Western Canada Rail Vacations | Bow River

A Canadian Rockies Rail Vacation is one of those iconic experiences of a lifetime. 

Soak up jaw-dropping scenery punctuated by more than 100 ancient glaciers, towering peaks and turquoise blue lakes, all while catered to by attentive rail staff. 

Whether it's aboard Rocky Mountaineer or VIA Rail’s famous Canadian train, your trip can begin in the Pacific port of Vancouver or in the cowboy city of Calgary

Western Canada Rail Vacations INTRODUCTION

From its rugged Pacific coastline to its soaring mountain peaks, lush rainforests and endless vineyards, British Columbia marks the perfect starting point for a Western Canada train vacation.

Neighbouring British Columbia is Alberta - home to five national parks, charming resort towns and the incredible scenery of the Canadian Rockies.

Continuously listed as one of Canada’s most beloved destinations, getting here by rail is an experience not easily forgotten.

Travel into the heart of the mountains on a Canadian Rockies train trip and experience stunning vistas of verdant river valleys, dramatic rock sheds, lush rainforests and deep canyons.

As you enter the majestic 69,000-square-mile mountain range that is the Canadian Rockies, you will become immersed in some of the most dramatic scenes in North America.

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"I highly recommend this company, They will tailor a trip to meet individual needs."

Mel New Zealand

"I don't know how I will ever thank you all at Canada by Design for making our trip of a lifetime!"

Ann Australia

"Thanks for a great holiday. The Rockies - awesome, Victoria- beautiful. Whistler- magic."

Mark Sydney, Australia

"Paulina organized an awesome trip for us which included Vancouver Island and the Rockies."

Peter Australia

"We cannot thank everyone enough for their professionalism and organisational skills."

Hazel Scotland

"They not only tailored my itinerary to include activities I liked, but also made my car and hotel reservations, making it no-fuss for me. "

Annette California, United States

"We would recommend trips organized by Canada by Design to anyone who is interested in actively exploring parts of the country."

Astrid Ottawa, Canada

"The way we were able to customize our trip drive/train and explore on our own was awesome! "

Melinda Nevada, United States

"Destinations, itinerary and accommodation was all well thought out and we had a very memorable time. I'd happily use Canada by Design again."

Christopher Zurich, Switzerland

"We did the "Rail & Drive Across Canada" with you & it was wonderful. A Bucket List dream come true!"

Rita Illinois, United States