Experience everything Canada has to offer with our holiday packages, from rail to self-drive tours. Explore the majestic Canadian Rockies, the wilderness in Yukon, the charming alpine village of Whistler, the big cities such as Calgary, Ottawa, Montréal, Québec and Toronto and so much more. Pack your bags and let us help you plan your unforgettable Canadian holiday!
When to visit
High Season (Jun–Aug)
- Warm weather and sunshine prevail; far northern regions briefly unfreeze.
- Tourism peak season
- December through March is busy and expensive in ski resort towns as well
Shoulder (May, Sep & Oct)
- Less crowds and prices drop off.
- Temperatures are cool but still comfortable.
- Attractions keep shorter hours.
- Fall foliage areas (eg Cape Breton Island and Québec) remain busy.
Low Season (Nov–Apr)
- Places outside the big cities and ski resorts close.
- Darkness and winter cold take over.
- April and November are particularly good for travel deal
The main International Airports in Canada are
Toronto Pearson International Airport Trains run downtown every 15 minutes from 5:30am to 1am; private car transfers takes around 45 minutes to the city.
Montréal Trudeau International Airport A 24-hour airport shuttle bus runs downtown. Private transfers take 30 to 60 minutes.
Vancouver International Airport Trains run downtown every six to 20 minutes; private transfers take around 30 minutes.
With vast open roads and incredible scenery a self-drive experience provides freedom and flexibility to appreciate the small things on the way. You’ll be able to explore areas that often large coaches can’t access as well as enjoy as much time as you wish at each destination. Our diverse self-drive itineraries have been thoughtfully designed to offer you the road trip of a lifetime. Explore one of the world’s most scenic drives along the Icefields Parkway winding its way through the majestic Canadian Rockies. Our packages can be combined with rail on either Rocky Mountaineer or VIA Rail to offer you the best experience of both worlds.
The Canadian Pacific Railway has over 22,500 km of track across Canada. From East Coast to West Coast, Canada is bursting with a wide variety of rail tours. The Alaskan Railroads carries both freight and passengers throughout its system, including Denali National Park. The railroad has a mainline over 760 km long. Enjoy incredible scenery as you travel across Canada’s vast countryside from the temperate Pacific Coast, to the majestic Canadian Rockies, the prairies of the mid-west to the metropolises of Ontario and Québec all the way to the Atlantic Coast – rail travel enables you to relax and enjoy the scenery rolling by in your comfortable seating options.
The two major operators in Canada are Rocky Mountaineer and VIA Rail. Rocky Mountaineer offers daylight travel options on 2 or 3 day itineraries operating from mid April to early October between the Pacific Coast and the Canadian Rockies, whereas VIA Rail operates year round with a variety of routes, seating and cabins from coast to coast.