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2 Day Rail Trips
Jasper to Whistler - Rail Only - 2 Days Rail
The Fraser Discovery Route, named for the mighty Fraser River whose length it follows, links the mountain resorts of Jasper, Alberta and Whistler, British Columbia,. Journey through the historic Cariboo Gold Rush region, the lush forests of northern B.C. and the awe-inspiring Rocky Mountain Trench past Mount Robson to Jasper.
- 2 day Rocky Mountaineer RedLeaf Service or GoldLeaf Service
- 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches
- 1 night accommodation
- Rail station transfer in Quesnel
- Luggage delivery to destination
- Complimentary snacks and non-alcoholic beverages served at your seat
Day 1 Jasper to Quesnel
Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the mountain resort of Jasper in the Canadian Rockies to the charming rural town of Quesnel, gateway to the North Cariboo. Pass through the Rocky Mountain Trench with the steep Rocky and Cariboo Mountains either side, and onto the rolling hills and vast forests of British Columbia's northern interior, home to abundant wildlife. Highlights include Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, Yellowhead Pass, Moose Lake and the opportunity to view the abundant wildlife found in this unspoiled wilderness region. Your day concludes as the Rocky Mountaineer passes through the town of Prince George and follows the Fraser River into Quesnel, your overnight destination. (B, L)
Day 2 Quesnel to Whistler
Your journey continues south today to the four-season resort of Whistler. Enjoy breathtaking and varied scenery, from the desert-like conditions of the Fraser Canyon, and the Cariboo Plateau with its rolling hills and vast ranchlands, to the river canyons and lush farmland of the Pemberton Valley. Highlights include sweeping views of the Fraser Canyon and Deep Creek Bridge, one the highest railway bridges in the world and the shorelines of Anderson Lake and glacial fed Seton Lake. Your rail journey ends today on arrival in the resort town of Whistler, host of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games alpine events. (B, L)
Enjoy the thrill of the Canadian Rockies in classic style as you embark on a stunning all-daylight rail adventure in RedLeaf Service. Settle back in your roomy, reclining seat and enjoy commentary and service provided by your Rocky Mountaineer Host.
Discover why travelers rave about Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service. A custom-designed bi-level dome coach puts you right in the middle of the awe-inspiring scenery of the Canadian Rockies as you enjoy gourmet meals prepared by talented onboard chefs.
Prices are in USD.
Call 877-929-7245 today to book rail only from Whistler to Jasper (or Reverse).
Meals (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
Prices are per person, based on double occupancy and do not include approximately 6% tax. Prices for triples and children are available on request. All prices are based on a conversion effective 8/10/12 and are subject to change.
Important Information: Passenger rail travel in Canada is subject to unforeseen delays. Please do NOT arrange connecting transportation on the day of scheduled arrival in any arrival city.
Please check in a minimum of 30 minutes prior to the boarding times shown.