Welcome to the Rocky Mountaineer rail journeys homepage. Here we have collated all the information you need to know about Rocky Mountaineer and why you should consider adding one of their amazing rail journeys to your next cruise holiday. We hope you find them as awe inspiring as we do!
Since 1990, Rocky Mountaineer, the world’s largest privately owned luxury tourist train, has welcomed nearly 2 million guests to inhale the mountain air and let nature take their breath away. The unparalleled experience onboard the all-dome fleet offers rich, historic storytelling, world-class cuisine, and a first-hand look at the vast and untouched wild beauty of the Pacific Northwest, while guests share memorable moments and make lasting friendships. With over 65 vacation packages, guests can chose from four unique rail routes, including the newly upgraded three-day rail package, Rainforest to Gold Rush, and travel through iconic destinations such as Seattle, WA, Vancouver, BC, and the majestic Canadian Rockies in Alberta. This luxurious train travels by daylight with overnight stays in destinations such as Kamloops, Whistler, and Quesnel, BC, so as not to miss a single beat of the breathtaking scenery along the way. Rocky Mountaineer Hosts provide engaging storytelling of the passing regions and never fail to point out the glacier-capped mountains, tumbling waterfalls, and fleeting wildlife. The culinary adventure onboard reflects the regions through which the train travels, highlighting local ingredients, such as berries from Aldergrove, BC and Pacific salmon. Rocky Mountaineer Executive Chefs take inspiration from the natural drama unfolding out the train windows when designing all menus.
“From cosmopolitan city centres to the heart of the Canadian Rockies, Rocky Mountaineer’s rail routes offer you the most jaw-dropping sights Western Canada has to offer.”
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 arrive in the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies.
Travel through scenic valleys, the Coast Mountains range and the Fraser Canyon with its spectacular white water rapids and dramatic landscape. You will follow the route of the Fraser River, home of British Columbia’s largest salmon 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.
Travel through the legendary Spiral Tunnels and pass by Craigellachie, the spot where the last spike on the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven. This is the only passenger rail service on this historic route, celebrated for connecting Canada from East to West. Traverse the Continental Divide and be inspired by spectacular mountains and dramatic canyons. If you’re a history buff, this route is for you.
Experience the Southwest by luxury train on Rocky Mountaineer’s newest route, Rockies to the Red Rocks. From vast canyons and chromatic deserts, to red sandstone landscapes that twist through the bright blue sky, this stunning rail route is filled with highlights best seen from their expansive glass-dome coaches. The two-day train journey travels between Denver, Colorado to Moab, Utah with an overnight stay in Glenwood Springs, Colorado.
At Vision Cruise we can tailor make your dream holiday packages. If you would like to add a Rocky Mountaineer rail journey to your next holiday click the image below to get some inspiration from our packages that have already been created. If you can’t find what you are looking for… give our friendly & knowledgeable reservations team a call and they will be happy help. You choose your rail journey, your cruise and where you would like to stay… all the little details that matter to you! Then you’re ready to make your dream holiday a reality…
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