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History and Culture

Culture and history rail vacations

Whether you have a penchant for French architecture or a palette for Indigenous cuisine, we know exactly where you need to be to soak in Canada’s history and culture. Our cultural trips go beyond bus tours of Canada’s main hotspots to include the hidden gems you can only find on small group tours led by local guides.

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Indigenous Guides share their culture

Canada’s diverse First Nations communities share a deep connection to the land that has evolved over thousands of years, and each has a fascinating tale to tell in story and song. Extraordinary experiences and authentic tours await!

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Plan your trip with a Canadian Insider

You know that friendly character you met in the local café who told you to visit that well-kept regional secret which turned out to be the best part of your holiday? That's us.

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Have everything organized for you

By this stage, you're already having dreams about mountains, moose and maple trees. We combine your personal preferences with our insider knowledge to save you hours of pointless internet trawling.

Get help when you need it

You’ll receive the inside scoop before you even leave home. And you can relax during your vacation because we’re only a phone call away if you have any questions while you’re in Canada.

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Learn The Lingo: 10 Slang Terms in Canada

It’s day three of your trip to Canada and you’ve already been asked if you packed your toque (pronounced toohk) and whether or not you have any loonies in your pocket. It’s enough to make a first-timer’s head spin, so perhaps you need to sit down and relax on the nearest chesterfield (whatever that might be).

Canada has two official languages – English and French – but perhaps a third should be designated as well: Canadian slang, that curious tangle of culturally specific idioms you need to be a resident to fully understand. But don’t worry: this story will help you navigate the nation’s thorny linguistic jungle as if you were born here.

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