06 December 2019
In 2020, Rocky Mountaineer celebrates 30 amazing years of service, wonder, and spirit of exploration! Join them on board for this special anniversary year to experience an adventure you won’t soon forget. Onboard the luxurious coach, you’ll meet people from all over the globe, dine on delectable dishes and spend your days travelling through unimaginable landscapes. There’s only one place you can get a glimpse of amazing—and that’s with Rocky Mountaineer.
There are many reasons why the Canadian Rockies continuously rank as one of the top travel destinations in the world. Whether it be the awe-inspiring vistas of towering mountains and sparkling lakes, the local wildlife, or the friendly hospitality, there is a reason for everybody to explore Western Canada.
With so much to see, there is no better way to experience this unique part of the world than travelling by rail and relaxing in the comfort of your seat as the scenery rolls by. For over 30 years, Rocky Mountaineer has taken guests from around the world on remarkable journeys through the Canadian Rockies.
Expect to be pampered from the moment you begin your journey. Onboard Hosts regale you with details of a dramatic past and charm you with fascinating historical facts of landmarks just outside your window. Dine on a menu inspired by the bounty of the passing regions, highlighting ingredients such as Pacific salmon and prime Alberta beef. Enjoy wines from British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley and local craft beers with your fellow travellers. Step onto the outdoor viewing platform to breathe in the fresh mountain air.
After an incredible day on the train, you’ll be ready to close your eyes and dream about all you’ve seen in a comfortable hotel bed. That way, you can explore the region’s cosmopolitan cities and picturesque towns without giving up a single minute of your beauty sleep. After all, you’ll want to be alert on board, so you don’t miss a moment of the magic unfolding.
There is no limit to perfecting your unique journey. You can seamlessly combine your Rocky Mountaineer journey with an Alaska Cruise, mixing snow-capped mountain peaks and glacier fjords for one epic experience. Or opt for a self-drive itinerary and explore at your own pace! Journey to a place that’s truly above and beyond extraordinary.
Whether you choose SilverLeaf Service or GoldLeaf Service, prepare for a unique blend of spectacular views and delectable tastes, best described as a celebration for the senses. Exceptional service begins behind the scenes with Executive Chefs designing meals inspired by the diverse flavours, local ingredients, and historical cuisine of Western Canada.
Climb on board and be greeted by the smell of freshly baked cinnamon scones, then devour a lunch of sea salt-flecked Fraser Valley chicken or Pacific prawn provencal. Between meals, snack on Earl Grey-scented trail mix, freshly baked cookies and gourmet cheese. Wines from British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley and local craft beers and other complimentary beverages round out the culinary experience.
Rocky Mountaineer opens the door to discovering Western Canada’s most captivating destinations. Each with its own unique character and appeal, the buzzing cities, quaint towns and stunning natural parks will captivate and astound you.
Banff: The town of Banff sits within the untamed wilderness of Banff National Park. The picturesque resort is full of characterful hotels, restaurants and bars, and is an excellent base from which to explore the dramatic surroundings.
Lake Louise: This phenomenal turquoise-hued lake is set to a backdrop of rugged peaks and glaciers. Take a hike around its quiet waters to take in the grandeur of Victoria Glacier.
Jasper: Jasper National Park is part of a UNESCO World Heritage site and is home to some breath-taking scenery and incredible wildlife. When night falls, wrap up warm and sit beneath the awe-inspiring blanket of glittering stars in the dark night sky.
Vancouver: The city that has it all: Snow-capped mountains, glistening ocean waters, beautiful beaches, award-winning restaurants and an urban park that is the envy of the world.
Whistler: The host for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, Whistler is one of North America’s premier ski resorts. It is also home to championship golf courses, eclectic shops, superb restaurants and revitalizing spas.
To book your magical Rocky Mountaineer journey contact your local Travel Counsellor!