The Canadian Prestige Journey
14 days / 13 nights
Time on train
4 days / 4 nights
Where it goes
When to go
May – September
Your itinerary is personalized to suit your dreams and needs:
- Decide your desired budget
- Choose your own activities and experiences
- Have all the details of your trip arranged for you
Travel from Toronto to Vancouver in Prestige Class
Travel across Canada in VIA Rail's Prestige Class and experience personalized luxury service throughout your journey. Exclusive private tours compliment your experience in each of your stopover destinations.
Travel onboard a Sleeper Train from Toronto to Vancouver
Oversized cabins and concierge service of Prestige Class
Premium hotel accommodations whilst off the train
Unique choice of privately guided sightseeing experiences
Seamless experience from start to finish
Top experiences and features
Relax in a Prestige cabin on VIA Rail
Your Questions Answered
Find out what is included in your trip and have all your questions answered. We are here to help.
Frequently Asked Questions
Our vacations are not typically ‘escorted.’ You are not tied into a specific group, or a rigid daily itinerary but rather have the freedom of ‘independent’ travel.
This allows you, with the help of our Canadian Insiders, to personalize your trip to suit your occasion, interests, timeframe and budget. We’ll guide you through the process and provide the reassurance of seamless connections, customer service support, and scheduled activities tailored to your taste.
Your trip can be as rich as you’d like, and completely arranged around your interests and needs. The greatest benefit of working with us is our local knowledge. You can customize your trip and decide what you’d like to see and do.
If your trip is a special occasion, we’ll make sure it is unforgettable. Or if you’re traveling with a group, we’ll take care of the logistics so you can share time together stress-free.
Absolutely! We personalize all our clients’ trips to fit their exact tastes and needs. You can add days at locations that you’d like to explore and spend more time at. Or leave out certain areas that don’t interest you as much. Discuss your travel goals with our Vacation Advisors who make sure that your trip fits your needs and budget.
Accessible hotel rooms vary by hotel, ranging from partially accessible to fully barrier free. Your Fresh Tracks Vacation Advisor will make sure to find the right room for your needs.
All our trips are personalized to fit our clients’ schedule and budget. The price of your trip generally depends on the travel season, train service, accommodations, and the sightseeing tours you take. When you request a quote you’ll be provided with the detailed information you need
Most of our trips include stops to get off the train to explore Canada’s beautiful locations, national parks and unique cities. However, if you’re keen to maximize your time onboard, we’ll pair you up with the perfect train experience.
All of our overnight train journeys feature a private cabin on board the train. In addition, you'll typically enjoy the train's viewing areas, common lounges, and dining cars where you can socialize with fellow travelers.
Prestige Class is an all-inclusive experience on VIA Rail's Canadian Train. Prestige Class guests receive unrestricted access to the Prestige Park Car and other viewing cars, as well as priority meal reservations, afternoon tapas, and turndown service. A dedicated concierge takes care of you while you are onboard the train. All meals, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, and snacks are included.
You will have a private cabin on the train. Prestige cabins feature an L-shaped leather couch that converts into a large lower bed for two. There is an extra large picture window, flat screen TV, and private washroom and shower in the cabin.
Meals are included on VIA Rail's Canadian train. As you travel across the country, you will enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner in the train’s dining car. These meals are cooked by onboard chefs and are made using fresh ingredients. Lunch and dinner are three courses (starter, main, dessert). The menu options usually include a meat dish, fish dish, and vegetarian dish. If you have dietary requirements or allergies, you can request special meals in advance.
Arrive in Toronto
Arrive in Toronto today, Canada's 'big city' comprised of eclectic, historic neighbourhoods, skyscrapers, and Lake Ontario's sweeping waterfront.
- Private Transfer from Toronto Airport
- Dinner at the CN Tower
VIA Rail - Depart Toronto
Board The Canadian train in Toronto and begin your transcontinental journey west in Prestige Class. Travel north into Ontario's picturesque lake country.
VIA Rail - Ontario
Head west through the rugged landscape of the Canadian Shield and into the province of Manitoba.
VIA Rail - Canadian Prairies
Journey across the undulating plains of the Prairie provinces — Saskatchewan and Alberta.
Arrive in Jasper
See the magnificent Canadian Rockies early this morning as you arrive in Jasper.
- Private Transfer from Train Station
- Suggested Add-On : Round of Golf in Jasper
If you are a golf enthusiast, ask your Vacation Advisor to book you a round of golf at Jasper's finest course.
Explore Jasper National Park
Jasper’s wide-open valleys are enticing to a variety of wildlife and are incredibly breathtaking.
- Private Maligne Tour with Cruise
Travel to stunning Maligne Lake for a 1.5h cruise, and explore the Maligne Valley with your private guide. This area is known to be rich in wildlife.
- Private Sidecar Motorcycle Tour
Explore Jasper National Park on a Harley Davidson motorcycle sidecar tour.
- Privately Guided Walk or Hike in Jasper
Icefields Parkway to Lake Louise
Travel along the spine of the Rockies, on one of the most beautiful roads in the world — the Icefields Parkway — to picture-perfect Lake Louise.
- Private Sightseeing to Lake Louise
Enjoy a leisurely day of sightseeing to Lake Louise. This breathtaking stretch of road is dotted with ancient glaciers, emerald lakes and cascading waterfalls!
- Private Icefields Sightseeing with Heli-Tour (Extra Cost)
Explore the Icefields Parkway at your own pace with a private guide. Stop to soar over Cline Pass in a helicopter.
Explore Lake Louise and Yoho National Park
Spend a day enjoying the amenities of Chateau Lake Louise and the gems of Yoho National Park.
- Private Yoho National Park Sightseeing Tour
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Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
Often referred to as Canada's "Castle in the Rockies," the Fairmont Banff Springs is an iconic landmark in the town of Banff. In the summer, play a round of golf at the hotel’s stunning golf course.
Personalize This Itinerary
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Celebrate an occasion
Whether it's a birthday, anniversary, graduation, or the fulfillment of a lifelong goal, our team is ready to make it a celebration to remember. From arranging a bottle of champagne to putting together a helicopter picnic for two on top of a mountain at sunset, we're ready to make your dreams a reality.
What Our Customers Say
The Rockies were the highlight of the trip
The Rockies were the highlight of the trip. We loved it. We could have stayed in Jasper another day. The staff at Fresh Tracks were both very helpful. I felt they both cared about...
Brenda and Damon
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