Redirect your train of thought on this epic rail journey across captivating Canada. Nestled in your first-class, art deco train car aboard VIA Rail’s The Canadian, you can cruise and snooze your way through five picturesque provinces – although you won’t want to miss a moment of the panoramic scenery outside your window. After feeling the energy of Toronto and the mist of Niagara Falls, you’ll board your premier transcontinental train to chug past the sparkling lakes of Ontario, the golden prairies of Manitoba, the winding rivers of Saskatchewan, and the sun-dappled forests of Alberta. But the journey doesn’t conclude at the end of the line. You’ll continue by luxury motorcoach to the most beautiful national parks of the Canadian Rockies, including Jasper, Banff, Yoho, and Glacier National Park. Roast s’mores at a riverside barbecue in historic Kamloops before s’more fun in the British-infused city of Victoria and the multicultural metropolis of Vancouver.Keep the journey going by adding a leisurely Alaska cruise to your grand tour of Canada. While your ship will sail through the glacial beauty of the Inside Passage, Tracy Arm, and Glacier Bay National Park, you’ll personally cruise through several exciting ports of call, including the capital city of Juneau, the gold rush town of Skagway, and totem-pole-dotted Ketchikan.
Select Globus 2021 North America tours are limited to an average of just 24 guests per tour (not applicable on the rail or cruise portion of this vacation). There’s always room to roam with extra space between you and other travelers—while still getting up close and personal to the experiences you’ve been dreaming of. Small-Group Discoveries include all the features of a traditional Globus North America tour, complete with expert Tour Director, Driver, and Local Guides who ensure that your health and safety is our top priority. A Small-Group Discovery Europe vacation is the perfectly sized tour—without the crowds.
We’ve prepared everything you need for the perfect vacation—from hand-selected hotels to expert Local Guides and included VIP sightseeing access to the world’s iconic sites. Your Globus Tour Director is always there to help you make the most out of your free time!Accommodation Spotlight Put your feet up in historic elegance in this beautifully rugged setting at the South Thompson Inn in Kamloops. Once home to a thoroughbred-racing stable, the 55-acre riverfront property retains its original Manor and Carriage Houses, renovated into first-class luxury lodging. [LF] Your stay includes a private authentic barbecue dinner alongside the Thompson River—complete with handmade s’mores! Your Train Travel through time and stunning scenery aboard VIA Rail’s The Canadian—premier transcontinental train service through Canada’s heartland. Experience classic, comfortable train service with Sleeper Plus class rail cars, refurbished from 1950s art-deco cars. Enjoy freshly prepared meals, featuring Canadian cuisine and regional specialties, with live local entertainment. Domed observation cars provide unfettered views. NOTE—VIA Rail double cabins offer armchairs, toilet, sink, and a picture window by day. By night, your furnishings transform into upper and lower beds. Single cabins feature small couch-style seating, toilet, sink, and a large picture window by day. By night, a pull-down bed fills the space (obstructing the seating area and bathroom facilities). Public restrooms remain available in each coach. Train travel is subject to unforeseen delays. .