Travel through Canada’s stunning railway Rocky Mountains, alongside the powerful Kicking Horse River, and pass by monumental landmarks from the early days of the National Railway. This legendary route along the Canadian Pacific track is famous for uniting the country and connecting British Columbia to Canada over 125 years ago.
Survey the Canadian landscape for two days onboard the Rocky Mountaineer, named as the World's Greatest Trips by National Geographic and BBC Television features Rocky Mountaineer as one of the world's must-to-do travel expereices, with a night in Vancouver, Kamloops and Lake Louise.
Day 1VancouverArrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. Overnight in Vancouver.
Day 2Vancouver To KamloopsTravel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer 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, to the desert-like environment of the BC Interior.Highlights include the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon and the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River. Your day concludes as the Rocky Mountaineer travels along the shores of Kamloops Lake into Kamloops.Overnight in Kamloops
Day 3Kamloops To Lake LouiseYour journey continues eastwards to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Once again you will see a spectacular array of scenery as you travel across ranchlands, along rocky lakeshores, over high mountain passes and through the remarkable tunnels that form part of the rich rail history of the Canadian Rockies.Today’s highlights include Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven, the climb over Rogers Pass, the Kicking Horse Canyon, the Spiral Tunnels and, of course, the glaciers and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies. Your rail journey ends in the mountain hamlet of Lake Louise.Overnight in Lake Louise.
Day 4Lake LouiseYour vacation ends upon checkout from your Lake Louise hotel.
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- 14 Apr 2019 - 31 Oct 2019
- 16 Apr 2019 - 31 Oct 2019