Rail tours offer a unique type of vacation in which much of the transportation is conducted via rail. Trains have been a fascination of many for years and with these select rail journeys you will get to experience the wondrous view, comfort and excitement of a train with the in-depth experience of a hosted or escorted tour.
This breathtaking vacation crosses Canada using the scenic railroad. Your trip begins in Toronto with an orientation tour and excursion to Niagara Falls. Board a Niagara Falls sightseeing cruise for a thrilling boat ride to view thundering Niagara Falls from the river level. Back in Toronto, board the Art Deco cars of VIA Rail's The Canadian train for your 3-night rail journey through Ontario, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan. Watch the scenic countryside, lakes, and sun-dappled forests from your windows as you relax in first-class, refurbished cars from the 1950s. Disembark in Jasper and take in the beauty of Jasper National Park. Enjoy an excursion to Maligne Lake for a fully narrated cruise to Spirit Island, and travel through Jasper National Park on Icefields Parkway. Take a thrilling Ice Explorer ride on the 1,000-foot-deep Columbia Icefield. On the way to Banff National Park, drink in the stunning sights of Lake Louise with its green-blue waters forming a perfect mirror reflection of Mount Victoria. In Banff, visit Sulphur Mountain for a ride on the Banff gondola with panoramic views of Banff's spectacular scenery. Next, enjoy a wine tasting at a local winery in Kelowna, then catch a ferry to Victoria for a visit to Butchart Gardens and free time on your own. Your Canadian vacation ends back in Vancouver.View Tour
If it's a picturesque train journey through wintery mountains and past tiny Scandinavian towns you're looking for, then check out our very own version of the Polar Express. On this scenic 9-day trip, you'll start in Oslo and head up north to get a taste of the highlights of Lapland. Once you disembark, there'll be plenty of opportunities to visit museums, taking part in winter activities like snowshoeing and dog-sledding, and getting acquainted with small-town life in snow-covered northern Sweden. Be sure to watch the sky for a chance to spot the Northern Lights in their full glory!View Tour
It's simple: You refer your friends, family, and anyone to us and when they book you will receive an American Express gift card worth up to $200 in the mail for simply referring.Read More