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The Canadian Rockies stretch over 180,000 square kilometres, extending through
Alberta and British Colombia. Travelling through this UNESCO listed terrain is the best way to explore the raw beauty of Canada. One unique way to explore this region which offers picturesque lakes, mountains and forests at every turn is through a glass domed train.

Photo: Jo Ann Mertins⁠⠀canadian rockies view from the glass train goldleaf

The breathtaking scenery of Canada is guaranteed to slow down your sense. Inaccessible parts of the Canadian Rockies can now be explored aboard a luxury train. The Rocky Mountaineer offers the perfect opportunity to explore this unspoilt region.

Connecting British Colombia and Alberta, this luxury train in the Canadian Rockies is a daylight train so you can experience the shimmering glaciers, mirror-like lakes, small villages and traverse forests along the way. Stopping overnight at Jasper, Lake Louise, Banff, Vancouver and other popular spots, the Rocky Mountaineer offers the perfect balance between exploring the region on your own and on the rail. 

Photo: Rocky Mountaineer 

Indulge and unwind in a luxury hotel overnight, or add a day or two to your itinerary if one night is not enough. Rocky Mountaineer offers two service levels, SilverLeaf and GoldLeaf.

Rocky Mountaineer’s GoldLeaf trains are double-levelled, where the top floor is full-dome windows. The glass-domed roof gives you an unobstructed panoramic view while travelling through the Canadian Rockies. Seats are assigned at the top level so you can see everything from the Hell’s Gate to bright blue lakes to mountains draped in pine trees, all from the comfort of your seat.

fairmont chateau lake louisePhoto: Accor Hotel, Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Every GoldLeaf train accommodates 72 guests, equipped with recliner heated seats. These luxury trains also have a large viewing platform so you can pop outside get up close with nature and take a breath of the fresh mountain air.

Photo: Rocky Mountaineer 

The dining room is located on the lower floor where a la cart meals are served. Prepared by Executive Chefs onboard. Feast on the mouth-watering, five-star cuisine and enjoy the Canadian hospitality. The food is all prepared on board from breakfast, lunch as well as afternoon wine and cheese service.