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Escorted Rail Tours to British Columbia

Explore British Columbia with Great Rail Journeys

British Columbia is approximately four times the size of Great Britain and is Canada's westernmost province. Our rail holidays in British Columbia explore the majestic mountains and breathtaking scenery of a province which includes the Pacific Ocean coastline and the towering Rockies. On our tours of British Columbia you can explore the exciting city of Vancouver, visit the provincial capital of Victoria (on Vancouver Island) or enjoy a cruise along the shore towards Alaska. Our holidays also explore the small towns and resorts high up in the Rocky Mountains, including Kamloops, Prince George and Price Rupert. Every day of our journey through British Columbia offers a new excursion, a new sight to see and a new experience to treasure.

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Canada & the Rocky Mountaineer

From the laid-back city of Toronto to the dramatic Pacific Ocean setting of Vancouver and the natural beauty of Vancouver Island, this incredible adventure takes us across Canada by rail, lifting us high into the mighty Rockies in style and comfort on board the iconic Rocky Mountaineer, one of the world's greatest trains

Departs from May 2017 to September 2017.
18 days from £4,395per personView tour details
Canada Coast to Coast

Discover the best of Canada on this truly epic journey from Vancouver to Halifax. Travelling on iconic trains across the entire continent of North America, the view outside your window changes every day, from the towering Rockies to the central plains, the great lakes and finally the rugged coastline of Nova Scotia.

Departs from May 2017 to September 2017.
17 days from £3,995per personView tour details
The Canadian in Winter

On this intrepid cross-continental adventure by train, we spend three unforgettable nights in fantastic Toronto, visit the incredible Niagara Falls and travel through the spectacular frosted scenery of the Canadian Rockies.

Departs from February 2017 to March 2017.
11 days from £2,595per personView tour details
Rocky Mountaineer & Alaska Cruise

Breathtaking mountain scenery in Canada, followed by the dramatic coastline of Alaska, all slowly revealed on this stunning Rockies & Alaska cruise and rail holiday. Snow-capped peaks look close enough to touch, whilst icebergs float by as you cruise along the Inside Passage.

Departs from May 2017 to September 2017.
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17 days from £3,995per personView tour details
The Canadian at Christmas

Celebrate the festive season with a fabulous holiday on this famous cross-continental train. We spend three unforgettable nights in fantastic Toronto, visit the incredible Niagara Falls, and stay two nights in cosmopolitan Vancouver. Here we enjoy a wonderfully festive sleigh ride on the snow-capped Grouse Mountain.

Departs in December 2016.
Late departures available
11 days from £2,995per personView tour details
Pacific Coast - Canada to California

Journey along North America's Pacific coastline, travelling from the Canadian seaport of Vancouver, to bohemian San Francisco aboard some of the most iconic railways on the continent. Along the way discover some of the western seaboard's hidden gems such as the popular cities of Seattle and Portland, and the rolling vineyards of California.

14 days from Please call for detailsView tour details
The Canadian Rockies and Vancouver

Experience the very best of western Canada on this sensational tour travelling through some of the most scenic routes in the world. Discover this country's most impressive natural wonders, explore the Rockies in style on the renowned Rocky Mountaineer train and unwind in Canada's most desirable city, Vancouver.

11 days from Please call for detailsView tour details
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Touring British Columbia - traveller's notes

On a rail tour of British Columbia you will see the highlights of this beautiful Canadian province - including cosmopolitan cities and breathtaking mountain vistas. When you take a rail tour of British Columbia with Great Rail Journeys, you can experience the scenery from some of the world's most famous trains.

If you are crossing Canada from coast to coast on The Canadian, you will travel though the incredible Rockies from the comfort of one of the world's finest sleeper trains. An alternative rail tour of British Columbia allows you to enjoy the views on the fabulous Rocky Mountaineer train, with daytime journeys made in unrivalled comfort - with unbeatable views through panoramic windows.

As part of any rail tour of British Columbia, you can enjoy excursions from the train, including the opportunity to see fascinating mountain wildlife - such as eagles, bears and moose - and guided tours of the towns and cities within the province.

On a rail tour of British Columbia with Great Rail Journeys, you will enjoy the benefits of an experienced, professional Tour Manager, included flights and transfers, excellent hotel accommodation and the reassurance of travelling with a company which boasts over 30 years' experience organising escorted holidays by rail.

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