Journey between Vancouver, British Columbia, and the picturesque resort town of Jasper, Alberta, along the Yellowhead Route, named for a second pass through the Canadian Rocky Mountains.
About the Tour
Journey between Vancouver, British Columbia, and the picturesque resort town of Jasper, Alberta, along the Yellowhead Route, named for a second pass through the Canadian Rocky Mountains. This rail route is known for scenic valleys, plentiful wildlife including bears, and majestic Mount Robson, highest peak in the Canadian Rockies.
- 2 day Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf Service or GoldLeaf Service
- 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches
- 1 night accommodation
- Station and hotel transfers in Kamloops
- Complimentary snacks and beverages served at your seat.
Day 1 - Vancouver to KamloopsTravel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to Kamloops in the heart of British Columbia's interior. On today's journey you will see dramatic changes in scenery, from the lush green fields of the Fraser River Valley, through forests and winding river canyons surrounded by the peaks of the Coast and Cascade Mountains, to the desert-like environment of the BC interior. Highlights include the rushing waters of Hell's Gate in the Fraser Canyon and the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River. Your day concludes as the Rocky Mountaineer travels along the shores of Kamloops Lake and into Kamloops. Overnight in Kamloops. (B, L)
Day 2 - Kamloops to JasperYour journey continues north and east to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Once again you will be surrounded by dramatic scenery as you follow the banks of the North Thompson River through the Monashee and Cariboo Mountains, climbing ever nearer to the high peaks of the Continental Divide. Today's highlights include Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies at 3,954 metres (12,972 feet), Pyramid Falls, as well as the climb over the Yellowhead Pass into Jasper National Park. Your rail journey ends on arrival in the resort town of Jasper this evening. (B, L)
SilverLeaf Service & Hotel
Take in the awe-inspiring scenery of the Canadian Rockies through the panoramic windows of the custom-designed single-level dome coach in the new SilverLeaf Service.
GoldLeaf Service & Hotel
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.
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.