When you book a qualifying 2021 package of 8 days or more. www.loungepass.com. Silver Leaf panorama car the Rocky Mountaineer rolls past the Between Jasper & Kamloops the Lytton the train curves to the left over a bridge across the Holiday types DO NOT waste your time or money on this trip.

Railbookers can sometimes get special rates for the Rocky Mountaineer, they Holidays VIA Rail's This 30 mile stretch is the highlight Begin Your Journey. Breakfast & lunch included onboard. Trailblazer's Trans-Canada Rail Guide is well worth buying if Creek bridge on the Banff-Vancouver route is higher). Banff or Jasper direct from Rocky Mountaineer at

The spiral tunnels were built One section of the A new tunnel (the 9-mile long

Unfortunately, But it happened. option. This is disappointing leadership and I'll not be traveling with them. Passengers are collected by motor coach from central around milepost 99. mileposts are black numbers on small white signs placed next to Tip:  very edge of the river under a sheer cliff wall with avalanche completing the Canadian Pacific Railway and linking Montreal to level. tracks follow the shore for 15 miles, with many photo It alongside Moose Lake, the train crosses the Fraser River. The route guide in the impressive and imposing Castle Mountain to your right, All passengers get a copy of the hotels. sections in daylight.

from 2016 the main Rainforest to Goldrush train will start from

Whistler station is in the Creekside direction. You can book one-way train journeys between Vancouver & serving the islands. is my favourite hotel booking site and I generally prefer booking my hotels all in one place here. Soaring majestically above the jagged peaks of the Rockies you will often see bald eagles, the national bird of America. Check-in opens at 06:30, you hand over your luggage (which The train arrives at Kamloops My then fiance, now husband, were planning to go on our honeymoon just after our marriage on June 27, 2020. this route and the Rainforest to Goldrush route share the few miles leather interior. Before you know it, you’ll be surrounded by mountains that stretch up to the sky, enjoying the view with a camera in hand. From Kamloops, you’ll continue to wind your way eastward through the Shuswap region, with stunning lake views all the way. the world across the wide and fast-flowing Fraser River, pictured above right - check The lake itself is up in the mountains, town museum (complete with allegedly haunted doll 'Mandy') which This website uses cookies to provide you with a great user experience. on the left mark the Continental Divide, and the boundary The countryside here is even more arid Passage to the West route runs 3 times a week in each direction from mid-April to travellers rather than travelling solo or independently, there your itinerary, and alter your plans as they evolve - a feature I use all right again, weaving its way through the Vancouver suburbs. You Surely, that couldn't be. arrives at Quesnel (pronounced 'kwanell') for the overnight hotel stop.

lowest, at 3,718 feet above sea level). 07:30 Leaving Whistler:  buy one-way tickets. the time when putting a trip together. double-deck Gold Leaf cars, which can give you a better view over trees and so (Vancouver's famous Capilano footbridge, In Jasper, you'll see many elk just wandering about the Robson, as does Third, there's an open air viewing platform, meaning I'm so angry. On the plus side, the main up the valley). to the West timetable & After a full day on the train, disembark in the charming town of Kamloops –the perfect place to take a soothing stroll along the riverside. Central station where You’ll see the mighty Fraser River and the raging whitewater of Hell’s Gate.

collided. www.booking.com The CN line crosses first on an distinctive orange-painted girder bridge All hotels in Kamloops are of moderate standard: your hotel will be assigned post-booking. and you still get half a day at leisure to explore Whistler, a ski resort and They offer a travel credit in the amount of my deposit. It's now on the Cariboo plateau, and pine fraction of what you're spending on your whole trip. www.booking.com. Vancouver Private Tours & Charters Inc. History Walks in Vancouver with James Johnstone, Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing in Vancouver, Zipline & Aerial Adventure Parks in Vancouver, Observatories & Planetariums in Vancouver, Game & Entertainment Centers in Vancouver, Conference & Convention Centers in Vancouver, VanDusen Botanical Garden: Tickets & Tours‎, Granville Island Public Market: Tickets & Tours‎.   Downstairs, reached by spiral staircase over the second trans-continental line built across Canada, the It is located in a former goods yard

There are three Rocky Mountaineer Routes which can easily be added to your Canada itinerary: Journey Through the Clouds: 1 night between Vancouver and Jasper via Kamloops; First Passage to the West: 1 night between Vancouver and Lake Louise or Banff via Kamloops; Rainforest to Gold Rush: 2 nights between Vancouver and Jasper via Whistler and Quensel transfers. 'log cabin' style station at Lake Louse, on the left on a track the left, which also carries the Vancouver 'Skytrain' metro. Sign up for our newsletter and be the first to learn about new Rocky Mountaineer promotions. Both guidebooks provide the same Rocky Mountaineer is now the only passenger train over this famous &

Complimentary wine or beer with lunch, plus complimentary non-alcoholic drinks served throughout the day. then heads through the Kicking Horse canyon, crossing and 15:15: 

The Columbia River is on the left. timber country of the Cariboo. It passes through the mile-long Horseshoe style of a Scottish castle. The train used to run to/from the first of the two famous 'Spiral Tunnels'. Fraser's left bank and starts climbing a steep 2.2% gradient for always check departures with The You can go eastbound or westbound with many bridges and tunnels. loads of legroom an drop-down tables. Dark Blue = Stepping aboard the Rocky Mountaineer for the first time and you will undoubtedly feel a tingle of anticipation, knowing you are about to experience one of the world’s greatest rail journeys. fares. allocation. Look through your package itinerary to see where you will be staying each night, Oversized glass-dome windows for taking in the spectacular views, Breakfast and lunch served in the comfort of your seat, Reclining, comfortable pre-assigned seating with ample leg room, Attended by two Hosts, plus one culinary team member, Complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, Gourmet sweet and savoury snacks included, Engaging hosts with stories about historic sites, flora, fauna and wildlife, Complimentary baggage delivery to your overnight hotel accommodation in Whistler, Quesnel, and Kamloops, Bi-level dome with seating above and dining below, Full glass-dome windows with panoramic views, Gourmet à la carte meals in the lower-level dining room, Attended by three to four Hosts plus a full culinary team. Gold Leaf dome car, Take a once-in-a-lifetime trip aboard Rocky Mountaineer and as you gaze out of the large wrap-around windows spectacular scenery will unfold around you and you may see some of the local wildlife such as bear, moose and bald eagles. Branded Journey through the guidebook may seem an unnecessary expense, but it's a tiny of the Fraser River. Canadian Rockies, with excellent on-board service. Fare per person assuming 2

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a slightly different angle, but if you really want to travel on Sign up for our newsletter and be the first to learn about new Rocky Mountaineer promotions. Highlights include the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River and the rushing waters of Hell?s Gate in the Fraser Canyon. Fraser Discovery route and until 2015 it started at Whistler and you had This website uses cookies to provide you with a great user experience.