Bask in the view of sparkling waterfalls that glint in the sunshine and cascade down the mountainside into the pure turquoise river rushing along below. You’re watching this breathtaking scenery from the comfort of a glass-domed observation car as your train winds through the remote wilderness of mountain passes, glacial river gorges and pristine forest. A pair of golden eagles wheel overhead.
Your reverie is interrupted by the announcement that lunch is served in the dining car downstairs. White linen, sparkling silver, fresh-cut flowers, impeccable service and delicious gourmet food prepared from regional cuisine by award-winning chefs – what’s not to like? The most difficult decision you’ll have to make today is whether to have the bison tenderloin or the wild Pacific salmon.
Experience the Canadian Rockies by train and see why UNESCO declared them a World Heritage Site. Glimpse wildlife you would rarely see from the road. Step off at a vintage railway station and discover the magic of Jasper or Banff.
For an unforgettable day trip, take an antique steam train across the wide open prairie. Engaging themes are played out on board, from murder mysteries to train robberies. Travellers of all ages will be mesmerized by the timeless vistas of Alberta by rail.