Rocky Mountaineer overview and itinerary

Journey through the clouds on the Rocky Mountaineer

Vancouver, Kamloops, Jasper

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Rocky Mountaineer at a glance

Travel through scenic valleys, along the mighty Fraser River, through Hell’s Gate, and past the magnificent Pyramid Falls. This Rocky Mountaineer rail route, only accessible by train, also features the majestic Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies.

Our experts can tailormake this itinerary as you wish – add pre/post-journey hotel stays, experiences, or even a seven-night Alaskan cruise, for example.

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The Experience

Throughout the trip, you will spend each night in premium accommodation, featuring plush rooms with spacious beds and stylish furniture. While on the train, you will travel in absolute comfort, thanks to The Rocky Mountaineer’s high-quality facilities. Those travelling in Silverleaf class coaches can take in the beauty of the passing scenery through the large, oversized dome windows, while delectable hot entrees are served to their seats. Alternatively, upgrade to Goldleaf class, where you will travel in a two-level coach, featuring a large dome-windowed coach which provides panoramic views of the stunning surroundings. On the lower level, you will be able to enjoy delectable gourmet dishes in your own dining room cabin, providing seclusion and privacy. No matter which class you travel in, you will enjoy the luxury of travelling in leather reclining seats, and will be provided with complimentary snacks and drinks for the duration of your journey.

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Tour start – Vancouver

1 night

Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. Overnight stay in Vancouver.

Vancouver to Kamloops

1 night

Board the Rocky Mountaineer train at the Vancouver Station at 7.30am PT. Travel from the coastal city of Vancouver to Kamloops, in the heart of British Columbia’s Interior. On today’s journey you will see dramatic changes in scenery, from the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley, through forests and winding river canyons surrounded by the peaks of the Coast and Cascade Mountains, the the desert like environment of the BC Interior. Highlights include the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in Fraser Canyon and the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River. Breakfast and lunch included onboard. Your day concludes as the Rocky Mountaineer travels along the shores of Kamloops Lake into Kamloops between 6:00pm and 7:30pm PT. Spend the evening exploring the city of Kamloops or relaxing in your hotel room. All hotels in Kamloops are of moderate standard: your hotel will be assigned post-booking.

Kamloops to Jasper

1 night

Board the Rocky Mountaineer train at the Kamloops station at 7:30am PT. Today your journey continues north and east to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Once again you will be surrounded by dramatic scenery as you follow the banks of the North Thompson River through the Monshee and Cariboo Mountains, climbing ever nearer to the high peaks of the Continental Divide. Today’s highlights include Mount Robson, at 3,954 metres (12,972 feet) the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, Pyramid Falls, and the climb over the Yellowhead pass into Jasper National Park. Breakfast and lunch will be served onboard. Your rail journey ends this evening between 7:30pm and 9:00pm MT on arrival in the resort town of Jasper.


1 night

This route ends upon checkout from your Jasper hotel.

Farewell to Jasper