One of the world's iconic train journeys

Rocky Mountaineer: Rainforest to Goldrush


The Rainforest to Goldrush journey is a spectacular 3 day rail journey between Vancouver, Whistler and Jasper. Overnight in Whistler and Quesnel hotels enroute on this all-daylight journey through some of Canada's most breathtaking mountain scenery.


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3 Days
From £1572 per person

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  1. Day 1

    Vancouver to Whistler

    Transfer from downtown Vancouver to the train station for a breathtaking rail journey along the Sea to Sky Corridor. Enjoy spectacular views of Howe Sound and the Coast Mountains, Brandywine Falls, Mount Garibaldi and the impressive Cheakamus Canyon. On arrival in Whistler, transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Whistler.

    (Meals included: breakfast)

  2. Day 2

    Whistler to Quesnel

    Board the Rocky Mountaineer this morning. Enjoy breathtaking and varied scenery, from the river canyons and lush farmland of the Pemberton Valley to 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 glacial-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. Follow the banks of the Fraser River to Quesnel for your overnight stay.

    (Meals included: breakfast, lunch)

  3. Day 3

    Quesnel to Jasper

    Continue eastwards following the Fraser River north to Prince George. Travel through the forests of northern British Columbia, home to plentiful wildlife, including a large population of moose. Enter the Rocky Mountain Trench where you will be surrounded by the steeply rising Rocky and Cariboo Mountains. Continue climbing past Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, and through the Yellowhead Pass into the province of Alberta and the town of Jasper where your rail journey ends.

    (Meals included: breakfast, lunch)

    Please note: Also operates in reverse from Jasper to Vancouver.

From Vancouver to Jasper:
Every Saturday: 29 Apr - 06 Oct

From Jasper to Vancouver:
Every Tuesday: 01 May - 09 Oct

SilverLeaf’s single-level dome service is a unique way to experience the legendary Rocky Mountaineer. Witness the seemingly infinite Canadian wilderness aboard the newest service class offered by Rocky Mountaineer. SilverLeaf Service includes:

  • Panoramic window views
  • Refreshing welcome aboard toast
  • Delicious hot breakfasts and lunches served at your seat
  • Beer or wine served with lunch
  • Complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic
  • beverages and snacks
  • Lively storytelling from Rocky Mountaineer Hosts
  • Overnight hotel accommodation in Whistler,Kamloops or Quesnel
  • Complimentary baggage delivery to your hotel in Whistler, Quesnel or Kamloops

Why should you choose award-winning GoldLeaf Service? Besides absorbing Canada’s soul-stirring landscape from a bi-level glass-domed coach, you’ll enjoy gourmet meals created by Michelin trained chefs.GoldLeaf offers even the most discerning traveller an incomparable list of services and benefits, including:

  • Panoramic views from your seat in the upper-level of a custom-designed bi-level dome coach
  • Refreshing welcome aboard toast
  • Gourmet breakfasts and lunches from an à la carte menu, served in the lower level of the dome coach
  • Complimentary snacks and beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic)
  • Captivating stories and historical trivia told by Rocky Mountaineer Hosts
  • Complimentary baggage delivery to your overnight hotel accommodation in Kamloops, Quesnel or Whistler
  • Access to the invigorating outdoor vestibule, for close-up encounters with flora and fauna
  • SilverLeaf Service pricing based on two sharing
  • An additional 20% deposit of rail is required at time of booking
  • Rocky Mountaineer cancellations made within 45 days attract a 100% charge in addition to our standard cancellation fees.

Times shown are actual boarding times, check in time is 30 minutes prior to ensure luggage is checked in to your final destination. Rail travel can sometimes be subject to unforeseen delays; it is advised that you do not arrange any connecting transportation on the day of arrival in any city.

Rocky Mountaineer: Rainforest to Goldrush
From £1572 per person


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