Canadian Train Odyssey Cosmos

Canadian Train Odyssey

Cross country in scenic splendor on a Canadian Train Odyssey tour. Travel by rail from Montreal to Vancouver. Witness incredible natural wonders in National Parks including Jasper, Banff and Yoho. Cruise to see the thundering Niagara Falls. Visit stunning Lake Louise and take a thrilling ride on the Columbia Icefield in an all-terrain vehicle. Explore breathtaking Butchart Gardens and artsy Gastown. Keep your camera handy for the many photo-ops you'll encounter.


15 Daysfr. $3,601

  • SCENIC TRAIN TOUR through Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta
  • CRUISE at Niagara Falls
  • RIDE the Ice Explorer—an all-terrain vehicle—on Columbia Icefield
  • VISIT breathtaking Lake Louise
  • EXPLORE Jasper, Banff and Yoho National Parks
  • SCENIC FERRY to Victoria through the scenic Gulf Islands
  • VISIT world-famous Butchart Gardens
  • SIGHTSEEING TOUR in Toronto
  • STROLL Banff Avenue, a main thoroughfare of boutiques and shops
  • TRAVEL over Kicking Horse Pass on the Continental Divide
  • TOUR Vancouver's Stanley Park, Gastown and Chinatown
  • Headsets throughout the tour.
  • Touring by private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach with free Wi-Fi
  • Gratuities are included for services during the land stay of your vacation, except on Cosmos Lite vacations and unless otherwise noted above. This includes wait staff at included meals, and porterage at hotels for one suitcase per person. Gratuities for your Tour Director, Local Hosts®, Local Guides, driver, and ship’s crew are not included in the vacation price (unless otherwise noted in pricing details) and are discretionary. Gratuities are not included on Cosmos Lite vacations and are discretionary.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
4 Breakfasts, 3 dinners
  • Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Toronto in Toronto, Canada (2 nights)
  • The Canadian, VIA Rail’s premier transcontinental train (3 nights) NOTE: Private bedroom on VIA Rail’s the Canadian® train from Toronto to Jasper in Sleeper Plus class
  • The Jasper Inn & Suites by Sunrise in Jasper, Canada (2 nights)
  • Irwin's Mountain Inn in Banff, Canada (2 nights)
  • Quality Inn Kamloops in kamloops, Canada (1 night)
  • Royal Scot Hotel & Suites in Victoria, Canada (2 nights)
  • Sandman Hotel Vancouver City Center in Vancouver, Canada (2 nights)
  • Best Western Stockholm in Stockholm, Sweden (2 nights)
  • The hotels listed are intended to be used on all departures however Cosmos reserves the right to substitute other hotels than those listed. If a change becomes necessary for any reason, the hotel substituted will be of equivalent quality to those listed. No refunds are provided for hotel changes and full cancellation penalties apply.

TORONTO Location Information Description

Toronto, Canada

Welcome to Toronto! Your Tour Director is on hand late this afternoon to answer any questions.

Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Toronto

TORONTO. EXCURSION TO NIAGARA FALLS Location Information Description

Toronto, Canada

Leave bustling Toronto and travel along the shores of Lake Ontario to Niagara Falls. Sightseeing here includes the Niagara Falls sightseeing cruise past the world-famous falls. Return to Toronto and enjoy a sightseeing tour that includes City Hall, the downtown banking district, Rogers Centre, and stunning CN Tower—more than a third of a mile high. NOTE: Operation of the Niagara Falls sightseeing cruise is subject to favorable weather and/or river conditions. When unfavorable conditions exist, a walking tour through the scenic tunnels will be substituted.

Spend the evening exploring the city sights on your own, or join the optional outing that combines dinner with the spectacular sight of Toronto’s skyline from the CN Tower.

Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Toronto

TORONTO–VIA RAIL THE CANADIAN Location Information Description

Toronto, Canada

Today, watch the scenery as you whisk by the ever-changing Canadian landscape and travel the full length of the Canadian National Railway’s breathtaking mainline.

