Arrive in quaint Whistler and spend time exploring this picturesque mountain resort on your own. Included is admission to the Whistler Gondola, an breathtaking 20-minute ride to the top of Whistler Mountain where you'll enjoy stunning views of snow-capped mountain peaks and alpine lakes. Overnight in Whistler.
Whistler to Quesnel
Travel aboard the Rocky Mountaineer® from the mountain resort of Whistler to the charming rural town of Quesnel, gateway to the North Cariboo. Enjoy breathtaking and diverse scenery, from river canyons and lush farmland of the Pemberton Valley, to the arid conditions of the Fraser Canyon, to the Cariboo Plateau, with its rolling hills and vast ranchlands. Highlights include: the shorelines of Anderson Lake and glacial fed Seton Lake; sweeping views of the Fraser Canyon; and 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, your overnight destination.
Quesnel to Jasper
Your trip continues east 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, and then travels east through the forests of Northern British Columbia, home to abundant wildlife, including a large population of moose. Entering the Rocky Mountain Trench, you will find yourself surrounded to the north by the steeply rising Rocky Mountains and to the south by the Cariboo Mountains. Continue climbing past Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies at 3,954 metres (12,972 feet), and through the Yellowhead Pass, into the province of Alberta. Your rail journey ends today on arrival in the resort town of Jasper. Overnight in Jasper.
Your tour ends with check-out from your Jasper hotel.