British Columbia Vacations & Tours

Lush temperate rainforests, stunning mountainscapes and a breathtaking coastline rich with wildlife, British Columbia is the perfect place to begin or end your journey in Canada, or a destination all its own. From the outdoor adventurer to the sightseeing city-dweller, British Columbia's diversity and natural beauty offer something for everyone.

Black Tusk, Whistler
Black Tusk, Whistler
Moose spotting, the Canadian Rockies
Moose spotting, the Canadian Rockies
Float plane tour over Vancouver
Float plane tour over Vancouver
Spirit bear
Spirit bear
Whistler Peak2Peak gondola
Whistler Peak2Peak gondola
Butchart Gardens, Victoria
Butchart Gardens, Victoria
Whale watching tour, Vancouver Island
Whale watching tour, Vancouver Island
The Rocky Mountaineer train
The Rocky Mountaineer train

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Canadian Rockies by Rail
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Canadian Rockies by Rail

8

days

starting fromUS $3,990per 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... read more

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AprMayJunJulAugSepOct

Places Visited

VancouverKamloopsJasperIcefields ParkwayLake LouiseBanffCalgary

Accommodation Style

Hotel

Train Experience

Rocky Mountaineer

Activity Level

Easy
Canadian Rockies by Rail - Map
Rockies by Rail Mountain Adventure
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Rockies by Rail Mountain Adventure

10

days

starting fromUS $5,690per person

 

This journey through the Canadian Rockies is designed for the adventurous spirit! Discover the active lifestyle of Vancouver before traveling by rail to explore the pristine beauty of Jasper, Banff, and... read more

Availability

JunJulAugSep

Places Visited

VancouverJasperIcefields ParkwayBanffCalgary

Accommodation Style

HotelLodge

Train Experience

Rocky Mountaineer

Activity Level

EasyModerate
Rockies by Rail Mountain Adventure - Map
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Canadian Rockies Voyage by Train
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Canadian Rockies Voyage by Train

6

days

starting fromUS $2,390per person

This whirlwind adventure will take you through some of the most amazing highlights of Western Canada in six days. You will begin in the laid back coastal city of Vancouver. Travel by train through spectacular... read more

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AprMayJunJulAugSepOct

Places Visited

VancouverJasperIcefields ParkwayBanffCalgary

Accommodation Style

HotelTrain

Train Experience

VIA RailSleeper Train

Activity Level

Easy
Canadian Rockies Voyage by Train - Map
Canadian Rockies by Rail with Alaska Cruise
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Canadian Rockies by Rail with Alaska Cruise

15

days

starting fromUS $5,990per 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... read more

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AprMayJunJulAugSep

Places Visited

CalgaryBanffLake LouiseIcefields ParkwayJasperKamloopsVancouverAlaska

Accommodation Style

HotelCruise

Train Experience

Rocky Mountaineer

Activity Level

Easy
Canadian Rockies by Rail with Alaska Cruise - Map
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Discover Whistler and the Canadian Rockies by Rail
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Discover Whistler and the Canadian Rockies by Rail

9

days

starting fromUS $4,590per 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... read more

Availability

AprMayJunJulAugSepOct

Places Visited

VancouverWhistlerQuesnelJasperIcefields ParkwayLake LouiseBanffCalgary

Accommodation Style

Hotel

Train Experience

Rocky Mountaineer

Activity Level

Easy
Discover Whistler and the Canadian Rockies by Rail - Map
Essential Rockies by Rail with Alaska Small Ship Cruise
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Essential Rockies by Rail with Alaska Small Ship Cruise

15

days

starting fromUS $8,375per person

Enjoy a perfect balance of adventure, luxury, wildlife and wilderness on this 15-day Rockies rail and Alaska small ship cruise vacation. Marvel at the beauty of iconic Lake Louise, before a luxurious Rocky... read more

Availability

MayJunJulAug

Places Visited

CalgaryBanffLake LouiseKamloopsVancouverAlaska

Accommodation Style

HotelCruise

Train Experience

Rocky Mountaineer

Activity Level

Easy
Essential Rockies by Rail with Alaska Small Ship Cruise - Map
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Haida Gwaii and the Canadian Rockies
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Haida Gwaii and the Canadian Rockies

