Train Tours in Canada

Boarding the train is exciting and hectic as the last passenger climbs onboard and the doors slam. As the whistle blows and you pull out of the station, you can sit back and relax.

The aroma of freshly brewed coffee wafts by as you open a book and anticipate a hearty breakfast – and the journey ahead.

Our train vacations are about more than getting from A to B, so whatever your dream, you have the peace of mind of knowing your friendly Canada vacation expert has listened carefully to your needs and perfected the details, to make this vacation truly memorable.

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Canadian Rockies by Rail
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Canadian Rockies by Rail

8

days

starting fromUS $3,147per person

Discover why this is our all-time favorite railway adventure! The trip begins by experiencing the art, culture and cuisine of Vancouver. Afterwards, journey by rail through the lush B.C. Interior as you make your way to the Rocky Mountain town of Jasper.... read more

from US $3,147 to US $7,205 per person

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Canadian Rockies by Rail

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8 days / 7 nights starting from US $3,147 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Scenic 2-day rail journey on the Rocky Mountaineer
  • Spending 5 days in the Canadian Rockies
  • Your choice of activities, catered to your interests
  • Stunning Lake Louise and a stay at the Chateau Lake Louise
  • Glaciers, lakes, forests and wildlife
  • Photographic opportunities along the way
Essential Rockies by Train
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Essential Rockies by Train

6

days

starting fromUS $2,998per person

This is the quintessential getaway to the stunning Canadian Rockies - a journey that will take you from Vancouver to Calgary (or vice versa) and show you the best scenery the rugged mountains have to offer. Relax on the luxurious Rocky Mountaineer train,... read more

from US $2,998 to US $5,676 per person

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Essential Rockies by Train

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6 days / 5 nights starting from US $2,998 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Explore the Canadian Rockies in small tour groups, offering you a more intimate and personal experience
  • Travel through the spectacular mountain landscapes on the Rocky Mountaineer
  • See breathtaking views, from glaciers to waterfalls to wildlife
  • Take a sightseeing tour and discover the highlights of Banff
Experience Canada by Rail
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Experience Canada by Rail

13

days

starting fromUS $5,930per person

Experience Canada's magnificently diverse scenery as you explore the country by rail. Journey from Toronto's bustling city streets and then take in the rustic prairie landscape before arriving in the spectacular Canadian Rockies. Marvel at the power of... read more

from US $5,930 to US $10,033 per person

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Experience Canada by Rail

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13 days / 12 nights starting from US $5,930 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Seeing some of the world famous towns and cities of Canada, including Lake Louise, Jasper, Banff, Vancouver and Toronto
  • Sightseeing in small groups for a more intimate experience
  • Traveling for two days on the luxurious Rocky Mountaineer
  • Enjoying three days on a VIA Rail train.
  • Witnessing the magnificent natural wonder of Niagara Falls
East Meets West Train Explorer
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East Meets West Train Explorer

10

days

starting fromUS $4,880per person

Travel across Canada in luxury and style on this great journey that brings together the east and west of the country. In just over a week you will get an amazing glimpse of some truly breathtaking landscapes while discovering the sheer scale and immense... read more

from US $4,880 to US $9,324 per person

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East Meets West Train Explorer

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10 days / 9 nights starting from US $4,880 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Marvel at the magnificent glaciers along the Icefields Parkway
  • Explore the gorgeous alpine towns of Banff and Jasper, with their vibrant culture, intriguing shops and lovely cafes
  • Enjoy the stunning scenic daylight rail journey with the Rocky Mountaineer
Pan Canadian Train Experience
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Pan Canadian Train Experience

23

days

starting fromUS $8,990per person

 

Join us in celebrating Canada's 150th anniversary - journey across Canada in its entirety onboard VIA Rail. Begin in Coastal Vancouver, travel to the spectacular Canadian Rockies, then to the Prairie's cultural hub of Winnipeg. Next, glide through Ontario... read more

from US $8,990 to US $14,408 per person

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Pan Canadian Train Experience

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23 days / 22 nights starting from US $8,990 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • The ultimate Canadian experience celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary
  • Unique, small group excursions
  • 5 nights aboard VIA Rail’s Pan Canadian Train
  • Scenic wonders: The Canadian Rockies, Niagara Falls, and the Atlantic Coast
  • Choice of great hotels
  • Canada’s best window seat on VIA Rail
Canada Coast to Coast by Train
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Canada Coast to Coast by Train

21

days

starting fromUS $7,990per person

Travel from sea to shining sea on this amazing cross-Canada adventure. You will start your journey in Vancouver and the trip will take you through the stunning snowcapped peaks of the Canadian Rockies. Ride the rails through prairies and dense forests... read more

from US $7,990 to US $14,408 per person

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Canada Coast to Coast by Train

