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Posted July 15, 2019

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Northern Ontario Winter Rails

Friday February 14 to Monday February 17, 2020

Roundtrip from Sudbury, this 4-day, 3-night tour combines a roundtrip journey on the only Rail Diesel Car service in Canada to enjoy views of pristine winter wilderness from the comfort of this unique passenger train, opportunities to learn about local history and warm Northern Ontario hospitality.

The tour, on the February long weekend, will include a Friday night welcome dinner at Sudbury’s Don Cherry’s Restaurant, Sudbury Wolves OHL game at the historic Sudbury Downtown Arena, 2 days of travel on the only year-round passenger train on the Canadian Pacific Railway, known as VIA Rail’s Sudbury — White River train, 2 nights stay in Sudbury and 1 night in White River, presentations on the train and at the hotels, most meals, free parking for vehicles at our Sudbury hotel and more.

We look forward to having you join us on this truly unique Canadian tour.

Per Person Double Occupancy $795.00; Per Single $945. First five bookings get a free copy of the award-winning 100 Photos That Changed Canada.

Or contact Rail Travel Tours below for more details or to book (at this year’s rate) your spot on our tour from June 28 through to July 4, 2020 roundtrip from Winnipeg by train to celebrate Canada Day in Churchill, Manitoba during the Province of Manitoba’s 150th anniversary. The tour will also include the Beluga Whale watching and Fort Prince of Wales tour and numerous other heritage experiences on a package offered nowhere else.

Canada Day in Churchill

Enjoy the arrival of the belugas and celebrate Manitoba’s 150th!

Sunday June 28 to Saturday July 4, 2020

Roundtrip from Winnipeg to celebrate Canada Day in Churchill during Manitoba’s 150th anniversary.

This 7 day/6 night tour features sleeping car accommodations on VIA Rail’s Winnipeg to Churchill train (2 nights each way with a dome observation car!), 3 days and 2 nights hotel stay in Churchill, town and Hudson Bay shoreline tours, Beluga Whale watching; Parks Canada Interpretive Centre (located in Churchill’s restored train station) presentation, the Itsanitaq Museum’s renowned collection of Inuit art, Cape Merry Historic Site, Canada Day in Churchill during Manitoba’s 150th and additional experiences.

Package includes hotel stays in Churchill, rail trips, transfers, heritage attractions and presentations, most meals, tour director, detailed tour info kit and more.

Price begins at $ 2,895.00 CDN + GST per person based on double occupancy. See website for additional options and single rates. First five bookings will get a special Hudson Bay Company souvenir (during the HBC's 350th anniversary) package to enjoy on the tour.

Reserve your spot today or ask for more information how you can ride the rails of history!

Call Rail Travel Tours toll-free at 1.866.704.3528 or visit their website for more details.

Canada Day in Northern Ontario

Sunday June 28 to Thursday July 2, 2020

Roundtrip from Toronto on this 5 day/4 night tour we will enjoy some great daylight train journeys, first on VIA Rail’s dome car train The Canadian to Sudbury, Ontario and also roundtrip on the remote Sudbury to White River train that travels on the Canadian Pacific Railway.

The package also includes a full day in Sudbury to visit Dynamic Earth, Northern Ontario Railway Museum and also the evening events of Canada Day here. Enjoy 2 full travel days on VIA Rail’s Sudbury to White River remote rail service or Rail Diesel Car (like a large bus on the rails and the last of its kind in Ontario!) to see some pristine parts of the Canadian Shield, visit to the White River museum, and overnight here.

The final day will be travelling from Sudbury back to Toronto by motor coach providing the opportunity to stop and tour the former CPR steamship the SS Keewatin in Port McNicoll.

Package also includes most meals and additional heritage presentations, tour director, detailed tour info kit and more.

First five bookings will get a special Hudson Bay Company souvenir (during the HBC's 350th anniversary) package to enjoy on the tour.

Reserve your spot today or ask for more information how you can ride the rails of history!

Call Rail Travel Tours toll-free at 1.866.704.3528 for more details.

When you book this trip Canada’s History Society receives a commission which goes to support our educational and outreach programs.

Reserve your spot today or ask for more information how you can ride the rails of history!

Call Rail Travel Tours toll-free at 1.866.704.3528 to process your deposit and reserve your space, and for more information on how you can ride the rails of history.

 

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