15

days

starting fromUS $7,990per person

 

On this trip, explore the alpine treasures of the Canadian Rockies before traveling train through Northern British Columbia. Then, experience the raw, mystical beauty Haida Gwaii Islands. Stunning scenery,... read more

Availability

JunJulAugSep

Places Visited

CalgaryBanffEmerald LakeIcefields ParkwayJasperPrince GeorgePrince RupertHaida GwaiiVancouver

Accommodation Style

HotelLodge

Train Experience

VIA Rail

Activity Level

Easy
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Canadian Sea To Sky Explorer
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Canadian Sea To Sky Explorer

16

days

starting fromUS $6,995per person

On this Canadian rail, cruise, and drive vacation, discover the magic of the West Coast and Canadian Rockies. Journey to the Great Bear Rainforest, to see breaching whales and foraging grizzly bears. Take... read more

Availability

JunJulAugSep

Places Visited

VancouverVictoriaAlert BayPort HardyPrince RupertPrince GeorgeJasperIcefields ParkwayLake LouiseBanffCalgary

Accommodation Style

HotelLodge

Activity Level

Easy
Canadian Sea To Sky Explorer - Map
Canadian Rockies Golf and Spa by Rail
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Signature Trip

Canadian Rockies Golf and Spa by Rail

8

days

starting fromUS $7,090per 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... read more

Availability

MayJunJulAugSep

Places Visited

VancouverWhistlerQuesnelJasperIcefields ParkwayBanffCalgary

Accommodation Style

Hotel

Train Experience

Rocky Mountaineer

Activity Level

Easy
Canadian Rockies Golf and Spa by Rail - Map
Rockies Rail Winter Wonderland
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Rockies Rail Winter Wonderland

9

days

starting fromUS $2,890per 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... read more

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DecJanFebMar

Places Visited

VancouverJasperIcefields ParkwayLake LouiseBanffCalgary

Accommodation Style

Hotel

Train Experience

VIA RailSleeper Train

Activity Level

Easy
Rockies Rail Winter Wonderland - Map
Canadian Rockies to Rainforest Vacation
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Canadian Rockies to Rainforest Vacation

12

days

starting fromUS $3,290per person

Discover the beauty of Canada's West at your own pace – begin in the Rockies, a world of stunning mountains, emerald lakes, and fresh air. Journey on to BC's arid Wine Country, then, just as you... read more

Availability

MayJunJulAugSepOct

Places Visited

CalgaryBanffIcefieldsParkwayEmerald LakeRevelstokeKelownaVancouverVictoriaUclueletWhistler

Accommodation Style

HotelLodge

Activity Level

Easy
Canadian Rockies to Rainforest Vacation - Map
Canadian Rockies Winter Escape by Train
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Canadian Rockies Winter Escape by Train

6

days

starting fromUS $2,330per person

On this Canada vacation by train, you'll be whisked to the heart of the frozen Canadian Rocky mountains. Enjoy authentic Canadian winter activities, like snowshoeing or ice walks into mysterious canyons,... read more

Availability

DecJanFebMar

Places Visited

VancouverJasperIcefields ParkwayLake LouiseCalgary

Accommodation Style

HotelTrain

Train Experience

VIA RailSleeper Train

Activity Level

Easy
Canadian Rockies Winter Escape by Train - Map
West Coast Highlights and Hidden Gems
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West Coast Highlights and Hidden Gems

14

days

starting fromUS $4,595per person

 

Spend two weeks in awe of British Columbia's stunning west coast and islands. Discover hidden gems such as Princess Louisa Inlet with its soaring cliffs and magnificent waterfalls. Travel to the windswept... read more

Availability

AprMayJunJulAugSepOct

Places Visited

VancouverSunshine CoastVictoriaComox ValleyUclueletVictoriaSalt Spring IslandVancouver

Accommodation Style

HotelBed and Breakfast

Activity Level

Easy
West Coast Highlights and Hidden Gems - Map
Jewels of the West Coast
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Jewels of the West Coast

8

days

starting fromUS $4,180per person

 

Immerse yourself in beauty, adventure, and fun on this luxury Gulf Island and Sunshine Coast vacation by float plane. Discover charming Salt Spring Island where local farms, wineries, and artist studios... read more

