Rainforest to Gold Rush

Rocky Mountaineer

3 Days/2 Nights on the Rocky Mountaineer – Jasper, Whistler Northern Route to Vancouver (or Reverse)

The ultimate experience for those who truly want to experience the beauty of British Columbia and the majestic Rocky Mountains. Travel from the frontier town of Jasper Alberta, through northern British Columbia  through mountain resort town of Whistler, British Columbia  onboard the Rocky Mountaineer for three days of all-daylight rail travel. Enjoy the luxurious service and breathtaking views as you glide past picturesque lakes, coastal rainforest, desert terrain, ranchlands, and the spectacular Canadian Rocky Mountains.

Rocky MountaineerThe Rocky Mountaineer train departs on this route one time per week (eastbound and westbound) during its season from the end of April until the beginning of October, and offers two choices of service: SilverLeaf Service and GoldLeaf Service.

Relax and join us onboard the Rocky Mountaineer for three days of all-daylight rail travel through Canada’s West and the Canadian Rockies.

Vacation Highlights

  • 3 days onboard the Rocky Mountaineer
  • 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches (Eastbound)
  • 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 afternoon snack (Westbound)
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation
  • Station and hotel transfers

 Train Experience
At every service level, Rocky Mountaineer Hosts will attend to your needs. They will welcome you with a morning toast, serve up delicious meals and entertain you with interpretive storytelling. Decide which service level – GoldLeaf Service or SilverLeaf Service – is right for you. Climb aboard GoldLeaf Service for unparalleled comfort in our bi-level glass-domed coach, or SilverLeaf Service for jaw-dropping panoramic views through oversized picture windows and delectable gourmet cuisine at your seat.

Service Levels Available:

SilverLeaf Service
Silver Leaf Car
  • 3 days onboard the Rocky Mountaineer
  • Panoramic views from single-level Dome Coach
  • Complimentary morning toast to start off your rail journey
  • Delicious breakfasts and lunches served at your seat; choice of entrees
  • Complimentary wine or beer with lunch
  • Complimentary snacks and non-alcoholic beverages served at your seat
  • 1 night accommodation in each Kamloops and Quesnel, BC
  • Service and and storytelling-style commentary by our knowledgeable and friendly Rocky Mountaineer Hosts
  • Luggage delivery to your hotels both nights
  • Rail station transfers in Kamloops and Quesnel
  • Luggage delivery to destination
  • Rocky Mountaineer Information Package
  • Commemorative Rocky Mountaineer pin
GoldLeaf Service
Gold Leaf Car
  • 3 days onboard the Rocky Mountaineer
  • Panoramic views from bi-level GoldLeaf Dome Coach with full-length dome windows
  • Access to GoldLeaf covered vestibules ideal for taking photos and enjoying the fresh mountain air
  • Complimentary morning toast to start off your rail journey
  • Gourmet hot breakfasts and lunches a la carte served in the exclusive GoldLeaf dining room
  • Complimentary gourmet snacks and beverages served at your seat
  • 1 night accommodation in each Kamloops and Quesnel, BC
  • Service and and storytelling-style commentary by our knowledgeable and friendly Rocky Mountaineer Hosts
  • Luggage delivery to your hotels both nights
  • Rail station transfers in Kamloops and Quesnel
  • Luggage delivery to destination
  • Rocky Mountaineer Information Package
  • Commemorative Rocky Mountaineer pin

Jasper, Whistler Northern Route to Vancouver – Itinerary

Westbound Jasper to Vancouver

Day 1 - Jasper to QuesnelDay 2 - Quesnel to WhistlerDay 3 - Whistler to VancouverPrices 2016Schedule 2016
Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the mountain resort of Jasper in the Canadian Rockies to the charming rural town of Quesnel, gateway to the North Cariboo. Pass through the Rocky Mountain Trench, with the steep Rocky and Cariboo mountains either side, and on to the rolling hills and vast forests of British Columbia’s northern interior. Highlights include Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, Yellowhead Pass and Moose Lake. Your day concludes as the Rocky Mountaineer passes through the town of Prince George and follows the Fraser River into Quesnel. Overnight in Quesnel.
Your journey continues south today to the four-season resort of Whistler. Enjoy breathtaking and varied scenery, from the desert-like conditions of the Fraser Canyon to the rolling hills and vast ranchlands of the Cariboo Plateau to the river canyons and lush farmland of the Pemberton Valley. Highlights include sweeping views of the Fraser Canyon, the crossing of Deep Creek Bridge, one of the highest railway bridges in the world, and the shorelines of glacial-fed Seton Lake and Anderson Lake. Your rail journey ends today on arrival in the resort town of Whistler, host of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games alpine events.
The morning is free to explore Whistler Village at your leisure. This afternoon return to Vancouver onboard the Rocky Mountaineer through the stunning scenery of the Sea to Sky Corridor. Highlights of the trip include the Cheakamus Canyon, the dome peak of Mount Garibaldi, Brandywine Falls, and breathtaking views of Howe Sound and the Coast Mountains. An afternoon snack is served onboard. On arrival at the North Vancouver train platform, you will be transferred to your accommodation in downtown Vancouver.

