Discover Whistler and the Canadian Rockies by Rail

Discover Whistler and the Canadian Rockies by Rail



starting from US $4,475per person

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Choose your own activities and experiences to enjoy between scenic train tours.

Tailor your stay to perfectly suit your timeline and budget.

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Peaks, valleys, and lakes of emerald green fill your eye as you travel on this Canadian Rockies train route. From the time you depart Vancouver, explore Whistler, and are in the Canadian Rockies, the memory card in your camera is full. Be sure to save some space for that perfect shot in front of Lake Louise! This is how Canadian rail tours are meant to be taken.

Discover Whistler and the Canadian Rockies by Rail – Map Biking the seawall in Vancouver's Stanley Park Views of the Sea to Sky from the Rocky Mountaineer The Peak to Peak gondola in Whistler What the media say about journeys on the Rocky Mountaineer Travelling through the Fraser Canyon Sulphur Mountain guided tour Moraine Lake in the Rocky Mountains The Banff gondola station, Sulphur Mountain
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Trip Outline

Arrive Vancouver* 1 night Vancouver 1 night Whistler 1 night Quesnel 2 nights Jasper 1 night Lake Louise 2 nights Banff Depart Calgary *Can be done in reverse


Please note, like most of our Canada rail packages & tours, this railway vacation can be customized to your needs just ask one of our local experts when you call.

Eastbound itinerary shown. Westbound itinerary is also available.

Day 1 – Begin your Canadian Rockies Train Vacation – Arrival in Vancouver
One of the most beautiful cities in the world, Vancouver is surrounded by towering mountains and sparkling ocean. From the very beginning, we take care to ensure your vacation is off to the best start! Walk out of the airport and right into a private vehicle. Your driver will help orient you to our hometown, Vancouver!

Feature Dinner in Vancouver
Did you know Vancouver is one of the top culinary destinations in the world? We want to make sure you don’t eat at the tourist trap restaurant across the street from your hotel, rather have an amazing meal in the best setting that ensures you make memories over a great meal!

Day 2 – Whistler Sea to Sky Climb Train Journey
Step aboard the Rocky Mountaineer on the Whistler Sea to Sky Climb route for the start of a three-day train journey to the Canadian Rockies. Today you’ll travel along the ‘sea to sky’ on a half-day train journey from Vancouver to the Olympic village of Whistler, for a relaxing afternoon and overnight stay amid the beauty of BC’s Coastal Mountains.

Along the way, the Whistler Mountaineer train winds along the shores of Howe Sound, a deep fjord surrounded by snow-capped peaks. Then slowly chugs into the mountains, besides the rushing waters of the Cheakamus River, with waterfalls cascading down from the glaciers above.

Get the best view in Whistler on the Peak 2 Peak Gondola this afternoon. Board the longest and highest lift in the world for an unparalleled perspective of British Columbia’s rooftop – from incomparable views of towering volcanic peaks to coastal rainforest. Overnight in Whistler.

Day 3 – Onboard the Rocky Mountaineer Train – Whistler to Quesnel
The Rocky Mountaineer’s whistle sounds and the smell of breakfast wafts from the galley as you pull out of Whistler heading north. Over coffee you may chat with your fellow passengers or simply gaze out of the window at some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world. Your train vacation is just beginning, so you can relax and take it in.

In a single day, you will travel through the majestic Fraser Canyon, by the winding shores of Anderson and Seton Lakes, and into the ‘cowboy country’ of the high-desert Cariboo Plateau.

In the canyon, you may wonder
not for the last time at the feat of engineering this railroad represents. As you gaze down from your window, thousands of feet to the rushing waters of the Fraser River below, spare a thought for the chutzpah of the 19th century railroad barons who conceived the project and the skill and hard work of the engineers, surveyors and migrant workers who built it. Overnight in a hotel in the small town of Quesnel.

