Rocky Mountaineer - Rainforest to Gold Rush
Duration: 2 nights rail & coach tour
Price from: £2499pp
Day 1 Vancouver/Whistler: Board the Rocky Mountaineer train at the Vancouver Station at 7:40am PT; you will travel from the coastal city of Vancouver to the resort town of Whistler. 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. Breakfast will be served onboard. You will arrive in Whistler between 11:30am and 12:30pm PT. Spend the remainder of the day at your leisure..
Day 2 Whistler/Quesnel: Board the Rocky Mountaineer train at the Whistler Station at 7:10am PT, you will travel 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. Breakfast and lunch will be served onboard. Arrive in Quesnel between 8:00pm and 9:30pm PT. Spend the evening exploring the town, or relaxing in your hotel. All hotels in Quesnel are of moderate standard: your hotel will be assigned post-booking.
Day 3 Quesnel/Jasper: Board the Rocky Mountaineer train at the Quesnel Station at 7:10am PT, your journey continues to the majestic Canadian Rockies and Jasper National Park. Highlights include the Fraser River, the Rocky Mountain Trench, Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, and Yellowhead Pass. Your rail journey ends today on arrival in Jasper between 9:00pm and 10:00pm MT.
Tour price includes: 3 days onboard the Rocky Mountaineer. Station and hotel transfers in Vancouver, Whistler, Quesnel and Jasper. 2 nights hotel in Whistler and Quesnel
Meals: 3 breaksfasts and 3 lunches