Fairmont Chateau Frontenac, Quebec City
Fairmont Chateau Frontenac, Quebec City
Victoria Harbour, Vancouver Island
Victoria Harbour, Vancouver Island
A waterfall
A waterfall
Horseback riding, Jasper National Park
Horseback riding, Jasper National Park
Canoe ride, Banff National park
Canoe ride, Banff National park
VIA RAil's 'Corridor' train
VIA RAil's 'Corridor' train
Drinks onboard VIA Rail
Drinks onboard VIA Rail
VIA Rail train passes the St. Lawrence river
VIA Rail train passes the St. Lawrence river
Toronto, Ontario
Toronto, Ontario
Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls
Maritimes lighthouse
Maritimes lighthouse

Fall Colors Across Canada

The best of fall foliage on a Trans-Canadian train journey

Experience the golden stands of Aspens rustling softly against an azure sky in the Canadian Rockies, and then, the brilliant reds and oranges of the Maples in Ontario and Quebec. The best time is from mid-September to early October – so be sure to book early as this is a popular season!

Our favorite Across Canada Fall Color Trips...

Insider Tip: Can't find the right trip for you? Use our Trip Finder to browse through all of our Canadian trip ideas,
or have a Custom Trip Created for you, to meet your timeline and budget.

Closer to God

Inside story #6

‘Closer to God’

Ever wondered what it feels like traveling with Fresh Tracks Canada?

We caught up with some of our travelers and asked them about their Canadian experience.

Across Canada by Train
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Across Canada by Train

13

days

starting fromUS $6,290per person

From the metropolis of Toronto to the serenity of Lake Louise, the Across Canada by Train trip fills your desire for the energy of big cities and the calmness of nature. As you journey across the country by train, you see firsthand how diverse Canada's... read more

from US $6,290 to US $10,357 per person

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Across Canada by Train

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13 days / 12 nights starting from US $6,290 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Seeing Canada's world famous towns & cities: Toronto, Banff, Jasper, Lake Louise, & Vancouver
  • Spectacular Niagara Falls
  • Enjoy unique, small group sightseeing excursions and flexible options
  • 2 days on Rocky Mountaineer
  • 3 nights on VIA Rail
  • Choice of great hotels
East Meets West Train Explorer
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East Meets West Train Explorer

10

days

starting fromUS $5,250per person

Traveling across Canada is a dream – and what better way to do it than with the convenience and comfort of train travel' Combine a cross country overnight journey with the luxury of Rocky Mountaineer's daylight sightseeing train and you will be... read more

from US $5,250 to US $8,787 per person

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East Meets West Train Explorer

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10 days / 9 nights starting from US $5,250 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Overnight train trip across Canada onboard VIA Rail
  • Rocky Mountaineer's scenic daylight rail journey
  • Seeing the Canadian Rockies and glaciers along the Icefields Parkway
  • Exploring the towns of Banff & Jasper
Canada Coast to Coast by Train
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Canada Coast to Coast by Train

21

days

starting fromUS $8,980per person

Experience the cosmopolitan cities of Vancouver and Toronto, the alpine charms of Banff, Jasper and Lake Louise in the magnificent Canadian Rockies, the delights of Quebec's Charlevoix region, and the picturesque coastal city of Halifax - on this ultimate... read more

from US $8,980 to US $14,735 per person

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Canada Coast to Coast by Train

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21 days / 20 nights starting from US $8,980 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • The ultimate trans-Canada train trip
  • Unique, small group excursions
  • 2 days on Rocky Mountaineer
  • 4 nights aboard VIA Rail
  • Scenic wonders: Lake Louise, Niagara Falls and the Atlantic Coast
  • Choice of great hotels and tours
Pan Canadian Train Experience
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Pan Canadian Train Experience

23

days

starting fromUS $10,330per person

 

Enjoy the multicultural cities of Vancouver, Winnipeg, Ottawa, and Toronto, the alpine charm of Jasper in the stunning Canadian Rockies, the charms of Quebec's Charlevoix region, and the picture perfect coastal city of Halifax. This is the ultimate Canadian... read more

from US $10,330 to US $14,395 per person

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Pan Canadian Train Experience

