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Rocky Mountaineer, the luxury tourist train operating in Western Canada and the Pacific Northwest, is the best way to see all this part of the world has to offer. The train takes you on a journey alongside rivers, through mountain towns tucked under towering peaks, and into the heart of the Canadian Rockies. We've compiled the top 5 tips that you need to know when travelling with Rocky Mountaineer.
The Canadian Rockies are among the world's most beautiful natural landmarks. The impressive mountain range spans across the provinces of British Columbia and Alberta, with many national parks, cascading waterfalls and winding trails to be experienced along the way. The best way to travel through the magnificent Rockies is by rail, and with their four unique train routes - Rainforest to Gold Rush, Journey through the Clouds, First Passage to the West and Coastal Passage - Rocky Mountaineer have you spoilt for choice.
A journey between Jasper, Alberta, and Prince Rupert, BC, is an amazing one which many travellers decide to do by car, however, there is a much more enjoyable way to travel - by train of course. VIA Rail runs the Jasper-Prince Rupert train, which is also known as "The Skeena" or "The Rupert Rocket", three times weekly, which connects nicely with The Canadian.
Aussies love a winter wonderland but not all of us want to experience it while flying down a mountain on two skis. Enter Canada! With its turquoise frozen lakes, festivals, and snowmen aplenty, it’s little wonder Canada has become the hot spot for wintry magic sans skis. Read on for ten reasons why winter in Canada feels like a real-life snow dome.
When you're exploring a country as visually spectacular as Canada you want to be as close to the ground as possible. Hire a car for the road trip of a lifetime, or ride the rails and traverse Canada's diverse landscapes by train. Better still? Combine the two and you're in for an unforgettable adventure. Read on to find out how you can travel from British Columbia in the west to Nova Scotia in the east without setting foot in a domestic airport.