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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

Jefferson National Memorial

Great Cities of the East 10 days from $2049

Embark on an adventure to three of the regions fascinating cities on this 10-day train vacation that not only will tantalize you with history!

Departs from January 2014 to December 2014.

The Ocean

High Tides and Scenic Trains 10 days from $1755

Witness firsthand the beauty of coastal Canada as you embark on a 10-day rail-drive adventure.

Departs from August 2014 to October 2015.

Chicago's Bukingham Fountain

Lake Shore Limited Experience-Chicago to New York 4 days from $765

Enjoy the ride from one world-class city to another as you journey through rocky cliffs and historic landmarks.

Departs from November 2013 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 July 2014 to October 2015.

Quebec Cityscape

Le Massif de Charlevoix & Quebec 8 days from $1995

The province of Quebec is known for its sophisticated cities steeped in history and culture and a rugged, natural landscape populated with forests and deep, clear lakes.

Departs from June 2014 to October 2014.

Tower Bridge

London, Paris & Rome By Train 11 days from $1642

Visit some of Europe's most renowned cities on this classic European rail vacation.

Departs from May 2014 to February 2016.

Chateau Frontenao

Maple Explorer 9 days from $1681

Discover why Canada is known as the land of maple trees on this 9-day journey amidst the heart of Canada's heartland.

Departs from May 2014 to October 2014.

Notre Dame Basilica in Montreal

Montreal & Quebec City by Rail - Montreal to Quebec City 7 days from $898

Visit two of Canada's most popular cities, Montreal and Quebec City, on this enchanting vacation by rail.

Departs from July 2014 to October 2015.

Rocky Mountaineer

Northern Explorer - Vancouver to Calgary 9 days from $3263

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

Departs from July 2014 to September 2015.

Jasper National Park

Northern Rockies at Leisure - Calgary to Vancouver 11 days from $3722

Enjoy diverse landscapes on this northern adventure aboard two Rocky Mountaineer rail routes and stays in Jasper, Lake Louise, and Banff.

Departs from May 2015 to September 2015.


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