3 Day Rocky Mountaineer Train

from North Vancouver to Jasper

A spectacular three-day all-daylight journey onboard the Rocky Mountaineer with unforgettable GoldLeaf Service. Includes hotel accommodations in Whistler and Quesnel.

The world-famous Rocky Mountaineer is truly the trip of a lifetime. This luxury sightseeing train travels exclusively through the Canadian Rockies by daylight, slowing to highlight natural marvels. While indulging in hand-crafted, local cuisine, top-shelf beverages, and endless snacks and treats, you will listen to professional guides who will narrate Western Canada’s storied history and highlight unforgettable natural beauty. The Rocky Mountaineer stops overnight in the mountain resort town of Whistler and the old mining town of Quesnel so that guests can rest comfortably at their hotel and get ready for the rest of their adventure.

Travel Dates in 2024 & 2025

2024 Start Dates - Eastbound

Starting on Saturdays

April 27
May 4, 11, 18, 25
June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
July 26, 13, 20, 27
August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
September 7, 14, 21, 28
October 5

2025 Start Dates - Eastbound

Starting on Wednesdays

April 23, 30
May 7, 14, 21, 28
June 4, 11, 18, 25
July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
August 6, 13, 20, 27
September 3, 10, 17, 24
October 1

Travel Summary

  • Day 1: Rocky Mountaineer Train from Vancouver to Whistler - overnight in Whistler
  • Day 2: Rocky Mountaineer Train from Whistler to Quesnel - overnight in Quesnel
  • Day 3: Rocky Mountaineer Train from Quesnel to Jasper

Route Map

What's Included

  • Three-day Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service
  • Three breakfasts & two lunches onboard train
  • One night hotel accommodation in Whistler
  • One night hotel accommodation in Quesnel
  • Rail station transfers in Vancouver, Whistler, Quesnel, and Jasper (select hotels in North Vancouver and Jasper only)
  • Gratuities/tip for onboard train staff

Not Included

  • Accommodation in Vancouver or Jasper (available, please ask for details)
  • Gratuities/tip for hotel and transfer staff
  • Canadian sales tax

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 - Rocky Mountaineer Train from North Vancouver to Whistler

Depart North Vancouver onboard the Rocky Mountaineer train and travel from the coastal city of Vancouver to the resort town of Whistler. Enjoy breathtaking landscapes and the stunning scenery of the Sea to Sky Corridor. The train travels through the spectacular Howe Sound with views of the Coast Mountains, Brandywine Falls, Mount Garibaldi and the amazing Cheakamus Canyon. Arrive in Whistler and enjoy the remainder of your day in the picturesque surroundings. Breakfast is included aboard the train.

Day 2 - Rocky Mountaineer Train from Whistler to Quesnel

The Rocky Mountaineer leaves early in the morning, headed to the charming rural town of Quesnel, gateway to the North Cariboo. Take in the breathtaking and varied scenery, from the river canyons and lush farmland of the Pemberton Valley, through the desert-like conditions of the Fraser Canyon. Pass through the rolling hills and vast ranchlands of the Cariboo Plateau, enjoying all the highlights along the way. These include the magnificent shorelines of Anderson Lake and Seton Lake, breathtaking views of the Fraser Canyon, and the crossing of Deep Creek Bridge, one of the highest railway bridges in the world. Breakfast and lunch are provided aboard the train.

Day 3 - Rocky Mountaineer Train from Quesnel to Jasper

The train makes its way east and approaches the phenomenal snow topped Rocky Mountains and Jasper National Park. You will be surrounded by dramatic scenery as you follow the Fraser River north to the city of Prince George. Next, you’ll make your way through the forests of northern British Columbia, home to many types of wildlife, including a large population of moose. As you enter the Rocky Mountain Trench, you will observe the Rocky Mountains to the north and the Cariboo Mountains to the south. As you climb past Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, you will eventually make your way through Yellowhead Pass into Alberta before arriving in the town of Jasper. Breakfast and lunch are provided aboard the train.

Transfers available to the following Jasper hotels:
Bear Hill Lodge, Chateau Jasper, The Crimson, Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, Forest Park Hotel, Jasper Inn & Suites, Lobstick Lodge, and Tonquin Inn

For more information on planning the Jasper portion of your trip, visit our Jasper information page.

3 Day Rocky Mountaineer Pricing2024 & 2025

2024 Pricing - Canadian Dollars

Starting on Saturdays. Includes one night hotel accommodations in Whistler and Quesnel.

Date Range GoldLeaf Train Service
April $3929
May, June, and July $4409
August and September $4499
October $3929

2025 Pricing - Canadian Dollars

Starting on Wenesdays. Includes one night hotel accommodations in Whistler and Quesnel.

Date Range GoldLeaf Train Service
April $4485
May $4885
June, July, August $5035
September, October $5035
Learn more about GoldLeaf Train Service

Pricing Details:

  • Prices are per person in Canadian Dollars and are subject to an additional 5% Canadian sales tax.
  • Prices are based on double occupancy. For single and triple sharing, please request a quote.
  • To qualify for any current Specials, please request a quote.
  • Upgrades to Premium hotel rooms (5 stars) and Private Tours/Transfers are available. Please request a quote.

Approximate Exchange Rates:

$1.00 CAD =

$0.75 USD

€0.68 EUR

£0.59 GBP

$1.11 AUD