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23 days / 22 nights starting from US $10,330 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • The ultimate Canadian experience celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary
  • Unique, small group excursions
  • 5 nights aboard VIA Rail’s Pan Canadian Train
  • Scenic wonders: The Canadian Rockies, Niagara Falls, and the Atlantic Coast
  • Choice of great hotels
  • Canada’s best window seat on VIA Rail
Fairmont Great Canadian Railway Adventure
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Fairmont Great Canadian Railway Adventure

20

days

starting fromUS $12,174per person

 

Join us in celebrating Canada's 150th anniversary on this very special Pan Canadian train adventure from Vancouver to Quebec City. You'll experience trans-continental train travel onboard VIA Rail, plus the luxury and history of Canada's iconic Fairmont... read more

from US $12,174 to US $13,148 per person

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Fairmont Great Canadian Railway Adventure

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20 days / 19 nights starting from US $12,174 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • The ultimate Canadian experience celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary
  • Historic and luxurious Fairmont Hotels in each destination
  • Unique, small group excursions
  • 4 nights aboard VIA Rail’s Pan Canadian Train
  • Scenic wonders: The Canadian Rockies, Niagara Falls, and French Canadian Quebec
  • Canada’s best window seat on VIA Rail
Trans Canada by Rail in a Week
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Trans Canada by Rail in a Week

8

days

starting fromUS $4,220per person

Travel by train from the metropolis of Toronto to the serenity of the Canadian Rockies. This train trip across Canada fulfills your desire for the energy of big cities and the serenity of nature. As you travel across the trans Canadian railway, experience... read more

from US $4,220 to US $6,966 per person

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Trans Canada by Rail in a Week

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8 days / 7 nights starting from US $4,220 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Seeing Canada's world famous cities and towns with breathtaking scenery
  • 2 days on Rocky Mountaineer
  • 3 nights on VIA Rail
  • Seeing Mt Robson (the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies)
  • Choice of great hotels & activities
Discover the Bears of Canada by Train
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Discover the Bears of Canada by Train

16

days

starting fromUS $10,990per person

 

One of the great wildlife safaris - and a rare chance to see Grizzly Bears, Polar Bears and marine wildlife all while traversing Canada by train.

from US $10,990 to US $12,075 per person

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Discover the Bears of Canada by Train

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16 days / 15 nights starting from US $10,990 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Grizzly bears gorging on salmon in anticipation of their upcoming hibernation
  • Celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary on VIA Rail
  • Churchill’s famous polar bears
  • Traveling by float plane
  • 22 person maximum on the Tundra Buggy allows for amazing polar bear viewing

Six reasons Why We Get More 5‑Star Reviews Than Any Other
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1Independent Travel

Travel independently rather than on group tours, with arranged guided sightseeing and adventure tours.

     
2Better Rates and Availability

You'll get better rates and availability because of our relationships with our suppliers (hotels, tour operators, etc.). Even when popular locations are booking up fast.

     
3Personalized itineraries

Carefully crafted to your budget and needs.

     
4Insider Knowledge

Plan your trip with help from our insiders who live and travel in Canada. You'll know when to come, where to stay, which train to take, and lots more...

     
5Local Support

Someone in Canada you can call before and during your trip, seven days a week.

     
6No-one can be trusted more

You'll feel confident when booking your vacation with our accreditation and consumer protection through the following organizations.

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One-size-fits-all approach.

     

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Cheapest type of travel with rigid itineraries and crowds.

     

Get started today & discover how we can get you the best of Canada

Get your personalized itinerary

Get your custom itinerary before availability is gone. Because we're now booking into 2018.

  • Choose your own activities and experiences to enjoy between scenic train tours.
  • Tailor your stay to perfectly suit your timeline and budget.
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Based in Canada with 20 years experience and over 15,000 personalized vacations.
Choose from handpicked experiences that create memories of a life-time.
Experience Canada with seamless transfers. All coordinated and planned to your taste.

This is the perfect time to turn your dream Canadian vacation into a reality. Book one of our select trips now and receive up to $1,300 per couple in hand-picked experiences or free nights.