Day 4 – Onboard the Rocky Mountaineer Train – Quesnel to Jasper
This morning return to your home on the rails – the Rocky Mountaineer train. This is the day you’ve been waiting for – the day you travel through the breathtaking beauty of the Canadian Rockies. Moose, bald eagle & bear are plentiful up here, so make sure you keep your eyes peeled! Seeing the high peaks of the Canadian Rockies for the first time is a thrilling moment and as you step off the train in the quaint mountain town of Jasper the smell of pristine mountain air fills your lungs. Everyday cares are far behind as you look forward to four more days exploring the wonderful Canadian Rockies. Overnight in Jasper.

Day 5 – In the Canadian Rockies – Explore Jasper
Spend the day exploring the jewel of the Rockies, Jasper.

You have
3 options to choose from today to help you enjoy Jasper.

• Option 1:
Maligne Lake Cruise or Walk
Watch out for antlers peeking through the trees on this small group sightseeing tour by mini-coach to Maligne Canyon, Maligne Lake and a cruise to breathtaking Spirit Island.
Activity rating: Easy

• Option 2:
Nature Walk
See wildlife, rare alpine wildflowers, and magnificent valley views with one of the best, hand-picked mountain guides in Jasper. Enjoy a leisurely pace, and plenty of time for photos and discussion.
Activity rating: Moderate (approx 4 miles | 6.5km) - more challenging hikes are available on request.

• Option 3:
Sidecar Motorcycle Tour
With a professional driver, soar along Jasper’s beautiful mountain roads on a thrilling motorcycle tour (for 1 or 2 passengers).
Activity rating: Easy

Day 6 – In the Canadian Rockies – The Icefields Parkway to Lake Louise
There are 2 options from which to choose to enjoy the Icefields Parkway to the fullest.

• Option 1: Small Group Sightseeing Tour
Travel south with a small group and guide, on one of the most scenic roads in the world - the Icefields Parkway. The road runs south down the spine of the Canadian Rockies, and your driver-guide will give an expert commentary so you don’t miss a thing. Near the highest point of your journey, a highlight is the ‘Ice Explorer’ ride onto the Athabasca Glacier itself - where you can walk a little and get a sense of the glacier’s movement and crevasses. You will also have a chance for a spectacular view on the Glacier Skywalk.
Activity Rating: Easy

• Option 2: Private Icefields Tour with Helicopter Experience
Spend the day with a private driver-guide, to explore the Icefields at your own pace. Then, step away from the crowds and take a helicopter tour abundant in natural beauty, glaciers and waterfalls. Leave from an exclusive Icefields base and soar over Cline Pass and over Cline, Lion and Lioness Glaciers. You’ll also view a spectacular 900ft waterfall flowing from two aqua green lakes!
Activity Rating: Easy

Upon arrival in the Lake Louise area, you can either choose to stay at the iconic Chateau Lake Louise, or at the intimate Moraine Lake Lodge.

Feature Dinner
No matter how you choose to tour, this evening you’ll relax and refresh with an indulgent dining experience. Surrounded by spectacular lake views and attentive service, indulge in a 3-course meal in Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise’s Fairview dining room, or Moraine Lake’s Walter Wilcox dining room.

Day 7 – In the Canadian Rockies – Lake Louise to Banff
This morning you wake up in the heart of the Rockies in what must surely be one of the most beautiful places on the planet - Lake Louise. Whether the sun is shimmering on the water or a mist hangs over the surrounding peaks and glaciers, the magic of this place is unmistakable. The water is often turquoise, and so pure-looking that you want to jump right in! This afternoon, travel from Lake Louise to end in the little mountain town of Banff.

Insider tip: Ask us about our Lake Louise activity menu to make the most of your day with a guided canoe, guided hike, gondola ride, or decadent afternoon tea service!

Day 8 – In the Canadian Rockies – Explore Banff
Fill your lungs with cool, fresh Rockies air and head out for a day of exploration.

