Train Journey through the Canadian Rockies

Soak up Canada's soul-stirring landscape from the comforts of a luxury carriage as you embark on a memorable train journey through the Canadian Rockies - probably the best way to capture the natural beauty of Canada.

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Key Stats

Flight from London London

7:45 hrs

Time Difference

GMT -5 hrs

There are a variety of routes to choose from including the 'Journey through the Clouds', the 'Coastal Passage', and the 'Rainforest to Gold Rush' . Each journey carves through wild rugged scenery, traversing across majestic mountains, climbing pine-covered slopes and speeding past scenic glacier-fed lakes.

Sit back in luxurious seat and keep your eyes peeled for wildlife passing by, from eagles gracefully soaring above to black bears lumbering in distant canyons. The Rocky Mountaineer hosts will weave stories into the journey adding a further authentic touch to the experience.

The glass-dome luxury coaches enable passengers to admire the majestic landscapes in comfort. Nibble on gourmet meals served alongside complimentary beverages. Hot gourmet breakfast and lunches are served as part of the gold leaf service, along with afternoon wine and cheese. Nights will be spent unwinding in luxurious at cosy hotels, before continuing the unforgettable adventure

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Where to stay

Sonora Resort, luxury hotel in British Columbia, Canada

Sonora Resort

Sonora Resort is a luxurious and all-inclusive wilderness lodge in dense forests on the water’s edge in British Columbia's Inside Passage.

The Wickaninnish Inn

The Wickaninnish Inn

The Wickaninnish Inn is a) virtually impossible to spell correctly, and b) on Vancouver Island's magnificently rugged west coast, minutes from the picturesque town of Tofino.

Clayoquot Wilderness Resort

Clayoquot Wilderness Resort

A luxurious eco-resort set in the untamed wilderness of the Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Reserve - one of the best intact examples of temperate rainforest on Earth - this former mining outpost has been converted into a luxury tented retreat.

Terrace at Rosewood Hotel Georgia, luxury hotel in British Columbia, Canada

Rosewood Hotel Georgia

The Rosewood Hotel Georgia is now a face-lifted version of the popular original build in 1927. Located in Vancouver’s hip downtown district, Rosewood is an ideal hotspot for guests to see and be seen.

Four Seasons Whistler, luxury hotel in British Columbia, Canada

Four Seasons Whistler

The Four Seasons Resort Whistler rests in the prime location at the base of Blackcomb Mountain, a 400 yard walk to the Blackcomb ski lifts and a short shuttle to the village and Whistler Mountain.

Nita Lake Lodge, luxury hotel in British Columbia, Canada

Nita Lake Lodge

This homely boutique hotel is situated in the Creekside Village at the base of Whistler Mountain and is a perfect getaway for a revitalizing summer adventure or an exciting ski holiday.

Nimmo Bay, luxury hotel in British Columbia, Canada

Nimmo Bay

Sitting within 30000 square miles of pristine wilderness, glacier-capped mountains, the ocean and misty evergreens, the family owned and run Nimmo Bay Resort offers a first class wilderness adventure in British Columbia..

Akademik Ioffe surrounding by ice

Akademik Ioffe - Arctic

An active polar research vessel, Akademik Ioffe has been refurbished and is now one of the finest expedition boats in the Canadian and Norwegian Arctic and the Antarctic, combining stability and comfort.

Bear at Knight Inlet Lodge

Knight Inlet Lodge

Knight Inlet lodge floats on a river in a remote area of the Pacific Northwest, just north of Campbell River. The lodge lies close to the mouth of Knight Inlet, from which it gains its name, and is nestled into Glendale Cove which is home to one of the largest concentrations of grizzly bears in British Columbia.

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Fairmont Pacific Rim

Situated in the centre of Vancouver’s financial district and a 5 minute walk from Coal Harbour, stands the sleek Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel. With beautiful views of the city’s tranquil waters and snow-capped mountains, the hotel is ideally located for exploring Vancouver’s natural splendour and cultural attractions.

Deluxe executive suite

Four Seasons Vancouver

In Vancouver’s vibrant city centre, the striking Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver stands 30 storeys high, commanding spectacular views over the city and its majestic mountain peaks. Just a few minutes from areas such as Granville Island Market, Stanley Park and Robson Street, the hotel is in the perfect position for exploring the surrounding natural beauty and adventure activities of Vancouver.

Loden exterior and cruiser bikes

The Loden

Located in the trendy downtown area of Vancouver, the boutique Loden Hotel is just a walk away from Coal Harbour’s seawall, the Robson Street shopping district and the scenic Stanley Park. Tucked away on a peaceful residential street, The Loden is both a tranquil urban retreat and a central base from which to explore the city’s numerous sights.

Spirit Lodge exterior

Spirit Bear Lodge

Discover the waterfront Spirit Bear Lodge, located in the small village of Klemtu and nestled within the Great Bear Rainforest of British Columbia. Surrounded by striking mountain ranges and coastal fjords, guests can experience a magnificent array of wildlife, learn about the native culture and join spectacular bear watching tours.

Rocky Mountaineer, Canadian Rockies

Rocky Mountaineer

Rocky Mountaineer operates five rail routes through the majestic scenery of the Rockies and West Canada, taking in the sights of glacial lakes, snow-capped mountains, river canyons and forests.

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Fairmont Chateau Whistler

At the base of Blackcomb Mountain in Whistler sits the grand Fairmont Chateau Hotel. This tastefully designed ski, golf and spa resort is an all year round destination perfect for families, couples and friends alike and offers spectacular views over the impending mountains and charming village of Whistler.

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The Westin

Located in Canada’s greatest year-round recreation destination (yes, it’s not all about the white winter powder) the Westin Resort and Spa sits in a desirable spot by Blackcomb Whistler and acted as the host resort for downhill events at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games.

Sun Peaks Grand Hotel

Sun Peaks Grand Hotel

This internationally renowned resort lies in the second largest ski area in Canada and offers an array of activities across all seasons to keep everyone happy, from the biggest adrenaline junkie to the mere excitable novice.

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The Listel Hotel

Tucked back from the main stroll, the Listel Hotel has a relaxing atmosphere and provides the perfect base camp for a skiing adventure with Blackcomb and Whistler only a stone's throw away. The hotel prides itself on having a low environmental footprint and, as such, it currently holds a 3 Green Key rating from the Hotel Association of Canada.

Buffalo Mountain Lodge

Buffalo Mountain Lodge

Buffalo Mountain Lodge is a comfortable, high-ceilinged lodge ideally located away from downtown Banff in the beautiful pine forests of Tunnel Mountain in Banff National Park, but only a couple of minutes’ drive from the restaurants, bars and shops of the town itself.

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Occupying one of the finest positions in Canada – if not North America – the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise sits surrounded by mountains and glaciers and overlooking the ice blue Lake Louise in the UNESCO designated Banff National Park in Alberta.

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is the finest hotel in UNESCO World Heritage Site Jasper National Park in Alberta, and it just got finer thanks for a multi-million dollar renovation.

Kayaking at Seal River Heritage Lodge, luxury hotel in Churchill  Canada

Seal River Heritage Lodge

If Churchill – only accessible by rail or plane - is not quite remote enough for you, then Seal River Lodge is the place to stay.

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