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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Canada Rail Vacations REVIEWS
"I would definitely recommend this to anyone - but especially to young parents with families. "
Annabelle Delaware, United States
"Thanks for a great holiday. The Rockies - awesome, Victoria- beautiful. Whistler- magic."
Mark Sydney, Australia
"We found our experience with Canada by Design to be most wonderful for our Trans-Canada Rail Trip."
Marjorie Stock California, United States
"The way we were able to customize our trip drive/train and explore on our own was awesome! "
Melinda Nevada, United States
"We did the "Rail & Drive Across Canada" with you & it was wonderful. A Bucket List dream come true!"
Rita Illinois, United States
"We would recommend trips organized by Canada Rail Vacationsto anyone who is interested in actively exploring parts of the country."
Astrid Ottawa, Canada
"Thank you for the wonderful job you did in setting everything up, and also for your courteous assistance."
Nick Florida, United States
"I would highly recommend Canada by Design and would certainly use them again when going to another area they service."
Joyce New Jersey, United States
"This was an A++ experience! I'll definitely use Canada Rail Vacations for our next trip to Canada."
Kathleen Texas, United States
"Overall it was a great way to see the country for the most part. "
Lorraine Squamish, Canada