• Tour code: 3872TRAIN
  • Location: Jasper, Canada
  • Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

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Climb aboard the steel rails on this 5-hour combination railroad and van trip traversing the beautiful wilderness of Alberta and British Columbia. Start your trip by train, weaving your way through Yellowhead Pass and along the Fraser River, passing Mount Robson, the Canadian Rockies' tallest peak, before arriving in Dunster, British Columbia. Then climb into comfortable van for the return drive, making stops along the way at the Mt. Robson Information Centre and to spot creatures like deer, bears, coyotes, eagles, moose, elk, salmon and more. Your combination wilderness train trip and van ride includes round-trip transport from your hotel and a guide.


  • Railway trip from Jasper over the Alberta/British Columbia border
  • Ride over Yellowhead Pass on this scenic train journey
  • Travel past Mount Robson, the highest mountain in the Canadian Rockies
  • Watch for wildlife like bears, moose, eagles, salmon, deer, elk and coyotes
  • Visit the Dunster General Store
  • Pickup and drop-off from Jasper hotels is available; return journey is by van

What You Can Expect

Ride the Steel Rails

Ride the Steel Rails

Get a taste for the stunning scenery of Alberta and British Columbia on this 6-hour journey from Jasper, combining a train trip and scenic van ride back. Along the way you'll experience incredible mountain scenery and a chance to possibly spot wildlife like bears, elk and more. It's a great way to enjoy a quick train trip without needing the time to travel across all of Canada.

Start your journey with a pickup from your Jasper hotel at 12:30pm, continuing to the train station for your ride to British Columbia. Then it's "all aboard" for your scenic 2.5-hour train journey, first traveling through Yellowhead Pass, then skirting the edge of the Fraser River and enjoying incredible views of the Canadian Rockies' highest mountain, Mount Robson, along the way.

Soon you'll arrive in Dunster, British Columbia, where you can take a peek inside the Dunster General Store, the city's answer to Walmart. This intriguing shop seems to carry everything you could possibly need, from chicken feed to mail service. Then hop in your van for the 85 mile (138km) ride back to Jasper (approximately 2 hours). As you drive, your guide will periodically stop so you can check out various points of interest, spot local wildlife and stretch your legs. Finish your trip with a drop-off at your Jasper hotel

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