Toronto to Banff Train Canada Rail Vacation

Toronto to Banff

The 12 hour fantastic journey starts from $7489 CAD per adult. Toronto to Banff

A trip to Canada is calling our name- Toronto to Banff! This vacation includes two historical railroads that link the Pacific Ocean as well as the Great Lakes, offering amazing nature excursions, must-see sites, and limitless scenery. Travel in elegance through the Canadian Rockies on the Rocky Mountaineer, spend four nights in the national parks of Banff, Lake Louise, and Jasper, and then board VIA Rail’s legendary “The Canadian” train for a ride through the Prairies and lake region. 

Finish the Toronto to Banff train journey with a visit to Metropolitan Toronto and the mighty Niagara Falls. The world-famous Rocky Mountaineer has certainly a once-in-a-lifetime experience. This opulent sightseeing train travels solely by daylight across the Canadian Rockies, stopping to emphasize natural wonders. 

This luxury sightseeing train travels over the Canadian Rockies by daylight only, stopping to highlight natural treasures. While eating hand-crafted, local meals, top-shelf beverages, and infinite snacks and desserts, riders will listen to professional guides who will describe Western Canada’s ancient heritage and stress amazing natural beauty.

The Rocky Mountaineer makes an overnight stop at VIA Train, where guests can enjoy made-to-order meals in classic train restaurant cars, glass-domed sightseeing coaches, and private sleeping cabins while admiring Canada’s natural splendor.

Arriving in Vancouver, a city known for its cultural and linguistic diversity, there should be no shortage of options to do in this city, which is extremely bustling and has a lively arts scene.

Make the most use of the guest “Hop On Hop Off” metrocard by taking a leisurely stroll around the city. The urban forest of Stanley Park, Canada’s largest Chinatown, as well as the Robson Street Shopping District all appear to be attractive tourist destinations. Stay the evening in a downtown Vancouver hotel room.

Day 2 of the Rocky Mountaineer Take the train from Vancouver to Kamloops.

Climb aboard the Rocky Mountaineer and enjoy the scenery. Next stop is Kamloops, a lake town, so travelers may rest and prepare for the next leg of their journey.

VIA Train is the most well-known midnight rail passenger service in the country. On “The Canadian,” riders go back in time and learn about Canada’s past. VIA Train serves made-to-order meals in glass-domed train dining carriages from the 1950s.

As the Rocky Mountaineer exits Vancouver for the northeast, climb aboard and raise a glass. The journey across Canada has officially begun! Travel next to the Fraser River’s massive waves while going through the Hell’s Gate rapids. More info about Fraser River here

At the conclusion of the day, guests arrive in the drier plains of Kamloops, in which riders stay overnight in their motel room.

Day 3 of the Rocky Mountaineer Take the train from Kamloops to Banff

As guests travel eastward toward Alberta, they will come across the Canadian Rockies. They will be surrounded by craggy lakeshores, snow-capped mountain summits, and fresh glacial streams while able to taste locally prepared culinary cuisine.

This world-famous lake, known as the “Jewel of the Canadian Rockies,” is one of the most filmed places on the globe. A guided excursion of the countryside between Banff and Lake Louise will be provided by the morning bus. Pass through Yoho National Park, which contains Takakkaw Falls, Kicking Horse Pass, Emerald Lake, and the Natural Rock Bridge, which crosses the Kicking Horse River, after crossing the Continental Divide. For the next two nights, guests will be staying at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. This world-famous lake, known as the “Jewel of the Canadian Rockies,” is one of the most filmed places on the globe.

Traveling via hop-on, hop-off bus is a lot of fun. Bus From Banff to Lake Louise, take a tour of the Banff and Yoho National Parks. The Icefields Parkway is a scenic drive across the Canadian Arctic. For more information on The Icefields Parkway, visit here. Admission to the Ice Explorer at the CN Tower is included in the tour. Vancouver Banff Tour, which includes the Banff Gondola from Banff to Lake Louise, takes a tour of the Banff and Yoho National Parks.

Not Included In The Purchase Price- Toronto to Banff

  • Transfers between Jasper and Toronto train stations are not covered.
  • Transit to and from the Vancouver and Toronto airports
  • On the Rocky Mountaineer, VIA Rail, or a day trip to Niagara Falls, meals are not included.
  • Gratuities for rail, lodging, and transfer staff

In The Package

  • 8 nights of hotel accommodation
  • 3 nights in a private suite in Sleeper Premium Class on the “Canadian” railway for 2 days on the Rocky Mountaineering Service GoldLeaf vs. Service SilverLeaf
  • 5 breakfasts, 6 lunches, and 3 suppers are included in the package.
  • Hop-on, hop-off is part of the package.

A whole day A journey to the Niagara Falls, which includes a meal, is included.

Additional Information and Package Upgrades- Toronto to Banff

There is a sales tax in Canada.

  • Upgrade from Silverleaf for an additional $749.
  • Update to a VIA Rail Prestige Cabin (Jasper to Toronto) – Please contact Canada Rail Vacations for further details.
  • Prices are per person, and they are subject to revision.
  • We offer triples and children’s prices; please contact them for further information.
  • Please contact Canada Rail Vacations for additional information on upgrading to Premium lodgings, which include personalized excursions and transportation.

Luxurious retreat

What a lovely mix of elegance and coziness! These spacious accommodations come with a convertible leather sofa that may be used as a double bed. Guests may also make use of the minibar in their own cabin. The cost of the meal includes all beverages.

Cuisine to die for

Three-course meals are cooked to order onboard the train. Tourists have a choice of three dishes at each meal inside the Dining car. If they have dietary limitations, they can order a tailored meal. Priority eating is given to prestige guests, and guests can dine in their room if they choose to. Guests staying at the Prestige may enjoy free Hors d’oeuvres every day.

Service of a concierge

A dedicated personal steward will be assigned to each cabin and will gladly help guests with any of their needs while on board, including changing their bedding.

In each cabin, there is a personal washroom and shower. Towels and other essentials are also available.

In each cabin, there is a private restroom and shower. Towels and other essentials are also available. Vehicles of many types are available. Guests get access to a range of cars, including the Skyline, Park, Renaissance, and Dining cars, but also reserved periods, during their voyage.

A flat-screen television with a movie library is available on board. Guests may watch pre-loaded TV series and movies, however Canada Rail Vacations would much rather that they appreciate the wonderful splendor that Canada has to offer.

Riders may also enjoy music from their collection.

Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages

At any time of day, the dedicated Prestige crew will be happy to serve guests their favorite snacks and drinks. Guests’ favorite beverages, as well as a variety of local wines and beers, are accessible throughout the day. They can request that their mini bar be restocked with their favorite drinks.


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