You have
3 options to choose from today to help you enjoy Banff to its fullest:

• Option 1:
Banff Sightseeing Tour
Explore the historic sights, hear the folklore, and visit scenic viewpoints surrounding the Banff town site on a small group bus tour.
Activity rating: Easy

• Option 2:
Sunrise Photography Tour
Wake up early to experience the magical wilderness of Banff National Park at sunrise. Explore with a private guide and learn how to take great photos. Ideal for the amateur photographer wanting to increase their skills with a manual camera. This is a sure way to make friends and family at home jealous!
Activity rating: Moderate

• Option 3:
Banff Heli-Hike and Picnic
Soar above majestic peaks and get away from the crowds of Banff on a guided heli-hike and picnic. Marvel at pristine and breathtaking vistas that will leave you speechless.
Activity rating: Moderate

Insider tip: We’ve included admission to the Banff Gondola today. We recommend an evening gondola ride, once the crowds have dispersed for the day. As you glide through the air, the panoramic vistas at the summit will completely take your breath away.

Day 9 – Leaving the Canadian Rockies – From Banff to Calgary
Much too soon, you leave the clean air and breathtaking beauty of Canada’s Rockies behind. Your vacation concludes as you travel through the foothills of the Canadian Rockies to Calgary Airport for your flight home. Yet you take with your memories to revisit and treasure for a lifetime.

Common Questions

Are you on the train the whole time?

All of our trips include some stops to get off the train, to explore Canada's beautiful national parks and unique cities. However, if you're keen to maximize your time onboard, we'll pair you up with the perfect experience.

Is this an escorted tour?

With the exception of our guided wildlife and northern lights train trips, our vacations are not typically "escorted." We combine the best of both worlds – the reassurance of seamless connections, customer service support, and scheduled activities plus the freedom of 'independent' travel. You are not tied into a specific group, or a rigid daily itinerary. This allows us to personalize your trip to suit your occasion, interests, and timeframe. Click here for a more detailed comparison.

How do the trains work in Canada compared to the US or UK?

Because most Canadians typically do not use the train for commuting (as in Europe and the US), the two main rail providers here are driven by tourism. You'll experience the romance of true trans-continental rail travel, with a wide selection of services, accommodation types, plus great food.

What types of trains are used?

Two main companies operate trains in Canada: VIA Rail and Rocky Mountaineer.

Rocky Mountaineer operates daylight touring trains, which travel along 3 of the most spectacular routes in Western Canada. You'll enjoy onboard commentary, award winning service, and incredible food.

VIA Rail is Canada's national train provider, with routes running Coast to Coast and through remote parts of Northern Canada. The type of train depends on your journey, and can vary from the classic trans-continental sleeper trains to daylight trains with overnight stops.

What we love about this trip

Two and a half day Rocky Mountaineer rail journey

Icefields Parkway scenic transfer

Walk on glaciers, millions of years old

Spend time in Jasper and Banff National Parks

Unique, small group tours in the Rockies

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What Clients Say

We are extremely satisfied with Fresh Tracks

We are extremely satisfied with Fresh Tracks

Star Rating 5

We loved the fact that the six of us had private tours in our own van with our own guide. We are extremely satisfied with Fresh Tracks.

What's Included

Here are the things to look forward to on this trip...

Whistler Peak to Peak gondola ride - Whistler Peak to Peak gondola ride
Whistler Peak to Peak gondola ride
Gourmet meals aboard the train - Gourmet meals aboard the train
Gourmet meals aboard the train
Glacier ride on the Ice Explorer - Glacier ride on the Ice Explorer
Glacier ride on the Ice Explorer
Gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain - Gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain
Gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain
Accommodations & rail service:
• 8 nights of hotel accommodation
• 2.5 spectacular days on the Rocky Mountaineer train, between Vancouver-Whistler-Jasper

Sightseeing & activities:*
• Whistler Peak 2 Peak Gondola ride
• Your choice of hand-picked activities in Jasper, Banff, and along the Icefields Parkway
• Interpretive transfer between Lake Louise and Banff
• Banff Gondola Ride

* Price of your trip may vary depending on activity choices.
* Some activities may not be available on all trip start dates, due to seasonal weather conditions. Your Vacation Advisor can provide further details.

