The Canadian Rockies are known to many as a must-do vacation thanks to the awe-inspiring vistas that showcase nature’s most beautiful aspects of sparkling lakes, snowy mountains, and local wildlife at every turn.
Since its inception in 1990, Rocky Mountaineer, the world’s largest privately owned luxury tourist train, has welcomed nearly 2 million guests to experience the Canadian Rockies and Pacific Northwest.
Operating from spring to mid-October and travelling by daylight only, Rocky Mountaineer offers over 64 vacation packages and four unique rail routes including several rail and cruise itineraries that combine a luxury rail vacation with a dramatic Alaskan cruise.
The experience onboard Rocky Mountaineer features rich, historic storytelling, world-class cuisine, and a first-hand look at lush green forests ,glacier capped mountains, tumbling waterfalls and turquoise glacier-fed lakes, all from the comfort of reclining plush seats. These unforgettable all-daylight journeys offer romance and history, reminding you that travelling is as much about the journey as it is about the destination.
Rocky Mountaineer offers two onboard service choices, SilverLeaf and GoldLeaf Service. Renowned for its luxurious bi-level glass dome coaches, Rocky Mountaineer’s GoldLeaf Service features fully glass domed windows for optimal views of epic scenery and wildlife, and an exclusive lower level dining room, with galley kitchen, where internationally-acclaimed chefs create outstanding Western Canadian dishes with the finest and freshest regional ingredients. Guest will enjoy a classic dining setting with delectable menu selections such as wild Pacific salmon, prime Alberta beef, and locally sourced vegetables.
Whilst SilverLeaf Service offers single level dome cars with plush seats and extra-large picture windows for unmatched views of awe-inspiring scenery. A selection of hot breakfast is followed by a scrumptious three-course lunch, paired with local beer and wine, while the wild beauty of Canada’s west acts as the perfect backdrop for the culinary adventure.
While nature’s wonders unfold out the windows, guests have the opportunity to truly unwind. Whether with a glass of sauvignon blanc in the comfort of the domed car, or on the outdoor viewing platform inhaling the fresh mountain air, Rocky Mountaineer provides the opportunity to fully relax into the sumptuous surroundings.
Rocky Mountaineer’s onboard attentive Hosts keep guests entertained with historical stories of each passing region. Beyond the stunning scenery with endless views, there’s also the chance to make new friends and connect with travelling companions on this memorable trip of a lifetime.
With all routes stopping in Vancouver, and our Coastal passage route stopping in Seattle, Rocky Mountaineer is the perfect partner for an Alaska Cruise.
A journey through the Canadian Rockies with Rocky Mountaineer is truly a feast for the senses and an unparalleled experience, considered by many to be one of the world’s ultimate travel experiences