To choose Canada As a tourist destination it is a success. It is because it is a country as great as the beauty of its mountains, lakes and canyons. That is why there are not a few people who decide to undertake a journey beyond the United States with the aim of merging with nature.
In addition to visiting the most beautiful towns in Canada, which is highly recommended, it is worth getting on a train with which you soak up all that natural essence traveling kilometers and kilometers with all the comfort of the world and enjoying privileged views. Your name? Write it down: Rocky mountaineer.
The best views of Canada
Every day it travels about 450 kilometers during the day. In fact, it is a train full of windows that allows you to see everything from your seat, which is why it is only operational during the months with the most light of the year, from April to October.
You can book a trip on the Rocky Mountaineer with a duration of between 4 and 14 nights, which is why each ticket includes a gourmet kitchen service for breakfast and lunch. The menu is full of local products and the dishes are prepared by award-winning chefs, so they are not anything. All this seasoned by the best wines of British Columbia.
Four fantastic options
At night you say goodbye to the train and sleep in hotels. Before that happens, you start the adventure based on one of the four great routes Available: Coastal Passage, Rainforest to Gold Rush, Journey Through the Clouds or First Passage of the West.
Coastal Passage It is the one that takes you along the Pacific coast, so it is the most recommended for beach lovers. You start in Seattle, you go through Vancouver and you end up in Lake Louisse or Banff.
Rainforest to Gold Rush It starts in Vancouver and takes you to Jasper, and this time, as its name suggests, the journey allows you to explore the Canadian rain forest, including main dishes such as the Fraser Canyon, the Gold Pan City (Quensel) and the Cariboo ranches. Plateau.
Journey Through the Clouds It is the one that takes you higher, as it crosses the Canadian Rockies. And last, and not least, the route First Passage of the West It is the most authentic of all as it spirals through tunnels to show you the historical route of the Canadian Pacific Railway.
Much more than a train trip
Not only will you have to choose the routes, but you will also be able to choose the activities, hotels and tours that you want to take. What do i mean To the helicopter trip you can book, to a visit to Yoho National Park, to the Banff cable car or the most demanded tour: the one that allows you to spot whales.
Below you can see a video of the First Passage to the West route that will make your teeth long.
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Rocky Mountaineer Train Journey - All Aboard from Vancouver to Banff (August 2020)
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