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21 days / 20 nights starting from US $7,990 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • This is the ultimate trans Canada trip, offering a glimpse at the best the country has to offer from coast to coast
  • Small group excursions mean that you get a more personalized experience
  • Enjoy two days on the Rocky Mountaineer, a luxurious train with amazing views
  • Stay for four nights aboard VIA Rail trains
  • Admire some of the most awe-inspiring natural wonders of Canada, including Niagara Falls, Lake Louise and the Atlantic Coast
  • Stay in top notch hotels offering comfort and great service
Best of Canada in a Week
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Best of Canada in a Week

8

days

starting fromUS $3,840per person

Make your way across this vast and beautiful land, from the bright city lights of Toronto to the untouched beauty of the Rocky Mountains. This Canada-by-train journey offers you the experience of the exciting big city, as well as the tranquillity of the... read more

from US $3,840 to US $7,185 per person

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Best of Canada in a Week

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8 days / 7 nights starting from US $3,840 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Seeing some of the most beautiful towns and cities in the country, including Vancouver and Jasper
  • Enjoying three nights on a VIA Rail train and two days on the famous Rocky Mountaineer
  • Seeing Mount Robson, the highest mountain in the Canadian Rockies
  • Taking in the stars in Jasper’s Dark Sky Preserve
  • Staying at several high quality hotels along the way
Ultimate Canadian Rockies Rail Journey
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Ultimate Canadian Rockies Rail Journey

8

days

starting fromUS $4,159per person

Take an eight-day voyage through the most impressive scenery of Western Canada on this unforgettable train journey. Sleep in comfort in your private train cabin as you head into the Canadian Rockies. Watch the enormous mountains come into view in the... read more

from US $4,159 to US $7,743 per person

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Ultimate Canadian Rockies Rail Journey

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8 days / 7 nights starting from US $4,159 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Enjoy the luxurious facilities of the VIA Rail train, from gourmet meals to your comfortable private cabin
  • Take the famous two-day rail journey on the Rocky Mountaineer
  • See the glaciers and mountains of the Icefields Parkway
  • Stay at elegant and stylish Chateau Lake Louise
  • Discover superb photo opportunities while viewing the best of Banff and Jasper National Parks
Highlights of Eastern Canada
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Highlights of Eastern Canada

8

days

starting fromUS $2,249per person

Tour Eastern Canada's most spectacular cities on this 8-day railway adventure. It all begins in Montreal, a bilingual metropolis filled with ornate architecture, enthralling museums and some of the country's finest restaurants. Travel to Quebec City and... read more

from US $2,249 to US $3,886 per person

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Highlights of Eastern Canada

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8 days / 7 nights starting from US $2,249 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Traveling on board a VIA Rail train
  • Gilding through the gorgeous Quebec countryside
  • Visiting the historic and cultural sights of Quebec City, Montreal and Nova Scotia
  • Seeing the diverse and beautiful landscapes of Eastern & Atlantic Canada
  • Staying in a great selection of luxurious hotels
Canadian Rockies Voyage by Train
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Canadian Rockies Voyage by Train

5

days

starting fromUS $1,980per person

This whirlwind adventure will take you through some of the most amazing highlights of Western Canada in five days. You will begin in the laid back coastal city of Vancouver. Travel via luxury train through spectacular mountain scenery to the small mountain... read more

from US $1,980 to US $4,050 per person

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Canadian Rockies Voyage by Train

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5 days / 4 nights starting from US $1,980 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Unforgettable views of forests, lakes and glaciers on an overnight train between Jasper and Vancouver
  • Amazing photography opportunities along the way and chances to spot wildlife including deer, elk, bears and moose
  • Small group tours revealing the best of Jasper and Banff National Parks
  • Three nights in the Canadian Rockies, surrounded by truly breathtaking scenery
Canadian Rockies by Rail with Alaska Cruise
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Canadian Rockies by Rail with Alaska Cruise

15

days

starting fromUS $5,281per person

Explore both the Canadian Rockies and the Alaska Inside Passage on this thrilling 15-day adventure that blends both a rail excursion and a cruise. Admire the shimmering Lake Louise, experience the rushing waters at Hell's Gate and take in awe-evoking... read more

from US $5,281 to US $10,238 per person

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Canadian Rockies by Rail with Alaska Cruise

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15 days / 14 nights starting from US $5,281 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Five days in the breathtaking Canadian Rocky Mountains
  • The stunning two day rail journey on the Rocky Mountaineer
  • Exploring Jasper and Banff National Parks in small and intimate group tours
  • Seven day Alaskan cruise onboard Holland America’s luxurious ship
  • Cruising along the famous Inside Passage and visiting Glacier Bay
  • Freedom to pick the tour options you want
Canadian History and Culture by Rail
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Canadian History and Culture by Rail

