• a train crossing a bridge over a river in a forest

Rocky Mountaineer - Journey Through the Clouds Eastbound

Board Rocky Mountaineer train and begin an unforgettable journey through British Columbia and into the spectacular Canadian Rockies in Alberta. Gaze out of your window as you pass by the wildlife that prowls the Canadian wilderness and a never-ending stream of breath-taking sights.

As you climb aboard this iconic train, step into a world of luxury. Sit back and enjoy the exceptional service as your hosts look after you every step of the way, with exceptional food served for breakfast and lunch. Whether you choose SilverLeaf or GoldLeaf service, the dome windows will take you closer to Canada’s natural wonders than you ever thought possible, while your hosts tell you stories of the incredible sights outside. GoldLeaf service also offers an outdoor viewing platform.

You’ll get to soak up truly magnificent views that not many get to see, along a route only accessible by train. Wave goodbye to Vancouver and travel into the heart of British Columbia. Pass the lush green fields of Fraser Valley, and journey into the incredible landscape of the Coast Mountains and Cascade Mountains. After spending a relaxing night in the city of Kamloops, Rocky Mountaineer awaits you once more for the journey to Jasper. Traverse the Monashee Mountains and Cariboo Mountains, pass the beautiful Pyramid Falls and magnificent Mount Robson, and cross the Continental Divide.

Your Journey Through the Clouds brings you here: to Jasper, the very heart of the Canadian Rockies. As Rocky Mountaineer pulls into this charming mountain town, you might just catch yourself marvelling at all you’ve seen over the last few days and all the memories made.

Duration
2 days
Best time to go
June - September
Options
Private basis, Escorted
Start your journey
Cycling along the Seawall and Stanley Park, Vancouver

Trip highlights

  • Witness the spectacular peaks of the Canadian Rockies
  • Gaze in awe at the towering Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies
  • Enjoy the exceptional service aboard Rocky Mountaineer
  • Enjoy a relaxed night in the city of Kamloops
Journey Through the Clouds
Coastal Passage

Today, you’ll begin your adventure by stepping aboard Rocky Mountaineer from Vancouver Station. From here, sit back and enjoy the views as the train takes you through British Columbia to Kamloops. Travel through Fraser Valley, the Coast Mountains and Cascade Mountains and into the British Columbia Interior. On the way, you’ll see some of the province’s awe-inspiring natural sights, from the rushing water of Hell’s Gate to Fraser Canyon. As the day comes to an end, the train will take you along the shores of Kamloops Lake and into Kamloops. Leave the train for the night and explore the city, or simply relax in your hotel after today’s adventure.

Suggested Accommodation

  • Hotel If Silverleaf Service Level Selected / Hotel If Goldleaf Service Level Selected
a waterfall surrounded by trees
a body of water with a mountain in the background

At 7.30am, board the train once again. As you travel towards the Canadian Rockies, follow the route of the Northern Thompson River through the Monashee Mountains and Cariboo Mountains. You’ll get to see the towering Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, and the flowing waters of the Pyramid Falls. Traverse the Yellowhead Pass as you cross the Continental Divide and arrive in the splendor of Jasper National Park. This evening, your journey will end in the beautiful resort town of Jasper. 

Included

  • 2 breakfasts and 2 lunches onboard
  • 2 days aboard Rocky Mountaineer
  • Station and hotel transfers in Kamloops
  • 1 night hotel in Kamloops