CALGARY — Canadian Pacific’s luxury rail service, the Royal Canadian Rockies Experience has been named a “Tour of a Lifetime,” by National Geographic Traveler.
“The Royal Canadian Pacific is the most spectacular way to see the Canadian Rockies,” said CP Vice-President, Strategy and External Affairs, Jane O’Hagan. “It’s wonderful to be acknowledged for our consistent effort to deliver the most spectacular experiences.”
The Royal Canadian Rockies Experience is a five night/six day luxury rail excursion operated by Royal Canadian Pacific. Nominated in the “Classic Tours” category, the Royal Canadian Rockies Experience was chosen for it’s ability to restore and reinvent the romance of North America’s significant railroad history. Royal Canadian Pacific, was previously named the world’s best luxury train service by over 167,000 registered travel agents and travel professionals.
Guests of the Royal Canadian Pacific are engaged in cultural, historical, and epicurean adventures as they voyage through some of Canada’s most stunning landscapes. This specific excursion appeals to the passive adventure travel client giving the opportunity for sightseeing, heritage and cultural experience tours and horseback riding.
National Geographic Traveler judged tours on their sustainability, authenticity and their ability to provide a life-changing experience. The ranking includes environmental considerations, such as mode of transportation, and the ability of guests to engage with the local community, including First Nations, and natural environment during their experience. Rankings were first published in 2006.