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Rocky Mountaineer

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Truly Moving Train Journeys

The majesty of the Rockies meets the comfort of luxury train travel.

For over 30 years, Rocky Mountaineer has taken guests from around the world on remarkable journeys through the Canadian Rockies. As a daylight-only train, Rocky Mountaineer offer breathtaking views of the iconic Western Canadian landscape during the day, and partner with the best hotels to ensure you enjoy a restorative rest each night. Operating from April to October, Rocky Mountaineer has become known for exemplary service, fresh and flavorful food, and colorful Hosts who share stories about the scenery and historic sights just outside your window. Join us for an adventure that will stir your nostalgia for luxury rail travel of days gone by. An experience you’ll never forget. A journey of a lifetime.

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Rainforest to Gold Rush Seton Lake

Why Rocky Mountaineer?

Rocky Mountaineer is the best way to see the Canadian Rockies – by luxury rail. Take in the spectacular scenery from the comfort of our glass-dome coaches. Dine on gourmet meals as Hosts tell stories along the way. See it all during the day, and sleep in a hotel at night. Then get up and do it all over again. No matter which route you choose, it’s sure to be the journey of a lifetime!

First Passage to the West Route Map
Journey through the Clouds Route Map
Rainforest to Gold Rush Route Map
Rockies to the Red Rocks Route Map
First Passage to the West Morants Train Exterior

First Passage to the West

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, celebrated for connecting Canada from East to West.


Journey through the Clouds

Travel through scenic valleys, along the mighty Fraser River, through Hell’s Gate, and past the magnificent Pyramid Falls. This Rocky Mountaineer rail route, only accessible by train, also features the majestic Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies.

Rainforest to Gold Rush Seton Train Exterior

Rainforest to Gold Rush

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

Rockies to the Red Rocks Train Exterior Red Canyon

Rockies to the Red Rocks

Journey through two days of extraordinary landscapes between Moab, Utah and Denver, Colorado. Vast canyons, inspiring deserts, natural archways and enchanting hoodoos are just a start. Available in SilverLeaf Service, this Rocky Mountaineer rail route is filled with highlights best seen by train,  including Ruby Canyon, Mount Garfield and crossing the Continental Divide. If you want to explore more, you can also book one of our carefully curated packages, with options to start or end your journey in Las Vegas or Salt Lake City. 


Fine Dining

Each day onboard, you’ll enjoy your meals, selected from menus featuring dishes with locally sourced ingredients. If you are travelling on one of our Canadian routes, you can choose our bi-level, GoldLeaf Service coach where your meals will be served in the lower-level dining area. If you are travelling on our single-level SilverLeaf Service coach, available on all our routes, your meals will be served at your seat. Lunch might include Pacific salmon served with garlic herb rice, or short ribs braised in Colorado pale ale with locally grown potatoes. Enhance your journey on our Rockies to the Red Rocks route,  with SilverLeaf Plus, and enjoy an elevated dining experience with an additional course on select meals and signature cocktails in our newly-renovated lounge car. Pair your meals with local wines, craft beers, or just a relaxing cup of tea—all beverages, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic, are included. While onboard, you’ll also be treated to morning and afternoon snacks. 

Rocky Mountaineer Onboard GoldLeaf Service Dining
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