Dining experiences:
Feature Dinner in Vancouver or Banff, depending on your trip’s direction
• 3 course dinner at beautiful Lake Louise OR Moraine Lake Lodge
• 5 delicious meals onboard the train

• A private transfer between Vancouver airport and hotel
• Train station transfers in Vancouver, Whistler, Quesnel and Jasper
• Bus transfer between Banff and Calgary airport (private transfer for Deluxe guests)

Additional Inclusions:
• Gratuities for most private tours and transfers (unless otherwise noted)
• Documentation package
• Friendly and dedicated Fresh Tracks Canada customer service


Not Included

• Meals, other than those mentioned
• Airfare (but don’t hesitate to ask for help)
• Gratuities for rail, hotel, tour & some transfer staff
• Trip Cancellation Insurance (highly recommended)
• Canadian Sales Taxes



Customize this trip a little, or a lot...

Think of this itinerary as just a starting point. Work with us to personalize this trip by adding some amazing side trips & activities, like...

Cruising Inside Passage to Alaska
Cruising Inside Passage to Alaska
Renting a car and exploring the area
Renting a car and exploring the area
Golfing at world-famous Banff Springs
Golfing at world-famous Banff Springs
Whalewatching in the Salish Sea
Whalewatching in the Salish Sea
• Upgrade accommodations, stay at a luxurious mountain lodge, or add extra nights.
• Add a cruise along Alaska’s Inside Passage.
• Ask us about adding a car rental to your trip, for more independent exploration off the train in the Canadian Rockies.
• Let us arrange additional experiences, such as golf, spa, hiking, or specialty wildlife tours.
• Add a trip to Victoria, British Columbia’s charming capital city on Vancouver Island and visit the world famous Butchart Gardens.
• Include a stay at a fly-in floating lodge - off the Coast of Vancouver Island, to fully immerse yourself in a bear watching experience.
• Add on a self-drive trip to the Sunshine Coast and spend a few days exploring the beaches, kayaking or taking in the spectacular ocean views from your private tent-house suite.

Accommodation Options

Below you'll find examples of this trip's accommodation options. Please call us for the full list or advice on how to customize your experience.

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Delta Whistler Village Suites

An example of our Comfort and Superior accommodations

Located in the heart of the village and surrounded by Whistler's exciting buzz, the Delta Whistler Village Suites offers the comfort of suite accommodations, the convenience of a full service hotel and genuine care from all its staff. Services include health club, outdoor heated pool, two restaurants, in Resort shuttle service, ski storage and ski rental shop.

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Rimrock Resort

An example of our Superior and Deluxe accommodations

The 4.5 star Rimrock Resort is built into the side of a mountain, when you enter the main lobby, you are actually on the 7th floor, and the views from the pamorama of windows over the Bow Valley are simply stunning. The hotel has an upscale yet understated feel, and the service is impeccable.

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Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

An example of our Comfort, Superior, and Deluxe accommodations

The 5 star Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise is undoubtedly a beautiful and impressive hotel. Its amazing location overlooking beautiful Lake Louise and the distant mountains can not be compared. There are a variety of restaurant types, so you can do casual or fine dining as you choose. Strolling around the lake, renting a canoe, riding horses, or hiking up to the tea house are all great summer activities. In winter choose from snow shoeing, skating, skiing or taking a sleigh ride around the lake.

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Fairmont Banff Springs

An example of our Deluxe accommodations

Styled after a Scottish Baronial Castle, The Fairmont Banff Springs is located in the heart of Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy one of the many activities that the hotel has to offer from tennis, horseback riding, a round of golf, skiing, relaxing at the the Willow Stream Spa (charge), or enjoying a great meal at one of 12 restaurants, lounges or pubs.


