Rocky Mountaineer

A legendary rail route between the Canadian Rockies and Vancouver

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The majesty of the Rockies meets the comfort of luxury train travel. Relax and hop onboard the Rocky Mountaineer, travel through the legendary Spiral Tunnels, traverse the Continental Divide, and be inspired as you wind through mountain passes and dramatic canyons. Experience the only passenger rail service on this historic rail route by Rocky Mountaineer, and indulge in exclusive scenic perspectives through the magnificent mountain passes and riverside paths between Alberta and British Columbia.

*Different routes & packages are available with special rates when booking with Discover Canada Tours.


This is a sample itinerary especially recommended for guests who join our Rockies & Waterton Hidden Gems tour from Vancouver to Calgary. On your return to Vancouver, board the legendary Rocky Mountaineer in Banff for two days of all-daylight rail travel (separate bookings)

Route: First Passage to the West (Banff to Vancouver bound*)
Stops: Banff, Kamloops, Vancouver
Duration: 2 days onboard Rocky Mountaineer

*Reverse route available for departures from Vancouver to Banff


Day 1 - Banff to Kamloops

  • Board the Rocky Mountaineer train at Banff Station at 7:30am MT. 
  • Enjoy the spectacular array of scenery as you travel between the glacier and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies, over mountain passes and through remarkable tunnels, along rocky lakeshores and across the ranchlands of the Interior.
  • Today’s highlights include the Continental Divide, the Spiral Tunnels, Kicking Horse Canyon, Rogers Pass, and Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven. 
  • Arrival in Kamloops between 6:30pm and 8:00pm PT. 
  • Spend the evening exploring the city of Kamloops or relaxing in your hotel room.
Breakfast + Dinner
Luggage Handling
Transfer in Kamploops

Day 2 - Kamloops to Vancouver

  • Board the Rocky Mountaineer train at the Kamloops Station at 7:35am PT. 
  • On today’s journey west, 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. 
  • Arrive in Vancouver between 6:00pm and 7:30pm PT.
Mountain passes + Lakeshore scenery
Breakfast + dinner
Onboard hosts

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As a full-service travel agency, we can assist you with:

  • Post-trip hotel booking in Vancouver
  • Flights from Vancouver to other Canadian destinations such as the Yukon, Toronto, and Montreal; and/or other International destinations
  • Cruises departing from Vancouver to Alaska or other destinations
  • Day Tours in and around Vancouver, Vancouver Island, Victoria and Whistler


2 Days | 1 Night

Silver Leaf

From $2,665/pp

Gold Leaf

From $3,640/pp
Prices are in Canadian Dollars and include taxes, excluding add-ons. They may vary during peak season. Special rates available please contact us for offers and options


  • Exclusive views of through mountain passes and lakeshore train paths
  • 2 level glass dome train coach offers panoramic windows (Gold leaf class)
  • World-class dining & onboard services
  • Spiral Tunnels, Kicking Horse Canyon, Rogers Pass, and Craigellachie
  • Thompson River and Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon.
  • Option to join the ROCKIES & WATERTON HIDDEN GEMS tour (Vancouver to Banff) prior to your train journey


  • Bed1 Night's Hotel in Kamloops
  • Luggage handling in each hotel
  • Admission2 days Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf or GoldLeaf Service
  • BusRail station transfers in Kamloops
  • BorderAssistanceExperienced, friendly and engaging Hosts
  • Meal2 breakfasts, 2 lunches
  • SeeVisit of Head-smashed-In Buffalo Jump National Historic Site
  • All taxes

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