Rocky Mountaineer

Have you ever wanted to explore the stunning landscapes of Canada? Mesmerising coastal rainforests, local farmlands, dry deserts and majestic mountain ranges can all be experienced in luxurious style on board the Rocky Mountaineer.

This fabulous rail-based experience will enable you to learn more about the environment of each beautiful region and admire the wild animals that call them their home. Sink back into your comfortable seat, which offers plenty of legroom, and admire the majestic natural beauty of Canada while attentive on board staff serve an array of drinks and delicious cuisine. Executive chefs craft gourmet meals that are superbly paired with exquisite wines.

Spending ten hours every day on board a luxurious train travelling no faster than 30mph will create minimum distraction to the local environment, therefore paving the way for some excellent photo opportunities. Then, at the end of each day, you will be able to spend the evening in a fabulous hotel before waking up refreshed for another dazzling display.

Four different itineraries offer plenty of variety, taking you through wonderful cities such as Vancouver, Whistler, Kamloops, Jasper, Banff and Calgary. Additionally, you can also enjoy a pre or post rail extension into the United States via Seattle or a cruise along the coast of Alaska.

There are two coach grades available on the train, with SilverLeaf Service offering panoramic views from a single-level domed coach and accommodation in three or four-star hotels. GoldLeaf Service will heighten your experience, with a bi-level domed coach. Enjoy fabulous views from upstairs before heading to the downstairs area to enjoy mesmerising Michelin star dining. You will also be able to benefit from excellent photo opportunities with an exclusive outdoor viewing area and relax every night in four and five-star accommodation.

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GoldLeaf Service

While SilverLeaf Service delivers a luxurious experience, GoldLeaf Service takes this to a heightened level. As you take your seat on the top level of a two-tiered coach, you will appreciate the almost 360-degree views available. The coach is 1.5 metres higher and offers floor-to-ceiling windows, which will ensure that you won’t miss a thing.

In the downstairs coach, you will be able to enjoy exquisite dining experiences comprising of dishes which have been painstakingly prepared by Michelin-star chefs and paired with fine wines.

Keen photographers will also be delighted to know that they can enjoy private access to an exclusive outdoor viewing area. Finally, after each fantastic day on board the train, you will be able to relax in blissful luxury with accommodation in a range of four and five-star hotels.


GoldLeaf Deluxe

Enjoy all of the features of Gold Leaf Service, but with the addition of more spacious hotel accommodations when you disembark the train.  Every evening, you will be able to relax and unwind in your large personal space and appreciate unparalleled views over your local surroundings.

Additionally, Gold Leaf Deluxe guests will also be able to take advantage of a single complimentary private sedan airport transfer in Vancouver, Calgary or Seattle.

SilverLeaf Service

Soak in the scenery of Canada from a single-level domed coach, which offers panoramic views and relaxing comfort.

The majestic landscapes of Canada can be enjoyed from your spacious seat, which offers plenty of legroom. Drinks and snacks are included in the fare, while onboard chefs will also prepare locally-sourced cuisine that reflects the very best of Canada.

After spending ten hours on board the train, you will be able to unwind in either a three or four-star hotel. Additionally, you won’t have to worry about carrying your luggage everywhere. Baggage handlers will transport your bags by road and ensure they are in your hotel room prior to your arrival.


Rainforest to Gold Rush Route

Vancouver - Whistler - Quesnel - Jasper

Delve into the largest temperate rainforest in the world with the two-day Rainforest to Gold Rush route.

Travelling between Jasper and Vancouver, this three-day journey will take you through the extreme landscape of British Columbia’s coastal rainforest. Additionally, you will also be able to experience the desert-like conditions of the Fraser Canyon and the ranchlands of the historic Cariboo Gold Rush region.


Journey through the Clouds Route

Vancouver - Kamloops - Jasper

As the name suggests, this fabulous route will enable you to travel to some of the highest peaks in the Canadian Rockies.

Over the course of two days, you will be able to soar to the heights of the Canadian Rockies, visiting renowned destinations including Pyramid Falls and Mount Robson. These two peaks are combined with visits to Vancouver and Jasper.


Coastal Passage Route

Seattle - Vancouver - Canadian Rockies

Combine Pacific coastal cities in the US and Canada with the mesmerising Coastal Passage route.

Beginning or ending in the cosmopolitan US city of Seattle, the Coastal Passage route will take you on a wonderful journey through Canada’s Pacific Northwest region. Over the course of three days on board the train, you will be able to take in the majestic highlights of Vancouver, Jasper and Banff.


First Passage to the West Route

Vancouver - Kamloops - Lake Louise or Banff National Park

This is Rocky Mountaineer's most popular route and, upon embarking, it is easy to see why.

For starters, this is the only passenger route available along the famed historic Canadian Pacific Track, which was built over 125 years ago to unite the country by connecting Canada with British Columbia. This mesmerising two-day rail journey will take you along this track to a range of beautiful destinations including Vancouver, Lake Louise and Banff.


Circle Journey

We know it can be difficult to decide which of the four amazing route to go for. Luckily, with the Circle Journeys, you can combine two or three of these routes into one epic adventure.

Starting and ending your journey in the same place, you will be able to enjoy a rounded tour of some of Canada’s finest highlights including Lake Louise, Banff and Jasper National Parks, and the US resort town of Whistler.

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