The world’s most spectacular train trip. Much more than just journeys, Rocky Mountaineer rail tours offer incredible experiences through Canada’s West Coast and the Canadian Rockies.
A spectacular travel experience deserves the very best of ease, flexibility and service, and the different options available with the Rocky Mountaineer ensures the ultimate in choice.
Redleaf Service allows you to relax and enjoy your journey in the comfort of your single level classic coach, complete with reclining seats. Experience the convenience of chilled breakfast and lunch served at your seat, so you don’t miss a moment of the scenic vista through your picture window. Complimentary non-alcoholic beverages and snacks are on hand, as your On-board Attendant provides commentary. Make sure you have your overnight bag, as you will spend the night in Kamloops or Quesnel. Your main luggage will be checked in and not available for access until your final destination.
SilverLeaf Service, a new level of service, invites you to view the passing scenery from the comfort of a single level glass domed coach. Over-sized panoramic windows really bring the outside up close and personal. Your hot entrees at breakfast and lunch will be brought directly to your seats by one or two attendants, along with a complimentary glass of wine or beer with your lunchtime meal. In the evening, you will disembark to your hotel in Kamloops, where your luggage will be waiting for you.
GoldLeaf Service is the ultimate in service facilities and the most popular offered. The award-winning service offers a custom-designed two level glass domed coach from which you can really feel part of the amazing scenery surrounding you. Delectable á la carte gourmet meals can be enjoyed in the exclusive GoldLeaf dining room downstairs, with an all-inclusive beverage service. Four On-board Attendants are available to give you every assistance and the covered vestibule area gives you a fully integrated experience. As you overnight in Kamloops or Quesnel, your luggage will proceed you – all part of the GoldLeaf service.
Rocky Mountaineer Routes
Rocky Mountaineer offers four unique rail routes – three train journeys through British Columbia and Alberta to Banff, Lake Louise, Jasper and Calgary, and one train excursion from Vancouver to Whistler. This world-renowned, luxurious train travels by daylight through the wild beauty of Canada’s West and is the best way to experience the majestic Canadian Rockies.
New for 2013! The majestic Canadian Rockies are now closer to Seattle with the introduction of the new Coastal Passage route. This unique rail experience connects the cosmopolitan cities of Seattle, Washington and Vancouver, B.C. to the Canadian Rockies. Guests will experience a luxurious three-day, all daylight journey onboard the Rocky Mountaineer in GoldLeaf Service.
Travel on a breathtaking journey through the stunning scenery of the “Sea to Sky Climb” region from the coastal city of Vancouver to the resort town of Whistler, renowned for outstanding skiing and year-round outdoor activities. Highlights of the trip include spectacular views of Howe Sound and the Coast Mountains, Brandywine Falls, Mount Garibaldi and the impressive Cheakamus Canyon.
Enjoy some of the most breathtaking and varied rail scenery found anywhere in the world on this route. Travel past stunning lakes, through the coastal rainforest and the desert-like conditions of the Fraser Canyon into the vast ranchlands of the Cariboo Plateau. Visit the Gold Pan City of Quesnel, journey through the Rocky Mountain Trench, be awestruck by spectacular Mount Robson, and finish off in the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies.
Experience the natural wonders of the West on this route. Travel through scenic valleys, the Coastal Mountain Range and the Fraser Canyon with its spectacular white water and dramatic landscape. You will follow the route of the Fraser River, home of British Columbia’s largest salmon fishing run, pass by the Albreda Glacier and magnificent Pyramid Falls, and hopefully see wildlife on the way. The highlight of this route is majestic Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies.
Retrace the steps of 19th century explorers, travel through the legendary Spiral Tunnels and pass by the spot where the last spike on the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven. This is the only passenger rail service on this historic route, and its construction is one of the most important in Canadian history as it united Canada from east to west. You’ll also transverse the Continental Divide and be inspired by spectacular mountains and dramatic canyons. If you’re a history buff, this route is for you.
Thomas Cook Tours featuring Rocky Mountaineer
Thomas Cook Tours is very proud to work alongside Rocky Mountaineer, we offer a choice of 5 tours from the Rocky Mountaineer range. For full details, dowloadable itineries and pricing guides follow the links below.