The Rocky Rail Round Trip Experience has been created to encompass the most awe-inspiring and spectacular locations that this region has to offer. As you travel westbound from Calgary, you will encounter a stunning range of landscapes. Quiet meadows, thundering waterfalls, towering peaks and turbulent canyons unfold before you as we head towards Banff.
The exhilarating beauty of the Icefields form part of this extraordinary odyssey of discovery as we take to the glaciers for a truly unforgettable experience. Lake Louise, a hidden gem of unsurpassed natural beauty beckons us next as the mighty Mount Victoria towers on the horizon. You will also discover this regionís important relationship with rail travel and learn how it shaped the history of this mountainous region, where early pioneers struggled against almost impossible odds.
Our next leg of the journey of this captivating and ever-changing journey unfolds. Following the Burrard Inlet we snake our way along the awesome reaches of the Lower Fraser River and enjoy exceptional birds-eye view of the Thompson River Canyons.
After spending a night in Vancouver our journey returns eastwards towards Golden and on to the stunning Columbia Valley, circled by three towering mountain ranges and five National Parks.
As we travel, we have plenty of time to absorb the unique character of the communities that grew up along the rail tracks and revel in the compelling natural beauty that surrounds us.
Taking the magnificently scenic line through Crowsnest Pass, we cross the Continental Divide. At Lethbridge our train crosses the spectacular 1 mile high and 314 foot high Lethbridge Trestle, the largest in North America and a feat of engineering excellence.
This stunning journey concludes at Calgary.