Witness true wilderness. Explore the mountain mecca of Whistler. See hidden lakes and canyons few others get to see. Relax in comfort as you move through seemingly impassable terrain by the Rocky Mountaineer train. Revel in the history of the gold rush. Marvel at Mount Robson, the Canadian Rockies’ highest peak.
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6 Days 5 Nights
2024 Package Tour Start Dates:
Eastbound – Vancouver to Jasper
Departs on Saturdays
May 04, 11, 18, 25
Jun 01, 08, 15, 22, 29
Jul 06, 14, 20, 27
Aug 03, 10, 17, 24, 31
Sep 07, 14, 21, 28
Westbound – Jasper to Vancouver
Departs on Tuesdays
May 07, 14, 21, 28
Jun 04, 11, 18, 25
Jul 02, 09, 16, 23, 30
Aug 06, 13, 20, 27
Sep 03, 10, 17, 24
Oct 01, 08
Eastbound: Vancouver to Jasper
Westbound: Jasper to Vancouver
Rocky Mountaineer Rainforest to Goldrush Excursion (6 days/5 nights) includes the following:
The following itinerary is a sample itinerary for Rocky Mountaineer Rainforest to Goldrush Excursion.
*itineraries are subject to change; all activities conditions permitting.
Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic coastal city on your own.
That could be discovering Stanley Park, taking a small ferry to Granville Island, or much more.
Overnight in Vancouver.
Today, you’ll be taken on a breathtaking rail journey through the stunning scenery of the Sea to Sky Corridor. Travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to the resort town of Whistler, renowned for outstanding skiing and mountain biking, an array of culinary delights and year-round outdoor activities for both leisure and adventure travellers.
Highlights of the trip include spectacular views of Howe Sound, the Coast Mountains, Brandywine Falls, Mount Garibaldi and the impressive Cheakamus Canyon. You’ll arrive in the early afternoon and the remainder of the day is at your own leisure.
Overnight in Whistler.
A pre-arranged motorcoach will pick you up from your hotel in the morning and take you to the Pemberton train station (approximately a 35-minute drive), where you will board the Rocky Mountaineer train and travel to the charming rural town of Quesnel, the gateway to the North Cariboo.
Enjoy breathtaking and varied scenery, from the river canyons and lush farmland of the Pemberton Valley, through 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 glacier-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 train follows the banks of the Fraser River into Quesnel.
Overnight in Quesnel.
Today, your journey continues eastward to the majestic Canadian Rockies and Jasper National Park. From Quesnel, 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, caribou and bears.
Upon entering the Rocky Mountain Trench, you are surrounded by the steeply rising Rocky Mountains to the north and the Cariboo Mountains to the south. You’ll continue climbing past Mount Robson, at 3,954 metres (12,972 feet), the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, through Yellowhead Pass into the province of Alberta. Your rail journey ends on arrival in Jasper.
Overnight in Jasper.
Enjoy the day with free time to relax or book your own activities at your leisure.
The resort town of Jasper and the surrounding national park offer various activities from relaxation to adventure. Overnight in Jasper.
Your Rainforest to Goldrush Excursion journey ends upon check out from your Jasper hotel.