banff at your leisure. Visit Banff Gondola for a panoramic view, before taking a dip at the Upper Hot Springs.

Day 9

Banff - Jasper

Your scenic drive takes you through the spine of the Canadian Rockies, the Icefields Parkway. View a never-ending procession of mammoth mountains, jagged peaks, over 100 glaciers and pristine emerald coloured lakes. Stop at the Columbia Icefield for an Ice Explorer ride.

Day 10


Explore this charming mountain village close to many terrific scenic highlights. Visit Maligne Lake, one of the most photographed lakes in the world.

Day 11

Jasper - Toronto

Relax in the mountain town of Jasper before returning your rental car. This evening board VIA Rail’s ‘Canadian’ for the famous train journey across the prairies to Toronto. (D)

Day 12

On board VIA Rail

Watch the scenery change as you leave the mountains for the prairies and great plains and then the scenic lake lands of northern Ontario. (B) (L) (D)

Day 13

On board VIA Rail

See Day 12 for today's itinerary. (B)(L)(D)

Day 14


Arrive in Toronto this morning and spend the day exploring Canada’s largest and most diverse city. (B)

Day 15

Niagara Falls

Enjoy a breathtaking, full-day tour through the orchard-laden Niagara Peninsula to Niagara Falls, one of the great wonders of the world.

Day 16


Your journey ends on check-out.

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