Travel through an ever-changing scenery of foothills & mountains, fjords & ice-floes, visiting Banff, Jasper, Vancouver and Victoria en route. Enjoy scenic train journeys on the VIA Rail "Skeena" train from Jasper to Prince Rupert and enjoy wildlife spotting on an Inside Passage day-cruise.
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British Columbia Rail Tours
A rail journey is a fantastic way to explore beautiful British Columbia. Enjoy luxurious seats and tasty cuisine in your cabin, watching as rugged mountains and endless lakes roll past your window. Our suggested itineraries below highlight the beauty of a rail tour in Canada.
Start your journey in the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver before you embark on an amazing Alaskan Cruise on Celebrity Eclipse. After your cruise you have two more nights in Vancouver, two days on the Rocky Mountaineer and stays in Kamloops, Jasper and Banff.
- Sun Peaks
- Lake Louise
- Okanagan Valley
The ultimate tour of Western Canada, staying in first class hotels, enjoying special dinners and travelling on board the iconic Rocky Mountaineer train. With an expert Tour Director, you will explore the national parks of the Rockies, take an Ice Explorer onto Athabasca Glacier, enjoy wine in the Okanagan Valley and stay at the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.
Experience Canada east to west, before you cruise to Alaska. This independent tour starts in Toronto with the option to visit wonderful Niagara Falls. Then fly to Calgary, onwards to Banff. Experience the Rockies on a two-day trip on the Rocky Mountaineer train, then enjoy a 7-day cruise to Alaska.
Take time to enjoy the best of the Canadian Rockies this leisurely independent tour, followed by an amazing seven night Alaska cruise with Holland America. Highlights include Banff, Jasper and Yoho National Parks, and cruising the Inside Passage.
Take time to enjoy the best of the Canadian Rockies, starting in Calgary and ending in Vancouver. This slower-paced tour, includes a relaxing two-night stays as well as two full days to be spent at your leisure.
This tour combines two classic rail routes through the Canadian landscape, beginning and ending in Vancouver. Along the way, you’ll be treated to views of Whistler, the Cariboo region, Jasper, Banff and Lake Louise – an unforgettable experience. Travel in style on the Rocky Mountaineer, admiring the changes in scenery as you journey through some of the most fascinating and beautiful locations in Canada.
- Lake Louise
17 Day Rockies and Alaskan holiday is perfect for people who would like a independent touring experience. Visit all the key Canadian Rocky locations at your leisure by car before boarding the Rocky Mountaineer from Jasper to Vancouver before embarking on your 7 night Alaska Celebrity Cruise.
Your tour starts in Calgary before you transfer to Banff for 3 nights. Banff offers excellent sightseeing opportunities of the Rockies. From Banff you will travel for two days on the world famous Rocky Mountaineer to Vancouver, spend two nights in Vancouver before your seven night Alaskan cruise on Holland America.
This epic journey on VIA Rails famed "Canadian" service invites you to travel in comfort from Toronto’s urban excitement, through a spellbinding diversity of landscapes to Vancouver, a metropolitan gem on the Pacific coast.