Rocky Mountaineer Train, Seton Lake, BC

Rainforest to Gold Rush Rail, Eastbound - 2 nights

The Rainforest to Gold Rush eastbound rail route is Rocky Mountaineer's longest rail route, and takes you along the scenic Sea to Sky Highway through to Whistler (3.5 hours), followed by two full days through rugged terrain ending your journey in Jasper. Hotel overnights are included in Whistler and Quesnel. Onboard the Rocky Mountaineer train you can choose to travel in SilverLeaf or GoldLeaf service. This "rail only" package is the absolute minimum you can book.

For a seamless itinerary, we recommend you book your hotel nights in Vancouver and Jasper through us. When you add these additional nights, complimentary admission to the Vancouver Lookout is included, giving you 360 degree views of the city, as well as your Jasper National Park pass and luggage handling from your Vancouver hotel, through to your Jasper hotel. When booking your Vancouver and Jasper hotel nights through us, we ensure you are picked up and dropped off at your hotels, as all rail station transfers in Vancouver, Whistler, Quesnel and Jasper are included. For more information, check out this four night Rainforest to Gold Rush Classic vacation (eastbound).

This itinerary is available in reverse, departing Jasper on Tuesdays.

Rainforest to Gold Rush Rail, Eastbound
Route Map
Itinerary Summary
What's Included?
Detailed Itinerary
Departure Dates
2021 Prices

Route Map

Rainforest to Gold Rush Rail map

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Itinerary Summary

Rainforest to Gold Rush Rail, Eastbound
Day Activities Overnight
Saturday Rocky Mountaineer Train to Whistler Whistler
Sunday Rocky Mountaineer Train to Quesnel Quesnel
Monday Rocky Mountaineer Train to Jasper  

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What's Included?

Package Includes:

• 2 days Rocky Mountaineer Train (GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service)
• 3.5 hour Rocky Mountaineer Train (GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service)
• 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches (onboard trains)
• 2 nights hotel accommodation (Whistler and Quesnel only)
• Luggage handling
• Rail station transfers in Vancouver*, Whistler, Quesnel and Jasper*

* Select hotel pick ups and drop offs only

Our quotes do not include (unless specified):

• Hotel overnights in Vancouver and Jasper (we can arrange)
• Transportation from Vancouver airport
• Transportation from Jasper
• Meals, other than specified
• Activities, other than specified
• Gratuities for rail, hotel and transfer staff
• Jasper National Park pass
• GST (Sales Tax)

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Detailed Itinerary

SAT - Vancouver to Whistler - Rocky Mountaineer Train (3.5 hours)
Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to the resort town of Whistler, renowned for outstanding skiing and year-round outdoor activities. 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. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.
Overnight in Whistler. B.

SUN - Whistler to Quesnel - Rocky Mountaineer Train
Your journey continues eastward 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. Your day concludes as the Rocky Mountaineer follows the banks of the Fraser River into Quesnel.
Overnight in Quesnel. B, L.

MON - Quesnel to Jasper - Rocky Mountaineer Train
Your journey continues Eastward today to the majestic Canadian Rockies and Jasper National Park. From Quesnel, the Rocky Mountaineer follows the Fraser River north to the town of Prince George, then travels east through the forests of northern British Columbia, home to plentiful wildlife, including a large population of moose. Entering the Rocky Mountain Trench you are surrounded by the steeply rising Rocky Mountains to the north and the Cariboo Mountains to the south. Continue climbing past Mount Robson, at 3,954 metres (12,972 feet) the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, through Yellowhead Pass into the province of Alberta. Your rail journey ends today on arrival in Jasper. B, L.

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Departure Dates

This package starts in Vancouver on Fridays from late April through until late September 2021. The earliest start date is 1st May, 2021, and the latest is 25th September, 2021.


Rainforest to Gold Rush Rail - 2021 Prices
CAD May to July August to September
GoldLeaf SilverLeaf GoldLeaf SilverLeaf
Double 3,569 2,599 3,649 2,649
Single 3,759 2,789 3,839 2,839
Triple 3,509 2,539 3,589 2,589

Rates are per person (Canadian Dollars). U.S. Dollars, Australian Dollars and U.K. Pounds also accepted.

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