Some of the bonus experiences you'll enjoy:

  • Free extra nights, so you can explore a little more.
  • Sampling the local flavors of a region, with free dining at some of our favorite restaurants.
  • Discovering Canada through the eyes of our most entertaining and knowledgeable local guides, on free sightseeing tours.

This offer has limited space! Hurry and call or email us now, to connect with one of our friendly vacation advisors and claim your special booking bonus.

Interested? Get this offer by contacting us: 1 877 395 5698

Terms and conditions apply, please speak wit our Canadian insiders for more details.

Do you want to get the most of your Canadian vacation in 2018? By booking early, you'll have your choice of trip departure dates, scenic hotel accommodations, unique small group tours, and Canada's spectacular touring trains.

And if you book now, you'll also receive our 2017 PRICE FREEZE plus up to $1,100 per couple in free travel credits! Use the credits to enhance your vacation with extra nights, dining experiences, and activities.

Here are just a few ways you can use your travel credits:

But hurry! This offer only lasts for a short while. Take advantage of our best rate guarantee for 2018 trips, and personalize your trip with free add-ons. Our team is standing by to help – so call or email today.

Interested? Get this offer by contacting us: 1 877 395 5698

Terms and conditions apply, please speak wit our Canadian insiders for more details.

Summer flowers have bloomed, the bears are awake, and snow is melting from the mountain peaks…but have you booked your 2017 Canadian vacation yet? With space running out in many destinations, we highly recommend booking now and taking advantage of our Canadian Summer Special Offer, worth up to $300 per couple in value.

Book before midnight on June 30, 2017 and you'll receive the following free experiences:

  • Select Eastern Canada vacations: Choice of free Quebec river cruise or hotel upgrade
  • Select Western Canada train vacations: Choice of free sunset dinner cruise in Vancouver or hotel upgrade
  • Select Trans-Canadian rail vacations: Both a free cruise tour experience PLUS hotel upgrade

But hurry! This offer only lasts for a short while and there are few spaces left on many trips. Our team is standing by to help you plan the perfect Canadian summer adventure – so call or email today.

Interested? Get this offer by contacting us: 1 877 395 5698

Terms and conditions apply, please speak wit our Canadian insiders for more details.

Welcome to the Canadian Train Vacations, proud partner of VIA Rail Canada and exclusive provider of the official Pan Canadian 150th Anniversary vacations.

In 2017, Canada turns 150 years old and all across the country Canadians are celebrating with special events. Join in the festivities - book one of our featured VIA Rail adventures for an Ultimate Canadian Experience…Coast to Coast, and receive a very special commemorative bundle of goodies unique to your route.

Depending on your route, your bundle may include items such as...

  • Commemorative leather bag tag, passport holder, and keepsake box
  • Complimentary bottle of champagne or sparkling wine onboard
  • Admission to the Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg
  • Gift cards to spoil yourself along the way

Canada's Best Window

No other mode of transportation allows you to experience the country so intimately as onboard VIA Rail. As you settle into your seat, you'll soon relax to the rhythm of the tracks as the scenery glides by. By booking one of our exciting Pan Canadian trips below, you'll combine the joy of train travel with some of Canada's most iconic experiences:

Interested? Get this offer by contacting us: 1 877 395 5698

There's no better place to experience the magic of winter than in the Canadian Rockies. And with our Winter Early Bird Trip Prices, now is the perfect time to book your vacation. These prices will only last a short time, so start planning your vacation now to lock in these savings and your ideal travel dates.

Plus, for bookings before June 30th enjoy the following booking bonus:

  • Comfort guests – enjoy a luxurious hotel upgrade in Banff
  • Superior & Deluxe guests – enjoy a free hotel night on us!

Imagine the experience the romance of a train ride through snow covered mountains, as you make your way to Jasper and Banff National Parks. Then, with glistening snow at your feet and crisp air on your face, marvel at frozen landscapes on sightseeing tours, or feel the thrill of guided adventures such as dogsledding.

Fresh Tracks Canada's vacation advisors are standing by to help you personalize your perfect winter vacation. Hurry and call or email now, while these special prices last!

Interested? Get this offer by contacting us: 1 877 395 5698

Terms and conditions apply, please speak wit our Canadian insiders for more details.