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    Victoria inner harbour

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    Vancouver

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    VIA Rail, The Canadian Rockies

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    Ice Explorer on Athabasca Glacier

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    Rocky Mountaineer, Western Canada

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    Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Western Canada

Alberta and British Columbia are two provinces located in Western Canada. In Alberta, the grandeur of the Rocky Mountains can be enjoyed while staying in Banff, Lake Louise, or Jasper. Some of the musts are: The Banff Gondola, the HooDoos, boat ride on Lake Minnewanka, the Victoria Glacier at Lake Louse, the Lake Louise gondola, Surprise Corner, Johnston Canyon, and of course the Columbia Ice Fields where you can ride an Ice Explorer. The drive along the Icefields Parkway from Banff to Jasper is breathtaking. There is to much to see and do in Jasper. A must is a boat ride on Maligne Lake to Spirit Island, one of the most photographed places in Canada. British Columbia has everything from Mountains to Valleys and a long coastline as well. Vancouver is full of activities for everyone’s enjoyment and where you can cruise the inside passage to Alaska. Victoria, on Vancouver Island, can be reached by ferry or float plane. VIA Rail offers a magnificent ride between Jasper and Vancouver. Experience train travel as it was years ago, now with modern amenities. Overnight accommodations include:  private cabin, access to the dome and lounge cars, and meals while on board. If sleeping on the train is not for you then we suggest one of the routes on Rocky Mountaineer. There are two itineraries from Jasper to Vancouver and another from Banff to Vancouver. It’s a full 2 days of picturesque travel through the Canadian Rockies. Choose either SilverLeaf or GoldLeaf services.

Romantic Rockies by Rail – 7 Days / 6 Nights

Romantic Rockies by Rail – 7 Days / 6 Nights   The beauty of the Canadian Rockies is best described as pastoral in summer and dazzling in winter. The color and mood of the mountains change with the sun’s every … Continue reading

Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle – 7 Days / 6 Nights

Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle – 7 Days / 6 Nights   Experience three of the most popular cities in the Northwest: Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle! Vancouver has it all! A combination of totem poles, ocean views and unique shopping. All this and … Continue reading

Rocky Mountain Splendor – 7 Days / 6 Nights

Rocky Mountain Splendor – 7 Days / 6 Nights   Rocky Mountain Splendor is the perfect Canadian self drive.  The ease of simplicity makes this tour popular! tour is easy to understand why.  While many people were concerned that they … Continue reading

Winter Snow Train and West Edmonton Mall – 7 Days / 6 Nights

Winter Snow Train and West Edmonton Mall – 7 Days / 6 Nights   Travel from Vancouver to Jasper on VIA Rail.  Stay two nights in Jasper, nestled in the snow-capped Canadian Rockies.  Continue to Edmonton on the Winter Snow … Continue reading

Best of Both Worlds – 8 Days / 7 Nights

Best of Both Worlds – 8 Days / 7 Nights   Two great trains. Two great rail journeys. Choose this package and experience the Best of Both Worlds. Travel aboard Rocky Mountaineer, a two-day “daylight” sightseeing train, from Vancouver to Banff. Enjoy … Continue reading

Winter Snow Train – 8 Days / 7 Nights

Winter Snow Train – 8 Days / 7 Nights Let VIA Rail’s deluxe Winter Snow Train from Vancouver to Jasper pamper you with comfortable sleeping accommodations, delicious meals, and stunning views from the dome cars. Experience the beauty of winter … Continue reading

Canadian Lodges and Rockies by Rail – 8 Days / 7 Nights

Canadian Lodges and Rockies by Rail – 8 Days / 7 Nights   Each of the lodges included in this program offer excellent accommodations in delightful settings, as well as wonderful dining. If you like the idea of a warm, … Continue reading

Scenic Rail Journeys – 8 Days / 7 Nights

Scenic Rail Journeys – 8 Days / 7 Nights   Travel on two scenic Canadian rail journeys in one tour!  This package combines exceptional scenery and good value. Your tour includes overnight hotel stays in Vancouver, Jasper, Prince George and … Continue reading

A View From The Top – 8 Days / 7 Nights

A View From The Top – 8 Days / 7 Nights   Enjoy A View from The Top aboard Rocky Mountaineer as you travel in GoldLeaf service, with confirmed dome-car seating, from Vancouver to the Canadian Rockies. In Banff, you … Continue reading

Alberta Mountain Lakes & Waterfalls – 8 Days / 7 Nights

Alberta Mountain Lakes & Waterfalls – 8 Days / 7 Nights   Explore the Canadian Rockies from Calgary to Edmonton. Many people love to visit Banff, Lake Louise, and Jasper every year. Our tour that takes you from Calgary, through … Continue reading

Exploring British Columbia – 9 Days / 8 Nights

Exploring British Columbia – 9 Days / 8 Nights   Enjoy three distinctive places while Exploring British Columbia. Whistler is a world-class alpine ski destination in the winter, but summer brings out the beautiful native flowers and wildlife. Rail travel … Continue reading

Exploring BC to Alberta, Canadian Style – 9 Days / 8 Nights

Exploring BC to Alberta, Canadian Style – 9 Days / 8 Nights   This package starts in the fabulous city of Vancouver & includes a day trip to Victoria & the beautiful Butchart Gardens. Then travel by train from BC … Continue reading

Natures Best Canada’s West – 9 Days / 8 Nights

Natures Best Canada’s West – 9 Days / 8 Nights   Rail service has returned from Whistler to Jasper! The name of this tour says it all:  Natures Best Canada’s West with captivating scenery that can only be appreciated from … Continue reading

Scenic Trains and Dazzling Domes – 10 Days / 9 Nights

Scenic Trains and Dazzling Domes – 10 Days / 9 Nights   Thousands of travelers have discovered the majestic beauty of Canada’s West, as they traveled between Vancouver and the Rockies, but only a handful have traveled by rail through … Continue reading

Mountain Tracks to the Sea – 13 Days / 12 Nights

Mountain Tracks to the Sea – 13 Days / 12 Nights   Imagine being able to experience the Canadian Rockies by staying in Banff, taking a 2-day scenic rail trip through the Rockies en route to Vancouver, and to top it … Continue reading

Scenic Delights – 14 Days / 13 Nights

Scenic Delights – 14 Days / 13 Nights   This trip is a trove of travel treasures- Scenic Delights! Victoria is enchanting. Your motorcoach trip to the northern part of Vancouver Island travels through dense forests, past huge lakes and … Continue reading

Canadian Rockies and Alaska Cruise – 15 Days / 14 Nights

Canadian Rockies and Alaska Cruise – 15 Days / 14 Nights   Realize two lifelong travel dreams when you combine a trip to the Canadian Rockies and Alaska cruise.  In the mountains of Alberta stay  at the historic Fairmont Hotels.  Next, an overnight train … Continue reading