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Luxury Stay, Rail & Cruise - Vancouver to New York

Luxury Stay, Rail & Cruise - Vancouver to New York

18 nights from
AU$12,999 Per person twin share
 
  • Package Type
    Luxury
  • CATC Main Accommodation
    Accommodation in Canada
  • Book Before
    31 Aug 2019
  • Travel From
    18 Sep 2020
  • Travel Until
    04 Oct 2020
18 nights from
AU$12,999 Per person twin share
 
  • Package Type
    Luxury
  • CATC Main Accommodation
    Accommodation in Canada
  • Book Before
    31 Aug 2019
  • Travel From
    18 Sep 2020
  • Travel Until
    04 Oct 2020
Description 
  • Package Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation 18-night accommodationCruiseCruise 8 nights aboard Crystal Cruises shipMealsMeals Meals as per itineraryTourTour Gastronomic Gastown TourTourTour Full day tour of Niagara FallsTourTour Victoria Whale Watching Adventure TransferTransfer Private arrival transfer to hotelTransportationTransportation 4 nights on VIA Rail’s ‘The Canadian’ train

Summary

Be amazed with Canada and New England’s never-ending riches as you journey from Vancouver to New York, combining luxury and overwhelming experiences through this 19-day rail and cruise package. Spend memorable nights in 5-star and 4-star hotels and travel in style across the country on board VIA Rail’s magnificent train. Explore the charming cities of Vancouver, Toronto and Quebec and visit the Niagara Falls, one of the great wonders of the world, to feel its beautiful energy as you cruise close to the waterfalls. Step aboard Crystal Cruises’ elegant ship, Crystal Serenity, and set sail through the Gulf of St. Lawrence and Bay of Fundy, stopping by Saint John, Bar Harbour, Boston and Newport on the way to New York City. During your 8-night cruise, enjoy first-class food, entertainment and spa services.

Book on or before August 31, 2019

Departure dates:

  • September 18 – October 6, 2020
  • October 4 – 22, 2020 

Highlights

  • Gastronomic Gastown Tour - Food tasting with alcoholic pairings
  • Victoria Whale Watching Adventure
  • Full day tour to Niagara Falls
  • 4-night VIA Rail’s ‘The Canadian’
  • 8-night Crystal Cruises - Quebec to New York

Inclusions

  • 3-night accommodation in Vancouver at a 5-star hotel
  • 2-night accommodation in Toronto at a 4-star hotel
  • 1-night accommodation in Quebec at a 5-star hotel
  • 4 nights aboard VIA Rail’s ‘The Canadian’, sleeper plus twin cabin
  • 8 nights aboard Crystal Cruises’ deluxe stateroom with picture window
  • City arrival & departure private transfers
  • All meals as per itinerary
  • Gastronomic Gastown Tour
  • Victoria Whale Watching Adventure by Air & Sea
  • Private full day tour of Niagara Falls

Itinerary

Day 1, Vancouver
Upon your arrival, your drive will meet you at Vancouver airport and transfer you to your downtown hotel where you will stay for the next 3 nights.

Day 2, Vancouver
This morning, enjoy breakfast at your hotel before spending the morning discovering Vancouver at your leisure. This afternoon, you will eat and drink your way through Vancouver’s number one foodie district, just like the locals love to do! Indulge in the foodie historic neighbourhood with Canadian poutine, Vancouver’s best pizza, delicious desserts, cocktails, craft beer, wine and more!

Gastown is Vancouver’s oldest neighbourhood, laden with iconic restaurants, quirky pubs, and historic spaces. To uncover the alleyways and doors that hold Gastown’s gems, a Foodie Tour can’t be beat!

*Tasting locations & tastings are subject to change without notice.

Day 3, Vancouver
This morning, you will fly from Vancouver Harbour to downtown Victoria to join an exciting and educational whale watching adventure that focuses on the Southern resident killer whale population. This unique opportunity to see these magnificent animals in their natural habitat will bring you insight that no aquarium can provide. Additional highlights include seals, sea lions, seabirds, and the spectacular vistas of Southern Vancouver Island. (B)

Day 4, Vancouver
Following breakfast at your hotel, you will have the morning at leisure. This afternoon, you will have a private transfer from your hotel to the train station, where you will board VIA Rail’s ‘The Canadian’.

Your adventure starts as soon as you step on board. For the next 4 days, your will discover breathtaking views whether it’s from your cabin or from one of the scenic dome cars. (B, D)

Days 5-7, VIA Rail’s The Canadian
Enjoy the next three days aboard VIA Rail’s ‘The Canadian’. Relax in the spacious seats of you own private sleeper cabin as you journey across Canada. In the dining cars, enjoy freshly prepared meals showcasing Canadian and regional cuisine prepared by the onboard chefs. Each night while at dinner, your cabin will be transformed into beds so when you return you can snuggle down be gently swayed to sleep. (B, L, D)

Day 8, Toronto
This afternoon, you will pull into Toronto train station. Your driver will be waiting for you to transfer you to your downtown Toronto Hotel. Enjoy the remainder of the afternoon and evening at your leisure discover this buzzing city. (B)

Day 9, Niagara Falls
This morning following breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred by private air-conditioned SUV for a breathtaking, full-day tour through the orchard-laden Niagara Peninsula to Niagara Falls, one of the great wonders of the world. You will enjoy a cruise aboard Hornblower Cruises. Hear the thundering roar and feel the falling mist as you cruise close to the falls. Lunch will be at Table Rock House Restaurant before your journey back to the hotel. (B, L)

Day 10, Toronto – Quebec
Today is an early start as you board your Corridor train to Quebec. Relax in your spacious business class seat as you glide past amazing east coast scenery and enjoy onboard meals during the journey. Upon your arrival into Quebec, your driver will be waiting for you to transfer you to your hotel. (B, L, D) 

Day 11, Quebec
Enjoy today at your leisure discovering this amazing city, which is situated on the Saint Lawrence River. Just below your hotel is Quebec’s old town, which is bounded by fortifications of stone building and narrow streets just waiting to be explored. This afternoon, you will be transferred to the port where you will board your Crystal Cruise to New York. (B, D)

Day 12-18, Crystal Cruises’ Crystal Serenity
Enjoy the next 7 days aboard Crystal Serenity cruising the Gulf of St. Lawrence and the bay of Fundy and stopping at Saint John, Bar Harbour, Boston and Newport on way to New York City. During your cruise, indulge in Michelin level cuisine, be entertained with Broadway-inspired show or find bliss at the Crystal Life Spa. (B, L, D)

Day 19, New York
This morning, you sail into New York. Upon disembarkation, your tour will end. (B)

Important Notes

  • While VIA Rail endeavours to operate according to the set schedule, freight traffic does take priority on the railroads in Canada and can occasionally cause delays outside of VIA Rail's control.
  • Please contact us if you wish to extend your stay in New York City.

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