10

days

starting fromUS $3,206per person

Ontario and Quebec are featured in this relaxing and enlightening journey. This tour offers a fascinating blend of artistic and culturally rich cities to explore, as well as time spent in the spectacular countryside of Quebec and Ontario. You will visit... read more

from US $3,206 to US $4,912 per person

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Canadian History and Culture by Rail

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10 days / 9 nights starting from US $3,206 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Travel on the comfortable VIA rail train through the gorgeous Quebec and Ontario countryside
  • Daily departures available for your convenience
  • Stunning Quebec countryside
  • Visit several exciting Eastern Canada destinations including Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec City, Niagara Region and rural Quebec
Discover Whistler and the Canadian Rockies by Rail
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Discover Whistler and the Canadian Rockies by Rail

9

days

starting fromUS $4,075per person

If you are day-dreaming about the gorgeous mountain landscapes of the Canadian Rockies, this trip is perfect for you. Start in the vibrant city of Vancouver and then travel by rail past majestic peaks to the town of Whistler – an alpine resort surrounded... read more

from US $4,075 to US $8,041 per person

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Discover Whistler and the Canadian Rockies by Rail

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9 days / 8 nights starting from US $4,075 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Take an unforgettable two and a half day Rocky Mountaineer rail journey
  • Set foot on an incredible glacier millions of years old
  • Travel along the Icefields Parkway, one of the most scenic roads in the world
  • Visit the charming mountain towns of Whistler, Jasper and Banff
  • Tour groups are small and intimate for a more personal experience
Essential Rockies by Rail with Alaskan Cruise
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Essential Rockies by Rail with Alaskan Cruise

15

days

starting fromUS $8,270per person

Enjoy a perfect balance of adventure and luxury on this 15 day Rockies rail and Alaska cruise vacation. Marvel at the beauty of the iconic Lake Louise, before indulging in a luxurious Rocky Mountaineer train journey to Vancouver. Travel to Juneau, where... read more

from US $8,270 to US $13,175 per person

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Essential Rockies by Rail with Alaskan Cruise

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15 days / 14 nights starting from US $8,270 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Stunning 2-day rail journey on the Rocky Mountaineer train
  • Spending 3 days in the Canadian Rockies
  • Small group touring of Banff and Lake Louise
  • Spending time in the beautiful city of Vancouver
  • Enjoying 7 days of luxury aboard the 84 guest Safari Endeavor cruise ship
  • Whale watching, glacier viewing, kayaking, beach combing and wilderness hikes along Alaska’s Inside Passage
  • Safari Endeavor’s onboard team of expert guides, hosts, and activity coordinators
Circle the Canadian Rockies by Train
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Circle the Canadian Rockies by Train

12

days

starting fromUS $5,799per person

This tour allows you to not only experience the different rail journeys onboard the Rocky Mountaineer train but also see all of the Canadian Rockies and the British Columbia's beautiful interior. You will experience the best of the Rocky Mountaineer as... read more

from US $5,799 to US $10,151 per person

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Circle the Canadian Rockies by Train

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12 days / 11 nights starting from US $5,799 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Seeing Vancouver, Whistler, Banff and Jasper
  • 5 days onboard the Rocky Mountaineer
  • Exploring Banff and Jasper National Parks
  • The views from the Whistler Peak 2 Peak and Banff Gondola
  • Sightseeing along the Icefields Parkway
  • Wide range of hand-picked activities and tours to choose from
Canadian Sea To Sky Explorer
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Canadian Sea To Sky Explorer

16

days

starting fromUS $5,390per person

This trip takes you to some of the most diverse scenery and wildlife in Western Canada. The adventure begins by exploring ancient forests and watching for whales while cruising through the Inside Passage. You'll learn about both the pristine environment... read more

from US $5,390 to US $5,822 per person

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Canadian Sea To Sky Explorer

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16 days / 15 nights starting from US $5,390 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Spending two days on the comfortable and welcoming Skeena Train by VIA Rail
  • Exploring the East Coast of Vancouver Island and the stunning Rocky Mountains
  • Enjoying an unforgettable opportunity to spot whales and grizzly bears in the wild
  • Staying at Campbell River’s Painter’s Lodge
  • Exploring the vibrant city of Vancouver and the lush greenery of Butchart Gardens in Victoria
  • Taking a day cruise along the Inside Passage
Canadian Rockies Golf and Spa by Rail
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Canadian Rockies Golf and Spa by Rail

8

days

starting fromUS $5,998per person

 

Escape the big cities and travel by rail through dense forest, alongside turquoise lakes and high up mountain ridges. The refined experience of luxury train travel is complete comfort combined with unbelievable panoramic views of the beauty of the Canadian... read more

from US $5,998 to US $7,517 per person

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Canadian Rockies Golf and Spa by Rail

