Rocky Mountaineer is known to many as a must-do vacation thanks to the awe-inspiring vistas that showcase stunning lakes, turquoise rivers, snowy mountains, and local wildlife at every turn. Experience the wonderment onboard this all day-light luxury train journey while you enjoy world-class, culinary creations inspired by the passing regions. The train takes you on a journey, stopping overnight in cosmopolitan cities like Seattle and Vancouver and the quintessentially Canadian mountain towns of Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper.
In 2017, Lonely Planet named Canada as the top travel destination and Rocky Mountaineer celebrated its 150th aniversary. In 2018, Rocky Mountaineer will introduce into service the first two of 10 GoldLeaf domes. These custom designed, custom built railcars will be completely re-engineered with efficiency and guest comfort in mind. There truly has never been a better time to travel with Rocky Mountaineer and experience the vast, untouched beauty of the Canadian Rockies.
There are four Rocky Mountaineer routes, each with its own distinctive highlights. The exceptional hosts share fascinating facts and historic details about the regions that the train courses through. With more than 65 vacation packages to choose from, you can create a journey to suit your interests: from scenery to unique excursions, there is no limit to creating your perfect experience throgh the Canadian Rockies.
Rocky Mountaineer offers an unparalleled experience onboard its luxury train as it takes you to some of the most beautiful destinations the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada have to offer. From Vancouver and Seattle, to the mountain towns of Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper, the train weaves through a mix of cosmopolitan cities, small towns, and vast landscapes. The train travels only by daylight, so you don't miss a moment of the passing scenery. In the evenings, you stay in a selection of high-quality hotels and can explore a bit of the destination before boarding the train the following day.
Vancouver - The sparkling gem in Canada's crown, Vancouver is a stop on every Rocky Mountaineer route. With everything you expect from a world-class city plus the added bonus of mountain top hikes and stretches of inviting beaches, it's easy to see why this is one of Canada's top destinations.
Seattle - A quintessential Pacific Northwest city, Seattle combines ocean, mountains and evergreen forests with a culture ingrained in music and technology. It is a unique city with something for everyone.
Kamloops - An overnight stop on many of Rocky Mountaineer's routes, Kamloops is a riverside city with fantastic restaurants, local pubs, and serene parks to walk through.
Banff - The most well-known town in the Rockies, Banff offers towering peaks, gorgeous lakes, and the amazingly turquoise Bow River.
Lake Louise - The iconic Lake Louise is one of the most pristine - and most photographed - lakes in the world. The idyllic train station, peaceful lake and neighbouring mountains make this a must-see location when visiting the Rockies.
Jasper - A quiet mountain town filled with wildlife, restaurants and adventure, Jasper is the ideal location for those seeking some wilderness before or after their Rocky Mountaineer journey.
Whistler - Home of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, Whistler is a premier ski resort that offers just as much excitement in the summer. Whistler has boomed into a culture capital of outdoor activites, art galleries, top-rates restaurants, luxurious spas, and so much more.
Quesnel - Originally a mining town, Quesnel has kept its old-time charm as it has grown into an enchanting city in the north. An overnight stop on the Rainforest to Gold Rush route, Quesnel offers some peace and quiet along the journey.
Classes of Service
Rocky Mountaineer offers two levels of service, both with the impeccable service, engaging hosts, delectable food, and all the comforts for which Rocky Mountaineer is known. Stepping onto the bi-level, glass-domed train cars of GoldLeaf Service is a luxurious experience unto itself. With sprawling windows on teh upper level, you can feast your eyes on panoramic views from every angle. In the lower level, an elegant dining room awaits, where you have the opportunity to sit with other travellers and enjoy a freshly prepared breakfast and three-course lunch as the dramatic scenery unfolds outseide the windows next to you.
SilverLeaf Service offers optimal viewing from oversized windows, so you don't miss a moment of the stunning waterfalls, snowcapped mountains or eagles soaring overhead. Weith a selection of regionally inspired menu options seved right at your seat, you receive the royal treatment while chugging along the railway to the various destinations.