Canadian Rail & Cruise

Take a legendary Canadian rail journey, then explore by sea

We are proud to pair Canada's best train journeys with spectacular cruise experiences. Ask about our Holland America rail adventures, or for a more personal experience, ask about our unique small-ship expeditions. Explore the trips below, or ask us to personalize your ideal adventure.

Inside Passage Alaskan Cruise
Inside Passage Alaskan Cruise
Top deck of the Safari Endeavour
Top deck of the Safari Endeavour
Drinks service onboard the cruise
Drinks service onboard the cruise
Gourmet meals on the cruise ship
Gourmet meals on the cruise ship
Kayaking on the Alaskan fjord
Kayaking on the Alaskan fjord
Cruising the Alaskan Inside Passage
Cruising the Alaskan Inside Passage
The Rocky Mountaineer
The Rocky Mountaineer
Breakfast service onboard the Rocky Mountaineer
Breakfast service onboard the Rocky Mountaineer
Town of Banff, Alberta
Town of Banff, Alberta
Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, Banff National Park
Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, Banff National Park

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Complete Canadian Rockies by Rail with Alaska Inside Passage Cruise
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Complete Canadian Rockies by Rail with Alaska Inside...

15

days

starting fromUS $5,990per person

In this vacation, we've combined two amazing adventures into one. Stand in awe at the peak of Sulphur Mountain in Banff National Park, gasp at the sight of the rushing waters of Hell's Gate from the Rocky Mountaineer train, be brought to silence at the... read more

from US $5,990 to US $10,238 per person

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Complete Canadian Rockies by Rail with Alaska Inside Passage Cruise

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15 days / 14 nights starting from US $5,990 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Stunning 2-day rail journey on the Rocky Mountaineer train
  • Spending 5 days in the Canadian Rockies
  • Exploring Banff and Jasper National Parks
  • Cruising the Inside Passage aboard Holland America’s luxurious cruise ship
  • Seeing the glaciers calve at Glacier Bay
  • Selection of activities to choose from
Essential Rockies by Rail with Alaskan Cruise
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Essential Rockies by Rail with Alaskan Cruise

15

days

starting fromUS $8,497per person

 

On this small ship cruise and Rockies rail vacation, we've combined two incredible adventures into one seamless experience. Marvel at the beauty of iconic Lake Louise, before a luxurious Rocky Mountaineer train journey to Vancouver. Travel to charming... read more

from US $8,497 to US $13,175 per person

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Essential Rockies by Rail with Alaskan Cruise

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15 days / 14 nights starting from US $8,497 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Stunning 2-day rail journey on the Rocky Mountaineer train
  • Choice of adventures in the Canadian Rockies
  • Beautiful Vancouver
  • Enjoying 7 days of luxury aboard the 84 guest Safari Endeavor or SS Legacy cruise ship
  • Whale watching, glacier viewing, kayaking, beach combing and wilderness hikes in Alaska
  • Safari Endeavor’s onboard team of expert guides, hosts, and activity coordinators
Islands, Rockies, and Bears by Road, Rail, and Sea
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Islands, Rockies, and Bears by Road, Rail, and Sea

16

days

starting fromUS $6,795per person

Journey through the magical Pacific Northwest to the stunning Canadian Rockies on this Canadian rail, cruise, and drive vacation. View breaching whales and foraging grizzly bears in the Great Bear Rainforest, before taking the train to the stunning Canadian... read more

from US $6,795 to US $7,555 per person

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Islands, Rockies, and Bears by Road, Rail, and Sea

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16 days / 15 nights starting from US $6,795 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Getting off the beaten path without sacrificing any “creature comforts”
  • Spending two days on the Skeena Train by VIA Rail
  • Exploring Vancouver Island and the stunning Rocky Mountains
  • Unforgettable opportunities to spot whales and grizzly bears in the wild
  • Staying in Alert Bay – a town rich in nature and First Nations culture
  • Discovering the city of Vancouver and the quaint “Britishness” of Victoria
  • Taking a day cruise along the spectacular Inside Passage
Circle the Rockies by Train with Alaska Inside Passage Cruise
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Circle the Rockies by Train with Alaska Inside Passage...

21

days

starting fromUS $6,668per person

 

The wilderness of Alaska's Inside Passage and splendor of the Canadian Rockies await you on this incredible cruise and Canadian train vacation. First experience the breaching orcas, calving glaciers, and colorful historic towns of Alaska while enjoying... read more

from US $6,668 to US $13,520 per person

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Circle the Rockies by Train with Alaska Inside Passage Cruise

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21 days / 20 nights starting from US $6,668 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Cruising the Inside Passage aboard Holland America’s cruise ship
  • Seeing the glaciers calve at Glacier Bay
  • Spectacular Rocky Mountaineer train journey
  • Spending time in the Canadian Rockies and Whistler
  • Exploring Banff and Jasper National Parks

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

     
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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.

     
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Carefully crafted to your budget and needs.

     
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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...

     
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  • Choose your own activities and experiences to enjoy between scenic train tours.
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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.
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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.

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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.

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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:

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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!

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