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8 days / 7 nights starting from US $5,998 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Rocky Mountaineer’s scenic 3-day rail journey
  • Choose from rounds of Golf in Whistler, Jasper and Banff or 3 revitalizing and relaxing Spa - sessions or both
  • Enjoy the spectacular Canadian Rockies
Canada's Twin Cultures by Rail
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Canada's Twin Cultures by Rail

6

days

starting fromUS $1,442per person

With this great Ontario and Quebec vacation package you can enjoy all the Niagara region, Toronto and Montreal have offer. Experience Niagara Falls and the historic town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, celebrated for its beautiful 19th century architecture and... read more

from US $1,442 to US $3,627 per person

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Canada's Twin Cultures by Rail

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6 days / 5 nights starting from US $1,442 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Seeing magnificent Niagara Falls
  • Staying at charming Niagara on the Lake
  • Exploring Toronto - ‘The World Within a City’
  • Visiting Montreal - ‘The Hub of French Canada’
Rockies Rail Winter Wonderland
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Rockies Rail Winter Wonderland

8

days

starting fromUS $2,996per person

The landscapes of the Canadian Rockies are always stunning, but when they are covered with a blanket of sparkling snow and shimmering frost they have a certain magical quality that is unforgettable. This adventure begins in Vancouver and will take you... read more

from US $2,996 to US $6,559 per person

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Rockies Rail Winter Wonderland

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8 days / 7 nights starting from US $2,996 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • The Canadian Rockies look amazing in the winter!
  • Visit the friendly and welcoming mountain towns of Jasper, Lake Louise and Banff
  • Stay at superb hotels that will keep you warm and cosy no matter how much it snows outside
  • Exciting winter adventures including dog sledding, skiing, skating, wildlife spotting and helicopter excursions
Canadian Rockies Winter Escape by Train
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Canadian Rockies Winter Escape by Train

6

days

starting fromUS $2,247per person

On this Canada vacation by train, you'll be whisked to the heart of the frozen Canadian Rocky mountains. Enjoy an ice walk in beautiful Maligne canyon, and winter fun at Lake Louise - then reminisce at the end of the day in world class mountain lodging.... read more

from US $2,247 to US $4,788 per person

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Canadian Rockies Winter Escape by Train

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6 days / 5 nights starting from US $2,247 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Winter train journey to the Canadian Rockies
  • Indulge at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
  • Seeing the best of the Canadian Rockies in winter
  • Myriad of wonderful winter activities at your own pace
Circle the Rockies by Train with Alaska Inside Passage Cruise
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Circle the Rockies by Train with Alaska Inside Passage...

21

days

starting fromUS $6,759per person

This amazing nature adventure takes in the best that Alberta, British Columbia and Alaska have to offer by land and by sea. From the snow-capped peaks of the Majestic Rockies to the stunning wilds of Alaska's Inside Passage, you will spend 18 days in... read more

from US $6,759 to US $13,780 per person

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Circle the Rockies by Train with Alaska Inside Passage Cruise

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21 days / 20 nights starting from US $6,759 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Cruise the famous Inside Passage of Alaska on the luxurious Holland America line
  • See Glacier Bay and watch the incredible sheets of ice calving
  • Take the stunning Rocky Mountaineer train journey and admire the amazing peaks
  • Explore Jasper and Banff National Parks
Trans Canada by Rail in Winter
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Trans Canada by Rail in Winter

10

days

starting fromUS $3,328per person

Start your Canada vacation by climbing aboard the train in Vancouver and being lulled to sleep by the gentle rocking, while the snow falls silently outside. Awake in a Rockies winter wonderland and spend a few days exploring and playing outside, each... read more

from US $3,328 to US $7,186 per person

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Trans Canada by Rail in Winter

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10 days / 9 nights starting from US $3,328 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Seeing the majestic Canadian Rockies in winter
  • Sleeping on the train
  • Exploring Vancouver, Jasper and Banff
  • Unique resort hotel experience
  • Local winter tours and excursions
  • Optional dog sledding, skiing, skating and more!
Polar Bear Expedition by Train
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Polar Bear Expedition by Train

8

days

starting fromUS $4,883per person

Travel one way by overnight train and one way by air for a visit with Churchill's famous polar bears and an introduction to the rich history and culture of Churchill. With a friendly and knowledgeable guide, you spend two days on a specially designed... read more

from US $4,883 to US $5,274 per person

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Polar Bear Expedition by Train

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8 days / 7 nights starting from US $4,883 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Close-up polar bear encounters
  • Journey through the arctic tundra by train
  • A 22 person maximum on the Tundra Buggy
  • Exciting day activities
  • This trip is popular - book early!

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