Rocky Mountaineer Canada, North America
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For the Rocky Mountaineer, Members of the Club (free to join) benefit from:
- discount off the published prices of any journey;
-a thank-you gift for every completed journey;
Fay says: “A luxury train with fine dining, allowing perfect views, with enthralling excursions and relaxing nights’ sleep in hotels along the way all combine to create a memorable Rockies journey.”
About The Rocky Mountaineer
The Rocky Mountaineer is a fantastic way to experience Alberta and British Columbia.
Travel through the majestic Canadian Rockies, Banff, Jasper, Lake Louise whilst sitting in dome cars that create the illusion of being in the open as the train passes through spectacular scenery.
There are over 45 unique train vacation packages ranging from 2 to 25 days on four distinctive rail routes, travelling by daylight thus ensuring the full impact of the Rockies.
Here we have selected a few, but please contact us to learn more about the wide range of holiday options.
The three classes of travel, GoldLeaf Deluxe, GoldLeaf and SilverLeaf, all offer an exceptional experience.
GoldLeaf Deluxe and GoldLeaf are a similar service, the difference being the standard of hotel accommodation. Enjoy a drink in reclining seats that rotate, whilst admiring panoramic views from full-length dome windows in the dome car, accessed from the dining car by a spiral staircase or lift. In the dining car guests can enjoy delicious cuisine prepared in the galley kitchen. The large picture windows ensure spectacular panoramas. Wander along to the observation deck and stand outside whilst the scenery whistles past.
SilverLeaf enjoys panoramic views in single-level glass-domed car. Relax in reclining, rotating seats and enjoy delicious meals and refreshing drinks served at seat.
NOTE: The dates and prices are not listed. Please contact us with any queries.
Classic First Passage to the West Vacation
These journeys retrace the steps of 19th century explorers, travelling through the legendary Spiral Tunnels and passes by the spot where the last spike on the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven, in Craigellachie. This is the only passenger rail service on this historic route, the construction of which is one of the most important in Canadian history as it united Canada from east to west. You will also transverse the Continental Divide and be inspired by spectacular snow-capped Rockies, glaciers and dramatic canyons.
Vancouver to Banff Or Reverse 2 days/1 night
Enjoy two days of train travel with an overnight in Kamloops. Hotel in Kamloops to be advised upon check in. Hotel transfers are included.
Vancouver to Lake Louise Or Reverse 4 days/3 nights
Enjoy two days of train travel with an overnight in Kamloops en route. Hotel transfers are included.
Canadian Rockies Highlights
Vancouver, Kamloops, Banff, Lake Louise, Calgary 7 days/6 nights, 2 days on the train
Banff and Lake Louise are some of the highlights of this seven-day journey through Canada’s West. Take in the attractions of Vancouver or Calgary before travelling to the snow-capped Rockies with amazing glaciers: a helicopter tour over the wondrous Rockies; Banff gondola to the summit of Sulphur Mountain; Grouse Mountain; the Spiral Tunnels; the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon and the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River; a helicopter flight over six glaciers; Capilano Suspension Bridge; Calgary Tower; Vancouver Outlook to name but a few. A selection of hotels used for this tour are as follows, with rooms dependant on class of travel: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Rimrock, Fairmont Palliser, Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, Sheraton Vancouver, Fairmont Vancouver, Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites Vancouver.
Western Explorer & Coastal Passage 10 days/9 nights, 3 days on the train
Seattle, Vancouver, Kamloops, Jasper, Lake Louise, Banff, Calgary or vice versa. From the Pacific Northwest to the Rockies, survey Canada’s outdoor wonderland while travelling in the heights of hospitality. 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 on-board the Rocky Mountaineer in GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service. This wonderful trip begins in Seattle, ending in Calgary, or vice versa. Take in the attractions of Seattle or Calgary before travelling to the soul-stirring peaks of the Rockies for an unforgettable adventure: a helicopter tour over the wondrous Rockies; Banff gondola to the summit of Sulphur Mountain; Capilano Suspension Bridge, Grouse Mountain; the Spiral Tunnels; Athabasca Glacier to name but a few. A selection of hotels used for this tour are as follows, with the rooms dependant on travel class chosen: Vancouver Four Seasons Hotel, Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Fairmont Banff Springs Hotels, Fairmont Palliser, Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, Fairmont Waterfront, Fairmont Olympic.
Canadian Rockies Highlights and Coastal Passage 8 days/7 nights, 3 days on the train
“Spectacular” perfectly describes this eight-day escape that begins in Seattle. Take in the attractions of Seattle before travelling to the soul-stirring peaks of the Rockies foran unforgettable helicopter tour. The itinerary is similar to that of the Western Explorer. A selection of hotels used for this tour are as follows, with the rooms dependant on travel class chosen: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Fairmont Palliser, Rimrock Resort, Fairmont Olympic, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
Included in the Prices
SilverLeaf: hot breakfast and lunch served at seat with a choice of entrees, complimentary wine or beer with lunch, non-alcoholic drinks.
GoldLeaf: hot breakfast and lunch from the a la carte menu, complimentary non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages, and gourmet snacks.
A copy of the ‘Rocky Mountaineer newspaper’, which features a route guide listing points of interest along the way (referenced by mile post), a map, and information about the train, the history of the route, and the wildlife you might see.
Hotels Transfers (between the hotels and train and to the various events)
Admission to various events
Booking & Reservations
All prices are at publicly-quoted rates.
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