From rugged beauty of the Canadian coastline to the pure majesty that is the Canadian Rockies, experience some of Canada's diverse landscapes on this 5-day rail journey.
About the Tour
All aboard the storied Rocky Mountaineer for an exciting adventure. The tour begins on the coast in Vancouver, where you have time to explore the sights and scenery on your own. We board our train the next morning for a daytime journey to Whistler. Take in all the natural wonder along the way, including canyons, mountains and lush forests. After an overnight, the tour continues across one of the highest railway bridges in the world to Quesnel. Daylight-only travel once again allows you to marvel at the gorgeous Canadian Rockies, as well as the surrounding lakes and canyons. On the final leg of the tour, the Rocky Mountaineer takes us into Jasper National Park for one last overnight. As we check out of our hotel on the fifth morning, our scenic tour of the Canadian Rockies comes to a close.
- 3 day Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service
- 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches (Reverse itinerary features 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 afternoon snack)
- 4 nights hotel accommodation
- Vancouver Lookout
- Rail station transfers in Vancouver, Whistler, Quesnel and Jasper
- Luggage handling and National Park Pass
Day 1 - VancouverArrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. Overnight in Vancouver.
Day1 - VancouverArrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. Overnight in Vancouver.
Day 3 - Whistler To QuesnelTravel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer to the charming rural town of Quesnel, gateway to the North Cariboo. Enjoy breathtaking and varied scenery. from the river canyons and lush farmland of the Pemberton Valley, through the desert-like conditions of the Fraser Canyon, to the rolling hills and vast ranchlands of the Cariboo Plateau. Highlights include the shorelines of Anderson Lake and glacial-fed Seton Lake, sweeping views of the Fraser Canyon and the crossing of Deep Creek Bridge, one of the highest railway bridges in the world. Your day concludes as the Rocky Mountaineer follows the banks of the Fraser River into Quesnel. Overnight in Quesnel. (B, L)
Day 4 - Quesnel To JasperYour journey continues eastwards today to the majestic Canadian Rockies and Jasper National Park. From Quesnel, the Rocky Mountaineer follows the Fraser River north to the town of Prince George, then travels east through the forests of northern British Columbia, home to plentiful wildlife, including a large population of moose. Entering the Rocky Mountain Trench you are surrounded by the steeply rising Rocky Mountains to the north and the Cariboo Mountains to the south. Continue climbing past Mount Robson, at 3,954 metres (12,972 feet) the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, through Yellowhead Pass into the province of Alberta. Your rail journey ends today on arrival in Jasper. Overnight in Jasper. (B, L)
Day 5 - JasperYour vacation ends upon checkout from your Jasper Hotel.
SilverLeaf Service & Hotel
Hotels include the Georgian Court Hotel Downtown and Whistlers Inn. Take in the awe-inspiring scenery of the Canadian Rockies through the panoramic windows of your custom-designed single-level dome coach.
GoldLeaf Service & Hotel
Hotels include the Sutton Place and Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. Travel first-class aboard Rocky Mountaineer’s GoldLeaf Service. A custom-designed bi-level dome coach puts travelers right in the middle of the awe-inspiring scenery of the Canadian Rockies as they enjoy gourmet meals prepared by onboard chefs.
GoldLeaf Service & Hotel Upgrade
Hotels include the Executive Suite at the Sutton Place and the Deluxe Room at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. Spoil yourself by making your Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf rail journey through the Canadian Rockies a deluxe one. Enjoy all of the same luxurious onboard amenities in GoldLeaf Service plus deluxe hotel accommodations.
Passport & Visa Requirements
It is your responsibility to check and fulfill the passport, visa, health and immigration requirements applicable to your itinerary. We do not accept any responsibility if you cannot travel, or incur any other loss because you have not complied with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities. You agree to reimburse us in relation to any fines or other losses which we incur as a result of your failure to comply with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities.
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