A two-day rail journey aboard the luxurious Rocky Mountaineer, from Jasper to Vancouver, is surely the most spectacular way to immerse yourself in the splendour of the Canadian Rockies. Discover more about this incredible adventure and hear from a traveller who has experienced this amazing journey for themself.
When it comes to iconic rail journeys, Rocky Mountaineer is right up there at the top of the list. Combining luxurious travel, the finest local cuisine and awesome scenery, it really is a trip of a lifetime – the icing on the cake of any holiday to Western Canada.
You’ll follow an incredible route which takes in snow-capped peaks, mountain passes, rocky lake shores and the spectacular scenery of the Continental Divide. Twist your way through the river valleys of the Monashee and Cariboo Mountains, and enjoy views of Canada’s highest peak – Mount Robson. You’ll also pass the stunning Pyramid falls and climb over Yellowhead Pass. Look out for incredible wildlife too, from elk to grizzly bears, seen at all angles from the glass-domed carriages.
Sit back in comfort and watch Western Canada’s most dramatic landscapes unfold before you – all enjoyed in the company of your like-minded travel companions. Stay overnight in a hotel in Kamloops, then continue your rail adventure as you set off towards the Pacific Ocean along the Fraser River, a popular fishing ground for grizzly bears, to the beautiful coastal city of Vancouver.