Canada Traveller's Guide
As the second-largest country in the world (after Russia),
Canada boasts a wealth of diverse landscapes, from the stark beauty
of the glacier-hewn valleys to the lush forests surrounding Maligne
Lake. Striking in any season, Canada's natural environment is
immediately memorable - and best appreciated by rail.
Take a tour of Canada with us to Winnipeg, Edmonton, and the
Jasper National Park; cross the Coastal Mountains to the Pacific
Ocean, and unearth some of the country's most picturesque gems
along the way. On your journey, don't forget to keep an eye open
for the country's iconic wildlife, such as the grizzly bear,
beaver, wolf and moose.
Canada's combination of contemporary architecture, vibrant
nightlife, and incredible scenery makes travelling through the
country an irresistible prospect for many people. On our Canada
railway holidays, you will be given the chance to learn about the
rich history and diverse cultures that make the locals so proud of
Explore Banff and Jasper National Parks and marvel at the
impressive Icefields Parkway. The latter destination, a 140 mile
road flanked by verdant trees and towering mountains, is one of the
country's most treasured gems, and lies within the Canadian Rocky
Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site.
There are many ways to experience a tour of Canada with Great
Rail Journeys. Join us on our epic Coast to Coast tour, which takes
you on a memorable journey west from Vancouver to Halifax, some
6,000 miles. Alternatively, you may prefer to travel from Toronto
to Vancouver at Christmas, when crisp snow blankets the land.
Experience an alternative perspective of this awe-inspiring
country when you book a Rockies and Alaska cruise. This unique
tour, which takes advantage of both sea and overland routes, offers
a rewarding way to explore the glaciers, plunging fjords, and
inlets on the west coast of North America.
Meet like-minded travellers and perhaps even make lifelong
companions when you embark on one of our outstanding Canadian rail