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Canadian Rockies



The Canadian Rockies is home to five national parks and charming alpine towns, and is one of Canada’s most popular destinations. Travel into the heart of incredible scenery on a Canadian Rockies train vacation and experience stunning vistas ranging from verdant river valleys and dramatic rock sheds to lush rainforests and deep canyons with the peaks of the majestic mountains, which span more than 69,000 square miles across two provinces, looming high above.

A Canadian Rockies tour can be part of a more extensive Canada train vacation or your sole vacation destination. Each include travel into the region aboard Western Canada’s preeminent trains as well as visits to must-see destinations like Banff National Park where you can travel aboard the Banff Gondola for the 8-minute ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain for panoramic views of the area; Lake Louise, known for its turquoise waters; the Columbia Icefield, situated along the Icefields Parkway; and, Jasper National Park, the largest national park in Canada.

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 Canadian Rockies

Train through the Canadian Rockies

Pyramid Lake

Classic Rail Vacation - Vancouver to Jasper 4 days from $1121

On this four day Canadian Rockies adventure, your stops will include destinations like Lake Louise, a highlight for many that visit Canada and typical favorite for many guests.

Departs from April 2014 to September 2014.

Wildlife

Explorer’s Circle 6 days from $2589

If you love rail travel, this is just the ticket - double your pleasure with two of Canada's premier rail experiences.

Departs from April 2014 to September 2014.

Banff National Park

Glacier National Park & Canadian Rockies 8 days from $2695

The Canadian Rockies are some of the most astonishing sights in North America, and you can witness firsthand why on this 8-day rail adventure.

Departs from June 2014 to September 2014.

Whistler

Grand Rail Circle 12 days from $4151

A complete experience, featuring three different rail routes, together with the highlights of the Canadian Rockies and two nights in the resort town of Whistler, one of Canada's premier year-round destinations.

Departs from May 2014 to September 2014.

Elk

Great Canadian Train Ride 13 days from $5495

For many decades, one of the 'must-do' holidays on every travelers list has been the legendary cross-Canada train trip, from Toronto to Vancouver, across the Dominion in vista-dome comfort.

Departs from October 2014 to October 2014.

Cascade Mountain in Banff

Lakes, Mountains & The Rockies - Vancouver to Calgary 7 days from $1695

The best of the Canadian Rockies! Explore mountains, canyons and rivers between Vancouver and Jasper onboard the pampered comfort of VIA Rail's Canadian.

Departs from April 2014 to October 2014.

Rocky Mountaineer

Northern Explorer - Vancouver to Calgary 9 days from $2937

This vacation package is a variation on one of the most popular routes in the Canadian Rockies, the Western Explorer.

Departs from May 2014 to September 2014.

Canadian Wilderness

Pacific Northwest Rail Journey 8 days from $2918

Canada's Pacific Northwest awaits you on this 8-day train tour that combines coastal cities, the Canadian Rockies, the lakes and prairies of central British Columbia, and two incredible trains.

Departs from June 2014 to August 2014.

Wildlife

Rail Only - Banff to Vancouver 2 days from $1019

Named for the pass over which it crosses the Canadian Rockies, the Kicking Horse train route takes you between Vancouver, British Columbia, to either Banff or Calgary, Alberta.

Departs from April 2014 to October 2014.

Hell's Gate

Rail Only - Calgary to Vancouver 2 days from $1132

Named for the pass over which it crosses the Canadian Rockies, the Kicking Horse train route takes you between Vancouver, British Columbia, and either Banff or Calgary, Alberta.

Departs from May 2014 to September 2014.