The Canadian wilderness is home to some of the world’s most incredible wildlife. In a day, you can witness grizzlies fishing for salmon, come face to face with a majestic moose and watch a breaching humpback whale off the coast. For wildlife photographers, the dramatic landscapes of Canada provide the ultimate setting whilst nature lovers are bound to be blown away by the diverse flora and fauna that awaits around every corner.
Canada’s landscapes are primed for a hiking adventure and its many thousands of trails are fit for any age and ability. Whether it be heli-hiking in the mountains, or a gentle stroll around one of its many alpine lakes, no matter your fitness or walking preferences, there is bound to be something that appeals to everyone.
Canada’s formidable scenery is primed for discovery on four wheels. Roads skirt majestic mountain passes, shimmering blue lakes and endless wilderness making for a journey you and your loved ones will never forget. Whether its that of a sparkling ocean, a lush pine forest, a thundering waterfall, a craggy peak or a gurgling stream, there is a postcard perfect view awaiting at every turn in the road.
The soaring mountains and thick forests of inland British Columbia are a thrilling wilderness where hikers roam through flower-filled meadows and grizzly bears fish for salmon, but venturing to the coast provides just as much fun and adventure. Our specialists have handpicked their favourite ways to spend their days in Coastal BC.
A pristine wilderness on a scale difficult to imagine, Canada’s glaciated Rocky Mountains are a true adventure playground with a huge range of activities on offer. From hiking to horse-riding and of course wildlife spotting, there is no end of things to do. Here’s our lowdown on the top ten ways to spend your days in this grand region, which spans the provinces of Alberta and British Columbia...
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Best for: Luxury, Highlights, Spectacular scenery
The Rocky Mountaineer is one of the world's great train journeys operating between Vancouver and the Canadian Rockies. Choose from the Rocky Mountaineer's Silver or Gold Leaf Service and experience Canada's scenic grandeur and unparalleled luxury.
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The Rocky Mountaineer, Western Canada’s iconic train, has been carrying passengers in sublime comfort between Vancouver and the Rockies since 1990. One of the world’s truly great train rides, a trip on the Rocky Mountaineer lets you experience the awe-inspiring peaks and glaciers of the Rockies, learn about the region’s fascinating pioneer heritage and spot wildlife from bears to elk as you glide through the vast wilderness landscapes.
With many different routes to choose from, each offers a unique and memorable experience. Our most popular route is the journey from the bustling city of Vancouver through to the peaceful town of Jasper, with a stop in Kamloops. Different routes can be combined to make a full circle, and there are also packages that allow you to include a self-drive itinerary for part of the way. As you travel, the train will stop if a bear is sighted, and excursions to the majestic national parks and glacial lakes of the Rockies are accompanied by experienced guides who will bring each place alive for you.
The level of service is simply unequalled, and there are two classes of travel to select. The Silver Leaf service offers a coach with oversized domed windows, hot lunches and attendants in your coach. The Rocky Mountaineer’s Gold Leaf Service offers a supremely polished experience, with travel in a 360-degree bi-level dome coach, providing supremely panoramic views, along with a gourmet a la carte dining service, all drinks as complimentary, and a staff of three or four per coach. If you really want the ultimate Rocky Mountaineer experience, you can also upgrade to their Gold Leaf Deluxe, which includes overnight accommodation in the very best hotels.
When to go
The Rocky Mountaineer operates normally from late April to early October.
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Holiday ideas including a stay in this property
Calgary, Lake Louise, Jasper, Kamloops, Vancouver
This combination of road trip and world-class train ride starts with a scenic self-drive from Calgary through the awe-inspiring glacial landscapes of the Icefields Parkway to Jasper, before boarding the legendary Rocky Mountaineer train where you’ll receive the VIP treatment on route to Vancouver.