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UPCOMING 2014 TOURS

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Tickets are still available for the July 17-21, 5 day

WHITE PASS & YUKON STEAM SPECTACULAR

Ideal for the true rail fan and historian! Don’t forget your camera!

Day 1 - Fly Vancouver to Whitehorse and take the scenic 2.5 hr tour along Miles Canyon to Whitehorse for a welcome dinner in this Gold Rush Town.

Day 2-3 - An escorted tour to Skagway (stopping at Carcross and Fraser) to board the restored Fraser Meadows Steam train (Engine No. 73 or 69) six miles beyond the White Pass Summit to Fraser Meadows. This fully narrated tour climbs nearly 3,000 feet in 26 miles of steep grades and cliff-hanging turns. Overnight and enjoy a free next day in Skagway.

Day 4 - Board the White Pass & Yukon's special Yukon Adventure train for Carcross. Follow the trail of the sourdough mountains up the summit to Lake Bennett for a hot lunch. Then continue your train journey to Carcross to transport you back to your hotel in Whitehorse

Day 5 - Visit the Copperbelt Railway and Mining Museum, Transportation Museum and Beringia Centre before your return flight back to Vancouver.

July 17-21, 5 days from $1,699, includes 7 meals, all rail, round-trip airfare from Vancouver, accommodation and door-to-door home pick-up and drop-off

 

Hudson Bay, Buggies & Bears

round trip from Winnipeg to Churchill, Manitoba

for the annual Polar Bear migration

​  This well guided tour includes:

  • All rail transportation, sleeping car accommodation on the train (4 nights) and in the town of Churchill (2 nights)
  • Travelling on the world famous Tundra Buggy along the shore of Hudson Bay
  • Station to hotel transfers and town tour as well as visits to local attractions, heritage & cultural presentations and time to shop
  • A detailed information kit, itinerary, souvenir pins, history of the Bay Line booklet, and route guide 

Oct. 7-13, 7 days from $2,695   (not including airfare to Winnipeg)

THIS TRIP SELLS OUT EVERY YEAR - IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED TO BOOK IN ADVANCE

Alpine Lakes & Scenic Trains of Switzerland and Italy

Ride 3 legendary Alpine railways: the GoldenPass panoramic train from Gstaad to MOntreux; the Glacier Express from Zermatt to St. Moritz; and the Bernina Pass Train to Italy. Cruise along Lake Zurich and Lake Como. Relax in resort villages.

​Sept. 12-21 - 10 days

from $4,749 incudes all rail, round-trip airfare from Vancouver, 8 breakfasts, 4 dinners and door-to-door home pick-up and drop-off

 

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Other 2014 rail tours include:

BOOK NOW FOR MAGIC AND MYSTIQUE OF HAIDA GWAII FOR 2015 - This trip is already half sold!

West Coast Rail Tours

1-800-722-1233 604-524-1011

tours@wcra.org