Journey alongside rivers, through quaint mountain towns, and within arms-reach of stunning, snow-capped mountains. Along the way, you will have a front-row seat to fleeting wildlife, and may even catch a glimpse of a moose or soaring eagle. Rocky Mountaineer, the luxury tourist train operating in Western Canada and the Pacific Northwest, is a unique and sumptuous way to see all this part of the world has to offer.
Experience rich, historic storytelling, world-class cuisine, and a first-hand look at lush green forests and turquoise glacier-fed lakes, all from the comfort of your reclining plush seat onboard the all-dome train. The stunning scenery, with endless views, is enough to keep you captivated, but beyond that, there’s the chance to make new friends and connect with your traveling companions as you take in this memorable trip of a lifetime.
Rocky Mountaineer’s Executive Chefs, who have been trained in Michelin-starred restaurants, have developed menus inspired by the bounty of the region, highlighting ingredients such as Pacific salmon and prime Alberta beef. A true feast for the senses, the gourmet cuisine accompanies the stunning scenery and award-winning service.
Whether with a glass of sauvignon blanc in the comfort of the domed car, or on the outdoor vestibule inhaling the fresh mountain air, Rocky Mountaineer is a chance to unplug and relax fully into the splendid surroundings. With classic Canadian breakfasts and three-course lunches, the culinary service gives you a taste of the unique flavours of the passing regions.
Choose Your Route
Traveling is as much about the journey as it is about the destination. Exploring areas that are only accessible by rail, these three routes differ both in scenery and in destinations. The train travels only by daylight, so you won’t miss a moment of the passing scenery.
First Passage to the West: Vancouver > Kamloops > Lake Louise & Banff (or reverse). History comes alive as you travel the rail route that united Canada as a nation more than 130 years ago. From lush rainforests, through the semi-arid desert, alongside the powerful Kicking Horse River, and into the Rocky Mountain towns of Lake Louise and Banff.
Journey Through the Clouds: Vancouver > Kamloops > Jasper (or reverse). Traveling between Vancouver, Kamloops and Jasper, this route lives up to its romantic name. Weaving alongside the Fraser River and through craggy mountains, you’ll view the vast white expanse of the Albreda Glacier, rushing waters of Pyramid Falls, and towering Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. The town of Jasper is in the heart of Jasper National Park where you will be surrounded by turquoise lakes, abundant wildlife and evergreen forests.
Rainforest to Gold Rush: Vancouver > Whistler > Quesnel > Jasper. Recapture the romance of the Gold Rush era as you ascend through the rugged mountain terrain of Whistler, Host Mountain Resort of the 2010 Winter Olympics. Continue traveling towards the old mining trail known as the Cariboo Wagon Road and historic Quesnel, the Gold Pan City, then onto Jasper, the quaint mountain town nestled in the Canadian Rockies.
Combine routes to experience all the highlights Rocky Mountaineer has to offer. A Circle Journey gives you more time onboard and more opportunities to explore the vast beauty of the Canadian Rockies. It also pairs perfectly with an Alaska cruise for those looking to take in the sights from under the sails as well as on the rails.
Rocky Mountaineer offers a variety of packages available so you can maximize your time exploring the Canadian Rockies and the Pacific Northwest. Contact your CWT Vacations Travel Advisors today and visit Offers & Deals to explore the latest Rocky Mountaineer specials.
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