Take in stunning views of the Canadian Rockies from the comfort of this glass-domed train

Jan 23 2020, 11:30 pm

Who knew that trekking through the mountains could be this comfortable?

Journey through some of the most stunning natural scenery in the world in style and luxury aboard the Rocky Mountaineer.


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The elite rail service offers three rail route options for passengers to embark on the trip of the dreams through the captivating Canadian Rockies.

The First Passage to the West takes passengers from Vancouver to Lake Louise in Banff via Kamloops.

Along the way, they travel through the iconic Spiral Tunnels, cross the Continental Divide, and between various magnificent mountain passes and sprawling canyons.

This is the only passenger rail service along this historic route bridging Canada from East to West.


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Journey Through the Clouds transports passengers from Vancouver to Jasper via Kamloops.

Take in stunning views of the mighty Fraser River, journey through Hell’s Gate, and live to tell the tale before marvelling at the magnificence of Pyramid Falls.

This rail route also features Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies.

The third and final route, Rainforest to Gold Rush, journeys from Vancouver to Jasper via Whistler and Quesnel.


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This route takes passengers into the heart of the Canadian wilderness. Stare in amazement at the “mountain mecca of Whistler”¬†while navigating beautiful natural scenery, including hidden canyons and picturesque lakes.

Hiking through rugged mountain terrain has never been so easy, and you can experience first hand the route that pioneers took during the gold rush.

This route also features Mount Robson.

All trains feature glass-dome coaches that provide panoramic views of the passing scenery, allowing passengers to connect with the landscape on an entirely different level.


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Additionally, passengers can indulge in locally-inspired cuisine from salmon plucked from the Fraser River to delicious wines straight from the Okanagan.

Guests are able to have the best of both worlds through admiring the extensive natural landscape from the train during the day, and resting their heads at the pinnacle of comfort in beautiful hotels at night in each destination.

For more information regarding the various routes, pricing, and amenities, visit the Rocky Mountaineer website.

Emily RumballEmily Rumball

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