Availability

MayJunJulAugSepOct

Places Visited

VancouverSalt Spring IslandSunshine Coast

Accommodation Style

HotelLodge

Activity Level

Easy
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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 $6,959per 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... read more

Availability

MayJunJulAugSep

Places Visited

AlaskaVancouverWhistlerQuesnelJasperIcefields ParkwayLake LouiseBanffKamloops

Accommodation Style

HotelCruise

Train Experience

Rocky Mountaineer

Activity Level

Easy
Circle the Rockies by Train with Alaska Inside Passage Cruise - Map
Canadian Rail and Polar Bear Adventure
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New Trip

Canadian Rail and Polar Bear Adventure

9

days

starting fromUS $6,356per person

 

Travel across Canada on a once in a lifetime overnight train journey across Canada, before visiting Churchill's famous polar bears. With a friendly and knowledgeable guide, spend two days on a specially... read more

Availability

SepOctNov

Places Visited

VancouverWinnipegChurchil

Accommodation Style

HotelTrain

Train Experience

VIA RailSleeper Train

Activity Level

Easy
Canadian Rail and Polar Bear Adventure - Map
Whales and Wilderness Family Adventure
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Whales and Wilderness Family Adventure

9

days

starting fromUS $2,990per person

 

Disconnect from hectic every-day life, then reconnect with your loved ones on this incredible family wilderness adventure. Stay in beautiful safari tents amidst towering fir trees. Hear the ocean lapping... read more

Availability

JunJulAugSep

Places Visited

VancouverQuadra IslandSwanson Island

Accommodation Style

HotelGlamping

Activity Level

EasyModerate
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Okanagan Wine Adventure
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New TripStaff Pick

Okanagan Wine Adventure

6

days

starting fromUS $1,795per person

 

A thousand miles north of Napa lies Canada's Okanagan - an arid region of soft sandy beaches, clear blue lakes, and distant mountain valleys. On this fun-filled 6 day adventure, you'll sample your way... read more

Availability

MayJunJulAugSep

Places Visited

KelownaOsoyoosOkanagan

Accommodation Style

Resort

Activity Level

Easy
Okanagan Wine Adventure - Map

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Do you want to get the most of your Canadian vacation in 2019? By booking early, you'll secure your ideal travel dates, the best hotel accommodations, space on Canada's spectacular touring trains, plus unique experiences.

And if you book before August 31, you'll also receive a 2018 PRICE FREEZE plus up to $1,200 per couple in FREE TRAVEL CREDITS. Use the credits to enhance your vacation with extra nights, dining experiences, and activities.

Here are just a few ways you can use your travel credits:

But hurry! This offer only lasts until midnight on August 31. Take advantage of the best availability, prices, and add-ons for 2019. Our friendly vacation advisors are standing by to help you plan your perfect Canadian vacation – so call or email today.

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There's no better place to experience the magic of winter than in Canada. Imagine… the romance of a train ride through a snowy landscape. Then, with glistening snow at your feet and crisp air on your face, marvel at the scenery as you enjoy guided winter activities.

With our Early Bird Winter Special Offer, now is the perfect time to book your vacation. Book before August 31, and you'll receive limited-time Early Bird Prices, plus a FREE night, to extend your trip.

Fresh Tracks Canada's Vacation Advisors are ready to help you plan your perfect winter vacation. Hurry and call or email now, while this special offer lasts!

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There is no better place to experience the magic of Christmas in Canada than in the Canadian Rockies. The glistening snow covered landscape provides a magical setting to make memories with loved ones as you explore outdoors, and warm yourself with cozy Christmas activities by the fire.

Now is the ideal time to book your trip, while space is still available. By booking now, you can also take advantage of our Christmas Special Offer.

Book a Christmas in the Canadian Rockies vacation before September 30, and you'll receive a $50 per person Fairmont Resorts Gift Card, to use towards additional Christmas activities on your trip. Use your Gift Card for stocking decorating, an Ice Bar Experience, Gingerbread House decorating, and more at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise hotel.

Fresh Tracks Canada's Vacation Advisors are ready to help you plan your perfect Christmas vacation this winter. The holiday season books up fast – hurry and call or email now, while availability lasts!

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