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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

Northern Explorer - Vancouver to Calgary 9 days from $4028

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

Departs from May 2016 to October 2016.

Northern Rockies at Leisure - Calgary to Vancouver 11 days from $4334

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

Departs from April 2016 to October 2016.

Pacific Northwest Rail Journey 8 days from $3311 $3,145

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 July 2016 to September 2016.

Paris & The Riviera 8 days from $1393

From sophisticated Paris to sun-drenched Nice, get to the heart of French culture on this week-long tour of two of the country's most beautiful cities.

Departs from May 2015 to December 2017.

Polar Bear & Churchill Adventure 7 days from $5849

Embark on a polar bear adventure that takes you from Winnipeg to Churchill by train and onto the tundra by a unique Tundra Buggy to witness the polar bears in action.

Departs from October 2014 to November 2015.

Prague, Vienna & Budapest 11 days from $1727

Uncover the history of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire on this 11-day rail vacation to Prague, Vienna and Budapest.

Departs from September 2015 to December 2017.

Quebec to the Maritimes - Montreal to Halifax 6 days from $1166 $1,108

From the sparkling French culture to the easygoing charm of Atlantic seaside towns, sun-drenched beaches to sparkling coves and miles of rugged shoreline guarded by graceful lighthouses - this is a delightful introduction to Quebec and the Maritimes.

Departs from May 2016 to October 2017.

Rail Only - Banff to Vancouver 2 days from $1733

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 2016 to October 2016.

Rail Only - Jasper to Vancouver 2 days from $1733

Journey between the picturesque resort town of Jasper, Alberta and British Columbia, along the Yellowhead Route, named for a second pass through the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

Departs from April 2016 to October 2016.

Rail Only - Vancouver to Banff 2 days from $1317

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 June 2015 to October 2016.


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