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Canadian Rockies Train Tours

Glide through some of the world's most amazing mountain scenery

Carving out a route through the Rocky Mountains wasn't easy. The early pioneers had to lay the rails on steep switchbacks and blast routes through the rock with dynamite.

But they persevered. And their efforts resulted in an amazing track that hugs pine-clad slopes and clings to the mountainside, gently twisting and turning through view after stunning view. This Vancouver-to-Banff train route is a vital part of Canada's history. And it also gets you so much closer to the wilderness than any road trip ever could.

See ice-blue glacier lakes, windswept alpine forests and dramatic rock formations - all from your comfy reclining seat. There's no better way to immerse yourself the wild backcountry of the Canadian Rockies.

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Regional Highlights

See the best of the Canadian West Coast on board a train. There are many great itineraries that highlight West Coast Canada.

From Rocky Mountain journeys to winter wonderland trips, golf, and spa. Voyages that connect an Alberta or British Columbia vacation with a trip to Alaska's Inside Passage. When the train stops, organized tours let you sample the highlights of the area.

Rockies and West Coast Highlights:

  • Stand in awe of the turquoise waters and glacier mountain views at Lake Louise.
  • Travel along the Icefields Parkway, known as one of the most beautiful mountain roads in the world.
  • Watch for unique Rocky Mountain wildlife like elk, mountain goats, and bears.
  • Glide past the snow-capped peak of Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, as you travel by train.
  • Discover emerald lakes and rushing waterfalls, providing amazing photographic opportunities.
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EXPERIENCES

These are some suggested train experiences for your Canadian adventure

Places to see in

THE ROCKIES

These are examples of the places you can stay on this trip. Please get in touch to discuss your options and to check availability.

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