Rocky Mountaineer
Stanley Park, Vancouver
Spirit Island, Maligne Lake
Capilano Suspension Bridge
Brown Bears, Jasper National Park
Brandywine Falls, British Columbia
Gold Leaf Dome Views

Rocky Mountaineer Classic Rail Circle

10 day Rocky Mountaineer Holiday - from £4129

With flights from £4579

See the Rockies by rail. Experience two train routes that carry you on a sightseeing sojourn from alpine-inspired Whistler to the wildlife stomping grounds of Jasper.


  • Enjoy first class service and dining on the Rocky Mountaineer
  • Visit the Vancouver Lookout and take a cruise on Lake Maligne
  • Explore Grouse Mountain and cross the Capilano Suspension Bridge
  • Experience the breathtaking Sea to Sky Corridor scenic drive
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Your Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrive Vancouver

Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. The first two nights of your rail holiday will be spent in this wonderful city.

Silver Leaf Hotel: Sheraton Wall Centre
Gold Leaf Hotel: Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver

Day 2 - Vancouver

Enjoy a six-hour sightseeing tour of Vancouver’s spectacular North Shore. Travel across the Lions Gate Bridge and into the Coast Mountains. Experience the Capilano Suspension Bridge and Treetops Adventure, discovering the coastal temperate rainforest and British Columbia’s Indigenous heritage. Next, visit Grouse Mountain to take in breathtaking views of the city, ocean and surrounding mountains.

Silver Leaf Hotel: Sheraton Wall Centre
Gold Leaf Hotel: Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver

Day 3 - Whistler

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 check-in at and motorcoach transfer from your downtown Vancouver hotel, 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. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.

Silver Leaf Hotel: Whistler Hotel
Gold Leaf Hotel: Whistler Hotel

Day 4 - Quesnel

Your journey continues eastward 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, 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 Rocky Mountaineer follows the banks of the Fraser River into Quesnel where you will spend the night.

Silver Leaf Hotel: Quesnel Hotel
Gold Leaf Hotel: Quesnel Hotel

Day 5 - Jasper

Your journey continues Eastward 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 by the steeply rising Rocky Mountains to the north and the Cariboo Mountains to the south. 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 today on arrival in Jasper.

Silver Leaf Hotel: Lobstick Lodge
Gold Leaf Hotel: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Day 6 - Jasper

Jasper National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the Canadian Rockies’ largest national park. Today you will enjoy a scenic full day tour of some of the park’s natural attractions and rugged peaks, and perhaps catch a glimpse of the wildlife that calls this region home. Highlights include lunch and a lake cruise at historic Maligne Lake. The remainder of the day is free for you to explore more of Jasper independently. Overnight in Jasper. Note: In the event the lake cruise is not operating, interpretive experiences will be offered on First Nations history, foods and culture.

Silver Leaf Hotel: Lobstick Lodge
Gold Leaf Hotel: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Day 7 - Jasper

Today you will have an entire day to spend exploring Jasper National Park on your own. A wealth of optional activities (not included) abound: taking the Jasper Skytram to the high alpine of Whistlers Mountain, enjoying a nature walk on nearby mountain trails, cruising on Maligne Lake to Spirit Island, or playing a round of golf at The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge.

Silver Leaf Hotel: Lobstick Lodge
Gold Leaf Hotel: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Day 8 - Kamloops

Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from Jasper in the Canadian Rockies to Kamloops, in the heart of the British Columbia Interior. As you journey west and south you will be surrounded by the dramatic scenery of the Continental Divide and by the river valleys of the Monashee and Cariboo Mountains. Today’s highlights include Mount Robson, Pyramid Falls, the climb over Yellowhead Pass, and the journey along the North Thompson River as you approach Kamloops.

Silver Leaf Hotel: Kamloops Hotel
Gold Leaf Hotel: Kamloops Hotel

Day 9 - Vancouver

Your journey continues west towards the Pacific Ocean and the coastal city of Vancouver. On today’s journey you will again see dramatic changes in scenery, from the desert-like environment of the Interior, through winding river canyons and pristine forests, to the Coast and Cascade Mountains and the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley. Highlights include the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River and the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon. Your rail journey ends on arrival in Vancouver this evening.

Silver Leaf Hotel: Georgian Court Hotel
Gold Leaf Hotel: Sutton Place Hotel

Day 10 - Depart Vancouver

Today marks the end of your epic Rocky Mountaineer rail holiday. Your journey ends when you checkout from your Vancouver hotel. Time to make your way to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

10 day Rocky Mountaineer Holiday - from £4129

With flights from £4579

Choose Silver Leaf or Gold Leaf Service

Silver Leaf includes:

  • Glass-dome windows offering excellent views
  • Small outdoor viewing platform
  • Breakfast and lunch served to your seat
  • Quality hotel accommodation

Gold Leaf includes:

  • Full glass-dome windows offering panoramic views
  • Large outdoor viewing platform
  • Gourmet meals, served in an exclusive dining room
  • Deluxe hotel accommodation

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ices are subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Please call Freedom Destinations to confirm departure dates and availability. Seasonal variations apply. Itineraries may vary from 1 April 2022 onwards.

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Experience the luxury of gourmet meals, luxurious hotels and a journey that you will never forget. All Rocky Mountaineer journeys can be booked as they are or added into a longer Canada holiday.

Your rail experience includes:

  • 5 days onboard the Rocky Mountaineer including:
    – reclining, pre-assigned seating
    – engaging hosts, knowledgeable in local history, flora and fauna
    – gourmet sweet and savoury snacks
    – complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
  • Further travel by luxury air conditioned coach
  • 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches
  • Luggage handling
  • Station and hotel transfers
  • 9 nights hotel accommodation
  • Tours and activities

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