To/From Jasper

Adult

Silver Leaf Service $2,349
Gold Leaf Service $3,199
Prices per person based on 2 people traveling (double occupancy) and does not include 5% GST and additional fees per person per way.

*All rates, availability and tours are subject to change without notice and cannot be guaranteed until fully confirmed.

*If one of our packages does not meet your requirements, we will be pleased to customize your rail tour package. Ask your Vacation Consultant for details. Individual tour
component pricing breakdowns are not available.

 Apr
 May 04 11 18 25
 Jun 01 08 15 22 29
 Jul 06 13 20 27
 Aug 03 10 17 24 31
 Sep 07 14 21 28
 Oct 05 12

Rainforest to Gold Rush | SilverLeaf | Westbound » Please Check Schedule Above for Your Dates

  • Duration: ~60 hours
  • Location: Jasper to Vancouver

Rainforest to Gold Rush | GoldLeaf | Westbound » Please Check Schedule Above for Your Dates

  • Duration: ~60 hours
  • Location: Jasper to Vancouver

Eastbound Vancouver to Jasper

Day 1 - Vancouver to WhistlerDay 2 - Whistler to QuesnelDay 3 - Quesnel to JasperPrices 2016Schedule 2016
Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to the resort town of Whistler, renowned for outstanding skiing and year-round outdoor activities. Following your motorcoach transfer from downtown Vancouver, the Rocky Mountaineer takes you on a breathtaking rail journey through the stunning scenery of the Sea to Sky Corridor. Highlights of the trip include spectacular views of Howe Sound and the Coast Mountains, Brandywine Falls, Mount Garibaldi and the impressive Cheakamus Canyon. On arrival at the Whistler train station, you will be transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. Overnight in Whistler.
Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer to the charming rural town of Quesnel, gateway to the North Cariboo. Enjoy breathtaking and varied scenery, from the river canyons and lush farmland of the Pemberton Valley to the desert-like conditions of the Fraser Canyon to rolling hills and vast ranchlands of the Cariboo Plateau. Highlights include the shorelines of Anderson Lake and glacial-fed Seton Lake, sweeping views of the Fraser Canyon and the crossing of Deep Creek Bridge, one of the highest railway bridges in the world. Your day concludes as the Rocky Mountaineer follows the banks of the Fraser River into Quesnel. Overnight in Quesnel.
Your journey continues eastwards today to the majestic Canadian Rockies and Jasper National Park. From Quesnel the Rocky Mountaineer follows the Fraser River north to the town of Prince George, then travels east through the forests of northern British Columbia, home to plentiful wildlife, including a large population of moose. Entering the Rocky Mountain Trench you are surrounded to the north by the steeply rising Rocky Mountains and to the south by the Cariboo Mountains. Continue climbing past Mount Robson, at 3,954 metres (12,972 feet) the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, and through the Yellowhead Pass into the province of Alberta. Your rail journey ends today on arrival in Jasper.

To/From Vancouver

Adult

Silver Leaf Service $2,349
Gold Leaf Service $3,199
Prices per person based on 2 people traveling (double occupancy) and does not include 5% GST and additional fees per person per way.

*All rates, availability and tours are subject to change without notice and cannot be guaranteed until fully confirmed.

*If one of our packages does not meet your requirements, we will be pleased to customize your rail tour package. Ask your Vacation Consultant for details. Individual tour
component pricing breakdowns are not available.

 Apr
 May 08 15 22 29
 Jun 05 12 19 26
 Jul 03 10 17 24 31
 Aug 07 14 21 28
 Sep 04 11 18 25
 Oct 02 09

Rainforest to Gold Rush | SilverLeaf | Eastbound » Please Check Schedule Above for Your Dates

  • Duration: ~60 hours
  • Location: Vancouver to Jasper

Rainforest to Gold Rush | GoldLeaf | Eastbound » Please Check Schedule Above for Your Dates

  • Duration: ~60 hours
  • Location: Vancouver to Jasper

Guests can receive a complimentary transfer to/from selected hotels:

Vancouver : Pick Up/Drop Off Hotel
Sheraton Wall Centre Fairmont Waterfront
Hampton Inn and Suites Fairmont Pacific Rim
Georgian Court Hotel Downtown Four Seasons Vancouver
Holiday Inn Downtown Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver
Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
Jasper : Pick Up/Drop Off Hotel Nearby Hotels (pick up is at hotel in Left Column)
Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
Sawridge Inn
Marmot Lodge Tonquin Inn
Lobstick Lodge Chateau Jasper
Whistlers Inn
Best Western Jasper Inn & Suites
The Crimson Jasper

*Rocky Mountaineer Guest Service Representatives will be available at the pick-up hotels to tag bags to their final destination. We regret we are unable to provide transfers to or from other hotels.