Canada & USA Destination Planner 2019-20 Canada Destination Planner - Page 54

INDEPENDENT RAIL JOURNEYS / Canada Rocky Mountaineer Experience this spectacular rail journey through the Canadian Rockies and the Pacific Northwest, combining exemplary service with stunning scenery onboard Rocky Mountaineer. This luxurious train travels by daylight from April to October, offering an unforgettable experience in the majestic Canadian Rockies. Choose from four routes showcasing the diverse beauty of the west: First Passage to the West Vancouver to Banff/Lake Louise (available in reverse) This route traces the historic transcontinental rail line that united Canada’s east and west and includes, amongst other highlights, the legendary Spiral Tunnels. Route highlights include: The Last Spike, Spiral Tunnels, Stoney Creek Bridge, Fraser and Thompson Canyon, Kicking Horse River. Journey through the Clouds Vancouver to Jasper (available in reverse) This rail route is known for scenic valleys, plentiful wildlife and majestic Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. Route highlights include: Hell’s Gate, Pyramid Falls, Yellowhead Pass, Mount Robson and Moose Lake. Experience warm Canadian hospitality onboard with your choice of the following services: SilverLeaf Service Travel in a custom-designed, single-level, coach with over-sized glass-dome windows. Relax and take in the dazzling vistas, and enjoy delicious hot entrees plated to your preference and served in the comfort of your seat. Complimentary beverages, including wine, beer, spirits and non-alcoholic drinks will be available throughout the journey. GoldLeaf Service Travel in a custom-designed, bi-level coach with fully glass-domed windows for panoramic views. Enjoy the stunning views upstairs, and savour the delicious meals downstairs in the private dining room. From the attentive service provided by your Rocky Mountaineer hosts, to the gourmet meals inspired by the passing regions and prepared by talented chefs, GoldLeaf Service is quite simply as good as it gets. Rainforest to Gold Rush Vancouver to Jasper, with overnight stays in Whistler and Quesnel (available in reverse) This rail journey will travel through extreme landscapes including the largest temperate rainforest in the world and the desert-like conditions of the Fraser Canyon. Melt back into your seat, or grab the rails and drink in some of the fresh air of the Cariboo Gold Rush Region’s pastoral ranchlands. Enjoy some of the most breathtaking and varied rail scenery found anywhere in the world on this route. Route highlights include: Howe Sound, Green Lake, Porteau Cove and Mount Robson. Coastal Passage Seattle to Banff/ Lake Louise (available in reverse) Canada GoldLeaf Service BRITISH COLUMBIA This service connects Seattle, a cosmopolitan city, to the breathtaking Canadian Rockies. Guests will experience a luxurious all daylight rail journey onboard the award-winning Rocky Mountaineer with highlights including: White Rock, Chuckanut Bay and Puget Sound. ALBERTA Jasper Quesnel Lake Louise Kamloops Banff Whistler Vancouver Seattle United States First Passage to the West Journey Through The Clouds Rainforest to Gold Rush Coastal Passage GoldLeaf Service 52