3844
Canada

Canadian Explorer

Journey by train and coach through Canada’s diverse cities and untamed wilderness, discovering architecture in Montréal, cuisine in Toronto and sweeping views in the Canadian Rockies.
Rating (4.72)
Program No. 3844RJ
Length
13 days
Starts at
5,799
Special Offer
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At a Glance

Experience Canada’s iconic landscapes on this epic journey by train and coach – from the splendor of the British Columbia coast to the wilds of the Rockies and the charm of Old Montreal. Journey 3,000 spectacular miles to coastal rainforest, soaring mountains, magnificent great lakes, sweeping plains and historic cities. Explore the rich legacies of its provinces, the architecture of its cities and the incomparable blending of Indigenous, French and British cultures.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles daily over varied terrain; some stairs. Elevations up to 3,000 feet.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Experience the unique and diverse cultural offerings of Canada’s great cities – Montréal, Toronto and Vancouver.
  • Learn the history of the Canadian railway and its central role in the building of a nation.
  • From your cozy railcar, see Rocky mountain peaks crowned with snow transform into the farms, lakes, forests and flat prairie landscapes of central Canada.

General Notes

Frequent delays on VIA Rail require a flexible itinerary. Be sure to review the Lodging description for details on the overnight accommodations on VIA Rail.
Featured Expert
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Bruce Bell
Bruce Bell — journalist, author, playwright, actor and curator — is considered Toronto’s most famous historian and was named the Official Historian of St. Lawrence Hall by the city of Toronto. An award-winning playwright, he also published “Amazing Tales of St. Lawrence Neighbourhood” and “TORONTO: A Pictorial Celebration.” Bruce’s mission is to tell Toronto’s history through his writings and lectures, including his sold-out shows at Toronto’s famed Winter Garden Theatre.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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