Breakfast, Dinner

The Canadian, VIA Rail’s premier train

VIA RAIL THE CANADIAN Location Information Description

Toronto, Canada

Today, watch the scenery as you whisk by the ever-changing Canadian landscape and travel the full length of the Canadian National Railway’s breathtaking mainline.

Breakfast, Dinner

The Canadian, VIA Rail’s premier train

VIA RAIL THE CANADIAN Location Information Description

Winnipeg, Canada

The Canadian glides through Winnipeg, before continuing the journey through Manitoba’s prairies and into Saskatchewan.

Breakfast, Dinner

The Canadian, VIA Rail’s premier train

VIA RAIL THE CANADIAN–JASPER NATIONAL PARK Location Information Description

Jasper, Canada

Arrive in Jasper this morning and enjoy an orientation tour of the townsite. The remainder of your day is free to enjoy the ambiance of this delightful mountain setting.

The Jasper Inn & Suites by Sunrise

JASPER NATIONAL PARK Location Information Description

Jasper, Canada

Consider an optional trip to Maligne Lake for a narrated cruise to much-photographed Spirit Island. On the return journey, stop to view mighty Maligne Canyon. With free time this afternoon, maybe hike on the trails and watch for wildlife, or stroll the streets of Jasper. Perhaps an optional float trip on the Athabasca River to end the day?

The Jasper Inn & Suites by Sunrise

JASPER NATIONAL PARK–COLUMBIA ICEFIELD–LAKE LOUISE–BANFF NATIONAL PARK Location Information Description

Jasper, Canada

Board your motorcoach this morning and journey through Jasper National Park, stopping along the way at the Columbia Icefield to experience the Ice Explorer, an all-terrain vehicle that travels on ice measuring 750 feet (250 meters) thick.

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Lake Louise, Canada

Continue down Icefields Parkway to Lake Louise, where cold waters mirror the surrounding mountains and glaciers.

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Banff, Canada

Arrive in Banff National Park for a leisurely 2-night stay. An orientation tour includes Banff’s unspoiled beauty.

Irwin's Mountain Inn

BANFF NATIONAL PARK Location Information Description

Banff, Canada

This morning, consider an optional helicopter ride over the Canadian Rockies. The day is free to independently explore this resort town located within Banff National Park. Stroll Banff Avenue, the main thoroughfare of boutiques and souvenir shops.

The surrounding 2,564 square miles of parkland are home to wildlife, including elk and grizzly bear. This evening, your Tour Director will suggest an optional horse-drawn wagon ride along scenic trails, followed by a BBQ Steak dinner.

Irwin's Mountain Inn

BANFF NATIONAL PARK–YOHO NATIONAL PARK–GLACIER NATIONAL PARK–KAMLOOPS Location Information Description

Kamloops, Canada

This morning, leave Banff National Park and travel over Kicking Horse Pass on the Continental Divide. Travel through Yoho National Park, where pre-Cambrian fossils were discovered, and Glacier National Park, where recreational mountain climbing was introduced to North America a century ago. Late this afternoon, arrive at the cattle-ranching center of Kamloops.

Quality Inn Kamloops

KAMLOOPS–FERRY CROSSING–VICTORIA Location Information Description

Vancouver Island, Canada

As you travel through the Coast Mountain Range to its majestic Pacific coastline, the vegetation changes from desert landscape to lush alpine forest. Board your afternoon ferry for the spectacular crossing to Vancouver Island.

Location Information Description

Victoria/Canada, Canada

Sightseeing in Victoria includes the world-famous Butchart Gardens, the Inner Harbour, Bastion Square, and Thunderbird Park. This evening, consider strolling along the Waterfront Promenade.

Breakfast

Royal Scot Hotel & Suites

VICTORIA Location Information Description

Victoria/Canada, Canada

Be sure to discover some of the attractions this splendid city has to offer, including the Royal British Columbia Museum, Afternoon Tea at the Empress Hotel, a whale-watching cruise on the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and fine shopping along Government Street.