Prices & Dates

2017 Vancouver Start Dates
May 5, 12, 19, 26
June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
July 7, 14, 21, 28
August 4, 11, 18, 25
September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
October 6

2017 Calgary Start Dates
April 27
May 4, 11, 18, 25
June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
July 6, 13, 20, 27
August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
September 7, 14, 21, 28
October 5

2018 Vancouver Start Dates
Every Friday between April 27 - October 5

2018 Calgary Start Dates
Every Thursday between April 26 - October 4

The prices listed below are based on travel service and hotel class for this journey:

• Prices are per person, based on double occupancy; single, triple and child rates can be provided on request.
• Pricing is based on departure date, travel service and hotel class for this journey and may vary from your personalized itinerary.

Comfort Level Hotels
SilverLeaf Train Service
from US $4,475to US $5,613per person

Our Comfort Level vacations include our favorite 3 star hotels, in great locations. Combined with our unique sightseeing tours and personalized service, you’ll receive exceptional value, a step above what you might expect anywhere else.

Superior Level Hotels
SilverLeaf Train Service
from US $4,999to US $6,129per person

Our Superior Level provides amazing value for clients wanting something more upscale but not at the price of a top-end 5 star resort. Superior level hotels are some of our favorites because of the character and unique charm that you won't find at the average chain hotel. Unique tours and seamless transfers complete your itinerary.

Fresh Tracks Favorite
Deluxe Level Hotels
GoldLeaf Train Service
from US $6,490to US $8,266per person

On our Deluxe Level vacation, it's likely you'll be staying at one of the iconic Canadian Fairmont Hotels in a room with a view. Built for the Canadian Pacific Railway in the early 20th century, these hotels are luxurious and full of history – ensuring an experience you'll never forget. Enjoy unique sightseeing experiences and the insider detail that only Fresh Tracks Canada can provide.

Canadian Train Vacations Vs. Others

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Independent Travel

Flexibility and freedom of a personalized tour to suit your travel goals.

Personalized itineraries

Carefully crafted to your budget and needs.

Insider Knowledge

Plan your trip with help from insiders who live and travel in Canada. You'll know when to come, where to stay, which train to take, and lots more...

Local Support

Someone in Canada you can call before and during your trip, seven days a week.

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You'll feel confident when booking your vacation with our accreditation and consumer protection through the following organizations.

Our accreditation and consumer protection partners

Pre-packaged Trips

One-size-fits-all approach.


Group Tours

Cheapest type of travel with rigid itineraries and crowds.


Why choose us?

Online booking sites prefer you to book your vacation with them online. Truthfully, they'd prefer you not to bother them at all! Our approach is completely the opposite.

We don't use online booking – instead we use technology to put visitors directly in touch with our Canadian travel insiders because we believe the best vacations are personal.

Online booking sites and local travel agencies focus on multiple destinations – we focus only on Canada because it's our home and we know it better than anyone else.

Fresh Tracks Canada Team

Canadian Train Vacations Team

No one can be trusted more...

You'll feel confident when booking your vacation with our accreditation and consumer protection through the following organizations

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  • License Number: 31202
  • The Travel Assurance Fund (TAF) provides a possible source of compensation when consumers do not receive the travel services they purchased through a BC licensed travel agent.


  • Membership Number: Y6176
  • Our UK clients have the benefit of ABTA's assistance and Code of Conduct which means that all package holidays sold by Canadian Train Vacations (Fresh Tracks Canada) in the UK are covered by a full financial protection in the event of the company failure.
  • We're one of the only agencies in Canada offering this protection.
BBB Accreditation Business


  • A BBB Accredited Business since 08/02/2008
  • Highest rating: A+
  • BBB has determined that Fresh Tracks (Canada) Inc meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.


  • Fresh Tracks Canada is an IATA Accredited Agent.
  • Full accreditation authorizes travel agents to sell international and/or domestic tickets on behalf of IATA member airlines. It also allows access to IATA's Billing and Settlement Plan (BSP), an efficient interface for invoicing and payment between the agent, airlines and transport providers.

