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We have been creating life-changing experiences for our guests since 1990 by offering luxury train journeys that showcase some of the most spectacular scenery North America has to offer. It is a must-do travel experience in our spacious glass-domed train coach thanks to the incredible scenery, delicious cuisine, friendly service, and social atmosphere, it’s no wonder that Rocky Mountaineer has received numerous international awards and accolades for service excellence. 


World Travel Awards
Winner of thirteen awards, including the World’s Leading Travel Experience by Train eight times.

Travvy Awards
2023 - Best Rail Experience (Gold).
2022 - Best Rail Experience U.S./Canada (Gold) and Best Rail Experience Overall (Gold).
2021 - Best Rail Experience North America (Silver).
2017 - Best Luxury Train and Best Rail Experience Worldwide. 

Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards
Inaugural winner of World's Best Train in 2023.

Globe Travel Award
Three-time winner of the Best Rail Company category, most recently in 2022.

Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel
Winner of Best Sustainable Train for 2021.

Private Business Growth Award
Winner of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and Grant Thornton LLP 2017 Private Business Growth Award for its achievements in strategic, sustainable and holistic growth.

Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers
Named one of Canada’s Top Small and Medium Employers three years in a row and four-time winner of BC’s Top Employer title.

Deloitte Award
Recognized as a Platinum winner for Deloitte Canada's Best Managed Companies awards program in 2023; recognized as a Best Managed Company since 2014 and achieved the award's Gold Standard five times.

ISO Certification
Awarded ISO 27001 certification, the world's best-known standard for information security management systems (ISMS).

Baxter Travel Media Agent's Choice Award 
Named Favourite Rail nine times.

Travel Weekly Awards
Nine-time winner of the Readers' Choice for Best Rail Vacation award and winner of Best Rail Company.

Travelage West Wave Awards 
Three-time winner of the Best North American Rail Vacation Provider.

Conde Nast Traveller Readers' Choice Award
Named one of the Best Trains in the World three times.

MAST Travel Network
Awarded Best Reservations Department.


National Geographic

"Named as one of the World’s Greatest Trips."

Lonely Planet

"One of the World's Ultimate Experiences."


“You’ll have an indelible experience that will rank as one of your most unforgettable and luxurious adventures.” 

Mail Online

"Not surprisingly, the Rocky Mountaineer has climbed towards the top of the list of Things To Do Before You Die." 

USA Today

"The Rocky Mountains offer some of the most rugged terrain in North America, and although they can be explored by road, taking a train trip is the better way to truly soak in the scenery." 

Society of American Travel Writers

"The Best Train Experience in the World." 


"This sleek blue train winds past foaming waterfalls, ancient glaciers, towering snowcapped peaks and roaring mountain streams." 


“Arguably some of Canada’s most scenic railways, the four routes conducted by the Rocky Mountaineer offer sweeping views of the Canadian Rockies”

The Telegraph

“You could take the train just to stare out at the wild beauty of the Canadian west while tucking into three-course meals- but there’s plenty more on offer in 65 holidays including accommodation and tours.”