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Independent Tours

Embark on an independent tour by train and get set for adventure! Set your own pace as you follow a well-crafted itinerary to popular destinations throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. Blaze a trail of discovery on heritage and history tours. Uncover North America’s natural wonders with national parks vacations.  Revel in the romance of Europe’s capital cities.

Each independent rail tour features travel along legendary train routes, comprehensive sightseeing and ample time at leisure. Choose from an extensive selection of regional tours, cross-country rail vacations, rail-drive getaways, and rail-cruise packages.

 Independent Tours

Independent Rail Travel

Venice & Vienna 7 days from $3330

Combine Venice, one of the most elegant of European cities, with the glory of Vienna and the charm of Paris.

Departs from April 2015 to October 2016.

Venice Simplon Orient Express - Venice & Paris 6 days from $TBC

There is no finer way to travel between Venice and Paris than aboard the exquisite gold-and-navy carriages of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express.

Departs from January 2016 to December 2016.

Venice Simplon Orient Express - Venice & Prague 7 days from $TBC

Embark the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express in Venice and travel throughout Italy, the Czech Republic and France.

Departs from January 2016 to December 2016.

Venice Simplon Orient Express - Venice, Florence & Portofino 8 days from $TBC

Step aboard the exquisite gold-and-navy carriages of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express and experience the ultimate in pampered indulgence.

Departs from March 2016 to October 2016.

Vienna, Salzburg & Munich 11 days from $1910

See the best of Austria and Bavaria in one great vacation.

Departs from May 2015 to December 2017.

Washington DC, New Orleans & Los Angeles by Rail 10 days from $1974

Historic sites, nationally recognized landmarks and culture await in three of the country's most-visited cities: Washington D.C., New Orleans and Los Angeles.

Departs from June 2015 to October 2016.

Western Circle Explorer from Vancouver 8 days from $2843

A grand circle through Canada's mountain West! Experience the pampering of VIA Rail's Sleeper Touring class aboard 'The Canadian' from Vancouver to Jasper.

Departs from May 2016 to September 2016.

Winnipeg, The Rockies & Vancouver 11 days from $2452

Visit three Canadian provinces on one spectacular rail vacation!

Departs from September 2015 to September 2016.

Winter Escape to the Grand Canyon - Chicago Round-trip 6 days from $995

This winter, escape to the warmth of America's southwest and the beauty of one of the world's top natural attractions, the Grand Canyon.

Departs from November 2015 to March 2016.

Winter in Banff, Jasper & Whistler 9 days from $1799

Embark on a winter escape to three of the Canadian Rockies' spectacular resort towns—Banff, Jasper and Whistler—on this well-planned 10-day vacation.

Departs from November 2015 to April 2016.

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