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Rocky Mountaineer

Luxury Rail | Canada

Take your seat for the glass-domed adventure of a lifetime and get comfortable as your prestigious train rolls through rugged wilderness, passing forested cliffs, alpine rivers and snowy peaks. And because APT provides the luxury of GoldLeaf Service on every Rocky Mountaineer holiday, the five-star views will, of course, be matched by five-star service.

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Guaranteed GoldLeaf Service

As an APT guest aboard the Rocky Mountaineer, you’ll take a seat in the prestigious bi-level glass-dome carriages and enjoy unobstructed views from full glass-dome windows. 

Absolute comfort in your spacious, reclining seat is paramount. And because your journey has been crafted especially for daylight hours, you’ve got the ideal viewing perspective. If you feel like a bit of fresh air, there’s even an exclusive outdoor viewing platform for GoldLeaf Service guests. And when it comes time to dine, all meals are included from a menu designed by executive chefs, and drinks flow freely throughout the journey. 

Glass-domed rail carriage with passengers making a toast with glass in hand
Passengers sitting in the glass domed rail carriage being served

Frequently Asked Questions

You will spend two full days on the Rocky Mountaineer and travel around 450 kilometres each day, all in daylight. 

Map of the Passau Dock

‘First Passage to the West’ journeys operate both east and westbound between Vancouver and Lake Louise or Banff. You’ll travel through the Canadian Rocky Mountains, past Kicking Horse River, through the Spiral Tunnels and over the Continental Divide along the Canadian Pacific track. 

‘Journey Through the Clouds’ takes you between Vancouver and Jasper, past some of the tallest peaks in the Canadian Rockies, including Mt Robson. Travel through remote countryside alongside the Coast Mountains, the Fraser Canyon, Albreda Glacier and Pyramid Falls.

Check individual itineraries for the direction of travel. 

Map of the Passau Dock

Hand luggage only is permitted on Rocky Mountaineer and you will not have access to checked luggage on board the train. Your checked luggage will be delivered to your overnight accommodation in Kamloops. Make sure everything you’ll need during the rail journey is packed in your hand luggage, and everything you can do without is securely stowed away.

Map of the Passau Dock