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Customer Reviews & Testimonials

We are extremely satisfied with Fresh Tracks

Star Rating 5
October 24, 2016

We loved the fact that the six of us had private tours in our own van with our own guide. We are extremely satisfied with Fresh Tracks.

The trip was wonderful and breathtaking

Star Rating 5
September 14, 2016

The trip was wonderful and breathtaking. The rocky mountaineer was the highlight of the trip for us. We were especially lucky with fantastic weather! We were very happy with the attention and flexibility provided to us from Fresh... read more Tracks Canada to accommodate the Rockies into our broader trip.

The planning was outstanding

Star Rating 5
July 11, 2016

We had a marvelous time, met some great people and saw many beautiful Canadian sights. The planning was outstanding and went smoother than any trip I have ever taken – arrival to departure. You are the best! Keep up the great... read more work.

Thanks so much for making this a trip of a lifetime

Star Rating 5
May 24, 2013

Our trip was magnificent! From the time we left Vancouver to the end it could not have been more perfect. The train, the tours, all were wonderful. Canada is a beautiful country and everyone so courteous. There is no way we would... read more have known how to do this ourselves and we are grateful. When we got to the airport in San Antonio it was raining so, as you know, our flight way delayed 2 1/2 hours. Upon arrival in Seattle we noticed that one of our suitcases was wet so we opened it and found our clothes to be soaking wet. We told the Southwest people but they could have cared less. Since we missed the connection to Vancouver that you scheduled for us and so graciously helped us get the Greyhound Bus ride to Vancouver we will be forever grateful. Upon arrival in Whistler, guess what – there was a washer and dryer in our room at the Delta Whistler Village Suites. Ya Hoo – everything solved with the wet clothes. Again, thanks so much for everything you did for us to make this a trip of a lifetime for us (we are in our 70's). For sure we will be telling anyone who asks about you and Fresh Tracks. We were so fortunate to get and have you as our planner.

We will be back!

Star Rating 5
July 8, 2010

We arrived in our favourite city last night after a really enjoyable exploration of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Welcomed back to the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel by a smiling girl at the check-in who told us that we had been upgraded... read more to GOLD level – the up-grade kids again! Now this was a free night in Vancouver for us anyway per favour of 'Rocky Mountaineer' and our wonderful Canadian vacation expert Helen, of Fresh Tracks Canada here in Vancouver. We 'met' Helen on the net and I can recommend her unreservedly to anyone thinking of coming this way to visit. She has been so friendly and efficient. We have felt well assured of all our travel arrangements. And I would certainly recommend this hotel to anyone coming here. It's so central and user friendly. Not the least bit snobbish as I had somehow expected it to be. Very good. What a welcome back it was – made more special by Tracey, the ninth floor 'manager' who took us to the lounge for coffee and canapes and a magnificent view over city and waterfront from the Gold patio. She comes from Toronto, Canada, and so we had a good starting point as Toronto, Australia, was such an important place in my life for many years. After this delightful small meal (we had been fed so well on the train that we only needed/wanted a few canapes for dinner) we went for a walk on the waterfront. David stopped to take a photo for a father and daughter visiting from Ontario and, as you do, we got chatting until the sun went down and the city lights began to twinkle, some reflected in the calm waters of the bay. It was a great way to finish our time here. We could stay for another week and not see all the things we want to do in Vancouver... So I guess we will be back.

The best holiday we have ever had

Star Rating 5
August 19, 2008

Just a quick note to you to let you know how much we loved every part of our holiday. It would be very difficult to say which bit we liked best, as all of it was good and we couldn't have been luckier with the great weather. The... read more scenery in the Canadian Rockies is amazing and we met some really lovely people on our travels. We loved the white water rafting and the ziplining and the trip to Spirit Island was fantastic. We loved the Rocky Mountaineer and the service on board was brilliant! Each of the hotels were excellent and all of the activities and transfers were brilliant. We hope this is just one of many visits to Canada! We can't thank you enough for this holiday - we all agreed it was the best holiday we have ever had!

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