Traveling through Canada offers amazing opportunities for sightseeing and unique means of travel including a sightseeing train. One train line is made especially for sightseeing featuring a cabin with a glass dome roof for the ultimate experience.
Vacations By Rail offers travel itinerary options that tailored to the preference of travelers with stops to hop off and explore. This Canadian overnight sleeper train is an experience from another era through the Canadian Rockies.
Vacations by Rail Winter Magic itinerary starts its journey in Vancouver, British Columbia to the final destination in Jasper, Alberta, Canada providing plenty of opportunities to observe the wildlife and park landscape through planned outdoor activities.
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This rail line spans five provinces of Canada from Toronto to Vancouver with multiple itineraries available. One of the highly recommended stops is the Banff National Park in the Icefields Parkway.
The overnight train offers several sleeping options that you can cater best to your budget with the more extravagant options being the Prestige class and Sleep class. These classes offer more room for a more comfortable experience with all of the cabins designed to make the most of the limited space.
It’s a great option to unplug from social media because the rail line goes through the wilderness with limited cell service and Wi-Fi. You can also use this time to catch up on your latest read while you take in the sights along the ride.
They also provide activities with plenty of chances to meet new people while sipping on tea or coffee while playing classic board games or cards. Live entertainment is also brought on board with musicians and magicians.
The conductor also doubles as a tour guide announcing points of interest and sometimes will slow down for the perfect photo moment. If you travel during the winter months you’ll be able to see a 300-foot waterfall, Pyramid Falls, that is completely frozen.
This train travel experience offers a unique glance into the countryside with beautiful mountains as far as the eye can see.