Royal Scot Hotel & Suites

VICTORIA–FERRY CROSSING–VANCOUVER Location Information Description

Strait of Georgia, Canada

This morning, set sail across the Strait of Georgia and through the spectacular Gulf Islands, an archipelago known for its Mediterranean-like climate.

Location Information Description

Vancouver, Canada

In Vancouver, city sightseeing includes Stanley Park, Gastown, Chinatown, and many other famous landmarks. The remainder of the day is free to explore Robson Street and experience British Columbia’s premier shopping and entertainment location.

Sandman Hotel Vancouver City Center

VANCOUVER Location Information Description

Vancouver, Canada

Today is at leisure for independent sightseeing. Maybe take a water taxi to lively Granville Island with its outdoor markets, street musicians, and waterfront cafés. Or, re-visit historic Gastown with its steam-powered clock, antique shops, art galleries, and street vendors.

Sandman Hotel Vancouver City Center

VANCOUVER Location Information Description

Vancouver, Canada

Your vacation ends this morning.

Departure Date
Price
Fri, Sep 02, 2022
$4,014.00
Fri, May 12, 2023
$3,601.00
Fri, May 19, 2023
$3,601.00
Fri, Jun 02, 2023
$4,221.00
Fri, Jun 16, 2023
$4,221.00
Fri, Jun 23, 2023
$4,221.00
Fri, Jul 07, 2023
$4,221.00
Fri, Jul 21, 2023
$4,221.00
Fri, Jul 28, 2023
$4,221.00
Fri, Aug 04, 2023
$4,221.00
Fri, Aug 18, 2023
$4,221.00
Fri, Aug 25, 2023
$4,221.00
Fri, Sep 01, 2023
$4,221.00

Important information:

  • All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to change without notice. Your land package pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once your deposit is received and applied to the booking, except where price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees. Room configurations are subject to availability. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added.

ALL guests must carefully verify the existing identification requirements for their particular travel situation DIRECTLY WITH THEIR LOCAL CONSULATES OR EMBASSIES or with a visa service, as these requirements may change. Guests without proper documentation may be denied entry and will not be entitled to a refund
  • 45-22 days prior to commencement of services: 20% of total price*
  • 21-8 days prior to commencement of services: 30% of total price*
  • 7-1 days prior to commencement of services: 50% of total price*
  • On departure day and later: 100% of total price*
  • *Total price does not include any Instant Purchase Air or Instant Purchase Air service fees, which are non-refundable after 24 hours from purchase. Intra-vacation air is non-refundable after final payment.
  • Cancellation fees may also apply to any additional services, including extra night accommodations, independently supplied services, and optional excursions reserved prior to, during, and after the tour. If flight changes, including, but not limited to, flight cancellations or name changes, are requested after full land and air deposits are received, revision fees, change fees, or airline cancellation fees will apply.
  • In many instances, airline revision or change fees can be up to $300, but in some instances may be up to 100% of the ticket price. Cancellation penalties will be quoted at time of cancellation.
  • All cancellations must be received in writing prior to tour departure. The cancellation policy will apply according to the date that the cancellation notification is received. The MINIMUM cancellation penalty is the deposit amount.
  • The purchase to trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended.
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  • All prices are in US Dollars.
  • A $250 non-refundable, non-transferable, per-person, per-vacation deposit is required to reserve space for you, with some limited exceptions, as noted below. Payment of the deposit indicates you have read and accepted theseall Terms & Conditions. Your booking is not confirmed until the deposit payment is processed and you receive a confirmation invoice.
  • Final payment is due 45 days prior to departure, with some limited exceptions, as noted below. Within the final payment date, payment in full is required at time of booking to reserve space. Reservations (land, cruise, and air) are canceled if final payment is not received by the due date. The payment policy may vary for group reservations.
  • Additional deposits or payments are required for international air added to the start and/or end of your vacation and/or for intra-vacation air, as specified in the itinerary (“air-inclusive vacations”). Air-inclusive vacation pricing is guaranteed upon receipt of full land plus air deposit or land deposit plus full airfare price, depending on type of airfare purchased (Flex-Air or Instant Purchase Air).
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