Rocky Mountaineer's Canadian Adventures

04 January 2018

Rocky Mountaineer

Rocky Mountaineer is so much more than a train. It is the key to opening up a world of exploration and adventure in the sprawling brilliance of one of Mother Nature’s greatest creations – the Canadian Rockies.

Aboard Rocky Mountaineer’s all-dome fleet you can carve through the spectacular mountainous region and indulge in ultimate luxury, while taking in some of the world’s most remarkable scenery.

Dazzling destinations

Rocky Mountaineer offers four unique rail routes, and over 64 vacation packages, travelling through the Canadian Rockies, and the Pacific Northwest. Destinations include Banff, Whistler, Jasper and Vancouver. Rocky Mountaineer also offers the Coastal Passage route - to or from Seattle, enabling guests to experience the delights of Pacific USA.

Seaton Lake

From cosmopolitan city centres to the heart of the Canadian Rockies, these rail routes provide the opportunity to soak up some of the most jaw-dropping sights that western North America has to offer.

All aboard

Even as you walk into the station you’re greeted by a sea of smiling faces as your fellow adventurers and future friends await. Onboard you can expect an experience which features rich, historic storytelling from engaging Hosts, world-class cuisine, and a firsthand look at lush green forests, glacier-capped mountains, tumbling waterfalls and turquoise glacier-fed lakes, all from the comfort of reclining plush seats. These unforgettable all-daylight journeys offer romance and history, reminding you that travelling is as much about the journey as it is about the destination. 

SilverLeaf Service

Then melt back into your luxurious seat, where your only responsibility is to sit back, relax and enjoy the incredible views. Oh, and don’t forget to take your camera so that you can snap those unforgettable moments.

The journey

There’s nothing like feeling astonished, and on a Rocky Mountaineer journey you’ll experience it over and over again. From awe-inspiring vistas to local gourmet cuisine, Rocky Mountaineer has it all. Each new turn of the track brings another heart-warming tale or historical titbit from your charming onboard Hosts, helping you to learn about the land, its history and the animals that call it home.

A Rocky Mountaineer Host storytelling onboard GoldLeaf Service

Rocky Mountaineer offers two onboard service choices, SilverLeaf and GoldLeaf Service. Renowned for its luxurious bi-level glass dome coaches, the GoldLeaf Service features fully glass domed windows for optimal views of epic scenery and wildlife, and an exclusive lower level dining room. While SilverLeaf Service offers single level dome cars with plush seats and extra-large picture windows for unmatched views of awe-inspiring scenery.

Experience the unforgettable

The excitement of Rocky Mountaineer isn’t restricted to the confines of a train carriage. Not only can you see amazing scenery, but you can adventure amongst it as there is the option to add a range of tours and excursions on to your trip.

View grizzly bears in their natural habitat, explore local cuisine on a Canadian food tour, rise high above the glaciers and waterfalls of Kananaskis Country or tour Vancouver’s North Shore, including trips to the Capilano Suspension bridge and Grouse Mountain’s Skyride gondola.

Jasper

There’s also Rocky Mountaineer’s brand new for 2018 Carefully Crafted Adventures – which are packages created to make the perfect compliment to your rail journey. These new adventures range from guided walking tour to a stay at a luxurious wilderness resort.

Elk spotting

And if all of that wasn’t enough, there’s the opportunity to incorporate a cruise to Alaska as part of your Rocky Mountaineer rail adventure. A range of packages lets you keep the excitement going on deck, while getting the opportunity to plunge into a hidden world populated by playful seals, lumbering bears, delightful elk and breaching humpbacks.

 

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