Rocky Mountaineer Train, Seton Lake, BC

Rainforest to Gold Rush Rail, Westbound - 2 nights

The Rainforest to Gold Rush westbound rail route is Rocky Mountaineer's longest rail route, and takes you from Jasper through to Vancouver with hotel overnights in Quesnel and Whistler. This itinerary starts with the rugged scenery of the north and ends with a scenic 3.5 hour train trip from Whistler to Vancouver, with views of Howe Sound along the way. 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 Jasper and Vancouver 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 Jasper hotel, through to your Vancouver hotel. When booking your Jasper and Vancouver hotel nights through us, we ensure you are picked up and dropped off at your hotels, as all rail station transfers in Jasper, Quesnel, Whistler and Vancouver are included. For more information, check out this four night Rainforest to Gold Rush Classic vacation (westbound).

This itinerary is available in reverse, departing Vancouver on Saturdays.

Rainforest to Gold Rush Rail, Westbound
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, Westbound
Day Activities Overnight
Tuesday Rocky Mountaineer Train to Quesnel Quesnel
Wednesday Rocky Mountaineer Train to Whistler Whistler
Thursday Rocky Mountaineer Train to Vancouver  

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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)
• 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 afternoon meal (onboard trains)
• 2 nights hotel accommodation (Quesnel and Whistler only)
• Luggage handling
• Rail station transfers in Jasper*, Quesnel, Whistler and Vancouver*

* Select hotel pick ups and drop offs only

Our quotes do not include (unless specified):

• Hotel overnights in Jasper and Vancouver (we can arrange)
• Transportation to Jasper
• Transportation to Vancouver airport
• 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

TUE - Jasper to Quesnel - Rocky Mountaineer Train
Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the mountain resort of Jasper in the Canadian Rockies to the charming rural town of Quesnel, gateway to the North Cariboo. Pass through the Rocky Mountain Trench, with the steep Rocky and Cariboo Mountains either side, and on to the rolling hills and vast forests of British Columbia’s Northern Interior. Highlights include Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, Yellowhead Pass and Moose Lake. Your day concludes as the Rocky Mountaineer passes through the town of Prince George and follows the Fraser River into Quesnel.
Overnight in Quesnel. B, L.

WED - Quesnel to Whistler - Rocky Mountaineer Train
Your journey continues Southwestward today to the four-season resort of Whistler, host of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games alpine events. Enjoy breathtaking and varied scenery, from the desert- like conditions of the Fraser Canyon, through the rolling hills and vast ranchlands of the Cariboo Plateau, to the river canyons and lush farmland of the Pemberton Valley. Highlights include sweeping views of the Fraser Canyon, the crossing of Deep Creek Bridge, one of the highest railway bridges in the world, and the shorelines of glacial-fed Seton Lake and Anderson Lake.
Overnight in Whistler. B, L.

THU - Whistler to Vancouver - Rocky Mountaineer Train (3.5 hours)
The morning is free to explore Whistler Village at your leisure. This afternoon return to Vancouver onboard the Rocky Mountaineer through the stunning scenery of the Sea to Sky Corridor. Highlights of the trip include the Cheakamus Canyon, the dome peak of Mount Garibaldi, Brandywine Falls, and breathtaking views of Howe Sound and the Coast Mountains. An afternoon meal is served canapé style. Your rail journey ends today on arrival in Vancouver. At the North Vancouver train platform, you will be transferred to downtown Vancouver.

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Departure Dates

This package starts in Jasper on Tuesdays from early May through until late September 2021. The earliest start date is 4th May, 2021, and the latest is 28th 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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