Train travel offers a relaxing and worry-free way to experience the beauty of the Thompson Okanagan's lakes, mountains, orchards and vineyards.
VIA Rail's western transcontinental train, fondly referred to as "The Canadian," provides service between Vancouver and Toronto (Ontario) with a Thompson Okanagan stop in Kamloops; other stops include Jasper (Alberta), Edmonton (Alberta), Saskatoon (Saskatchewan), Winnipeg (Manitoba) and Sudbury (Ontario).
This is a scenic and relaxing way to experience the Thompson Okanagan and Canada. With 48 hours advance notice, the train will make requested stops in the region's towns of Ashcroft, Clearwater, Blue River and Valemount.
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18404 Bathville Rd
Summerland, British Columbia
Celebrate the Kettle Valley Railways Centennial in 2015 with a ride on the Kettle Valley Steam Railway! Operating on the only remaining section of the historic Kettle Valley Railway (KVR) - this unique 90 minute journey takes you through beautiful, rural Summerland and onto the Trout Creek Bridge with a stunning view of Okanagan Lake and canyon below.
The sight and sound of our restored century old steam locomotive (the 3716/Spirit of Summerland), an observation game for kids and lively musical entertainment, make every run memorable for the whole family. Book early for our special events which include Easter Trains, our thrilling Great Train Robbery & BBQs and our magical Summerland Christmas Express Trains.
There's nothing else like it in the Okanagan Valley!
We are a global wholesaler offering spectacular luxury Rocky Mountaineer train vacation packages out of the coastal city of Vancouver.
Onboard the only all-daylight train to the Canadian Rockies, you will experience contrasting scenery on your first day from lush green fields of the Fraser River valley, to mountain peaks & finishing in the desert-like environment of Kamloops, in the heart of British Columbia's interior.
On your second day, you will continue your journey into the Canadian Rockies and will conclude your travels in Jasper, Lake Louise or Banff depending on your route choice.
Your breakfasts & lunches are served onboard the train on both days and your overnight hotel and station transfers in Kamloops are included. Sightseeing transfers and additional hotel nights are available through us.
VIA Rail's flagship train, the Canadian, travels through 4,500 km of some of Canada's most spectacular landscape. Operating year-round, this land cruise between Vancouver & Toronto takes 3 days & 4 nights, departing 3 times/week in each direction in peak season & 2 times/week off peak. In the Sleeper Touring class passengers enjoy a unique dining car experience, with meals freshly prepared on-board, cabins with sleeping accommodations, glass dome viewing cars & lounge areas.
Experience our new Prestige bedroom featuring a double bed, private shower, and concierge service.
On the Jasper-Prince Rupert train, you travel between Prince Rupert & Jasper discovering Northern BC's scenery, native culture & other attractions along the way. Touring class is available on select departures in peak season.