Rail & Sail rail journey
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Witness Canada’s dazzling scenery including beautiful harbourside cities, breathtaking wilderness, rugged landscapes and magical wildlife.
During a two night stay in Vancouver enjoy a hop on/off trolley tour. The following day board the Rocky Mountaineer to Kamloops. Listen to the history and legends of the West while enjoying the on-board service and fantastic views from the train. The next morning the final Rocky Mountaineer leg takes you past glaciers and through alpine meadows en route to Banff, where you can spend time at leisure. Head north for a full day trip along the famous Icefields Parkway, including a stop at the Columbia Icefield. Here you will venture onto the Athabasca Glacier on the Ice Explorer vehicle. In the afternoon arrive in Jasper for a two night stay. Next is the Jasper-Prince Rupert train (VIA Rail’s Skeena train) across British Columbia’s Cariboo Region. The northern arm of the Fraser River leads to Prince George where you will stay one night. Continue west follow the Skeena River to Prince Rupert and the Pacific Ocean. Enjoy a magnificent full day cruise through the Inside Passage coast of British Columbia to Vancouver Island, arriving in Port Hardy late in the evening (before15 June and after 24 August the cruise will be overnight). Transfer to Vancouver by floatplane and the following day enjoy an excursion back to Vancouver Island to visit the city of Victoria.