Rail Travel Tours

April 01, 2009 13:30 ET

Rail Tour for the Cure: Supporting the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, BC/Yukon Region

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 1, 2009) - Rail Travel Tours invites the public to support the fundraising tour for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, BC/Yukon Region called the "RAIL TOUR FOR THE CURE(i)". This first class 9 day roundtrip package from Vancouver on VIA's Canadian to Jasper and the Skeena to Prince Rupert, May 29-June 6/09, features more mountain views thought possible.

A highlight will be travelling on the Skeena's PANORAMA Dome for scenic views from its wraparound windows celebrating the 95th anniversary of the completion of this line to Prince Rupert. Also included are meals on the trains, hotel stays, off train tours, transfers, Breast Cancer awareness information and more. At the price of $2,995 CDN (per person-double occupancy) space expects to go quick. To reserve space or receive info contact Rail Travel Tours toll free at 1-866-704-3528 www.railtraveltours.com or email railtravetours@mts.net. Final Payment deadline is April, 24/09.

First travel on the Canadian in Silver & Blue sleeping car class for the overnight journey to Jasper. Experience the Jasper Heritage the Maligne Canyon walking tour. Continuing on from Jasper the group will travel on the all-daylight train called the Skeena in Panorama railcar to view wildlife, the Rocky and Coastal Mountains, Skeena River and more. Then arrive at the end of the line to visit Prince Rupert. The group will enjoy Prince Rupert for two nights and a full day to visit the Museum of Northern BC and the restored North Pacific Cannery.

Hotel stays include 2 nights in Jasper, 2 nights in Prince George and 2 nights & Prince Rupert. The other 2 nights are on the Canadian for a total of 8 nights on the tour. Return to Vancouver by train the same route in reverse for more scenic mountain views and added activities.

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